Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 15 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.58% 8.82% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 9.56% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 22
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £40,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.22% +11.03% -19.44%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,125 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -2.60%

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 216 366 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 94.74% 92.19% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 189 318 198
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Kanban
3 11 (73.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (53.33%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (53.33%) Line Management
5 8 (53.33%) Coaching
5 8 (53.33%) SOAP
5 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) PMI
5 8 (53.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Kanban
3 9 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (53.33%) Coaching
4 8 (53.33%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (53.33%) Line Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) OOP
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau