The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum 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 Scrum over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 28 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 376 278 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.42% 5.15% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 6.48% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 333 247 234
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Scrum
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4961 4291 4375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.72% 79.46% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 3565 3688
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Scrum
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Scrum Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Scrum Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Scrum
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 Scrum within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 +16 134 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Warwickshire 0 75 £50,000 +31.57% 5
Worcestershire +15 55 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Coventry -9 49 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Staffordshire +22 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Shropshire +7 13 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Solihull -11 8 £28,500 -30.48% 4
Wolverhampton -4 6 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 670 (95.71%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (45.57%) .NET
3 288 (41.14%) C#
4 226 (32.29%) TDD
5 211 (30.14%) SQL Server
6 184 (26.29%) HTML
7 181 (25.86%) Microsoft
8 179 (25.57%) SQL
9 171 (24.43%) ASP.NET
10 166 (23.71%) JavaScript
10 166 (23.71%) MVC
11 162 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
12 148 (21.14%) Kanban
13 145 (20.71%) CSS
14 125 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 115 (16.43%) HTML5
16 104 (14.86%) Security Cleared
17 103 (14.71%) Project Management
18 100 (14.29%) SC Cleared
18 100 (14.29%) jQuery
19 98 (14.00%) Degree
20 94 (13.43%) Software Engineering
21 91 (13.00%) Java
22 83 (11.86%) WCF
23 79 (11.29%) Finance
24 78 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
24 78 (11.14%) PRINCE2
25 77 (11.00%) Visual Studio
26 71 (10.14%) Windows
27 70 (10.00%) Subversion

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Scrum 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 Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 38 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 38 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (3.71%) CMS
4 23 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.86%) IIS
6 17 (2.43%) GlassFish
7 15 (2.14%) Node.js
8 14 (2.00%) JBoss
9 11 (1.57%) Apache
9 11 (1.57%) WordPress
10 6 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.57%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.29%) SAS
13 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.29%) InfoPath
3 18 (2.57%) MS Office
4 14 (2.00%) MS Project
5 8 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 2 (0.29%) Simulink
7 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.43%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.14%) Office 365
2 23 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.57%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.86%) SaaS
6 3 (0.43%) PaaS
6 3 (0.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.71%) Internet
2 9 (1.29%) HTTP
3 7 (1.00%) Broadband
4 3 (0.43%) Firewall
4 3 (0.43%) DNS
5 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.29%) SAN
5 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.57%) MySQL
3 37 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (2.43%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.29%) Big Data
7 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.29%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.00%) SQLite
9 6 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.57%) OLAP
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 70 (10.00%) Subversion
3 64 (9.14%) Git (software)
4 58 (8.29%) NUnit
5 55 (7.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 51 (7.29%) Moq
6 51 (7.29%) MSTest
7 49 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (3.29%) Maven
9 19 (2.71%) Jenkins
10 14 (2.00%) JUnit
11 13 (1.86%) Selenium
12 10 (1.43%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.29%) JIRA
14 7 (1.00%) Ant
14 7 (1.00%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.00%) Gradle
15 6 (0.86%) Robot Framework
16 4 (0.57%) PHPUnit
16 4 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 79 (11.29%) Finance
2 22 (3.14%) Billing
3 21 (3.00%) Marketing
4 15 (2.14%) Electronics
5 13 (1.86%) Games
5 13 (1.86%) Retail
6 12 (1.71%) Music Industry
7 11 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.86%) Publishing
10 5 (0.71%) Automotive
10 5 (0.71%) Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 318 (45.43%) Developer
2 141 (20.14%) .NET Developer
3 85 (12.14%) Analyst
4 67 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 64 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 56 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 53 (7.57%) Software Engineer
8 52 (7.43%) C# Developer
9 46 (6.57%) Agile Project Manager
10 41 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 41 (5.86%) Senior Manager
11 38 (5.43%) Software Developer
12 37 (5.29%) Java Developer
13 30 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (4.14%) ScrumMaster
14 29 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (4.14%) Designer
15 26 (3.71%) Architect
15 26 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (45.57%) .NET
2 184 (26.29%) HTML
3 171 (24.43%) ASP.NET
4 145 (20.71%) CSS
5 125 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 115 (16.43%) HTML5
7 100 (14.29%) jQuery
8 83 (11.86%) WCF
9 65 (9.29%) .NET Framework
10 62 (8.86%) AngularJS
11 58 (8.29%) Castle Windsor
11 58 (8.29%) CSS3
12 54 (7.71%) Spring.NET
13 52 (7.43%) WPF
14 51 (7.29%) Ninject
14 51 (7.29%) Unity DI Container
15 46 (6.57%) Web Services
16 45 (6.43%) J2EE
17 38 (5.43%) Spring
18 37 (5.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.29%) Inversion of Control
2 47 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 35 (5.00%) User Experience
5 27 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.43%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.86%) Physics
10 10 (1.43%) Social Network
10 10 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (1.29%) Learning Management System
12 8 (1.14%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.86%) iPad
13 6 (0.86%) iPhone
14 4 (0.57%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.57%) SCORM
14 4 (0.57%) Tandem
14 4 (0.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.14%) Windows
2 51 (7.29%) Linux
3 28 (4.00%) Android
4 22 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.86%) UNIX
6 10 (1.43%) Solaris
7 5 (0.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) OS/400
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (95.71%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (32.29%) TDD
3 166 (23.71%) MVC
4 162 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (21.14%) Kanban
6 103 (14.71%) Project Management
7 94 (13.43%) Software Engineering
8 78 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (11.14%) PRINCE2
9 69 (9.86%) Dependency Injection
10 68 (9.71%) Web Application Development
11 67 (9.57%) Unit Testing
12 66 (9.43%) Mentoring
13 59 (8.43%) E-Commerce
14 58 (8.29%) DSDM
15 52 (7.43%) People Management
16 48 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
17 44 (6.29%) BDD
18 41 (5.86%) Agile Project Management
19 39 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 288 (41.14%) C#
2 179 (25.57%) SQL
3 166 (23.71%) JavaScript
4 91 (13.00%) Java
5 57 (8.14%) VB.NET
6 36 (5.14%) C++
7 34 (4.86%) Python
8 33 (4.71%) PHP
9 29 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 24 (3.43%) VB
11 21 (3.00%) Perl
12 13 (1.86%) Ruby
13 10 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.00%) C
15 6 (0.86%) Scala
15 6 (0.86%) Clojure
16 5 (0.71%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.57%) PHP5
17 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 100 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 98 (14.00%) Degree
4 24 (3.43%) ISEB
5 19 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (2.43%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.00%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.86%) PhD
9 10 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.86%) MCP
10 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.71%) MCSD
12 2 (0.29%) MCSE
13 1 (0.14%) MCTS
13 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.43%) QA
2 19 (2.71%) SLA
3 6 (0.86%) TickIT
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Samba
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (2.71%) Nagios
2 16 (2.29%) Puppet
3 13 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.43%) OpenNMS
5 9 (1.29%) Ansible
5 9 (1.29%) BladeLogic
5 9 (1.29%) Unicenter
5 9 (1.29%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.00%) Control-M
7 4 (0.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 181 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.57%) Oracle
3 24 (3.43%) Google
4 13 (1.86%) Telerik
5 12 (1.71%) Zend
5 12 (1.71%) Twitter
6 10 (1.43%) Facebook
7 7 (1.00%) Apple
8 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.71%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.57%) HP
10 3 (0.43%) Adobe
11 2 (0.29%) Informatica
11 2 (0.29%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.14%) Tableau
12 1 (0.14%) VMware
12 1 (0.14%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.14%) SAP
12 1 (0.14%) IBM
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Talent International - Configit
Salary: bonus, Pension, free lunches
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependent on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Just Checking Ltd
Salary: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago