Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 45,577 48,127 47,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.27% 28.82% 26.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.19% 31.49% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36,737 39,786 41,877
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
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 137,325 152,810 162,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.20% 91.52% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 110,297 121,650 136,832
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 20,663 £65,000 +4.00% 2,985
South East 0 8,701 £51,000 +7.37% 1,154
North of England +1 6,738 £47,500 +5.56% 1,392
North West +1 3,696 £47,500 +5.56% 765
Midlands 0 3,379 £45,000 - 712
South West +1 3,169 £47,500 +5.56% 638
East of England 0 2,824 £52,500 +5.00% 541
Yorkshire +1 2,677 £47,500 +5.56% 505
West Midlands +1 2,040 £45,000 +2.27% 430
East Midlands 0 1,333 £47,500 +11.76% 280
North East +1 416 £48,500 +21.25% 122
South Coast - 2 £65,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 12,669 (27.80%) C#
2 12,462 (27.34%) Scrum
3 12,306 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 11,539 (25.32%) Java
5 11,443 (25.11%) .NET
6 10,129 (22.22%) Finance
7 9,870 (21.66%) SQL
8 9,636 (21.14%) TDD
9 8,784 (19.27%) HTML
10 7,782 (17.07%) CSS
11 7,364 (16.16%) SQL Server
12 7,133 (15.65%) DevOps
13 6,903 (15.15%) Test Automation
14 6,872 (15.08%) AngularJS
15 6,657 (14.61%) Software Engineering
16 6,600 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
17 6,584 (14.45%) MVC
18 6,405 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
19 6,157 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
20 5,958 (13.07%) Microsoft
21 5,867 (12.87%) Degree
22 5,852 (12.84%) Git (software)
23 5,506 (12.08%) ASP.NET
24 5,318 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
25 5,047 (11.07%) BDD
26 5,008 (10.99%) Python
27 4,752 (10.43%) Microservices
28 4,414 (9.68%) Web Services
29 4,372 (9.59%) Linux
30 4,366 (9.58%) SDLC

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 1,583 (3.47%) Confluence
2 1,229 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 970 (2.13%) CMS
4 892 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 889 (1.95%) Apache
6 645 (1.42%) IIS
7 619 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 608 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 369 (0.81%) JBoss
10 287 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 266 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 255 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 243 (0.53%) nginx
14 230 (0.50%) WordPress
15 221 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
16 215 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 214 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
18 213 (0.47%) Drupal
19 201 (0.44%) EPiServer
20 199 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 719 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 589 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 512 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 463 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 393 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 313 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 179 (0.39%) InVision
8 162 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 100 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 92 (0.20%) Chatbot
11 67 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 46 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
13 26 (0.057%) Mingle
14 23 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
15 21 (0.046%) SPSS
16 20 (0.044%) InDesign
17 12 (0.026%) Maya
18 11 (0.024%) Camtasia
19 10 (0.022%) Flinto
19 10 (0.022%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 532 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 163 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 158 (0.35%) Magento
4 102 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 97 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 94 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 76 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 44 (0.097%) Eloqua
9 39 (0.086%) NetSuite
9 39 (0.086%) SAP FI
10 34 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
10 34 (0.075%) SAP CO
10 34 (0.075%) SAP ERP
10 34 (0.075%) SAP FI/CO
10 34 (0.075%) thinkFolio
11 31 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 30 (0.066%) Scribe Insight
13 29 (0.064%) Markit EDM
14 28 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
15 27 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6,600 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6,405 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,669 (3.66%) SaaS
4 1,138 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1,015 (2.23%) GitHub
6 860 (1.89%) PaaS
7 600 (1.32%) Serverless
8 594 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
9 573 (1.26%) Office 365
10 501 (1.10%) IaaS
11 442 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 401 (0.88%) npm
13 396 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
14 354 (0.78%) Amazon S3
15 332 (0.73%) OpenShift
16 256 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
17 207 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
18 199 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
19 188 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 184 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1,001 (2.20%) Internet
2 649 (1.42%) HTTP
3 623 (1.37%) Firewall
4 383 (0.84%) DNS
5 313 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 194 (0.43%) VPN
7 172 (0.38%) DHCP
8 162 (0.36%) WAN
9 158 (0.35%) Network Security
10 147 (0.32%) SSL
11 132 (0.29%) Skype
12 128 (0.28%) Broadband
13 123 (0.27%) SAN
14 121 (0.27%) Wireless
15 119 (0.26%) LAN
16 112 (0.25%) SMS
17 88 (0.19%) Intranet
18 74 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
19 72 (0.16%) VoIP
20 67 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,364 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 2,972 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 2,288 (5.02%) Big Data
4 2,146 (4.71%) MySQL
5 1,824 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 1,624 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 1,358 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1,355 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
9 1,267 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1,168 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 1,024 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 898 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 584 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 578 (1.27%) Power BI
15 565 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 481 (1.06%) Redis
17 475 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 468 (1.03%) Oracle Database
19 417 (0.91%) Blockchain
20 365 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5,852 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 4,120 (9.04%) JIRA
3 4,013 (8.80%) Jenkins
4 3,069 (6.73%) Selenium
5 1,954 (4.29%) Visual Studio
6 1,661 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,624 (3.56%) Maven
8 1,537 (3.37%) Cucumber
9 1,355 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 1,050 (2.30%) JUnit
11 1,022 (2.24%) Subversion
12 971 (2.13%) WebDriver
13 902 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 890 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
15 680 (1.49%) NUnit
16 669 (1.47%) SpecFlow
17 657 (1.44%) Gradle
18 639 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
19 593 (1.30%) gulp
20 565 (1.24%) JMeter
General
1 10,129 (22.22%) Finance
2 2,658 (5.83%) Retail
3 2,475 (5.43%) Banking
4 2,211 (4.85%) Marketing
5 1,573 (3.45%) Games
6 889 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 821 (1.80%) Advertising
8 698 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 690 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 635 (1.39%) Front Office
11 587 (1.29%) Law
12 468 (1.03%) Electronics
13 451 (0.99%) Back Office
14 442 (0.97%) Legal
15 396 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 338 (0.74%) Automotive
17 308 (0.68%) Publishing
18 188 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 146 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 135 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 19,138 (41.99%) Developer
2 5,159 (11.32%) .NET Developer
3 4,411 (9.68%) Analyst
4 4,251 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 3,974 (8.72%) C# Developer
6 3,786 (8.31%) Senior Developer
7 2,672 (5.86%) Software Engineer
8 2,664 (5.85%) Architect
9 2,514 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 2,409 (5.29%) Business Analyst
11 2,369 (5.20%) Project Manager
12 2,298 (5.04%) Software Developer
13 1,432 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,397 (3.07%) Lead Developer
15 1,273 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
16 1,254 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 1,147 (2.52%) ASP.NET Developer
18 1,131 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
19 1,123 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
20 1,112 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,443 (25.11%) .NET
2 8,784 (19.27%) HTML
3 7,782 (17.07%) CSS
4 6,872 (15.08%) AngularJS
5 5,506 (12.08%) ASP.NET
6 4,414 (9.68%) Web Services
7 3,889 (8.53%) RESTful
8 3,802 (8.34%) React
9 3,604 (7.91%) Spring
10 3,456 (7.58%) HTML5
11 3,452 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3,279 (7.19%) Node.js
13 3,264 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3,053 (6.70%) REST
15 2,911 (6.39%) jQuery
16 2,470 (5.42%) .NET Framework
17 2,169 (4.76%) XML
18 1,993 (4.37%) CSS3
19 1,925 (4.22%) WCF
20 1,645 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3,702 (8.12%) User Experience
2 3,638 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2,962 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 2,680 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 2,291 (5.03%) Fintech
6 1,808 (3.97%) Mobile App
7 1,427 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
8 1,153 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 756 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 662 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 528 (1.16%) Data Centre
12 522 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 458 (1.00%) Data Structures
14 457 (1.00%) Public Cloud
15 380 (0.83%) Hedge funds
16 307 (0.67%) Fixed Income
17 304 (0.67%) Cloud Native
18 295 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 284 (0.62%) Derivative
20 283 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4,372 (9.59%) Linux
2 3,043 (6.68%) Windows
3 1,311 (2.88%) Android
4 1,282 (2.81%) Unix
5 1,200 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 654 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 385 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 345 (0.76%) CentOS
9 240 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 226 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 226 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 220 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 101 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 87 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 85 (0.19%) Solaris
15 72 (0.16%) Debian
16 66 (0.14%) AIX
17 46 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 39 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
19 36 (0.079%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,462 (27.34%) Scrum
2 9,636 (21.14%) TDD
3 7,133 (15.65%) DevOps
4 6,903 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 6,657 (14.61%) Software Engineering
6 6,584 (14.45%) MVC
7 6,157 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5,318 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
9 5,047 (11.07%) BDD
10 4,752 (10.43%) Microservices
11 4,366 (9.58%) SDLC
12 4,360 (9.57%) Project Management
13 3,944 (8.65%) Waterfall
14 3,660 (8.03%) OO
15 3,634 (7.97%) Mentoring
16 3,330 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 3,116 (6.84%) Kanban
18 2,665 (5.85%) Analytics
19 2,596 (5.70%) E-Commerce
20 2,588 (5.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12,669 (27.80%) C#
2 12,306 (27.00%) JavaScript
3 11,539 (25.32%) Java
4 9,870 (21.66%) SQL
5 5,008 (10.99%) Python
6 2,205 (4.84%) PHP
7 2,119 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1,974 (4.33%) C++
9 1,908 (4.19%) Java 8
10 1,750 (3.84%) T-SQL
11 1,481 (3.25%) Scala
12 1,311 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 1,152 (2.53%) C
14 1,046 (2.30%) TypeScript
15 970 (2.13%) Bash Shell
16 757 (1.66%) Go
17 668 (1.47%) ES6
18 625 (1.37%) PL/SQL
19 527 (1.16%) Perl
20 521 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5,867 (12.87%) Degree
2 1,510 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 1,421 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 840 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 791 (1.74%) ISEB
6 721 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 505 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 403 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 365 (0.80%) PMP
10 318 (0.70%) Master's Degree
11 302 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 243 (0.53%) CISSP
13 228 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 223 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 184 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
16 168 (0.37%) PhD
17 156 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
18 155 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
19 143 (0.31%) CISM
20 115 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,200 (9.22%) QA
2 607 (1.33%) PMO
3 360 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 346 (0.76%) GDPR
5 265 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 245 (0.54%) SLA
7 127 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 81 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 73 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 52 (0.11%) COBIT
11 43 (0.094%) WCAG
12 42 (0.092%) PSD2
13 37 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
14 36 (0.079%) MiFID
15 31 (0.068%) SEPA
16 22 (0.048%) PMBOK
17 21 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 18 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 16 (0.035%) ISO 14001
20 13 (0.029%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3,808 (8.36%) Docker
2 771 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 485 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 276 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 221 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 131 (0.29%) Firmware
7 118 (0.26%) HDFS
8 113 (0.25%) vSphere
9 104 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 86 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 78 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 73 (0.16%) Xen
13 47 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 43 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
14 43 (0.094%) XenApp
14 43 (0.094%) XenDesktop
15 37 (0.081%) oVirt
16 33 (0.072%) RHEV
17 32 (0.070%) NFS
18 30 (0.066%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,853 (4.07%) Ansible
2 1,831 (4.02%) Kubernetes
3 1,622 (3.56%) Puppet
4 1,285 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1,111 (2.44%) Terraform
6 249 (0.55%) Salt
7 233 (0.51%) Packer
8 232 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 207 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 198 (0.43%) Kibana
11 189 (0.41%) SCCM
12 187 (0.41%) Grafana
13 178 (0.39%) Nagios
14 146 (0.32%) ZABBIX
15 144 (0.32%) Prometheus
16 115 (0.25%) Consul
17 112 (0.25%) Graphite
17 112 (0.25%) SCOM
18 111 (0.24%) Oozie
19 103 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5,958 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 2,849 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1,863 (4.09%) Google
4 1,138 (2.50%) SAP
5 805 (1.77%) VMware
6 629 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 595 (1.31%) Adobe
8 572 (1.26%) Atlassian
9 565 (1.24%) Tableau
10 538 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 476 (1.04%) IBM
12 397 (0.87%) Xamarin
13 350 (0.77%) Facebook
14 335 (0.74%) Sitecore
15 329 (0.72%) Splunk
16 308 (0.68%) HP
17 306 (0.67%) New Relic
18 269 (0.59%) Informatica
19 260 (0.57%) Apple
20 256 (0.56%) Cisco