Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 35 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 653 623 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.98% 6.19% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 6.84% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 545 588 739
West Midlands median annual salary £47,943 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.54% - -
10th Percentile £31,850 £28,925 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £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 8,397 9,114 11,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.79% 90.62% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,459 7,555 8,753
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 July 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 19 July 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 -1 253 £52,500 +16.67% 37
Coventry +14 135 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Warwickshire +18 57 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Staffordshire +23 47 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Solihull 0 37 £50,000 +36.05% 4
Worcestershire +32 34 £50,309 -16.15% 14
Shropshire +7 34 £42,500 -12.82% 11
Sutton Coldfield -2 20 £31,750 -29.44% 15
Herefordshire +33 8 £48,000 +28.00% 3
Dudley -8 5 £41,000 -2.38%
Wolverhampton - 3 £32,000 -
Walsall -2 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Smethwick - 1 £34,000 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 577 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (35.22%) C#
3 214 (32.77%) .NET
4 204 (31.24%) JavaScript
5 187 (28.64%) TDD
6 181 (27.72%) Java
7 176 (26.95%) SQL
8 146 (22.36%) SQL Server
9 137 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
10 133 (20.37%) Git (software)
11 121 (18.53%) BDD
12 114 (17.46%) Test Automation
13 103 (15.77%) Microsoft
14 101 (15.47%) HTML
14 101 (15.47%) MVC
15 98 (15.01%) Software Engineering
16 94 (14.40%) AngularJS
17 93 (14.24%) ASP.NET
17 93 (14.24%) CSS
18 88 (13.48%) Microservices
19 85 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
20 79 (12.10%) Mentoring
21 76 (11.64%) Retail
22 75 (11.49%) QA
23 72 (11.03%) Kanban
23 72 (11.03%) Visual Studio
24 71 (10.87%) Python
25 70 (10.72%) Finance
26 69 (10.57%) RESTful
27 68 (10.41%) 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 36 (5.51%) Confluence
1 36 (5.51%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.37%) Apache
3 19 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.91%) JBoss
3 19 (2.91%) nginx
4 11 (1.68%) CMS
4 11 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.07%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.77%) WildFly
9 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.46%) IIS
10 3 (0.46%) Sonic ESB
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.31%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 23 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.77%) InVision
5 5 (0.77%) UXPin
6 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.46%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.46%) Moqups
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.15%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.15%) GIMP
8 1 (0.15%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 17 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Postilion
3 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.15%) Lawson
3 1 (0.15%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 85 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.68%) SaaS
4 16 (2.45%) Serverless
5 12 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.84%) PaaS
6 10 (1.53%) GitHub
7 6 (0.92%) Fastly
7 6 (0.92%) IaaS
7 6 (0.92%) Office 365
7 6 (0.92%) Stackdriver
8 4 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.61%) BrowserStack
8 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.61%) SoftLayer
9 3 (0.46%) Force.com
10 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.37%) DNS
2 21 (3.22%) Internet
3 20 (3.06%) SSL
4 10 (1.53%) SMS
5 4 (0.61%) Firewall
6 3 (0.46%) HTTP
7 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.15%) Broadband
8 1 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
8 1 (0.15%) Skype
8 1 (0.15%) SNMP
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 61 (9.34%) NoSQL
4 44 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 38 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (3.22%) MySQL
7 21 (3.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (2.60%) RavenDB
10 15 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.99%) Redis
11 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.84%) Bigtable
13 11 (1.68%) Big Data
13 11 (1.68%) Data Mining
14 10 (1.53%) BigQuery
15 9 (1.38%) Cosmos DB
16 8 (1.23%) Power BI
17 7 (1.07%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 133 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 72 (11.03%) Visual Studio
3 59 (9.04%) JIRA
4 56 (8.58%) Jenkins
5 47 (7.20%) Selenium
6 39 (5.97%) Subversion
7 38 (5.82%) Maven
8 37 (5.67%) Cucumber
8 37 (5.67%) SpecFlow
9 32 (4.90%) JUnit
9 32 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (4.44%) WebDriver
11 24 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (3.52%) Bitbucket
13 22 (3.37%) JBehave
14 18 (2.76%) GoCD
14 18 (2.76%) Vagrant
14 18 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (2.45%) Mercurial
16 11 (1.68%) NUnit
General
1 76 (11.64%) Retail
2 70 (10.72%) Finance
3 26 (3.98%) Marketing
4 16 (2.45%) Automotive
4 16 (2.45%) Games
5 14 (2.14%) Back Office
5 14 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.53%) Advertising
7 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.92%) Front Office
9 5 (0.77%) Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 263 (40.28%) Developer
2 95 (14.55%) Analyst
3 79 (12.10%) .NET Developer
4 67 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 58 (8.88%) Business Analyst
6 48 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 44 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 43 (6.58%) Project Manager
9 39 (5.97%) Development Manager
10 33 (5.05%) Software Developer
10 33 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 29 (4.44%) Scrum Master
12 27 (4.13%) Team Leader
12 27 (4.13%) Tester
13 25 (3.83%) Architect
13 25 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (3.52%) Development Team Leader
15 21 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (3.06%) Test Analyst
17 19 (2.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (32.77%) .NET
2 101 (15.47%) HTML
3 94 (14.40%) AngularJS
4 93 (14.24%) ASP.NET
4 93 (14.24%) CSS
5 69 (10.57%) RESTful
6 68 (10.41%) Spring
7 63 (9.65%) React
8 62 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 59 (9.04%) Hibernate
10 57 (8.73%) Web Services
11 55 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (8.42%) HTML5
12 44 (6.74%) jQuery
12 44 (6.74%) REST
13 43 (6.58%) CSS3
14 37 (5.67%) JSON
14 37 (5.67%) Node.js
15 35 (5.36%) XML
16 33 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.19%) User Experience
2 38 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.22%) Fintech
6 20 (3.06%) Driving Licence
7 18 (2.76%) Smart Meter
8 15 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.53%) CMDB
11 10 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.38%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.07%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.61%) Blog
16 4 (0.61%) iPad
16 4 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.04%) Linux
2 52 (7.96%) Windows
3 23 (3.52%) Android
3 23 (3.52%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.61%) Unix
5 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (28.64%) TDD
3 137 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (18.53%) BDD
5 114 (17.46%) Test Automation
6 101 (15.47%) MVC
7 98 (15.01%) Software Engineering
8 88 (13.48%) Microservices
9 79 (12.10%) Mentoring
10 72 (11.03%) Kanban
11 66 (10.11%) Coaching
12 64 (9.80%) User Stories
13 61 (9.34%) Unit Testing
14 57 (8.73%) DevOps
15 53 (8.12%) SDLC
16 52 (7.96%) Project Management
17 48 (7.35%) Acceptance Criteria
18 47 (7.20%) Continuous Deployment
18 47 (7.20%) CRM
19 46 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 230 (35.22%) C#
2 204 (31.24%) JavaScript
3 181 (27.72%) Java
4 176 (26.95%) SQL
5 71 (10.87%) Python
6 55 (8.42%) Ruby
7 44 (6.74%) Java 8
8 29 (4.44%) Scala
9 26 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.22%) Perl
10 21 (3.22%) TypeScript
11 20 (3.06%) Groovy
11 20 (3.06%) PHP
11 20 (3.06%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.91%) T-SQL
13 18 (2.76%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.60%) C++
15 10 (1.53%) Go
15 10 (1.53%) PHP 5
16 6 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (9.19%) Degree
2 29 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.83%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.45%) ISEB
5 16 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.38%) HND
7 9 (1.38%) IIBA
8 5 (0.77%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.46%) MCPD
10 3 (0.46%) MCSA
10 3 (0.46%) MCSD
10 3 (0.46%) MCTS
11 2 (0.31%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.31%) MCSE
11 2 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (11.49%) QA
2 15 (2.30%) GDPR
2 15 (2.30%) PMO
3 9 (1.38%) IEC 61131
4 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 62 (9.49%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.31%) HDFS
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (4.59%) Terraform
2 29 (4.44%) Marathon
3 25 (3.83%) Ansible
4 18 (2.76%) Puppet
5 12 (1.84%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.46%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.46%) SCCM
8 2 (0.31%) Grafana
8 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.15%) Kibana
9 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.13%) Oracle
3 34 (5.21%) Xamarin
4 30 (4.59%) Atlassian
5 23 (3.52%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.99%) Google
7 9 (1.38%) Adobe
8 7 (1.07%) Facebook
9 5 (0.77%) Apple
10 4 (0.61%) IBM
10 4 (0.61%) RedGate
10 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.61%) Twitter
10 4 (0.61%) VMware
11 3 (0.46%) HP
11 3 (0.46%) UiPath
12 2 (0.31%) BMC
12 2 (0.31%) SAP
12 2 (0.31%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.31%) Vertica