Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
1 Apr 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 4,921 5,859 8,550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 32.18% 31.38% 34.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.17% 34.00% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,235 5,050 7,728
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,312 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 13,993 17,234 23,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 91.51% 92.29% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11,169 13,640 19,219
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £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% +2.04%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 2,606 £50,000 - 460
Yorkshire 0 1,923 £50,000 +11.11% 260
North East 0 392 £45,000 - 105
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1,294 (26.30%) C#
2 1,234 (25.08%) JavaScript
3 1,223 (24.85%) .NET
4 1,129 (22.94%) Scrum
5 1,056 (21.46%) DevOps
6 972 (19.75%) SQL
7 970 (19.71%) Java
8 948 (19.26%) Azure
9 857 (17.42%) AWS
10 842 (17.11%) TDD
11 785 (15.95%) Finance
12 769 (15.63%) Software Engineering
13 761 (15.46%) Test Automation
14 686 (13.94%) SQL Server
15 672 (13.66%) HTML
16 641 (13.03%) Mentoring
17 626 (12.72%) CSS
18 618 (12.56%) MVC
19 600 (12.19%) Microsoft
20 595 (12.09%) AngularJS
21 585 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
22 569 (11.56%) Git (software)
23 561 (11.40%) Microservices
24 536 (10.89%) BDD
25 534 (10.85%) Python
26 501 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
27 495 (10.06%) ASP.NET
28 485 (9.86%) Docker
29 480 (9.75%) SDLC
30 475 (9.65%) React

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
1 215 (4.37%) Confluence
2 79 (1.61%) CMS
3 66 (1.34%) IIS
4 65 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 52 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 37 (0.75%) Apache
7 37 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 29 (0.59%) nginx
9 21 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.30%) Umbraco
11 14 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.28%) NServiceBus
11 14 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.24%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.24%) SAS
13 11 (0.22%) Alfresco
14 10 (0.20%) Drupal
15 9 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.30%) Chatbot
7 11 (0.22%) Sketch
8 9 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.14%) InVision
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.081%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.081%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.081%) Figma
11 4 (0.081%) InDesign
12 2 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.020%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.020%) ProjectWise
13 1 (0.020%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 41 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.43%) Magento
4 15 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 14 (0.28%) assyst
6 10 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.18%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
9 5 (0.10%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.10%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.081%) CiviCRM
10 4 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.061%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.061%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 948 (19.26%) Azure
2 857 (17.42%) AWS
3 177 (3.60%) Serverless
4 174 (3.54%) SaaS
5 146 (2.97%) GCP
6 127 (2.58%) Office 365
7 124 (2.52%) GitHub
8 98 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
9 86 (1.75%) PaaS
10 76 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 71 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
11 71 (1.44%) Power Platform
12 69 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 62 (1.26%) IaaS
14 35 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
15 34 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
16 32 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
17 30 (0.61%) Trello
18 25 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 20 (0.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.30%) Internet
2 57 (1.16%) Skype
3 54 (1.10%) Intranet
4 50 (1.02%) Firewall
5 45 (0.91%) DNS
6 43 (0.87%) HTTP
7 21 (0.43%) VPN
8 18 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 17 (0.35%) DHCP
10 15 (0.30%) WAN
11 14 (0.28%) SMTP
12 13 (0.26%) Unified Communications
12 13 (0.26%) VoIP
13 12 (0.24%) AMQP
13 12 (0.24%) LAN
13 12 (0.24%) SSL
13 12 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.22%) SNA
15 10 (0.20%) FTP
15 10 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 301 (6.12%) MySQL
3 278 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 157 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 142 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
6 139 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 118 (2.40%) Redis
8 93 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 93 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 88 (1.79%) Big Data
10 81 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 78 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 71 (1.44%) Power BI
13 56 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 50 (1.02%) Oracle Database
15 47 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
15 47 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 45 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
17 43 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
18 40 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 569 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 463 (9.41%) JIRA
3 404 (8.21%) Selenium
4 321 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 188 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 173 (3.52%) Maven
7 171 (3.47%) Cucumber
8 167 (3.39%) WebDriver
9 135 (2.74%) Visual Studio
10 134 (2.72%) SoapUI
11 102 (2.07%) JUnit
12 85 (1.73%) JMeter
13 82 (1.67%) Postman
14 81 (1.65%) Bitbucket
15 78 (1.59%) TeamCity
16 71 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
17 70 (1.42%) NUnit
18 69 (1.40%) SpecFlow
19 68 (1.38%) GitLab
20 56 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 785 (15.95%) Finance
2 224 (4.55%) Banking
2 224 (4.55%) Marketing
3 190 (3.86%) Public Sector
4 185 (3.76%) Retail
5 93 (1.89%) Games
6 81 (1.65%) Legal
7 65 (1.32%) Law
8 51 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 47 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 38 (0.77%) Automotive
12 28 (0.57%) Back Office
13 23 (0.47%) Advertising
14 19 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.37%) Publishing
16 15 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.28%) Billing
18 12 (0.24%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,771 (35.99%) Developer
2 519 (10.55%) Analyst
3 436 (8.86%) Senior Developer
4 429 (8.72%) Software Engineer
5 372 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 333 (6.77%) C# Developer
7 272 (5.53%) Software Developer
8 258 (5.24%) Java Developer
9 223 (4.53%) Architect
10 222 (4.51%) Business Analyst
11 193 (3.92%) Project Manager
12 181 (3.68%) PHP Developer
13 169 (3.43%) Test Analyst
14 166 (3.37%) Tester
15 151 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 150 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
17 132 (2.68%) Lead Developer
18 126 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
19 114 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
20 112 (2.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,223 (24.85%) .NET
2 672 (13.66%) HTML
3 626 (12.72%) CSS
4 595 (12.09%) AngularJS
5 495 (10.06%) ASP.NET
6 475 (9.65%) React
7 464 (9.43%) Web Services
8 388 (7.88%) .NET Core
9 341 (6.93%) Node.js
10 320 (6.50%) REST
11 308 (6.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 280 (5.69%) .NET Framework
13 274 (5.57%) Spring
14 269 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 269 (5.47%) RESTful
15 203 (4.13%) Vue.js
16 183 (3.72%) jQuery
17 178 (3.62%) HTML5
18 156 (3.17%) SOAP
19 154 (3.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 362 (7.36%) User Experience
2 349 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 315 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
4 266 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 133 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 82 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 78 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 63 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 62 (1.26%) Cloud Native
10 61 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 49 (1.00%) NHS
12 46 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
13 41 (0.83%) Data Structures
14 40 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 38 (0.77%) Blog
16 35 (0.71%) Mainframe
17 32 (0.65%) Social Media
18 30 (0.61%) Virtual Team
19 26 (0.53%) Client/Server
20 21 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 354 (7.19%) Linux
2 344 (6.99%) Windows
3 97 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 94 (1.91%) Android
5 88 (1.79%) Unix
6 84 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 43 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
12 15 (0.30%) CentOS
12 15 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.24%) AIX
13 12 (0.24%) VMS
14 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.12%) watchOS
17 4 (0.081%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,129 (22.94%) Scrum
2 1,056 (21.46%) DevOps
3 842 (17.11%) TDD
4 769 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 761 (15.46%) Test Automation
6 641 (13.03%) Mentoring
7 618 (12.56%) MVC
8 585 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
9 561 (11.40%) Microservices
10 536 (10.89%) BDD
11 501 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
12 480 (9.75%) SDLC
13 473 (9.61%) Coaching
14 371 (7.54%) Kanban
15 329 (6.69%) Project Management
16 324 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 308 (6.26%) Waterfall
18 280 (5.69%) Analytics
19 274 (5.57%) OO
20 242 (4.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,294 (26.30%) C#
2 1,234 (25.08%) JavaScript
3 972 (19.75%) SQL
4 970 (19.71%) Java
5 534 (10.85%) Python
6 380 (7.72%) PHP
7 181 (3.68%) Ruby
8 144 (2.93%) TypeScript
9 123 (2.50%) Java 8
10 121 (2.46%) C++
10 121 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 120 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 110 (2.24%) PowerShell
13 94 (1.91%) Scala
14 88 (1.79%) C
15 83 (1.69%) ES6
16 59 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 58 (1.18%) Go
17 58 (1.18%) PL/SQL
18 39 (0.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 301 (6.12%) Degree
2 94 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 68 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 67 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 53 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (0.85%) ISEB
8 36 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (0.57%) DBS Check
10 26 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 26 (0.53%) PhD
11 24 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (0.45%) CISSP
13 20 (0.41%) CISM
14 19 (0.39%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.35%) PMI Certification
15 17 (0.35%) PMP
16 16 (0.33%) MCSD
16 16 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (8.05%) QA
2 53 (1.08%) GDPR
3 42 (0.85%) SLA
4 37 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.47%) PMO
7 12 (0.24%) HL7
8 9 (0.18%) PA-DSS
9 7 (0.14%) COBIT
10 6 (0.12%) NIST
11 4 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.061%) NCSC
12 3 (0.061%) WCAG
13 2 (0.041%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.041%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.041%) ITGC
14 1 (0.020%) Government Security Classifications
14 1 (0.020%) MISRA
System Software
1 485 (9.86%) Docker
2 107 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.59%) vSphere
5 18 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.20%) NFS
7 10 (0.20%) Samba
8 8 (0.16%) HDFS
9 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.10%) RACF
10 5 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.081%) IAG
11 4 (0.081%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.081%) Xen
11 4 (0.081%) XenApp
11 4 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 285 (5.79%) Kubernetes
2 228 (4.63%) Terraform
3 178 (3.62%) Ansible
4 172 (3.50%) Puppet
5 145 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.55%) Kibana
7 25 (0.51%) SCCM
8 21 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (0.35%) Cobbler
9 17 (0.35%) Rancher
10 16 (0.33%) Packer
11 15 (0.30%) Grafana
11 15 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
12 14 (0.28%) Nagios
13 13 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
13 13 (0.26%) Prometheus
13 13 (0.26%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.24%) logstash
15 10 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
15 10 (0.20%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 600 (12.19%) Microsoft
2 211 (4.29%) Oracle
3 146 (2.97%) Google
4 106 (2.15%) VMware
5 79 (1.61%) IBM
6 57 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 53 (1.08%) ServiceNow
8 47 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 47 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 46 (0.93%) Sage
10 36 (0.73%) HP
11 35 (0.71%) SAP
12 34 (0.69%) WorldPay
13 33 (0.67%) Red Hat
14 31 (0.63%) FIS
15 29 (0.59%) Dynatrace
15 29 (0.59%) Sitecore
16 27 (0.55%) Cisco
17 26 (0.53%) Cognos
17 26 (0.53%) Tableau