Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 43,066 47,417 45,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.58% 29.11% 27.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.36% 31.71% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34,354 39,816 40,468
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Agile Software Development 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 129,103 149,556 152,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.68% 91.82% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102,877 121,182 127,435
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in England

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in England

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in England

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 19,682 £65,000 +4.00% 2,962
South East 0 8,118 £50,500 +6.32% 1,249
North of England +1 6,167 £47,500 +5.56% 1,338
North West +1 3,425 £50,000 +11.11% 665
Midlands +1 3,248 £45,000 - 730
South West +1 3,012 £47,500 +5.56% 637
East of England +1 2,722 £52,500 +5.00% 482
Yorkshire 0 2,350 £47,500 +5.56% 537
West Midlands +1 1,914 £45,000 - 431
East Midlands 0 1,328 £47,000 +10.59% 298
North East +1 441 £48,500 +15.48% 136
South Coast - 2 £65,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 England region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 11,695 (27.16%) C#
2 11,266 (26.16%) Scrum
3 11,223 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 10,781 (25.03%) Java
5 10,382 (24.11%) .NET
6 9,296 (21.59%) SQL
7 9,140 (21.22%) Finance
8 8,652 (20.09%) TDD
9 7,834 (18.19%) HTML
10 7,011 (16.28%) CSS
11 6,776 (15.73%) DevOps
12 6,740 (15.65%) SQL Server
13 6,671 (15.49%) Software Engineering
14 6,416 (14.90%) Test Automation
15 6,161 (14.31%) Amazon AWS
16 6,124 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 5,965 (13.85%) AngularJS
18 5,879 (13.65%) MVC
19 5,756 (13.37%) Microsoft
20 5,596 (12.99%) Degree
21 5,544 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
22 5,438 (12.63%) Git (software)
23 5,056 (11.74%) ASP.NET
24 5,029 (11.68%) Python
25 4,653 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
26 4,597 (10.67%) Microservices
27 4,324 (10.04%) BDD
28 4,113 (9.55%) SDLC
29 4,085 (9.49%) Linux
30 4,084 (9.48%) QA

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1,536 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1,244 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 940 (2.18%) Apache Spark
4 860 (2.00%) Apache
5 824 (1.91%) CMS
6 599 (1.39%) IIS
7 575 (1.34%) SharePoint
8 564 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 324 (0.75%) JBoss
10 257 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 232 (0.54%) nginx
12 212 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 210 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 189 (0.44%) SAS
15 188 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 184 (0.43%) WordPress
17 178 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
18 177 (0.41%) Drupal
19 171 (0.40%) Umbraco
20 168 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 662 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 657 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 473 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 439 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 393 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 262 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 193 (0.45%) InVision
8 149 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 85 (0.20%) Chatbot
10 82 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 52 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 37 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
13 29 (0.067%) SPSS
14 27 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
14 27 (0.063%) Flinto
15 26 (0.060%) AutoCAD
15 26 (0.060%) Mingle
16 12 (0.028%) Maya
16 12 (0.028%) Weka
17 11 (0.026%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 477 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 173 (0.40%) Magento
3 114 (0.26%) Temenos T24
4 111 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 104 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 97 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 94 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 90 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
9 48 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
10 45 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
11 38 (0.088%) SAP FI
12 37 (0.086%) SAP CO
12 37 (0.086%) SAP FI/CO
13 36 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
14 34 (0.079%) SAP ERP
15 33 (0.077%) NetSuite
16 32 (0.074%) SAP SD
17 30 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 28 (0.065%) Eloqua
19 26 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6,161 (14.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6,124 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,551 (3.60%) SaaS
4 1,154 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1,018 (2.36%) GitHub
6 808 (1.88%) PaaS
7 590 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 577 (1.34%) Office 365
9 538 (1.25%) Serverless
10 477 (1.11%) IaaS
11 415 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
12 384 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 359 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 319 (0.74%) OpenShift
15 287 (0.67%) npm
16 244 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
17 222 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 207 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
19 200 (0.46%) Slack
20 186 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 957 (2.22%) Internet
2 621 (1.44%) Firewall
3 617 (1.43%) HTTP
4 378 (0.88%) DNS
5 303 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 192 (0.45%) DHCP
7 180 (0.42%) WAN
8 169 (0.39%) Network Security
9 165 (0.38%) VPN
10 158 (0.37%) Wireless
11 134 (0.31%) LAN
12 118 (0.27%) SSL
13 115 (0.27%) Broadband
14 113 (0.26%) SAN
15 109 (0.25%) Skype
16 87 (0.20%) Intranet
17 71 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
18 68 (0.16%) VoIP
19 66 (0.15%) Modbus
20 64 (0.15%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,740 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 2,754 (6.39%) NoSQL
3 2,193 (5.09%) Big Data
4 2,034 (4.72%) MySQL
5 1,649 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 1,451 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 1,376 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1,241 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1,217 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 1,106 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 938 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 772 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 591 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 575 (1.34%) Power BI
15 498 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 495 (1.15%) Redis
17 439 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 412 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 406 (0.94%) Apache Hive
20 325 (0.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5,438 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 3,971 (9.22%) JIRA
3 3,712 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 2,703 (6.28%) Selenium
5 1,859 (4.32%) Visual Studio
6 1,564 (3.63%) Maven
7 1,473 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,395 (3.24%) Cucumber
9 1,243 (2.89%) TeamCity
10 981 (2.28%) JUnit
11 932 (2.16%) Subversion
12 879 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 803 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 788 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
15 671 (1.56%) Gradle
16 638 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
17 624 (1.45%) NUnit
18 587 (1.36%) JMeter
19 568 (1.32%) SpecFlow
20 567 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 9,140 (21.22%) Finance
2 2,579 (5.99%) Retail
3 2,518 (5.85%) Banking
4 2,106 (4.89%) Marketing
5 1,460 (3.39%) Games
6 895 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 700 (1.63%) Advertising
8 684 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 538 (1.25%) Law
10 534 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 532 (1.24%) Front Office
12 467 (1.08%) Legal
13 462 (1.07%) Electronics
14 355 (0.82%) Back Office
15 304 (0.71%) Automotive
16 293 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 281 (0.65%) Publishing
18 160 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 137 (0.32%) Billing
20 132 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 17,439 (40.49%) Developer
2 4,581 (10.64%) .NET Developer
3 4,493 (10.43%) Analyst
4 3,993 (9.27%) Java Developer
5 3,643 (8.46%) C# Developer
6 3,423 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 2,669 (6.20%) Architect
8 2,510 (5.83%) Business Analyst
8 2,510 (5.83%) Software Engineer
9 2,303 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 2,220 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 2,065 (4.79%) Software Developer
12 1,427 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
13 1,197 (2.78%) Lead Developer
14 1,170 (2.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,099 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
16 1,059 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
17 1,044 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
18 1,036 (2.41%) Test Analyst
19 1,025 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,382 (24.11%) .NET
2 7,834 (18.19%) HTML
3 7,011 (16.28%) CSS
4 5,965 (13.85%) AngularJS
5 5,056 (11.74%) ASP.NET
6 4,038 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3,454 (8.02%) React
8 3,388 (7.87%) Spring
9 3,386 (7.86%) RESTful
10 3,031 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2,990 (6.94%) Node.js
12 2,964 (6.88%) HTML5
13 2,899 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2,877 (6.68%) REST
15 2,620 (6.08%) jQuery
16 2,249 (5.22%) .NET Framework
17 1,974 (4.58%) XML
18 1,642 (3.81%) CSS3
19 1,628 (3.78%) WCF
20 1,562 (3.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3,316 (7.70%) User Experience
2 3,218 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2,506 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2,126 (4.94%) Fintech
5 1,665 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 1,265 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 1,035 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 945 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 687 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 563 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 461 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 456 (1.06%) Public Cloud
13 454 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 339 (0.79%) Hedge funds
15 332 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 321 (0.75%) Fixed Income
17 315 (0.73%) Cloud Native
18 281 (0.65%) Derivative
19 274 (0.64%) PMI
20 268 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4,085 (9.49%) Linux
2 2,952 (6.85%) Windows
3 1,271 (2.95%) Android
4 1,164 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1,123 (2.61%) Unix
6 643 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 415 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 316 (0.73%) CentOS
9 246 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 246 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 239 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 235 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 104 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 68 (0.16%) Debian
14 66 (0.15%) AIX
14 66 (0.15%) Solaris
15 64 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
15 64 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 45 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 41 (0.095%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,266 (26.16%) Scrum
2 8,652 (20.09%) TDD
3 6,776 (15.73%) DevOps
4 6,671 (15.49%) Software Engineering
5 6,416 (14.90%) Test Automation
6 5,879 (13.65%) MVC
7 5,544 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
8 4,653 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
9 4,597 (10.67%) Microservices
10 4,324 (10.04%) BDD
11 4,113 (9.55%) SDLC
12 3,993 (9.27%) Project Management
13 3,733 (8.67%) Waterfall
14 3,446 (8.00%) Mentoring
15 3,201 (7.43%) OO
16 3,091 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 2,938 (6.82%) Computer Science
18 2,912 (6.76%) Kanban
19 2,655 (6.16%) Analytics
20 2,637 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11,695 (27.16%) C#
2 11,223 (26.06%) JavaScript
3 10,781 (25.03%) Java
4 9,296 (21.59%) SQL
5 5,029 (11.68%) Python
6 1,978 (4.59%) C++
7 1,933 (4.49%) PHP
8 1,821 (4.23%) Java 8
9 1,775 (4.12%) Ruby
10 1,570 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 1,417 (3.29%) Scala
12 1,287 (2.99%) PowerShell
13 1,128 (2.62%) C
14 994 (2.31%) TypeScript
15 977 (2.27%) Bash Shell
16 723 (1.68%) Go
17 641 (1.49%) ES6
18 557 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 541 (1.26%) Perl
20 453 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5,596 (12.99%) Degree
2 1,514 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 1,413 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 962 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 859 (1.99%) ISEB
6 732 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 478 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 388 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 343 (0.80%) PMP
10 249 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 244 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 222 (0.52%) CISSP
13 215 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 212 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
15 189 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 161 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
17 152 (0.35%) PhD
18 146 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
19 138 (0.32%) CISM
20 112 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,084 (9.48%) QA
2 645 (1.50%) PMO
3 414 (0.96%) GDPR
4 312 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 249 (0.58%) SLA
6 229 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 147 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 78 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 65 (0.15%) PSD2
10 54 (0.13%) MiFID
11 51 (0.12%) COBIT
12 44 (0.10%) WCAG
13 43 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 26 (0.060%) SEPA
15 25 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 22 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
17 21 (0.049%) PMBOK
18 19 (0.044%) IFRS
19 18 (0.042%) ISO 14001
20 16 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3,669 (8.52%) Docker
2 814 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 497 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 298 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 205 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 160 (0.37%) Firmware
7 156 (0.36%) HDFS
8 137 (0.32%) Apache Flume
9 103 (0.24%) vSphere
10 94 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 84 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 61 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 60 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 58 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 51 (0.12%) XenApp
16 45 (0.10%) Xen
17 38 (0.088%) VMware NSX
18 35 (0.081%) Varnish
19 32 (0.074%) NFS
20 29 (0.067%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,899 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 1,753 (4.07%) Ansible
3 1,535 (3.56%) Puppet
4 1,151 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1,065 (2.47%) Terraform
6 230 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 223 (0.52%) SCCM
8 213 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
9 196 (0.46%) Packer
10 180 (0.42%) Oozie
11 171 (0.40%) Salt
12 162 (0.38%) Kibana
13 161 (0.37%) Grafana
14 154 (0.36%) Prometheus
15 151 (0.35%) Nagios
16 135 (0.31%) SCOM
17 118 (0.27%) HP ALM
18 115 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
19 113 (0.26%) ZABBIX
20 101 (0.23%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5,756 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 2,678 (6.22%) Oracle
3 1,687 (3.92%) Google
4 1,144 (2.66%) SAP
5 770 (1.79%) VMware
6 581 (1.35%) Tableau
7 574 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 550 (1.28%) Adobe
9 518 (1.20%) Atlassian
10 488 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 431 (1.00%) IBM
12 329 (0.76%) Xamarin
13 326 (0.76%) HP
14 319 (0.74%) WorldPay
15 313 (0.73%) Splunk
16 306 (0.71%) Sitecore
17 277 (0.64%) Cisco
18 274 (0.64%) Facebook
19 248 (0.58%) Cloudera
20 231 (0.54%) New Relic