Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,937 1,047 2,958
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.79% 26.68% 26.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.82% 28.51% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,140 802 2,470
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,275 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,450 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 9,850 3,673 10,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.19% 93.58% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7,095 2,991 8,579
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,607 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 0 1,983 £52,500 +5.00% 397
East Midlands +1 942 £50,000 +5.26% 231
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 752 (25.60%) Azure
2 718 (24.45%) Scrum
3 691 (23.53%) C#
4 682 (23.22%) DevOps
5 666 (22.68%) JavaScript
6 658 (22.40%) Social Skills
7 637 (21.69%) .NET
8 605 (20.60%) SQL
9 528 (17.98%) AWS
10 466 (15.87%) Finance
11 447 (15.22%) Microsoft
12 443 (15.08%) Java
13 429 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
14 404 (13.76%) Software Engineering
15 389 (13.24%) TDD
16 379 (12.90%) Microservices
17 378 (12.87%) SQL Server
18 359 (12.22%) Git (software)
19 355 (12.09%) Docker
20 351 (11.95%) Mentoring
21 344 (11.71%) React
22 340 (11.58%) Security Cleared
23 336 (11.44%) Test Automation
23 336 (11.44%) HTML
24 328 (11.17%) Waterfall
25 324 (11.03%) Project Management
26 321 (10.93%) SC Cleared
27 308 (10.49%) SDLC
28 304 (10.35%) Greenfield Project
29 296 (10.08%) CSS

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 89 (3.03%) Confluence
2 49 (1.67%) CMS
3 38 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 29 (0.99%) IIS
5 20 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 19 (0.65%) Apache
6 19 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 19 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.41%) Drupal
8 12 (0.41%) SAS
9 9 (0.31%) WordPress
10 8 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.24%) Anypoint
11 7 (0.24%) Mule
11 7 (0.24%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.20%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 61 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.31%) Figma
7 6 (0.20%) Sketch
8 4 (0.14%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.068%) Simulink
10 2 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.068%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.034%) InVision
Business Applications
1 27 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.44%) IntelliMatch
4 12 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.20%) Shopify
8 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.17%) SAP HCM
8 5 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.14%) Maximo
9 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.10%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.068%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 752 (25.60%) Azure
2 528 (17.98%) AWS
3 274 (9.33%) SaaS
4 144 (4.90%) GCP
5 119 (4.05%) Serverless
6 113 (3.85%) GitHub
7 101 (3.44%) Power Platform
8 83 (2.83%) PaaS
9 71 (2.42%) Microsoft 365
10 55 (1.87%) IaaS
11 46 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 46 (1.57%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 40 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
13 30 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 30 (1.02%) npm
14 29 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
15 28 (0.95%) iPaaS
16 26 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
17 25 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
18 22 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.16%) DNS
1 34 (1.16%) Firewall
2 33 (1.12%) HTTP
3 28 (0.95%) LAN
4 23 (0.78%) WAN
5 20 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.58%) Network Security
7 14 (0.48%) DHCP
7 14 (0.48%) FTP
7 14 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 14 (0.48%) VLAN
8 9 (0.31%) VPN
9 7 (0.24%) IPv4
9 7 (0.24%) WebEx
10 5 (0.17%) DAB
11 4 (0.14%) Broadband
11 4 (0.14%) Internet
11 4 (0.14%) Intranet
11 4 (0.14%) SMS
11 4 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 149 (5.07%) NoSQL
3 104 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 95 (3.23%) MySQL
5 83 (2.83%) Big Data
6 78 (2.66%) Power BI
7 77 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
8 74 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 55 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 52 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 37 (1.26%) Hadoop
14 26 (0.89%) Data Lake
15 23 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 23 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.75%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
17 21 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 359 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 294 (10.01%) JIRA
3 208 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 136 (4.63%) Selenium
5 76 (2.59%) GitLab
6 62 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 52 (1.77%) Postman
8 51 (1.74%) JMeter
9 38 (1.29%) Bitbucket
9 38 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 38 (1.29%) Maven
10 33 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (1.12%) webpack
11 32 (1.09%) Appium
11 32 (1.09%) gulp
12 31 (1.06%) JUnit
12 31 (1.06%) REST Assured
12 31 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 29 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
14 27 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 658 (22.40%) Social Skills
2 466 (15.87%) Finance
3 156 (5.31%) Law
4 155 (5.28%) Retail
5 151 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
6 95 (3.23%) Public Sector
7 90 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 85 (2.89%) Marketing
9 82 (2.79%) Games
10 62 (2.11%) Influencing Skills
11 56 (1.91%) Banking
12 41 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
13 36 (1.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 30 (1.02%) Telecoms
15 29 (0.99%) Automotive
15 29 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
16 27 (0.92%) Legal
17 24 (0.82%) Electronics
18 21 (0.72%) Local Government
19 18 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 978 (33.30%) Developer
2 303 (10.32%) Analyst
3 222 (7.56%) Senior Developer
4 185 (6.30%) .NET Developer
5 180 (6.13%) Software Developer
6 177 (6.03%) Business Analyst
7 168 (5.72%) C# Developer
8 159 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 152 (5.18%) Software Engineer
10 138 (4.70%) Architect
11 137 (4.66%) Java Developer
12 132 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 98 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 98 (3.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 96 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
15 79 (2.69%) IT Manager
16 77 (2.62%) Test Engineer
17 76 (2.59%) Junior
18 66 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
18 66 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 637 (21.69%) .NET
2 344 (11.71%) React
3 336 (11.44%) HTML
4 296 (10.08%) CSS
5 292 (9.94%) .NET Core
6 280 (9.53%) REST
7 245 (8.34%) AngularJS
8 205 (6.98%) .NET Framework
9 201 (6.84%) ASP.NET
9 201 (6.84%) RESTful
10 174 (5.92%) Spring
11 150 (5.11%) jQuery
12 144 (4.90%) HTML5
13 141 (4.80%) Middleware
14 135 (4.60%) Web Services
15 112 (3.81%) Entity Framework
16 99 (3.37%) JSON
17 97 (3.30%) GraphQL
18 93 (3.17%) Node.js
19 91 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 304 (10.35%) Greenfield Project
2 140 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
3 122 (4.15%) User Experience
4 84 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 69 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 66 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 59 (2.01%) Data Structures
7 59 (2.01%) Public Cloud
8 48 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 39 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (1.29%) Legacy Applications
11 36 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
11 36 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.16%) Life Science
13 24 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 22 (0.75%) Driving Licence
14 22 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
14 22 (0.75%) NHS
15 19 (0.65%) Clustering
16 18 (0.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 228 (7.76%) Linux
2 143 (4.87%) Windows
3 66 (2.25%) Unix
4 61 (2.08%) Android
5 42 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.51%) AIX
8 13 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.24%) CentOS
11 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.10%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.068%) Debian
16 1 (0.034%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.034%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (24.45%) Scrum
2 682 (23.22%) DevOps
3 429 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
4 404 (13.76%) Software Engineering
5 389 (13.24%) TDD
6 379 (12.90%) Microservices
7 351 (11.95%) Mentoring
8 336 (11.44%) Test Automation
9 328 (11.17%) Waterfall
10 324 (11.03%) Project Management
11 308 (10.49%) SDLC
12 250 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 227 (7.73%) MVC
14 221 (7.52%) Full Stack Development
15 220 (7.49%) Analytics
16 212 (7.22%) Coaching
17 193 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
18 191 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 181 (6.16%) BDD
20 179 (6.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 691 (23.53%) C#
2 666 (22.68%) JavaScript
3 605 (20.60%) SQL
4 443 (15.08%) Java
5 264 (8.99%) Python
6 199 (6.78%) TypeScript
7 126 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 114 (3.88%) C
9 106 (3.61%) C++
10 98 (3.34%) T-SQL
11 96 (3.27%) PHP
12 95 (3.23%) Java 8
13 59 (2.01%) Bash Shell
14 55 (1.87%) Go
15 40 (1.36%) Ruby
16 38 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 36 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 30 (1.02%) ES6
19 25 (0.85%) Perl
19 25 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 340 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 321 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 287 (9.77%) Degree
4 97 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 29 (0.99%) ISEB
7 23 (0.78%) Master's Degree
8 21 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.58%) CISSP
11 16 (0.54%) PMP
12 14 (0.48%) AWS Certification
13 11 (0.37%) CCAB
14 10 (0.34%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 8 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.24%) CIMA
17 7 (0.24%) CREST Certified
17 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (8.78%) QA
2 64 (2.18%) PMO
3 49 (1.67%) Accessibility
4 33 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.99%) GDPR
5 29 (0.99%) SLA
6 21 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 12 (0.41%) GxP
8 10 (0.34%) COBIT
9 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.24%) GRC
10 7 (0.24%) MISRA
10 7 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (0.20%) NCSC
11 6 (0.20%) TickIT
12 4 (0.14%) NIST
12 4 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 355 (12.09%) Docker
2 38 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.20%) vSphere
6 5 (0.17%) Firmware
7 4 (0.14%) HDFS
8 2 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.068%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.034%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.034%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.034%) iptables
9 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 257 (8.75%) Kubernetes
2 230 (7.83%) Terraform
3 92 (3.13%) Ansible
4 48 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (1.53%) Puppet
6 29 (0.99%) Grafana
7 22 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (0.68%) Prometheus
9 15 (0.51%) Istio
10 12 (0.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 12 (0.41%) Consul
10 12 (0.41%) Packer
10 12 (0.41%) Rancher
10 12 (0.41%) SCCM
10 12 (0.41%) WSUS
10 12 (0.41%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.34%) Nessus
13 8 (0.27%) Graphite
13 8 (0.27%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 447 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 154 (5.24%) Oracle
3 113 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 83 (2.83%) Google
5 59 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 58 (1.97%) SAP
7 39 (1.33%) MuleSoft
8 38 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 35 (1.19%) IBM
10 28 (0.95%) VMware
11 22 (0.75%) Agilent
12 21 (0.72%) Adobe
12 21 (0.72%) JD Edwards
13 20 (0.68%) Cognizant
14 19 (0.65%) Dell
15 17 (0.58%) Databricks
16 16 (0.54%) Red Hat
16 16 (0.54%) Xamarin
17 15 (0.51%) Pega
18 14 (0.48%) CheckPoint