The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 22598 21244 19924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.34% 20.71% 18.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.80% 25.16% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19291 17729 17389
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the UK.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 21086 £48,000 +1.05% 3221
London 0 9434 £55,000 - 1375
South East +3 4045 £45,000 - 521
City of London 0 2036 £57,500 +4.54% 472
Yorkshire +1 1875 £40,000 - 268
North West 0 1497 £40,000 +1.26% 334
East of England -1 1288 £45,000 +3.44% 195
South West +1 1286 £40,000 +2.56% 234
West Yorkshire +2 1277 £42,500 +2.40% 191
Leeds +1 1058 £44,000 +3.52% 139
Surrey +2 1020 £50,000 +4.16% 98
Berkshire +4 925 £47,500 -5.00% 113
West Midlands +5 920 £42,500 +6.25% 124
Manchester +2 890 £40,000 - 192
Scotland 0 784 £40,000 - 141
Hampshire +1 696 £40,000 -5.88% 99
East Midlands +3 640 £40,000 - 108
Bristol 0 495 £42,500 +6.25% 97
Cambridgeshire 0 465 £45,000 +5.88% 83
Cheshire +4 419 £40,000 +6.66% 85
Edinburgh +1 380 £42,500 +6.25% 64
Reading +6 354 £47,500 -5.00% 45
Hertfordshire +3 352 £50,000 +5.26% 44
Oxfordshire +8 342 £45,000 - 65
Cambridge -3 332 £44,750 +11.87% 55
Glasgow +1 322 £40,000 -2.43% 56
East Sussex -4 311 £44,000 -2.22% 29
Birmingham +7 297 £40,000 - 39
North Yorkshire +2 293 £39,862 +6.29% 35
Wales -4 283 £39,500 +2.59% 42

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 15023 (32.69%) Scrum
2 14866 (32.35%) .NET
3 14710 (32.01%) C#
4 12682 (27.60%) JavaScript
5 12263 (26.69%) TDD
6 11702 (25.47%) HTML
7 11305 (24.60%) Java
8 11009 (23.96%) SQL
9 10851 (23.62%) SQL Server
10 10374 (22.58%) MVC
11 9906 (21.56%) CSS
12 9386 (20.43%) ASP.NET
13 9182 (19.98%) Finance
14 6640 (14.45%) Degree
15 6590 (14.34%) Microsoft
16 6545 (14.24%) jQuery
17 6350 (13.82%) OO
18 5981 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 5498 (11.97%) E-Commerce
20 5364 (11.67%) BDD
21 5355 (11.65%) Web Services
22 5289 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
23 5276 (11.48%) Software Engineering
24 4990 (10.86%) HTML5
25 4977 (10.83%) Project Management
26 4826 (10.50%) XML
27 4645 (10.11%) Waterfall
28 4632 (10.08%) QA
29 4594 (10.00%) WCF
30 4507 (9.81%) Windows

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1902 (4.14%) Node.js
2 1747 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 1400 (3.05%) Apache
4 1339 (2.91%) CMS
5 1232 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 1112 (2.42%) IIS
7 646 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 645 (1.40%) JBoss
9 541 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 480 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 472 (1.03%) Drupal
12 445 (0.97%) Confluence
13 414 (0.90%) WordPress
14 368 (0.80%) nginx
15 361 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
16 337 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
17 327 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
18 285 (0.62%) Apache Solr
19 263 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
20 235 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3109 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 676 (1.47%) MS Office
3 605 (1.32%) MS Project
4 487 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 483 (1.05%) Photoshop
6 232 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 222 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 126 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 91 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 86 (0.19%) Fireworks
11 76 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 61 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 49 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
14 36 (0.078%) Mingle
15 25 (0.054%) SPSS
16 16 (0.035%) Niku Workbench
17 12 (0.026%) InDesign
18 9 (0.020%) GIMP
18 9 (0.020%) Acrobat
18 9 (0.020%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 529 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 213 (0.46%) Magento
3 143 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 77 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
5 62 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 59 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 59 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 54 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 48 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 47 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 43 (0.094%) RMDS
11 42 (0.091%) Shopify
12 38 (0.083%) Endur
13 37 (0.081%) Cognos TM1
14 36 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
15 33 (0.072%) SAP ERP
16 29 (0.063%) SAP BPC
17 26 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
18 24 (0.052%) Summit
18 24 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1125 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1099 (2.39%) SaaS
3 804 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 396 (0.86%) GitHub
5 288 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 208 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 208 (0.45%) PaaS
7 148 (0.32%) IaaS
8 136 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 126 (0.27%) Force.com
10 114 (0.25%) Office 365
11 48 (0.10%) Basecamp
12 44 (0.096%) Rackspace Cloud
13 42 (0.091%) Google Apps
14 40 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
15 35 (0.076%) Heroku
16 30 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
17 28 (0.061%) OpenShift
18 21 (0.046%) Trello
19 18 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1568 (3.41%) Internet
2 904 (1.97%) HTTP
3 408 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 367 (0.80%) Firewall
5 304 (0.66%) SAN
6 224 (0.49%) Intranet
7 221 (0.48%) DNS
8 215 (0.47%) WAN
9 205 (0.45%) LAN
10 166 (0.36%) Broadband
11 113 (0.25%) SSL
12 97 (0.21%) Wireless
13 92 (0.20%) NAS
14 90 (0.20%) Network Security
15 85 (0.18%) LDAP
16 79 (0.17%) DHCP
17 77 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
18 66 (0.14%) VPN
19 64 (0.14%) Ethernet
20 62 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10851 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 3250 (7.07%) MySQL
3 2252 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 1837 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1801 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1521 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 1367 (2.98%) Big Data
8 1335 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1316 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1260 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
11 1011 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 807 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
13 777 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 740 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 649 (1.41%) Hadoop
16 645 (1.40%) Oracle Database
17 526 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
18 414 (0.90%) Redis
19 289 (0.63%) DB2
20 288 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4488 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 2800 (6.09%) Selenium
3 2474 (5.38%) Subversion
4 2462 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 2338 (5.09%) NUnit
6 2319 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 2316 (5.04%) JIRA
8 1803 (3.92%) Jenkins
9 1454 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
10 1411 (3.07%) JUnit
11 1324 (2.88%) Cucumber
12 1240 (2.70%) Maven
13 1159 (2.52%) Moq
14 1133 (2.47%) WebDriver
15 1012 (2.20%) TeamCity
16 819 (1.78%) Eclipse
17 774 (1.68%) MSTest
18 647 (1.41%) SpecFlow
19 549 (1.19%) Ant
20 532 (1.16%) Hudson
General
1 9182 (19.98%) Finance
2 3060 (6.66%) Retail
3 2842 (6.19%) Banking
4 2100 (4.57%) Marketing
5 1755 (3.82%) Games
6 1650 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 1061 (2.31%) Advertising
8 682 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 635 (1.38%) Publishing
10 604 (1.31%) Front Office
11 514 (1.12%) Back Office
12 442 (0.96%) Legal
13 397 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 329 (0.72%) Law
15 317 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 278 (0.61%) Aerospace
17 244 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 224 (0.49%) Automotive
19 201 (0.44%) Billing
20 156 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22552 (49.08%) Developer
2 6192 (13.48%) .NET Developer
3 5602 (12.19%) Analyst
4 4613 (10.04%) Senior Developer
5 3959 (8.62%) Java Developer
6 3755 (8.17%) C# Developer
7 3584 (7.80%) Project Manager
8 3235 (7.04%) Business Analyst
9 2408 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 2159 (4.70%) Architect
11 2113 (4.60%) Software Developer
12 1955 (4.25%) Software Engineer
13 1801 (3.92%) Web Developer
14 1463 (3.18%) Test Analyst
15 1316 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1236 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
17 1169 (2.54%) Tester
18 1103 (2.40%) Consultant
19 1080 (2.35%) Junior
20 1026 (2.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14866 (32.35%) .NET
2 11702 (25.47%) HTML
3 9906 (21.56%) CSS
4 9386 (20.43%) ASP.NET
5 6545 (14.24%) jQuery
6 5981 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5355 (11.65%) Web Services
8 4990 (10.86%) HTML5
9 4826 (10.50%) XML
10 4594 (10.00%) WCF
11 3936 (8.57%) .NET Framework
12 3419 (7.44%) Spring
13 2923 (6.36%) AngularJS
14 2801 (6.10%) CSS3
15 2671 (5.81%) Ajax
16 2482 (5.40%) RESTful
17 2388 (5.20%) WPF
18 2199 (4.79%) J2EE
19 2128 (4.63%) REST
20 2026 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3470 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 3037 (6.61%) User Experience
3 2975 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2443 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 2351 (5.12%) Open Source
6 1418 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 867 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 820 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
9 716 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 627 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 594 (1.29%) Social Media
12 571 (1.24%) iPhone
12 571 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 558 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 500 (1.09%) Algorithms
15 499 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 435 (0.95%) Derivative
17 420 (0.91%) Digital Media
18 412 (0.90%) iPad
19 381 (0.83%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4507 (9.81%) Windows
2 4221 (9.19%) Linux
3 2170 (4.72%) Android
4 2049 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 1900 (4.14%) UNIX
6 257 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 256 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 251 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 246 (0.54%) Solaris
10 219 (0.48%) CentOS
11 213 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 171 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 164 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 129 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 109 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 102 (0.22%) Debian
17 101 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 97 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 47 (0.10%) AIX
20 38 (0.083%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15023 (32.69%) Scrum
2 12263 (26.69%) TDD
3 10374 (22.58%) MVC
4 6350 (13.82%) OO
5 5498 (11.97%) E-Commerce
6 5364 (11.67%) BDD
7 5289 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5276 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 4977 (10.83%) Project Management
10 4645 (10.11%) Waterfall
11 2937 (6.39%) Mentoring
12 2834 (6.17%) PRINCE2
13 2754 (5.99%) Kanban
14 2662 (5.79%) Unit Testing
15 2512 (5.47%) Web Development
16 2312 (5.03%) Web Application Development
17 2274 (4.95%) OOP
18 2255 (4.91%) Business Analysis
19 2251 (4.90%) SOA
20 2121 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14710 (32.01%) C#
2 12682 (27.60%) JavaScript
3 11305 (24.60%) Java
4 11009 (23.96%) SQL
5 3063 (6.67%) PHP
6 2679 (5.83%) Ruby
7 2398 (5.22%) Python
8 2345 (5.10%) C++
9 2245 (4.89%) T-SQL
10 1367 (2.98%) VB.NET
11 1087 (2.37%) C
12 868 (1.89%) Perl
13 737 (1.60%) Objective-C
14 693 (1.51%) PL/SQL
15 660 (1.44%) VB
16 645 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 605 (1.32%) Scala
18 582 (1.27%) Bash Shell
19 420 (0.91%) PHP5
20 327 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6640 (14.45%) Degree
2 1983 (4.32%) ISEB
3 863 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 848 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 659 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 634 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 567 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 560 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 350 (0.76%) PMP
10 340 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 219 (0.48%) MCSD
12 183 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 170 (0.37%) PhD
14 131 (0.29%) DV Cleared
15 124 (0.27%) MCP
16 113 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
17 106 (0.23%) MCTS
18 97 (0.21%) MCSE
19 81 (0.18%) MCAD
20 72 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4632 (10.08%) QA
2 315 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 267 (0.58%) SLA
4 170 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 153 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 82 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 49 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 45 (0.098%) COBIT
9 39 (0.085%) HL7
9 39 (0.085%) WAI
10 34 (0.074%) ISO 8583
11 29 (0.063%) ISO 14001
11 29 (0.063%) TickIT
12 27 (0.059%) DO-178B
13 24 (0.052%) EMIR
14 23 (0.050%) WCAG
15 19 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
16 14 (0.030%) Solvency II
17 12 (0.026%) MiFID
17 12 (0.026%) Basel III
System Software
1 413 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 253 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 164 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 72 (0.16%) Varnish
5 66 (0.14%) Xen
6 64 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 64 (0.14%) KVM
7 58 (0.13%) Docker
8 55 (0.12%) vSphere
8 55 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 55 (0.12%) Firmware
9 45 (0.098%) VirtualBox
9 45 (0.098%) NFS
10 44 (0.096%) XenServer
11 36 (0.078%) SRDF
12 21 (0.046%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 14 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.026%) vCloud
15 12 (0.026%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 896 (1.95%) Puppet
2 837 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 519 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 314 (0.68%) Nagios
5 217 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 213 (0.46%) Ansible
7 107 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 101 (0.22%) Graphite
9 88 (0.19%) logstash
10 63 (0.14%) Salt
11 58 (0.13%) Capistrano
12 53 (0.12%) HAProxy
13 44 (0.096%) Tivoli
14 40 (0.087%) collectd
15 38 (0.083%) SCCM
15 38 (0.083%) Zenoss
16 36 (0.078%) Cobbler
17 34 (0.074%) yum
17 34 (0.074%) Opsview
18 32 (0.070%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6590 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 4024 (8.76%) Oracle
3 1005 (2.19%) Google
4 684 (1.49%) IBM
5 646 (1.41%) SAP
6 599 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 598 (1.30%) Zend
8 591 (1.29%) Facebook
9 577 (1.26%) HP
10 547 (1.19%) VMware
11 471 (1.03%) Adobe
12 392 (0.85%) Twitter
13 359 (0.78%) hybris
14 358 (0.78%) Apple
15 325 (0.71%) Cisco
16 323 (0.70%) Sitecore
17 290 (0.63%) Red Hat
18 288 (0.63%) TIBCO
19 269 (0.59%) Informatica
20 243 (0.53%) Sybase
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