Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 27 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 878 1,043 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.42% 7.25% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 7.94% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 639 875 977
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,600 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.48%

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 10,832 13,135 13,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.57% 91.35% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,082 10,430 11,289
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,625 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 477 £47,500 - 42
East Midlands +4 399 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 815 (92.82%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (38.84%) C#
3 279 (31.78%) .NET
4 254 (28.93%) JavaScript
5 232 (26.42%) SQL
6 231 (26.31%) Java
7 220 (25.06%) SQL Server
8 212 (24.15%) Software Engineering
9 210 (23.92%) Git (software)
10 207 (23.58%) Microsoft
11 186 (21.18%) Test Automation
12 174 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 169 (19.25%) HTML
14 160 (18.22%) CSS
15 158 (18.00%) DevOps
16 136 (15.49%) SDLC
17 133 (15.15%) Degree
18 129 (14.69%) TDD
19 128 (14.58%) JIRA
20 124 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
21 117 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
22 116 (13.21%) Visual Studio
23 115 (13.10%) QA
24 110 (12.53%) Web Services
25 108 (12.30%) ASP.NET
25 108 (12.30%) Jenkins
26 105 (11.96%) Unit Testing
27 103 (11.73%) REST
28 102 (11.62%) Retail
29 101 (11.50%) Kanban

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 51 (5.81%) SAS
2 26 (2.96%) Confluence
3 21 (2.39%) CMS
4 17 (1.94%) IIS
4 17 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.48%) Drupal
7 11 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.03%) Apache
9 6 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.46%) WordPress
12 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.34%) JBoss
12 3 (0.34%) Liferay
12 3 (0.34%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.48%) SPSS
5 12 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.34%) Moqups
7 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.80%) Magento
3 6 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.23%) Primavera
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 174 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (5.13%) Power Platform
4 41 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (3.64%) Serverless
6 27 (3.08%) GitHub
7 22 (2.51%) PaaS
8 19 (2.16%) IaaS
9 13 (1.48%) SaaS
10 10 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.80%) npm
13 6 (0.68%) NuGet
13 6 (0.68%) Office 365
14 5 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.57%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.57%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.51%) Modbus
2 22 (2.51%) RS-485
3 17 (1.94%) HTTP
4 15 (1.71%) DNS
5 9 (1.03%) Internet
6 6 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.68%) SSH
7 5 (0.57%) IPv4
7 5 (0.57%) IPv6
8 4 (0.46%) LAN
8 4 (0.46%) Network Security
8 4 (0.46%) WAN
8 4 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.23%) Firewall
9 2 (0.23%) Intranet
9 2 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.23%) SSL
9 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 75 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (5.81%) Hadoop
4 45 (5.13%) Power BI
5 42 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 41 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 28 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
11 26 (2.96%) Pentaho
12 25 (2.85%) MySQL
13 24 (2.73%) Big Data
13 24 (2.73%) MongoDB
14 23 (2.62%) OLAP
15 21 (2.39%) BigQuery
16 19 (2.16%) Data Lake
17 18 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 210 (23.92%) Git (software)
2 128 (14.58%) JIRA
3 117 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 116 (13.21%) Visual Studio
5 108 (12.30%) Jenkins
6 69 (7.86%) Selenium
7 66 (7.52%) Subversion
8 53 (6.04%) Maven
9 35 (3.99%) TeamCity
10 30 (3.42%) SoapUI
11 29 (3.30%) Bitbucket
12 28 (3.19%) WebDriver
13 27 (3.08%) JUnit
14 24 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
14 24 (2.73%) Zephyr
15 23 (2.62%) JMeter
16 21 (2.39%) Artifactory
17 20 (2.28%) Cucumber
18 19 (2.16%) Mercurial
19 14 (1.59%) Jasmine
General
1 102 (11.62%) Retail
2 63 (7.18%) Finance
3 61 (6.95%) Marketing
4 37 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.48%) Games
6 9 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 8 (0.91%) Banking
8 6 (0.68%) Advertising
9 3 (0.34%) Billing
9 3 (0.34%) Law
9 3 (0.34%) Legal
10 2 (0.23%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Avionics
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 394 (44.87%) Developer
2 113 (12.87%) .NET Developer
3 99 (11.28%) Senior Developer
4 91 (10.36%) Analyst
5 70 (7.97%) C# Developer
6 65 (7.40%) Software Developer
7 64 (7.29%) Software Engineer
8 56 (6.38%) Java Developer
9 53 (6.04%) Business Analyst
10 52 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 43 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 41 (4.67%) Tester
13 38 (4.33%) Delivery Manager
13 38 (4.33%) Project Manager
14 35 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 31 (3.53%) Architect
16 30 (3.42%) Lead Developer
17 29 (3.30%) Java Engineer
17 29 (3.30%) QA Engineer
18 28 (3.19%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (31.78%) .NET
2 169 (19.25%) HTML
3 160 (18.22%) CSS
4 110 (12.53%) Web Services
5 108 (12.30%) ASP.NET
6 103 (11.73%) REST
7 91 (10.36%) AngularJS
8 79 (9.00%) Spring
9 77 (8.77%) HTML5
10 76 (8.66%) XML
11 73 (8.31%) React
12 62 (7.06%) jQuery
13 59 (6.72%) .NET Framework
14 55 (6.26%) CSS3
15 52 (5.92%) SOAP
16 49 (5.58%) .NET Core
17 48 (5.47%) WCF
18 40 (4.56%) Node.js
19 39 (4.44%) JSON
20 34 (3.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.15%) User Experience
3 32 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 27 (3.08%) NHS
6 22 (2.51%) CAN bus
6 22 (2.51%) Device Driver
6 22 (2.51%) Driving Licence
6 22 (2.51%) Embedded Systems
7 21 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.25%) EPoS
10 11 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.25%) Robotics
11 10 (1.14%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.03%) Fintech
13 8 (0.91%) PMI
14 6 (0.68%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 52 (5.92%) Linux
2 50 (5.69%) Windows
3 37 (4.21%) Android
4 32 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.51%) FreeRTOS
6 18 (2.05%) Unix
7 11 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.23%) HPUX
10 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (92.82%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (24.15%) Software Engineering
3 186 (21.18%) Test Automation
4 158 (18.00%) DevOps
5 136 (15.49%) SDLC
6 129 (14.69%) TDD
7 105 (11.96%) Unit Testing
8 101 (11.50%) Kanban
9 95 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (10.71%) Sprint Planning
11 93 (10.59%) OO
12 89 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
12 89 (10.14%) MVC
13 87 (9.91%) User Stories
14 78 (8.88%) Project Management
15 77 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
16 71 (8.09%) Mentoring
17 66 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 63 (7.18%) Acceptance Criteria
19 60 (6.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 341 (38.84%) C#
2 254 (28.93%) JavaScript
3 232 (26.42%) SQL
4 231 (26.31%) Java
5 88 (10.02%) T-SQL
6 87 (9.91%) Python
7 73 (8.31%) C++
8 68 (7.74%) C
9 52 (5.92%) TypeScript
10 37 (4.21%) Ruby
11 32 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 30 (3.42%) Scala
13 28 (3.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 23 (2.62%) Perl
14 23 (2.62%) PHP
14 23 (2.62%) VB.NET
15 19 (2.16%) Bash Shell
15 19 (2.16%) ES6
16 16 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 133 (15.15%) Degree
2 28 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.28%) ISTQB
5 19 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.82%) ISEB
7 14 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.37%) IIBA
10 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.14%) PMP
12 7 (0.80%) APMP
12 7 (0.80%) HND
13 6 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.57%) APMG
14 5 (0.57%) CISSP
14 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.46%) CISM
15 4 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (13.10%) QA
2 45 (5.13%) GDPR
3 9 (1.03%) PMO
4 8 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.34%) SLA
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (8.09%) Docker
2 50 (5.69%) Firmware
3 6 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) Postfix
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (4.21%) Ansible
1 37 (4.21%) Terraform
2 24 (2.73%) Puppet
3 20 (2.28%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.23%) Kibana
8 2 (0.23%) Oozie
8 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 207 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.67%) Google
3 30 (3.42%) Oracle
4 28 (3.19%) Cloudera
5 27 (3.08%) Tableau
6 23 (2.62%) SAP
7 15 (1.71%) Xamarin
8 14 (1.59%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.25%) UiPath
10 10 (1.14%) Apple
10 10 (1.14%) Blue Prism
11 9 (1.03%) Twitter
12 8 (0.91%) hybris
13 7 (0.80%) Telerik
14 6 (0.68%) HP
14 6 (0.68%) VMware
15 5 (0.57%) Sitecore
16 4 (0.46%) F5
16 4 (0.46%) Red Hat