The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 63 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 12 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.66% 4.90% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 6.19% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
512 517 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.62% 79.17% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 414 449 313
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Scrum
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Cannock -6 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Stafford -8 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Stoke-on-Trent -2 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) C#
3 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
4 12 (44.44%) MVC
4 12 (44.44%) N-Tier
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.93%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) jQuery
7 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (22.22%) HTML5
8 6 (22.22%) Ajax
8 6 (22.22%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) UNIX
9 5 (18.52%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) ETL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Programmer
4 7 (25.93%) Programmer
5 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) C# Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
7 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.93%) WCF
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) Ajax
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (7.41%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Flex
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (18.52%) Parallel Processing
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) UML
8 2 (7.41%) Product Management
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) B2B
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) RAD
8 2 (7.41%) OOD
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Teradata