Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,953 2,297 2,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.04% 22.88% 19.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.43% 25.07% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,552 1,998 2,010
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,716
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.64% +5.21%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £64,550
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 7,390 9,163 10,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.97% 91.26% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,596 7,372 7,946
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +3 770 £50,000 +5.26% 133
Coventry 0 309 £45,000 - 36
Staffordshire +2 173 £40,000 - 49
Warwickshire +10 157 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Shropshire 0 133 £46,000 -16.36% 44
Herefordshire 0 111 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Solihull +1 97 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Worcestershire -1 90 £42,000 +5.00% 44
Walsall +7 26 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Sutton Coldfield 0 25 £37,500 +20.97% 8
Wolverhampton -1 12 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Dudley -17 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Wednesbury - 1 £60,000 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 534 (27.34%) C#
2 521 (26.68%) Scrum
3 512 (26.22%) JavaScript
4 504 (25.81%) .NET
5 426 (21.81%) SQL
6 381 (19.51%) Java
7 344 (17.61%) HTML
8 337 (17.26%) Microsoft
9 321 (16.44%) TDD
10 317 (16.23%) Finance
11 316 (16.18%) CSS
12 294 (15.05%) Waterfall
13 289 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
14 274 (14.03%) SQL Server
15 263 (13.47%) MVC
16 254 (13.01%) Software Engineering
17 232 (11.88%) Test Automation
18 221 (11.32%) Project Management
19 212 (10.86%) Git (software)
20 211 (10.80%) Degree
21 208 (10.65%) ASP.NET
22 201 (10.29%) AngularJS
23 190 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
24 189 (9.68%) SDLC
25 188 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
26 186 (9.52%) DevOps
27 180 (9.22%) Mentoring
28 170 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
29 167 (8.55%) Visual Studio
30 165 (8.45%) Retail

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 66 (3.38%) Confluence
2 60 (3.07%) CMS
3 42 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 29 (1.48%) Apache
5 23 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.08%) nginx
7 19 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 17 (0.87%) Anypoint
8 17 (0.87%) JBoss
9 15 (0.77%) Mule
10 11 (0.56%) Drupal
10 11 (0.56%) IIS
10 11 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.26%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.36%) Maya
7 6 (0.31%) Mingle
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.10%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.10%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.10%) Simulink
8 2 (0.10%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.051%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.051%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.26%) Magento
2 5 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.20%) SAP ECC
3 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.20%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (0.20%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.051%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.051%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.051%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 289 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 188 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (3.79%) PaaS
4 61 (3.12%) SaaS
5 60 (3.07%) IaaS
6 39 (2.00%) GitHub
7 36 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (1.59%) Serverless
9 21 (1.08%) npm
10 20 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.87%) NuGet
12 15 (0.77%) Office 365
13 14 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.67%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.61%) Google Play
16 9 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.41%) OpenShift
17 8 (0.41%) Trello
18 7 (0.36%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.30%) Internet
2 33 (1.69%) Firewall
3 21 (1.08%) SSL
4 17 (0.87%) HTTP
5 15 (0.77%) VPN
6 13 (0.67%) Broadband
6 13 (0.67%) DNS
6 13 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.67%) WAN
7 7 (0.36%) SMS
8 6 (0.31%) Extranet
9 5 (0.26%) RTP
10 4 (0.20%) FTP
10 4 (0.20%) LAN
10 4 (0.20%) Wireless
11 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.10%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.10%) Intranet
12 2 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.56%) MySQL
3 83 (4.25%) NoSQL
4 80 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 52 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (2.05%) Big Data
7 40 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (1.79%) MongoDB
9 29 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (0.87%) Power BI
14 17 (0.87%) SQLite
15 16 (0.82%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.67%) Impala
Development Applications
1 212 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 167 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 164 (8.40%) Selenium
4 162 (8.29%) Jenkins
5 126 (6.45%) JIRA
6 84 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 59 (3.02%) JUnit
9 58 (2.97%) WebDriver
10 57 (2.92%) Subversion
11 53 (2.71%) Maven
12 44 (2.25%) TeamCity
13 38 (1.95%) SoapUI
14 37 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 32 (1.64%) JMeter
15 32 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
16 30 (1.54%) TestNG
16 30 (1.54%) Vagrant
17 29 (1.48%) NUnit
18 27 (1.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 317 (16.23%) Finance
2 165 (8.45%) Retail
3 87 (4.45%) Marketing
4 45 (2.30%) Automotive
5 31 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 19 (0.97%) Legal
8 18 (0.92%) Law
9 14 (0.72%) Banking
10 13 (0.67%) Billing
10 13 (0.67%) Games
11 11 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.41%) Advertising
12 8 (0.41%) Local Government
13 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.26%) Publishing
14 3 (0.15%) German Language
15 2 (0.10%) Avionics
15 2 (0.10%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.10%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 669 (34.25%) Developer
2 323 (16.54%) Analyst
3 188 (9.63%) Business Analyst
4 174 (8.91%) .NET Developer
5 148 (7.58%) Architect
6 139 (7.12%) Software Developer
7 137 (7.01%) Project Manager
8 128 (6.55%) Senior Developer
9 121 (6.20%) Java Developer
10 110 (5.63%) C# Developer
11 76 (3.89%) Test Analyst
12 75 (3.84%) Software Engineer
13 69 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
14 68 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
14 68 (3.48%) Junior
15 59 (3.02%) Delivery Manager
16 57 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
17 54 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
18 46 (2.36%) Software Analyst
19 44 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (25.81%) .NET
2 344 (17.61%) HTML
3 316 (16.18%) CSS
4 208 (10.65%) ASP.NET
5 201 (10.29%) AngularJS
6 164 (8.40%) Web Services
7 155 (7.94%) Spring
8 125 (6.40%) HTML5
8 125 (6.40%) React
9 121 (6.20%) jQuery
10 113 (5.79%) XML
11 110 (5.63%) .NET Framework
12 107 (5.48%) REST
13 103 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 91 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 89 (4.56%) RESTful
16 81 (4.15%) CSS3
17 75 (3.84%) KnockoutJS
18 74 (3.79%) Entity Framework
19 72 (3.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (3.43%) User Experience
4 55 (2.82%) NHS
5 52 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (1.84%) Driving Licence
8 35 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 33 (1.69%) Fintech
10 29 (1.48%) PMI
11 28 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
12 25 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.08%) CCTV
13 21 (1.08%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 19 (0.97%) CMDB
16 16 (0.82%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.77%) Internet of Things
18 14 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 147 (7.53%) Windows
2 146 (7.48%) Linux
3 39 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 31 (1.59%) Unix
5 27 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.33%) Android
7 22 (1.13%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.56%) CentOS
9 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.20%) Solaris
12 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.10%) AIX
13 2 (0.10%) HPUX
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.051%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.051%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.051%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (26.68%) Scrum
2 321 (16.44%) TDD
3 294 (15.05%) Waterfall
4 263 (13.47%) MVC
5 254 (13.01%) Software Engineering
6 232 (11.88%) Test Automation
7 221 (11.32%) Project Management
8 190 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
9 189 (9.68%) SDLC
10 186 (9.52%) DevOps
11 180 (9.22%) Mentoring
12 170 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 150 (7.68%) Problem-Solving
14 126 (6.45%) Microservices
14 126 (6.45%) Software Delivery
15 119 (6.09%) PRINCE2
16 114 (5.84%) Web Development
17 113 (5.79%) Business Analysis
18 112 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
19 111 (5.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 534 (27.34%) C#
2 512 (26.22%) JavaScript
3 426 (21.81%) SQL
4 381 (19.51%) Java
5 154 (7.89%) Python
6 85 (4.35%) PHP
7 71 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 65 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 64 (3.28%) Ruby
10 48 (2.46%) VB.NET
11 40 (2.05%) Perl
12 38 (1.95%) TypeScript
13 34 (1.74%) C++
14 28 (1.43%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.28%) C
15 25 (1.28%) Go
16 24 (1.23%) VBScript
17 23 (1.18%) Scala
18 21 (1.08%) Java 8
19 20 (1.02%) ES6
Qualifications
1 211 (10.80%) Degree
2 90 (4.61%) ISEB
3 75 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 57 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 55 (2.82%) ISTQB
6 36 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 34 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 33 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (1.13%) Master's Degree
10 18 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (0.77%) MCP
11 15 (0.77%) MCSE
12 13 (0.67%) PMP
12 13 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.61%) CISSP
14 11 (0.56%) CCDP
14 11 (0.56%) CCNP
15 9 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.58%) QA
2 64 (3.28%) GDPR
3 35 (1.79%) PMO
4 17 (0.87%) SLA
5 13 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.051%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.051%) MISRA
10 1 (0.051%) P3O
System Software
1 109 (5.58%) Docker
2 23 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.10%) HDFS
7 2 (0.10%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 85 (4.35%) Puppet
2 65 (3.33%) Ansible
3 54 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (2.61%) Kubernetes
5 40 (2.05%) Terraform
6 29 (1.48%) Packer
7 25 (1.28%) Consul
8 21 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
8 21 (1.08%) Graphite
9 20 (1.02%) Opsview
10 19 (0.97%) Grafana
11 17 (0.87%) WSUS
12 15 (0.77%) Nagios
12 15 (0.77%) Salt
12 15 (0.77%) SCCM
13 11 (0.56%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.41%) Prometheus
15 7 (0.36%) CFEngine
15 7 (0.36%) HockeyApp
15 7 (0.36%) Marathon
Vendors
1 337 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 77 (3.94%) Google
3 60 (3.07%) Atlassian
4 57 (2.92%) Oracle
5 40 (2.05%) VMware
6 38 (1.95%) ServiceNow
7 37 (1.89%) SAP
8 29 (1.48%) Xamarin
9 27 (1.38%) Tableau
10 15 (0.77%) Cisco
11 14 (0.72%) Adobe
11 14 (0.72%) BT
11 14 (0.72%) CheckPoint
11 14 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.61%) F5
12 12 (0.61%) Nokia
13 10 (0.51%) Splunk
14 9 (0.46%) UiPath
15 8 (0.41%) IBM
15 8 (0.41%) MobileIron