Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,189 2,130 2,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.13% 20.78% 19.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.07% 23.08% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,832 1,981 1,981
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 8,731 9,229 9,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 90.03% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,817 7,240 8,024
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,566 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.54% -4.55% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 0 652 £50,000 - 98
Coventry 0 523 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Staffordshire -1 201 £40,000 -5.88% 33
Warwickshire -7 194 £40,000 -5.88% 35
Solihull -1 175 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Worcestershire +1 113 £40,000 - 29
Herefordshire +5 78 £40,000 - 6
Shropshire -5 56 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Halesowen -14 30 £27,000 +28.57% 1
Wolverhampton -5 21 £37,500 -13.79% 4
Sutton Coldfield +2 10 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Walsall -9 8 £47,500 +18.75%
West Bromwich -5 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 684 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 676 (30.88%) C#
3 586 (26.77%) .NET
4 578 (26.40%) Scrum
5 525 (23.98%) HTML
6 452 (20.65%) SQL
7 440 (20.10%) SQL Server
8 436 (19.92%) Java
9 427 (19.51%) MVC
10 426 (19.46%) CSS
11 393 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 373 (17.04%) ASP.NET
13 328 (14.98%) Test Automation
14 327 (14.94%) TDD
15 319 (14.57%) Finance
16 316 (14.44%) Microsoft
17 255 (11.65%) Degree
18 252 (11.51%) SDLC
19 249 (11.38%) Git (software)
20 247 (11.28%) Waterfall
21 240 (10.96%) Software Engineering
22 239 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
23 232 (10.60%) Project Management
24 221 (10.10%) JIRA
25 219 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
26 210 (9.59%) HTML5
27 208 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
28 205 (9.37%) Mentoring
29 201 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
30 196 (8.95%) RESTful

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
1 100 (4.57%) Confluence
2 81 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 80 (3.65%) CMS
4 69 (3.15%) JBoss
5 32 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 29 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 27 (1.23%) WordPress
8 24 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.01%) Drupal
10 19 (0.87%) Apache
11 15 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.55%) NetWeaver
12 12 (0.55%) nginx
13 11 (0.50%) IIS
14 10 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.32%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (0.73%) Chatbot
5 16 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.41%) Simulink
8 7 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.18%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.18%) Snagit
11 3 (0.14%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.14%) InVision
12 1 (0.046%) InDesign
12 1 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.046%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 67 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.91%) Magento
3 17 (0.78%) SAP CRM
4 16 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
5 11 (0.50%) SAP MM
5 11 (0.50%) Shopify
6 10 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.23%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.18%) assyst
9 4 (0.18%) Postilion
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.091%) BPCS
11 2 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.091%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.091%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 167 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (4.11%) SaaS
4 40 (1.83%) GitHub
5 27 (1.23%) PaaS
6 24 (1.10%) Office 365
7 23 (1.05%) IaaS
8 19 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.59%) AdWords
11 13 (0.59%) Basecamp
11 13 (0.59%) npm
12 12 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.55%) Serverless
13 9 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.41%) Datadog
14 7 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.19%) HTTP
2 38 (1.74%) Internet
3 26 (1.19%) Hyperconnected
4 21 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.91%) SMS
6 13 (0.59%) AMQP
6 13 (0.59%) Firewall
7 10 (0.46%) SSH
8 9 (0.41%) Extranet
9 8 (0.37%) ATM
9 8 (0.37%) DNS
10 5 (0.23%) SSL
11 3 (0.14%) VPN
12 2 (0.091%) DHCP
12 2 (0.091%) Intranet
12 2 (0.091%) NAS
12 2 (0.091%) Network Security
12 2 (0.091%) SAN
12 2 (0.091%) SMTP
12 2 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 176 (8.04%) NoSQL
3 171 (7.81%) MySQL
4 75 (3.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 74 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
6 64 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 56 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (2.28%) Relational Database
9 46 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (1.87%) Big Data
10 41 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 37 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.23%) Power BI
14 14 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.55%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 249 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 221 (10.10%) JIRA
3 144 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 142 (6.49%) Selenium
5 134 (6.12%) Subversion
6 100 (4.57%) Visual Studio
7 81 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 74 (3.38%) Maven
8 74 (3.38%) TeamCity
9 57 (2.60%) JUnit
10 55 (2.51%) Cucumber
11 44 (2.01%) WebDriver
12 35 (1.60%) SoapUI
13 29 (1.32%) Bitbucket
14 24 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
15 23 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 22 (1.01%) Vagrant
17 18 (0.82%) Android Studio
17 18 (0.82%) Grunt
17 18 (0.82%) gulp
General
1 319 (14.57%) Finance
2 192 (8.77%) Retail
3 99 (4.52%) Marketing
4 79 (3.61%) Games
5 36 (1.64%) Banking
6 34 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.46%) Automotive
7 32 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.37%) Legal
9 28 (1.28%) Advertising
10 27 (1.23%) Back Office
11 18 (0.82%) Electronics
12 13 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.32%) Billing
14 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.091%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.091%) Front Office
15 2 (0.091%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.091%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.046%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 958 (43.76%) Developer
2 329 (15.03%) Analyst
3 295 (13.48%) .NET Developer
4 246 (11.24%) C# Developer
5 226 (10.32%) Java Developer
6 187 (8.54%) Project Manager
7 182 (8.31%) Business Analyst
8 153 (6.99%) Senior Developer
9 145 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 138 (6.30%) Software Developer
11 117 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
12 115 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 105 (4.80%) Software Engineer
14 94 (4.29%) Architect
15 89 (4.07%) Lead Developer
16 85 (3.88%) Junior
17 84 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 80 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
19 68 (3.11%) Test Analyst
20 66 (3.02%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (26.77%) .NET
2 525 (23.98%) HTML
3 426 (19.46%) CSS
4 393 (17.95%) AngularJS
5 373 (17.04%) ASP.NET
6 239 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 210 (9.59%) HTML5
8 208 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 196 (8.95%) RESTful
10 185 (8.45%) Web Services
11 184 (8.41%) Spring
12 161 (7.35%) jQuery
13 156 (7.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 154 (7.04%) Hibernate
15 145 (6.62%) Node.js
16 143 (6.53%) REST
16 143 (6.53%) SOAP
17 123 (5.62%) CSS3
18 122 (5.57%) .NET Framework
19 117 (5.34%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.44%) User Experience
2 133 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 92 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 67 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (1.83%) Fintech
8 36 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.37%) Digital TV
10 28 (1.28%) BBC
10 28 (1.28%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 19 (0.87%) Mobile Games
14 15 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.69%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.64%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.59%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.59%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 161 (7.35%) Linux
2 121 (5.53%) Windows
3 79 (3.61%) Android
4 52 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 46 (2.10%) Unix
6 22 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.32%) CentOS
9 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
10 3 (0.14%) SafeRTOS
10 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.091%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.091%) Debian
11 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (26.40%) Scrum
2 427 (19.51%) MVC
3 328 (14.98%) Test Automation
4 327 (14.94%) TDD
5 252 (11.51%) SDLC
6 247 (11.28%) Waterfall
7 240 (10.96%) Software Engineering
8 232 (10.60%) Project Management
9 219 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 205 (9.37%) Mentoring
11 201 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 194 (8.86%) CRM
13 184 (8.41%) Web Development
14 176 (8.04%) BDD
15 144 (6.58%) Unit Testing
16 141 (6.44%) Business Analysis
17 138 (6.30%) E-Commerce
18 134 (6.12%) Kanban
19 124 (5.66%) DevOps
20 122 (5.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 684 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 676 (30.88%) C#
3 452 (20.65%) SQL
4 436 (19.92%) Java
5 163 (7.45%) PHP
6 114 (5.21%) C++
7 107 (4.89%) Python
8 67 (3.06%) C
9 56 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 52 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 44 (2.01%) Ruby
12 33 (1.51%) TypeScript
13 31 (1.42%) ABAP
14 29 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.05%) Scala
16 19 (0.87%) VB
17 18 (0.82%) Perl
17 18 (0.82%) XPath
18 16 (0.73%) ES6
19 14 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 255 (11.65%) Degree
2 124 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 88 (4.02%) ISEB
4 70 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 55 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 51 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 32 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.78%) PMP
9 15 (0.69%) CISSP
10 13 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.55%) CEH
11 12 (0.55%) CISM
11 12 (0.55%) IIBA
11 12 (0.55%) MCSE
12 11 (0.50%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.41%) CRISC
13 9 (0.41%) MCP
14 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.37%) PhD
15 7 (0.32%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (8.54%) QA
2 29 (1.32%) PMO
3 28 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.96%) GDPR
5 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.50%) IEC 62304
7 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.46%) SLA
8 8 (0.37%) IEC 61508
9 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.18%) COBIT
10 4 (0.18%) MISRA
10 4 (0.18%) P3O
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.14%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.091%) TickIT
13 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 154 (7.04%) Docker
2 42 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.37%) Firmware
4 8 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.091%) HDFS
7 2 (0.091%) UAG
8 1 (0.046%) KVM
8 1 (0.046%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.046%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 113 (5.16%) Puppet
2 78 (3.56%) Ansible
3 65 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.01%) Terraform
5 17 (0.78%) Marathon
6 16 (0.73%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.46%) SCCM
8 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.32%) Capistrano
9 7 (0.32%) Pingdom
10 5 (0.23%) Packer
11 4 (0.18%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.18%) Salt
11 4 (0.18%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.18%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.18%) WSUS
12 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.091%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.091%) SCOM
Vendors
1 316 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 161 (7.35%) Oracle
3 82 (3.75%) Google
4 45 (2.06%) SAP
5 43 (1.96%) VMware
6 35 (1.60%) IBM
7 33 (1.51%) Adobe
8 20 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (0.91%) Twitter
9 17 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 16 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 15 (0.69%) HP
12 13 (0.59%) Cognos
13 12 (0.55%) hybris
13 12 (0.55%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.55%) Splunk
13 12 (0.55%) Zend
14 10 (0.46%) Capita
14 10 (0.46%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.41%) Telerik