Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 26 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 264 274 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.82% 7.00% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 7.63% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 226 257 219
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.65% -21.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £33,100
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,750 £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 3,532 3,592 4,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.27% 91.70% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,536 2,897 3,150
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £25,623
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 253 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.36%) TDD
3 89 (33.71%) Java
4 80 (30.30%) C#
5 71 (26.89%) .NET
6 64 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 64 (24.24%) SQL
7 59 (22.35%) Test Automation
8 55 (20.83%) BDD
9 54 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 52 (19.70%) QA
11 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
12 45 (17.05%) CSS
13 43 (16.29%) HTML
14 41 (15.53%) Finance
15 40 (15.15%) Visual Studio
16 36 (13.64%) Spring
16 36 (13.64%) Selenium
17 35 (13.26%) ASP.NET
18 34 (12.88%) Git (software)
18 34 (12.88%) Mentoring
19 33 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
19 33 (12.50%) Web Services
20 32 (12.12%) Software Engineering
20 32 (12.12%) User Stories
21 31 (11.74%) Coaching
21 31 (11.74%) WebDriver
22 30 (11.36%) jQuery
22 30 (11.36%) Hibernate
23 29 (10.98%) ITIL

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 12 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.17%) JBoss
3 10 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.65%) Confluence
5 6 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.14%) CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.38%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.14%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.14%) Moqups
5 1 (0.38%) GIMP
5 1 (0.38%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Postilion
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.38%) Lawson
2 1 (0.38%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.03%) SaaS
4 5 (1.89%) GitHub
4 5 (1.89%) PaaS
5 4 (1.52%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.76%) Fastly
7 2 (0.76%) Serverless
7 2 (0.76%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.03%) SMS
2 4 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 15 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (3.79%) MySQL
6 9 (3.41%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.14%) Big Data
8 3 (1.14%) Bigtable
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.76%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.76%) Infinispan
9 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.76%) Redis
10 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 36 (13.64%) Selenium
3 34 (12.88%) Git (software)
4 31 (11.74%) WebDriver
5 27 (10.23%) Maven
6 21 (7.95%) JIRA
6 21 (7.95%) SpecFlow
7 20 (7.58%) Cucumber
7 20 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (7.20%) Jenkins
9 15 (5.68%) Subversion
10 8 (3.03%) TestNG
11 7 (2.65%) JUnit
11 7 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.65%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (2.27%) Ant
12 6 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.52%) Appium
General
1 41 (15.53%) Finance
2 29 (10.98%) Retail
3 17 (6.44%) Automotive
4 13 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.03%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Banking
6 5 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.89%) Front Office
7 4 (1.52%) Games
7 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 103 (39.02%) Developer
2 66 (25.00%) Analyst
3 44 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 40 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 24 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 23 (8.71%) Tester
7 17 (6.44%) Automation Tester
7 17 (6.44%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.30%) Delivery Manager
8 14 (5.30%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.92%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
10 12 (4.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 12 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
10 12 (4.55%) Senior Tester
11 11 (4.17%) Consultant
11 11 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
11 11 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.17%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.79%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.89%) .NET
2 45 (17.05%) CSS
3 43 (16.29%) HTML
4 36 (13.64%) Spring
5 35 (13.26%) ASP.NET
6 33 (12.50%) Web Services
7 30 (11.36%) Hibernate
7 30 (11.36%) jQuery
8 28 (10.61%) AngularJS
9 17 (6.44%) CSS3
9 17 (6.44%) HTML5
9 17 (6.44%) J2EE
10 16 (6.06%) RESTful
11 14 (5.30%) React
12 11 (4.17%) .NET Core
13 10 (3.79%) .NET Framework
13 10 (3.79%) REST
13 10 (3.79%) XML
14 9 (3.41%) Java EE
14 9 (3.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.58%) Fintech
2 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.30%) User Experience
3 13 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.17%) CMDB
5 10 (3.79%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.14%) PKI
9 3 (1.14%) Tandem
10 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) iPhone
10 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.55%) Windows
2 5 (1.89%) Android
2 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.38%) CentOS
3 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.36%) TDD
3 59 (22.35%) Test Automation
4 55 (20.83%) BDD
5 34 (12.88%) Mentoring
6 32 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 32 (12.12%) User Stories
7 31 (11.74%) Coaching
8 29 (10.98%) Acceptance Criteria
8 29 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (10.98%) ITIL
9 27 (10.23%) Kanban
10 26 (9.85%) Microservices
10 26 (9.85%) Waterfall
11 25 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (8.33%) ITSM
12 22 (8.33%) MVC
13 21 (7.95%) Open Source
13 21 (7.95%) SDET
14 20 (7.58%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.71%) Java
2 80 (30.30%) C#
3 64 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 64 (24.24%) SQL
4 20 (7.58%) Python
5 19 (7.20%) Java 8
6 17 (6.44%) Ruby
7 9 (3.41%) PHP
8 6 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.89%) Scala
10 3 (1.14%) Groovy
10 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.14%) XPath
11 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.76%) C
11 2 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.76%) Go
11 2 (0.76%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.92%) ISEB
3 12 (4.55%) Degree
3 12 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.79%) IIBA
4 10 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.27%) MCPD
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.14%) CISA
8 3 (1.14%) CISMP
8 3 (1.14%) CISSP
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PhD
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (19.70%) QA
2 18 (6.82%) GDPR
3 2 (0.76%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.03%) Terraform
2 7 (2.65%) Ansible
3 6 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.89%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.76%) Grafana
5 2 (0.76%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.23%) ServiceNow
3 11 (4.17%) Oracle
4 8 (3.03%) Adobe
5 5 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.52%) Google
7 3 (1.14%) UiPath
7 3 (1.14%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.76%) Apple
8 2 (0.76%) IFS
8 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) Baan
9 1 (0.38%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.38%) Capita
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) Infor
9 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) Vertica
9 1 (0.38%) Zend