Period
to 15 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 298 336 524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.10% 5.71% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 6.34% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 268 300 377
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,375 £58,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Scrum 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 4,487 5,299 7,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.83% 90.06% 92.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,478 4,424 5,557
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,718 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +3.82% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £59,188 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the West Midlands

Scrum
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Scrum in the West Midlands

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in the West Midlands

Scrum
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 Scrum within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 April 2021. 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 +5 154 £57,500 +9.52% 43
Shropshire +13 36 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Worcestershire +3 26 £48,750 +16.07% 9
Solihull +9 16 £60,000 +11.63% 7
Warwickshire -22 15 £72,000 +36.62% 2
Dudley - 11 £46,000 - 1
Coventry -12 7 £47,500 - 5
Herefordshire +2 5 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Staffordshire +2 4 £47,500 - 6
Walsall +21 2 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £40,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, IT jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 276 (92.62%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (34.56%) Azure
3 101 (33.89%) DevOps
4 78 (26.17%) SDLC
5 70 (23.49%) JavaScript
6 69 (23.15%) Software Engineering
7 67 (22.48%) C#
8 63 (21.14%) TDD
9 60 (20.13%) .NET
10 51 (17.11%) Microsoft
11 49 (16.44%) AWS
12 48 (16.11%) Linux
13 47 (15.77%) HTML
13 47 (15.77%) Java
14 46 (15.44%) CSS
15 43 (14.43%) Software Testing
15 43 (14.43%) Docker
16 42 (14.09%) React
16 42 (14.09%) SQL
17 41 (13.76%) Finance
17 41 (13.76%) JIRA
17 41 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (12.75%) Degree
19 37 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (12.42%) Mentoring
20 33 (11.07%) Kanban
20 33 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (10.74%) Git (software)
22 31 (10.40%) Confluence
22 31 (10.40%) Project Management

Scrum
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 31 (10.40%) Confluence
2 7 (2.35%) SAS
3 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 103 (34.56%) Azure
2 49 (16.44%) AWS
3 28 (9.40%) GitHub
4 21 (7.05%) SaaS
5 11 (3.69%) PaaS
6 10 (3.36%) GCP
7 9 (3.02%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (2.68%) Power Platform
9 6 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.68%) Azure Stack
10 5 (1.68%) npm
11 4 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.01%) BrowserStack
12 3 (1.01%) NuGet
12 3 (1.01%) Serverless
13 2 (0.67%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.67%) Lucidchart
13 2 (0.67%) Trello
13 2 (0.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.69%) Skype
2 8 (2.68%) DNS
2 8 (2.68%) Firewall
2 8 (2.68%) Network Security
3 6 (2.01%) RTP
3 6 (2.01%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.07%) MySQL
2 23 (7.72%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.05%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.38%) Big Data
5 12 (4.03%) Pentaho
6 7 (2.35%) Base SAS
6 7 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (2.35%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 6 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.01%) Power BI
8 4 (1.34%) Tableau
9 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.67%) Ingres
9 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 41 (13.76%) JIRA
2 32 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.72%) TeamCity
4 21 (7.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (4.36%) Selenium
6 12 (4.03%) Artifactory
7 11 (3.69%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.68%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.01%) GitLab
12 3 (1.01%) JMeter
12 3 (1.01%) Maven
12 3 (1.01%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.01%) Subversion
12 3 (1.01%) TestRail
12 3 (1.01%) webpack
13 2 (0.67%) NUnit
General
1 41 (13.76%) Finance
2 29 (9.73%) Public Sector
3 16 (5.37%) Retail
4 14 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.69%) Law
5 11 (3.69%) Marketing
6 6 (2.01%) Electronics
6 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.68%) Automotive
8 3 (1.01%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Housing Association
8 3 (1.01%) Local Government
9 2 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (22.82%) Developer
2 36 (12.08%) Software Engineer
3 27 (9.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (7.72%) Analyst
5 20 (6.71%) .NET Developer
5 20 (6.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (6.04%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.70%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.03%) Data Analytics Engineer
8 15 (5.03%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.70%) Product Owner
9 14 (4.70%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.03%) Data Engineer
10 12 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (4.03%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (4.03%) Scrum Master
10 12 (4.03%) Senior Java Engineer
10 12 (4.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 11 (3.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.13%) .NET
2 47 (15.77%) HTML
3 46 (15.44%) CSS
4 42 (14.09%) React
5 29 (9.73%) Node.js
6 26 (8.72%) .NET Core
7 25 (8.39%) REST
8 23 (7.72%) Vue.js
9 21 (7.05%) AngularJS
9 21 (7.05%) Spring
10 16 (5.37%) RESTful
11 15 (5.03%) Jest
12 13 (4.36%) jQuery
13 12 (4.03%) Hibernate
14 11 (3.69%) ASP.NET
15 9 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (2.68%) SOAP
17 7 (2.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.37%) Algorithms
3 15 (5.03%) Analytical Mindset
3 15 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.70%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.68%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.01%) User Experience
9 3 (1.01%) Wiki
10 2 (0.67%) iPad
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Life Science
11 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.34%) PMI
11 1 (0.34%) SCADA
11 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.11%) Linux
2 26 (8.72%) Windows
3 22 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.68%) Unix
5 3 (1.01%) Android
6 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (92.62%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.89%) DevOps
3 78 (26.17%) SDLC
4 69 (23.15%) Software Engineering
5 63 (21.14%) TDD
6 43 (14.43%) Software Testing
7 41 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (12.42%) Mentoring
9 33 (11.07%) Kanban
10 31 (10.40%) Project Management
11 30 (10.07%) Front End Development
12 29 (9.73%) Test Automation
13 28 (9.40%) Requirements Gathering
14 26 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (8.05%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (8.05%) Infrastructure as Code
16 23 (7.72%) Coaching
16 23 (7.72%) Decision-Making
16 23 (7.72%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.49%) JavaScript
2 67 (22.48%) C#
3 47 (15.77%) Java
4 42 (14.09%) SQL
5 16 (5.37%) ES6
6 15 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.03%) Python
7 12 (4.03%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.36%) Go
8 10 (3.36%) Ruby
9 8 (2.68%) C++
9 8 (2.68%) PHP
10 7 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.34%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.01%) C
13 2 (0.67%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.34%) Perl
14 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (12.75%) Degree
2 16 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.68%) CCNP
5 8 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.68%) CISSP
5 8 (2.68%) CSPO
6 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.67%) IIBA
7 2 (0.67%) ISEB
7 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) APMP
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.73%) QA
2 9 (3.02%) PMO
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 43 (14.43%) Docker
2 16 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (9.40%) Terraform
2 25 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (8.39%) Puppet
3 24 (8.05%) Ansible
4 21 (7.05%) Rancher
5 9 (3.02%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.34%) Packer
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.70%) Atlassian
3 16 (5.37%) Oracle
3 16 (5.37%) VMware
4 7 (2.35%) Google
4 7 (2.35%) SAP
5 4 (1.34%) Cadence
6 3 (1.01%) Talend
7 2 (0.67%) Pega
8 1 (0.34%) Apple
8 1 (0.34%) BEA
8 1 (0.34%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.34%) JDA
8 1 (0.34%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com