Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 33,634 13,488 38,614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 31.26% 29.40% 30.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.21% 31.51% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21,814 11,108 29,870
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -

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 101,283 42,804 119,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.14% 93.29% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 68,563 35,655 95,520
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,757 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.31% +8.11% +2.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +1 16,258 £72,500 +3.57% 2,294
South East +1 5,431 £55,000 - 726
North of England +1 4,890 £52,500 +5.00% 989
Midlands +1 2,880 £52,224 +4.45% 644
North West +1 2,438 £52,500 +5.00% 549
South West 0 2,297 £52,402 +4.80% 422
Yorkshire 0 2,083 £52,500 +5.00% 335
West Midlands 0 1,955 £52,500 +5.00% 420
East of England 0 1,211 £55,000 +4.76% 345
East Midlands +1 911 £48,500 +2.11% 221
North East +1 389 £50,000 +11.11% 105
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9,002 (26.76%) JavaScript
2 8,533 (25.37%) DevOps
3 8,444 (25.11%) AWS
4 8,355 (24.84%) Scrum
5 8,117 (24.13%) Social Skills
6 8,027 (23.87%) Azure
7 7,609 (22.62%) Finance
8 7,540 (22.42%) Java
9 7,313 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 6,733 (20.02%) React
11 6,647 (19.76%) SQL
12 6,320 (18.79%) C#
13 5,648 (16.79%) Python
14 5,567 (16.55%) .NET
15 5,545 (16.49%) TDD
16 5,537 (16.46%) Docker
17 5,442 (16.18%) Microservices
18 4,756 (14.14%) Kubernetes
19 4,649 (13.82%) Test Automation
20 4,601 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
21 4,549 (13.53%) Git (software)
22 4,230 (12.58%) CSS
23 4,146 (12.33%) Full Stack Development
24 4,106 (12.21%) AngularJS
25 4,081 (12.13%) HTML
26 3,930 (11.68%) Node.js
27 3,907 (11.62%) Mentoring
28 3,872 (11.51%) Microsoft
29 3,826 (11.38%) Degree
30 3,612 (10.74%) Continuous Integration

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 1,316 (3.91%) Confluence
2 805 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 748 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 668 (1.99%) CMS
5 618 (1.84%) Apache
6 440 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 217 (0.65%) IIS
8 201 (0.60%) GemFire
9 177 (0.53%) WordPress
10 156 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 148 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
12 134 (0.40%) nginx
13 128 (0.38%) Drupal
14 107 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 99 (0.29%) SAS
16 98 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
17 96 (0.29%) Umbraco
18 83 (0.25%) Apache Solr
19 71 (0.21%) WebSphere
20 69 (0.21%) GeoServer
Applications
1 526 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 501 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 267 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 264 (0.78%) Sketch
5 255 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 238 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 235 (0.70%) Figma
8 166 (0.49%) InVision
9 92 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 64 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
11 59 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 58 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 58 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
13 46 (0.14%) Adobe XD
14 40 (0.12%) Zeplin
15 33 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
15 33 (0.098%) Simulink
16 31 (0.092%) GIMP
17 28 (0.083%) Campfire
18 25 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 250 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 74 (0.22%) Shopify
4 70 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 69 (0.21%) Magento
6 63 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 56 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
8 54 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 45 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 45 (0.13%) Sentinel
10 28 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
11 25 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
12 20 (0.059%) MetaTrader
12 20 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
12 20 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (0.051%) R3 Corda
13 17 (0.051%) SAP Hybris
14 16 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
14 16 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
15 15 (0.045%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8,444 (25.11%) AWS
2 8,027 (23.87%) Azure
3 2,663 (7.92%) Serverless
4 2,494 (7.42%) GCP
5 2,338 (6.95%) SaaS
6 1,537 (4.57%) GitHub
7 1,356 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
8 1,084 (3.22%) Power Platform
9 959 (2.85%) PaaS
10 832 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 812 (2.41%) Amazon S3
12 606 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
13 538 (1.60%) IaaS
14 515 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
15 490 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
16 437 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
17 412 (1.22%) OpenShift
18 411 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
19 403 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
20 345 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 739 (2.20%) HTTP
2 428 (1.27%) Broadband
3 371 (1.10%) Internet
4 359 (1.07%) Firewall
5 244 (0.73%) DNS
6 227 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 194 (0.58%) VPN
8 141 (0.42%) Network Security
9 92 (0.27%) WAN
10 81 (0.24%) DHCP
11 80 (0.24%) AMQP
11 80 (0.24%) IPv4
12 79 (0.23%) LAN
13 75 (0.22%) VLAN
14 71 (0.21%) Modbus
15 70 (0.21%) FTP
16 68 (0.20%) SSH
17 66 (0.20%) SSL
18 61 (0.18%) 5G
19 56 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,138 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 2,360 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 1,877 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
4 1,748 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 1,590 (4.73%) MySQL
6 1,386 (4.12%) Big Data
7 1,333 (3.96%) MongoDB
8 935 (2.78%) Redis
9 894 (2.66%) Power BI
10 886 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 875 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 566 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 496 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 454 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
14 454 (1.35%) Data Lake
15 412 (1.22%) Tableau
16 402 (1.20%) RDBMS
17 396 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 364 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
19 360 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4,549 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 3,267 (9.71%) JIRA
3 3,163 (9.40%) Jenkins
4 1,529 (4.55%) Selenium
5 918 (2.73%) Cucumber
6 841 (2.50%) Cypress.io
7 834 (2.48%) JUnit
8 746 (2.22%) GitLab
9 690 (2.05%) webpack
10 629 (1.87%) TeamCity
11 627 (1.86%) Maven
12 610 (1.81%) Visual Studio
13 596 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 531 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 491 (1.46%) Bitbucket
16 481 (1.43%) Postman
17 415 (1.23%) Mockito
18 394 (1.17%) Gradle
18 394 (1.17%) JMeter
19 390 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 8,117 (24.13%) Social Skills
2 7,609 (22.62%) Finance
3 2,513 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2,039 (6.06%) Banking
5 1,761 (5.24%) Retail
6 1,727 (5.13%) Marketing
7 1,114 (3.31%) Public Sector
8 1,068 (3.18%) Law
9 1,040 (3.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 922 (2.74%) Games
11 793 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
12 682 (2.03%) Front Office
13 668 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
14 663 (1.97%) Legal
15 601 (1.79%) Telecoms
16 564 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
17 526 (1.56%) Manufacturing
18 471 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 470 (1.40%) Advertising
20 366 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11,333 (33.70%) Developer
2 3,632 (10.80%) Software Engineer
3 2,645 (7.86%) Senior Developer
4 2,426 (7.21%) Analyst
5 1,986 (5.90%) Java Developer
6 1,817 (5.40%) Architect
7 1,572 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 1,497 (4.45%) .NET Developer
9 1,457 (4.33%) Software Developer
10 1,421 (4.22%) Business Analyst
11 1,398 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
12 1,246 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,232 (3.66%) C# Developer
14 1,213 (3.61%) React Developer
15 1,175 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 1,132 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
17 820 (2.44%) Lead Developer
18 797 (2.37%) AWS Engineer
19 735 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
20 719 (2.14%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,733 (20.02%) React
2 5,567 (16.55%) .NET
3 4,230 (12.58%) CSS
4 4,106 (12.21%) AngularJS
5 4,081 (12.13%) HTML
6 3,930 (11.68%) Node.js
7 3,099 (9.21%) REST
8 3,021 (8.98%) Web Services
9 2,568 (7.64%) RESTful
10 2,547 (7.57%) Spring
11 2,405 (7.15%) .NET Core
12 1,774 (5.27%) Kafka
13 1,666 (4.95%) Vue.js
14 1,458 (4.33%) HTML5
15 1,429 (4.25%) ASP.NET
16 1,372 (4.08%) GraphQL
17 1,328 (3.95%) .NET Framework
18 1,296 (3.85%) Redux
19 1,261 (3.75%) Spring Boot
20 1,215 (3.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3,493 (10.39%) User Experience
2 1,764 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
3 1,177 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1,165 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 820 (2.44%) Cloud Native
6 688 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 684 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 654 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 604 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 496 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 471 (1.40%) Hedge funds
12 466 (1.39%) Social Media
13 452 (1.34%) Data Structures
14 399 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
15 397 (1.18%) Life Science
16 382 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
17 375 (1.11%) Equities
18 367 (1.09%) Derivative
19 317 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 315 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3,110 (9.25%) Linux
2 1,500 (4.46%) Windows
3 1,119 (3.33%) Android
4 961 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 850 (2.53%) Unix
6 307 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 207 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 191 (0.57%) CentOS
9 186 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 85 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 79 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 78 (0.23%) VMS
13 62 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
14 45 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (0.13%) Mesosphere
16 30 (0.089%) Debian
17 29 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
17 29 (0.086%) Windows Server 2019
18 26 (0.077%) AIX
19 20 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,533 (25.37%) DevOps
2 8,355 (24.84%) Scrum
3 7,313 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5,545 (16.49%) TDD
5 5,442 (16.18%) Microservices
6 4,649 (13.82%) Test Automation
7 4,601 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
8 4,146 (12.33%) Full Stack Development
9 3,907 (11.62%) Mentoring
10 3,612 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
11 3,349 (9.96%) SDLC
12 3,133 (9.31%) Analytics
13 2,828 (8.41%) Project Management
14 2,650 (7.88%) BDD
15 2,593 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 2,541 (7.55%) Computer Science
17 2,355 (7.00%) Coaching
18 2,347 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 2,247 (6.68%) Front End Development
20 2,140 (6.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9,002 (26.76%) JavaScript
2 7,540 (22.42%) Java
3 6,647 (19.76%) SQL
4 6,320 (18.79%) C#
5 5,648 (16.79%) Python
6 3,521 (10.47%) TypeScript
7 1,416 (4.21%) PHP
8 1,179 (3.51%) Go
9 1,171 (3.48%) C++
10 1,032 (3.07%) PowerShell
11 1,027 (3.05%) Java 8
12 933 (2.77%) C
13 920 (2.74%) Kotlin
14 903 (2.68%) Scala
15 886 (2.63%) Ruby
16 877 (2.61%) Bash Shell
17 721 (2.14%) ES6
18 670 (1.99%) T-SQL
19 483 (1.44%) Groovy
20 456 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3,826 (11.38%) Degree
2 2,077 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 1,696 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 1,097 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 301 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 297 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 269 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 263 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 240 (0.71%) ISEB
10 236 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
11 233 (0.69%) OCP
12 218 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 168 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 164 (0.49%) PMP
15 137 (0.41%) CISSP
16 110 (0.33%) PhD
17 104 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 93 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 93 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
19 91 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3,028 (9.00%) QA
2 686 (2.04%) Accessibility
3 382 (1.14%) GDPR
4 373 (1.11%) PMO
5 355 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 187 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 186 (0.55%) SLA
8 120 (0.36%) WCAG
9 94 (0.28%) NIST
10 87 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 61 (0.18%) GRC
12 54 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
13 34 (0.10%) GxP
14 33 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 33 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 31 (0.092%) ISO 9001
16 29 (0.086%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 28 (0.083%) CDISC
17 28 (0.083%) ITGC
18 26 (0.077%) COBIT
System Software
1 5,537 (16.46%) Docker
2 433 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 388 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 218 (0.65%) HDFS
5 79 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 63 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 62 (0.18%) Firmware
8 61 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 56 (0.17%) vSphere
10 51 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 32 (0.095%) Hyper-V
12 28 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
13 27 (0.080%) ISA Server
13 27 (0.080%) NDS
13 27 (0.080%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 26 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
15 23 (0.068%) Postfix
16 16 (0.048%) KVM
17 15 (0.045%) Ceph
18 13 (0.039%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4,756 (14.14%) Kubernetes
2 2,980 (8.86%) Terraform
3 1,737 (5.16%) Ansible
4 918 (2.73%) Puppet
5 827 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
6 433 (1.29%) Grafana
7 386 (1.15%) Prometheus
8 153 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
9 146 (0.43%) Kibana
10 116 (0.34%) Graphite
11 97 (0.29%) Consul
11 97 (0.29%) Packer
12 96 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 94 (0.28%) Istio
14 85 (0.25%) logstash
15 71 (0.21%) Nagios
16 69 (0.21%) Rancher
17 57 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
17 57 (0.17%) Opsgenie
18 54 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3,872 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 1,651 (4.91%) Oracle
3 1,574 (4.68%) Google
4 807 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 623 (1.85%) SAP
6 525 (1.56%) VMware
7 454 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 429 (1.28%) Adobe
9 350 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 347 (1.03%) IBM
11 327 (0.97%) Splunk
12 272 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 243 (0.72%) Databricks
14 234 (0.70%) Okta
15 230 (0.68%) Instagram
16 207 (0.62%) MuleSoft
17 180 (0.54%) Xamarin
18 158 (0.47%) Apple
18 158 (0.47%) New Relic
19 153 (0.45%) SaltStack