Period
to 18 January 2022

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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 34,484 16,343 34,404
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 31.24% 29.20% 29.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.25% 31.38% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21,866 13,754 26,862
10th Percentile £39,471 £38,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £92,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 103,697 52,084 107,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.95% 93.04% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69,831 43,048 86,762
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,742 £30,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in England

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in England.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in England

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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 2022. 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 0 16,592 £75,000 +7.14% 2,279
South East +1 5,640 £57,500 +4.55% 721
North of England +1 5,235 £55,000 +10.00% 893
Midlands +1 2,776 £52,500 +5.00% 591
North West +1 2,710 £55,000 +4.76% 511
Yorkshire 0 2,185 £55,000 +10.00% 285
South West +1 2,134 £52,500 +5.00% 403
West Midlands 0 1,859 £55,000 +10.00% 387
East of England +1 1,339 £58,325 +6.05% 304
East Midlands +2 908 £52,500 +8.25% 202
North East +1 355 £50,000 +5.26% 97
South Coast - 3 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 9,176 (26.61%) DevOps
2 8,657 (25.10%) JavaScript
3 8,624 (25.01%) Azure
4 8,560 (24.82%) AWS
5 8,398 (24.35%) Social Skills
6 8,128 (23.57%) Scrum
7 7,976 (23.13%) Finance
8 7,795 (22.60%) Software Engineering
9 7,510 (21.78%) Java
10 6,544 (18.98%) SQL
11 6,532 (18.94%) C#
12 6,392 (18.54%) React
13 6,007 (17.42%) Python
14 5,360 (15.54%) .NET
15 5,283 (15.32%) Docker
16 5,230 (15.17%) TDD
17 5,029 (14.58%) Microservices
18 4,922 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
19 4,757 (13.79%) Test Automation
20 4,671 (13.55%) Degree
21 4,576 (13.27%) Kubernetes
22 4,529 (13.13%) Git (software)
23 4,232 (12.27%) Microsoft
24 4,202 (12.19%) Mentoring
25 3,995 (11.59%) Full Stack Development
26 3,832 (11.11%) HTML
27 3,825 (11.09%) Analytics
28 3,772 (10.94%) CSS
29 3,533 (10.25%) Node.js
30 3,434 (9.96%) User Experience

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 1,344 (3.90%) Confluence
2 768 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 644 (1.87%) CMS
4 619 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 563 (1.63%) Apache
6 548 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 197 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
8 181 (0.52%) SAS
9 162 (0.47%) IIS
10 158 (0.46%) WordPress
11 141 (0.41%) nginx
12 101 (0.29%) Tomcat
13 94 (0.27%) Drupal
14 86 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 76 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 76 (0.22%) JBoss
15 76 (0.22%) OpenStack
16 69 (0.20%) WebSphere
17 67 (0.19%) Jupyter
17 67 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 626 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 606 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 306 (0.89%) Sketch
4 285 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 284 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 262 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 211 (0.61%) InVision
8 82 (0.24%) Adobe XD
9 73 (0.21%) Chatbot
10 70 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 65 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 60 (0.17%) Zeplin
13 56 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
14 43 (0.12%) Simulink
15 29 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
16 25 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
17 21 (0.061%) Windchill
18 19 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
19 18 (0.052%) Campfire
20 16 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 208 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 91 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
3 87 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 75 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 71 (0.21%) Sentinel
6 69 (0.20%) Magento
7 55 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
8 47 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 44 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 42 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 40 (0.12%) Shopify
12 38 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
13 34 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
14 32 (0.093%) Summit
15 29 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
16 28 (0.081%) R3 Corda
17 24 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
18 23 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
18 23 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
19 22 (0.064%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8,624 (25.01%) Azure
2 8,560 (24.82%) AWS
3 2,628 (7.62%) GCP
4 2,441 (7.08%) Serverless
5 2,436 (7.06%) SaaS
6 1,560 (4.52%) GitHub
7 1,360 (3.94%) Power Platform
8 1,183 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
9 848 (2.46%) PaaS
10 820 (2.38%) Amazon S3
11 731 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 685 (1.99%) Microsoft 365
13 676 (1.96%) OpenShift
14 626 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
15 551 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
16 503 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
17 462 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
17 462 (1.34%) IaaS
18 414 (1.20%) Azure Service Bus
19 395 (1.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 644 (1.87%) HTTP
2 403 (1.17%) Firewall
3 374 (1.08%) Broadband
4 290 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 285 (0.83%) Internet
6 245 (0.71%) DNS
7 195 (0.57%) Network Security
8 140 (0.41%) VPN
9 127 (0.37%) Kerberos
10 111 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
11 104 (0.30%) LAN
12 103 (0.30%) WAN
13 78 (0.23%) DHCP
13 78 (0.23%) VoIP
14 75 (0.22%) Intranet
15 68 (0.20%) HTTPS
16 64 (0.19%) FTP
17 62 (0.18%) BGP
17 62 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
18 61 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,980 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 1,994 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 1,682 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1,593 (4.62%) MySQL
5 1,539 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 1,321 (3.83%) Big Data
7 1,206 (3.50%) MongoDB
8 1,114 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1,093 (3.17%) Power BI
10 755 (2.19%) Data Lake
11 685 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 679 (1.97%) Redis
13 655 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 512 (1.48%) Hadoop
15 506 (1.47%) Tableau
16 409 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
17 392 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 390 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
19 338 (0.98%) RDBMS
20 319 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4,529 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 3,242 (9.40%) JIRA
3 2,976 (8.63%) Jenkins
4 1,478 (4.29%) Selenium
5 731 (2.12%) Cucumber
6 729 (2.11%) Cypress.io
7 680 (1.97%) Maven
8 656 (1.90%) GitLab
9 653 (1.89%) JUnit
10 618 (1.79%) TeamCity
11 610 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 579 (1.68%) webpack
13 543 (1.57%) Visual Studio
14 542 (1.57%) Postman
15 530 (1.54%) Bitbucket
16 518 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
17 433 (1.26%) SpecFlow
18 353 (1.02%) NUnit
19 314 (0.91%) JMeter
20 313 (0.91%) CircleCI
General
1 8,398 (24.35%) Social Skills
2 7,976 (23.13%) Finance
3 3,079 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1,972 (5.72%) Retail
5 1,900 (5.51%) Marketing
6 1,851 (5.37%) Banking
7 1,500 (4.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1,179 (3.42%) Public Sector
9 1,055 (3.06%) Law
10 883 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
11 823 (2.39%) Influencing Skills
12 803 (2.33%) Games
13 766 (2.22%) Legal
14 683 (1.98%) Telecoms
15 669 (1.94%) Front Office
16 618 (1.79%) Advertising
17 608 (1.76%) Manufacturing
18 578 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
19 418 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
20 354 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10,741 (31.15%) Developer
2 3,904 (11.32%) Software Engineer
3 3,131 (9.08%) Analyst
4 2,584 (7.49%) Senior Developer
5 2,113 (6.13%) Architect
6 1,684 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 1,635 (4.74%) Project Manager
8 1,601 (4.64%) Business Analyst
9 1,484 (4.30%) Software Developer
10 1,357 (3.94%) .NET Developer
11 1,240 (3.60%) C# Developer
12 1,197 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 1,142 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
14 1,093 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,083 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
16 1,051 (3.05%) React Developer
17 884 (2.56%) Data Engineer
18 825 (2.39%) Lead Developer
19 806 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
20 767 (2.22%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,392 (18.54%) React
2 5,360 (15.54%) .NET
3 3,832 (11.11%) HTML
4 3,772 (10.94%) CSS
5 3,533 (10.25%) Node.js
6 3,425 (9.93%) AngularJS
7 2,602 (7.55%) REST
8 2,279 (6.61%) RESTful
9 2,264 (6.57%) .NET Core
10 2,183 (6.33%) Spring
11 1,837 (5.33%) Web Services
12 1,706 (4.95%) Kafka
13 1,577 (4.57%) Vue.js
14 1,471 (4.27%) HTML5
15 1,461 (4.24%) ASP.NET
16 1,453 (4.21%) Spring Boot
17 1,236 (3.58%) .NET Framework
18 1,216 (3.53%) JSON
19 1,039 (3.01%) XML
20 1,036 (3.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3,434 (9.96%) User Experience
2 1,482 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
3 1,241 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 1,178 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 983 (2.85%) Cloud Native
6 790 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 782 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 767 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 676 (1.96%) Virtual Team
10 556 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 530 (1.54%) Social Media
12 521 (1.51%) Public Cloud
13 461 (1.34%) Equities
13 461 (1.34%) Hedge funds
14 384 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 375 (1.09%) Life Science
16 341 (0.99%) Derivative
17 291 (0.84%) Blog
18 287 (0.83%) Fixed Income
19 276 (0.80%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 2,753 (7.98%) Linux
2 1,608 (4.66%) Windows
3 1,006 (2.92%) Android
4 934 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 806 (2.34%) Unix
6 278 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 187 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 163 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 152 (0.44%) CentOS
10 146 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 139 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 91 (0.26%) VMS
13 82 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
14 73 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 53 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
16 41 (0.12%) AIX
17 35 (0.10%) Mesosphere
18 30 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (0.055%) Embedded Linux
20 18 (0.052%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,176 (26.61%) DevOps
2 8,128 (23.57%) Scrum
3 7,795 (22.60%) Software Engineering
4 5,230 (15.17%) TDD
5 5,029 (14.58%) Microservices
6 4,922 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
7 4,757 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 4,202 (12.19%) Mentoring
9 3,995 (11.59%) Full Stack Development
10 3,825 (11.09%) Analytics
11 3,414 (9.90%) SDLC
12 3,326 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
13 3,183 (9.23%) Project Management
14 2,996 (8.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 2,840 (8.24%) Computer Science
16 2,761 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 2,526 (7.33%) Coaching
18 2,513 (7.29%) Waterfall
19 2,426 (7.04%) User Stories
20 2,354 (6.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8,657 (25.10%) JavaScript
2 7,510 (21.78%) Java
3 6,544 (18.98%) SQL
4 6,532 (18.94%) C#
5 6,007 (17.42%) Python
6 3,321 (9.63%) TypeScript
7 1,287 (3.73%) C++
8 1,255 (3.64%) Go
9 1,251 (3.63%) C
10 1,214 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 1,211 (3.51%) PHP
12 1,036 (3.00%) Scala
13 952 (2.76%) Bash
14 930 (2.70%) Kotlin
15 918 (2.66%) Ruby
16 843 (2.44%) T-SQL
17 797 (2.31%) Java 8
18 573 (1.66%) ES6
19 422 (1.22%) Groovy
20 410 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4,671 (13.55%) Degree
2 1,773 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 1,444 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 1,175 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 443 (1.28%) Master's Degree
6 383 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 323 (0.94%) CISSP
8 322 (0.93%) PMI Certification
9 311 (0.90%) ISEB
10 269 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 264 (0.77%) AWS Certification
12 236 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 207 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
14 183 (0.53%) PMP
15 135 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 134 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 132 (0.38%) CISM
18 124 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 119 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
20 101 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3,365 (9.76%) QA
2 656 (1.90%) Accessibility
3 396 (1.15%) PMO
4 394 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 377 (1.09%) GDPR
6 218 (0.63%) SLA
7 207 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 120 (0.35%) NIST
9 93 (0.27%) GRC
10 90 (0.26%) WCAG
11 77 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 72 (0.21%) GxP
13 46 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 43 (0.12%) COBIT
15 40 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 39 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 37 (0.11%) ISO 9001
18 36 (0.10%) IEC 62304
19 35 (0.10%) ITGC
20 34 (0.099%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5,283 (15.32%) Docker
2 477 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 373 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 118 (0.34%) HDFS
5 105 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 93 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 82 (0.24%) Firmware
8 80 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 62 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
10 44 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 38 (0.11%) vSphere
12 26 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
13 20 (0.058%) Postfix
14 16 (0.046%) KVM
15 14 (0.041%) Apache Flume
16 10 (0.029%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 9 (0.026%) Xen
18 8 (0.023%) Ceph
18 8 (0.023%) Varnish
19 7 (0.020%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 4,576 (13.27%) Kubernetes
2 2,516 (7.30%) Terraform
3 1,546 (4.48%) Ansible
4 785 (2.28%) Puppet
5 672 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
6 412 (1.19%) Grafana
7 297 (0.86%) Prometheus
8 177 (0.51%) Kibana
9 110 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 98 (0.28%) Istio
11 89 (0.26%) logstash
12 64 (0.19%) Icinga
13 63 (0.18%) Nagios
14 62 (0.18%) Rancher
15 61 (0.18%) Packer
16 57 (0.17%) Consul
17 53 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
18 50 (0.14%) Cobbler
19 48 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
20 47 (0.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4,232 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 1,677 (4.86%) Google
3 1,405 (4.07%) Oracle
4 989 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
5 669 (1.94%) SAP
6 559 (1.62%) Databricks
7 462 (1.34%) VMware
8 457 (1.33%) Adobe
9 391 (1.13%) ServiceNow
10 321 (0.93%) MuleSoft
11 311 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 297 (0.86%) IBM
13 266 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 261 (0.76%) Splunk
15 243 (0.70%) Cognizant
16 226 (0.66%) Apple
17 177 (0.51%) LexisNexis
18 175 (0.51%) Cisco
19 145 (0.42%) Informatica
20 143 (0.41%) Workday