Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,954 2,188 3,168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.51% 24.43% 26.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.02% 26.94% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,639 1,872 2,326
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,438 £37,500 £36,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 6,974 8,123 11,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.06% 90.68% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,473 6,776 8,299
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,705 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +1 1,338 £50,000 - 336
East Midlands 0 599 £50,000 - 138
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 553 (28.30%) Azure
2 542 (27.74%) JavaScript
3 480 (24.56%) DevOps
4 477 (24.41%) C#
5 451 (23.08%) .NET
6 422 (21.60%) Scrum
7 382 (19.55%) SQL
8 355 (18.17%) Microsoft
9 322 (16.48%) AWS
10 308 (15.76%) CSS
11 299 (15.30%) HTML
12 282 (14.43%) Finance
13 267 (13.66%) AngularJS
14 265 (13.56%) Software Engineering
15 262 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
16 255 (13.05%) Microservices
16 255 (13.05%) SDLC
17 242 (12.38%) SQL Server
18 235 (12.03%) React
19 232 (11.87%) TDD
20 231 (11.82%) Python
21 229 (11.72%) Git (software)
22 226 (11.57%) Java
23 221 (11.31%) Docker
24 219 (11.21%) Test Automation
25 193 (9.88%) Mentoring
26 190 (9.72%) SaaS
27 186 (9.52%) REST
28 180 (9.21%) MVC
29 172 (8.80%) Degree

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 87 (4.45%) Confluence
2 38 (1.94%) CMS
3 27 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 19 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (0.97%) IIS
5 18 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 10 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.36%) SAS
8 6 (0.31%) Camunda
8 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.20%) Liferay
9 4 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.15%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.15%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.10%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.10%) nginx
12 1 (0.051%) Mule
Applications
1 40 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.87%) Sketch
4 16 (0.82%) Figma
4 16 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.77%) InVision
6 11 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.77%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 12 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.15%) iTrent
9 3 (0.15%) Shopify
10 2 (0.10%) Magento
10 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.10%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 553 (28.30%) Azure
2 322 (16.48%) AWS
3 190 (9.72%) SaaS
4 100 (5.12%) GitHub
5 90 (4.61%) GCP
6 72 (3.68%) Power Platform
7 63 (3.22%) PaaS
8 58 (2.97%) Serverless
9 53 (2.71%) Microsoft 365
10 45 (2.30%) IaaS
11 36 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
13 28 (1.43%) npm
14 26 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 23 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
16 21 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (0.82%) OpenShift
19 15 (0.77%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.59%) Firewall
2 27 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.33%) VPN
4 21 (1.07%) DNS
4 21 (1.07%) HTTP
5 19 (0.97%) Network Security
6 13 (0.67%) Skype
7 11 (0.56%) Internet
7 11 (0.56%) VLAN
8 10 (0.51%) AMQP
8 10 (0.51%) OpenVPN
9 7 (0.36%) Broadband
9 7 (0.36%) FTP
9 7 (0.36%) SMTP
9 7 (0.36%) SSH
9 7 (0.36%) VoIP
10 6 (0.31%) RTP
11 5 (0.26%) LAN
11 5 (0.26%) WAN
12 4 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 99 (5.07%) MySQL
3 76 (3.89%) MongoDB
4 74 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 57 (2.92%) Power BI
6 53 (2.71%) Relational Database
7 41 (2.10%) Big Data
8 35 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (0.97%) Redis
12 18 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (0.92%) Tableau
13 17 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.61%) Data Lake
15 12 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 229 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 164 (8.39%) JIRA
3 124 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 60 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 52 (2.66%) Selenium
6 48 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 43 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 42 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 40 (2.05%) GitLab
10 38 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 31 (1.59%) Bitbucket
12 30 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (1.43%) NUnit
14 20 (1.02%) JMeter
15 19 (0.97%) SpecFlow
16 18 (0.92%) MSTest
17 17 (0.87%) Postman
18 15 (0.77%) git-flow
18 15 (0.77%) Gradle
18 15 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 282 (14.43%) Finance
2 155 (7.93%) Law
3 97 (4.96%) Retail
4 79 (4.04%) Public Sector
5 72 (3.68%) Marketing
6 55 (2.81%) Games
7 34 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.43%) Aerospace
9 25 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.02%) Automotive
11 17 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.72%) Electronics
13 13 (0.67%) Legal
14 12 (0.61%) Back Office
14 12 (0.61%) Banking
15 8 (0.41%) Advertising
15 8 (0.41%) Military
16 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.31%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 739 (37.82%) Developer
2 174 (8.90%) Senior Developer
3 170 (8.70%) Analyst
4 138 (7.06%) .NET Developer
5 122 (6.24%) C# Developer
6 119 (6.09%) Business Analyst
7 115 (5.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 115 (5.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 114 (5.83%) Software Engineer
9 98 (5.02%) Project Manager
9 98 (5.02%) Software Developer
10 80 (4.09%) Architect
11 75 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 68 (3.48%) Java Developer
13 58 (2.97%) React Developer
14 56 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 55 (2.81%) PHP Developer
16 48 (2.46%) Cloud Engineer
17 44 (2.25%) Lead Developer
18 42 (2.15%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (23.08%) .NET
2 308 (15.76%) CSS
3 299 (15.30%) HTML
4 267 (13.66%) AngularJS
5 235 (12.03%) React
6 186 (9.52%) REST
7 169 (8.65%) .NET Core
8 160 (8.19%) Node.js
9 155 (7.93%) ASP.NET
10 146 (7.47%) jQuery
11 141 (7.22%) .NET Framework
12 125 (6.40%) Vue.js
13 113 (5.78%) Spring
14 92 (4.71%) Web Services
15 80 (4.09%) HTML5
16 71 (3.63%) JSON
17 69 (3.53%) RESTful
18 68 (3.48%) Sass
19 61 (3.12%) Entity Framework
20 56 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
2 136 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (5.63%) User Experience
4 98 (5.02%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 43 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.64%) Virtual Team
9 29 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 28 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
11 20 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 20 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 17 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
14 12 (0.61%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.61%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
15 11 (0.56%) EPoS
15 11 (0.56%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.51%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 162 (8.29%) Linux
2 110 (5.63%) Windows
3 56 (2.87%) Windows Server
4 39 (2.00%) Unix
5 33 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.59%) Android
7 14 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.36%) CentOS
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.26%) Alpine Linux
12 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.10%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.10%) SUSE
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.051%) Debian
14 1 (0.051%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (24.56%) DevOps
2 422 (21.60%) Scrum
3 265 (13.56%) Software Engineering
4 262 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
5 255 (13.05%) Microservices
5 255 (13.05%) SDLC
6 232 (11.87%) TDD
7 219 (11.21%) Test Automation
8 193 (9.88%) Mentoring
9 180 (9.21%) MVC
10 157 (8.03%) Project Management
11 137 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 131 (6.70%) Collaborative Working
13 122 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 120 (6.14%) Software Testing
15 119 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 116 (5.94%) Front End Development
17 112 (5.73%) Waterfall
18 111 (5.68%) Fintech
19 109 (5.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 542 (27.74%) JavaScript
2 477 (24.41%) C#
3 382 (19.55%) SQL
4 231 (11.82%) Python
5 226 (11.57%) Java
6 125 (6.40%) TypeScript
7 110 (5.63%) PHP
8 91 (4.66%) PowerShell
9 82 (4.20%) T-SQL
10 66 (3.38%) C++
11 63 (3.22%) C
12 58 (2.97%) ES6
13 54 (2.76%) Bash Shell
14 40 (2.05%) Apex Code
15 35 (1.79%) Java 8
16 33 (1.69%) Ruby
17 32 (1.64%) Go
18 30 (1.54%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.92%) ES7
19 18 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (8.80%) Degree
2 140 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 114 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 35 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (1.43%) ISEB
7 19 (0.97%) CISSP
8 14 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.56%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.41%) CCNP
11 8 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.41%) CSPO
12 5 (0.26%) APMP
12 5 (0.26%) CISM
12 5 (0.26%) PhD
12 5 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.20%) CISA
13 4 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (7.88%) QA
2 33 (1.69%) MISRA
3 28 (1.43%) PMO
4 22 (1.13%) GDPR
5 15 (0.77%) SLA
6 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.31%) MISRA C
10 5 (0.26%) COBIT
10 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.10%) NCSC
11 2 (0.10%) NIST
11 2 (0.10%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.051%) PMBOK
System Software
1 221 (11.31%) Docker
2 54 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.92%) Firmware
5 16 (0.82%) vSphere
6 14 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.10%) LXC
9 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.051%) pfSense
10 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.051%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 149 (7.63%) Terraform
2 114 (5.83%) Kubernetes
3 103 (5.27%) Ansible
4 65 (3.33%) Puppet
5 64 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.23%) Prometheus
7 23 (1.18%) Rancher
8 17 (0.87%) Packer
9 16 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
10 15 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (0.67%) Consul
12 12 (0.61%) Grafana
13 10 (0.51%) Graylog
13 10 (0.51%) logstash
13 10 (0.51%) Nagios
13 10 (0.51%) Opsgenie
14 9 (0.46%) MIIS
14 9 (0.46%) Salt
15 8 (0.41%) CASB
16 7 (0.36%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 355 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 87 (4.45%) Oracle
3 58 (2.97%) Google
4 54 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (2.05%) VMware
6 30 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 28 (1.43%) SAP
8 27 (1.38%) Klocwork
9 20 (1.02%) Zend
10 19 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 16 (0.82%) ServiceNow
11 16 (0.82%) Sparx
12 14 (0.72%) Cisco
13 12 (0.61%) Adobe
13 12 (0.61%) Databricks
14 9 (0.46%) Telerik
15 8 (0.41%) Citrix
15 8 (0.41%) Twitter
16 7 (0.36%) Apple
16 7 (0.36%) Facebook