Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 184 216 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.89% 5.74% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 6.30% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 160 187 262
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -29.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -3.23%

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 3,422 3,430 4,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.91% 91.17% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,419 2,715 3,099
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,200 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 173 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (35.33%) TDD
3 56 (30.43%) Java
4 50 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 50 (27.17%) SQL
5 43 (23.37%) C#
6 40 (21.74%) .NET
7 37 (20.11%) SQL Server
7 37 (20.11%) CSS
8 35 (19.02%) HTML
8 35 (19.02%) BDD
9 34 (18.48%) Finance
10 33 (17.93%) QA
10 33 (17.93%) Git (software)
11 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
12 28 (15.22%) Test Automation
13 26 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio
14 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (13.59%) Mentoring
15 24 (13.04%) Maven
16 23 (12.50%) Spring
16 23 (12.50%) Kanban
17 22 (11.96%) Software Engineering
17 22 (11.96%) Hibernate
18 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET
19 20 (10.87%) jQuery
19 20 (10.87%) AngularJS
20 19 (10.33%) Waterfall
20 19 (10.33%) Microservices

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 (7.07%) JBoss
2 11 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.72%) Confluence
3 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.17%) Apache
4 4 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.17%) CMS
5 3 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.63%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.63%) Moqups
4 1 (0.54%) GIMP
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Postilion
2 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.54%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.54%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.54%) Lawson
3 1 (0.54%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.89%) SaaS
4 6 (3.26%) PaaS
5 4 (2.17%) Force.com
6 3 (1.63%) IaaS
7 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.09%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.09%) GitHub
7 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 16 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.89%) MySQL
6 6 (3.26%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.09%) Big Data
9 2 (1.09%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.09%) Flink
9 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.09%) HBase
9 2 (1.09%) Impala
9 2 (1.09%) Infinispan
9 2 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (17.93%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio
3 24 (13.04%) Maven
4 18 (9.78%) JIRA
5 16 (8.70%) Selenium
5 16 (8.70%) Subversion
6 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
6 15 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (7.61%) WebDriver
8 12 (6.52%) JUnit
9 10 (5.43%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.89%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.80%) TestNG
12 6 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.72%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (2.17%) Ant
14 4 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.17%) PHPUnit
15 3 (1.63%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (18.48%) Finance
2 19 (10.33%) Retail
3 13 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.52%) Automotive
5 7 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.26%) Front Office
7 5 (2.72%) Marketing
8 4 (2.17%) Banking
9 3 (1.63%) Advertising
9 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (41.85%) Developer
2 42 (22.83%) Analyst
3 37 (20.11%) Business Analyst
4 33 (17.93%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.41%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.61%) Tester
7 13 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.98%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (5.98%) Automation Tester
8 11 (5.98%) Consultant
8 11 (5.98%) Implementation Consultant
9 10 (5.43%) Architect
10 9 (4.89%) Senior Automation Tester
10 9 (4.89%) Senior Tester
10 9 (4.89%) Software Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 8 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (4.35%) Implementation Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.74%) .NET
2 37 (20.11%) CSS
3 35 (19.02%) HTML
4 23 (12.50%) Spring
5 22 (11.96%) Hibernate
6 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET
7 20 (10.87%) AngularJS
7 20 (10.87%) jQuery
8 18 (9.78%) HTML5
9 17 (9.24%) RESTful
10 14 (7.61%) CSS3
11 11 (5.98%) Java EE
11 11 (5.98%) Web Services
12 10 (5.43%) REST
13 9 (4.89%) React
14 7 (3.80%) .NET Core
14 7 (3.80%) J2EE
14 7 (3.80%) JMS
14 7 (3.80%) Node.js
14 7 (3.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.07%) Fintech
1 13 (7.07%) User Experience
2 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.63%) CMDB
6 3 (1.63%) Tandem
7 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.26%) Android
1 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
1 6 (3.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.63%) Linux
3 2 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (35.33%) TDD
3 35 (19.02%) BDD
4 28 (15.22%) Test Automation
5 26 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (13.59%) Mentoring
7 23 (12.50%) Kanban
8 22 (11.96%) Software Engineering
9 19 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (10.33%) Microservices
9 19 (10.33%) Waterfall
10 18 (9.78%) Acceptance Criteria
10 18 (9.78%) Coaching
10 18 (9.78%) MVC
10 18 (9.78%) User Stories
11 16 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.15%) DevOps
12 15 (8.15%) Open Source
13 14 (7.61%) Integration Testing
13 14 (7.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.43%) Java
2 50 (27.17%) JavaScript
2 50 (27.17%) SQL
3 43 (23.37%) C#
4 13 (7.07%) Java 8
5 8 (4.35%) PHP
5 8 (4.35%) Ruby
6 7 (3.80%) Python
7 6 (3.26%) Scala
8 5 (2.72%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.72%) Groovy
9 3 (1.63%) C
9 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.63%) XPath
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) R
10 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.98%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.80%) ISEB
5 5 (2.72%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.17%) IIBA
6 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.93%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.63%) GDPR
4 2 (1.09%) PMO
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.54%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) Ansible
2 4 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.17%) Terraform
3 2 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.61%) Oracle
3 10 (5.43%) ServiceNow
4 6 (3.26%) Adobe
5 5 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.63%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.63%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.09%) IFS
7 2 (1.09%) Tableau
7 2 (1.09%) Vertica
8 1 (0.54%) Baan
8 1 (0.54%) Google
8 1 (0.54%) Infor
8 1 (0.54%) Zend