Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 18 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 +37
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 88 101 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.35% 10.15% 16.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 11.58% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75 98 180
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%

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 826 872 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.78% 87.64% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 623 783 836
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.54% +18.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (54.55%) Java
3 43 (48.86%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.68%) HTML
5 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
6 25 (28.41%) TDD
6 25 (28.41%) RESTful
7 24 (27.27%) Spring
7 24 (27.27%) Web Services
8 23 (26.14%) MVC
8 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
9 22 (25.00%) SQL
10 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
11 20 (22.73%) QA
12 19 (21.59%) Kanban
12 19 (21.59%) BDD
13 18 (20.45%) HTML5
13 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
14 17 (19.32%) OOP
14 17 (19.32%) OO
14 17 (19.32%) Project Management
15 16 (18.18%) Finance
15 16 (18.18%) XML
15 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 15 (17.05%) React
17 14 (15.91%) SDLC
17 14 (15.91%) .NET
17 14 (15.91%) Pair Programming
18 13 (14.77%) SC Cleared
18 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared

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 10 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.23%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.41%) Marvel
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) SaaS
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.27%) Force.com
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.50%) Maven
3 10 (11.36%) gulp
3 10 (11.36%) JIRA
4 9 (10.23%) Selenium
5 8 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.95%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.68%) JBehave
9 3 (3.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.27%) Gatling
10 2 (2.27%) JUnit
10 2 (2.27%) Mockito
10 2 (2.27%) Robot Framework
11 1 (1.14%) Gradle
11 1 (1.14%) JMeter
11 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Developer
2 24 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Scrum Master
4 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.09%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Product Owner
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Tester
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Product Owner
8 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) HTML
2 25 (28.41%) RESTful
3 24 (27.27%) Spring
3 24 (27.27%) Web Services
4 18 (20.45%) HTML5
5 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 16 (18.18%) XML
6 15 (17.05%) React
7 14 (15.91%) .NET
8 13 (14.77%) J2EE
8 13 (14.77%) jQuery
9 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 12 (13.64%) Spring Boot
10 10 (11.36%) Kafka
10 10 (11.36%) Node.js
10 10 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (11.36%) Spring MVC
10 10 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (10.23%) Java EE
11 9 (10.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Fintech
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.95%) User Experience
5 5 (5.68%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.41%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.41%) Video Editing
7 2 (2.27%) Blog
7 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Unix
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 25 (28.41%) TDD
4 23 (26.14%) MVC
4 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
5 19 (21.59%) BDD
5 19 (21.59%) Kanban
6 17 (19.32%) OO
6 17 (19.32%) OOP
6 17 (19.32%) Project Management
7 14 (15.91%) Pair Programming
7 14 (15.91%) SDLC
8 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.77%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (14.77%) Test Strategy
9 11 (12.50%) DevOps
10 10 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (11.36%) Front End Development
10 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
10 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) Java
2 43 (48.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.00%) SQL
4 13 (14.77%) C#
5 11 (12.50%) Java 8
6 8 (9.09%) ES6
7 7 (7.95%) Python
8 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.82%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.41%) Adobe
4 3 (3.41%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.14%) Castleton
5 1 (1.14%) IBM