Period
to 15 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 761 650 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.19% 17.70% 16.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.23% 19.21% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 589 577 617
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 3,016 3,384 3,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.90% 92.16% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,078 2,504 2,883
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,632
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.37% -3.26%

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 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 193 (25.36%) JavaScript
2 185 (24.31%) Scrum
3 183 (24.05%) C#
4 176 (23.13%) Java
5 165 (21.68%) Microsoft
6 157 (20.63%) .NET
7 142 (18.66%) TDD
8 136 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 131 (17.21%) Finance
10 130 (17.08%) Software Engineering
11 115 (15.11%) SQL
12 110 (14.45%) Degree
13 104 (13.67%) HTML
14 99 (13.01%) CSS
14 99 (13.01%) Project Management
15 85 (11.17%) Waterfall
16 83 (10.91%) Test Automation
17 82 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
18 77 (10.12%) SDLC
19 74 (9.72%) AngularJS
20 73 (9.59%) Web Services
21 72 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
21 72 (9.46%) JIRA
22 70 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
23 68 (8.94%) DevOps
23 68 (8.94%) Mentoring
24 65 (8.54%) Selenium
25 64 (8.41%) Spring
25 64 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
26 63 (8.28%) ITIL

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 36 (4.73%) CMS
2 25 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.37%) Anypoint
5 15 (1.97%) Mule
6 12 (1.58%) Confluence
7 11 (1.45%) Drupal
8 10 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.92%) Apache
11 6 (0.79%) SAS
12 5 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.53%) WordPress
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.26%) DNN
15 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.26%) WildFly
16 1 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 42 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.53%) Mingle
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 15 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.92%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.53%) Magento
4 4 (0.53%) SAP ECC
4 4 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.39%) iTrent
5 3 (0.39%) Shopify
6 2 (0.26%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Exstream
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 136 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (6.31%) PaaS
4 28 (3.68%) IaaS
5 25 (3.29%) SaaS
6 13 (1.71%) GitHub
6 13 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.71%) Serverless
7 12 (1.58%) Office 365
8 10 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.79%) Slack
9 6 (0.79%) Trello
10 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.53%) npm
11 3 (0.39%) Datadog
12 2 (0.26%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.55%) Internet
2 6 (0.79%) Extranet
2 6 (0.79%) SSL
3 5 (0.66%) WAN
4 4 (0.53%) Broadband
4 4 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.39%) Network Security
5 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.37%) MySQL
7 17 (2.23%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.10%) Big Data
8 16 (2.10%) Power BI
9 14 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.45%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.18%) Data Lake
14 8 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.05%) QlikView
15 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 72 (9.46%) JIRA
2 65 (8.54%) Selenium
3 59 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 57 (7.49%) Git (software)
5 46 (6.04%) Visual Studio
6 33 (4.34%) Cucumber
7 31 (4.07%) Maven
8 29 (3.81%) JUnit
9 27 (3.55%) WebDriver
10 23 (3.02%) TeamCity
10 23 (3.02%) TestNG
11 22 (2.89%) JMeter
12 17 (2.23%) SoapUI
13 13 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (1.31%) Mockito
15 10 (1.31%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.31%) Subversion
16 8 (1.05%) Protractor
17 7 (0.92%) SonarQube
General
1 131 (17.21%) Finance
2 48 (6.31%) Marketing
3 32 (4.20%) Retail
4 16 (2.10%) Legal
5 10 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.92%) Law
6 7 (0.92%) Local Government
7 5 (0.66%) Advertising
8 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.39%) Back Office
9 3 (0.39%) Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Automotive
10 2 (0.26%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.26%) Games
10 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 240 (31.54%) Developer
2 96 (12.61%) Architect
3 84 (11.04%) Analyst
4 54 (7.10%) Senior Developer
5 53 (6.96%) Java Developer
6 51 (6.70%) Delivery Manager
7 45 (5.91%) .NET Developer
8 44 (5.78%) Business Analyst
9 41 (5.39%) Project Manager
10 39 (5.12%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 33 (4.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 32 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (4.07%) C# Developer
14 29 (3.81%) Consultant
15 27 (3.55%) React Developer
15 27 (3.55%) Software Developer
15 27 (3.55%) Software Engineer
16 26 (3.42%) Technical Architect
17 23 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
18 22 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (20.63%) .NET
2 104 (13.67%) HTML
3 99 (13.01%) CSS
4 74 (9.72%) AngularJS
5 73 (9.59%) Web Services
6 64 (8.41%) Spring
7 54 (7.10%) React
8 46 (6.04%) HTML5
9 45 (5.91%) ASP.NET
10 43 (5.65%) jQuery
11 37 (4.86%) XML
12 36 (4.73%) REST
13 35 (4.60%) RESTful
14 33 (4.34%) Node.js
15 32 (4.20%) CSS3
16 28 (3.68%) SOAP
17 21 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (2.63%) JSON
19 18 (2.37%) Middleware
20 16 (2.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.31%) User Experience
2 45 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 34 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.94%) NHS
6 29 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.23%) Internet of Things
9 13 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.58%) CMDB
11 11 (1.45%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.31%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.05%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.92%) Fintech
15 7 (0.92%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.66%) iSeries
16 5 (0.66%) PKI
17 3 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.78%) Windows
2 28 (3.68%) Linux
3 25 (3.29%) Windows 10
4 24 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.79%) Android
7 6 (0.79%) CentOS
7 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.39%) DC/OS
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (24.31%) Scrum
2 142 (18.66%) TDD
3 130 (17.08%) Software Engineering
4 99 (13.01%) Project Management
5 85 (11.17%) Waterfall
6 83 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 77 (10.12%) SDLC
8 72 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (8.94%) DevOps
10 68 (8.94%) Mentoring
11 64 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (8.28%) ITIL
13 62 (8.15%) MVC
14 59 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (6.83%) User Stories
16 51 (6.70%) BDD
17 49 (6.44%) Analytics
18 46 (6.04%) PRINCE2
19 44 (5.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 193 (25.36%) JavaScript
2 183 (24.05%) C#
3 176 (23.13%) Java
4 115 (15.11%) SQL
5 63 (8.28%) Python
6 26 (3.42%) PHP
7 20 (2.63%) Perl
7 20 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.50%) VBScript
9 16 (2.10%) Ruby
10 14 (1.84%) TypeScript
11 13 (1.71%) Groovy
12 12 (1.58%) R
13 10 (1.31%) ES6
14 9 (1.18%) Java 8
15 8 (1.05%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.92%) Scala
17 6 (0.79%) Go
17 6 (0.79%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.66%) RPG
Qualifications
1 110 (14.45%) Degree
2 29 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (2.37%) MCP
5 18 (2.37%) MCSE
6 14 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.58%) ISEB
8 11 (1.45%) IIBA
9 10 (1.31%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.79%) PMP
10 6 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.66%) APMG
11 5 (0.66%) APMP
11 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.02%) QA
2 57 (7.49%) GDPR
3 25 (3.29%) PMO
4 14 (1.84%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.53%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (3.81%) Docker
2 14 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.53%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.26%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (3.29%) Puppet
2 18 (2.37%) SCCM
2 18 (2.37%) WSUS
3 16 (2.10%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.31%) Ansible
5 4 (0.53%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.53%) Terraform
6 3 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.39%) Packer
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 165 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.18%) ServiceNow
3 32 (4.20%) VMware
4 31 (4.07%) Google
4 31 (4.07%) Oracle
5 25 (3.29%) Adobe
6 19 (2.50%) Tableau
7 15 (1.97%) SAP
8 13 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.58%) UiPath
10 10 (1.31%) IBM
11 7 (0.92%) Blue Prism
11 7 (0.92%) Cisco
12 6 (0.79%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.79%) Informatica
12 6 (0.79%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.66%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.66%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.66%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.53%) Meraki