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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 40 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 279 239 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.18% 4.29% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 5.60% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 252 232 196
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
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
4071 4271 3637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.66% 76.71% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3609 3120
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,729 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 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 1 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 +21 90 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Warwickshire +11 53 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Coventry +24 41 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Solihull +20 38 £41,000 +15.49%
Worcestershire +13 20 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Staffordshire -28 12 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Wolverhampton +5 6 £41,250 +11.48% 2
Walsall 0 5 £39,000 +56.00%
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 247 (49.40%) .NET
2 212 (42.40%) C#
3 205 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (35.20%) ASP.NET
5 135 (27.00%) TDD
6 133 (26.60%) HTML
7 122 (24.40%) Java
8 110 (22.00%) SQL
9 109 (21.80%) SQL Server
10 104 (20.80%) Microsoft
11 102 (20.40%) MVC
12 96 (19.20%) JavaScript
13 93 (18.60%) CSS
14 77 (15.40%) BDD
15 73 (14.60%) Multithreading
16 65 (13.00%) WCF
17 62 (12.40%) Pair Programming
18 59 (11.80%) Software Engineering
19 57 (11.40%) Unit Testing
20 56 (11.20%) jQuery
20 56 (11.20%) XAML
21 54 (10.80%) Windows
21 54 (10.80%) MS Excel
22 51 (10.20%) Low Latency
23 49 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
23 49 (9.80%) OO
23 49 (9.80%) Web Services
24 48 (9.60%) Project Management
24 48 (9.60%) Degree
25 47 (9.40%) WPF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (5.40%) Tomcat
2 18 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.60%) IIS
5 3 (0.60%) Node.js
6 2 (0.40%) WordPress
6 2 (0.40%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.40%) Confluence
6 2 (0.40%) FileNet
7 1 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 54 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.00%) MS Office
3 17 (3.40%) MS Project
4 6 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.40%) Maya
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Summit
1 5 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.60%) Basecamp
3 7 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.80%) Internet
2 12 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.80%) Intranet
4 8 (1.60%) HTTP
4 8 (1.60%) LDAP
4 8 (1.60%) SSL
4 8 (1.60%) Firewall
5 7 (1.40%) Network Security
6 5 (1.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.40%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (1.20%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.00%) OLAP
10 5 (1.00%) MySQL
10 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.00%) Cognos Query Studio
10 5 (1.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 5 (1.00%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (1.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 36 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (6.20%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.40%) NUnit
4 22 (4.40%) JIRA
5 21 (4.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 19 (3.80%) Subversion
7 17 (3.40%) Moq
7 17 (3.40%) MSTest
8 14 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.40%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.20%) ReSharper
11 10 (2.00%) Xcode
12 9 (1.80%) Hudson
13 6 (1.20%) PhoneGap
13 6 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 6 (1.20%) Ant
14 5 (1.00%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
16 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 40 (8.00%) Finance
1 40 (8.00%) Retail
2 23 (4.60%) Games
3 18 (3.60%) Marketing
4 16 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.60%) Advertising
6 13 (2.60%) German Language
7 11 (2.20%) Automotive
8 10 (2.00%) Military
8 10 (2.00%) Law
9 7 (1.40%) Legal
10 5 (1.00%) Back Office
11 3 (0.60%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 277 (55.40%) Developer
2 160 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 92 (18.40%) C# Developer
4 91 (18.20%) ASP.NET Developer
5 81 (16.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 68 (13.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 64 (12.80%) Analyst
8 58 (11.60%) Senior Developer
9 53 (10.60%) Project Manager
10 49 (9.80%) Java Developer
11 48 (9.60%) Development Manager
12 44 (8.80%) Business Analyst
13 35 (7.00%) Software Manager
14 34 (6.80%) Software Development Manager
15 28 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (5.20%) Software Engineer
16 26 (5.20%) Development Project Manager
17 22 (4.40%) Software Developer
17 22 (4.40%) Architect
18 21 (4.20%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (49.40%) .NET
2 176 (35.20%) ASP.NET
3 133 (26.60%) HTML
4 93 (18.60%) CSS
5 65 (13.00%) WCF
6 56 (11.20%) jQuery
7 49 (9.80%) Web Services
8 47 (9.40%) WPF
9 45 (9.00%) XML
10 43 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (8.00%) HTML5
12 39 (7.80%) J2EE
13 37 (7.40%) Ajax
14 32 (6.40%) .NET Framework
15 24 (4.80%) Spring
16 22 (4.40%) Castle Windsor
16 22 (4.40%) JSON
17 21 (4.20%) REST
18 20 (4.00%) Java EE
19 19 (3.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.20%) Mobile App
2 31 (6.20%) N-Tier
3 27 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (3.20%) iPad
6 16 (3.20%) iPhone
7 12 (2.40%) Social Media
7 12 (2.40%) Open Source
8 9 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.80%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.00%) Learning Management System
10 5 (1.00%) FMCG
10 5 (1.00%) Animation
11 4 (0.80%) Remote Sensing
11 4 (0.80%) Telematics
11 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.60%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.80%) Windows
2 25 (5.00%) Linux
3 22 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.80%) Android
5 13 (2.60%) UNIX
6 10 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (27.00%) TDD
3 102 (20.40%) MVC
4 77 (15.40%) BDD
5 73 (14.60%) Multithreading
6 62 (12.40%) Pair Programming
7 59 (11.80%) Software Engineering
8 57 (11.40%) Unit Testing
9 51 (10.20%) Low Latency
10 49 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (9.80%) OO
11 48 (9.60%) Project Management
12 41 (8.20%) Waterfall
13 33 (6.60%) E-Commerce
14 32 (6.40%) Kanban
15 31 (6.20%) Business Analysis
16 28 (5.60%) PRINCE2
17 26 (5.20%) CRM
18 24 (4.80%) Web Application Development
18 24 (4.80%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 212 (42.40%) C#
2 122 (24.40%) Java
3 110 (22.00%) SQL
4 96 (19.20%) JavaScript
5 56 (11.20%) XAML
6 47 (9.40%) VB.NET
7 37 (7.40%) C++
8 25 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 24 (4.80%) C
10 18 (3.60%) VB
11 17 (3.40%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.60%) VC++
12 13 (2.60%) Groovy
13 11 (2.20%) VB6
13 11 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.60%) PHP
15 7 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
16 6 (1.20%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (9.60%) Degree
2 22 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 22 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.00%) MCP
5 14 (2.80%) ISEB
6 10 (2.00%) MCSD
7 8 (1.60%) Sun Certification
7 8 (1.60%) PhD
8 7 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.20%) MCAD
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.00%) QA
2 11 (2.20%) TickIT
2 11 (2.20%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) Puppet
1 8 (1.60%) Vagrant
1 8 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.60%) Oracle
3 20 (4.00%) Apple
4 14 (2.80%) Facebook
5 12 (2.40%) JBoss
6 10 (2.00%) Twitter
7 8 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.60%) Sun
7 8 (1.60%) VMware
8 7 (1.40%) Cognos
9 6 (1.20%) Sencha
9 6 (1.20%) Appcelerator
10 5 (1.00%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.00%) Netezza
11 4 (0.80%) Google
12 3 (0.60%) Teradata
13 2 (0.40%) Zend
13 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.40%) IBM
13 2 (0.40%) Adobe
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Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Coventry
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