Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 30 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.31% 8.13% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% 9.20% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 21
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £34,500 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £50,100 £60,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% 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 318 250 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 88.09% 88.34% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 276 213 316
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,750 £23,625
90th Percentile £59,625 £57,500 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) QA
4 13 (43.33%) SOAP
5 10 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (33.33%) Selenium
5 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
6 9 (30.00%) SpecFlow
6 9 (30.00%) Gherkin
7 7 (23.33%) Google
8 6 (20.00%) Big Data
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.67%) Twitter
9 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (13.33%) SDLC
10 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 4 (13.33%) Kanban
10 4 (13.33%) Android
10 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
1 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (30.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Automation Tester
1 8 (26.67%) Lead Tester
1 8 (26.67%) Senior Automation Tester
1 8 (26.67%) Senior Tester
1 8 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) SOAP
2 9 (30.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) React
7 2 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.33%) HTML5
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware
8 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.33%) Symfony
8 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Internet of Things
2 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.00%) Tandem
3 2 (6.67%) Fintech
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Disruptive Innovation
7 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Product Management
7 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft