Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 27 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 259 178 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.43% 7.86% 8.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 8.99% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 211 159 245
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 2726 1981 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.74% 87.46% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2052 1675 2416
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 88 £50,000 - 9
Chester +2 30 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Macclesfield +21 22 £45,000 -15.49% 4
Crewe +2 18 £33,750 -10.00% 5
Warrington -53 14 £48,750 +39.29% 3
Wilmslow +8 10 £37,500 -2.60% 1
Runcorn -4 6 £45,000 +63.64%
Alderley Edge - 5 £42,500 - 1
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £32,500 - 1
Northwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 242 (93.44%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (44.79%) Finance
3 72 (27.80%) Java
3 72 (27.80%) JavaScript
4 71 (27.41%) TDD
5 66 (25.48%) HTML
6 58 (22.39%) .NET
7 57 (22.01%) SQL
8 56 (21.62%) C#
9 55 (21.24%) Banking
10 51 (19.69%) SDLC
11 48 (18.53%) MVC
12 45 (17.37%) CSS
13 43 (16.60%) SQL Server
14 41 (15.83%) Software Engineering
14 41 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (15.06%) BDD
15 39 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (14.67%) AngularJS
17 34 (13.13%) Google
18 33 (12.74%) Microsoft
19 31 (11.97%) DevOps
19 31 (11.97%) Apple iOS
19 31 (11.97%) jQuery
19 31 (11.97%) Test Automation
20 30 (11.58%) Android
20 30 (11.58%) Waterfall
20 30 (11.58%) ASP.NET
21 29 (11.20%) SOAP
21 29 (11.20%) Web Services

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 11 (4.25%) Confluence
2 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (1.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.93%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.16%) Facebook Platform
3 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.39%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.09%) SaaS
4 7 (2.70%) PaaS
5 6 (2.32%) IaaS
6 5 (1.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (1.93%) Office 365
7 3 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.16%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.77%) GitHub
9 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) NAS
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.63%) MySQL
4 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.70%) Big Data
6 6 (2.32%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.93%) DB2
7 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.16%) Power BI
10 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.77%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.77%) DocumentDB
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.77%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (9.65%) Jenkins
1 25 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.72%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.95%) Selenium
4 16 (6.18%) Cucumber
5 15 (5.79%) Visual Studio
6 14 (5.41%) Gradle
6 14 (5.41%) JIRA
7 13 (5.02%) WebDriver
8 11 (4.25%) Xcode
9 10 (3.86%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.86%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.47%) Subversion
11 7 (2.70%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.93%) Lombardi
14 4 (1.54%) Android Studio
14 4 (1.54%) HP UFT
15 3 (1.16%) Mercurial
15 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (44.79%) Finance
2 55 (21.24%) Banking
3 13 (5.02%) Advertising
4 12 (4.63%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.63%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.47%) Law
6 7 (2.70%) Retail
7 6 (2.32%) Marketing
8 4 (1.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Automotive
9 2 (0.77%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (39.38%) Developer
2 30 (11.58%) .NET Developer
3 26 (10.04%) Senior Developer
4 22 (8.49%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.72%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.72%) Scrum Master
6 16 (6.18%) Team Leader
7 15 (5.79%) Analyst
7 15 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.02%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.02%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.63%) Tester
10 11 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (3.86%) Architect
11 10 (3.86%) Automation Tester
11 10 (3.86%) Product Manager
12 9 (3.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.47%) Java Engineer
13 8 (3.09%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.48%) HTML
2 58 (22.39%) .NET
3 45 (17.37%) CSS
4 38 (14.67%) AngularJS
5 31 (11.97%) jQuery
6 30 (11.58%) ASP.NET
7 29 (11.20%) SOAP
7 29 (11.20%) Web Services
8 28 (10.81%) Spring
9 26 (10.04%) HTML5
10 25 (9.65%) Hibernate
10 25 (9.65%) JSON
11 23 (8.88%) .NET Framework
12 22 (8.49%) RESTful
13 20 (7.72%) XML
14 19 (7.34%) React
15 18 (6.95%) CSS3
15 18 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (5.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 25 (9.65%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (8.49%) User Experience
4 16 (6.18%) Fintech
5 14 (5.41%) PMI
6 9 (3.47%) Smartphone
6 9 (3.47%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.32%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.32%) Handset
8 6 (2.32%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.93%) Life Science
10 4 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.16%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.16%) Tandem
12 2 (0.77%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.97%) Apple iOS
2 30 (11.58%) Android
3 21 (8.11%) Windows
4 10 (3.86%) Linux
5 7 (2.70%) Unix
6 3 (1.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (93.44%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.41%) TDD
3 51 (19.69%) SDLC
4 48 (18.53%) MVC
5 41 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (15.83%) Software Engineering
6 39 (15.06%) BDD
6 39 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (11.97%) DevOps
7 31 (11.97%) Test Automation
8 30 (11.58%) Waterfall
9 29 (11.20%) Kanban
10 27 (10.42%) Project Management
11 24 (9.27%) PRINCE2
12 22 (8.49%) Unit Testing
13 21 (8.11%) Risk Management
14 19 (7.34%) Web Development
15 16 (6.18%) DSDM
15 16 (6.18%) Mentoring
16 15 (5.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.80%) Java
1 72 (27.80%) JavaScript
2 57 (22.01%) SQL
3 56 (21.62%) C#
4 16 (6.18%) Python
5 15 (5.79%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.63%) C++
6 12 (4.63%) Objective-C
6 12 (4.63%) PHP
7 11 (4.25%) Apple Swift
8 6 (2.32%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.93%) C
10 3 (1.16%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.16%) VB
11 2 (0.77%) Perl
11 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.77%) Ruby
11 2 (0.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) VB6
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 10 (3.86%) APMG
2 10 (3.86%) PMP
3 7 (2.70%) Degree
3 7 (2.70%) ISEB
3 7 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.54%) PgMP
5 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.27%) QA
2 10 (3.86%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.77%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.39%) Oozie
2 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (13.13%) Google
2 33 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.56%) Oracle
4 7 (2.70%) Facebook
5 6 (2.32%) Adobe
5 6 (2.32%) IBM
6 5 (1.93%) Twitter
7 4 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.77%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.39%) Apple
9 1 (0.39%) Capita
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix
9 1 (0.39%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.39%) Sun
9 1 (0.39%) VMware