Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 996 348 579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.41% 37.87% 21.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.77% 39.82% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 825 291 502
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,888 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £49,250
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.52% -1.50%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Agile Software Development 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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,135 874 2,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 95.73% 95.10% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,584 747 2,146
10th Percentile £31,764 £34,160 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,563 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +2.15%
75th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 265 (26.61%) Azure
2 254 (25.50%) DevOps
3 217 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 216 (21.69%) Mentoring
5 203 (20.38%) Scrum
6 193 (19.38%) Greenfield Project
7 188 (18.88%) C#
7 188 (18.88%) SQL
8 187 (18.78%) .NET
9 170 (17.07%) Finance
10 165 (16.57%) AWS
11 161 (16.16%) Social Skills
12 152 (15.26%) Security Cleared
13 148 (14.86%) SC Cleared
14 137 (13.76%) Microservices
15 132 (13.25%) TDD
15 132 (13.25%) Software Engineering
16 130 (13.05%) Java
17 128 (12.85%) Python
18 124 (12.45%) Microsoft
19 118 (11.85%) Git (software)
20 117 (11.75%) CSS
21 114 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
22 113 (11.35%) Kubernetes
23 112 (11.24%) HTML
24 108 (10.84%) .NET Core
25 107 (10.74%) Docker
26 105 (10.54%) Project Management
27 102 (10.24%) React
28 100 (10.04%) ServiceNow

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 17 (1.71%) Confluence
2 15 (1.51%) CMS
3 14 (1.41%) IIS
4 11 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.60%) Anypoint
6 6 (0.60%) Mule
6 6 (0.60%) Mule ESB
7 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.30%) Apache
8 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.30%) Headless CMS
8 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.20%) Mendix
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.50%) Figma
5 4 (0.40%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.30%) Sketch
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.30%) Maximo
3 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.20%) SAP SCM
4 2 (0.20%) Shopify
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 265 (26.61%) Azure
2 165 (16.57%) AWS
3 90 (9.04%) SaaS
4 47 (4.72%) GCP
5 44 (4.42%) PaaS
6 40 (4.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 36 (3.61%) Power Platform
8 30 (3.01%) IaaS
9 28 (2.81%) iPaaS
10 24 (2.41%) Microsoft 365
11 21 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (2.11%) GitHub
12 19 (1.91%) Serverless
13 17 (1.71%) Azure Key Vault
14 15 (1.51%) Boomi
15 14 (1.41%) AtomSphere
16 10 (1.00%) OpenShift
17 9 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.41%) LAN
1 14 (1.41%) VLAN
1 14 (1.41%) WAN
2 13 (1.31%) DNS
2 13 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.20%) DHCP
4 5 (0.50%) HTTP
5 4 (0.40%) ASN.1
5 4 (0.40%) Firewall
5 4 (0.40%) MQTT
5 4 (0.40%) Network Security
6 3 (0.30%) Skype
7 2 (0.20%) AMQP
7 2 (0.20%) Broadband
7 2 (0.20%) IPsec
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
7 2 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.10%) SMS
8 1 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 35 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.91%) MySQL
5 28 (2.81%) Power BI
6 26 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.10%) Big Data
12 10 (1.00%) Amazon QuickSight
12 10 (1.00%) Metadata
12 10 (1.00%) Metadata Repository
13 9 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.50%) HBase
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 55 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 43 (4.32%) JIRA
4 30 (3.01%) GitLab
5 18 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (1.41%) Selenium
7 13 (1.31%) webpack
8 12 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.20%) Maven
9 11 (1.10%) Storybook
10 9 (0.90%) gulp
11 8 (0.80%) git-flow
11 8 (0.80%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.70%) Hudson
12 7 (0.70%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.60%) Grunt
13 6 (0.60%) Subversion
13 6 (0.60%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.50%) Cypress.io
General
1 170 (17.07%) Finance
2 161 (16.16%) Social Skills
3 47 (4.72%) Public Sector
4 37 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.21%) Retail
6 20 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.61%) Local Government
7 16 (1.61%) Marketing
8 14 (1.41%) Law
9 12 (1.20%) Electronics
9 12 (1.20%) Games
9 12 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.90%) Banking
12 9 (0.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 9 (0.90%) Legal
12 9 (0.90%) Police
13 8 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
14 5 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 336 (33.73%) Developer
2 93 (9.34%) Senior Developer
3 85 (8.53%) Analyst
4 70 (7.03%) Architect
5 62 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 55 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 51 (5.12%) C# Developer
8 48 (4.82%) ServiceNow Developer
9 43 (4.32%) .NET Developer
10 42 (4.22%) Software Engineer
11 40 (4.02%) AWS Engineer
11 40 (4.02%) React Developer
12 38 (3.82%) Java Developer
12 38 (3.82%) Software Developer
13 32 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 32 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
13 32 (3.21%) Junior
14 31 (3.11%) Delivery Manager
15 29 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (18.78%) .NET
2 117 (11.75%) CSS
3 112 (11.24%) HTML
4 108 (10.84%) .NET Core
5 102 (10.24%) React
6 81 (8.13%) REST
7 74 (7.43%) AngularJS
8 51 (5.12%) RESTful
9 47 (4.72%) Web Services
10 44 (4.42%) jQuery
11 43 (4.32%) HTML5
12 41 (4.12%) Spring
13 38 (3.82%) CSS3
14 34 (3.41%) Vue.js
14 34 (3.41%) XML
15 31 (3.11%) Kafka
16 27 (2.71%) JSON
17 26 (2.61%) .NET Framework
17 26 (2.61%) ASP.NET
18 25 (2.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 193 (19.38%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (8.03%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (5.62%) User Experience
4 26 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 17 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
7 16 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
8 14 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.31%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.20%) Clustering
11 10 (1.00%) e-Health
12 9 (0.90%) PMI
13 8 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.60%) Tandem
14 6 (0.60%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.50%) Cyber Defence
15 5 (0.50%) NHS
15 5 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.02%) Windows
2 45 (4.52%) Linux
3 23 (2.31%) Android
4 21 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.00%) Unix
7 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (25.50%) DevOps
2 216 (21.69%) Mentoring
3 203 (20.38%) Scrum
4 137 (13.76%) Microservices
5 132 (13.25%) Software Engineering
5 132 (13.25%) TDD
6 114 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
7 105 (10.54%) Project Management
8 94 (9.44%) Waterfall
9 89 (8.94%) SDLC
10 88 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 85 (8.53%) Project Delivery
12 82 (8.23%) Coaching
13 73 (7.33%) Full Stack Development
14 66 (6.63%) Test Automation
15 57 (5.72%) MVC
16 56 (5.62%) Infrastructure as Code
17 55 (5.52%) Analytics
17 55 (5.52%) Software Testing
18 52 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (21.79%) JavaScript
2 188 (18.88%) C#
2 188 (18.88%) SQL
3 130 (13.05%) Java
4 128 (12.85%) Python
5 42 (4.22%) TypeScript
6 39 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 36 (3.61%) Go
7 36 (3.61%) PHP
8 33 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.01%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.01%) C
10 18 (1.81%) ES6
11 13 (1.31%) Ruby
12 12 (1.20%) Perl
13 11 (1.10%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.10%) XAML
14 10 (1.00%) Apex Code
14 10 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 10 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 152 (15.26%) Security Cleared
2 148 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 65 (6.53%) Degree
4 25 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.00%) CCAB
6 9 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.70%) CIMA
8 5 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (0.50%) CISSP
8 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.40%) AAT
9 4 (0.40%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.30%) ISEB
10 3 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.20%) ACCA
11 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.53%) QA
2 41 (4.12%) PMO
3 15 (1.51%) Accessibility
4 13 (1.31%) SLA
5 9 (0.90%) GDPR
5 9 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.50%) GRC
6 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (0.50%) NCSC
7 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.10%) DICOM
10 1 (0.10%) HL7
10 1 (0.10%) IFRS
10 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (10.74%) Docker
2 18 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 113 (11.35%) Kubernetes
2 74 (7.43%) Terraform
3 34 (3.41%) Ansible
4 20 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.91%) Puppet
6 18 (1.81%) Grafana
7 14 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 12 (1.20%) WSUS
9 10 (1.00%) Consul
9 10 (1.00%) Packer
10 9 (0.90%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.70%) CFEngine
11 7 (0.70%) Graphite
11 7 (0.70%) Opsview
12 6 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.60%) Nagios
12 6 (0.60%) Nessus
13 3 (0.30%) Salt
13 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.04%) ServiceNow
3 36 (3.61%) Oracle
4 34 (3.41%) MuleSoft
5 25 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (1.91%) Google
7 16 (1.61%) SAP
8 15 (1.51%) Dell
9 12 (1.20%) Xamarin
10 11 (1.10%) Dynatrace
11 10 (1.00%) SnapLogic
12 9 (0.90%) Adobe
13 7 (0.70%) JD Edwards
13 7 (0.70%) Sybase
14 6 (0.60%) Splunk
15 5 (0.50%) Databricks
16 4 (0.40%) ArcSight
16 4 (0.40%) BMC
16 4 (0.40%) LogRhythm
16 4 (0.40%) NEC