The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 733 702 692
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Permanent jobs citing Extreme Programming 133 173 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 105 146 130
Average salary £60,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
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 £30,500 £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%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Salary Trend

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

Extreme Programming Salary Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Extreme Programming Salary Histogram in the UK

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
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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 -16 129 £60,000 +39.53% 28
London -2 72 £63,750 +10.86% 15
South East -22 27 £56,250 -16.66% 4
East of England - 13 £70,000 - 5
City of London +12 11 £65,000 +4.00% 6
Buckinghamshire - 11 £52,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 11 £52,500 -
Berkshire -14 10 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £70,000 - 2
Reading - 9 £60,000 -
Peterborough - 7 £70,000 -
North West -8 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Surbiton -4 4 £55,000 -4.34%
Cobham -6 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Surrey -11 4 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Manchester -12 4 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £41,750 -
Market Harborough 0 3 £37,500 -12.79%
Leicestershire -7 3 £37,500 -1.31%
Poole -12 3 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands -23 3 £37,500 -1.31%
South West -27 3 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Dorset -31 3 £37,500 -3.22% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Leeds - 3 £40,000 -
Brighton - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £58,750 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £42,500 -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Extreme Programming 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 Extreme Programming.

1 264 (93.29%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (66.78%) TDD
3 166 (58.66%) JavaScript
4 161 (56.89%) Java
5 135 (47.70%) CSS
6 128 (45.23%) Scrum
7 122 (43.11%) HTML
8 105 (37.10%) Spring
9 96 (33.92%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (32.51%) E-Commerce
11 89 (31.45%) XML
11 89 (31.45%) SQL
12 81 (28.62%) Finance
13 80 (28.27%) Degree
14 79 (27.92%) Computer Science
15 78 (27.56%) C#
15 78 (27.56%) BDD
16 74 (26.15%) Linux
17 72 (25.44%) Software Engineering
17 72 (25.44%) jQuery
18 69 (24.38%) .NET
19 68 (24.03%) HTTP
20 67 (23.67%) Pair Programming
21 66 (23.32%) J2EE
21 66 (23.32%) Mentoring
22 63 (22.26%) Git (software)
23 61 (21.55%) OO
24 59 (20.85%) SAP
25 58 (20.49%) Web Services
26 55 (19.43%) Tomcat

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Extreme Programming 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 Extreme Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (19.43%) Tomcat
2 47 (16.61%) Apache
3 40 (14.13%) Apache Solr
4 11 (3.89%) Node.js
5 6 (2.12%) DNN
5 6 (2.12%) Jetty
6 5 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.41%) JBoss
7 4 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.06%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.06%) Liferay
8 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 28 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 24 (8.48%) MS Visio
2 24 (8.48%) MS Project
2 24 (8.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.06%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.77%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.47%) GitHub
3 4 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 68 (24.03%) HTTP
2 15 (5.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) Broadband
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.67%) MySQL
2 39 (13.78%) SQL Server
3 30 (10.60%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.65%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.59%) Big Data
8 12 (4.24%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.83%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.83%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.71%) Redis
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.35%) HBase
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 63 (22.26%) Git (software)
2 51 (18.02%) Selenium
3 38 (13.43%) Mockito
4 24 (8.48%) FrontPage
4 24 (8.48%) Dreamweaver
4 24 (8.48%) RequisitePro
4 24 (8.48%) CaliberRM
4 24 (8.48%) Rational DOORS
5 22 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 22 (7.77%) Eclipse
6 19 (6.71%) JIRA
7 18 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (4.95%) Visual Studio
9 13 (4.59%) Ant
10 12 (4.24%) Maven
11 11 (3.89%) Mercurial
11 11 (3.89%) Moq
11 11 (3.89%) JUnit
11 11 (3.89%) ReSharper
12 9 (3.18%) Cucumber
General
1 81 (28.62%) Finance
2 45 (15.90%) Telecoms
3 37 (13.07%) Marketing
4 29 (10.25%) Games
5 8 (2.83%) German Language
5 8 (2.83%) Italian Language
5 8 (2.83%) Turkish Language
5 8 (2.83%) Advertising
5 8 (2.83%) Retail
6 6 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.12%) Electronics
6 6 (2.12%) Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) International Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 163 (57.60%) Developer
2 69 (24.38%) Java Developer
3 52 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 33 (11.66%) Architect
5 30 (10.60%) Consultant
6 29 (10.25%) Software Engineer
6 29 (10.25%) Java Consultant
7 27 (9.54%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (9.54%) .NET Developer
8 22 (7.77%) Java Solutions Architect
8 22 (7.77%) Java Architect
9 21 (7.42%) Technical Leader
10 14 (4.95%) Web Developer
10 14 (4.95%) Solutions Consultant
10 14 (4.95%) ScrumMaster
11 12 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (3.89%) Lead Developer
12 11 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.53%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (47.70%) CSS
2 122 (43.11%) HTML
3 105 (37.10%) Spring
4 89 (31.45%) XML
5 72 (25.44%) jQuery
6 69 (24.38%) .NET
7 66 (23.32%) J2EE
8 58 (20.49%) Web Services
9 53 (18.73%) Java EE
10 52 (18.37%) XHTML
11 51 (18.02%) XSLT
12 42 (14.84%) WCF
13 41 (14.49%) JSP
14 38 (13.43%) Hibernate
15 32 (11.31%) ASP.NET
16 31 (10.95%) SOAP
17 29 (10.25%) Ajax
18 25 (8.83%) Ruby on Rails
18 25 (8.83%) .NET Framework
19 23 (8.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (27.92%) Computer Science
2 47 (16.61%) User Experience
3 40 (14.13%) Mobile App
4 39 (13.78%) Client/Server
5 36 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (12.01%) Open Source
7 29 (10.25%) iPad
8 24 (8.48%) Visualisation
9 23 (8.13%) iPhone
10 12 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (3.53%) Hedge funds
12 8 (2.83%) Equities
12 8 (2.83%) Xbox
12 8 (2.83%) Data Structures
13 7 (2.47%) Clustering
14 6 (2.12%) DTV
14 6 (2.12%) Algorithms
15 5 (1.77%) N-Tier
15 5 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 2 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.15%) Linux
2 27 (9.54%) UNIX
3 23 (8.13%) Android
4 12 (4.24%) Solaris
5 6 (2.12%) Windows
6 5 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (93.29%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (66.78%) TDD
3 128 (45.23%) Scrum
4 96 (33.92%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (32.51%) E-Commerce
6 78 (27.56%) BDD
7 72 (25.44%) Software Engineering
8 67 (23.67%) Pair Programming
9 66 (23.32%) Mentoring
10 61 (21.55%) OO
11 54 (19.08%) Unit Testing
12 50 (17.67%) MVC
13 49 (17.31%) SOA
14 44 (15.55%) Kanban
15 41 (14.49%) DSDM
16 40 (14.13%) OOD
17 31 (10.95%) RUP
18 27 (9.54%) Web Application Development
18 27 (9.54%) Coaching
19 26 (9.19%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (58.66%) JavaScript
2 161 (56.89%) Java
3 89 (31.45%) SQL
4 78 (27.56%) C#
5 46 (16.25%) Scala
6 36 (12.72%) Ruby
7 30 (10.60%) Python
8 11 (3.89%) Golang
9 9 (3.18%) Groovy
9 9 (3.18%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.18%) PHP
10 8 (2.83%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.47%) C++
11 7 (2.47%) XPath
12 5 (1.77%) Clojure
13 4 (1.41%) VB
14 3 (1.06%) Perl
15 2 (0.71%) XQuery
15 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (28.27%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.71%) HND
4 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (1.77%) Puppet
1 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (20.85%) SAP
2 31 (10.95%) hybris
3 24 (8.48%) Telelogic
3 24 (8.48%) iRise
4 20 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.71%) Oracle
6 15 (5.30%) Sony
7 4 (1.41%) Sybase
8 3 (1.06%) IBM
8 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.06%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.35%) Tableau
10 1 (0.35%) Sun
10 1 (0.35%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.35%) HP
10 1 (0.35%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.35%) Zend
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