Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 602 707 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.39% 7.00% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.12% 7.67% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 501 626 679
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,906 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 7,411 9,215 10,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.26% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,612 7,424 7,989
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 -2 248 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Coventry -10 81 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Worcestershire +24 56 £44,000 +4.76% 16
Staffordshire +26 55 £40,000 - 8
Warwickshire +21 46 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Shropshire 0 34 £45,000 -16.28% 16
Solihull +7 26 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Sutton Coldfield -4 22 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Herefordshire +5 12 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Dudley -11 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Wolverhampton +11 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Walsall +1 2 £42,625 +6.56%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 534 (88.70%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 198 (32.89%) C#
3 198 (32.89%) .NET
4 182 (30.23%) Java
5 152 (25.25%) SQL
6 150 (24.92%) HTML
7 130 (21.59%) CSS
8 118 (19.60%) SQL Server
8 118 (19.60%) Microsoft
8 118 (19.60%) TDD
9 95 (15.78%) SDLC
10 89 (14.78%) Test Automation
11 88 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
12 86 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 80 (13.29%) Web Services
14 79 (13.12%) Git (software)
14 79 (13.12%) QA
15 78 (12.96%) Degree
16 76 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
17 74 (12.29%) ASP.NET
18 73 (12.13%) MVC
19 72 (11.96%) AngularJS
20 70 (11.63%) Kanban
21 69 (11.46%) jQuery
21 69 (11.46%) BDD
22 66 (10.96%) JIRA
23 64 (10.63%) Spring
24 63 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
25 62 (10.30%) Visual Studio

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 39 (6.48%) Tomcat
2 28 (4.65%) Confluence
3 26 (4.32%) Apache
4 21 (3.49%) nginx
5 16 (2.66%) CMS
6 9 (1.50%) IIS
7 8 (1.33%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.66%) Drupal
10 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.33%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.33%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.33%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.17%) Maya
7 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.65%) GitHub
4 18 (2.99%) Serverless
5 13 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.16%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (1.99%) SaaS
7 9 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.33%) Google Play
8 8 (1.33%) Trello
9 6 (1.00%) Slack
10 3 (0.50%) IaaS
10 3 (0.50%) PaaS
11 2 (0.33%) Office 365
12 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.17%) Heroku
12 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.66%) Internet
2 14 (2.33%) DNS
3 11 (1.83%) SSL
4 7 (1.16%) HTTP
5 5 (0.83%) RTP
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.98%) MySQL
3 39 (6.48%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.48%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.16%) Big Data
7 18 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.33%) Power BI
14 7 (1.16%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.83%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 79 (13.12%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.96%) JIRA
3 62 (10.30%) Visual Studio
4 51 (8.47%) Selenium
5 44 (7.31%) Jenkins
6 38 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (4.15%) Cucumber
7 25 (4.15%) Subversion
8 23 (3.82%) WebDriver
9 21 (3.49%) JUnit
10 20 (3.32%) Maven
11 19 (3.16%) SpecFlow
12 16 (2.66%) SoapUI
13 13 (2.16%) NUnit
14 12 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (1.99%) Mercurial
15 10 (1.66%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.66%) GoCD
15 10 (1.66%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.66%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (9.80%) Finance
2 38 (6.31%) Retail
3 18 (2.99%) Marketing
4 10 (1.66%) Automotive
5 8 (1.33%) Legal
6 6 (1.00%) Law
7 3 (0.50%) Games
7 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.33%) Avionics
8 2 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 245 (40.70%) Developer
2 102 (16.94%) Analyst
3 72 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 58 (9.63%) Business Analyst
5 51 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 42 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 31 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 31 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 29 (4.82%) Lead Developer
8 29 (4.82%) Project Manager
9 27 (4.49%) Architect
10 26 (4.32%) Applications Engineer
10 26 (4.32%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (3.49%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 21 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (3.49%) Support Analyst
12 20 (3.32%) Team Leader
12 20 (3.32%) Test Analyst
13 19 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (3.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (32.89%) .NET
2 150 (24.92%) HTML
3 130 (21.59%) CSS
4 80 (13.29%) Web Services
5 74 (12.29%) ASP.NET
6 72 (11.96%) AngularJS
7 69 (11.46%) jQuery
8 64 (10.63%) Spring
9 52 (8.64%) REST
10 48 (7.97%) XML
11 44 (7.31%) React
12 41 (6.81%) HTML5
13 40 (6.64%) .NET Framework
14 38 (6.31%) KnockoutJS
15 37 (6.15%) SOAP
16 36 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (5.98%) CSS3
17 33 (5.48%) RESTful
18 31 (5.15%) Hibernate
19 28 (4.65%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.32%) Driving Licence
3 25 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.16%) CMDB
4 19 (3.16%) NHS
5 17 (2.82%) User Experience
6 15 (2.49%) Fintech
7 14 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.16%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.00%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.83%) PKI
12 4 (0.66%) iPad
12 4 (0.66%) iPhone
12 4 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.48%) Linux
2 42 (6.98%) Windows
3 15 (2.49%) Android
4 12 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.17%) CentOS
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (88.70%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (19.60%) TDD
3 95 (15.78%) SDLC
4 89 (14.78%) Test Automation
5 88 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 73 (12.13%) MVC
8 70 (11.63%) Kanban
9 69 (11.46%) BDD
10 63 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (9.47%) Customer Requirements
12 51 (8.47%) DevOps
12 51 (8.47%) User Stories
13 48 (7.97%) Mentoring
13 48 (7.97%) Project Management
14 47 (7.81%) OO
15 44 (7.31%) SOA
16 42 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
17 41 (6.81%) Software Delivery
18 39 (6.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 208 (34.55%) JavaScript
2 198 (32.89%) C#
3 182 (30.23%) Java
4 152 (25.25%) SQL
5 61 (10.13%) Python
6 36 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 34 (5.65%) Ruby
8 31 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 31 (5.15%) TypeScript
9 23 (3.82%) PHP
10 21 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.33%) Scala
13 13 (2.16%) Perl
14 12 (1.99%) C++
14 12 (1.99%) Java 8
15 7 (1.16%) Groovy
15 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.00%) ES6
16 6 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (12.96%) Degree
2 24 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.49%) Master's Degree
5 10 (1.66%) ISEB
5 10 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.33%) HND
6 8 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.33%) MCPD
7 7 (1.16%) IIBA
8 6 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.83%) CISA
9 5 (0.83%) CISMP
9 5 (0.83%) CISSP
10 4 (0.66%) APMP
10 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.66%) PMP
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (13.12%) QA
2 21 (3.49%) GDPR
3 8 (1.33%) IEC 61131
4 6 (1.00%) PMO
5 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.33%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (2.99%) Docker
2 8 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (3.99%) Ansible
2 19 (3.16%) Puppet
3 12 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.99%) Terraform
4 6 (1.00%) Marathon
5 4 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.33%) Grafana
6 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 118 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.15%) Atlassian
3 27 (4.49%) ServiceNow
4 19 (3.16%) Google
5 15 (2.49%) Oracle
6 9 (1.50%) Adobe
6 9 (1.50%) SAP
6 9 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.33%) MobileIron
7 8 (1.33%) UiPath
7 8 (1.33%) VMware
8 4 (0.66%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.66%) Tableau
9 3 (0.50%) Apple
9 3 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.50%) Informatica
9 3 (0.50%) Okta
10 1 (0.17%) Dell
10 1 (0.17%) HP
10 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com