The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 40 36 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 275 270 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.15% 4.92% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 6.42% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 245 264 180
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4053 4208 3507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.94% 76.70% 73.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3360 3545 3036
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Scrum
England

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 9 July 2014.

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 9 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 +9 77 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Warwickshire +10 57 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Solihull +25 45 £41,000 +22.38%
Coventry +12 41 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Worcestershire +6 17 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Staffordshire -20 16 £40,000 - 2
Wolverhampton -2 8 £47,500 +28.37%
Shropshire 0 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Herefordshire -1 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Walsall -6 2 £43,250 +73.00% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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.

1 224 (48.28%) .NET
2 196 (42.24%) C#
3 187 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (35.56%) ASP.NET
5 118 (25.43%) TDD
6 115 (24.78%) HTML
7 113 (24.35%) Java
8 100 (21.55%) SQL
9 95 (20.47%) SQL Server
10 93 (20.04%) Microsoft
11 82 (17.67%) MVC
11 82 (17.67%) CSS
12 81 (17.46%) JavaScript
13 70 (15.09%) Multithreading
14 69 (14.87%) BDD
15 61 (13.15%) Pair Programming
16 57 (12.28%) Software Engineering
16 57 (12.28%) WCF
17 55 (11.85%) XAML
18 51 (10.99%) Unit Testing
19 50 (10.78%) Degree
19 50 (10.78%) Low Latency
20 49 (10.56%) MS Excel
21 47 (10.13%) OO
22 44 (9.48%) jQuery
23 42 (9.05%) VB.NET
23 42 (9.05%) WPF
23 42 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
24 41 (8.84%) XML
25 39 (8.41%) Web Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 29 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 17 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.94%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.65%) IIS
6 2 (0.43%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.43%) Confluence
6 2 (0.43%) FileNet
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
7 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.88%) MS Office
3 16 (3.45%) MS Project
4 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.43%) Maya
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.86%) Summit
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.72%) Basecamp
3 5 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.31%) Internet
2 8 (1.72%) Intranet
3 6 (1.29%) Network Security
3 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.86%) ATM
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) SSL
5 2 (0.43%) LDAP
5 2 (0.43%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 24 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.29%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (1.29%) RavenDB
6 5 (1.08%) MySQL
6 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (0.86%) Cognos Query Studio
7 4 (0.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (0.86%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (0.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.86%) OLAP
8 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (7.97%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.45%) Subversion
4 16 (3.45%) NUnit
5 15 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (2.80%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.37%) Moq
7 11 (2.37%) MSTest
8 10 (2.16%) JIRA
9 8 (1.72%) ReSharper
9 8 (1.72%) Hudson
10 7 (1.51%) Xcode
11 5 (1.08%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.86%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.86%) Selenium
13 3 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (7.76%) Finance
2 33 (7.11%) Retail
3 23 (4.96%) Games
4 18 (3.88%) Marketing
5 17 (3.66%) Advertising
6 15 (3.23%) German Language
7 13 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.16%) Law
9 10 (2.16%) Military
10 9 (1.94%) Automotive
11 6 (1.29%) Billing
11 6 (1.29%) Legal
12 5 (1.08%) Back Office
13 3 (0.65%) Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.43%) Publishing
14 2 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 247 (53.23%) Developer
2 140 (30.17%) .NET Developer
3 89 (19.18%) C# Developer
4 85 (18.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 79 (17.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 71 (15.30%) Analyst
7 69 (14.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 56 (12.07%) Senior Developer
9 52 (11.21%) Java Developer
10 49 (10.56%) Business Analyst
11 48 (10.34%) Project Manager
12 43 (9.27%) Development Manager
13 32 (6.90%) Software Manager
14 31 (6.68%) Software Development Manager
15 28 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
17 24 (5.17%) Software Engineer
17 24 (5.17%) Development Project Manager
18 21 (4.53%) Team Leader
19 20 (4.31%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (48.28%) .NET
2 165 (35.56%) ASP.NET
3 115 (24.78%) HTML
4 82 (17.67%) CSS
5 57 (12.28%) WCF
6 44 (9.48%) jQuery
7 42 (9.05%) WPF
7 42 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (8.84%) XML
9 39 (8.41%) Web Services
10 38 (8.19%) J2EE
11 31 (6.68%) .NET Framework
12 29 (6.25%) Ajax
13 26 (5.60%) Spring
14 25 (5.39%) HTML5
15 21 (4.53%) Hibernate
15 21 (4.53%) REST
16 20 (4.31%) RESTful
17 18 (3.88%) JSON
18 17 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.82%) Mobile App
2 23 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.74%) N-Tier
4 17 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.59%) iPhone
5 12 (2.59%) iPad
6 11 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (2.16%) Social Media
8 8 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.29%) Open Source
10 5 (1.08%) Animation
10 5 (1.08%) FMCG
11 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.65%) NHS
12 3 (0.65%) Firmware
12 3 (0.65%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.65%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.43%) Telematics
13 2 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.33%) Windows
2 21 (4.53%) Linux
3 16 (3.45%) UNIX
4 15 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.29%) Android
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (25.43%) TDD
3 82 (17.67%) MVC
4 70 (15.09%) Multithreading
5 69 (14.87%) BDD
6 61 (13.15%) Pair Programming
7 57 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 51 (10.99%) Unit Testing
9 50 (10.78%) Low Latency
10 47 (10.13%) OO
11 38 (8.19%) Business Analysis
12 37 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (7.97%) Project Management
13 31 (6.68%) Waterfall
13 31 (6.68%) CRM
14 26 (5.60%) PRINCE2
15 25 (5.39%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.74%) Kanban
17 21 (4.53%) B2B
17 21 (4.53%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (42.24%) C#
2 113 (24.35%) Java
3 100 (21.55%) SQL
4 81 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 55 (11.85%) XAML
6 42 (9.05%) VB.NET
7 36 (7.76%) C++
8 24 (5.17%) C
9 21 (4.53%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.66%) Groovy
11 15 (3.23%) VB
12 14 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.59%) VC++
14 10 (2.16%) VB6
14 10 (2.16%) PHP
15 9 (1.94%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.86%) Python
18 2 (0.43%) Scala
18 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (10.78%) Degree
2 20 (4.31%) ISEB
3 11 (2.37%) MCP
3 11 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.72%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.72%) PhD
5 7 (1.51%) MCSD
5 7 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.29%) IIBA
6 6 (1.29%) CBAP
7 5 (1.08%) MCAD
8 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.33%) QA
2 10 (2.16%) TickIT
2 10 (2.16%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 93 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.54%) Oracle
3 16 (3.45%) Apple
4 12 (2.59%) JBoss
5 9 (1.94%) Facebook
6 8 (1.72%) Sun
7 7 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.29%) Cognos
9 5 (1.08%) Twitter
10 4 (0.86%) Netezza
10 4 (0.86%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.43%) Zend
11 2 (0.43%) Google
11 2 (0.43%) Teradata
11 2 (0.43%) VMware
11 2 (0.43%) IBM
11 2 (0.43%) Adobe
12 1 (0.22%) HP
12 1 (0.22%) SAP
12 1 (0.22%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum £70 - 75k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + senior benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: From £29,559 to £32,101 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago