The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DSDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 208 194
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14  
Permanent jobs citing DSDM 12 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.54% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.60% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 108
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £54,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £66,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

DSDM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4536 5472 4973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 88.72% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15009 16353 16248
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in the West Midlands

DSDM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSDM in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DSDM in the West Midlands

DSDM
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 DSDM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -7 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Coventry - 2 £51,500 - 1
DSDM
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing DSDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 25 (96.15%) Scrum
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (88.46%) Functional Testing
2 23 (88.46%) Software Delivery
3 22 (84.62%) Selenium
4 19 (73.08%) TDD
5 18 (69.23%) Java
5 18 (69.23%) SQL
5 18 (69.23%) Oracle
5 18 (69.23%) SOA
5 18 (69.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
5 18 (69.23%) Unit Testing
6 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (65.38%) RESTful
6 17 (65.38%) JBehave
6 17 (65.38%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (65.38%) Hudson
6 17 (65.38%) RESTEasy
6 17 (65.38%) HornetQ
6 17 (65.38%) JAX-RS
6 17 (65.38%) WildFly
6 17 (65.38%) MySQL
6 17 (65.38%) JMS
6 17 (65.38%) JUnit
6 17 (65.38%) JBoss
6 17 (65.38%) Java EE
6 17 (65.38%) Spring
6 17 (65.38%) Software Engineering
6 17 (65.38%) GlassFish

DSDM
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 18 (69.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (65.38%) GlassFish
2 17 (65.38%) JBoss
2 17 (65.38%) WildFly
3 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) G Suite
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MySQL
1 17 (65.38%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Selenium
2 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
3 17 (65.38%) Hudson
3 17 (65.38%) JBehave
3 17 (65.38%) JUnit
4 16 (61.54%) Cucumber
5 14 (53.85%) RSpec
5 14 (53.85%) WATIR
6 7 (26.92%) JMeter
6 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
8 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.85%) Appium
9 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.85%) Buildbot
9 1 (3.85%) JIRA
9 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (53.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Java Engineer
1 14 (53.85%) Senior Java Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) QA Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Digital Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Hibernate
1 17 (65.38%) HornetQ
1 17 (65.38%) Java EE
1 17 (65.38%) JAX-RS
1 17 (65.38%) JMS
1 17 (65.38%) RESTEasy
1 17 (65.38%) RESTful
1 17 (65.38%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) JSON
2 6 (23.08%) REST
2 6 (23.08%) SOAP
3 5 (19.23%) JPA
4 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
4 3 (11.54%) WireMock
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (96.15%) Scrum
2 23 (88.46%) Functional Testing
2 23 (88.46%) Software Delivery
3 19 (73.08%) TDD
4 18 (69.23%) SOA
4 18 (69.23%) Unit Testing
5 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (65.38%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (65.38%) Software Engineering
6 14 (53.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (53.85%) Microservices
6 14 (53.85%) Single Customer View
6 14 (53.85%) Workflow
7 11 (42.31%) Kanban
8 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Load Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) HP