Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,472 1,951 2,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.50% 24.63% 22.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.74% 26.77% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,533 1,819
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Agile Software Development 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,950 7,289 8,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.94% 92.01% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,859 5,452 6,993
West Midlands median annual salary £46,718 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.82% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Birmingham +1 600 £50,000 - 138
Coventry 0 208 £48,300 +7.33% 48
Warwickshire -3 126 £52,900 +17.56% 24
Worcestershire +3 116 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Solihull -1 109 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Staffordshire -4 94 £40,000 - 32
Herefordshire -1 51 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Shropshire -1 38 £52,500 +50.00% 27
Walsall -14 24 £38,500 - 3
West Bromwich +4 23 £55,000 +107.55% 2
Wolverhampton -1 6 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 5 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Wednesbury 0 2 £46,250 -22.92%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 376 (25.54%) JavaScript
2 366 (24.86%) C#
3 350 (23.78%) Azure
4 349 (23.71%) .NET
5 345 (23.44%) SQL
6 317 (21.54%) Scrum
7 299 (20.31%) DevOps
8 263 (17.87%) AWS
9 249 (16.92%) Microsoft
10 224 (15.22%) HTML
11 218 (14.81%) CSS
12 212 (14.40%) Git (software)
13 201 (13.65%) SQL Server
14 197 (13.38%) Finance
15 191 (12.98%) Software Engineering
16 184 (12.50%) Degree
17 174 (11.82%) Java
18 169 (11.48%) Test Automation
19 166 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
20 165 (11.21%) TDD
21 154 (10.46%) Mentoring
22 151 (10.26%) User Experience
23 150 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
24 147 (9.99%) Project Management
25 146 (9.92%) JIRA
26 138 (9.38%) SDLC
27 135 (9.17%) AngularJS
28 131 (8.90%) ASP.NET
29 130 (8.83%) Microservices
30 125 (8.49%) Python

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 59 (4.01%) Confluence
2 40 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.56%) CMS
4 20 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.09%) IIS
7 15 (1.02%) SAS
8 14 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.61%) TPMS
10 8 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.27%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.20%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.20%) Drupal
14 3 (0.20%) Mule
14 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (1.63%) InVision
1 24 (1.63%) Sketch
2 15 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.75%) Figma
5 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.41%) Marvel
8 5 (0.34%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.27%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.14%) UXPin
12 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.068%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.20%) Primavera
7 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.068%) Magento
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.068%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.068%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.068%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.068%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.068%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 350 (23.78%) Azure
2 263 (17.87%) AWS
3 73 (4.96%) SaaS
4 69 (4.69%) Power Platform
5 53 (3.60%) Office 365
6 51 (3.46%) PaaS
7 41 (2.79%) GCP
8 39 (2.65%) IaaS
9 38 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (2.38%) Serverless
11 34 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
12 27 (1.83%) GitHub
13 13 (0.88%) PowerApps
14 11 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (0.48%) Amazon S3
19 6 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.45%) Firewall
2 30 (2.04%) Internet
3 19 (1.29%) DNS
4 18 (1.22%) Diameter Protocol
5 13 (0.88%) Network Security
6 10 (0.68%) Intranet
7 9 (0.61%) VPN
7 9 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.54%) HTTP
8 8 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.54%) SSL
9 7 (0.48%) Skype
10 6 (0.41%) LAN
10 6 (0.41%) WAN
11 5 (0.34%) 3G
11 5 (0.34%) 4G
11 5 (0.34%) 5G
11 5 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.34%) Wireless
12 4 (0.27%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.03%) MySQL
3 67 (4.55%) Power BI
4 62 (4.21%) NoSQL
5 60 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 35 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.77%) Big Data
10 26 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.95%) SQLite
15 9 (0.61%) Snowflake Schema
15 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 212 (14.40%) Git (software)
2 146 (9.92%) JIRA
3 96 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 61 (4.14%) Selenium
5 59 (4.01%) Visual Studio
6 43 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (2.72%) Maven
8 39 (2.65%) JUnit
9 33 (2.24%) Cucumber
10 31 (2.11%) SonarQube
11 22 (1.49%) Mockito
12 21 (1.43%) Artifactory
13 20 (1.36%) GitLab
14 18 (1.22%) GDB
15 16 (1.09%) WebDriver
16 15 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (1.02%) Cypress.io
17 14 (0.95%) DbUnit
17 14 (0.95%) jMock
17 14 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 197 (13.38%) Finance
2 74 (5.03%) Retail
3 42 (2.85%) Games
4 36 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.90%) Legal
6 27 (1.83%) Public Sector
7 22 (1.49%) Marketing
8 21 (1.43%) Automotive
9 18 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.09%) Electronics
11 12 (0.82%) Banking
11 12 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.41%) Advertising
12 6 (0.41%) Law
12 6 (0.41%) Publishing
13 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.20%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.14%) Social Housing
16 1 (0.068%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 525 (35.67%) Developer
2 138 (9.38%) Analyst
3 136 (9.24%) Senior Developer
4 118 (8.02%) .NET Developer
5 115 (7.81%) Architect
6 75 (5.10%) Software Developer
7 73 (4.96%) Business Analyst
8 70 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 58 (3.94%) Project Manager
10 55 (3.74%) C# Developer
11 51 (3.46%) Junior
11 51 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
12 48 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 48 (3.26%) Java Developer
13 45 (3.06%) IT Manager
14 44 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
15 43 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
16 40 (2.72%) Designer
16 40 (2.72%) Technical Architect
17 39 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (23.71%) .NET
2 224 (15.22%) HTML
3 218 (14.81%) CSS
4 135 (9.17%) AngularJS
5 131 (8.90%) ASP.NET
6 95 (6.45%) Web Services
7 86 (5.84%) React
8 82 (5.57%) .NET Core
9 81 (5.50%) Node.js
10 79 (5.37%) jQuery
11 78 (5.30%) .NET Framework
12 76 (5.16%) REST
13 68 (4.62%) RESTful
14 63 (4.28%) Spring
15 48 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 48 (3.26%) HTML5
16 43 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (2.58%) Sass
18 37 (2.51%) Vue.js
19 36 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 151 (10.26%) User Experience
2 116 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 49 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.92%) Public Cloud
8 27 (1.83%) Cloud Native
9 19 (1.29%) SCADA
10 16 (1.09%) Data Centre
11 13 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (0.75%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.68%) Infotainment
14 10 (0.68%) Robotics
15 9 (0.61%) Life Science
15 9 (0.61%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (4.96%) Linux
2 63 (4.28%) Windows
3 46 (3.13%) Unix
4 22 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.36%) Android
6 18 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.95%) CentOS
8 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.27%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.14%) Debian
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.068%) VMS
14 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (21.54%) Scrum
2 299 (20.31%) DevOps
3 191 (12.98%) Software Engineering
4 169 (11.48%) Test Automation
5 166 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
6 165 (11.21%) TDD
7 154 (10.46%) Mentoring
8 150 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
9 147 (9.99%) Project Management
10 138 (9.38%) SDLC
11 130 (8.83%) Microservices
12 125 (8.49%) Web Development
13 121 (8.22%) MVC
14 118 (8.02%) ITIL
15 111 (7.54%) Waterfall
16 108 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 107 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 104 (7.07%) Analytics
19 97 (6.59%) Kanban
20 96 (6.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 376 (25.54%) JavaScript
2 366 (24.86%) C#
3 345 (23.44%) SQL
4 174 (11.82%) Java
5 125 (8.49%) Python
6 56 (3.80%) PHP
6 56 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 42 (2.85%) TypeScript
8 37 (2.51%) C++
9 35 (2.38%) C
10 32 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 31 (2.11%) ES6
12 27 (1.83%) Ruby
13 24 (1.63%) R
13 24 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.09%) Java 8
17 13 (0.88%) Rust
18 12 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 184 (12.50%) Degree
2 32 (2.17%) CISM
3 30 (2.04%) CISSP
4 27 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 26 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.43%) ISEB
8 17 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.68%) CEH
11 10 (0.68%) PMP
12 9 (0.61%) APMP
12 9 (0.61%) OSCP
12 9 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.61%) SANS
13 8 (0.54%) CISA
13 8 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.68%) QA
2 39 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.70%) PMO
4 23 (1.56%) GDPR
4 23 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.56%) SLA
5 14 (0.95%) COBIT
5 14 (0.95%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.41%) NIST
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.34%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.20%) GxP
10 3 (0.20%) ISO 26262
11 2 (0.14%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.068%) RMADS
12 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 96 (6.52%) Docker
2 23 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.61%) Postfix
5 9 (0.61%) vCloud
6 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.34%) vSphere
8 3 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (4.82%) Terraform
2 69 (4.69%) Kubernetes
3 52 (3.53%) Ansible
4 32 (2.17%) Packer
5 22 (1.49%) Puppet
6 15 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (0.82%) Consul
7 12 (0.82%) Grafana
7 12 (0.82%) Prometheus
8 11 (0.75%) Graphite
8 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.61%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.54%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.54%) SCCM
11 6 (0.41%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.34%) Salt
13 4 (0.27%) HP ALM
13 4 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 249 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 93 (6.32%) Oracle
3 32 (2.17%) VMware
4 28 (1.90%) Adobe
4 28 (1.90%) ServiceNow
5 26 (1.77%) Google
6 25 (1.70%) Tableau
7 21 (1.43%) UiPath
8 20 (1.36%) Cisco
9 14 (0.95%) Blue Prism
10 12 (0.82%) IBM
11 10 (0.68%) HP
11 10 (0.68%) Informatica
11 10 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.68%) SAP
12 9 (0.61%) Ab Initio
13 7 (0.48%) Cognos
13 7 (0.48%) Netezza
13 7 (0.48%) Zend
14 5 (0.34%) Cloudera