Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 8 64
Rank change year-on-year -15 +56 +38
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 91 153 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.39% 14.71% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.98% 16.56% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 79 149 41
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -26.53%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,400 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.75% +5.52% +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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 829 924 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.55% 88.85% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 679 790 749
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Watford

Scrum
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Scrum in Watford

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Watford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Watford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (76.92%) Java
3 41 (45.05%) JavaScript
4 33 (36.26%) QA
5 32 (35.16%) Test Automation
6 31 (34.07%) TDD
7 28 (30.77%) Web Services
7 28 (30.77%) Finance
8 27 (29.67%) Software Engineering
9 26 (28.57%) Selenium
10 25 (27.47%) BDD
11 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
12 23 (25.27%) RESTful
13 22 (24.18%) XML
14 21 (23.08%) OO
15 20 (21.98%) HTML
15 20 (21.98%) Web Development
15 20 (21.98%) WebDriver
15 20 (21.98%) Gherkin
15 20 (21.98%) SDET
16 19 (20.88%) Ajax
16 19 (20.88%) CSS
17 18 (19.78%) SQL
17 18 (19.78%) Spring
17 18 (19.78%) Maven
17 18 (19.78%) jQuery
18 17 (18.68%) JBehave
18 17 (18.68%) .NET
18 17 (18.68%) C#
19 16 (17.58%) Oracle

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.49%) Confluence
3 4 (4.40%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) PaaS
2 1 (1.10%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Selenium
2 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
3 20 (21.98%) WebDriver
4 18 (19.78%) Maven
5 17 (18.68%) JBehave
6 15 (16.48%) JUnit
7 12 (13.19%) JIRA
8 8 (8.79%) Bitbucket
8 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
8 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
8 8 (8.79%) jMock
9 7 (7.69%) gulp
9 7 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.30%) Subversion
12 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.10%) Bower
13 1 (1.10%) EasyMock
13 1 (1.10%) Grunt
13 1 (1.10%) Mockito
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 13 (14.29%) Retail
4 10 (10.99%) Games
4 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) Developer
2 32 (35.16%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Java Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Web Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Agile Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 8 (8.79%) CRM Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Developer in Test
7 8 (8.79%) Java Web Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (7.69%) HTML Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.59%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.77%) Web Services
2 23 (25.27%) RESTful
3 22 (24.18%) XML
4 20 (21.98%) Gherkin
4 20 (21.98%) HTML
5 19 (20.88%) Ajax
5 19 (20.88%) CSS
6 18 (19.78%) jQuery
6 18 (19.78%) Spring
7 17 (18.68%) .NET
8 13 (14.29%) JAX-RS
9 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
10 10 (10.99%) REST
11 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (7.69%) CodeMirror
12 7 (7.69%) D3.js
12 7 (7.69%) Java EE
12 7 (7.69%) Node.js
12 7 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (5.49%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) RIA
1 10 (10.99%) User Experience
2 8 (8.79%) Fintech
3 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Android
1 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.16%) Test Automation
3 31 (34.07%) TDD
4 27 (29.67%) Software Engineering
5 25 (27.47%) BDD
6 21 (23.08%) OO
7 20 (21.98%) SDET
7 20 (21.98%) Web Development
8 13 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (13.19%) OOP
9 12 (13.19%) QA Automation
10 10 (10.99%) API Testing
10 10 (10.99%) MVC
10 10 (10.99%) Software Delivery
11 9 (9.89%) ATDD
11 9 (9.89%) Information Architecture
11 9 (9.89%) OOD
11 9 (9.89%) Product Management
11 9 (9.89%) Test Scripting
11 9 (9.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 70 (76.92%) Java
2 41 (45.05%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.78%) SQL
4 17 (18.68%) C#
5 7 (7.69%) ES6
6 5 (5.49%) PHP
7 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (36.26%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Demandware
3 1 (1.10%) ATG
3 1 (1.10%) hybris
3 1 (1.10%) IBM