Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,017 3,337 3,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.32% 24.67% 24.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.64% 26.96% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,453 2,725 3,333
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 10,534 12,378 13,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.89% 91.53% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,421 9,653 11,390
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 1,736 £47,500 +5.56% 388
East Midlands 0 1,267 £45,000 - 262
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 977 (32.38%) C#
2 870 (28.84%) .NET
3 821 (27.21%) JavaScript
4 798 (26.45%) Scrum
5 748 (24.79%) SQL
6 628 (20.82%) Azure
7 593 (19.66%) HTML
8 583 (19.32%) Microsoft
9 575 (19.06%) CSS
10 539 (17.87%) Java
11 523 (17.34%) AWS
12 480 (15.91%) DevOps
13 467 (15.48%) SQL Server
14 444 (14.72%) Test Automation
15 410 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
16 406 (13.46%) Degree
17 400 (13.26%) Software Engineering
17 400 (13.26%) ASP.NET
18 363 (12.03%) Git (software)
19 349 (11.57%) AngularJS
20 338 (11.20%) TDD
21 321 (10.64%) SDLC
22 320 (10.61%) Finance
23 305 (10.11%) Mentoring
24 303 (10.04%) Web Services
25 293 (9.71%) MVC
26 286 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
27 284 (9.41%) QA
28 276 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
29 269 (8.92%) 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 73 (2.42%) Apache Spark
2 72 (2.39%) Confluence
3 53 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 43 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (1.06%) SAS
6 31 (1.03%) NServiceBus
7 30 (0.99%) IIS
8 18 (0.60%) Apache
8 18 (0.60%) CMS
9 14 (0.46%) nginx
10 13 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.40%) JBoss
12 11 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.33%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.30%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.20%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.20%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.53%) S-PLUS
7 10 (0.33%) Adobe XD
8 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.30%) SPSS
9 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.13%) CATIA
9 4 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.13%) Moqups
10 3 (0.099%) HipChat
11 2 (0.066%) Abaqus
11 2 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.066%) InVision
11 2 (0.066%) Sketch
12 1 (0.033%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 33 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.17%) Magento
8 4 (0.13%) ENOVIA
8 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.099%) Line 500
9 3 (0.099%) Sage X3
10 2 (0.066%) Misys Midas
10 2 (0.066%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.066%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.033%) Data Workbench
11 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 628 (20.82%) Azure
2 523 (17.34%) AWS
3 116 (3.84%) SaaS
4 102 (3.38%) GCP
5 94 (3.12%) Serverless
6 91 (3.02%) Power Platform
7 86 (2.85%) Office 365
8 71 (2.35%) PaaS
9 57 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
10 50 (1.66%) IaaS
11 42 (1.39%) GitHub
12 41 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
12 41 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
13 30 (0.99%) Amazon S3
14 26 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
15 21 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (0.53%) npm
18 15 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (0.50%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.46%) HTTP
2 39 (1.29%) Internet
3 35 (1.16%) Firewall
4 34 (1.13%) DNS
5 24 (0.80%) SSH
6 22 (0.73%) WAN
7 18 (0.60%) Diameter Protocol
8 16 (0.53%) FTP
8 16 (0.53%) SMTP
9 14 (0.46%) MQTT
10 12 (0.40%) LAN
10 12 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 10 (0.33%) Skype
12 9 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.30%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.23%) SSL
14 6 (0.20%) DHCP
14 6 (0.20%) VLAN
15 5 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 177 (5.87%) MySQL
3 161 (5.34%) Big Data
4 112 (3.71%) Hadoop
5 110 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 109 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 103 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 101 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 85 (2.82%) Power BI
10 77 (2.55%) NoSQL
11 69 (2.29%) Relational Database
12 67 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
13 58 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 52 (1.72%) HBase
14 52 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 47 (1.56%) Apache Hive
15 47 (1.56%) Impala
16 40 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
17 31 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
17 31 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 363 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 236 (7.82%) JIRA
3 193 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 180 (5.97%) Visual Studio
5 174 (5.77%) Selenium
6 133 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 84 (2.78%) Subversion
8 75 (2.49%) Maven
9 51 (1.69%) Bitbucket
10 48 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 47 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 47 (1.56%) WebDriver
12 37 (1.23%) JUnit
13 31 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
14 28 (0.93%) SoapUI
14 28 (0.93%) TeamCity
15 27 (0.89%) webpack
16 24 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
17 22 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 21 (0.70%) CppUnit
General
1 320 (10.61%) Finance
2 266 (8.82%) Retail
3 149 (4.94%) Public Sector
4 102 (3.38%) Marketing
5 92 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 58 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.56%) Games
8 39 (1.29%) Electronics
9 38 (1.26%) Aerospace
9 38 (1.26%) Banking
10 23 (0.76%) Legal
11 21 (0.70%) Automotive
12 14 (0.46%) Military
12 14 (0.46%) Publishing
13 11 (0.36%) Law
14 10 (0.33%) Social Housing
15 8 (0.27%) Advertising
15 8 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.27%) Local Government
16 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,286 (42.63%) Developer
2 336 (11.14%) .NET Developer
3 318 (10.54%) Senior Developer
4 269 (8.92%) Analyst
5 205 (6.79%) Architect
6 202 (6.70%) Software Developer
7 190 (6.30%) Java Developer
8 178 (5.90%) Software Engineer
9 167 (5.54%) C# Developer
10 129 (4.28%) Business Analyst
11 117 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 116 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
13 111 (3.68%) Project Manager
14 107 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
15 105 (3.48%) Tester
16 84 (2.78%) Junior
17 83 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
18 78 (2.59%) Web Developer
19 73 (2.42%) Lead Developer
20 72 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 870 (28.84%) .NET
2 593 (19.66%) HTML
3 575 (19.06%) CSS
4 400 (13.26%) ASP.NET
5 349 (11.57%) AngularJS
6 303 (10.04%) Web Services
7 236 (7.82%) HTML5
8 213 (7.06%) .NET Framework
9 201 (6.66%) Node.js
10 200 (6.63%) React
11 190 (6.30%) jQuery
12 185 (6.13%) Spring
13 166 (5.50%) .NET Core
14 161 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 134 (4.44%) CSS3
16 130 (4.31%) RESTful
17 129 (4.28%) XML
18 126 (4.18%) REST
19 113 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 87 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 286 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (6.66%) User Experience
3 153 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 151 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 145 (4.81%) Mobile App
6 88 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 88 (2.92%) Public Cloud
7 62 (2.06%) Cloud Native
8 61 (2.02%) Virtual Team
9 60 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 59 (1.96%) Data Centre
11 45 (1.49%) NHS
12 29 (0.96%) Robotics
13 27 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 19 (0.63%) EPoS
14 19 (0.63%) Life Science
15 16 (0.53%) Driving Licence
15 16 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
16 15 (0.50%) PMI
17 14 (0.46%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 213 (7.06%) Linux
2 181 (6.00%) Windows
3 76 (2.52%) Unix
4 66 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 53 (1.76%) Android
6 35 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.50%) CentOS
10 11 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.20%) AIX
15 5 (0.17%) Debian
15 5 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.17%) SUSE
16 4 (0.13%) Solaris
16 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (26.45%) Scrum
2 480 (15.91%) DevOps
3 444 (14.72%) Test Automation
4 410 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
5 400 (13.26%) Software Engineering
6 338 (11.20%) TDD
7 321 (10.64%) SDLC
8 305 (10.11%) Mentoring
9 293 (9.71%) MVC
10 276 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
11 269 (8.92%) Web Development
12 265 (8.78%) Project Management
13 231 (7.66%) OO
14 203 (6.73%) Unit Testing
15 201 (6.66%) Microservices
16 193 (6.40%) Waterfall
17 183 (6.07%) Analytics
18 169 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
19 161 (5.34%) Computer Science
20 158 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 977 (32.38%) C#
2 821 (27.21%) JavaScript
3 748 (24.79%) SQL
4 539 (17.87%) Java
5 242 (8.02%) Python
6 159 (5.27%) T-SQL
7 155 (5.14%) C++
8 144 (4.77%) C
9 109 (3.61%) PHP
10 102 (3.38%) TypeScript
11 92 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 73 (2.42%) Scala
13 70 (2.32%) Bash Shell
14 52 (1.72%) ES6
15 50 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 49 (1.62%) Java 8
17 47 (1.56%) VB.NET
18 38 (1.26%) Perl
19 29 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 26 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 406 (13.46%) Degree
2 67 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 64 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 57 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 51 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 38 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (1.23%) ISEB
8 29 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 28 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.80%) CISSP
10 24 (0.80%) HND
11 22 (0.73%) CISM
12 21 (0.70%) Master's Degree
13 20 (0.66%) PMP
14 17 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.40%) DBS Check
17 11 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.36%) MCP
18 10 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (9.41%) QA
2 62 (2.06%) PMO
3 42 (1.39%) GDPR
4 36 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.66%) SLA
7 15 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.46%) COBIT
9 8 (0.27%) NIST
10 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 6 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.066%) NCSC
13 2 (0.066%) WCAG
14 1 (0.033%) IFRS
14 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.033%) MISRA
14 1 (0.033%) MISRA C
System Software
1 243 (8.05%) Docker
2 82 (2.72%) Firmware
3 63 (2.09%) Active Directory
4 44 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.40%) XenApp
7 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.17%) vSphere
10 4 (0.13%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.13%) Varnish
10 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.099%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.099%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.099%) vCloud
11 3 (0.099%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.066%) Postfix
13 1 (0.033%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 108 (3.58%) Kubernetes
2 96 (3.18%) Ansible
3 95 (3.15%) Terraform
4 61 (2.02%) Puppet
5 34 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (0.99%) SCCM
7 23 (0.76%) SCOrch
8 20 (0.66%) Packer
9 13 (0.43%) SCOM
10 11 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.33%) FortiGate
11 10 (0.33%) Grafana
11 10 (0.33%) Kibana
12 8 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.23%) Nagios
13 7 (0.23%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
14 6 (0.20%) Salt
15 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 583 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 178 (5.90%) Oracle
3 102 (3.38%) Google
4 68 (2.25%) SAP
5 60 (1.99%) VMware
6 43 (1.43%) Tableau
7 37 (1.23%) ServiceNow
8 36 (1.19%) IBM
9 34 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 29 (0.96%) Cisco
11 28 (0.93%) Xamarin
12 27 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (0.86%) Citrix
14 20 (0.66%) ForgeRock
15 19 (0.63%) Apple
15 19 (0.63%) UiPath
16 17 (0.56%) Adobe
16 17 (0.56%) Cloudera
17 13 (0.43%) CheckPoint
18 12 (0.40%) Red Hat