Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 24,829 40,723 47,727
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 29.64% 30.56% 29.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.10% 33.13% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,012 33,518 41,250
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,564
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 77,359 122,922 148,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.35% 92.24% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 61,881 97,120 120,514
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 11,831 £70,000 +3.70% 624
South East -1 4,523 £52,500 - 225
North of England 0 3,761 £50,000 +5.26% 394
North West -1 1,909 £50,000 +2.04% 210
South West 0 1,858 £47,500 +5.56% 193
Midlands -1 1,747 £50,000 +8.70% 163
Yorkshire 0 1,528 £50,000 +11.11% 126
East of England 0 1,102 £55,000 +4.76% 126
West Midlands -1 1,056 £50,000 +8.70% 104
East Midlands 0 692 £50,000 +11.11% 59
North East 0 324 £45,000 - 58
South Coast - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 7,060 (28.43%) JavaScript
2 6,474 (26.07%) Scrum
3 6,185 (24.91%) C#
4 5,852 (23.57%) Finance
5 5,728 (23.07%) Java
6 5,676 (22.86%) .NET
7 5,357 (21.58%) Azure
8 5,057 (20.37%) AWS
9 4,937 (19.88%) DevOps
10 4,924 (19.83%) SQL
11 4,725 (19.03%) TDD
12 4,164 (16.77%) Software Engineering
13 3,769 (15.18%) AngularJS
14 3,749 (15.10%) HTML
15 3,568 (14.37%) CSS
16 3,452 (13.90%) SQL Server
17 3,424 (13.79%) Test Automation
18 3,362 (13.54%) Python
19 3,348 (13.48%) React
20 3,318 (13.36%) Microservices
21 3,124 (12.58%) Git (software)
22 3,099 (12.48%) Microsoft
23 2,879 (11.60%) Docker
24 2,679 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
25 2,614 (10.53%) BDD
26 2,572 (10.36%) Degree
27 2,549 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
28 2,546 (10.25%) MVC
29 2,415 (9.73%) Node.js
30 2,400 (9.67%) Web Services

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 1,109 (4.47%) Confluence
2 764 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
3 486 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 481 (1.94%) CMS
5 351 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 305 (1.23%) Apache
7 220 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 201 (0.81%) IIS
9 123 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 110 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 110 (0.44%) WordPress
11 99 (0.40%) EPiServer
12 85 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 76 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 64 (0.26%) OpenStack
15 63 (0.25%) SAS
16 62 (0.25%) Drupal
17 58 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 58 (0.23%) JBoss
17 58 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 402 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 314 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 174 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 172 (0.69%) Sketch
5 171 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 169 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 128 (0.52%) InVision
8 95 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 66 (0.27%) Chatbot
10 58 (0.23%) Adobe XD
11 50 (0.20%) Zeplin
12 48 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
13 33 (0.13%) Figma
14 27 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
15 23 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 15 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
17 14 (0.056%) Marvel
17 14 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
18 9 (0.036%) LibreOffice
19 8 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 266 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 138 (0.56%) Magento
3 92 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
4 77 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 55 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 49 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
7 42 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 37 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 35 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 34 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
11 33 (0.13%) Shopify
12 31 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
13 24 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
14 23 (0.093%) NetSuite
15 19 (0.077%) SAP ERP
15 19 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
16 15 (0.060%) Distributed Ledger
16 15 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
17 14 (0.056%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
18 12 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,357 (21.58%) Azure
2 5,057 (20.37%) AWS
3 1,382 (5.57%) SaaS
4 1,089 (4.39%) GCP
5 763 (3.07%) Serverless
6 608 (2.45%) GitHub
7 598 (2.41%) Power Platform
8 547 (2.20%) PaaS
9 383 (1.54%) Office 365
10 375 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
11 321 (1.29%) IaaS
12 291 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
13 278 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 265 (1.07%) Amazon S3
15 233 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
15 233 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
16 225 (0.91%) OpenShift
17 194 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
18 179 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
19 171 (0.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 318 (1.28%) Internet
2 260 (1.05%) HTTP
3 218 (0.88%) Firewall
4 151 (0.61%) DNS
5 115 (0.46%) WAN
6 109 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 107 (0.43%) Skype
8 90 (0.36%) LAN
9 84 (0.34%) Intranet
10 75 (0.30%) VPN
11 66 (0.27%) FTP
12 65 (0.26%) Wireless
13 57 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
14 52 (0.21%) Network Security
15 48 (0.19%) VoIP
16 47 (0.19%) Broadband
17 43 (0.17%) MPLS
17 43 (0.17%) SAN
18 42 (0.17%) SSH
19 40 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,452 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 1,272 (5.12%) NoSQL
3 1,185 (4.77%) MongoDB
4 1,101 (4.43%) MySQL
5 985 (3.97%) Big Data
6 824 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 776 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 774 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
9 565 (2.28%) Power BI
10 498 (2.01%) Hadoop
11 469 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 451 (1.82%) Redis
13 406 (1.64%) SQL Server 2019
14 376 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 371 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 320 (1.29%) Data Lake
17 289 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 285 (1.15%) RDBMS
19 224 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
20 213 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,124 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 2,292 (9.23%) JIRA
3 1,823 (7.34%) Jenkins
4 1,531 (6.17%) Selenium
5 802 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 719 (2.90%) Visual Studio
7 570 (2.30%) Maven
8 569 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 522 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 458 (1.84%) JUnit
11 423 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 421 (1.70%) SpecFlow
13 396 (1.59%) WebDriver
14 374 (1.51%) webpack
15 351 (1.41%) SoapUI
16 340 (1.37%) Bitbucket
17 308 (1.24%) NUnit
18 297 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 293 (1.18%) Subversion
20 274 (1.10%) Postman
General
1 5,852 (23.57%) Finance
2 1,651 (6.65%) Banking
3 1,325 (5.34%) Retail
4 1,011 (4.07%) Marketing
5 826 (3.33%) Front Office
6 663 (2.67%) Games
7 646 (2.60%) Public Sector
8 398 (1.60%) Legal
9 373 (1.50%) Law
10 342 (1.38%) Telecoms
11 316 (1.27%) Investment Banking
12 291 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 246 (0.99%) Back Office
14 191 (0.77%) Advertising
15 175 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 153 (0.62%) Automotive
17 135 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 132 (0.53%) Electronics
19 129 (0.52%) Publishing
20 120 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9,782 (39.40%) Developer
2 2,207 (8.89%) .NET Developer
3 2,196 (8.84%) Analyst
4 2,135 (8.60%) Senior Developer
5 1,895 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 1,787 (7.20%) C# Developer
7 1,747 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 1,360 (5.48%) Architect
9 1,209 (4.87%) Project Manager
10 1,174 (4.73%) Business Analyst
11 1,152 (4.64%) Software Developer
12 1,042 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 950 (3.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 839 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
15 800 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
16 745 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
17 699 (2.82%) React Developer
18 647 (2.61%) Lead Developer
19 578 (2.33%) Junior
20 571 (2.30%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,676 (22.86%) .NET
2 3,769 (15.18%) AngularJS
3 3,749 (15.10%) HTML
4 3,568 (14.37%) CSS
5 3,348 (13.48%) React
6 2,415 (9.73%) Node.js
7 2,400 (9.67%) Web Services
8 2,333 (9.40%) ASP.NET
9 2,025 (8.16%) .NET Core
10 1,858 (7.48%) REST
11 1,581 (6.37%) .NET Framework
12 1,544 (6.22%) RESTful
13 1,541 (6.21%) Spring
14 1,479 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,363 (5.49%) HTML5
16 1,239 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,231 (4.96%) jQuery
18 1,218 (4.91%) Vue.js
19 904 (3.64%) Entity Framework
20 808 (3.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,919 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1,912 (7.70%) User Experience
3 1,421 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1,021 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 758 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 589 (2.37%) Hedge funds
7 575 (2.32%) Fixed Income
8 565 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 464 (1.87%) Derivative
10 448 (1.80%) Public Cloud
11 422 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 405 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 393 (1.58%) Management Information System
14 386 (1.55%) Cloud Native
15 335 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 312 (1.26%) Virtual Team
17 297 (1.20%) Equities
18 214 (0.86%) Data Centre
19 193 (0.78%) Blog
20 131 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2,035 (8.20%) Linux
2 1,435 (5.78%) Windows
3 572 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 570 (2.30%) Android
5 552 (2.22%) Unix
6 278 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 151 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 118 (0.48%) CentOS
9 108 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 98 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 76 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 57 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (0.21%) VMS
14 40 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
15 29 (0.12%) Fedora
16 28 (0.11%) Debian
17 25 (0.10%) AIX
17 25 (0.10%) Mac OS
18 22 (0.089%) Windows Server 2019
19 19 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,474 (26.07%) Scrum
2 4,937 (19.88%) DevOps
3 4,725 (19.03%) TDD
4 4,164 (16.77%) Software Engineering
5 3,424 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3,318 (13.36%) Microservices
7 2,679 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
8 2,614 (10.53%) BDD
9 2,549 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
10 2,546 (10.25%) MVC
11 2,221 (8.95%) SDLC
12 2,062 (8.30%) Project Management
13 1,990 (8.01%) Kanban
14 1,951 (7.86%) Mentoring
15 1,857 (7.48%) Analytics
16 1,749 (7.04%) Fintech
17 1,678 (6.76%) Waterfall
18 1,662 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 1,652 (6.65%) OO
20 1,460 (5.88%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 7,060 (28.43%) JavaScript
2 6,185 (24.91%) C#
3 5,728 (23.07%) Java
4 4,924 (19.83%) SQL
5 3,362 (13.54%) Python
6 1,527 (6.15%) TypeScript
7 1,122 (4.52%) PHP
8 995 (4.01%) C++
9 825 (3.32%) Java 8
10 724 (2.92%) Ruby
11 656 (2.64%) Scala
12 641 (2.58%) T-SQL
13 597 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 583 (2.35%) C
15 530 (2.13%) Kotlin
16 484 (1.95%) ES6
17 454 (1.83%) Bash Shell
18 334 (1.35%) Go
19 321 (1.29%) R
20 240 (0.97%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2,572 (10.36%) Degree
2 1,204 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 782 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 720 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 398 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 337 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 303 (1.22%) ISEB
8 183 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 171 (0.69%) PMP
10 152 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 146 (0.59%) CISSP
12 136 (0.55%) PhD
13 123 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 113 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 109 (0.44%) AWS Certification
16 97 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
17 93 (0.37%) CISM
18 84 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 61 (0.25%) CCNA
20 60 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,144 (8.64%) QA
2 281 (1.13%) PMO
3 211 (0.85%) GDPR
4 186 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 173 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 167 (0.67%) SLA
7 91 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 48 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 46 (0.19%) NIST
10 42 (0.17%) NCSC
11 34 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 23 (0.093%) COBIT
13 20 (0.081%) NIST 800
14 19 (0.077%) Actionable Recommendations
14 19 (0.077%) MiFID
15 18 (0.072%) DICOM
15 18 (0.072%) EMIR
15 18 (0.072%) Solvency II
16 14 (0.056%) GxP
17 13 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 2,879 (11.60%) Docker
2 343 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 242 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (0.29%) vSphere
5 64 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 64 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 59 (0.24%) HDFS
7 57 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 53 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 45 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.11%) Firmware
10 27 (0.11%) Xen
11 26 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 25 (0.10%) NFS
13 18 (0.072%) Samba
14 17 (0.068%) Postfix
14 17 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
15 15 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.040%) VMware NSX
17 7 (0.028%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2,055 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 1,051 (4.23%) Terraform
3 939 (3.78%) Ansible
4 529 (2.13%) Puppet
5 442 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
6 116 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
7 113 (0.46%) Grafana
8 111 (0.45%) Prometheus
9 109 (0.44%) Packer
10 105 (0.42%) Kibana
11 98 (0.39%) SCCM
12 70 (0.28%) Mesos
13 64 (0.26%) Nagios
14 63 (0.25%) HP ALM
15 60 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
16 55 (0.22%) Consul
17 54 (0.22%) Salt
18 53 (0.21%) SCOM
19 45 (0.18%) Istio
20 42 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3,099 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 1,283 (5.17%) Oracle
3 945 (3.81%) Google
4 467 (1.88%) SAP
5 440 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 369 (1.49%) VMware
7 355 (1.43%) IBM
8 335 (1.35%) Tableau
9 312 (1.26%) Adobe
10 302 (1.22%) Atlassian
11 178 (0.72%) WorldPay
12 177 (0.71%) FIS
13 172 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 157 (0.63%) HP
15 154 (0.62%) Cisco
16 153 (0.62%) Sitecore
17 143 (0.58%) ServiceNow
18 141 (0.57%) Informatica
19 133 (0.54%) Bloomberg
20 130 (0.52%) Zend