Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 387 541 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.91% 6.83% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 7.42% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 384 414 541
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,500 £63,750
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 5,950 7,289 8,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.94% 92.01% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,859 5,452 6,993
West Midlands median annual salary £46,718 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.82% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £67,500
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 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +14 167 £60,000 +9.09% 41
Worcestershire +6 51 £42,500 -3.41% 14
Warwickshire -11 43 £51,547 +8.52% 8
Coventry -13 37 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Solihull +5 32 £51,250 +2.50% 8
Staffordshire -23 22 £46,250 +15.63% 14
Herefordshire +4 13 £46,250 +2.78% 3
Shropshire -5 11 £50,000 +33.33% 16
Walsall -14 4 £50,000 +4.71% 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 1 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Wolverhampton -2 1 £80,000 +50.23%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 317 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (30.23%) C#
3 110 (28.42%) SQL
4 105 (27.13%) JavaScript
5 99 (25.58%) Git (software)
6 86 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 86 (22.22%) TDD
7 84 (21.71%) .NET
8 77 (19.90%) Kanban
9 75 (19.38%) Azure
10 73 (18.86%) DevOps
11 65 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (16.80%) Degree
12 64 (16.54%) Java
13 63 (16.28%) Software Engineering
14 60 (15.50%) OO
15 58 (14.99%) AWS
15 58 (14.99%) AngularJS
16 57 (14.73%) Mentoring
17 55 (14.21%) Web Services
18 52 (13.44%) SDLC
19 50 (12.92%) HTML
19 50 (12.92%) CSS
19 50 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
20 49 (12.66%) User Experience
20 49 (12.66%) MySQL
21 47 (12.14%) JIRA
22 46 (11.89%) Microservices
23 45 (11.63%) PHP
24 40 (10.34%) REST

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 (2.33%) TPMS
2 8 (2.07%) Confluence
3 7 (1.81%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.55%) SAS
5 5 (1.29%) CMS
5 5 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.29%) Red Hat Fuse
5 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.78%) IIS
7 2 (0.52%) Appian
7 2 (0.52%) Drupal
7 2 (0.52%) JBoss
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.52%) WildFly
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.26%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.52%) InVision
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.52%) Sketch
2 2 (0.52%) UXPin
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.52%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 75 (19.38%) Azure
2 58 (14.99%) AWS
3 14 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (3.36%) GCP
5 9 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (2.33%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.55%) GitHub
6 6 (1.55%) PaaS
7 4 (1.03%) SaaS
7 4 (1.03%) Slack
8 3 (0.78%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.78%) Datadog
8 3 (0.78%) Office 365
9 2 (0.52%) Heroku
9 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Flow
9 2 (0.52%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.52%) Serverless
9 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.10%) Internet
2 6 (1.55%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (1.55%) DNS
3 5 (1.29%) Skype
4 4 (1.03%) GoToMeeting
4 4 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.78%) Firewall
5 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.78%) VPN
6 2 (0.52%) DMZ
7 1 (0.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.66%) MySQL
2 39 (10.08%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.20%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.58%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.33%) Power BI
9 9 (2.33%) SQLite
10 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.03%) Big Data
11 4 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.78%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 99 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.14%) JIRA
3 35 (9.04%) Selenium
4 31 (8.01%) Jenkins
5 25 (6.46%) Visual Studio
6 22 (5.68%) JUnit
7 21 (5.43%) Maven
7 21 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (4.39%) Postman
9 16 (4.13%) Mockito
10 14 (3.62%) DbUnit
10 14 (3.62%) jMock
10 14 (3.62%) SonarQube
11 13 (3.36%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.84%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.58%) JMeter
14 9 (2.33%) Appium
15 8 (2.07%) Cypress.io
16 7 (1.81%) Bitbucket
17 6 (1.55%) GDB
General
1 37 (9.56%) Finance
2 31 (8.01%) Retail
3 11 (2.84%) Electronics
4 9 (2.33%) Marketing
5 8 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.55%) Billing
6 6 (1.55%) Games
7 5 (1.29%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.78%) Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (46.25%) Developer
2 51 (13.18%) Senior Developer
3 31 (8.01%) PHP Developer
4 30 (7.75%) Scrum Master
5 27 (6.98%) Architect
6 26 (6.72%) Java Developer
7 25 (6.46%) .NET Developer
7 25 (6.46%) Software Engineer
8 24 (6.20%) Software Developer
9 23 (5.94%) Analyst
10 21 (5.43%) Technical Architect
11 19 (4.91%) C# Developer
11 19 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.91%) Technical Developer
12 17 (4.39%) Senior Architect
12 17 (4.39%) Senior Technical Architect
13 16 (4.13%) Junior
14 15 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (3.62%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.71%) .NET
2 58 (14.99%) AngularJS
3 55 (14.21%) Web Services
4 50 (12.92%) CSS
4 50 (12.92%) HTML
5 40 (10.34%) REST
6 37 (9.56%) Spring
7 33 (8.53%) RESTful
8 32 (8.27%) .NET Core
9 31 (8.01%) ASP.NET
10 22 (5.68%) .NET Framework
11 19 (4.91%) HTML5
12 18 (4.65%) Node.js
13 17 (4.39%) SOAP
14 14 (3.62%) Hibernate
14 14 (3.62%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (3.62%) PowerMock
15 13 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (3.36%) React
16 12 (3.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.66%) User Experience
2 30 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.58%) Infotainment
7 9 (2.33%) SCADA
8 8 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.55%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.55%) Life Science
11 5 (1.29%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.29%) Robotics
12 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.03%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.78%) FMCG
14 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.43%) Linux
2 16 (4.13%) Windows
3 10 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.33%) Android
5 8 (2.07%) Unix
6 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.52%) CentOS
7 2 (0.52%) Debian
7 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (22.22%) TDD
2 86 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 77 (19.90%) Kanban
4 73 (18.86%) DevOps
5 65 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (16.28%) Software Engineering
7 60 (15.50%) OO
8 57 (14.73%) Mentoring
9 52 (13.44%) SDLC
10 50 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (11.89%) Microservices
12 38 (9.82%) BDD
12 38 (9.82%) Web Development
13 34 (8.79%) Computer Science
13 34 (8.79%) SOA
13 34 (8.79%) User Stories
14 33 (8.53%) OO PHP
15 30 (7.75%) MVC
16 23 (5.94%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 117 (30.23%) C#
2 110 (28.42%) SQL
3 105 (27.13%) JavaScript
4 64 (16.54%) Java
5 45 (11.63%) PHP
6 35 (9.04%) Python
7 16 (4.13%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.10%) C++
10 10 (2.58%) Perl
11 9 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.33%) Ruby
12 8 (2.07%) C
13 7 (1.81%) Dart
13 7 (1.81%) Java 8
14 6 (1.55%) ES6
14 6 (1.55%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.03%) Scala
16 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (16.80%) Degree
2 22 (5.68%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.10%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.03%) ISEB
7 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.78%) CSPO
8 3 (0.78%) HNC
9 2 (0.52%) AAT
9 2 (0.52%) ACCA
9 2 (0.52%) CIMA
9 2 (0.52%) CISSP
9 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.52%) PMP
9 2 (0.52%) RHCE
10 1 (0.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.08%) QA
2 10 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.33%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (8.79%) Docker
2 9 (2.33%) Postfix
3 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.29%) vSphere
4 3 (0.78%) Firmware
4 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.65%) Ansible
3 16 (4.13%) Terraform
4 10 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.58%) Puppet
5 5 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.78%) Salt
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.52%) WSUS
7 2 (0.52%) yum
8 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.26%) Kibana
8 1 (0.26%) logstash
8 1 (0.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 37 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.13%) UiPath
3 13 (3.36%) Google
4 12 (3.10%) Blue Prism
5 10 (2.58%) Oracle
6 6 (1.55%) SAP
7 5 (1.29%) HP
7 5 (1.29%) Netlify
7 5 (1.29%) VMware
8 3 (0.78%) Adobe
8 3 (0.78%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (0.78%) New Relic
9 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.52%) Facebook
9 2 (0.52%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.52%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.52%) Tableau
10 1 (0.26%) Twitter