Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 138 502 648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.45% 6.73% 7.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 7.28% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 112 473 652
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,642 £31,700 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 2,397 6,895 7,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 94.59% 92.44% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,906 5,492 5,986
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.94% +2.00%

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 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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 +16 75 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Coventry +8 16 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Warwickshire +9 11 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Solihull 0 11 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Worcestershire -11 10 £55,000 +41.03% 5
Shropshire -16 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Staffordshire -15 5 £36,500 -27.00% 6
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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.

1 125 (90.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 43 (31.16%) DevOps
4 42 (30.43%) HTML
5 40 (28.99%) CSS
6 36 (26.09%) Azure
7 35 (25.36%) SQL
8 31 (22.46%) .NET
8 31 (22.46%) Kanban
8 31 (22.46%) Node.js
9 30 (21.74%) Fintech
9 30 (21.74%) C#
10 29 (21.01%) AWS
11 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
12 26 (18.84%) ES6
12 26 (18.84%) Vue.js
12 26 (18.84%) Jest
13 23 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (15.94%) Test Automation
14 22 (15.94%) Degree
14 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (15.94%) Software Engineering
15 21 (15.22%) Front End Development
15 21 (15.22%) SDLC
16 20 (14.49%) REST
16 20 (14.49%) TDD
16 20 (14.49%) JIRA
16 20 (14.49%) Finance
17 19 (13.77%) React
18 18 (13.04%) GitHub

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 8 (5.80%) Confluence
2 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.90%) IIS
4 4 (2.90%) SAS
5 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.72%) Drupal
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.45%) Simulink
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.72%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.45%) Odoo
2 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.09%) Azure
2 29 (21.01%) AWS
3 18 (13.04%) GitHub
4 8 (5.80%) Power Platform
5 5 (3.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.62%) GCP
5 5 (3.62%) PaaS
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.90%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.90%) Serverless
7 3 (2.17%) Apigee
7 3 (2.17%) npm
8 2 (1.45%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.45%) Office 365
8 2 (1.45%) SaaS
8 2 (1.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (1.45%) Smartsheet
9 1 (0.72%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) VPN
2 2 (1.45%) Broadband
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) FTP
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) SMTP
3 1 (0.72%) SSH
3 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.07%) Big Data
4 5 (3.62%) Power BI
5 4 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.90%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.90%) Impala
5 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.90%) MySQL
5 4 (2.90%) Pentaho
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.17%) Redis
6 3 (2.17%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.45%) Informix
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) JIRA
2 14 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.70%) Selenium
4 8 (5.80%) webpack
5 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.07%) Postman
6 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.90%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.90%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.17%) Cypress.io
8 3 (2.17%) JMeter
8 3 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.45%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.45%) gulp
9 2 (1.45%) jspm
9 2 (1.45%) TestCafe
General
1 20 (14.49%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) French Language
5 2 (1.45%) Games
5 2 (1.45%) German Language
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (10.14%) Senior Developer
3 13 (9.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (7.97%) Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Software Developer
5 9 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.62%) AWS Architect
9 5 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (3.62%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.43%) HTML
2 40 (28.99%) CSS
3 31 (22.46%) .NET
3 31 (22.46%) Node.js
4 26 (18.84%) Jest
4 26 (18.84%) Vue.js
5 20 (14.49%) REST
6 19 (13.77%) React
7 18 (13.04%) Sass
8 14 (10.14%) AngularJS
9 13 (9.42%) LESS
9 13 (9.42%) RESTful
10 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 12 (8.70%) JSON
10 12 (8.70%) XML
11 9 (6.52%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
13 6 (4.35%) jQuery
13 6 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.35%) DataPower
3 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.17%) PMI
5 3 (2.17%) User Experience
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.45%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Robotics
7 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Windows
2 10 (7.25%) Unix
3 9 (6.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (90.58%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.16%) DevOps
3 31 (22.46%) Kanban
4 30 (21.74%) Fintech
5 23 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (15.94%) Software Engineering
6 22 (15.94%) Test Automation
7 21 (15.22%) Front End Development
7 21 (15.22%) SDLC
8 20 (14.49%) TDD
9 18 (13.04%) BDD
10 17 (12.32%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (10.14%) Infrastructure as Code
13 13 (9.42%) Microservices
14 12 (8.70%) Waterfall
15 11 (7.97%) Configuration Management
15 11 (7.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 35 (25.36%) SQL
3 30 (21.74%) C#
4 26 (18.84%) ES6
5 14 (10.14%) Java
6 11 (7.97%) Python
7 9 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.35%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.62%) C++
12 4 (2.90%) C
12 4 (2.90%) HiveQL
12 4 (2.90%) PHP
13 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.72%) Groovy
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Degree
2 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
2 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.17%) PMP
6 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Docker
2 4 (2.90%) HDFS
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) Varnish
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) Terraform
2 12 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.97%) Ansible
4 4 (2.90%) MIIS
4 4 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.45%) Packer
6 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.32%) Oracle
3 9 (6.52%) SAP
4 8 (5.80%) Google
5 6 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.35%) IBM
6 4 (2.90%) Cadence
6 4 (2.90%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.17%) Informatica
7 3 (2.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.17%) Talend
8 2 (1.45%) Borland
8 2 (1.45%) Infor
8 2 (1.45%) Sage
9 1 (0.72%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.72%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.72%) Splunk
9 1 (0.72%) UiPath
9 1 (0.72%) Zend