Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 22 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 152 316 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.42% 9.96% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 10.69% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 114 245 129
Cheshire median annual salary £45,125 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £27,400
90th Percentile £63,500 £70,000 £51,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 1,886 2,956 2,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.09% 93.13% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 2,193 1,719
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +10 48 £45,125 -17.95% 7
Knutsford -13 31 £62,500 -3.85% 2
Crewe -2 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wilmslow +9 10 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Macclesfield -1 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Northwich -5 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Chester -9 5 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Sandbach - 5 £52,500 -
Nantwich -5 2 £45,000 +63.64%
Winsford - 2 £77,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 143 (94.08%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.87%) DevOps
3 49 (32.24%) C#
4 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
5 41 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (22.37%) Git (software)
6 34 (22.37%) TDD
7 32 (21.05%) Web Services
8 31 (20.39%) .NET
8 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
9 30 (19.74%) Java
9 30 (19.74%) Microsoft
10 26 (17.11%) Finance
10 26 (17.11%) Technology Roadmap
11 25 (16.45%) CSS
11 25 (16.45%) HTML
12 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 24 (15.79%) SOAP
13 23 (15.13%) Visual Studio
14 22 (14.47%) MVC
14 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (14.47%) Deployment Automation
14 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (13.82%) Jenkins
15 21 (13.82%) Collaborative Working
15 21 (13.82%) Banking
16 20 (13.16%) REST
17 18 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (11.18%) Test Automation
18 17 (11.18%) JSON

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 14 (9.21%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (6.58%) Confluence
2 10 (6.58%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.63%) JBoss
4 3 (1.97%) CMS
4 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.32%) Kentico
5 2 (1.32%) nginx
5 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.97%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
5 2 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Dialogflow
6 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.66%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) HTTP
1 2 (1.32%) SMS
1 2 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) MySQL
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.97%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Redis
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) OLTP
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.13%) Visual Studio
3 21 (13.82%) Jenkins
4 18 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.24%) JIRA
5 11 (7.24%) RSpec
6 10 (6.58%) git-flow
7 9 (5.92%) gulp
8 8 (5.26%) Selenium
8 8 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.61%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.97%) Grunt
10 3 (1.97%) Subversion
10 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.32%) Gradle
11 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 26 (17.11%) Finance
2 21 (13.82%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (46.71%) Developer
2 28 (18.42%) Analyst
3 22 (14.47%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.87%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.24%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.58%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Angular Developer
10 6 (3.95%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (3.95%) BizTalk Integration Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.95%) Integration Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Business IT Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) IT Business Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.05%) Web Services
2 31 (20.39%) .NET
2 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
3 25 (16.45%) CSS
3 25 (16.45%) HTML
4 24 (15.79%) SOAP
5 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (13.16%) REST
7 17 (11.18%) JSON
8 16 (10.53%) Ajax
9 14 (9.21%) LINQ
9 14 (9.21%) WCF
10 12 (7.89%) HTML5
10 12 (7.89%) React
11 11 (7.24%) jQuery
12 10 (6.58%) CSS3
12 10 (6.58%) Node.js
12 10 (6.58%) Spring
13 9 (5.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.61%) PMI
5 6 (3.95%) Chip and PIN
5 6 (3.95%) Contactless
5 6 (3.95%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.97%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) iPhone
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.66%) Animation
9 1 (0.66%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.21%) Android
2 6 (3.95%) Linux
3 5 (3.29%) Unix
4 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Windows
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (94.08%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.87%) DevOps
3 41 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (22.37%) TDD
5 26 (17.11%) Technology Roadmap
6 22 (14.47%) Deployment Automation
6 22 (14.47%) MVC
7 21 (13.82%) Collaborative Working
8 17 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (11.18%) Test Automation
9 16 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
10 15 (9.87%) SDLC
11 14 (9.21%) Kanban
12 13 (8.55%) BDD
12 13 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.55%) Web Development
13 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.89%) Microservices
13 12 (7.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.24%) C#
2 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
3 30 (19.74%) Java
4 17 (11.18%) SQL
5 12 (7.89%) PHP
5 12 (7.89%) Python
6 10 (6.58%) Ruby
7 8 (5.26%) Kotlin
8 6 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.29%) ES6
9 5 (3.29%) Perl
9 5 (3.29%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.32%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.32%) C
11 2 (1.32%) C++
11 2 (1.32%) Go
11 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Degree
2 9 (5.92%) ISEB
3 7 (4.61%) IIBA
3 7 (4.61%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.29%) MCSD
4 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.97%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.32%) Terraform
5 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.29%) CA
3 4 (2.63%) Cognizant
3 4 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.97%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.97%) MuleSoft
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle
4 3 (1.97%) SAP
5 2 (1.32%) Facebook
5 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.66%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.66%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.66%) YouTube