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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 3,129 1,784 787
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.13% 27.51% 24.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.63% 29.78% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 1,339 612
10th Percentile £35,273 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,200 £41,250 £39,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £49,559
Median % change year-on-year - +5.93% +4.33%
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £59,188
90th Percentile £82,970 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,133
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.47% +7.51%

Agile 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 8,316 5,991 3,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 96.02% 92.40% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,230 4,480 2,476
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the West Midlands

Agile
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Agile in the West Midlands

Agile
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in the West Midlands

Agile
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Birmingham 0 1,107 £60,000 +7.62% 102
Warwickshire -1 790 £47,000 -3.59% 63
Coventry +3 505 £53,300 +6.60% 26
Staffordshire +6 230 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Worcestershire -3 73 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Shropshire 0 58 £56,500 +2.73% 14
Solihull 0 50 £50,000 +14.29% 7
Herefordshire -6 34 £42,500 - 4
Wolverhampton +1 29 £62,500 +31.58% 5
West Bromwich -4 13 £30,000 -42.86% 2
Wednesbury +8 7 £52,500 +16.67%
Walsall -10 7 £39,970 -18.43% 1
Dudley -3 4 £85,000 +86.81%
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Agile
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 954 (30.49%) Social Skills
2 708 (22.63%) Scrum
3 685 (21.89%) Automotive
4 677 (21.64%) Azure
5 636 (20.33%) DevOps
6 610 (19.50%) Microsoft
7 561 (17.93%) JavaScript
8 520 (16.62%) SQL
9 517 (16.52%) Project Management
10 502 (16.04%) Software Engineering
11 501 (16.01%) Finance
12 491 (15.69%) Degree
13 490 (15.66%) Python
14 482 (15.40%) AWS
15 458 (14.64%) Java
16 448 (14.32%) .NET
17 430 (13.74%) JIRA
18 426 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
19 423 (13.52%) C#
20 416 (13.29%) Git (software)
21 396 (12.66%) React
22 394 (12.59%) Mentoring
23 381 (12.18%) Coaching
24 363 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
25 359 (11.47%) HTML
26 329 (10.51%) CSS
26 329 (10.51%) User Stories
27 326 (10.42%) SQL Server
28 322 (10.29%) Test Automation
29 306 (9.78%) CI/CD

Agile
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
1 168 (5.37%) Confluence
2 60 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 25 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
4 18 (0.58%) CMS
4 18 (0.58%) IIS
5 16 (0.51%) Appian
6 15 (0.48%) Apache
6 15 (0.48%) WordPress
7 14 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.32%) Kinematics
10 8 (0.26%) JBoss
11 7 (0.22%) nginx
12 6 (0.19%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.19%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.096%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 124 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 116 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 79 (2.52%) Simulink
4 59 (1.89%) CATIA
5 51 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 42 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
7 23 (0.74%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.29%) Adobe XD
8 9 (0.29%) Stateflow
9 8 (0.26%) Sketch
10 7 (0.22%) Abaqus
10 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.096%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.096%) CANalyzer
13 2 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.064%) InDesign
13 2 (0.064%) InVision
13 2 (0.064%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 20 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.22%) ENOVIA
2 7 (0.22%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.096%) Magento
5 2 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.064%) Shopify
6 1 (0.032%) assyst
6 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.032%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 677 (21.64%) Azure
2 482 (15.40%) AWS
3 261 (8.34%) Azure DevOps
4 215 (6.87%) Serverless
5 212 (6.78%) GCP
6 159 (5.08%) SaaS
7 153 (4.89%) Azure Service Bus
8 152 (4.86%) Azure Functions
9 120 (3.84%) Power Platform
10 72 (2.30%) GitHub
11 67 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
12 52 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
13 49 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
14 46 (1.47%) PaaS
15 31 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
16 29 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
17 26 (0.83%) IaaS
18 24 (0.77%) OpenShift
19 23 (0.74%) Google Analytics
20 22 (0.70%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.14%) Firewall
2 38 (1.21%) LAN
3 37 (1.18%) WAN
4 33 (1.05%) SAN
5 32 (1.02%) Wireless
6 28 (0.89%) VLAN
7 27 (0.86%) DNS
8 26 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (0.83%) DHCP
9 25 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (0.70%) VPN
12 21 (0.67%) Ethernet
13 19 (0.61%) TCP/IP
14 17 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
15 16 (0.51%) BIG-IP
15 16 (0.51%) Cisco Wireless
15 16 (0.51%) Internet
16 15 (0.48%) FlexRay
17 14 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 108 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 98 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 92 (2.94%) Power BI
5 86 (2.75%) Big Data
6 79 (2.52%) Data Lake
6 79 (2.52%) Tableau
7 70 (2.24%) MongoDB
8 66 (2.11%) MySQL
9 51 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 32 (1.02%) BigQuery
11 32 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (0.93%) Looker
12 29 (0.93%) Metadata
13 27 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (0.64%) Power Query
15 19 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 430 (13.74%) JIRA
2 416 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 159 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (4.57%) Jenkins
5 96 (3.07%) Rational DOORS
6 72 (2.30%) GitLab
7 66 (2.11%) Polyspace
8 65 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
9 61 (1.95%) Selenium
10 46 (1.47%) Subversion
11 45 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 43 (1.37%) JUnit
13 40 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 36 (1.15%) webpack
15 35 (1.12%) Artifactory
15 35 (1.12%) Visual Studio
16 33 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
17 30 (0.96%) Maven
18 23 (0.74%) Bitbucket
19 22 (0.70%) CircleCI
General
1 954 (30.49%) Social Skills
2 685 (21.89%) Automotive
3 501 (16.01%) Finance
4 363 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
5 202 (6.46%) Public Sector
6 191 (6.10%) Marketing
7 138 (4.41%) Manufacturing
8 137 (4.38%) Influencing Skills
9 120 (3.84%) Presentation Skills
10 113 (3.61%) Retail
11 107 (3.42%) Electronics
12 68 (2.17%) Games
12 68 (2.17%) Legal
13 63 (2.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 61 (1.95%) Law
15 57 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
16 52 (1.66%) Banking
17 39 (1.25%) Telecoms
18 37 (1.18%) Aerospace
19 26 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 799 (25.54%) Developer
2 317 (10.13%) Analyst
3 244 (7.80%) Senior Developer
4 198 (6.33%) Project Manager
5 175 (5.59%) Architect
6 153 (4.89%) .NET Developer
7 144 (4.60%) Business Analyst
8 127 (4.06%) Java Developer
9 111 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 111 (3.55%) Software Engineer
10 106 (3.39%) Product Owner
11 98 (3.13%) Software Developer
12 95 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 95 (3.04%) IT Manager
13 87 (2.78%) Scrum Master
14 82 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
15 77 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
16 73 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
17 71 (2.27%) Consultant
18 69 (2.21%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (14.32%) .NET
2 396 (12.66%) React
3 359 (11.47%) HTML
4 329 (10.51%) CSS
5 255 (8.15%) .NET Core
6 230 (7.35%) jQuery
7 222 (7.09%) .NET Framework
8 167 (5.34%) Entity Framework
9 160 (5.11%) Spring
10 158 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 129 (4.12%) REST
12 109 (3.48%) Node.js
13 99 (3.16%) RESTful
14 97 (3.10%) AngularJS
15 86 (2.75%) HTML5
15 86 (2.75%) Web Services
16 74 (2.36%) Spring Boot
17 73 (2.33%) Redux
18 64 (2.05%) ASP.NET
19 60 (1.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 185 (5.91%) User Experience
2 157 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
3 97 (3.10%) Driving Licence
4 95 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 87 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 58 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 48 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 47 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 46 (1.47%) Cloud Native
11 44 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 42 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
13 38 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 34 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
15 31 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
15 31 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
16 30 (0.96%) Life Science
17 29 (0.93%) IoT
18 23 (0.74%) Blog
18 23 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 191 (6.10%) Apple iOS
2 180 (5.75%) Android
3 152 (4.86%) Linux
4 96 (3.07%) Windows
5 72 (2.30%) Unix
6 51 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.19%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.096%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.096%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.064%) CentOS
12 2 (0.064%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.032%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.032%) Solaris
13 1 (0.032%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (22.63%) Scrum
2 636 (20.33%) DevOps
3 517 (16.52%) Project Management
4 502 (16.04%) Software Engineering
5 426 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
6 394 (12.59%) Mentoring
7 381 (12.18%) Coaching
8 329 (10.51%) User Stories
9 322 (10.29%) Test Automation
10 306 (9.78%) CI/CD
11 281 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 278 (8.88%) Project Delivery
13 277 (8.85%) MVC
13 277 (8.85%) Process Improvement
14 262 (8.37%) Waterfall
15 250 (7.99%) Line Management
16 236 (7.54%) Validation
17 235 (7.51%) Analytics
18 233 (7.45%) TDD
19 226 (7.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 561 (17.93%) JavaScript
2 520 (16.62%) SQL
3 490 (15.66%) Python
4 458 (14.64%) Java
5 423 (13.52%) C#
6 188 (6.01%) C
7 108 (3.45%) MATLAB
8 99 (3.16%) PHP
9 87 (2.78%) C++
10 73 (2.33%) Go
11 71 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 63 (2.01%) TypeScript
13 58 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 39 (1.25%) ES6
15 31 (0.99%) VBA
16 30 (0.96%) Ruby
17 28 (0.89%) Perl
18 26 (0.83%) Bash
19 20 (0.64%) Shell Script
20 18 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 491 (15.69%) Degree
2 76 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 57 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 50 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 47 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 37 (1.18%) PMP
7 35 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (0.96%) ISEB
8 30 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (0.67%) CISSP
11 17 (0.54%) CCNA
11 17 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.51%) CCNP
13 15 (0.48%) CISM
13 15 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.45%) CISA
15 11 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (6.04%) QA
2 139 (4.44%) Automotive SPICE
3 68 (2.17%) MISRA
4 59 (1.89%) AUTOSAR
5 52 (1.66%) Accessibility
6 50 (1.60%) ISO 26262
7 44 (1.41%) GDPR
8 38 (1.21%) Data Quality
9 36 (1.15%) PMO
10 26 (0.83%) SLA
11 21 (0.67%) PCI DSS
12 16 (0.51%) IEC 61508
13 10 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (0.22%) NIST
15 6 (0.19%) NCSC
16 2 (0.064%) MISRA C
17 1 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials
17 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 1 (0.032%) NIST 800
System Software
1 189 (6.04%) Docker
2 50 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.29%) vSphere
5 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.096%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.064%) Firmware
7 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.032%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 255 (8.15%) Terraform
2 228 (7.29%) Kubernetes
3 127 (4.06%) Ansible
4 36 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (1.09%) Puppet
6 21 (0.67%) Prometheus
7 19 (0.61%) SCCM
8 17 (0.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 16 (0.51%) Packer
10 14 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.38%) vCenter Server
12 10 (0.32%) Grafana
12 10 (0.32%) Istio
13 9 (0.29%) Pingdom
13 9 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
13 9 (0.29%) WSUS
14 8 (0.26%) Rancher
15 6 (0.19%) CASB
16 5 (0.16%) Argo
17 4 (0.13%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 610 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 148 (4.73%) Xamarin
3 122 (3.90%) Google
4 86 (2.75%) Oracle
5 84 (2.68%) IBM
6 78 (2.49%) Sun
7 75 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 54 (1.73%) Cisco
9 42 (1.34%) SolarWinds
10 36 (1.15%) SAP
11 34 (1.09%) VMware
12 33 (1.05%) Apple
13 30 (0.96%) Blue Prism
14 27 (0.86%) QinetiQ
14 27 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (0.80%) CheckPoint
15 25 (0.80%) F5
16 24 (0.77%) Automation Anywhere
17 23 (0.74%) Databricks
18 22 (0.70%) Atlassian