Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 31 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 779 282 875
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.28% 6.99% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 7.48% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 543 221 760
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £29,250
25th Percentile £38,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £65,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 9,977 3,772 10,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.30% 93.48% 92.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,197 3,070 8,537
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +8 502 £50,110 -4.55% 114
East Midlands -3 269 £48,500 -3.00% 71
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 725 (93.07%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (34.27%) C#
3 257 (32.99%) Azure
4 247 (31.71%) .NET
5 231 (29.65%) JavaScript
6 230 (29.53%) SQL
7 221 (28.37%) Social Skills
8 210 (26.96%) DevOps
9 206 (26.44%) TDD
10 191 (24.52%) Problem-Solving
11 162 (20.80%) Git (software)
11 162 (20.80%) Java
11 162 (20.80%) SQL Server
12 148 (19.00%) HTML
13 144 (18.49%) CSS
14 138 (17.72%) Microservices
15 136 (17.46%) AWS
16 134 (17.20%) React
17 119 (15.28%) Microsoft
18 116 (14.89%) MVC
19 112 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
19 112 (14.38%) Software Engineering
19 112 (14.38%) Coaching
20 108 (13.86%) Docker
20 108 (13.86%) Degree
21 106 (13.61%) .NET Core
22 105 (13.48%) AngularJS
23 104 (13.35%) NoSQL
24 98 (12.58%) BDD
25 97 (12.45%) Analytics

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 35 (4.49%) Confluence
2 29 (3.72%) CMS
3 18 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.54%) Apache
6 10 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.28%) SAS
7 7 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.77%) Drupal
8 6 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.77%) WordPress
9 5 (0.64%) IIS
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.51%) Luigi
11 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.13%) Appian
Applications
1 19 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.39%) Figma
6 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Sketch
6 2 (0.26%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP HCM
2 3 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Maximo
3 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.26%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.26%) Workfront
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
4 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 257 (32.99%) Azure
2 136 (17.46%) AWS
3 77 (9.88%) SaaS
4 70 (8.99%) Serverless
5 69 (8.86%) GitHub
6 45 (5.78%) GCP
7 26 (3.34%) PaaS
8 24 (3.08%) Power Platform
9 18 (2.31%) Microsoft 365
10 17 (2.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 16 (2.05%) npm
12 15 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (1.80%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (1.41%) Yarn
16 9 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (1.03%) IaaS
17 8 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.03%) MQTT
2 7 (0.90%) Firewall
2 7 (0.90%) IPv4
2 7 (0.90%) LAN
2 7 (0.90%) WAN
3 5 (0.64%) HTTP
3 5 (0.64%) NFC
3 5 (0.64%) PPP
4 4 (0.51%) Skype
4 4 (0.51%) SSL
5 3 (0.39%) ASN.1
6 2 (0.26%) Broadband
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 104 (13.35%) NoSQL
3 60 (7.70%) Big Data
4 49 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.70%) MySQL
8 20 (2.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 20 (2.57%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.18%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.18%) Power BI
10 16 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.28%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 162 (20.80%) Git (software)
2 92 (11.81%) Jenkins
2 92 (11.81%) JIRA
3 44 (5.65%) Visual Studio
4 35 (4.49%) Selenium
5 27 (3.47%) gulp
6 20 (2.57%) webpack
7 15 (1.93%) Cucumber
7 15 (1.93%) GitLab
8 13 (1.67%) Bitbucket
8 13 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.54%) Jasmine
9 12 (1.54%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.41%) git-flow
10 11 (1.41%) Grunt
10 11 (1.41%) TestRail
11 10 (1.28%) GoogleTest
11 10 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (1.28%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 221 (28.37%) Social Skills
2 90 (11.55%) Finance
3 52 (6.68%) Retail
4 45 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.95%) Law
6 22 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.82%) Public Sector
7 16 (2.05%) Games
7 16 (2.05%) Marketing
8 11 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
9 10 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
10 9 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (1.03%) Automotive
11 8 (1.03%) Banking
12 7 (0.90%) Advertising
13 6 (0.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (0.64%) Electronics
14 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 331 (42.49%) Developer
2 83 (10.65%) .NET Developer
3 82 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 71 (9.11%) Analyst
5 69 (8.86%) Java Developer
6 64 (8.22%) C# Developer
7 50 (6.42%) Scrum Master
8 44 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 43 (5.52%) Software Engineer
10 41 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 36 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 35 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
13 34 (4.36%) Project Manager
14 32 (4.11%) .NET Software Developer
15 31 (3.98%) Architect
15 31 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 29 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
17 22 (2.82%) React Developer
18 20 (2.57%) C# Software Developer
18 20 (2.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (31.71%) .NET
2 148 (19.00%) HTML
3 144 (18.49%) CSS
4 134 (17.20%) React
5 106 (13.61%) .NET Core
6 105 (13.48%) AngularJS
7 95 (12.20%) ASP.NET
8 90 (11.55%) REST
9 77 (9.88%) Spring
10 73 (9.37%) .NET Framework
11 71 (9.11%) RESTful
12 66 (8.47%) jQuery
13 60 (7.70%) GraphQL
14 57 (7.32%) Web Services
15 54 (6.93%) Hibernate
16 50 (6.42%) Middleware
17 49 (6.29%) HTML5
17 49 (6.29%) JSON
18 45 (5.78%) XML
19 44 (5.65%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
2 45 (5.78%) User Experience
3 27 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.44%) Life Science
5 19 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 18 (2.31%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.54%) Cloud Native
9 12 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.41%) e-Health
10 11 (1.41%) Tandem
11 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.03%) Legacy Code
13 7 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.90%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.93%) Linux
2 49 (6.29%) Windows
3 22 (2.82%) Unix
4 14 (1.80%) Android
5 12 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.90%) Debian
6 7 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (93.07%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (26.96%) DevOps
3 206 (26.44%) TDD
4 191 (24.52%) Problem-Solving
5 138 (17.72%) Microservices
6 116 (14.89%) MVC
7 112 (14.38%) Coaching
7 112 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (14.38%) Software Engineering
8 98 (12.58%) BDD
9 97 (12.45%) Analytics
9 97 (12.45%) Full Stack Development
10 89 (11.42%) Test Automation
11 87 (11.17%) Kanban
11 87 (11.17%) Sprint Planning
12 85 (10.91%) User Stories
13 84 (10.78%) Project Management
14 79 (10.14%) Mentoring
15 78 (10.01%) Waterfall
16 66 (8.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 267 (34.27%) C#
2 231 (29.65%) JavaScript
3 230 (29.53%) SQL
4 162 (20.80%) Java
5 64 (8.22%) Python
6 62 (7.96%) TypeScript
7 46 (5.91%) Java 8
8 41 (5.26%) PHP
9 31 (3.98%) VB.NET
10 28 (3.59%) T-SQL
11 26 (3.34%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.08%) C++
13 22 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.70%) C
15 16 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.80%) Ruby
17 12 (1.54%) XAML
18 10 (1.28%) Perl
19 9 (1.16%) VBA
20 7 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (13.86%) Degree
2 58 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 51 (6.55%) SC Cleared
4 34 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.16%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.77%) ISEB
6 6 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.39%) CISSP
8 3 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.39%) SAFe Agilist
9 2 (0.26%) CISM
9 2 (0.26%) CRISC
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (12.07%) QA
2 10 (1.28%) GDPR
3 8 (1.03%) Accessibility
3 8 (1.03%) COBIT
3 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.90%) GRC
5 5 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (0.64%) GxP
6 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) SLA
7 2 (0.26%) NIST
7 2 (0.26%) PMO
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) DICOM
8 1 (0.13%) GMP
System Software
1 108 (13.86%) Docker
2 6 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.51%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 71 (9.11%) Terraform
2 41 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 25 (3.21%) Ansible
4 16 (2.05%) Puppet
5 15 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.90%) SCCM
7 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.39%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 119 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.78%) Oracle
3 33 (4.24%) Google
4 19 (2.44%) SAP
5 15 (1.93%) Agilent
6 13 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.28%) IBM
8 9 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.90%) Alibaba
9 7 (0.90%) HP
9 7 (0.90%) Telerik
10 6 (0.77%) Adobe
10 6 (0.77%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.64%) Informatica
11 5 (0.64%) Talend
12 4 (0.51%) Databricks
13 3 (0.39%) BMC
13 3 (0.39%) Cognos
13 3 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud