Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Scaled Agile Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scaled Agile Framework over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 275 497 706
Rank change year-on-year +222 +209 +145
Permanent jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 738 362 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.56% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 138 130 83
London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £57,250 £54,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,150 £99,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -7.14% +7.69%

Scaled Agile Framework 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 57,210 65,142 65,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.02% 93.17% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46,128 52,275 55,565
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,566
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Scaled Agile Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Scaled Agile Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Scaled Agile Framework in London

Scaled Agile Framework
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in London.

Salary trend for Scaled Agile Framework in London

Scaled Agile Framework
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in London over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Scaled Agile Framework in London

Scaled Agile Framework
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
South London -4 17 £60,000 -7.69%
Central London +27 12 £77,500 +3.33% 21
West London +1 5 £125,000 +66.67% 3
East London +8 3 £55,500 -5.13% 2
Scaled Agile Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 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 London region with a requirement for Scaled Agile Framework.

1 728 (98.64%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (57.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 350 (47.43%) User Stories
4 343 (46.48%) Finance
4 343 (46.48%) Problem-Solving
5 332 (44.99%) Scrum
6 329 (44.58%) Management Information System
7 309 (41.87%) Software Engineering
8 300 (40.65%) Information Security
9 297 (40.24%) Degree
10 287 (38.89%) QA
11 282 (38.21%) Change Management
12 281 (38.08%) Banking
13 269 (36.45%) Portfolio Management
14 268 (36.31%) Wealth Management
15 264 (35.77%) Asset Management
16 228 (30.89%) Computer Science
17 206 (27.91%) Decision-Making
18 197 (26.69%) Business Analysis
19 191 (25.88%) Epics
20 187 (25.34%) Games
21 179 (24.25%) C#
22 177 (23.98%) Test Automation
23 160 (21.68%) Coaching
24 150 (20.33%) SQL Server
25 149 (20.19%) SQL
26 142 (19.24%) DevOps
27 139 (18.83%) JavaScript
28 127 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
29 126 (17.07%) AngularJS

Scaled Agile Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 25 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (2.71%) Confluence
3 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.27%) SPSS
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 114 (15.45%) Temenos T24
2 89 (12.06%) thinkFolio
3 33 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (8.13%) PaaS
3 57 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.03%) Office 365
5 11 (1.49%) SaaS
6 10 (1.36%) GitHub
7 8 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.08%) Route 53
7 8 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.54%) IaaS
9 3 (0.41%) Apigee
9 3 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.27%) Boomi
10 2 (0.27%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.27%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.37%) HTTP
2 13 (1.76%) Intranet
3 9 (1.22%) Firewall
4 8 (1.08%) Internet
5 7 (0.95%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.13%) Big Data
3 55 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (5.83%) Cosmos DB
5 41 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (4.34%) Power BI
7 27 (3.66%) Hadoop
8 24 (3.25%) MySQL
9 23 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (2.17%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.27%) OLAP
16 2 (0.27%) OLTP
16 2 (0.27%) Spotfire
16 2 (0.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 87 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 37 (5.01%) Git (software)
4 33 (4.47%) JIRA
5 29 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 17 (2.30%) HP UFT
8 12 (1.63%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.95%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.81%) Selenium
11 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.41%) JMeter
11 3 (0.41%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.41%) NeoLoad
12 2 (0.27%) ER Studio
12 2 (0.27%) ERwin
12 2 (0.27%) Maven
13 1 (0.14%) JUnit
13 1 (0.14%) Mockito
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 343 (46.48%) Finance
2 281 (38.08%) Banking
3 187 (25.34%) Games
4 71 (9.62%) Front Office
5 46 (6.23%) Marketing
6 32 (4.34%) German Language
6 32 (4.34%) Private Banking
7 20 (2.71%) Legal
7 20 (2.71%) Retail
8 19 (2.57%) Back Office
9 12 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.95%) Billing
11 6 (0.81%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (26.29%) Analyst
2 170 (23.04%) Business Analyst
3 167 (22.63%) Developer
4 127 (17.21%) Architect
5 66 (8.94%) Java Developer
6 56 (7.59%) Scrum Master
7 47 (6.37%) Agile Business Analyst
7 47 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (5.15%) Technical Leader
9 37 (5.01%) Senior Analyst
10 36 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
11 35 (4.74%) Lead Architect
12 32 (4.34%) Principal Developer
13 30 (4.07%) Agile Coach
14 29 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
15 26 (3.52%) Operations Analyst
15 26 (3.52%) Operations Business Analyst
16 25 (3.39%) Pega Architect
17 24 (3.25%) Treasury Business Analyst
18 21 (2.85%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (17.07%) AngularJS
2 123 (16.67%) .NET
3 104 (14.09%) React
4 96 (13.01%) HTML
5 92 (12.47%) REST
6 68 (9.21%) HTML5
7 57 (7.72%) Redux
8 51 (6.91%) Vue.js
9 48 (6.50%) Web Services
10 43 (5.83%) .NET Core
11 42 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (5.56%) JMS
12 41 (5.56%) SOAP
13 35 (4.74%) Kafka
14 26 (3.52%) Entity Framework
14 26 (3.52%) LINQ
14 26 (3.52%) WCF
14 26 (3.52%) WPF
15 25 (3.39%) Middleware
16 22 (2.98%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 329 (44.58%) Management Information System
2 127 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (14.63%) Fixed Income
4 93 (12.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 89 (12.06%) Equities
6 64 (8.67%) Derivative
7 50 (6.78%) Tandem
8 43 (5.83%) User Experience
9 30 (4.07%) Mobile App
9 30 (4.07%) Robotics
10 29 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (2.98%) Fintech
12 19 (2.57%) Cloud Native
13 16 (2.17%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.08%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.95%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.95%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
17 4 (0.54%) PMI
18 2 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.81%) Linux
2 4 (0.54%) Android
2 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (98.64%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (57.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 350 (47.43%) User Stories
4 343 (46.48%) Problem-Solving
5 332 (44.99%) Scrum
6 309 (41.87%) Software Engineering
7 300 (40.65%) Information Security
8 282 (38.21%) Change Management
9 269 (36.45%) Portfolio Management
10 268 (36.31%) Wealth Management
11 264 (35.77%) Asset Management
12 228 (30.89%) Computer Science
13 206 (27.91%) Decision-Making
14 197 (26.69%) Business Analysis
15 191 (25.88%) Epics
16 177 (23.98%) Test Automation
17 160 (21.68%) Coaching
18 142 (19.24%) DevOps
19 110 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
20 108 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (24.25%) C#
2 149 (20.19%) SQL
3 139 (18.83%) JavaScript
4 121 (16.40%) Java
5 26 (3.52%) Python
6 24 (3.25%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.98%) BeanShell
8 3 (0.41%) PHP
8 3 (0.41%) R
8 3 (0.41%) Ruby
8 3 (0.41%) Scala
9 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.27%) C++
9 2 (0.27%) Java 8
9 2 (0.27%) Perl
9 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.14%) Tcl
10 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 297 (40.24%) Degree
2 65 (8.81%) SAFe Agilist
3 24 (3.25%) CISSP
3 24 (3.25%) ISEB
4 21 (2.85%) CISA
4 21 (2.85%) CISM
4 21 (2.85%) CRISC
5 13 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) CFA
7 3 (0.41%) CIMA
7 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.27%) CEH
8 2 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (38.89%) QA
2 26 (3.52%) GDPR
2 26 (3.52%) MiFID
3 10 (1.36%) PMO
4 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (1.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 17 (2.30%) HP ALM
2 15 (2.03%) Automic
3 10 (1.36%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.68%) Terraform
5 3 (0.41%) Ansible
5 3 (0.41%) Packer
6 2 (0.27%) Ambari
6 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) Salt
7 1 (0.14%) Istio
7 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 117 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 112 (15.18%) Cadence
3 89 (12.06%) Charles River
4 42 (5.69%) Pega
5 29 (3.93%) Telerik
6 26 (3.52%) Tableau
7 25 (3.39%) WorldPay
8 22 (2.98%) ServiceNow
9 17 (2.30%) HP
10 7 (0.95%) Oracle
11 6 (0.81%) Temenos
12 4 (0.54%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.54%) ForgeRock
13 3 (0.41%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.41%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.27%) Adobe
14 2 (0.27%) Cisco
14 2 (0.27%) Informatica
14 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.27%) Siebel