Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 287 340 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.41% 24.39% 13.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.42% 28.19% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 232 268 238
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £70,900 £68,750 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,010 1,206 1,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 82.38% 86.51% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 792 1,005 1,465
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,200 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Essex

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Essex.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Essex

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Essex

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Chelmsford 0 90 £50,000 - 10
Colchester 0 46 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Basildon -15 17 £37,500 +3.45%
Southend-on-Sea -1 16 £29,500 -43.21% 6
Harlow -5 16 £46,250 -28.85%
Witham +5 7 £22,000 -41.33% 1
Brentwood -4 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Saffron Walden +5 6 £57,500 +15.92% 7
Grays - 2 £60,000 -
Epping - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 126 (43.90%) Java
2 80 (27.87%) C#
3 76 (26.48%) SQL Server
4 74 (25.78%) Degree
5 71 (24.74%) .NET
6 64 (22.30%) SQL
7 55 (19.16%) MVC
8 54 (18.82%) Computer Science
9 52 (18.12%) SDLC
9 52 (18.12%) TDD
10 51 (17.77%) OO
11 50 (17.42%) Visual Studio
12 49 (17.07%) CSS
12 49 (17.07%) HTML
13 48 (16.72%) Microsoft
14 47 (16.38%) JavaScript
14 47 (16.38%) Finance
15 45 (15.68%) Spring
16 44 (15.33%) Project Management
16 44 (15.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (14.98%) Computer Science Degree
18 40 (13.94%) ASP.NET
19 36 (12.54%) JBoss
20 35 (12.20%) Oracle
20 35 (12.20%) Scrum
21 33 (11.50%) AngularJS
22 32 (11.15%) Relational Database
23 31 (10.80%) Spring MVC
23 31 (10.80%) Automotive
23 31 (10.80%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 36 (12.54%) JBoss
2 24 (8.36%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.88%) Apache
3 14 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.14%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.79%) Apache Geronimo
5 8 (2.79%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.79%) GlassFish
5 8 (2.79%) WildFly
6 7 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.44%) IIS
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.35%) Mule
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (2.79%) Weka
3 7 (2.44%) Chatbot
3 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.74%) SaaS
4 4 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.79%) DNS
1 8 (2.79%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (1.74%) Firewall
2 5 (1.74%) iSCSI
2 5 (1.74%) NAS
2 5 (1.74%) SAN
3 3 (1.05%) HTTP
3 3 (1.05%) SMS
4 2 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (26.48%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.15%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.62%) MySQL
4 15 (5.23%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.18%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.14%) Big Data
6 9 (3.14%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.79%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.79%) CouchDB
7 8 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (2.79%) Mahout
7 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.79%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.79%) QlikView
7 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (2.79%) Sqoop
8 7 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (17.42%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.57%) NUnit
3 14 (4.88%) MSTest
3 14 (4.88%) SpecFlow
3 14 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (4.88%) WatiN
4 13 (4.53%) JIRA
5 12 (4.18%) Ant
5 12 (4.18%) Maven
6 9 (3.14%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.14%) Gradle
7 5 (1.74%) Subversion
7 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (1.39%) Robot Framework
8 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.05%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 47 (16.38%) Finance
2 31 (10.80%) Automotive
3 12 (4.18%) Games
4 9 (3.14%) Electronics
5 8 (2.79%) Retail
6 7 (2.44%) Back Office
6 7 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (48.78%) Developer
2 67 (23.34%) Java Developer
3 43 (14.98%) Project Manager
4 30 (10.45%) Graduate
4 30 (10.45%) Graduate Developer
5 28 (9.76%) Analyst
6 26 (9.06%) C# Developer
7 25 (8.71%) Junior
8 24 (8.36%) .NET Developer
8 24 (8.36%) Junior Developer
9 22 (7.67%) IT Manager
10 21 (7.32%) Lead Developer
11 19 (6.62%) Software Engineer
12 18 (6.27%) Lead Java Developer
13 17 (5.92%) IT Project Manager
13 17 (5.92%) Test Analyst
14 16 (5.57%) Agile Project Manager
14 16 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (5.57%) Tester
15 15 (5.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (24.74%) .NET
2 49 (17.07%) CSS
2 49 (17.07%) HTML
3 45 (15.68%) Spring
4 40 (13.94%) ASP.NET
5 33 (11.50%) AngularJS
6 31 (10.80%) Spring MVC
6 31 (10.80%) Web Services
7 22 (7.67%) Java EE
8 21 (7.32%) Swing
9 18 (6.27%) REST
9 18 (6.27%) SOAP
10 17 (5.92%) Ajax
11 16 (5.57%) JSP
12 14 (4.88%) Gherkin
12 14 (4.88%) jQuery
13 13 (4.53%) Hibernate
14 11 (3.83%) RESTful
15 10 (3.48%) JPA
15 10 (3.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.82%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.53%) User Experience
4 12 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.79%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.74%) FMCG
7 5 (1.74%) Replication
8 4 (1.39%) Fintech
9 3 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.70%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.70%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.70%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.80%) Windows
2 28 (9.76%) Linux
3 18 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.83%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.83%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.16%) MVC
2 52 (18.12%) SDLC
2 52 (18.12%) TDD
3 51 (17.77%) OO
4 44 (15.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 44 (15.33%) Project Management
5 35 (12.20%) Scrum
6 31 (10.80%) Software Engineering
7 29 (10.10%) Waterfall
8 28 (9.76%) DevOps
9 26 (9.06%) Test Automation
10 25 (8.71%) Change Management
11 24 (8.36%) BDD
11 24 (8.36%) PRINCE2
11 24 (8.36%) Risk Management
12 22 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (6.62%) Software Delivery
14 19 (6.62%) Test Scripting
14 19 (6.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (43.90%) Java
2 80 (27.87%) C#
3 64 (22.30%) SQL
4 47 (16.38%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.71%) C++
6 21 (7.32%) Python
7 20 (6.97%) PHP
8 14 (4.88%) VB
9 13 (4.53%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.53%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.44%) VBA
11 6 (2.09%) Java 8
12 3 (1.05%) Go
12 3 (1.05%) Ruby
12 3 (1.05%) XAML
13 2 (0.70%) C
13 2 (0.70%) ES6
13 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (25.78%) Degree
2 43 (14.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.57%) ISEB
4 15 (5.23%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) IIBA
8 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.57%) QA
2 8 (2.79%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.53%) vSphere
3 8 (2.79%) BitLocker
3 8 (2.79%) Docker
3 8 (2.79%) HDFS
3 8 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.79%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 15 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (5.23%) Puppet
2 8 (2.79%) PowerCLI
2 8 (2.79%) SCCM
2 8 (2.79%) SCOM
3 5 (1.74%) Kibana
3 5 (1.74%) logstash
4 4 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.20%) Oracle
3 14 (4.88%) Citrix
3 14 (4.88%) VMware
4 8 (2.79%) 3PAR
4 8 (2.79%) Alteryx
4 8 (2.79%) Brocade
4 8 (2.79%) HP
4 8 (2.79%) Tableau
5 7 (2.44%) Blue Prism
5 7 (2.44%) UiPath
6 6 (2.09%) IBM
7 5 (1.74%) Cisco
7 5 (1.74%) Veeam
8 4 (1.39%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.05%) Adobe
10 2 (0.70%) PureLoad
11 1 (0.35%) Google
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.35%) SAP