Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 696 706 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.97% 6.40% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 7.16% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 618 678 592
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,844 £63,750 £62,500
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 8889 9863 9243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.97% 89.36% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7121 7742 7650
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +33 245 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Coventry -2 172 £50,000 +15.61% 10
Warwickshire -21 57 £51,250 -2.38%
Staffordshire -17 50 £40,000 -13.98%
Shropshire +13 37 £52,500 +17.01% 7
Halesowen -17 25 £28,000 +33.33% 1
Solihull -14 24 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Worcestershire -17 23 £42,000 +15.07% 1
Wolverhampton - 7 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +5 5 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Herefordshire 0 3 £60,000 +37.14%
Walsall -2 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 626 (89.94%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (31.61%) JavaScript
3 190 (27.30%) C#
4 169 (24.28%) MVC
5 167 (23.99%) HTML
5 167 (23.99%) Java
6 165 (23.71%) .NET
7 163 (23.42%) SQL
8 158 (22.70%) Test Automation
9 149 (21.41%) SQL Server
10 145 (20.83%) TDD
11 139 (19.97%) Kanban
12 133 (19.11%) CSS
13 123 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
14 116 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 112 (16.09%) Mentoring
16 105 (15.09%) ASP.NET
17 94 (13.51%) Spring
18 88 (12.64%) Jenkins
19 87 (12.50%) Oracle
19 87 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 87 (12.50%) Degree
20 86 (12.36%) RESTful
21 85 (12.21%) Git (software)
22 83 (11.93%) MySQL
22 83 (11.93%) HTML5
23 81 (11.64%) Hibernate
24 78 (11.21%) BDD
25 76 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
26 75 (10.78%) 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 45 (6.47%) JBoss
2 25 (3.59%) Confluence
3 15 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.87%) CMS
5 11 (1.58%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.44%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.29%) Apache
8 6 (0.86%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.86%) Jetty
9 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.57%) Documentum
10 4 (0.57%) IIS
11 3 (0.43%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.43%) Drupal
12 2 (0.29%) nginx
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.29%) Sonic ESB
12 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 15 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (1.15%) Simulink
5 7 (1.01%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.72%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.29%) InVision
9 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Postilion
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.31%) SaaS
4 23 (3.30%) GitHub
5 9 (1.29%) npm
6 7 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.86%) Force.com
8 5 (0.72%) PaaS
9 3 (0.43%) IaaS
9 3 (0.43%) Office 365
10 2 (0.29%) Serverless
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.74%) Internet
2 31 (4.45%) Hyperconnected
3 7 (1.01%) ATM
3 7 (1.01%) DNS
4 6 (0.86%) AMQP
5 5 (0.72%) LDAP
6 4 (0.57%) Profibus
7 3 (0.43%) HTTP
7 3 (0.43%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.14%) Broadband
8 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 83 (11.93%) MySQL
3 58 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 41 (5.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 34 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.16%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (1.01%) DB2
16 7 (1.01%) MariaDB
16 7 (1.01%) QlikView
17 5 (0.72%) OLAP
17 5 (0.72%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 88 (12.64%) Jenkins
2 85 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 51 (7.33%) JIRA
3 51 (7.33%) Selenium
4 50 (7.18%) JUnit
5 37 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (4.02%) Visual Studio
7 26 (3.74%) Subversion
8 25 (3.59%) WebDriver
9 23 (3.30%) Cucumber
10 22 (3.16%) Maven
11 18 (2.59%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.01%) Appium
12 14 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.87%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.72%) Mocha
14 12 (1.72%) PHPUnit
15 11 (1.58%) TestNG
16 10 (1.44%) Grunt
17 9 (1.29%) NuGet
General
1 75 (10.78%) Finance
2 58 (8.33%) Retail
3 35 (5.03%) Games
4 28 (4.02%) Marketing
5 12 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.58%) Automotive
6 11 (1.58%) Banking
7 9 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.15%) Electronics
9 7 (1.01%) Advertising
9 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.86%) Billing
10 6 (0.86%) Legal
11 5 (0.72%) Law
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Avionics
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 298 (42.82%) Developer
2 94 (13.51%) Analyst
3 90 (12.93%) Java Developer
4 86 (12.36%) .NET Developer
5 68 (9.77%) C# Developer
6 55 (7.90%) Software Engineer
7 50 (7.18%) Business Analyst
8 49 (7.04%) Tester
9 46 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (6.03%) Lead Developer
11 36 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (5.17%) Development Manager
11 36 (5.17%) Software Developer
12 34 (4.89%) Project Manager
12 34 (4.89%) Software Analyst
13 33 (4.74%) Senior Developer
14 30 (4.31%) Automation Tester
15 29 (4.17%) Agile Developer
15 29 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (23.99%) HTML
2 165 (23.71%) .NET
3 133 (19.11%) CSS
4 116 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 105 (15.09%) ASP.NET
6 94 (13.51%) Spring
7 86 (12.36%) RESTful
8 83 (11.93%) HTML5
9 81 (11.64%) Hibernate
10 75 (10.78%) jQuery
10 75 (10.78%) REST
11 67 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 65 (9.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 64 (9.20%) SOAP
14 63 (9.05%) Web Services
15 59 (8.48%) JPA
16 58 (8.33%) Node.js
17 56 (8.05%) XML
18 44 (6.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.61%) User Experience
3 37 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.88%) BBC
5 25 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 18 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.30%) Private Cloud
8 14 (2.01%) Fintech
8 14 (2.01%) iPad
8 14 (2.01%) Mobile Games
9 12 (1.72%) Animation
9 12 (1.72%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.58%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.29%) Video\Live Streaming
11 9 (1.29%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.01%) Graphic Design
12 7 (1.01%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.77%) Linux
2 57 (8.19%) Windows
3 52 (7.47%) Android
4 36 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.01%) Unix
6 5 (0.72%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 4 (0.57%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (89.94%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (24.28%) MVC
3 158 (22.70%) Test Automation
4 145 (20.83%) TDD
5 139 (19.97%) Kanban
6 123 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (16.09%) Mentoring
8 87 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 78 (11.21%) BDD
10 65 (9.34%) E-Commerce
11 62 (8.91%) SDLC
12 60 (8.62%) Unit Testing
13 57 (8.19%) Project Management
14 56 (8.05%) Web Development
15 49 (7.04%) Open Source
16 44 (6.32%) Dependency Injection
17 43 (6.18%) Coaching
18 42 (6.03%) Microservices
19 40 (5.75%) Business Analysis
19 40 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 220 (31.61%) JavaScript
2 190 (27.30%) C#
3 167 (23.99%) Java
4 163 (23.42%) SQL
5 63 (9.05%) PHP
6 36 (5.17%) C++
7 25 (3.59%) C
8 24 (3.45%) Python
9 23 (3.30%) Ruby
10 14 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 12 (1.72%) Scala
11 12 (1.72%) XPath
12 10 (1.44%) ES6
13 9 (1.29%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.15%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.86%) Clojure
16 6 (0.86%) Groovy
16 6 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (12.50%) Degree
2 35 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.02%) ISEB
4 27 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.58%) PMP
8 9 (1.29%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.01%) OCP
9 7 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.72%) APMP
10 5 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.43%) MCSD
12 3 (0.43%) MCTS
13 2 (0.29%) CITP
13 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.91%) QA
2 12 (1.72%) IEC 62304
3 11 (1.58%) PMO
4 8 (1.15%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.72%) MISRA
5 5 (0.72%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.57%) GDPR
6 4 (0.57%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.57%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.57%) SLA
7 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (10.49%) Docker
2 19 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.15%) Firmware
4 6 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 64 (9.20%) Puppet
2 45 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (5.32%) Ansible
4 25 (3.59%) Terraform
5 15 (2.16%) Marathon
6 10 (1.44%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.72%) Grafana
8 2 (0.29%) Packer
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 87 (12.50%) Oracle
2 71 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.73%) IBM
4 18 (2.59%) Adobe
5 17 (2.44%) VMware
6 16 (2.30%) Google
7 13 (1.87%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.29%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.86%) BMC
10 6 (0.86%) CollabNet
10 6 (0.86%) Serena
10 6 (0.86%) Sonatype
11 5 (0.72%) Splunk
11 5 (0.72%) Telerik
11 5 (0.72%) Zoomdata
12 4 (0.57%) Jitterbit
12 4 (0.57%) Pega
12 4 (0.57%) SaltStack