Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > Midlands
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 20 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 293 893 1,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.06% 7.94% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 8.59% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 280 854 1,017
Median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,200 £68,375 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 3,835 10,400 12,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.37% 92.53% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,081 8,504 9,483
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 -6 168 £52,500 +10.53% 71
East Midlands -3 125 £50,000 +11.11% 44
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 263 (89.76%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (35.84%) DevOps
3 92 (31.40%) Azure
4 75 (25.60%) Kanban
4 75 (25.60%) C#
5 71 (24.23%) AWS
6 70 (23.89%) .NET
7 67 (22.87%) JavaScript
8 62 (21.16%) JIRA
9 57 (19.45%) Finance
10 53 (18.09%) SQL
11 51 (17.41%) HTML
12 50 (17.06%) CSS
13 49 (16.72%) Microsoft
14 47 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (16.04%) Git (software)
15 45 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (14.33%) Microservices
17 40 (13.65%) SDLC
18 38 (12.97%) RESTful
18 38 (12.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (12.63%) Node.js
19 37 (12.63%) REST
20 36 (12.29%) Software Engineering
21 35 (11.95%) SQL Server
22 34 (11.60%) Terraform
23 33 (11.26%) Web Services
23 33 (11.26%) TDD
23 33 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
23 33 (11.26%) Test Automation

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 21 (7.17%) Confluence
2 11 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.39%) nginx
5 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.37%) CMS
7 3 (1.02%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) WordPress
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.68%) Simulink
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.34%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Eikon
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Odoo
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 92 (31.40%) Azure
2 71 (24.23%) AWS
3 30 (10.24%) SaaS
4 23 (7.85%) GCP
5 21 (7.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (6.48%) GitHub
7 14 (4.78%) PaaS
8 12 (4.10%) Power Platform
8 12 (4.10%) Serverless
9 11 (3.75%) Amazon S3
9 11 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (2.73%) npm
11 7 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (2.39%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.71%) Office 365
13 4 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.37%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.71%) VPN
2 4 (1.37%) DNS
2 4 (1.37%) Firewall
2 4 (1.37%) FTP
3 3 (1.02%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) Broadband
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) Skype
5 1 (0.34%) SMTP
5 1 (0.34%) SSH
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.48%) MySQL
2 19 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.80%) Big Data
4 14 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.41%) HBase
7 10 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.07%) BigQuery
8 9 (3.07%) Power BI
9 8 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.39%) Amazon Aurora
10 7 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (2.39%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (1.71%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.37%) Flink
12 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (21.16%) JIRA
2 47 (16.04%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.46%) Selenium
4 11 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.07%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.73%) gulp
7 8 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.73%) Subversion
8 7 (2.39%) Grunt
8 7 (2.39%) jspm
9 6 (2.05%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (2.05%) Postman
9 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.05%) webpack
10 4 (1.37%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.37%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.02%) C++Builder
11 3 (1.02%) eggPlant
11 3 (1.02%) JMeter
General
1 57 (19.45%) Finance
2 27 (9.22%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.44%) Games
4 11 (3.75%) Law
5 8 (2.73%) Retail
6 7 (2.39%) Billing
6 7 (2.39%) Marketing
7 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.37%) Automotive
8 4 (1.37%) Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (1.02%) French Language
9 3 (1.02%) German Language
9 3 (1.02%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (33.11%) Developer
2 29 (9.90%) .NET Developer
3 24 (8.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (8.19%) Senior Developer
4 23 (7.85%) Architect
5 22 (7.51%) Analyst
6 21 (7.17%) Software Developer
7 20 (6.83%) C# Developer
8 18 (6.14%) Software Engineer
9 17 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (5.46%) Business Analyst
11 15 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
11 15 (5.12%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.78%) Java Developer
13 12 (4.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (3.75%) Lead Developer
14 11 (3.75%) Product Owner
14 11 (3.75%) Scrum Master
14 11 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.89%) .NET
2 51 (17.41%) HTML
3 50 (17.06%) CSS
4 38 (12.97%) RESTful
5 37 (12.63%) Node.js
5 37 (12.63%) REST
6 33 (11.26%) Web Services
7 31 (10.58%) .NET Framework
7 31 (10.58%) Vue.js
8 30 (10.24%) .NET Core
8 30 (10.24%) AngularJS
9 24 (8.19%) React
10 22 (7.51%) ASP.NET
11 20 (6.83%) Jest
12 18 (6.14%) JSON
13 16 (5.46%) SOAP
14 15 (5.12%) XML
15 14 (4.78%) Sass
16 13 (4.44%) Entity Framework
17 12 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.41%) Cloud Native
5 8 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.39%) Replication
7 6 (2.05%) DataPower
7 6 (2.05%) User Experience
8 5 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.02%) Wiki
11 2 (0.68%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.68%) PMI
11 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.56%) Linux
2 18 (6.14%) Windows
3 15 (5.12%) Unix
4 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.02%) Android
5 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (89.76%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (35.84%) DevOps
3 75 (25.60%) Kanban
4 47 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (14.33%) Microservices
7 40 (13.65%) SDLC
8 38 (12.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (12.29%) Software Engineering
10 33 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (11.26%) TDD
10 33 (11.26%) Test Automation
11 31 (10.58%) Migration
12 29 (9.90%) BDD
13 24 (8.19%) Fintech
13 24 (8.19%) Mentoring
14 21 (7.17%) Infrastructure as Code
15 20 (6.83%) Front End Development
15 20 (6.83%) MVC
15 20 (6.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 75 (25.60%) C#
2 67 (22.87%) JavaScript
3 53 (18.09%) SQL
4 28 (9.56%) Java
5 21 (7.17%) ES6
6 20 (6.83%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.14%) Python
7 18 (6.14%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.46%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.12%) TypeScript
10 10 (3.41%) C
10 10 (3.41%) C++
11 8 (2.73%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.05%) Scala
13 5 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (1.37%) PHP
14 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.02%) Google Apps Script
16 2 (0.68%) Go
16 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (11.26%) Degree
2 20 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.07%) AWS Certification
5 7 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.02%) CCNP
8 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.02%) CISSP
8 3 (1.02%) CSPO
8 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.68%) PMP
9 2 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.83%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (9.22%) Docker
2 8 (2.73%) Varnish
3 7 (2.39%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (11.60%) Terraform
2 28 (9.56%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.78%) Ansible
4 13 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.44%) Puppet
5 5 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.37%) MIIS
7 3 (1.02%) Kibana
8 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 49 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.87%) Google
3 21 (7.17%) Oracle
4 9 (3.07%) Atlassian
4 9 (3.07%) IBM
4 9 (3.07%) SAP
5 7 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.39%) VMware
6 6 (2.05%) Cadence
7 4 (1.37%) Apple
7 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.02%) Borland
8 3 (1.02%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.02%) Dell
8 3 (1.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (1.02%) Solace
9 2 (0.68%) Databricks
9 2 (0.68%) Sage
9 2 (0.68%) Spotify