Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 302 140 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.95% 6.52% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.98% 7.43% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 223 150 211
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £50,575 £52,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,025 1,884 2,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 89.60% 87.79% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,238 1,525 2,140
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Knutsford +11 100 £50,000 +4.17% 7
Chester -6 35 £42,500 +25.00% 5
Macclesfield +16 29 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Crewe +3 17 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Warrington -41 15 £45,000 +28.57%
Wilmslow +13 6 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Nantwich -1 5 £27,500 -42.11% 1
Runcorn -10 5 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Alderley Edge - 2 £50,000 -
Northwich - 2 £46,250 -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 293 (97.02%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (49.67%) Finance
3 87 (28.81%) Banking
4 82 (27.15%) Java
5 79 (26.16%) SQL
6 73 (24.17%) .NET
7 71 (23.51%) JavaScript
8 68 (22.52%) C#
8 68 (22.52%) DevOps
9 62 (20.53%) HTML
10 60 (19.87%) TDD
10 60 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (18.21%) Software Engineering
11 55 (18.21%) MVC
12 53 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 52 (17.22%) Risk Management
13 52 (17.22%) Jenkins
14 49 (16.23%) Wealth Management
14 49 (16.23%) CSS
15 47 (15.56%) AngularJS
16 42 (13.91%) Investment Banking
17 41 (13.58%) BDD
18 39 (12.91%) SDLC
19 38 (12.58%) Kanban
20 35 (11.59%) Git (software)
20 35 (11.59%) Apple iOS
20 35 (11.59%) Microservices
20 35 (11.59%) React
20 35 (11.59%) Google
20 35 (11.59%) JIRA

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 15 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.30%) Confluence
3 9 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.65%) JBoss
5 7 (2.32%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.66%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.99%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.99%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.66%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.66%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.32%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.99%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.96%) SaaS
3 17 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (5.63%) PaaS
4 16 (5.30%) IaaS
4 16 (5.30%) OpenShift
5 15 (4.97%) Office 365
6 12 (3.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.32%) Network Security
3 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.95%) MySQL
3 12 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.31%) Big Data
5 10 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.32%) RavenDB
7 6 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.32%) Power BI
9 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (17.22%) Jenkins
2 35 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.59%) JIRA
3 26 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.64%) Gradle
4 14 (4.64%) Selenium
5 12 (3.97%) Cucumber
5 12 (3.97%) Xcode
6 11 (3.64%) MSBuild
6 11 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.31%) Maven
7 10 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.98%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.98%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.32%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.32%) Subversion
10 6 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.99%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.66%) Bitbucket
General
1 150 (49.67%) Finance
2 87 (28.81%) Banking
3 42 (13.91%) Investment Banking
4 34 (11.26%) Law
5 17 (5.63%) Retail
6 14 (4.64%) Retail Banking
7 10 (3.31%) Advertising
8 7 (2.32%) Marketing
9 4 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (35.76%) Developer
2 31 (10.26%) Scrum Master
3 24 (7.95%) .NET Developer
4 23 (7.62%) Analyst
5 19 (6.29%) Senior Developer
6 17 (5.63%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.30%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.30%) Team Leader
8 15 (4.97%) C# Developer
8 15 (4.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (4.97%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.64%) Software Engineer
10 12 (3.97%) Architect
11 11 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (2.98%) Tester
14 8 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
14 8 (2.65%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.65%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (24.17%) .NET
2 62 (20.53%) HTML
3 49 (16.23%) CSS
4 47 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 35 (11.59%) React
6 32 (10.60%) HTML5
7 30 (9.93%) Spring
7 30 (9.93%) Web Services
8 26 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (8.61%) Hibernate
8 26 (8.61%) jQuery
8 26 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (8.28%) .NET Framework
9 25 (8.28%) ASP.NET
9 25 (8.28%) RESTful
10 23 (7.62%) CSS3
10 23 (7.62%) SOAP
11 18 (5.96%) Java EE
11 18 (5.96%) Middleware
12 17 (5.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.93%) Mobile App
2 29 (9.60%) User Experience
3 22 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.97%) Fintech
7 13 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.64%) N-Tier
8 11 (3.64%) Virtual Team
9 10 (3.31%) PMI
10 6 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.66%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.99%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.59%) Apple iOS
2 29 (9.60%) Android
3 28 (9.27%) Linux
4 27 (8.94%) Windows
5 9 (2.98%) Unix
6 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (97.02%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (22.52%) DevOps
3 60 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (19.87%) TDD
4 55 (18.21%) MVC
4 55 (18.21%) Software Engineering
5 53 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (17.22%) Risk Management
7 49 (16.23%) Wealth Management
8 41 (13.58%) BDD
9 39 (12.91%) SDLC
10 38 (12.58%) Kanban
11 35 (11.59%) Microservices
12 33 (10.93%) Information Security
13 32 (10.60%) Project Management
14 29 (9.60%) Waterfall
15 27 (8.94%) Mentoring
15 27 (8.94%) Test Automation
16 24 (7.95%) Unit Testing
17 23 (7.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.15%) Java
2 79 (26.16%) SQL
3 71 (23.51%) JavaScript
4 68 (22.52%) C#
5 26 (8.61%) Python
6 19 (6.29%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.63%) C++
8 16 (5.30%) PHP
9 14 (4.64%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.64%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.97%) Apple Swift
11 10 (3.31%) VB
12 8 (2.65%) Perl
13 6 (1.99%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.32%) C
15 4 (1.32%) Scala
15 4 (1.32%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.99%) R
17 1 (0.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 28 (9.27%) Degree
2 11 (3.64%) MCSE
2 11 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.65%) APMG
4 8 (2.65%) PMP
5 5 (1.66%) ISEB
5 5 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.66%) PgMP
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.27%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.31%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.32%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.32%) Puppet
4 3 (0.99%) Ansible
4 3 (0.99%) Oozie
4 3 (0.99%) Packer
4 3 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (11.59%) Google
2 31 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.27%) Oracle
4 13 (4.30%) Adobe
5 9 (2.98%) Facebook
5 9 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.65%) Xamarin
7 7 (2.32%) Twitter
8 5 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.32%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.32%) Veeam
10 3 (0.99%) Capita
10 3 (0.99%) Tableau
11 2 (0.66%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.66%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.66%) HP
11 2 (0.66%) RedGate
12 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.33%) VMware