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

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,082 3,505 3,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.05% 24.38% 22.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.45% 26.68% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,342 2,943 3,160
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -0.36%
10th Percentile £29,850 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 10,832 13,135 13,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.57% 91.35% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,082 10,430 11,289
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,625 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 May 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 May 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 +2 1,876 £45,000 - 161
East Midlands 0 1,201 £45,000 - 133
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 979 (31.77%) C#
2 815 (26.44%) Scrum
3 807 (26.18%) JavaScript
4 802 (26.02%) .NET
5 784 (25.44%) SQL
6 703 (22.81%) Java
7 632 (20.51%) HTML
8 621 (20.15%) Microsoft
9 603 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 588 (19.08%) CSS
11 502 (16.29%) SQL Server
12 495 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
13 478 (15.51%) Software Engineering
14 475 (15.41%) Test Automation
15 468 (15.18%) Degree
16 465 (15.09%) TDD
17 430 (13.95%) Finance
18 404 (13.11%) DevOps
19 394 (12.78%) Git (software)
20 376 (12.20%) AngularJS
21 364 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
22 359 (11.65%) MVC
23 345 (11.19%) SDLC
24 329 (10.67%) ASP.NET
24 329 (10.67%) Web Services
25 324 (10.51%) HTML5
26 319 (10.35%) QA
27 309 (10.03%) Project Management
28 286 (9.28%) Visual Studio
29 282 (9.15%) Problem-Solving

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 66 (2.14%) Confluence
1 66 (2.14%) SAS
2 62 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 61 (1.98%) Apache Spark
4 46 (1.49%) Apache
5 40 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (1.23%) IIS
7 33 (1.07%) CMS
8 30 (0.97%) NServiceBus
8 30 (0.97%) Umbraco
9 26 (0.84%) JBoss
10 23 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.32%) Drupal
12 10 (0.32%) nginx
12 10 (0.32%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.29%) WordPress
14 6 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 53 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.42%) SPSS
8 10 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.26%) Adobe XD
10 8 (0.26%) Sketch
11 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.16%) CATIA
12 4 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.097%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.097%) Moqups
14 2 (0.065%) HipChat
14 2 (0.065%) InVision
14 2 (0.065%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 39 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.36%) Magento
3 11 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.16%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.097%) iTrent
8 3 (0.097%) Shopify
9 2 (0.065%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.065%) Exstream
9 2 (0.065%) Primavera
9 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.065%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.065%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.065%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 603 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 495 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
3 118 (3.83%) SaaS
4 93 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 85 (2.76%) PaaS
6 84 (2.73%) Power Platform
7 78 (2.53%) Serverless
8 68 (2.21%) GitHub
9 55 (1.78%) IaaS
10 54 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 49 (1.59%) Office 365
12 32 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
14 24 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 24 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
15 20 (0.65%) npm
16 19 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
18 17 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 50 (1.62%) Internet
3 49 (1.59%) Modbus
3 49 (1.59%) RS-485
4 46 (1.49%) HTTP
5 25 (0.81%) DNS
6 21 (0.68%) SSH
6 21 (0.68%) WAN
7 14 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (0.45%) FTP
7 14 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.42%) SMTP
9 10 (0.32%) Firewall
9 10 (0.32%) Network Security
9 10 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (0.32%) Skype
10 9 (0.29%) LAN
11 8 (0.26%) MQTT
11 8 (0.26%) SSL
12 7 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 143 (4.64%) Big Data
3 134 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 123 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
5 122 (3.96%) MySQL
6 108 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 83 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
9 82 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 81 (2.63%) Power BI
11 78 (2.53%) NoSQL
12 68 (2.21%) MongoDB
13 49 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 45 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 44 (1.43%) SQLite
17 41 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
18 37 (1.20%) OLAP
19 36 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
19 36 (1.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 394 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 286 (9.28%) Visual Studio
3 260 (8.44%) JIRA
4 251 (8.14%) Jenkins
5 232 (7.53%) Selenium
6 182 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 145 (4.70%) Maven
8 132 (4.28%) Subversion
9 97 (3.15%) Cucumber
10 77 (2.50%) WebDriver
11 66 (2.14%) SoapUI
12 63 (2.04%) JUnit
13 61 (1.98%) Bitbucket
13 61 (1.98%) TeamCity
14 55 (1.78%) JMeter
15 51 (1.65%) Robot Framework
16 47 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
17 42 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 42 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
18 38 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 430 (13.95%) Finance
2 277 (8.99%) Retail
3 188 (6.10%) Marketing
4 106 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 55 (1.78%) Games
6 48 (1.56%) Automotive
7 37 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.07%) Banking
9 32 (1.04%) Legal
10 24 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 21 (0.68%) Electronics
12 18 (0.58%) Advertising
13 9 (0.29%) Billing
14 8 (0.26%) Back Office
14 8 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.26%) Law
14 8 (0.26%) Local Government
15 7 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,168 (37.90%) Developer
2 364 (11.81%) Analyst
3 310 (10.06%) .NET Developer
4 229 (7.43%) Java Developer
5 225 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 208 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 204 (6.62%) Business Analyst
8 203 (6.59%) Architect
9 196 (6.36%) Software Engineer
10 176 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 161 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
12 149 (4.83%) Tester
13 145 (4.70%) Project Manager
14 105 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 98 (3.18%) Lead Developer
16 89 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
17 85 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
18 84 (2.73%) Web Developer
19 82 (2.66%) Test Analyst
20 78 (2.53%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 802 (26.02%) .NET
2 632 (20.51%) HTML
3 588 (19.08%) CSS
4 376 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 329 (10.67%) ASP.NET
5 329 (10.67%) Web Services
6 324 (10.51%) HTML5
7 275 (8.92%) Spring
8 202 (6.55%) Node.js
8 202 (6.55%) React
9 181 (5.87%) jQuery
10 176 (5.71%) CSS3
11 175 (5.68%) .NET Framework
12 174 (5.65%) REST
13 157 (5.09%) XML
14 140 (4.54%) RESTful
15 136 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 134 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 120 (3.89%) JSON
18 113 (3.67%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 249 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (7.14%) User Experience
3 143 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
4 133 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 131 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 94 (3.05%) Public Cloud
7 79 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 69 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (1.59%) CAN bus
10 46 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 46 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
10 46 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 46 (1.49%) NHS
11 45 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.10%) Fintech
13 29 (0.94%) Device Driver
13 29 (0.94%) Internet of Things
14 27 (0.88%) Robotics
15 26 (0.84%) PMI
16 24 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 237 (7.69%) Linux
2 226 (7.33%) Windows
3 97 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 83 (2.69%) Android
5 80 (2.60%) Unix
6 49 (1.59%) FreeRTOS
7 30 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 26 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 13 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.29%) CentOS
11 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.26%) Solaris
13 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.13%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.097%) Debian
15 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.065%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (26.44%) Scrum
2 478 (15.51%) Software Engineering
3 475 (15.41%) Test Automation
4 465 (15.09%) TDD
5 404 (13.11%) DevOps
6 364 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
7 359 (11.65%) MVC
8 345 (11.19%) SDLC
9 309 (10.03%) Project Management
10 282 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
11 263 (8.53%) Mentoring
12 255 (8.27%) Waterfall
13 240 (7.79%) Analytics
14 229 (7.43%) OO
15 225 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 217 (7.04%) Web Development
17 215 (6.98%) Unit Testing
18 190 (6.16%) Computer Science
19 186 (6.04%) User Stories
20 185 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 979 (31.77%) C#
2 807 (26.18%) JavaScript
3 784 (25.44%) SQL
4 703 (22.81%) Java
5 265 (8.60%) Python
6 150 (4.87%) C
7 146 (4.74%) T-SQL
8 140 (4.54%) C++
9 111 (3.60%) PowerShell
10 87 (2.82%) PHP
11 82 (2.66%) TypeScript
12 73 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 73 (2.37%) Scala
13 55 (1.78%) Ruby
14 51 (1.65%) Perl
15 49 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 45 (1.46%) ES6
17 40 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 38 (1.23%) Java 8
19 31 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 468 (15.18%) Degree
2 92 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 91 (2.95%) ISEB
4 88 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 83 (2.69%) ISTQB
6 49 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 47 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 42 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (1.33%) PMI Certification
10 28 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (0.91%) Master's Degree
11 27 (0.88%) PMP
12 24 (0.78%) HND
13 20 (0.65%) IIBA
14 18 (0.58%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.55%) DBS Check
16 13 (0.42%) CISSP
17 12 (0.39%) MCP
18 11 (0.36%) CISM
18 11 (0.36%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (10.35%) QA
2 96 (3.11%) GDPR
3 56 (1.82%) PMO
4 30 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 24 (0.78%) SLA
6 19 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.097%) COBIT
10 2 (0.065%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.065%) WCAG
11 1 (0.032%) GxP
11 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.032%) MISRA
11 1 (0.032%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.032%) P3O
11 1 (0.032%) SEPA
System Software
1 243 (7.88%) Docker
2 97 (3.15%) Firmware
3 56 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.32%) XenApp
8 9 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 8 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.16%) Varnish
13 4 (0.13%) HDFS
13 4 (0.13%) vSphere
14 2 (0.065%) Postfix
15 1 (0.032%) PowerHA
15 1 (0.032%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 96 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 89 (2.89%) Ansible
3 86 (2.79%) Puppet
4 78 (2.53%) Terraform
5 40 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.71%) SCCM
8 17 (0.55%) HP ALM
8 17 (0.55%) SCOM
9 14 (0.45%) FortiGate
10 13 (0.42%) SCOrch
11 12 (0.39%) Packer
12 11 (0.36%) CFEngine
12 11 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.36%) WSUS
13 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (0.29%) Nagios
13 9 (0.29%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 621 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 167 (5.42%) Oracle
3 94 (3.05%) Google
4 76 (2.47%) SAP
5 64 (2.08%) Tableau
6 58 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 53 (1.72%) VMware
8 38 (1.23%) Adobe
9 37 (1.20%) IBM
10 36 (1.17%) Xamarin
11 33 (1.07%) Atlassian
12 31 (1.01%) Cloudera
13 30 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (0.88%) HP
15 26 (0.84%) Cisco
16 25 (0.81%) ForgeRock
17 22 (0.71%) Apple
18 20 (0.65%) CheckPoint
19 19 (0.62%) Citrix
20 16 (0.52%) UiPath