Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 13,348 37,637 46,237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 29.10% 29.71% 30.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.46% 32.21% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12,602 31,152 39,080
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 42,431 116,865 141,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.50% 92.24% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35,257 93,268 113,028
Median annual salary £55,350 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
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 30 October 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 30 October 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 6,038 £70,000 +3.70% 1,141
South East 0 2,253 £55,000 +4.76% 434
North of England -1 2,210 £50,000 +5.26% 639
South West -1 1,127 £50,000 +5.26% 274
Midlands 0 1,116 £50,000 +5.26% 320
North West 0 1,093 £50,000 +5.26% 358
Yorkshire 0 919 £50,000 +5.26% 203
West Midlands +1 746 £50,000 +5.26% 200
East of England -1 428 £55,000 - 183
East Midlands 0 372 £50,000 +11.11% 117
North East -1 197 £47,500 +5.56% 78
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4,158 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 3,365 (25.21%) Scrum
3 3,297 (24.70%) DevOps
4 3,276 (24.54%) Azure
5 3,157 (23.65%) AWS
6 3,076 (23.04%) Java
7 3,041 (22.78%) C#
8 2,957 (22.15%) Finance
9 2,943 (22.05%) .NET
10 2,817 (21.10%) SQL
11 2,377 (17.81%) TDD
12 2,328 (17.44%) Python
13 2,221 (16.64%) Software Engineering
14 2,211 (16.56%) Microservices
15 2,104 (15.76%) HTML
16 2,030 (15.21%) CSS
17 1,972 (14.77%) AngularJS
18 1,937 (14.51%) React
19 1,905 (14.27%) Git (software)
20 1,838 (13.77%) Test Automation
21 1,812 (13.58%) Docker
22 1,733 (12.98%) Microsoft
23 1,723 (12.91%) SQL Server
24 1,331 (9.97%) Node.js
25 1,320 (9.89%) Kubernetes
26 1,297 (9.72%) Degree
27 1,292 (9.68%) BDD
28 1,286 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
29 1,273 (9.54%) Web Services
30 1,271 (9.52%) .NET Core

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
1 536 (4.02%) Confluence
2 275 (2.06%) CMS
3 235 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 232 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 183 (1.37%) Apache
6 173 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 118 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 84 (0.63%) WordPress
9 73 (0.55%) IIS
10 69 (0.52%) NServiceBus
11 60 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 55 (0.41%) SAS
12 55 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 49 (0.37%) Umbraco
14 46 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 45 (0.34%) EPiServer
16 44 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
17 41 (0.31%) JBoss
18 35 (0.26%) OpenStack
19 30 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 153 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 152 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 87 (0.65%) Sketch
4 70 (0.52%) InVision
5 69 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 68 (0.51%) Chatbot
7 57 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
8 47 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 46 (0.34%) Figma
10 26 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 24 (0.18%) Photoshop
12 18 (0.13%) Zeplin
13 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
14 13 (0.097%) Adobe XD
15 11 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
16 5 (0.037%) Marvel
17 2 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
17 2 (0.015%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.015%) UXPin
17 2 (0.015%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 203 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.51%) Magento
3 43 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 37 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 36 (0.27%) Shopify
6 31 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 29 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
8 21 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 20 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 17 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
11 14 (0.10%) Odoo
11 14 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
12 13 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
13 12 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
14 11 (0.082%) R3 Corda
14 11 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
15 9 (0.067%) Loan IQ
15 9 (0.067%) SAP HR
16 8 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3,276 (24.54%) Azure
2 3,157 (23.65%) AWS
3 799 (5.99%) GCP
4 741 (5.55%) SaaS
5 613 (4.59%) Serverless
6 409 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
7 385 (2.88%) Power Platform
8 325 (2.43%) GitHub
9 312 (2.34%) PaaS
10 276 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 252 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
12 246 (1.84%) Office 365
13 238 (1.78%) IaaS
14 228 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
15 209 (1.57%) Amazon S3
15 209 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
16 130 (0.97%) OpenShift
17 127 (0.95%) npm
18 95 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
19 78 (0.58%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 211 (1.58%) HTTP
2 172 (1.29%) Internet
3 167 (1.25%) Skype
4 148 (1.11%) Firewall
5 98 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 86 (0.64%) DNS
7 57 (0.43%) VPN
8 52 (0.39%) LAN
9 46 (0.34%) WAN
10 41 (0.31%) FTP
11 40 (0.30%) VoIP
12 38 (0.28%) Network Security
13 33 (0.25%) Intranet
14 29 (0.22%) SSH
14 29 (0.22%) Wireless
15 25 (0.19%) Broadband
16 24 (0.18%) DHCP
17 19 (0.14%) Bluetooth
17 19 (0.14%) Kerberos
17 19 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,723 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 914 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 657 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 602 (4.51%) MySQL
5 576 (4.32%) Big Data
6 445 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 438 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 432 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
9 319 (2.39%) Power BI
10 243 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 233 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 217 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 207 (1.55%) Data Lake
14 197 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 183 (1.37%) Redis
16 125 (0.94%) Tableau
17 120 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
18 116 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
19 113 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 105 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,905 (14.27%) Git (software)
2 1,241 (9.30%) JIRA
3 1,001 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 806 (6.04%) Selenium
5 391 (2.93%) Cucumber
6 322 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 315 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 285 (2.14%) JUnit
9 284 (2.13%) Maven
10 278 (2.08%) GitLab
11 245 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 226 (1.69%) WebDriver
13 180 (1.35%) Bitbucket
14 165 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
15 159 (1.19%) SpecFlow
16 153 (1.15%) webpack
17 152 (1.14%) NUnit
18 146 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 140 (1.05%) Subversion
20 135 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 2,957 (22.15%) Finance
2 705 (5.28%) Banking
3 582 (4.36%) Marketing
4 561 (4.20%) Front Office
5 503 (3.77%) Public Sector
6 443 (3.32%) Retail
7 250 (1.87%) Games
8 223 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 215 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 205 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 191 (1.43%) Law
12 134 (1.00%) Legal
13 126 (0.94%) Advertising
14 123 (0.92%) Publishing
15 114 (0.85%) Electronics
16 108 (0.81%) Back Office
17 91 (0.68%) Financial Institution
18 83 (0.62%) Local Government
19 65 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 49 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5,431 (40.69%) Developer
2 1,187 (8.89%) Senior Developer
3 1,064 (7.97%) .NET Developer
4 1,019 (7.63%) Software Engineer
5 922 (6.91%) Analyst
6 867 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 834 (6.25%) Architect
8 724 (5.42%) C# Developer
9 638 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 604 (4.53%) Software Developer
11 603 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 569 (4.26%) Business Analyst
13 505 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 498 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 461 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
16 432 (3.24%) Lead Developer
17 393 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
18 387 (2.90%) Python Developer
18 387 (2.90%) React Developer
19 385 (2.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,943 (22.05%) .NET
2 2,104 (15.76%) HTML
3 2,030 (15.21%) CSS
4 1,972 (14.77%) AngularJS
5 1,937 (14.51%) React
6 1,331 (9.97%) Node.js
7 1,273 (9.54%) Web Services
8 1,271 (9.52%) .NET Core
9 1,139 (8.53%) ASP.NET
10 1,077 (8.07%) REST
11 977 (7.32%) RESTful
12 850 (6.37%) Vue.js
13 810 (6.07%) Spring
14 730 (5.47%) .NET Framework
15 691 (5.18%) HTML5
16 605 (4.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 581 (4.35%) jQuery
18 555 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
19 492 (3.69%) JSON
20 454 (3.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,018 (7.63%) User Experience
2 903 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 737 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
4 544 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 510 (3.82%) Fixed Income
6 433 (3.24%) Hedge funds
7 421 (3.15%) Derivative
8 339 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
9 327 (2.45%) Equities
10 315 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 258 (1.93%) Algorithms
12 247 (1.85%) Management Information System
13 234 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
14 231 (1.73%) Public Cloud
15 223 (1.67%) Cloud Native
16 179 (1.34%) Virtual Team
17 173 (1.30%) Data Structures
18 116 (0.87%) Blog
19 115 (0.86%) Data Centre
20 72 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,231 (9.22%) Linux
2 741 (5.55%) Windows
3 403 (3.02%) Android
4 340 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 255 (1.91%) Unix
6 161 (1.21%) CentOS
7 142 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 130 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 60 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 58 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 35 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (0.24%) VMS
13 25 (0.19%) AIX
14 21 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
15 18 (0.13%) Fedora
16 16 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
17 14 (0.10%) Debian
18 13 (0.097%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
20 10 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,365 (25.21%) Scrum
2 3,297 (24.70%) DevOps
3 2,377 (17.81%) TDD
4 2,221 (16.64%) Software Engineering
5 2,211 (16.56%) Microservices
6 1,838 (13.77%) Test Automation
7 1,292 (9.68%) BDD
8 1,286 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
9 1,194 (8.95%) MVC
10 1,177 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 1,019 (7.63%) SDLC
12 1,014 (7.60%) Mentoring
13 1,004 (7.52%) Fintech
14 996 (7.46%) Project Management
15 946 (7.09%) Analytics
16 891 (6.68%) OO
17 802 (6.01%) Unit Testing
18 778 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 763 (5.72%) Kanban
20 735 (5.51%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4,158 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 3,076 (23.04%) Java
3 3,041 (22.78%) C#
4 2,817 (21.10%) SQL
5 2,328 (17.44%) Python
6 965 (7.23%) TypeScript
7 553 (4.14%) PHP
8 426 (3.19%) C++
9 397 (2.97%) Go
10 379 (2.84%) Kotlin
11 353 (2.64%) Java 8
12 348 (2.61%) T-SQL
13 345 (2.58%) Ruby
13 345 (2.58%) Scala
14 328 (2.46%) PowerShell
15 314 (2.35%) C
16 257 (1.93%) Bash Shell
17 237 (1.78%) R
18 215 (1.61%) ES6
19 170 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,297 (9.72%) Degree
2 879 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 578 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 320 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 250 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 173 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 157 (1.18%) ISEB
8 104 (0.78%) AWS Certification
9 83 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 69 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 69 (0.52%) PhD
11 64 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 55 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 52 (0.39%) PMP
14 49 (0.37%) CISSP
15 48 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 44 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
17 40 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
18 37 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
19 30 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,053 (7.89%) QA
2 165 (1.24%) GDPR
3 115 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (0.76%) SLA
5 91 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 57 (0.43%) PMO
7 49 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 48 (0.36%) NIST
9 36 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 35 (0.26%) MiFID
11 25 (0.19%) EMIR
12 21 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 19 (0.14%) NCSC
14 18 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 15 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 15 (0.11%) NIST 800
16 13 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
17 10 (0.075%) COBIT
18 9 (0.067%) HIPAA
19 8 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,812 (13.58%) Docker
2 188 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 139 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (0.41%) HDFS
5 38 (0.28%) vSphere
6 34 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 28 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 28 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.14%) NDS
9 19 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 18 (0.13%) Firmware
11 15 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 13 (0.097%) Postfix
13 11 (0.082%) LXC
14 10 (0.075%) VMware Server
14 10 (0.075%) Xen
15 9 (0.067%) NFS
15 9 (0.067%) Varnish
15 9 (0.067%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,320 (9.89%) Kubernetes
2 987 (7.39%) Terraform
3 558 (4.18%) Ansible
4 418 (3.13%) Puppet
5 264 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 89 (0.67%) Prometheus
7 86 (0.64%) Grafana
8 59 (0.44%) SCCM
9 49 (0.37%) Graphite
10 39 (0.29%) Istio
11 38 (0.28%) Packer
12 33 (0.25%) Kibana
13 32 (0.24%) Nagios
14 27 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
15 25 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
15 25 (0.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 25 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
16 21 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
17 20 (0.15%) WSUS
18 19 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,733 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 568 (4.26%) Oracle
3 549 (4.11%) Google
4 288 (2.16%) SAP
5 250 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 201 (1.51%) VMware
7 176 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 137 (1.03%) IBM
9 135 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 89 (0.67%) Adobe
11 87 (0.65%) Splunk
12 84 (0.63%) Databricks
13 83 (0.62%) Xamarin
14 73 (0.55%) Zend
15 71 (0.53%) Sitecore
16 70 (0.52%) Talend
17 68 (0.51%) Cisco
18 66 (0.49%) Informatica
18 66 (0.49%) ServiceNow
19 59 (0.44%) Cloudera