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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North West / Cheshire
Rank 34 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 63 113 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.89% 8.63% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 10.09% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 103 130
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 933 1120 1579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.28% 85.50% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 742 943 1203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Scrum as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 16 £35,250 -17.05% 2
Knutsford +4 10 £47,750 +19.37% 6
Macclesfield +6 7 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Wilmslow -11 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Warrington -24 7 £34,000 -2.85%
Crewe -3 6 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Runcorn - 5 £37,500 - 2
Nantwich - 2 £47,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £34,000 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 143 (99.31%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (59.03%) C#
3 82 (56.94%) .NET
4 75 (52.08%) TDD
5 62 (43.06%) SQL Server
5 62 (43.06%) ASP.NET
6 60 (41.67%) MVC
7 52 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (33.33%) Finance
10 47 (32.64%) HTML
11 44 (30.56%) Dependency Injection
11 44 (30.56%) WCF
12 43 (29.86%) Windows
13 40 (27.78%) Castle Windsor
14 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
15 38 (26.39%) Kanban
16 37 (25.69%) HTML5
17 34 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 32 (22.22%) Web Application Development
19 31 (21.53%) AngularJS
19 31 (21.53%) Moq
19 31 (21.53%) NUnit
19 31 (21.53%) CSS
20 30 (20.83%) .NET Framework
20 30 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
21 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
21 28 (19.44%) SQL
22 27 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
22 27 (18.75%) Spring.NET

Scrum
Top Related 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 13 (9.03%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.78%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.08%) JBoss
3 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.39%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.17%) SaaS
3 3 (2.08%) GitHub
3 3 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.39%) FTP
2 2 (1.39%) RFID
3 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (4.17%) MySQL
4 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.47%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) DB2
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (21.53%) Moq
1 31 (21.53%) NUnit
2 30 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 27 (18.75%) MSTest
4 26 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (15.97%) Visual Studio
6 13 (9.03%) FxCop
6 13 (9.03%) Selenium
6 13 (9.03%) SpecFlow
6 13 (9.03%) StyleCop
7 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.17%) JIRA
9 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.39%) Gradle
10 2 (1.39%) Xcode
11 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 48 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (2.78%) Advertising
3 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.39%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (56.94%) Developer
2 60 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.06%) Analyst
3 26 (18.06%) C# Developer
4 22 (15.28%) .NET Software Developer
5 19 (13.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Junior
8 10 (6.94%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 10 (6.94%) .NET Programmer
8 10 (6.94%) Analyst Programmer
8 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.94%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Junior Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Programmer
9 9 (6.25%) Graduate
9 9 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Internet Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (56.94%) .NET
2 62 (43.06%) ASP.NET
3 51 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (32.64%) HTML
5 44 (30.56%) WCF
6 40 (27.78%) Castle Windsor
7 37 (25.69%) HTML5
8 34 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 31 (21.53%) AngularJS
9 31 (21.53%) CSS
10 30 (20.83%) .NET Framework
11 27 (18.75%) Ninject
11 27 (18.75%) Spring.NET
11 27 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
12 26 (18.06%) XML
13 25 (17.36%) WPF
14 24 (16.67%) jQuery
15 23 (15.97%) CSS3
15 23 (15.97%) WinForms
16 20 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 18 (12.50%) User Experience
3 14 (9.72%) PMI
4 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.64%) iPad
6 7 (4.86%) Fintech
6 7 (4.86%) Tandem
7 5 (3.47%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.08%) Streaming Music
10 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.39%) Handset
10 2 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.69%) FMCG
11 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.86%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.47%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (99.31%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (52.08%) TDD
3 60 (41.67%) MVC
4 52 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (30.56%) Dependency Injection
6 38 (26.39%) Kanban
7 32 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 27 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
9 20 (13.89%) MVVM
10 19 (13.19%) Unit Testing
11 18 (12.50%) OO
11 18 (12.50%) Web Development
12 17 (11.81%) SDLC
13 15 (10.42%) Mentoring
14 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
15 13 (9.03%) Integration Testing
16 12 (8.33%) BDD
16 12 (8.33%) OOD
17 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
17 9 (6.25%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.03%) C#
2 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 28 (19.44%) SQL
3 20 (13.89%) VB.NET
4 17 (11.81%) Java
4 17 (11.81%) VB
5 9 (6.25%) VB6
5 9 (6.25%) VBScript
6 8 (5.56%) C++
7 6 (4.17%) C
8 5 (3.47%) PHP
9 3 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (1.39%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.39%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) PMI Certification
2 8 (5.56%) ISEB
2 8 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.69%) APMG
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PgMP
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) QA
2 9 (6.25%) HL7
3 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.47%) Google
3 4 (2.78%) Facebook
4 3 (2.08%) IBM
5 2 (1.39%) hybris
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle
5 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.69%) Pega
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Veeam
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Runcorn
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Huxley
Posted: 21 days ago