Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 269 428 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.75% 22.18% 13.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.51% 26.29% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 236 337 265
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,500 £69,250 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.71% +6.11%

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 1,195 1,628 1,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.28% 84.35% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,287 1,491
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -3 76 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Colchester -2 73 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Basildon -2 22 £38,750 -29.55% 5
Harlow -6 17 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Brentwood +1 12 £30,000 -47.83% 2
Southend-on-Sea -8 11 £45,000 -18.18% 18
Rayleigh - 5 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden +2 4 £57,500 +61.46% 1
Grays - 2 £60,000 -
Witham -5 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 90 (33.46%) SQL
2 80 (29.74%) Java
2 80 (29.74%) MVC
3 76 (28.25%) C#
4 74 (27.51%) SQL Server
5 72 (26.77%) .NET
6 64 (23.79%) TDD
7 61 (22.68%) JavaScript
8 57 (21.19%) ASP.NET
9 52 (19.33%) HTML
10 50 (18.59%) Scrum
11 49 (18.22%) Degree
12 44 (16.36%) Oracle
12 44 (16.36%) CSS
12 44 (16.36%) OO
13 38 (14.13%) Spring
13 38 (14.13%) RESTful
13 38 (14.13%) SDLC
14 37 (13.75%) Finance
14 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
15 36 (13.38%) JBoss
16 35 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (12.64%) Relational Database
17 34 (12.64%) AngularJS
18 33 (12.27%) BDD
19 32 (11.90%) Computer Science
19 32 (11.90%) Web Services
20 30 (11.15%) QA
20 30 (11.15%) Spring MVC
20 30 (11.15%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (13.38%) JBoss
2 17 (6.32%) WebSphere
3 15 (5.58%) IIS
3 15 (5.58%) WebLogic
4 13 (4.83%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.46%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.72%) Apache
7 5 (1.86%) Mule
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Geronimo
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.74%) Confluence
9 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.74%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.74%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.74%) BPCS
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.46%) Office 365
3 6 (2.23%) SaaS
4 3 (1.12%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Serverless
6 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.86%) Firewall
1 5 (1.86%) iSCSI
1 5 (1.86%) NAS
1 5 (1.86%) SAN
2 4 (1.49%) Internet
3 3 (1.12%) HTTP
4 2 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.64%) Relational Database
3 28 (10.41%) Oracle Database
4 24 (8.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (7.43%) MySQL
6 17 (6.32%) NoSQL
6 17 (6.32%) RDBMS
7 16 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.23%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.86%) OLAP
12 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.12%) MS Access
14 3 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.06%) JIRA
4 17 (6.32%) Maven
5 15 (5.58%) Selenium
6 14 (5.20%) Ant
7 11 (4.09%) JIRA Agile
7 11 (4.09%) JMeter
8 9 (3.35%) Gradle
8 9 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.97%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.23%) JUnit
11 5 (1.86%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.86%) JProfiler
11 5 (1.86%) QF-Test
11 5 (1.86%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.86%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.49%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.12%) Grunt
13 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (13.75%) Finance
2 14 (5.20%) Automotive
3 13 (4.83%) Games
3 13 (4.83%) Retail
4 12 (4.46%) Advertising
5 11 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.97%) Marketing
7 7 (2.60%) Back Office
7 7 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.86%) Electronics
9 3 (1.12%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (52.04%) Developer
2 55 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 47 (17.47%) .NET Developer
4 44 (16.36%) Project Manager
5 25 (9.29%) Lead Developer
6 22 (8.18%) Agile Project Manager
7 17 (6.32%) Analyst
7 17 (6.32%) C# Developer
8 16 (5.95%) Lead Java Developer
8 16 (5.95%) Scrum Master
8 16 (5.95%) Tester
9 15 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.83%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 12 (4.46%) Messaging Specialist
11 12 (4.46%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 12 (4.46%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.09%) IT Manager
13 10 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.72%) Graduate
13 10 (3.72%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (26.77%) .NET
2 57 (21.19%) ASP.NET
3 52 (19.33%) HTML
4 44 (16.36%) CSS
5 38 (14.13%) RESTful
5 38 (14.13%) Spring
6 35 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (12.64%) AngularJS
8 32 (11.90%) Web Services
9 30 (11.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (11.15%) Spring MVC
10 27 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 27 (10.04%) Java EE
11 23 (8.55%) Ajax
11 23 (8.55%) Swing
11 23 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (8.55%) WCF
12 21 (7.81%) jQuery
12 21 (7.81%) JSP
13 18 (6.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.46%) PKI
4 12 (4.46%) User Experience
5 10 (3.72%) Fintech
6 5 (1.86%) FMCG
6 5 (1.86%) Replication
7 4 (1.49%) Digital TV
7 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.74%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.67%) Linux
2 20 (7.43%) Windows
3 17 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.86%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) Android
6 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.74%) MVC
2 64 (23.79%) TDD
3 50 (18.59%) Scrum
4 44 (16.36%) OO
5 38 (14.13%) SDLC
6 33 (12.27%) BDD
7 29 (10.78%) Project Management
7 29 (10.78%) Test Automation
7 29 (10.78%) Web Application Development
8 27 (10.04%) E-Commerce
9 26 (9.67%) OOP
10 25 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (8.55%) Kanban
12 22 (8.18%) Waterfall
13 18 (6.69%) PRINCE2
13 18 (6.69%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (5.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 90 (33.46%) SQL
2 80 (29.74%) Java
3 76 (28.25%) C#
4 61 (22.68%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.18%) T-SQL
6 21 (7.81%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.46%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.72%) Ruby
9 9 (3.35%) Java 8
10 7 (2.60%) Python
11 6 (2.23%) C++
11 6 (2.23%) PHP
12 4 (1.49%) Groovy
12 4 (1.49%) XPath
13 3 (1.12%) Go
13 3 (1.12%) Perl
13 3 (1.12%) VB
13 3 (1.12%) VBA
14 2 (0.74%) ES6
14 2 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (18.22%) Degree
2 21 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.35%) PMP
4 7 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.23%) ISEB
5 6 (2.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.74%) IIBA
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.15%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.46%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 5 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.86%) vSphere
3 5 (1.86%) XenApp
4 3 (1.12%) Docker
5 2 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (16.36%) Oracle
2 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.72%) SAP
4 5 (1.86%) Cisco
4 5 (1.86%) Citrix
4 5 (1.86%) PureLoad
4 5 (1.86%) Veeam
4 5 (1.86%) VMware
4 5 (1.86%) WSO2
5 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.74%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.74%) Epicor
6 2 (0.74%) IFS
6 2 (0.74%) Infor
6 2 (0.74%) Sage
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.74%) Tableau
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe
7 1 (0.37%) Google
7 1 (0.37%) Northgate