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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 29 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 367 199 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.46% 3.78% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 4.81% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 341 190 130
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4603 4141 3547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.04% 78.67% 75.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3953 3511 3023
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +32 166 £42,250 +5.62% 11
Warwickshire +6 87 £41,750 +19.28% 6
Coventry +3 40 £49,000 +7.69% 9
Solihull +20 27 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Worcestershire +5 15 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Wolverhampton +1 10 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Staffordshire -18 8 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Walsall +4 7 £39,000 -22.00%
Herefordshire -3 4 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Shropshire -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 570 (89.34%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (44.67%) .NET
3 241 (37.77%) C#
4 221 (34.64%) TDD
5 220 (34.48%) HTML
6 199 (31.19%) MVC
7 184 (28.84%) JavaScript
8 183 (28.68%) CSS
9 177 (27.74%) ASP.NET
10 147 (23.04%) SQL Server
11 144 (22.57%) jQuery
12 126 (19.75%) Java
13 125 (19.59%) Microsoft
14 115 (18.03%) SQL
15 104 (16.30%) BDD
16 100 (15.67%) HTML5
17 95 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (13.79%) Windows
18 88 (13.79%) OO
19 85 (13.32%) Git (software)
20 73 (11.44%) Ajax
21 72 (11.29%) Web Services
22 71 (11.13%) WCF
23 70 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
24 66 (10.34%) Kanban
25 65 (10.19%) .NET Framework
25 65 (10.19%) E-Commerce
26 63 (9.87%) Visual Studio
27 62 (9.72%) VB.NET
28 60 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 33 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.39%) WordPress
3 11 (1.72%) CMS
4 10 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.94%) FileNet
6 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.63%) Documentum
7 4 (0.63%) JBoss
7 4 (0.63%) Node.js
7 4 (0.63%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.47%) nginx
8 3 (0.47%) IIS
9 2 (0.31%) Confluence
9 2 (0.31%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.82%) MS Office
3 12 (1.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.31%) Maya
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.10%) Summit
2 5 (0.78%) Magento
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.94%) Office 365
3 5 (0.78%) Basecamp
4 4 (0.63%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.39%) Internet
2 18 (2.82%) HTTP
3 17 (2.66%) Firewall
3 17 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.66%) SSL
3 17 (2.66%) LDAP
4 11 (1.72%) Intranet
5 7 (1.10%) Network Security
5 7 (1.10%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.61%) MySQL
6 13 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
10 8 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (1.10%) OLAP
11 7 (1.10%) Cognos Query Studio
11 7 (1.10%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 7 (1.10%) Cognos Report Studio
11 7 (1.10%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 7 (1.10%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.94%) RavenDB
12 6 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 85 (13.32%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.87%) Visual Studio
3 60 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (7.84%) JIRA
5 45 (7.05%) NUnit
6 35 (5.49%) Subversion
7 34 (5.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 34 (5.33%) Moq
7 34 (5.33%) MSTest
8 32 (5.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 32 (5.02%) Jenkins
9 27 (4.23%) ReSharper
10 23 (3.61%) Ant
11 20 (3.13%) Xcode
12 13 (2.04%) PHPUnit
12 13 (2.04%) Behat
13 12 (1.88%) Hudson
14 10 (1.57%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.41%) Selenium
16 7 (1.10%) QUnit
General
1 55 (8.62%) Finance
2 48 (7.52%) Retail
3 34 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.98%) Marketing
5 17 (2.66%) Automotive
6 16 (2.51%) Games
7 12 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.88%) Advertising
8 8 (1.25%) German Language
9 7 (1.10%) Legal
10 5 (0.78%) Electronics
11 4 (0.63%) Law
11 4 (0.63%) Military
12 3 (0.47%) Billing
12 3 (0.47%) Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 362 (56.74%) Developer
2 184 (28.84%) .NET Developer
3 102 (15.99%) C# Developer
4 95 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 95 (14.89%) Analyst
5 83 (13.01%) Senior Developer
6 78 (12.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 69 (10.82%) Business Analyst
8 63 (9.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 54 (8.46%) Development Manager
10 46 (7.21%) Project Manager
11 43 (6.74%) Web Developer
11 43 (6.74%) Software Manager
12 42 (6.58%) Software Developer
13 41 (6.43%) Software Development Manager
14 39 (6.11%) Java Developer
15 32 (5.02%) Agile Business Analyst
16 31 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
17 27 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
18 26 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (44.67%) .NET
2 220 (34.48%) HTML
3 183 (28.68%) CSS
4 177 (27.74%) ASP.NET
5 144 (22.57%) jQuery
6 100 (15.67%) HTML5
7 73 (11.44%) Ajax
8 72 (11.29%) Web Services
9 71 (11.13%) WCF
10 70 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (10.19%) .NET Framework
12 56 (8.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 51 (7.99%) XML
13 51 (7.99%) JSON
14 47 (7.37%) KnockoutJS
14 47 (7.37%) AngularJS
15 42 (6.58%) CSS3
16 37 (5.80%) J2EE
17 36 (5.64%) LINQ
18 35 (5.49%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.15%) Mobile App
2 40 (6.27%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (5.80%) N-Tier
4 34 (5.33%) Inversion of Control
4 34 (5.33%) Open Source
4 34 (5.33%) User Experience
5 24 (3.76%) Social Media
6 23 (3.61%) Blackberry
7 22 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.35%) iPad
8 15 (2.35%) iPhone
9 14 (2.19%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.25%) Animation
12 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.94%) Remote Sensing
12 6 (0.94%) Telematics
12 6 (0.94%) Blog
13 4 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 88 (13.79%) Windows
2 48 (7.52%) Apple iOS
3 42 (6.58%) Android
4 40 (6.27%) Linux
5 30 (4.70%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.47%) UNIX
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (89.34%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (34.64%) TDD
3 199 (31.19%) MVC
4 104 (16.30%) BDD
5 95 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (13.79%) OO
7 66 (10.34%) Kanban
8 65 (10.19%) E-Commerce
9 59 (9.25%) Waterfall
10 57 (8.93%) Unit Testing
11 56 (8.78%) Dependency Injection
11 56 (8.78%) Project Management
11 56 (8.78%) Mentoring
12 55 (8.62%) Multithreading
13 52 (8.15%) Software Engineering
14 51 (7.99%) Business Analysis
15 43 (6.74%) Pair Programming
15 43 (6.74%) iOS Development
16 42 (6.58%) OOP
17 37 (5.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 241 (37.77%) C#
2 184 (28.84%) JavaScript
3 126 (19.75%) Java
4 115 (18.03%) SQL
5 62 (9.72%) VB.NET
6 50 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 43 (6.74%) Objective-C
7 43 (6.74%) PHP
8 37 (5.80%) XAML
9 25 (3.92%) ActionScript
10 24 (3.76%) VB
11 23 (3.61%) ActionScript 3.0
12 21 (3.29%) C++
13 15 (2.35%) C
14 10 (1.57%) VB6
15 9 (1.41%) Groovy
16 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.94%) VC++
18 5 (0.78%) TypeScript
19 3 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (8.78%) SC Cleared
1 56 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.84%) Degree
3 28 (4.39%) ISEB
4 22 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.04%) MCSD
6 12 (1.88%) MCP
7 10 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.10%) MCAD
8 7 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.63%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.63%) PhD
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) TickIT
2 5 (0.78%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.31%) Firmware
2 1 (0.16%) IAG
Systems Management
1 17 (2.66%) Puppet
1 17 (2.66%) Vagrant
1 17 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 125 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.02%) Zend
2 32 (5.02%) Appcelerator
3 25 (3.92%) Facebook
4 23 (3.61%) Sencha
5 22 (3.45%) Twitter
5 22 (3.45%) Oracle
6 17 (2.66%) VMware
7 16 (2.51%) Apple
7 16 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.41%) Cognos
9 8 (1.25%) Google
10 7 (1.10%) Netezza
10 7 (1.10%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.10%) IBM
11 6 (0.94%) HP
12 4 (0.63%) EMC
12 4 (0.63%) Sun
12 4 (0.63%) SAP
12 4 (0.63%) Stellent
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 31 days a/l, pension, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-55k
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atkins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago