Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
24 Nov 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 2,373 5,548 6,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 28.88% 31.67% 31.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.17% 34.22% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,539 4,713 6,001
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,385 £31,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
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 7,612 16,211 19,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.65% 92.55% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,598 12,867 15,752
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,118 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 1,136 £50,750 +6.84% 394
Yorkshire 0 1,006 £48,500 +2.11% 246
North East -1 230 £47,500 +5.56% 96
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 749 (31.56%) JavaScript
2 619 (26.09%) DevOps
3 615 (25.92%) C#
4 586 (24.69%) .NET
5 535 (22.55%) SQL
6 525 (22.12%) Azure
7 493 (20.78%) Scrum
8 476 (20.06%) Software Engineering
9 458 (19.30%) Java
10 448 (18.88%) AWS
11 410 (17.28%) AngularJS
12 390 (16.43%) HTML
13 365 (15.38%) TDD
14 351 (14.79%) Finance
15 347 (14.62%) CSS
16 336 (14.16%) SQL Server
17 320 (13.49%) Microservices
18 312 (13.15%) Test Automation
19 311 (13.11%) Docker
20 292 (12.31%) Microsoft
21 287 (12.09%) Python
22 278 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
23 274 (11.55%) React
24 271 (11.42%) Git (software)
25 261 (11.00%) User Experience
26 258 (10.87%) Kubernetes
27 241 (10.16%) Terraform
28 234 (9.86%) Unit Testing
29 228 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
30 223 (9.40%) .NET Core

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 41 (1.73%) CMS
1 41 (1.73%) Confluence
2 31 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 14 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (0.51%) Apache
6 11 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.42%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.34%) nginx
9 6 (0.25%) Headless CMS
9 6 (0.25%) JBoss
10 5 (0.21%) IBM Domino
10 5 (0.21%) IIS
10 5 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.17%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.17%) Liferay
12 3 (0.13%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.55%) Chatbot
6 12 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.42%) Sketch
8 9 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.29%) InVision
10 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.13%) Figma
12 2 (0.084%) Zeplin
13 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (0.97%) Magento
2 11 (0.46%) Shopify
3 9 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.17%) BASE24
5 3 (0.13%) Odoo
5 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.084%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.084%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.084%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.042%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.042%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.042%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.042%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.042%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 525 (22.12%) Azure
2 448 (18.88%) AWS
3 124 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 118 (4.97%) GCP
5 85 (3.58%) Serverless
6 71 (2.99%) SaaS
7 67 (2.82%) Power Platform
8 62 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (2.32%) GitHub
10 50 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
11 36 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
12 30 (1.26%) npm
13 27 (1.14%) Office 365
14 21 (0.88%) Datadog
14 21 (0.88%) IaaS
15 20 (0.84%) PaaS
16 19 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
18 13 (0.55%) Amazon S3
18 13 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.72%) HTTP
2 14 (0.59%) Internet
3 13 (0.55%) Broadband
4 8 (0.34%) Firewall
5 6 (0.25%) Skype
6 5 (0.21%) AMQP
6 5 (0.21%) DNS
7 4 (0.17%) ATM
7 4 (0.17%) RFID
7 4 (0.17%) VPN
8 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.084%) Network Security
10 1 (0.042%) DMZ
10 1 (0.042%) Extranet
10 1 (0.042%) Intranet
10 1 (0.042%) MPLS
10 1 (0.042%) SMTP
10 1 (0.042%) VLAN
10 1 (0.042%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.31%) NoSQL
3 115 (4.85%) MySQL
4 80 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 75 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (2.53%) Power BI
8 56 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 54 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 50 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (1.39%) Data Lake
11 33 (1.39%) Redis
12 32 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (1.26%) Big Data
14 28 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
15 27 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
16 26 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (0.88%) MariaDB
18 16 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (0.67%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 271 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 170 (7.16%) Jenkins
3 158 (6.66%) Selenium
4 156 (6.57%) JIRA
5 74 (3.12%) Visual Studio
6 62 (2.61%) Maven
6 62 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (1.90%) WebDriver
8 44 (1.85%) JUnit
8 44 (1.85%) TeamCity
9 37 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 36 (1.52%) Bitbucket
10 36 (1.52%) SoapUI
11 35 (1.47%) GitLab
12 34 (1.43%) webpack
13 28 (1.18%) Cucumber
14 27 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
14 27 (1.14%) SpecFlow
15 22 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 351 (14.79%) Finance
2 116 (4.89%) Marketing
3 75 (3.16%) Public Sector
4 69 (2.91%) Retail
5 34 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.26%) Games
7 29 (1.22%) Banking
7 29 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 22 (0.93%) Legal
8 22 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 20 (0.84%) Law
10 15 (0.63%) Publishing
11 14 (0.59%) Local Government
12 11 (0.46%) Electronics
13 9 (0.38%) Automotive
13 9 (0.38%) Back Office
14 7 (0.29%) Housing Association
15 6 (0.25%) Billing
16 3 (0.13%) Social Housing
17 1 (0.042%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 940 (39.61%) Developer
2 266 (11.21%) Software Engineer
3 220 (9.27%) .NET Developer
4 195 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 192 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 142 (5.98%) Software Developer
7 139 (5.86%) Analyst
8 126 (5.31%) Architect
9 125 (5.27%) C# Developer
10 118 (4.97%) Java Developer
11 113 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
12 110 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 95 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
13 95 (4.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 82 (3.46%) Business Analyst
14 82 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
15 81 (3.41%) Product Owner
16 79 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
17 78 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
18 71 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (24.69%) .NET
2 410 (17.28%) AngularJS
3 390 (16.43%) HTML
4 347 (14.62%) CSS
5 274 (11.55%) React
6 223 (9.40%) .NET Core
7 191 (8.05%) Node.js
8 176 (7.42%) RESTful
9 172 (7.25%) ASP.NET
10 162 (6.83%) Vue.js
11 152 (6.41%) REST
12 143 (6.03%) Web Services
13 126 (5.31%) .NET Framework
14 119 (5.01%) HTML5
15 117 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 107 (4.51%) Spring
17 83 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 71 (2.99%) Laravel
19 66 (2.78%) jQuery
20 57 (2.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 261 (11.00%) User Experience
2 173 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 100 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 77 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 71 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 70 (2.95%) Data Structures
8 65 (2.74%) Algorithms
9 58 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
10 33 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
11 32 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (0.93%) Virtual Team
13 21 (0.88%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.84%) Cloud Native
15 19 (0.80%) NHS
16 15 (0.63%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.42%) Blog
18 8 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
19 7 (0.29%) Graphic Design
19 7 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (8.72%) Linux
2 76 (3.20%) Windows
3 67 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 57 (2.40%) Android
5 20 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (0.76%) Unix
7 17 (0.72%) CentOS
8 11 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.042%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.042%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.042%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (26.09%) DevOps
2 493 (20.78%) Scrum
3 476 (20.06%) Software Engineering
4 365 (15.38%) TDD
5 320 (13.49%) Microservices
6 312 (13.15%) Test Automation
7 278 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
8 234 (9.86%) Unit Testing
9 228 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
10 212 (8.93%) MVC
11 205 (8.64%) SDLC
12 179 (7.54%) Front End Development
13 162 (6.83%) E-Commerce
14 158 (6.66%) Mentoring
15 154 (6.49%) Project Management
16 150 (6.32%) OO
17 147 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 144 (6.07%) BDD
19 132 (5.56%) User Stories
20 131 (5.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 749 (31.56%) JavaScript
2 615 (25.92%) C#
3 535 (22.55%) SQL
4 458 (19.30%) Java
5 287 (12.09%) Python
6 146 (6.15%) TypeScript
7 129 (5.44%) PHP
8 128 (5.39%) Go
9 122 (5.14%) Ruby
10 73 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 65 (2.74%) C++
12 50 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 48 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 47 (1.98%) Kotlin
15 45 (1.90%) Java 8
16 42 (1.77%) Apple Swift
17 36 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 36 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 35 (1.47%) ES6
19 31 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 196 (8.26%) Degree
2 51 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 34 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
6 28 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.80%) PhD
8 18 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.59%) MCSE
12 13 (0.55%) MCSA
13 12 (0.51%) CCNA
13 12 (0.51%) MCTS
14 7 (0.29%) CSPO
15 5 (0.21%) ISEB
15 5 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
16 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.70%) QA
2 19 (0.80%) SLA
3 16 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.38%) GDPR
5 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.25%) PMO
6 4 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.13%) NIST
7 3 (0.13%) WCAG
8 2 (0.084%) COBIT
8 2 (0.084%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.042%) GxP
9 1 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.042%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 311 (13.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.084%) vSphere
5 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.042%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.042%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 258 (10.87%) Kubernetes
2 241 (10.16%) Terraform
3 177 (7.46%) Puppet
4 120 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (3.33%) Ansible
6 39 (1.64%) Grafana
7 38 (1.60%) Prometheus
8 14 (0.59%) Graphite
9 8 (0.34%) Packer
10 4 (0.17%) Kibana
10 4 (0.17%) logstash
11 3 (0.13%) Consul
11 3 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.084%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.084%) Marathon
12 2 (0.084%) Nagios
Vendors
1 292 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 83 (3.50%) Oracle
3 76 (3.20%) Google
4 52 (2.19%) SaltStack
5 29 (1.22%) Adobe
5 29 (1.22%) SAP
6 28 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 27 (1.14%) New Relic
8 23 (0.97%) Zend
9 20 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (0.80%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.55%) Hitachi
11 13 (0.55%) Sitecore
12 12 (0.51%) ServiceNow
12 12 (0.51%) Splunk
13 8 (0.34%) Cognos
13 8 (0.34%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.34%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.34%) Sage
13 8 (0.34%) TOWER Software