Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,092 2,265 2,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.14% 22.70% 18.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.69% 24.83% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,708 2,045 1,947
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 7,837 9,122 10,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.44% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,986 7,447 8,273
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +3 831 £50,000 +11.11% 143
Coventry +1 358 £47,500 +11.76% 39
Staffordshire +1 181 £40,000 - 60
Warwickshire +8 176 £46,000 +15.00% 20
Shropshire 0 143 £42,500 -22.73% 37
Worcestershire +3 99 £44,949 +8.31% 32
Solihull +2 99 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Herefordshire 0 79 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Sutton Coldfield -10 28 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Walsall +2 26 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Wolverhampton -6 17 £32,500 -16.67% 1
Dudley -18 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 633 (30.26%) C#
2 619 (29.59%) JavaScript
3 593 (28.35%) Scrum
4 590 (28.20%) .NET
5 470 (22.47%) SQL
6 441 (21.08%) Java
7 398 (19.02%) HTML
8 363 (17.35%) TDD
9 358 (17.11%) CSS
10 355 (16.97%) SQL Server
11 350 (16.73%) Microsoft
12 347 (16.59%) MVC
13 328 (15.68%) Finance
14 285 (13.62%) Waterfall
15 280 (13.38%) ASP.NET
16 272 (13.00%) AngularJS
17 265 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 254 (12.14%) Software Engineering
19 250 (11.95%) Degree
20 229 (10.95%) Git (software)
21 224 (10.71%) Test Automation
22 223 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
23 213 (10.18%) Project Management
24 194 (9.27%) Mentoring
24 194 (9.27%) SDLC
25 189 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
26 176 (8.41%) Python
27 173 (8.27%) Spring
28 171 (8.17%) Visual Studio
29 170 (8.13%) Problem-Solving

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 79 (3.78%) Confluence
2 52 (2.49%) Tomcat
3 51 (2.44%) CMS
4 35 (1.67%) Apache
4 35 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 27 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.24%) nginx
7 16 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 15 (0.72%) IIS
9 14 (0.67%) Anypoint
9 14 (0.67%) JBoss
10 13 (0.62%) Mule
11 12 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (0.53%) Drupal
13 10 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.43%) WordPress
15 6 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.24%) Umbraco
17 3 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 74 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 40 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.33%) Maya
6 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.29%) Mingle
8 4 (0.19%) Simulink
9 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.14%) Moqups
10 2 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.096%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.096%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.096%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.096%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.096%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.43%) Magento
3 5 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.19%) SAP ECC
4 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.096%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.048%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.048%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.048%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.048%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.048%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 265 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 189 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (4.35%) SaaS
4 85 (4.06%) PaaS
5 58 (2.77%) IaaS
6 48 (2.29%) GitHub
7 40 (1.91%) Serverless
8 25 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.72%) npm
11 14 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (0.67%) Office 365
12 13 (0.62%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.53%) NuGet
14 10 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.33%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.33%) Heroku
15 7 (0.33%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.63%) Internet
2 39 (1.86%) Firewall
3 28 (1.34%) SSL
4 26 (1.24%) HTTP
5 21 (1.00%) DNS
6 20 (0.96%) VPN
7 16 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.62%) SMS
9 11 (0.53%) Broadband
10 9 (0.43%) WAN
11 6 (0.29%) Extranet
12 4 (0.19%) Intranet
12 4 (0.19%) RTP
13 3 (0.14%) LAN
14 2 (0.096%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.096%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.096%) FTP
14 2 (0.096%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.096%) MPLS
14 2 (0.096%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 100 (4.78%) MySQL
4 88 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 72 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 43 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (1.72%) Big Data
9 36 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
11 24 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 19 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 229 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 171 (8.17%) Visual Studio
3 168 (8.03%) Jenkins
4 145 (6.93%) JIRA
5 134 (6.41%) Selenium
6 96 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 70 (3.35%) Cucumber
7 70 (3.35%) Maven
8 67 (3.20%) Subversion
9 64 (3.06%) JUnit
10 62 (2.96%) WebDriver
11 48 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 47 (2.25%) TeamCity
13 41 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
14 39 (1.86%) Vagrant
15 33 (1.58%) TestNG
16 30 (1.43%) SpecFlow
17 26 (1.24%) SoapUI
18 23 (1.10%) Bitbucket
18 23 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 328 (15.68%) Finance
2 164 (7.84%) Retail
3 97 (4.64%) Marketing
4 56 (2.68%) Automotive
5 38 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 33 (1.58%) Games
6 33 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.43%) Advertising
8 23 (1.10%) Banking
9 22 (1.05%) Legal
10 21 (1.00%) Law
11 16 (0.76%) Billing
12 12 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.38%) Local Government
14 6 (0.29%) German Language
15 5 (0.24%) Back Office
15 5 (0.24%) Publishing
16 3 (0.14%) Electronics
17 2 (0.096%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 831 (39.72%) Developer
2 306 (14.63%) Analyst
3 230 (10.99%) .NET Developer
4 191 (9.13%) Software Developer
5 178 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 170 (8.13%) C# Developer
7 164 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 158 (7.55%) Java Developer
9 148 (7.07%) Architect
10 139 (6.64%) Project Manager
11 100 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 85 (4.06%) Software Engineer
13 80 (3.82%) Junior
14 73 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
15 71 (3.39%) Test Analyst
16 70 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
17 64 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
18 56 (2.68%) .NET Software Developer
18 56 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
19 53 (2.53%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (28.20%) .NET
2 398 (19.02%) HTML
3 358 (17.11%) CSS
4 280 (13.38%) ASP.NET
5 272 (13.00%) AngularJS
6 173 (8.27%) Spring
7 160 (7.65%) HTML5
8 151 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 150 (7.17%) Web Services
10 145 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 143 (6.84%) jQuery
11 143 (6.84%) React
12 118 (5.64%) XML
13 115 (5.50%) .NET Framework
14 114 (5.45%) RESTful
15 105 (5.02%) CSS3
16 102 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
17 96 (4.59%) REST
18 82 (3.92%) JSON
19 77 (3.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 159 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 80 (3.82%) User Experience
4 77 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
5 60 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (2.15%) Data Centre
7 44 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.01%) Fintech
9 35 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 35 (1.67%) NHS
10 30 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (1.43%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 22 (1.05%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.00%) CMDB
15 19 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 19 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 17 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
16 17 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 166 (7.93%) Linux
2 156 (7.46%) Windows
3 56 (2.68%) Unix
4 39 (1.86%) Windows 10
5 34 (1.63%) Android
6 29 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 25 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.48%) CentOS
9 10 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.096%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.096%) HPUX
12 2 (0.096%) watchOS
13 1 (0.048%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (28.35%) Scrum
2 363 (17.35%) TDD
3 347 (16.59%) MVC
4 285 (13.62%) Waterfall
5 254 (12.14%) Software Engineering
6 224 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 223 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
8 213 (10.18%) Project Management
9 194 (9.27%) Mentoring
9 194 (9.27%) SDLC
10 170 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
11 169 (8.08%) BDD
12 168 (8.03%) DevOps
13 155 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 150 (7.17%) Microservices
15 126 (6.02%) OO
16 122 (5.83%) User Stories
17 118 (5.64%) Web Development
18 109 (5.21%) Analytics
18 109 (5.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 633 (30.26%) C#
2 619 (29.59%) JavaScript
3 470 (22.47%) SQL
4 441 (21.08%) Java
5 176 (8.41%) Python
6 115 (5.50%) PHP
7 97 (4.64%) T-SQL
8 83 (3.97%) Ruby
9 65 (3.11%) VB.NET
10 60 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 48 (2.29%) Perl
12 44 (2.10%) Java 8
13 41 (1.96%) TypeScript
14 35 (1.67%) C
14 35 (1.67%) C++
15 32 (1.53%) Scala
15 32 (1.53%) VBScript
16 31 (1.48%) Bash Shell
17 30 (1.43%) Go
18 20 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 250 (11.95%) Degree
2 83 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 74 (3.54%) ISEB
5 48 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (2.25%) ISTQB
7 37 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 30 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (1.29%) Master's Degree
10 23 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (1.05%) MCP
11 22 (1.05%) MCSE
12 20 (0.96%) PMI Certification
13 17 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.72%) CCDP
14 15 (0.72%) CCNP
15 13 (0.62%) CISSP
15 13 (0.62%) IIBA
16 12 (0.57%) PhD
17 11 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.45%) QA
2 49 (2.34%) GDPR
3 29 (1.39%) PMO
4 17 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.62%) SLA
6 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.14%) P3O
9 2 (0.096%) MISRA
10 1 (0.048%) COBIT
10 1 (0.048%) MISRA C
System Software
1 125 (5.98%) Docker
2 24 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.096%) HDFS
6 2 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.096%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 81 (3.87%) Puppet
2 78 (3.73%) Ansible
3 66 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (2.53%) Terraform
5 48 (2.29%) Kubernetes
6 31 (1.48%) Packer
7 27 (1.29%) Consul
8 25 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (1.15%) Graphite
10 23 (1.10%) Opsview
11 22 (1.05%) Grafana
11 22 (1.05%) SCCM
12 20 (0.96%) Nagios
12 20 (0.96%) Salt
13 17 (0.81%) WSUS
14 16 (0.76%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.53%) Marathon
16 6 (0.29%) CFEngine
16 6 (0.29%) Prometheus
17 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 350 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 76 (3.63%) Google
3 63 (3.01%) Oracle
4 56 (2.68%) Atlassian
5 51 (2.44%) Xamarin
6 50 (2.39%) ServiceNow
7 39 (1.86%) VMware
8 27 (1.29%) SAP
9 26 (1.24%) Tableau
10 21 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.96%) Cisco
12 18 (0.86%) Adobe
13 17 (0.81%) CheckPoint
14 16 (0.76%) F5
14 16 (0.76%) Nokia
15 10 (0.48%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.43%) Splunk
17 8 (0.38%) Apple
17 8 (0.38%) BT
17 8 (0.38%) Twitter