Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 48,217 44,951 47,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.62% 28.22% 25.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.64% 31.18% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 39,710 38,851 41,949
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,859 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 147,739 144,161 169,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.76% 90.51% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 119,565 119,064 142,895
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 20,955 £65,000 +8.33% 2,853
South East 0 8,716 £47,500 - 1,078
North of England +1 8,183 £45,000 - 1,205
North West +1 4,228 £45,000 +4.65% 629
Midlands 0 3,540 £45,000 +5.88% 576
South West 0 3,468 £46,500 +3.33% 510
Yorkshire +1 3,408 £45,000 - 459
East of England 0 3,323 £52,500 +10.53% 421
West Midlands 0 2,011 £45,000 +5.88% 335
East Midlands 0 1,526 £45,000 +5.88% 237
North East 0 552 £45,000 +20.00% 117
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 14,155 (29.36%) C#
2 13,674 (28.36%) Scrum
3 13,084 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 12,871 (26.69%) .NET
5 12,442 (25.80%) Java
6 11,942 (24.77%) TDD
7 10,708 (22.21%) Finance
8 10,622 (22.03%) SQL
9 9,520 (19.74%) HTML
10 8,899 (18.46%) SQL Server
11 8,683 (18.01%) MVC
12 8,470 (17.57%) CSS
13 7,730 (16.03%) AngularJS
14 7,391 (15.33%) Software Engineering
15 7,254 (15.04%) Test Automation
16 7,140 (14.81%) ASP.NET
17 6,741 (13.98%) BDD
18 6,590 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
19 6,545 (13.57%) DevOps
20 6,487 (13.45%) Git (software)
21 6,160 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
22 6,145 (12.74%) Microsoft
23 6,100 (12.65%) Degree
24 5,311 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
25 5,233 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
26 5,210 (10.81%) Web Services
27 5,112 (10.60%) RESTful
28 5,078 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
29 5,060 (10.49%) SDLC
30 5,011 (10.39%) Linux

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 1,511 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1,215 (2.52%) CMS
3 1,099 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
4 942 (1.95%) Apache Spark
5 920 (1.91%) Apache
6 883 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 703 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 549 (1.14%) JBoss
9 548 (1.14%) IIS
10 346 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 325 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 304 (0.63%) Drupal
13 296 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 267 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 263 (0.55%) nginx
16 251 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 250 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 242 (0.50%) WordPress
19 240 (0.50%) Apache Solr
20 236 (0.49%) EPiServer
Applications
1 673 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 494 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 400 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 370 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 257 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 220 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 143 (0.30%) InVision
8 141 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 99 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 95 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 79 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 31 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
13 27 (0.056%) SPSS
14 25 (0.052%) InfoPath
14 25 (0.052%) UXPin
15 19 (0.039%) InDesign
16 17 (0.035%) HipChat
17 16 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
17 16 (0.033%) Fireworks
18 11 (0.023%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 515 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 160 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 153 (0.32%) Magento
4 118 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 104 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 71 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 63 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 55 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
9 51 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 48 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
11 42 (0.087%) SAP S/4HANA
12 38 (0.079%) Eloqua
13 36 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
14 30 (0.062%) Markit EDM
15 28 (0.058%) Shopify
16 26 (0.054%) Eagle PACE
16 26 (0.054%) thinkFolio
17 24 (0.050%) SAP ERP
18 21 (0.044%) Dynamics GP
18 21 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6,160 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5,233 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,847 (3.83%) SaaS
4 997 (2.07%) GitHub
5 815 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 796 (1.65%) PaaS
7 672 (1.39%) IaaS
8 469 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 461 (0.96%) Office 365
10 439 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 436 (0.90%) npm
12 434 (0.90%) Serverless
13 343 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
14 324 (0.67%) Amazon S3
15 267 (0.55%) OpenShift
16 227 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
17 223 (0.46%) Slack
18 216 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
19 188 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 144 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 998 (2.07%) Internet
2 717 (1.49%) HTTP
3 489 (1.01%) Firewall
4 393 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 338 (0.70%) DNS
6 216 (0.45%) Wireless
7 201 (0.42%) WAN
8 192 (0.40%) SMS
9 190 (0.39%) Broadband
10 188 (0.39%) SSL
11 162 (0.34%) VPN
12 148 (0.31%) LAN
13 146 (0.30%) Network Security
14 122 (0.25%) Intranet
15 88 (0.18%) Hyperconnected
16 82 (0.17%) VoIP
17 79 (0.16%) Skype
18 75 (0.16%) DHCP
19 74 (0.15%) SSH
20 69 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,899 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 3,609 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 2,549 (5.29%) MySQL
4 2,333 (4.84%) Big Data
5 2,144 (4.45%) MongoDB
6 2,041 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
7 1,695 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 1,252 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1,127 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1,115 (2.31%) Hadoop
11 1,024 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 886 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 744 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 671 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 611 (1.27%) RDBMS
16 501 (1.04%) Redis
17 493 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 491 (1.02%) Blockchain
19 446 (0.92%) Power BI
20 433 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6,487 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 4,353 (9.03%) JIRA
3 3,978 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 3,596 (7.46%) Selenium
5 1,897 (3.93%) Cucumber
6 1,837 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,798 (3.73%) Visual Studio
8 1,668 (3.46%) Maven
9 1,421 (2.95%) TeamCity
10 1,381 (2.86%) Subversion
11 1,312 (2.72%) JUnit
12 1,279 (2.65%) NUnit
13 1,084 (2.25%) WebDriver
14 885 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 844 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
16 734 (1.52%) Gradle
17 687 (1.42%) SpecFlow
18 675 (1.40%) gulp
19 651 (1.35%) SoapUI
20 580 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 10,708 (22.21%) Finance
2 3,412 (7.08%) Retail
3 2,800 (5.81%) Banking
4 2,165 (4.49%) Marketing
5 1,761 (3.65%) Games
6 1,244 (2.58%) Advertising
7 1,000 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 814 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 677 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 625 (1.30%) Legal
11 583 (1.21%) Front Office
12 514 (1.07%) Law
13 467 (0.97%) Electronics
14 453 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 425 (0.88%) Back Office
16 401 (0.83%) Publishing
17 278 (0.58%) Automotive
18 233 (0.48%) Retail Banking
19 133 (0.28%) Billing
20 119 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21,590 (44.78%) Developer
2 6,541 (13.57%) .NET Developer
3 4,615 (9.57%) Analyst
4 4,548 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 4,487 (9.31%) C# Developer
6 3,989 (8.27%) Senior Developer
7 2,962 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 2,938 (6.09%) Software Engineer
9 2,651 (5.50%) Software Developer
10 2,599 (5.39%) Business Analyst
11 2,573 (5.34%) Architect
12 2,350 (4.87%) Project Manager
13 1,658 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 1,500 (3.11%) Lead Developer
15 1,450 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 1,413 (2.93%) ASP.NET Developer
17 1,394 (2.89%) Java Engineer
18 1,320 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 1,273 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
20 1,165 (2.42%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,871 (26.69%) .NET
2 9,520 (19.74%) HTML
3 8,470 (17.57%) CSS
4 7,730 (16.03%) AngularJS
5 7,140 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 5,210 (10.81%) Web Services
7 5,112 (10.60%) RESTful
8 5,078 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3,973 (8.24%) HTML5
10 3,961 (8.21%) React
11 3,955 (8.20%) Node.js
12 3,797 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3,784 (7.85%) Spring
14 3,439 (7.13%) jQuery
15 3,341 (6.93%) REST
16 3,145 (6.52%) WCF
17 3,139 (6.51%) .NET Framework
18 2,439 (5.06%) XML
19 2,386 (4.95%) CSS3
20 2,241 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 3,915 (8.12%) User Experience
2 3,417 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3,411 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 3,173 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
5 2,442 (5.06%) Fintech
6 2,095 (4.34%) Mobile App
7 1,574 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
8 1,365 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 739 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 711 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 465 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 441 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 422 (0.88%) Data Centre
14 394 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
15 376 (0.78%) Public Cloud
16 316 (0.66%) Equities
17 308 (0.64%) Hedge funds
18 302 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 280 (0.58%) Fixed Income
20 259 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5,011 (10.39%) Linux
2 3,356 (6.96%) Windows
3 1,542 (3.20%) Android
4 1,342 (2.78%) Unix
5 1,313 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 540 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 231 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 225 (0.47%) CentOS
9 154 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 131 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 124 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 105 (0.22%) Solaris
13 95 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 89 (0.18%) Debian
15 87 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 83 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 75 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 71 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
19 63 (0.13%) AIX
20 52 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,674 (28.36%) Scrum
2 11,942 (24.77%) TDD
3 8,683 (18.01%) MVC
4 7,391 (15.33%) Software Engineering
5 7,254 (15.04%) Test Automation
6 6,741 (13.98%) BDD
7 6,590 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6,545 (13.57%) DevOps
9 5,311 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
10 5,060 (10.49%) SDLC
11 4,681 (9.71%) OO
12 4,383 (9.09%) Microservices
13 3,917 (8.12%) Project Management
14 3,671 (7.61%) Waterfall
15 3,669 (7.61%) Kanban
16 3,598 (7.46%) Mentoring
17 3,467 (7.19%) E-Commerce
18 3,152 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
19 3,074 (6.38%) Web Development
20 2,824 (5.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14,155 (29.36%) C#
2 13,084 (27.14%) JavaScript
3 12,442 (25.80%) Java
4 10,622 (22.03%) SQL
5 4,880 (10.12%) Python
6 2,972 (6.16%) Ruby
7 2,725 (5.65%) PHP
8 2,141 (4.44%) C++
9 1,967 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 1,857 (3.85%) Java 8
11 1,667 (3.46%) Scala
12 1,257 (2.61%) C
13 1,116 (2.31%) PowerShell
14 1,026 (2.13%) TypeScript
15 952 (1.97%) Bash Shell
16 704 (1.46%) VB.NET
17 654 (1.36%) ES6
18 631 (1.31%) Perl
19 571 (1.18%) PL/SQL
20 562 (1.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 6,100 (12.65%) Degree
2 1,534 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,215 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 893 (1.85%) ISEB
5 689 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 587 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 453 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 440 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 379 (0.79%) PMP
10 359 (0.74%) Master's Degree
11 316 (0.66%) DV Cleared
12 220 (0.46%) CISSP
13 216 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 205 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 184 (0.38%) PhD
16 182 (0.38%) CISM
17 159 (0.33%) AWS Certification
18 152 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 150 (0.31%) MCSE
20 133 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,662 (9.67%) QA
2 469 (0.97%) PMO
3 343 (0.71%) GDPR
4 294 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 292 (0.61%) GCP
6 281 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 191 (0.40%) SLA
8 188 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 77 (0.16%) PSD2
10 69 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 67 (0.14%) COBIT
12 66 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 47 (0.097%) MiFID
14 46 (0.095%) WCAG
15 29 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
16 28 (0.058%) SEPA
17 26 (0.054%) MISRA
18 22 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 16 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
20 15 (0.031%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3,337 (6.92%) Docker
2 545 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 422 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 232 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 193 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 134 (0.28%) HDFS
7 130 (0.27%) Firmware
8 87 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 81 (0.17%) vSphere
10 70 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 55 (0.11%) Xen
12 53 (0.11%) KVM
13 50 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
14 42 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 27 (0.056%) VMware NSX
16 23 (0.048%) Ceph
17 21 (0.044%) NFS
18 20 (0.041%) iptables
18 20 (0.041%) Samba
19 19 (0.039%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1,694 (3.51%) Ansible
2 1,552 (3.22%) Puppet
3 1,350 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1,194 (2.48%) Kubernetes
5 887 (1.84%) Terraform
6 304 (0.63%) Kibana
7 259 (0.54%) Nagios
8 149 (0.31%) Packer
9 140 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
10 128 (0.27%) Salt
11 119 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 115 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
13 99 (0.21%) HP ALM
14 92 (0.19%) HockeyApp
15 91 (0.19%) SCCM
16 90 (0.19%) Prometheus
17 89 (0.18%) WSUS
18 85 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
19 82 (0.17%) Mesos
20 80 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 6,145 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 3,010 (6.24%) Oracle
3 1,908 (3.96%) Google
4 891 (1.85%) SAP
5 866 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 667 (1.38%) VMware
7 538 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 506 (1.05%) Tableau
9 502 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 491 (1.02%) WorldPay
11 487 (1.01%) Adobe
12 461 (0.96%) Capita
12 461 (0.96%) Xamarin
13 458 (0.95%) Facebook
14 443 (0.92%) IBM
15 375 (0.78%) Twitter
16 346 (0.72%) Apple
17 339 (0.70%) Splunk
18 338 (0.70%) Red Hat
19 333 (0.69%) HP