Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 250 192 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.36% 6.84% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.98% 7.57% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 219 158 148
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £48,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 2,504 2,538 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.71% 90.38% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 1,912 1,657
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +61 102 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Knutsford +3 51 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Wilmslow +10 33 £45,000 +16.13% 3
Chester -1 22 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Crewe +3 15 £42,500 - 3
Macclesfield +1 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Nantwich - 4 £38,750 - 1
Winsford - 3 £50,000 - 1
Northwich -3 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 246 (98.40%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (61.60%) C#
3 153 (61.20%) .NET
4 107 (42.80%) TDD
5 106 (42.40%) SQL Server
6 101 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (34.80%) AngularJS
8 78 (31.20%) MVC
8 78 (31.20%) ASP.NET
9 74 (29.60%) Microsoft
10 65 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (24.80%) Microsoft Azure
13 61 (24.40%) Software Engineering
14 60 (24.00%) DevOps
15 53 (21.20%) JavaScript
16 51 (20.40%) Java
16 51 (20.40%) SQL
16 51 (20.40%) OO
17 50 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
18 48 (19.20%) Enterprise Software
19 47 (18.80%) Kanban
20 44 (17.60%) HTML
20 44 (17.60%) WCF
21 43 (17.20%) Unit Testing
22 42 (16.80%) CSS
23 41 (16.40%) Finance
23 41 (16.40%) Git (software)
24 39 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server

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 (3.20%) Confluence
2 5 (2.00%) Sitefinity
3 4 (1.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.40%) InDesign
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.80%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (24.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.80%) Dynamics 365
2 17 (6.80%) SaaS
3 11 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) Trello
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.80%) Internet
2 25 (10.00%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (42.40%) SQL Server
2 50 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 28 (11.20%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.20%) RavenDB
4 11 (4.40%) Big Data
5 8 (3.20%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.80%) Power BI
8 1 (0.40%) DB2
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
8 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (16.40%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (15.60%) Visual Studio
3 36 (14.40%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.80%) JIRA
5 8 (3.20%) Gradle
6 7 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.00%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.60%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.60%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.60%) Subversion
8 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.80%) Moq
10 2 (0.80%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 41 (16.40%) Finance
2 35 (14.00%) Banking
3 25 (10.00%) Advertising
4 15 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.00%) Law
5 9 (3.60%) Retail
6 5 (2.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (52.40%) Developer
2 90 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 45 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 43 (17.20%) Software Developer
5 34 (13.60%) Software Engineer
6 32 (12.80%) C# Software Developer
7 31 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (12.40%) Senior Developer
8 28 (11.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 28 (11.20%) Senior Software Developer
9 25 (10.00%) Internet Developer
10 22 (8.80%) .NET Software Engineer
11 19 (7.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (7.60%) Senior C# Developer
12 18 (7.20%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 17 (6.80%) Analyst
13 17 (6.80%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 17 (6.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 15 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
15 12 (4.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (61.20%) .NET
2 87 (34.80%) AngularJS
3 78 (31.20%) ASP.NET
4 65 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 44 (17.60%) HTML
6 44 (17.60%) WCF
7 42 (16.80%) CSS
8 38 (15.20%) .NET Framework
9 37 (14.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (13.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 33 (13.20%) RESTful
11 30 (12.00%) WinForms
12 29 (11.60%) CSS3
12 29 (11.60%) HTML5
13 26 (10.40%) WPF
14 21 (8.40%) Web Services
15 9 (3.60%) jQuery
16 8 (3.20%) Java EE
16 8 (3.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.20%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (10.40%) N-Tier
3 15 (6.00%) User Experience
4 13 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.00%) PMI
7 8 (3.20%) Fintech
8 7 (2.80%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.80%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.40%) Handset
12 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.40%) PKI
12 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.40%) Android
1 16 (6.40%) Linux
2 14 (5.60%) Windows
3 10 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.20%) Unix
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (98.40%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (42.80%) TDD
3 101 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (31.20%) MVC
5 65 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (24.40%) Software Engineering
7 60 (24.00%) DevOps
8 51 (20.40%) OO
9 47 (18.80%) Kanban
10 43 (17.20%) Unit Testing
11 34 (13.60%) Decision-Making
12 33 (13.20%) Web Application Development
13 31 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (12.00%) MVVM
14 30 (12.00%) SOLID
15 29 (11.60%) OOP
16 27 (10.80%) Dependency Injection
17 25 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (10.00%) Test Automation
18 22 (8.80%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (61.60%) C#
2 53 (21.20%) JavaScript
3 51 (20.40%) Java
3 51 (20.40%) SQL
4 24 (9.60%) C++
5 14 (5.60%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.40%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.20%) C
8 6 (2.40%) Python
9 5 (2.00%) PHP
9 5 (2.00%) Scala
9 5 (2.00%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.20%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.20%) Ruby
11 2 (0.80%) Perl
11 2 (0.80%) VB
11 2 (0.80%) VB6
12 1 (0.40%) ES6
12 1 (0.40%) Java 8
12 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (5.20%) Degree
2 10 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.20%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.40%) APMG
5 1 (0.40%) PgMP
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) QA
2 5 (2.00%) GDPR
3 3 (1.20%) PMO
4 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.20%) Ansible
2 6 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (29.60%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.20%) Facebook
3 11 (4.40%) Oracle
4 10 (4.00%) Xamarin
5 8 (3.20%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.20%) Google
6 3 (1.20%) Tableau
7 2 (0.80%) Adobe
7 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.80%) Splunk
7 2 (0.80%) Twitter
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.40%) TOWER Software