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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 35 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 297 227 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.48% 4.07% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.17% 5.26% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 271 221 187
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +18 104 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Warwickshire +12 61 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Solihull +27 39 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Coventry +15 37 £49,000 +15.29% 2
Worcestershire +10 17 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Staffordshire -30 10 £40,000 - 1
Walsall -1 7 £39,000 +56.00% 1
Wolverhampton +4 6 £32,500 -12.16% 3
Herefordshire -2 4 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 - 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 266 (47.84%) .NET
2 227 (40.83%) C#
3 224 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (32.55%) ASP.NET
5 157 (28.24%) TDD
6 154 (27.70%) HTML
7 135 (24.28%) Java
8 123 (22.12%) SQL Server
9 121 (21.76%) MVC
10 120 (21.58%) SQL
11 119 (21.40%) Microsoft
12 115 (20.68%) JavaScript
13 111 (19.96%) CSS
14 81 (14.57%) BDD
15 80 (14.39%) Multithreading
16 74 (13.31%) WCF
17 70 (12.59%) Windows
18 68 (12.23%) jQuery
19 63 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (11.15%) Unit Testing
20 62 (11.15%) Pair Programming
20 62 (11.15%) Software Engineering
21 59 (10.61%) Web Services
22 57 (10.25%) OO
22 57 (10.25%) VB.NET
23 56 (10.07%) MS Excel
24 55 (9.89%) XAML
24 55 (9.89%) HTML5
25 53 (9.53%) Project Management
26 51 (9.17%) Low Latency

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (4.50%) Tomcat
2 21 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.08%) WordPress
5 3 (0.54%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.54%) IIS
5 3 (0.54%) Node.js
6 2 (0.36%) Confluence
6 2 (0.36%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.36%) FileNet
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.96%) MS Office
3 16 (2.88%) MS Project
4 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) Maya
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Summit
1 7 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.26%) SaaS
2 7 (1.26%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.04%) Internet
2 16 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.16%) SSL
3 12 (2.16%) LDAP
3 12 (2.16%) Firewall
3 12 (2.16%) HTTP
4 11 (1.98%) Intranet
5 7 (1.26%) ATM
5 7 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.62%) IBM InfoSphere
9 8 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.26%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (1.26%) OLAP
10 7 (1.26%) Cognos Query Studio
10 7 (1.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 7 (1.26%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (1.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 6 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.08%) RavenDB
11 6 (1.08%) MySQL
12 5 (0.90%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 49 (8.81%) Visual Studio
2 48 (8.63%) Git (software)
3 45 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (5.76%) JIRA
5 26 (4.68%) NUnit
6 25 (4.50%) Rhino Mocks
7 24 (4.32%) Subversion
8 21 (3.78%) Moq
8 21 (3.78%) MSTest
9 18 (3.24%) Jenkins
10 16 (2.88%) Xcode
10 16 (2.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 16 (2.88%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.34%) ReSharper
12 11 (1.98%) Hudson
12 11 (1.98%) Ant
13 5 (0.90%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.72%) Behat
14 4 (0.72%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.72%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (7.91%) Finance
2 42 (7.55%) Retail
3 23 (4.14%) Games
4 21 (3.78%) Marketing
5 20 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.34%) Automotive
8 12 (2.16%) Advertising
9 11 (1.98%) German Language
10 10 (1.80%) Military
10 10 (1.80%) Law
11 7 (1.26%) Legal
12 5 (0.90%) Back Office
12 5 (0.90%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (56.29%) Developer
2 170 (30.58%) .NET Developer
3 93 (16.73%) C# Developer
4 91 (16.37%) ASP.NET Developer
5 82 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 69 (12.41%) Analyst
7 67 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 64 (11.51%) Senior Developer
9 54 (9.71%) Project Manager
10 50 (8.99%) Development Manager
10 50 (8.99%) Java Developer
11 46 (8.27%) Business Analyst
12 36 (6.47%) Software Manager
13 35 (6.29%) Software Development Manager
14 32 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (5.40%) Software Engineer
16 29 (5.22%) Software Developer
17 23 (4.14%) Architect
17 23 (4.14%) Development Project Manager
17 23 (4.14%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (47.84%) .NET
2 181 (32.55%) ASP.NET
3 154 (27.70%) HTML
4 111 (19.96%) CSS
5 74 (13.31%) WCF
6 68 (12.23%) jQuery
7 59 (10.61%) Web Services
8 55 (9.89%) HTML5
9 50 (8.99%) XML
10 46 (8.27%) WPF
11 45 (8.09%) Ajax
12 44 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (7.55%) J2EE
14 32 (5.76%) .NET Framework
15 26 (4.68%) JSON
15 26 (4.68%) Castle Windsor
16 23 (4.14%) CSS3
16 23 (4.14%) Spring
17 22 (3.96%) Java EE
17 22 (3.96%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.09%) Mobile App
2 36 (6.47%) N-Tier
3 35 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
5 20 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.06%) Open Source
7 16 (2.88%) iPhone
7 16 (2.88%) iPad
8 15 (2.70%) Social Media
9 11 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.98%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.08%) Telematics
10 6 (1.08%) Remote Sensing
11 5 (0.90%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.90%) Animation
12 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.54%) DTV
13 3 (0.54%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.59%) Windows
2 31 (5.58%) Apple iOS
3 29 (5.22%) Linux
4 25 (4.50%) Android
5 17 (3.06%) Windows 8
6 10 (1.80%) UNIX
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.24%) TDD
3 121 (21.76%) MVC
4 81 (14.57%) BDD
5 80 (14.39%) Multithreading
6 63 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (11.15%) Unit Testing
7 62 (11.15%) Pair Programming
7 62 (11.15%) Software Engineering
8 57 (10.25%) OO
9 53 (9.53%) Project Management
10 51 (9.17%) Low Latency
11 48 (8.63%) Waterfall
12 47 (8.45%) Kanban
13 39 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 29 (5.22%) Business Analysis
15 28 (5.04%) PRINCE2
15 28 (5.04%) Dependency Injection
15 28 (5.04%) iOS Development
16 25 (4.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 227 (40.83%) C#
2 135 (24.28%) Java
3 120 (21.58%) SQL
4 115 (20.68%) JavaScript
5 57 (10.25%) VB.NET
6 55 (9.89%) XAML
7 37 (6.65%) C++
8 29 (5.22%) T-SQL
9 28 (5.04%) Objective-C
10 25 (4.50%) C
11 22 (3.96%) VB
12 16 (2.88%) PHP
13 13 (2.34%) VC++
13 13 (2.34%) VB6
14 12 (2.16%) Groovy
15 11 (1.98%) ActionScript 3.0
15 11 (1.98%) ActionScript
16 9 (1.62%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (8.63%) Degree
2 32 (5.76%) SC Cleared
2 32 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.42%) ISEB
5 15 (2.70%) MCP
6 14 (2.52%) MCSD
7 8 (1.44%) PhD
7 8 (1.44%) MCAD
7 8 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.44%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.01%) QA
2 11 (1.98%) TickIT
2 11 (1.98%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (2.16%) Puppet
1 12 (2.16%) Vagrant
1 12 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.12%) Oracle
3 20 (3.60%) Apple
3 20 (3.60%) Facebook
4 16 (2.88%) Twitter
4 16 (2.88%) Appcelerator
5 12 (2.16%) VMware
6 11 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.98%) JBoss
6 11 (1.98%) Sencha
7 9 (1.62%) Cognos
8 8 (1.44%) Sun
9 7 (1.26%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.26%) Google
9 7 (1.26%) Netezza
10 6 (1.08%) Zend
11 4 (0.72%) SAP
12 3 (0.54%) Teradata
13 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.36%) IBM
Ross-On-Wye
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Salt
Salary: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35K - £40K + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Bromford Housing
Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago