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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 6 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 25 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 27.17% 32.79% 9.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.25% 36.36% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 9
Average salary £39,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.17% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
80 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 86.96% 90.16% 66.30%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 59
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £25,902 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
4 16 (45.71%) HTML
5 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (40.00%) Line Management
6 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (37.14%) C#
7 11 (31.43%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
7 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (25.71%) User Experience
8 9 (25.71%) Migration
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
8 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (20.00%) Degree
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
10 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) ISEB
11 5 (14.29%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) UML
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.29%) NUnit
3 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Junior
3 9 (25.71%) Junior Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Junior Java Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (11.43%) Development Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Development Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Head of Development
7 3 (8.57%) Head of Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) XSL
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) User Experience
3 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
1 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Line Management
3 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) UML
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Management
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) DSDM
7 3 (8.57%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VBScript
6 2 (5.71%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) ISEB
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.71%) MCSD
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle