Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 391 748 965
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.02% 7.09% 8.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 7.71% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 409 736 823
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 5,085 9,704 11,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.36% 91.97% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,016 8,128 8,297
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +6 242 £55,000 +10.00% 62
East Midlands -1 149 £47,500 +5.56% 44
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 345 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (34.53%) DevOps
3 121 (30.95%) Azure
4 96 (24.55%) C#
5 91 (23.27%) Kanban
6 88 (22.51%) .NET
7 83 (21.23%) JIRA
8 82 (20.97%) AWS
9 75 (19.18%) JavaScript
9 75 (19.18%) SDLC
10 71 (18.16%) SQL
11 70 (17.90%) Microsoft
12 63 (16.11%) Git (software)
13 62 (15.86%) Finance
14 61 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (14.58%) Docker
17 56 (14.32%) Test Automation
18 54 (13.81%) Software Engineering
18 54 (13.81%) Linux
19 53 (13.55%) HTML
20 52 (13.30%) CSS
21 50 (12.79%) TDD
22 48 (12.28%) Terraform
23 46 (11.76%) .NET Core
24 45 (11.51%) SQL Server
25 42 (10.74%) MVC
25 42 (10.74%) Confluence
25 42 (10.74%) Microservices
26 40 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management

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 42 (10.74%) Confluence
2 8 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.77%) IIS
5 3 (0.77%) nginx
5 3 (0.77%) WordPress
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.51%) Simulink
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.26%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Odoo
2 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (30.95%) Azure
2 82 (20.97%) AWS
3 33 (8.44%) SaaS
4 31 (7.93%) GitHub
5 26 (6.65%) GCP
6 21 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (5.12%) PaaS
8 11 (2.81%) Power Platform
9 10 (2.56%) Office 365
10 9 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (2.30%) npm
11 8 (2.05%) Serverless
12 7 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (1.53%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.77%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.77%) Boomi
14 3 (0.77%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.05%) DNS
2 7 (1.79%) Firewall
2 7 (1.79%) Network Security
3 6 (1.53%) RTP
3 6 (1.53%) VoIP
4 4 (1.02%) Skype
5 3 (0.77%) Intranet
5 3 (0.77%) VPN
6 2 (0.51%) HTTP
6 2 (0.51%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.26%) Internet
7 1 (0.26%) SMTP
7 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.18%) MySQL
3 22 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.58%) Big Data
5 11 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.30%) Power BI
8 7 (1.79%) Pentaho
8 7 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.53%) BigQuery
9 6 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.28%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.28%) SQLite
11 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.77%) HBase
12 3 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 83 (21.23%) JIRA
2 63 (16.11%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.37%) Selenium
4 20 (5.12%) TeamCity
5 16 (4.09%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (2.81%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (2.05%) Subversion
9 8 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.79%) gulp
10 7 (1.79%) jspm
11 6 (1.53%) Grunt
11 6 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.53%) Postman
12 5 (1.28%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.28%) JMeter
13 4 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 62 (15.86%) Finance
2 37 (9.46%) Public Sector
3 28 (7.16%) Games
4 26 (6.65%) Law
5 17 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.58%) Retail
7 9 (2.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.53%) Automotive
8 6 (1.53%) Banking
8 6 (1.53%) Billing
9 5 (1.28%) Electronics
9 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.77%) French Language
10 3 (0.77%) German Language
10 3 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 111 (28.39%) Developer
2 35 (8.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (7.67%) Senior Developer
4 29 (7.42%) .NET Developer
5 28 (7.16%) Software Developer
5 28 (7.16%) Software Engineer
6 25 (6.39%) Analyst
7 24 (6.14%) C# Developer
7 24 (6.14%) Project Manager
8 23 (5.88%) Product Owner
9 20 (5.12%) Scrum Master
10 19 (4.86%) Business Analyst
10 19 (4.86%) Java Developer
11 18 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
12 17 (4.35%) Architect
12 17 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 16 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (3.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 13 (3.32%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.51%) .NET
2 53 (13.55%) HTML
3 52 (13.30%) CSS
4 46 (11.76%) .NET Core
5 33 (8.44%) ASP.NET
6 30 (7.67%) AngularJS
6 30 (7.67%) Node.js
6 30 (7.67%) REST
6 30 (7.67%) Web Services
7 29 (7.42%) RESTful
8 24 (6.14%) .NET Framework
9 23 (5.88%) React
10 17 (4.35%) Vue.js
11 16 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (3.84%) Entity Framework
12 15 (3.84%) XML
13 14 (3.58%) Spring
14 13 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.32%) jQuery
14 13 (3.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.21%) Mobile App
2 33 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 10 (2.56%) User Experience
5 7 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.79%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.53%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.53%) DataPower
7 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.02%) iPad
7 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.77%) Replication
9 2 (0.51%) CMDB
9 2 (0.51%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.81%) Linux
2 33 (8.44%) Windows
3 20 (5.12%) Unix
4 13 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.28%) Android
7 4 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (34.53%) DevOps
3 91 (23.27%) Kanban
4 75 (19.18%) SDLC
5 61 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (14.32%) Test Automation
8 54 (13.81%) Software Engineering
9 50 (12.79%) TDD
10 42 (10.74%) Microservices
10 42 (10.74%) MVC
11 40 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
13 33 (8.44%) Mentoring
14 31 (7.93%) BDD
15 30 (7.67%) Migration
15 30 (7.67%) Project Management
16 28 (7.16%) Product Roadmap
17 27 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (6.91%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 96 (24.55%) C#
2 75 (19.18%) JavaScript
3 71 (18.16%) SQL
4 35 (8.95%) Java
5 25 (6.39%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 22 (5.63%) Python
8 20 (5.12%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.60%) C++
10 17 (4.35%) TypeScript
11 12 (3.07%) ES6
12 11 (2.81%) C
12 11 (2.81%) Go
13 10 (2.56%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.05%) PHP
14 8 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.53%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.53%) Ruby
16 5 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 37 (9.46%) Degree
2 23 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.79%) CCNP
4 7 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.79%) CISSP
4 7 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.79%) CSPO
4 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.53%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) IIBA
10 1 (0.26%) HND
10 1 (0.26%) ISEB
10 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (14.58%) Docker
2 13 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.02%) Varnish
5 3 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 48 (12.28%) Terraform
2 30 (7.67%) Kubernetes
3 28 (7.16%) Ansible
4 26 (6.65%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (6.65%) Puppet
5 12 (3.07%) Rancher
6 6 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.02%) MIIS
8 1 (0.26%) Packer
8 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.39%) Google
3 20 (5.12%) Oracle
4 17 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.32%) VMware
6 10 (2.56%) SAP
7 9 (2.30%) Apple
7 9 (2.30%) Cadence
8 6 (1.53%) IBM
9 5 (1.28%) Databricks
10 4 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.02%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.02%) Talend
10 4 (1.02%) Telerik
11 3 (0.77%) Borland
11 3 (0.77%) Dell
11 3 (0.77%) Solace
12 2 (0.51%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.51%) Zend