The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 12107 9597 9422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.35% 8.84% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.88% 11.22% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10110 8216 8354
Average salary £47,500 £46,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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 +4 11386 £47,500 - 1368
London 0 5476 £52,500 - 629
South East +7 2051 £45,000 - 234
City of London -2 1266 £54,500 +3.80% 204
Yorkshire +7 806 £40,000 +6.66% 86
East of England +4 754 £45,000 +5.88% 86
North West +10 746 £40,000 +6.66% 121
South West +11 702 £41,500 +18.57% 94
West Yorkshire +9 650 £40,000 +6.66% 52
Surrey +11 566 £48,000 +1.05% 64
Leeds +8 534 £40,000 - 43
West Midlands +10 436 £40,000 -1.23% 46
Scotland -2 429 £40,000 -5.88% 59
East Midlands +6 408 £40,000 +6.66% 47
Manchester +7 404 £42,500 +13.33% 64
Berkshire +8 371 £48,500 -3.00% 44
Hampshire +14 360 £41,250 -6.25% 36
Cambridgeshire +13 335 £45,000 +5.88% 40
Bristol +10 306 £42,500 +19.71% 35
Cambridge +13 238 £40,000 -5.88% 27
East Sussex +7 215 £40,000 - 16
Glasgow 0 211 £37,500 -16.66% 28
Oxfordshire +12 204 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Cheshire +11 204 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Brighton +8 201 £40,000 - 12
Edinburgh +1 186 £41,250 -8.33% 19
Buckinghamshire +3 173 £38,500 -3.75% 22
Reading +3 156 £50,000 - 22
Nottinghamshire +12 140 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Wales +1 140 £36,500 +4.28% 18

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7446 (30.70%) .NET
2 7283 (30.03%) C#
3 7150 (29.48%) Java
4 6910 (28.49%) Scrum
5 6750 (27.83%) JavaScript
6 6704 (27.64%) HTML
7 6622 (27.31%) SQL
8 5524 (22.78%) TDD
9 5431 (22.39%) CSS
10 5273 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 4803 (19.81%) Finance
12 4374 (18.04%) MVC
13 4304 (17.75%) Degree
14 4290 (17.69%) ASP.NET
15 4070 (16.78%) OO
16 3765 (15.53%) jQuery
17 3596 (14.83%) Microsoft
18 3288 (13.56%) Web Services
19 3237 (13.35%) Software Engineering
20 3141 (12.95%) E-Commerce
21 3076 (12.68%) XML
22 2829 (11.67%) QA
23 2688 (11.08%) HTML5
24 2683 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
25 2518 (10.38%) Linux
26 2491 (10.27%) Project Management
27 2413 (9.95%) Computer Science
28 2325 (9.59%) Spring
29 2280 (9.40%) BDD
30 2137 (8.81%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1015 (4.19%) Apache
2 973 (4.01%) Tomcat
3 818 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 729 (3.01%) CMS
5 654 (2.70%) IIS
6 598 (2.47%) Node.js
7 355 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 340 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 304 (1.25%) Drupal
10 286 (1.18%) Confluence
11 216 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
12 187 (0.77%) WordPress
13 183 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 168 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 167 (0.69%) nginx
16 132 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
17 108 (0.45%) Umbraco
18 105 (0.43%) Alfresco
19 102 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
20 99 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1934 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 407 (1.68%) MS Office
3 328 (1.35%) MS Project
4 325 (1.34%) Photoshop
5 306 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 138 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 129 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 59 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 33 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 26 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 21 (0.087%) Mingle
12 19 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
13 16 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
13 16 (0.066%) InDesign
14 12 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.037%) FastStats
16 8 (0.033%) GIMP
17 7 (0.029%) SPSS
18 5 (0.021%) AutoCAD
18 5 (0.021%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 249 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 167 (0.69%) Magento
3 71 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 62 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 42 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 41 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
7 37 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 32 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 32 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 26 (0.11%) Shopify
10 24 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
11 23 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
12 21 (0.087%) Visualfiles
13 18 (0.074%) Fredhopper
13 18 (0.074%) JDE OneWorld
14 17 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
14 17 (0.070%) Markit EDM
15 14 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
15 14 (0.058%) Cognos TM1
15 14 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 647 (2.67%) SaaS
2 346 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 299 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 170 (0.70%) GitHub
5 130 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 108 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 58 (0.24%) PaaS
8 47 (0.19%) Force.com
9 45 (0.19%) IaaS
10 41 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 33 (0.14%) Google App Engine
12 31 (0.13%) Basecamp
13 27 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
14 26 (0.11%) Google Apps
15 20 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
16 17 (0.070%) Office 365
17 16 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.066%) Heroku
18 12 (0.049%) Joyent
19 6 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 818 (3.37%) Internet
2 663 (2.73%) HTTP
3 217 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 180 (0.74%) Intranet
5 111 (0.46%) DNS
6 110 (0.45%) Firewall
7 107 (0.44%) SAN
8 68 (0.28%) LDAP
9 67 (0.28%) SNMP
10 66 (0.27%) LAN
11 64 (0.26%) WAN
12 55 (0.23%) Wireless
13 53 (0.22%) Network Security
14 49 (0.20%) GSM
15 47 (0.19%) AMQP
16 46 (0.19%) SSL
17 45 (0.19%) BIG-IP
18 38 (0.16%) Extranet
19 37 (0.15%) VPN
19 37 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5273 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1837 (7.57%) MySQL
3 1267 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 1245 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 885 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 731 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 725 (2.99%) Big Data
8 697 (2.87%) MongoDB
9 670 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 667 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 572 (2.36%) RDBMS
11 572 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 547 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 489 (2.02%) Hadoop
14 397 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 389 (1.60%) Oracle Database
16 365 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
17 190 (0.78%) DB2
18 177 (0.73%) Redis
19 173 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2064 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 1928 (7.95%) Selenium
3 1519 (6.26%) Subversion
4 1290 (5.32%) JIRA
5 1276 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1267 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 1066 (4.40%) Jenkins
8 983 (4.05%) JUnit
9 978 (4.03%) Maven
10 868 (3.58%) Cucumber
11 673 (2.78%) NUnit
12 653 (2.69%) WebDriver
13 623 (2.57%) Eclipse
14 421 (1.74%) TeamCity
15 363 (1.50%) Hudson
16 330 (1.36%) Ant
17 323 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
18 304 (1.25%) Jasmine
19 276 (1.14%) SpecFlow
20 219 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4803 (19.81%) Finance
2 1371 (5.65%) Retail
3 1234 (5.09%) Marketing
4 1156 (4.77%) Banking
5 816 (3.36%) Games
6 690 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 460 (1.90%) Advertising
8 454 (1.87%) Publishing
9 453 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 382 (1.58%) Front Office
11 379 (1.56%) Back Office
12 254 (1.05%) Legal
13 253 (1.04%) Law
14 208 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 172 (0.71%) Automotive
16 159 (0.66%) Manufacturing
17 128 (0.53%) Electronics
18 100 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 86 (0.35%) Billing
20 47 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12637 (52.11%) Developer
2 3065 (12.64%) Analyst
3 2720 (11.22%) Senior Developer
4 2702 (11.14%) Java Developer
5 2600 (10.72%) .NET Developer
6 2170 (8.95%) C# Developer
7 1980 (8.16%) Project Manager
8 1613 (6.65%) Business Analyst
9 1313 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 1285 (5.30%) Software Developer
11 1206 (4.97%) Software Engineer
12 1017 (4.19%) Web Developer
13 892 (3.68%) Test Analyst
14 889 (3.67%) Tester
15 828 (3.41%) Architect
16 731 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
17 722 (2.98%) Agile Project Manager
18 659 (2.72%) PHP Developer
19 631 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
20 625 (2.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7446 (30.70%) .NET
2 6704 (27.64%) HTML
3 5431 (22.39%) CSS
4 4290 (17.69%) ASP.NET
5 3765 (15.53%) jQuery
6 3288 (13.56%) Web Services
7 3076 (12.68%) XML
8 2688 (11.08%) HTML5
9 2325 (9.59%) Spring
10 2054 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1967 (8.11%) .NET Framework
12 1808 (7.46%) WCF
13 1557 (6.42%) Ajax
14 1542 (6.36%) CSS3
15 1438 (5.93%) J2EE
16 1363 (5.62%) Hibernate
17 1252 (5.16%) WPF
18 1071 (4.42%) REST
19 1061 (4.38%) RESTful
19 1061 (4.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2413 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 1378 (5.68%) Mobile App
3 1298 (5.35%) Open Source
4 768 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 711 (2.93%) Mathematics
6 464 (1.91%) N-Tier
7 384 (1.58%) Social Media
8 360 (1.48%) Derivative
9 345 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 313 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 301 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 300 (1.24%) iPhone
13 275 (1.13%) Visualisation
14 230 (0.95%) Digital Media
15 222 (0.92%) Equities
16 215 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
17 214 (0.88%) iPad
18 180 (0.74%) Hedge funds
18 180 (0.74%) Physics
19 159 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2518 (10.38%) Linux
2 2084 (8.59%) Windows
3 1165 (4.80%) UNIX
4 1152 (4.75%) Android
5 1133 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 159 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 152 (0.63%) CentOS
8 130 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 124 (0.51%) Solaris
9 124 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 118 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 111 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 97 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 91 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 89 (0.37%) Debian
15 69 (0.28%) Windows XP
16 49 (0.20%) Windows Vista
16 49 (0.20%) Windows 8
17 42 (0.17%) AIX
18 38 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6910 (28.49%) Scrum
2 5524 (22.78%) TDD
3 4374 (18.04%) MVC
4 4070 (16.78%) OO
5 3237 (13.35%) Software Engineering
6 3141 (12.95%) E-Commerce
7 2683 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2491 (10.27%) Project Management
9 2280 (9.40%) BDD
10 1972 (8.13%) Unit Testing
11 1678 (6.92%) Web Development
12 1484 (6.12%) OOP
13 1281 (5.28%) Business Analysis
14 1227 (5.06%) SOA
15 1164 (4.80%) Automated Testing
16 1153 (4.75%) UML
17 1111 (4.58%) Test Automation
17 1111 (4.58%) PRINCE2
18 1100 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
19 1066 (4.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7283 (30.03%) C#
2 7150 (29.48%) Java
3 6750 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 6622 (27.31%) SQL
5 1928 (7.95%) PHP
6 1652 (6.81%) C++
7 1382 (5.70%) Python
8 1304 (5.38%) T-SQL
9 1249 (5.15%) Ruby
10 758 (3.13%) VB.NET
11 644 (2.66%) C
12 589 (2.43%) Perl
13 428 (1.76%) Scala
14 368 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 302 (1.25%) Groovy
16 295 (1.22%) VB
17 290 (1.20%) PHP5
18 270 (1.11%) Bash Shell
19 268 (1.11%) PL/SQL
20 234 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4304 (17.75%) Degree
2 897 (3.70%) ISEB
3 485 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 438 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 331 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 200 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 187 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 184 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 172 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 133 (0.55%) PMP
11 131 (0.54%) PhD
12 107 (0.44%) MCSD
13 104 (0.43%) MCP
14 95 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 81 (0.33%) MCAD
16 64 (0.26%) Sun Certification
16 64 (0.26%) MCTS
17 41 (0.17%) HND
18 36 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
19 35 (0.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2829 (11.67%) QA
2 199 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 53 (0.22%) SLA
3 53 (0.22%) TickIT
4 43 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 38 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 33 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.11%) COBIT
8 23 (0.095%) ISO 9000
9 16 (0.066%) ISO 8583
10 15 (0.062%) JTAG
11 14 (0.058%) Dublin Core
12 12 (0.049%) HL7
13 11 (0.045%) EMIR
13 11 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.041%) Basel III
15 9 (0.037%) MiFID
15 9 (0.037%) COREP
16 8 (0.033%) FINREP
16 8 (0.033%) DO-178B
System Software
1 201 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 100 (0.41%) Varnish
4 98 (0.40%) KVM
5 62 (0.26%) Xen
6 53 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 39 (0.16%) vSphere
8 22 (0.091%) XenServer
9 20 (0.082%) XenApp
9 20 (0.082%) VMware ESX
10 19 (0.078%) HDFS
11 17 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.062%) XenDesktop
12 15 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.045%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.037%) Postfix
14 9 (0.037%) IAG
15 8 (0.033%) NFS
16 7 (0.029%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 456 (1.88%) Puppet
2 382 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 271 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 145 (0.60%) Nagios
5 101 (0.42%) Vagrant
6 68 (0.28%) Salt
7 67 (0.28%) Ansible
8 49 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 41 (0.17%) Capistrano
10 37 (0.15%) HAProxy
11 34 (0.14%) Cacti
12 29 (0.12%) CFEngine
13 28 (0.12%) collectd
14 21 (0.087%) StatsD
14 21 (0.087%) logstash
14 21 (0.087%) Opsview
15 19 (0.078%) SCCM
16 13 (0.054%) Pingdom
17 12 (0.049%) Ganglia
18 11 (0.045%) YUM
Vendors
1 3596 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 2137 (8.81%) Oracle
3 628 (2.59%) JBoss
4 465 (1.92%) Google
5 420 (1.73%) Zend
6 404 (1.67%) Adobe
7 326 (1.34%) SAP
8 281 (1.16%) VMware
9 278 (1.15%) hybris
10 253 (1.04%) IBM
11 240 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 224 (0.92%) HP
13 193 (0.80%) Twitter
14 171 (0.71%) Red Hat
15 168 (0.69%) Business Objects
16 163 (0.67%) Facebook
17 162 (0.67%) Sybase
17 162 (0.67%) Sitecore
18 128 (0.53%) Tableau
19 127 (0.52%) Cisco
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Bens
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London
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Salary: Bens
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Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + benefits/bonus/perks package
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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