Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 836 758 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.15% 19.80% 15.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.43% 21.59% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 681 686 677
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £69,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 3,288 3,511 4,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.03% 91.69% 90.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 2,775 3,183
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 259 (30.98%) Scrum
2 246 (29.43%) C#
3 236 (28.23%) JavaScript
4 217 (25.96%) .NET
5 208 (24.88%) Java
6 200 (23.92%) TDD
7 167 (19.98%) Microsoft
8 137 (16.39%) SQL
9 136 (16.27%) Software Engineering
10 129 (15.43%) Finance
11 125 (14.95%) HTML
12 119 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 117 (14.00%) SQL Server
14 113 (13.52%) CSS
15 107 (12.80%) Degree
15 107 (12.80%) Test Automation
16 106 (12.68%) MVC
17 99 (11.84%) Mentoring
18 98 (11.72%) Waterfall
19 96 (11.48%) Project Management
20 87 (10.41%) Web Services
21 86 (10.29%) Selenium
22 84 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
23 82 (9.81%) BDD
24 78 (9.33%) ASP.NET
25 77 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
26 75 (8.97%) Spring
27 73 (8.73%) DevOps
27 73 (8.73%) Jenkins
28 70 (8.37%) AngularJS

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 35 (4.19%) CMS
2 19 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.15%) Confluence
3 18 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.03%) Anypoint
5 15 (1.79%) Mule
6 14 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.20%) Drupal
9 6 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.36%) Apache
10 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.36%) IIS
10 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.24%) DNN
11 2 (0.24%) JBoss
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.24%) WildFly
11 2 (0.24%) WordPress
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.84%) Maya
7 6 (0.72%) Mingle
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) SAP ECC
2 4 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 119 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (5.02%) PaaS
4 26 (3.11%) SaaS
5 23 (2.75%) IaaS
6 17 (2.03%) GitHub
7 13 (1.56%) Serverless
8 9 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.84%) Office 365
10 6 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.72%) Slack
10 6 (0.72%) Trello
11 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.36%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.24%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.44%) Internet
2 10 (1.20%) SSL
3 6 (0.72%) Extranet
4 4 (0.48%) DNS
5 3 (0.36%) Broadband
6 2 (0.24%) Firewall
6 2 (0.24%) FTP
6 2 (0.24%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) HTTP
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.98%) NoSQL
3 45 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (3.59%) MySQL
7 22 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.03%) Big Data
9 17 (2.03%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.20%) Power BI
12 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
13 8 (0.96%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 86 (10.29%) Selenium
2 73 (8.73%) Jenkins
3 68 (8.13%) Git (software)
4 56 (6.70%) JIRA
5 54 (6.46%) WebDriver
6 51 (6.10%) Visual Studio
7 44 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 40 (4.78%) Maven
9 35 (4.19%) JUnit
10 30 (3.59%) TestNG
11 23 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 21 (2.51%) SpecFlow
14 15 (1.79%) Subversion
15 13 (1.56%) SoapUI
16 12 (1.44%) JMeter
17 11 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 9 (1.08%) Mockito
19 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 129 (15.43%) Finance
2 58 (6.94%) Marketing
3 48 (5.74%) Retail
4 16 (1.91%) Automotive
5 13 (1.56%) Banking
6 11 (1.32%) Legal
7 10 (1.20%) Advertising
7 10 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.08%) Law
9 8 (0.96%) Local Government
9 8 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.84%) Games
11 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.24%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 333 (39.83%) Developer
2 116 (13.88%) Analyst
3 84 (10.05%) Java Developer
4 75 (8.97%) Architect
5 74 (8.85%) Senior Developer
6 69 (8.25%) .NET Developer
7 64 (7.66%) C# Developer
8 63 (7.54%) Software Developer
9 52 (6.22%) Business Analyst
10 41 (4.90%) Software Engineer
11 38 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
11 38 (4.55%) Project Manager
12 37 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 37 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 33 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 31 (3.71%) Agile Delivery Manager
14 31 (3.71%) Test Analyst
15 28 (3.35%) Test Engineer
16 27 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (25.96%) .NET
2 125 (14.95%) HTML
3 113 (13.52%) CSS
4 87 (10.41%) Web Services
5 78 (9.33%) ASP.NET
6 75 (8.97%) Spring
7 70 (8.37%) AngularJS
8 60 (7.18%) jQuery
8 60 (7.18%) React
9 51 (6.10%) HTML5
10 41 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (4.90%) Node.js
11 39 (4.67%) RESTful
12 37 (4.43%) CSS3
12 37 (4.43%) REST
13 36 (4.31%) XML
14 29 (3.47%) Hibernate
15 28 (3.35%) J2EE
16 26 (3.11%) KnockoutJS
17 25 (2.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.71%) Data Centre
5 30 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (3.47%) User Experience
7 26 (3.11%) NHS
8 24 (2.87%) Fintech
9 21 (2.51%) CMDB
10 16 (1.91%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.67%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.56%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.08%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.96%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.84%) PMI
16 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.72%) Mobile App
17 5 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
17 5 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.34%) Windows
2 38 (4.55%) Linux
3 24 (2.87%) Windows 10
3 24 (2.87%) Windows 7
4 13 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.72%) CentOS
6 6 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.48%) Android
7 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.36%) Unix
9 2 (0.24%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (30.98%) Scrum
2 200 (23.92%) TDD
3 136 (16.27%) Software Engineering
4 107 (12.80%) Test Automation
5 106 (12.68%) MVC
6 99 (11.84%) Mentoring
7 98 (11.72%) Waterfall
8 96 (11.48%) Project Management
9 84 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (9.81%) BDD
11 73 (8.73%) DevOps
12 65 (7.78%) ITIL
13 51 (6.10%) Front End Development
13 51 (6.10%) SDLC
13 51 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (5.98%) User Stories
15 49 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (5.86%) Microservices
16 47 (5.62%) Analytics
17 46 (5.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 246 (29.43%) C#
2 236 (28.23%) JavaScript
3 208 (24.88%) Java
4 137 (16.39%) SQL
5 60 (7.18%) Python
6 36 (4.31%) PHP
7 24 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 23 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 21 (2.51%) Java 8
9 21 (2.51%) Ruby
10 19 (2.27%) Perl
11 18 (2.15%) VBScript
12 15 (1.79%) Scala
13 12 (1.44%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.08%) Groovy
15 8 (0.96%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.84%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.72%) XPath
18 5 (0.60%) RPG
18 5 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (12.80%) Degree
2 37 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 18 (2.15%) MCP
5 18 (2.15%) MCSE
6 17 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.91%) ISEB
7 16 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.20%) IIBA
9 9 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.96%) MCPD
11 4 (0.48%) CISA
11 4 (0.48%) CISMP
11 4 (0.48%) CISSP
11 4 (0.48%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.13%) QA
2 52 (6.22%) GDPR
3 11 (1.32%) PMO
4 7 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.72%) SLA
6 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (4.55%) Docker
2 8 (0.96%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.24%) HDFS
4 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (2.75%) Puppet
2 22 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.15%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.15%) SCCM
4 14 (1.67%) Ansible
4 14 (1.67%) WSUS
5 8 (0.96%) Terraform
6 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.24%) Grafana
6 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) Packer
7 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 167 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.38%) ServiceNow
3 27 (3.23%) VMware
4 26 (3.11%) Google
5 24 (2.87%) Oracle
6 16 (1.91%) Adobe
6 16 (1.91%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.56%) Tableau
8 11 (1.32%) SAP
9 8 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.96%) UiPath
10 6 (0.72%) IBM
10 6 (0.72%) Informatica
10 6 (0.72%) Sencha
10 6 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.72%) Zend
11 5 (0.60%) Cognos
11 5 (0.60%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.60%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.48%) MicroStrategy