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

Scrum
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 78 82 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.36% 8.52% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 9.99% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 132
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 1276 821 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.70% 85.25% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 938 707 1215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Knutsford -8 32 £42,500 - 4
Chester -2 13 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Wilmslow -4 10 £44,250 -1.66% 2
Crewe -10 10 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Warrington -40 7 £46,250 +32.14% 3
Runcorn - 2 £40,000 -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 136 (96.45%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.39%) Finance
3 58 (41.13%) C#
4 53 (37.59%) .NET
5 49 (34.75%) TDD
6 48 (34.04%) SQL Server
7 46 (32.62%) HTML
8 38 (26.95%) MVC
9 32 (22.70%) SQL
9 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
10 31 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 30 (21.28%) ASP.NET
11 30 (21.28%) CSS
11 30 (21.28%) HTML5
12 27 (19.15%) AngularJS
12 27 (19.15%) jQuery
13 26 (18.44%) SDLC
14 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (17.73%) Banking
15 22 (15.60%) JSON
15 22 (15.60%) Windows
15 22 (15.60%) CSS3
16 20 (14.18%) Java
16 20 (14.18%) .NET Framework
16 20 (14.18%) WCF
17 19 (13.48%) XML
18 18 (12.77%) Dependency Injection
18 18 (12.77%) Mobile App
18 18 (12.77%) Mentoring

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 (5.67%) NServiceBus
2 7 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.13%) Confluence
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.42%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.42%) Shopify
3 1 (0.71%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.96%) GitHub
3 4 (2.84%) PaaS
3 4 (2.84%) SaaS
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.42%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) FTP
2 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) NAS
2 1 (0.71%) Network Security
2 1 (0.71%) RFID
2 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (6.38%) MySQL
4 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.26%) RavenDB
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.84%) DB2
7 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.42%) Big Data
8 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.42%) DocumentDB
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.93%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.22%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.38%) Selenium
5 8 (5.67%) FxCop
5 8 (5.67%) SpecFlow
5 8 (5.67%) StyleCop
6 7 (4.96%) Gradle
7 6 (4.26%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.26%) JIRA
8 5 (3.55%) MSTest
8 5 (3.55%) NUnit
9 3 (2.13%) Lombardi
9 3 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.13%) Xcode
10 2 (1.42%) Subversion
11 1 (0.71%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.71%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
General
1 64 (45.39%) Finance
2 25 (17.73%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Advertising
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 6 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) Music Industry
6 4 (2.84%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.84%) Games
7 3 (2.13%) Publishing
8 2 (1.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.71%) Automotive
9 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Developer
2 31 (21.99%) Analyst
3 30 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.93%) Test Analyst
6 13 (9.22%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (9.22%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (7.80%) Project Manager
8 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Architect
11 7 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Integration Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Scrum Master
12 6 (4.26%) .NET Programmer
12 6 (4.26%) C# Web Developer
12 6 (4.26%) Programmer
12 6 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.59%) .NET
2 46 (32.62%) HTML
3 30 (21.28%) ASP.NET
3 30 (21.28%) CSS
3 30 (21.28%) HTML5
4 27 (19.15%) AngularJS
4 27 (19.15%) jQuery
5 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (15.60%) CSS3
6 22 (15.60%) JSON
7 20 (14.18%) .NET Framework
7 20 (14.18%) WCF
8 19 (13.48%) XML
9 16 (11.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (9.93%) Spring
10 14 (9.93%) Web Services
11 12 (8.51%) Entity Framework
11 12 (8.51%) WPF
12 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 11 (7.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.22%) PMI
3 10 (7.09%) User Experience
4 8 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.96%) Fintech
6 6 (4.26%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.55%) Handset
7 5 (3.55%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.13%) iPad
9 3 (2.13%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.13%) Social Media
10 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.71%) FMCG
11 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Windows
2 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.67%) Android
4 4 (2.84%) Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (96.45%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) TDD
3 38 (26.95%) MVC
4 31 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (18.44%) SDLC
6 18 (12.77%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 17 (12.06%) BDD
7 17 (12.06%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.06%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.64%) Manual Testing
8 15 (10.64%) Web Development
9 14 (9.93%) Kanban
9 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
9 14 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (9.22%) Waterfall
11 12 (8.51%) Project Management
11 12 (8.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.13%) C#
2 32 (22.70%) SQL
3 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.18%) Java
5 10 (7.09%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.96%) PHP
7 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.26%) VB
8 5 (3.55%) C++
8 5 (3.55%) Python
9 3 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.13%) Ruby
10 2 (1.42%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.42%) C
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) PHP 4
10 2 (1.42%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) ISEB
1 15 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 13 (9.22%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.26%) Degree
4 5 (3.55%) APMG
4 5 (3.55%) PMP
5 4 (2.84%) PgMP
6 3 (2.13%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.71%) HL7
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) Google
3 7 (4.96%) IBM
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle
5 4 (2.84%) Facebook
6 3 (2.13%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 2 (1.42%) Zend
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Pega
8 1 (0.71%) Veeam
8 1 (0.71%) VMware
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