Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 16,306 34,589 42,970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 29.21% 29.65% 30.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.61% 32.19% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16,019 28,873 36,727
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,124 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.04% +3.86% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £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 51,587 107,457 129,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.41% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42,238 86,740 104,643
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 7,380 £70,000 - 1,353
South East 0 2,637 £55,000 +4.76% 529
North of England -1 2,627 £50,000 +3.14% 807
South West -1 1,426 £50,000 +6.95% 334
Midlands 0 1,419 £50,000 +1.29% 368
North West -1 1,199 £52,500 +5.00% 454
Yorkshire 0 1,156 £50,000 +4.79% 272
West Midlands 0 991 £50,469 +0.94% 216
East of England -1 539 £57,500 +4.55% 224
East Midlands -1 425 £49,000 +8.89% 150
North East -1 273 £50,000 +11.11% 81
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 5,034 (30.87%) JavaScript
2 4,370 (26.80%) DevOps
3 4,215 (25.85%) Scrum
4 4,138 (25.38%) Azure
5 3,868 (23.72%) Java
6 3,853 (23.63%) AWS
7 3,630 (22.26%) C#
8 3,429 (21.03%) .NET
9 3,402 (20.86%) Finance
10 3,253 (19.95%) SQL
11 2,917 (17.89%) Python
12 2,850 (17.48%) TDD
13 2,834 (17.38%) Software Engineering
14 2,711 (16.63%) Microservices
15 2,498 (15.32%) Docker
16 2,469 (15.14%) HTML
17 2,422 (14.85%) CSS
18 2,324 (14.25%) React
19 2,284 (14.01%) Test Automation
20 2,219 (13.61%) AngularJS
21 2,206 (13.53%) Git (software)
22 1,895 (11.62%) Kubernetes
23 1,892 (11.60%) Microsoft
24 1,847 (11.33%) SQL Server
25 1,645 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
26 1,536 (9.42%) .NET Core
27 1,503 (9.22%) Node.js
28 1,502 (9.21%) BDD
29 1,487 (9.12%) Degree
30 1,480 (9.08%) 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
1 648 (3.97%) Confluence
2 315 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 309 (1.90%) CMS
4 242 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 216 (1.32%) Apache
6 190 (1.17%) Apache Spark
7 102 (0.63%) WordPress
8 101 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 93 (0.57%) IIS
10 84 (0.52%) JBoss
11 74 (0.45%) NServiceBus
12 67 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 64 (0.39%) Umbraco
14 60 (0.37%) OpenStack
15 59 (0.36%) SAS
16 57 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
17 47 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
18 45 (0.28%) Drupal
19 44 (0.27%) nginx
20 41 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 181 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 137 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (0.81%) Sketch
4 105 (0.64%) InVision
5 87 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 66 (0.40%) Figma
7 64 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 59 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 55 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 38 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 34 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 28 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
13 25 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
14 24 (0.15%) Adobe XD
15 18 (0.11%) Zeplin
16 4 (0.025%) Gliffy
17 2 (0.012%) InDesign
17 2 (0.012%) Marvel
17 2 (0.012%) Open Workbench
17 2 (0.012%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 245 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.42%) Magento
3 40 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 35 (0.21%) Shopify
4 35 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 32 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 29 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (0.12%) Loan IQ
8 16 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (0.092%) Markit EDM
10 14 (0.086%) Siebel CRM
11 12 (0.074%) SimCorp Dimension
12 11 (0.067%) NetSuite
13 10 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
15 8 (0.049%) Temenos T24
16 7 (0.043%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
16 7 (0.043%) SAP ERP
16 7 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
16 7 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4,138 (25.38%) Azure
2 3,853 (23.63%) AWS
3 1,157 (7.10%) GCP
4 986 (6.05%) SaaS
5 814 (4.99%) Serverless
6 502 (3.08%) Power Platform
7 482 (2.96%) PaaS
8 448 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
9 385 (2.36%) GitHub
10 360 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 294 (1.80%) IaaS
12 277 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
13 247 (1.51%) Office 365
14 241 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
15 234 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
16 212 (1.30%) Amazon S3
17 150 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
18 149 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
19 143 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
20 127 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 217 (1.33%) HTTP
2 169 (1.04%) Firewall
3 142 (0.87%) Internet
4 130 (0.80%) Skype
5 117 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 96 (0.59%) DNS
7 73 (0.45%) VPN
8 54 (0.33%) Network Security
9 48 (0.29%) VoIP
10 41 (0.25%) LAN
10 41 (0.25%) WAN
11 37 (0.23%) OSPF
12 36 (0.22%) VLAN
13 35 (0.21%) Intranet
14 33 (0.20%) IPv4
15 28 (0.17%) Wireless
16 27 (0.17%) HTTPS
17 25 (0.15%) FTP
18 23 (0.14%) DHCP
19 22 (0.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,847 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 975 (5.98%) NoSQL
3 774 (4.75%) MySQL
4 750 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 642 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
6 635 (3.89%) Big Data
7 595 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 549 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
9 383 (2.35%) Power BI
10 300 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 272 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 231 (1.42%) Redis
13 224 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 199 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 172 (1.05%) Data Lake
16 163 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 152 (0.93%) Tableau
18 137 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 135 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
20 120 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2,206 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 1,467 (9.00%) JIRA
3 1,288 (7.90%) Jenkins
4 949 (5.82%) Selenium
5 465 (2.85%) Cucumber
6 402 (2.47%) Visual Studio
7 392 (2.40%) GitLab
8 369 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 314 (1.93%) Maven
10 312 (1.91%) JUnit
11 305 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 253 (1.55%) WebDriver
13 245 (1.50%) Bitbucket
14 210 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
15 184 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
16 182 (1.12%) Appium
17 178 (1.09%) Postman
18 170 (1.04%) SpecFlow
19 160 (0.98%) NUnit
20 159 (0.98%) Cypress.io
General
1 3,402 (20.86%) Finance
2 857 (5.26%) Banking
3 714 (4.38%) Marketing
4 692 (4.24%) Public Sector
5 630 (3.86%) Retail
6 530 (3.25%) Front Office
7 381 (2.34%) Games
8 321 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 253 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 241 (1.48%) Law
11 213 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 212 (1.30%) Legal
13 176 (1.08%) Electronics
14 155 (0.95%) Advertising
15 130 (0.80%) Publishing
16 100 (0.61%) Automotive
17 95 (0.58%) Back Office
18 88 (0.54%) Financial Institution
19 75 (0.46%) Aerospace
20 67 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,600 (40.48%) Developer
2 1,502 (9.21%) Senior Developer
3 1,355 (8.31%) Software Engineer
4 1,263 (7.75%) .NET Developer
5 1,109 (6.80%) Java Developer
6 1,075 (6.59%) Analyst
7 881 (5.40%) Architect
8 843 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 822 (5.04%) C# Developer
10 768 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 758 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 655 (4.02%) Business Analyst
13 615 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
14 601 (3.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 558 (3.42%) React Developer
16 532 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
17 509 (3.12%) Lead Developer
18 507 (3.11%) Project Manager
19 487 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
20 405 (2.48%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,429 (21.03%) .NET
2 2,469 (15.14%) HTML
3 2,422 (14.85%) CSS
4 2,324 (14.25%) React
5 2,219 (13.61%) AngularJS
6 1,536 (9.42%) .NET Core
7 1,503 (9.22%) Node.js
8 1,367 (8.38%) Web Services
9 1,191 (7.30%) REST
10 1,118 (6.86%) ASP.NET
11 1,087 (6.67%) RESTful
12 1,039 (6.37%) Spring
13 936 (5.74%) Vue.js
14 888 (5.45%) .NET Framework
15 819 (5.02%) HTML5
16 696 (4.27%) jQuery
17 677 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
18 612 (3.75%) Kafka
19 562 (3.45%) Spring Boot
20 541 (3.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,386 (8.50%) User Experience
2 1,095 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 964 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
4 743 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 428 (2.62%) Fixed Income
6 378 (2.32%) Derivative
7 365 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 323 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 322 (1.97%) Hedge funds
10 313 (1.92%) Equities
11 308 (1.89%) Algorithms
12 291 (1.78%) Management Information System
13 288 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 282 (1.73%) Cloud Native
15 228 (1.40%) Data Structures
15 228 (1.40%) Public Cloud
16 225 (1.38%) Virtual Team
17 192 (1.18%) Blog
18 147 (0.90%) N-Tier
19 122 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,407 (8.63%) Linux
2 839 (5.15%) Windows
3 541 (3.32%) Android
4 472 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 279 (1.71%) Unix
6 180 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 171 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 165 (1.01%) CentOS
9 49 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 48 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 30 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.15%) VMS
13 22 (0.13%) Fedora
13 22 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
14 21 (0.13%) Debian
15 19 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
17 14 (0.086%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.080%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.043%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,370 (26.80%) DevOps
2 4,215 (25.85%) Scrum
3 2,850 (17.48%) TDD
4 2,834 (17.38%) Software Engineering
5 2,711 (16.63%) Microservices
6 2,284 (14.01%) Test Automation
7 1,645 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
8 1,502 (9.21%) BDD
9 1,480 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
10 1,376 (8.44%) Mentoring
11 1,287 (7.89%) MVC
12 1,252 (7.68%) SDLC
13 1,238 (7.59%) Project Management
14 1,226 (7.52%) Analytics
15 1,153 (7.07%) Fintech
16 983 (6.03%) OO
17 960 (5.89%) Unit Testing
18 943 (5.78%) Front End Development
19 932 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
20 913 (5.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5,034 (30.87%) JavaScript
2 3,868 (23.72%) Java
3 3,630 (22.26%) C#
4 3,253 (19.95%) SQL
5 2,917 (17.89%) Python
6 1,170 (7.18%) TypeScript
7 646 (3.96%) PHP
8 558 (3.42%) Go
9 536 (3.29%) C++
10 485 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 478 (2.93%) Ruby
12 477 (2.93%) PowerShell
13 421 (2.58%) Scala
14 416 (2.55%) Java 8
15 403 (2.47%) Kotlin
16 394 (2.42%) Bash Shell
17 366 (2.24%) C
18 260 (1.59%) ES6
19 244 (1.50%) R
20 166 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,487 (9.12%) Degree
2 946 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 685 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 342 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 201 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 188 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 163 (1.00%) ISEB
8 101 (0.62%) AWS Certification
9 91 (0.56%) PhD
10 87 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 74 (0.45%) Master's Degree
12 73 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 69 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 66 (0.40%) PMP
15 53 (0.33%) CISSP
16 39 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
17 38 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
18 37 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
19 34 (0.21%) HND
19 34 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,258 (7.71%) QA
2 165 (1.01%) GDPR
3 143 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 125 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 119 (0.73%) SLA
6 99 (0.61%) PMO
7 62 (0.38%) NIST
8 43 (0.26%) MiFID
9 40 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 35 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 32 (0.20%) EMIR
12 28 (0.17%) WCAG
13 26 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
13 26 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 23 (0.14%) NCSC
15 21 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 20 (0.12%) MISRA
17 18 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
18 17 (0.10%) COBIT
19 12 (0.074%) GAMP
System Software
1 2,498 (15.32%) Docker
2 234 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 184 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (0.26%) vSphere
5 42 (0.26%) HDFS
6 37 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 27 (0.17%) Firmware
10 17 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 17 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 14 (0.086%) XenApp
12 13 (0.080%) Postfix
13 12 (0.074%) Virtual Desktop
14 10 (0.061%) NDS
15 9 (0.055%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 8 (0.049%) LXC
17 5 (0.031%) oVirt
17 5 (0.031%) Slurm Workload Manager
17 5 (0.031%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,895 (11.62%) Kubernetes
2 1,324 (8.12%) Terraform
3 796 (4.88%) Ansible
4 605 (3.71%) Puppet
5 409 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 98 (0.60%) Grafana
8 62 (0.38%) Packer
9 36 (0.22%) Istio
9 36 (0.22%) Nagios
10 34 (0.21%) Rancher
11 31 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 31 (0.19%) Graphite
11 31 (0.19%) SCCM
12 28 (0.17%) Kibana
12 28 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
13 24 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
14 23 (0.14%) Fortio
14 23 (0.14%) Kiali
15 22 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1,892 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 694 (4.26%) Google
3 642 (3.94%) Oracle
4 351 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 303 (1.86%) SAP
6 263 (1.61%) VMware
7 240 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 188 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 182 (1.12%) IBM
10 153 (0.94%) Adobe
11 127 (0.78%) Xamarin
12 116 (0.71%) Splunk
13 100 (0.61%) Databricks
14 99 (0.61%) Cisco
15 94 (0.58%) Talend
16 91 (0.56%) MuleSoft
16 91 (0.56%) SaltStack
17 85 (0.52%) Informatica
18 81 (0.50%) New Relic
19 77 (0.47%) Sitecore