Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,502 3,259 3,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.64% 26.65% 25.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.03% 28.88% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,220 2,496 3,262
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,475 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 9,256 11,285 13,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.16% 92.28% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7,635 8,346 11,119
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% -0.61%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 1,472 £50,000 +11.11% 360
East Midlands 0 1,018 £49,325 +3.84% 274
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 736 (29.42%) JavaScript
2 715 (28.58%) C#
3 663 (26.50%) .NET
4 615 (24.58%) Scrum
5 523 (20.90%) SQL
6 520 (20.78%) Azure
7 469 (18.75%) HTML
8 461 (18.43%) CSS
9 427 (17.07%) Java
10 422 (16.87%) AWS
11 421 (16.83%) DevOps
12 389 (15.55%) Microsoft
13 367 (14.67%) Git (software)
14 354 (14.15%) Test Automation
15 340 (13.59%) SQL Server
16 339 (13.55%) Software Engineering
17 317 (12.67%) Degree
18 302 (12.07%) Finance
19 285 (11.39%) TDD
20 283 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
21 272 (10.87%) ASP.NET
22 262 (10.47%) AngularJS
23 254 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
24 250 (9.99%) JIRA
25 242 (9.67%) SDLC
26 237 (9.47%) Mentoring
27 231 (9.23%) MVC
28 212 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
29 211 (8.43%) Project Management
29 211 (8.43%) Web Development

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 88 (3.52%) Apache Spark
2 80 (3.20%) Confluence
3 44 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.12%) IIS
6 26 (1.04%) CMS
7 20 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.60%) SAS
9 10 (0.40%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.36%) TPMS
11 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Fuse
12 4 (0.16%) Apache
12 4 (0.16%) Mule
12 4 (0.16%) nginx
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (1.08%) Sketch
2 26 (1.04%) InVision
3 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (0.44%) Figma
8 7 (0.28%) Marvel
9 6 (0.24%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.080%) UXPin
14 1 (0.040%) Abaqus
14 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.040%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.12%) Primavera
8 2 (0.080%) Magento
8 2 (0.080%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.080%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.080%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.040%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.040%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 1 (0.040%) SAP MDG
9 1 (0.040%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.040%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.040%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 520 (20.78%) Azure
2 422 (16.87%) AWS
3 129 (5.16%) SaaS
4 85 (3.40%) GCP
5 74 (2.96%) Power Platform
6 71 (2.84%) PaaS
7 66 (2.64%) Office 365
8 64 (2.56%) GitHub
9 48 (1.92%) IaaS
9 48 (1.92%) Serverless
10 40 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
11 35 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
12 21 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
14 14 (0.56%) PowerApps
14 14 (0.56%) Slack
15 13 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.92%) Firewall
2 40 (1.60%) Internet
3 27 (1.08%) DNS
4 19 (0.76%) HTTP
4 19 (0.76%) WAN
5 18 (0.72%) Diameter Protocol
6 16 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (0.52%) Network Security
8 12 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (0.44%) VoIP
10 10 (0.40%) Intranet
11 9 (0.36%) BGP
11 9 (0.36%) LAN
11 9 (0.36%) VPN
12 8 (0.32%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.32%) MPLS
12 8 (0.32%) Softphone
12 8 (0.32%) SSL
12 8 (0.32%) Wireless
13 7 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 151 (6.04%) MySQL
3 135 (5.40%) Big Data
4 109 (4.36%) MongoDB
5 97 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 81 (3.24%) NoSQL
7 73 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (2.84%) Power BI
9 69 (2.76%) HBase
10 65 (2.60%) Relational Database
11 56 (2.24%) Apache Hive
12 55 (2.20%) Impala
13 42 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
13 42 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
15 35 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
19 17 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 367 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 250 (9.99%) JIRA
3 203 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 115 (4.60%) Selenium
5 113 (4.52%) Visual Studio
6 106 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 60 (2.40%) Maven
8 59 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 46 (1.84%) JUnit
9 46 (1.84%) Subversion
10 38 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 37 (1.48%) SonarQube
12 35 (1.40%) WebDriver
13 30 (1.20%) Bitbucket
13 30 (1.20%) GitLab
14 28 (1.12%) SoapUI
15 26 (1.04%) Eclipse
16 24 (0.96%) Postman
17 23 (0.92%) Mockito
17 23 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 302 (12.07%) Finance
2 141 (5.64%) Retail
3 62 (2.48%) Games
4 60 (2.40%) Public Sector
5 54 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 52 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.64%) Legal
8 38 (1.52%) Banking
9 36 (1.44%) Marketing
10 34 (1.36%) Law
11 31 (1.24%) Automotive
12 27 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.68%) Electronics
14 12 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.32%) Advertising
15 8 (0.32%) Billing
16 7 (0.28%) Police
17 6 (0.24%) Publishing
18 4 (0.16%) Local Government
19 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,007 (40.25%) Developer
2 280 (11.19%) Senior Developer
3 227 (9.07%) .NET Developer
4 221 (8.83%) Analyst
5 155 (6.20%) Architect
6 154 (6.16%) Software Engineer
7 152 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 149 (5.96%) Java Developer
9 139 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 109 (4.36%) Business Analyst
11 102 (4.08%) Project Manager
12 98 (3.92%) Lead Developer
13 89 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 89 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
14 86 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
15 80 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
16 69 (2.76%) Cloud Engineer
16 69 (2.76%) Junior
17 65 (2.60%) Java Engineer
18 62 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (26.50%) .NET
2 469 (18.75%) HTML
3 461 (18.43%) CSS
4 272 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 262 (10.47%) AngularJS
6 208 (8.31%) Web Services
7 187 (7.47%) Node.js
8 178 (7.11%) HTML5
9 176 (7.03%) jQuery
10 168 (6.71%) React
11 146 (5.84%) .NET Framework
12 142 (5.68%) RESTful
13 141 (5.64%) .NET Core
14 138 (5.52%) Spring
15 129 (5.16%) CSS3
16 126 (5.04%) REST
17 99 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 89 (3.56%) Sass
19 88 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 80 (3.20%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 212 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (8.23%) User Experience
3 137 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 128 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
5 121 (4.84%) Public Cloud
6 87 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
7 71 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 60 (2.40%) Cloud Native
9 50 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 25 (1.00%) Algorithms
12 25 (1.00%) e-Learning
13 23 (0.92%) NHS
14 19 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
14 19 (0.76%) SCADA
15 15 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
15 15 (0.60%) FMCG
15 15 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 118 (4.72%) Linux
2 108 (4.32%) Windows
3 59 (2.36%) Unix
4 36 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.08%) Android
6 25 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.56%) CentOS
9 13 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.16%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.080%) Debian
12 2 (0.080%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.080%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.040%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (24.58%) Scrum
2 421 (16.83%) DevOps
3 354 (14.15%) Test Automation
4 339 (13.55%) Software Engineering
5 285 (11.39%) TDD
6 283 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
7 254 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
8 242 (9.67%) SDLC
9 237 (9.47%) Mentoring
10 231 (9.23%) MVC
11 211 (8.43%) Project Management
11 211 (8.43%) Web Development
12 190 (7.59%) Microservices
13 178 (7.11%) Waterfall
14 172 (6.87%) Analytics
15 162 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 160 (6.39%) Kanban
17 155 (6.20%) OO
18 153 (6.12%) Front End Development
19 146 (5.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 736 (29.42%) JavaScript
2 715 (28.58%) C#
3 523 (20.90%) SQL
4 427 (17.07%) Java
5 209 (8.35%) Python
6 113 (4.52%) T-SQL
7 108 (4.32%) PHP
8 105 (4.20%) C++
9 75 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 74 (2.96%) TypeScript
11 70 (2.80%) Scala
12 60 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 49 (1.96%) C
14 44 (1.76%) ES6
15 41 (1.64%) Ruby
16 37 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 30 (1.20%) Java 8
18 27 (1.08%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.04%) R
20 18 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 317 (12.67%) Degree
2 58 (2.32%) ISTQB
3 54 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (1.88%) ISEB
5 45 (1.80%) Security Cleared
6 34 (1.36%) CISM
7 32 (1.28%) CISSP
7 32 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 24 (0.96%) AWS Certification
9 20 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 19 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.64%) PhD
12 14 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.48%) PMP
14 11 (0.44%) APMP
15 10 (0.40%) CEH
15 10 (0.40%) DBS Check
16 9 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (8.19%) QA
2 49 (1.96%) PMO
3 42 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.16%) GDPR
5 25 (1.00%) SLA
6 23 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.68%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.56%) COBIT
10 6 (0.24%) NIST
11 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.12%) GxP
13 3 (0.12%) ISO 26262
14 2 (0.080%) HL7
14 2 (0.080%) IEC 62304
14 2 (0.080%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.040%) RMADS
15 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 143 (5.72%) Docker
2 42 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 26 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.52%) HDFS
5 13 (0.52%) vSphere
6 12 (0.48%) Firmware
7 9 (0.36%) Postfix
7 9 (0.36%) vCloud
8 7 (0.28%) ProxySG
8 7 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.24%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.12%) XenApp
11 2 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.080%) Varnish
12 1 (0.040%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.040%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 97 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 91 (3.64%) Terraform
3 79 (3.16%) Ansible
4 55 (2.20%) Puppet
5 32 (1.28%) Packer
6 22 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (0.56%) HP ALM
9 13 (0.52%) SCCM
10 12 (0.48%) Consul
10 12 (0.48%) Grafana
10 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (0.48%) Prometheus
11 11 (0.44%) Graphite
12 9 (0.36%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.32%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
14 7 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.28%) Oozie
15 6 (0.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 389 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 137 (5.48%) Oracle
3 78 (3.12%) Google
4 58 (2.32%) VMware
5 49 (1.96%) Cisco
6 36 (1.44%) Adobe
7 34 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 28 (1.12%) SAP
9 26 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 26 (1.04%) Tableau
10 24 (0.96%) HP
11 21 (0.84%) UiPath
11 21 (0.84%) Xamarin
12 18 (0.72%) IBM
13 14 (0.56%) Blue Prism
13 14 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.48%) CA
15 11 (0.44%) Alibaba
15 11 (0.44%) Informatica
16 10 (0.40%) AppDynamics