Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 41,001 48,217 44,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.52% 29.62% 28.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.29% 32.28% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31,771 39,710 38,851
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,859 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 123,181 149,385 145,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.70% 91.77% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 97,274 121,004 120,388
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 18,824 £67,500 +3.85% 1,179
South East +1 7,834 £52,500 +10.53% 488
North of England 0 5,717 £47,500 +5.56% 561
North West 0 3,169 £48,500 +7.78% 336
Midlands +1 3,112 £45,000 - 263
South West 0 3,090 £45,000 -3.23% 195
East of England +1 2,218 £52,500 - 243
Yorkshire 0 2,159 £45,000 - 189
West Midlands +2 1,899 £45,000 - 142
East Midlands 0 1,208 £45,000 - 119
North East +1 388 £44,000 -2.22% 36
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 10,446 (25.48%) C#
2 10,440 (25.46%) Scrum
3 10,174 (24.81%) JavaScript
4 10,101 (24.64%) Java
5 9,135 (22.28%) .NET
6 8,649 (21.09%) Finance
7 8,563 (20.88%) SQL
8 7,259 (17.70%) TDD
9 7,144 (17.42%) Software Engineering
10 7,026 (17.14%) DevOps
11 6,538 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
12 6,487 (15.82%) HTML
13 6,196 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 6,011 (14.66%) CSS
15 5,893 (14.37%) Test Automation
16 5,736 (13.99%) SQL Server
17 5,443 (13.28%) Microsoft
18 5,408 (13.19%) Degree
19 5,399 (13.17%) Python
20 5,123 (12.49%) AngularJS
21 5,100 (12.44%) Git (software)
22 4,789 (11.68%) MVC
23 4,734 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
24 4,249 (10.36%) ASP.NET
25 4,203 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
26 4,097 (9.99%) SDLC
27 4,090 (9.98%) QA
28 4,022 (9.81%) Microservices
29 3,916 (9.55%) Docker
30 3,850 (9.39%) JIRA

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 1,436 (3.50%) Confluence
2 951 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
3 950 (2.32%) Apache Spark
4 761 (1.86%) CMS
5 690 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 645 (1.57%) Apache
7 479 (1.17%) IIS
8 448 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 274 (0.67%) JBoss
10 210 (0.51%) SAS
11 209 (0.51%) WordPress
12 205 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 195 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 173 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 171 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 164 (0.40%) Drupal
17 162 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
18 150 (0.37%) Umbraco
19 148 (0.36%) WebLogic
20 143 (0.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 621 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 569 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 342 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 328 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 313 (0.76%) Sketch
6 271 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 209 (0.51%) InVision
8 203 (0.50%) Photoshop
9 154 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 98 (0.24%) Chatbot
11 60 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 41 (0.100%) Adobe XD
13 40 (0.098%) Marvel
13 40 (0.098%) SPSS
14 35 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
14 35 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
15 22 (0.054%) AutoCAD
16 21 (0.051%) Fireworks
16 21 (0.051%) Zeplin
17 16 (0.039%) Figma
Business Applications
1 421 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 204 (0.50%) Magento
3 133 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 127 (0.31%) Temenos T24
5 111 (0.27%) thinkFolio
6 110 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
7 84 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 66 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 35 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
10 34 (0.083%) SAP SD
11 32 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 31 (0.076%) SAP ERP
13 27 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
13 27 (0.066%) Markit EDM
13 27 (0.066%) SAP CRM
14 25 (0.061%) WebTrends
15 24 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 24 (0.059%) NetSuite
15 24 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
16 22 (0.054%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6,538 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6,196 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,677 (4.09%) SaaS
4 1,336 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 882 (2.15%) PaaS
6 855 (2.09%) Serverless
7 852 (2.08%) GitHub
8 768 (1.87%) Power Platform
9 703 (1.71%) Office 365
10 575 (1.40%) IaaS
11 552 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
12 475 (1.16%) Amazon S3
13 470 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
14 466 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
15 461 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
16 301 (0.73%) OpenShift
17 241 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 219 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
19 210 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
20 195 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 692 (1.69%) Internet
2 463 (1.13%) HTTP
3 462 (1.13%) Firewall
4 392 (0.96%) DNS
5 323 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 291 (0.71%) Broadband
7 200 (0.49%) DHCP
8 170 (0.41%) WAN
9 165 (0.40%) Network Security
10 159 (0.39%) Wireless
11 131 (0.32%) VPN
12 117 (0.29%) LAN
13 105 (0.26%) Skype
14 88 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
15 86 (0.21%) SSL
16 85 (0.21%) Intranet
17 72 (0.18%) VoIP
18 68 (0.17%) Bluetooth
19 66 (0.16%) SAN
20 60 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,736 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 2,237 (5.46%) NoSQL
3 2,086 (5.09%) Big Data
4 1,675 (4.09%) MySQL
5 1,477 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1,426 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 1,278 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 1,231 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 1,140 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 994 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 867 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 736 (1.80%) Power BI
13 696 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
14 630 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 522 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 463 (1.13%) Redis
17 442 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
18 422 (1.03%) Apache Hive
19 382 (0.93%) RDBMS
20 361 (0.88%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5,100 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 3,850 (9.39%) JIRA
3 3,327 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 2,588 (6.31%) Selenium
5 1,509 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 1,480 (3.61%) Cucumber
7 1,345 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,279 (3.12%) Maven
9 984 (2.40%) TeamCity
10 873 (2.13%) JUnit
11 835 (2.04%) WebDriver
12 706 (1.72%) Subversion
13 687 (1.68%) SoapUI
14 684 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 617 (1.50%) Bitbucket
16 555 (1.35%) SpecFlow
16 555 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
17 543 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
18 531 (1.30%) JMeter
19 498 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 8,649 (21.09%) Finance
2 2,798 (6.82%) Retail
3 2,642 (6.44%) Banking
4 2,031 (4.95%) Marketing
5 1,139 (2.78%) Games
6 984 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 731 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 536 (1.31%) Legal
9 516 (1.26%) Front Office
10 476 (1.16%) Advertising
11 402 (0.98%) Law
12 381 (0.93%) Electronics
13 366 (0.89%) Investment Banking
14 317 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 289 (0.70%) Back Office
16 237 (0.58%) Publishing
17 213 (0.52%) Aerospace
17 213 (0.52%) Automotive
18 163 (0.40%) Retail Banking
19 158 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 15,482 (37.76%) Developer
2 4,310 (10.51%) Analyst
3 3,710 (9.05%) .NET Developer
4 3,317 (8.09%) Java Developer
5 3,210 (7.83%) C# Developer
6 2,980 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 2,672 (6.52%) Architect
8 2,473 (6.03%) Software Engineer
9 2,447 (5.97%) Business Analyst
10 2,178 (5.31%) Project Manager
11 2,065 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 1,986 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,328 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,162 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,086 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
16 1,072 (2.61%) Lead Developer
17 1,058 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
18 1,007 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
19 998 (2.43%) Test Engineer
20 997 (2.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,135 (22.28%) .NET
2 6,487 (15.82%) HTML
3 6,011 (14.66%) CSS
4 5,123 (12.49%) AngularJS
5 4,249 (10.36%) ASP.NET
6 3,608 (8.80%) Web Services
7 3,534 (8.62%) React
8 3,006 (7.33%) Spring
9 2,877 (7.02%) Node.js
10 2,797 (6.82%) RESTful
11 2,651 (6.47%) REST
12 2,471 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2,362 (5.76%) HTML5
14 2,285 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,194 (5.35%) jQuery
16 2,151 (5.25%) .NET Framework
17 1,626 (3.97%) XML
18 1,469 (3.58%) JSON
19 1,467 (3.58%) .NET Core
20 1,356 (3.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3,230 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3,164 (7.72%) User Experience
3 2,414 (5.89%) Fintech
4 2,251 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1,465 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1,180 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 1,013 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 952 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 750 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 619 (1.51%) Data Centre
11 575 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 507 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 478 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 412 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 360 (0.88%) Cloud Native
16 340 (0.83%) Derivative
17 334 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 300 (0.73%) Hedge funds
19 294 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
20 245 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3,834 (9.35%) Linux
2 2,634 (6.42%) Windows
3 1,226 (2.99%) Android
4 1,029 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 949 (2.31%) Unix
6 521 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 241 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 206 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 197 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 190 (0.46%) CentOS
11 143 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 131 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 85 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 83 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 51 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
16 46 (0.11%) AIX
16 46 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 39 (0.095%) Fedora
18 38 (0.093%) Solaris
19 37 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,440 (25.46%) Scrum
2 7,259 (17.70%) TDD
3 7,144 (17.42%) Software Engineering
4 7,026 (17.14%) DevOps
5 5,893 (14.37%) Test Automation
6 4,789 (11.68%) MVC
7 4,734 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4,203 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
9 4,097 (9.99%) SDLC
10 4,022 (9.81%) Microservices
11 3,796 (9.26%) BDD
12 3,636 (8.87%) Mentoring
13 3,625 (8.84%) Project Management
14 3,041 (7.42%) Waterfall
15 2,890 (7.05%) Computer Science
16 2,885 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 2,869 (7.00%) Analytics
18 2,816 (6.87%) OO
19 2,586 (6.31%) Kanban
20 2,580 (6.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10,446 (25.48%) C#
2 10,174 (24.81%) JavaScript
3 10,101 (24.64%) Java
4 8,563 (20.88%) SQL
5 5,399 (13.17%) Python
6 2,234 (5.45%) C++
7 1,840 (4.49%) PHP
8 1,619 (3.95%) Ruby
9 1,495 (3.65%) Java 8
10 1,338 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 1,320 (3.22%) C
12 1,291 (3.15%) Scala
13 1,164 (2.84%) PowerShell
14 1,048 (2.56%) TypeScript
15 892 (2.18%) Bash Shell
16 800 (1.95%) ES6
17 685 (1.67%) Go
18 484 (1.18%) Perl
19 430 (1.05%) PL/SQL
20 405 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 5,408 (13.19%) Degree
2 1,844 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 1,360 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1,202 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 741 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 723 (1.76%) ISEB
7 545 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 451 (1.10%) PMI Certification
9 365 (0.89%) PMP
10 289 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 243 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 218 (0.53%) CISSP
13 210 (0.51%) Master's Degree
14 194 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 177 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
16 165 (0.40%) AWS Certification
17 163 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
18 162 (0.40%) CISM
19 160 (0.39%) PhD
20 129 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,090 (9.98%) QA
2 526 (1.28%) PMO
3 459 (1.12%) GDPR
4 382 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 231 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 208 (0.51%) SLA
7 167 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 98 (0.24%) MiFID
9 59 (0.14%) PSD2
10 49 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 48 (0.12%) EMIR
12 47 (0.11%) COBIT
12 47 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 45 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 39 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 32 (0.078%) WCAG
16 30 (0.073%) WAI
17 27 (0.066%) DICOM
18 25 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
18 25 (0.061%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3,916 (9.55%) Docker
2 682 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 425 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 265 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 196 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 160 (0.39%) Apache Flume
7 153 (0.37%) Firmware
8 143 (0.35%) HDFS
9 121 (0.30%) vSphere
10 87 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 81 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 80 (0.20%) XenApp
13 72 (0.18%) XenDesktop
14 70 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
15 65 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 44 (0.11%) VMware NSX
17 39 (0.095%) Varnish
18 29 (0.071%) RHEV
19 27 (0.066%) oVirt
20 26 (0.063%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 2,323 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 1,743 (4.25%) Ansible
3 1,335 (3.26%) Terraform
4 1,273 (3.10%) Puppet
5 976 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 238 (0.58%) SCCM
7 234 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
8 188 (0.46%) Prometheus
9 178 (0.43%) Packer
10 173 (0.42%) Kibana
11 164 (0.40%) Salt
12 163 (0.40%) Oozie
13 160 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
14 159 (0.39%) Grafana
15 140 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
16 123 (0.30%) SCOM
17 115 (0.28%) Nagios
18 103 (0.25%) HP ALM
19 90 (0.22%) Consul
19 90 (0.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5,443 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 2,369 (5.78%) Oracle
3 1,587 (3.87%) Google
4 1,036 (2.53%) SAP
5 624 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 602 (1.47%) Tableau
7 588 (1.43%) VMware
8 562 (1.37%) Adobe
9 493 (1.20%) Atlassian
10 459 (1.12%) IBM
11 350 (0.85%) Splunk
12 326 (0.80%) HP
13 308 (0.75%) WorldPay
14 298 (0.73%) Cisco
15 281 (0.69%) Red Hat
16 277 (0.68%) Sitecore
17 261 (0.64%) Xamarin
18 255 (0.62%) Cloudera
19 225 (0.55%) Informatica
20 218 (0.53%) hybris