Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 61 48
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 174 157 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.52% 4.16% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 4.54% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 125 140 169
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £72,750 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.30%

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 2,899 3,456 3,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.92% 91.60% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,122 2,483 2,709
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,006
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.64% -3.52%

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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 157 (90.23%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.91%) SDLC
3 51 (29.31%) Java
4 49 (28.16%) Software Engineering
5 43 (24.71%) C#
6 39 (22.41%) JavaScript
7 35 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (18.39%) TDD
8 32 (18.39%) .NET
9 30 (17.24%) Web Services
9 30 (17.24%) Test Automation
10 29 (16.67%) Kanban
10 29 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 28 (16.09%) Acceptance Criteria
12 26 (14.94%) BDD
12 26 (14.94%) CRM
13 24 (13.79%) Degree
14 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
15 22 (12.64%) JIRA
15 22 (12.64%) User Stories
16 21 (12.07%) QA
16 21 (12.07%) Project Management
16 21 (12.07%) Finance
17 20 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (10.92%) Spring
18 19 (10.92%) DevOps
19 17 (9.77%) Software Delivery
19 17 (9.77%) Sprint Planning
19 17 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (9.77%) Matrix Management

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 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.17%) CMS
4 7 (4.02%) Apache
4 7 (4.02%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.72%) Confluence
7 2 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.57%) Drupal
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (5.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.02%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.75%) GitHub
5 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.15%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.15%) Slack
5 2 (1.15%) Trello
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.57%) PaaS
6 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) Internet
1 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
2 1 (0.57%) WAN
2 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) Big Data
3 6 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.45%) BigQuery
3 6 (3.45%) Bigtable
3 6 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.87%) NewSQL
5 4 (2.30%) MySQL
5 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.15%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.64%) JIRA
2 17 (9.77%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.62%) Selenium
4 11 (6.32%) Maven
5 8 (4.60%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.60%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.45%) JMeter
7 6 (3.45%) JUnit
7 6 (3.45%) Mockito
7 6 (3.45%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.87%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.87%) DbUnit
8 5 (2.87%) jMock
8 5 (2.87%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.72%) Bower
9 3 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (12.07%) Finance
2 7 (4.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.45%) Law
3 6 (3.45%) Legal
4 5 (2.87%) Advertising
5 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (29.31%) Developer
2 35 (20.11%) Delivery Manager
3 30 (17.24%) Analyst
4 23 (13.22%) Business Analyst
5 19 (10.92%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 19 (10.92%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 17 (9.77%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Consultant
8 11 (6.32%) Scrum Master
9 10 (5.75%) Architect
9 10 (5.75%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
10 9 (5.17%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.02%) Project Manager
12 7 (4.02%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.02%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.39%) .NET
2 30 (17.24%) Web Services
3 19 (10.92%) Spring
4 16 (9.20%) HTML
5 14 (8.05%) CSS
6 13 (7.47%) SOAP
7 10 (5.75%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.60%) HTML5
8 8 (4.60%) REST
9 7 (4.02%) CSS3
9 7 (4.02%) Gherkin
9 7 (4.02%) J2EE
9 7 (4.02%) jQuery
9 7 (4.02%) Kafka
10 6 (3.45%) RESTful
11 5 (2.87%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.87%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.87%) Node.js
11 5 (2.87%) PowerMock
11 5 (2.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) NHS
2 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.75%) Robotics
4 9 (5.17%) User Experience
5 5 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.87%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.87%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.30%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.15%) CMDB
8 2 (1.15%) Life Science
9 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) PKI
9 1 (0.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.02%) Android
1 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (90.23%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.91%) SDLC
3 49 (28.16%) Software Engineering
4 32 (18.39%) TDD
5 30 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 29 (16.67%) Kanban
6 29 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 28 (16.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 26 (14.94%) BDD
8 26 (14.94%) CRM
9 22 (12.64%) User Stories
10 21 (12.07%) Project Management
11 19 (10.92%) DevOps
12 17 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.77%) Matrix Management
12 17 (9.77%) Software Delivery
12 17 (9.77%) Sprint Planning
13 15 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (8.05%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.31%) Java
2 43 (24.71%) C#
3 39 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.77%) SQL
5 13 (7.47%) Python
6 7 (4.02%) Go
6 7 (4.02%) PHP
7 6 (3.45%) Java 8
8 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.87%) Dart
8 5 (2.87%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.72%) Clojure
9 3 (1.72%) Elixir
9 3 (1.72%) Haskell
9 3 (1.72%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.72%) ML
9 3 (1.72%) Ruby
9 3 (1.72%) Scala
9 3 (1.72%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) Degree
2 14 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.75%) IIBA
3 10 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.60%) PMP
5 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.45%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.87%) APMG
7 5 (2.87%) APMP
7 5 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.87%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.72%) ISEB
9 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CISA
10 1 (0.57%) CISMP
10 1 (0.57%) CISSP
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) QA
2 12 (6.90%) GDPR
3 2 (1.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Postfix
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.02%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.45%) Puppet
3 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.90%) Google
2 12 (6.90%) ServiceNow
3 11 (6.32%) Blue Prism
3 11 (6.32%) UiPath
4 8 (4.60%) SAP
5 4 (2.30%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.30%) HP
6 2 (1.15%) Adobe
6 2 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco
7 1 (0.57%) Facebook
7 1 (0.57%) Informatica
7 1 (0.57%) Okta
7 1 (0.57%) Pega
7 1 (0.57%) Tableau
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter
7 1 (0.57%) VMware