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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 34 39
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 775 405 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.95% 6.25% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 6.76% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 431 297 150
10th Percentile £37,575 £36,250 £33,225
25th Percentile £44,500 £41,250 £42,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%

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 8,316 5,991 3,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 96.02% 92.40% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,230 4,480 2,476
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Warwickshire +28 283 £47,500 -17.39% 20
Birmingham +15 281 £65,000 +18.18% 25
Coventry +26 74 £52,900 +3.22% 4
Shropshire -2 26 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Worcestershire +9 22 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Solihull -11 13 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Staffordshire -24 11 £52,200 +22.82% 5
Herefordshire -8 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wednesbury - 5 £52,500 -
Wolverhampton +1 3 - - 1
Walsall -14 1 £43,351 -8.74%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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.

1 708 (91.35%) Agile
2 236 (30.45%) Automotive
3 211 (27.23%) Social Skills
4 193 (24.90%) DevOps
5 174 (22.45%) Java
6 169 (21.81%) JIRA
7 160 (20.65%) Coaching
8 151 (19.48%) Mentoring
9 150 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 145 (18.71%) SQL
11 137 (17.68%) Project Management
12 131 (16.90%) JavaScript
13 129 (16.65%) .NET
14 127 (16.39%) Azure
15 124 (16.00%) Kanban
16 119 (15.35%) Python
16 119 (15.35%) TDD
17 118 (15.23%) Microsoft
17 118 (15.23%) Git (software)
17 118 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
18 114 (14.71%) AWS
19 105 (13.55%) C#
20 101 (13.03%) Scaled Agile Framework
21 99 (12.77%) Degree
22 94 (12.13%) Continuous Improvement
23 93 (12.00%) Marketing
23 93 (12.00%) Test Automation
24 90 (11.61%) Project Delivery
25 88 (11.35%) Sprint Planning
26 86 (11.10%) Spring

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 73 (9.42%) Confluence
2 21 (2.71%) Apache Airflow
3 19 (2.45%) CMS
3 19 (2.45%) Umbraco
4 5 (0.65%) Apache
4 5 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (3.10%) Simulink
2 23 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.94%) CATIA
4 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) CANalyzer
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.39%) Magento
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 127 (16.39%) Azure
2 114 (14.71%) AWS
3 83 (10.71%) GCP
4 43 (5.55%) Azure DevOps
5 42 (5.42%) Power Platform
6 34 (4.39%) Serverless
7 25 (3.23%) SaaS
8 24 (3.10%) PaaS
9 23 (2.97%) GitHub
10 19 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.90%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.90%) IaaS
13 6 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.52%) Cloud Functions
14 4 (0.52%) Matillion
14 4 (0.52%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.52%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.90%) FlexRay
2 4 (0.52%) Firewall
3 3 (0.39%) HTTP
4 2 (0.26%) PPP
4 2 (0.26%) SMS
4 2 (0.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.13%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 41 (5.29%) Tableau
4 40 (5.16%) MySQL
5 34 (4.39%) Power BI
6 29 (3.74%) Looker
7 28 (3.61%) BigQuery
7 28 (3.61%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.32%) Data Lake
9 17 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.55%) Big Data
11 12 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.29%) DynamoDB
13 8 (1.03%) OLAP
13 8 (1.03%) OLTP
14 6 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.77%) SQLite
15 3 (0.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 169 (21.81%) JIRA
2 118 (15.23%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.52%) JUnit
4 31 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.45%) Cucumber
6 17 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
7 15 (1.94%) GitLab
8 14 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.68%) Subversion
10 10 (1.29%) Selenium
11 8 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.03%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.90%) CANoe
12 7 (0.90%) LabVIEW
13 6 (0.77%) Postman
14 5 (0.65%) MSTest
14 5 (0.65%) NUnit
14 5 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.52%) Jasmine
General
1 236 (30.45%) Automotive
2 211 (27.23%) Social Skills
3 93 (12.00%) Marketing
4 83 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (9.68%) Finance
6 35 (4.52%) Public Sector
7 31 (4.00%) Retail
8 29 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
9 26 (3.35%) Games
10 22 (2.84%) Influencing Skills
11 21 (2.71%) Aerospace
11 21 (2.71%) Electronics
12 20 (2.58%) Law
13 19 (2.45%) Documentation Skills
14 16 (2.06%) Legal
15 14 (1.81%) Social Housing
16 13 (1.68%) Manufacturing
17 8 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 7 (0.90%) Advertising
19 6 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (24.26%) Developer
2 89 (11.48%) Scrum Master
3 70 (9.03%) Senior Developer
4 66 (8.52%) Analyst
5 55 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 44 (5.68%) Project Manager
7 43 (5.55%) .NET Developer
7 43 (5.55%) Software Engineer
8 35 (4.52%) Data Engineer
9 34 (4.39%) Product Owner
10 30 (3.87%) Architect
10 30 (3.87%) Java Engineer
11 29 (3.74%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (3.23%) Senior Data Engineer
14 24 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
15 23 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
16 22 (2.84%) Lead Developer
16 22 (2.84%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (16.65%) .NET
2 86 (11.10%) Spring
3 63 (8.13%) HTML
4 59 (7.61%) REST
5 54 (6.97%) CSS
5 54 (6.97%) React
6 51 (6.58%) Spring Boot
7 45 (5.81%) Spring MVC
8 44 (5.68%) RESTful
8 44 (5.68%) SOAP
9 43 (5.55%) Node.js
10 40 (5.16%) .NET Core
11 37 (4.77%) jQuery
12 25 (3.23%) Web Services
13 24 (3.10%) .NET Framework
13 24 (3.10%) AngularJS
14 22 (2.84%) JSON
15 21 (2.71%) XML
16 20 (2.58%) HTML5
17 19 (2.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.19%) User Experience
2 31 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.61%) Cloud Native
4 26 (3.35%) Driving Licence
5 25 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.71%) Virtual Team
8 18 (2.32%) Infotainment
9 16 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.06%) Tandem
10 15 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.55%) Life Science
12 11 (1.42%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (0.90%) Wiki
16 5 (0.65%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.65%) FPGA
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.03%) Unix
2 31 (4.00%) Linux
3 18 (2.32%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.19%) Windows
5 10 (1.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (91.35%) Agile
2 193 (24.90%) DevOps
3 160 (20.65%) Coaching
4 151 (19.48%) Mentoring
5 150 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 137 (17.68%) Project Management
7 124 (16.00%) Kanban
8 119 (15.35%) TDD
9 118 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
10 101 (13.03%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 94 (12.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 93 (12.00%) Test Automation
13 90 (11.61%) Project Delivery
14 88 (11.35%) Sprint Planning
15 81 (10.45%) SDLC
16 77 (9.94%) Analytics
17 76 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (8.90%) MVC
18 69 (8.90%) Systems Engineering
19 68 (8.77%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 174 (22.45%) Java
2 145 (18.71%) SQL
3 131 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 119 (15.35%) Python
5 105 (13.55%) C#
6 37 (4.77%) C
7 23 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 22 (2.84%) C++
9 20 (2.58%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.45%) MATLAB
11 14 (1.81%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.90%) ES6
13 7 (0.90%) PHP
14 4 (0.52%) VB
15 3 (0.39%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.26%) Perl
16 2 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (12.77%) Degree
2 23 (2.97%) ISTQB
3 19 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.55%) ISEB
6 11 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 9 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 8 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.90%) PMP
10 6 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.26%) IIBA
14 1 (0.13%) APMP
14 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.39%) QA
2 21 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.32%) ISO 26262
4 16 (2.06%) IEC 61508
5 14 (1.81%) Automotive SPICE
6 6 (0.77%) PMO
7 4 (0.52%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.39%) GDPR
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (5.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (7.10%) Kubernetes
2 24 (3.10%) Terraform
3 10 (1.29%) Ansible
4 5 (0.65%) Grafana
4 5 (0.65%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.26%) Kibana
6 1 (0.13%) MIIS
Vendors
1 118 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 68 (8.77%) Sun
3 55 (7.10%) Google
4 21 (2.71%) Oracle
5 12 (1.55%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.29%) QinetiQ
7 9 (1.16%) Cadence
7 9 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.90%) IBM
9 6 (0.77%) Databricks
10 5 (0.65%) MathWorks
10 5 (0.65%) SAP
11 4 (0.52%) Automation Anywhere
11 4 (0.52%) Blue Prism
11 4 (0.52%) UiPath
12 3 (0.39%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.26%) Informatica
13 2 (0.26%) Micro Focus
13 2 (0.26%) NCR
13 2 (0.26%) VMware