Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,800 1,480 2,640
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.72% 26.42% 25.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.90% 28.68% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,046 1,193 2,278
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,938 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,687 5,160 9,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.43% 92.13% 92.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6,957 4,128 8,080
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +2.27%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the Midlands

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the Midlands

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the Midlands

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands 0 1,873 £55,000 +10.00% 380
East Midlands +2 918 £52,500 +10.53% 197
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 762 (27.21%) Azure
2 708 (25.29%) Scrum
3 680 (24.29%) DevOps
4 667 (23.82%) JavaScript
5 614 (21.93%) Social Skills
6 565 (20.18%) C#
7 556 (19.86%) SQL
8 548 (19.57%) AWS
9 500 (17.86%) .NET
10 462 (16.50%) Finance
11 461 (16.46%) Microsoft
12 443 (15.82%) Software Engineering
13 426 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
14 422 (15.07%) Java
15 379 (13.54%) CI/CD
16 376 (13.43%) Git (software)
17 351 (12.54%) Mentoring
18 342 (12.21%) Waterfall
19 333 (11.89%) CSS
20 331 (11.82%) Project Management
21 330 (11.79%) JIRA
22 321 (11.46%) Degree
22 321 (11.46%) HTML
23 320 (11.43%) React
24 318 (11.36%) Test Automation
25 316 (11.29%) SQL Server
26 314 (11.21%) Python
27 286 (10.21%) TDD
28 282 (10.07%) Docker
29 273 (9.75%) SDLC

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (3.89%) Confluence
2 64 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 52 (1.86%) CMS
4 26 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 25 (0.89%) IIS
5 25 (0.89%) SAS
6 19 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 18 (0.64%) Apache
8 15 (0.54%) Anypoint
8 15 (0.54%) Mule
8 15 (0.54%) Mule ESB
9 14 (0.50%) GeoServer
10 13 (0.46%) Drupal
11 12 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
12 10 (0.36%) WordPress
13 9 (0.32%) JBoss
13 9 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 88 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
3 35 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 31 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.64%) Sketch
6 13 (0.46%) InVision
7 11 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.18%) Adobe XD
8 5 (0.18%) Simulink
9 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.036%) Blender
11 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.036%) MadCap Flare
11 1 (0.036%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 20 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.18%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.18%) Shopify
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.14%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) Magento
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 762 (27.21%) Azure
2 548 (19.57%) AWS
3 260 (9.29%) SaaS
4 170 (6.07%) Power Platform
5 160 (5.71%) GCP
6 92 (3.29%) Microsoft 365
7 87 (3.11%) Serverless
8 86 (3.07%) GitHub
9 82 (2.93%) PaaS
10 61 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 52 (1.86%) Azure Monitor
11 52 (1.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 52 (1.86%) IaaS
12 46 (1.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 44 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
14 34 (1.21%) Amazon S3
14 34 (1.21%) PowerApps
15 33 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
16 32 (1.14%) npm
17 30 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.29%) HTTP
2 47 (1.68%) Firewall
3 35 (1.25%) DNS
4 26 (0.93%) FTP
5 22 (0.79%) LAN
5 22 (0.79%) WebEx
6 20 (0.71%) Network Security
7 19 (0.68%) HTTPS
8 17 (0.61%) WAN
9 13 (0.46%) VLAN
10 12 (0.43%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.36%) Ethernet
11 10 (0.36%) Wireless
12 8 (0.29%) DKIM
12 8 (0.29%) DMARC
12 8 (0.29%) Internet
13 7 (0.25%) SNMP
13 7 (0.25%) VPN
14 6 (0.21%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 122 (4.36%) Power BI
3 114 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 110 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 106 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 105 (3.75%) MySQL
7 79 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 74 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 59 (2.11%) Data Lake
10 50 (1.79%) Big Data
10 50 (1.79%) MongoDB
11 44 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
13 33 (1.18%) Tableau
14 31 (1.11%) Hadoop
15 29 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (0.89%) Amazon Athena
16 25 (0.89%) Redis
17 22 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 376 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 330 (11.79%) JIRA
3 215 (7.68%) Jenkins
4 121 (4.32%) Selenium
5 68 (2.43%) Visual Studio
6 50 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 45 (1.61%) gulp
8 44 (1.57%) Maven
9 43 (1.54%) Postman
10 42 (1.50%) GitLab
11 40 (1.43%) webpack
12 39 (1.39%) Bitbucket
12 39 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
14 29 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 29 (1.04%) JUnit
15 27 (0.96%) Grunt
15 27 (0.96%) JMeter
16 26 (0.93%) SpecFlow
17 25 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 614 (21.93%) Social Skills
2 462 (16.50%) Finance
3 243 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
4 153 (5.46%) Retail
5 146 (5.21%) Marketing
6 119 (4.25%) Public Sector
7 117 (4.18%) Law
8 112 (4.00%) Manufacturing
9 81 (2.89%) Influencing Skills
10 79 (2.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 68 (2.43%) Automotive
12 43 (1.54%) Games
13 37 (1.32%) Banking
14 36 (1.29%) Presentation Skills
15 33 (1.18%) Advertising
16 31 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
17 30 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
18 29 (1.04%) Legal
19 24 (0.86%) Telecoms
20 19 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 892 (31.86%) Developer
2 271 (9.68%) Analyst
3 220 (7.86%) Senior Developer
4 187 (6.68%) Project Manager
5 167 (5.96%) Software Engineer
6 154 (5.50%) Software Developer
7 153 (5.46%) Architect
8 139 (4.96%) .NET Developer
9 127 (4.54%) Java Developer
10 115 (4.11%) Business Analyst
11 114 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
12 109 (3.89%) C# Developer
13 89 (3.18%) Data Engineer
14 85 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 78 (2.79%) IT Manager
16 61 (2.18%) Senior Java Developer
17 59 (2.11%) Full Stack Developer
17 59 (2.11%) Junior
18 58 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
18 58 (2.07%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (17.86%) .NET
2 333 (11.89%) CSS
3 321 (11.46%) HTML
4 320 (11.43%) React
5 252 (9.00%) REST
6 237 (8.46%) AngularJS
7 203 (7.25%) RESTful
8 202 (7.21%) .NET Core
9 178 (6.36%) ASP.NET
10 149 (5.32%) HTML5
10 149 (5.32%) Spring
11 133 (4.75%) .NET Framework
12 130 (4.64%) Web Services
13 121 (4.32%) JSON
13 121 (4.32%) XML
14 114 (4.07%) Node.js
15 109 (3.89%) jQuery
16 85 (3.04%) CSS3
17 80 (2.86%) Middleware
18 77 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 212 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
2 166 (5.93%) User Experience
3 127 (4.54%) Self-Motivation
4 82 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 68 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 60 (2.14%) Cloud Native
8 53 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 47 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 39 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 37 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.18%) Legacy Applications
13 30 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
14 29 (1.04%) Data Centre
15 28 (1.00%) e-Health
16 25 (0.89%) Life Science
17 22 (0.79%) EPoS
18 21 (0.75%) NHS
19 19 (0.68%) Client/Server
19 19 (0.68%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 188 (6.71%) Linux
2 168 (6.00%) Windows
3 73 (2.61%) Unix
4 51 (1.82%) Android
5 40 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 20 (0.71%) AIX
8 20 (0.71%) Mac OS
9 15 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.14%) VMS
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.071%) CentOS
15 2 (0.071%) Debian
15 2 (0.071%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.071%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (25.29%) Scrum
2 680 (24.29%) DevOps
3 443 (15.82%) Software Engineering
4 426 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
5 379 (13.54%) CI/CD
6 351 (12.54%) Mentoring
7 342 (12.21%) Waterfall
8 331 (11.82%) Project Management
9 318 (11.36%) Test Automation
10 286 (10.21%) TDD
11 273 (9.75%) SDLC
12 271 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 242 (8.64%) Microservices
14 228 (8.14%) Coaching
15 213 (7.61%) Full Stack Development
16 198 (7.07%) Project Delivery
17 197 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 184 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
19 177 (6.32%) User Stories
20 174 (6.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 667 (23.82%) JavaScript
2 565 (20.18%) C#
3 556 (19.86%) SQL
4 422 (15.07%) Java
5 314 (11.21%) Python
6 188 (6.71%) TypeScript
7 160 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 105 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 83 (2.96%) Go
10 77 (2.75%) Bash
11 73 (2.61%) C
12 70 (2.50%) PHP
13 59 (2.11%) C++
14 45 (1.61%) Ruby
15 43 (1.54%) Java 8
16 35 (1.25%) VB.NET
17 33 (1.18%) PL/SQL
18 32 (1.14%) Groovy
19 22 (0.79%) XAML
20 21 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 321 (11.46%) Degree
2 220 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 198 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 93 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 34 (1.21%) ISEB
7 30 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.00%) CISSP
9 23 (0.82%) PMP
10 22 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 14 (0.50%) CISM
14 11 (0.39%) AWS Certification
14 11 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 11 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
15 9 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
17 7 (0.25%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (9.68%) QA
2 52 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.68%) Accessibility
4 38 (1.36%) PMO
5 30 (1.07%) GDPR
6 26 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.82%) SLA
8 14 (0.50%) GxP
9 10 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 10 (0.36%) COBIT
9 10 (0.36%) NCSC
10 9 (0.32%) GRC
10 9 (0.32%) NIST
11 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 7 (0.25%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 282 (10.07%) Docker
2 54 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 53 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.36%) HDFS
6 8 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.14%) vSphere
9 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.071%) Firmware
11 1 (0.036%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.036%) iptables
11 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.036%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.036%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 243 (8.68%) Kubernetes
2 170 (6.07%) Terraform
3 90 (3.21%) Ansible
4 59 (2.11%) Puppet
5 42 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.93%) Grafana
7 16 (0.57%) Istio
7 16 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (0.54%) Kibana
9 12 (0.43%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.43%) Rancher
10 9 (0.32%) Opsgenie
10 9 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.29%) Nessus
12 7 (0.25%) CFEngine
12 7 (0.25%) Consul
12 7 (0.25%) Packer
13 5 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 5 (0.18%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 461 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 121 (4.32%) Oracle
3 103 (3.68%) Google
4 74 (2.64%) ServiceNow
5 63 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 56 (2.00%) VMware
7 54 (1.93%) SAP
8 46 (1.64%) MuleSoft
9 44 (1.57%) Databricks
10 34 (1.21%) Citrix
11 32 (1.14%) IBM
12 31 (1.11%) Atlassian
13 26 (0.93%) Xamarin
14 20 (0.71%) Adobe
15 18 (0.64%) Agilent
15 18 (0.64%) Cognizant
16 17 (0.61%) Dell
16 17 (0.61%) Informatica
17 16 (0.57%) CheckPoint
18 15 (0.54%) QNX