The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 67 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% 2.09% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.72% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Average salary £52,500 £36,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.83% +8.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Scrum
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 294 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.69% 76.76% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 312 218 199
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Scrum
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Scrum Salary Trend in Watford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) jQuery
3 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) MVC
5 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (42.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (42.11%) OO
6 8 (42.11%) XHTML
6 8 (42.11%) WCF
6 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) CMS
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Marketing
8 5 (26.32%) Web Development
8 5 (26.32%) HTML5
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter
9 4 (21.05%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (21.05%) WCAG

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (31.58%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) FogBugz
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Web Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (42.11%) XHTML
3 8 (42.11%) WCF
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (21.05%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (10.53%) DHTML
7 2 (10.53%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) JSP
7 2 (10.53%) Servlets
7 2 (10.53%) Java EE
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) W3C
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Web Design
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) Content Management
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (5.26%) Android Development
9 1 (5.26%) DevOps
9 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
9 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) WCAG
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Twitter
3 2 (10.53%) CyberSource
3 2 (10.53%) DataCash
3 2 (10.53%) Ogone
3 2 (10.53%) Demandware
4 1 (5.26%) CollabNet
4 1 (5.26%) HP