The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 437 333 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.13% 6.00% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.72% 7.82% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 398 321 268
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4078 4261 3655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.90% 76.73% 74.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3597 3139
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Midlands region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 106 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Coventry +21 89 £49,000 +18.78% 7
Warwickshire +7 84 £40,000 - 8
Staffordshire +28 65 £32,500 - 5
Solihull +4 33 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Worcestershire -11 15 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Wolverhampton +1 7 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Shropshire +5 6 £37,500 -7.97% 1
Walsall +3 3 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £28,250 -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 336 (41.33%) .NET
2 314 (38.62%) SQL
3 299 (36.78%) C#
4 253 (31.12%) SQL Server
5 223 (27.43%) HTML
6 202 (24.85%) ASP.NET
7 201 (24.72%) Scrum
8 197 (24.23%) CSS
9 187 (23.00%) JavaScript
10 178 (21.89%) Java
11 166 (20.42%) Microsoft
12 163 (20.05%) Degree
13 134 (16.48%) TDD
14 114 (14.02%) XML
15 113 (13.90%) Web Services
16 105 (12.92%) MVC
16 105 (12.92%) jQuery
17 99 (12.18%) Finance
18 98 (12.05%) Software Engineering
19 96 (11.81%) Windows
20 94 (11.56%) Oracle
21 93 (11.44%) OO
22 86 (10.58%) .NET Framework
23 85 (10.46%) VB.NET
24 84 (10.33%) Unit Testing
25 82 (10.09%) Ajax
26 81 (9.96%) HTML5
27 80 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
27 80 (9.84%) WCF
27 80 (9.84%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.06%) Tomcat
3 22 (2.71%) Apache
4 18 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.48%) WordPress
6 8 (0.98%) IIS
7 6 (0.74%) SAS
7 6 (0.74%) CMS
7 6 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.62%) Node.js
8 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.37%) Moodle
10 2 (0.25%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.25%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.25%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 64 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.09%) MS Office
3 11 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.98%) FastStats
6 7 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.11%) Magento
3 7 (0.86%) e-Work
4 5 (0.62%) Summit
4 5 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.23%) GitHub
2 7 (0.86%) SaaS
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.37%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.95%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.58%) Internet
3 16 (1.97%) HTTP
4 11 (1.35%) SSL
4 11 (1.35%) Intranet
5 8 (0.98%) DNS
6 6 (0.74%) LDAP
6 6 (0.74%) Firewall
7 5 (0.62%) ATM
8 3 (0.37%) DHCP
8 3 (0.37%) VLAN
9 2 (0.25%) SMTP
10 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (31.12%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.43%) Oracle Database
3 35 (4.31%) MySQL
4 34 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.48%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.98%) Big Data
14 7 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
14 7 (0.86%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.86%) ProClarity
14 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (5.78%) JIRA
3 43 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 36 (4.43%) Selenium
5 34 (4.18%) Eclipse
6 31 (3.81%) Subversion
7 25 (3.08%) Git (software)
8 23 (2.83%) Jenkins
9 22 (2.71%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.21%) Hudson
11 17 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (1.85%) Maven
13 14 (1.72%) Ant
14 10 (1.23%) JBehave
14 10 (1.23%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.23%) Phing
15 9 (1.11%) TeamCity
16 8 (0.98%) MSTest
17 6 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
18 5 (0.62%) JUnit
General
1 99 (12.18%) Finance
2 66 (8.12%) Retail
3 35 (4.31%) Automotive
4 30 (3.69%) Marketing
5 20 (2.46%) Banking
6 18 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.60%) German Language
8 13 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.35%) Games
10 8 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.98%) Legal
11 6 (0.74%) Back Office
11 6 (0.74%) Electronics
11 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.62%) Publishing
13 4 (0.49%) Advertising
13 4 (0.49%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 466 (57.32%) Developer
2 151 (18.57%) .NET Developer
3 128 (15.74%) Analyst
4 108 (13.28%) Senior Developer
5 84 (10.33%) Java Developer
6 75 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 63 (7.75%) Business Analyst
8 62 (7.63%) Software Developer
9 58 (7.13%) Development Manager
10 54 (6.64%) Project Manager
11 50 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (5.41%) Software Engineer
12 44 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 43 (5.29%) Test Engineer
14 41 (5.04%) Software Development Manager
14 41 (5.04%) Software Manager
15 40 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
16 39 (4.80%) Test Analyst
17 36 (4.43%) Programmer
18 35 (4.31%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (41.33%) .NET
2 223 (27.43%) HTML
3 202 (24.85%) ASP.NET
4 197 (24.23%) CSS
5 114 (14.02%) XML
6 113 (13.90%) Web Services
7 105 (12.92%) jQuery
8 86 (10.58%) .NET Framework
9 82 (10.09%) Ajax
10 81 (9.96%) HTML5
11 80 (9.84%) WCF
12 60 (7.38%) J2EE
13 56 (6.89%) SOAP
14 53 (6.52%) CSS3
15 42 (5.17%) REST
15 42 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (5.17%) Spring
16 37 (4.55%) XSLT
17 29 (3.57%) WPF
18 28 (3.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 45 (5.54%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.43%) N-Tier
4 26 (3.20%) Mathematics
5 25 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.08%) Smartcard
6 24 (2.95%) Biometrics
7 17 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.97%) Open Source
9 15 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 14 (1.72%) iPhone
11 13 (1.60%) iPad
12 10 (1.23%) Physics
13 9 (1.11%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.74%) Social Media
14 6 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.62%) Learning Management System
16 4 (0.49%) FMCG
16 4 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 96 (11.81%) Windows
2 56 (6.89%) Linux
3 24 (2.95%) Windows XP
3 24 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (2.95%) Windows Vista
3 24 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.60%) UNIX
6 9 (1.11%) Android
7 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (24.72%) Scrum
2 134 (16.48%) TDD
3 105 (12.92%) MVC
4 98 (12.05%) Software Engineering
5 93 (11.44%) OO
6 84 (10.33%) Unit Testing
7 80 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (9.47%) E-Commerce
9 75 (9.23%) Automated Testing
10 70 (8.61%) SOA
11 53 (6.52%) Web Development
12 52 (6.40%) CRM
13 49 (6.03%) Waterfall
14 41 (5.04%) Project Management
15 40 (4.92%) UML
15 40 (4.92%) Business Analysis
15 40 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (4.80%) OOP
17 37 (4.55%) SEO
18 32 (3.94%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 314 (38.62%) SQL
2 299 (36.78%) C#
3 187 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 178 (21.89%) Java
5 85 (10.46%) VB.NET
6 77 (9.47%) PHP
7 52 (6.40%) C++
8 36 (4.43%) T-SQL
9 26 (3.20%) Python
10 22 (2.71%) VB
11 21 (2.58%) Groovy
12 15 (1.85%) Ruby
13 14 (1.72%) C
14 13 (1.60%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.48%) VB6
15 12 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.11%) VC++
17 7 (0.86%) VBScript
17 7 (0.86%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 163 (20.05%) Degree
2 34 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.09%) ISEB
5 15 (1.85%) Sun Certification
6 13 (1.60%) MCP
7 11 (1.35%) OCPJP
7 11 (1.35%) OCMJD
8 10 (1.23%) PhD
9 8 (0.98%) MCSD
9 8 (0.98%) MCITP
10 7 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.74%) MCAD
12 5 (0.62%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.37%) CSQA
14 3 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.37%) CSQE
15 2 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.84%) QA
2 33 (4.06%) TickIT
3 25 (3.08%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.37%) ISA Server
1 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (0.25%) Samba
2 2 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (0.74%) Puppet
1 6 (0.74%) Vagrant
1 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.37%) WSUS
2 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 94 (11.56%) Oracle
3 26 (3.20%) AccuRev
4 20 (2.46%) Apple
5 19 (2.34%) JBoss
6 17 (2.09%) Zend
7 16 (1.97%) Business Objects
8 15 (1.85%) Sun
8 15 (1.85%) Adobe
9 14 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.48%) SAP
11 10 (1.23%) Metastorm
11 10 (1.23%) Google
12 7 (0.86%) VMware
12 7 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.86%) Cognos
13 5 (0.62%) Netezza
14 4 (0.49%) HP
15 3 (0.37%) Citrix
15 3 (0.37%) Altiris
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Legal Ombudsman
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hays Plc - Configit A/S
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago