Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,395 3,738 3,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.49% 25.17% 20.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.04% 27.64% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,782 3,329 3,431
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 12,106 13,526 16,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.91% 91.08% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9,420 11,131 12,939
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 0 2,055 £45,000 +2.27% 421
East Midlands 0 1,335 £45,000 - 291
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 1,106 (32.58%) C#
2 1,046 (30.81%) JavaScript
3 1,038 (30.57%) .NET
4 977 (28.78%) Scrum
5 854 (25.15%) SQL
6 823 (24.24%) Java
7 760 (22.39%) HTML
8 684 (20.15%) SQL Server
9 664 (19.56%) CSS
10 621 (18.29%) MVC
11 605 (17.82%) TDD
12 603 (17.76%) Microsoft
13 566 (16.67%) Finance
14 546 (16.08%) ASP.NET
15 497 (14.64%) Test Automation
16 473 (13.93%) AngularJS
17 458 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
18 435 (12.81%) Software Engineering
19 419 (12.34%) Degree
20 404 (11.90%) Git (software)
21 384 (11.31%) Waterfall
22 377 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
22 377 (11.10%) Web Services
23 354 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
24 351 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
25 345 (10.16%) BDD
26 343 (10.10%) SDLC
27 318 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
28 315 (9.28%) HTML5
29 308 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 122 (3.59%) Confluence
2 72 (2.12%) CMS
3 64 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 63 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 63 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 61 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 53 (1.56%) Apache
7 37 (1.09%) IIS
8 24 (0.71%) JBoss
8 24 (0.71%) nginx
9 23 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 19 (0.56%) NServiceBus
11 15 (0.44%) Sitefinity
12 13 (0.38%) Anypoint
12 13 (0.38%) WordPress
13 12 (0.35%) Mule
14 10 (0.29%) Liferay
15 8 (0.24%) Drupal
15 8 (0.24%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 91 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 44 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.27%) UserZoom
8 7 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.21%) Maya
9 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.15%) InVision
10 5 (0.15%) Mingle
10 5 (0.15%) Simulink
11 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.088%) Moqups
13 2 (0.059%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.059%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.059%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.059%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 27 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.38%) Magento
4 8 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.12%) SAP ECC
8 3 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.088%) SAP MDG
9 2 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.059%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.059%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.059%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.059%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.059%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.059%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 458 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 354 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (3.68%) SaaS
4 89 (2.62%) PaaS
5 70 (2.06%) GitHub
6 67 (1.97%) IaaS
7 62 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 44 (1.30%) Serverless
9 33 (0.97%) Office 365
10 28 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.59%) npm
13 16 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (0.44%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.41%) CloudFront
15 14 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
16 12 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
17 10 (0.29%) Google Analytics
17 10 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.00%) Internet
2 45 (1.33%) HTTP
3 44 (1.30%) Firewall
4 31 (0.91%) SMS
5 29 (0.85%) DNS
6 26 (0.77%) SSL
7 25 (0.74%) VPN
8 23 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 14 (0.41%) WAN
10 12 (0.35%) Intranet
10 12 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
11 11 (0.32%) Broadband
12 7 (0.21%) Modbus
12 7 (0.21%) RS-485
13 6 (0.18%) Extranet
14 5 (0.15%) DHCP
14 5 (0.15%) Skype
14 5 (0.15%) VLAN
15 4 (0.12%) Wireless
16 3 (0.088%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 219 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 137 (4.04%) MySQL
4 135 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 118 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 99 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
6 99 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 97 (2.86%) Big Data
8 90 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 82 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 68 (2.00%) Hadoop
11 66 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
12 64 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 45 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (1.03%) Power BI
16 30 (0.88%) HBase
17 29 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
18 26 (0.77%) Impala
19 25 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 404 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 285 (8.39%) JIRA
3 274 (8.07%) Jenkins
4 266 (7.84%) Selenium
5 233 (6.86%) Visual Studio
6 196 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 181 (5.33%) Cucumber
8 146 (4.30%) Maven
9 133 (3.92%) JUnit
10 101 (2.97%) WebDriver
11 99 (2.92%) Subversion
12 97 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 75 (2.21%) TeamCity
14 72 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
15 68 (2.00%) SpecFlow
16 63 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
17 51 (1.50%) Bitbucket
18 40 (1.18%) gulp
19 39 (1.15%) Gradle
20 37 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 566 (16.67%) Finance
2 295 (8.69%) Retail
3 130 (3.83%) Marketing
4 108 (3.18%) Automotive
5 90 (2.65%) Banking
6 59 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 53 (1.56%) Advertising
8 49 (1.44%) Games
9 44 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 30 (0.88%) Law
10 30 (0.88%) Legal
11 15 (0.44%) Billing
12 14 (0.41%) Electronics
13 12 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.29%) German Language
15 8 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.24%) Local Government
16 7 (0.21%) Polish Language
17 6 (0.18%) Back Office
17 6 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,481 (43.62%) Developer
2 456 (13.43%) .NET Developer
3 436 (12.84%) Analyst
4 309 (9.10%) Java Developer
5 299 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 281 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 277 (8.16%) Software Developer
8 239 (7.04%) Business Analyst
9 208 (6.13%) Architect
10 205 (6.04%) Project Manager
11 181 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 174 (5.13%) Software Engineer
13 111 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
14 102 (3.00%) Junior
15 99 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
15 99 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
16 98 (2.89%) Lead Developer
17 96 (2.83%) Tester
18 95 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
19 92 (2.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,038 (30.57%) .NET
2 760 (22.39%) HTML
3 664 (19.56%) CSS
4 546 (16.08%) ASP.NET
5 473 (13.93%) AngularJS
6 377 (11.10%) Web Services
7 318 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 315 (9.28%) HTML5
9 308 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 304 (8.95%) Spring
11 289 (8.51%) jQuery
12 273 (8.04%) .NET Framework
13 267 (7.86%) RESTful
14 222 (6.54%) React
15 192 (5.66%) CSS3
16 190 (5.60%) REST
17 179 (5.27%) XML
18 169 (4.98%) WCF
19 165 (4.86%) Node.js
20 161 (4.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 247 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 190 (5.60%) User Experience
4 134 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 127 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 117 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 89 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
8 85 (2.50%) Fintech
9 60 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 55 (1.62%) NHS
11 48 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 40 (1.18%) Virtual Team
13 39 (1.15%) Driving Licence
14 35 (1.03%) Management Information System
15 32 (0.94%) Social Media
16 28 (0.82%) Data Structures
17 26 (0.77%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.59%) CMDB
19 19 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 18 (0.53%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 262 (7.72%) Windows
2 260 (7.66%) Linux
3 93 (2.74%) Unix
4 69 (2.03%) Android
5 68 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 39 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 33 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.80%) CentOS
10 15 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.21%) FreeRTOS
13 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.12%) SUSE
15 3 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.059%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.059%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (28.78%) Scrum
2 621 (18.29%) MVC
3 605 (17.82%) TDD
4 497 (14.64%) Test Automation
5 435 (12.81%) Software Engineering
6 384 (11.31%) Waterfall
7 377 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
8 351 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 345 (10.16%) BDD
10 343 (10.10%) SDLC
11 303 (8.92%) Project Management
12 293 (8.63%) Mentoring
13 286 (8.42%) Microservices
14 279 (8.22%) DevOps
15 241 (7.10%) OO
16 237 (6.98%) Unit Testing
17 209 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 208 (6.13%) Coaching
19 192 (5.66%) Web Development
20 188 (5.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1,106 (32.58%) C#
2 1,046 (30.81%) JavaScript
3 854 (25.15%) SQL
4 823 (24.24%) Java
5 242 (7.13%) Python
6 213 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 150 (4.42%) PHP
8 132 (3.89%) Ruby
9 113 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 97 (2.86%) C++
11 92 (2.71%) PowerShell
12 85 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 83 (2.44%) Java 8
14 61 (1.80%) C
15 58 (1.71%) Scala
16 51 (1.50%) Perl
17 40 (1.18%) VB
18 39 (1.15%) Bash Shell
18 39 (1.15%) Go
19 31 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 419 (12.34%) Degree
2 127 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 117 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 90 (2.65%) ISEB
5 88 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (2.03%) ISTQB
7 52 (1.53%) MCP
8 47 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 42 (1.24%) Master's Degree
10 37 (1.09%) MCPD
11 32 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 29 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (0.82%) DBS Check
14 27 (0.80%) BC Cleared
15 26 (0.77%) PMI Certification
16 24 (0.71%) MCSE
17 17 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (0.50%) IIBA
18 15 (0.44%) CCDP
18 15 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (6.92%) QA
2 60 (1.77%) GDPR
3 44 (1.30%) PMO
4 30 (0.88%) SLA
5 17 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.12%) WCAG
10 3 (0.088%) ISO 26262
10 3 (0.088%) P3O
11 2 (0.059%) MISRA
11 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.029%) COBIT
12 1 (0.029%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.029%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.029%) PMBOK
System Software
1 194 (5.71%) Docker
2 40 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.35%) Firmware
6 6 (0.18%) HDFS
7 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.088%) vSphere
9 2 (0.059%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.059%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.029%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.029%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.029%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 105 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 99 (2.92%) Puppet
3 87 (2.56%) Ansible
4 63 (1.86%) Terraform
5 51 (1.50%) Kubernetes
6 28 (0.82%) ZABBIX
7 25 (0.74%) Packer
8 24 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
8 24 (0.71%) SCCM
9 23 (0.68%) Grafana
10 22 (0.65%) Graphite
10 22 (0.65%) Opsview
10 22 (0.65%) Salt
11 21 (0.62%) Nagios
12 20 (0.59%) Consul
13 16 (0.47%) WSUS
14 13 (0.38%) Oozie
15 11 (0.32%) Marathon
15 11 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 9 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 603 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 178 (5.24%) Google
3 149 (4.39%) Oracle
4 64 (1.89%) Xamarin
5 62 (1.83%) SAP
6 56 (1.65%) VMware
7 54 (1.59%) Atlassian
8 50 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 43 (1.27%) Adobe
10 33 (0.97%) Tableau
11 32 (0.94%) Cisco
11 32 (0.94%) Facebook
12 24 (0.71%) Apple
13 23 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.65%) IBM
15 21 (0.62%) Twitter
16 20 (0.59%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.53%) HP
18 17 (0.50%) CheckPoint
18 17 (0.50%) Sony