Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 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 33,332 42,973 48,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.38% 30.58% 29.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.96% 33.17% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26,255 34,214 40,704
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 104,303 129,557 152,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.93% 92.20% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83,353 103,311 124,707
England 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 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,053 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 15,578 £70,000 +7.69% 2,148
South East 0 5,844 £52,500 +2.94% 1,021
North of England 0 5,156 £50,000 +5.26% 1,284
North West 0 2,761 £50,000 - 706
South West 0 2,526 £45,000 -5.26% 565
Midlands -1 2,457 £50,000 +11.11% 635
Yorkshire 0 1,973 £48,500 +7.78% 469
East of England 0 1,693 £55,000 +4.76% 407
West Midlands -1 1,442 £50,000 +11.11% 369
East Midlands 0 1,005 £50,000 +5.26% 265
North East 0 422 £45,000 -5.26% 109
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 8,825 (26.48%) JavaScript
2 8,629 (25.89%) Scrum
3 8,385 (25.16%) C#
4 7,718 (23.15%) Java
5 7,613 (22.84%) Finance
6 7,467 (22.40%) .NET
7 6,627 (19.88%) SQL
8 6,459 (19.38%) Azure
9 6,351 (19.05%) DevOps
10 6,273 (18.82%) AWS
11 6,033 (18.10%) TDD
12 5,475 (16.43%) Software Engineering
13 4,930 (14.79%) HTML
14 4,703 (14.11%) CSS
15 4,700 (14.10%) SQL Server
16 4,486 (13.46%) Test Automation
17 4,381 (13.14%) Python
18 4,369 (13.11%) AngularJS
19 4,297 (12.89%) Git (software)
20 4,202 (12.61%) Microservices
21 4,031 (12.09%) Microsoft
22 3,746 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
23 3,668 (11.00%) MVC
24 3,619 (10.86%) Docker
25 3,614 (10.84%) Degree
26 3,601 (10.80%) React
27 3,473 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
28 3,435 (10.31%) Web Services
29 3,326 (9.98%) BDD
30 3,268 (9.80%) ASP.NET

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 1,336 (4.01%) Confluence
2 738 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
3 668 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 584 (1.75%) CMS
5 475 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 340 (1.02%) Apache
7 330 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 317 (0.95%) IIS
9 164 (0.49%) WordPress
10 158 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 139 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
12 136 (0.41%) JBoss
13 134 (0.40%) EPiServer
14 131 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 130 (0.39%) nginx
16 116 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
17 97 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 88 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
19 86 (0.26%) SAS
20 83 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 450 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 444 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 275 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 259 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 251 (0.75%) Sketch
6 208 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 170 (0.51%) InVision
8 136 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 88 (0.26%) Chatbot
10 84 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 68 (0.20%) Adobe XD
12 49 (0.15%) Figma
13 44 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 43 (0.13%) Zeplin
15 28 (0.084%) HipChat
16 21 (0.063%) Marvel
16 21 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
17 19 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
18 15 (0.045%) LibreOffice
19 10 (0.030%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 306 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 163 (0.49%) Magento
3 145 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 106 (0.32%) FINCAD Analytics
5 62 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 53 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
7 50 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 50 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 49 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
9 46 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 44 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 36 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
12 31 (0.093%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 30 (0.090%) SAP ERP
14 23 (0.069%) WebTrends
15 22 (0.066%) Distributed Ledger
16 21 (0.063%) Shopify
17 18 (0.054%) assyst
18 17 (0.051%) Markit EDM
19 15 (0.045%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6,459 (19.38%) Azure
2 6,273 (18.82%) AWS
3 1,561 (4.68%) SaaS
4 1,407 (4.22%) GCP
5 911 (2.73%) Serverless
6 825 (2.48%) GitHub
7 649 (1.95%) PaaS
8 642 (1.93%) Power Platform
9 592 (1.78%) Office 365
10 477 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
11 468 (1.40%) Amazon S3
12 402 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
13 385 (1.16%) IaaS
14 321 (0.96%) OpenShift
15 313 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
16 290 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
17 284 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
18 249 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
19 241 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
20 206 (0.62%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 528 (1.58%) Internet
2 398 (1.19%) Firewall
3 294 (0.88%) HTTP
4 281 (0.84%) DNS
5 170 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 155 (0.47%) WAN
7 140 (0.42%) Intranet
8 125 (0.38%) VPN
9 110 (0.33%) Skype
10 107 (0.32%) Wireless
11 101 (0.30%) DHCP
12 95 (0.29%) LAN
13 80 (0.24%) Network Security
13 80 (0.24%) SSL
14 79 (0.24%) MPLS
15 65 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
16 62 (0.19%) DMZ
17 61 (0.18%) SAN
18 55 (0.17%) Unified Communications
19 54 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,700 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 1,679 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 1,528 (4.58%) MySQL
4 1,418 (4.25%) Big Data
5 1,181 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 1,075 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1,039 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
8 901 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 700 (2.10%) Hadoop
10 652 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 609 (1.83%) Power BI
12 515 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 509 (1.53%) Redis
14 408 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
15 383 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
16 347 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 342 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 328 (0.98%) RDBMS
19 281 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
20 255 (0.77%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 4,297 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 3,053 (9.16%) JIRA
3 2,500 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 1,996 (5.99%) Selenium
5 1,060 (3.18%) Cucumber
6 1,016 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 892 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 849 (2.55%) Maven
9 670 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 635 (1.91%) JUnit
11 620 (1.86%) WebDriver
12 504 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 487 (1.46%) Bitbucket
14 476 (1.43%) SpecFlow
15 472 (1.42%) Subversion
16 417 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 412 (1.24%) webpack
18 402 (1.21%) Postman
19 400 (1.20%) NUnit
20 397 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 7,613 (22.84%) Finance
2 2,154 (6.46%) Banking
3 1,925 (5.78%) Retail
4 1,421 (4.26%) Marketing
5 982 (2.95%) Public Sector
6 946 (2.84%) Front Office
7 808 (2.42%) Games
8 572 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 528 (1.58%) Legal
10 442 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 381 (1.14%) Law
12 304 (0.91%) Advertising
13 287 (0.86%) Automotive
14 282 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 239 (0.72%) Back Office
16 237 (0.71%) Electronics
17 218 (0.65%) Financial Institution
18 163 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 158 (0.47%) Publishing
20 129 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13,004 (39.01%) Developer
2 3,057 (9.17%) Analyst
3 3,008 (9.02%) Senior Developer
4 2,864 (8.59%) .NET Developer
5 2,600 (7.80%) Java Developer
6 2,518 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 2,306 (6.92%) Software Engineer
8 1,862 (5.59%) Architect
9 1,723 (5.17%) Software Developer
10 1,626 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 1,609 (4.83%) Business Analyst
12 1,386 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,124 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 1,033 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
15 955 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
16 891 (2.67%) Lead Developer
17 871 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
18 813 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
19 785 (2.36%) Java Engineer
20 775 (2.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,467 (22.40%) .NET
2 4,930 (14.79%) HTML
3 4,703 (14.11%) CSS
4 4,369 (13.11%) AngularJS
5 3,601 (10.80%) React
6 3,435 (10.31%) Web Services
7 3,268 (9.80%) ASP.NET
8 2,743 (8.23%) Node.js
9 2,487 (7.46%) REST
10 2,229 (6.69%) RESTful
11 2,158 (6.47%) Spring
12 2,111 (6.33%) .NET Core
13 1,898 (5.69%) .NET Framework
14 1,863 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,830 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,740 (5.22%) HTML5
17 1,621 (4.86%) jQuery
18 1,187 (3.56%) Vue.js
19 1,123 (3.37%) XML
20 1,092 (3.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2,552 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2,415 (7.25%) User Experience
3 1,909 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
4 1,360 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1,039 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 740 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 702 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 620 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 593 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 538 (1.61%) Derivative
11 516 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 510 (1.53%) Cloud Native
13 486 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 466 (1.40%) Hedge funds
15 462 (1.39%) Equities
16 408 (1.22%) Data Structures
17 367 (1.10%) Data Centre
18 326 (0.98%) Virtual Team
19 323 (0.97%) Blog
20 171 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,824 (8.47%) Linux
2 2,054 (6.16%) Windows
3 924 (2.77%) Unix
4 872 (2.62%) Android
5 840 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 412 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 219 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 182 (0.55%) CentOS
9 147 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 145 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 137 (0.41%) Windows 10
12 108 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 70 (0.21%) Solaris
14 61 (0.18%) VMS
15 42 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (0.12%) Debian
16 41 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 36 (0.11%) Fedora
18 35 (0.11%) Windows 7
19 26 (0.078%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,629 (25.89%) Scrum
2 6,351 (19.05%) DevOps
3 6,033 (18.10%) TDD
4 5,475 (16.43%) Software Engineering
5 4,486 (13.46%) Test Automation
6 4,202 (12.61%) Microservices
7 3,746 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
8 3,668 (11.00%) MVC
9 3,473 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 3,326 (9.98%) BDD
11 3,040 (9.12%) Mentoring
12 2,854 (8.56%) SDLC
13 2,753 (8.26%) Project Management
14 2,501 (7.50%) Analytics
15 2,475 (7.43%) Kanban
16 2,326 (6.98%) Waterfall
17 2,280 (6.84%) OO
18 2,213 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 2,050 (6.15%) Fintech
20 2,041 (6.12%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 8,825 (26.48%) JavaScript
2 8,385 (25.16%) C#
3 7,718 (23.15%) Java
4 6,627 (19.88%) SQL
5 4,381 (13.14%) Python
6 1,543 (4.63%) PHP
7 1,440 (4.32%) TypeScript
8 1,389 (4.17%) C++
9 1,173 (3.52%) Ruby
10 1,133 (3.40%) Java 8
11 968 (2.90%) T-SQL
12 905 (2.72%) C
13 872 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 862 (2.59%) Scala
15 618 (1.85%) Bash Shell
16 604 (1.81%) Kotlin
17 578 (1.73%) ES6
18 550 (1.65%) R
19 444 (1.33%) Go
20 346 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3,614 (10.84%) Degree
2 1,209 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 1,060 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 720 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 511 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 417 (1.25%) ISEB
7 348 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 236 (0.71%) PMI Certification
9 230 (0.69%) PMP
10 226 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 219 (0.66%) CISSP
12 149 (0.45%) CISM
13 143 (0.43%) PhD
14 139 (0.42%) Master's Degree
15 135 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 130 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 125 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
18 113 (0.34%) AWS Certification
19 112 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
20 98 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,797 (8.39%) QA
2 373 (1.12%) PMO
3 308 (0.92%) SLA
4 289 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 288 (0.86%) GDPR
6 233 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 147 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 50 (0.15%) NIST
9 48 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 46 (0.14%) COBIT
11 40 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 36 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 32 (0.096%) DICOM
14 28 (0.084%) MiFID
15 27 (0.081%) EMIR
15 27 (0.081%) NCSC
16 26 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 24 (0.072%) PSD2
18 19 (0.057%) WCAG
19 18 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3,619 (10.86%) Docker
2 548 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 337 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 123 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 110 (0.33%) Firmware
6 104 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 78 (0.23%) HDFS
7 78 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 78 (0.23%) vSphere
8 66 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (0.14%) NFS
10 43 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 32 (0.096%) VMware NSX
12 29 (0.087%) XenApp
13 26 (0.078%) Apache Flume
14 23 (0.069%) Samba
14 23 (0.069%) Xen
15 20 (0.060%) Postfix
16 15 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (0.045%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2,436 (7.31%) Kubernetes
2 1,318 (3.95%) Terraform
3 1,291 (3.87%) Ansible
4 808 (2.42%) Puppet
5 636 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
6 183 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
7 177 (0.53%) Packer
8 153 (0.46%) SCCM
9 141 (0.42%) Prometheus
10 137 (0.41%) Grafana
11 134 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
12 124 (0.37%) Kibana
13 98 (0.29%) Mesos
13 98 (0.29%) Nagios
14 92 (0.28%) Salt
15 88 (0.26%) Rancher
16 79 (0.24%) HP ALM
17 76 (0.23%) Consul
18 73 (0.22%) SCOM
19 69 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4,031 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 1,710 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1,198 (3.59%) Google
4 687 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 625 (1.88%) SAP
6 494 (1.48%) VMware
7 464 (1.39%) WorldPay
8 463 (1.39%) Tableau
9 424 (1.27%) Adobe
10 423 (1.27%) Atlassian
11 405 (1.22%) IBM
12 331 (0.99%) FIS
13 272 (0.82%) HP
14 263 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 248 (0.74%) ServiceNow
16 230 (0.69%) Cisco
16 230 (0.69%) Splunk
17 225 (0.68%) Sitecore
18 221 (0.66%) Informatica
19 203 (0.61%) Sage