Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 17,442 40,095 47,683
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 29.10% 30.34% 29.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.49% 32.91% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,275 32,868 40,728
Median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +2.80% +1.90%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,862 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +1.94%

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 55,382 121,830 147,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.40% 92.20% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44,741 96,847 118,257
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 8,132 £70,000 +3.70% 797
South East 0 3,098 £55,000 +4.76% 379
North of England -1 2,767 £50,000 +6.68% 516
South West 0 1,460 £50,000 +7.53% 218
North West -1 1,389 £50,000 +5.26% 280
Midlands 0 1,271 £50,000 +8.70% 253
Yorkshire 0 1,164 £50,000 +11.11% 173
West Midlands -1 795 £50,000 +8.70% 156
East of England -1 656 £50,468 -5.22% 155
East Midlands 0 481 £50,000 +11.11% 96
North East 0 214 £45,000 - 63
South Coast - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 5,188 (29.74%) JavaScript
2 4,444 (25.48%) Scrum
3 4,316 (24.74%) C#
4 4,051 (23.23%) .NET
5 3,974 (22.78%) Finance
6 3,973 (22.78%) Java
7 3,951 (22.65%) Azure
8 3,811 (21.85%) DevOps
9 3,727 (21.37%) AWS
10 3,511 (20.13%) SQL
11 3,236 (18.55%) TDD
12 2,937 (16.84%) Software Engineering
13 2,736 (15.69%) HTML
14 2,652 (15.20%) AngularJS
15 2,580 (14.79%) Microservices
16 2,570 (14.73%) CSS
17 2,525 (14.48%) Python
18 2,501 (14.34%) SQL Server
19 2,469 (14.16%) React
20 2,420 (13.87%) Test Automation
21 2,294 (13.15%) Git (software)
22 2,232 (12.80%) Microsoft
23 2,142 (12.28%) Docker
24 1,869 (10.72%) Degree
25 1,804 (10.34%) BDD
26 1,773 (10.17%) Node.js
27 1,770 (10.15%) MVC
28 1,765 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
29 1,722 (9.87%) Web Services
30 1,707 (9.79%) Problem-Solving

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
1 757 (4.34%) Confluence
2 478 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 365 (2.09%) CMS
4 300 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 273 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 261 (1.50%) Apache
7 176 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 131 (0.75%) IIS
9 81 (0.46%) WordPress
10 80 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 76 (0.44%) EPiServer
12 71 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 62 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 51 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
15 50 (0.29%) SAS
16 46 (0.26%) OpenStack
17 44 (0.25%) NServiceBus
18 41 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 41 (0.24%) nginx
19 39 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 273 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 210 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 127 (0.73%) Sketch
4 104 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 94 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 92 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 88 (0.50%) InVision
8 56 (0.32%) Chatbot
9 53 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 37 (0.21%) Figma
11 34 (0.19%) Zeplin
12 30 (0.17%) Adobe XD
13 24 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
14 23 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
15 18 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 14 (0.080%) Marvel
17 11 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
18 10 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
19 6 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
19 6 (0.034%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 209 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.49%) Magento
3 77 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 69 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
5 40 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 39 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
7 37 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
8 32 (0.18%) Shopify
9 23 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 23 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 21 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 20 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
12 19 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
13 18 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 15 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (0.086%) R3 Corda
14 15 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
15 14 (0.080%) SAP PSCD
16 13 (0.075%) Odoo
16 13 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3,951 (22.65%) Azure
2 3,727 (21.37%) AWS
3 1,059 (6.07%) SaaS
4 830 (4.76%) GCP
5 606 (3.47%) Serverless
6 498 (2.86%) Power Platform
7 428 (2.45%) GitHub
8 384 (2.20%) PaaS
9 334 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
10 274 (1.57%) IaaS
11 270 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
12 264 (1.51%) Office 365
13 251 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 220 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
15 209 (1.20%) Amazon S3
16 204 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
17 149 (0.85%) npm
18 148 (0.85%) OpenShift
19 119 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
20 112 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 241 (1.38%) HTTP
2 231 (1.32%) Internet
3 181 (1.04%) Firewall
4 138 (0.79%) Skype
5 107 (0.61%) DNS
6 93 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 81 (0.46%) LAN
8 76 (0.44%) WAN
9 71 (0.41%) VPN
10 64 (0.37%) FTP
11 41 (0.24%) Broadband
12 40 (0.23%) Wireless
13 39 (0.22%) Intranet
13 39 (0.22%) SSH
14 36 (0.21%) Network Security
15 35 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
16 33 (0.19%) MPLS
17 32 (0.18%) SAN
17 32 (0.18%) VoIP
18 31 (0.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,501 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 1,032 (5.92%) NoSQL
3 895 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 755 (4.33%) MySQL
5 693 (3.97%) Big Data
6 561 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
7 559 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 487 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 456 (2.61%) Power BI
10 351 (2.01%) Hadoop
11 326 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 294 (1.69%) Data Lake
13 281 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 257 (1.47%) Redis
15 248 (1.42%) SQL Server 2019
16 241 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 205 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 191 (1.10%) RDBMS
19 189 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
20 149 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2,294 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 1,580 (9.06%) JIRA
3 1,299 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 1,063 (6.09%) Selenium
5 505 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 450 (2.58%) Visual Studio
7 426 (2.44%) Maven
8 377 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 350 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 344 (1.97%) JUnit
11 309 (1.77%) SpecFlow
12 263 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 262 (1.50%) WebDriver
14 246 (1.41%) webpack
15 239 (1.37%) GitLab
16 226 (1.30%) SoapUI
17 225 (1.29%) Bitbucket
18 216 (1.24%) NUnit
19 215 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 196 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 3,974 (22.78%) Finance
2 993 (5.69%) Banking
3 786 (4.51%) Retail
4 715 (4.10%) Marketing
5 649 (3.72%) Front Office
6 440 (2.52%) Games
7 428 (2.45%) Public Sector
8 305 (1.75%) Law
9 255 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 239 (1.37%) Legal
11 234 (1.34%) Manufacturing
12 224 (1.28%) Telecoms
13 209 (1.20%) Back Office
14 141 (0.81%) Advertising
15 119 (0.68%) Publishing
16 116 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 108 (0.62%) Electronics
18 102 (0.58%) Local Government
19 91 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
20 88 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7,046 (40.40%) Developer
2 1,544 (8.85%) .NET Developer
3 1,535 (8.80%) Senior Developer
4 1,335 (7.65%) Analyst
5 1,253 (7.18%) Java Developer
6 1,211 (6.94%) Software Engineer
7 1,125 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 1,041 (5.97%) Architect
9 791 (4.54%) Software Developer
10 738 (4.23%) Project Manager
11 731 (4.19%) Business Analyst
12 726 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
13 685 (3.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 677 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
15 658 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
16 554 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
17 478 (2.74%) React Developer
18 455 (2.61%) Lead Developer
19 400 (2.29%) AWS Engineer
20 378 (2.17%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,051 (23.23%) .NET
2 2,736 (15.69%) HTML
3 2,652 (15.20%) AngularJS
4 2,570 (14.73%) CSS
5 2,469 (14.16%) React
6 1,773 (10.17%) Node.js
7 1,722 (9.87%) Web Services
8 1,693 (9.71%) ASP.NET
9 1,613 (9.25%) .NET Core
10 1,293 (7.41%) REST
11 1,099 (6.30%) .NET Framework
12 1,095 (6.28%) RESTful
13 1,048 (6.01%) Spring
14 1,012 (5.80%) Vue.js
15 1,003 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 929 (5.33%) HTML5
17 862 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 835 (4.79%) jQuery
19 594 (3.41%) XML
20 580 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,373 (7.87%) User Experience
2 1,290 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 1,013 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
4 657 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 529 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 518 (2.97%) Fixed Income
7 505 (2.90%) Hedge funds
8 399 (2.29%) Derivative
9 368 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 353 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 302 (1.73%) Algorithms
12 291 (1.67%) Cloud Native
13 288 (1.65%) Public Cloud
14 282 (1.62%) Equities
15 265 (1.52%) Management Information System
16 232 (1.33%) Virtual Team
17 231 (1.32%) Data Structures
18 155 (0.89%) Data Centre
19 109 (0.62%) Reference Data
20 88 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,518 (8.70%) Linux
2 1,001 (5.74%) Windows
3 438 (2.51%) Android
4 395 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 354 (2.03%) Unix
6 192 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 136 (0.78%) CentOS
8 132 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 92 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 62 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 35 (0.20%) VMS
12 34 (0.19%) AIX
13 25 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 22 (0.13%) Debian
16 21 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
17 17 (0.097%) CoreOS
17 17 (0.097%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
18 14 (0.080%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,444 (25.48%) Scrum
2 3,811 (21.85%) DevOps
3 3,236 (18.55%) TDD
4 2,937 (16.84%) Software Engineering
5 2,580 (14.79%) Microservices
6 2,420 (13.87%) Test Automation
7 1,804 (10.34%) BDD
8 1,770 (10.15%) MVC
9 1,765 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
10 1,707 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
11 1,509 (8.65%) SDLC
12 1,394 (7.99%) Project Management
13 1,322 (7.58%) Fintech
14 1,281 (7.34%) Mentoring
15 1,251 (7.17%) Kanban
16 1,240 (7.11%) Analytics
17 1,149 (6.59%) OO
18 1,079 (6.19%) Waterfall
19 1,066 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
20 981 (5.62%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 5,188 (29.74%) JavaScript
2 4,316 (24.74%) C#
3 3,973 (22.78%) Java
4 3,511 (20.13%) SQL
5 2,525 (14.48%) Python
6 1,156 (6.63%) TypeScript
7 772 (4.43%) PHP
8 651 (3.73%) C++
9 505 (2.90%) Java 8
10 449 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 427 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 422 (2.42%) C
13 414 (2.37%) Scala
14 411 (2.36%) Ruby
15 365 (2.09%) Kotlin
16 339 (1.94%) ES6
17 324 (1.86%) Bash Shell
18 303 (1.74%) Go
19 231 (1.32%) R
20 182 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,869 (10.72%) Degree
2 1,096 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 643 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 551 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 392 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 257 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 219 (1.26%) ISEB
8 123 (0.71%) PMI Certification
9 119 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 114 (0.65%) PMP
11 108 (0.62%) AWS Certification
12 102 (0.58%) Master's Degree
13 84 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
14 81 (0.46%) PhD
15 75 (0.43%) CISSP
16 67 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
17 57 (0.33%) CCNA
18 56 (0.32%) CISM
19 49 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 44 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,461 (8.38%) QA
2 163 (0.93%) PMO
3 154 (0.88%) GDPR
4 123 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 120 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 115 (0.66%) SLA
7 50 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 47 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.26%) NIST
10 33 (0.19%) NCSC
11 22 (0.13%) NIST 800
12 21 (0.12%) MiFID
13 20 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 16 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 14 (0.080%) EMIR
16 13 (0.075%) COBIT
17 12 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
17 12 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
18 10 (0.057%) GxP
19 9 (0.052%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2,142 (12.28%) Docker
2 254 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 179 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (0.41%) vSphere
5 57 (0.33%) HDFS
6 47 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 39 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 32 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 30 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 19 (0.11%) Xen
13 18 (0.10%) NFS
14 17 (0.097%) Firmware
14 17 (0.097%) NDS
15 16 (0.092%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 13 (0.075%) Apache Flume
16 13 (0.075%) VMware Server
17 9 (0.052%) Postfix
17 9 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,560 (8.94%) Kubernetes
2 893 (5.12%) Terraform
3 653 (3.74%) Ansible
4 397 (2.28%) Puppet
5 288 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (0.64%) Grafana
7 96 (0.55%) Prometheus
8 86 (0.49%) SCCM
9 82 (0.47%) Kibana
10 74 (0.42%) Packer
11 56 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
12 53 (0.30%) Istio
13 47 (0.27%) Graphite
14 39 (0.22%) Consul
15 36 (0.21%) Nagios
15 36 (0.21%) SCOM
16 34 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
17 33 (0.19%) WSUS
18 30 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
19 29 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 2,232 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 871 (4.99%) Oracle
3 676 (3.88%) Google
4 394 (2.26%) SAP
5 280 (1.61%) VMware
6 273 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 219 (1.26%) IBM
8 206 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 189 (1.08%) Tableau
10 181 (1.04%) Adobe
11 114 (0.65%) Cisco
12 112 (0.64%) Red Hat
13 101 (0.58%) ServiceNow
14 98 (0.56%) Zend
15 95 (0.54%) Xamarin
16 91 (0.52%) Databricks
17 90 (0.52%) Sitecore
18 85 (0.49%) Bloomberg
18 85 (0.49%) Splunk
19 75 (0.43%) Informatica