Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,303 1,343 1,938
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.95% 22.61% 24.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.38% 25.11% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,159 1,481
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 4,435 5,348 7,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.75% 90.05% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,432 4,466 5,554
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £59,969 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 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
Birmingham 0 633 £55,000 +10.00% 161
Worcestershire +1 116 £45,000 +7.14% 27
Coventry 0 97 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Warwickshire -1 86 £48,000 -8.57% 20
Shropshire +2 76 £47,500 -9.52% 24
Staffordshire +7 75 £39,500 -1.25% 29
Solihull +1 64 £52,500 -4.55% 14
Herefordshire +1 40 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Wolverhampton -11 14 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Dudley - 12 £46,000 - 2
Walsall +8 11 £28,500 -26.92% 4
Sutton Coldfield +5 6 £42,500 +41.67%
West Bromwich +1 3 £32,500 -42.22%
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 - 2
Wednesbury -11 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 414 (31.77%) Azure
2 388 (29.78%) DevOps
3 340 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 289 (22.18%) C#
5 273 (20.95%) .NET
6 269 (20.64%) Scrum
7 262 (20.11%) SQL
7 262 (20.11%) Microsoft
8 218 (16.73%) AWS
9 215 (16.50%) CSS
10 204 (15.66%) SDLC
11 202 (15.50%) HTML
12 176 (13.51%) Python
12 176 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
13 170 (13.05%) AngularJS
14 168 (12.89%) Microservices
15 166 (12.74%) Docker
15 166 (12.74%) SQL Server
16 157 (12.05%) Software Engineering
17 156 (11.97%) REST
18 154 (11.82%) TDD
19 153 (11.74%) Java
19 153 (11.74%) Git (software)
20 152 (11.67%) React
20 152 (11.67%) Finance
21 148 (11.36%) SaaS
22 145 (11.13%) Mentoring
23 143 (10.97%) Test Automation
24 139 (10.67%) Degree
25 135 (10.36%) Linux

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 63 (4.83%) Confluence
2 34 (2.61%) CMS
3 25 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.38%) Umbraco
5 15 (1.15%) IIS
6 14 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.54%) SAS
9 6 (0.46%) Camunda
9 6 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.15%) nginx
12 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.077%) Drupal
13 1 (0.077%) Liferay
13 1 (0.077%) Mule
13 1 (0.077%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.23%) Sketch
4 15 (1.15%) Figma
4 15 (1.15%) InVision
5 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.077%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 14 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.23%) iTrent
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.15%) Shopify
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.077%) Magento
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.077%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.077%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.077%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 414 (31.77%) Azure
2 218 (16.73%) AWS
3 148 (11.36%) SaaS
4 87 (6.68%) GitHub
5 73 (5.60%) GCP
6 55 (4.22%) PaaS
6 55 (4.22%) Power Platform
7 45 (3.45%) Microsoft 365
7 45 (3.45%) Serverless
8 36 (2.76%) IaaS
9 31 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (1.61%) npm
13 17 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (1.07%) Trello
15 13 (1.00%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.46%) Firewall
2 24 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.46%) HTTP
3 19 (1.46%) Network Security
3 19 (1.46%) VPN
4 18 (1.38%) DNS
5 13 (1.00%) Skype
6 10 (0.77%) Internet
7 9 (0.69%) AMQP
7 9 (0.69%) VLAN
8 7 (0.54%) Broadband
9 6 (0.46%) FTP
9 6 (0.46%) OpenVPN
9 6 (0.46%) RTP
9 6 (0.46%) SMTP
9 6 (0.46%) SSH
9 6 (0.46%) VoIP
10 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.23%) WebEx
11 2 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.45%) MySQL
3 60 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 58 (4.45%) MongoDB
5 43 (3.30%) Power BI
6 35 (2.69%) Big Data
7 25 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.61%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.53%) Redis
12 18 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.15%) Tableau
14 12 (0.92%) Pentaho
15 11 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.69%) Data Mining
17 9 (0.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 153 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 116 (8.90%) JIRA
3 95 (7.29%) Jenkins
4 44 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 44 (3.38%) Selenium
5 40 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 39 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 37 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (2.61%) GitLab
9 33 (2.53%) TeamCity
10 25 (1.92%) Bitbucket
11 20 (1.53%) NUnit
12 18 (1.38%) JMeter
12 18 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.07%) Postman
13 14 (1.07%) SpecFlow
13 14 (1.07%) webpack
14 13 (1.00%) MSTest
15 12 (0.92%) Artifactory
15 12 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 152 (11.67%) Finance
2 77 (5.91%) Public Sector
3 58 (4.45%) Marketing
4 51 (3.91%) Retail
5 42 (3.22%) Law
6 28 (2.15%) Aerospace
7 26 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.84%) Games
9 17 (1.30%) Automotive
10 14 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.92%) Back Office
11 12 (0.92%) Electronics
11 12 (0.92%) Legal
12 8 (0.61%) Advertising
12 8 (0.61%) Military
13 6 (0.46%) Local Government
14 5 (0.38%) Banking
14 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.31%) Billing
15 4 (0.31%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 429 (32.92%) Developer
2 111 (8.52%) Analyst
3 96 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 96 (7.37%) Senior Developer
4 85 (6.52%) Software Engineer
5 73 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
6 68 (5.22%) Business Analyst
7 67 (5.14%) .NET Developer
7 67 (5.14%) Architect
7 67 (5.14%) Software Developer
8 66 (5.07%) Project Manager
9 55 (4.22%) C# Developer
10 39 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
11 38 (2.92%) Java Developer
11 38 (2.92%) React Developer
12 32 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
13 29 (2.23%) PHP Developer
14 28 (2.15%) IT Manager
14 28 (2.15%) Salesforce Developer
15 27 (2.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (20.95%) .NET
2 215 (16.50%) CSS
3 202 (15.50%) HTML
4 170 (13.05%) AngularJS
5 156 (11.97%) REST
6 152 (11.67%) React
7 120 (9.21%) jQuery
8 108 (8.29%) Node.js
9 100 (7.67%) .NET Framework
10 92 (7.06%) .NET Core
11 90 (6.91%) ASP.NET
12 69 (5.30%) Vue.js
13 66 (5.07%) Spring
14 54 (4.14%) Web Services
15 50 (3.84%) RESTful
16 48 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 48 (3.68%) Entity Framework
17 47 (3.61%) JSON
18 43 (3.30%) Sass
19 39 (2.99%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
2 86 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.22%) User Experience
4 38 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.46%) Public Cloud
6 30 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
8 17 (1.30%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.69%) EPoS
14 8 (0.61%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.46%) PMI
16 5 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 135 (10.36%) Linux
2 86 (6.60%) Windows
3 49 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 37 (2.84%) Unix
5 14 (1.07%) Android
6 13 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.61%) CentOS
10 5 (0.38%) Alpine Linux
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.077%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (29.78%) DevOps
2 269 (20.64%) Scrum
3 204 (15.66%) SDLC
4 176 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
5 168 (12.89%) Microservices
6 157 (12.05%) Software Engineering
7 154 (11.82%) TDD
8 145 (11.13%) Mentoring
9 143 (10.97%) Test Automation
10 118 (9.06%) Project Management
11 112 (8.60%) MVC
12 107 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 104 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
14 88 (6.75%) Software Testing
15 83 (6.37%) Collaborative Working
15 83 (6.37%) Fintech
16 81 (6.22%) BDD
17 77 (5.91%) Front End Development
17 77 (5.91%) Waterfall
18 73 (5.60%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 340 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 289 (22.18%) C#
3 262 (20.11%) SQL
4 176 (13.51%) Python
5 153 (11.74%) Java
6 85 (6.52%) TypeScript
7 83 (6.37%) PowerShell
8 67 (5.14%) PHP
9 47 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 46 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 43 (3.30%) ES6
12 28 (2.15%) Apex Code
12 28 (2.15%) C
13 26 (2.00%) Go
14 24 (1.84%) Ruby
15 21 (1.61%) C++
16 18 (1.38%) ES7
17 16 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 15 (1.15%) ES8
19 13 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (10.67%) Degree
2 125 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 104 (7.98%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 29 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (1.69%) ISEB
7 19 (1.46%) CISSP
8 12 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.69%) CCNP
9 9 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.69%) CSPO
10 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.54%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.38%) APMP
13 5 (0.38%) CISM
14 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.31%) ISSAP
14 4 (0.31%) PMP
14 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.91%) QA
2 23 (1.77%) GDPR
2 23 (1.77%) PMO
3 13 (1.00%) SLA
4 9 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.46%) MISRA
6 6 (0.46%) MISRA C
7 5 (0.38%) COBIT
7 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.15%) NCSC
8 2 (0.15%) NIST
8 2 (0.15%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
System Software
1 166 (12.74%) Docker
2 47 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.00%) vSphere
6 12 (0.92%) Firmware
7 8 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.23%) LXC
9 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.077%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 133 (10.21%) Terraform
2 94 (7.21%) Kubernetes
3 87 (6.68%) Ansible
4 57 (4.37%) Puppet
5 56 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.61%) Rancher
7 20 (1.53%) Prometheus
8 17 (1.30%) Packer
9 15 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.92%) Consul
10 12 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.84%) Grafana
12 9 (0.69%) Nagios
13 8 (0.61%) CASB
13 8 (0.61%) MIIS
13 8 (0.61%) Salt
14 7 (0.54%) CFEngine
15 6 (0.46%) Graylog
15 6 (0.46%) logstash
15 6 (0.46%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 262 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 61 (4.68%) Oracle
3 51 (3.91%) Google
4 39 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (2.76%) VMware
6 28 (2.15%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.46%) SAP
8 16 (1.23%) Sparx
9 11 (0.84%) Databricks
9 11 (0.84%) Zend
10 9 (0.69%) Adobe
11 8 (0.61%) Cisco
11 8 (0.61%) Citrix
12 6 (0.46%) Arista
12 6 (0.46%) IBM
12 6 (0.46%) Splunk
13 5 (0.38%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.38%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.31%) Delphix