Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,081 5,756 7,055
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 28.77% 30.06% 31.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.97% 32.40% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,082 4,690 6,303
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 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 6,719 17,763 20,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.88% 92.77% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,717 13,710 16,572
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the North of England over the 6 months to 20 September 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 20 September 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 -1 1,055 £52,000 +9.47% 353
Yorkshire 0 843 £50,000 +5.26% 219
North East -1 182 £47,500 +5.56% 82
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 666 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 521 (25.04%) C#
3 515 (24.75%) .NET
4 490 (23.55%) DevOps
5 480 (23.07%) SQL
6 452 (21.72%) Software Engineering
7 423 (20.33%) Scrum
8 410 (19.70%) Java
9 384 (18.45%) Azure
10 378 (18.16%) AngularJS
11 351 (16.87%) AWS
12 344 (16.53%) HTML
13 341 (16.39%) Finance
14 317 (15.23%) TDD
15 313 (15.04%) CSS
16 299 (14.37%) SQL Server
17 295 (14.18%) Microservices
18 291 (13.98%) Test Automation
19 274 (13.17%) React
20 262 (12.59%) Git (software)
21 255 (12.25%) Microsoft
22 249 (11.97%) Docker
23 231 (11.10%) Python
24 226 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
25 220 (10.57%) User Experience
26 205 (9.85%) MVC
27 194 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
28 191 (9.18%) Node.js
29 186 (8.94%) SDLC
30 179 (8.60%) Kubernetes

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 52 (2.50%) Confluence
2 44 (2.11%) CMS
3 21 (1.01%) Apache
4 20 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.43%) Liferay
8 8 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.38%) nginx
9 7 (0.34%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.29%) IIS
11 5 (0.24%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.14%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.096%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.096%) Anypoint
14 1 (0.048%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.67%) Chatbot
4 12 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.34%) InVision
5 7 (0.34%) Sketch
6 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.14%) Figma
9 2 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.096%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.96%) Magento
2 10 (0.48%) BASE24
3 8 (0.38%) Shopify
4 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.14%) Odoo
6 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.048%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.048%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 384 (18.45%) Azure
2 351 (16.87%) AWS
3 96 (4.61%) Serverless
4 83 (3.99%) GCP
5 70 (3.36%) GitHub
6 65 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 65 (3.12%) AWS Lambda
7 58 (2.79%) SaaS
8 56 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (2.21%) Power Platform
10 38 (1.83%) npm
11 30 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 23 (1.11%) IaaS
12 23 (1.11%) Office 365
13 22 (1.06%) Amazon S3
14 21 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (0.91%) PaaS
16 16 (0.77%) Slack
17 14 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.82%) Firewall
1 17 (0.82%) HTTP
2 16 (0.77%) Broadband
2 16 (0.77%) Skype
3 13 (0.62%) Internet
4 10 (0.48%) ATM
5 9 (0.43%) WAN
6 8 (0.38%) DNS
6 8 (0.38%) VPN
7 7 (0.34%) AMQP
7 7 (0.34%) MPLS
8 6 (0.29%) LAN
9 5 (0.24%) DHCP
9 5 (0.24%) Network Security
10 4 (0.19%) RFID
10 4 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.19%) Wireless
11 3 (0.14%) Converged Networks
11 3 (0.14%) Intranet
11 3 (0.14%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 141 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 86 (4.13%) MySQL
4 58 (2.79%) MongoDB
5 55 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 44 (2.11%) Power BI
8 37 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (1.59%) Big Data
11 27 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 16 (0.77%) Redis
16 15 (0.72%) Data Lake
17 13 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 262 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 175 (8.41%) JIRA
3 163 (7.83%) Jenkins
4 133 (6.39%) Selenium
5 66 (3.17%) Maven
6 48 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (2.16%) JUnit
7 45 (2.16%) SoapUI
7 45 (2.16%) TeamCity
7 45 (2.16%) WebDriver
8 44 (2.11%) GitLab
9 42 (2.02%) Visual Studio
10 36 (1.73%) webpack
11 32 (1.54%) Bitbucket
12 29 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 27 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
13 27 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
14 26 (1.25%) NUnit
14 26 (1.25%) Subversion
15 25 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 341 (16.39%) Finance
2 111 (5.33%) Marketing
3 72 (3.46%) Public Sector
4 70 (3.36%) Retail
5 53 (2.55%) Banking
6 46 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.63%) Games
8 33 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.49%) Legal
10 27 (1.30%) Back Office
11 26 (1.25%) Law
12 23 (1.11%) Telecoms
13 19 (0.91%) Electronics
14 14 (0.67%) Police
15 11 (0.53%) Publishing
16 9 (0.43%) Local Government
17 8 (0.38%) Automotive
18 6 (0.29%) Housing Association
19 5 (0.24%) Billing
20 3 (0.14%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 800 (38.44%) Developer
2 237 (11.39%) Software Engineer
3 185 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 179 (8.60%) .NET Developer
5 124 (5.96%) Analyst
6 118 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 112 (5.38%) Architect
8 109 (5.24%) Software Developer
9 106 (5.09%) C# Developer
10 103 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 92 (4.42%) Java Developer
12 73 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
13 71 (3.41%) Java Engineer
14 66 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
15 63 (3.03%) Business Analyst
16 62 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
16 62 (2.98%) Tester
17 59 (2.84%) Product Owner
18 57 (2.74%) Java Software Engineer
18 57 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (24.75%) .NET
2 378 (18.16%) AngularJS
3 344 (16.53%) HTML
4 313 (15.04%) CSS
5 274 (13.17%) React
6 191 (9.18%) Node.js
7 178 (8.55%) .NET Core
8 165 (7.93%) ASP.NET
9 144 (6.92%) Web Services
10 140 (6.73%) REST
11 138 (6.63%) Vue.js
12 126 (6.05%) RESTful
13 125 (6.01%) HTML5
14 113 (5.43%) Spring
15 107 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 102 (4.90%) .NET Framework
17 73 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 68 (3.27%) CSS3
19 66 (3.17%) jQuery
20 62 (2.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 220 (10.57%) User Experience
2 163 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 76 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 71 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 62 (2.98%) Data Structures
8 57 (2.74%) Algorithms
9 40 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 27 (1.30%) Cloud Native
12 19 (0.91%) NHS
13 18 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 15 (0.72%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.58%) Tandem
16 10 (0.48%) EMV
17 9 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
18 8 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
18 8 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 162 (7.78%) Linux
2 98 (4.71%) Windows
3 48 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 38 (1.83%) Android
5 27 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.06%) CentOS
6 22 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.58%) Unix
8 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.14%) Debian
9 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (23.55%) DevOps
2 452 (21.72%) Software Engineering
3 423 (20.33%) Scrum
4 317 (15.23%) TDD
5 295 (14.18%) Microservices
6 291 (13.98%) Test Automation
7 226 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
8 205 (9.85%) MVC
9 194 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
10 186 (8.94%) SDLC
11 172 (8.27%) Unit Testing
12 157 (7.54%) BDD
13 151 (7.26%) Front End Development
14 145 (6.97%) Project Management
15 140 (6.73%) OO
16 134 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 133 (6.39%) User Stories
18 120 (5.77%) E-Commerce
19 107 (5.14%) Mentoring
20 96 (4.61%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 666 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 521 (25.04%) C#
3 480 (23.07%) SQL
4 410 (19.70%) Java
5 231 (11.10%) Python
6 131 (6.30%) TypeScript
7 121 (5.81%) PHP
8 72 (3.46%) Go
9 64 (3.08%) Ruby
10 58 (2.79%) Bash Shell
11 54 (2.59%) T-SQL
12 51 (2.45%) C++
13 49 (2.35%) Java 8
14 39 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.87%) PowerShell
15 34 (1.63%) ES6
16 29 (1.39%) C
17 27 (1.30%) Apple Swift
18 23 (1.11%) Scala
19 22 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 178 (8.55%) Degree
2 86 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 28 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
6 20 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (0.91%) AWS Certification
8 18 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.72%) CCNA
11 14 (0.67%) MCSE
12 13 (0.62%) MCSA
13 12 (0.58%) MCTS
14 10 (0.48%) PhD
15 8 (0.38%) ISEB
16 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
18 4 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 4 (0.19%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.59%) QA
2 14 (0.67%) SLA
3 13 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.48%) ISO 8583
5 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.34%) GDPR
7 5 (0.24%) PMO
8 3 (0.14%) COBIT
8 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) WCAG
9 2 (0.096%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.096%) NIST
10 1 (0.048%) HL7
10 1 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.048%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.048%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.048%) ITGC
10 1 (0.048%) PMBOK
System Software
1 249 (11.97%) Docker
2 17 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.24%) vSphere
5 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.048%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.048%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 179 (8.60%) Kubernetes
2 166 (7.98%) Terraform
3 106 (5.09%) Puppet
4 72 (3.46%) Ansible
5 58 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.15%) Grafana
7 21 (1.01%) Prometheus
8 17 (0.82%) Graphite
9 10 (0.48%) Packer
10 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.19%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.19%) Istio
12 3 (0.14%) Consul
12 3 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.14%) SCCM
13 2 (0.096%) linkerd
13 2 (0.096%) Marathon
Vendors
1 255 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 87 (4.18%) Oracle
3 72 (3.46%) Google
4 37 (1.78%) SAP
5 20 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (0.96%) Zend
6 19 (0.91%) Tableau
7 18 (0.86%) Adobe
8 17 (0.82%) VMware
9 16 (0.77%) ServiceNow
9 16 (0.77%) TOWER Software
10 15 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 15 (0.72%) Sitecore
11 13 (0.62%) Hitachi
12 11 (0.53%) Splunk
12 11 (0.53%) Xamarin
13 10 (0.48%) Apple
13 10 (0.48%) CA
13 10 (0.48%) Cisco
14 9 (0.43%) New Relic