Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 46,237 46,936 48,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.99% 28.45% 26.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.93% 31.08% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37,273 38,650 42,434
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 140,420 151,023 166,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,581 120,047 140,346
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 20,913 £65,000 +4.00% 2,811
South East 0 8,678 £50,000 +5.26% 1,095
North of England +1 6,935 £47,500 +5.56% 1,210
North West +1 3,733 £47,500 +5.56% 649
South West +1 3,318 £47,099 +4.66% 629
Midlands 0 3,313 £45,000 - 724
East of England 0 2,983 £52,500 +5.00% 472
Yorkshire +1 2,817 £47,500 +5.56% 466
West Midlands +1 1,983 £45,000 +5.88% 433
East Midlands 0 1,325 £45,000 - 289
North East 0 422 £47,500 +18.75% 95
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12,985 (28.08%) C#
2 12,729 (27.53%) Scrum
3 12,537 (27.11%) JavaScript
4 11,829 (25.58%) .NET
5 11,755 (25.42%) Java
6 10,634 (23.00%) Finance
7 10,100 (21.84%) SQL
8 10,089 (21.82%) TDD
9 8,985 (19.43%) HTML
10 8,012 (17.33%) CSS
11 7,626 (16.49%) SQL Server
12 7,194 (15.56%) AngularJS
13 7,056 (15.26%) MVC
14 6,995 (15.13%) Test Automation
15 6,924 (14.98%) DevOps
16 6,749 (14.60%) Software Engineering
17 6,388 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
18 6,220 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
19 6,155 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 6,001 (12.98%) Microsoft
21 5,902 (12.76%) Git (software)
22 5,848 (12.65%) Degree
23 5,771 (12.48%) ASP.NET
24 5,606 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
25 5,420 (11.72%) BDD
26 4,956 (10.72%) Python
27 4,617 (9.99%) Microservices
28 4,596 (9.94%) Web Services
29 4,566 (9.88%) SDLC
30 4,430 (9.58%) QA

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 1,578 (3.41%) Confluence
2 1,212 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
3 1,106 (2.39%) CMS
4 864 (1.87%) Apache Spark
5 829 (1.79%) Apache
6 632 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 631 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 614 (1.33%) IIS
9 413 (0.89%) JBoss
10 310 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 276 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 276 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 275 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
13 244 (0.53%) EPiServer
14 240 (0.52%) WordPress
15 236 (0.51%) Drupal
16 228 (0.49%) Umbraco
17 215 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 212 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
19 203 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 725 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 553 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 514 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 442 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 354 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 286 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 168 (0.36%) InVision
8 166 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 116 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 91 (0.20%) Chatbot
11 74 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 40 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
13 28 (0.061%) InDesign
14 23 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
15 20 (0.043%) Mingle
16 19 (0.041%) SPSS
17 16 (0.035%) InfoPath
18 13 (0.028%) Camtasia
19 12 (0.026%) HipChat
19 12 (0.026%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 504 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 173 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 157 (0.34%) Magento
4 127 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 109 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 86 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 75 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 52 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 47 (0.10%) NetSuite
10 43 (0.093%) Markit EDM
11 41 (0.089%) Distributed Ledger
12 40 (0.087%) thinkFolio
13 35 (0.076%) SAP FI
14 34 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
15 32 (0.069%) Eagle PACE
15 32 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 30 (0.065%) SAP CO
16 30 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
16 30 (0.065%) Scribe Insight
17 28 (0.061%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 6,388 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6,155 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,646 (3.56%) SaaS
4 1,017 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 978 (2.12%) GitHub
6 832 (1.80%) PaaS
7 563 (1.22%) Serverless
8 552 (1.19%) Office 365
9 538 (1.16%) IaaS
10 510 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 445 (0.96%) npm
12 409 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
13 375 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 323 (0.70%) Amazon S3
15 276 (0.60%) OpenShift
16 239 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
17 220 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
18 179 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 178 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
20 167 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 950 (2.05%) Internet
2 638 (1.38%) HTTP
3 564 (1.22%) Firewall
4 388 (0.84%) DNS
5 327 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 171 (0.37%) SMS
6 171 (0.37%) SSL
7 166 (0.36%) Network Security
8 164 (0.35%) VPN
9 158 (0.34%) DHCP
10 155 (0.34%) WAN
11 137 (0.30%) Broadband
12 135 (0.29%) Skype
13 110 (0.24%) SAN
14 106 (0.23%) Wireless
15 103 (0.22%) LAN
16 95 (0.21%) Intranet
17 71 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
18 68 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
19 64 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,626 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 3,125 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 2,349 (5.08%) Big Data
4 2,177 (4.71%) MySQL
5 1,921 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 1,652 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1,487 (3.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 1,379 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1,136 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 1,113 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1,029 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 965 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 613 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 569 (1.23%) Power BI
15 564 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 509 (1.10%) Blockchain
17 507 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 472 (1.02%) Redis
19 409 (0.88%) Oracle Database
20 404 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5,902 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 4,199 (9.08%) JIRA
3 4,010 (8.67%) Jenkins
4 3,254 (7.04%) Selenium
5 1,972 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1,801 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,619 (3.50%) Cucumber
8 1,585 (3.43%) Maven
9 1,497 (3.24%) TeamCity
10 1,145 (2.48%) JUnit
11 1,036 (2.24%) Subversion
12 984 (2.13%) WebDriver
13 909 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 868 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 803 (1.74%) NUnit
16 785 (1.70%) SpecFlow
17 651 (1.41%) gulp
18 646 (1.40%) Gradle
19 632 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
20 603 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 10,634 (23.00%) Finance
2 2,869 (6.20%) Retail
3 2,624 (5.68%) Banking
4 2,175 (4.70%) Marketing
5 1,727 (3.74%) Games
6 937 (2.03%) Advertising
7 869 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 788 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 668 (1.44%) Front Office
10 652 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 566 (1.22%) Law
12 503 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 466 (1.01%) Legal
14 452 (0.98%) Back Office
15 434 (0.94%) Electronics
16 362 (0.78%) Publishing
17 332 (0.72%) Automotive
18 189 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 151 (0.33%) Military
20 139 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19,698 (42.60%) Developer
2 5,398 (11.67%) .NET Developer
3 4,521 (9.78%) Analyst
4 4,289 (9.28%) Java Developer
5 4,086 (8.84%) C# Developer
6 3,788 (8.19%) Senior Developer
7 2,817 (6.09%) Software Engineer
8 2,633 (5.69%) Architect
9 2,607 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 2,454 (5.31%) Business Analyst
11 2,450 (5.30%) Software Developer
12 2,400 (5.19%) Project Manager
13 1,514 (3.27%) Lead Developer
14 1,422 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
15 1,332 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 1,304 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
17 1,184 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
18 1,162 (2.51%) Full Stack Developer
19 1,149 (2.49%) Consultant
20 1,106 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,829 (25.58%) .NET
2 8,985 (19.43%) HTML
3 8,012 (17.33%) CSS
4 7,194 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 5,771 (12.48%) ASP.NET
6 4,596 (9.94%) Web Services
7 4,134 (8.94%) RESTful
8 4,040 (8.74%) React
9 3,822 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3,571 (7.72%) HTML5
11 3,564 (7.71%) Spring
12 3,424 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3,299 (7.13%) Node.js
14 3,172 (6.86%) REST
15 3,038 (6.57%) jQuery
16 2,637 (5.70%) .NET Framework
17 2,177 (4.71%) XML
18 2,158 (4.67%) WCF
19 2,151 (4.65%) CSS3
20 1,748 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3,952 (8.55%) User Experience
2 3,708 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3,015 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2,818 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
5 2,282 (4.94%) Fintech
6 1,805 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 1,483 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
8 1,187 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 726 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 654 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 544 (1.18%) Virtual Team
12 478 (1.03%) Data Centre
13 475 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 445 (0.96%) Public Cloud
15 365 (0.79%) Hedge funds
16 346 (0.75%) Fixed Income
17 313 (0.68%) Equities
18 310 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 284 (0.61%) Derivative
20 279 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4,418 (9.56%) Linux
2 3,071 (6.64%) Windows
3 1,314 (2.84%) Android
4 1,295 (2.80%) Unix
5 1,136 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 593 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 285 (0.62%) CentOS
8 281 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 221 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 185 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 184 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 175 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 114 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 95 (0.21%) Solaris
15 87 (0.19%) AIX
16 86 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 77 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 71 (0.15%) Debian
19 50 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
20 42 (0.091%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,729 (27.53%) Scrum
2 10,089 (21.82%) TDD
3 7,056 (15.26%) MVC
4 6,995 (15.13%) Test Automation
5 6,924 (14.98%) DevOps
6 6,749 (14.60%) Software Engineering
7 6,220 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
8 5,606 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
9 5,420 (11.72%) BDD
10 4,617 (9.99%) Microservices
11 4,566 (9.88%) SDLC
12 4,312 (9.33%) Project Management
13 3,888 (8.41%) OO
14 3,795 (8.21%) Waterfall
15 3,618 (7.82%) Mentoring
16 3,393 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 3,121 (6.75%) Kanban
18 2,814 (6.09%) E-Commerce
19 2,706 (5.85%) Web Development
20 2,614 (5.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12,985 (28.08%) C#
2 12,537 (27.11%) JavaScript
3 11,755 (25.42%) Java
4 10,100 (21.84%) SQL
5 4,956 (10.72%) Python
6 2,336 (5.05%) PHP
7 2,254 (4.87%) Ruby
8 1,977 (4.28%) C++
9 1,934 (4.18%) Java 8
10 1,827 (3.95%) T-SQL
11 1,553 (3.36%) Scala
12 1,280 (2.77%) PowerShell
13 1,142 (2.47%) C
14 1,009 (2.18%) TypeScript
15 953 (2.06%) Bash Shell
16 675 (1.46%) Go
17 627 (1.36%) ES6
18 609 (1.32%) PL/SQL
19 554 (1.20%) VB.NET
20 548 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5,848 (12.65%) Degree
2 1,450 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 1,414 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 739 (1.60%) ISEB
5 734 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 651 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 506 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 412 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 390 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 390 (0.84%) PMP
10 379 (0.82%) Master's Degree
11 254 (0.55%) CISSP
12 247 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 197 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 163 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
15 156 (0.34%) CISM
16 150 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
16 150 (0.32%) PhD
17 141 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
18 139 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,430 (9.58%) QA
2 526 (1.14%) PMO
3 313 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 312 (0.67%) GDPR
5 285 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 230 (0.50%) SLA
7 128 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 77 (0.17%) COBIT
9 75 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 72 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 48 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 43 (0.093%) MiFID
12 43 (0.093%) WCAG
13 31 (0.067%) SEPA
14 30 (0.065%) PSD2
15 20 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 19 (0.041%) PMBOK
17 16 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 15 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 14 (0.030%) MISRA
System Software
1 3,568 (7.72%) Docker
2 680 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 479 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 300 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 202 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 119 (0.26%) Firmware
7 111 (0.24%) HDFS
8 109 (0.24%) vSphere
9 82 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 76 (0.16%) Apache Flume
11 72 (0.16%) Xen
12 70 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 42 (0.091%) KVM
14 37 (0.080%) oVirt
15 36 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 34 (0.074%) XenApp
17 33 (0.071%) RHEV
17 33 (0.071%) VMware NSX
18 32 (0.069%) XenDesktop
19 31 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1,791 (3.87%) Ansible
2 1,562 (3.38%) Kubernetes
3 1,547 (3.35%) Puppet
4 1,322 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1,042 (2.25%) Terraform
6 234 (0.51%) Salt
7 229 (0.50%) Kibana
8 203 (0.44%) Nagios
9 189 (0.41%) Packer
10 181 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
11 173 (0.37%) SCCM
12 168 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
13 133 (0.29%) ZABBIX
14 129 (0.28%) Grafana
15 106 (0.23%) Prometheus
16 97 (0.21%) Mesos
17 93 (0.20%) HP ALM
18 91 (0.20%) SCOM
19 86 (0.19%) Consul
20 85 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 6,001 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 2,853 (6.17%) Oracle
3 1,903 (4.12%) Google
4 1,102 (2.38%) SAP
5 798 (1.73%) VMware
6 698 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 600 (1.30%) Adobe
8 551 (1.19%) Tableau
9 540 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 490 (1.06%) IBM
11 450 (0.97%) Xamarin
12 432 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 403 (0.87%) Sitecore
14 349 (0.75%) Facebook
15 335 (0.72%) Splunk
16 288 (0.62%) New Relic
17 280 (0.61%) HP
18 277 (0.60%) Twitter
19 267 (0.58%) hybris
20 264 (0.57%) Apple