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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 57 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 14 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.25% 2.45% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.21% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 28
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
512 530 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.32% 76.48% 82.55%
Number of salaries quoted 444 430 426
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram 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 22 May 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
Lichfield +1 8 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +10 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Tamworth - 3 £40,000 -
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) C#
2 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
3 25 (75.76%) MVC
4 24 (72.73%) TDD
5 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
6 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (48.48%) WCF
8 14 (42.42%) NUnit
8 14 (42.42%) Finance
8 14 (42.42%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (42.42%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (42.42%) Web Application Development
9 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (30.30%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (30.30%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (30.30%) MSTest
10 10 (30.30%) Kanban
10 10 (30.30%) Spring.NET
10 10 (30.30%) Ninject
10 10 (30.30%) Moq
10 10 (30.30%) Facebook
10 10 (30.30%) Twitter
10 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (30.30%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (30.30%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) Social Network
11 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
12 7 (21.21%) T-SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) NUnit
1 14 (42.42%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (30.30%) MSTest
2 10 (30.30%) Moq
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Programmer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Programmer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Development Team Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Team Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
4 6 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 6 (18.18%) Lead Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
3 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (48.48%) WCF
5 14 (42.42%) Castle Windsor
6 10 (30.30%) Spring.NET
6 10 (30.30%) Ninject
6 10 (30.30%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
8 5 (15.15%) CSS3
8 5 (15.15%) HTML5
8 5 (15.15%) CSS
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
9 4 (12.12%) MonoRail
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 3 (9.09%) LINQ
10 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Inversion of Control
1 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (30.30%) Social Network
2 6 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.12%) Tandem
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) MVC
3 24 (72.73%) TDD
4 14 (42.42%) Web Application Development
5 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (30.30%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (30.30%) Kanban
7 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 7 (21.21%) OO
9 6 (18.18%) QMS
9 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.09%) BDD
12 2 (6.06%) SOA
12 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.06%) Dependency Management
12 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
13 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Facebook
1 10 (30.30%) Twitter
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft