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

Agile Software Development
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 268 401 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.58% 24.30% 11.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.52% 28.08% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 224 309 210
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £34,850
90th Percentile £67,125 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 1,093 1,428 1,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.95% 86.55% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,167 1,435
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £28,374 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 21 September 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 September 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 -1 83 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Colchester 0 58 £43,750 -12.50% 7
Basildon -7 16 £37,500 -31.82% 4
Harlow -7 14 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Southend-on-Sea -8 10 £29,500 -46.36% 13
Brentwood -3 8 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Witham +4 7 £22,000 -38.03%
Saffron Walden +8 5 £60,000 +68.48% 2
Grays - 2 £60,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 97 (36.19%) Java
2 75 (27.99%) SQL
3 72 (26.87%) C#
4 69 (25.75%) SQL Server
5 64 (23.88%) .NET
6 60 (22.39%) Degree
7 56 (20.90%) OO
8 55 (20.52%) MVC
9 52 (19.40%) JavaScript
10 50 (18.66%) Finance
11 48 (17.91%) TDD
11 48 (17.91%) HTML
12 47 (17.54%) CSS
13 45 (16.79%) Microsoft
14 44 (16.42%) SDLC
15 43 (16.04%) Computer Science
16 41 (15.30%) Visual Studio
16 41 (15.30%) ASP.NET
17 39 (14.55%) Project Management
18 38 (14.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (13.81%) Oracle
20 35 (13.06%) Relational Database
21 34 (12.69%) Computer Science Degree
22 33 (12.31%) Scrum
22 33 (12.31%) Spring
23 32 (11.94%) JBoss
23 32 (11.94%) AngularJS
24 31 (11.57%) Waterfall
25 30 (11.19%) Web Services
26 26 (9.70%) Spring MVC

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 32 (11.94%) JBoss
2 16 (5.97%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.85%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.73%) Apache
6 9 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.36%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.99%) IIS
8 4 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Geronimo
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.75%) Mule
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.75%) WildFly
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.12%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.75%) Weka
6 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.36%) Office 365
3 6 (2.24%) SaaS
4 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.12%) PaaS
6 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.75%) GitHub
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.61%) DNS
1 7 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (1.87%) Firewall
2 5 (1.87%) iSCSI
2 5 (1.87%) NAS
2 5 (1.87%) SAN
3 4 (1.49%) SMS
4 3 (1.12%) HTTP
4 3 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.06%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.21%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.46%) MySQL
5 13 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.61%) QlikView
8 6 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.12%) Big Data
10 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.75%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (15.30%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.85%) JIRA
2 13 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.10%) NUnit
4 10 (3.73%) Maven
4 10 (3.73%) MSTest
4 10 (3.73%) SpecFlow
5 9 (3.36%) Ant
5 9 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (3.36%) WatiN
6 6 (2.24%) Gradle
7 5 (1.87%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.87%) JMeter
7 5 (1.87%) Selenium
7 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (1.49%) Subversion
8 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.12%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.12%) JProfiler
General
1 50 (18.66%) Finance
2 20 (7.46%) Automotive
3 13 (4.85%) Games
4 9 (3.36%) Electronics
4 9 (3.36%) Retail
5 7 (2.61%) Back Office
5 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.49%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 131 (48.88%) Developer
2 54 (20.15%) Java Developer
3 40 (14.93%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.70%) .NET Developer
5 24 (8.96%) Analyst
5 24 (8.96%) Graduate
5 24 (8.96%) Graduate Developer
6 23 (8.58%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.46%) Junior
8 19 (7.09%) IT Manager
8 19 (7.09%) Junior Developer
8 19 (7.09%) Lead Developer
8 19 (7.09%) Tester
9 17 (6.34%) Agile Project Manager
10 15 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.60%) Lead Java Developer
10 15 (5.60%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
11 14 (5.22%) Senior Developer
12 13 (4.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.88%) .NET
2 48 (17.91%) HTML
3 47 (17.54%) CSS
4 41 (15.30%) ASP.NET
5 33 (12.31%) Spring
6 32 (11.94%) AngularJS
7 30 (11.19%) Web Services
8 26 (9.70%) Spring MVC
9 23 (8.58%) Java EE
10 21 (7.84%) Swing
11 19 (7.09%) Ajax
12 18 (6.72%) jQuery
13 16 (5.97%) JSP
13 16 (5.97%) SOAP
14 15 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (4.85%) RESTful
15 13 (4.85%) XML
16 12 (4.48%) .NET Framework
16 12 (4.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.04%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.85%) User Experience
4 9 (3.36%) PKI
5 7 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.61%) Fintech
5 7 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.87%) FMCG
7 5 (1.87%) Replication
8 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.12%) Digital TV
8 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.75%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.96%) Windows
2 20 (7.46%) Linux
3 18 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.73%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.90%) OO
2 55 (20.52%) MVC
3 48 (17.91%) TDD
4 44 (16.42%) SDLC
5 39 (14.55%) Project Management
6 38 (14.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (12.31%) Scrum
8 31 (11.57%) Waterfall
9 25 (9.33%) Test Automation
10 24 (8.96%) Change Management
10 24 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (8.58%) Risk Management
11 23 (8.58%) Software Engineering
12 22 (8.21%) OOP
12 22 (8.21%) PRINCE2
12 22 (8.21%) Test Scripting
13 21 (7.84%) BDD
14 20 (7.46%) E-Commerce
15 19 (7.09%) Acceptance Criteria
16 18 (6.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.19%) Java
2 75 (27.99%) SQL
3 72 (26.87%) C#
4 52 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.46%) C++
6 19 (7.09%) PHP
7 17 (6.34%) Python
8 16 (5.97%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.85%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.36%) VB
12 6 (2.24%) Java 8
13 3 (1.12%) Go
13 3 (1.12%) Groovy
13 3 (1.12%) Ruby
13 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.12%) VBA
14 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.75%) Perl
14 2 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (22.39%) Degree
2 34 (12.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.48%) ISEB
4 11 (4.10%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.75%) IIBA
8 2 (0.75%) PMP
8 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.33%) QA
2 7 (2.61%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) PMO
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.48%) vSphere
3 9 (3.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 7 (2.61%) BitLocker
4 7 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.61%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.87%) XenApp
6 3 (1.12%) Docker
7 2 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.99%) Puppet
2 7 (2.61%) PowerCLI
2 7 (2.61%) SCCM
2 7 (2.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.81%) Oracle
3 12 (4.48%) Citrix
3 12 (4.48%) VMware
4 7 (2.61%) 3PAR
4 7 (2.61%) Brocade
4 7 (2.61%) HP
5 5 (1.87%) Cisco
5 5 (1.87%) Veeam
6 3 (1.12%) Blue Prism
6 3 (1.12%) PureLoad
6 3 (1.12%) UiPath
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.75%) SAP
7 2 (0.75%) Tableau
7 2 (0.75%) WSO2
8 1 (0.37%) Civica
8 1 (0.37%) Northgate