Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 48,843 47,194 48,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.71% 28.24% 25.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.77% 31.15% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39,788 39,817 43,110
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +4.17%

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 149,061 151,507 172,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.67% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,997 123,028 145,152
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 21,631 £65,000 +4.00% 2,665
South East 0 8,820 £50,000 +5.26% 1,000
North of England +1 8,123 £45,000 - 1,156
North West +1 4,228 £45,000 +5.88% 663
Midlands +1 3,562 £45,000 +5.88% 555
South West +1 3,462 £47,500 +5.56% 508
Yorkshire +1 3,360 £45,000 - 405
East of England 0 3,201 £52,500 +5.00% 445
West Midlands +1 2,060 £45,000 +5.88% 321
East Midlands 0 1,496 £45,000 +5.88% 234
North East 0 539 £45,000 +14.69% 88
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 13,858 (28.37%) C#
2 13,831 (28.32%) Scrum
3 13,219 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 12,712 (26.03%) Java
5 12,662 (25.92%) .NET
6 11,418 (23.38%) TDD
7 11,112 (22.75%) Finance
8 10,735 (21.98%) SQL
9 9,590 (19.63%) HTML
10 8,532 (17.47%) CSS
11 8,444 (17.29%) SQL Server
12 8,053 (16.49%) MVC
13 7,775 (15.92%) AngularJS
14 7,417 (15.19%) Software Engineering
15 7,411 (15.17%) Test Automation
16 6,994 (14.32%) DevOps
17 6,681 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
18 6,580 (13.47%) Git (software)
19 6,576 (13.46%) ASP.NET
20 6,565 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
21 6,314 (12.93%) BDD
22 6,251 (12.80%) Degree
23 6,248 (12.79%) Microsoft
24 5,786 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
25 5,576 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
26 5,146 (10.54%) SDLC
27 5,085 (10.41%) Web Services
28 5,033 (10.30%) Python
29 4,978 (10.19%) Linux
30 4,861 (9.95%) RESTful

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 1,617 (3.31%) Confluence
2 1,180 (2.42%) CMS
3 1,147 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 942 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 937 (1.92%) Apache
6 828 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 713 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 586 (1.20%) IIS
9 502 (1.03%) JBoss
10 325 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 308 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 299 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
13 292 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 288 (0.59%) Drupal
15 258 (0.53%) WordPress
16 251 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 245 (0.50%) nginx
18 244 (0.50%) EPiServer
19 224 (0.46%) WebLogic
20 212 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 728 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 527 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 441 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 418 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 272 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 261 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 153 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 151 (0.31%) InVision
9 108 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 98 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 84 (0.17%) Chatbot
12 37 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
13 27 (0.055%) InDesign
14 26 (0.053%) InfoPath
15 24 (0.049%) SPSS
16 19 (0.039%) UXPin
17 16 (0.033%) Mingle
18 15 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
18 15 (0.031%) HipChat
19 12 (0.025%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 556 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 178 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 144 (0.29%) Magento
4 118 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 99 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 70 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 55 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 53 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 52 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
10 49 (0.10%) NetSuite
11 48 (0.098%) Eloqua
11 48 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
12 45 (0.092%) Markit EDM
13 33 (0.068%) thinkFolio
14 31 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
15 30 (0.061%) Eagle PACE
16 27 (0.055%) Front Arena
17 20 (0.041%) SAP FI
18 19 (0.039%) Oracle ERP
18 19 (0.039%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6,565 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5,786 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,812 (3.71%) SaaS
4 1,025 (2.10%) GitHub
5 932 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 833 (1.71%) PaaS
7 632 (1.29%) IaaS
8 527 (1.08%) Serverless
9 501 (1.03%) Office 365
10 489 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
11 471 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
12 458 (0.94%) npm
13 413 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
14 368 (0.75%) Amazon S3
15 281 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
16 265 (0.54%) OpenShift
17 246 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
18 211 (0.43%) Slack
19 200 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 189 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1,002 (2.05%) Internet
2 719 (1.47%) HTTP
3 499 (1.02%) Firewall
4 382 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 377 (0.77%) DNS
6 194 (0.40%) SSL
7 187 (0.38%) SMS
7 187 (0.38%) WAN
8 161 (0.33%) Network Security
9 156 (0.32%) Wireless
10 154 (0.32%) VPN
11 152 (0.31%) Broadband
12 131 (0.27%) LAN
13 108 (0.22%) Intranet
14 99 (0.20%) DHCP
15 92 (0.19%) Skype
16 87 (0.18%) SAN
17 74 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
18 70 (0.14%) VoIP
19 68 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,444 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 3,561 (7.29%) NoSQL
3 2,443 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2,421 (4.96%) MySQL
5 2,103 (4.31%) MongoDB
6 1,888 (3.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 1,765 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 1,409 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1,164 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 1,125 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 1,072 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 972 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 658 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 642 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
15 550 (1.13%) Blockchain
16 540 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 529 (1.08%) Power BI
18 521 (1.07%) Redis
19 458 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
20 452 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6,580 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 4,429 (9.07%) JIRA
3 4,182 (8.56%) Jenkins
4 3,656 (7.49%) Selenium
5 1,903 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1,870 (3.83%) Visual Studio
7 1,839 (3.77%) Cucumber
8 1,692 (3.46%) Maven
9 1,492 (3.05%) TeamCity
10 1,332 (2.73%) JUnit
11 1,269 (2.60%) Subversion
12 1,074 (2.20%) NUnit
13 1,066 (2.18%) WebDriver
14 907 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
15 896 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 770 (1.58%) SpecFlow
17 704 (1.44%) Gradle
18 697 (1.43%) gulp
19 623 (1.28%) SoapUI
20 591 (1.21%) Jasmine
General
1 11,112 (22.75%) Finance
2 3,314 (6.79%) Retail
3 2,861 (5.86%) Banking
4 2,256 (4.62%) Marketing
5 1,802 (3.69%) Games
6 1,156 (2.37%) Advertising
7 990 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 858 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 700 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 662 (1.36%) Front Office
11 612 (1.25%) Legal
12 552 (1.13%) Law
13 528 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 463 (0.95%) Back Office
15 452 (0.93%) Electronics
16 379 (0.78%) Publishing
17 305 (0.62%) Automotive
18 249 (0.51%) Retail Banking
19 145 (0.30%) Billing
20 144 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21,364 (43.74%) Developer
2 6,133 (12.56%) .NET Developer
3 4,677 (9.58%) Analyst
4 4,554 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 4,398 (9.00%) C# Developer
6 3,987 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 3,080 (6.31%) Software Engineer
8 2,839 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,621 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 2,602 (5.33%) Architect
11 2,577 (5.28%) Business Analyst
12 2,510 (5.14%) Project Manager
13 1,627 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 1,537 (3.15%) Lead Developer
15 1,454 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 1,373 (2.81%) Java Engineer
17 1,338 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
18 1,312 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
19 1,206 (2.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 1,171 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,662 (25.92%) .NET
2 9,590 (19.63%) HTML
3 8,532 (17.47%) CSS
4 7,775 (15.92%) AngularJS
5 6,576 (13.46%) ASP.NET
6 5,085 (10.41%) Web Services
7 4,861 (9.95%) RESTful
8 4,585 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4,171 (8.54%) React
10 3,917 (8.02%) HTML5
11 3,838 (7.86%) Spring
12 3,717 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3,709 (7.59%) Node.js
14 3,384 (6.93%) jQuery
15 3,382 (6.92%) REST
16 2,943 (6.03%) .NET Framework
17 2,688 (5.50%) WCF
18 2,373 (4.86%) XML
19 2,335 (4.78%) CSS3
20 1,924 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4,147 (8.49%) User Experience
2 3,749 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3,390 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 3,040 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
5 2,478 (5.07%) Fintech
6 2,021 (4.14%) Mobile App
7 1,614 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
8 1,291 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 788 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 714 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 507 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 497 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 440 (0.90%) Data Centre
14 423 (0.87%) Public Cloud
15 346 (0.71%) Equities
16 334 (0.68%) Hedge funds
17 329 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
18 325 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 318 (0.65%) Fixed Income
20 300 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4,978 (10.19%) Linux
2 3,234 (6.62%) Windows
3 1,444 (2.96%) Android
4 1,342 (2.75%) Unix
5 1,211 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 532 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 253 (0.52%) CentOS
8 251 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 180 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 146 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 113 (0.23%) Solaris
12 107 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 106 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 104 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 102 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 97 (0.20%) Windows 7
17 78 (0.16%) Debian
18 77 (0.16%) AIX
19 75 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
20 51 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,831 (28.32%) Scrum
2 11,418 (23.38%) TDD
3 8,053 (16.49%) MVC
4 7,417 (15.19%) Software Engineering
5 7,411 (15.17%) Test Automation
6 6,994 (14.32%) DevOps
7 6,681 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6,314 (12.93%) BDD
9 5,576 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
10 5,146 (10.54%) SDLC
11 4,576 (9.37%) Microservices
12 4,395 (9.00%) OO
13 4,281 (8.76%) Project Management
14 3,834 (7.85%) Waterfall
15 3,758 (7.69%) Mentoring
16 3,546 (7.26%) Kanban
17 3,367 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 3,289 (6.73%) E-Commerce
19 2,965 (6.07%) Web Development
20 2,705 (5.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13,858 (28.37%) C#
2 13,219 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 12,712 (26.03%) Java
4 10,735 (21.98%) SQL
5 5,033 (10.30%) Python
6 2,701 (5.53%) Ruby
7 2,561 (5.24%) PHP
8 2,139 (4.38%) C++
9 2,014 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 1,967 (4.03%) Java 8
11 1,647 (3.37%) Scala
12 1,292 (2.65%) C
13 1,175 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 1,054 (2.16%) TypeScript
15 938 (1.92%) Bash Shell
16 680 (1.39%) ES6
17 631 (1.29%) VB.NET
18 627 (1.28%) Go
19 618 (1.27%) Perl
20 616 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6,251 (12.80%) Degree
2 1,537 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,382 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 799 (1.64%) ISEB
5 688 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 647 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 527 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 434 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 425 (0.87%) PMP
10 407 (0.83%) Master's Degree
11 370 (0.76%) DV Cleared
12 261 (0.53%) CISSP
13 248 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 211 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 195 (0.40%) CISM
16 179 (0.37%) PhD
17 165 (0.34%) AWS Certification
18 149 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
19 148 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 135 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,748 (9.72%) QA
2 499 (1.02%) PMO
3 370 (0.76%) GDPR
4 350 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 350 (0.72%) GCP
5 305 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 200 (0.41%) SLA
7 174 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 80 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 76 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 69 (0.14%) COBIT
10 69 (0.14%) PSD2
11 48 (0.098%) WCAG
12 46 (0.094%) MiFID
13 40 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
14 31 (0.063%) SEPA
15 26 (0.053%) MISRA
16 20 (0.041%) Disclosure Scotland
16 20 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 16 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3,618 (7.41%) Docker
2 610 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 438 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 239 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 229 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 143 (0.29%) Firmware
7 134 (0.27%) HDFS
8 100 (0.20%) vSphere
9 98 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 78 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 71 (0.15%) Xen
12 63 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 50 (0.10%) KVM
14 46 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 33 (0.068%) oVirt
16 29 (0.059%) RHEV
17 25 (0.051%) VMware NSX
18 24 (0.049%) XenServer
19 22 (0.045%) Ceph
20 21 (0.043%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,804 (3.69%) Ansible
2 1,588 (3.25%) Puppet
3 1,397 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1,381 (2.83%) Kubernetes
5 1,078 (2.21%) Terraform
6 303 (0.62%) Kibana
7 238 (0.49%) Nagios
8 193 (0.40%) Salt
9 182 (0.37%) Packer
10 138 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
11 132 (0.27%) ZABBIX
12 129 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
13 107 (0.22%) SCCM
14 103 (0.21%) Grafana
15 99 (0.20%) HP ALM
15 99 (0.20%) Mesos
16 98 (0.20%) Prometheus
17 93 (0.19%) logstash
18 82 (0.17%) Consul
19 72 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6,248 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 3,084 (6.31%) Oracle
3 1,934 (3.96%) Google
4 988 (2.02%) SAP
5 822 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 713 (1.46%) VMware
7 580 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 558 (1.14%) Adobe
9 553 (1.13%) Tableau
10 486 (1.00%) IBM
11 479 (0.98%) Capita
12 475 (0.97%) Sitecore
13 474 (0.97%) Xamarin
14 402 (0.82%) Facebook
15 389 (0.80%) WorldPay
16 373 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 372 (0.76%) Twitter
18 355 (0.73%) Splunk
19 308 (0.63%) Apple
20 306 (0.63%) HP