The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 36 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.58% 4.80% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 5.58% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 49
Median salary £58,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.87% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £51,500 £65,000
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 822 860 1144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 81.79% 86.00% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 645 658 934
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Scrum
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Essex.

Salary trend for Scrum in Essex

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Essex over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Essex

Scrum
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -8 12 £62,500 +38.88%
Chelmsford -16 7 £110,000 +201.36%
Brentwood - 6 £55,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +22 2 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Basildon +10 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 66 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (50.00%) CSS
3 32 (44.44%) .NET
4 31 (43.06%) HTML
5 25 (34.72%) Java
6 23 (31.94%) TDD
6 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (30.56%) MVC
7 22 (30.56%) C#
7 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 21 (29.17%) OO
9 20 (27.78%) Kanban
9 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 20 (27.78%) DevOps
10 17 (23.61%) Spring
10 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
10 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
10 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
11 16 (22.22%) SDLC
12 15 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
12 15 (20.83%) Ajax
12 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
13 14 (19.44%) Maven
13 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
13 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
14 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (18.06%) RESTful
14 13 (18.06%) Hibernate

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (18.06%) JBoss
2 7 (9.72%) Apache Pig
2 7 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.72%) GlassFish
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) Geospatial Data
2 11 (15.28%) GIS
2 11 (15.28%) RDBMS
2 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.11%) MySQL
4 7 (9.72%) Big Data
4 7 (9.72%) CouchDB
4 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.33%) JasperReports
6 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (19.44%) Maven
4 13 (18.06%) Ant
5 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 12 (16.67%) JIRA
6 11 (15.28%) ClearQuest
6 11 (15.28%) CruiseControl
6 11 (15.28%) FishEye
6 11 (15.28%) Hudson
6 11 (15.28%) JUnit
6 11 (15.28%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.33%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.94%) Selenium
8 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
8 5 (6.94%) Zephyr
9 3 (4.17%) Subversion
10 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.39%) Gradle
10 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Games
3 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Agile Developer
4 13 (18.06%) Agile .NET Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Head of Testing
7 10 (13.89%) C# Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Lead Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) CSS
2 32 (44.44%) .NET
3 31 (43.06%) HTML
4 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
4 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
4 17 (23.61%) Spring
5 15 (20.83%) Ajax
6 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
7 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (18.06%) Hibernate
7 13 (18.06%) RESTful
7 13 (18.06%) Web Services
8 12 (16.67%) REST
9 11 (15.28%) GWT
9 11 (15.28%) Middleware
10 10 (13.89%) Node.js
11 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 9 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (11.11%) HTML5
12 8 (11.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (31.94%) TDD
3 22 (30.56%) MVC
4 21 (29.17%) OO
5 20 (27.78%) DevOps
5 20 (27.78%) Kanban
6 16 (22.22%) SDLC
7 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
8 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
9 11 (15.28%) Issue Tracking
9 11 (15.28%) Open Source
9 11 (15.28%) UML
10 8 (11.11%) Business Development
10 8 (11.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 8 (11.11%) OOP
10 8 (11.11%) SOA
10 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.11%) SOLID
10 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 22 (30.56%) C#
4 11 (15.28%) C
5 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.72%) PHP
6 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.94%) SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Delphi
10 1 (1.39%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Atlassian
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) Adobe
4 6 (8.33%) Google
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