Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 672 698 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.77% 7.05% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 7.71% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 582 655 742
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,025 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,781 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 7,815 9,052 10,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.38% 91.47% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,985 7,396 8,280
West Midlands median annual salary £44,898 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +2 282 £52,500 +15.38% 42
Coventry +5 115 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Staffordshire +29 65 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Warwickshire +27 54 £48,750 +2.63% 5
Worcestershire +24 47 £44,000 -26.67% 7
Shropshire -9 32 £45,000 -14.29% 10
Sutton Coldfield -13 22 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Solihull -6 16 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Herefordshire +15 11 £47,500 - 7
Dudley -10 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Wolverhampton +7 5 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Walsall -4 2 £42,625 +6.56% 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 596 (88.69%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 237 (35.27%) C#
4 221 (32.89%) .NET
5 193 (28.72%) Java
6 165 (24.55%) SQL
7 164 (24.40%) HTML
8 158 (23.51%) TDD
9 145 (21.58%) SQL Server
10 144 (21.43%) CSS
11 118 (17.56%) Microsoft
12 107 (15.92%) MVC
12 107 (15.92%) AngularJS
13 105 (15.63%) ASP.NET
14 103 (15.33%) BDD
15 100 (14.88%) Test Automation
16 93 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
16 93 (13.84%) Kanban
17 89 (13.24%) Git (software)
18 87 (12.95%) Software Engineering
19 81 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
19 81 (12.05%) Python
20 80 (11.90%) Degree
21 76 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
22 73 (10.86%) SDLC
22 73 (10.86%) jQuery
23 72 (10.71%) Spring
23 72 (10.71%) Web Services
24 71 (10.57%) QA
25 70 (10.42%) JIRA

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 42 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 40 (5.95%) Confluence
3 25 (3.72%) nginx
4 24 (3.57%) Apache
5 14 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.79%) CMS
6 12 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.45%) JBoss
9 2 (0.30%) Drupal
9 2 (0.30%) IIS
9 2 (0.30%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.15%) Mule
10 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.45%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.45%) Moqups
6 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.30%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.30%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.30%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.02%) GitHub
4 24 (3.57%) Serverless
5 18 (2.68%) SaaS
6 13 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.93%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.04%) PaaS
9 6 (0.89%) Fastly
9 6 (0.89%) Stackdriver
9 6 (0.89%) Trello
10 4 (0.60%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.60%) Slack
11 3 (0.45%) IaaS
12 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.30%) Office 365
13 1 (0.15%) Heroku
13 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.83%) DNS
2 17 (2.53%) Internet
3 16 (2.38%) SSL
4 5 (0.74%) SMS
5 4 (0.60%) HTTP
5 4 (0.60%) RTP
6 2 (0.30%) Broadband
6 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) SNMP
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.40%) NoSQL
2 43 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 40 (5.95%) MySQL
4 37 (5.51%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.93%) Redis
9 13 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.49%) Big Data
12 9 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.34%) RavenDB
13 8 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.04%) BigQuery
14 7 (1.04%) Bigtable
15 5 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 89 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 70 (10.42%) JIRA
3 64 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 47 (6.99%) Jenkins
5 44 (6.55%) Selenium
6 31 (4.61%) Subversion
6 31 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (4.46%) WebDriver
8 28 (4.17%) Maven
9 27 (4.02%) Cucumber
10 25 (3.72%) SpecFlow
11 22 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (2.98%) JUnit
13 15 (2.23%) Bitbucket
14 14 (2.08%) GoCD
14 14 (2.08%) Vagrant
15 12 (1.79%) Mercurial
15 12 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (1.64%) TeamCity
17 9 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 64 (9.52%) Finance
2 52 (7.74%) Retail
3 25 (3.72%) Marketing
4 18 (2.68%) Automotive
5 13 (1.93%) Games
6 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.04%) Advertising
8 6 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.45%) Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Avionics
10 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.30%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 278 (41.37%) Developer
2 119 (17.71%) Analyst
3 88 (13.10%) .NET Developer
4 67 (9.97%) Business Analyst
5 65 (9.67%) Java Developer
6 44 (6.55%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 41 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 40 (5.95%) Software Developer
10 36 (5.36%) Development Manager
11 30 (4.46%) Applications Engineer
12 28 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 25 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (3.72%) Lead Developer
13 25 (3.72%) Test Analyst
14 24 (3.57%) Architect
15 23 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (3.42%) Team Leader
16 22 (3.27%) Scrum Master
16 22 (3.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (32.89%) .NET
2 164 (24.40%) HTML
3 144 (21.43%) CSS
4 107 (15.92%) AngularJS
5 105 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 73 (10.86%) jQuery
7 72 (10.71%) Spring
7 72 (10.71%) Web Services
8 60 (8.93%) React
9 59 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 58 (8.63%) HTML5
11 50 (7.44%) REST
12 49 (7.29%) CSS3
13 48 (7.14%) Hibernate
14 44 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
16 39 (5.80%) RESTful
16 39 (5.80%) XML
17 37 (5.51%) .NET Core
17 37 (5.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.51%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.46%) User Experience
4 29 (4.32%) Driving Licence
5 27 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.98%) CMDB
7 19 (2.83%) Fintech
8 16 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.23%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.79%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.49%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.60%) iPhone
14 4 (0.60%) NHS
14 4 (0.60%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.60%) PKI
14 4 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.44%) Linux
2 46 (6.85%) Windows
3 15 (2.23%) Android
4 14 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.15%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Unix
6 1 (0.15%) watchOS
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (88.69%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (23.51%) TDD
3 107 (15.92%) MVC
4 103 (15.33%) BDD
5 100 (14.88%) Test Automation
6 93 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (13.84%) Kanban
7 87 (12.95%) Software Engineering
8 76 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (10.86%) SDLC
10 64 (9.52%) Project Management
11 63 (9.38%) User Stories
12 58 (8.63%) Mentoring
13 55 (8.18%) Coaching
14 54 (8.04%) Microservices
15 53 (7.89%) DevOps
16 50 (7.44%) Acceptance Criteria
16 50 (7.44%) OO
17 48 (7.14%) Waterfall
18 47 (6.99%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 240 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 237 (35.27%) C#
3 193 (28.72%) Java
4 165 (24.55%) SQL
5 81 (12.05%) Python
6 46 (6.85%) Ruby
7 35 (5.21%) PHP
7 35 (5.21%) TypeScript
8 33 (4.91%) T-SQL
9 32 (4.76%) Java 8
10 22 (3.27%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.98%) C++
13 19 (2.83%) Perl
13 19 (2.83%) VB.NET
14 14 (2.08%) Scala
15 13 (1.93%) Groovy
16 12 (1.79%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.34%) Go
18 8 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (11.90%) Degree
2 32 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.68%) Master's Degree
5 17 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.23%) ISEB
7 13 (1.93%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.79%) IIBA
9 9 (1.34%) HND
10 8 (1.19%) MCPD
10 8 (1.19%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.60%) CISA
12 4 (0.60%) CISMP
12 4 (0.60%) CISSP
13 3 (0.45%) APMP
13 3 (0.45%) PMP
13 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.57%) QA
2 22 (3.27%) GDPR
3 12 (1.79%) PMO
4 9 (1.34%) IEC 61131
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) P3O
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (5.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (5.21%) Ansible
2 27 (4.02%) Terraform
3 22 (3.27%) Puppet
4 18 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.34%) Marathon
7 2 (0.30%) Grafana
7 2 (0.30%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.15%) Kibana
8 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 118 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.65%) Atlassian
2 38 (5.65%) ServiceNow
3 21 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 20 (2.98%) Oracle
5 14 (2.08%) Adobe
6 12 (1.79%) Google
7 7 (1.04%) UiPath
8 6 (0.89%) Facebook
9 4 (0.60%) Apple
10 3 (0.45%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.45%) RedGate
10 3 (0.45%) Tableau
11 2 (0.30%) Informatica
11 2 (0.30%) Okta
11 2 (0.30%) SAP
11 2 (0.30%) Zend
12 1 (0.15%) Dell
12 1 (0.15%) HP
12 1 (0.15%) IBM