Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
22 May 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 5,679 8,086 7,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.11% 34.37% 30.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.65% 37.07% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,412 6,930 6,570
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 17,392 21,811 22,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.23% 92.71% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13,401 18,011 18,806
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 3,157 £49,000 +8.89% 322
Yorkshire 0 2,132 £45,000 - 197
North East +1 389 £44,000 -2.22% 41
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1,564 (27.54%) C#
2 1,477 (26.01%) JavaScript
3 1,426 (25.11%) .NET
4 1,376 (24.23%) Java
5 1,245 (21.92%) Scrum
6 1,166 (20.53%) SQL
7 1,157 (20.37%) DevOps
8 1,088 (19.16%) Software Engineering
9 976 (17.19%) TDD
10 962 (16.94%) Test Automation
11 959 (16.89%) HTML
12 935 (16.46%) Finance
13 896 (15.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 884 (15.57%) CSS
15 845 (14.88%) Microsoft
16 840 (14.79%) SQL Server
17 835 (14.70%) Mentoring
18 821 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
19 779 (13.72%) MVC
20 762 (13.42%) ASP.NET
21 733 (12.91%) Git (software)
22 722 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
23 667 (11.75%) AngularJS
24 646 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
25 623 (10.97%) SDLC
26 617 (10.86%) Degree
27 594 (10.46%) JIRA
28 567 (9.98%) Microservices
29 563 (9.91%) BDD
30 541 (9.53%) Docker

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
1 240 (4.23%) Confluence
2 128 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 82 (1.44%) Apache Spark
4 76 (1.34%) IIS
5 71 (1.25%) CMS
6 70 (1.23%) Apache
7 55 (0.97%) JBoss
8 46 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 36 (0.63%) nginx
10 34 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 33 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 32 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 32 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 28 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 26 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 23 (0.41%) SAS
16 21 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (0.35%) MS Exchange
18 19 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
19 17 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 121 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 60 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 50 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (0.42%) Chatbot
7 22 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.19%) InVision
10 9 (0.16%) Adobe XD
10 9 (0.16%) Sketch
10 9 (0.16%) UXPin
11 7 (0.12%) HipChat
12 5 (0.088%) EngageOne
13 4 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.070%) Marvel
14 3 (0.053%) Figma
14 3 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
15 2 (0.035%) Flinto
15 2 (0.035%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (0.65%) Magento
2 27 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.088%) FLEXCUBE
6 5 (0.088%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.053%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.035%) Exstream
9 2 (0.035%) Maximo
9 2 (0.035%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.035%) Shopify
10 1 (0.018%) Carpe Diem
10 1 (0.018%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.018%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 896 (15.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 821 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 156 (2.75%) SaaS
5 128 (2.25%) Office 365
6 122 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 120 (2.11%) GitHub
8 100 (1.76%) Serverless
9 94 (1.66%) Power Platform
10 76 (1.34%) IaaS
11 74 (1.30%) PaaS
12 69 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 67 (1.18%) Amazon S3
14 62 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
15 60 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
16 55 (0.97%) G Suite
17 43 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
18 31 (0.55%) Slack
19 26 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 245 (4.31%) Broadband
2 101 (1.78%) Internet
3 59 (1.04%) Firewall
4 50 (0.88%) HTTP
5 44 (0.77%) WAN
6 36 (0.63%) Network Security
7 34 (0.60%) DNS
8 31 (0.55%) LAN
9 25 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 25 (0.44%) Wireless
10 23 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (0.37%) DHCP
11 21 (0.37%) SSL
12 20 (0.35%) SAN
12 20 (0.35%) VPN
13 18 (0.32%) Bluetooth
14 17 (0.30%) Skype
15 16 (0.28%) Cisco Wireless
15 16 (0.28%) Wireless Security
16 13 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 840 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 326 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 268 (4.72%) MySQL
4 215 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 182 (3.20%) Big Data
6 170 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 165 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 159 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 135 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 121 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 117 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
12 94 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 92 (1.62%) Power BI
14 78 (1.37%) RDBMS
15 74 (1.30%) Redis
16 66 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
17 64 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 48 (0.85%) Apache Hive
19 45 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
20 42 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 733 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 594 (10.46%) JIRA
3 470 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 428 (7.54%) Selenium
5 294 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 195 (3.43%) SoapUI
7 193 (3.40%) Visual Studio
8 173 (3.05%) Cucumber
9 151 (2.66%) Maven
10 145 (2.55%) WebDriver
11 138 (2.43%) gulp
12 136 (2.39%) TeamCity
13 125 (2.20%) webpack
14 115 (2.03%) JMeter
15 111 (1.95%) Subversion
16 108 (1.90%) JUnit
17 105 (1.85%) Grunt
18 100 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 88 (1.55%) Gradle
20 77 (1.36%) Bitbucket
General
1 935 (16.46%) Finance
2 380 (6.69%) Retail
3 293 (5.16%) Banking
4 223 (3.93%) Marketing
5 159 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 122 (2.15%) Games
7 85 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 54 (0.95%) Legal
9 52 (0.92%) Automotive
10 43 (0.76%) Law
11 39 (0.69%) Electronics
12 35 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 31 (0.55%) Advertising
14 26 (0.46%) Local Government
14 26 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 23 (0.41%) Back Office
17 18 (0.32%) Billing
18 12 (0.21%) Online Betting
19 9 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,088 (36.77%) Developer
2 664 (11.69%) Analyst
3 574 (10.11%) .NET Developer
4 556 (9.79%) C# Developer
5 499 (8.79%) Software Engineer
6 470 (8.28%) Senior Developer
7 383 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 373 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 354 (6.23%) Java Developer
10 335 (5.90%) Business Analyst
11 279 (4.91%) Project Manager
12 251 (4.42%) Architect
13 245 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
14 189 (3.33%) Test Engineer
15 175 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 174 (3.06%) Tester
17 171 (3.01%) Java Engineer
18 170 (2.99%) Test Analyst
19 159 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
20 155 (2.73%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,426 (25.11%) .NET
2 959 (16.89%) HTML
3 884 (15.57%) CSS
4 762 (13.42%) ASP.NET
5 667 (11.75%) AngularJS
6 490 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 452 (7.96%) Web Services
8 424 (7.47%) Node.js
9 417 (7.34%) Spring
10 408 (7.18%) RESTful
11 393 (6.92%) React
12 327 (5.76%) jQuery
13 310 (5.46%) .NET Framework
14 287 (5.05%) REST
14 287 (5.05%) XML
15 283 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 234 (4.12%) SOAP
17 231 (4.07%) HTML5
18 197 (3.47%) .NET Core
19 195 (3.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 464 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 442 (7.78%) User Experience
3 371 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
4 202 (3.56%) Fintech
5 179 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 173 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 161 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
8 89 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 87 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 77 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 70 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 66 (1.16%) Data Centre
13 42 (0.74%) PMI
14 34 (0.60%) NHS
15 32 (0.56%) Life Science
16 31 (0.55%) Internet of Things
17 30 (0.53%) BBC
18 28 (0.49%) Mainframe
18 28 (0.49%) Smartphone
18 28 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 452 (7.96%) Linux
2 401 (7.06%) Windows
3 170 (2.99%) Android
4 159 (2.80%) Unix
5 100 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 89 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 84 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 26 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.41%) CentOS
10 23 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 23 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.26%) AIX
13 10 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
13 10 (0.18%) Fedora
14 9 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.14%) SUSE
15 8 (0.14%) Tizen
16 5 (0.088%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,245 (21.92%) Scrum
2 1,157 (20.37%) DevOps
3 1,088 (19.16%) Software Engineering
4 976 (17.19%) TDD
5 962 (16.94%) Test Automation
6 835 (14.70%) Mentoring
7 779 (13.72%) MVC
8 722 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
9 646 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
10 623 (10.97%) SDLC
11 567 (9.98%) Microservices
12 563 (9.91%) BDD
13 505 (8.89%) Coaching
14 453 (7.98%) OO
15 448 (7.89%) Waterfall
16 429 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 416 (7.33%) Project Management
18 391 (6.89%) Kanban
19 381 (6.71%) Computer Science
20 338 (5.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,564 (27.54%) C#
2 1,477 (26.01%) JavaScript
3 1,376 (24.23%) Java
4 1,166 (20.53%) SQL
5 514 (9.05%) Python
6 372 (6.55%) C++
7 354 (6.23%) PHP
8 255 (4.49%) Ruby
9 249 (4.38%) T-SQL
10 195 (3.43%) Java 8
11 164 (2.89%) Bash Shell
12 131 (2.31%) Scala
13 121 (2.13%) C
13 121 (2.13%) TypeScript
14 115 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 114 (2.01%) Perl
16 107 (1.88%) ES6
17 68 (1.20%) Apple Swift
18 67 (1.18%) PL/SQL
19 56 (0.99%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 617 (10.86%) Degree
2 173 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 147 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 84 (1.48%) ISEB
5 73 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 56 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 54 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 42 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 42 (0.74%) PMP
9 41 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 35 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 31 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 29 (0.51%) AWS Certification
13 26 (0.46%) DBS Check
14 21 (0.37%) CCNP
14 21 (0.37%) PhD
15 20 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
16 18 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (7.96%) QA
2 103 (1.81%) PMO
3 71 (1.25%) GDPR
4 38 (0.67%) SLA
5 17 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.26%) WCAG
8 7 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.070%) ISO 20022
9 4 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.053%) HL7
10 3 (0.053%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.035%) IFRS
11 2 (0.035%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.018%) COBIT
12 1 (0.018%) Dublin Core
12 1 (0.018%) GxP
12 1 (0.018%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 541 (9.53%) Docker
2 79 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 40 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 36 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (0.46%) HDFS
6 24 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 21 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.19%) XenApp
9 10 (0.18%) Squid
9 10 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.16%) Firmware
11 6 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.088%) etcd
12 5 (0.088%) Varnish
12 5 (0.088%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.070%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.070%) vSphere
14 3 (0.053%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 246 (4.33%) Kubernetes
2 216 (3.80%) Ansible
3 201 (3.54%) Terraform
4 178 (3.13%) Puppet
5 144 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (0.69%) Rancher
7 35 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (0.51%) CFEngine
9 25 (0.44%) Oozie
10 24 (0.42%) Consul
10 24 (0.42%) Kibana
11 21 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
11 21 (0.37%) Packer
12 20 (0.35%) Prometheus
13 19 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
13 19 (0.33%) logstash
14 18 (0.32%) Nessus
15 17 (0.30%) Cobbler
15 17 (0.30%) Tivoli
16 16 (0.28%) Grafana
Vendors
1 845 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 267 (4.70%) Google
3 259 (4.56%) Oracle
4 102 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
5 78 (1.37%) Adobe
6 77 (1.36%) SAP
7 68 (1.20%) VMware
8 65 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 61 (1.07%) IBM
10 58 (1.02%) Cisco
10 58 (1.02%) Pega
11 56 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 55 (0.97%) Xamarin
13 51 (0.90%) HP
14 47 (0.83%) Splunk
15 38 (0.67%) Tableau
16 37 (0.65%) AppDynamics
17 35 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
17 35 (0.62%) Sitecore
18 32 (0.56%) Facebook