Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 20 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 35 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.45% 9.32% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% 10.24% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 14
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.58% -10.81%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £67,125
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -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 371 254 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 89.61% 91.04% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 333 196 246
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £25,625 £25,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,375 £61,875
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) QA
4 9 (25.71%) Google
4 9 (25.71%) SOAP
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
5 8 (22.86%) MCSE
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (22.86%) HTML
5 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (22.86%) SaaS
5 8 (22.86%) PaaS
5 8 (22.86%) Office 365
5 8 (22.86%) IaaS
5 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) Break/Fix
6 7 (20.00%) Twitter
6 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.14%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) XML
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) TDD
7 6 (17.14%) Big Data
7 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
7 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
7 6 (17.14%) Test Automation

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 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (22.86%) IaaS
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
1 8 (22.86%) PaaS
1 8 (22.86%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
1 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
1 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
2 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 5 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 5 (14.29%) Tester
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Tester
4 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) SOAP
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (17.14%) XML
5 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 5 (14.29%) React
6 4 (11.43%) CSS
6 4 (11.43%) React Native
7 3 (8.57%) JSON
8 2 (5.71%) .NET
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 2 (5.71%) WCF
9 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.86%) Laravel
9 1 (2.86%) REST
9 1 (2.86%) Sass
9 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.57%) Internet of Things
4 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
4 3 (8.57%) Tandem
5 1 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) PMI
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Android
2 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Break/Fix
2 8 (22.86%) DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.43%) Identity Management
5 4 (11.43%) Kanban
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) SOLID
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) MCSE
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) ISEB
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Twitter
3 4 (11.43%) Veeam