Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 892 404 626
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.69% 32.71% 21.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.66% 34.32% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 737 353 525
10th Percentile £38,550 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.50% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,500 £78,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +2.22%

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 2,650 1,177 2,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 94.14% 95.30% 92.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,162 1,040 2,190
10th Percentile £31,764 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +4.65%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 293 (32.85%) Azure
2 250 (28.03%) DevOps
3 238 (26.68%) JavaScript
4 192 (21.52%) .NET
5 186 (20.85%) SQL
6 183 (20.52%) C#
7 177 (19.84%) Scrum
8 166 (18.61%) Social Skills
9 161 (18.05%) AWS
10 153 (17.15%) Finance
11 147 (16.48%) Microsoft
12 144 (16.14%) Mentoring
13 134 (15.02%) Microservices
14 132 (14.80%) CSS
15 131 (14.69%) HTML
15 131 (14.69%) React
16 126 (14.13%) Python
17 118 (13.23%) TDD
18 117 (13.12%) Java
19 115 (12.89%) Greenfield Project
20 110 (12.33%) Docker
21 102 (11.43%) Git (software)
22 98 (10.99%) Software Engineering
23 95 (10.65%) Security Cleared
24 93 (10.43%) .NET Core
25 91 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
25 91 (10.20%) Kubernetes
26 88 (9.87%) SC Cleared
26 88 (9.87%) SaaS
27 84 (9.42%) Project Management

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 17 (1.91%) CMS
1 17 (1.91%) Confluence
2 15 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.12%) IIS
5 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.34%) Apache
7 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.22%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.22%) WordPress
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) Mendix
9 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.45%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.45%) Figma
4 3 (0.34%) Sketch
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.45%) Shopify
4 2 (0.22%) Maximo
4 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) iTrent
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 293 (32.85%) Azure
2 161 (18.05%) AWS
3 88 (9.87%) SaaS
4 46 (5.16%) GCP
5 36 (4.04%) GitHub
6 35 (3.92%) PaaS
7 33 (3.70%) Power Platform
8 29 (3.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 26 (2.91%) IaaS
10 25 (2.80%) Serverless
11 21 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (2.24%) Microsoft 365
13 18 (2.02%) OpenShift
14 17 (1.91%) Azure Key Vault
15 15 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (1.57%) npm
17 12 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
18 10 (1.12%) Azure Stack
18 10 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
19 8 (0.90%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.90%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.78%) AMQP
2 7 (0.78%) DHCP
2 7 (0.78%) DNS
2 7 (0.78%) LAN
2 7 (0.78%) VLAN
2 7 (0.78%) WAN
3 5 (0.56%) Broadband
4 4 (0.45%) ASN.1
4 4 (0.45%) MQTT
4 4 (0.45%) Skype
5 2 (0.22%) Firewall
5 2 (0.22%) HTTP
5 2 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) Internet
6 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.11%) SMTP
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 25 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 24 (2.69%) Power BI
5 18 (2.02%) MySQL
6 15 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.35%) Big Data
9 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.90%) Redis
11 7 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.67%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.67%) HBase
13 5 (0.56%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 102 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 55 (6.17%) JIRA
4 34 (3.81%) GitLab
5 28 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (2.02%) Selenium
8 15 (1.68%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.57%) Hudson
9 14 (1.57%) webpack
10 13 (1.46%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.23%) git-flow
11 11 (1.23%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (1.01%) Cypress.io
13 9 (1.01%) gulp
13 9 (1.01%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.90%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.78%) Maven
16 6 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 166 (18.61%) Social Skills
2 153 (17.15%) Finance
3 43 (4.82%) Public Sector
4 34 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.03%) Law
6 24 (2.69%) Retail
7 23 (2.58%) Influencing Skills
8 18 (2.02%) Local Government
9 17 (1.91%) Marketing
10 16 (1.79%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.57%) Games
12 13 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 12 (1.35%) Electronics
13 12 (1.35%) Legal
13 12 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
14 9 (1.01%) Banking
15 8 (0.90%) Advertising
15 8 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
15 8 (0.90%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.78%) Police
Job Titles
1 292 (32.74%) Developer
2 97 (10.87%) Senior Developer
3 87 (9.75%) Analyst
4 71 (7.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 68 (7.62%) Business Analyst
6 48 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 47 (5.27%) .NET Developer
8 46 (5.16%) Architect
8 46 (5.16%) Software Engineer
9 44 (4.93%) React Developer
10 37 (4.15%) Project Manager
11 35 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
12 33 (3.70%) Software Developer
13 30 (3.36%) C# Developer
13 30 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 30 (3.36%) ServiceNow Developer
14 25 (2.80%) Salesforce Developer
15 24 (2.69%) Data Engineer
15 24 (2.69%) Java Developer
15 24 (2.69%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (21.52%) .NET
2 132 (14.80%) CSS
3 131 (14.69%) HTML
3 131 (14.69%) React
4 93 (10.43%) .NET Core
5 81 (9.08%) AngularJS
6 73 (8.18%) REST
7 50 (5.61%) RESTful
8 47 (5.27%) .NET Framework
8 47 (5.27%) jQuery
9 41 (4.60%) HTML5
9 41 (4.60%) Node.js
10 40 (4.48%) ASP.NET
11 39 (4.37%) Spring
12 34 (3.81%) CSS3
12 34 (3.81%) Kafka
13 32 (3.59%) Redux
14 29 (3.25%) JSON
15 28 (3.14%) Vue.js
16 27 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 115 (12.89%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (5.94%) User Experience
4 18 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 15 (1.68%) Cloud Native
7 14 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.01%) Private Cloud
10 7 (0.78%) Clustering
10 7 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (0.78%) PMI
11 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.67%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (0.56%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.38%) Linux
2 44 (4.93%) Windows
3 22 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.02%) Android
5 17 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.12%) Unix
7 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (28.03%) DevOps
2 177 (19.84%) Scrum
3 144 (16.14%) Mentoring
4 134 (15.02%) Microservices
5 118 (13.23%) TDD
6 98 (10.99%) Software Engineering
7 91 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (9.42%) Project Management
9 82 (9.19%) SDLC
10 78 (8.74%) Full Stack Development
11 74 (8.30%) Test Automation
12 72 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 72 (8.07%) MVC
12 72 (8.07%) Project Delivery
13 68 (7.62%) BDD
14 62 (6.95%) Waterfall
15 59 (6.61%) Front End Development
16 56 (6.28%) Infrastructure as Code
17 55 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (5.94%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 238 (26.68%) JavaScript
2 186 (20.85%) SQL
3 183 (20.52%) C#
4 126 (14.13%) Python
5 117 (13.12%) Java
6 66 (7.40%) TypeScript
7 41 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 37 (4.15%) PHP
9 35 (3.92%) ES6
10 31 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 28 (3.14%) Go
12 26 (2.91%) Apex Code
13 20 (2.24%) ES7
14 19 (2.13%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.02%) Perl
16 11 (1.23%) C
17 10 (1.12%) ES8
18 9 (1.01%) C++
19 7 (0.78%) Ruby
20 6 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 88 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 51 (5.72%) Degree
4 16 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.12%) CCAB
6 7 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.67%) CIMA
8 4 (0.45%) AAT
8 4 (0.45%) CREST Certified
8 4 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) CISSP
9 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) ACCA
10 1 (0.11%) CISA
10 1 (0.11%) CISM
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.29%) QA
2 36 (4.04%) PMO
3 9 (1.01%) Accessibility
4 8 (0.90%) SLA
5 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.45%) GDPR
5 4 (0.45%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) DICOM
8 1 (0.11%) GRC
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.11%) NCSC
8 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 110 (12.33%) Docker
2 16 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 91 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 77 (8.63%) Terraform
3 43 (4.82%) Ansible
4 26 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.80%) Puppet
6 13 (1.46%) Consul
6 13 (1.46%) Packer
7 11 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (1.23%) Grafana
7 11 (1.23%) Nagios
8 10 (1.12%) Rancher
9 8 (0.90%) Graphite
9 8 (0.90%) Opsview
9 8 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 7 (0.78%) CFEngine
10 7 (0.78%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.78%) WSUS
11 6 (0.67%) MIIS
11 6 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 147 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.16%) ServiceNow
3 37 (4.15%) Oracle
4 32 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.24%) Google
6 13 (1.46%) SAP
7 12 (1.35%) Databricks
8 8 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.90%) VMware
9 7 (0.78%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.78%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.78%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.56%) Sparx
10 5 (0.56%) Splunk
11 4 (0.45%) Adobe
11 4 (0.45%) ArcSight
11 4 (0.45%) LogRhythm
11 4 (0.45%) NEC
11 4 (0.45%) Sybase
12 3 (0.34%) SnapLogic