Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 5,200 6,053 8,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 32.78% 31.92% 32.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.69% 34.71% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,149 5,065 6,910
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,096 £32,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £70,000 £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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,568 17,440 22,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 91.85% 91.97% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,628 14,050 18,826
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the North of England

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the North of England.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the North of England

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the North of England

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 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
North West 0 2,787 £50,000 - 701
Yorkshire 0 1,984 £48,500 +6.01% 467
North East 0 429 £45,000 -5.26% 106
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1,356 (26.08%) C#
2 1,262 (24.27%) JavaScript
3 1,245 (23.94%) .NET
4 1,209 (23.25%) Scrum
5 1,038 (19.96%) Java
6 1,008 (19.38%) SQL
7 968 (18.62%) DevOps
8 933 (17.94%) Azure
9 881 (16.94%) AWS
10 870 (16.73%) TDD
11 855 (16.44%) Finance
12 835 (16.06%) Test Automation
13 755 (14.52%) Mentoring
14 728 (14.00%) HTML
15 727 (13.98%) Software Engineering
16 720 (13.85%) SQL Server
17 666 (12.81%) MVC
18 659 (12.67%) CSS
19 654 (12.58%) Microsoft
20 647 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
21 586 (11.27%) AngularJS
22 582 (11.19%) Microservices
23 581 (11.17%) Coaching
24 568 (10.92%) Git (software)
25 552 (10.62%) BDD
26 540 (10.38%) ASP.NET
27 504 (9.69%) Python
28 497 (9.56%) Web Services
29 482 (9.27%) JIRA
30 476 (9.15%) Continuous Integration

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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
1 220 (4.23%) Confluence
2 81 (1.56%) CMS
3 69 (1.33%) IIS
4 62 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 58 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 58 (1.12%) Skype for Business
6 45 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 31 (0.60%) nginx
8 29 (0.56%) Apache
9 19 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.35%) Drupal
10 18 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.33%) WordPress
12 16 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.29%) MS Exchange
14 14 (0.27%) SAS
14 14 (0.27%) Umbraco
15 12 (0.23%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.21%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.19%) Alfresco
Applications
1 100 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.46%) Chatbot
5 18 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.27%) Sketch
7 9 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.096%) InVision
9 4 (0.077%) InDesign
10 3 (0.058%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.058%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.058%) Figma
10 3 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.019%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.019%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.019%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 47 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.44%) Magento
4 22 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 19 (0.37%) assyst
6 14 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.19%) CiviCRM
7 10 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.17%) Elite 3E
8 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 7 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.096%) Sage 200
12 5 (0.096%) Sage 50
13 3 (0.058%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 933 (17.94%) Azure
2 881 (16.94%) AWS
3 190 (3.65%) SaaS
4 185 (3.56%) Serverless
5 163 (3.13%) GCP
6 155 (2.98%) Office 365
7 131 (2.52%) GitHub
8 96 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
9 85 (1.63%) Amazon S3
9 85 (1.63%) PaaS
10 78 (1.50%) Power Platform
11 73 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
12 60 (1.15%) IaaS
13 46 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 36 (0.69%) Trello
15 33 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
16 32 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
17 30 (0.58%) G Suite
18 26 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
19 23 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 60 (1.15%) Skype
2 53 (1.02%) DNS
3 52 (1.00%) Firewall
3 52 (1.00%) Internet
3 52 (1.00%) Intranet
4 38 (0.73%) HTTP
5 30 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 27 (0.52%) WAN
7 25 (0.48%) VPN
8 22 (0.42%) LAN
9 20 (0.38%) DHCP
10 16 (0.31%) SSL
11 14 (0.27%) SMTP
12 12 (0.23%) AMQP
13 11 (0.21%) SNA
14 10 (0.19%) DMZ
14 10 (0.19%) SMS
14 10 (0.19%) VoIP
14 10 (0.19%) Wireless
15 8 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 293 (5.63%) MySQL
3 247 (4.75%) NoSQL
4 153 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 153 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 146 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
6 113 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 113 (2.17%) Redis
7 105 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 101 (1.94%) Big Data
9 96 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 78 (1.50%) Power BI
11 76 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 63 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 60 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 52 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
15 51 (0.98%) Hadoop
16 48 (0.92%) Oracle Database
17 45 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 39 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 568 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 482 (9.27%) JIRA
3 473 (9.10%) Selenium
4 341 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 210 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 199 (3.83%) Cucumber
6 199 (3.83%) WebDriver
7 188 (3.62%) Maven
8 139 (2.67%) SoapUI
9 136 (2.62%) Visual Studio
10 114 (2.19%) JUnit
11 103 (1.98%) SpecFlow
12 100 (1.92%) JMeter
13 88 (1.69%) Postman
14 82 (1.58%) Bitbucket
15 76 (1.46%) Subversion
16 69 (1.33%) GitLab
17 65 (1.25%) TeamCity
18 62 (1.19%) NUnit
19 61 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 855 (16.44%) Finance
2 225 (4.33%) Public Sector
3 224 (4.31%) Banking
4 212 (4.08%) Marketing
5 196 (3.77%) Retail
6 83 (1.60%) Legal
7 75 (1.44%) Games
8 58 (1.12%) Law
9 54 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 53 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 50 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 36 (0.69%) Automotive
13 28 (0.54%) Back Office
14 21 (0.40%) Advertising
15 20 (0.38%) Billing
16 19 (0.37%) Publishing
17 18 (0.35%) Police
18 16 (0.31%) Retail Banking
19 14 (0.27%) Housing Association
20 13 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,867 (35.90%) Developer
2 596 (11.46%) Analyst
3 441 (8.48%) Senior Developer
4 400 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 369 (7.10%) .NET Developer
6 364 (7.00%) C# Developer
7 284 (5.46%) Business Analyst
8 277 (5.33%) Java Developer
9 263 (5.06%) Software Developer
10 245 (4.71%) Project Manager
11 243 (4.67%) Architect
12 192 (3.69%) PHP Developer
13 191 (3.67%) Test Analyst
14 175 (3.37%) Tester
15 174 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 147 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
17 146 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
18 139 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
19 138 (2.65%) Lead Developer
20 118 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,245 (23.94%) .NET
2 728 (14.00%) HTML
3 659 (12.67%) CSS
4 586 (11.27%) AngularJS
5 540 (10.38%) ASP.NET
6 497 (9.56%) Web Services
7 443 (8.52%) React
8 364 (7.00%) .NET Core
9 351 (6.75%) Node.js
10 344 (6.62%) REST
11 331 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 293 (5.63%) .NET Framework
13 279 (5.37%) Spring
14 271 (5.21%) RESTful
15 244 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 238 (4.58%) jQuery
17 208 (4.00%) Vue.js
18 186 (3.58%) HTML5
19 165 (3.17%) SOAP
20 154 (2.96%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 386 (7.42%) User Experience
2 355 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 332 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 277 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 126 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 102 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 76 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 74 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 72 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 65 (1.25%) Cloud Native
11 52 (1.00%) NHS
12 41 (0.79%) Blog
13 37 (0.71%) Robotics
14 36 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
15 35 (0.67%) Data Structures
16 31 (0.60%) Social Media
17 27 (0.52%) Algorithms
18 24 (0.46%) Virtual Team
19 19 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
19 19 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 370 (7.12%) Linux
2 336 (6.46%) Windows
3 111 (2.13%) Android
4 104 (2.00%) Unix
5 99 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 79 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 55 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.38%) CentOS
12 16 (0.31%) AIX
13 15 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.23%) VMS
17 11 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.13%) Ubuntu
20 6 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,209 (23.25%) Scrum
2 968 (18.62%) DevOps
3 870 (16.73%) TDD
4 835 (16.06%) Test Automation
5 755 (14.52%) Mentoring
6 727 (13.98%) Software Engineering
7 666 (12.81%) MVC
8 647 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
9 582 (11.19%) Microservices
10 581 (11.17%) Coaching
11 552 (10.62%) BDD
12 476 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
13 473 (9.10%) SDLC
14 395 (7.60%) Project Management
15 378 (7.27%) Kanban
16 367 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 350 (6.73%) Waterfall
18 323 (6.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 293 (5.63%) Analytics
20 289 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,356 (26.08%) C#
2 1,262 (24.27%) JavaScript
3 1,038 (19.96%) Java
4 1,008 (19.38%) SQL
5 504 (9.69%) Python
6 399 (7.67%) PHP
7 169 (3.25%) Ruby
8 137 (2.63%) Java 8
9 123 (2.37%) C++
10 121 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 121 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 100 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 94 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 90 (1.73%) C
14 82 (1.58%) Scala
15 68 (1.31%) ES6
16 58 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 56 (1.08%) PL/SQL
18 53 (1.02%) Go
19 43 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 340 (6.54%) Degree
2 92 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 83 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 64 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 57 (1.10%) ISEB
7 45 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.63%) DBS Check
8 33 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 31 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (0.56%) AWS Certification
11 28 (0.54%) CISSP
12 26 (0.50%) CISM
13 25 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 21 (0.40%) PMP
15 18 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (0.33%) DV Cleared
16 17 (0.33%) Master's Degree
17 16 (0.31%) MCSE
18 15 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (7.98%) QA
2 50 (0.96%) GDPR
3 44 (0.85%) SLA
4 34 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 30 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.52%) PMO
8 10 (0.19%) HL7
9 9 (0.17%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.13%) NIST
11 6 (0.12%) COBIT
12 5 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.096%) WCAG
13 3 (0.058%) NCSC
14 2 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.038%) TickIT
15 1 (0.019%) COSO
15 1 (0.019%) Government Security Classifications
15 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
System Software
1 448 (8.62%) Docker
2 111 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.50%) vSphere
5 17 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.29%) IAG
7 14 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.23%) XenApp
9 10 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.17%) NFS
10 9 (0.17%) Samba
11 8 (0.15%) HDFS
12 6 (0.12%) Varnish
12 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.096%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.096%) RACF
14 4 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.058%) Postfix
15 3 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 228 (4.38%) Kubernetes
2 191 (3.67%) Terraform
3 163 (3.13%) Ansible
4 159 (3.06%) Puppet
5 117 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (0.71%) SCCM
7 28 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (0.37%) Kibana
9 17 (0.33%) Prometheus
9 17 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
10 16 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
10 16 (0.31%) Rancher
10 16 (0.31%) SCOM
11 14 (0.27%) Cobbler
11 14 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (0.27%) Packer
12 13 (0.25%) Nagios
13 12 (0.23%) logstash
13 12 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 654 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 210 (4.04%) Oracle
3 155 (2.98%) Google
4 111 (2.13%) Sage
5 100 (1.92%) VMware
6 87 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 71 (1.37%) IBM
8 54 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 53 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 51 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 49 (0.94%) HP
12 44 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 38 (0.73%) WorldPay
14 35 (0.67%) Cisco
14 35 (0.67%) SAP
15 32 (0.62%) Tableau
16 31 (0.60%) FIS
17 30 (0.58%) Sitecore
18 28 (0.54%) Adobe
19 27 (0.52%) Cognos