Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 281 413 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.98% 31.50% 31.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.21% 34.02% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 231 399 425
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,732 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £53,800 £63,750
South West median annual salary £47,099 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +4.66% +1.69% +10.63%

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 776 1,214 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.08% 92.60% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 656 959 1,062
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Somerset.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 0 103 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Taunton 0 70 £43,015 +3.96% 36
Yeovil +8 35 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Street - 24 £82,500 -
Wells - 10 £48,750 -
Portishead -1 9 £27,000 -43.16%
Clevedon +5 2 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £40,000 -
Glastonbury -1 1 £35,000 -20.45%
Frome - 1 - - 3
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 107 (38.08%) Scrum
2 83 (29.54%) Java
3 77 (27.40%) C#
4 71 (25.27%) Test Automation
5 65 (23.13%) JavaScript
5 65 (23.13%) .NET
6 55 (19.57%) TDD
7 54 (19.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 51 (18.15%) Software Engineering
9 49 (17.44%) MVC
10 47 (16.73%) SQL
11 43 (15.30%) BDD
12 34 (12.10%) Computer Science
12 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
12 34 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (11.74%) Mentoring
14 32 (11.39%) Finance
15 31 (11.03%) SDLC
16 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET
16 30 (10.68%) Degree
17 29 (10.32%) HTML
18 28 (9.96%) Mathematics
18 28 (9.96%) Kanban
18 28 (9.96%) Big Data
19 27 (9.61%) Unit Testing
19 27 (9.61%) CSS
19 27 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
20 26 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
20 26 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (8.90%) Visualisation

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 13 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.20%) CMS
3 7 (2.49%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.49%) ArcGIS
3 7 (2.49%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Sonata
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.07%) Office 365
6 2 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) Firewall
1 2 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Broadband
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.96%) Big Data
3 18 (6.41%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.56%) Geospatial Data
6 9 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (2.14%) GIS
10 5 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.78%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.42%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.42%) Power BI
11 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (7.83%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (6.05%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.69%) Selenium
6 14 (4.98%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.27%) SpecFlow
7 12 (4.27%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.56%) JMeter
8 10 (3.56%) SoapUI
9 7 (2.49%) JIRA
10 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.07%) Gradle
10 3 (1.07%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.07%) Mockito
11 2 (0.71%) Ant
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Buildr
11 2 (0.71%) JUnit
11 2 (0.71%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.71%) PhpStorm
General
1 32 (11.39%) Finance
2 16 (5.69%) Retail
3 13 (4.63%) Marketing
4 12 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.85%) Games
6 7 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.78%) Electronics
8 3 (1.07%) Back Office
8 3 (1.07%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 103 (36.65%) Developer
2 46 (16.37%) Analyst
3 41 (14.59%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.59%) Software Developer
4 25 (8.90%) Software Engineer
5 24 (8.54%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.47%) Lead Developer
7 18 (6.41%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.41%) Java Software Developer
8 17 (6.05%) Lead Software Developer
8 17 (6.05%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.69%) Graduate
9 16 (5.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 15 (5.34%) Lead Java Developer
11 13 (4.63%) Automation Test Lead
11 13 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.63%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.63%) Support Engineer
12 12 (4.27%) Java Scala Developer
12 12 (4.27%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.13%) .NET
2 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET
3 29 (10.32%) HTML
4 27 (9.61%) CSS
5 26 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (8.19%) RESTful
7 22 (7.83%) WPF
8 20 (7.12%) Web Services
9 16 (5.69%) .NET Framework
9 16 (5.69%) React
10 15 (5.34%) jQuery
11 14 (4.98%) Spring
12 11 (3.91%) JSP
13 10 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (3.56%) SOAP
14 9 (3.20%) Entity Framework
15 8 (2.85%) Ajax
15 8 (2.85%) XML
16 7 (2.49%) Redux
17 6 (2.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.10%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.49%) Minimum Viable Product
5 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.78%) Fintech
6 5 (1.78%) User Experience
7 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.07%) iPad
8 2 (0.71%) Blog
8 2 (0.71%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.19%) Windows
2 12 (4.27%) Linux
3 9 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.71%) Debian
5 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (38.08%) Scrum
2 71 (25.27%) Test Automation
3 55 (19.57%) TDD
4 51 (18.15%) Software Engineering
5 49 (17.44%) MVC
6 43 (15.30%) BDD
7 34 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (11.74%) Mentoring
9 31 (11.03%) SDLC
10 28 (9.96%) Kanban
10 28 (9.96%) Mathematics
11 27 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (9.61%) Unit Testing
12 25 (8.90%) Visualisation
13 24 (8.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (8.54%) Waterfall
14 23 (8.19%) DevOps
14 23 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (8.19%) System Testing
15 21 (7.47%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.54%) Java
2 77 (27.40%) C#
3 65 (23.13%) JavaScript
4 47 (16.73%) SQL
5 22 (7.83%) Scala
6 18 (6.41%) C++
7 16 (5.69%) Python
8 14 (4.98%) Ruby
9 11 (3.91%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.20%) Java 8
11 8 (2.85%) C
12 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.78%) Groovy
13 5 (1.78%) PHP
14 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.36%) ABAP
15 1 (0.36%) ES6
15 1 (0.36%) Perl
15 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (10.68%) Degree
2 24 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (3.20%) ISEB
6 7 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.49%) PhD
7 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.07%) APMP
8 3 (1.07%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.71%) CCNA
9 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.36%) CBAP
10 1 (0.36%) RHCE
10 1 (0.36%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.27%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) PMO
3 5 (1.78%) GDPR
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) P3O
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.78%) Docker
2 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) Xen
3 2 (0.71%) XenServer
4 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Ansible
1 3 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.91%) Xamarin
3 10 (3.56%) SAP
4 7 (2.49%) Oracle
5 6 (2.14%) ATG
6 5 (1.78%) VMware
7 4 (1.42%) Cisco
8 3 (1.07%) HP
9 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.71%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix
10 1 (0.36%) EMC
10 1 (0.36%) Google
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat