Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 206 280 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.62% 8.94% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 9.78% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 188 223 160
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £33,375 £32,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,251 2,862 2,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.14% 91.35% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,719 2,157 1,696
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Cheshire

Scrum
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Scrum in Cheshire

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Cheshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Cheshire

Scrum
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +55 96 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Wilmslow +8 37 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Knutsford -17 30 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Chester +1 15 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Crewe -3 8 £42,500 +25.93% 3
Winsford - 5 £50,000 -
Macclesfield -3 3 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Nantwich -6 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 202 (98.06%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (65.53%) C#
3 131 (63.59%) .NET
4 107 (51.94%) SQL Server
5 90 (43.69%) AngularJS
6 86 (41.75%) TDD
7 82 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (35.92%) ASP.NET
9 71 (34.47%) Problem-Solving
10 66 (32.04%) Microsoft
11 61 (29.61%) MVC
12 58 (28.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 57 (27.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (26.21%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (23.79%) SQL Server 2016
15 49 (23.79%) JavaScript
16 45 (21.84%) OO
17 43 (20.87%) Visual Studio
18 41 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 39 (18.93%) Kanban
19 39 (18.93%) Decision-Making
20 38 (18.45%) Team Foundation Server
21 37 (17.96%) DevOps
22 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
23 34 (16.50%) HTML
24 33 (16.02%) CSS
25 32 (15.53%) WCF
26 31 (15.05%) Java
26 31 (15.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 30 (14.56%) Web Application Development

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.88%) JBoss
2 6 (2.91%) Confluence
3 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.49%) InDesign
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.34%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (3.88%) SaaS
4 6 (2.91%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.97%) Trello
8 1 (0.49%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.62%) Internet
2 24 (11.65%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (0.97%) Network Security
3 2 (0.97%) SSH
4 1 (0.49%) ATM
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (51.94%) SQL Server
2 49 (23.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 27 (13.11%) MongoDB
3 27 (13.11%) RavenDB
4 5 (2.43%) Big Data
5 4 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Power BI
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (20.87%) Visual Studio
2 38 (18.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (9.71%) Jenkins
4 19 (9.22%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.85%) JIRA
6 6 (2.91%) Gradle
6 6 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.43%) Subversion
8 2 (0.97%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.97%) Moq
8 2 (0.97%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.49%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.49%) JBehave
9 1 (0.49%) JUnit
9 1 (0.49%) Selenium
9 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 27 (13.11%) Advertising
2 19 (9.22%) Banking
3 18 (8.74%) Finance
4 11 (5.34%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.88%) Law
6 2 (0.97%) Games
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (60.68%) Developer
2 88 (42.72%) .NET Developer
3 45 (21.84%) C# Developer
4 41 (19.90%) Software Developer
5 33 (16.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (15.05%) C# Software Developer
7 28 (13.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 28 (13.59%) Senior Developer
8 26 (12.62%) Senior Software Developer
9 24 (11.65%) Internet Developer
10 19 (9.22%) Software Engineer
11 17 (8.25%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (7.77%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (7.77%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 15 (7.28%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 15 (7.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 12 (5.83%) Analyst
15 10 (4.85%) CRM Developer
15 10 (4.85%) Lead Developer
16 9 (4.37%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (63.59%) .NET
2 90 (43.69%) AngularJS
3 74 (35.92%) ASP.NET
4 58 (28.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 57 (27.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (16.50%) HTML
7 33 (16.02%) CSS
8 32 (15.53%) WCF
9 31 (15.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (14.08%) .NET Framework
10 29 (14.08%) WinForms
11 27 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 27 (13.11%) CSS3
11 27 (13.11%) HTML5
12 26 (12.62%) RESTful
13 25 (12.14%) WPF
14 11 (5.34%) Web Services
15 9 (4.37%) SOAP
16 8 (3.88%) Spring
17 5 (2.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.21%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.31%) User Experience
3 12 (5.83%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.37%) PMI
5 6 (2.91%) Fintech
5 6 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.97%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.34%) Linux
1 11 (5.34%) Windows
2 9 (4.37%) Android
3 6 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.43%) Unix
5 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (98.06%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (41.75%) TDD
3 82 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (34.47%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (29.61%) MVC
6 45 (21.84%) OO
7 39 (18.93%) Decision-Making
7 39 (18.93%) Kanban
8 37 (17.96%) DevOps
9 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
10 30 (14.56%) Web Application Development
11 29 (14.08%) MVVM
12 27 (13.11%) Unit Testing
13 26 (12.62%) Dependency Injection
14 23 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (10.19%) Test Automation
16 17 (8.25%) SOLID
17 16 (7.77%) Microservices
18 15 (7.28%) SDLC
18 15 (7.28%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (65.53%) C#
2 49 (23.79%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.05%) Java
4 27 (13.11%) SQL
5 20 (9.71%) C++
6 8 (3.88%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.94%) Python
8 4 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.46%) C
9 3 (1.46%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.46%) Perl
9 3 (1.46%) PHP
9 3 (1.46%) Scala
10 2 (0.97%) VB
10 2 (0.97%) VB6
11 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.49%) Java 8
11 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.34%) Degree
2 9 (4.37%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.43%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.97%) CISM
6 2 (0.97%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) APMG
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) PgMP
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.88%) GDPR
2 2 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.37%) Ansible
2 4 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.14%) Facebook
3 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.94%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle
5 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.97%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) Tableau