Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 24 29
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 46 7 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 17.69% 4.19% 8.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.85% 4.61% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 35
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +30.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 244 152 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.85% 91.02% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 200 135 341
Median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Chester

Scrum
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Chester.

Salary trend for Scrum in Chester

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Chester over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (82.61%) SOAP
3 36 (78.26%) C#
3 36 (78.26%) REST
4 35 (76.09%) Test Automation
5 34 (73.91%) Java
5 34 (73.91%) .NET
6 32 (69.57%) Maven
6 32 (69.57%) Selenium
6 32 (69.57%) WebDriver
6 32 (69.57%) BDD
7 31 (67.39%) GitHub
7 31 (67.39%) Bitbucket
7 31 (67.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (65.22%) Hudson
8 30 (65.22%) Jenkins
8 30 (65.22%) Microservices
9 29 (63.04%) Cucumber
9 29 (63.04%) JUnit
10 28 (60.87%) TestNG
10 28 (60.87%) NUnit
10 28 (60.87%) Docker
11 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (39.13%) SQL
12 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
13 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
14 12 (26.09%) VBScript
15 10 (21.74%) Appium
16 7 (15.22%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 31 (67.39%) GitHub
2 5 (10.87%) AWS
3 3 (6.52%) Azure
3 3 (6.52%) Serverless
4 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Power BI
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (69.57%) Maven
1 32 (69.57%) Selenium
1 32 (69.57%) WebDriver
2 31 (67.39%) Bitbucket
2 31 (67.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (65.22%) Hudson
3 30 (65.22%) Jenkins
4 29 (63.04%) Cucumber
4 29 (63.04%) JUnit
5 28 (60.87%) NUnit
5 28 (60.87%) TestNG
6 10 (21.74%) Appium
7 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.70%) JIRA
8 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Tester
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) QA Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Junior
6 5 (10.87%) Junior Automation Tester
6 5 (10.87%) Junior Tester
6 5 (10.87%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Resource Manager
8 1 (2.17%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) AWS Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) NoSQL Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) SOAP
2 36 (78.26%) REST
3 34 (73.91%) .NET
4 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Core
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) MDX
7 2 (4.35%) React
7 2 (4.35%) RESTful
7 2 (4.35%) WCF
7 2 (4.35%) XML
8 1 (2.17%) Dropwizard
8 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.17%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) PMI
1 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) Test Automation
3 32 (69.57%) BDD
4 30 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (65.22%) Microservices
5 5 (10.87%) QA Automation
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps
8 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) C#
2 34 (73.91%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
6 12 (26.09%) VBScript
7 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) COBIT
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft