Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 4,093 2,656 1,248
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.87% 27.63% 25.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.41% 29.89% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,325 1,969 976
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,250 £31,375
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £74,800 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,133
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.47% +7.51%

Agile 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 11,559 8,886 4,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 95.64% 92.44% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,236 6,558 3,728
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £74,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the Midlands

Agile
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Agile in the Midlands

Agile
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in the Midlands

Agile
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands 0 3,129 £52,500 - 276
East Midlands 0 950 £52,500 +5.00% 170
Agile
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 1,176 (28.73%) Social Skills
2 1,014 (24.77%) Azure
3 942 (23.01%) Scrum
4 918 (22.43%) DevOps
5 849 (20.74%) JavaScript
5 849 (20.74%) Microsoft
6 791 (19.33%) SQL
7 761 (18.59%) AWS
8 710 (17.35%) .NET
9 706 (17.25%) Automotive
10 689 (16.83%) C#
11 685 (16.74%) Java
12 671 (16.39%) Software Engineering
13 666 (16.27%) Finance
14 625 (15.27%) Git (software)
15 619 (15.12%) Python
16 613 (14.98%) Degree
17 611 (14.93%) Project Management
18 585 (14.29%) React
19 569 (13.90%) JIRA
20 568 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
21 536 (13.10%) HTML
22 528 (12.90%) Mentoring
23 501 (12.24%) CSS
24 458 (11.19%) SQL Server
25 450 (10.99%) Coaching
26 441 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
27 432 (10.55%) User Stories
28 430 (10.51%) Test Automation
29 410 (10.02%) CI/CD

Agile
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
1 215 (5.25%) Confluence
2 74 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 31 (0.76%) CMS
4 28 (0.68%) IIS
5 25 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
6 21 (0.51%) Apache
6 21 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 19 (0.46%) Appian
7 19 (0.46%) WordPress
8 18 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.39%) JBoss
11 14 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (0.32%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.24%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.24%) Kinematics
14 9 (0.22%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.17%) nginx
16 6 (0.15%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 146 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (1.93%) Simulink
4 59 (1.44%) CATIA
4 59 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
5 51 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 49 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 28 (0.68%) Sketch
8 22 (0.54%) InVision
9 16 (0.39%) CANalyzer
9 16 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.22%) Adobe XD
11 9 (0.22%) Stateflow
12 7 (0.17%) Abaqus
13 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
14 4 (0.098%) 3ds Max
15 3 (0.073%) Chatbot
16 2 (0.049%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 26 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.17%) ENOVIA
2 7 (0.17%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.073%) Magento
5 2 (0.049%) Eikon
5 2 (0.049%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.049%) Shopify
6 1 (0.024%) assyst
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.024%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.024%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.024%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.024%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1,014 (24.77%) Azure
2 761 (18.59%) AWS
3 389 (9.50%) Azure DevOps
4 341 (8.33%) Serverless
5 308 (7.53%) GCP
6 230 (5.62%) SaaS
7 200 (4.89%) Azure Service Bus
8 195 (4.76%) Azure Functions
9 167 (4.08%) Power Platform
10 89 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
10 89 (2.17%) GitHub
11 81 (1.98%) Microsoft 365
12 65 (1.59%) Amazon S3
13 64 (1.56%) PaaS
14 63 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
15 56 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
16 46 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
16 46 (1.12%) OpenShift
17 40 (0.98%) IaaS
18 39 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 81 (1.98%) Firewall
2 49 (1.20%) WAN
3 43 (1.05%) LAN
4 35 (0.86%) DNS
5 33 (0.81%) SAN
6 32 (0.78%) Wireless
7 31 (0.76%) VLAN
8 26 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (0.64%) DHCP
9 25 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (0.61%) VPN
10 24 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.56%) Broadband
11 23 (0.56%) FTP
11 23 (0.56%) Internet
11 23 (0.56%) TCP/IP
12 21 (0.51%) Ethernet
13 20 (0.49%) HTTP
14 17 (0.42%) Cisco ISE
15 16 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 147 (3.59%) NoSQL
3 135 (3.30%) Big Data
4 132 (3.23%) Power BI
5 126 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 109 (2.66%) MySQL
7 95 (2.32%) MongoDB
8 93 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 88 (2.15%) Data Lake
10 85 (2.08%) Tableau
11 54 (1.32%) DynamoDB
12 53 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 49 (1.20%) BigQuery
15 41 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 34 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
17 33 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (0.76%) Metadata
19 29 (0.71%) Looker
20 24 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 625 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 569 (13.90%) JIRA
3 210 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 203 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 101 (2.47%) GitLab
6 97 (2.37%) Rational DOORS
7 83 (2.03%) Selenium
8 69 (1.69%) Visual Studio
9 66 (1.61%) Polyspace
10 65 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
11 63 (1.54%) JUnit
11 63 (1.54%) Subversion
12 57 (1.39%) Maven
13 46 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 44 (1.08%) Cucumber
14 44 (1.08%) webpack
15 39 (0.95%) Postman
16 35 (0.86%) Artifactory
17 34 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
18 32 (0.78%) CircleCI
General
1 1,176 (28.73%) Social Skills
2 706 (17.25%) Automotive
3 666 (16.27%) Finance
4 441 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
5 239 (5.84%) Public Sector
6 234 (5.72%) Manufacturing
7 229 (5.59%) Marketing
8 173 (4.23%) Retail
9 162 (3.96%) Influencing Skills
10 142 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
11 129 (3.15%) Legal
12 119 (2.91%) Games
13 110 (2.69%) Electronics
14 104 (2.54%) Law
15 78 (1.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 67 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
17 54 (1.32%) Aerospace
18 53 (1.29%) Banking
19 50 (1.22%) Telecoms
20 43 (1.05%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 1,122 (27.41%) Developer
2 394 (9.63%) Analyst
3 344 (8.40%) Senior Developer
4 269 (6.57%) Project Manager
5 212 (5.18%) .NET Developer
6 201 (4.91%) Architect
7 184 (4.50%) Business Analyst
8 177 (4.32%) Software Engineer
9 176 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 171 (4.18%) Software Developer
11 144 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 125 (3.05%) Product Owner
13 124 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 121 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 121 (2.96%) IT Manager
15 101 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
16 99 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
17 93 (2.27%) Scrum Master
18 91 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
19 89 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 710 (17.35%) .NET
2 585 (14.29%) React
3 536 (13.10%) HTML
4 501 (12.24%) CSS
5 370 (9.04%) .NET Core
6 320 (7.82%) .NET Framework
7 300 (7.33%) jQuery
8 262 (6.40%) Spring
9 233 (5.69%) Entity Framework
10 232 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 231 (5.64%) REST
12 181 (4.42%) AngularJS
13 179 (4.37%) Node.js
14 164 (4.01%) RESTful
15 142 (3.47%) ASP.NET
16 130 (3.18%) HTML5
17 125 (3.05%) Web Services
18 98 (2.39%) Redux
18 98 (2.39%) Spring Boot
19 97 (2.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 254 (6.21%) User Experience
2 193 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
3 144 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 132 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 111 (2.71%) Driving Licence
6 106 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 94 (2.30%) Cloud Native
8 88 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 73 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 66 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 57 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 50 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
13 47 (1.15%) Life Science
14 42 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 38 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (0.93%) Legacy Systems
16 34 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
17 33 (0.81%) Blog
18 32 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
19 29 (0.71%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 242 (5.91%) Linux
2 241 (5.89%) Android
3 239 (5.84%) Apple iOS
4 147 (3.59%) Windows
5 105 (2.57%) Unix
6 62 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.22%) CentOS
10 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.15%) VxWorks
12 5 (0.12%) AIX
13 4 (0.098%) MVS
13 4 (0.098%) zOS
14 3 (0.073%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2016
15 2 (0.049%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.049%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.024%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 942 (23.01%) Scrum
2 918 (22.43%) DevOps
3 671 (16.39%) Software Engineering
4 611 (14.93%) Project Management
5 568 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
6 528 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 450 (10.99%) Coaching
8 432 (10.55%) User Stories
9 430 (10.51%) Test Automation
10 410 (10.02%) CI/CD
11 390 (9.53%) MVC
12 360 (8.80%) Analytics
12 360 (8.80%) Waterfall
13 352 (8.60%) TDD
14 349 (8.53%) Project Delivery
15 347 (8.48%) Unit Testing
16 337 (8.23%) Process Improvement
17 331 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 324 (7.92%) Microservices
19 295 (7.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 849 (20.74%) JavaScript
2 791 (19.33%) SQL
3 689 (16.83%) C#
4 685 (16.74%) Java
5 619 (15.12%) Python
6 217 (5.30%) C
7 158 (3.86%) TypeScript
8 143 (3.49%) PHP
9 127 (3.10%) C++
10 112 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 108 (2.64%) MATLAB
12 88 (2.15%) Go
13 85 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 55 (1.34%) Ruby
15 50 (1.22%) Bash
15 50 (1.22%) ES6
16 36 (0.88%) Perl
17 33 (0.81%) VBA
18 31 (0.76%) PL/SQL
19 30 (0.73%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 613 (14.98%) Degree
2 115 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 94 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 69 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 63 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 43 (1.05%) PMP
7 41 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (0.88%) ISEB
9 32 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 31 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (0.66%) AWS Certification
12 21 (0.51%) CISSP
13 19 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
14 18 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.42%) CCNA
15 17 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (0.39%) CCNP
17 15 (0.37%) CISM
17 15 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (8.62%) QA
2 139 (3.40%) Automotive SPICE
3 69 (1.69%) Accessibility
4 68 (1.66%) MISRA
5 59 (1.44%) AUTOSAR
5 59 (1.44%) PMO
6 54 (1.32%) GDPR
7 50 (1.22%) Data Quality
7 50 (1.22%) ISO 26262
8 33 (0.81%) SLA
9 22 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.39%) IEC 61508
11 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (0.20%) NCSC
12 8 (0.20%) NIST
13 4 (0.098%) GRC
14 2 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.049%) MISRA C
System Software
1 256 (6.25%) Docker
2 57 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.24%) vSphere
6 8 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.073%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.049%) Firmware
8 2 (0.049%) IAG
8 2 (0.049%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.024%) HDFS
9 1 (0.024%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 341 (8.33%) Terraform
2 310 (7.57%) Kubernetes
3 161 (3.93%) Ansible
4 43 (1.05%) Puppet
5 42 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (0.76%) Grafana
7 23 (0.56%) Packer
8 21 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 19 (0.46%) SCCM
10 17 (0.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 14 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (0.32%) vCenter Server
12 13 (0.32%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.29%) Istio
14 11 (0.27%) Bugsnag
14 11 (0.27%) Kibana
15 10 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.22%) Pingdom
16 9 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
16 9 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 849 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 191 (4.67%) Xamarin
3 173 (4.23%) Google
4 124 (3.03%) Oracle
5 92 (2.25%) IBM
6 79 (1.93%) ServiceNow
7 78 (1.91%) Sun
8 63 (1.54%) SAP
9 60 (1.47%) Cisco
10 43 (1.05%) Apple
11 42 (1.03%) SolarWinds
12 40 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 37 (0.90%) VMware
14 32 (0.78%) Databricks
15 30 (0.73%) Blue Prism
15 30 (0.73%) Cadence
16 28 (0.68%) Adobe
17 27 (0.66%) QinetiQ
18 25 (0.61%) CheckPoint
18 25 (0.61%) F5