The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 49 60 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.80% 1.76% 7.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 2.25% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 39
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Scrum
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
425 444 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.29% 78.17% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 368 393 328
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum across the Staffordshire region.

Scrum Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Scrum
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £50,000 -
Tamworth - 4 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +1 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (44.44%) MVC
6 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 11 (40.74%) OO
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
10 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
10 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
10 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
10 7 (25.93%) jQuery
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (25.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
11 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (22.22%) WCF
11 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Marketing
12 5 (18.52%) QA
12 5 (18.52%) Retail
12 5 (18.52%) NUnit
12 5 (18.52%) OOP
12 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
12 5 (18.52%) CSS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) NUnit
1 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Programmer
3 7 (25.93%) Team Leader
3 7 (25.93%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (22.22%) C# Programmer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Programmer
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (18.52%) Software Development Team Leader
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (18.52%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (18.52%) Lead Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Test Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (22.22%) WCF
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.70%) WinForms
7 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) MVC
2 12 (44.44%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) OOP
6 5 (18.52%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (18.52%) Kanban
6 5 (18.52%) QMS
6 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Product Management
9 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago