Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 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 38,831 46,237 46,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.02% 29.98% 28.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.59% 32.67% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29,817 37,273 38,650
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,713 £85,000 £82,500
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 119,166 141,527 152,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.12% 91.78% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 94,410 113,518 121,097
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 17,769 £67,500 +3.85% 2,093
South East 0 7,155 £52,500 +5.00% 947
North of England 0 5,717 £47,500 - 1,057
South West 0 3,200 £47,500 +0.85% 534
North West 0 3,185 £47,500 - 589
Midlands 0 3,027 £47,500 +5.56% 645
Yorkshire 0 2,120 £47,500 - 392
East of England +1 1,810 £55,000 +4.76% 451
West Midlands 0 1,740 £47,500 +5.56% 385
East Midlands 0 1,273 £45,000 - 255
North East +1 412 £45,000 -5.26% 76
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9,561 (24.62%) C#
2 9,516 (24.51%) Scrum
3 9,332 (24.03%) JavaScript
4 9,097 (23.43%) Java
5 8,203 (21.12%) Finance
6 8,200 (21.12%) .NET
7 7,851 (20.22%) SQL
8 7,278 (18.74%) DevOps
9 6,720 (17.31%) Software Engineering
10 6,684 (17.21%) AWS
11 6,448 (16.61%) TDD
12 6,426 (16.55%) Azure
13 5,633 (14.51%) HTML
14 5,387 (13.87%) Test Automation
15 5,257 (13.54%) SQL Server
16 5,235 (13.48%) CSS
17 5,147 (13.25%) Python
18 5,127 (13.20%) Degree
19 4,939 (12.72%) Microsoft
20 4,937 (12.71%) Git (software)
21 4,541 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
22 4,487 (11.56%) AngularJS
23 4,246 (10.93%) Microservices
24 4,178 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
25 4,035 (10.39%) Docker
26 4,008 (10.32%) MVC
27 3,878 (9.99%) Mentoring
28 3,789 (9.76%) JIRA
29 3,710 (9.55%) ASP.NET
30 3,665 (9.44%) SDLC

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 1,474 (3.80%) Confluence
2 875 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 770 (1.98%) CMS
4 694 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 563 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 529 (1.36%) Apache
7 341 (0.88%) IIS
8 316 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 249 (0.64%) WordPress
10 176 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 171 (0.44%) JBoss
11 171 (0.44%) nginx
12 165 (0.42%) Umbraco
13 161 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
14 157 (0.40%) SAS
15 155 (0.40%) Drupal
16 145 (0.37%) Apache Solr
17 130 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
17 130 (0.33%) OpenStack
18 117 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 544 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 518 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 338 (0.87%) Sketch
4 274 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 272 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 229 (0.59%) InVision
7 207 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 153 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 107 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 97 (0.25%) Chatbot
11 59 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 48 (0.12%) Adobe XD
13 44 (0.11%) Figma
14 43 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
15 42 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 38 (0.098%) Zeplin
17 34 (0.088%) Marvel
18 29 (0.075%) SPSS
19 16 (0.041%) S-PLUS
20 15 (0.039%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 348 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 229 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 197 (0.51%) Magento
4 95 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 90 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 87 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 74 (0.19%) Front Arena
8 70 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 63 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 56 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 53 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 53 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 47 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
13 35 (0.090%) NetSuite
14 30 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
14 30 (0.077%) WebTrends
15 28 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 25 (0.064%) Oracle ERP
17 24 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 22 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6,684 (17.21%) AWS
2 6,426 (16.55%) Azure
3 1,811 (4.66%) SaaS
4 1,367 (3.52%) GCP
5 1,139 (2.93%) Serverless
6 899 (2.32%) GitHub
7 830 (2.14%) PaaS
8 817 (2.10%) Power Platform
9 717 (1.85%) Office 365
10 672 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
11 614 (1.58%) Amazon S3
12 591 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
13 513 (1.32%) IaaS
14 450 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
15 432 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
16 337 (0.87%) OpenShift
17 299 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
18 272 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
19 263 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
20 215 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 649 (1.67%) Internet
2 440 (1.13%) HTTP
3 428 (1.10%) Firewall
4 333 (0.86%) DNS
5 236 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 190 (0.49%) WAN
7 179 (0.46%) Broadband
8 172 (0.44%) VPN
9 167 (0.43%) Skype
10 148 (0.38%) DHCP
11 140 (0.36%) LAN
12 124 (0.32%) Wireless
13 113 (0.29%) Network Security
14 108 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
15 105 (0.27%) Intranet
16 90 (0.23%) VoIP
17 82 (0.21%) SSL
18 72 (0.19%) MPLS
19 58 (0.15%) Unified Communications
20 53 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,257 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 1,799 (4.63%) Big Data
3 1,742 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 1,671 (4.30%) MySQL
5 1,275 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1,256 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1,198 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 1,082 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 1,012 (2.61%) Hadoop
10 908 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 788 (2.03%) Power BI
12 766 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 504 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 477 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
15 437 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
16 436 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 400 (1.03%) RDBMS
18 379 (0.98%) Redis
19 361 (0.93%) Apache Hive
20 348 (0.90%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4,937 (12.71%) Git (software)
2 3,789 (9.76%) JIRA
3 3,136 (8.08%) Jenkins
4 2,391 (6.16%) Selenium
5 1,371 (3.53%) Cucumber
6 1,262 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 1,111 (2.86%) Maven
8 1,105 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 839 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 800 (2.06%) WebDriver
11 770 (1.98%) JUnit
12 602 (1.55%) Bitbucket
13 597 (1.54%) SpecFlow
14 575 (1.48%) Subversion
15 548 (1.41%) SoapUI
16 519 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
17 503 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 497 (1.28%) JMeter
19 483 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
20 419 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 8,203 (21.12%) Finance
2 2,739 (7.05%) Retail
3 2,388 (6.15%) Banking
4 1,722 (4.43%) Marketing
5 1,323 (3.41%) Public Sector
6 891 (2.29%) Games
7 847 (2.18%) Front Office
8 836 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 751 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 429 (1.10%) Legal
11 388 (1.00%) Electronics
12 385 (0.99%) Advertising
13 370 (0.95%) Law
14 338 (0.87%) Investment Banking
15 294 (0.76%) Back Office
16 262 (0.67%) Automotive
17 235 (0.61%) Publishing
18 225 (0.58%) Aerospace
19 187 (0.48%) Financial Institution
20 151 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14,592 (37.58%) Developer
2 3,674 (9.46%) Analyst
3 3,125 (8.05%) Senior Developer
4 3,019 (7.77%) .NET Developer
5 2,982 (7.68%) Java Developer
6 2,751 (7.08%) C# Developer
7 2,577 (6.64%) Software Engineer
8 2,407 (6.20%) Architect
9 2,006 (5.17%) Software Developer
10 1,958 (5.04%) Business Analyst
11 1,885 (4.85%) Project Manager
12 1,564 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,253 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,173 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,009 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
16 996 (2.56%) Consultant
17 954 (2.46%) Lead Developer
18 945 (2.43%) Test Engineer
19 938 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
20 898 (2.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,200 (21.12%) .NET
2 5,633 (14.51%) HTML
3 5,235 (13.48%) CSS
4 4,487 (11.56%) AngularJS
5 3,710 (9.55%) ASP.NET
6 3,457 (8.90%) React
7 3,411 (8.78%) Web Services
8 2,713 (6.99%) Node.js
9 2,606 (6.71%) REST
10 2,595 (6.68%) Spring
11 2,366 (6.09%) RESTful
12 2,029 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1,941 (5.00%) HTML5
14 1,903 (4.90%) jQuery
15 1,888 (4.86%) .NET Framework
16 1,770 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,597 (4.11%) .NET Core
18 1,345 (3.46%) XML
19 1,171 (3.02%) JSON
20 1,119 (2.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3,069 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2,912 (7.50%) User Experience
3 1,939 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
4 1,440 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 1,179 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 970 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 893 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 773 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 697 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 632 (1.63%) Public Cloud
11 579 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 510 (1.31%) Derivative
13 503 (1.30%) Virtual Team
14 478 (1.23%) Data Structures
15 473 (1.22%) Cloud Native
16 440 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 397 (1.02%) Equities
18 334 (0.86%) Hedge funds
19 270 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
20 217 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3,567 (9.19%) Linux
2 2,324 (5.98%) Windows
3 1,151 (2.96%) Android
4 1,004 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 971 (2.50%) Unix
6 417 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 226 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 208 (0.54%) CentOS
9 151 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 109 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 99 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 90 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 78 (0.20%) Solaris
14 74 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 62 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 52 (0.13%) AIX
17 43 (0.11%) SUSE
18 40 (0.10%) Tizen
19 33 (0.085%) Fedora
20 30 (0.077%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,516 (24.51%) Scrum
2 7,278 (18.74%) DevOps
3 6,720 (17.31%) Software Engineering
4 6,448 (16.61%) TDD
5 5,387 (13.87%) Test Automation
6 4,541 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
7 4,246 (10.93%) Microservices
8 4,178 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4,008 (10.32%) MVC
10 3,878 (9.99%) Mentoring
11 3,665 (9.44%) SDLC
12 3,550 (9.14%) BDD
13 3,349 (8.62%) Project Management
14 2,870 (7.39%) Analytics
15 2,740 (7.06%) Computer Science
16 2,709 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 2,639 (6.80%) Waterfall
18 2,638 (6.79%) Kanban
19 2,561 (6.60%) E-Commerce
20 2,491 (6.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9,561 (24.62%) C#
2 9,332 (24.03%) JavaScript
3 9,097 (23.43%) Java
4 7,851 (20.22%) SQL
5 5,147 (13.25%) Python
6 1,923 (4.95%) C++
7 1,814 (4.67%) PHP
8 1,350 (3.48%) Ruby
9 1,300 (3.35%) Java 8
10 1,259 (3.24%) C
11 1,146 (2.95%) T-SQL
12 1,118 (2.88%) TypeScript
13 1,076 (2.77%) PowerShell
14 996 (2.56%) Scala
15 732 (1.89%) Bash Shell
16 700 (1.80%) ES6
17 623 (1.60%) R
18 580 (1.49%) Go
19 364 (0.94%) Kotlin
20 349 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5,127 (13.20%) Degree
2 1,488 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 1,362 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 775 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 712 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 564 (1.45%) ISEB
7 435 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 390 (1.00%) PMI Certification
9 341 (0.88%) PMP
10 282 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 266 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 261 (0.67%) CISSP
13 203 (0.52%) AWS Certification
14 198 (0.51%) CISM
15 173 (0.45%) Master's Degree
16 157 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
17 140 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 123 (0.32%) MCP
19 116 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 113 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3,545 (9.13%) QA
2 459 (1.18%) PMO
3 363 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 345 (0.89%) GDPR
5 339 (0.87%) SLA
6 275 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 140 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 88 (0.23%) NIST
9 57 (0.15%) COBIT
10 51 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
11 47 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 46 (0.12%) PSD2
13 45 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 43 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 35 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
16 33 (0.085%) EMIR
16 33 (0.085%) MiFID
17 23 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 22 (0.057%) DICOM
19 21 (0.054%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4,035 (10.39%) Docker
2 572 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 395 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 202 (0.52%) Firmware
5 162 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 111 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 105 (0.27%) HDFS
8 92 (0.24%) vSphere
9 83 (0.21%) XenApp
10 77 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 74 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 59 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 52 (0.13%) Apache Flume
14 51 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 48 (0.12%) VirtualBox
16 38 (0.098%) Varnish
17 34 (0.088%) VMware NSX
18 33 (0.085%) NFS
19 26 (0.067%) KVM
20 25 (0.064%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 2,596 (6.69%) Kubernetes
2 1,528 (3.94%) Ansible
3 1,481 (3.81%) Terraform
4 1,015 (2.61%) Puppet
5 868 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
6 216 (0.56%) SCCM
7 206 (0.53%) Prometheus
8 204 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
9 198 (0.51%) Packer
10 190 (0.49%) Grafana
11 186 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
12 167 (0.43%) Kibana
13 137 (0.35%) Nagios
14 122 (0.31%) Salt
15 103 (0.27%) Rancher
16 101 (0.26%) SCOM
17 94 (0.24%) Consul
17 94 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
18 77 (0.20%) ZABBIX
19 76 (0.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4,939 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 2,094 (5.39%) Oracle
3 1,464 (3.77%) Google
4 882 (2.27%) SAP
5 787 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 582 (1.50%) Tableau
7 520 (1.34%) VMware
8 501 (1.29%) Adobe
9 498 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 459 (1.18%) IBM
11 382 (0.98%) Splunk
12 378 (0.97%) WorldPay
13 296 (0.76%) HP
14 285 (0.73%) Cisco
15 283 (0.73%) Sage
16 279 (0.72%) Informatica
17 269 (0.69%) Citrix
18 247 (0.64%) Sitecore
19 246 (0.63%) Red Hat
20 235 (0.61%) ServiceNow