Period
to 22 May 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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,876 1,979 1,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.14% 21.20% 20.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.39% 23.36% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,446 1,626 1,828
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £29,658 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 7,110 8,471 8,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.49% 90.73% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,390 6,495 7,224
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,525
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.87% -4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
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 22 May 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 May 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 +3 662 £50,000 -4.76% 42
Warwickshire +3 228 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Coventry 0 225 £45,000 - 17
Staffordshire +3 159 £40,000 - 18
Worcestershire -5 135 £40,000 - 16
Solihull +1 126 £50,000 +25.00% 20
Shropshire +3 124 £52,500 +23.53% 12
Herefordshire 0 108 £45,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 24 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Walsall +15 17 £56,000 +28.00% 9
Wolverhampton +32 11 £45,000 +38.46%
West Bromwich - 5 £26,500 - 1
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 489 (26.07%) C#
2 463 (24.68%) SQL
3 453 (24.15%) .NET
4 426 (22.71%) Scrum
5 398 (21.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 388 (20.68%) JavaScript
7 371 (19.78%) Microsoft
8 317 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
9 313 (16.68%) Java
10 304 (16.20%) HTML
11 293 (15.62%) CSS
12 269 (14.34%) TDD
13 268 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 263 (14.02%) Finance
15 259 (13.81%) DevOps
16 258 (13.75%) SQL Server
17 252 (13.43%) Degree
18 245 (13.06%) Test Automation
19 234 (12.47%) AngularJS
20 232 (12.37%) SDLC
21 214 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
22 211 (11.25%) Git (software)
23 200 (10.66%) Project Management
24 193 (10.29%) Waterfall
25 190 (10.13%) Mentoring
26 188 (10.02%) Web Services
27 186 (9.91%) Analytics
27 186 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
28 182 (9.70%) MVC
29 177 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management

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 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.35%) Confluence
3 41 (2.19%) SAS
4 32 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.65%) CMS
6 16 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 16 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 14 (0.75%) JBoss
8 13 (0.69%) Apache
9 11 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.43%) IIS
10 8 (0.43%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.43%) WordPress
11 7 (0.37%) Drupal
11 7 (0.37%) nginx
12 6 (0.32%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.32%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.27%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 41 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.37%) Adobe XD
8 7 (0.37%) Sketch
9 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.16%) Moqups
12 2 (0.11%) InVision
12 2 (0.11%) Marvel
13 1 (0.053%) ArchiCAD
13 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.053%) InDesign
13 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.37%) Magento
5 6 (0.32%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.16%) iTrent
7 3 (0.16%) Shopify
8 2 (0.11%) Exstream
8 2 (0.11%) Primavera
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.053%) Line 500
9 1 (0.053%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.053%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.053%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 1 (0.053%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.053%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.053%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 398 (21.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 317 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (5.17%) SaaS
4 72 (3.84%) PaaS
5 61 (3.25%) Serverless
6 60 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 50 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
8 46 (2.45%) Power Platform
9 34 (1.81%) IaaS
9 34 (1.81%) Office 365
10 32 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
12 24 (1.28%) Amazon S3
13 22 (1.17%) GitHub
14 19 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.96%) Amazon Glacier
16 17 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
19 12 (0.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.35%) Internet
2 37 (1.97%) HTTP
3 20 (1.07%) SSH
4 17 (0.91%) WAN
5 14 (0.75%) FTP
5 14 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 13 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (0.69%) SMTP
7 10 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (0.48%) DNS
8 9 (0.48%) LAN
8 9 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.43%) Firewall
9 8 (0.43%) MQTT
9 8 (0.43%) Skype
10 7 (0.37%) Broadband
10 7 (0.37%) SSL
11 6 (0.32%) Network Security
11 6 (0.32%) VLAN
12 5 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.01%) MySQL
3 69 (3.68%) Hadoop
4 66 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 54 (2.88%) Big Data
8 48 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 44 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
10 43 (2.29%) Power BI
11 41 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 31 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 29 (1.55%) OLAP
13 29 (1.55%) Pentaho
13 29 (1.55%) SQLite
14 27 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
17 20 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 211 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 154 (8.21%) Visual Studio
3 141 (7.52%) Jenkins
4 129 (6.88%) JIRA
5 122 (6.50%) Selenium
6 98 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 56 (2.99%) Maven
8 54 (2.88%) Subversion
9 49 (2.61%) Cucumber
10 36 (1.92%) JUnit
11 35 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
13 33 (1.76%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.71%) Bitbucket
15 27 (1.44%) Artifactory
16 24 (1.28%) WebDriver
17 21 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
18 17 (0.91%) gulp
18 17 (0.91%) JMeter
18 17 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 263 (14.02%) Finance
2 145 (7.73%) Retail
3 120 (6.40%) Marketing
4 42 (2.24%) Games
5 30 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.49%) Automotive
7 26 (1.39%) Legal
8 22 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.07%) Electronics
10 18 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 13 (0.69%) Advertising
12 11 (0.59%) Banking
13 8 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 8 (0.43%) Local Government
14 7 (0.37%) Back Office
15 6 (0.32%) Law
15 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.27%) Publishing
17 4 (0.21%) Billing
17 4 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 617 (32.89%) Developer
2 270 (14.39%) Analyst
3 181 (9.65%) .NET Developer
4 160 (8.53%) Business Analyst
5 154 (8.21%) Architect
6 127 (6.77%) Software Developer
7 115 (6.13%) Project Manager
8 99 (5.28%) C# Developer
9 96 (5.12%) Senior Developer
10 91 (4.85%) Java Developer
11 86 (4.58%) Software Engineer
12 83 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 61 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
14 59 (3.14%) Tester
15 58 (3.09%) Lead Developer
16 57 (3.04%) Consultant
16 57 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 53 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
18 51 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
18 51 (2.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (24.15%) .NET
2 304 (16.20%) HTML
3 293 (15.62%) CSS
4 234 (12.47%) AngularJS
5 188 (10.02%) Web Services
6 176 (9.38%) HTML5
7 174 (9.28%) ASP.NET
8 118 (6.29%) CSS3
9 109 (5.81%) XML
10 102 (5.44%) jQuery
11 101 (5.38%) Spring
12 89 (4.74%) React
13 84 (4.48%) Node.js
14 83 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 78 (4.16%) .NET Framework
16 76 (4.05%) .NET Core
17 71 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 71 (3.78%) REST
18 69 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 67 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (6.50%) User Experience
3 80 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 45 (2.40%) Driving Licence
8 39 (2.08%) Public Cloud
9 32 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.44%) Internet of Things
11 24 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.28%) NHS
12 22 (1.17%) PMI
13 21 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.12%) Fintech
14 20 (1.07%) Cloud Native
15 17 (0.91%) Mobile Games
16 16 (0.85%) CCTV
17 15 (0.80%) Social Media
18 14 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 116 (6.18%) Windows
2 100 (5.33%) Linux
3 68 (3.62%) Unix
4 32 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.39%) Android
6 25 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 13 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.48%) CentOS
9 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.37%) Solaris
11 4 (0.21%) DC/OS
11 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.16%) Debian
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (22.71%) Scrum
2 269 (14.34%) TDD
3 268 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 259 (13.81%) DevOps
5 245 (13.06%) Test Automation
6 232 (12.37%) SDLC
7 214 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
8 200 (10.66%) Project Management
9 193 (10.29%) Waterfall
10 190 (10.13%) Mentoring
11 186 (9.91%) Analytics
11 186 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
12 182 (9.70%) MVC
13 177 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 127 (6.77%) Web Development
15 119 (6.34%) PRINCE2
16 118 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 118 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 118 (6.29%) ITIL
17 103 (5.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 489 (26.07%) C#
2 463 (24.68%) SQL
3 388 (20.68%) JavaScript
4 313 (16.68%) Java
5 171 (9.12%) Python
6 70 (3.73%) PowerShell
6 70 (3.73%) T-SQL
7 67 (3.57%) PHP
8 61 (3.25%) Bash Shell
9 52 (2.77%) C
10 48 (2.56%) TypeScript
11 39 (2.08%) Perl
12 36 (1.92%) C++
13 34 (1.81%) PL/SQL
14 29 (1.55%) Scala
15 27 (1.44%) ES6
16 25 (1.33%) Ruby
17 24 (1.28%) Go
18 17 (0.91%) Java 8
19 14 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 252 (13.43%) Degree
2 84 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 81 (4.32%) ISEB
4 67 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 46 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 42 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 37 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (1.60%) PMI Certification
10 28 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.12%) HND
12 20 (1.07%) PMP
13 18 (0.96%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.91%) DBS Check
15 16 (0.85%) IIBA
16 12 (0.64%) MCP
17 11 (0.59%) APMP
18 9 (0.48%) HNC
18 9 (0.48%) MCSE
19 8 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (8.10%) QA
2 58 (3.09%) GDPR
3 42 (2.24%) PMO
4 26 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.17%) SLA
6 19 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.053%) GxP
10 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.053%) MISRA
10 1 (0.053%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.053%) P3O
System Software
1 136 (7.25%) Docker
2 36 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.53%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.53%) XenApp
7 9 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.48%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.27%) Varnish
10 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 2 (0.11%) Postfix
10 2 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.053%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 71 (3.78%) Ansible
2 62 (3.30%) Puppet
3 57 (3.04%) Terraform
4 46 (2.45%) Kubernetes
5 28 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.17%) SCCM
7 17 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (0.75%) FortiGate
9 13 (0.69%) HP ALM
9 13 (0.69%) SCOrch
10 12 (0.64%) Packer
11 11 (0.59%) CFEngine
11 11 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.59%) SCOM
11 11 (0.59%) WSUS
12 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (0.48%) Nagios
12 9 (0.48%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 371 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 106 (5.65%) Oracle
3 60 (3.20%) Google
4 57 (3.04%) ServiceNow
5 50 (2.67%) VMware
6 36 (1.92%) SAP
7 32 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 32 (1.71%) Tableau
8 31 (1.65%) Adobe
9 30 (1.60%) IBM
10 29 (1.55%) Cloudera
11 28 (1.49%) Xamarin
12 22 (1.17%) Cisco
12 22 (1.17%) HP
13 19 (1.01%) Citrix
14 16 (0.85%) CheckPoint
14 16 (0.85%) UiPath
15 14 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.64%) Alteryx
17 11 (0.59%) Meraki