Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 308 383 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.95% 19.68% 13.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.82% 23.16% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 271 315 268
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 1,241 1,654 1,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.42% 84.99% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,279 1,490
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,873 £26,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Colchester 0 103 £50,000 - 15
Chelmsford -1 53 £48,750 -2.50% 15
Harlow +2 50 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Southend-on-Sea -5 18 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Basildon -2 17 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Brentwood +10 13 £30,000 -57.14% 2
Rayleigh - 8 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden -4 4 £60,000 +51.02% 4
Epping -5 1 £37,500 -58.33% 1
Loughton - 1 £60,000 - 1
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 124 (40.26%) MVC
2 122 (39.61%) C#
3 118 (38.31%) .NET
4 116 (37.66%) SQL Server
5 111 (36.04%) SQL
6 102 (33.12%) TDD
7 98 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 72 (23.38%) Java
8 72 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 70 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 67 (21.75%) HTML
10 67 (21.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (21.43%) RESTful
12 65 (21.10%) Degree
13 60 (19.48%) BDD
14 59 (19.16%) WCF
15 57 (18.51%) Scrum
16 52 (16.88%) AngularJS
17 49 (15.91%) Web Application Development
17 49 (15.91%) CSS
17 49 (15.91%) OO
18 48 (15.58%) Finance
18 48 (15.58%) SQL Server 2016
18 48 (15.58%) Computer Science
19 47 (15.26%) Oracle
20 46 (14.94%) Test Automation
20 46 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 45 (14.61%) NoSQL
21 45 (14.61%) Microsoft
22 41 (13.31%) T-SQL

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 38 (12.34%) JBoss
2 18 (5.84%) IIS
2 18 (5.84%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.57%) Apache
5 11 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.57%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.60%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.27%) CMS
8 6 (1.95%) Apache Geronimo
8 6 (1.95%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.95%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.62%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.30%) Mule
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.65%) Confluence
11 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (2.27%) Weka
2 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.97%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.65%) BPCS
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.57%) Office 365
3 5 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.97%) PaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.65%) GitHub
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle CX
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Serverless
6 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) Broadband
3 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 48 (15.58%) SQL Server 2016
3 45 (14.61%) NoSQL
4 32 (10.39%) Relational Database
5 29 (9.42%) Oracle Database
6 24 (7.79%) MySQL
7 23 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (6.49%) RDBMS
10 18 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (3.25%) Hadoop
14 9 (2.92%) CouchDB
14 9 (2.92%) Data Mining
14 9 (2.92%) MongoDB
15 8 (2.60%) Apache Hive
15 8 (2.60%) Big Data
15 8 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.36%) Selenium
3 27 (8.77%) JIRA
4 24 (7.79%) Maven
5 21 (6.82%) Ant
6 18 (5.84%) Visual Studio
7 16 (5.19%) JMeter
8 14 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
9 13 (4.22%) Gradle
9 13 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (3.57%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.60%) FitNesse
11 8 (2.60%) JProfiler
11 8 (2.60%) QF-Test
11 8 (2.60%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.27%) gulp
12 7 (2.27%) MSTest
12 7 (2.27%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.95%) JUnit
13 6 (1.95%) NUnit
General
1 48 (15.58%) Finance
2 21 (6.82%) Automotive
3 15 (4.87%) Marketing
4 14 (4.55%) Retail
5 13 (4.22%) Advertising
6 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.95%) Banking
7 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.30%) Electronics
9 3 (0.97%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) Legal
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 175 (56.82%) Developer
2 77 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 49 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 37 (12.01%) Project Manager
5 36 (11.69%) Lead Developer
6 21 (6.82%) Analyst
6 21 (6.82%) Tester
7 20 (6.49%) C# Developer
8 19 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (4.87%) Agile Project Manager
9 15 (4.87%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (4.87%) Lead .NET Developer
10 14 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.22%) Automation Tester
11 13 (4.22%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (4.22%) Selenium Tester
11 13 (4.22%) Software Project Manager
12 12 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (3.90%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (38.31%) .NET
2 98 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 72 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 67 (21.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 67 (21.75%) HTML
5 66 (21.43%) RESTful
6 59 (19.16%) WCF
7 52 (16.88%) AngularJS
8 49 (15.91%) CSS
9 46 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 38 (12.34%) Spring
11 36 (11.69%) Spring MVC
12 34 (11.04%) jQuery
13 32 (10.39%) Web Services
14 31 (10.06%) Java EE
14 31 (10.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (10.06%) WPF
15 29 (9.42%) HTML5
16 28 (9.09%) Node.js
17 27 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.58%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.57%) PKI
5 8 (2.60%) User Experience
6 7 (2.27%) Fintech
7 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.65%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.12%) Linux
2 22 (7.14%) Windows
3 15 (4.87%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.25%) Android
4 10 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Unix
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (40.26%) MVC
2 102 (33.12%) TDD
3 60 (19.48%) BDD
4 57 (18.51%) Scrum
5 49 (15.91%) OO
5 49 (15.91%) Web Application Development
6 46 (14.94%) Test Automation
7 36 (11.69%) SDLC
8 35 (11.36%) E-Commerce
9 32 (10.39%) OOP
10 30 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (8.44%) Project Management
12 25 (8.12%) Waterfall
13 22 (7.14%) Kanban
14 20 (6.49%) PRINCE2
15 17 (5.52%) User Stories
16 16 (5.19%) Time Management
17 15 (4.87%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (4.87%) Web Development
18 14 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 122 (39.61%) C#
2 111 (36.04%) SQL
3 72 (23.38%) Java
4 70 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 41 (13.31%) T-SQL
6 27 (8.77%) PL/SQL
6 27 (8.77%) Ruby
7 12 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.57%) XAML
9 6 (1.95%) PHP
9 6 (1.95%) VBA
10 4 (1.30%) Groovy
10 4 (1.30%) Java 8
10 4 (1.30%) XPath
11 3 (0.97%) Perl
11 3 (0.97%) Python
12 2 (0.65%) ES6
12 2 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.32%) C
13 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (21.10%) Degree
2 16 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.22%) PMP
4 10 (3.25%) ISEB
4 10 (3.25%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.92%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.62%) IIBA
7 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.69%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) PMO
3 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.57%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 7 (2.27%) HDFS
4 2 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (15.26%) Oracle
2 45 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.25%) SAP
4 9 (2.92%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.60%) PureLoad
6 7 (2.27%) Tableau
7 6 (1.95%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.30%) WSO2
9 3 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.65%) Epicor
10 2 (0.65%) IFS
10 2 (0.65%) Infor
10 2 (0.65%) Sage
10 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.32%) Capita
11 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.32%) Civica
11 1 (0.32%) Facebook
11 1 (0.32%) New Relic
11 1 (0.32%) Northgate