The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 14.81% 12.00% 13.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 14.29% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £32,793 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.30% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Scrum
Somerset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 66.67% 84.00% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 29
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Scrum
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Taunton

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) C#
3 15 (46.88%) Line Management
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) HTML
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (40.63%) .NET
5 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
5 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) C++
7 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 9 (28.13%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.88%) ISEB
10 7 (21.88%) Project Management
10 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
10 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
11 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
11 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
12 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
12 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
12 5 (15.63%) Refactoring
12 5 (15.63%) QA
12 5 (15.63%) WCF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
4 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (9.38%) Head of Development
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Head of Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (15.63%) WCF
5 3 (9.38%) WPF
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) XSL
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Line Management
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) Refactoring
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.63%) UML
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
8 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 3 (9.38%) DSDM
9 3 (9.38%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (9.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) VB
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) VB6
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCSD
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
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