Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 +39
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 64 105 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.93% 10.44% 10.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 11.45% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56 97 92
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +37.14%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £78,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%

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 812 917 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.88% 91.15% 88.05%
Number of salaries quoted 686 725 716
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,940 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Project Management
3 22 (34.38%) Finance
4 21 (32.81%) Java
5 20 (31.25%) JIRA
5 20 (31.25%) Kanban
6 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
6 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
6 19 (29.69%) BDD
7 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Project
7 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
7 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 17 (26.56%) QA
8 17 (26.56%) TDD
8 17 (26.56%) SharePoint Server
9 15 (23.44%) Spring
9 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
10 14 (21.88%) HTML
10 14 (21.88%) SDLC
11 13 (20.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
11 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (20.31%) Migration
11 13 (20.31%) RESTful
11 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
11 13 (20.31%) Time Management
11 13 (20.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 12 (18.75%) SQL
13 11 (17.19%) Web Services

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 17 (26.56%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Force.com
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) JIRA
2 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.06%) Selenium
4 7 (10.94%) Maven
5 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.13%) JBehave
8 2 (3.13%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Project Manager
2 18 (28.13%) Scrum Master
3 14 (21.88%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 12 (18.75%) Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Product Owner
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Product Owner
7 4 (6.25%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Spring
2 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 13 (20.31%) RESTful
4 11 (17.19%) Web Services
5 10 (15.63%) .NET
5 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.06%) J2EE
6 9 (14.06%) XML
7 6 (9.38%) JSP
7 6 (9.38%) SOAP
8 5 (7.81%) CSS
8 5 (7.81%) HTML5
8 5 (7.81%) WSDL
8 5 (7.81%) XSD
9 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.25%) Java EE
9 4 (6.25%) Java SE
9 4 (6.25%) Spring MVC
10 3 (4.69%) JDBC
11 2 (3.13%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
3 3 (4.69%) Fintech
4 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Unix
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Project Management
3 20 (31.25%) Kanban
4 19 (29.69%) BDD
5 17 (26.56%) TDD
6 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.88%) SDLC
8 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
8 13 (20.31%) Migration
8 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
8 13 (20.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 13 (20.31%) Time Management
9 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (15.63%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.06%) Pair Programming
13 8 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Java 8
6 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.56%) Mesos
2 1 (1.56%) Rancher
2 1 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) VocaLink