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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 32 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 345 194 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.16% 3.57% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 4.57% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 321 185 174
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
4454 4245 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.56% 78.13% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 3597 3150
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 £26,708 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +28 146 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Warwickshire +11 78 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Coventry +9 37 £49,000 +8.88% 4
Solihull +28 29 £41,000 -11.35% 4
Worcestershire +14 20 £50,000 +48.14% 5
Walsall +4 9 £39,000 +4.00%
Wolverhampton +4 8 £32,500 -25.28% 1
Staffordshire -26 6 £55,000 +32.53% 3
Herefordshire -2 4 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Shropshire -3 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 555 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (44.67%) .NET
3 235 (37.36%) C#
4 193 (30.68%) TDD
5 192 (30.52%) HTML
6 178 (28.30%) ASP.NET
7 161 (25.60%) MVC
8 157 (24.96%) JavaScript
9 152 (24.17%) CSS
10 146 (23.21%) Java
11 139 (22.10%) SQL Server
12 121 (19.24%) Microsoft
13 117 (18.60%) SQL
14 105 (16.69%) jQuery
15 99 (15.74%) BDD
16 89 (14.15%) Windows
17 87 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
18 83 (13.20%) HTML5
19 81 (12.88%) OO
20 76 (12.08%) WCF
21 75 (11.92%) Multithreading
21 75 (11.92%) Git (software)
22 68 (10.81%) VB.NET
23 64 (10.17%) Unit Testing
23 64 (10.17%) Web Services
23 64 (10.17%) Software Engineering
24 62 (9.86%) Kanban
25 61 (9.70%) Ajax
26 58 (9.22%) E-Commerce
26 58 (9.22%) Waterfall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.18%) Tomcat
2 20 (3.18%) WordPress
3 7 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.11%) CMS
4 3 (0.48%) IIS
4 3 (0.48%) Node.js
4 3 (0.48%) nginx
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.32%) Confluence
5 2 (0.32%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.32%) FileNet
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 49 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.18%) MS Office
3 14 (2.23%) MS Project
4 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.32%) Maya
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Summit
1 7 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.64%) Magento
3 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.11%) SaaS
3 6 (0.95%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.61%) Internet
2 18 (2.86%) HTTP
3 17 (2.70%) Firewall
3 17 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.70%) SSL
3 17 (2.70%) LDAP
4 11 (1.75%) Intranet
5 7 (1.11%) ATM
5 7 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.02%) MySQL
5 17 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
11 8 (1.27%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.11%) OLAP
12 7 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (1.11%) Cognos Query Studio
12 7 (1.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 7 (1.11%) Cognos Report Studio
12 7 (1.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 6 (0.95%) RavenDB
13 6 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.90%) Visual Studio
3 52 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (7.47%) JIRA
5 39 (6.20%) NUnit
6 34 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 32 (5.09%) Subversion
8 31 (4.93%) MSTest
8 31 (4.93%) Moq
9 29 (4.61%) Jenkins
9 29 (4.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 20 (3.18%) Ant
10 20 (3.18%) Xcode
11 19 (3.02%) ReSharper
12 14 (2.23%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.91%) Hudson
14 10 (1.59%) Behat
14 10 (1.59%) PHPUnit
15 9 (1.43%) Selenium
16 6 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 55 (8.74%) Finance
2 54 (8.59%) Retail
3 26 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.13%) Games
4 19 (3.02%) Marketing
5 13 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.07%) Automotive
6 11 (1.75%) German Language
7 10 (1.59%) Advertising
8 7 (1.11%) Military
8 7 (1.11%) Law
8 7 (1.11%) Legal
9 5 (0.79%) Back Office
9 5 (0.79%) Electronics
10 3 (0.48%) Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 353 (56.12%) Developer
2 183 (29.09%) .NET Developer
3 94 (14.94%) C# Developer
4 89 (14.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 88 (13.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 83 (13.20%) Analyst
7 76 (12.08%) Senior Developer
8 65 (10.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 59 (9.38%) Business Analyst
10 58 (9.22%) Development Manager
11 53 (8.43%) Project Manager
12 45 (7.15%) Java Developer
13 43 (6.84%) Software Manager
14 42 (6.68%) Software Development Manager
15 35 (5.56%) Software Developer
16 32 (5.09%) Agile Business Analyst
16 32 (5.09%) Software Engineer
16 32 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
17 30 (4.77%) Web Developer
18 28 (4.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (44.67%) .NET
2 192 (30.52%) HTML
3 178 (28.30%) ASP.NET
4 152 (24.17%) CSS
5 105 (16.69%) jQuery
6 83 (13.20%) HTML5
7 76 (12.08%) WCF
8 64 (10.17%) Web Services
9 61 (9.70%) Ajax
10 54 (8.59%) XML
11 52 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (6.84%) .NET Framework
13 40 (6.36%) JSON
14 38 (6.04%) J2EE
15 36 (5.72%) WPF
16 35 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
16 35 (5.56%) CSS3
17 32 (5.09%) Spring.NET
18 31 (4.93%) Unity DI Container
18 31 (4.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.74%) Mobile App
2 47 (7.47%) N-Tier
3 43 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (5.09%) User Experience
5 31 (4.93%) Inversion of Control
6 30 (4.77%) Open Source
7 21 (3.34%) Social Media
8 20 (3.18%) Blackberry
9 18 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (2.54%) iPhone
10 16 (2.54%) iPad
11 15 (2.38%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.59%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.43%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.11%) Animation
15 6 (0.95%) Remote Sensing
15 6 (0.95%) Telematics
15 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.79%) Blog
17 3 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.15%) Windows
2 43 (6.84%) Apple iOS
3 42 (6.68%) Linux
4 37 (5.88%) Android
5 27 (4.29%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.11%) UNIX
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (30.68%) TDD
3 161 (25.60%) MVC
4 99 (15.74%) BDD
5 87 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (12.88%) OO
7 75 (11.92%) Multithreading
8 64 (10.17%) Unit Testing
8 64 (10.17%) Software Engineering
9 62 (9.86%) Kanban
10 58 (9.22%) E-Commerce
10 58 (9.22%) Waterfall
11 57 (9.06%) Project Management
12 56 (8.90%) Pair Programming
13 53 (8.43%) Mentoring
14 45 (7.15%) Low Latency
15 42 (6.68%) Dependency Injection
16 40 (6.36%) iOS Development
17 38 (6.04%) Business Analysis
18 36 (5.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 235 (37.36%) C#
2 157 (24.96%) JavaScript
3 146 (23.21%) Java
4 117 (18.60%) SQL
5 68 (10.81%) VB.NET
6 47 (7.47%) XAML
7 40 (6.36%) Objective-C
8 36 (5.72%) T-SQL
8 36 (5.72%) PHP
9 27 (4.29%) VB
10 24 (3.82%) C++
11 22 (3.50%) ActionScript
12 20 (3.18%) ActionScript 3.0
13 19 (3.02%) C
14 14 (2.23%) VB6
15 9 (1.43%) Groovy
16 8 (1.27%) VC++
16 8 (1.27%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (7.95%) SC Cleared
1 50 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.15%) Degree
3 25 (3.97%) ISEB
4 23 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.23%) MCSD
6 13 (2.07%) MCP
7 8 (1.27%) PhD
7 8 (1.27%) MCAD
7 8 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.27%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.27%) QA
2 7 (1.11%) TickIT
2 7 (1.11%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) IAG
Systems Management
1 17 (2.70%) Vagrant
1 17 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.61%) Appcelerator
3 25 (3.97%) Facebook
4 24 (3.82%) Zend
4 24 (3.82%) Oracle
5 21 (3.34%) Twitter
6 20 (3.18%) Sencha
7 18 (2.86%) Apple
8 17 (2.70%) VMware
9 14 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.43%) Cognos
11 8 (1.27%) Google
11 8 (1.27%) Sun
12 7 (1.11%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.11%) Netezza
13 6 (0.95%) JBoss
14 4 (0.64%) SAP
15 3 (0.48%) Teradata
16 2 (0.32%) DevExpress
16 2 (0.32%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago