Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 34 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 +33 -30
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 245 247 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.99% 6.48% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.68% 7.06% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 201 233 170
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £28,475
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 3,189 3,499 4,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.01% 91.86% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 2,716 3,119
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 226 (92.24%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.65%) C#
3 76 (31.02%) .NET
4 74 (30.20%) Java
5 72 (29.39%) TDD
6 69 (28.16%) JavaScript
7 56 (22.86%) Web Services
8 47 (19.18%) Test Automation
9 45 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 44 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 43 (17.55%) BDD
12 38 (15.51%) SQL
12 38 (15.51%) Software Engineering
13 36 (14.69%) QA
13 36 (14.69%) HTML
14 35 (14.29%) Selenium
15 34 (13.88%) Mentoring
16 32 (13.06%) SQL Server
17 31 (12.65%) JIRA
18 30 (12.24%) CSS
18 30 (12.24%) ITSM
18 30 (12.24%) Finance
19 29 (11.84%) ITIL
19 29 (11.84%) jQuery
19 29 (11.84%) SDLC
20 28 (11.43%) Kanban
21 27 (11.02%) Spring
21 27 (11.02%) ServiceNow
22 26 (10.61%) DevOps
22 26 (10.61%) Visual Studio

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 13 (5.31%) CMS
2 10 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.67%) Confluence
4 7 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.45%) Apache
5 6 (2.45%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.22%) Drupal
6 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (3.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.90%) GitHub
4 7 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.45%) Slack
5 6 (2.45%) Trello
6 3 (1.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.82%) IaaS
7 2 (0.82%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.41%) Boomi
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.41%) Fastly
8 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Serverless
8 1 (0.41%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.31%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.49%) Big Data
4 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.04%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.22%) MySQL
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.22%) Power BI
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (14.29%) Selenium
2 31 (12.65%) JIRA
3 26 (10.61%) Visual Studio
4 20 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 20 (8.16%) WebDriver
5 19 (7.76%) Git (software)
6 17 (6.94%) SpecFlow
7 16 (6.53%) Cucumber
8 14 (5.71%) Maven
9 13 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.86%) JMeter
10 7 (2.86%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.04%) JUnit
11 5 (2.04%) Mockito
11 5 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.04%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.63%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.22%) VersionOne
General
1 30 (12.24%) Finance
2 20 (8.16%) Retail
3 10 (4.08%) Marketing
4 9 (3.67%) Automotive
5 7 (2.86%) Legal
6 6 (2.45%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (35.51%) Developer
2 51 (20.82%) Analyst
3 24 (9.80%) .NET Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Delivery Manager
4 23 (9.39%) Java Developer
5 20 (8.16%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 19 (7.76%) Business Analyst
6 19 (7.76%) Support Analyst
7 18 (7.35%) Architect
8 13 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (4.90%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.90%) Test Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.67%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.67%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.27%) Graduate
12 8 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.27%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (31.02%) .NET
2 56 (22.86%) Web Services
3 36 (14.69%) HTML
4 30 (12.24%) CSS
5 29 (11.84%) jQuery
6 27 (11.02%) Spring
7 23 (9.39%) ASP.NET
8 18 (7.35%) J2EE
9 15 (6.12%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.71%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.90%) XML
12 11 (4.49%) Node.js
13 10 (4.08%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.08%) React
13 10 (4.08%) REST
13 10 (4.08%) WCF
14 9 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (3.67%) SOAP
14 9 (3.67%) Spring MVC
14 9 (3.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.76%) CMDB
2 17 (6.94%) NHS
3 13 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.90%) Fintech
5 10 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.08%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.08%) User Experience
6 7 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.04%) PKI
8 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) iPad
9 2 (0.82%) iPhone
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.82%) Tandem
10 1 (0.41%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.49%) Windows
2 2 (0.82%) Android
2 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.41%) CentOS
3 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (92.24%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.39%) TDD
3 47 (19.18%) Test Automation
4 43 (17.55%) BDD
5 38 (15.51%) Software Engineering
6 34 (13.88%) Mentoring
7 30 (12.24%) ITSM
8 29 (11.84%) ITIL
8 29 (11.84%) SDLC
9 28 (11.43%) Kanban
10 26 (10.61%) DevOps
11 25 (10.20%) User Stories
12 23 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (9.39%) Project Management
13 21 (8.57%) Front End Development
14 20 (8.16%) Change Management
14 20 (8.16%) Data Protection
14 20 (8.16%) Waterfall
15 19 (7.76%) Operations Management
15 19 (7.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.65%) C#
2 74 (30.20%) Java
3 69 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.51%) SQL
5 22 (8.98%) Python
6 12 (4.90%) Ruby
7 8 (3.27%) PHP
8 6 (2.45%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.04%) Java 8
10 4 (1.63%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.82%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.82%) Go
12 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 24 (9.80%) Degree
2 17 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.27%) MCPD
4 7 (2.86%) IIBA
4 7 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.04%) CISA
5 5 (2.04%) CISMP
5 5 (2.04%) CISSP
5 5 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.63%) ISEB
7 2 (0.82%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.69%) QA
2 21 (8.57%) GDPR
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.82%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.82%) Grafana
2 2 (0.82%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.02%) ServiceNow
3 11 (4.49%) Atlassian
4 10 (4.08%) Google
5 8 (3.27%) UiPath
6 7 (2.86%) Adobe
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle
8 4 (1.63%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.63%) SAP
9 3 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.22%) Informatica
9 3 (1.22%) Okta
9 3 (1.22%) Tableau
10 2 (0.82%) Apple
11 1 (0.41%) Dell
11 1 (0.41%) IBM
11 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.41%) SaltStack