Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,736 2,006 2,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.38% 22.99% 21.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.37% 25.24% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,369 1,631 2,012
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -0.36%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £64,456
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 6,844 7,947 9,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.19% 91.08% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,429 6,070 7,517
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,975 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 0 567 £49,250 -1.50% 158
Coventry 0 271 £49,362 +3.92% 45
Warwickshire -1 171 £46,000 -5.64% 20
Staffordshire +1 156 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Solihull +1 140 £52,500 +10.53% 15
Shropshire 0 121 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Worcestershire -1 118 £46,250 +3.01% 58
Herefordshire -1 85 £46,250 +2.78% 16
Sutton Coldfield +3 13 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Walsall 0 10 £51,000 +36.00% 2
West Bromwich - 9 £38,500 - 1
Wednesbury - 7 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton +5 4 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 473 (27.25%) C#
2 459 (26.44%) .NET
3 447 (25.75%) SQL
4 400 (23.04%) Scrum
5 387 (22.29%) Azure
6 381 (21.95%) JavaScript
7 353 (20.33%) Microsoft
8 316 (18.20%) DevOps
9 301 (17.34%) AWS
10 278 (16.01%) HTML
11 265 (15.26%) CSS
12 263 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 257 (14.80%) Degree
14 249 (14.34%) Software Engineering
15 248 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
16 237 (13.65%) ASP.NET
17 224 (12.90%) Java
18 214 (12.33%) Git (software)
19 198 (11.41%) Mentoring
20 193 (11.12%) SDLC
20 193 (11.12%) Finance
21 190 (10.94%) TDD
22 187 (10.77%) Test Automation
23 185 (10.66%) AngularJS
24 171 (9.85%) Web Services
25 170 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
26 166 (9.56%) Web Development
27 158 (9.10%) Project Management
28 157 (9.04%) MVC
29 142 (8.18%) Continuous Integration

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 51 (2.94%) Confluence
2 45 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (1.27%) SAS
4 15 (0.86%) CMS
5 13 (0.75%) IIS
6 12 (0.69%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.63%) Apache
7 11 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.46%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.40%) nginx
10 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.29%) JBoss
12 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.92%) S-PLUS
5 15 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.58%) Adobe XD
7 9 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.23%) Moqups
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) Sketch
11 1 (0.058%) InDesign
11 1 (0.058%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 24 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.17%) Line 500
5 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.058%) Avolution ABACUS
7 1 (0.058%) Data Workbench
7 1 (0.058%) Primavera
7 1 (0.058%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (0.058%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.058%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.058%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.058%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 387 (22.29%) Azure
2 301 (17.34%) AWS
3 70 (4.03%) SaaS
4 67 (3.86%) Serverless
5 62 (3.57%) GCP
5 62 (3.57%) Power Platform
6 61 (3.51%) Office 365
7 56 (3.23%) PaaS
8 49 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
9 40 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (2.07%) IaaS
11 32 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
12 29 (1.67%) Amazon S3
13 23 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (0.86%) AWS IoT
15 15 (0.86%) GitHub
16 14 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.90%) Firewall
1 33 (1.90%) HTTP
2 31 (1.79%) Internet
3 24 (1.38%) DNS
4 23 (1.32%) SSH
5 18 (1.04%) Diameter Protocol
6 15 (0.86%) FTP
6 15 (0.86%) SMTP
7 14 (0.81%) MQTT
8 13 (0.75%) WAN
9 10 (0.58%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.58%) LAN
10 8 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.46%) Skype
11 6 (0.35%) SSL
11 6 (0.35%) VLAN
12 5 (0.29%) Network Security
13 4 (0.23%) SNMP
13 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.93%) MySQL
3 71 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 57 (3.28%) Power BI
6 56 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (2.71%) MongoDB
8 44 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 40 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 39 (2.25%) Big Data
12 36 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
13 31 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 31 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (1.73%) SQLite
15 29 (1.67%) Relational Database
16 21 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (0.92%) Pentaho
19 15 (0.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 214 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 125 (7.20%) JIRA
3 102 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 95 (5.47%) Jenkins
5 65 (3.74%) Selenium
6 63 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (2.42%) Maven
8 37 (2.13%) Subversion
9 26 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 20 (1.15%) Artifactory
11 19 (1.09%) JUnit
12 18 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (1.04%) GDB
13 16 (0.92%) Bitbucket
14 15 (0.86%) Protractor
15 13 (0.75%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.63%) SonarQube
17 10 (0.58%) Balsamiq
17 10 (0.58%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.58%) Mercurial
General
1 193 (11.12%) Finance
2 131 (7.55%) Retail
3 118 (6.80%) Public Sector
4 68 (3.92%) Marketing
5 40 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.84%) Electronics
7 27 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 27 (1.56%) Games
8 21 (1.21%) Legal
9 18 (1.04%) Banking
10 15 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.75%) Publishing
12 12 (0.69%) Military
13 11 (0.63%) Automotive
14 9 (0.52%) Law
15 8 (0.46%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.46%) Local Government
15 8 (0.46%) Social Housing
16 6 (0.35%) Advertising
17 3 (0.17%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 678 (39.06%) Developer
2 207 (11.92%) .NET Developer
3 168 (9.68%) Analyst
4 164 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 155 (8.93%) Architect
6 122 (7.03%) Software Developer
7 96 (5.53%) Software Engineer
8 82 (4.72%) Business Analyst
9 76 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 75 (4.32%) Java Developer
11 64 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 63 (3.63%) C# Developer
13 52 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (2.88%) Technical Architect
14 50 (2.88%) Web Developer
15 49 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
16 48 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 47 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
18 44 (2.53%) Test Engineer
19 41 (2.36%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (26.44%) .NET
2 278 (16.01%) HTML
3 265 (15.26%) CSS
4 237 (13.65%) ASP.NET
5 185 (10.66%) AngularJS
6 171 (9.85%) Web Services
7 132 (7.60%) HTML5
8 103 (5.93%) jQuery
9 89 (5.13%) .NET Core
9 89 (5.13%) .NET Framework
10 88 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 87 (5.01%) React
12 78 (4.49%) XML
13 75 (4.32%) CSS3
14 72 (4.15%) Node.js
15 69 (3.97%) Spring
16 56 (3.23%) RESTful
17 52 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 51 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (6.74%) User Experience
3 90 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
5 51 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.36%) Cloud Native
7 38 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 25 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 20 (1.15%) Robotics
12 15 (0.86%) Driving Licence
12 15 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 14 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.81%) Infotainment
13 14 (0.81%) Smart Home
14 13 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
15 11 (0.63%) NHS
16 10 (0.58%) iPad
16 10 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 103 (5.93%) Linux
2 93 (5.36%) Windows
3 62 (3.57%) Unix
4 33 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.38%) Android
6 23 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.46%) CentOS
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.29%) Debian
13 4 (0.23%) AIX
13 4 (0.23%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (23.04%) Scrum
2 316 (18.20%) DevOps
3 249 (14.34%) Software Engineering
4 248 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 198 (11.41%) Mentoring
6 193 (11.12%) SDLC
7 190 (10.94%) TDD
8 187 (10.77%) Test Automation
9 166 (9.56%) Web Development
10 158 (9.10%) Project Management
11 157 (9.04%) MVC
12 142 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
13 121 (6.97%) OO
14 120 (6.91%) Analytics
15 101 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
15 101 (5.82%) Project Delivery
16 100 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 99 (5.70%) Microservices
17 99 (5.70%) Waterfall
18 98 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 473 (27.25%) C#
2 447 (25.75%) SQL
3 381 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 224 (12.90%) Java
5 137 (7.89%) Python
6 68 (3.92%) PHP
7 66 (3.80%) C
8 61 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 59 (3.40%) T-SQL
10 48 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 48 (2.76%) C++
11 35 (2.02%) Perl
11 35 (2.02%) TypeScript
12 34 (1.96%) PL/SQL
13 30 (1.73%) ES6
14 20 (1.15%) R
15 19 (1.09%) Ruby
16 17 (0.98%) Go
17 16 (0.92%) Java 8
17 16 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 257 (14.80%) Degree
2 53 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 24 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.38%) ISEB
6 23 (1.32%) CISSP
6 23 (1.32%) HND
7 22 (1.27%) CISM
8 21 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (0.69%) PMP
13 11 (0.63%) DBS Check
13 11 (0.63%) MCP
14 10 (0.58%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
16 5 (0.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (7.89%) QA
2 33 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.73%) PMO
4 27 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.04%) GDPR
6 16 (0.92%) SLA
7 15 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.81%) COBIT
9 8 (0.46%) NIST
10 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 6 (0.35%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.058%) GxP
12 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.058%) MISRA
12 1 (0.058%) MISRA C
System Software
1 126 (7.26%) Docker
2 34 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.69%) Firmware
6 11 (0.63%) XenApp
7 7 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.35%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.23%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.23%) Varnish
10 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.17%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.12%) Postfix
13 1 (0.058%) pfSense
13 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (4.32%) Terraform
2 65 (3.74%) Ansible
3 53 (3.05%) Kubernetes
4 38 (2.19%) Puppet
5 24 (1.38%) SCCM
6 22 (1.27%) SCOrch
7 17 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (0.86%) Packer
9 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (0.58%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (0.35%) Kibana
11 6 (0.35%) Nagios
11 6 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.35%) Salt
12 5 (0.29%) Consul
12 5 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.29%) Grafana
12 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 353 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 118 (6.80%) Oracle
3 65 (3.74%) Google
4 36 (2.07%) VMware
5 32 (1.84%) ServiceNow
6 28 (1.61%) IBM
7 27 (1.56%) SAP
8 24 (1.38%) Tableau
9 21 (1.21%) Cisco
9 21 (1.21%) Citrix
10 19 (1.09%) UiPath
11 16 (0.92%) Adobe
11 16 (0.92%) Cloudera
12 14 (0.81%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.75%) CheckPoint
14 12 (0.69%) Apple
14 12 (0.69%) Cognos
14 12 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.69%) Xamarin
14 12 (0.69%) Zend