Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 25 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.09% 11.49% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 13.23% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 30
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,675 £53,375
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% -5.00%

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 281 257 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 90.94% 86.82% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 251 212 246
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% +7.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) MVC
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (32.00%) IaaS
7 8 (32.00%) Office 365
7 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (32.00%) DevOps
7 8 (32.00%) Kanban
7 8 (32.00%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (32.00%) SaaS
7 8 (32.00%) PaaS
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (32.00%) MCSE
7 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (32.00%) Break/Fix
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 7 (28.00%) OOP
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) C#
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) PHP
8 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering

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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (32.00%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (32.00%) IaaS
2 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 8 (32.00%) PaaS
2 8 (32.00%) SaaS
3 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Azure Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (24.00%) React
6 6 (24.00%) React Native
7 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (16.00%) Laravel
8 4 (16.00%) REST
8 4 (16.00%) Sass
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) SOAP
10 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
11 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (4.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Break/Fix
4 8 (32.00%) DevOps
4 8 (32.00%) Kanban
5 7 (28.00%) OOP
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) SOLID
6 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
7 4 (16.00%) Microservices
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
9 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) MCSE
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Veeam
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter