Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 21,230 30,794 42,083
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 28.87% 29.41% 30.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.18% 31.90% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17,240 24,586 33,287
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,350 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +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 68,083 96,540 127,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.59% 92.19% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 53,263 78,111 102,276
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £37,981
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 12 April 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 12 April 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 9,559 £72,500 +3.57% 1,684
South East 0 3,341 £55,000 +4.76% 579
North of England 0 3,237 £50,000 - 930
South West 0 2,022 £50,000 +8.70% 339
Midlands 0 1,892 £50,000 - 483
North West 0 1,476 £50,000 - 524
Yorkshire 0 1,465 £50,000 - 313
West Midlands 0 1,294 £50,000 - 314
East of England 0 774 £55,000 - 285
East Midlands 0 581 £50,000 - 166
North East 0 300 £46,438 -2.24% 93
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 6,272 (29.54%) JavaScript
2 5,722 (26.95%) DevOps
3 5,385 (25.37%) Azure
4 5,343 (25.17%) Scrum
5 5,237 (24.67%) AWS
6 4,812 (22.67%) Java
7 4,531 (21.34%) C#
8 4,386 (20.66%) Finance
9 4,163 (19.61%) .NET
10 4,058 (19.11%) Software Engineering
11 3,983 (18.76%) SQL
12 3,750 (17.66%) Python
13 3,652 (17.20%) Docker
14 3,407 (16.05%) Microservices
15 3,373 (15.89%) TDD
16 3,198 (15.06%) React
17 2,952 (13.90%) CSS
18 2,949 (13.89%) HTML
19 2,902 (13.67%) Test Automation
20 2,781 (13.10%) Kubernetes
21 2,702 (12.73%) Git (software)
22 2,639 (12.43%) AngularJS
23 2,517 (11.86%) Microsoft
24 2,202 (10.37%) SQL Server
25 2,179 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
26 2,150 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
27 2,003 (9.43%) Node.js
28 2,000 (9.42%) Degree
29 1,964 (9.25%) Mentoring
30 1,924 (9.06%) User Experience

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
1 926 (4.36%) Confluence
2 422 (1.99%) CMS
3 408 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 383 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 324 (1.53%) Apache Spark
6 276 (1.30%) Apache
7 118 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 117 (0.55%) IIS
9 112 (0.53%) WordPress
10 98 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 94 (0.44%) JBoss
12 89 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 84 (0.40%) Drupal
14 76 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 66 (0.31%) nginx
16 58 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
17 53 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
18 52 (0.24%) SAS
19 50 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
19 50 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 253 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 203 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 167 (0.79%) Sketch
4 141 (0.66%) InVision
5 122 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 99 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 93 (0.44%) Figma
8 85 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 67 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 46 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 39 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 34 (0.16%) Adobe XD
13 31 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 30 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
15 24 (0.11%) Zeplin
16 12 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
17 9 (0.042%) Marvel
18 8 (0.038%) UXPin
19 6 (0.028%) Revit
19 6 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 286 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (0.26%) Magento
4 43 (0.20%) Shopify
5 39 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 37 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 37 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 33 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 22 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (0.075%) SAP Hybris
10 14 (0.066%) Loan IQ
11 13 (0.061%) Sentinel
12 12 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (0.057%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
13 11 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
14 10 (0.047%) Oracle Assets
14 10 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
14 10 (0.047%) SAP ERP
15 9 (0.042%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5,385 (25.37%) Azure
2 5,237 (24.67%) AWS
3 1,615 (7.61%) GCP
4 1,603 (7.55%) SaaS
5 1,175 (5.53%) Serverless
6 759 (3.58%) PaaS
7 725 (3.41%) Power Platform
8 560 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
9 553 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 534 (2.52%) GitHub
11 445 (2.10%) IaaS
12 361 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
13 351 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
14 320 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
15 281 (1.32%) Amazon S3
16 275 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
17 240 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
18 228 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
19 210 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
20 193 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 279 (1.31%) Internet
2 264 (1.24%) Firewall
3 225 (1.06%) HTTP
4 141 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 122 (0.57%) DNS
6 113 (0.53%) VPN
7 92 (0.43%) Skype
8 90 (0.42%) VLAN
9 83 (0.39%) OSPF
10 82 (0.39%) IPv4
11 68 (0.32%) Network Security
12 53 (0.25%) WAN
13 51 (0.24%) LAN
14 42 (0.20%) Intranet
15 40 (0.19%) FTP
15 40 (0.19%) VoIP
16 39 (0.18%) SSL
17 32 (0.15%) Broadband
18 31 (0.15%) HTTPS
18 31 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,202 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 1,116 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1,057 (4.98%) MySQL
4 922 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
5 904 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 862 (4.06%) Big Data
7 842 (3.97%) Relational Database
8 668 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 530 (2.50%) Power BI
10 360 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 342 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 333 (1.57%) Redis
13 316 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 286 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 240 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
16 231 (1.09%) RDBMS
17 229 (1.08%) Tableau
18 214 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
19 209 (0.98%) Data Lake
20 195 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2,702 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 1,916 (9.02%) JIRA
3 1,765 (8.31%) Jenkins
4 984 (4.63%) Selenium
5 554 (2.61%) Cucumber
6 522 (2.46%) GitLab
7 506 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 478 (2.25%) Maven
9 413 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 390 (1.84%) TeamCity
11 358 (1.69%) JUnit
12 287 (1.35%) Bitbucket
13 281 (1.32%) Postman
14 278 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
15 265 (1.25%) Cypress.io
16 250 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 246 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
18 245 (1.15%) WebDriver
19 231 (1.09%) webpack
20 218 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 4,386 (20.66%) Finance
2 1,151 (5.42%) Banking
3 1,039 (4.89%) Marketing
4 953 (4.49%) Retail
5 939 (4.42%) Public Sector
6 567 (2.67%) Front Office
7 529 (2.49%) Games
8 465 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 422 (1.99%) Law
10 408 (1.92%) Legal
11 373 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 329 (1.55%) Electronics
13 230 (1.08%) Advertising
14 205 (0.97%) Investment Banking
15 141 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 139 (0.65%) Automotive
17 135 (0.64%) Financial Institution
18 134 (0.63%) Publishing
19 111 (0.52%) Back Office
20 101 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7,932 (37.36%) Developer
2 1,912 (9.01%) Software Engineer
3 1,831 (8.62%) Senior Developer
4 1,506 (7.09%) .NET Developer
5 1,472 (6.93%) Analyst
6 1,375 (6.48%) Java Developer
7 1,183 (5.57%) Architect
8 1,109 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 979 (4.61%) C# Developer
9 979 (4.61%) Software Developer
10 938 (4.42%) Business Analyst
11 921 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 788 (3.71%) React Developer
13 768 (3.62%) Project Manager
14 716 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
15 700 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 652 (3.07%) AWS Engineer
17 562 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
18 558 (2.63%) Lead Developer
19 478 (2.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,163 (19.61%) .NET
2 3,198 (15.06%) React
3 2,952 (13.90%) CSS
4 2,949 (13.89%) HTML
5 2,639 (12.43%) AngularJS
6 2,003 (9.43%) Node.js
7 1,886 (8.88%) .NET Core
8 1,755 (8.27%) Web Services
9 1,494 (7.04%) REST
10 1,388 (6.54%) RESTful
11 1,335 (6.29%) Spring
12 1,219 (5.74%) ASP.NET
13 1,153 (5.43%) Vue.js
14 1,040 (4.90%) .NET Framework
15 1,010 (4.76%) HTML5
16 822 (3.87%) jQuery
17 810 (3.82%) Kafka
18 785 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 758 (3.57%) Spring Boot
20 617 (2.91%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,924 (9.06%) User Experience
2 1,535 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1,202 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 952 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 583 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 440 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 398 (1.87%) Cloud Native
8 378 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 358 (1.69%) Derivative
10 348 (1.64%) Fixed Income
11 342 (1.61%) Algorithms
12 319 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 306 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 293 (1.38%) Hedge funds
15 292 (1.38%) Equities
16 271 (1.28%) Data Structures
17 256 (1.21%) Blog
17 256 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 214 (1.01%) N-Tier
19 193 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,893 (8.92%) Linux
2 1,028 (4.84%) Windows
3 733 (3.45%) Android
4 647 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 389 (1.83%) Unix
6 270 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 210 (0.99%) CentOS
8 206 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 121 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 59 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
11 48 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 33 (0.16%) Debian
13 23 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.094%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.089%) Solaris
16 18 (0.085%) VMS
17 16 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (0.071%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.057%) Windows Server 2019
20 11 (0.052%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,722 (26.95%) DevOps
2 5,343 (25.17%) Scrum
3 4,058 (19.11%) Software Engineering
4 3,407 (16.05%) Microservices
5 3,373 (15.89%) TDD
6 2,902 (13.67%) Test Automation
7 2,179 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2,150 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
9 1,964 (9.25%) Mentoring
10 1,841 (8.67%) SDLC
11 1,726 (8.13%) BDD
12 1,646 (7.75%) Project Management
13 1,628 (7.67%) Analytics
14 1,535 (7.23%) Fintech
15 1,472 (6.93%) MVC
16 1,291 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 1,243 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
18 1,241 (5.85%) Front End Development
19 1,208 (5.69%) OO
20 1,164 (5.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6,272 (29.54%) JavaScript
2 4,812 (22.67%) Java
3 4,531 (21.34%) C#
4 3,983 (18.76%) SQL
5 3,750 (17.66%) Python
6 1,701 (8.01%) TypeScript
7 882 (4.15%) PHP
8 752 (3.54%) C++
9 727 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 718 (3.38%) Go
11 655 (3.09%) Ruby
12 623 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 556 (2.62%) Java 8
14 540 (2.54%) C
15 539 (2.54%) Bash Shell
16 510 (2.40%) Scala
17 460 (2.17%) ES6
18 420 (1.98%) Kotlin
19 243 (1.14%) R
20 173 (0.81%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2,000 (9.42%) Degree
2 1,304 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 981 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 560 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 246 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 218 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 176 (0.83%) ISEB
8 136 (0.64%) AWS Certification
9 129 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 123 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 106 (0.50%) PMP
12 101 (0.48%) PhD
13 94 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 86 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 83 (0.39%) CISSP
16 55 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
17 45 (0.21%) CISM
18 41 (0.19%) HND
19 39 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
20 38 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,613 (7.60%) QA
2 210 (0.99%) GDPR
3 177 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 172 (0.81%) PMO
5 161 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 119 (0.56%) SLA
7 82 (0.39%) NIST
8 53 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 49 (0.23%) WCAG
10 48 (0.23%) GRC
11 41 (0.19%) MiFID
12 39 (0.18%) COBIT
12 39 (0.18%) MISRA
13 36 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 32 (0.15%) EMIR
15 29 (0.14%) NCSC
16 21 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
17 19 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 16 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 16 (0.075%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3,652 (17.20%) Docker
2 315 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 311 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 87 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 62 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 61 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 48 (0.23%) vSphere
8 39 (0.18%) Firmware
9 34 (0.16%) HDFS
9 34 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 25 (0.12%) KVM
11 19 (0.089%) NDS
12 18 (0.085%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 17 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 12 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.057%) Postfix
15 10 (0.047%) XenApp
16 8 (0.038%) LXC
16 8 (0.038%) Xen
17 7 (0.033%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2,781 (13.10%) Kubernetes
2 1,792 (8.44%) Terraform
3 1,142 (5.38%) Ansible
4 763 (3.59%) Puppet
5 576 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
6 198 (0.93%) Prometheus
7 160 (0.75%) Grafana
8 106 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
9 91 (0.43%) Packer
10 76 (0.36%) Istio
11 69 (0.33%) Nagios
12 52 (0.24%) Kibana
13 51 (0.24%) Consul
14 45 (0.21%) Rancher
15 44 (0.21%) ZABBIX
16 41 (0.19%) CFEngine
17 39 (0.18%) Graphite
18 31 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
19 30 (0.14%) logstash
19 30 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,517 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 951 (4.48%) Oracle
3 894 (4.21%) Google
4 483 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
5 408 (1.92%) VMware
6 400 (1.88%) SAP
7 273 (1.29%) IBM
8 257 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 250 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 231 (1.09%) Adobe
11 177 (0.83%) Splunk
12 149 (0.70%) Xamarin
13 139 (0.65%) Databricks
14 122 (0.57%) SaltStack
15 121 (0.57%) Cisco
16 118 (0.56%) Sitecore
17 116 (0.55%) ServiceNow
18 110 (0.52%) Talend
19 109 (0.51%) Apple
19 109 (0.51%) Informatica