Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 741 735 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.26% 15.44% 18.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.35% 17.33% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 669 669 729
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,700 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% +6.25%

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 3471 4242 3434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.20% 89.12% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2718 3094 2878
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 245 (33.06%) JavaScript
2 221 (29.82%) Scrum
3 213 (28.74%) C#
4 209 (28.21%) .NET
5 201 (27.13%) Java
6 197 (26.59%) HTML
7 177 (23.89%) SQL
8 175 (23.62%) CSS
9 167 (22.54%) SQL Server
10 163 (22.00%) TDD
11 147 (19.84%) Finance
12 143 (19.30%) MVC
13 142 (19.16%) Test Automation
14 130 (17.54%) BDD
15 115 (15.52%) Microsoft
16 112 (15.11%) Git (software)
17 111 (14.98%) ASP.NET
18 98 (13.23%) Project Management
19 97 (13.09%) QA
20 94 (12.69%) Degree
21 91 (12.28%) Spring
22 87 (11.74%) jQuery
23 86 (11.61%) Node.js
23 86 (11.61%) AngularJS
24 84 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
24 84 (11.34%) Waterfall
25 82 (11.07%) RESTful
26 80 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
27 74 (9.99%) Selenium
28 73 (9.85%) PRINCE2

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 (3.64%) CMS
2 16 (2.16%) Drupal
3 15 (2.02%) JBoss
4 14 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.48%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.21%) IIS
8 6 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.54%) Apache
9 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.40%) Mule
10 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.40%) SAS
10 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.27%) Confluence
11 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.27%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.27%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.32%) SaaS
4 22 (2.97%) GitHub
5 16 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.21%) Datadog
7 8 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.54%) Force.com
10 4 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.54%) Office 365
11 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.27%) IaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Serverless
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.13%) G Suite
12 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.43%) HTTP
2 13 (1.75%) Extranet
3 7 (0.94%) Internet
4 4 (0.54%) Broadband
4 4 (0.54%) SMS
5 2 (0.27%) Skype
5 2 (0.27%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.56%) NoSQL
3 52 (7.02%) MySQL
4 31 (4.18%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.83%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.35%) Big Data
11 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.81%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.81%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.67%) Power BI
14 5 (0.67%) Redis
15 4 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 112 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 74 (9.99%) Selenium
3 63 (8.50%) JIRA
4 54 (7.29%) JUnit
5 51 (6.88%) Jenkins
6 41 (5.53%) Maven
7 36 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (4.72%) Cucumber
9 32 (4.32%) WebDriver
10 27 (3.64%) JMeter
11 21 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 21 (2.83%) WATIR
12 20 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (2.70%) SoapUI
13 17 (2.29%) Mocha
13 17 (2.29%) Subversion
13 17 (2.29%) TestNG
14 16 (2.16%) TeamCity
15 15 (2.02%) JBehave
16 13 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 147 (19.84%) Finance
2 63 (8.50%) Marketing
3 55 (7.42%) Retail
4 32 (4.32%) Automotive
5 26 (3.51%) Advertising
6 25 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.97%) Banking
8 14 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.89%) Legal
9 8 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.67%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (45.75%) Developer
2 112 (15.11%) Java Developer
3 107 (14.44%) Analyst
4 88 (11.88%) .NET Developer
5 71 (9.58%) C# Developer
5 71 (9.58%) Project Manager
6 64 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 48 (6.48%) Business Analyst
7 48 (6.48%) Software Developer
8 47 (6.34%) Test Analyst
9 44 (5.94%) Tester
10 34 (4.59%) Architect
10 34 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 31 (4.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 30 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (4.05%) Lead Developer
13 28 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
13 28 (3.78%) Graduate
13 28 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 27 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (28.21%) .NET
2 197 (26.59%) HTML
3 175 (23.62%) CSS
4 111 (14.98%) ASP.NET
5 91 (12.28%) Spring
6 87 (11.74%) jQuery
7 86 (11.61%) AngularJS
7 86 (11.61%) Node.js
8 82 (11.07%) RESTful
9 72 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (9.31%) Hibernate
11 67 (9.04%) XML
12 60 (8.10%) Web Services
13 53 (7.15%) HTML5
14 50 (6.75%) REST
15 42 (5.67%) SOAP
16 38 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 35 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (4.72%) J2EE
18 29 (3.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 47 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (4.72%) User Experience
5 27 (3.64%) Fintech
6 20 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.08%) NHS
10 7 (0.94%) BBC
11 6 (0.81%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.81%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.81%) Social Media
12 4 (0.54%) Animation
12 4 (0.54%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.54%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.40%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.40%) EPoS
13 3 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.88%) Linux
2 26 (3.51%) Windows
3 24 (3.24%) Android
4 23 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.62%) Unix
6 5 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (29.82%) Scrum
2 163 (22.00%) TDD
3 143 (19.30%) MVC
4 142 (19.16%) Test Automation
5 130 (17.54%) BDD
6 98 (13.23%) Project Management
7 84 (11.34%) Waterfall
8 80 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (9.85%) E-Commerce
9 73 (9.85%) PRINCE2
10 72 (9.72%) Mentoring
11 63 (8.50%) Software Engineering
12 62 (8.37%) Open Source
13 59 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (7.69%) SDLC
15 55 (7.42%) OO
15 55 (7.42%) Test Scripting
16 49 (6.61%) Business Analysis
17 43 (5.80%) Microservices
18 40 (5.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 245 (33.06%) JavaScript
2 213 (28.74%) C#
3 201 (27.13%) Java
4 177 (23.89%) SQL
5 68 (9.18%) PHP
6 62 (8.37%) Python
7 37 (4.99%) Ruby
8 30 (4.05%) XPath
9 25 (3.37%) C
9 25 (3.37%) VB.NET
10 23 (3.10%) C++
11 21 (2.83%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.48%) Perl
14 7 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.94%) Scala
15 6 (0.81%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.81%) VBScript
15 6 (0.81%) XQuery
16 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (12.69%) Degree
2 44 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.72%) ISEB
4 26 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 23 (3.10%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.08%) GNVQ
9 8 (1.08%) HND
9 8 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.94%) PMP
11 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.27%) APMP
14 2 (0.27%) IIBA
14 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (13.09%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) P3O
3 3 (0.40%) PMO
3 3 (0.40%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.27%) MISRA
4 2 (0.27%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 30 (4.05%) Docker
2 9 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.02%) Puppet
2 14 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.08%) Ansible
4 7 (0.94%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.94%) Pingdom
5 6 (0.81%) Salt
5 6 (0.81%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.54%) Terraform
7 3 (0.40%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.27%) Packer
9 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.02%) Oracle
3 10 (1.35%) Sitecore
4 9 (1.21%) Splunk
4 9 (1.21%) VMware
5 8 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.94%) Adobe
6 7 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (0.94%) Rackspace
6 7 (0.94%) SAP
7 6 (0.81%) BMC
7 6 (0.81%) Citrix
7 6 (0.81%) Google
7 6 (0.81%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.67%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.54%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.54%) Talend
10 3 (0.40%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.40%) Tableau