Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 23 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 917 1,061 1,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.96% 7.92% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 8.65% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 769 899 1,011
Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 10,584 12,264 13,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.91% 91.51% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,458 9,562 11,325
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the Midlands

Scrum
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Scrum in the Midlands

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 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 -6 506 £47,500 - 131
East Midlands +4 410 £45,000 - 82
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 799 (87.13%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (40.13%) C#
3 317 (34.57%) .NET
4 285 (31.08%) JavaScript
5 239 (26.06%) SQL
6 218 (23.77%) Azure
7 212 (23.12%) Test Automation
8 188 (20.50%) Git (software)
8 188 (20.50%) HTML
9 187 (20.39%) SQL Server
10 185 (20.17%) CSS
11 181 (19.74%) Java
12 173 (18.87%) DevOps
13 162 (17.67%) Microsoft
14 158 (17.23%) Software Engineering
15 151 (16.47%) ASP.NET
16 135 (14.72%) AWS
17 134 (14.61%) QA
18 125 (13.63%) TDD
19 122 (13.30%) AngularJS
20 119 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
21 118 (12.87%) SDLC
22 112 (12.21%) Retail
23 111 (12.10%) Mentoring
24 109 (11.89%) Degree
25 102 (11.12%) Kanban
25 102 (11.12%) C
26 100 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
27 98 (10.69%) OO
28 97 (10.58%) JIRA

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 22 (2.40%) SAS
2 19 (2.07%) Confluence
3 10 (1.09%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.09%) WordPress
4 8 (0.87%) CMS
4 8 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.76%) nginx
6 5 (0.55%) Drupal
6 5 (0.55%) IIS
6 5 (0.55%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.44%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.33%) Apache
8 3 (0.33%) JBoss
8 3 (0.33%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.98%) SPSS
3 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.44%) Moqups
5 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) HipChat
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) InVision
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) Sketch
7 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.65%) Magento
3 5 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 218 (23.77%) Azure
2 135 (14.72%) AWS
3 62 (6.76%) GCP
4 32 (3.49%) Serverless
5 30 (3.27%) Power Platform
6 22 (2.40%) SaaS
7 19 (2.07%) GitHub
8 17 (1.85%) PaaS
9 14 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (1.53%) npm
10 9 (0.98%) Office 365
11 7 (0.76%) IaaS
12 6 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.65%) NuGet
13 5 (0.55%) Amazon EKS
13 5 (0.55%) AWS Fargate
13 5 (0.55%) Datadog
13 5 (0.55%) Google Play
14 4 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.87%) HTTP
2 7 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 7 (0.76%) SSH
3 6 (0.65%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (0.65%) DNS
4 3 (0.33%) Firewall
4 3 (0.33%) Internet
4 3 (0.33%) LAN
4 3 (0.33%) SSL
4 3 (0.33%) VoIP
4 3 (0.33%) VPN
4 3 (0.33%) WAN
4 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.22%) Skype
5 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.11%) DMZ
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.20%) MySQL
3 58 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.27%) Power BI
7 29 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.07%) BigQuery
10 19 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.74%) Data Lake
11 16 (1.74%) SQLite
12 14 (1.53%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (1.42%) Pentaho
14 11 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 188 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 97 (10.58%) JIRA
3 89 (9.71%) Selenium
4 78 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (8.51%) Visual Studio
5 77 (8.40%) Jenkins
6 41 (4.47%) Subversion
7 26 (2.84%) Maven
8 25 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
9 24 (2.62%) WebDriver
10 21 (2.29%) CppUnit
11 20 (2.18%) Bitbucket
12 19 (2.07%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.85%) Jasmine
14 16 (1.74%) JMeter
14 16 (1.74%) Protractor
14 16 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (1.64%) JUnit
15 15 (1.64%) Mercurial
16 14 (1.53%) Zephyr
General
1 112 (12.21%) Retail
2 63 (6.87%) Finance
3 47 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 33 (3.60%) Marketing
5 24 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.53%) Games
8 7 (0.76%) Electronics
9 6 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Automotive
10 2 (0.22%) Local Government
10 2 (0.22%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 482 (52.56%) Developer
2 124 (13.52%) .NET Developer
3 116 (12.65%) Senior Developer
4 66 (7.20%) Analyst
5 65 (7.09%) Software Developer
6 56 (6.11%) Software Engineer
7 49 (5.34%) Tester
8 46 (5.02%) C# Developer
9 41 (4.47%) Junior
10 40 (4.36%) Java Developer
11 38 (4.14%) Embedded Engineer
12 34 (3.71%) Cloud Developer
12 34 (3.71%) QA Engineer
13 32 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 32 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 31 (3.38%) Lead Developer
14 31 (3.38%) PHP Developer
15 29 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
16 28 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (3.05%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (34.57%) .NET
2 188 (20.50%) HTML
3 185 (20.17%) CSS
4 151 (16.47%) ASP.NET
5 122 (13.30%) AngularJS
6 84 (9.16%) .NET Core
7 82 (8.94%) HTML5
8 79 (8.62%) .NET Framework
9 78 (8.51%) Web Services
10 66 (7.20%) XML
11 59 (6.43%) React
12 56 (6.11%) jQuery
12 56 (6.11%) Node.js
13 53 (5.78%) CSS3
14 52 (5.67%) REST
15 49 (5.34%) Spring
16 47 (5.13%) RESTful
17 41 (4.47%) SOAP
18 36 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
19 34 (3.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.65%) User Experience
3 57 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 46 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.64%) Robotics
8 14 (1.53%) NHS
9 12 (1.31%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.87%) PMI
13 7 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.76%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.65%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.65%) EPoS
14 6 (0.65%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.55%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.55%) Life Science
16 4 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.82%) Linux
2 28 (3.05%) Android
3 24 (2.62%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.96%) Windows
5 14 (1.53%) Unix
6 7 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.65%) CentOS
8 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
9 1 (0.11%) HPUX
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (87.13%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (23.12%) Test Automation
3 173 (18.87%) DevOps
4 158 (17.23%) Software Engineering
5 125 (13.63%) TDD
6 119 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
7 118 (12.87%) SDLC
8 111 (12.10%) Mentoring
9 102 (11.12%) Kanban
10 100 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (10.69%) OO
12 91 (9.92%) MVC
13 88 (9.60%) Web Development
14 80 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (7.31%) Unit Testing
16 63 (6.87%) E-Commerce
17 60 (6.54%) User Stories
18 58 (6.32%) Computer Science
19 55 (6.00%) Microservices
20 50 (5.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 368 (40.13%) C#
2 285 (31.08%) JavaScript
3 239 (26.06%) SQL
4 181 (19.74%) Java
5 102 (11.12%) C
6 94 (10.25%) C++
7 75 (8.18%) Python
8 71 (7.74%) T-SQL
9 62 (6.76%) PHP
10 55 (6.00%) TypeScript
11 28 (3.05%) ES6
12 21 (2.29%) Embedded C
13 20 (2.18%) Bash Shell
14 19 (2.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 19 (2.07%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.74%) Ruby
16 15 (1.64%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.53%) Go
18 13 (1.42%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 109 (11.89%) Degree
2 27 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 19 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.96%) HND
4 18 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.74%) ISEB
6 12 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.76%) PMP
8 4 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.22%) APMP
10 2 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.11%) APMG
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (14.61%) QA
2 21 (2.29%) GDPR
3 13 (1.42%) PMO
4 12 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.55%) SLA
6 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (8.07%) Firmware
2 67 (7.31%) Docker
3 5 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.55%) vSphere
4 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.22%) Postfix
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (3.38%) Ansible
2 29 (3.16%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.29%) Terraform
4 9 (0.98%) Puppet
5 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.65%) Packer
7 5 (0.55%) Grafana
7 5 (0.55%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.11%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) Oozie
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.11%) Salt
10 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.11%) WSUS
10 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 162 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 63 (6.87%) Google
3 21 (2.29%) Oracle
4 17 (1.85%) UiPath
5 16 (1.74%) SAP
6 14 (1.53%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.53%) Cloudera
6 14 (1.53%) Tableau
7 13 (1.42%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 7 (0.76%) Apple
9 7 (0.76%) VMware
10 6 (0.65%) Twitter
11 5 (0.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 5 (0.55%) Spotify
12 4 (0.44%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.44%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.44%) Databricks
12 4 (0.44%) New Relic
12 4 (0.44%) Splunk