Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 28 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 +61
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 80 93 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.33% 9.29% 14.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 10.62% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 67 80 145
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £76,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 861 876 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.69% 87.51% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 703 716 808
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.99% +6.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +5.43%

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 79 (98.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Project Management
3 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.75%) Java
5 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 23 (28.75%) Finance
6 23 (28.75%) TDD
7 22 (27.50%) Kanban
7 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
7 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
7 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Project
7 22 (27.50%) HTML
8 21 (26.25%) BDD
9 20 (25.00%) Spring
10 19 (23.75%) JIRA
10 19 (23.75%) SQL
10 19 (23.75%) SDLC
11 18 (22.50%) QA
11 18 (22.50%) RESTful
11 18 (22.50%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (21.25%) Software Engineering
12 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
12 17 (21.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 16 (20.00%) Data Migration
13 16 (20.00%) Time Management
13 16 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 16 (20.00%) Web Services
13 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
13 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (20.00%) Migration

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 18 (22.50%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Force.com
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (8.75%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) JIRA
2 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.00%) Maven
3 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.75%) Bitbucket
5 6 (7.50%) Selenium
6 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.50%) JBehave
7 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.25%) Gradle
8 1 (1.25%) gulp
8 1 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.25%) Mockito
8 1 (1.25%) Robot Framework
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
2 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Project Manager
2 21 (26.25%) Developer
3 20 (25.00%) Scrum Master
4 17 (21.25%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 13 (16.25%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Agile Product Owner
9 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Product Owner
9 4 (5.00%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) HTML
2 20 (25.00%) Spring
3 18 (22.50%) RESTful
4 16 (20.00%) Web Services
5 15 (18.75%) .NET
5 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 15 (18.75%) XML
6 14 (17.50%) J2EE
7 11 (13.75%) HTML5
8 9 (11.25%) JSP
8 9 (11.25%) SOAP
9 8 (10.00%) CSS
9 8 (10.00%) WSDL
9 8 (10.00%) XSD
10 6 (7.50%) DOM
10 6 (7.50%) Java EE
10 6 (7.50%) Java SE
10 6 (7.50%) JAXB
10 6 (7.50%) SAX
10 6 (7.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.25%) User Experience
4 4 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Unix
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (98.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Project Management
3 23 (28.75%) TDD
4 22 (27.50%) Kanban
5 21 (26.25%) BDD
6 19 (23.75%) SDLC
7 17 (21.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 17 (21.25%) Software Engineering
7 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 16 (20.00%) Migration
8 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 16 (20.00%) Time Management
9 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (18.75%) Pair Programming
10 13 (16.25%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
11 11 (13.75%) MVC
12 10 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.75%) Java
3 19 (23.75%) SQL
4 15 (18.75%) C#
5 8 (10.00%) Java 8
5 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) ES6
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
1 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) Mesos
2 1 (1.25%) Rancher
2 1 (1.25%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.25%) Castleton
5 1 (1.25%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) VocaLink