Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 798 740 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.18% 19.35% 14.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.11% 21.34% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 674 655 609
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £74,625 £65,600 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,655
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.36% -5.21%

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 3,609 3,467 4,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.25% 90.66% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,589 2,831 3,190
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,200 £64,375 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 246 (30.83%) C#
2 243 (30.45%) Scrum
3 222 (27.82%) JavaScript
4 221 (27.69%) .NET
5 193 (24.19%) Java
6 179 (22.43%) TDD
7 162 (20.30%) SQL Server
8 158 (19.80%) Microsoft
9 157 (19.67%) SQL
10 156 (19.55%) Finance
11 121 (15.16%) HTML
11 121 (15.16%) Software Engineering
12 120 (15.04%) CSS
13 112 (14.04%) MVC
14 110 (13.78%) Degree
15 100 (12.53%) Web Services
16 98 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 97 (12.16%) ASP.NET
18 95 (11.90%) Test Automation
19 91 (11.40%) BDD
20 79 (9.90%) Spring
21 76 (9.52%) AngularJS
21 76 (9.52%) Mentoring
22 75 (9.40%) Waterfall
22 75 (9.40%) Project Management
23 72 (9.02%) QA
24 70 (8.77%) Computer Science
24 70 (8.77%) NoSQL
25 69 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
26 67 (8.40%) Continuous Integration

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 27 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.88%) CMS
3 19 (2.38%) Apache
4 17 (2.13%) JBoss
5 16 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.63%) IIS
7 12 (1.50%) Confluence
8 9 (1.13%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.25%) nginx
11 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.25%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.13%) Mule
12 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.38%) Moqups
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.50%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.50%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.50%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.25%) BPCS
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.25%) Postilion
5 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.13%) Lawson
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Movex
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 98 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (3.88%) SaaS
4 18 (2.26%) PaaS
5 15 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.50%) Boomi
7 10 (1.25%) GitHub
8 6 (0.75%) IaaS
9 5 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.50%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.50%) Serverless
11 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.38%) Office 365
12 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.13%) Google Play
13 1 (0.13%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.25%) SMS
1 10 (1.25%) SSL
2 8 (1.00%) DNS
3 5 (0.63%) Internet
4 4 (0.50%) Firewall
4 4 (0.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.25%) DHCP
5 2 (0.25%) VLAN
5 2 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) Extranet
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 53 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (4.39%) Big Data
5 32 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.01%) SQL Server 2016
7 22 (2.76%) MySQL
8 20 (2.51%) Hazelcast
8 20 (2.51%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
15 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.88%) Power BI
17 5 (0.63%) RDBMS
18 4 (0.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 63 (7.89%) Selenium
2 61 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 59 (7.39%) Git (software)
4 41 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 41 (5.14%) WebDriver
5 37 (4.64%) JIRA
6 36 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (4.14%) Maven
8 31 (3.88%) Cucumber
9 28 (3.51%) Subversion
10 24 (3.01%) JUnit
11 23 (2.88%) SpecFlow
12 20 (2.51%) TestNG
13 19 (2.38%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.38%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (1.00%) Jasmine
18 7 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 6 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 156 (19.55%) Finance
2 52 (6.52%) Retail
3 31 (3.88%) Marketing
4 25 (3.13%) Legal
5 24 (3.01%) Banking
6 22 (2.76%) Advertising
6 22 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.51%) Automotive
8 15 (1.88%) Law
8 15 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.88%) Games
11 6 (0.75%) Front Office
12 3 (0.38%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 326 (40.85%) Developer
2 110 (13.78%) Java Developer
3 101 (12.66%) Analyst
4 84 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 80 (10.03%) .NET Developer
6 68 (8.52%) Business Analyst
7 54 (6.77%) Software Developer
8 53 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 52 (6.52%) Senior Developer
10 37 (4.64%) Architect
10 37 (4.64%) Consultant
11 35 (4.39%) Software Engineer
12 34 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (4.26%) SCCM Engineer
13 31 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 28 (3.51%) Tester
15 23 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (27.69%) .NET
2 121 (15.16%) HTML
3 120 (15.04%) CSS
4 100 (12.53%) Web Services
5 97 (12.16%) ASP.NET
6 79 (9.90%) Spring
7 76 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 59 (7.39%) HTML5
9 56 (7.02%) REST
10 55 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (6.77%) KnockoutJS
12 51 (6.39%) JSON
12 51 (6.39%) XML
13 47 (5.89%) CSS3
13 47 (5.89%) jQuery
13 47 (5.89%) RESTful
14 45 (5.64%) WCF
15 39 (4.89%) Node.js
16 38 (4.76%) Hibernate
16 38 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (6.39%) Fintech
4 48 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (5.51%) Data Centre
6 31 (3.88%) User Experience
7 27 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.88%) Music Streaming
9 13 (1.63%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.88%) CMDB
12 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.88%) NHS
12 7 (0.88%) PMI
13 6 (0.75%) Social Media
14 5 (0.63%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.89%) Windows
2 35 (4.39%) Windows 10
3 34 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 25 (3.13%) Linux
5 12 (1.50%) Android
5 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.75%) Unix
7 4 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (30.45%) Scrum
2 179 (22.43%) TDD
3 121 (15.16%) Software Engineering
4 112 (14.04%) MVC
5 95 (11.90%) Test Automation
6 91 (11.40%) BDD
7 76 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 75 (9.40%) Project Management
8 75 (9.40%) Waterfall
9 69 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 67 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (7.77%) Analytics
12 56 (7.02%) Microservices
13 55 (6.89%) DevOps
14 53 (6.64%) OO
14 53 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
15 50 (6.27%) SDLC
16 47 (5.89%) User Stories
17 45 (5.64%) Coaching
18 41 (5.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 246 (30.83%) C#
2 222 (27.82%) JavaScript
3 193 (24.19%) Java
4 157 (19.67%) SQL
5 38 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 38 (4.76%) Python
6 34 (4.26%) VBScript
7 33 (4.14%) PHP
8 29 (3.63%) Scala
8 29 (3.63%) T-SQL
9 28 (3.51%) Java 8
10 23 (2.88%) Ruby
11 17 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.38%) C
12 11 (1.38%) VB
12 11 (1.38%) X++
13 6 (0.75%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.63%) C++
15 4 (0.50%) ABAP
15 4 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (13.78%) Degree
2 53 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (4.26%) MCP
5 34 (4.26%) MCSE
6 33 (4.14%) SC Cleared
7 23 (2.88%) ISEB
8 22 (2.76%) ISTQB
9 20 (2.51%) PhD
10 8 (1.00%) CIPD
10 8 (1.00%) IIBA
10 8 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.00%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.75%) PMP
13 4 (0.50%) APMP
13 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.02%) QA
2 22 (2.76%) GDPR
3 10 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.75%) PMO
6 6 (0.75%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 34 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.38%) Docker
3 5 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.25%) HDFS
4 2 (0.25%) Squid
5 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (4.26%) SCCM
2 12 (1.50%) WSUS
3 11 (1.38%) Ansible
4 9 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.00%) Terraform
6 6 (0.75%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.50%) Puppet
8 3 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.25%) Grafana
9 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.25%) Kibana
9 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.13%) collectd
10 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 158 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.14%) Oracle
2 41 (5.14%) ServiceNow
3 36 (4.51%) VMware
4 18 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (1.88%) SAP
6 13 (1.63%) MuleSoft
6 13 (1.63%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.13%) LexisNexis
7 9 (1.13%) Tableau
8 8 (1.00%) Adobe
8 8 (1.00%) Google
9 7 (0.88%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.75%) IBM
10 6 (0.75%) Zend
11 5 (0.63%) Capita
11 5 (0.63%) Citrix
12 4 (0.50%) Apple
12 4 (0.50%) Dell