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

Scrum
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 10 26
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 78 148 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.21% 13.41% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 14.77% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 78 151 61
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +33.33%
10th Percentile £35,750 £41,250 £41,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 807 1,002 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 84.95% 90.76% 83.52%
Number of salaries quoted 713 813 755
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,550 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.82%) Java
3 43 (55.13%) QA
4 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (44.87%) SQL
6 33 (42.31%) HTML
6 33 (42.31%) Test Automation
7 31 (39.74%) TDD
8 27 (34.62%) HTML5
9 25 (32.05%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (32.05%) Spring
10 24 (30.77%) JIRA
10 24 (30.77%) Oracle
10 24 (30.77%) XML
11 23 (29.49%) OO
11 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
11 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (29.49%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (28.21%) SOA
13 21 (26.92%) RESTful
13 21 (26.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
14 20 (25.64%) SOAP
15 19 (24.36%) Web Services
15 19 (24.36%) J2EE
16 18 (23.08%) Unix
16 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
16 18 (23.08%) MVC
16 18 (23.08%) jQuery
16 18 (23.08%) WebDriver

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 21 (26.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (10.26%) Mule
3 8 (10.26%) Mule ESB
3 8 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.13%) Confluence
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) SaaS
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.26%) Boomi
2 8 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) SSL
2 8 (10.26%) HTTP
2 8 (10.26%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (30.77%) JIRA
2 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
3 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 18 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 16 (20.51%) JBehave
6 14 (17.95%) Selenium
7 13 (16.67%) Maven
8 12 (15.38%) gulp
8 12 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
10 8 (10.26%) JUnit
10 8 (10.26%) SoapUI
11 4 (5.13%) VersionOne
12 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.56%) jMock
12 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.28%) Mockito
13 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (62.82%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Software Developer
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Scrum Master
7 6 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.41%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.41%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (5.13%) QA Automation Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.31%) HTML
2 27 (34.62%) HTML5
3 25 (32.05%) Spring
4 24 (30.77%) XML
5 21 (26.92%) RESTful
6 20 (25.64%) SOAP
7 19 (24.36%) J2EE
7 19 (24.36%) Web Services
8 18 (23.08%) jQuery
9 17 (21.79%) WSDL
9 17 (21.79%) XSD
10 16 (20.51%) JSP
11 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 12 (15.38%) CodeMirror
12 12 (15.38%) D3.js
12 12 (15.38%) lodash
12 12 (15.38%) Node.js
12 12 (15.38%) React
12 12 (15.38%) React Native
12 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Unix
2 14 (17.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 31 (39.74%) TDD
4 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (29.49%) OO
4 23 (29.49%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (28.21%) SOA
6 18 (23.08%) MVC
6 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 16 (20.51%) OOP
7 16 (20.51%) Pair Programming
7 16 (20.51%) SDLC
8 14 (17.95%) BDD
8 14 (17.95%) Line Management
8 14 (17.95%) Mentoring
9 13 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
9 13 (16.67%) Project Management
10 12 (15.38%) Kanban
11 10 (12.82%) Coaching
11 10 (12.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.82%) Java
2 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (44.87%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) PL/SQL
5 12 (15.38%) ES6
6 10 (12.82%) C#
7 7 (8.97%) Java 8
8 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.13%) XPath
8 4 (5.13%) XQuery
9 2 (2.56%) Groovy
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (55.13%) QA
2 8 (10.26%) GCP
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (10.26%) Puppet
1 8 (10.26%) Terraform
2 4 (5.13%) Ansible
2 4 (5.13%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (2.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (2.56%) MOM
4 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.10%) IBM
4 8 (10.26%) Dell
4 8 (10.26%) Google
4 8 (10.26%) MuleSoft
4 8 (10.26%) SnapLogic
4 8 (10.26%) Talend
4 8 (10.26%) TIBCO
4 8 (10.26%) webMethods
4 8 (10.26%) WSO2
5 4 (5.13%) CA
5 4 (5.13%) Green Hat
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Telerik