Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2310 2160 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.72% 18.81% 19.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.56% 21.10% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 1989 1928
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +2 749 £45,000 - 49
Coventry 0 432 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Staffordshire +3 240 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Warwickshire -7 217 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Shropshire +4 173 £55,000 +22.58% 17
Worcestershire +2 120 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Solihull +2 109 £47,500 +23.38% 16
Herefordshire +11 67 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Wolverhampton +25 35 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Halesowen -12 33 £28,000 +33.33% 3
Walsall -2 13 £40,000 +9.59%
Sutton Coldfield +7 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Bromwich -5 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 721 (31.21%) C#
2 689 (29.83%) JavaScript
3 645 (27.92%) .NET
4 644 (27.88%) Scrum
5 545 (23.59%) HTML
6 526 (22.77%) SQL Server
7 475 (20.56%) SQL
8 473 (20.48%) MVC
9 454 (19.65%) CSS
10 443 (19.18%) Java
11 418 (18.10%) AngularJS
12 417 (18.05%) ASP.NET
13 404 (17.49%) TDD
14 339 (14.68%) Test Automation
15 337 (14.59%) Finance
16 322 (13.94%) Microsoft
17 265 (11.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 263 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
19 257 (11.13%) Degree
20 256 (11.08%) Project Management
21 255 (11.04%) Git (software)
22 247 (10.69%) SDLC
23 240 (10.39%) Waterfall
24 235 (10.17%) BDD
24 235 (10.17%) Mentoring
25 226 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
26 222 (9.61%) HTML5
27 216 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
28 214 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
29 209 (9.05%) JIRA

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 94 (4.07%) CMS
2 87 (3.77%) Confluence
3 58 (2.51%) JBoss
4 42 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 34 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.43%) Apache
7 32 (1.39%) Documentum
8 26 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 25 (1.08%) WordPress
10 24 (1.04%) Drupal
11 23 (1.00%) Umbraco
12 20 (0.87%) IIS
13 16 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.61%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.56%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.48%) NetWeaver
17 10 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
18 9 (0.39%) GlassFish
18 9 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 24 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.56%) Simulink
7 11 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
8 9 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
8 9 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.22%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.17%) Doxygen
10 4 (0.17%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.17%) Snagit
11 3 (0.13%) InDesign
12 2 (0.087%) InVision
13 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.69%) Magento
3 14 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
4 12 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 7 (0.30%) Shopify
6 5 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.17%) assyst
7 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.087%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.087%) Exstream
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 216 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (4.94%) SaaS
4 55 (2.38%) GitHub
5 33 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (0.82%) PaaS
7 16 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.65%) Office 365
9 14 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.56%) npm
11 12 (0.52%) IaaS
12 9 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.39%) Datadog
13 7 (0.30%) AdWords
13 7 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.30%) Basecamp
14 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.64%) Internet
2 42 (1.82%) HTTP
3 32 (1.39%) Firewall
4 27 (1.17%) Hyperconnected
5 26 (1.13%) DNS
6 18 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.78%) VPN
7 17 (0.74%) SMS
7 17 (0.74%) WAN
8 16 (0.69%) ATM
9 14 (0.61%) DHCP
9 14 (0.61%) NAS
9 14 (0.61%) SAN
10 13 (0.56%) Extranet
11 12 (0.52%) AMQP
12 11 (0.48%) SSH
13 8 (0.35%) Network Security
13 8 (0.35%) Profibus
14 6 (0.26%) SSL
14 6 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (22.77%) SQL Server
2 198 (8.57%) MySQL
3 162 (7.01%) NoSQL
4 75 (3.25%) MongoDB
5 64 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 61 (2.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 60 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 53 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 48 (2.08%) Big Data
11 44 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (0.95%) Hadoop
15 22 (0.95%) Power BI
15 22 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
17 14 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 255 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 209 (9.05%) JIRA
3 179 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 170 (7.36%) Selenium
5 94 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 93 (4.03%) Subversion
7 91 (3.94%) JUnit
8 85 (3.68%) Maven
9 67 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 67 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 61 (2.64%) TeamCity
11 45 (1.95%) WebDriver
12 37 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (1.43%) JMeter
14 32 (1.39%) SoapUI
15 28 (1.21%) SpecFlow
16 25 (1.08%) JBehave
16 25 (1.08%) Mocha
17 22 (0.95%) Grunt
17 22 (0.95%) WATIR
General
1 337 (14.59%) Finance
2 205 (8.87%) Retail
3 101 (4.37%) Marketing
4 71 (3.07%) Games
5 47 (2.03%) Advertising
6 44 (1.90%) Automotive
7 36 (1.56%) Banking
7 36 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.34%) Legal
8 31 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.26%) Electronics
10 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.35%) Back Office
13 7 (0.30%) Billing
14 6 (0.26%) Law
15 5 (0.22%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.087%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1037 (44.89%) Developer
2 355 (15.37%) Analyst
3 353 (15.28%) .NET Developer
4 279 (12.08%) C# Developer
5 216 (9.35%) Java Developer
6 188 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 186 (8.05%) Software Developer
8 175 (7.58%) Business Analyst
9 173 (7.49%) Project Manager
10 172 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 157 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 133 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 115 (4.98%) Architect
14 106 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
15 97 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 90 (3.90%) C# Software Developer
17 89 (3.85%) Test Analyst
18 88 (3.81%) Lead Developer
19 84 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
19 84 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (27.92%) .NET
2 545 (23.59%) HTML
3 454 (19.65%) CSS
4 418 (18.10%) AngularJS
5 417 (18.05%) ASP.NET
6 265 (11.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 222 (9.61%) HTML5
8 214 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 195 (8.44%) jQuery
10 194 (8.40%) Web Services
11 185 (8.01%) Spring
12 183 (7.92%) RESTful
13 162 (7.01%) Hibernate
14 153 (6.62%) REST
15 148 (6.41%) Node.js
16 145 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 140 (6.06%) SOAP
18 128 (5.54%) CSS3
19 117 (5.06%) XML
20 86 (3.72%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 188 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 116 (5.02%) User Experience
4 86 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
5 79 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 56 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (1.95%) Fintech
8 39 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 39 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 37 (1.60%) BBC
10 31 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 30 (1.30%) iPad
12 29 (1.26%) Data Centre
13 27 (1.17%) Digital TV
14 21 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 20 (0.87%) Mobile Games
16 19 (0.82%) Private Cloud
17 18 (0.78%) Smart Meter
18 15 (0.65%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 195 (8.44%) Linux
2 118 (5.11%) Windows
3 81 (3.51%) Android
4 62 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.08%) Unix
6 28 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.35%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.17%) CentOS
10 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.087%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.087%) Debian
13 1 (0.043%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (27.88%) Scrum
2 473 (20.48%) MVC
3 404 (17.49%) TDD
4 339 (14.68%) Test Automation
5 263 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 256 (11.08%) Project Management
7 247 (10.69%) SDLC
8 240 (10.39%) Waterfall
9 235 (10.17%) BDD
9 235 (10.17%) Mentoring
10 226 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 201 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 168 (7.27%) E-Commerce
13 158 (6.84%) Business Analysis
14 157 (6.80%) DevOps
15 155 (6.71%) Kanban
16 154 (6.67%) Unit Testing
17 151 (6.54%) Web Development
18 150 (6.49%) PRINCE2
19 131 (5.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 721 (31.21%) C#
2 689 (29.83%) JavaScript
3 475 (20.56%) SQL
4 443 (19.18%) Java
5 170 (7.36%) PHP
6 114 (4.94%) Python
7 98 (4.24%) C++
8 80 (3.46%) T-SQL
9 75 (3.25%) Ruby
10 71 (3.07%) C
11 53 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 42 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.47%) Scala
14 33 (1.43%) XPath
15 25 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 25 (1.08%) VB
16 23 (1.00%) ABAP
17 22 (0.95%) Perl
17 22 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 257 (11.13%) Degree
2 131 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 95 (4.11%) ISEB
4 70 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 65 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 51 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 31 (1.34%) CISSP
8 28 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
9 20 (0.87%) PMP
10 19 (0.82%) CISM
11 15 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (0.56%) IIBA
14 12 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.48%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.43%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.35%) GNVQ
17 8 (0.35%) HND
17 8 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (8.48%) QA
2 33 (1.43%) PMO
3 32 (1.39%) SLA
4 28 (1.21%) GDPR
5 23 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 17 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (0.69%) IEC 62304
9 12 (0.52%) IEC 61508
10 8 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.22%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.17%) COBIT
12 4 (0.17%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.17%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.17%) MISRA
12 4 (0.17%) MISRA C
12 4 (0.17%) P3O
13 2 (0.087%) TickIT
System Software
1 133 (5.76%) Docker
2 39 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.39%) Firmware
6 9 (0.39%) UAG
7 7 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.13%) vSphere
11 2 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.043%) HDFS
12 1 (0.043%) KVM
12 1 (0.043%) XenApp
12 1 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 139 (6.02%) Puppet
2 86 (3.72%) Ansible
3 64 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (1.60%) Terraform
5 14 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.48%) Marathon
7 10 (0.43%) Grafana
8 9 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (0.39%) SCCM
8 9 (0.39%) SCOM
8 9 (0.39%) WSUS
9 8 (0.35%) Nagios
9 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.30%) Capistrano
10 7 (0.30%) Consul
10 7 (0.30%) Pingdom
11 6 (0.26%) Icinga
11 6 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 322 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 186 (8.05%) Oracle
3 69 (2.99%) Google
4 40 (1.73%) Adobe
4 40 (1.73%) IBM
5 39 (1.69%) VMware
6 37 (1.60%) SAP
7 34 (1.47%) Pega
8 29 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 28 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 23 (1.00%) Zend
11 21 (0.91%) Splunk
12 19 (0.82%) EMC
13 18 (0.78%) BMC
14 14 (0.61%) HP
14 14 (0.61%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.61%) Telerik
15 12 (0.52%) Cognos
15 12 (0.52%) CollabNet
15 12 (0.52%) Serena