Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 62 33
Rank change year-on-year +36 -29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 276 198 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.17% 4.16% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 4.67% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 261 198 239
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,675 £31,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 3471 4242 3434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.20% 89.12% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2718 3094 2878
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 221 (80.07%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (34.78%) HTML
3 95 (34.42%) JavaScript
4 94 (34.06%) CSS
5 93 (33.70%) SQL
6 80 (28.99%) Test Automation
7 69 (25.00%) Java
7 69 (25.00%) TDD
8 67 (24.28%) C#
9 60 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 53 (19.20%) .NET
11 52 (18.84%) BDD
12 48 (17.39%) E-Commerce
12 48 (17.39%) Selenium
13 47 (17.03%) jQuery
14 46 (16.67%) XML
14 46 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (15.94%) QA
16 43 (15.58%) Git (software)
17 41 (14.86%) MVC
18 40 (14.49%) Finance
18 40 (14.49%) Test Scripting
18 40 (14.49%) Kanban
19 38 (13.77%) AngularJS
19 38 (13.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 38 (13.77%) Software Testing
19 38 (13.77%) Spring
20 37 (13.41%) Degree
20 37 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
20 37 (13.41%) Node.js

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 7 (2.54%) JBoss
2 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (1.09%) CMS
3 3 (1.09%) Drupal
3 3 (1.09%) IIS
3 3 (1.09%) Mule
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.45%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.09%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.54%) GitHub
3 7 (2.54%) SaaS
4 4 (1.45%) Force.com
5 2 (0.72%) Serverless
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) npm
6 1 (0.36%) Office 365
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) LDAP
2 4 (1.45%) Broadband
2 4 (1.45%) HTTP
3 3 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.23%) MySQL
3 19 (6.88%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.72%) Big Data
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.36%) Power BI
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (17.39%) Selenium
2 43 (15.58%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.23%) JUnit
4 29 (10.51%) WebDriver
5 19 (6.88%) Maven
6 18 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (6.16%) Cucumber
8 16 (5.80%) Jenkins
8 16 (5.80%) Visual Studio
9 15 (5.43%) TestNG
10 14 (5.07%) JIRA
10 14 (5.07%) Mocha
11 11 (3.99%) Appium
11 11 (3.99%) PHPUnit
12 9 (3.26%) Calabash
12 9 (3.26%) Subversion
12 9 (3.26%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.90%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.54%) NuGet
15 5 (1.81%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (14.49%) Finance
2 20 (7.25%) Retail
3 18 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.35%) Automotive
5 9 (3.26%) Banking
5 9 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.26%) Marketing
6 6 (2.17%) Legal
7 4 (1.45%) Games
7 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.09%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (44.57%) Developer
2 46 (16.67%) Tester
3 43 (15.58%) Analyst
4 36 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 33 (11.96%) Automation Tester
5 33 (11.96%) Software Analyst
6 26 (9.42%) .NET Developer
7 22 (7.97%) Software Tester
8 21 (7.61%) Test Analyst
9 20 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 18 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (6.16%) Consultant
11 17 (6.16%) Project Manager
11 17 (6.16%) Software Test Analyst
12 16 (5.80%) PHP Developer
12 16 (5.80%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.80%) Web Developer
13 15 (5.43%) Business Analyst
13 15 (5.43%) Software Manager
14 14 (5.07%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (34.78%) HTML
2 94 (34.06%) CSS
3 53 (19.20%) .NET
4 47 (17.03%) jQuery
5 46 (16.67%) XML
6 38 (13.77%) AngularJS
6 38 (13.77%) Spring
6 38 (13.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 37 (13.41%) Node.js
8 31 (11.23%) Hibernate
9 30 (10.87%) HTML5
9 30 (10.87%) RESTful
10 24 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 22 (7.97%) REST
12 21 (7.61%) JPA
12 21 (7.61%) Web Services
13 20 (7.25%) CSS3
14 19 (6.88%) SOAP
15 18 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
16 16 (5.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.16%) User Experience
3 16 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.81%) Fintech
5 5 (1.81%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.45%) Animation
6 4 (1.45%) BBC
6 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.09%) CMDB
8 2 (0.72%) Life Science
8 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) BYOD
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.61%) Windows
2 13 (4.71%) Android
3 12 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.35%) Linux
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (80.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.99%) Test Automation
3 69 (25.00%) TDD
4 52 (18.84%) BDD
5 48 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 46 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (14.86%) MVC
8 40 (14.49%) Kanban
8 40 (14.49%) Test Scripting
9 38 (13.77%) Software Testing
10 34 (12.32%) Mentoring
11 29 (10.51%) Project Management
11 29 (10.51%) Test Strategy
12 28 (10.14%) Software Engineering
13 25 (9.06%) Open Source
14 21 (7.61%) Migration
14 21 (7.61%) Presales
15 19 (6.88%) Web Development
16 18 (6.52%) Business Analysis
16 18 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.42%) JavaScript
2 93 (33.70%) SQL
3 69 (25.00%) Java
4 67 (24.28%) C#
5 32 (11.59%) PHP
6 18 (6.52%) Ruby
7 17 (6.16%) C
8 16 (5.80%) XPath
9 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.45%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.45%) C++
10 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.09%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.72%) Python
12 2 (0.72%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (13.41%) Degree
2 15 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.26%) ISEB
5 7 (2.54%) PMP
6 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.09%) APMP
7 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.94%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) GDPR
3 3 (1.09%) MISRA
3 3 (1.09%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.72%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) P3O
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
1 1 (0.36%) HDFS
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 34 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.06%) Oracle
3 8 (2.90%) Adobe
4 7 (2.54%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.09%) Informatica
5 3 (1.09%) Jitterbit
5 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.36%) Google
6 1 (0.36%) NEC
6 1 (0.36%) VMware
6 1 (0.36%) Xamarin