Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 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 2,625 1,363 3,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.46% 24.90% 26.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.85% 27.27% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,955 1,094 2,494
10th Percentile £35,798 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,450 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +1.85%

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 8,794 4,998 11,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.99% 91.32% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,479 4,138 8,637
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +1 1,750 £52,500 +5.00% 366
East Midlands +1 855 £50,000 +5.26% 230
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 703 (26.78%) Azure
2 636 (24.23%) JavaScript
3 632 (24.08%) C#
4 611 (23.28%) .NET
5 599 (22.82%) Social Skills
6 598 (22.78%) DevOps
7 595 (22.67%) Scrum
8 546 (20.80%) SQL
9 451 (17.18%) AWS
10 441 (16.80%) Microsoft
11 404 (15.39%) Finance
12 381 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
13 371 (14.13%) Java
14 347 (13.22%) SQL Server
15 346 (13.18%) Microservices
16 345 (13.14%) HTML
17 341 (12.99%) React
18 338 (12.88%) Software Engineering
19 335 (12.76%) TDD
20 309 (11.77%) CSS
21 307 (11.70%) SDLC
22 301 (11.47%) Git (software)
23 293 (11.16%) Docker
24 289 (11.01%) Test Automation
25 273 (10.40%) Security Cleared
25 273 (10.40%) Mentoring
26 260 (9.90%) Python
27 253 (9.64%) Project Management
28 246 (9.37%) AngularJS
29 243 (9.26%) SC Cleared

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 64 (2.44%) Confluence
2 39 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.37%) CMS
4 23 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (0.69%) IIS
6 14 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.38%) Apache
8 9 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.27%) SAS
10 7 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.19%) ThingWorx
12 5 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.11%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 51 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (0.72%) Figma
5 18 (0.69%) Sketch
6 17 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.50%) InVision
8 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.11%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.038%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 28 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 10 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.30%) Shopify
6 6 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 3 (0.11%) iTrent
8 3 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 703 (26.78%) Azure
2 451 (17.18%) AWS
3 238 (9.07%) SaaS
4 121 (4.61%) GCP
5 109 (4.15%) Serverless
6 106 (4.04%) GitHub
7 90 (3.43%) Power Platform
8 73 (2.78%) Microsoft 365
9 68 (2.59%) PaaS
10 50 (1.90%) IaaS
11 47 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
12 40 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
13 37 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 29 (1.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 28 (1.07%) npm
17 25 (0.95%) OpenShift
18 20 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
18 20 (0.76%) Azure Key Vault
19 18 (0.69%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.91%) Firewall
1 24 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 22 (0.84%) DNS
2 22 (0.84%) HTTP
3 17 (0.65%) LAN
4 16 (0.61%) VPN
5 15 (0.57%) WAN
6 12 (0.46%) Network Security
6 12 (0.46%) Skype
7 11 (0.42%) Internet
8 10 (0.38%) DHCP
8 10 (0.38%) VLAN
9 9 (0.34%) FTP
10 8 (0.30%) SMTP
11 7 (0.27%) AMQP
11 7 (0.27%) IPv4
11 7 (0.27%) SSH
11 7 (0.27%) WebEx
12 6 (0.23%) Broadband
12 6 (0.23%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 141 (5.37%) NoSQL
3 90 (3.43%) MySQL
4 81 (3.09%) Big Data
5 71 (2.70%) Power BI
6 70 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 60 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 49 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
14 23 (0.88%) Data Lake
15 21 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
16 20 (0.76%) Hadoop
17 19 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
18 17 (0.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.65%) Oracle Database
18 17 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 301 (11.47%) Git (software)
2 210 (8.00%) JIRA
3 164 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 92 (3.50%) Selenium
5 78 (2.97%) GitLab
6 56 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 47 (1.79%) Postman
8 42 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 40 (1.52%) JMeter
10 34 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 32 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (1.14%) TeamCity
13 28 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
14 26 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 26 (0.99%) SpecFlow
15 22 (0.84%) Newman
16 21 (0.80%) NUnit
16 21 (0.80%) REST Assured
17 20 (0.76%) JUnit
17 20 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 599 (22.82%) Social Skills
2 404 (15.39%) Finance
3 177 (6.74%) Law
4 152 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (5.41%) Retail
6 88 (3.35%) Public Sector
7 84 (3.20%) Games
8 73 (2.78%) Influencing Skills
9 68 (2.59%) Marketing
10 49 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 44 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
12 43 (1.64%) Presentation Skills
13 35 (1.33%) Banking
14 32 (1.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 29 (1.10%) Telecoms
16 25 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.91%) Local Government
18 23 (0.88%) Legal
19 21 (0.80%) Electronics
20 14 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 918 (34.97%) Developer
2 287 (10.93%) Analyst
3 223 (8.50%) Senior Developer
4 203 (7.73%) Business Analyst
5 187 (7.12%) .NET Developer
6 152 (5.79%) Software Developer
7 145 (5.52%) C# Developer
7 145 (5.52%) Software Engineer
8 138 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 127 (4.84%) Project Manager
10 112 (4.27%) Java Developer
11 109 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 98 (3.73%) Architect
13 93 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 80 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 70 (2.67%) IT Manager
16 68 (2.59%) Test Engineer
17 61 (2.32%) React Developer
18 59 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
19 58 (2.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (23.28%) .NET
2 345 (13.14%) HTML
3 341 (12.99%) React
4 309 (11.77%) CSS
5 246 (9.37%) AngularJS
6 237 (9.03%) .NET Core
7 228 (8.69%) REST
8 182 (6.93%) .NET Framework
9 179 (6.82%) ASP.NET
10 167 (6.36%) Spring
11 153 (5.83%) jQuery
12 148 (5.64%) RESTful
13 119 (4.53%) Node.js
14 117 (4.46%) Web Services
15 116 (4.42%) HTML5
16 89 (3.39%) JSON
17 85 (3.24%) Entity Framework
18 83 (3.16%) Middleware
18 83 (3.16%) Vue.js
19 79 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 125 (4.76%) User Experience
3 92 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
4 77 (2.93%) Algorithms
5 74 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 62 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 57 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 53 (2.02%) Data Structures
9 33 (1.26%) Cloud Native
10 31 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
12 23 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 22 (0.84%) NHS
14 20 (0.76%) Driving Licence
15 19 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
15 19 (0.72%) Legacy Applications
15 19 (0.72%) Life Science
16 14 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
16 14 (0.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 203 (7.73%) Linux
2 122 (4.65%) Windows
3 56 (2.13%) Android
4 49 (1.87%) Unix
5 40 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 38 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.30%) CentOS
10 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.19%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.076%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.076%) SUSE
14 1 (0.038%) AIX
14 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.038%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (22.78%) DevOps
2 595 (22.67%) Scrum
3 381 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
4 346 (13.18%) Microservices
5 338 (12.88%) Software Engineering
6 335 (12.76%) TDD
7 307 (11.70%) SDLC
8 289 (11.01%) Test Automation
9 273 (10.40%) Mentoring
10 253 (9.64%) Project Management
11 227 (8.65%) MVC
12 226 (8.61%) Waterfall
13 186 (7.09%) BDD
14 173 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 167 (6.36%) Analytics
16 160 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 160 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
17 153 (5.83%) Software Testing
18 148 (5.64%) Coaching
19 137 (5.22%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 636 (24.23%) JavaScript
2 632 (24.08%) C#
3 546 (20.80%) SQL
4 371 (14.13%) Java
5 260 (9.90%) Python
6 179 (6.82%) TypeScript
7 109 (4.15%) PHP
8 107 (4.08%) C++
9 99 (3.77%) C
10 95 (3.62%) PowerShell
11 83 (3.16%) Java 8
12 81 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 55 (2.10%) ES6
14 51 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 44 (1.68%) Go
16 41 (1.56%) Ruby
17 39 (1.49%) VB.NET
18 36 (1.37%) Apex Code
19 35 (1.33%) PL/SQL
20 29 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 273 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 243 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 232 (8.84%) Degree
4 75 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 44 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 31 (1.18%) ISEB
7 16 (0.61%) AWS Certification
7 16 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.42%) CCAB
11 9 (0.34%) CREST Certified
12 8 (0.30%) CISSP
12 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.30%) PMP
13 7 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.23%) CIMA
14 6 (0.23%) SANS
15 5 (0.19%) PhD
15 5 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (8.91%) QA
2 65 (2.48%) PMO
3 43 (1.64%) Accessibility
4 29 (1.10%) GDPR
5 28 (1.07%) SLA
6 20 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.72%) MISRA
8 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.27%) TickIT
10 6 (0.23%) COBIT
11 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.11%) HL7
12 3 (0.11%) JTAG
13 2 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (0.076%) GxP
13 2 (0.076%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.076%) MISRA C
13 2 (0.076%) P3O
13 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 293 (11.16%) Docker
2 43 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.38%) Firmware
5 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.23%) vSphere
7 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.076%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 208 (7.92%) Terraform
2 180 (6.86%) Kubernetes
3 94 (3.58%) Ansible
4 53 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (2.02%) Puppet
5 21 (0.80%) Prometheus
6 18 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (0.65%) Consul
7 17 (0.65%) Grafana
7 17 (0.65%) Packer
8 16 (0.61%) Rancher
9 12 (0.46%) Graphite
9 12 (0.46%) SCCM
9 12 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
10 11 (0.42%) Nagios
11 8 (0.30%) CASB
11 8 (0.30%) Opsview
12 7 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 7 (0.27%) CFEngine
12 7 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 441 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 140 (5.33%) Oracle
3 64 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 61 (2.32%) Google
5 53 (2.02%) ServiceNow
6 42 (1.60%) SAP
7 23 (0.88%) JD Edwards
8 22 (0.84%) Atlassian
9 21 (0.80%) VMware
10 20 (0.76%) Databricks
10 20 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.69%) IBM
12 17 (0.65%) Adobe
12 17 (0.65%) Klocwork
13 11 (0.42%) Cisco
14 10 (0.38%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.34%) Telerik
16 8 (0.30%) PayPal
16 8 (0.30%) Pega
16 8 (0.30%) Zend