Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 599 597 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.22% 6.18% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.97% 6.82% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 467 584 680
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,300 £30,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,375 £58,750
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 8,595 8,749 10,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.21% 90.64% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6,639 7,059 8,354
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Coventry +8 172 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Birmingham -17 156 £52,500 +16.67% 27
Warwickshire -7 53 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Solihull -2 45 £46,750 +29.86% 1
Staffordshire -9 40 £41,250 -2.94% 8
Shropshire +11 27 £42,500 -4.91% 9
Worcestershire +14 26 £45,000 - 9
Halesowen - 18 £26,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +6 17 £31,000 -27.91% 3
Wolverhampton - 7 £55,000 - 1
Herefordshire +13 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Walsall -5 2 £50,000 +17.65%
Dudley -5 1 £23,000 -44.58% 1
Smethwick - 1 £34,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 534 (89.15%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 188 (31.39%) C#
4 181 (30.22%) .NET
5 175 (29.22%) SQL
6 146 (24.37%) Java
7 143 (23.87%) TDD
8 129 (21.54%) SQL Server
9 127 (21.20%) MVC
10 124 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
11 121 (20.20%) HTML
12 120 (20.03%) Test Automation
13 107 (17.86%) Git (software)
14 105 (17.53%) Software Engineering
14 105 (17.53%) CSS
15 91 (15.19%) RESTful
15 91 (15.19%) Mentoring
16 89 (14.86%) ASP.NET
17 88 (14.69%) Microsoft
18 85 (14.19%) Docker
19 84 (14.02%) Microservices
20 83 (13.86%) Unit Testing
21 80 (13.36%) Kanban
22 78 (13.02%) Jenkins
22 78 (13.02%) AngularJS
23 76 (12.69%) User Experience
24 75 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
25 74 (12.35%) BDD
26 71 (11.85%) Retail
26 71 (11.85%) NoSQL

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 38 (6.34%) JBoss
2 28 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 26 (4.34%) Confluence
4 17 (2.84%) CMS
5 16 (2.67%) Apache
6 12 (2.00%) nginx
7 10 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.50%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.83%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.83%) Sonic ESB
10 5 (0.83%) WildFly
11 4 (0.67%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.67%) Jetty
12 3 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.17%) InVision
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.17%) UXPin
4 5 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) Simulink
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.17%) GIMP
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.00%) Postilion
3 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) Lawson
3 1 (0.17%) Movex
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.01%) SaaS
4 13 (2.17%) PaaS
5 12 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.00%) npm
6 10 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.34%) IaaS
8 6 (1.00%) GitHub
8 6 (1.00%) Office 365
8 6 (1.00%) Serverless
9 5 (0.83%) Force.com
10 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.67%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.17%) Internet
2 17 (2.84%) Hyperconnected
3 12 (2.00%) DNS
3 12 (2.00%) SSL
4 7 (1.17%) SMS
5 4 (0.67%) AMQP
5 4 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.85%) NoSQL
3 58 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 41 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (6.18%) Relational Database
6 33 (5.51%) MySQL
7 28 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (3.17%) Data Mining
10 18 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.84%) Big Data
13 11 (1.84%) Power BI
13 11 (1.84%) RavenDB
13 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 107 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 78 (13.02%) Jenkins
3 64 (10.68%) Visual Studio
4 44 (7.35%) JIRA
5 32 (5.34%) Selenium
5 32 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (5.01%) Subversion
7 29 (4.84%) JUnit
8 27 (4.51%) Cucumber
9 23 (3.84%) Maven
9 23 (3.84%) SpecFlow
10 19 (3.17%) Bitbucket
11 16 (2.67%) JBehave
12 15 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (2.34%) Grunt
13 14 (2.34%) WebDriver
14 13 (2.17%) NUnit
14 13 (2.17%) Vagrant
15 12 (2.00%) Android Studio
General
1 71 (11.85%) Retail
2 62 (10.35%) Finance
3 25 (4.17%) Games
3 25 (4.17%) Marketing
4 21 (3.51%) Back Office
5 10 (1.67%) Automotive
5 10 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.17%) Advertising
6 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.00%) Front Office
8 5 (0.83%) Banking
9 4 (0.67%) Billing
10 3 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Avionics
12 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (39.23%) Developer
2 75 (12.52%) .NET Developer
3 72 (12.02%) Analyst
4 55 (9.18%) Java Developer
5 50 (8.35%) Business Analyst
6 45 (7.51%) C# Developer
7 43 (7.18%) Software Engineer
8 35 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 31 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (5.01%) Development Manager
11 28 (4.67%) Project Manager
12 27 (4.51%) Scrum Master
13 26 (4.34%) Product Owner
14 24 (4.01%) Software Developer
15 23 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (3.84%) Junior
16 21 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (3.51%) Tester
17 20 (3.34%) Architect
17 20 (3.34%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (30.22%) .NET
2 121 (20.20%) HTML
3 105 (17.53%) CSS
4 91 (15.19%) RESTful
5 89 (14.86%) ASP.NET
6 78 (13.02%) AngularJS
7 70 (11.69%) Web Services
8 68 (11.35%) jQuery
9 67 (11.19%) HTML5
10 60 (10.02%) Spring
11 57 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 57 (9.52%) Node.js
11 57 (9.52%) React
12 56 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (9.35%) REST
13 53 (8.85%) Hibernate
14 44 (7.35%) .NET Framework
15 37 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (5.68%) CSS3
17 33 (5.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.69%) User Experience
2 34 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.84%) BBC
4 17 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (2.50%) Smart Meter
6 13 (2.17%) Fintech
7 11 (1.84%) Animation
7 11 (1.84%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.34%) iPad
10 8 (1.34%) Mobile Games
11 7 (1.17%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.50%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.35%) Linux
2 46 (7.68%) Windows
3 36 (6.01%) Android
4 18 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 18 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.67%) Unix
5 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.17%) SafeRTOS
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (89.15%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (23.87%) TDD
3 127 (21.20%) MVC
4 124 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (20.03%) Test Automation
6 105 (17.53%) Software Engineering
7 91 (15.19%) Mentoring
8 84 (14.02%) Microservices
9 83 (13.86%) Unit Testing
10 80 (13.36%) Kanban
11 74 (12.35%) BDD
12 60 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (9.52%) CRM
14 56 (9.35%) DevOps
15 55 (9.18%) Web Development
16 49 (8.18%) User Stories
17 46 (7.68%) Coaching
18 44 (7.35%) SOA
19 43 (7.18%) SDLC
20 42 (7.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 194 (32.39%) JavaScript
2 188 (31.39%) C#
3 175 (29.22%) SQL
4 146 (24.37%) Java
5 48 (8.01%) Python
6 31 (5.18%) Java 8
7 30 (5.01%) Ruby
8 27 (4.51%) PHP
9 26 (4.34%) Scala
10 20 (3.34%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.84%) ES6
13 16 (2.67%) C++
14 15 (2.50%) Groovy
15 13 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.17%) Perl
16 12 (2.00%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.84%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.00%) Apex Code
18 6 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (8.85%) Degree
2 21 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.34%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.67%) ISEB
8 5 (0.83%) HND
8 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.67%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.67%) MCSD
9 4 (0.67%) MCSE
9 4 (0.67%) MCTS
10 3 (0.50%) APMP
10 3 (0.50%) MCSA
11 2 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.33%) PhD
11 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.68%) QA
2 9 (1.50%) PMO
3 6 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.83%) IEC 61131
5 4 (0.67%) GDPR
5 4 (0.67%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.50%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.50%) SLA
7 2 (0.33%) P3O
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) MISRA
8 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 85 (14.19%) Docker
2 10 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) Firmware
5 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (6.01%) Puppet
2 34 (5.68%) Marathon
3 22 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.34%) Ansible
5 15 (2.50%) Terraform
6 5 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.50%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.50%) SCCM
8 2 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.33%) Packer
9 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.68%) Oracle
3 19 (3.17%) Atlassian
4 18 (3.01%) Xamarin
5 13 (2.17%) Adobe
6 11 (1.84%) VMware
7 10 (1.67%) Google
8 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.83%) IBM
10 4 (0.67%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.67%) Telerik
11 3 (0.50%) HP
11 3 (0.50%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.50%) Twitter
12 2 (0.33%) BMC
12 2 (0.33%) Facebook
12 2 (0.33%) RedGate
12 2 (0.33%) SAP
12 2 (0.33%) Tableau
12 2 (0.33%) Vertica