Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North East
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 419 442 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.46% 32.67% 28.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.12% 35.19% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 275 398 443
North East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +12.12%
10th Percentile £33,374 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,193 1,256 1,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.41% 92.83% 92.95%
Number of salaries quoted 873 999 1,410
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,000 £24,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the North East over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 0 394 £45,412 -7.96% 91
Durham -12 23 £36,500 -2.67% 10
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 123 (29.36%) JavaScript
2 108 (25.78%) Mentoring
3 92 (21.96%) Software Engineering
4 87 (20.76%) Coaching
5 84 (20.05%) TDD
6 75 (17.90%) MySQL
7 73 (17.42%) QA
8 72 (17.18%) PHP
9 71 (16.95%) C#
9 71 (16.95%) Test Automation
10 68 (16.23%) SaaS
11 67 (15.99%) Python
12 66 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
13 65 (15.51%) Java
14 62 (14.80%) Marketing
14 62 (14.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 61 (14.56%) Mobile App
16 59 (14.08%) Sage
17 56 (13.37%) AWS
17 56 (13.37%) DevOps
18 55 (13.13%) Redux
19 53 (12.65%) Public Sector
20 52 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
21 51 (12.17%) Git (software)
22 50 (11.93%) Analytics
22 50 (11.93%) Redis
22 50 (11.93%) REST
22 50 (11.93%) Web Services
23 49 (11.69%) Azure
24 45 (10.74%) .NET

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 12 (2.86%) Skype for Business
2 8 (1.91%) Confluence
3 4 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.72%) JBoss
4 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.48%) CMS
5 2 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) InDesign
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (16.23%) SaaS
2 56 (13.37%) AWS
3 49 (11.69%) Azure
4 18 (4.30%) GCP
5 14 (3.34%) Power Platform
6 11 (2.63%) Office 365
6 11 (2.63%) Serverless
7 9 (2.15%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.43%) GitHub
9 5 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.19%) PaaS
10 4 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.95%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.24%) npm
12 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.86%) Skype
2 9 (2.15%) Intranet
3 4 (0.95%) Firewall
3 4 (0.95%) SSL
3 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.72%) BGP
4 3 (0.72%) DHCP
4 3 (0.72%) DNS
4 3 (0.72%) IPsec
4 3 (0.72%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.72%) Network Security
4 3 (0.72%) OSPF
4 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.72%) VPN
5 2 (0.48%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.24%) NAS
6 1 (0.24%) SAN
6 1 (0.24%) VSAN
6 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.90%) MySQL
2 52 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (11.93%) Redis
4 28 (6.68%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.97%) Big Data
6 22 (5.25%) SQL Server
7 19 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.34%) Power BI
9 13 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (3.10%) QlikView
10 9 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.15%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.19%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.19%) Sqoop
13 4 (0.95%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.95%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (0.95%) Impala
13 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.97%) Selenium
3 23 (5.49%) JIRA
4 18 (4.30%) PHPUnit
4 18 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (4.06%) Postman
5 17 (4.06%) SoapUI
6 16 (3.82%) ERwin
7 15 (3.58%) Babel
7 15 (3.58%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.58%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.58%) webpack
8 14 (3.34%) JMeter
9 11 (2.63%) Gatling
10 10 (2.39%) HP UFT
11 8 (1.91%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.43%) JIRA Agile
13 5 (1.19%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.95%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 62 (14.80%) Marketing
2 53 (12.65%) Public Sector
3 39 (9.31%) Finance
4 16 (3.82%) Retail
5 14 (3.34%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.39%) Banking
7 5 (1.19%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.48%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (24.58%) Developer
2 65 (15.51%) Analyst
3 53 (12.65%) Software Engineer
4 30 (7.16%) Test Analyst
5 29 (6.92%) PHP Developer
6 28 (6.68%) Architect
7 24 (5.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (5.25%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.01%) PHP Software Engineer
10 19 (4.53%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (4.30%) React Developer
12 16 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.82%) Lead Software Engineer
12 16 (3.82%) Tester
13 15 (3.58%) Applications Architect
13 15 (3.58%) Designer
13 15 (3.58%) Test Engineer
14 14 (3.34%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.13%) Redux
2 50 (11.93%) REST
2 50 (11.93%) Web Services
3 45 (10.74%) .NET
4 44 (10.50%) AngularJS
5 42 (10.02%) HTML
6 39 (9.31%) Symfony
7 29 (6.92%) React
8 26 (6.21%) CSS
9 22 (5.25%) SOAP
10 18 (4.30%) .NET Core
10 18 (4.30%) Laravel
11 17 (4.06%) Node.js
12 14 (3.34%) XSLT
13 12 (2.86%) RESTful
14 11 (2.63%) ASP.NET
14 11 (2.63%) Spring
14 11 (2.63%) Visualforce
15 10 (2.39%) jQuery
16 8 (1.91%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.56%) Mobile App
2 38 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.40%) User Experience
4 14 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.10%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.39%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.67%) Kindle
8 7 (1.67%) Robotics
9 5 (1.19%) Blog
9 5 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.19%) NHS
10 3 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.72%) Social Media
10 3 (0.72%) Tandem
11 2 (0.48%) CMDB
11 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.92%) Linux
2 21 (5.01%) Windows
3 8 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (1.91%) Unix
4 4 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.72%) AIX
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) CentOS
6 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (25.78%) Mentoring
2 92 (21.96%) Software Engineering
3 87 (20.76%) Coaching
4 84 (20.05%) TDD
5 71 (16.95%) Test Automation
6 66 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (14.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 56 (13.37%) DevOps
9 50 (11.93%) Analytics
10 43 (10.26%) Scrum
11 35 (8.35%) Microservices
12 34 (8.11%) BDD
13 32 (7.64%) Migration
14 31 (7.40%) Waterfall
15 30 (7.16%) Project Management
16 29 (6.92%) Software Testing
17 27 (6.44%) Service Management
18 25 (5.97%) Data Modelling
18 25 (5.97%) MVC
18 25 (5.97%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.36%) JavaScript
2 72 (17.18%) PHP
3 71 (16.95%) C#
4 67 (15.99%) Python
5 65 (15.51%) Java
6 41 (9.79%) SQL
7 35 (8.35%) Lua
8 28 (6.68%) C++
9 15 (3.58%) ES6
9 15 (3.58%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.34%) Ruby
11 12 (2.86%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.63%) Apex Code
13 9 (2.15%) Scala
14 7 (1.67%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.19%) Java 8
16 2 (0.48%) Perl
17 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (7.40%) Degree
2 6 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.72%) ISEB
3 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) CCDP
4 2 (0.48%) CCNP
4 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (17.42%) QA
2 5 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.34%) Docker
3 6 (1.43%) IAG
4 4 (0.95%) HDFS
5 3 (0.72%) RACF
6 1 (0.24%) GPFS
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (4.30%) Puppet
2 13 (3.10%) Terraform
3 12 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.43%) Ansible
4 6 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.24%) Packer
6 1 (0.24%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.24%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (14.08%) Sage
2 32 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.58%) Red Hat
3 15 (3.58%) ServiceNow
4 12 (2.86%) Oracle
4 12 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.15%) Cloudera
5 9 (2.15%) Google
6 8 (1.91%) IBM
7 6 (1.43%) Informatica
8 5 (1.19%) Cisco
8 5 (1.19%) HP
9 4 (0.95%) VMware
10 3 (0.72%) BMC
10 3 (0.72%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.48%) EMC
11 2 (0.48%) Genesys
11 2 (0.48%) NetScout
11 2 (0.48%) Snow
12 1 (0.24%) 3PAR