Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 48,220 45,301 49,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.35% 27.68% 24.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.65% 30.91% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 40,566 39,969 43,002
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £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 147,670 146,543 176,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 120,807 121,658 147,486
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 20,978 £62,500 +4.17% 2,744
South East 0 8,879 £47,500 - 1,056
North of England +1 8,029 £45,000 +2.27% 1,259
North West 0 4,300 £45,000 +5.88% 667
Midlands 0 3,854 £45,000 +5.88% 593
East of England 0 3,319 £50,000 +5.26% 481
Yorkshire 0 3,230 £45,000 - 494
South West -1 3,159 £45,000 - 493
West Midlands -1 2,169 £45,000 +4.65% 305
East Midlands 0 1,683 £42,500 - 288
North East 0 496 £42,500 +12.72% 98
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 14,406 (29.88%) C#
2 13,971 (28.97%) Scrum
3 13,515 (28.03%) JavaScript
4 13,294 (27.57%) .NET
5 12,514 (25.95%) TDD
6 12,388 (25.69%) Java
7 10,747 (22.29%) Finance
8 10,652 (22.09%) SQL
9 9,905 (20.54%) HTML
10 9,448 (19.59%) SQL Server
11 9,446 (19.59%) MVC
12 8,686 (18.01%) CSS
13 7,794 (16.16%) ASP.NET
14 7,571 (15.70%) AngularJS
15 7,127 (14.78%) BDD
16 7,082 (14.69%) Test Automation
17 7,024 (14.57%) Software Engineering
18 6,220 (12.90%) Degree
19 6,128 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
20 6,096 (12.64%) Git (software)
21 5,928 (12.29%) Microsoft
22 5,810 (12.05%) DevOps
23 5,507 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
24 5,403 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
25 5,287 (10.96%) Web Services
26 5,174 (10.73%) SDLC
27 5,086 (10.55%) OO
28 5,019 (10.41%) Linux
29 5,017 (10.40%) RESTful
30 4,663 (9.67%) Python

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 1,200 (2.49%) Confluence
2 1,184 (2.46%) CMS
3 1,044 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 978 (2.03%) Apache
5 942 (1.95%) Apache Spark
6 920 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 726 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 565 (1.17%) IIS
9 510 (1.06%) JBoss
10 362 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 350 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 345 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 333 (0.69%) OpenStack
14 301 (0.62%) Drupal
15 272 (0.56%) nginx
16 248 (0.51%) Apache Solr
17 218 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
18 213 (0.44%) WordPress
19 207 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 185 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 703 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 559 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 423 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 407 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 304 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 271 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 161 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 104 (0.22%) InVision
9 98 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 64 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 64 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 54 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 37 (0.077%) SPSS
13 28 (0.058%) UXPin
14 21 (0.044%) InfoPath
15 19 (0.039%) Fireworks
15 19 (0.039%) InDesign
16 17 (0.035%) Simulink
17 13 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
18 11 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 505 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 204 (0.42%) Magento
3 159 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 111 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 102 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 73 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 62 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 58 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 54 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 40 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
11 38 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
12 37 (0.077%) SAP CO
12 37 (0.077%) SAP FI
12 37 (0.077%) SAP FI/CO
13 36 (0.075%) Shopify
14 35 (0.073%) WebTrends
15 33 (0.068%) SAP ERP
16 32 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
17 31 (0.064%) NetSuite
18 26 (0.054%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5,403 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4,252 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,898 (3.94%) SaaS
4 911 (1.89%) GitHub
5 640 (1.33%) PaaS
6 588 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 541 (1.12%) IaaS
8 463 (0.96%) Office 365
9 414 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 362 (0.75%) npm
11 334 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
12 311 (0.64%) Serverless
13 248 (0.51%) OpenShift
14 227 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 220 (0.46%) Amazon S3
16 177 (0.37%) Google Play
17 172 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
18 148 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
19 142 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 135 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,097 (2.27%) Internet
2 709 (1.47%) HTTP
3 494 (1.02%) Firewall
4 410 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 265 (0.55%) DNS
6 261 (0.54%) Broadband
7 222 (0.46%) Wireless
8 201 (0.42%) WAN
9 185 (0.38%) VPN
10 182 (0.38%) SMS
11 160 (0.33%) SSL
12 158 (0.33%) Intranet
13 146 (0.30%) LAN
14 125 (0.26%) Network Security
15 101 (0.21%) Hyperconnected
16 96 (0.20%) VoIP
17 85 (0.18%) SAN
18 78 (0.16%) DHCP
19 74 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
20 68 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9,448 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 3,619 (7.51%) NoSQL
3 2,897 (6.01%) MySQL
4 2,183 (4.53%) MongoDB
5 2,170 (4.50%) Big Data
6 1,889 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 1,671 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 1,393 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 1,127 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1,110 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
11 1,090 (2.26%) Hadoop
12 958 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 796 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 622 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 540 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 508 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
17 507 (1.05%) Redis
18 440 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
19 439 (0.91%) Oracle Database
20 406 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6,096 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 3,956 (8.20%) JIRA
3 3,549 (7.36%) Jenkins
4 3,386 (7.02%) Selenium
5 1,934 (4.01%) Cucumber
6 1,761 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,725 (3.58%) Visual Studio
8 1,656 (3.43%) Subversion
9 1,524 (3.16%) Maven
10 1,504 (3.12%) NUnit
11 1,365 (2.83%) TeamCity
12 1,292 (2.68%) JUnit
13 1,221 (2.53%) WebDriver
14 839 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 691 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
16 664 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
17 650 (1.35%) gulp
18 641 (1.33%) Gradle
19 605 (1.25%) Moq
20 584 (1.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 10,747 (22.29%) Finance
2 3,259 (6.76%) Banking
3 3,234 (6.71%) Retail
4 2,086 (4.33%) Marketing
5 1,734 (3.60%) Games
6 1,209 (2.51%) Advertising
7 1,154 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 1,101 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 627 (1.30%) Legal
9 627 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 594 (1.23%) Front Office
11 577 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 514 (1.07%) Law
13 513 (1.06%) Electronics
14 415 (0.86%) Back Office
15 414 (0.86%) Publishing
16 380 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 276 (0.57%) Automotive
18 129 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 116 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22,443 (46.54%) Developer
2 7,123 (14.77%) .NET Developer
3 4,807 (9.97%) Java Developer
4 4,750 (9.85%) C# Developer
5 4,521 (9.38%) Analyst
6 4,144 (8.59%) Senior Developer
7 3,264 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2,802 (5.81%) Software Engineer
9 2,746 (5.69%) Business Analyst
10 2,606 (5.40%) Software Developer
11 2,502 (5.19%) Project Manager
12 2,298 (4.77%) Architect
13 1,747 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 1,696 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,598 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,478 (3.07%) Lead Developer
17 1,455 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 1,424 (2.95%) Agile Developer
19 1,294 (2.68%) Java Engineer
20 1,254 (2.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,294 (27.57%) .NET
2 9,905 (20.54%) HTML
3 8,686 (18.01%) CSS
4 7,794 (16.16%) ASP.NET
5 7,571 (15.70%) AngularJS
6 5,507 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5,287 (10.96%) Web Services
8 5,017 (10.40%) RESTful
9 4,396 (9.12%) Node.js
10 4,284 (8.88%) HTML5
11 3,954 (8.20%) jQuery
12 3,882 (8.05%) Spring
13 3,860 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3,647 (7.56%) WCF
15 3,511 (7.28%) REST
16 3,349 (6.95%) React
17 3,342 (6.93%) .NET Framework
18 2,776 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 2,666 (5.53%) XML
20 2,539 (5.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3,664 (7.60%) Computer Science
2 3,477 (7.21%) User Experience
3 3,427 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
4 3,405 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2,339 (4.85%) Fintech
6 2,139 (4.44%) Mobile App
7 1,509 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 814 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 715 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 474 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 450 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 438 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 425 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 389 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 338 (0.70%) Equities
16 328 (0.68%) Social Media
17 322 (0.67%) Public Cloud
18 320 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
19 290 (0.60%) Hedge funds
20 267 (0.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5,019 (10.41%) Linux
2 3,503 (7.26%) Windows
3 1,665 (3.45%) Android
4 1,621 (3.36%) Unix
5 1,481 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 598 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 224 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 212 (0.44%) CentOS
9 159 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 101 (0.21%) Solaris
10 101 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 92 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 89 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 88 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 87 (0.18%) Debian
14 87 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 83 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 80 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 58 (0.12%) CoreOS
18 49 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,971 (28.97%) Scrum
2 12,514 (25.95%) TDD
3 9,446 (19.59%) MVC
4 7,127 (14.78%) BDD
5 7,082 (14.69%) Test Automation
6 7,024 (14.57%) Software Engineering
7 6,128 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5,810 (12.05%) DevOps
9 5,174 (10.73%) SDLC
10 5,086 (10.55%) OO
11 3,908 (8.10%) Project Management
12 3,794 (7.87%) Microservices
13 3,713 (7.70%) Kanban
14 3,676 (7.62%) E-Commerce
15 3,485 (7.23%) Web Development
16 3,444 (7.14%) Mentoring
17 3,417 (7.09%) Waterfall
18 3,105 (6.44%) Web Application Development
19 3,004 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
20 2,747 (5.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14,406 (29.88%) C#
2 13,515 (28.03%) JavaScript
3 12,388 (25.69%) Java
4 10,652 (22.09%) SQL
5 4,663 (9.67%) Python
6 3,340 (6.93%) Ruby
7 2,974 (6.17%) PHP
8 2,248 (4.66%) C++
9 1,869 (3.88%) T-SQL
10 1,551 (3.22%) Scala
11 1,267 (2.63%) C
12 962 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 921 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 870 (1.80%) TypeScript
15 797 (1.65%) VB.NET
16 659 (1.37%) Perl
17 645 (1.34%) ES6
18 580 (1.20%) PL/SQL
19 572 (1.19%) Go
20 495 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6,220 (12.90%) Degree
2 1,660 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,170 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 950 (1.97%) ISEB
5 757 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 562 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 400 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 394 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 322 (0.67%) Master's Degree
10 306 (0.63%) PMP
11 266 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 256 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 230 (0.48%) CISSP
14 196 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 187 (0.39%) PhD
16 186 (0.39%) CISM
17 151 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
18 145 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 124 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
20 114 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,612 (9.56%) QA
2 485 (1.01%) PMO
3 299 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 291 (0.60%) GDPR
5 258 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 231 (0.48%) SLA
7 216 (0.45%) GCP
8 183 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 83 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 64 (0.13%) PSD2
11 56 (0.12%) MiFID
12 54 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 48 (0.100%) COBIT
14 43 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 36 (0.075%) WCAG
16 26 (0.054%) MISRA
17 23 (0.048%) PMBOK
18 22 (0.046%) SEPA
19 19 (0.039%) EMIR
19 19 (0.039%) HL7
System Software
1 2,957 (6.13%) Docker
2 473 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 396 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 147 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 124 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 112 (0.23%) HDFS
7 78 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 76 (0.16%) vSphere
9 71 (0.15%) Firmware
10 70 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 54 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 52 (0.11%) KVM
13 43 (0.089%) Xen
14 39 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 35 (0.073%) iptables
16 32 (0.066%) NFS
17 30 (0.062%) XenServer
18 29 (0.060%) Ceph
18 29 (0.060%) Samba
19 26 (0.054%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,575 (3.27%) Puppet
2 1,454 (3.02%) Ansible
3 1,249 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 970 (2.01%) Kubernetes
5 584 (1.21%) Terraform
6 312 (0.65%) Kibana
7 244 (0.51%) Nagios
8 174 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 134 (0.28%) Packer
10 131 (0.27%) WSUS
11 128 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 111 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 95 (0.20%) Salt
14 88 (0.18%) HockeyApp
15 85 (0.18%) SCCM
16 83 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
17 73 (0.15%) Mesos
18 72 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
19 69 (0.14%) logstash
20 66 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5,928 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 2,996 (6.21%) Oracle
3 1,938 (4.02%) Google
4 808 (1.68%) SAP
5 776 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 641 (1.33%) VMware
7 575 (1.19%) Facebook
8 456 (0.95%) Atlassian
8 456 (0.95%) Tableau
9 427 (0.89%) Apple
10 425 (0.88%) Sitecore
11 405 (0.84%) Adobe
12 391 (0.81%) IBM
13 383 (0.79%) Twitter
14 352 (0.73%) Xamarin
15 344 (0.71%) Red Hat
16 341 (0.71%) HP
17 333 (0.69%) Zend
18 326 (0.68%) Capita
19 273 (0.57%) WorldPay