Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,055 1,547 1,892
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.14% 23.06% 24.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.38% 25.15% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,523 1,633
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 3,362 6,150 7,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.87% 91.67% 91.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,602 5,107 5,375
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 0 502 £55,000 +10.00% 109
Warwickshire +1 107 £45,000 -12.70% 14
Worcestershire +1 98 £51,250 +7.89% 25
Coventry -3 72 £40,000 -17.53% 13
Staffordshire +5 58 £39,750 -0.63% 19
Shropshire +1 55 £45,000 -14.29% 17
Solihull -4 52 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Herefordshire +2 20 £47,500 - 7
Walsall +13 12 £28,500 -25.00% 1
Wolverhampton -7 8 - - 3
Sutton Coldfield +8 6 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Dudley - 5 £57,500 - 4
West Bromwich -1 3 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Wednesbury -19 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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.

1 347 (32.89%) DevOps
2 344 (32.61%) Azure
3 298 (28.25%) JavaScript
4 229 (21.71%) C#
5 228 (21.61%) Scrum
6 223 (21.14%) .NET
7 219 (20.76%) SQL
8 212 (20.09%) AWS
9 210 (19.91%) Microsoft
10 175 (16.59%) CSS
11 173 (16.40%) Microservices
12 167 (15.83%) SDLC
12 167 (15.83%) HTML
13 165 (15.64%) TDD
14 161 (15.26%) Test Automation
14 161 (15.26%) REST
15 158 (14.98%) Git (software)
15 158 (14.98%) AngularJS
16 157 (14.88%) Python
17 152 (14.41%) Degree
18 151 (14.31%) Docker
19 146 (13.84%) Terraform
20 145 (13.74%) SQL Server
21 138 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
22 131 (12.42%) Java
23 129 (12.23%) Software Engineering
24 124 (11.75%) Linux
25 123 (11.66%) Security Cleared
26 119 (11.28%) React
27 118 (11.18%) SaaS

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 71 (6.73%) Confluence
2 34 (3.22%) CMS
3 26 (2.46%) IIS
4 22 (2.09%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.66%) JBoss
10 6 (0.57%) Camunda
10 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.38%) Kentico
11 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.38%) WordPress
12 3 (0.28%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.28%) Drupal
13 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.52%) Sketch
3 15 (1.42%) InVision
3 15 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.33%) Figma
5 9 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.38%) Magento
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.19%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.095%) iTrent
8 1 (0.095%) Odoo
8 1 (0.095%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.095%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 344 (32.61%) Azure
2 212 (20.09%) AWS
3 118 (11.18%) SaaS
4 97 (9.19%) GitHub
5 63 (5.97%) GCP
6 54 (5.12%) PaaS
7 45 (4.27%) Serverless
8 35 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 35 (3.32%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (2.46%) IaaS
10 22 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (1.90%) Office 365
11 20 (1.90%) Power Platform
12 17 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (1.61%) npm
13 16 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.95%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.13%) Firewall
2 19 (1.80%) VPN
3 17 (1.61%) Network Security
3 17 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.33%) HTTP
5 12 (1.14%) Internet
6 11 (1.04%) DNS
7 9 (0.85%) AMQP
8 8 (0.76%) VLAN
8 8 (0.76%) VoIP
9 6 (0.57%) OpenVPN
9 6 (0.57%) RTP
9 6 (0.57%) Skype
10 5 (0.47%) SMTP
11 4 (0.38%) Broadband
11 4 (0.38%) SNMP
12 3 (0.28%) BGP
12 3 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 58 (5.50%) MongoDB
3 58 (5.50%) MySQL
4 32 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (2.94%) Redis
6 22 (2.09%) Big Data
6 22 (2.09%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.23%) Power BI
11 11 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
11 11 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.04%) Tableau
12 9 (0.85%) Pentaho
12 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.76%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 158 (14.98%) Git (software)
2 114 (10.81%) JIRA
3 91 (8.63%) Jenkins
4 58 (5.50%) Selenium
5 44 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 43 (4.08%) Bitbucket
7 38 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 33 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 30 (2.84%) GitLab
10 29 (2.75%) TeamCity
11 26 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (1.99%) NUnit
13 20 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 16 (1.52%) Postman
15 15 (1.42%) JUnit
16 14 (1.33%) gulp
16 14 (1.33%) JMeter
16 14 (1.33%) MSTest
17 13 (1.23%) jspm
General
1 115 (10.90%) Finance
2 76 (7.20%) Public Sector
3 47 (4.45%) Marketing
4 36 (3.41%) Retail
5 33 (3.13%) Aerospace
6 22 (2.09%) Games
6 22 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.52%) Law
8 15 (1.42%) Automotive
9 12 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.95%) Back Office
10 10 (0.95%) Electronics
11 7 (0.66%) Digital Economy
12 5 (0.47%) Banking
12 5 (0.47%) Military
13 3 (0.28%) Legal
13 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) French Language
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 339 (32.13%) Developer
2 97 (9.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (7.01%) Analyst
3 74 (7.01%) Senior Developer
4 63 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
5 60 (5.69%) Software Engineer
6 59 (5.59%) Software Developer
7 53 (5.02%) Architect
8 47 (4.45%) Java Developer
9 45 (4.27%) .NET Developer
10 44 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 41 (3.89%) Project Manager
12 35 (3.32%) Business Analyst
13 30 (2.84%) Designer
13 30 (2.84%) React Developer
14 29 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
15 26 (2.46%) Junior
15 26 (2.46%) Lead Developer
16 25 (2.37%) Azure Engineer
16 25 (2.37%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (21.14%) .NET
2 175 (16.59%) CSS
3 167 (15.83%) HTML
4 161 (15.26%) REST
5 158 (14.98%) AngularJS
6 119 (11.28%) React
7 110 (10.43%) Node.js
8 109 (10.33%) jQuery
9 96 (9.10%) .NET Framework
10 75 (7.11%) ASP.NET
11 62 (5.88%) .NET Core
12 58 (5.50%) Spring
12 58 (5.50%) Vue.js
13 45 (4.27%) Web Services
14 44 (4.17%) JSON
15 42 (3.98%) Entity Framework
15 42 (3.98%) RESTful
16 41 (3.89%) Sass
17 38 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (3.60%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.35%) User Experience
2 65 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 18 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.42%) Cloud Native
8 15 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 9 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 9 (0.85%) W3C
11 8 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (0.76%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.57%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.57%) Social Media
13 5 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 124 (11.75%) Linux
2 82 (7.77%) Windows
3 37 (3.51%) Unix
4 34 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.52%) Android
6 13 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.14%) CentOS
7 12 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.19%) AIX
11 2 (0.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.095%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (32.89%) DevOps
2 228 (21.61%) Scrum
3 173 (16.40%) Microservices
4 167 (15.83%) SDLC
5 165 (15.64%) TDD
6 161 (15.26%) Test Automation
7 138 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
8 129 (12.23%) Software Engineering
9 111 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
10 107 (10.14%) MVC
11 106 (10.05%) Mentoring
11 106 (10.05%) Project Management
12 95 (9.00%) Collaborative Working
13 83 (7.87%) BDD
14 75 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 67 (6.35%) Infrastructure as Code
16 65 (6.16%) Fintech
16 65 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 61 (5.78%) Coaching
17 61 (5.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 298 (28.25%) JavaScript
2 229 (21.71%) C#
3 219 (20.76%) SQL
4 157 (14.88%) Python
5 131 (12.42%) Java
6 99 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 54 (5.12%) PHP
8 50 (4.74%) Bash Shell
9 49 (4.64%) T-SQL
10 44 (4.17%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.46%) Go
12 25 (2.37%) C
12 25 (2.37%) C++
13 21 (1.99%) ES6
14 20 (1.90%) Java 8
15 18 (1.71%) Ruby
16 14 (1.33%) Apex Code
17 13 (1.23%) Perl
18 10 (0.95%) R
18 10 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (14.41%) Degree
2 123 (11.66%) Security Cleared
3 116 (11.00%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.33%) CISSP
7 12 (1.14%) AWS Certification
7 12 (1.14%) ISEB
8 11 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.95%) CCNP
10 9 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.76%) CSPO
11 8 (0.76%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.47%) PMP
14 4 (0.38%) APMP
14 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.63%) QA
2 15 (1.42%) GDPR
3 14 (1.33%) PMO
4 9 (0.85%) SLA
5 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.38%) MISRA
6 4 (0.38%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.19%) NCSC
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.095%) COBIT
8 1 (0.095%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.095%) P3O
8 1 (0.095%) PMBOK
System Software
1 151 (14.31%) Docker
2 41 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.33%) vSphere
6 9 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.76%) Firmware
8 4 (0.38%) LXC
9 3 (0.28%) XenApp
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.095%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.095%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 146 (13.84%) Terraform
2 111 (10.52%) Kubernetes
3 87 (8.25%) Ansible
4 59 (5.59%) Puppet
5 55 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.71%) Prometheus
7 17 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (1.23%) Rancher
9 12 (1.14%) MIIS
9 12 (1.14%) Packer
10 11 (1.04%) Grafana
11 9 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.57%) Graphite
12 6 (0.57%) Graylog
12 6 (0.57%) logstash
12 6 (0.57%) Nagios
12 6 (0.57%) Opsgenie
12 6 (0.57%) Salt
13 5 (0.47%) Consul
14 4 (0.38%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 210 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.50%) Oracle
3 43 (4.08%) VMware
4 42 (3.98%) Google
5 27 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 27 (2.56%) IBM
6 21 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.42%) SAP
9 11 (1.04%) Sparx
10 9 (0.85%) Adobe
10 9 (0.85%) Cadence
10 9 (0.85%) Cisco
10 9 (0.85%) Citrix
10 9 (0.85%) Splunk
11 8 (0.76%) HubSpot
12 7 (0.66%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.57%) Arista
13 6 (0.57%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.57%) Zend