Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 220 550 657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.47% 6.89% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 7.48% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 224 472 607
Median annual salary £52,950 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.47% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,125 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 3,662 7,356 8,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.05% 92.11% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,008 5,686 6,814
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +19 106 £56,250 +7.14% 13
Warwickshire +9 31 £52,900 +5.80% 1
Coventry -1 21 £47,500 - 6
Solihull 0 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Worcestershire +1 13 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Shropshire -12 13 £52,500 +2.44% 8
Herefordshire -10 6 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Staffordshire -25 6 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Wolverhampton +3 1 £40,000 -25.93%
Wednesbury - 1 £47,500 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 201 (91.36%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (36.82%) JavaScript
3 67 (30.45%) HTML
4 65 (29.55%) CSS
4 65 (29.55%) Kanban
5 56 (25.45%) .NET
6 55 (25.00%) C#
7 49 (22.27%) TDD
8 46 (20.91%) Azure
8 46 (20.91%) Node.js
9 45 (20.45%) Software Engineering
10 43 (19.55%) SQL
10 43 (19.55%) AWS
11 41 (18.64%) REST
11 41 (18.64%) DevOps
11 41 (18.64%) Java
12 39 (17.73%) Microservices
13 37 (16.82%) Vue.js
13 37 (16.82%) Degree
14 36 (16.36%) Fintech
15 35 (15.91%) Git (software)
16 33 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (15.00%) Jest
17 32 (14.55%) Mentoring
17 32 (14.55%) ES6
18 31 (14.09%) Front End Development
19 30 (13.64%) React
20 29 (13.18%) RESTful
21 28 (12.73%) SDLC
22 27 (12.27%) Microsoft

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 9 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.18%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.73%) IIS
4 5 (2.27%) Confluence
4 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (2.27%) SAS
5 2 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.45%) WildFly
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.36%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.45%) InVision
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.91%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.91%) Azure
2 43 (19.55%) AWS
3 9 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.18%) PaaS
4 7 (3.18%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.73%) GitHub
6 4 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.82%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.82%) Datadog
6 4 (1.82%) Serverless
7 3 (1.36%) Apigee
7 3 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.36%) GCP
8 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.91%) IaaS
8 2 (0.91%) npm
8 2 (0.91%) SaaS
8 2 (0.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.18%) Broadband
2 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) Skype
3 2 (0.91%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.91%) Hadoop
2 13 (5.91%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.45%) Big Data
3 12 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.00%) MySQL
5 10 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.18%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.73%) Impala
7 6 (2.73%) Pentaho
7 6 (2.73%) Power BI
8 5 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.36%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.55%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.64%) JIRA
4 13 (5.91%) Maven
5 11 (5.00%) JUnit
6 10 (4.55%) Mockito
7 9 (4.09%) DbUnit
7 9 (4.09%) jMock
7 9 (4.09%) SonarQube
8 8 (3.64%) Moq
9 7 (3.18%) GitLab
9 7 (3.18%) webpack
10 5 (2.27%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.82%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.82%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.36%) Gradle
12 3 (1.36%) NUnit
12 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (11.82%) Finance
2 11 (5.00%) Retail
3 8 (3.64%) Marketing
4 7 (3.18%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.73%) Billing
6 4 (1.82%) Electronics
6 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.91%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (42.27%) Developer
2 25 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 17 (7.73%) Java Developer
4 17 (7.73%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.36%) Software Developer
7 13 (5.91%) Analyst
7 13 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (5.45%) Scrum Master
9 11 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (4.09%) Product Manager
10 9 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Data Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (30.45%) HTML
2 65 (29.55%) CSS
3 56 (25.45%) .NET
4 46 (20.91%) Node.js
5 41 (18.64%) REST
6 37 (16.82%) Vue.js
7 33 (15.00%) Jest
8 30 (13.64%) React
9 29 (13.18%) RESTful
10 26 (11.82%) Web Services
11 23 (10.45%) AngularJS
11 23 (10.45%) ASP.NET
12 21 (9.55%) .NET Core
13 19 (8.64%) SOAP
14 18 (8.18%) Sass
15 16 (7.27%) JSON
16 15 (6.82%) LESS
17 14 (6.36%) Spring
17 14 (6.36%) XML
18 12 (5.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.00%) User Experience
3 12 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.27%) Robotics
7 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.36%) FMCG
7 3 (1.36%) Infotainment
7 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) PMI
8 2 (0.91%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.45%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.82%) Windows
2 5 (2.27%) Unix
3 2 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (91.36%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (29.55%) Kanban
3 49 (22.27%) TDD
4 45 (20.45%) Software Engineering
5 41 (18.64%) DevOps
6 39 (17.73%) Microservices
7 36 (16.36%) Fintech
8 33 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (14.55%) Mentoring
10 31 (14.09%) Front End Development
11 28 (12.73%) SDLC
12 24 (10.91%) MVC
13 23 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 22 (10.00%) Web Development
15 20 (9.09%) BDD
15 20 (9.09%) Waterfall
16 19 (8.64%) OO
16 19 (8.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.82%) JavaScript
2 55 (25.00%) C#
3 43 (19.55%) SQL
4 41 (18.64%) Java
5 32 (14.55%) ES6
6 20 (9.09%) Python
7 10 (4.55%) PHP
8 8 (3.64%) Java 8
9 7 (3.18%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.18%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.73%) HiveQL
10 6 (2.73%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.27%) C++
11 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.27%) VBA
12 4 (1.82%) C
12 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (16.82%) Degree
2 10 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.18%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.36%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.36%) PMP
7 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) IIBA
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
8 1 (0.45%) MCP
8 1 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) GDPR
2 2 (0.91%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.55%) Docker
2 6 (2.73%) HDFS
3 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.27%) vSphere
4 4 (1.82%) Postfix
5 2 (0.91%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.55%) Ansible
2 10 (4.55%) Terraform
3 4 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.82%) Puppet
4 2 (0.91%) Packer
5 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) MIIS
5 1 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.00%) Oracle
3 9 (4.09%) Blue Prism
3 9 (4.09%) UiPath
4 8 (3.64%) SAP
5 6 (2.73%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.73%) Cloudera
5 6 (2.73%) Google
6 5 (2.27%) Adobe
6 5 (2.27%) Automation Anywhere
6 5 (2.27%) VMware
7 4 (1.82%) Informatica
7 4 (1.82%) New Relic
7 4 (1.82%) Talend
8 3 (1.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.91%) Netlify
9 2 (0.91%) Splunk
10 1 (0.45%) Instagram
10 1 (0.45%) Tableau