Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 20 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.78% 10.63% 10.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 12.36% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 32
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £56,875
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 269 259 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 91.19% 86.05% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 236 225 262
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% -10.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,500 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Chester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Chester.

Salary trend for Scrum in Chester

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Chester over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) MVC
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (50.00%) Kanban
6 10 (50.00%) C#
6 10 (50.00%) .NET
7 8 (40.00%) OOP
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (25.00%) Retail
10 5 (25.00%) MySQL
10 5 (25.00%) PHP
10 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) CSS
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Laravel
9 3 (15.00%) React
9 3 (15.00%) React Native
9 3 (15.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Sass
10 2 (10.00%) JSON
10 2 (10.00%) RESTful
10 2 (10.00%) XML
11 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Kanban
5 8 (40.00%) OOP
5 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) SOLID
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (15.00%) ETL
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Tableau
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) SaltStack