Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 738 970 1,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.05% 8.00% 7.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 8.67% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 660 750 969
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.28%
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £70,000
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 9,601 11,189 13,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.77% 92.27% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7,936 8,272 11,093
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -7 410 £50,000 +11.11% 102
East Midlands -3 322 £45,000 - 104
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 649 (87.94%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (34.82%) C#
3 235 (31.84%) JavaScript
4 229 (31.03%) .NET
5 195 (26.42%) SQL
6 181 (24.53%) Test Automation
7 159 (21.54%) TDD
8 144 (19.51%) Git (software)
9 139 (18.83%) HTML
10 138 (18.70%) CSS
11 128 (17.34%) Azure
12 127 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
13 119 (16.12%) Software Engineering
14 116 (15.72%) Java
15 114 (15.45%) JIRA
15 114 (15.45%) AngularJS
15 114 (15.45%) DevOps
16 113 (15.31%) Kanban
17 108 (14.63%) Microsoft
18 105 (14.23%) Degree
19 102 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
20 98 (13.28%) SQL Server
21 95 (12.87%) QA
22 94 (12.74%) Web Services
23 92 (12.47%) SDLC
24 87 (11.79%) ASP.NET
25 86 (11.65%) AWS
25 86 (11.65%) Mentoring
26 82 (11.11%) Web Development
27 79 (10.70%) MySQL

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 31 (4.20%) Confluence
2 10 (1.36%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.22%) IIS
3 9 (1.22%) TPMS
4 8 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.95%) CMS
5 7 (0.95%) SAS
6 6 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.41%) Apache
8 3 (0.41%) nginx
8 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.27%) Appian
9 2 (0.27%) Drupal
9 2 (0.27%) JBoss
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.68%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.54%) InVision
4 4 (0.54%) Sketch
5 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.27%) InDesign
6 2 (0.27%) UXPin
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.41%) Magento
3 3 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.14%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 128 (17.34%) Azure
2 86 (11.65%) AWS
3 30 (4.07%) GCP
4 22 (2.98%) SaaS
5 17 (2.30%) Serverless
6 13 (1.76%) GitHub
7 12 (1.63%) PaaS
8 11 (1.49%) Power Platform
8 11 (1.49%) Slack
9 10 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.54%) AWS Fargate
14 4 (0.54%) npm
15 3 (0.41%) Amazon EKS
15 3 (0.41%) BrowserStack
15 3 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.03%) Internet
2 7 (0.95%) VoIP
3 6 (0.81%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (0.81%) DNS
4 5 (0.68%) Skype
5 4 (0.54%) GoToMeeting
6 3 (0.41%) Firewall
6 3 (0.41%) HTTP
6 3 (0.41%) VPN
7 2 (0.27%) DMZ
7 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) Hyperconnected
8 1 (0.14%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 79 (10.70%) MySQL
3 48 (6.50%) MongoDB
4 32 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (4.34%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.49%) Power BI
10 10 (1.36%) Big Data
10 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (1.36%) SQLite
11 9 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (0.81%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 144 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 114 (15.45%) JIRA
3 78 (10.57%) Jenkins
4 66 (8.94%) Selenium
5 51 (6.91%) Visual Studio
6 48 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (3.25%) Cucumber
8 23 (3.12%) JUnit
8 23 (3.12%) Maven
8 23 (3.12%) Postman
8 23 (3.12%) Subversion
9 21 (2.85%) WebDriver
10 17 (2.30%) SoapUI
11 15 (2.03%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.76%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.63%) Mockito
14 11 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (1.36%) Cypress.io
15 10 (1.36%) DbUnit
General
1 69 (9.35%) Finance
2 62 (8.40%) Retail
3 21 (2.85%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.71%) Games
5 15 (2.03%) Marketing
6 14 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.36%) Electronics
9 9 (1.22%) Banking
10 7 (0.95%) Automotive
11 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.41%) Local Government
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Legal
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 345 (46.75%) Developer
2 101 (13.69%) Senior Developer
3 64 (8.67%) .NET Developer
4 53 (7.18%) Software Engineer
5 51 (6.91%) C# Developer
6 50 (6.78%) Analyst
7 47 (6.37%) Software Developer
8 43 (5.83%) Java Developer
9 40 (5.42%) Scrum Master
10 36 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (4.61%) Architect
12 32 (4.34%) Lead Developer
12 32 (4.34%) PHP Developer
13 27 (3.66%) Junior
13 27 (3.66%) QA Engineer
13 27 (3.66%) Tester
14 25 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
15 24 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 23 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (31.03%) .NET
2 139 (18.83%) HTML
3 138 (18.70%) CSS
4 114 (15.45%) AngularJS
5 94 (12.74%) Web Services
6 87 (11.79%) ASP.NET
7 74 (10.03%) Spring
8 65 (8.81%) .NET Core
8 65 (8.81%) Node.js
9 63 (8.54%) REST
10 60 (8.13%) HTML5
11 58 (7.86%) React
12 55 (7.45%) RESTful
13 49 (6.64%) .NET Framework
13 49 (6.64%) Vue.js
14 47 (6.37%) SOAP
15 43 (5.83%) CSS3
16 40 (5.42%) XML
17 33 (4.47%) jQuery
18 30 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.03%) User Experience
2 67 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (5.01%) Mobile App
5 32 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (2.71%) e-Learning
8 19 (2.57%) Mobile Payment
9 15 (2.03%) Cloud Native
10 13 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.76%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.22%) Infotainment
11 9 (1.22%) Life Science
11 9 (1.22%) SCADA
12 8 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.95%) FMCG
13 7 (0.95%) Robotics
14 5 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
15 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.61%) Linux
2 21 (2.85%) Windows
3 14 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.49%) Unix
5 10 (1.36%) Android
6 5 (0.68%) CentOS
7 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.27%) Debian
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (87.94%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (24.53%) Test Automation
3 159 (21.54%) TDD
4 127 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
5 119 (16.12%) Software Engineering
6 114 (15.45%) DevOps
7 113 (15.31%) Kanban
8 102 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
9 92 (12.47%) SDLC
10 86 (11.65%) Mentoring
11 82 (11.11%) Web Development
12 75 (10.16%) MVC
12 75 (10.16%) OO
13 73 (9.89%) BDD
14 69 (9.35%) Microservices
15 64 (8.67%) E-Commerce
15 64 (8.67%) User Stories
16 55 (7.45%) Computer Science
17 43 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
18 40 (5.42%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 257 (34.82%) C#
2 235 (31.84%) JavaScript
3 195 (26.42%) SQL
4 116 (15.72%) Java
5 72 (9.76%) Python
6 60 (8.13%) PHP
7 44 (5.96%) C++
8 36 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 31 (4.20%) TypeScript
10 28 (3.79%) C
11 20 (2.71%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.76%) ES6
14 11 (1.49%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.22%) Perl
15 9 (1.22%) Ruby
15 9 (1.22%) Scala
16 7 (0.95%) Dart
16 7 (0.95%) ES7
17 5 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 105 (14.23%) Degree
2 34 (4.61%) ISTQB
3 21 (2.85%) ISEB
4 20 (2.71%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.57%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.68%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.68%) PMP
11 4 (0.54%) HND
12 3 (0.41%) CSPO
12 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.41%) HNC
12 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.27%) APMP
13 2 (0.27%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (12.87%) QA
2 12 (1.63%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.63%) GDPR
3 9 (1.22%) PMO
4 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (7.86%) Docker
2 25 (3.39%) Firmware
3 8 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.08%) vSphere
4 7 (0.95%) Postfix
5 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 26 (3.52%) Ansible
3 17 (2.30%) Terraform
4 13 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.76%) Puppet
5 10 (1.36%) HP ALM
6 7 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.41%) Grafana
8 3 (0.41%) Packer
8 3 (0.41%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.41%) Salt
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.27%) WSUS
9 2 (0.27%) yum
10 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.14%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.14%) logstash
10 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 108 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.28%) Google
3 27 (3.66%) Oracle
4 19 (2.57%) UiPath
5 14 (1.90%) HP
5 14 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 12 (1.63%) Blue Prism
7 10 (1.36%) VMware
8 9 (1.22%) CA
8 9 (1.22%) Delphix
8 9 (1.22%) SAP
9 7 (0.95%) Adobe
10 6 (0.81%) Splunk
11 5 (0.68%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.68%) Netlify
11 5 (0.68%) New Relic
11 5 (0.68%) Spotify
12 4 (0.54%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.54%) Sun
13 3 (0.41%) JD Edwards