Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 36,864 45,618 48,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.57% 30.23% 28.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.11% 32.85% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28,849 36,652 40,484
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 114,823 138,859 155,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.10% 92.03% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 91,852 111,419 124,420
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,274 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.39% +2.55% +4.17%

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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 2019. 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 16,933 £67,500 +3.85% 2,162
South East 0 6,438 £52,000 +2.97% 924
North of England 0 5,651 £47,500 - 1,165
North West 0 3,145 £50,000 +5.26% 623
South West 0 2,970 £47,500 - 507
Midlands 0 2,923 £47,500 +5.56% 627
Yorkshire 0 2,094 £47,500 - 443
East of England 0 1,823 £55,000 +4.76% 429
West Midlands 0 1,689 £47,500 +5.56% 360
East Midlands 0 1,220 £46,000 -2.13% 266
North East 0 412 £45,000 -7.22% 99
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 9,311 (25.26%) C#
2 9,297 (25.22%) JavaScript
3 9,141 (24.80%) Scrum
4 8,562 (23.23%) Java
5 8,038 (21.80%) .NET
6 8,020 (21.76%) Finance
7 7,292 (19.78%) SQL
8 7,013 (19.02%) DevOps
9 6,489 (17.60%) AWS
10 6,381 (17.31%) Azure
11 6,256 (16.97%) Software Engineering
12 6,253 (16.96%) TDD
13 5,479 (14.86%) HTML
14 5,163 (14.01%) SQL Server
15 5,154 (13.98%) CSS
16 5,005 (13.58%) Test Automation
17 4,848 (13.15%) Python
18 4,797 (13.01%) Git (software)
19 4,512 (12.24%) Microsoft
20 4,482 (12.16%) Degree
21 4,410 (11.96%) Microservices
22 4,344 (11.78%) AngularJS
23 4,248 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
24 4,036 (10.95%) MVC
25 3,859 (10.47%) Docker
26 3,824 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
27 3,743 (10.15%) Mentoring
28 3,655 (9.91%) Web Services
29 3,634 (9.86%) ASP.NET
30 3,416 (9.27%) BDD

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 1,398 (3.79%) Confluence
2 781 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 681 (1.85%) CMS
4 582 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 556 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 449 (1.22%) Apache
7 343 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 332 (0.90%) IIS
9 219 (0.59%) WordPress
10 184 (0.50%) Umbraco
11 180 (0.49%) nginx
12 167 (0.45%) JBoss
13 153 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
14 149 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 137 (0.37%) EPiServer
16 136 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
17 121 (0.33%) Drupal
18 118 (0.32%) SAS
19 99 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 99 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 525 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 494 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 306 (0.83%) Sketch
4 304 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 286 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 199 (0.54%) InVision
7 198 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 129 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 94 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 67 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 61 (0.17%) Adobe XD
12 52 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 52 (0.14%) Figma
13 48 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
14 35 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
15 34 (0.092%) Zeplin
16 32 (0.087%) Marvel
17 23 (0.062%) HipChat
18 17 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
19 14 (0.038%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 327 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 189 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 156 (0.42%) Magento
4 71 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 65 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 63 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
7 62 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 59 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 59 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
8 59 (0.16%) thinkFolio
9 56 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 56 (0.15%) Front Arena
10 54 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 53 (0.14%) NetSuite
12 39 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 35 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
14 33 (0.090%) WebTrends
15 32 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
16 28 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 20 (0.054%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 6,489 (17.60%) AWS
2 6,381 (17.31%) Azure
3 1,733 (4.70%) SaaS
4 1,393 (3.78%) GCP
5 1,078 (2.92%) Serverless
6 934 (2.53%) GitHub
7 740 (2.01%) PaaS
8 707 (1.92%) Power Platform
9 695 (1.89%) Office 365
10 643 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
11 637 (1.73%) Amazon S3
12 564 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
13 397 (1.08%) IaaS
14 373 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
15 353 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
16 334 (0.91%) OpenShift
17 315 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
18 287 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
19 275 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
20 226 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 701 (1.90%) Internet
2 487 (1.32%) Firewall
3 367 (1.00%) HTTP
4 309 (0.84%) DNS
5 198 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 170 (0.46%) WAN
7 161 (0.44%) VPN
8 148 (0.40%) Skype
9 146 (0.40%) Intranet
10 133 (0.36%) DHCP
11 113 (0.31%) LAN
12 112 (0.30%) Wireless
13 99 (0.27%) SSL
14 96 (0.26%) MPLS
15 89 (0.24%) Network Security
16 82 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
17 73 (0.20%) VoIP
18 60 (0.16%) DMZ
19 57 (0.15%) Unified Communications
20 55 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,163 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 1,708 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 1,663 (4.51%) MySQL
4 1,592 (4.32%) Big Data
5 1,219 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 1,128 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 1,090 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 1,006 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 852 (2.31%) Hadoop
10 768 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 672 (1.82%) Power BI
12 637 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 558 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
14 479 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
15 400 (1.09%) Redis
16 387 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 368 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 348 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 325 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
20 314 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4,797 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 3,415 (9.26%) JIRA
3 2,890 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 2,199 (5.97%) Selenium
5 1,190 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1,155 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 1,045 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 998 (2.71%) Maven
9 724 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 715 (1.94%) JUnit
11 699 (1.90%) WebDriver
12 577 (1.57%) Bitbucket
13 552 (1.50%) SpecFlow
14 527 (1.43%) Subversion
15 493 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
16 482 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
17 475 (1.29%) Postman
18 441 (1.20%) JMeter
19 422 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 409 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 8,020 (21.76%) Finance
2 2,263 (6.14%) Banking
3 2,261 (6.13%) Retail
4 1,564 (4.24%) Marketing
5 1,191 (3.23%) Public Sector
6 953 (2.59%) Front Office
7 850 (2.31%) Games
8 680 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 600 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 490 (1.33%) Legal
11 362 (0.98%) Advertising
12 350 (0.95%) Electronics
13 349 (0.95%) Law
14 315 (0.85%) Automotive
15 294 (0.80%) Investment Banking
16 287 (0.78%) Back Office
17 220 (0.60%) Aerospace
18 205 (0.56%) Publishing
19 154 (0.42%) Financial Institution
20 140 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14,325 (38.86%) Developer
2 3,363 (9.12%) Analyst
3 3,292 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 2,961 (8.03%) .NET Developer
5 2,915 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 2,747 (7.45%) C# Developer
7 2,615 (7.09%) Software Engineer
8 2,130 (5.78%) Architect
9 1,967 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 1,721 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 1,705 (4.63%) Business Analyst
12 1,487 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,166 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,158 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 927 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
16 922 (2.50%) Lead Developer
17 901 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
18 891 (2.42%) Full Stack Developer
19 878 (2.38%) Consultant
20 875 (2.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,038 (21.80%) .NET
2 5,479 (14.86%) HTML
3 5,154 (13.98%) CSS
4 4,344 (11.78%) AngularJS
5 3,655 (9.91%) Web Services
6 3,634 (9.86%) ASP.NET
7 3,398 (9.22%) React
8 2,739 (7.43%) Node.js
9 2,637 (7.15%) REST
10 2,461 (6.68%) Spring
11 2,348 (6.37%) RESTful
12 2,101 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1,884 (5.11%) .NET Framework
14 1,843 (5.00%) jQuery
15 1,828 (4.96%) HTML5
16 1,786 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,784 (4.84%) .NET Core
18 1,265 (3.43%) XML
19 1,142 (3.10%) JSON
20 1,089 (2.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2,785 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2,687 (7.29%) User Experience
3 1,991 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
4 1,421 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1,153 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 865 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 814 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 807 (2.19%) Fixed Income
9 661 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 584 (1.58%) Derivative
11 572 (1.55%) Public Cloud
12 535 (1.45%) Cloud Native
13 513 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 508 (1.38%) Equities
15 476 (1.29%) Data Centre
16 443 (1.20%) Data Structures
17 422 (1.14%) Virtual Team
18 364 (0.99%) Hedge funds
19 244 (0.66%) Blog
20 201 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,258 (8.84%) Linux
2 2,251 (6.11%) Windows
3 1,112 (3.02%) Android
4 1,008 (2.73%) Unix
5 987 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 432 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 247 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 219 (0.59%) CentOS
9 168 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 161 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 101 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 91 (0.25%) Solaris
13 77 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 72 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 68 (0.18%) Windows 7
16 65 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 52 (0.14%) VMS
18 48 (0.13%) AIX
19 38 (0.10%) Debian
20 31 (0.084%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,141 (24.80%) Scrum
2 7,013 (19.02%) DevOps
3 6,256 (16.97%) Software Engineering
4 6,253 (16.96%) TDD
5 5,005 (13.58%) Test Automation
6 4,410 (11.96%) Microservices
7 4,248 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
8 4,036 (10.95%) MVC
9 3,824 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
10 3,743 (10.15%) Mentoring
11 3,416 (9.27%) BDD
12 3,237 (8.78%) SDLC
13 3,040 (8.25%) Project Management
14 2,717 (7.37%) Analytics
15 2,565 (6.96%) Computer Science
16 2,548 (6.91%) Kanban
17 2,451 (6.65%) Waterfall
18 2,431 (6.59%) OO
19 2,410 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 2,347 (6.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9,311 (25.26%) C#
2 9,297 (25.22%) JavaScript
3 8,562 (23.23%) Java
4 7,292 (19.78%) SQL
5 4,848 (13.15%) Python
6 1,717 (4.66%) PHP
7 1,647 (4.47%) C++
8 1,266 (3.43%) Ruby
9 1,256 (3.41%) Java 8
10 1,160 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 1,133 (3.07%) C
12 1,104 (2.99%) T-SQL
13 991 (2.69%) PowerShell
14 926 (2.51%) Scala
15 666 (1.81%) Bash Shell
16 649 (1.76%) ES6
16 649 (1.76%) R
17 514 (1.39%) Go
18 499 (1.35%) Kotlin
19 341 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4,482 (12.16%) Degree
2 1,322 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,320 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 709 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 629 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 514 (1.39%) ISEB
7 387 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 291 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 269 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 269 (0.73%) PMP
10 232 (0.63%) CISSP
11 215 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 176 (0.48%) CISM
13 171 (0.46%) Master's Degree
14 151 (0.41%) AWS Certification
15 127 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 112 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
17 108 (0.29%) MCP
18 107 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
19 104 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3,156 (8.56%) QA
2 433 (1.17%) PMO
3 370 (1.00%) SLA
4 351 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 307 (0.83%) GDPR
6 254 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 141 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 63 (0.17%) NIST
9 56 (0.15%) COBIT
10 41 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 38 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 37 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 35 (0.095%) Solvency II
14 34 (0.092%) EMIR
14 34 (0.092%) MiFID
15 33 (0.090%) PSD2
16 31 (0.084%) DICOM
17 26 (0.071%) Actionable Recommendations
18 21 (0.057%) IFRS
19 19 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3,859 (10.47%) Docker
2 610 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 369 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 198 (0.54%) Firmware
5 149 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 123 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 103 (0.28%) HDFS
8 82 (0.22%) vSphere
9 72 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 56 (0.15%) XenApp
11 44 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 42 (0.11%) NFS
13 36 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
13 36 (0.098%) Varnish
14 35 (0.095%) VMware NSX
15 28 (0.076%) Apache Flume
15 28 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 24 (0.065%) XenDesktop
17 22 (0.060%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 18 (0.049%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,549 (6.91%) Kubernetes
2 1,408 (3.82%) Terraform
3 1,390 (3.77%) Ansible
4 899 (2.44%) Puppet
5 720 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
6 192 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
7 191 (0.52%) SCCM
8 190 (0.52%) Packer
9 184 (0.50%) Prometheus
10 176 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
11 160 (0.43%) Grafana
11 160 (0.43%) Kibana
12 114 (0.31%) Nagios
13 111 (0.30%) Salt
14 102 (0.28%) Rancher
15 96 (0.26%) Mesos
16 93 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
17 86 (0.23%) Consul
18 76 (0.21%) Graphite
19 68 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4,512 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 1,874 (5.08%) Oracle
3 1,348 (3.66%) Google
4 759 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 748 (2.03%) SAP
6 535 (1.45%) Tableau
7 522 (1.42%) VMware
8 495 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 462 (1.25%) WorldPay
10 461 (1.25%) Adobe
11 378 (1.03%) IBM
12 325 (0.88%) Splunk
13 292 (0.79%) HP
14 282 (0.76%) Sage
15 278 (0.75%) Red Hat
16 254 (0.69%) ServiceNow
17 247 (0.67%) Cisco
17 247 (0.67%) Sitecore
18 239 (0.65%) Informatica
19 238 (0.65%) Citrix