Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,494 4,011 5,684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 27.98% 31.68% 30.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.06% 34.42% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,012 3,236 4,443
10th Percentile £34,304 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,750 £39,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,312 £70,000
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 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 11,622 11,653 17,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 93.08% 92.05% 92.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9,254 9,494 13,585
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
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 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 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 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
Yorkshire 0 1,589 £50,000 - 285
North West 0 1,587 £50,000 - 549
North East 0 325 £47,750 +6.11% 98
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 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 of England region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1,057 (30.25%) DevOps
2 1,010 (28.91%) AWS
3 971 (27.79%) Azure
4 967 (27.68%) JavaScript
5 805 (23.04%) Scrum
6 793 (22.70%) C#
7 678 (19.40%) Java
8 672 (19.23%) SQL
9 670 (19.18%) Software Engineering
10 652 (18.66%) Docker
11 632 (18.09%) .NET
12 606 (17.34%) Social Skills
13 597 (17.09%) Kubernetes
14 514 (14.71%) Python
15 505 (14.45%) Terraform
16 504 (14.42%) TDD
17 470 (13.45%) HTML
18 454 (12.99%) Test Automation
19 443 (12.68%) Microsoft
20 439 (12.56%) Linux
21 436 (12.48%) CSS
22 429 (12.28%) Finance
23 419 (11.99%) Git (software)
24 416 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
25 372 (10.65%) AngularJS
26 368 (10.53%) React
27 366 (10.48%) SQL Server
28 319 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
29 314 (8.99%) Microservices
30 293 (8.39%) Jenkins

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
1 101 (2.89%) CMS
1 101 (2.89%) Confluence
2 43 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 40 (1.14%) IIS
4 33 (0.94%) Umbraco
5 30 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 28 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 28 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (0.77%) Kentico
8 25 (0.72%) Apache
9 24 (0.69%) Drupal
10 21 (0.60%) nginx
11 15 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (0.40%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.14%) Apache Synapse
15 5 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 38 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.72%) Sketch
4 20 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.49%) Figma
6 14 (0.40%) Adobe XD
7 12 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.31%) InVision
9 10 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
12 5 (0.14%) InDesign
13 3 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.057%) UXPin
15 1 (0.029%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 24 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.26%) Magento
3 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.086%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.086%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.086%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.086%) Shopify
4 3 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.057%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.029%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.029%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.029%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.029%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.029%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.029%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,010 (28.91%) AWS
2 971 (27.79%) Azure
3 255 (7.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 223 (6.38%) GCP
5 138 (3.95%) SaaS
5 138 (3.95%) Serverless
6 115 (3.29%) Power Platform
7 113 (3.23%) Pulumi
8 81 (2.32%) Amazon EKS
9 67 (1.92%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 65 (1.86%) PaaS
11 57 (1.63%) Datadog
12 56 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
13 53 (1.52%) Microsoft 365
14 46 (1.32%) IaaS
15 43 (1.23%) GitHub
16 42 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
17 38 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
18 35 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
19 32 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.32%) Firewall
2 40 (1.14%) Internet
3 34 (0.97%) VPN
4 21 (0.60%) VLAN
5 19 (0.54%) IPv4
5 19 (0.54%) OSPF
6 17 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.43%) DNS
8 12 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 12 (0.34%) VoIP
9 10 (0.29%) HTTP
9 10 (0.29%) WAN
10 9 (0.26%) Modbus
10 9 (0.26%) RS-422
10 9 (0.26%) SSL
11 5 (0.14%) Broadband
11 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.14%) LAN
11 5 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 241 (6.90%) MySQL
3 189 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 144 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 129 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
6 113 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 100 (2.86%) Power BI
8 81 (2.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 81 (2.32%) Big Data
8 81 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 72 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 71 (2.03%) Redis
11 68 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 68 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 63 (1.80%) MariaDB
13 58 (1.66%) Data Lake
14 38 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 30 (0.86%) Tableau
16 29 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
17 27 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 419 (11.99%) Git (software)
2 293 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 222 (6.35%) JIRA
4 148 (4.24%) Selenium
5 114 (3.26%) GitLab
6 112 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 96 (2.75%) JUnit
8 94 (2.69%) Visual Studio
9 89 (2.55%) Maven
10 86 (2.46%) Postman
11 76 (2.18%) Cucumber
12 50 (1.43%) webpack
13 48 (1.37%) JMeter
14 40 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
15 38 (1.09%) SoapUI
16 37 (1.06%) gulp
16 37 (1.06%) SpecFlow
17 31 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 30 (0.86%) TeamCity
18 30 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 606 (17.34%) Social Skills
2 429 (12.28%) Finance
3 195 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 178 (5.09%) Public Sector
5 140 (4.01%) Retail
6 128 (3.66%) Marketing
7 83 (2.38%) Banking
8 77 (2.20%) Games
9 75 (2.15%) Law
10 58 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
10 58 (1.66%) Legal
11 54 (1.55%) Telecoms
12 49 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
13 42 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
14 37 (1.06%) Manufacturing
15 24 (0.69%) Electronics
15 24 (0.69%) Local Government
16 18 (0.52%) Automotive
17 15 (0.43%) Publishing
18 13 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,180 (33.77%) Developer
2 334 (9.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 312 (8.93%) Analyst
3 312 (8.93%) Software Engineer
4 298 (8.53%) Senior Developer
5 219 (6.27%) .NET Developer
6 202 (5.78%) Software Developer
7 192 (5.50%) AWS Engineer
8 168 (4.81%) Architect
9 167 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 162 (4.64%) Business Analyst
11 158 (4.52%) AWS DevOps
12 156 (4.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 155 (4.44%) Java Developer
14 135 (3.86%) Project Manager
15 119 (3.41%) Azure Engineer
16 107 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 88 (2.52%) Java Engineer
17 88 (2.52%) PHP Developer
17 88 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (18.09%) .NET
2 470 (13.45%) HTML
3 436 (12.48%) CSS
4 372 (10.65%) AngularJS
5 368 (10.53%) React
6 264 (7.56%) .NET Core
7 227 (6.50%) Node.js
8 221 (6.33%) Web Services
9 213 (6.10%) Vue.js
10 208 (5.95%) RESTful
11 182 (5.21%) Spring
12 165 (4.72%) ASP.NET
13 155 (4.44%) .NET Framework
14 141 (4.04%) HTML5
14 141 (4.04%) REST
15 127 (3.63%) jQuery
16 117 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 109 (3.12%) Spring Boot
18 92 (2.63%) XML
19 91 (2.60%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 289 (8.27%) User Experience
2 197 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
3 132 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 83 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 74 (2.12%) Public Cloud
6 70 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
7 69 (1.97%) NHS
8 67 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
10 58 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 52 (1.49%) Management Information System
12 41 (1.17%) Data Centre
13 35 (1.00%) Cloud Native
14 29 (0.83%) e-Learning
15 21 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 18 (0.52%) Blog
17 15 (0.43%) Algorithms
18 13 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
18 13 (0.37%) Robotics
19 11 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 439 (12.56%) Linux
2 105 (3.01%) Windows
3 91 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 90 (2.58%) Android
5 64 (1.83%) Unix
6 27 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.34%) CentOS
9 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
14 3 (0.086%) Debian
14 3 (0.086%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.086%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.057%) Solaris
15 2 (0.057%) VMS
16 1 (0.029%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,057 (30.25%) DevOps
2 805 (23.04%) Scrum
3 670 (19.18%) Software Engineering
4 504 (14.42%) TDD
5 454 (12.99%) Test Automation
6 416 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
7 319 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
8 314 (8.99%) Microservices
9 277 (7.93%) SDLC
10 273 (7.81%) Analytics
11 268 (7.67%) Project Management
12 256 (7.33%) Mentoring
13 254 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
14 246 (7.04%) MVC
15 236 (6.75%) Waterfall
16 232 (6.64%) Infrastructure as Code
17 228 (6.53%) Unit Testing
18 225 (6.44%) OOP
19 219 (6.27%) Coaching
20 210 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 967 (27.68%) JavaScript
2 793 (22.70%) C#
3 678 (19.40%) Java
4 672 (19.23%) SQL
5 514 (14.71%) Python
6 252 (7.21%) Go
7 236 (6.75%) TypeScript
8 230 (6.58%) PHP
9 229 (6.55%) Ruby
10 164 (4.69%) T-SQL
11 160 (4.58%) PowerShell
12 139 (3.98%) C++
13 132 (3.78%) Bash Shell
14 125 (3.58%) Scala
15 94 (2.69%) Kotlin
16 77 (2.20%) Groovy
17 69 (1.97%) C
18 53 (1.52%) ES6
19 27 (0.77%) Java 8
20 26 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 176 (5.04%) Degree
2 145 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 128 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 71 (2.03%) AWS Certification
5 40 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 28 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (0.69%) ISEB
9 19 (0.54%) RHCE
10 18 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 18 (0.52%) GIAC
11 15 (0.43%) CISSP
12 12 (0.34%) PhD
13 10 (0.29%) CISM
13 10 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.26%) CSPO
15 8 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.23%) Master's Degree
16 7 (0.20%) CEH
17 6 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (6.81%) QA
2 59 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 51 (1.46%) GDPR
4 46 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.52%) PMO
6 17 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.40%) SLA
8 11 (0.31%) GRC
9 9 (0.26%) NCSC
10 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.086%) WCAG
13 2 (0.057%) WAI
14 1 (0.029%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.029%) COBIT
14 1 (0.029%) GxP
System Software
1 652 (18.66%) Docker
2 57 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.74%) NDS
4 26 (0.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 20 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.086%) XenApp
9 2 (0.057%) HDFS
9 2 (0.057%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.057%) NFS
9 2 (0.057%) vSphere
10 1 (0.029%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.029%) Ceph
10 1 (0.029%) Firmware
10 1 (0.029%) KVM
Systems Management
1 597 (17.09%) Kubernetes
2 505 (14.45%) Terraform
3 273 (7.81%) Puppet
4 257 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
5 179 (5.12%) Ansible
6 76 (2.18%) Grafana
7 73 (2.09%) Prometheus
8 37 (1.06%) Istio
9 31 (0.89%) Packer
10 26 (0.74%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 17 (0.49%) Nagios
12 14 (0.40%) Consul
12 14 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (0.26%) Salt
13 9 (0.26%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.23%) Graphite
14 8 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (0.20%) CFEngine
15 7 (0.20%) HP Fortify
16 6 (0.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 443 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 178 (5.09%) Oracle
3 113 (3.23%) SaltStack
4 67 (1.92%) Google
5 59 (1.69%) New Relic
6 54 (1.55%) Adobe
7 44 (1.26%) VMware
8 43 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 40 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 40 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 36 (1.03%) Databricks
11 32 (0.92%) Sitecore
12 31 (0.89%) Splunk
13 27 (0.77%) ForgeRock
14 26 (0.74%) NetIQ
14 26 (0.74%) SAP
15 23 (0.66%) Xamarin
16 19 (0.54%) Zend
17 18 (0.52%) IBM
18 16 (0.46%) HP