Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 677 688 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.88% 6.55% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 7.29% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 591 657 590
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,600 £31,175
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 8,698 9,441 9,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.38% 89.92% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6,835 7,394 7,523
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £41,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +32 214 £52,500 +18.71% 24
Coventry -2 181 £49,750 +10.56% 14
Warwickshire -14 63 £47,500 -9.52% 16
Staffordshire -12 47 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Worcestershire -5 28 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Halesowen -17 28 £27,000 +28.57% 1
Solihull -21 27 £52,500 +69.35% 4
Shropshire +2 23 £47,500 +6.17% 5
Wolverhampton - 12 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -1 5 £30,000 -33.33% 6
Walsall -1 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Herefordshire +4 2 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 605 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 182 (26.88%) C#
4 173 (25.55%) SQL
5 171 (25.26%) MVC
6 164 (24.22%) .NET
6 164 (24.22%) HTML
7 157 (23.19%) Test Automation
8 145 (21.42%) Java
9 142 (20.97%) SQL Server
10 130 (19.20%) CSS
11 121 (17.87%) Kanban
12 117 (17.28%) TDD
13 113 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
14 112 (16.54%) Mentoring
15 107 (15.81%) AngularJS
16 106 (15.66%) ASP.NET
17 94 (13.88%) Software Engineering
18 89 (13.15%) RESTful
19 88 (13.00%) jQuery
19 88 (13.00%) HTML5
20 86 (12.70%) Jenkins
21 84 (12.41%) Spring
22 80 (11.82%) MySQL
23 79 (11.67%) Git (software)
24 78 (11.52%) Degree
24 78 (11.52%) Oracle
24 78 (11.52%) Docker
25 75 (11.08%) REST
26 74 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure

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 51 (7.53%) JBoss
2 23 (3.40%) Confluence
3 14 (2.07%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.92%) CMS
5 11 (1.62%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.48%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.03%) Apache
7 7 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.89%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.89%) Jetty
9 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.44%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.30%) Drupal
10 2 (0.30%) IIS
10 2 (0.30%) nginx
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.30%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 20 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.18%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (1.18%) Simulink
5 6 (0.89%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.74%) Doxygen
6 5 (0.74%) InVision
7 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.44%) UXPin
8 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.59%) Postilion
2 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.40%) GitHub
3 23 (3.40%) SaaS
4 12 (1.77%) npm
5 7 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.03%) PaaS
6 6 (0.89%) Force.com
7 2 (0.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.43%) Internet
2 29 (4.28%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (0.89%) AMQP
3 6 (0.89%) ATM
4 2 (0.30%) DNS
4 2 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 80 (11.82%) MySQL
3 65 (9.60%) NoSQL
4 40 (5.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 37 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 29 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.33%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.03%) DB2
14 7 (1.03%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.03%) OLAP
14 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 86 (12.70%) Jenkins
2 79 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 49 (7.24%) JIRA
4 43 (6.35%) Selenium
5 42 (6.20%) Visual Studio
6 40 (5.91%) JUnit
7 39 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (3.55%) Subversion
9 20 (2.95%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.81%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.66%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.36%) Maven
13 15 (2.22%) Grunt
14 14 (2.07%) Appium
14 14 (2.07%) PHPUnit
15 13 (1.92%) gulp
16 12 (1.77%) Babel
16 12 (1.77%) Bitbucket
16 12 (1.77%) webpack
17 10 (1.48%) Android Studio
General
1 70 (10.34%) Finance
2 57 (8.42%) Retail
3 36 (5.32%) Games
4 30 (4.43%) Marketing
5 12 (1.77%) Automotive
6 9 (1.33%) Banking
7 8 (1.18%) Back Office
7 8 (1.18%) Electronics
8 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.89%) Billing
9 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.89%) Legal
10 5 (0.74%) Law
10 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 285 (42.10%) Developer
2 92 (13.59%) Analyst
3 85 (12.56%) .NET Developer
4 78 (11.52%) Java Developer
5 63 (9.31%) C# Developer
6 54 (7.98%) Business Analyst
7 53 (7.83%) Software Engineer
8 44 (6.50%) Lead Developer
9 42 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 38 (5.61%) Tester
11 34 (5.02%) Software Analyst
12 32 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (4.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (4.73%) Development Manager
12 32 (4.73%) Senior Developer
12 32 (4.73%) Software Developer
13 31 (4.58%) Project Manager
14 29 (4.28%) Product Owner
14 29 (4.28%) Scrum Master
15 28 (4.14%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (24.22%) .NET
1 164 (24.22%) HTML
2 130 (19.20%) CSS
3 107 (15.81%) AngularJS
4 106 (15.66%) ASP.NET
5 89 (13.15%) RESTful
6 88 (13.00%) HTML5
6 88 (13.00%) jQuery
7 84 (12.41%) Spring
8 75 (11.08%) REST
9 72 (10.64%) Hibernate
9 72 (10.64%) Web Services
10 69 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 63 (9.31%) Node.js
13 61 (9.01%) SOAP
14 60 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 54 (7.98%) JPA
16 48 (7.09%) Spring MVC
17 47 (6.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.16%) User Experience
2 34 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 27 (3.99%) BBC
6 19 (2.81%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.22%) Mobile Games
8 15 (2.22%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.07%) iPad
10 13 (1.92%) Animation
10 13 (1.92%) Fintech
11 10 (1.48%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
13 8 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.89%) SCADA
14 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.74%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.01%) Android
2 55 (8.12%) Linux
3 50 (7.39%) Windows
4 37 (5.47%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.89%) Unix
6 5 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (25.26%) MVC
3 157 (23.19%) Test Automation
4 121 (17.87%) Kanban
5 117 (17.28%) TDD
6 113 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (16.54%) Mentoring
8 94 (13.88%) Software Engineering
9 73 (10.78%) Unit Testing
10 67 (9.90%) Web Development
11 61 (9.01%) BDD
12 58 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 58 (8.57%) SDLC
13 53 (7.83%) Project Management
14 47 (6.94%) Coaching
14 47 (6.94%) Microservices
15 43 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (6.35%) User Stories
16 42 (6.20%) Business Analysis
17 40 (5.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 220 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 182 (26.88%) C#
3 173 (25.55%) SQL
4 145 (21.42%) Java
5 58 (8.57%) PHP
6 29 (4.28%) C++
7 25 (3.69%) Python
8 23 (3.40%) C
9 16 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.07%) ES6
11 12 (1.77%) Ruby
12 11 (1.62%) Scala
12 11 (1.62%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.33%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.18%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.03%) VB
16 6 (0.89%) Clojure
16 6 (0.89%) Groovy
16 6 (0.89%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (11.52%) Degree
2 30 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.14%) ISEB
4 21 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.62%) PMP
8 9 (1.33%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.03%) OCP
9 7 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.74%) APMP
10 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.44%) MCSD
11 3 (0.44%) MCTS
12 2 (0.30%) CITP
12 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.16%) QA
2 12 (1.77%) IEC 62304
3 10 (1.48%) PMO
4 8 (1.18%) IEC 61508
5 7 (1.03%) GDPR
6 5 (0.74%) MISRA
6 5 (0.74%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.59%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.59%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.59%) SLA
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.30%) P3O
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (11.52%) Docker
2 14 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.18%) Firmware
4 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (8.57%) Puppet
2 48 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (3.99%) Ansible
4 18 (2.66%) Marathon
5 14 (2.07%) Terraform
6 10 (1.48%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.30%) Packer
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (11.52%) Oracle
2 72 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.51%) Google
4 16 (2.36%) Adobe
4 16 (2.36%) IBM
4 16 (2.36%) VMware
5 11 (1.62%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.03%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.74%) SaltStack
8 5 (0.74%) Telerik
9 4 (0.59%) BMC
9 4 (0.59%) CollabNet
9 4 (0.59%) Serena
9 4 (0.59%) Sonatype
9 4 (0.59%) Zoomdata
10 3 (0.44%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.30%) Informatica
11 2 (0.30%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.30%) Tableau