Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Jul 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 3,185 5,677 8,217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 30.39% 28.80% 33.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.99% 31.14% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,827 4,608 7,330
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,125 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.10% +4.72% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +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 9,655 18,231 22,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.13% 92.47% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,878 13,954 18,459
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 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 12 July 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 12 July 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 1,612 £50,000 +5.26% 250
Yorkshire 0 1,328 £50,000 +11.11% 151
North East 0 245 £46,250 +2.78% 76
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 909 (28.54%) JavaScript
2 829 (26.03%) C#
3 774 (24.30%) .NET
4 769 (24.14%) DevOps
5 695 (21.82%) Scrum
6 677 (21.26%) SQL
7 656 (20.60%) Java
8 632 (19.84%) Software Engineering
9 618 (19.40%) Azure
10 565 (17.74%) AWS
11 502 (15.76%) TDD
12 489 (15.35%) Test Automation
13 484 (15.20%) Finance
14 457 (14.35%) HTML
15 448 (14.07%) SQL Server
16 440 (13.81%) CSS
17 438 (13.75%) AngularJS
18 404 (12.68%) Python
19 393 (12.34%) Git (software)
20 384 (12.06%) Microsoft
21 377 (11.84%) SDLC
22 371 (11.65%) React
23 368 (11.55%) Microservices
24 361 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
25 345 (10.83%) Docker
26 339 (10.64%) MVC
27 333 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
28 300 (9.42%) BDD
28 300 (9.42%) JIRA
29 288 (9.04%) QA

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
1 127 (3.99%) Confluence
2 56 (1.76%) CMS
3 42 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 29 (0.91%) Apache
5 29 (0.91%) IIS
6 18 (0.57%) nginx
7 15 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.38%) NServiceBus
10 11 (0.35%) Liferay
10 11 (0.35%) SAS
11 10 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.25%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.22%) Mule
15 6 (0.19%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
15 6 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.19%) Sketch
8 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.16%) InVision
9 4 (0.13%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.13%) Figma
10 3 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.094%) InDesign
11 2 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.031%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 17 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.50%) Magento
3 8 (0.25%) BASE24
4 6 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.16%) assyst
5 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
6 4 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.13%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.13%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.094%) Shopify
8 2 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.063%) Odoo
8 2 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.063%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.031%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.031%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 618 (19.40%) Azure
2 565 (17.74%) AWS
3 157 (4.93%) Serverless
4 112 (3.52%) SaaS
5 102 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
6 98 (3.08%) GCP
7 83 (2.61%) GitHub
8 80 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 58 (1.82%) Amazon S3
10 55 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
11 47 (1.48%) Power Platform
12 43 (1.35%) PaaS
13 39 (1.22%) npm
14 37 (1.16%) Office 365
15 34 (1.07%) IaaS
16 30 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 25 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
18 24 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
19 22 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
20 20 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.00%) Firewall
2 31 (0.97%) HTTP
3 25 (0.78%) Internet
4 18 (0.57%) DNS
5 15 (0.47%) Skype
5 15 (0.47%) VPN
6 13 (0.41%) WAN
7 10 (0.31%) DHCP
7 10 (0.31%) MPLS
8 9 (0.28%) FTP
8 9 (0.28%) Network Security
9 8 (0.25%) ATM
9 8 (0.25%) LAN
9 8 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.25%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.22%) AMQP
11 6 (0.19%) Intranet
11 6 (0.19%) Wireless
12 5 (0.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 194 (6.09%) NoSQL
3 146 (4.58%) MySQL
4 103 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 80 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
6 71 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 60 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 57 (1.79%) Redis
10 54 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 47 (1.48%) Power BI
12 44 (1.38%) Big Data
13 35 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
14 32 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 31 (0.97%) Oracle Database
16 26 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 393 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 300 (9.42%) JIRA
3 248 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 236 (7.41%) Selenium
5 127 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 113 (3.55%) Maven
7 87 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 84 (2.64%) WebDriver
9 81 (2.54%) SoapUI
10 74 (2.32%) TeamCity
11 72 (2.26%) JUnit
11 72 (2.26%) Visual Studio
12 66 (2.07%) NUnit
13 60 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
14 57 (1.79%) Postman
15 55 (1.73%) Bitbucket
16 49 (1.54%) webpack
17 44 (1.38%) SpecFlow
18 42 (1.32%) Subversion
19 40 (1.26%) JMeter
General
1 484 (15.20%) Finance
2 147 (4.62%) Marketing
3 122 (3.83%) Retail
4 117 (3.67%) Banking
5 85 (2.67%) Public Sector
6 71 (2.23%) Games
7 56 (1.76%) Legal
8 54 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 46 (1.44%) Law
10 38 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 28 (0.88%) Back Office
13 23 (0.72%) Electronics
14 19 (0.60%) Publishing
15 18 (0.57%) Automotive
16 14 (0.44%) Police
17 12 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.28%) Advertising
18 9 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,140 (35.79%) Developer
2 320 (10.05%) Software Engineer
3 289 (9.07%) Senior Developer
4 285 (8.95%) Analyst
5 245 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 192 (6.03%) Software Developer
7 177 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 151 (4.74%) Architect
9 133 (4.18%) Business Analyst
10 132 (4.14%) Java Developer
11 128 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
12 125 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 121 (3.80%) Tester
14 114 (3.58%) Project Manager
15 96 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
15 96 (3.01%) PHP Developer
16 91 (2.86%) Java Engineer
17 87 (2.73%) Lead Developer
18 83 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
19 81 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (24.30%) .NET
2 457 (14.35%) HTML
3 440 (13.81%) CSS
4 438 (13.75%) AngularJS
5 371 (11.65%) React
6 264 (8.29%) Node.js
7 263 (8.26%) .NET Core
7 263 (8.26%) ASP.NET
8 230 (7.22%) Web Services
9 190 (5.97%) REST
10 177 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 176 (5.53%) Spring
12 174 (5.46%) Vue.js
13 164 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 148 (4.65%) RESTful
15 137 (4.30%) HTML5
16 125 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 120 (3.77%) jQuery
18 106 (3.33%) SOAP
19 100 (3.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 269 (8.45%) User Experience
2 255 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
4 131 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 107 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 46 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.19%) Cloud Native
8 38 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 38 (1.19%) NHS
8 38 (1.19%) Virtual Team
9 34 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 33 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 33 (1.04%) Public Cloud
11 26 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 18 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (0.47%) Blog
15 12 (0.38%) CMDB
16 11 (0.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 216 (6.78%) Linux
2 201 (6.31%) Windows
3 65 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 50 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 47 (1.48%) Android
6 43 (1.35%) Unix
7 20 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.53%) CentOS
9 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.16%) Debian
14 4 (0.13%) zOS
15 3 (0.094%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.063%) VMS
16 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.031%) Tizen
17 1 (0.031%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (24.14%) DevOps
2 695 (21.82%) Scrum
3 632 (19.84%) Software Engineering
4 502 (15.76%) TDD
5 489 (15.35%) Test Automation
6 377 (11.84%) SDLC
7 368 (11.55%) Microservices
8 361 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
9 339 (10.64%) MVC
10 333 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
11 300 (9.42%) BDD
12 208 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 204 (6.41%) Kanban
14 203 (6.37%) Mentoring
15 195 (6.12%) Project Management
16 182 (5.71%) User Stories
17 179 (5.62%) OO
18 177 (5.56%) Front End Development
19 166 (5.21%) Waterfall
20 148 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 909 (28.54%) JavaScript
2 829 (26.03%) C#
3 677 (21.26%) SQL
4 656 (20.60%) Java
5 404 (12.68%) Python
6 207 (6.50%) PHP
7 154 (4.84%) TypeScript
8 108 (3.39%) Ruby
9 99 (3.11%) C++
10 93 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 84 (2.64%) PowerShell
12 80 (2.51%) T-SQL
13 72 (2.26%) Java 8
14 66 (2.07%) Scala
15 63 (1.98%) ES6
16 62 (1.95%) Go
17 59 (1.85%) C
18 46 (1.44%) PL/SQL
19 39 (1.22%) Shell Script
20 28 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 222 (6.97%) Degree
2 102 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 70 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 39 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 28 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
9 23 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (0.69%) ISEB
11 21 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (0.53%) CCNA
13 16 (0.50%) MCSE
13 16 (0.50%) PhD
13 16 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (0.44%) MCSA
14 14 (0.44%) MCTS
15 12 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (9.04%) QA
2 28 (0.88%) GDPR
3 20 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.57%) SLA
5 17 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.35%) PMO
8 8 (0.25%) ISO 8583
9 6 (0.19%) COBIT
10 3 (0.094%) HL7
10 3 (0.094%) NCSC
10 3 (0.094%) NIST
10 3 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.063%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.063%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.063%) ITGC
12 1 (0.031%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.031%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.031%) PMBOK
System Software
1 345 (10.83%) Docker
2 57 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.35%) vSphere
5 10 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.13%) Xen
8 2 (0.063%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.063%) Postfix
9 1 (0.031%) KVM
9 1 (0.031%) NDS
9 1 (0.031%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.031%) NFS
9 1 (0.031%) pfSense
9 1 (0.031%) Samba
9 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 231 (7.25%) Kubernetes
2 217 (6.81%) Terraform
3 138 (4.33%) Puppet
4 135 (4.24%) Ansible
5 111 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (0.75%) Grafana
7 20 (0.63%) Kibana
8 15 (0.47%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.38%) Cobbler
9 12 (0.38%) Rancher
10 11 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
10 11 (0.35%) SCCM
11 10 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.31%) Graphite
11 10 (0.31%) Packer
11 10 (0.31%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.25%) Istio
12 8 (0.25%) logstash
13 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 384 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 145 (4.55%) Oracle
3 102 (3.20%) Google
4 52 (1.63%) VMware
5 46 (1.44%) IBM
6 35 (1.10%) SAP
7 28 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 27 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 24 (0.75%) Tableau
10 23 (0.72%) CA
11 22 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (0.69%) Sitecore
12 21 (0.66%) Cisco
13 19 (0.60%) Atlassian
13 19 (0.60%) EnterpriseDB
13 19 (0.60%) TOWER Software
14 18 (0.57%) Adobe
14 18 (0.57%) Unisys
15 15 (0.47%) Sage
16 14 (0.44%) Splunk