Period
to 14 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 481 612 939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.38% 6.68% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 7.36% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 423 516 667
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Scrum 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 6,874 8,316 11,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.13% 90.74% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,391 6,942 8,357
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,405 £45,000 £43,250
Median % change year-on-year +3.12% +4.05% +1.76%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,938 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the Midlands

Scrum
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Scrum in the Midlands

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the Midlands

Scrum
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 Scrum within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 April 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 +3 294 £57,500 +15.00% 88
East Midlands -5 185 £45,000 -4.76% 50
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, IT jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 417 (86.69%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (28.48%) DevOps
3 135 (28.07%) Azure
4 117 (24.32%) C#
4 117 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 108 (22.45%) .NET
6 88 (18.30%) SDLC
7 86 (17.88%) Software Engineering
8 82 (17.05%) TDD
8 82 (17.05%) SQL
9 79 (16.42%) Kanban
10 76 (15.80%) Microsoft
11 73 (15.18%) AWS
12 72 (14.97%) Finance
13 69 (14.35%) HTML
14 68 (14.14%) CSS
15 65 (13.51%) JIRA
16 61 (12.68%) Git (software)
17 59 (12.27%) Docker
17 59 (12.27%) .NET Core
18 58 (12.06%) Test Automation
19 57 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (11.85%) React
20 55 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
20 55 (11.43%) SQL Server
20 55 (11.43%) Software Testing
21 54 (11.23%) Linux
22 53 (11.02%) MVC
23 52 (10.81%) Mentoring
23 52 (10.81%) Analytical Skills

Scrum
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 43 (8.94%) Confluence
2 7 (1.46%) SAS
3 6 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.42%) nginx
5 1 (0.21%) IIS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 135 (28.07%) Azure
2 73 (15.18%) AWS
3 35 (7.28%) SaaS
4 30 (6.24%) GitHub
5 19 (3.95%) GCP
5 19 (3.95%) Power Platform
6 13 (2.70%) PaaS
7 10 (2.08%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.25%) npm
9 6 (1.25%) Serverless
10 4 (0.83%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.62%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.62%) NuGet
11 3 (0.62%) Slack
11 3 (0.62%) Zapier
12 2 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.29%) Skype
2 8 (1.66%) DNS
2 8 (1.66%) Firewall
2 8 (1.66%) Network Security
3 6 (1.25%) RTP
3 6 (1.25%) VoIP
4 3 (0.62%) Intranet
5 2 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.44%) MySQL
3 26 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.37%) Big Data
5 19 (3.95%) Power BI
6 12 (2.49%) Pentaho
7 10 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.66%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.46%) Base SAS
9 7 (1.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (1.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.04%) SQLite
10 5 (1.04%) Tableau
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.62%) Snowflake Schema
13 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 65 (13.51%) JIRA
2 61 (12.68%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.20%) TeamCity
4 22 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (3.53%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.53%) Visual Studio
6 15 (3.12%) Selenium
7 12 (2.49%) Artifactory
8 10 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.83%) git-flow
12 4 (0.83%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.83%) Xcode
13 3 (0.62%) GitLab
13 3 (0.62%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 72 (14.97%) Finance
2 39 (8.11%) Law
3 33 (6.86%) Games
3 33 (6.86%) Retail
4 29 (6.03%) Public Sector
5 25 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.91%) Marketing
7 10 (2.08%) Banking
8 9 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.46%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.25%) Electronics
11 5 (1.04%) Automotive
12 3 (0.62%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.62%) Local Government
12 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 136 (28.27%) Developer
2 57 (11.85%) Software Engineer
3 42 (8.73%) Analyst
4 39 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 38 (7.90%) Software Developer
6 34 (7.07%) Business Analyst
7 31 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (6.44%) Product Owner
8 27 (5.61%) Project Manager
9 26 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (5.20%) Scrum Master
11 23 (4.78%) C# Developer
12 22 (4.57%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
14 19 (3.95%) Java Developer
14 19 (3.95%) Lead Developer
15 17 (3.53%) Architect
16 16 (3.33%) Data Engineer
16 16 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
17 15 (3.12%) Data Analytics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (22.45%) .NET
2 69 (14.35%) HTML
3 68 (14.14%) CSS
4 59 (12.27%) .NET Core
5 57 (11.85%) React
6 39 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 39 (8.11%) Node.js
7 36 (7.48%) AngularJS
8 31 (6.44%) REST
9 30 (6.24%) Spring
10 27 (5.61%) Vue.js
11 25 (5.20%) jQuery
12 21 (4.37%) RESTful
13 18 (3.74%) .NET Framework
13 18 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (3.53%) Jest
15 15 (3.12%) Hibernate
16 14 (2.91%) HTML5
17 13 (2.70%) CSS3
17 13 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.12%) Analytical Mindset
7 14 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.08%) User Experience
8 10 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.25%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.25%) iPad
12 3 (0.62%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.62%) Life Science
12 3 (0.62%) Wiki
13 2 (0.42%) Blog
13 2 (0.42%) CMDB
13 2 (0.42%) Podcast
13 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.23%) Linux
2 29 (6.03%) Windows
3 23 (4.78%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.87%) Unix
5 6 (1.25%) Android
6 4 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (86.69%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (28.48%) DevOps
3 88 (18.30%) SDLC
4 86 (17.88%) Software Engineering
5 82 (17.05%) TDD
6 79 (16.42%) Kanban
7 58 (12.06%) Test Automation
8 57 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 53 (11.02%) MVC
11 52 (10.81%) Mentoring
12 47 (9.77%) Microservices
12 47 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (9.36%) Project Management
14 39 (8.11%) Product Roadmap
15 38 (7.90%) Software Delivery
16 36 (7.48%) User Stories
17 34 (7.07%) Sprint Planning
18 33 (6.86%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 117 (24.32%) C#
1 117 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 82 (17.05%) SQL
3 51 (10.60%) Java
4 23 (4.78%) Python
5 20 (4.16%) TypeScript
6 17 (3.53%) PowerShell
6 17 (3.53%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.33%) ES6
8 15 (3.12%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.70%) C++
10 11 (2.29%) PHP
11 10 (2.08%) Go
11 10 (2.08%) Ruby
12 8 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.46%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.46%) C
14 6 (1.25%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.04%) R
16 4 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (9.98%) Degree
2 19 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.66%) CCNP
5 8 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.66%) CISSP
5 8 (1.66%) CSPO
6 7 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.83%) ISEB
8 3 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.42%) IIBA
9 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) APMP
10 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.69%) QA
2 9 (1.87%) PMO
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 59 (12.27%) Docker
2 16 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (7.90%) Terraform
2 31 (6.44%) Ansible
3 30 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (6.24%) Puppet
4 22 (4.57%) Rancher
5 17 (3.53%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Packer
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 16 (3.33%) Oracle
2 16 (3.33%) VMware
3 12 (2.49%) SAP
4 11 (2.29%) Google
5 9 (1.87%) Telerik
6 5 (1.04%) Apple
7 4 (0.83%) Cadence
7 4 (0.83%) Databricks
7 4 (0.83%) Facebook
7 4 (0.83%) Twitter
7 4 (0.83%) YouTube
8 3 (0.62%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.62%) Talend
9 2 (0.42%) Pega
9 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.21%) Teradata
10 1 (0.21%) Zend