Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 356 306 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.21% 15.38% 12.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.14% 17.53% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 308 239 284
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,600 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 1,181 1,746 2,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.64% 87.74% 86.32%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,288 1,639
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,050 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.99% +0.11% +1.12%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Harlow +11 78 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Colchester +3 78 £50,000 - 7
Chelmsford +5 66 £50,000 +2.56% 11
Brentwood +20 26 £30,000 -57.14% 4
Basildon +8 22 £40,000 -23.81% 12
Southend-on-Sea -4 19 £38,316 -21.00% 13
Witham -4 13 £52,500 +23.53%
Rayleigh - 4 £40,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -6 3 £60,000 +51.02% 5
Epping -5 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Loughton - 1 £60,000 -
Wickford - 1 £42,500 - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 158 (44.38%) MVC
2 156 (43.82%) C#
3 153 (42.98%) .NET
4 140 (39.33%) TDD
5 138 (38.76%) SQL
6 126 (35.39%) SQL Server
7 124 (34.83%) ASP.NET
8 85 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 80 (22.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 80 (22.47%) JavaScript
10 79 (22.19%) Java
11 77 (21.63%) HTML
12 76 (21.35%) RESTful
13 73 (20.51%) BDD
14 71 (19.94%) WCF
15 68 (19.10%) Scrum
16 66 (18.54%) AngularJS
17 60 (16.85%) Degree
18 56 (15.73%) Spring
19 55 (15.45%) Web Application Development
20 52 (14.61%) CSS
20 52 (14.61%) SQL Server 2016
21 51 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 49 (13.76%) SDLC
23 48 (13.48%) Finance
24 47 (13.20%) Spring MVC
25 45 (12.64%) Git (software)
25 45 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
26 44 (12.36%) Test Automation
26 44 (12.36%) Microsoft

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 41 (11.52%) JBoss
2 14 (3.93%) IIS
3 11 (3.09%) CMS
4 10 (2.81%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.25%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.40%) Apache
7 5 (1.40%) Apache Geronimo
7 5 (1.40%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.40%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.12%) WildFly
9 3 (0.84%) Mule
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.84%) WordPress
10 2 (0.56%) Confluence
11 1 (0.28%) Drupal
11 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.69%) Weka
3 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (1.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.69%) Oracle CX
3 6 (1.69%) SaaS
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Asana
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.25%) Internet
2 3 (0.84%) Broadband
3 2 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (35.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 42 (11.80%) NoSQL
4 33 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (6.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (5.06%) MySQL
6 18 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.21%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (3.93%) RDBMS
9 13 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (3.09%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.53%) Big Data
11 9 (2.53%) CouchDB
11 9 (2.53%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.53%) MS Access
11 9 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (2.53%) Power BI
12 8 (2.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 45 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.24%) Selenium
3 29 (8.15%) JIRA
4 21 (5.90%) Visual Studio
5 18 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.93%) Maven
7 13 (3.65%) JIRA Agile
8 12 (3.37%) Ant
8 12 (3.37%) WebDriver
9 11 (3.09%) JUnit
9 11 (3.09%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.53%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.25%) JMeter
11 8 (2.25%) MSTest
11 8 (2.25%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.97%) Gradle
12 7 (1.97%) gulp
13 6 (1.69%) Hudson
13 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (13.48%) Finance
2 35 (9.83%) Automotive
3 29 (8.15%) Advertising
4 23 (6.46%) Marketing
5 12 (3.37%) Banking
6 11 (3.09%) Retail
7 9 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.25%) Back Office
8 8 (2.25%) Games
9 4 (1.12%) Electronics
9 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.84%) Legal
11 2 (0.56%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 211 (59.27%) Developer
2 88 (24.72%) .NET Developer
3 61 (17.13%) Java Developer
4 35 (9.83%) Lead Developer
4 35 (9.83%) Senior Developer
5 33 (9.27%) Project Manager
6 24 (6.74%) Analyst
7 23 (6.46%) C# Developer
7 23 (6.46%) QA Leader
8 21 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.62%) Agile Developer
9 20 (5.62%) SQL Developer
10 18 (5.06%) Agile Java Developer
10 18 (5.06%) Lead .NET Developer
11 17 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.49%) Agile Project Manager
13 15 (4.21%) Software Project Manager
14 14 (3.93%) Team Leader
15 13 (3.65%) Technical Leader
15 13 (3.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (42.98%) .NET
2 124 (34.83%) ASP.NET
3 85 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 80 (22.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 77 (21.63%) HTML
6 76 (21.35%) RESTful
7 71 (19.94%) WCF
8 66 (18.54%) AngularJS
9 56 (15.73%) Spring
10 52 (14.61%) CSS
11 51 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 47 (13.20%) Spring MVC
13 43 (12.08%) KnockoutJS
14 38 (10.67%) WPF
15 34 (9.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (8.99%) HTML5
16 32 (8.99%) jQuery
17 31 (8.71%) .NET Framework
17 31 (8.71%) Java EE
17 31 (8.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.69%) CMDB
6 6 (1.69%) User Experience
7 3 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.84%) Fintech
7 3 (0.84%) Social Media
8 2 (0.56%) AS400
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.28%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.28%) Handset
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.28%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.30%) Windows
2 20 (5.62%) Android
3 19 (5.34%) Apple iOS
3 19 (5.34%) Linux
4 14 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Unix
9 1 (0.28%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (44.38%) MVC
2 140 (39.33%) TDD
3 73 (20.51%) BDD
4 68 (19.10%) Scrum
5 55 (15.45%) Web Application Development
6 49 (13.76%) SDLC
7 44 (12.36%) Test Automation
8 36 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (8.15%) OO
10 28 (7.87%) Web Development
11 25 (7.02%) OOP
11 25 (7.02%) Project Management
11 25 (7.02%) SOA
12 24 (6.74%) Kanban
12 24 (6.74%) Software Engineering
13 23 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (6.46%) E-Commerce
14 21 (5.90%) PRINCE2
15 20 (5.62%) Unit Testing
15 20 (5.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 156 (43.82%) C#
2 138 (38.76%) SQL
3 80 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 79 (22.19%) Java
5 42 (11.80%) T-SQL
6 29 (8.15%) Ruby
7 18 (5.06%) PHP
8 15 (4.21%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.09%) XAML
10 9 (2.53%) VBA
11 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.40%) Python
12 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.12%) C
13 4 (1.12%) VB
14 3 (0.84%) XPath
15 2 (0.56%) COBOL
15 2 (0.56%) ES6
15 2 (0.56%) Perl
16 1 (0.28%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 60 (16.85%) Degree
2 11 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.81%) ISEB
4 9 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.53%) PMP
5 5 (1.40%) IIBA
6 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.39%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) PMO
3 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) GPG13
5 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.69%) HDFS
2 6 (1.69%) vCloud
2 6 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 44 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.71%) Oracle
3 10 (2.81%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.25%) SAP
5 6 (1.69%) Tableau
5 6 (1.69%) VMware
6 5 (1.40%) Alteryx
6 5 (1.40%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.84%) Facebook
7 3 (0.84%) WSO2
8 2 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) BroadSoft
9 1 (0.28%) Capita
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco
9 1 (0.28%) Juniper
9 1 (0.28%) Splunk