Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 275 375 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.29% 26.96% 14.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.09% 31.20% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 207 325 213
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 857 1,202 1,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 81.93% 86.41% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 626 1,022 1,295
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £68,125 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Chelmsford -1 70 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Colchester +1 51 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea +1 25 £47,500 -8.56% 4
Harlow -3 15 £42,500 -34.62% 4
Basildon -13 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Witham +7 7 £22,000 -41.33%
Brentwood -5 6 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Epping +4 5 £43,750 +16.67%
Saffron Walden +5 3 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Grays - 2 - -
Braintree - 1 £34,000 -
Dunmow - 1 £40,000 - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 132 (48.00%) Java
2 86 (31.27%) SQL Server
3 78 (28.36%) C#
4 72 (26.18%) .NET
5 67 (24.36%) Degree
6 59 (21.45%) Computer Science
6 59 (21.45%) SDLC
7 57 (20.73%) SQL
8 56 (20.36%) Visual Studio
9 54 (19.64%) Microsoft
10 51 (18.55%) MVC
11 47 (17.09%) CSS
12 46 (16.73%) OO
13 45 (16.36%) Spring
14 44 (16.00%) HTML
15 43 (15.64%) JavaScript
15 43 (15.64%) Finance
15 43 (15.64%) TDD
16 41 (14.91%) ASP.NET
16 41 (14.91%) Computer Science Degree
16 41 (14.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (13.82%) Windows
18 35 (12.73%) Automotive
18 35 (12.73%) Scrum
18 35 (12.73%) Waterfall
18 35 (12.73%) Test Automation
19 33 (12.00%) Project Management
20 32 (11.64%) Linux
20 32 (11.64%) Oracle
21 31 (11.27%) Web Services

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 31 (11.27%) JBoss
2 26 (9.45%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.55%) Apache
4 16 (5.82%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.09%) Apache Spark
6 13 (4.73%) Apache Geronimo
6 13 (4.73%) GlassFish
7 10 (3.64%) IIS
8 9 (3.27%) WildFly
9 8 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.91%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.45%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.36%) Confluence
12 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (8.36%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (4.36%) Weka
3 8 (2.91%) Chatbot
4 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.45%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.09%) SaaS
6 2 (0.73%) GitHub
6 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.45%) DNS
1 15 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (31.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.27%) MySQL
4 17 (6.18%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.09%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.73%) Big Data
6 13 (4.73%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.73%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.36%) Apache Hive
7 12 (4.36%) CouchDB
7 12 (4.36%) Mahout
7 12 (4.36%) Neo4j
7 12 (4.36%) Sqoop
8 8 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.55%) QlikView
10 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 56 (20.36%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.27%) Ant
2 20 (7.27%) Maven
2 20 (7.27%) NUnit
3 18 (6.55%) MSTest
3 18 (6.55%) SpecFlow
3 18 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 18 (6.55%) WatiN
4 15 (5.45%) Gradle
5 14 (5.09%) JIRA
6 6 (2.18%) Robot Framework
7 5 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.82%) JMeter
7 5 (1.82%) Selenium
7 5 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.82%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.45%) JUnit
8 4 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 43 (15.64%) Finance
2 35 (12.73%) Automotive
3 8 (2.91%) Electronics
4 4 (1.45%) Games
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (46.18%) Developer
2 63 (22.91%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.55%) Graduate
3 29 (10.55%) Graduate Developer
4 28 (10.18%) Project Manager
5 26 (9.45%) .NET Developer
5 26 (9.45%) Analyst
5 26 (9.45%) Junior
6 25 (9.09%) Junior Developer
7 24 (8.73%) Tester
8 23 (8.36%) Software Engineer
9 20 (7.27%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.91%) Lead Developer
11 18 (6.55%) Automation Test Analyst
11 18 (6.55%) Automation Tester
11 18 (6.55%) Java Engineer
11 18 (6.55%) Test Analyst
12 17 (6.18%) IT Manager
12 17 (6.18%) IT Project Manager
12 17 (6.18%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (26.18%) .NET
2 47 (17.09%) CSS
3 45 (16.36%) Spring
4 44 (16.00%) HTML
5 41 (14.91%) ASP.NET
6 31 (11.27%) AngularJS
6 31 (11.27%) Spring MVC
6 31 (11.27%) Web Services
7 22 (8.00%) SOAP
8 21 (7.64%) Gherkin
9 20 (7.27%) Java EE
9 20 (7.27%) Swing
10 19 (6.91%) REST
11 18 (6.55%) JMS
12 17 (6.18%) Hibernate
12 17 (6.18%) jQuery
13 16 (5.82%) JSP
14 14 (5.09%) Servlets
15 13 (4.73%) EJB
15 13 (4.73%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.91%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.82%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.91%) User Experience
4 6 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.73%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.82%) Windows
2 32 (11.64%) Linux
3 16 (5.82%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.09%) Android
6 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.45%) Computer Science
1 59 (21.45%) SDLC
2 51 (18.55%) MVC
3 46 (16.73%) OO
4 43 (15.64%) TDD
5 41 (14.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (12.73%) Scrum
6 35 (12.73%) Test Automation
6 35 (12.73%) Waterfall
7 33 (12.00%) Project Management
8 28 (10.18%) Software Engineering
9 25 (9.09%) Change Management
9 25 (9.09%) DevOps
10 24 (8.73%) BDD
10 24 (8.73%) Risk Management
10 24 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.00%) ITIL
12 21 (7.64%) Regression Testing
12 21 (7.64%) Software Delivery
12 21 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (48.00%) Java
2 78 (28.36%) C#
3 57 (20.73%) SQL
4 43 (15.64%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.00%) C++
5 22 (8.00%) Python
6 19 (6.91%) VB
7 18 (6.55%) PHP
8 14 (5.09%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.36%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.27%) C
10 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.91%) VBA
12 3 (1.09%) Java 8
12 3 (1.09%) Ruby
13 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.73%) XAML
14 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) ES6
14 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 67 (24.36%) Degree
2 41 (14.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.91%) ISEB
4 18 (6.55%) ISTQB
5 15 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.73%) IIBA
10 2 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.73%) SLA
2 9 (3.27%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.45%) BitLocker
2 15 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.45%) vSphere
2 15 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 12 (4.36%) HDFS
4 10 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (7.64%) Puppet
2 15 (5.45%) SCCM
2 15 (5.45%) SCOM
3 13 (4.73%) PowerCLI
4 8 (2.91%) Kibana
4 8 (2.91%) logstash
5 6 (2.18%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 54 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.64%) Oracle
3 16 (5.82%) Citrix
3 16 (5.82%) VMware
4 15 (5.45%) 3PAR
4 15 (5.45%) Brocade
4 15 (5.45%) HP
5 12 (4.36%) Alteryx
5 12 (4.36%) Tableau
6 9 (3.27%) IBM
7 8 (2.91%) Blue Prism
7 8 (2.91%) UiPath
8 6 (2.18%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.82%) PureLoad
10 4 (1.45%) Adobe
10 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.09%) Google
12 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.36%) Facebook