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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 8 20 49
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 84 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 14.84% 6.20% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.80% 7.69% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 30 9
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 500 468 415
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.34% 80.55% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 408 398 300
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 188 (98.95%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (58.42%) Finance
3 101 (53.16%) Java
4 58 (30.53%) Selenium
5 54 (28.42%) QA
6 52 (27.37%) WebDriver
7 46 (24.21%) TDD
8 44 (23.16%) Cucumber
9 40 (21.05%) Spring
10 39 (20.53%) C#
11 38 (20.00%) BDD
12 35 (18.42%) Kanban
13 33 (17.37%) Unix
13 33 (17.37%) Automation Testing
14 32 (16.84%) Test Automation
14 32 (16.84%) RESTful
15 31 (16.32%) JBehave
16 30 (15.79%) HP UFT
16 30 (15.79%) Functional Testing
17 29 (15.26%) SQL
18 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
18 28 (14.74%) Hibernate
18 28 (14.74%) Test Scripting
19 27 (14.21%) Maven
19 27 (14.21%) Software Engineering
19 27 (14.21%) Linux
19 27 (14.21%) Gherkin
20 26 (13.68%) Python
21 25 (13.16%) Tomcat
21 25 (13.16%) JIRA

Scrum
Top Related 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 25 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.37%) Confluence
3 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Project
2 4 (2.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (1.58%) G Suite
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) FTP
2 2 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (30.53%) Selenium
2 52 (27.37%) WebDriver
3 44 (23.16%) Cucumber
4 31 (16.32%) JBehave
5 30 (15.79%) HP UFT
6 27 (14.21%) Maven
7 25 (13.16%) JIRA
8 21 (11.05%) gulp
9 19 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (9.47%) JUnit
11 17 (8.95%) Git (software)
12 13 (6.84%) SoapUI
13 8 (4.21%) Jenkins
14 5 (2.63%) Visual Studio
15 4 (2.11%) Moq
15 4 (2.11%) MSTest
15 4 (2.11%) NUnit
15 4 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
15 4 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 111 (58.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Marketing
2 7 (3.68%) Retail
3 4 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Games
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (36.32%) Analyst
2 56 (29.47%) Developer
3 39 (20.53%) Test Analyst
4 38 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 28 (14.74%) Project Manager
6 25 (13.16%) Senior Manager
6 25 (13.16%) Senior Project Manager
7 22 (11.58%) Business Analyst
8 20 (10.53%) Agile Developer
8 20 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
9 19 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (9.47%) Software Developer
11 16 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (7.89%) QA Analyst
12 15 (7.89%) QA Test Analyst
13 14 (7.37%) Automation Test Analyst
14 13 (6.84%) Agile Project Manager
14 13 (6.84%) Senior Developer
15 12 (6.32%) Senior Business Analyst
15 12 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.05%) Spring
2 32 (16.84%) RESTful
3 28 (14.74%) Hibernate
4 27 (14.21%) Gherkin
5 24 (12.63%) jQuery
6 23 (12.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (11.05%) Node.js
8 19 (10.00%) CodeMirror
8 19 (10.00%) D3.js
8 19 (10.00%) Web Services
9 17 (8.95%) HTML
10 13 (6.84%) .NET
10 13 (6.84%) HTML5
11 11 (5.79%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.79%) lodash
11 11 (5.79%) REST
12 10 (5.26%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.26%) JAX-RS
12 10 (5.26%) Struts
13 9 (4.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.63%) RIA
4 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.37%) Unix
2 27 (14.21%) Linux
3 6 (3.16%) Windows
4 2 (1.05%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (98.95%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.21%) TDD
3 38 (20.00%) BDD
4 35 (18.42%) Kanban
5 33 (17.37%) Automation Testing
6 32 (16.84%) Test Automation
7 30 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 28 (14.74%) Test Scripting
9 27 (14.21%) Software Engineering
10 24 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (12.63%) OO
11 20 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 20 (10.53%) Waterfall
12 18 (9.47%) Automated Testing
12 18 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (9.47%) High Availability
12 18 (9.47%) Manual Testing
13 17 (8.95%) Project Planning
13 17 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (8.95%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 101 (53.16%) Java
2 39 (20.53%) C#
3 29 (15.26%) SQL
4 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 26 (13.68%) Python
6 21 (11.05%) ES6
7 11 (5.79%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.26%) Ruby
9 8 (4.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.05%) ABAP
10 2 (1.05%) C++
10 2 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (4.21%) APMG
2 2 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (28.42%) QA
2 15 (7.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (2.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (11.05%) Oracle
2 18 (9.47%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.21%) IBM
4 6 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.63%) HP
5 5 (2.63%) Retek
6 3 (1.58%) Google
6 3 (1.58%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.58%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.58%) WSO2
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
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