Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 688 1,748 2,019
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.33% 23.26% 22.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.93% 25.18% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 557 1,513 1,829
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +9.20%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £69,200
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 2,378 6,942 8,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 94.48% 92.39% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 5,505 6,121
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,125 £26,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 354 £52,500 +5.00% 82
Warwickshire -3 79 £45,000 - 17
Coventry -2 54 £43,750 -11.37% 23
Solihull -5 44 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Shropshire -2 41 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Staffordshire -4 41 £41,663 -1.97% 14
Worcestershire +1 38 £47,250 -0.53% 20
Wolverhampton +4 5 £53,000 +17.78% 3
Walsall -1 4 £48,750 +5.98% 1
Sutton Coldfield +6 2 £41,250 +17.86% 1
Wednesbury -8 2 £48,750 +30.00%
West Bromwich -5 1 £31,500 -42.73%
Herefordshire -10 1 £35,000 -26.32% 6
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 244 (35.47%) Azure
2 221 (32.12%) JavaScript
3 199 (28.92%) DevOps
4 183 (26.60%) .NET
5 178 (25.87%) SQL
6 175 (25.44%) Microsoft
7 150 (21.80%) C#
8 148 (21.51%) HTML
9 147 (21.37%) CSS
10 144 (20.93%) AWS
11 138 (20.06%) SQL Server
12 129 (18.75%) Scrum
13 124 (18.02%) Microservices
14 115 (16.72%) Git (software)
14 115 (16.72%) TDD
15 98 (14.24%) Node.js
15 98 (14.24%) REST
16 96 (13.95%) Test Automation
17 95 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
18 94 (13.66%) AngularJS
18 94 (13.66%) Software Engineering
18 94 (13.66%) Finance
19 93 (13.52%) React
20 88 (12.79%) MVC
20 88 (12.79%) Degree
21 81 (11.77%) JIRA
22 79 (11.48%) Project Management
23 77 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (10.61%) ASP.NET
25 70 (10.17%) Mentoring

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 45 (6.54%) Confluence
2 26 (3.78%) IIS
3 18 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.16%) CMS
6 8 (1.16%) JBoss
7 7 (1.02%) GlassFish
7 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.58%) SAS
9 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.44%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.29%) Kentico
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.89%) InVision
2 13 (1.89%) Sketch
3 12 (1.74%) Figma
4 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.02%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.73%) Odoo
4 5 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.58%) Magento
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.29%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.15%) HFM
8 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.15%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 244 (35.47%) Azure
2 144 (20.93%) AWS
3 50 (7.27%) Power Platform
4 49 (7.12%) SaaS
5 38 (5.52%) GitHub
6 26 (3.78%) GCP
7 24 (3.49%) Serverless
8 22 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (3.05%) PaaS
10 18 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (1.89%) npm
11 13 (1.89%) Office 365
12 10 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (1.45%) PowerApps
13 8 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.18%) Internet
2 13 (1.89%) Firewall
3 11 (1.60%) VPN
4 8 (1.16%) Broadband
5 6 (0.87%) AMQP
6 5 (0.73%) BGP
6 5 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.73%) OSPF
7 4 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.58%) DNS
7 4 (0.58%) HSRP
7 4 (0.58%) Network Security
7 4 (0.58%) Skype
7 4 (0.58%) SSL
7 4 (0.58%) VLAN
8 3 (0.44%) HTTP
8 3 (0.44%) Intranet
8 3 (0.44%) SMTP
8 3 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.01%) MongoDB
3 56 (8.14%) NoSQL
4 45 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (5.96%) Big Data
6 40 (5.81%) Power BI
7 36 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (3.34%) Data Lake
10 23 (3.34%) Redis
11 20 (2.91%) Relational Database
12 19 (2.76%) Snowflake Schema
13 18 (2.62%) MySQL
14 14 (2.03%) OLTP
15 13 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.60%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
18 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 115 (16.72%) Git (software)
2 81 (11.77%) JIRA
3 44 (6.40%) Visual Studio
4 36 (5.23%) Jenkins
5 27 (3.92%) Selenium
6 24 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 20 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (2.91%) GitLab
8 18 (2.62%) Bitbucket
9 16 (2.33%) JUnit
10 14 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.89%) NUnit
11 13 (1.89%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.89%) webpack
12 12 (1.74%) Mockito
12 12 (1.74%) Postman
12 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.60%) Cypress.io
13 11 (1.60%) Subversion
14 10 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 94 (13.66%) Finance
2 36 (5.23%) Public Sector
3 25 (3.63%) Marketing
4 20 (2.91%) Back Office
5 18 (2.62%) Games
5 18 (2.62%) Legal
6 17 (2.47%) Police
7 13 (1.89%) Retail
8 11 (1.60%) Banking
9 10 (1.45%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.45%) Law
10 9 (1.31%) Digital Economy
11 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.73%) Automotive
13 3 (0.44%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
14 2 (0.29%) German Language
14 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 225 (32.70%) Developer
2 50 (7.27%) Analyst
3 45 (6.54%) .NET Developer
4 43 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 42 (6.10%) Project Manager
5 42 (6.10%) Senior Developer
6 38 (5.52%) Architect
7 35 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 33 (4.80%) Lead Developer
10 29 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 28 (4.07%) C# Developer
12 26 (3.78%) Java Developer
13 25 (3.63%) Data Engineer
13 25 (3.63%) Software Engineer
14 24 (3.49%) Business Analyst
15 20 (2.91%) Designer
16 18 (2.62%) Azure Engineer
17 17 (2.47%) Junior
18 16 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (26.60%) .NET
2 148 (21.51%) HTML
3 147 (21.37%) CSS
4 98 (14.24%) Node.js
4 98 (14.24%) REST
5 94 (13.66%) AngularJS
6 93 (13.52%) React
7 73 (10.61%) ASP.NET
8 61 (8.87%) .NET Framework
9 59 (8.58%) jQuery
10 52 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 51 (7.41%) RESTful
12 48 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (6.69%) HTML5
14 42 (6.10%) .NET Core
15 40 (5.81%) Sass
16 36 (5.23%) Spring
17 35 (5.09%) JSON
17 35 (5.09%) Vue.js
18 31 (4.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.43%) User Experience
3 51 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.62%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.16%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.02%) Smart Home
11 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.87%) BYOD
11 6 (0.87%) DataPower
11 6 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.73%) PMI
12 5 (0.73%) Social Media
12 5 (0.73%) W3C
13 4 (0.58%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 46 (6.69%) Windows
2 38 (5.52%) Linux
3 24 (3.49%) Unix
4 14 (2.03%) Android
4 14 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.45%) AIX
6 8 (1.16%) CentOS
6 8 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.73%) HPUX
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) MVS
9 1 (0.15%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (28.92%) DevOps
2 129 (18.75%) Scrum
3 124 (18.02%) Microservices
4 115 (16.72%) TDD
5 96 (13.95%) Test Automation
6 95 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
7 94 (13.66%) Software Engineering
8 88 (12.79%) MVC
9 79 (11.48%) Project Management
10 77 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (10.17%) Mentoring
12 68 (9.88%) Fintech
13 61 (8.87%) Waterfall
14 57 (8.28%) User Stories
15 56 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (7.41%) SDLC
17 50 (7.27%) BDD
18 48 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 44 (6.40%) Kanban
19 44 (6.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 221 (32.12%) JavaScript
2 178 (25.87%) SQL
3 150 (21.80%) C#
4 65 (9.45%) Java
4 65 (9.45%) Python
5 47 (6.83%) T-SQL
6 38 (5.52%) ES6
6 38 (5.52%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.36%) TypeScript
8 18 (2.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 15 (2.18%) Java 8
10 14 (2.03%) PHP
11 13 (1.89%) ABAP
12 11 (1.60%) Ruby
13 10 (1.45%) Go
13 10 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.16%) C++
16 7 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (12.79%) Degree
2 65 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 63 (9.16%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 21 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.74%) AWS Certification
7 11 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.02%) CISSP
8 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.87%) CEH
9 6 (0.87%) CISM
9 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.73%) CCSP
10 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.58%) CCNA
11 4 (0.58%) CCNP
11 4 (0.58%) PMP
12 3 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.12%) QA
2 23 (3.34%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.62%) GDPR
4 8 (1.16%) PMO
5 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.58%) SLA
7 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) GMP
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.15%) P3O
9 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 62 (9.01%) Docker
2 13 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.02%) HDFS
5 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Varnish
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 62 (9.01%) Kubernetes
2 50 (7.27%) Terraform
3 20 (2.91%) Ansible
4 16 (2.33%) Puppet
5 12 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.45%) Data Guard
6 10 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.16%) Grafana
7 8 (1.16%) Graphite
7 8 (1.16%) MIIS
7 8 (1.16%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.73%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) Consul
9 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.29%) OPNET
9 2 (0.29%) Packer
10 1 (0.15%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 175 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.23%) Oracle
3 31 (4.51%) SAP
4 30 (4.36%) IBM
5 22 (3.20%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.18%) Google
7 10 (1.45%) VMware
8 8 (1.16%) Splunk
9 7 (1.02%) Cisco
9 7 (1.02%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.87%) Infor
10 6 (0.87%) Juniper
10 6 (0.87%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.73%) HubSpot
11 5 (0.73%) Sage
11 5 (0.73%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.58%) Apple
12 4 (0.58%) Cadence
12 4 (0.58%) Palo Alto