Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 40 24
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 305 136 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.90% 5.78% 8.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 6.52% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 219 140 181
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,275 £49,000
North West median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +2.41%

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 2,847 2,086 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.38% 88.73% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 1,622 1,801
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £55,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 106 £65,000 +40.54% 4
Warrington +20 32 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Crewe +3 30 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Macclesfield +14 27 £42,500 +13.33%
Chester -12 25 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Wilmslow +1 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Nantwich -8 7 £27,500 -42.11% 3
Northwich - 3 £52,500 -
Ellesmere Port +11 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Runcorn -3 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 300 (98.36%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (35.41%) Finance
3 107 (35.08%) .NET
4 104 (34.10%) C#
4 104 (34.10%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (31.80%) MVC
6 96 (31.48%) Java
6 96 (31.48%) Software Engineering
7 92 (30.16%) TDD
8 88 (28.85%) JavaScript
9 86 (28.20%) DevOps
10 82 (26.89%) SQL
11 81 (26.56%) Banking
12 72 (23.61%) Jenkins
13 66 (21.64%) Kanban
13 66 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (20.66%) HTML
15 61 (20.00%) Git (software)
16 59 (19.34%) AngularJS
17 58 (19.02%) Risk Management
18 55 (18.03%) SQL Server
19 54 (17.70%) JIRA
20 51 (16.72%) Wealth Management
20 51 (16.72%) CSS
21 49 (16.07%) Oracle
22 47 (15.41%) ASP.NET Web API
23 45 (14.75%) Microservices
23 45 (14.75%) Web Services
24 44 (14.43%) ASP.NET
24 44 (14.43%) Degree

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 16 (5.25%) Confluence
2 14 (4.59%) Sitefinity
3 12 (3.93%) JBoss
4 10 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.95%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.97%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.66%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Chatbot
1 7 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.33%) Blender
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.21%) OpenShift
3 21 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.90%) SaaS
5 15 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (4.26%) PaaS
7 11 (3.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 10 (3.28%) IaaS
8 10 (3.28%) Office 365
9 8 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.98%) Trello
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) Hyperconnected
1 7 (2.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.15%) MySQL
3 17 (5.57%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.93%) RavenDB
6 8 (2.62%) Big Data
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.31%) Power BI
9 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (23.61%) Jenkins
2 61 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 54 (17.70%) JIRA
4 43 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (9.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 26 (8.52%) MSBuild
7 14 (4.59%) Visual Studio
8 13 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (3.93%) Maven
9 12 (3.93%) Selenium
10 10 (3.28%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.28%) Gradle
11 8 (2.62%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.62%) Mercurial
11 8 (2.62%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.62%) Subversion
12 6 (1.97%) FxCop
12 6 (1.97%) StyleCop
12 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 108 (35.41%) Finance
2 81 (26.56%) Banking
3 43 (14.10%) Investment Banking
4 38 (12.46%) Law
5 29 (9.51%) Retail
6 25 (8.20%) Retail Banking
7 14 (4.59%) Advertising
8 4 (1.31%) Games
9 3 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (33.44%) Developer
2 45 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 36 (11.80%) .NET Developer
4 28 (9.18%) Analyst
5 27 (8.85%) .NET Software Engineer
6 24 (7.87%) Scrum Master
7 22 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.57%) Business Analyst
8 17 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (5.25%) Technical Manager
10 15 (4.92%) Java Engineer
10 15 (4.92%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (4.59%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 12 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (3.93%) Product Manager
13 11 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (3.61%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (35.08%) .NET
2 63 (20.66%) HTML
3 59 (19.34%) AngularJS
4 51 (16.72%) CSS
5 47 (15.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 45 (14.75%) Web Services
7 44 (14.43%) ASP.NET
8 39 (12.79%) React
8 39 (12.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (11.80%) .NET Framework
9 36 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (11.80%) RESTful
10 33 (10.82%) Spring
11 31 (10.16%) Middleware
12 30 (9.84%) HTML5
13 29 (9.51%) jQuery
14 26 (8.52%) Java EE
15 24 (7.87%) CSS3
16 21 (6.89%) WCF
17 18 (5.90%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 26 (8.52%) User Experience
4 24 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 24 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.93%) N-Tier
7 11 (3.61%) Fintech
8 7 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.30%) PMI
9 5 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.98%) PKI
12 2 (0.66%) Handset
12 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.82%) Linux
2 28 (9.18%) Windows
3 23 (7.54%) Apple iOS
4 20 (6.56%) Android
5 9 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.30%) Unix
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (98.36%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (34.10%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (31.80%) MVC
4 96 (31.48%) Software Engineering
5 92 (30.16%) TDD
6 86 (28.20%) DevOps
7 66 (21.64%) Kanban
7 66 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (19.02%) Risk Management
9 51 (16.72%) Wealth Management
10 45 (14.75%) Microservices
11 42 (13.77%) SOLID
12 41 (13.44%) Mentoring
13 40 (13.11%) Test Automation
14 36 (11.80%) Information Security
15 33 (10.82%) BDD
16 32 (10.49%) SDLC
16 32 (10.49%) Secure Coding
17 30 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (9.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.10%) C#
2 96 (31.48%) Java
3 88 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 82 (26.89%) SQL
5 42 (13.77%) Python
6 36 (11.80%) T-SQL
7 29 (9.51%) PHP
8 16 (5.25%) C++
8 16 (5.25%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.93%) R
9 12 (3.93%) VB
10 11 (3.61%) Perl
11 9 (2.95%) Java 8
12 7 (2.30%) Scala
13 6 (1.97%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.97%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.31%) Ruby
15 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (14.43%) Degree
2 10 (3.28%) MCSE
2 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.30%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.66%) APMG
6 2 (0.66%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.23%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.66%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (7.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.59%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.61%) Ansible
4 5 (1.64%) Packer
4 5 (1.64%) Puppet
4 5 (1.64%) Terraform
5 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.66%) Oozie
7 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 49 (16.07%) Oracle
2 34 (11.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.87%) Google
4 22 (7.21%) Xamarin
5 13 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.61%) Adobe
7 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.97%) Facebook
8 4 (1.31%) Cisco
8 4 (1.31%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.31%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.31%) Veeam
9 3 (0.98%) Capita
9 3 (0.98%) Splunk
9 3 (0.98%) Tableau
10 2 (0.66%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) RedGate
10 2 (0.66%) Twitter
11 1 (0.33%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.33%) VMware