Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 7 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 +38
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 106 168 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.04% 15.69% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.77% 16.97% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 105 176 62
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,800 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% -4.17%

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 830 990 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.46% 92.44% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 732 824 776
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +3.26%

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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (67.92%) Java
3 59 (55.66%) JavaScript
4 54 (50.94%) QA
5 45 (42.45%) Test Automation
6 42 (39.62%) TDD
7 41 (38.68%) HTML
8 35 (33.02%) SQL
8 35 (33.02%) OO
9 32 (30.19%) Software Engineering
10 30 (28.30%) HTML5
11 29 (27.36%) WebDriver
12 27 (25.47%) Spring
13 26 (24.53%) JIRA
13 26 (24.53%) BDD
14 25 (23.58%) jQuery
14 25 (23.58%) MVC
15 24 (22.64%) Selenium
15 24 (22.64%) RESTful
15 24 (22.64%) Jenkins
16 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
16 23 (21.70%) Maven
16 23 (21.70%) OOP
16 23 (21.70%) Oracle
16 23 (21.70%) XML
16 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (20.75%) JBehave
18 21 (19.81%) Unix
18 21 (19.81%) 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 19 (17.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (8.49%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (7.55%) Mule
4 8 (7.55%) Mule ESB
4 8 (7.55%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.77%) CMS
5 4 (3.77%) Confluence
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) SaaS
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.55%) Boomi
3 8 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.77%) Trello
5 1 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Office 365
5 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) SSL
2 8 (7.55%) HTTP
2 8 (7.55%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle Database
1 12 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (27.36%) WebDriver
2 26 (24.53%) JIRA
3 24 (22.64%) Jenkins
3 24 (22.64%) Selenium
4 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
4 23 (21.70%) Maven
5 22 (20.75%) JBehave
6 17 (16.04%) gulp
6 17 (16.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 15 (14.15%) JUnit
8 13 (12.26%) Cucumber
9 9 (8.49%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.72%) Bitbucket
10 5 (4.72%) jMock
11 4 (3.77%) VersionOne
12 3 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.94%) Mockito
14 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Advertising
2 3 (2.83%) Automotive
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (61.32%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (16.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (16.04%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.15%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.32%) Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Node.js Developer
5 12 (11.32%) Test Analyst
6 11 (10.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (9.43%) Scrum Master
8 9 (8.49%) Java Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Web Developer
9 8 (7.55%) QA Tester
9 8 (7.55%) Tester
10 7 (6.60%) Agile Tester
10 7 (6.60%) Automation Tester
10 7 (6.60%) Java Automation Tester
10 7 (6.60%) QA Automation Tester
10 7 (6.60%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 7 (6.60%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (38.68%) HTML
2 30 (28.30%) HTML5
3 27 (25.47%) Spring
4 25 (23.58%) jQuery
5 24 (22.64%) RESTful
6 23 (21.70%) XML
7 21 (19.81%) Web Services
8 19 (17.92%) AngularJS
8 19 (17.92%) SOAP
9 17 (16.04%) CodeMirror
9 17 (16.04%) D3.js
9 17 (16.04%) J2EE
9 17 (16.04%) lodash
9 17 (16.04%) Node.js
9 17 (16.04%) React
9 17 (16.04%) React Native
9 17 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (14.15%) .NET
10 15 (14.15%) JSP
10 15 (14.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.49%) User Experience
3 8 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.77%) Fintech
6 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Unix
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.45%) Test Automation
3 42 (39.62%) TDD
4 35 (33.02%) OO
5 32 (30.19%) Software Engineering
6 26 (24.53%) BDD
7 25 (23.58%) MVC
8 23 (21.70%) OOP
9 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (18.87%) SOA
12 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
13 16 (15.09%) SDLC
14 15 (14.15%) Kanban
14 15 (14.15%) Pair Programming
14 15 (14.15%) Web Development
15 14 (13.21%) Project Management
16 13 (12.26%) Line Management
16 13 (12.26%) QA Automation
17 11 (10.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.92%) Java
2 59 (55.66%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.02%) SQL
4 17 (16.04%) ES6
5 15 (14.15%) PL/SQL
6 13 (12.26%) C#
7 11 (10.38%) Java 8
8 8 (7.55%) Groovy
8 8 (7.55%) Python
9 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.77%) XPath
10 4 (3.77%) XQuery
11 2 (1.89%) PHP
11 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (50.94%) QA
2 8 (7.55%) GCP
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.55%) Puppet
1 8 (7.55%) Terraform
2 4 (3.77%) Ansible
2 4 (3.77%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (2.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (2.83%) MOM
4 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) Oracle
2 12 (11.32%) IBM
3 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.55%) Dell
4 8 (7.55%) Google
4 8 (7.55%) MuleSoft
4 8 (7.55%) SnapLogic
4 8 (7.55%) Talend
4 8 (7.55%) TIBCO
4 8 (7.55%) webMethods
4 8 (7.55%) WSO2
5 4 (3.77%) CA
5 4 (3.77%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) Telerik