Period
to 22 May 2019

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

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 477 595 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.14% 6.37% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 7.02% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 355 481 565
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £74,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.48%

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 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%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Scrum in the West Midlands

Scrum
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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 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 +8 146 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Coventry -11 62 £47,500 - 4
Shropshire +7 55 £56,500 +32.94% 4
Warwickshire -7 53 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +14 49 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Worcestershire -2 41 £40,000 -17.79% 3
Solihull -18 25 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Herefordshire +7 18 £40,000 -11.11%
Sutton Coldfield -6 14 £37,500 +20.97% 1
Wolverhampton +25 2 £54,000 +16.76%
West Bromwich - 1 £57,500 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 426 (89.31%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (35.22%) .NET
3 167 (35.01%) C#
4 137 (28.72%) SQL
5 133 (27.88%) JavaScript
6 122 (25.58%) Java
7 120 (25.16%) Software Engineering
8 117 (24.53%) SQL Server
8 117 (24.53%) Git (software)
9 111 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 102 (21.38%) Microsoft
11 96 (20.13%) Test Automation
11 96 (20.13%) SDLC
12 82 (17.19%) DevOps
13 81 (16.98%) HTML
14 77 (16.14%) CSS
15 76 (15.93%) Sprint Planning
16 74 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
17 71 (14.88%) Team Foundation Server
18 69 (14.47%) Degree
19 64 (13.42%) TDD
20 61 (12.79%) Web Services
21 60 (12.58%) ASP.NET
22 59 (12.37%) Visual Studio
23 55 (11.53%) JIRA
24 53 (11.11%) QA
25 52 (10.90%) Jenkins
25 52 (10.90%) Acceptance Criteria
25 52 (10.90%) Mentoring
26 51 (10.69%) Problem-Solving

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 26 (5.45%) SAS
2 19 (3.98%) CMS
3 13 (2.73%) Confluence
3 13 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.89%) Drupal
4 9 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.68%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.26%) Apache
6 6 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.84%) WordPress
9 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.63%) IIS
9 3 (0.63%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.42%) nginx
11 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.63%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.63%) Moqups
6 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.84%) Magento
4 2 (0.42%) Primavera
4 2 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 111 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.82%) Serverless
4 17 (3.56%) GitHub
5 16 (3.35%) PaaS
6 13 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (2.73%) Power Platform
7 9 (1.89%) SaaS
8 8 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.26%) npm
10 5 (1.05%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.63%) IaaS
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.42%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.42%) Google Play
13 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.31%) HTTP
2 9 (1.89%) Internet
3 6 (1.26%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.26%) SSH
4 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.84%) LAN
5 4 (0.84%) WAN
5 4 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.42%) Intranet
6 2 (0.42%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.71%) Hadoop
3 29 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.87%) Amazon Redshift
5 26 (5.45%) Pentaho
6 23 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (4.82%) MySQL
6 23 (4.82%) OLAP
7 16 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.14%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.73%) Power BI
10 11 (2.31%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.10%) SAS EBI
11 10 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.68%) Big Data
13 7 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.47%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.26%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 117 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 71 (14.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (12.37%) Visual Studio
4 55 (11.53%) JIRA
5 52 (10.90%) Jenkins
6 33 (6.92%) Maven
7 26 (5.45%) Bitbucket
7 26 (5.45%) Selenium
8 24 (5.03%) Subversion
9 21 (4.40%) Artifactory
10 17 (3.56%) JUnit
11 16 (3.35%) Mercurial
12 12 (2.52%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.52%) Ranorex
13 11 (2.31%) Protractor
14 10 (2.10%) TeamCity
14 10 (2.10%) WebDriver
15 9 (1.89%) Jasmine
15 9 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (9.43%) Retail
2 28 (5.87%) Finance
3 20 (4.19%) Marketing
4 8 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.47%) Games
6 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.05%) Advertising
8 3 (0.63%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Avionics
9 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 202 (42.35%) Developer
2 79 (16.56%) .NET Developer
3 67 (14.05%) Analyst
4 46 (9.64%) Business Analyst
5 44 (9.22%) Senior Developer
6 43 (9.01%) C# Developer
7 41 (8.60%) Software Developer
8 36 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (7.13%) Delivery Manager
10 28 (5.87%) Java Developer
11 26 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 24 (5.03%) Tester
13 23 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
14 20 (4.19%) Project Manager
15 18 (3.77%) Lead Developer
16 17 (3.56%) Architect
16 17 (3.56%) Team Leader
17 16 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
17 16 (3.35%) Digital Delivery Manager
17 16 (3.35%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (35.22%) .NET
2 81 (16.98%) HTML
3 77 (16.14%) CSS
4 61 (12.79%) Web Services
5 60 (12.58%) ASP.NET
6 50 (10.48%) AngularJS
7 47 (9.85%) XML
8 46 (9.64%) HTML5
9 38 (7.97%) Spring
10 36 (7.55%) REST
11 34 (7.13%) jQuery
12 29 (6.08%) CSS3
13 28 (5.87%) React
14 27 (5.66%) JSON
15 26 (5.45%) .NET Core
15 26 (5.45%) RESTful
16 23 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (4.61%) WCF
18 19 (3.98%) .NET Framework
19 18 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.82%) User Experience
3 22 (4.61%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.52%) NHS
7 11 (2.31%) Robotics
8 10 (2.10%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.68%) EPoS
10 7 (1.47%) PMI
11 6 (1.26%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.26%) Web 2.0
12 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.84%) Fintech
13 4 (0.84%) Social Media
14 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.82%) Android
1 23 (4.82%) Windows
2 18 (3.77%) Unix
3 17 (3.56%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.14%) Linux
5 6 (1.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (89.31%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (25.16%) Software Engineering
3 96 (20.13%) SDLC
3 96 (20.13%) Test Automation
4 82 (17.19%) DevOps
5 76 (15.93%) Sprint Planning
6 64 (13.42%) TDD
7 52 (10.90%) Acceptance Criteria
7 52 (10.90%) Mentoring
8 51 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (10.06%) MVC
10 46 (9.64%) Kanban
11 44 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (9.01%) Sprint Retrospective
12 43 (9.01%) User Stories
13 41 (8.60%) Web Development
14 40 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (7.97%) Analytics
16 37 (7.76%) OO
17 36 (7.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 167 (35.01%) C#
2 137 (28.72%) SQL
3 133 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 122 (25.58%) Java
5 43 (9.01%) T-SQL
5 43 (9.01%) TypeScript
6 30 (6.29%) Python
7 19 (3.98%) PHP
8 17 (3.56%) Scala
9 16 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 15 (3.14%) Ruby
11 13 (2.73%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.73%) C
12 12 (2.52%) Perl
13 11 (2.31%) C++
13 11 (2.31%) ES6
13 11 (2.31%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.31%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.10%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 69 (14.47%) Degree
2 19 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (2.52%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.10%) IIBA
6 10 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.89%) ISEB
7 9 (1.89%) PMP
8 7 (1.47%) APMP
8 7 (1.47%) HND
9 6 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.05%) APMG
10 5 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.11%) QA
2 13 (2.73%) GDPR
3 3 (0.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) PMO
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (8.39%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.42%) Postfix
3 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (5.03%) Ansible
2 23 (4.82%) Terraform
3 10 (2.10%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.68%) Puppet
5 6 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 102 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.45%) Cloudera
3 22 (4.61%) Oracle
4 14 (2.94%) Google
4 14 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 13 (2.73%) SAP
5 13 (2.73%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.31%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.31%) UiPath
7 10 (2.10%) Blue Prism
8 5 (1.05%) HP
8 5 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.84%) VMware
10 2 (0.42%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.21%) Apple
11 1 (0.21%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.21%) ESRI
11 1 (0.21%) Facebook
11 1 (0.21%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.21%) Twitter