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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 68 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.56% 1.66% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 2.20% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £52,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.83% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
445 273 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.18% 75.41% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 310 198 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Watford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (68.97%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 20 (68.97%) jQuery
4 19 (65.52%) Finance
5 17 (58.62%) TDD
6 14 (48.28%) MVC
7 13 (44.83%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (37.93%) WCF
9 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
9 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (37.93%) XHTML
10 10 (34.48%) OO
11 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
11 9 (31.03%) CMS
11 9 (31.03%) Web Services
11 9 (31.03%) Web Development
11 9 (31.03%) Degree
12 8 (27.59%) Marketing
12 8 (27.59%) HTML5
13 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (24.14%) Windows
13 7 (24.14%) Java
13 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
14 6 (20.69%) Demandware
15 5 (17.24%) Twitter

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (31.03%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
1 5 (17.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
3 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) FogBugz
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Web Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (68.97%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
4 11 (37.93%) XHTML
4 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 11 (37.93%) WCF
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 5 (17.24%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 5 (17.24%) Semantic HTML
7 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.79%) JSP
8 4 (13.79%) Servlets
8 4 (13.79%) Java EE
8 4 (13.79%) DHTML
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) W3C
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) TDD
2 14 (48.28%) MVC
3 10 (34.48%) OO
4 9 (31.03%) Web Development
5 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Web Design
7 4 (13.79%) Content Management
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (6.90%) Android Development
10 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.45%) DevOps
10 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.45%) Project Management
10 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) WCAG
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Demandware
3 5 (17.24%) Twitter
4 4 (13.79%) CyberSource
4 4 (13.79%) DataCash
4 4 (13.79%) Ogone
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Macromedia
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) CollabNet
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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