Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 188 291 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.14% 24.29% 25.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 29.01% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 134 224 288
Essex median annual salary £56,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,050 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 752 1,003 1,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.57% 83.72% 86.65%
Number of salaries quoted 486 758 1,006
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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
Colchester -3 65 £70,000 +55.56% 9
Chelmsford -12 19 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Southend-on-Sea +1 18 £59,133 +7.51% 5
Harlow +2 15 £55,000 +18.92% 3
Basildon +16 6 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Witham -2 2 £55,000 +150.00% 1
Braintree - 2 £41,250 - 1
Brentwood +2 1 - - 6
Grays -2 1 - -
Billericay - 1 £50,000 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 77 (40.96%) Java
2 55 (29.26%) .NET
3 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 48 (25.53%) C#
5 45 (23.94%) SQL
5 45 (23.94%) Finance
6 42 (22.34%) Scrum
7 41 (21.81%) OO
8 39 (20.74%) SQL Server
9 38 (20.21%) Software Engineering
10 37 (19.68%) REST
11 35 (18.62%) TDD
11 35 (18.62%) CSS
12 33 (17.55%) Web Services
12 33 (17.55%) PHP
12 33 (17.55%) Degree
13 30 (15.96%) Middleware
14 29 (15.43%) Waterfall
15 28 (14.89%) Regression Testing
16 27 (14.36%) Spring
16 27 (14.36%) Relational Database
17 26 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (13.30%) Computer Science
18 25 (13.30%) Visual Studio
18 25 (13.30%) ASP.NET
18 25 (13.30%) RDBMS
18 25 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
19 24 (12.77%) DevOps
19 24 (12.77%) JIRA
20 22 (11.70%) Web Development

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 19 (10.11%) JBoss
2 15 (7.98%) Apache
3 6 (3.19%) Confluence
3 6 (3.19%) IIS
4 5 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) PaaS
1 19 (10.11%) SaaS
2 16 (8.51%) Oracle CX
3 14 (7.45%) Azure
4 8 (4.26%) AWS
5 7 (3.72%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.66%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) IaaS
8 2 (1.06%) npm
8 2 (1.06%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.53%) Boomi
9 1 (0.53%) GitHub
9 1 (0.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.53%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.53%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.36%) Relational Database
3 25 (13.30%) RDBMS
4 19 (10.11%) GIS
5 18 (9.57%) Geospatial Data
6 14 (7.45%) JasperReports
7 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (3.72%) Power BI
8 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.06%) Big Data
11 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.06%) MySQL
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2017
12 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (13.30%) Visual Studio
2 24 (12.77%) JIRA
3 19 (10.11%) JUnit
4 15 (7.98%) CruiseControl
4 15 (7.98%) FishEye
4 15 (7.98%) Hudson
4 15 (7.98%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.45%) Ant
5 14 (7.45%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.45%) Maven
6 12 (6.38%) ClearQuest
7 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.26%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.19%) Selenium
9 6 (3.19%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.19%) Subversion
10 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (2.66%) webpack
11 4 (2.13%) eggPlant
12 3 (1.60%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (23.94%) Finance
2 13 (6.91%) Marketing
3 8 (4.26%) Automotive
4 3 (1.60%) Advertising
4 3 (1.60%) Billing
4 3 (1.60%) Local Government
5 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (43.62%) Developer
2 28 (14.89%) Software Engineer
3 22 (11.70%) SQL Developer
4 21 (11.17%) Junior
4 21 (11.17%) Junior Developer
5 20 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 18 (9.57%) Development Manager
6 18 (9.57%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (9.57%) React Developer
7 16 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 16 (8.51%) Principal Engineer
7 16 (8.51%) Principal Software Engineer
8 14 (7.45%) IT Manager
9 13 (6.91%) Graduate
9 13 (6.91%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (6.91%) Programmer
10 12 (6.38%) PHP Developer
11 11 (5.85%) Consultant
11 11 (5.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (5.85%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (29.26%) .NET
2 37 (19.68%) REST
3 35 (18.62%) CSS
4 33 (17.55%) Web Services
5 30 (15.96%) Middleware
6 27 (14.36%) Spring
7 25 (13.30%) ASP.NET
8 20 (10.64%) HTML
9 17 (9.04%) GWT
9 17 (9.04%) Hibernate
10 16 (8.51%) JMS
11 15 (7.98%) JSON
12 14 (7.45%) Ajax
12 14 (7.45%) Apache Flex
12 14 (7.45%) AWT
12 14 (7.45%) SOAP
12 14 (7.45%) Swing
13 13 (6.91%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.85%) React
14 11 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Smart City
2 14 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (6.38%) User Experience
4 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.66%) Wiki
6 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.06%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.06%) TRADACOMS
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) Windows
2 8 (4.26%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) MVS
3 3 (1.60%) Unix
4 2 (1.06%) SUSE
4 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.34%) Scrum
2 41 (21.81%) OO
3 38 (20.21%) Software Engineering
4 35 (18.62%) TDD
5 29 (15.43%) Waterfall
6 28 (14.89%) Regression Testing
7 26 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (13.30%) Computer Science
9 24 (12.77%) DevOps
10 22 (11.70%) Customer-Centricity
10 22 (11.70%) Kanban
10 22 (11.70%) Web Development
11 21 (11.17%) SDLC
12 20 (10.64%) Issue Tracking
13 19 (10.11%) Continuous Deployment
13 19 (10.11%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.11%) UML
14 18 (9.57%) Mobile Development
14 18 (9.57%) MVC
14 18 (9.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.96%) Java
2 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
3 48 (25.53%) C#
4 45 (23.94%) SQL
5 33 (17.55%) PHP
6 21 (11.17%) C++
7 16 (8.51%) Java 8
8 13 (6.91%) C
9 7 (3.72%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.66%) Python
10 5 (2.66%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.66%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.66%) VB
11 2 (1.06%) ES6
11 2 (1.06%) Java 9
11 2 (1.06%) Ruby
11 2 (1.06%) VBA
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) Degree
2 25 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.45%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.66%) ISEB
5 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.60%) PMP
7 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CBAP
8 1 (0.53%) IIBA
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) GDPR
3 2 (1.06%) EMIR
3 2 (1.06%) MiFID
3 2 (1.06%) PMO
3 2 (1.06%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) SCCM
1 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (10.64%) Oracle
2 17 (9.04%) Atlassian
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.45%) Adobe
3 14 (7.45%) Google
4 7 (3.72%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (1.06%) VMware
6 2 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.53%) Brocade
7 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco
7 1 (0.53%) Dell
7 1 (0.53%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.53%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Palo Alto