Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 928 1,933 2,082
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.07% 24.20% 21.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.34% 26.28% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 814 1,659 1,922
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -2.13% +10.59%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +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 3,662 7,356 8,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.05% 92.11% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,008 5,686 6,814
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
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 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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +1 442 £50,500 +1.00% 54
Coventry 0 95 £47,500 +3.26% 16
Warwickshire -5 78 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Solihull -5 67 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Worcestershire +5 54 £42,000 +5.00% 12
Shropshire 0 51 £50,000 +6.95% 12
Staffordshire -13 47 £40,000 - 25
Herefordshire -4 24 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Walsall -9 8 £45,000 -19.64% 1
West Bromwich -1 6 £65,000 +145.28% 1
Wednesbury 0 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Wolverhampton -1 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 3 £41,250 +6.45% 2
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 280 (30.17%) Azure
2 254 (27.37%) JavaScript
3 233 (25.11%) .NET
4 225 (24.25%) DevOps
5 211 (22.74%) C#
5 211 (22.74%) SQL
6 203 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 201 (21.66%) Scrum
8 200 (21.55%) HTML
8 200 (21.55%) CSS
9 164 (17.67%) AWS
10 145 (15.63%) Software Engineering
11 144 (15.52%) TDD
12 140 (15.09%) Finance
13 137 (14.76%) SQL Server
14 132 (14.22%) Microservices
15 120 (12.93%) Java
16 118 (12.72%) Git (software)
17 103 (11.10%) Project Management
18 101 (10.88%) AngularJS
19 99 (10.67%) MVC
19 99 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
20 98 (10.56%) Degree
21 94 (10.13%) ASP.NET
22 92 (9.91%) JIRA
22 92 (9.91%) React
23 89 (9.59%) Node.js
23 89 (9.59%) Fintech
24 87 (9.38%) REST
25 83 (8.94%) Analytical Skills

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 35 (3.77%) Confluence
2 19 (2.05%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.72%) IIS
4 16 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.08%) CMS
5 10 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.86%) SAS
7 5 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.54%) Apache
7 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Fuse
8 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.32%) JBoss
8 3 (0.32%) WordPress
9 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.22%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.22%) FileNet
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.29%) Sketch
4 10 (1.08%) InVision
5 9 (0.97%) Figma
5 9 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.32%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 25 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.32%) Magento
3 3 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.22%) Odoo
4 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.11%) assyst
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) HFM
5 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.11%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 280 (30.17%) Azure
2 164 (17.67%) AWS
3 70 (7.54%) SaaS
4 60 (6.47%) Power Platform
5 32 (3.45%) PaaS
6 24 (2.59%) GCP
6 24 (2.59%) Serverless
7 22 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
7 22 (2.37%) Office 365
8 19 (2.05%) IaaS
9 14 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.40%) GitHub
11 11 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.19%) PowerApps
12 10 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.86%) npm
14 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.16%) Broadband
2 8 (0.86%) Firewall
3 7 (0.75%) Intranet
3 7 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.54%) SSL
5 4 (0.43%) Extranet
5 4 (0.43%) Internet
5 4 (0.43%) LAN
5 4 (0.43%) WAN
6 3 (0.32%) SAN
6 3 (0.32%) Skype
6 3 (0.32%) VPN
7 2 (0.22%) 3G
7 2 (0.22%) 4G
7 2 (0.22%) 5G
7 2 (0.22%) HTTP
7 2 (0.22%) LTE
7 2 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.22%) VLAN
7 2 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.71%) Big Data
2 53 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 53 (5.71%) Power BI
3 49 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 40 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (3.88%) MySQL
8 30 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.26%) Data Lake
11 18 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.94%) Snowflake Schema
12 16 (1.72%) OLTP
13 12 (1.29%) Pentaho
13 12 (1.29%) Redis
14 10 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.08%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 118 (12.72%) Git (software)
2 92 (9.91%) JIRA
3 50 (5.39%) Visual Studio
4 47 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 35 (3.77%) Maven
6 30 (3.23%) Selenium
7 20 (2.16%) JUnit
8 19 (2.05%) Cypress.io
9 18 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (1.72%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.51%) Subversion
12 13 (1.40%) NUnit
12 13 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (1.29%) GitLab
14 11 (1.19%) Mocha
14 11 (1.19%) Mockito
14 11 (1.19%) Moq
14 11 (1.19%) Postman
15 9 (0.97%) DbUnit
General
1 140 (15.09%) Finance
2 35 (3.77%) Retail
3 29 (3.13%) Games
4 23 (2.48%) Marketing
5 21 (2.26%) Legal
6 18 (1.94%) Back Office
6 18 (1.94%) Public Sector
7 14 (1.51%) Banking
7 14 (1.51%) Police
8 11 (1.19%) Automotive
9 10 (1.08%) Law
9 10 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.97%) Electronics
11 7 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.43%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Military
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 318 (34.27%) Developer
2 89 (9.59%) Analyst
3 62 (6.68%) .NET Developer
4 58 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 57 (6.14%) Senior Developer
6 50 (5.39%) Business Analyst
7 49 (5.28%) Project Manager
8 46 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 46 (4.96%) Software Developer
9 44 (4.74%) Java Developer
10 43 (4.63%) Architect
10 43 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 34 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (3.13%) Data Engineer
12 29 (3.13%) Lead Developer
13 23 (2.48%) Backend Developer
13 23 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (2.37%) Consultant
14 22 (2.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (25.11%) .NET
2 200 (21.55%) CSS
2 200 (21.55%) HTML
3 101 (10.88%) AngularJS
4 94 (10.13%) ASP.NET
5 92 (9.91%) React
6 89 (9.59%) Node.js
7 87 (9.38%) REST
8 70 (7.54%) .NET Framework
9 65 (7.00%) .NET Core
10 57 (6.14%) HTML5
10 57 (6.14%) jQuery
11 55 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (5.39%) Vue.js
13 49 (5.28%) Web Services
14 43 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (4.63%) RESTful
14 43 (4.63%) Spring
15 40 (4.31%) Sass
16 35 (3.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (8.30%) User Experience
3 56 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 38 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (2.69%) Public Cloud
7 24 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (0.86%) BYOD
9 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.75%) Smart Home
10 6 (0.65%) Robotics
10 6 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.54%) AS400
12 4 (0.43%) Animation
12 4 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.43%) FMCG
12 4 (0.43%) iPad
12 4 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.06%) Windows
2 26 (2.80%) Linux
3 22 (2.37%) Unix
4 11 (1.19%) Android
4 11 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.97%) AIX
6 8 (0.86%) CentOS
6 8 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.54%) HPUX
9 4 (0.43%) SafeRTOS
9 4 (0.43%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.11%) MVS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (24.25%) DevOps
2 201 (21.66%) Scrum
3 145 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 144 (15.52%) TDD
5 132 (14.22%) Microservices
6 103 (11.10%) Project Management
7 99 (10.67%) MVC
7 99 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 89 (9.59%) Fintech
9 82 (8.84%) Kanban
10 81 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (8.62%) Test Automation
12 78 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 77 (8.30%) Mentoring
14 72 (7.76%) Web Development
15 71 (7.65%) User Stories
16 70 (7.54%) SDLC
17 69 (7.44%) Waterfall
18 68 (7.33%) Unit Testing
19 60 (6.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 254 (27.37%) JavaScript
2 211 (22.74%) C#
2 211 (22.74%) SQL
3 120 (12.93%) Java
4 68 (7.33%) Python
5 54 (5.82%) ES6
6 40 (4.31%) T-SQL
7 34 (3.66%) TypeScript
8 33 (3.56%) PHP
9 20 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 18 (1.94%) C++
10 18 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 16 (1.72%) ABAP
12 15 (1.62%) Ruby
12 15 (1.62%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.29%) C
14 9 (0.97%) HiveQL
14 9 (0.97%) Java 8
14 9 (0.97%) VBA
15 8 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (10.56%) Degree
2 37 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.37%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.40%) CISSP
7 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.19%) CISM
9 10 (1.08%) CEH
10 9 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.97%) PMP
11 8 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (0.86%) ISEB
11 8 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.75%) APMP
12 7 (0.75%) CCSP
12 7 (0.75%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.54%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.54%) MCSE
14 3 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.36%) QA
2 22 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.83%) SLA
4 14 (1.51%) GDPR
5 7 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.43%) PMO
7 2 (0.22%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.11%) RMADS
8 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (6.25%) Docker
2 17 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.97%) HDFS
5 6 (0.65%) vSphere
6 4 (0.43%) Postfix
7 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (4.53%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.02%) Terraform
3 16 (1.72%) Ansible
4 14 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (1.08%) Consul
5 10 (1.08%) Packer
5 10 (1.08%) Puppet
6 9 (0.97%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.86%) Grafana
7 8 (0.86%) Graphite
7 8 (0.86%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.54%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.32%) Nagios
9 3 (0.32%) SCCM
10 2 (0.22%) Salt
11 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.11%) MIIS
11 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 203 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.45%) Oracle
3 27 (2.91%) SAP
4 21 (2.26%) Atlassian
5 15 (1.62%) Google
6 14 (1.51%) Adobe
7 13 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.29%) Cloudera
9 11 (1.19%) Blue Prism
9 11 (1.19%) UiPath
9 11 (1.19%) VMware
10 10 (1.08%) IBM
11 8 (0.86%) HP
11 8 (0.86%) Tableau
12 7 (0.75%) Informatica
13 6 (0.65%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.65%) Splunk
14 5 (0.54%) Automation Anywhere
14 5 (0.54%) Infor
14 5 (0.54%) Talend