Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,985 1,929 2,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.20% 20.01% 18.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.64% 22.12% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,631 1,829 2,024
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,700 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.01%

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 8,397 8,721 10,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.66% 90.49% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,429 7,120 8,617
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 0 689 £52,500 +16.67% 128
Coventry +1 436 £45,000 +5.88% 45
Warwickshire +2 200 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Solihull -1 158 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Staffordshire -3 145 £39,000 -2.50% 48
Worcestershire +6 122 £40,000 -5.88% 41
Shropshire +2 64 £43,750 +2.94% 16
Herefordshire +5 55 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Sutton Coldfield +2 14 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Halesowen +1 10 £37,500 - 3
Wolverhampton -23 9 £32,500 -10.34% 6
Walsall -14 4 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Smethwick 0 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Dudley -13 1 £23,000 -42.50%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 699 (35.21%) C#
2 674 (33.95%) JavaScript
3 608 (30.63%) .NET
4 532 (26.80%) Scrum
5 438 (22.07%) SQL
6 419 (21.11%) HTML
7 403 (20.30%) SQL Server
8 398 (20.05%) Java
9 376 (18.94%) MVC
10 374 (18.84%) CSS
11 362 (18.24%) AngularJS
12 361 (18.19%) Microsoft
13 345 (17.38%) ASP.NET
13 345 (17.38%) TDD
14 298 (15.01%) Finance
15 273 (13.75%) Software Engineering
16 270 (13.60%) Git (software)
17 261 (13.15%) Degree
18 240 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
18 240 (12.09%) Test Automation
19 233 (11.74%) Waterfall
20 229 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
21 219 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
22 217 (10.93%) SDLC
23 199 (10.03%) RESTful
24 195 (9.82%) BDD
25 189 (9.52%) Project Management
26 185 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
27 175 (8.82%) NoSQL
28 174 (8.77%) 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 84 (4.23%) Confluence
2 81 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.17%) JBoss
4 41 (2.07%) CMS
5 40 (2.02%) Apache
6 39 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (1.11%) nginx
9 21 (1.06%) WordPress
10 18 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.91%) Umbraco
11 17 (0.86%) IIS
12 14 (0.71%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.50%) Drupal
13 10 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.35%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.25%) Sonic ESB
15 5 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 50 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 42 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.45%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.15%) InVision
10 3 (0.15%) Moqups
10 3 (0.15%) UXPin
11 2 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 86 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.11%) Magento
4 7 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.35%) Shopify
5 6 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.25%) Postilion
6 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.25%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.25%) SAP PM
7 4 (0.20%) BPCS
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.050%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 1 (0.050%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 185 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (5.14%) SaaS
3 76 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (2.17%) PaaS
5 38 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
6 36 (1.81%) IaaS
7 31 (1.56%) Office 365
8 28 (1.41%) Serverless
9 25 (1.26%) GitHub
10 12 (0.60%) AdWords
10 12 (0.60%) Boomi
11 11 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.40%) Basecamp
12 8 (0.40%) npm
13 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.30%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 5 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.32%) Internet
2 37 (1.86%) HTTP
3 24 (1.21%) SSL
4 20 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.96%) DNS
5 19 (0.96%) Firewall
6 16 (0.81%) SMS
7 11 (0.55%) Hyperconnected
8 8 (0.40%) SSH
9 7 (0.35%) VPN
10 4 (0.20%) Intranet
10 4 (0.20%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.10%) DHCP
12 2 (0.10%) Network Security
12 2 (0.10%) RFID
12 2 (0.10%) Skype
12 2 (0.10%) VLAN
12 2 (0.10%) WAN
12 2 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 175 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 94 (4.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 77 (3.88%) MySQL
5 71 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 63 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
8 62 (3.12%) Relational Database
9 42 (2.12%) Big Data
10 40 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.61%) Power BI
14 28 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
15 23 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
17 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (0.91%) Data Mining
18 18 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (0.86%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 270 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 174 (8.77%) JIRA
3 155 (7.81%) Visual Studio
4 123 (6.20%) Jenkins
5 120 (6.05%) Subversion
6 108 (5.44%) Selenium
7 87 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 67 (3.38%) Maven
9 49 (2.47%) JUnit
10 45 (2.27%) Cucumber
11 44 (2.22%) TeamCity
12 40 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
13 39 (1.96%) WebDriver
14 38 (1.91%) Bitbucket
15 31 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (1.56%) SoapUI
16 30 (1.51%) Vagrant
17 28 (1.41%) SpecFlow
18 21 (1.06%) NUnit
19 20 (1.01%) Mercurial
General
1 298 (15.01%) Finance
2 160 (8.06%) Retail
3 72 (3.63%) Marketing
4 69 (3.48%) Games
5 38 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 37 (1.86%) Automotive
7 34 (1.71%) Back Office
8 33 (1.66%) Advertising
9 30 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.46%) Legal
11 24 (1.21%) Banking
12 13 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.50%) Law
14 7 (0.35%) German Language
15 6 (0.30%) Front Office
16 5 (0.25%) Electronics
16 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.15%) Billing
18 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 887 (44.69%) Developer
2 275 (13.85%) Analyst
3 273 (13.75%) .NET Developer
4 225 (11.34%) C# Developer
5 173 (8.72%) Java Developer
6 169 (8.51%) Business Analyst
7 163 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 147 (7.41%) Project Manager
9 140 (7.05%) Senior Developer
10 126 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 93 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
12 87 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
13 85 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 83 (4.18%) Architect
15 81 (4.08%) Software Engineer
16 73 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 71 (3.58%) Junior
18 60 (3.02%) Consultant
19 56 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
19 56 (2.82%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 608 (30.63%) .NET
2 419 (21.11%) HTML
3 374 (18.84%) CSS
4 362 (18.24%) AngularJS
5 345 (17.38%) ASP.NET
6 229 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 219 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 199 (10.03%) RESTful
9 165 (8.31%) HTML5
9 165 (8.31%) Web Services
10 151 (7.61%) KnockoutJS
11 145 (7.30%) Spring
12 141 (7.10%) React
13 135 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 128 (6.45%) .NET Framework
15 122 (6.15%) Node.js
16 121 (6.10%) REST
17 120 (6.05%) JSON
18 117 (5.89%) CSS3
19 110 (5.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 147 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 139 (7.00%) User Experience
3 87 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 78 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 67 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
7 54 (2.72%) Fintech
8 51 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 44 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.36%) Digital TV
11 27 (1.36%) Music Streaming
12 20 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (0.96%) Driving Licence
14 17 (0.86%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
16 14 (0.71%) Graphic Design
16 14 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.65%) BYOD
17 13 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 144 (7.25%) Linux
2 129 (6.50%) Windows
3 52 (2.62%) Unix
4 50 (2.52%) Android
5 34 (1.71%) Windows 10
6 33 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 27 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.26%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.15%) CentOS
9 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.050%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (26.80%) Scrum
2 376 (18.94%) MVC
3 345 (17.38%) TDD
4 273 (13.75%) Software Engineering
5 240 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
5 240 (12.09%) Test Automation
6 233 (11.74%) Waterfall
7 217 (10.93%) SDLC
8 195 (9.82%) BDD
9 189 (9.52%) Project Management
10 171 (8.61%) CRM
11 169 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 162 (8.16%) Web Development
13 150 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
14 138 (6.95%) Microservices
15 132 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 121 (6.10%) Unit Testing
17 120 (6.05%) Analytics
18 115 (5.79%) DevOps
18 115 (5.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 699 (35.21%) C#
2 674 (33.95%) JavaScript
3 438 (22.07%) SQL
4 398 (20.05%) Java
5 106 (5.34%) PHP
5 106 (5.34%) Python
6 85 (4.28%) T-SQL
7 77 (3.88%) C++
8 75 (3.78%) PowerShell
9 70 (3.53%) Ruby
10 51 (2.57%) C
11 40 (2.02%) Java 8
12 39 (1.96%) Scala
13 38 (1.91%) TypeScript
14 33 (1.66%) VBScript
15 26 (1.31%) Perl
16 22 (1.11%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.01%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.01%) VB
18 17 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 261 (13.15%) Degree
2 113 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (5.24%) Security Cleared
4 65 (3.27%) ISEB
5 53 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 39 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 32 (1.61%) MCP
8 32 (1.61%) MCSE
9 19 (0.96%) PhD
10 18 (0.91%) CISM
10 18 (0.91%) CISSP
11 16 (0.81%) CEH
12 13 (0.65%) CRISC
13 12 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.50%) CISA
14 10 (0.50%) PMP
15 9 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
16 8 (0.40%) IIBA
16 8 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.65%) QA
2 23 (1.16%) PMO
3 19 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.50%) GDPR
4 10 (0.50%) SLA
5 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) COBIT
7 3 (0.15%) MISRA
8 2 (0.10%) GCP
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.10%) P3O
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.050%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.050%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.050%) TickIT
System Software
1 113 (5.69%) Docker
2 64 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.10%) HDFS
4 2 (0.10%) Squid
5 1 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.050%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (2.92%) Puppet
2 54 (2.72%) Ansible
3 33 (1.66%) SCCM
4 31 (1.56%) Marathon
5 30 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.31%) Terraform
7 13 (0.65%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.45%) WSUS
10 5 (0.25%) HP Fortify
10 5 (0.25%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.20%) Consul
11 4 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.20%) Grafana
11 4 (0.20%) Graphite
11 4 (0.20%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.20%) Nagios
11 4 (0.20%) Packer
11 4 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 361 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 108 (5.44%) Oracle
3 59 (2.97%) Google
4 52 (2.62%) Xamarin
5 40 (2.02%) VMware
6 35 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 29 (1.46%) Adobe
9 27 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 24 (1.21%) SAP
11 23 (1.16%) Twitter
12 19 (0.96%) hybris
13 15 (0.76%) IBM
13 15 (0.76%) MuleSoft
14 13 (0.65%) HP
15 10 (0.50%) Capita
15 10 (0.50%) Tableau
16 9 (0.45%) Apple
16 9 (0.45%) Cisco
17 8 (0.40%) Red Hat