Period
to 20 April 2018

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

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 646 661 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.09% 17.31% 16.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.93% 18.97% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 562 586 634
Birmingham median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%

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 3,413 3,484 3,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.27% 91.23% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,444 2,721 3,014
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,125 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 174 (26.93%) JavaScript
2 171 (26.47%) C#
3 162 (25.08%) .NET
4 158 (24.46%) Java
5 141 (21.83%) Scrum
6 133 (20.59%) SQL
7 129 (19.97%) Finance
8 124 (19.20%) TDD
9 120 (18.58%) Microsoft
10 113 (17.49%) SQL Server
11 105 (16.25%) HTML
12 103 (15.94%) CSS
12 103 (15.94%) Degree
13 85 (13.16%) Test Automation
14 80 (12.38%) Software Engineering
15 77 (11.92%) ASP.NET
16 76 (11.76%) Web Services
17 74 (11.46%) MVC
18 69 (10.68%) Waterfall
19 67 (10.37%) Spring
19 67 (10.37%) Computer Science
20 65 (10.06%) Project Management
21 61 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
21 61 (9.44%) BDD
22 60 (9.29%) QA
23 59 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
24 56 (8.67%) Mentoring
25 55 (8.51%) HTML5
26 54 (8.36%) REST
27 53 (8.20%) Selenium

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 20 (3.10%) Apache
1 20 (3.10%) JBoss
2 17 (2.63%) CMS
2 17 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.32%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.55%) Confluence
5 9 (1.39%) IIS
6 8 (1.24%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.46%) Drupal
9 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.93%) Postilion
4 5 (0.77%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.77%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.77%) SAP PM
4 5 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.62%) BPCS
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.15%) Lawson
7 1 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.79%) SaaS
4 15 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (1.70%) Boomi
6 8 (1.24%) GitHub
7 7 (1.08%) IaaS
8 6 (0.93%) PaaS
9 5 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.62%) Serverless
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.31%) Office 365
13 1 (0.15%) Datadog
13 1 (0.15%) Route 53
13 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.08%) SMS
2 4 (0.62%) DNS
2 4 (0.62%) Firewall
2 4 (0.62%) NetScaler
3 3 (0.46%) Internet
3 3 (0.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.31%) DHCP
4 2 (0.31%) Extranet
4 2 (0.31%) VLAN
4 2 (0.31%) WAN
5 1 (0.15%) VoIP
5 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.43%) NoSQL
3 30 (4.64%) Relational Database
3 30 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (4.02%) Big Data
5 24 (3.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (2.48%) MySQL
7 15 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.01%) Hazelcast
10 12 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.77%) GIS
13 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.77%) Power BI
13 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (8.20%) Selenium
2 49 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 41 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 30 (4.64%) JIRA
5 29 (4.49%) WebDriver
6 28 (4.33%) Jenkins
6 28 (4.33%) Maven
7 25 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (3.56%) Subversion
9 22 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.41%) JUnit
10 12 (1.86%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.70%) TestNG
12 10 (1.55%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.39%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.24%) JMeter
15 6 (0.93%) HP UFT
15 6 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 129 (19.97%) Finance
2 51 (7.89%) Retail
3 24 (3.72%) Marketing
4 21 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.94%) Banking
6 18 (2.79%) Advertising
7 17 (2.63%) Legal
8 14 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 13 (2.01%) Automotive
10 12 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.93%) Front Office
11 6 (0.93%) Law
12 4 (0.62%) Games
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 246 (38.08%) Developer
2 99 (15.33%) Java Developer
3 80 (12.38%) Analyst
4 63 (9.75%) .NET Developer
5 62 (9.60%) Business Analyst
5 62 (9.60%) C# Developer
6 61 (9.44%) Project Manager
7 45 (6.97%) Senior Developer
8 42 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (5.26%) Consultant
10 28 (4.33%) Architect
11 27 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.72%) SCCM Engineer
14 23 (3.56%) IT Manager
14 23 (3.56%) Junior
15 22 (3.41%) Tester
16 21 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (25.08%) .NET
2 105 (16.25%) HTML
3 103 (15.94%) CSS
4 77 (11.92%) ASP.NET
5 76 (11.76%) Web Services
6 67 (10.37%) Spring
7 55 (8.51%) HTML5
8 54 (8.36%) REST
9 51 (7.89%) RESTful
10 46 (7.12%) AngularJS
11 44 (6.81%) XML
12 43 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (6.66%) Node.js
13 41 (6.35%) JSON
14 39 (6.04%) KnockoutJS
15 38 (5.88%) SOAP
16 37 (5.73%) WCF
17 35 (5.42%) CSS3
17 35 (5.42%) Hibernate
18 33 (5.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 46 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (5.57%) Fintech
6 27 (4.18%) Mobile App
7 26 (4.02%) Data Centre
8 25 (3.87%) User Experience
9 23 (3.56%) Music Streaming
10 19 (2.94%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.55%) NHS
12 7 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.46%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.46%) Mobile Games
15 3 (0.46%) PMI
16 2 (0.31%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.43%) Windows
2 28 (4.33%) Linux
3 25 (3.87%) Windows 10
4 24 (3.72%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.39%) Android
5 9 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.24%) Unix
7 2 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.31%) SafeRTOS
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (21.83%) Scrum
2 124 (19.20%) TDD
3 85 (13.16%) Test Automation
4 80 (12.38%) Software Engineering
5 74 (11.46%) MVC
6 69 (10.68%) Waterfall
7 65 (10.06%) Project Management
8 61 (9.44%) BDD
8 61 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (8.67%) Mentoring
10 53 (8.20%) CRM
11 51 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (7.59%) SDLC
13 46 (7.12%) E-Commerce
14 45 (6.97%) Analytics
15 43 (6.66%) PRINCE2
16 41 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (6.19%) OO
18 38 (5.88%) Microservices
19 37 (5.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 174 (26.93%) JavaScript
2 171 (26.47%) C#
3 158 (24.46%) Java
4 133 (20.59%) SQL
5 32 (4.95%) PHP
5 32 (4.95%) Python
6 26 (4.02%) PowerShell
7 24 (3.72%) VBScript
8 19 (2.94%) C
9 18 (2.79%) Scala
10 17 (2.63%) Java 8
11 16 (2.48%) Ruby
12 12 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.70%) Apex Code
14 10 (1.55%) C++
15 6 (0.93%) X++
15 6 (0.93%) XPath
16 5 (0.77%) ABAP
16 5 (0.77%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (15.94%) Degree
2 49 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 49 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 24 (3.72%) MCP
5 24 (3.72%) MCSE
6 18 (2.79%) ISEB
6 18 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 14 (2.17%) PhD
8 7 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.93%) APMP
9 6 (0.93%) CIPD
9 6 (0.93%) PMP
10 3 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.29%) QA
2 8 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.08%) GDPR
3 7 (1.08%) PMO
4 5 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.62%) SLA
6 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.46%) P3O
7 2 (0.31%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.31%) MISRA
7 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.79%) Docker
3 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.31%) HDFS
4 2 (0.31%) Squid
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (3.72%) SCCM
2 6 (0.93%) WSUS
3 4 (0.62%) Puppet
3 4 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.46%) Ansible
4 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.31%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.15%) collectd
6 1 (0.15%) Kibana
6 1 (0.15%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.15%) StatsD
6 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 120 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.19%) Oracle
3 27 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (3.87%) VMware
5 17 (2.63%) SAP
6 15 (2.32%) ServiceNow
7 12 (1.86%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.08%) Tableau
9 6 (0.93%) IBM
9 6 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.77%) Citrix
10 5 (0.77%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.77%) Google
10 5 (0.77%) IFS
10 5 (0.77%) Infor
10 5 (0.77%) Syclo
10 5 (0.77%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.62%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (0.62%) Sage
11 4 (0.62%) Talend