Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Jan 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 1,433 2,700 3,207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.46% 25.56% 26.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.95% 27.77% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,364 2,569 2,680
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +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 4,950 9,724 11,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.40% 92.06% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,898 8,137 8,323
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,559 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.92% +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 1,002 £50,000 - 212
East Midlands -1 428 £50,000 +11.11% 150
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 439 (30.64%) Azure
2 428 (29.87%) DevOps
2 428 (29.87%) JavaScript
3 355 (24.77%) C#
4 353 (24.63%) .NET
5 341 (23.80%) Scrum
6 304 (21.21%) SQL
7 303 (21.14%) AWS
8 257 (17.93%) Microsoft
9 242 (16.89%) Microservices
10 235 (16.40%) CSS
11 225 (15.70%) HTML
12 224 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 222 (15.49%) Software Engineering
14 215 (15.00%) TDD
15 212 (14.79%) AngularJS
16 207 (14.45%) Test Automation
17 204 (14.24%) Finance
18 193 (13.47%) SQL Server
19 182 (12.70%) Docker
20 180 (12.56%) REST
21 175 (12.21%) Python
21 175 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
22 172 (12.00%) Java
23 170 (11.86%) React
24 166 (11.58%) SDLC
25 164 (11.44%) Degree
26 162 (11.30%) Terraform
27 156 (10.89%) Node.js
28 155 (10.82%) JIRA

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 91 (6.35%) Confluence
2 33 (2.30%) CMS
3 27 (1.88%) IIS
4 20 (1.40%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.49%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.49%) JBoss
9 7 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.49%) WordPress
10 6 (0.42%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.35%) Camunda
11 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.28%) Kentico
12 4 (0.28%) nginx
13 3 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.12%) Sketch
4 15 (1.05%) InVision
5 14 (0.98%) Figma
6 13 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.070%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.77%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.35%) Magento
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Odoo
8 2 (0.14%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.070%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.070%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 439 (30.64%) Azure
2 303 (21.14%) AWS
3 130 (9.07%) SaaS
4 102 (7.12%) GitHub
5 74 (5.16%) GCP
6 58 (4.05%) Serverless
7 55 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 54 (3.77%) PaaS
9 41 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
10 29 (2.02%) Power Platform
11 28 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (1.88%) IaaS
13 25 (1.74%) npm
14 23 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (1.40%) Office 365
17 15 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
18 14 (0.98%) Amazon S3
19 13 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
20 11 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.58%) Firewall
2 24 (1.67%) VPN
3 18 (1.26%) Network Security
4 16 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.98%) Internet
6 11 (0.77%) AMQP
6 11 (0.77%) HTTP
7 10 (0.70%) DNS
7 10 (0.70%) VLAN
8 8 (0.56%) VoIP
9 6 (0.42%) OpenVPN
9 6 (0.42%) Skype
10 5 (0.35%) BGP
10 5 (0.35%) Broadband
10 5 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.35%) OSPF
10 5 (0.35%) RTP
10 5 (0.35%) SMTP
11 4 (0.28%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.65%) MongoDB
3 74 (5.16%) NoSQL
4 68 (4.75%) MySQL
5 57 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 52 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (2.16%) Redis
8 31 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (2.09%) Big Data
10 24 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.61%) Power BI
12 21 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.91%) Tableau
15 11 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
16 10 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 224 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 155 (10.82%) JIRA
3 99 (6.91%) Jenkins
4 61 (4.26%) Selenium
4 61 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 45 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (2.93%) Bitbucket
7 40 (2.79%) TeamCity
8 36 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 30 (2.09%) GitLab
10 28 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 28 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 22 (1.54%) NUnit
12 21 (1.47%) gulp
13 20 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 19 (1.33%) jspm
15 17 (1.19%) Postman
15 17 (1.19%) Subversion
16 16 (1.12%) JUnit
16 16 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 204 (14.24%) Finance
2 81 (5.65%) Public Sector
3 80 (5.58%) Law
4 56 (3.91%) Retail
5 53 (3.70%) Marketing
6 47 (3.28%) Games
7 36 (2.51%) Aerospace
8 23 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.12%) Automotive
10 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.70%) Back Office
12 9 (0.63%) Billing
12 9 (0.63%) Electronics
13 8 (0.56%) Banking
14 7 (0.49%) Digital Economy
15 6 (0.42%) Military
15 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.28%) Legal
17 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 535 (37.33%) Developer
2 113 (7.89%) Senior Developer
3 109 (7.61%) C# Developer
4 107 (7.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 106 (7.40%) .NET Developer
6 95 (6.63%) Analyst
7 89 (6.21%) Software Developer
8 88 (6.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 80 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 65 (4.54%) Architect
11 60 (4.19%) Project Manager
12 59 (4.12%) Java Developer
13 56 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 52 (3.63%) Business Analyst
15 42 (2.93%) Lead Developer
15 42 (2.93%) React Developer
16 40 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 35 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
18 34 (2.37%) Cloud Engineer
19 33 (2.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (24.63%) .NET
2 235 (16.40%) CSS
3 225 (15.70%) HTML
4 212 (14.79%) AngularJS
5 180 (12.56%) REST
6 170 (11.86%) React
7 156 (10.89%) Node.js
8 132 (9.21%) .NET Core
9 126 (8.79%) .NET Framework
10 114 (7.96%) ASP.NET
11 108 (7.54%) jQuery
12 94 (6.56%) Web Services
13 92 (6.42%) Spring
14 83 (5.79%) Vue.js
15 77 (5.37%) JSON
16 74 (5.16%) RESTful
17 64 (4.47%) HTML5
18 59 (4.12%) Entity Framework
19 56 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
20 52 (3.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 113 (7.89%) User Experience
2 107 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 34 (2.37%) Virtual Team
6 33 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (1.95%) Public Cloud
8 24 (1.67%) Cloud Native
9 21 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 13 (0.91%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.84%) Blog
12 11 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.70%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.63%) W3C
15 7 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (0.42%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 140 (9.77%) Linux
2 101 (7.05%) Windows
3 47 (3.28%) Unix
4 34 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.54%) Android
7 15 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.84%) CentOS
9 11 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.14%) Debian
14 2 (0.14%) Solaris
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (29.87%) DevOps
2 341 (23.80%) Scrum
3 242 (16.89%) Microservices
4 222 (15.49%) Software Engineering
5 215 (15.00%) TDD
6 207 (14.45%) Test Automation
7 175 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
8 166 (11.58%) SDLC
9 153 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (10.26%) MVC
11 126 (8.79%) Project Management
12 121 (8.44%) Collaborative Working
13 115 (8.03%) Mentoring
14 105 (7.33%) BDD
15 99 (6.91%) Kanban
16 88 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 88 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 75 (5.23%) Waterfall
18 71 (4.95%) Fintech
19 70 (4.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 428 (29.87%) JavaScript
2 355 (24.77%) C#
3 304 (21.21%) SQL
4 175 (12.21%) Python
5 172 (12.00%) Java
6 96 (6.70%) PowerShell
7 75 (5.23%) PHP
8 74 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 67 (4.68%) TypeScript
10 55 (3.84%) C++
11 52 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 51 (3.56%) C
13 30 (2.09%) Go
14 28 (1.95%) Java 8
15 27 (1.88%) ES6
16 26 (1.81%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.40%) Ruby
18 15 (1.05%) Perl
19 13 (0.91%) Apex Code
19 13 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 164 (11.44%) Degree
2 125 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 118 (8.23%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.84%) AWS Certification
6 12 (0.84%) CISSP
7 11 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.70%) CCNP
8 10 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.63%) ISEB
9 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.42%) CSPO
12 6 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.35%) PMP
14 4 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.49%) QA
2 20 (1.40%) MISRA
3 19 (1.33%) GDPR
4 16 (1.12%) PMO
5 9 (0.63%) SLA
6 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.21%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.14%) NCSC
10 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.070%) IFRS
11 1 (0.070%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.070%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.070%) P3O
11 1 (0.070%) PMBOK
System Software
1 182 (12.70%) Docker
2 43 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.05%) vSphere
6 10 (0.70%) Firmware
7 9 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.28%) LXC
8 4 (0.28%) Varnish
9 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.21%) XenApp
10 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.14%) HDFS
11 1 (0.070%) pfSense
11 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 162 (11.30%) Terraform
2 126 (8.79%) Kubernetes
3 94 (6.56%) Ansible
4 66 (4.61%) Puppet
5 61 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.19%) Prometheus
6 17 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (0.91%) Packer
7 13 (0.91%) Rancher
8 12 (0.84%) MIIS
9 10 (0.70%) Grafana
10 9 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.56%) Nagios
12 6 (0.42%) Graphite
12 6 (0.42%) Graylog
12 6 (0.42%) logstash
12 6 (0.42%) Opsgenie
13 5 (0.35%) Consul
13 5 (0.35%) Salt
14 4 (0.28%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 257 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.21%) Oracle
3 52 (3.63%) Google
4 45 (3.14%) VMware
5 33 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 30 (2.09%) IBM
7 23 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.47%) SAP
10 17 (1.19%) Klocwork
11 13 (0.91%) Cisco
12 12 (0.84%) Zend
13 11 (0.77%) Sparx
14 10 (0.70%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.63%) Adobe
15 9 (0.63%) Apple
15 9 (0.63%) Cadence
15 9 (0.63%) HubSpot
15 9 (0.63%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.63%) Splunk