Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
South West > Somerset
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 239 294 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 28.69% 27.66% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.69% 30.59% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 266 262 356
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,125 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,375 £61,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +1.08% +3.33%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 731 961 1,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 87.76% 90.40% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 618 660 890
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,015 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.11% +5.04% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,225 £27,197
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £60,325
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Somerset.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Somerset over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 9 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
Bath +1 119 £45,000 - 25
Yeovil +3 39 £38,300 +2.13% 7
Portishead 0 23 £37,035 +14.80%
Taunton -2 23 £38,187 -9.14% 1
Bridgwater +6 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Clevedon - 11 £25,000 -
Street -9 5 £67,500 -20.59%
Minehead 0 4 £50,000 - 1
Shepton Mallet - 1 £62,500 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 9 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 84 (35.15%) Degree
2 76 (31.80%) JavaScript
3 72 (30.13%) SQL
4 62 (25.94%) Software Engineering
5 61 (25.52%) C#
6 58 (24.27%) Scrum
7 56 (23.43%) Unit Testing
8 54 (22.59%) .NET
9 52 (21.76%) DevOps
10 51 (21.34%) Java
11 50 (20.92%) SQL Server
12 49 (20.50%) Linux
12 49 (20.50%) Azure
13 48 (20.08%) Git (software)
13 48 (20.08%) OO
14 46 (19.25%) Python
15 45 (18.83%) Security Cleared
16 44 (18.41%) MVC
17 43 (17.99%) CSS
18 42 (17.57%) Microsoft
19 41 (17.15%) Test Automation
19 41 (17.15%) AWS
20 38 (15.90%) HTML
21 36 (15.06%) Web Services
22 35 (14.64%) Time Management
23 34 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (14.23%) Aerospace
23 34 (14.23%) SDLC
24 33 (13.81%) TDD
25 31 (12.97%) Problem-Solving

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 11 (4.60%) Apache
2 8 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.93%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.51%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.09%) Tornado
6 4 (1.67%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.50%) Azure
2 41 (17.15%) AWS
3 19 (7.95%) SaaS
4 16 (6.69%) Serverless
5 14 (5.86%) Power Platform
6 13 (5.44%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (4.60%) Office 365
8 7 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.09%) GCP
10 4 (1.67%) npm
11 3 (1.26%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (1.26%) GitHub
11 3 (1.26%) PaaS
12 2 (0.84%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.84%) IaaS
13 1 (0.42%) AWS CodeBuild
13 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.72%) Tactical Data Link
2 11 (4.60%) HTTP
3 6 (2.51%) Extranet
4 3 (1.26%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) Modbus
5 2 (0.84%) Profibus
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.11%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.86%) Power BI
5 13 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (4.60%) Geospatial Data
6 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 11 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.18%) Big Data
7 10 (4.18%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.35%) MySQL
9 6 (2.51%) GIS
10 5 (2.09%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.09%) OLAP
10 5 (2.09%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.42%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 48 (20.08%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.13%) Selenium
3 24 (10.04%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.95%) Rational DOORS
5 17 (7.11%) Subversion
6 14 (5.86%) TeamCity
7 12 (5.02%) WebDriver
8 9 (3.77%) Mercurial
9 8 (3.35%) GitLab
10 7 (2.93%) MSTest
10 7 (2.93%) NUnit
11 6 (2.51%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.51%) Eclipse RCP
12 5 (2.09%) Postman
13 4 (1.67%) Gradle
13 4 (1.67%) Maven
13 4 (1.67%) webpack
14 3 (1.26%) PHPUnit
14 3 (1.26%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (14.23%) Aerospace
2 24 (10.04%) Marketing
3 21 (8.79%) Finance
4 14 (5.86%) Military
5 8 (3.35%) Retail
6 7 (2.93%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.51%) Electronics
8 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Police
Job Titles
1 102 (42.68%) Developer
2 49 (20.50%) Software Engineer
3 36 (15.06%) Software Developer
4 19 (7.95%) Senior Developer
5 17 (7.11%) Analyst
6 16 (6.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 15 (6.28%) Junior
8 14 (5.86%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (5.86%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.60%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.18%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Embedded C Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Embedded Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Python Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Python Software Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.59%) .NET
2 43 (17.99%) CSS
3 38 (15.90%) HTML
4 36 (15.06%) Web Services
5 28 (11.72%) ASP.NET
5 28 (11.72%) React
6 22 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (8.37%) .NET Framework
7 20 (8.37%) Entity Framework
7 20 (8.37%) REST
8 19 (7.95%) Node.js
8 19 (7.95%) Vue.js
9 18 (7.53%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.11%) .NET Core
11 15 (6.28%) Sass
12 14 (5.86%) HTML5
13 12 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (5.02%) JSON
13 12 (5.02%) RESTful
14 11 (4.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.02%) User Experience
4 6 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.51%) EPoS
5 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.67%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.50%) Linux
2 30 (12.55%) Windows
3 10 (4.18%) Unix
4 9 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.09%) Debian
6 3 (1.26%) Android
6 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.94%) Software Engineering
2 58 (24.27%) Scrum
3 56 (23.43%) Unit Testing
4 52 (21.76%) DevOps
5 48 (20.08%) OO
6 44 (18.41%) MVC
7 41 (17.15%) Test Automation
8 35 (14.64%) Time Management
9 34 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (14.23%) SDLC
10 33 (13.81%) TDD
11 31 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (12.13%) Analytics
14 24 (10.04%) OOD
14 24 (10.04%) Pair Programming
14 24 (10.04%) UML
15 21 (8.79%) Customer Requirements
16 20 (8.37%) Mentoring
16 20 (8.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.80%) JavaScript
2 72 (30.13%) SQL
3 61 (25.52%) C#
4 51 (21.34%) Java
5 46 (19.25%) Python
6 30 (12.55%) C++
7 24 (10.04%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.95%) C
9 17 (7.11%) PHP
10 15 (6.28%) Bash Shell
10 15 (6.28%) TypeScript
11 10 (4.18%) Embedded C
12 9 (3.77%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.35%) Groovy
14 6 (2.51%) Go
14 6 (2.51%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.26%) ES6
15 3 (1.26%) Scala
16 2 (0.84%) Java 8
16 2 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 84 (35.15%) Degree
2 45 (18.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.35%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) ISEB
5 4 (1.67%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) GDPR
2 2 (0.84%) MISRA
2 2 (0.84%) MISRA C
System Software
1 28 (11.72%) Docker
2 11 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.93%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.51%) vSphere
5 3 (1.26%) Xen
6 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 18 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.02%) Ansible
3 9 (3.77%) Terraform
4 6 (2.51%) Rancher
5 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.84%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.42%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 42 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.60%) HP
2 11 (4.60%) IBM
2 11 (4.60%) Symantec
2 11 (4.60%) Veritas
2 11 (4.60%) VMware
3 5 (2.09%) Google
4 4 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.42%) Cadence
5 1 (0.42%) Capita
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle
5 1 (0.42%) Sybase
5 1 (0.42%) Tableau