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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 761 688 727
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +39
Permanent jobs citing Extreme Programming 119 193 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 90 147 120
Average salary £60,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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
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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 -69 117 £60,000 +47.23% 11
London -31 65 £60,000 -5.88% 6
South East +4 25 £60,000 +19.40% 2
Berkshire +25 20 £60,000 +8.59%
Reading - 18 £60,000 -
East Midlands -8 9 £42,500 +4.93%
City of London +7 8 £65,000 +4.00% 1
East of England - 7 £50,000 -
Surbiton +2 6 £55,000 -4.34%
South West -17 5 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £70,000 -
Poole -2 4 £37,500 -
Dorset -23 4 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 4 £47,500 -
Leicestershire -13 3 £37,500 -7.40%
North West -41 3 £51,250 +28.12% 3
Market Harborough - 3 £37,500 -
Slough -5 2 - -
Yorkshire -17 2 £45,500 +102.22%
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £38,750 -
Stevenage - 2 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 2 £70,000 -
Northampton - 2 £38,750 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £47,500 +111.11%
Leeds -4 1 £47,500 +111.11%
Manchester -45 1 £42,500 +6.25% 3

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 259 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (70.70%) TDD
3 175 (64.10%) JavaScript
4 159 (58.24%) Java
5 132 (48.35%) Scrum
6 126 (46.15%) HTML
7 124 (45.42%) CSS
8 113 (41.39%) Spring
9 103 (37.73%) XML
10 96 (35.16%) E-Commerce
11 95 (34.80%) Computer Science
12 93 (34.07%) Degree
13 92 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
14 88 (32.23%) SQL
15 86 (31.50%) BDD
16 80 (29.30%) Finance
17 77 (28.21%) J2EE
17 77 (28.21%) jQuery
18 76 (27.84%) Linux
18 76 (27.84%) Mentoring
19 73 (26.74%) Git (software)
20 72 (26.37%) HTTP
20 72 (26.37%) Software Engineering
21 69 (25.27%) C#
22 67 (24.54%) XSLT
23 66 (24.18%) SAP
24 64 (23.44%) Web Services
25 63 (23.08%) Pair Programming
26 62 (22.71%) Tomcat
27 61 (22.34%) XHTML

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 62 (22.71%) Tomcat
2 59 (21.61%) Apache
3 49 (17.95%) Apache Solr
4 7 (2.56%) Node.js
5 5 (1.83%) DNN
6 4 (1.47%) Jetty
6 4 (1.47%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.47%) Liferay
6 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.10%) JBoss
8 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 31 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.79%) MS Visio
2 24 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 24 (8.79%) MS Project
2 24 (8.79%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.30%) GitHub
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Heroku
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (26.37%) HTTP
2 12 (4.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (21.61%) MySQL
2 32 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 29 (10.62%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 14 (5.13%) Big Data
5 11 (4.03%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.10%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.73%) Redis
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) HBase
9 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.37%) DB2
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 58 (21.25%) Selenium
3 47 (17.22%) Mockito
4 29 (10.62%) Eclipse
5 24 (8.79%) Dreamweaver
5 24 (8.79%) RequisitePro
5 24 (8.79%) FrontPage
5 24 (8.79%) Rational DOORS
5 24 (8.79%) CaliberRM
6 22 (8.06%) Jenkins
7 18 (6.59%) JIRA
8 16 (5.86%) Mercurial
9 15 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 10 (3.66%) Ant
11 10 (3.66%) Subversion
12 8 (2.93%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.56%) Maven
14 6 (2.20%) JUnit
15 5 (1.83%) ReSharper
General
1 80 (29.30%) Finance
2 52 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 28 (10.26%) Marketing
4 21 (7.69%) Games
5 12 (4.40%) Retail
6 8 (2.93%) Advertising
6 8 (2.93%) German Language
6 8 (2.93%) Italian Language
6 8 (2.93%) Turkish Language
7 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.83%) Electronics
8 4 (1.47%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.10%) Legal
10 2 (0.73%) Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (54.58%) Developer
2 75 (27.47%) Java Developer
3 43 (15.75%) Senior Developer
4 38 (13.92%) Consultant
5 37 (13.55%) Architect
5 37 (13.55%) Java Consultant
6 31 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (10.26%) Software Engineer
8 25 (9.16%) Java Architect
8 25 (9.16%) Java Solutions Architect
9 18 (6.59%) Solutions Consultant
10 16 (5.86%) ScrumMaster
11 15 (5.49%) Technical Leader
11 15 (5.49%) .NET Developer
12 12 (4.40%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.66%) Lead Developer
13 10 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (3.30%) Technical Architect
15 8 (2.93%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (46.15%) HTML
2 124 (45.42%) CSS
3 113 (41.39%) Spring
4 103 (37.73%) XML
5 77 (28.21%) J2EE
5 77 (28.21%) jQuery
6 67 (24.54%) XSLT
7 64 (23.44%) Web Services
8 61 (22.34%) XHTML
9 58 (21.25%) .NET
9 58 (21.25%) Java EE
10 49 (17.95%) JSP
11 36 (13.19%) Hibernate
12 33 (12.09%) SOAP
13 30 (10.99%) RESTful
14 25 (9.16%) WCF
15 24 (8.79%) Ruby on Rails
16 22 (8.06%) Ajax
16 22 (8.06%) .NET Framework
16 22 (8.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 95 (34.80%) Computer Science
2 48 (17.58%) Client/Server
2 48 (17.58%) Mobile App
3 46 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (16.48%) User Experience
5 37 (13.55%) iPad
6 35 (12.82%) Open Source
7 24 (8.79%) Visualisation
8 15 (5.49%) iPhone
9 11 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (3.66%) Data Structures
11 9 (3.30%) Hedge funds
11 9 (3.30%) Clustering
11 9 (3.30%) Equities
12 8 (2.93%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.83%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.83%) DTV
13 5 (1.83%) Derivative
14 3 (1.10%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.84%) Linux
2 20 (7.33%) UNIX
3 17 (6.23%) Android
4 12 (4.40%) Solaris
5 7 (2.56%) Windows
6 5 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (70.70%) TDD
3 132 (48.35%) Scrum
4 96 (35.16%) E-Commerce
5 92 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
6 86 (31.50%) BDD
7 76 (27.84%) Mentoring
8 72 (26.37%) Software Engineering
9 63 (23.08%) Pair Programming
10 57 (20.88%) Unit Testing
11 56 (20.51%) OO
12 55 (20.15%) SOA
13 48 (17.58%) MVC
14 47 (17.22%) Kanban
15 43 (15.75%) DSDM
16 36 (13.19%) OOD
17 35 (12.82%) Coaching
18 34 (12.45%) RUP
19 29 (10.62%) Web Application Development
20 28 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 159 (58.24%) Java
3 88 (32.23%) SQL
4 69 (25.27%) C#
5 45 (16.48%) Scala
6 36 (13.19%) Ruby
7 28 (10.26%) Python
8 16 (5.86%) Golang
9 10 (3.66%) Groovy
9 10 (3.66%) PHP
10 8 (2.93%) C++
10 8 (2.93%) XPath
11 6 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.83%) Clojure
12 5 (1.83%) XQuery
12 5 (1.83%) Perl
13 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.10%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (34.07%) Degree
2 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.10%) PhD
4 2 (0.73%) HND
4 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.93%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) Puppet
1 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (24.18%) SAP
2 39 (14.29%) hybris
3 24 (8.79%) iRise
3 24 (8.79%) Telelogic
4 23 (8.42%) Oracle
5 20 (7.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.40%) Sony
7 5 (1.83%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.47%) GigaSpaces
9 3 (1.10%) Sybase
9 3 (1.10%) IBM
10 2 (0.73%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.73%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.37%) Zend
11 1 (0.37%) KANA
11 1 (0.37%) Sun
11 1 (0.37%) HP
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