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

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 24 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 506 652 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.82% 7.47% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 8.20% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 432 560 631
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 6,844 7,947 9,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.19% 91.08% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,429 6,070 7,517
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,975 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 September 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 September 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 -9 142 £50,000 -4.76% 40
Worcestershire +3 69 £40,000 -13.51% 26
Coventry -17 60 £47,500 - 12
Herefordshire +11 47 £45,000 -6.25% 7
Staffordshire +1 47 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Shropshire +4 43 £53,750 +26.47% 4
Warwickshire -15 43 £50,000 -2.44% 7
Solihull +8 39 £50,000 - 13
Sutton Coldfield +2 7 £35,000 -6.67%
Wolverhampton +14 1 £30,000 -6.25%
West Bromwich - 1 £57,500 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 400 (79.05%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (40.12%) C#
3 199 (39.33%) .NET
4 156 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 152 (30.04%) Azure
6 145 (28.66%) SQL
7 143 (28.26%) Git (software)
8 112 (22.13%) DevOps
9 109 (21.54%) Java
10 108 (21.34%) SQL Server
11 106 (20.95%) Test Automation
12 104 (20.55%) Software Engineering
13 102 (20.16%) ASP.NET
14 96 (18.97%) AWS
15 91 (17.98%) HTML
16 89 (17.59%) Microsoft
17 85 (16.80%) CSS
18 78 (15.42%) Mentoring
19 76 (15.02%) Degree
20 75 (14.82%) AngularJS
21 70 (13.83%) TDD
21 70 (13.83%) SDLC
22 67 (13.24%) QA
23 66 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
24 63 (12.45%) Kanban
25 60 (11.86%) Web Services
25 60 (11.86%) OO
26 58 (11.46%) MySQL
26 58 (11.46%) HTML5
27 55 (10.87%) Web Development

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 13 (2.57%) SAS
2 10 (1.98%) WordPress
3 8 (1.58%) CMS
3 8 (1.58%) Confluence
4 7 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.79%) Drupal
8 3 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.59%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.40%) Apache
9 2 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) IIS
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.79%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.79%) Moqups
5 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) InVision
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Sketch
6 1 (0.20%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Magento
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 152 (30.04%) Azure
2 96 (18.97%) AWS
3 39 (7.71%) GCP
4 13 (2.57%) PaaS
5 12 (2.37%) Serverless
6 10 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.38%) npm
7 7 (1.38%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.19%) SaaS
9 5 (0.99%) GitHub
10 4 (0.79%) IaaS
10 4 (0.79%) Office 365
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.38%) HTTPS
1 7 (1.38%) SSH
2 6 (1.19%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (1.19%) DNS
3 4 (0.79%) HTTP
4 3 (0.59%) Firewall
4 3 (0.59%) Internet
4 3 (0.59%) LAN
4 3 (0.59%) SSL
4 3 (0.59%) VPN
4 3 (0.59%) WAN
4 3 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.20%) DMZ
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.46%) MySQL
3 25 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 15 (2.96%) SQLite
6 13 (2.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (2.57%) Pentaho
7 9 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.78%) OLAP
8 8 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.38%) BigQuery
9 7 (1.38%) Bigtable
9 7 (1.38%) NewSQL
9 7 (1.38%) Power BI
10 6 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 143 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 48 (9.49%) Visual Studio
3 41 (8.10%) Selenium
4 40 (7.91%) JIRA
4 40 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (6.13%) Jenkins
6 21 (4.15%) Maven
7 19 (3.75%) Subversion
7 19 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (3.16%) Protractor
9 14 (2.77%) Mercurial
10 12 (2.37%) Artifactory
10 12 (2.37%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.17%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.98%) JMeter
13 9 (1.78%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.78%) Zephyr
14 7 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.38%) JUnit
15 6 (1.19%) Mockito
General
1 53 (10.47%) Retail
2 38 (7.51%) Public Sector
3 25 (4.94%) Finance
4 22 (4.35%) Marketing
5 11 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.19%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Automotive
7 2 (0.40%) Local Government
7 2 (0.40%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 295 (58.30%) Developer
2 97 (19.17%) .NET Developer
3 75 (14.82%) Senior Developer
4 42 (8.30%) Software Developer
5 35 (6.92%) Analyst
6 32 (6.32%) Cloud Developer
6 32 (6.32%) Software Engineer
7 30 (5.93%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.14%) C# Developer
9 25 (4.94%) PHP Developer
10 22 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
12 19 (3.75%) Architect
12 19 (3.75%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (3.36%) Test Engineer
15 16 (3.16%) Junior
15 16 (3.16%) Senior Software Developer
16 14 (2.77%) Business Analyst
17 13 (2.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (39.33%) .NET
2 102 (20.16%) ASP.NET
3 91 (17.98%) HTML
4 85 (16.80%) CSS
5 75 (14.82%) AngularJS
6 60 (11.86%) Web Services
7 58 (11.46%) HTML5
8 52 (10.28%) .NET Core
9 36 (7.11%) .NET Framework
10 35 (6.92%) CSS3
11 28 (5.53%) jQuery
11 28 (5.53%) Spring
12 27 (5.34%) React
13 25 (4.94%) Node.js
14 24 (4.74%) XML
15 22 (4.35%) RESTful
16 20 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
17 19 (3.75%) Sass
17 19 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (3.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.53%) User Experience
2 27 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 26 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.96%) Robotics
6 12 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.58%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.38%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.19%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.79%) PMI
12 4 (0.79%) SCADA
12 4 (0.79%) Social Media
12 4 (0.79%) Tandem
13 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.40%) Cyberattack
14 2 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.95%) Android
2 19 (3.75%) Linux
3 15 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.57%) Unix
5 9 (1.78%) Windows
6 7 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Debian
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (79.05%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.13%) DevOps
3 106 (20.95%) Test Automation
4 104 (20.55%) Software Engineering
5 78 (15.42%) Mentoring
6 70 (13.83%) SDLC
6 70 (13.83%) TDD
7 66 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 63 (12.45%) Kanban
9 60 (11.86%) OO
10 55 (10.87%) Web Development
11 48 (9.49%) MVC
12 44 (8.70%) Computer Science
13 42 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (7.51%) Microservices
15 34 (6.72%) Sprint Planning
16 32 (6.32%) Collaborative Working
16 32 (6.32%) E-Commerce
17 31 (6.13%) Mobile Development
18 30 (5.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 203 (40.12%) C#
2 156 (30.83%) JavaScript
3 145 (28.66%) SQL
4 109 (21.54%) Java
5 50 (9.88%) PHP
6 33 (6.52%) TypeScript
7 29 (5.73%) C
8 25 (4.94%) Python
8 25 (4.94%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.95%) C++
10 15 (2.96%) Ruby
11 14 (2.77%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.57%) ES6
13 11 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.98%) Go
14 10 (1.98%) Perl
15 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.58%) Apple Swift
17 7 (1.38%) Dart
17 7 (1.38%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 76 (15.02%) Degree
2 18 (3.56%) HND
3 17 (3.36%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.57%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.38%) PMP
8 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.59%) ISEB
10 2 (0.40%) APMP
11 1 (0.20%) APMG
11 1 (0.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) GIAC
11 1 (0.20%) GSEC
11 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (13.24%) QA
2 10 (1.98%) GDPR
3 7 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.59%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) NIST
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (7.51%) Docker
2 11 (2.17%) Firmware
3 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) Postfix
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.36%) Ansible
1 17 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.16%) Terraform
3 3 (0.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Packer
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.20%) Salt
4 1 (0.20%) WSUS
4 1 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 89 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.30%) Google
3 18 (3.56%) Oracle
4 17 (3.36%) UiPath
5 13 (2.57%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.79%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.79%) SAP
8 4 (0.79%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.59%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.40%) Citrix
10 2 (0.40%) Facebook
10 2 (0.40%) Tableau
11 1 (0.20%) Apple
11 1 (0.20%) Plumtree
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.20%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.20%) Twitter
11 1 (0.20%) VMware