Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 5,717 6,935 6,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.18% 31.75% 28.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.55% 34.61% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,405 5,876 5,896
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 17,563 20,040 22,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.72% 91.76% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13,583 16,291 18,208
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 3,185 £47,500 - 584
Yorkshire 0 2,120 £47,500 - 387
North East +1 412 £45,000 -5.26% 77
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 1,442 (25.22%) C#
2 1,342 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 1,275 (22.30%) .NET
4 1,227 (21.46%) Java
5 1,192 (20.85%) Scrum
6 1,146 (20.05%) SQL
7 1,056 (18.47%) DevOps
8 1,002 (17.53%) Mentoring
9 987 (17.26%) Software Engineering
10 975 (17.05%) Test Automation
11 871 (15.24%) Azure
12 862 (15.08%) Finance
13 839 (14.68%) TDD
14 834 (14.59%) HTML
15 785 (13.73%) Microsoft
16 757 (13.24%) SQL Server
17 754 (13.19%) AWS
17 754 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
18 727 (12.72%) CSS
19 699 (12.23%) Coaching
20 677 (11.84%) MVC
21 667 (11.67%) Git (software)
22 612 (10.70%) SDLC
23 599 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
24 584 (10.22%) Degree
25 581 (10.16%) ASP.NET
26 572 (10.01%) JIRA
27 554 (9.69%) AngularJS
28 545 (9.53%) QA
29 531 (9.29%) Microservices

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
1 234 (4.09%) Confluence
2 88 (1.54%) CMS
3 86 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 71 (1.24%) IIS
5 69 (1.21%) Apache Spark
6 64 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 64 (1.12%) Skype for Business
7 41 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 35 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 30 (0.52%) Apache
9 30 (0.52%) nginx
10 24 (0.42%) WordPress
11 21 (0.37%) JBoss
12 20 (0.35%) Drupal
12 20 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 18 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 92 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.59%) Chatbot
4 33 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 26 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 22 (0.38%) Sketch
8 19 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (0.19%) InVision
11 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.070%) EngageOne
13 4 (0.070%) InDesign
14 2 (0.035%) Figma
14 2 (0.035%) FileZilla
14 2 (0.035%) Flinto
14 2 (0.035%) Marvel
14 2 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.65%) Magento
3 22 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 14 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.16%) assyst
9 8 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.087%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 4 (0.070%) CiviCRM
12 3 (0.052%) Maximo
13 2 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
13 2 (0.035%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 2 (0.035%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.035%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 871 (15.24%) Azure
2 754 (13.19%) AWS
3 215 (3.76%) SaaS
4 208 (3.64%) Office 365
5 173 (3.03%) Serverless
6 157 (2.75%) GCP
7 143 (2.50%) GitHub
8 112 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
9 94 (1.64%) Power Platform
10 86 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 80 (1.40%) PaaS
12 74 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
13 66 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
14 60 (1.05%) G Suite
15 59 (1.03%) IaaS
16 43 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
17 34 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
18 27 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
19 23 (0.40%) Slack
20 21 (0.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 140 (2.45%) Broadband
2 71 (1.24%) Skype
3 69 (1.21%) Firewall
4 63 (1.10%) DNS
5 46 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 42 (0.73%) Intranet
7 41 (0.72%) WAN
8 40 (0.70%) HTTP
8 40 (0.70%) Internet
9 37 (0.65%) DHCP
10 35 (0.61%) VPN
11 30 (0.52%) LAN
12 20 (0.35%) Network Security
12 20 (0.35%) SAN
13 17 (0.30%) SSL
14 14 (0.24%) Wireless
15 12 (0.21%) MPLS
16 11 (0.19%) DMZ
17 10 (0.17%) PBX
17 10 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 290 (5.07%) MySQL
3 198 (3.46%) NoSQL
4 190 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 179 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 172 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 170 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 152 (2.66%) Big Data
9 150 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
10 116 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 97 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 93 (1.63%) Power BI
13 87 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 73 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 54 (0.94%) Oracle Database
15 54 (0.94%) Redis
16 45 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 40 (0.70%) Apache Hive
18 37 (0.65%) DB2
18 37 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 667 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 572 (10.01%) JIRA
3 428 (7.49%) Selenium
4 385 (6.73%) Jenkins
5 244 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 187 (3.27%) SoapUI
7 185 (3.24%) Cucumber
8 177 (3.10%) Visual Studio
9 156 (2.73%) Maven
10 145 (2.54%) WebDriver
11 109 (1.91%) JMeter
12 99 (1.73%) JUnit
13 98 (1.71%) SpecFlow
14 91 (1.59%) Subversion
15 88 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 87 (1.52%) TeamCity
17 72 (1.26%) Gradle
18 70 (1.22%) webpack
19 69 (1.21%) gulp
19 69 (1.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 862 (15.08%) Finance
2 408 (7.14%) Retail
3 347 (6.07%) Banking
4 292 (5.11%) Public Sector
5 223 (3.90%) Marketing
6 135 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 84 (1.47%) Games
8 79 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.08%) Automotive
10 61 (1.07%) Legal
11 31 (0.54%) Back Office
12 25 (0.44%) Law
13 24 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.40%) Electronics
14 23 (0.40%) Local Government
15 19 (0.33%) Billing
15 19 (0.33%) Police
16 18 (0.31%) Publishing
17 16 (0.28%) Advertising
18 14 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,054 (35.93%) Developer
2 584 (10.22%) Analyst
3 500 (8.75%) Senior Developer
4 458 (8.01%) Software Engineer
5 454 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 381 (6.66%) .NET Developer
7 371 (6.49%) Software Developer
8 324 (5.67%) Business Analyst
9 320 (5.60%) Java Developer
10 265 (4.64%) Project Manager
11 264 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 218 (3.81%) Test Engineer
13 210 (3.67%) Architect
14 199 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 183 (3.20%) Test Analyst
16 175 (3.06%) PHP Developer
17 165 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
18 164 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
19 158 (2.76%) Tester
20 147 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,275 (22.30%) .NET
2 834 (14.59%) HTML
3 727 (12.72%) CSS
4 581 (10.16%) ASP.NET
5 554 (9.69%) AngularJS
6 396 (6.93%) React
6 396 (6.93%) Web Services
7 350 (6.12%) Node.js
8 347 (6.07%) jQuery
9 339 (5.93%) REST
10 327 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 324 (5.67%) Spring
12 276 (4.83%) .NET Framework
13 242 (4.23%) .NET Core
14 211 (3.69%) XML
15 202 (3.53%) RESTful
16 194 (3.39%) Vue.js
17 182 (3.18%) SOAP
18 179 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
19 159 (2.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 423 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 400 (7.00%) User Experience
3 312 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
4 202 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 196 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 163 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 95 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 87 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 75 (1.31%) Algorithms
10 69 (1.21%) Data Centre
11 67 (1.17%) Smartphone
12 54 (0.94%) Robotics
12 54 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 52 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
14 49 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 44 (0.77%) NHS
16 34 (0.59%) BBC
16 34 (0.59%) Cloud Native
17 30 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
18 29 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 469 (8.20%) Linux
2 366 (6.40%) Windows
3 227 (3.97%) Android
4 136 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 118 (2.06%) Unix
6 88 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 49 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 40 (0.70%) CentOS
8 40 (0.70%) Tizen
9 29 (0.51%) AIX
10 28 (0.49%) SUSE
11 24 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,192 (20.85%) Scrum
2 1,056 (18.47%) DevOps
3 1,002 (17.53%) Mentoring
4 987 (17.26%) Software Engineering
5 975 (17.05%) Test Automation
6 839 (14.68%) TDD
7 754 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
8 699 (12.23%) Coaching
9 677 (11.84%) MVC
10 612 (10.70%) SDLC
11 599 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
12 531 (9.29%) Microservices
13 479 (8.38%) Waterfall
14 474 (8.29%) BDD
15 435 (7.61%) Project Management
16 429 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 402 (7.03%) Kanban
18 395 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
19 364 (6.37%) E-Commerce
20 351 (6.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,442 (25.22%) C#
2 1,342 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 1,227 (21.46%) Java
4 1,146 (20.05%) SQL
5 456 (7.98%) Python
6 406 (7.10%) PHP
7 325 (5.68%) C++
8 238 (4.16%) Ruby
9 173 (3.03%) C
10 157 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 141 (2.47%) Java 8
12 130 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 128 (2.24%) TypeScript
14 96 (1.68%) Bash Shell
15 78 (1.36%) ES6
16 74 (1.29%) Perl
16 74 (1.29%) Scala
17 65 (1.14%) VB
18 53 (0.93%) Apex Code
19 52 (0.91%) Go
Qualifications
1 584 (10.22%) Degree
2 145 (2.54%) ISTQB
3 108 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 103 (1.80%) ISEB
5 98 (1.71%) Security Cleared
6 52 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (0.80%) DBS Check
7 46 (0.80%) SC Cleared
8 43 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 33 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 32 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 29 (0.51%) CISSP
12 28 (0.49%) AWS Certification
13 27 (0.47%) CISM
14 26 (0.45%) DV Cleared
14 26 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 23 (0.40%) MCSE
18 21 (0.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 545 (9.53%) QA
2 69 (1.21%) SLA
3 59 (1.03%) GDPR
4 58 (1.01%) PMO
5 32 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.17%) ISO 26262
9 8 (0.14%) WCAG
10 6 (0.10%) COBIT
10 6 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.087%) NIST
12 4 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.052%) COSO
13 3 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.035%) PSD2
14 2 (0.035%) TickIT
15 1 (0.017%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 419 (7.33%) Docker
2 88 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.37%) XenApp
6 19 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.30%) Varnish
8 16 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.23%) HDFS
9 13 (0.23%) IAG
10 12 (0.21%) vSphere
11 11 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.12%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.087%) etcd
14 5 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.087%) Squid
15 3 (0.052%) Firmware
15 3 (0.052%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 241 (4.22%) Kubernetes
2 181 (3.17%) Ansible
3 177 (3.10%) Terraform
4 158 (2.76%) Puppet
5 137 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (0.82%) SCCM
7 43 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 24 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
10 23 (0.40%) Rancher
11 22 (0.38%) Grafana
11 22 (0.38%) Kibana
12 20 (0.35%) Nessus
13 19 (0.33%) Packer
13 19 (0.33%) SCOM
14 17 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
15 16 (0.28%) Consul
16 15 (0.26%) logstash
17 12 (0.21%) Ganglia
18 11 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 785 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 270 (4.72%) Oracle
3 218 (3.81%) Google
4 141 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
5 136 (2.38%) Sage
6 86 (1.50%) HP
7 73 (1.28%) IBM
8 71 (1.24%) VMware
9 68 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 65 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 61 (1.07%) Cisco
12 53 (0.93%) Pega
13 51 (0.89%) Xamarin
14 48 (0.84%) SAP
15 41 (0.72%) Tableau
16 40 (0.70%) QNX
17 39 (0.68%) Citrix
18 37 (0.65%) Adobe
18 37 (0.65%) Informatica
19 36 (0.63%) CA