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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 24 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 64 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.85% 7.28% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.39% 8.60% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58 32 23
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 478 407 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.52% 84.62% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 348 345
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 146 (98.65%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (62.84%) Java
3 75 (50.68%) Test Automation
4 66 (44.59%) TDD
5 65 (43.92%) Finance
6 58 (39.19%) QA
7 56 (37.84%) BDD
8 51 (34.46%) Selenium
9 50 (33.78%) Cucumber
10 42 (28.38%) WebDriver
11 40 (27.03%) Gherkin
12 36 (24.32%) JBehave
12 36 (24.32%) JIRA
13 34 (22.97%) RESTful
14 31 (20.95%) Spring
15 28 (18.92%) JavaScript
16 27 (18.24%) Software Engineering
16 27 (18.24%) Test Strategy
17 26 (17.57%) Test Scripting
17 26 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (17.57%) SDET
18 25 (16.89%) Maven
18 25 (16.89%) C#
18 25 (16.89%) Web Services
19 23 (15.54%) ATDD
20 22 (14.86%) Kanban
20 22 (14.86%) jQuery
20 22 (14.86%) Tomcat
21 21 (14.19%) XML
21 21 (14.19%) JUnit

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 22 (14.86%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.14%) Confluence
3 5 (3.38%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.38%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) SaaS
2 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.03%) G Suite
2 3 (2.03%) IaaS
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 51 (34.46%) Selenium
2 50 (33.78%) Cucumber
3 42 (28.38%) WebDriver
4 36 (24.32%) JBehave
4 36 (24.32%) JIRA
5 25 (16.89%) Maven
6 21 (14.19%) JUnit
7 15 (10.14%) Git (software)
7 15 (10.14%) gulp
7 15 (10.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
9 11 (7.43%) HP UFT
10 10 (6.76%) SoapUI
11 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
11 8 (5.41%) Visual Studio
12 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (2.03%) Ant
14 3 (2.03%) Bower
15 2 (1.35%) jMock
General
1 65 (43.92%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
3 8 (5.41%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Games
4 5 (3.38%) Marketing
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (38.51%) Developer
2 47 (31.76%) Analyst
3 40 (27.03%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.84%) Business Analyst
4 19 (12.84%) Test Analyst
5 16 (10.81%) Agile Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Developer in Test
5 16 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 15 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (10.14%) QA Engineer
7 14 (9.46%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (8.78%) Java Engineer
8 13 (8.78%) QA Automation Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (7.43%) Project Manager
10 10 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Test Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Principal Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.03%) Gherkin
2 34 (22.97%) RESTful
3 31 (20.95%) Spring
4 25 (16.89%) Web Services
5 22 (14.86%) jQuery
6 21 (14.19%) Hibernate
6 21 (14.19%) XML
7 17 (11.49%) HTML
8 15 (10.14%) .NET
8 15 (10.14%) CodeMirror
8 15 (10.14%) D3.js
8 15 (10.14%) Node.js
8 15 (10.14%) REST
8 15 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (7.43%) Java EE
10 10 (6.76%) JAX-RS
11 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.41%) CSS
11 8 (5.41%) HTML5
11 8 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.76%) RIA
3 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) Fintech
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.16%) Unix
2 13 (8.78%) Linux
3 8 (5.41%) Android
4 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (98.65%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (50.68%) Test Automation
3 66 (44.59%) TDD
4 56 (37.84%) BDD
5 27 (18.24%) Software Engineering
5 27 (18.24%) Test Strategy
6 26 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (17.57%) SDET
6 26 (17.57%) Test Scripting
7 23 (15.54%) ATDD
8 22 (14.86%) Kanban
9 19 (12.84%) OO
10 18 (12.16%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (9.46%) Line Management
11 14 (9.46%) Regression Testing
12 13 (8.78%) Software Testing
13 12 (8.11%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.11%) Functional Testing
13 12 (8.11%) Waterfall
14 11 (7.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 93 (62.84%) Java
2 28 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.89%) C#
4 17 (11.49%) SQL
5 15 (10.14%) ES6
6 10 (6.76%) Python
6 10 (6.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (39.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) Oracle
2 14 (9.46%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.73%) IBM
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.38%) Demandware
4 5 (3.38%) Retek
5 4 (2.70%) ATG
5 4 (2.70%) hybris
6 3 (2.03%) Google
6 3 (2.03%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.03%) WSO2
7 1 (0.68%) HP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago