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

Scrum
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 7 42
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 +48
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 86 162 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.62% 15.88% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.13% 17.57% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 81 163 39
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,000 £71,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 773 922 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.47% 90.39% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 675 762 738
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +4.97%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (74.42%) Java
3 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
4 34 (39.53%) QA
5 31 (36.05%) Software Engineering
6 30 (34.88%) TDD
7 29 (33.72%) OO
7 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
8 24 (27.91%) HTML
8 24 (27.91%) WebDriver
8 24 (27.91%) BDD
9 22 (25.58%) Selenium
9 22 (25.58%) Maven
10 20 (23.26%) MVC
10 20 (23.26%) Web Services
11 19 (22.09%) OOP
11 19 (22.09%) SQL
12 18 (20.93%) Finance
12 18 (20.93%) Web Development
13 17 (19.77%) jQuery
13 17 (19.77%) RESTful
13 17 (19.77%) JUnit
14 16 (18.60%) .NET
14 16 (18.60%) XML
14 16 (18.60%) Spring
15 15 (17.44%) Ajax
15 15 (17.44%) C#
15 15 (17.44%) JBehave
15 15 (17.44%) JIRA
15 15 (17.44%) SDET

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 (6.98%) CMS
1 6 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.65%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (27.91%) WebDriver
2 22 (25.58%) Maven
2 22 (25.58%) Selenium
3 17 (19.77%) JUnit
4 15 (17.44%) JBehave
4 15 (17.44%) JIRA
5 13 (15.12%) Cucumber
6 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.47%) gulp
7 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
7 9 (10.47%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (9.30%) Bitbucket
8 8 (9.30%) jMock
9 3 (3.49%) Subversion
10 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.16%) NUnit
11 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.16%) WATIR
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Games
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (61.63%) Developer
2 26 (30.23%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Java Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) CRM Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Test Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Web Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (9.30%) Java Web Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Scrum Master
9 7 (8.14%) Agile Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (8.14%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (8.14%) HTML Developer
10 6 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.98%) CMS Developer
10 6 (6.98%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (6.98%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) HTML
2 20 (23.26%) Web Services
3 17 (19.77%) jQuery
3 17 (19.77%) RESTful
4 16 (18.60%) .NET
4 16 (18.60%) Spring
4 16 (18.60%) XML
5 15 (17.44%) Ajax
6 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
6 14 (16.28%) CSS
7 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
7 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.79%) Gherkin
8 10 (11.63%) HTML5
9 9 (10.47%) CodeMirror
9 9 (10.47%) D3.js
9 9 (10.47%) lodash
9 9 (10.47%) Node.js
9 9 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (9.30%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) User Experience
2 8 (9.30%) Fintech
3 5 (5.81%) RIA
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Unix
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Software Engineering
3 30 (34.88%) TDD
4 29 (33.72%) OO
4 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
5 24 (27.91%) BDD
6 20 (23.26%) MVC
7 19 (22.09%) OOP
8 18 (20.93%) Web Development
9 15 (17.44%) SDET
10 14 (16.28%) QA Automation
11 12 (13.95%) CRM
12 10 (11.63%) Product Management
13 9 (10.47%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (10.47%) Information Architecture
13 9 (10.47%) OOD
14 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
15 7 (8.14%) Manual Testing
15 7 (8.14%) SDLC
16 6 (6.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (74.42%) Java
2 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.09%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) C#
5 9 (10.47%) ES6
6 8 (9.30%) Groovy
6 8 (9.30%) Python
7 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (39.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (2.33%) MOM
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Demandware