Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 63 33
Rank change year-on-year +20 -30 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 190 171 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.21% 4.15% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 4.58% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 178 156 258
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,875 £28,125
90th Percentile £70,375 £59,375 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Scrum 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 3,286 3,735 3,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.13% 90.74% 87.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,392 2,807 2,975
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Birmingham

Scrum
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Scrum in Birmingham

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 152 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (33.68%) SQL
3 56 (29.47%) JavaScript
4 50 (26.32%) HTML
5 47 (24.74%) CSS
6 45 (23.68%) TDD
7 42 (22.11%) Test Automation
8 39 (20.53%) Java
9 37 (19.47%) C#
10 36 (18.95%) Git (software)
11 33 (17.37%) jQuery
11 33 (17.37%) Finance
12 32 (16.84%) .NET
13 29 (15.26%) BDD
14 28 (14.74%) SQL Server
14 28 (14.74%) Kanban
15 27 (14.21%) Degree
15 27 (14.21%) E-Commerce
16 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
16 26 (13.68%) AngularJS
17 25 (13.16%) Mentoring
17 25 (13.16%) Selenium
18 24 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (12.63%) QA
18 24 (12.63%) Node.js
19 23 (12.11%) HTML5
20 21 (11.05%) RESTful
20 21 (11.05%) Open Source
21 20 (10.53%) Spring
21 20 (10.53%) Web Development

Scrum
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 9 (4.74%) JBoss
2 8 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.11%) CMS
4 3 (1.58%) Apache
4 3 (1.58%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.05%) Confluence
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.58%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.53%) GIMP
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Postilion
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.68%) GitHub
4 5 (2.63%) Force.com
4 5 (2.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.05%) IaaS
5 2 (1.05%) PaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Serverless
6 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
1 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.47%) MySQL
2 18 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.05%) Big Data
9 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.05%) Riak
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) Bigtable
10 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.53%) Impala
10 1 (0.53%) OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 36 (18.95%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.16%) Selenium
3 20 (10.53%) JUnit
4 18 (9.47%) JIRA
5 17 (8.95%) Visual Studio
6 14 (7.37%) Maven
6 14 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (6.84%) Jenkins
7 13 (6.84%) WebDriver
8 11 (5.79%) PHPUnit
8 11 (5.79%) Subversion
9 10 (5.26%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.21%) Appium
10 8 (4.21%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.68%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.68%) NuGet
12 6 (3.16%) Calabash
12 6 (3.16%) Mocha
12 6 (3.16%) TestNG
13 3 (1.58%) Mockito
General
1 33 (17.37%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Retail
3 9 (4.74%) Automotive
4 8 (4.21%) Banking
4 8 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.68%) Marketing
6 4 (2.11%) Advertising
6 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Front Office
7 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (40.53%) Developer
2 41 (21.58%) Analyst
3 26 (13.68%) Software Analyst
4 24 (12.63%) Business Analyst
5 23 (12.11%) Tester
6 20 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 20 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 15 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 14 (7.37%) Consultant
9 13 (6.84%) PHP Developer
10 12 (6.32%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (6.32%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.79%) Architect
11 11 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (5.79%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 11 (5.79%) PHP Web Developer
12 10 (5.26%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.74%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.32%) HTML
2 47 (24.74%) CSS
3 33 (17.37%) jQuery
4 32 (16.84%) .NET
5 26 (13.68%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.63%) Node.js
7 23 (12.11%) HTML5
8 21 (11.05%) RESTful
9 20 (10.53%) Spring
10 19 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (8.42%) XML
12 15 (7.89%) Hibernate
13 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET
14 11 (5.79%) CSS3
14 11 (5.79%) Laravel
14 11 (5.79%) Silex
14 11 (5.79%) Symfony
15 9 (4.74%) Java EE
16 7 (3.68%) React
17 6 (3.16%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.84%) User Experience
4 12 (6.32%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.58%) Fintech
5 3 (1.58%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.05%) Life Science
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Blog
7 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.42%) Windows
2 11 (5.79%) Android
2 11 (5.79%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.63%) Linux
4 3 (1.58%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (1.58%) SafeRTOS
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.68%) TDD
3 42 (22.11%) Test Automation
4 29 (15.26%) BDD
5 28 (14.74%) Kanban
6 27 (14.21%) E-Commerce
7 25 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 24 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.05%) Open Source
10 20 (10.53%) Web Development
11 19 (10.00%) Project Management
11 19 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 19 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 18 (9.47%) MVC
13 15 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 15 (7.89%) Presales
14 13 (6.84%) PRINCE2
14 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.32%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.68%) SQL
2 56 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 39 (20.53%) Java
4 37 (19.47%) C#
5 18 (9.47%) PHP
6 17 (8.95%) C
7 6 (3.16%) XPath
8 5 (2.63%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.58%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.58%) Ruby
9 3 (1.58%) Scala
10 2 (1.05%) C++
10 2 (1.05%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.05%) Groovy
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.53%) Python
11 1 (0.53%) R
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) Degree
2 10 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.68%) ISEB
5 5 (2.63%) PMP
5 5 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.58%) APMP
6 3 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.63%) QA
2 7 (3.68%) GDPR
3 6 (3.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.58%) MISRA
4 3 (1.58%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.05%) IEC 62304
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 13485
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.53%) P3O
6 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.84%) Oracle
3 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.05%) Google
4 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.53%) NEC
5 1 (0.53%) Tableau
5 1 (0.53%) Vertica