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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 308 163 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.86% 3.54% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 4.36% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 255 143 184
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
4220 3739 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.30% 81.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3532 3058 3209
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +32 106 £58,750 +38.23% 9
Coventry +10 74 £42,500 -7.10% 4
Warwickshire +11 67 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Staffordshire +12 24 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Solihull -16 11 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Shropshire -10 5 £59,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £33,750 -
Worcestershire -16 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 624 (94.69%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (49.17%) .NET
3 276 (41.88%) C#
4 228 (34.60%) TDD
5 211 (32.02%) MVC
6 209 (31.71%) HTML
7 198 (30.05%) SQL Server
8 195 (29.59%) JavaScript
9 190 (28.83%) CSS
10 187 (28.38%) ASP.NET
11 165 (25.04%) SQL
12 155 (23.52%) Kanban
13 143 (21.70%) jQuery
14 133 (20.18%) Microsoft
15 124 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
16 119 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 101 (15.33%) HTML5
18 95 (14.42%) .NET Framework
19 86 (13.05%) Java
20 82 (12.44%) Ajax
20 82 (12.44%) Degree
20 82 (12.44%) Dependency Injection
21 78 (11.84%) OO
22 77 (11.68%) WCF
23 76 (11.53%) NUnit
24 73 (11.08%) Finance
24 73 (11.08%) Entity Framework
25 72 (10.93%) Project Management
26 67 (10.17%) Visual Studio
27 64 (9.71%) E-Commerce

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 44 (6.68%) SharePoint
2 38 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 35 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 32 (4.86%) WordPress
5 28 (4.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (2.73%) CMS
7 17 (2.58%) IIS
8 16 (2.43%) GlassFish
9 11 (1.67%) JBoss
10 7 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.91%) Apache
12 5 (0.76%) Drupal
13 4 (0.61%) FileNet
13 4 (0.61%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.61%) Documentum
14 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.46%) Node.js
15 2 (0.30%) SAS
16 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 56 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.67%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.37%) MS Project
3 9 (1.37%) MS Office
4 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.25%) Office 365
2 19 (2.88%) SaaS
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.76%) GitHub
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.58%) Internet
2 14 (2.12%) Broadband
3 8 (1.21%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.76%) SAN
4 5 (0.76%) Firewall
4 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.25%) MySQL
5 26 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.61%) Big Data
11 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.61%) OLAP
12 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 76 (11.53%) NUnit
2 67 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 61 (9.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 59 (8.95%) Git (software)
5 57 (8.65%) MSTest
5 57 (8.65%) Moq
6 51 (7.74%) Subversion
7 44 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (3.79%) Maven
9 24 (3.64%) JUnit
10 22 (3.34%) ReSharper
11 16 (2.43%) Selenium
12 7 (1.06%) PHPUnit
12 7 (1.06%) QUnit
13 5 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.76%) JIRA
13 5 (0.76%) Ant
13 5 (0.76%) RequisitePro
13 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 73 (11.08%) Finance
2 40 (6.07%) Retail
3 38 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.16%) Marketing
5 24 (3.64%) Billing
6 16 (2.43%) Banking
6 16 (2.43%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.97%) Automotive
8 9 (1.37%) Advertising
9 7 (1.06%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 338 (51.29%) Developer
2 176 (26.71%) .NET Developer
3 109 (16.54%) Analyst
4 81 (12.29%) Senior Developer
5 80 (12.14%) Business Analyst
6 79 (11.99%) C# Developer
7 71 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 56 (8.50%) Web Developer
9 46 (6.98%) Software Developer
10 45 (6.83%) Project Manager
11 43 (6.53%) Architect
12 36 (5.46%) Java Developer
12 36 (5.46%) Agile Business Analyst
13 35 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
14 33 (5.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 31 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
16 30 (4.55%) Software Engineer
17 28 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
18 24 (3.64%) SharePoint Architect
19 23 (3.49%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (49.17%) .NET
2 209 (31.71%) HTML
3 190 (28.83%) CSS
4 187 (28.38%) ASP.NET
5 143 (21.70%) jQuery
6 119 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 101 (15.33%) HTML5
8 95 (14.42%) .NET Framework
9 82 (12.44%) Ajax
10 77 (11.68%) WCF
11 73 (11.08%) Entity Framework
12 64 (9.71%) CSS3
13 62 (9.41%) Castle Windsor
13 62 (9.41%) J2EE
13 62 (9.41%) Web Services
14 58 (8.80%) Spring.NET
15 57 (8.65%) Ninject
15 57 (8.65%) Unity DI Container
16 56 (8.50%) JSON
17 52 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.65%) Inversion of Control
2 48 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.70%) User Experience
5 25 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 23 (3.49%) N-Tier
7 17 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.67%) iPhone
9 11 (1.67%) iPad
10 10 (1.52%) Open Source
11 8 (1.21%) Social Network
12 5 (0.76%) Clustering
12 5 (0.76%) Tandem
12 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.61%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.61%) SCORM
13 4 (0.61%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.61%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.95%) Windows
2 49 (7.44%) Linux
3 27 (4.10%) UNIX
4 25 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.88%) Android
6 16 (2.43%) Solaris
7 12 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.30%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.15%) OS/400
9 1 (0.15%) zOS
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (94.69%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (34.60%) TDD
3 211 (32.02%) MVC
4 155 (23.52%) Kanban
5 124 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (12.44%) Dependency Injection
7 78 (11.84%) OO
8 72 (10.93%) Project Management
9 64 (9.71%) E-Commerce
10 58 (8.80%) Software Engineering
11 57 (8.65%) Web Application Development
12 54 (8.19%) PRINCE2
13 51 (7.74%) Mentoring
14 48 (7.28%) BDD
15 44 (6.68%) CRM
16 43 (6.53%) Content Management
16 43 (6.53%) Responsive Web Design
17 41 (6.22%) Test Automation
18 40 (6.07%) Unit Testing
19 37 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 276 (41.88%) C#
2 195 (29.59%) JavaScript
3 165 (25.04%) SQL
4 86 (13.05%) Java
5 58 (8.80%) T-SQL
6 50 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 49 (7.44%) PHP
8 38 (5.77%) Python
9 34 (5.16%) Perl
10 23 (3.49%) VB
11 22 (3.34%) Ruby
12 20 (3.03%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.43%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.12%) C++
15 12 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.06%) XAML
17 5 (0.76%) Groovy
18 4 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
18 4 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 82 (12.44%) Degree
2 53 (8.04%) ISEB
3 48 (7.28%) Security Cleared
4 47 (7.13%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.49%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.37%) MCP
9 6 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.76%) MCSE
11 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) MCSD
13 1 (0.15%) PhD
13 1 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.89%) QA
2 10 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (4.40%) Nagios
2 17 (2.58%) Puppet
3 16 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.28%) Unicenter
4 15 (2.28%) Tivoli
4 15 (2.28%) BladeLogic
4 15 (2.28%) Ansible
5 14 (2.12%) OpenNMS
6 12 (1.82%) Control-M
7 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 133 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.86%) Oracle
2 32 (4.86%) Zend
3 12 (1.82%) Apple
3 12 (1.82%) Google
4 10 (1.52%) HP
5 9 (1.37%) Facebook
5 9 (1.37%) Twitter
6 8 (1.21%) Telerik
7 6 (0.91%) IBM
8 4 (0.61%) Stellent
8 4 (0.61%) OpenText
8 4 (0.61%) EMC
8 4 (0.61%) Sencha
8 4 (0.61%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.30%) Informatica
9 2 (0.30%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.30%) SAP
9 2 (0.30%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.30%) BT
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Latest tech!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago