Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 26,343 22,690 40,569
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 29.45% 29.49% 30.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.57% 31.90% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19,223 18,214 31,637
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 83,444 71,125 122,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.30% 92.43% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,488 57,684 98,151
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,250 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 12,194 £72,500 +3.57% 1,864
South East 0 4,218 £55,000 +4.76% 689
North of England 0 3,848 £50,000 - 1,011
South West 0 2,349 £50,000 +5.26% 341
Midlands 0 2,278 £50,000 - 505
North West +1 1,789 £50,000 - 559
Yorkshire 0 1,735 £50,000 - 342
West Midlands +1 1,534 £52,500 +5.00% 313
East of England 0 958 £55,000 - 293
East Midlands -1 725 £50,000 +5.26% 191
North East 0 332 £49,500 +10.00% 110
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 7,613 (28.90%) JavaScript
2 6,803 (25.82%) DevOps
3 6,664 (25.30%) AWS
4 6,458 (24.52%) Azure
5 6,444 (24.46%) Scrum
6 5,950 (22.59%) Java
7 5,891 (22.36%) Social Skills
8 5,722 (21.72%) Finance
9 5,546 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 5,370 (20.38%) C#
11 4,973 (18.88%) SQL
12 4,933 (18.73%) .NET
13 4,629 (17.57%) Docker
14 4,583 (17.40%) Python
15 4,296 (16.31%) Microservices
16 4,258 (16.16%) React
17 4,239 (16.09%) TDD
18 3,685 (13.99%) Kubernetes
19 3,651 (13.86%) CSS
20 3,579 (13.59%) Test Automation
21 3,559 (13.51%) HTML
22 3,531 (13.40%) Git (software)
23 3,462 (13.14%) AngularJS
24 3,167 (12.02%) Microsoft
25 3,086 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
26 2,766 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
27 2,765 (10.50%) Degree
28 2,760 (10.48%) Node.js
29 2,754 (10.45%) Mentoring
30 2,601 (9.87%) 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 1,147 (4.35%) Confluence
2 574 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
3 564 (2.14%) CMS
4 526 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 402 (1.53%) Apache
6 388 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 179 (0.68%) IIS
8 130 (0.49%) WordPress
9 129 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 123 (0.47%) Drupal
11 113 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 100 (0.38%) GemFire
13 88 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
14 86 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 78 (0.30%) nginx
16 75 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
16 75 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 68 (0.26%) SAS
18 67 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
19 58 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 357 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 277 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 200 (0.76%) Sketch
4 162 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 155 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
6 149 (0.57%) InVision
7 140 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 126 (0.48%) Figma
9 96 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 54 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
11 44 (0.17%) Chatbot
12 41 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 37 (0.14%) Adobe XD
14 30 (0.11%) Zeplin
15 27 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 24 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
17 21 (0.080%) Campfire
17 21 (0.080%) GIMP
18 18 (0.068%) Simulink
19 15 (0.057%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 309 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.25%) Magento
3 64 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 63 (0.24%) Shopify
5 39 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 36 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 30 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 28 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
9 26 (0.099%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 24 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
11 23 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
11 23 (0.087%) SAP S/4HANA
12 18 (0.068%) Sentinel
13 16 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
14 15 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
15 14 (0.053%) SAP ERP
16 13 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
16 13 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
17 10 (0.038%) Oracle Assets
17 10 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6,664 (25.30%) AWS
2 6,458 (24.52%) Azure
3 1,993 (7.57%) GCP
4 1,976 (7.50%) SaaS
5 1,729 (6.56%) Serverless
6 915 (3.47%) GitHub
7 867 (3.29%) PaaS
8 824 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
9 803 (3.05%) Power Platform
10 692 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 511 (1.94%) IaaS
12 499 (1.89%) Amazon S3
13 471 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
14 406 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
14 406 (1.54%) Microsoft 365
15 355 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
16 313 (1.19%) Azure Service Bus
17 300 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
18 247 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
19 244 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 411 (1.56%) HTTP
2 357 (1.36%) Internet
3 342 (1.30%) Firewall
4 180 (0.68%) VPN
5 149 (0.57%) DNS
6 141 (0.54%) Broadband
7 139 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 118 (0.45%) VLAN
9 117 (0.44%) IPv4
10 106 (0.40%) OSPF
11 95 (0.36%) WAN
12 93 (0.35%) Network Security
13 84 (0.32%) LAN
14 70 (0.27%) Skype
15 54 (0.20%) AMQP
16 51 (0.19%) SSH
17 48 (0.18%) FTP
18 46 (0.17%) DHCP
19 45 (0.17%) SSL
19 45 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,580 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 1,664 (6.32%) NoSQL
3 1,355 (5.14%) MySQL
4 1,329 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1,218 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 1,115 (4.23%) Big Data
7 1,076 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 708 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 609 (2.31%) Power BI
10 595 (2.26%) Redis
11 522 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 422 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 363 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 349 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 347 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
16 339 (1.29%) RDBMS
17 271 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
18 258 (0.98%) Tableau
19 257 (0.98%) Data Lake
20 225 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3,531 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 2,489 (9.45%) JIRA
3 2,253 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 1,118 (4.24%) Selenium
5 736 (2.79%) Cucumber
6 594 (2.25%) GitLab
7 573 (2.18%) JUnit
8 555 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 549 (2.08%) Maven
10 515 (1.95%) Cypress.io
11 483 (1.83%) TeamCity
12 429 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 419 (1.59%) webpack
14 357 (1.36%) Postman
15 347 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 336 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
17 332 (1.26%) Bitbucket
18 317 (1.20%) Gradle
19 273 (1.04%) SpecFlow
20 266 (1.01%) JMeter
General
1 5,891 (22.36%) Social Skills
2 5,722 (21.72%) Finance
3 1,885 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1,550 (5.88%) Banking
5 1,344 (5.10%) Marketing
6 1,311 (4.98%) Retail
7 1,071 (4.07%) Public Sector
8 762 (2.89%) Games
9 688 (2.61%) Law
10 650 (2.47%) Front Office
11 573 (2.18%) Telecoms
12 553 (2.10%) Legal
13 512 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
14 468 (1.78%) Influencing Skills
15 466 (1.77%) Manufacturing
16 446 (1.69%) Organisational Skills
17 391 (1.48%) Electronics
18 340 (1.29%) Advertising
19 278 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
20 251 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9,463 (35.92%) Developer
2 2,681 (10.18%) Software Engineer
3 2,195 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1,772 (6.73%) Analyst
5 1,602 (6.08%) Java Developer
6 1,595 (6.05%) .NET Developer
7 1,393 (5.29%) Architect
8 1,259 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
9 1,225 (4.65%) Software Developer
10 1,127 (4.28%) Business Analyst
11 1,091 (4.14%) C# Developer
12 1,070 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,056 (4.01%) Project Manager
14 1,028 (3.90%) React Developer
15 920 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 746 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
17 736 (2.79%) AWS Engineer
18 734 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
19 711 (2.70%) Lead Developer
20 589 (2.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,933 (18.73%) .NET
2 4,258 (16.16%) React
3 3,651 (13.86%) CSS
4 3,559 (13.51%) HTML
5 3,462 (13.14%) AngularJS
6 2,760 (10.48%) Node.js
7 2,328 (8.84%) Web Services
8 2,186 (8.30%) .NET Core
9 2,183 (8.29%) REST
10 2,012 (7.64%) RESTful
11 1,864 (7.08%) Spring
12 1,445 (5.49%) Vue.js
13 1,412 (5.36%) ASP.NET
14 1,309 (4.97%) HTML5
15 1,153 (4.38%) Kafka
16 1,140 (4.33%) .NET Framework
17 901 (3.42%) Spring Boot
18 887 (3.37%) Redux
19 863 (3.28%) jQuery
20 859 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2,601 (9.87%) User Experience
2 1,425 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1,084 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 829 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 557 (2.11%) Cloud Native
6 494 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 486 (1.84%) Algorithms
8 469 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 429 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 421 (1.60%) Virtual Team
11 393 (1.49%) Derivative
11 393 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 368 (1.40%) Fixed Income
13 365 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 362 (1.37%) Equities
15 322 (1.22%) Blog
16 309 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 259 (0.98%) Data Centre
18 248 (0.94%) Social Media
19 243 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,526 (9.59%) Linux
2 1,286 (4.88%) Windows
3 954 (3.62%) Android
4 809 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 590 (2.24%) Unix
6 303 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 211 (0.80%) CentOS
8 199 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 166 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 79 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
11 58 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 34 (0.13%) Debian
13 33 (0.13%) VMS
14 28 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (0.084%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.076%) Solaris
17 19 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
18 18 (0.068%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
20 11 (0.042%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,803 (25.82%) DevOps
2 6,444 (24.46%) Scrum
3 5,546 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4,296 (16.31%) Microservices
5 4,239 (16.09%) TDD
6 3,579 (13.59%) Test Automation
7 3,086 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
8 2,766 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
9 2,754 (10.45%) Mentoring
10 2,590 (9.83%) SDLC
11 2,100 (7.97%) Analytics
12 2,078 (7.89%) BDD
13 2,076 (7.88%) Project Management
14 1,874 (7.11%) Fintech
15 1,738 (6.60%) Computer Science
16 1,725 (6.55%) Front End Development
17 1,717 (6.52%) MVC
18 1,660 (6.30%) Coaching
19 1,649 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
20 1,627 (6.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7,613 (28.90%) JavaScript
2 5,950 (22.59%) Java
3 5,370 (20.38%) C#
4 4,973 (18.88%) SQL
5 4,583 (17.40%) Python
6 2,570 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 1,213 (4.60%) PHP
8 962 (3.65%) C++
9 894 (3.39%) Go
10 875 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 787 (2.99%) Ruby
12 756 (2.87%) Java 8
13 713 (2.71%) C
14 666 (2.53%) Scala
15 665 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 665 (2.52%) ES6
16 632 (2.40%) T-SQL
17 616 (2.34%) Kotlin
18 287 (1.09%) Groovy
19 279 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 2,765 (10.50%) Degree
2 1,606 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 1,258 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 848 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 248 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 245 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 187 (0.71%) AWS Certification
8 171 (0.65%) ISEB
9 165 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 160 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 151 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 122 (0.46%) PMP
13 120 (0.46%) PhD
14 113 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
15 110 (0.42%) OCP
16 99 (0.38%) CISSP
17 89 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 69 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
19 65 (0.25%) CISM
19 65 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,039 (7.74%) QA
2 429 (1.63%) Accessibility
3 270 (1.02%) GDPR
3 270 (1.02%) PMO
4 244 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 159 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 156 (0.59%) SLA
7 89 (0.34%) NIST
8 85 (0.32%) WCAG
9 81 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 48 (0.18%) GRC
11 40 (0.15%) COBIT
12 36 (0.14%) MISRA
13 29 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 23 (0.087%) MiFID
14 23 (0.087%) NCSC
14 23 (0.087%) PMBOK
15 20 (0.076%) Actionable Recommendations
15 20 (0.076%) ISO 20022
16 18 (0.068%) CDISC
System Software
1 4,629 (17.57%) Docker
2 390 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 353 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 105 (0.40%) HDFS
5 103 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 94 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 77 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 50 (0.19%) Firmware
9 47 (0.18%) vSphere
10 40 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 32 (0.12%) NDS
11 32 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 31 (0.12%) KVM
13 25 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 20 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
15 17 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
16 14 (0.053%) ISA Server
17 11 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
17 11 (0.042%) Postfix
17 11 (0.042%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3,685 (13.99%) Kubernetes
2 2,263 (8.59%) Terraform
3 1,430 (5.43%) Ansible
4 809 (3.07%) Puppet
5 679 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 282 (1.07%) Prometheus
7 244 (0.93%) Grafana
8 168 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
9 101 (0.38%) Packer
10 100 (0.38%) Istio
11 79 (0.30%) Nagios
12 73 (0.28%) Consul
12 73 (0.28%) Graphite
13 70 (0.27%) Kibana
14 62 (0.24%) Rancher
15 59 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
16 52 (0.20%) ZABBIX
17 45 (0.17%) SCCM
18 42 (0.16%) Salt
19 41 (0.16%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3,167 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 1,251 (4.75%) Oracle
3 1,130 (4.29%) Google
4 556 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 505 (1.92%) VMware
6 492 (1.87%) SAP
7 319 (1.21%) IBM
8 304 (1.15%) Adobe
9 270 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 245 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 222 (0.84%) Splunk
12 198 (0.75%) ServiceNow
13 173 (0.66%) Databricks
14 163 (0.62%) Xamarin
15 134 (0.51%) Apple
15 134 (0.51%) Informatica
15 134 (0.51%) SaltStack
16 128 (0.49%) Cisco
17 122 (0.46%) Sitecore
18 112 (0.43%) Talend