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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 6,771 4,425 2,680
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 36.85% 30.22% 30.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.66% 32.27% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,073 3,488 2,272
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,525
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,133
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.47% +7.51%

Agile 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 17,514 13,711 8,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 95.33% 93.62% 92.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,892 10,455 6,967
10th Percentile £30,330 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,460
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the North of England

Agile
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in the North of England.

Salary trend for Agile in the North of England

Agile
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in the North of England

Agile
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 within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
North West 0 3,528 £55,000 +4.76% 390
Yorkshire 0 2,863 £55,000 +4.76% 206
North East 0 389 £52,500 +5.00% 80
Agile
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 1,976 (29.18%) Azure
2 1,835 (27.10%) DevOps
3 1,758 (25.96%) JavaScript
3 1,758 (25.96%) Social Skills
4 1,588 (23.45%) Software Engineering
5 1,550 (22.89%) AWS
6 1,382 (20.41%) Java
7 1,342 (19.82%) React
8 1,325 (19.57%) Scrum
9 1,322 (19.52%) SQL
10 1,277 (18.86%) .NET
11 1,264 (18.67%) C#
12 1,253 (18.51%) Microsoft
13 1,228 (18.14%) Finance
14 1,115 (16.47%) Python
15 1,075 (15.88%) CI/CD
16 948 (14.00%) Mentoring
17 899 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
18 866 (12.79%) Docker
19 858 (12.67%) Kubernetes
20 857 (12.66%) Git (software)
21 803 (11.86%) Test Automation
22 782 (11.55%) TDD
23 757 (11.18%) HTML
24 743 (10.97%) CSS
25 704 (10.40%) .NET Core
26 701 (10.35%) Coaching
27 697 (10.29%) SQL Server
28 681 (10.06%) Analytics
28 681 (10.06%) Full Stack Development

Agile
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
1 281 (4.15%) Confluence
2 112 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 92 (1.36%) CMS
4 51 (0.75%) WordPress
5 49 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 43 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 39 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 29 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 23 (0.34%) Apache
11 18 (0.27%) JBoss
11 18 (0.27%) OpenEdge
11 18 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.25%) IIS
12 17 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 15 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
14 14 (0.21%) SAS
15 12 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 160 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 146 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 125 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 88 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (0.44%) Sketch
7 24 (0.35%) Adobe XD
8 22 (0.32%) InVision
9 21 (0.31%) Zeplin
10 14 (0.21%) Chatbot
11 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 9 (0.13%) Simulink
12 6 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.074%) 3ds Max
13 5 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.059%) Marvel
15 3 (0.044%) Maple
Business Applications
1 53 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.21%) SAP CO
2 14 (0.21%) SAP FI
2 14 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.13%) Magento
4 9 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.10%) SessionCam
5 7 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.074%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.059%) Summit
8 3 (0.044%) iTrent
8 3 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.044%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.044%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.030%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.030%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.030%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.030%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,976 (29.18%) Azure
2 1,550 (22.89%) AWS
3 607 (8.96%) GCP
4 594 (8.77%) Azure DevOps
5 570 (8.42%) Serverless
6 415 (6.13%) SaaS
7 308 (4.55%) Azure Functions
8 276 (4.08%) Azure Service Bus
9 263 (3.88%) GitHub
10 259 (3.83%) Power Platform
11 195 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 187 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
13 133 (1.96%) Microsoft 365
14 122 (1.80%) PaaS
15 109 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
16 95 (1.40%) IaaS
17 80 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
18 72 (1.06%) Amazon S3
19 69 (1.02%) OpenShift
20 67 (0.99%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 206 (3.04%) Broadband
2 88 (1.30%) HTTP
3 55 (0.81%) Internet
4 54 (0.80%) Firewall
5 51 (0.75%) DNS
6 50 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 43 (0.64%) WAN
8 40 (0.59%) LAN
9 32 (0.47%) DHCP
10 28 (0.41%) TCP/IP
11 26 (0.38%) VPN
12 23 (0.34%) Network Security
13 22 (0.32%) 5G
14 17 (0.25%) Unified Communications
15 15 (0.22%) FTP
16 14 (0.21%) HTTPS
16 14 (0.21%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
17 12 (0.18%) SAN
18 11 (0.16%) IPsec
18 11 (0.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 287 (4.24%) Big Data
3 280 (4.14%) MySQL
4 272 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 209 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 197 (2.91%) Power BI
7 180 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
8 171 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 151 (2.23%) Data Lake
10 130 (1.92%) MongoDB
11 117 (1.73%) Tableau
12 90 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 80 (1.18%) DynamoDB
14 60 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
15 46 (0.68%) Hadoop
16 44 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
17 37 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
18 34 (0.50%) Amazon Athena
19 32 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 30 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 857 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 510 (7.53%) JIRA
3 417 (6.16%) Jenkins
4 314 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 217 (3.20%) Selenium
6 164 (2.42%) GitLab
7 107 (1.58%) Postman
8 93 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 75 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 72 (1.06%) Maven
11 64 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 64 (0.95%) Travis CI
12 61 (0.90%) Cypress.io
13 60 (0.89%) SpecFlow
14 54 (0.80%) JMeter
14 54 (0.80%) Subversion
15 52 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
16 51 (0.75%) SonarQube
17 48 (0.71%) Visual Studio
18 47 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 1,758 (25.96%) Social Skills
2 1,228 (18.14%) Finance
3 594 (8.77%) Retail
4 536 (7.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 508 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 491 (7.25%) Public Sector
7 465 (6.87%) Games
8 362 (5.35%) Banking
9 214 (3.16%) Marketing
10 208 (3.07%) Legal
11 203 (3.00%) Law
12 190 (2.81%) Automotive
13 179 (2.64%) Influencing Skills
14 164 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
15 151 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
16 131 (1.93%) Manufacturing
17 101 (1.49%) Social Housing
18 77 (1.14%) Telecoms
19 67 (0.99%) Back Office
20 54 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,049 (30.26%) Developer
2 643 (9.50%) Software Engineer
3 631 (9.32%) Analyst
4 533 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 390 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 373 (5.51%) .NET Developer
7 356 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 321 (4.74%) Software Developer
9 289 (4.27%) Architect
9 289 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 264 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 175 (2.58%) C# Developer
12 171 (2.53%) Product Owner
13 164 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
14 162 (2.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 162 (2.39%) IT Manager
15 157 (2.32%) Trainee
16 148 (2.19%) Senior Manager
16 148 (2.19%) Senior Software Engineer
17 142 (2.10%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,342 (19.82%) React
2 1,277 (18.86%) .NET
3 757 (11.18%) HTML
4 743 (10.97%) CSS
5 704 (10.40%) .NET Core
6 591 (8.73%) Node.js
7 565 (8.34%) AngularJS
8 472 (6.97%) .NET Framework
9 411 (6.07%) Spring
10 375 (5.54%) jQuery
11 334 (4.93%) Entity Framework
11 334 (4.93%) RESTful
12 299 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 282 (4.16%) REST
14 275 (4.06%) Vue.js
15 205 (3.03%) JSON
16 193 (2.85%) Kafka
17 175 (2.58%) Web Services
18 153 (2.26%) GraphQL
18 153 (2.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 512 (7.56%) User Experience
2 325 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 290 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
4 264 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 234 (3.46%) Cloud Native
6 218 (3.22%) Algorithms
7 195 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
8 172 (2.54%) Social Media
9 166 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 156 (2.30%) NHS
11 128 (1.89%) IoT
12 119 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 92 (1.36%) Public Cloud
14 89 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 88 (1.30%) Blog
16 75 (1.11%) Cyberattack
17 68 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
18 61 (0.90%) Life Science
19 58 (0.86%) Data Structures
20 55 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 461 (6.81%) Android
2 426 (6.29%) Linux
3 410 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 216 (3.19%) Windows
5 135 (1.99%) Unix
6 49 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 22 (0.32%) Mesosphere
8 22 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.16%) zOS
11 10 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.10%) CentOS
13 7 (0.10%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.074%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.074%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.074%) VMS
16 4 (0.059%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,835 (27.10%) DevOps
2 1,588 (23.45%) Software Engineering
3 1,325 (19.57%) Scrum
4 1,075 (15.88%) CI/CD
5 948 (14.00%) Mentoring
6 899 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
7 803 (11.86%) Test Automation
8 782 (11.55%) TDD
9 701 (10.35%) Coaching
10 681 (10.06%) Analytics
10 681 (10.06%) Full Stack Development
11 675 (9.97%) User Stories
12 670 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 653 (9.64%) Project Management
14 619 (9.14%) Microservices
15 613 (9.05%) SDLC
16 582 (8.60%) Waterfall
17 544 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 521 (7.69%) Project Delivery
19 504 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,758 (25.96%) JavaScript
2 1,382 (20.41%) Java
3 1,322 (19.52%) SQL
4 1,264 (18.67%) C#
5 1,115 (16.47%) Python
6 542 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 358 (5.29%) Go
8 323 (4.77%) PHP
9 220 (3.25%) C++
10 190 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 185 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 172 (2.54%) Kotlin
13 169 (2.50%) Ruby
14 138 (2.04%) Bash
15 120 (1.77%) Scala
16 114 (1.68%) C
17 101 (1.49%) ES6
18 57 (0.84%) R
19 53 (0.78%) VB.NET
20 46 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 615 (9.08%) Degree
2 404 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 249 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 76 (1.12%) DBS Check
5 61 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (0.80%) Master's Degree
8 52 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 42 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 39 (0.58%) CISSP
11 31 (0.46%) PMP
12 27 (0.40%) ISEB
13 25 (0.37%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 22 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.31%) AWS Certification
16 20 (0.30%) PMI Certification
17 19 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
18 17 (0.25%) CSSLP
19 15 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (8.12%) QA
2 188 (2.78%) Accessibility
3 75 (1.11%) PMO
4 67 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 48 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.52%) SLA
7 29 (0.43%) GDPR
8 24 (0.35%) WCAG
9 23 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 19 (0.28%) NIST
11 16 (0.24%) WAI
12 14 (0.21%) GRC
13 8 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.074%) HL7
15 5 (0.074%) ISO 13485
16 4 (0.059%) ISO 9000
16 4 (0.059%) ISO 9001
17 3 (0.044%) GxP
18 2 (0.030%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 866 (12.79%) Docker
2 66 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.15%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.13%) vSphere
7 8 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.12%) XenApp
8 6 (0.089%) ACF2
8 6 (0.089%) Embedded Firmware
8 6 (0.089%) Firmware
8 6 (0.089%) RACF
8 6 (0.089%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.059%) Postfix
9 4 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.030%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.015%) Squid
Systems Management
1 858 (12.67%) Kubernetes
2 675 (9.97%) Terraform
3 198 (2.92%) Ansible
4 83 (1.23%) Puppet
5 79 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (0.75%) Istio
6 51 (0.75%) Prometheus
7 40 (0.59%) Consul
8 35 (0.52%) Grafana
9 22 (0.32%) Automic
10 19 (0.28%) Kibana
11 16 (0.24%) Nagios
11 16 (0.24%) Sysdig
12 14 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
12 14 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.19%) logstash
14 10 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
15 9 (0.13%) Packer
16 8 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,253 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 324 (4.79%) Oracle
3 280 (4.14%) Xamarin
4 238 (3.51%) Google
5 114 (1.68%) SAP
6 103 (1.52%) Hitachi
7 88 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (1.06%) Adobe
8 72 (1.06%) IBM
9 65 (0.96%) Databricks
10 59 (0.87%) ServiceNow
10 59 (0.87%) VMware
11 58 (0.86%) Splunk
12 46 (0.68%) Atlassian
13 40 (0.59%) Alteryx
14 37 (0.55%) Facebook
15 36 (0.53%) Informatica
16 34 (0.50%) Sitecore
17 25 (0.37%) Teradata
18 24 (0.35%) Sony