Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,033 5,099 5,977
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 27.62% 32.50% 31.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.68% 35.45% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,287 4,380 5,330
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 10,218 14,382 17,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 93.05% 91.68% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,368 11,626 14,011
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 3 March 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 3 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
North West -1 1,420 £50,000 - 487
Yorkshire 0 1,325 £48,750 -2.50% 325
North East -1 292 £50,000 +11.11% 86
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 3 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 of England region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 870 (28.68%) JavaScript
2 857 (28.26%) DevOps
3 787 (25.95%) Azure
4 725 (23.90%) C#
5 724 (23.87%) AWS
6 627 (20.67%) Scrum
7 623 (20.54%) .NET
8 608 (20.05%) SQL
9 589 (19.42%) Java
10 571 (18.83%) Software Engineering
11 513 (16.91%) Docker
12 462 (15.23%) HTML
13 447 (14.74%) TDD
14 445 (14.67%) Python
15 435 (14.34%) Kubernetes
16 403 (13.29%) CSS
17 401 (13.22%) Terraform
18 396 (13.06%) Finance
19 381 (12.56%) SQL Server
20 377 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
21 373 (12.30%) Test Automation
22 359 (11.84%) Microsoft
23 348 (11.47%) AngularJS
24 325 (10.72%) Linux
25 315 (10.39%) Git (software)
26 296 (9.76%) React
27 295 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
28 285 (9.40%) User Experience
29 280 (9.23%) Microservices
30 260 (8.57%) SDLC

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 91 (3.00%) Confluence
2 82 (2.70%) CMS
3 46 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 29 (0.96%) Umbraco
5 28 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 20 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 20 (0.66%) Kentico
8 19 (0.63%) IIS
9 16 (0.53%) nginx
9 16 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.49%) Drupal
11 13 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.36%) Apache
13 10 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.23%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.23%) JBoss
15 6 (0.20%) Headless CMS
16 5 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.59%) Sketch
4 16 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.36%) Adobe XD
7 11 (0.36%) Figma
8 9 (0.30%) InVision
9 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.066%) UXPin
13 1 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.033%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.46%) Magento
3 7 (0.23%) Shopify
4 4 (0.13%) BASE24
5 3 (0.099%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.099%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.099%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.066%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.033%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.033%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.033%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.033%) SAP IBP
7 1 (0.033%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 787 (25.95%) Azure
2 724 (23.87%) AWS
3 212 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 158 (5.21%) GCP
5 110 (3.63%) SaaS
6 106 (3.49%) Pulumi
7 103 (3.40%) Serverless
8 100 (3.30%) Power Platform
9 74 (2.44%) Amazon EKS
10 52 (1.71%) PaaS
11 48 (1.58%) Datadog
12 42 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
12 42 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
13 38 (1.25%) IaaS
14 37 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
15 34 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
16 31 (1.02%) GitHub
17 26 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
18 23 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
19 18 (0.59%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.76%) Firewall
2 19 (0.63%) Internet
3 15 (0.49%) HTTP
3 15 (0.49%) VPN
4 14 (0.46%) VLAN
5 11 (0.36%) IPv4
5 11 (0.36%) OSPF
6 10 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.20%) DNS
8 5 (0.16%) Skype
8 5 (0.16%) SSL
8 5 (0.16%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.13%) ATM
9 4 (0.13%) FTP
9 4 (0.13%) Network Security
9 4 (0.13%) VoIP
10 3 (0.099%) DHCP
10 3 (0.099%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.066%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.066%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 200 (6.59%) MySQL
3 145 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
4 138 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 115 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (3.63%) MongoDB
7 86 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 84 (2.77%) Power BI
9 76 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 69 (2.27%) Cosmos DB
11 67 (2.21%) Relational Database
12 62 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
12 62 (2.04%) Redis
13 60 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (1.78%) Data Lake
15 50 (1.65%) Big Data
16 49 (1.62%) MariaDB
17 22 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 21 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
19 20 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 315 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 230 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 190 (6.26%) JIRA
4 156 (5.14%) Selenium
5 115 (3.79%) Visual Studio
6 100 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 69 (2.27%) JUnit
8 64 (2.11%) Maven
9 57 (1.88%) Cucumber
10 56 (1.85%) Postman
11 54 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
12 42 (1.38%) TeamCity
13 41 (1.35%) GitLab
14 35 (1.15%) SpecFlow
15 33 (1.09%) Bitbucket
15 33 (1.09%) JMeter
15 33 (1.09%) WebDriver
16 31 (1.02%) webpack
17 30 (0.99%) Gradle
18 29 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 396 (13.06%) Finance
2 123 (4.06%) Marketing
3 112 (3.69%) Retail
4 100 (3.30%) Public Sector
5 55 (1.81%) Games
6 50 (1.65%) Banking
7 48 (1.58%) Law
8 42 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.06%) Legal
10 25 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.66%) Local Government
12 18 (0.59%) Electronics
13 11 (0.36%) Automotive
14 10 (0.33%) Publishing
15 9 (0.30%) Advertising
15 9 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.26%) Back Office
16 8 (0.26%) Housing Association
17 3 (0.099%) Billing
18 2 (0.066%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 1,088 (35.87%) Developer
2 295 (9.73%) Software Engineer
3 292 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 272 (8.97%) Senior Developer
5 234 (7.72%) .NET Developer
6 233 (7.68%) Analyst
7 183 (6.03%) Software Developer
8 168 (5.54%) AWS Engineer
9 159 (5.24%) Java Developer
10 150 (4.95%) C# Developer
11 144 (4.75%) AWS DevOps
11 144 (4.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 135 (4.45%) Architect
13 124 (4.09%) Business Analyst
14 111 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 101 (3.33%) Project Manager
16 100 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
17 88 (2.90%) Product Owner
18 86 (2.84%) Java Engineer
19 84 (2.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (20.54%) .NET
2 462 (15.23%) HTML
3 403 (13.29%) CSS
4 348 (11.47%) AngularJS
5 296 (9.76%) React
6 235 (7.75%) .NET Core
7 200 (6.59%) RESTful
8 198 (6.53%) Node.js
9 175 (5.77%) Vue.js
10 167 (5.51%) ASP.NET
11 153 (5.04%) .NET Framework
12 146 (4.81%) Web Services
13 140 (4.62%) HTML5
14 139 (4.58%) Spring
15 126 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 123 (4.06%) REST
17 122 (4.02%) jQuery
18 87 (2.87%) Laravel
19 77 (2.54%) Spring Boot
20 75 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 285 (9.40%) User Experience
2 206 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 182 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
4 146 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 87 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 64 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 60 (1.98%) Enterprise Cloud
9 44 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 36 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.09%) e-Learning
13 32 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 28 (0.92%) Cloud Native
15 26 (0.86%) NHS
16 22 (0.73%) Virtual Team
17 19 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
18 17 (0.56%) Data Centre
19 15 (0.49%) Blog
20 13 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 325 (10.72%) Linux
2 85 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 78 (2.57%) Android
4 77 (2.54%) Windows
5 47 (1.55%) Unix
6 21 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.099%) CentOS
9 3 (0.099%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.099%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.066%) Solaris
10 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.033%) Debian
11 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.033%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (28.26%) DevOps
2 627 (20.67%) Scrum
3 571 (18.83%) Software Engineering
4 447 (14.74%) TDD
5 377 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
6 373 (12.30%) Test Automation
7 295 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
8 280 (9.23%) Microservices
9 260 (8.57%) SDLC
10 242 (7.98%) MVC
11 240 (7.91%) Mentoring
12 229 (7.55%) Unit Testing
13 205 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
14 203 (6.69%) Project Management
15 201 (6.63%) Analytics
16 192 (6.33%) Infrastructure as Code
17 189 (6.23%) Coaching
18 181 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 178 (5.87%) E-Commerce
20 177 (5.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 870 (28.68%) JavaScript
2 725 (23.90%) C#
3 608 (20.05%) SQL
4 589 (19.42%) Java
5 445 (14.67%) Python
6 218 (7.19%) Go
7 214 (7.06%) Ruby
8 194 (6.40%) PHP
9 176 (5.80%) TypeScript
10 127 (4.19%) PowerShell
11 122 (4.02%) T-SQL
12 99 (3.26%) C++
13 95 (3.13%) Bash Shell
14 83 (2.74%) Scala
15 78 (2.57%) Kotlin
16 64 (2.11%) Groovy
17 38 (1.25%) ES6
18 37 (1.22%) Apple Swift
18 37 (1.22%) C
18 37 (1.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 186 (6.13%) Degree
2 83 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.24%) AWS Certification
4 61 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 42 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.69%) ISEB
8 21 (0.69%) PhD
9 13 (0.43%) CISSP
10 12 (0.40%) GIAC
11 11 (0.36%) RHCE
12 9 (0.30%) CISM
12 9 (0.30%) CSPO
13 7 (0.23%) CEH
13 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (6.53%) QA
2 51 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (1.62%) GDPR
4 17 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.46%) SLA
7 9 (0.30%) PMO
8 8 (0.26%) NCSC
9 4 (0.13%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.099%) NIST
11 2 (0.066%) WCAG
12 1 (0.033%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.033%) COBIT
12 1 (0.033%) GxP
12 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 513 (16.91%) Docker
2 20 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.066%) HDFS
5 2 (0.066%) NFS
5 2 (0.066%) XenApp
6 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.033%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.033%) Firmware
6 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 435 (14.34%) Kubernetes
2 401 (13.22%) Terraform
3 253 (8.34%) Puppet
4 220 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
5 139 (4.58%) Ansible
6 57 (1.88%) Prometheus
7 55 (1.81%) Grafana
8 22 (0.73%) Packer
9 11 (0.36%) Istio
10 7 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.20%) Consul
11 6 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.20%) Nagios
11 6 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.16%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.16%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.13%) Kibana
14 3 (0.099%) logstash
15 2 (0.066%) Graphite
15 2 (0.066%) Salt
Vendors
1 359 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 121 (3.99%) Oracle
3 104 (3.43%) SaltStack
4 66 (2.18%) Google
5 51 (1.68%) New Relic
6 48 (1.58%) Adobe
7 41 (1.35%) Atlassian
8 40 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (1.06%) Databricks
10 29 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 25 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 24 (0.79%) SAP
13 21 (0.69%) VMware
13 21 (0.69%) Zend
14 17 (0.56%) Apple
14 17 (0.56%) Splunk
15 16 (0.53%) IBM
15 16 (0.53%) Xamarin
16 15 (0.49%) UiPath
17 12 (0.40%) Blue Prism