Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 636 677 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.56% 16.32% 17.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.52% 18.00% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 563 614 687
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,765 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.23% +0.62% -

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 3,258 3,761 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.95% 90.67% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,387 2,809 2,945
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,124 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 188 (29.56%) JavaScript
2 171 (26.89%) Java
3 154 (24.21%) Scrum
4 146 (22.96%) .NET
5 144 (22.64%) C#
6 139 (21.86%) SQL
7 137 (21.54%) HTML
8 127 (19.97%) Finance
9 121 (19.03%) CSS
10 110 (17.30%) TDD
11 101 (15.88%) SQL Server
12 97 (15.25%) Test Automation
13 93 (14.62%) Project Management
14 92 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 89 (13.99%) Degree
16 79 (12.42%) Git (software)
17 76 (11.95%) Spring
18 70 (11.01%) ASP.NET
18 70 (11.01%) Waterfall
19 67 (10.53%) MVC
20 64 (10.06%) QA
20 64 (10.06%) BDD
20 64 (10.06%) Mentoring
21 63 (9.91%) RESTful
22 61 (9.59%) Node.js
23 59 (9.28%) E-Commerce
23 59 (9.28%) Computer Science
24 58 (9.12%) Software Engineering
25 56 (8.81%) jQuery
25 56 (8.81%) PHP

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 25 (3.93%) CMS
2 17 (2.67%) JBoss
3 14 (2.20%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.57%) Drupal
7 9 (1.42%) Apache
7 9 (1.42%) Confluence
8 7 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.79%) IIS
10 4 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.47%) SAS
12 2 (0.31%) nginx
13 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.16%) Liferay
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.79%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.79%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.79%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.63%) Postilion
5 2 (0.31%) BPCS
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (7.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.30%) GitHub
4 15 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (2.20%) SaaS
6 9 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.42%) Datadog
7 7 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.47%) Boomi
10 3 (0.47%) IaaS
10 3 (0.47%) PaaS
10 3 (0.47%) Serverless
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.31%) Office 365
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.16%) Force.com
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.42%) Extranet
2 6 (0.94%) HTTP
2 6 (0.94%) SMS
3 3 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.92%) NoSQL
3 36 (5.66%) MySQL
4 29 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.89%) Big Data
8 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.79%) GIS
13 5 (0.79%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.63%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.86%) Selenium
3 42 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 38 (5.97%) JIRA
5 35 (5.50%) JUnit
6 30 (4.72%) Maven
7 27 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (3.62%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.46%) Visual Studio
9 22 (3.46%) WebDriver
10 20 (3.14%) Subversion
11 18 (2.83%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (2.04%) Bitbucket
13 13 (2.04%) SoapUI
13 13 (2.04%) Vagrant
14 12 (1.89%) PHPUnit
15 11 (1.73%) TestNG
16 10 (1.57%) Eclipse
16 10 (1.57%) JMeter
General
1 127 (19.97%) Finance
2 47 (7.39%) Retail
3 44 (6.92%) Marketing
4 22 (3.46%) Automotive
4 22 (3.46%) Banking
5 19 (2.99%) Advertising
6 17 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.20%) Legal
8 13 (2.04%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 249 (39.15%) Developer
2 100 (15.72%) Java Developer
3 97 (15.25%) Analyst
4 69 (10.85%) Project Manager
5 61 (9.59%) Business Analyst
6 55 (8.65%) C# Developer
7 51 (8.02%) .NET Developer
8 50 (7.86%) Senior Developer
9 34 (5.35%) Architect
10 30 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (4.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (3.93%) IT Manager
12 25 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (3.77%) Junior
13 24 (3.77%) Software Developer
14 23 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (3.62%) SQL Developer
14 23 (3.62%) Test Analyst
15 22 (3.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (22.96%) .NET
2 137 (21.54%) HTML
3 121 (19.03%) CSS
4 76 (11.95%) Spring
5 70 (11.01%) ASP.NET
6 63 (9.91%) RESTful
7 61 (9.59%) Node.js
8 56 (8.81%) AngularJS
8 56 (8.81%) jQuery
9 55 (8.65%) Web Services
10 54 (8.49%) HTML5
11 52 (8.18%) Hibernate
12 45 (7.08%) XML
13 40 (6.29%) REST
14 36 (5.66%) SOAP
15 31 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (4.56%) J2EE
17 27 (4.25%) CSS3
17 27 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (3.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.28%) Computer Science
2 49 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.93%) User Experience
5 22 (3.46%) Fintech
6 17 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.73%) Music Streaming
8 11 (1.73%) NHS
9 8 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.63%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.63%) Social Media
12 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.47%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.47%) PMI
13 2 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.82%) Linux
2 32 (5.03%) Windows
3 19 (2.99%) Android
4 18 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.73%) Unix
6 8 (1.26%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.31%) CentOS
8 2 (0.31%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) SafeRTOS
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (24.21%) Scrum
2 110 (17.30%) TDD
3 97 (15.25%) Test Automation
4 93 (14.62%) Project Management
5 70 (11.01%) Waterfall
6 67 (10.53%) MVC
7 64 (10.06%) BDD
7 64 (10.06%) Mentoring
8 59 (9.28%) E-Commerce
9 58 (9.12%) Software Engineering
10 54 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 52 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 50 (7.86%) Open Source
14 46 (7.23%) SDLC
15 42 (6.60%) Business Analysis
15 42 (6.60%) OO
16 39 (6.13%) CRM
17 37 (5.82%) Microservices
18 34 (5.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 188 (29.56%) JavaScript
2 171 (26.89%) Java
3 144 (22.64%) C#
4 139 (21.86%) SQL
5 56 (8.81%) PHP
6 45 (7.08%) Python
7 27 (4.25%) C
8 20 (3.14%) PowerShell
9 19 (2.99%) Ruby
10 17 (2.67%) XPath
11 15 (2.36%) C++
12 13 (2.04%) Scala
13 12 (1.89%) VBScript
14 11 (1.73%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.42%) Apex Code
15 9 (1.42%) Perl
16 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.79%) ABAP
17 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 89 (13.99%) Degree
2 40 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (2.67%) ISEB
7 15 (2.36%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.26%) MCP
8 8 (1.26%) MCSE
9 6 (0.94%) PMP
10 5 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.63%) PhD
11 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.31%) APMP
13 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.06%) QA
2 8 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.10%) GDPR
4 5 (0.79%) PMO
5 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.47%) P3O
6 2 (0.31%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.31%) MISRA
6 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (5.19%) Docker
2 9 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.31%) HDFS
6 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.36%) Puppet
2 12 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.42%) Ansible
4 8 (1.26%) SCCM
5 7 (1.10%) Capistrano
5 7 (1.10%) Pingdom
6 5 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.79%) Terraform
7 4 (0.63%) Salt
7 4 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.31%) Packer
8 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.31%) WSUS
9 1 (0.16%) collectd
9 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.16%) Kibana
9 1 (0.16%) logstash
9 1 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 92 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.35%) Oracle
3 17 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (2.52%) SAP
4 16 (2.52%) VMware
5 11 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.57%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.42%) Splunk
8 7 (1.10%) Google
8 7 (1.10%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.10%) Talend
9 5 (0.79%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.79%) Syclo
9 5 (0.79%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.63%) BMC
10 4 (0.63%) Citrix
10 4 (0.63%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.47%) IBM
11 3 (0.47%) Tableau
11 3 (0.47%) Zend