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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 54 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 13 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.55% 3.55% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 4.68% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
426 342 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.53% 75.83% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 303 242 307
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in Watford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) Ajax
5 10 (50.00%) Java EE
5 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (50.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) Demandware
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) DB2
7 6 (30.00%) PHP
7 6 (30.00%) DHTML
7 6 (30.00%) Project Management
7 6 (30.00%) Web Development
7 6 (30.00%) Magento
7 6 (30.00%) ATG
7 6 (30.00%) CMS
7 6 (30.00%) CyberSource
7 6 (30.00%) Ogone
7 6 (30.00%) hybris
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Retail
10 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.00%) .NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Magento
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) JBehave
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Magento Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) Ajax
2 10 (50.00%) Java EE
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) DHTML
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) COM
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Blog
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Process Management
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) RUP
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Change Control
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) BS25999
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Demandware
2 6 (30.00%) CyberSource
2 6 (30.00%) Ogone
2 6 (30.00%) hybris
2 6 (30.00%) ATG
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Thunderhead
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