Period
to 6 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 6 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North East
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 291 409 443
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 27.17% 31.61% 32.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.00% 34.28% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 333 282 437
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,581
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.42% +11.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,337 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 970 1,193 1,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.57% 92.19% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 745 891 999
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £23,885
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the North East

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in the North East.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the North East

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the North East over the 6 months to 6 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the North East

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 6 March 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear 0 237 £50,000 +11.11% 58
Durham +15 36 £37,500 +2.74% 17
Northumberland - 3 - - 2
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 92 (31.62%) SQL
2 86 (29.55%) .NET
3 84 (28.87%) C#
3 84 (28.87%) DevOps
4 83 (28.52%) Azure
5 81 (27.84%) AWS
6 74 (25.43%) Software Engineering
7 72 (24.74%) Java
8 70 (24.05%) JavaScript
9 50 (17.18%) Scrum
10 48 (16.49%) Finance
10 48 (16.49%) Microservices
11 46 (15.81%) Linux
12 44 (15.12%) Microsoft
12 44 (15.12%) Spring
12 44 (15.12%) .NET Core
13 43 (14.78%) NoSQL
14 41 (14.09%) OOP
15 40 (13.75%) OO
15 40 (13.75%) RESTful
15 40 (13.75%) Jenkins
16 37 (12.71%) TDD
17 34 (11.68%) Test Automation
17 34 (11.68%) Docker
18 33 (11.34%) AngularJS
18 33 (11.34%) MVC
19 32 (11.00%) ASP.NET
19 32 (11.00%) T-SQL
19 32 (11.00%) Spring Boot
20 31 (10.65%) HTML

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (4.47%) Confluence
2 6 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.03%) IIS
4 2 (0.69%) CMS
4 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) nginx
5 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 83 (28.52%) Azure
2 81 (27.84%) AWS
3 12 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.75%) GCP
5 6 (2.06%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (2.06%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.37%) PowerApps
6 4 (1.37%) SaaS
6 4 (1.37%) Serverless
7 3 (1.03%) Logic Apps
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.69%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 2 (0.69%) GitHub
8 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) Firewall
2 2 (0.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) RIP
3 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.78%) NoSQL
2 20 (6.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.06%) MySQL
4 6 (2.06%) Power BI
5 5 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.03%) Redis
7 3 (1.03%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 40 (13.75%) Jenkins
2 30 (10.31%) JUnit
3 28 (9.62%) Maven
4 16 (5.50%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.81%) JIRA
5 14 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (4.47%) Selenium
7 12 (4.12%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.41%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.06%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.72%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.72%) Cypress.io
12 3 (1.03%) Postman
13 2 (0.69%) GitLab
13 2 (0.69%) JMeter
13 2 (0.69%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.69%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.34%) Appium
General
1 48 (16.49%) Finance
2 30 (10.31%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.41%) Local Government
4 5 (1.72%) Law
5 4 (1.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Games
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (48.80%) Developer
2 50 (17.18%) C# Developer
3 42 (14.43%) Senior Developer
4 36 (12.37%) Software Developer
5 34 (11.68%) Software Engineer
6 31 (10.65%) Java Developer
7 30 (10.31%) .NET Developer
8 23 (7.90%) C# Software Developer
9 21 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (6.53%) .NET Software Developer
10 19 (6.53%) Java Engineer
10 19 (6.53%) Java Software Engineer
11 17 (5.84%) Analyst
11 17 (5.84%) Senior Software Developer
12 15 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (4.81%) Senior C# Developer
14 13 (4.47%) Senior C# Software Developer
15 12 (4.12%) Tester
16 11 (3.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (29.55%) .NET
2 44 (15.12%) .NET Core
2 44 (15.12%) Spring
3 40 (13.75%) RESTful
4 33 (11.34%) AngularJS
5 32 (11.00%) ASP.NET
5 32 (11.00%) Spring Boot
6 31 (10.65%) HTML
7 29 (9.97%) CSS
8 23 (7.90%) Web Services
9 18 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (5.50%) .NET Framework
11 15 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.15%) Node.js
12 12 (4.12%) jQuery
12 12 (4.12%) React
13 11 (3.78%) REST
14 8 (2.75%) XML
15 6 (2.06%) Entity Framework
15 6 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
1 22 (7.56%) User Experience
2 10 (3.44%) Virtual Team
3 9 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.37%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.03%) BYOD
6 3 (1.03%) NHS
6 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.03%) Social Media
7 2 (0.69%) Anti-Piracy
7 2 (0.69%) Blog
7 2 (0.69%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Animation
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.81%) Linux
2 7 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.37%) Android
4 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.69%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.87%) DevOps
2 74 (25.43%) Software Engineering
3 50 (17.18%) Scrum
4 48 (16.49%) Microservices
5 41 (14.09%) OOP
6 40 (13.75%) OO
7 37 (12.71%) TDD
8 34 (11.68%) Test Automation
9 33 (11.34%) MVC
10 26 (8.93%) SDLC
11 24 (8.25%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (6.19%) API Development
13 18 (6.19%) Continuous Deployment
14 16 (5.50%) SOLID
15 14 (4.81%) Collaborative Working
16 12 (4.12%) Unit Testing
17 11 (3.78%) BDD
17 11 (3.78%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 92 (31.62%) SQL
2 84 (28.87%) C#
3 72 (24.74%) Java
4 70 (24.05%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.00%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.50%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.44%) PHP
7 10 (3.44%) Scala
8 8 (2.75%) Python
9 7 (2.41%) Ruby
10 6 (2.06%) Apple Swift
10 6 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.72%) Jython
11 5 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.37%) C++
12 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.03%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.69%) C
15 1 (0.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (8.59%) Degree
2 8 (2.75%) CISSP
3 5 (1.72%) CISM
3 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) HND
4 4 (1.37%) ISEB
5 3 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.69%) CEH
6 2 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.69%) SANS
7 1 (0.34%) CCSA
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.34%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.22%) QA
2 7 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (1.03%) NCSC
4 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (11.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.56%) Ansible
2 13 (4.47%) Terraform
3 12 (4.12%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.09%) Puppet
5 2 (0.69%) Istio
6 1 (0.34%) Packer
6 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.65%) Oracle
3 12 (4.12%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.03%) Informatica
5 2 (0.69%) LogRhythm
5 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.69%) Splunk
6 1 (0.34%) Databricks
6 1 (0.34%) Google
6 1 (0.34%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.34%) Sage
6 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.34%) SAP
6 1 (0.34%) Sparx
6 1 (0.34%) UiPath
6 1 (0.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.34%) Zend