Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,052 2,084 2,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.48% 20.94% 17.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.91% 22.92% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 1,959 1,887
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.62% -4.97%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,000
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 8,237 9,094 10,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.25% 91.40% 90.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,311 7,518 8,501
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +2 817 £50,000 +11.11% 121
Coventry +1 375 £47,500 +18.75% 35
Warwickshire +5 184 £45,500 +7.06% 27
Staffordshire +3 177 £40,000 - 44
Worcestershire +5 119 £44,898 +8.19% 35
Solihull +1 118 £45,000 - 15
Shropshire 0 115 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Herefordshire +3 35 £50,000 +33.33% 21
Sutton Coldfield -6 23 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Wolverhampton -15 15 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Walsall -4 13 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Dudley -18 2 £35,250 -15.06%
Halesowen +8 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Smethwick +1 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (34.06%) C#
2 651 (31.73%) JavaScript
3 648 (31.58%) .NET
4 606 (29.53%) Scrum
5 463 (22.56%) SQL
6 455 (22.17%) Java
7 381 (18.57%) SQL Server
8 378 (18.42%) TDD
9 374 (18.23%) HTML
10 372 (18.13%) Microsoft
11 359 (17.50%) MVC
12 340 (16.57%) CSS
13 320 (15.59%) AngularJS
14 309 (15.06%) Finance
15 307 (14.96%) ASP.NET
16 280 (13.65%) Degree
17 265 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
18 264 (12.87%) Software Engineering
19 259 (12.62%) Git (software)
20 243 (11.84%) Waterfall
21 240 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
22 209 (10.19%) BDD
23 201 (9.80%) Test Automation
24 194 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
25 192 (9.36%) Mentoring
26 190 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
27 181 (8.82%) SDLC
28 179 (8.72%) Project Management
29 175 (8.53%) Spring
30 166 (8.09%) Visual Studio

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 75 (3.65%) Confluence
2 56 (2.73%) Tomcat
3 52 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.29%) Apache
5 39 (1.90%) CMS
6 29 (1.41%) JBoss
7 28 (1.36%) nginx
8 23 (1.12%) IIS
9 21 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.54%) WordPress
13 7 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.34%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.29%) WildFly
15 5 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.24%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.19%) Drupal
16 4 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 74 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 48 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.34%) Maya
8 6 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.15%) Moqups
11 2 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.097%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.097%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.097%) InVision
11 2 (0.097%) Mingle
11 2 (0.097%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.097%) Simulink
11 2 (0.097%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 46 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.58%) Magento
4 7 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.097%) BPCS
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.097%) Postilion
6 2 (0.097%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.049%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.049%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.049%) Lawson
7 1 (0.049%) Movex
7 1 (0.049%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.049%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.049%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.049%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 240 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (4.24%) SaaS
4 62 (3.02%) PaaS
5 46 (2.24%) IaaS
6 35 (1.71%) Serverless
7 32 (1.56%) GitHub
8 30 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
9 21 (1.02%) Office 365
10 18 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.44%) Boomi
12 8 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.34%) Azure Functions
13 7 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.29%) Heroku
15 5 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.24%) BrowserStack
15 5 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.78%) Internet
2 37 (1.80%) Firewall
2 37 (1.80%) SSL
3 34 (1.66%) DNS
4 32 (1.56%) HTTP
5 16 (0.78%) SMS
6 15 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.73%) VPN
7 11 (0.54%) WAN
8 9 (0.44%) Broadband
9 5 (0.24%) Intranet
10 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.19%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.15%) LAN
11 3 (0.15%) Skype
11 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.097%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.097%) DHCP
12 2 (0.097%) MPLS
12 2 (0.097%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 165 (8.04%) NoSQL
3 85 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 80 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (3.75%) MySQL
6 65 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 63 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
8 56 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (2.19%) Big Data
10 35 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
16 23 (1.12%) Hazelcast
17 22 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
18 20 (0.97%) Hadoop
19 18 (0.88%) RavenDB
20 15 (0.73%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 259 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 166 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 146 (7.12%) Jenkins
4 142 (6.92%) JIRA
5 107 (5.21%) Selenium
6 90 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 88 (4.29%) Subversion
8 73 (3.56%) Maven
9 64 (3.12%) JUnit
10 56 (2.73%) Cucumber
11 55 (2.68%) WebDriver
12 47 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
13 46 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 42 (2.05%) Bitbucket
15 39 (1.90%) Vagrant
16 38 (1.85%) SpecFlow
17 37 (1.80%) TeamCity
18 27 (1.32%) JBehave
19 25 (1.22%) GoCD
20 24 (1.17%) TestNG
General
1 309 (15.06%) Finance
2 160 (7.80%) Retail
3 79 (3.85%) Marketing
4 55 (2.68%) Automotive
5 49 (2.39%) Games
6 46 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.14%) Advertising
8 30 (1.46%) Legal
9 28 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.32%) Banking
11 26 (1.27%) Law
12 20 (0.97%) Back Office
13 13 (0.63%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.49%) Billing
14 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.39%) German Language
16 5 (0.24%) Front Office
17 4 (0.19%) Electronics
17 4 (0.19%) Publishing
18 1 (0.049%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 909 (44.30%) Developer
2 271 (13.21%) .NET Developer
3 268 (13.06%) Analyst
4 226 (11.01%) C# Developer
5 197 (9.60%) Software Developer
6 183 (8.92%) Java Developer
7 169 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 162 (7.89%) Business Analyst
9 129 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 125 (6.09%) Project Manager
11 103 (5.02%) Architect
12 93 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 80 (3.90%) Software Engineer
14 77 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
15 74 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 74 (3.61%) Junior
16 68 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
17 65 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
18 62 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 61 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (31.58%) .NET
2 374 (18.23%) HTML
3 340 (16.57%) CSS
4 320 (15.59%) AngularJS
5 307 (14.96%) ASP.NET
6 194 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 190 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 175 (8.53%) Spring
9 154 (7.50%) HTML5
10 152 (7.41%) RESTful
11 147 (7.16%) Web Services
12 138 (6.73%) React
13 135 (6.58%) JSON
13 135 (6.58%) KnockoutJS
14 122 (5.95%) .NET Framework
15 116 (5.65%) jQuery
16 114 (5.56%) XML
17 113 (5.51%) REST
18 111 (5.41%) CSS3
19 98 (4.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 135 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (4.92%) User Experience
4 71 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
5 68 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
6 62 (3.02%) Data Centre
7 58 (2.83%) Fintech
8 56 (2.73%) Mobile App
9 43 (2.10%) Driving Licence
10 31 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.32%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 23 (1.12%) Smart Meter
14 21 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.88%) Music Streaming
16 17 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.83%) Graphic Design
17 15 (0.73%) Social Media
18 14 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 155 (7.55%) Linux
2 153 (7.46%) Windows
3 55 (2.68%) Unix
4 40 (1.95%) Android
5 35 (1.71%) Windows 10
6 34 (1.66%) Windows Server
7 33 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 25 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.097%) CentOS
11 2 (0.097%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.049%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.049%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (29.53%) Scrum
2 378 (18.42%) TDD
3 359 (17.50%) MVC
4 265 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
5 264 (12.87%) Software Engineering
6 243 (11.84%) Waterfall
7 209 (10.19%) BDD
8 201 (9.80%) Test Automation
9 192 (9.36%) Mentoring
10 181 (8.82%) SDLC
11 179 (8.72%) Project Management
12 157 (7.65%) Microservices
13 156 (7.60%) DevOps
14 150 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
15 129 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 123 (5.99%) Web Development
17 120 (5.85%) Analytics
18 115 (5.60%) OO
19 109 (5.31%) Unit Testing
19 109 (5.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 699 (34.06%) C#
2 651 (31.73%) JavaScript
3 463 (22.56%) SQL
4 455 (22.17%) Java
5 147 (7.16%) Python
6 116 (5.65%) T-SQL
7 100 (4.87%) Ruby
8 91 (4.43%) PHP
9 85 (4.14%) PowerShell
10 57 (2.78%) Java 8
11 55 (2.68%) C++
12 54 (2.63%) VB.NET
13 50 (2.44%) Scala
14 43 (2.10%) Perl
15 38 (1.85%) TypeScript
16 36 (1.75%) VBScript
17 34 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 33 (1.61%) C
19 26 (1.27%) Groovy
20 25 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 280 (13.65%) Degree
2 119 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 60 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 47 (2.29%) ISEB
7 33 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 33 (1.61%) MCP
7 33 (1.61%) MCSE
8 22 (1.07%) PhD
9 17 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.73%) CCDP
10 15 (0.73%) CCNP
10 15 (0.73%) CISSP
11 14 (0.68%) Master's Degree
12 13 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.58%) CISM
13 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 12 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.43%) QA
2 37 (1.80%) GDPR
3 27 (1.32%) PMO
4 16 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.49%) SLA
6 9 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.24%) GCP
8 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.15%) P3O
9 2 (0.097%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.097%) MISRA
9 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.049%) COBIT
10 1 (0.049%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.049%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.049%) MISRA C
System Software
1 108 (5.26%) Docker
2 49 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.097%) Squid
6 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.049%) HDFS
6 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.049%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (3.27%) Ansible
2 54 (2.63%) Puppet
3 42 (2.05%) Terraform
4 37 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (1.66%) SCCM
6 30 (1.46%) Marathon
7 24 (1.17%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.78%) WSUS
9 15 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (0.73%) Graphite
9 15 (0.73%) Nagios
9 15 (0.73%) Opsview
9 15 (0.73%) Salt
10 13 (0.63%) Grafana
11 11 (0.54%) Consul
11 11 (0.54%) Packer
11 11 (0.54%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.24%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 372 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 84 (4.09%) Oracle
3 74 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 62 (3.02%) Google
5 50 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 45 (2.19%) VMware
7 44 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 28 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.17%) Adobe
10 22 (1.07%) Cisco
11 19 (0.93%) Twitter
12 17 (0.83%) SAP
13 16 (0.78%) Tableau
14 15 (0.73%) CheckPoint
14 15 (0.73%) F5
14 15 (0.73%) Nokia
15 12 (0.58%) hybris
15 12 (0.58%) MuleSoft
16 11 (0.54%) Zend
17 9 (0.44%) Capita