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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 12 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 16 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.59% 8.86% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.11% 10.22% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 7
Median salary £35,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.05% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 122 137 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 88.41% 86.71% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 105 119 103
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (27.27%) Web Development
6 9 (27.27%) QA
6 9 (27.27%) HTML5
7 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (24.24%) HL7
7 8 (24.24%) VB6
7 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
7 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
7 8 (24.24%) ISEB
7 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
7 8 (24.24%) VBScript
7 8 (24.24%) VB
7 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
7 8 (24.24%) XSL
7 8 (24.24%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related 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 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 8 (24.24%) XSL
6 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.12%) REST
6 4 (12.12%) SOAP
6 4 (12.12%) Web Services
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (9.09%) Spring
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) JSON
8 2 (6.06%) JSTL
8 2 (6.06%) Struts
8 2 (6.06%) WCF
8 2 (6.06%) XSLT
9 1 (3.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Fintech
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Web Development
3 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
3 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development
3 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) VB
4 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
4 8 (24.24%) VB6
4 8 (24.24%) VBScript
5 4 (12.12%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ISEB
1 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
2 8 (24.24%) HL7
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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