Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 819 778 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.82% 20.18% 15.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.08% 21.93% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 665 712 651
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,655
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.36% -3.06%

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 3,401 3,547 4,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.62% 91.99% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 2,853 3,198
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 266 (32.48%) C#
2 254 (31.01%) Scrum
3 243 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 238 (29.06%) .NET
5 198 (24.18%) TDD
6 184 (22.47%) Java
7 161 (19.66%) Microsoft
8 157 (19.17%) SQL
9 145 (17.70%) SQL Server
10 141 (17.22%) Finance
11 132 (16.12%) HTML
12 126 (15.38%) CSS
13 125 (15.26%) MVC
14 122 (14.90%) Software Engineering
15 108 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 104 (12.70%) ASP.NET
17 100 (12.21%) Degree
17 100 (12.21%) Test Automation
18 90 (10.99%) Mentoring
19 89 (10.87%) Waterfall
20 86 (10.50%) BDD
21 85 (10.38%) Web Services
22 80 (9.77%) AngularJS
23 75 (9.16%) Project Management
23 75 (9.16%) Selenium
24 71 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
25 68 (8.30%) Spring
26 66 (8.06%) Visual Studio
27 65 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
28 64 (7.81%) Git (software)

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 33 (4.03%) CMS
2 26 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.71%) Confluence
5 12 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (1.22%) Apache
7 9 (1.10%) IIS
8 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.85%) Anypoint
10 6 (0.73%) JBoss
10 6 (0.73%) Mule
11 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.37%) WordPress
13 2 (0.24%) WildFly
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.12%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.12%) Drupal
14 1 (0.12%) nginx
14 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.85%) Maya
7 4 (0.49%) Mingle
7 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.37%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.37%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 12 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.49%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.49%) SAP ECC
3 4 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.24%) Postilion
4 2 (0.24%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 108 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (4.52%) PaaS
4 33 (4.03%) SaaS
5 14 (1.71%) IaaS
6 12 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.22%) GitHub
7 10 (1.22%) Serverless
8 8 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.73%) Boomi
11 5 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.49%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.37%) Office 365
14 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.24%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.12%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.10%) SSL
2 7 (0.85%) SMS
3 6 (0.73%) Extranet
3 6 (0.73%) Internet
4 5 (0.61%) DNS
5 3 (0.37%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) Broadband
6 1 (0.12%) DHCP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.12%) VLAN
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 46 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (4.03%) MySQL
5 32 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.44%) Big Data
6 20 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (1.59%) Hazelcast
9 13 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.98%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 75 (9.16%) Selenium
2 66 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 64 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 55 (6.72%) WebDriver
5 49 (5.98%) Jenkins
6 42 (5.13%) JIRA
7 36 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (3.91%) Cucumber
9 31 (3.79%) JUnit
10 29 (3.54%) TestNG
11 28 (3.42%) Maven
12 24 (2.93%) SpecFlow
13 23 (2.81%) Subversion
14 22 (2.69%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
17 9 (1.10%) Bitbucket
17 9 (1.10%) Jasmine
18 8 (0.98%) IntelliJ
General
1 141 (17.22%) Finance
2 48 (5.86%) Retail
3 44 (5.37%) Marketing
4 25 (3.05%) Automotive
5 22 (2.69%) Banking
6 18 (2.20%) Legal
7 17 (2.08%) Advertising
8 14 (1.71%) Law
9 13 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.98%) Games
11 8 (0.98%) Local Government
12 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.37%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.24%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 348 (42.49%) Developer
2 111 (13.55%) Analyst
3 85 (10.38%) Java Developer
4 80 (9.77%) .NET Developer
5 79 (9.65%) C# Developer
6 73 (8.91%) Software Developer
7 62 (7.57%) Senior Developer
8 61 (7.45%) Business Analyst
9 55 (6.72%) Architect
10 43 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 43 (5.25%) Project Manager
11 40 (4.88%) Software Engineer
12 37 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
13 34 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
14 31 (3.79%) Consultant
14 31 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 27 (3.30%) SCCM Engineer
17 26 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
17 26 (3.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (29.06%) .NET
2 132 (16.12%) HTML
3 126 (15.38%) CSS
4 104 (12.70%) ASP.NET
5 85 (10.38%) Web Services
6 80 (9.77%) AngularJS
7 68 (8.30%) Spring
8 64 (7.81%) jQuery
9 59 (7.20%) HTML5
10 52 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (5.86%) React
12 47 (5.74%) CSS3
12 47 (5.74%) REST
13 40 (4.88%) XML
14 39 (4.76%) JSON
15 38 (4.64%) Node.js
15 38 (4.64%) RESTful
16 37 (4.52%) KnockoutJS
17 36 (4.40%) .NET Framework
18 35 (4.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
1 52 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 50 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 40 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.40%) Fintech
6 31 (3.79%) User Experience
7 16 (1.95%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.83%) CMDB
8 15 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.22%) Music Streaming
11 8 (0.98%) Driving Licence
12 7 (0.85%) PMI
13 5 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.61%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.33%) Windows
2 35 (4.27%) Linux
3 33 (4.03%) Windows 10
3 33 (4.03%) Windows 7
4 13 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.98%) Android
7 6 (0.73%) CentOS
7 6 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.37%) Unix
11 2 (0.24%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (31.01%) Scrum
2 198 (24.18%) TDD
3 125 (15.26%) MVC
4 122 (14.90%) Software Engineering
5 100 (12.21%) Test Automation
6 90 (10.99%) Mentoring
7 89 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 86 (10.50%) BDD
9 75 (9.16%) Project Management
10 71 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (7.69%) ITIL
12 56 (6.84%) DevOps
12 56 (6.84%) OO
13 54 (6.59%) Analytics
13 54 (6.59%) Microservices
14 50 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 49 (5.98%) Front End Development
15 49 (5.98%) User Stories
16 46 (5.62%) SDLC
17 45 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 266 (32.48%) C#
2 243 (29.67%) JavaScript
3 184 (22.47%) Java
4 157 (19.17%) SQL
5 47 (5.74%) Python
6 39 (4.76%) PHP
7 33 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 28 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 27 (3.30%) Ruby
9 27 (3.30%) VBScript
10 25 (3.05%) Java 8
11 19 (2.32%) Scala
12 17 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.22%) Groovy
13 10 (1.22%) VB
14 7 (0.85%) Perl
14 7 (0.85%) X++
15 6 (0.73%) C
15 6 (0.73%) C++
15 6 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 100 (12.21%) Degree
2 51 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 27 (3.30%) MCP
5 27 (3.30%) MCSE
6 19 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.08%) ISEB
8 16 (1.95%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.95%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.47%) IIBA
9 12 (1.47%) PhD
10 10 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.98%) CIPD
11 8 (0.98%) MCPD
11 8 (0.98%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.49%) CISA
13 4 (0.49%) CISMP
13 4 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.33%) QA
2 39 (4.76%) GDPR
3 9 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.85%) SLA
6 6 (0.73%) PMO
7 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (4.40%) Docker
2 23 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.37%) HDFS
6 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Squid
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (3.30%) SCCM
2 16 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.71%) WSUS
5 13 (1.59%) Ansible
6 12 (1.47%) Puppet
7 7 (0.85%) Terraform
8 3 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.24%) Grafana
9 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 161 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.74%) ServiceNow
3 36 (4.40%) VMware
4 23 (2.81%) Oracle
5 21 (2.56%) Google
6 15 (1.83%) Adobe
7 13 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 12 (1.47%) SAP
9 10 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.98%) LexisNexis
11 8 (0.98%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.85%) Tableau
13 6 (0.73%) Sencha
13 6 (0.73%) Zend
14 4 (0.49%) Apple
14 4 (0.49%) Cisco
14 4 (0.49%) Cognos
14 4 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
14 4 (0.49%) UiPath