Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 30 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -20
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 282 285 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.68% 7.48% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 8.11% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 236 267 220
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +5.81% -18.10%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £64,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,321 3,515 4,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.44% 92.26% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,377 2,776 3,172
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,625 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,898 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.25% - -

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 266 (94.33%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (33.69%) C#
2 95 (33.69%) TDD
3 90 (31.91%) Java
4 84 (29.79%) .NET
5 76 (26.95%) JavaScript
6 64 (22.70%) Test Automation
7 59 (20.92%) SQL
8 56 (19.86%) BDD
9 50 (17.73%) Web Services
9 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
10 49 (17.38%) SQL Server
11 48 (17.02%) HTML
12 44 (15.60%) QA
13 43 (15.25%) CSS
14 39 (13.83%) ITIL
15 38 (13.48%) Visual Studio
15 38 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
15 38 (13.48%) ServiceNow
16 37 (13.12%) Selenium
17 36 (12.77%) ASP.NET
17 36 (12.77%) jQuery
18 35 (12.41%) Finance
18 35 (12.41%) Spring
19 34 (12.06%) JIRA
19 34 (12.06%) Software Engineering
19 34 (12.06%) ITSM
19 34 (12.06%) Kanban
20 33 (11.70%) User Stories
21 32 (11.35%) Mentoring

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 14 (4.96%) Confluence
2 12 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (2.84%) CMS
4 8 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.06%) JBoss
6 2 (0.71%) Drupal
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (4.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.06%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.06%) Moqups
3 3 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.32%) GitHub
4 8 (2.84%) SaaS
5 6 (2.13%) PaaS
6 4 (1.42%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.42%) Slack
6 4 (1.42%) Trello
7 2 (0.71%) Fastly
7 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.71%) IaaS
7 2 (0.71%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) Boomi
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.42%) DNS
1 4 (1.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.96%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.84%) MySQL
6 6 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.42%) Big Data
7 4 (1.42%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.42%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.71%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.71%) Redis
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 37 (13.12%) Selenium
3 34 (12.06%) JIRA
4 28 (9.93%) WebDriver
5 27 (9.57%) Jenkins
6 23 (8.16%) Git (software)
7 22 (7.80%) SpecFlow
8 21 (7.45%) Maven
9 20 (7.09%) Cucumber
9 20 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.84%) Subversion
11 6 (2.13%) Ant
11 6 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (2.13%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.77%) JUnit
12 5 (1.77%) TestNG
13 4 (1.42%) Appium
13 4 (1.42%) Robotium
13 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (12.41%) Finance
2 24 (8.51%) Retail
3 15 (5.32%) Automotive
4 12 (4.26%) Marketing
5 4 (1.42%) Games
5 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.06%) Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (40.07%) Developer
2 70 (24.82%) Analyst
3 38 (13.48%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 29 (10.28%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.09%) Support Analyst
7 19 (6.74%) Test Analyst
8 15 (5.32%) Architect
8 15 (5.32%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.96%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (4.96%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.96%) Tester
10 11 (3.90%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.55%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.55%) Automation Tester
12 9 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (2.84%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (29.79%) .NET
2 50 (17.73%) Web Services
3 48 (17.02%) HTML
4 43 (15.25%) CSS
5 36 (12.77%) ASP.NET
5 36 (12.77%) jQuery
6 35 (12.41%) Spring
7 29 (10.28%) AngularJS
8 27 (9.57%) Hibernate
9 22 (7.80%) J2EE
10 17 (6.03%) CSS3
11 16 (5.67%) HTML5
11 16 (5.67%) React
12 13 (4.61%) .NET Framework
13 12 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (4.26%) XML
14 11 (3.90%) REST
15 9 (3.19%) .NET Core
15 9 (3.19%) RESTful
15 9 (3.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.09%) CMDB
2 19 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.67%) Fintech
4 14 (4.96%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.96%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.26%) User Experience
6 11 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.42%) NHS
8 4 (1.42%) PKI
8 4 (1.42%) Tandem
9 2 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) iPhone
9 2 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.32%) Windows
2 5 (1.77%) Android
2 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.06%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) CentOS
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (94.33%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (33.69%) TDD
3 64 (22.70%) Test Automation
4 56 (19.86%) BDD
5 39 (13.83%) ITIL
6 34 (12.06%) ITSM
6 34 (12.06%) Kanban
6 34 (12.06%) Software Engineering
7 33 (11.70%) User Stories
8 32 (11.35%) Mentoring
9 30 (10.64%) Acceptance Criteria
10 29 (10.28%) Coaching
10 29 (10.28%) DevOps
10 29 (10.28%) Front End Development
11 28 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (8.87%) Waterfall
13 24 (8.51%) Project Management
14 23 (8.16%) MVC
15 22 (7.80%) SDET
16 21 (7.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (33.69%) C#
2 90 (31.91%) Java
3 76 (26.95%) JavaScript
4 59 (20.92%) SQL
5 28 (9.93%) Python
6 18 (6.38%) Ruby
7 17 (6.03%) Java 8
8 11 (3.90%) PHP
9 8 (2.84%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.06%) Go
11 3 (1.06%) Groovy
11 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.06%) Scala
12 2 (0.71%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.71%) C
12 2 (0.71%) C++
12 2 (0.71%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.03%) Degree
3 12 (4.26%) IIBA
3 12 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.90%) ISEB
5 10 (3.55%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.84%) MCPD
7 7 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.42%) CISA
9 4 (1.42%) CISMP
9 4 (1.42%) CISSP
9 4 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.60%) QA
2 22 (7.80%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) P3O
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.84%) Ansible
1 8 (2.84%) Terraform
2 7 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) Grafana
4 2 (0.71%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.48%) ServiceNow
3 15 (5.32%) Atlassian
4 12 (4.26%) Adobe
5 7 (2.48%) UiPath
6 6 (2.13%) Oracle
7 5 (1.77%) Google
8 3 (1.06%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.71%) Apple
9 2 (0.71%) Informatica
9 2 (0.71%) Okta
9 2 (0.71%) Tableau
10 1 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.35%) Dell
10 1 (0.35%) IBM
10 1 (0.35%) IFS
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) Splunk
10 1 (0.35%) Zend