Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 23 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.33% 7.58% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 8.57% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 20
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £57,750
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 259 245 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.84% 88.45% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 228 213 227
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
3 15 (65.22%) Kanban
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) SOAP
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) Coaching
6 9 (39.13%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (34.78%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (34.78%) Line Management
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 8 (34.78%) PMI
7 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
8 7 (30.43%) MVC
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 6 (26.09%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework

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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Lead Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) SOAP
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Kanban
3 9 (39.13%) Acceptance Criteria
3 9 (39.13%) Coaching
4 8 (34.78%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (34.78%) Line Management
5 7 (30.43%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Tableau
3 2 (8.70%) Twitter
4 1 (4.35%) SaltStack