Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 8,784 7,796 8,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.95% 26.15% 22.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.60% 29.72% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,653 7,018 7,829
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% -1.06%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,945 26,234 33,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.82% 87.98% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,310 21,693 28,273
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the South East

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the South East

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the South East over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the South East

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Thames Valley 0 3,358 £52,500 +5.00% 411
Hampshire 0 2,013 £47,500 +7.95% 213
Berkshire 0 1,572 £55,000 +10.00% 186
Surrey -1 1,534 £52,500 - 181
Oxfordshire 0 1,124 £52,500 +10.53% 130
East Sussex 0 874 £45,000 +5.88% 59
West Sussex 0 694 £47,500 +5.56% 60
Buckinghamshire -1 680 £47,500 - 95
Kent +7 259 £43,146 +13.54% 65
Sussex +1 55 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Middlesex -1 23 £90,000 +63.64% 2
Isle of Wight +1 11 £30,000 -7.69%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 2,958 (33.67%) C#
2 2,917 (33.21%) JavaScript
3 2,738 (31.17%) .NET
4 2,643 (30.09%) Scrum
5 2,153 (24.51%) SQL
6 2,110 (24.02%) HTML
7 2,043 (23.26%) Java
8 1,989 (22.64%) TDD
9 1,939 (22.07%) CSS
10 1,854 (21.11%) AngularJS
11 1,776 (20.22%) SQL Server
12 1,764 (20.08%) MVC
13 1,472 (16.76%) ASP.NET
14 1,419 (16.15%) Test Automation
15 1,383 (15.74%) Finance
16 1,380 (15.71%) Git (software)
17 1,233 (14.04%) Microsoft
18 1,215 (13.83%) Degree
19 1,211 (13.79%) Software Engineering
20 1,166 (13.27%) Web Services
21 1,127 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
22 1,049 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
23 1,015 (11.56%) SDLC
24 1,000 (11.38%) BDD
25 978 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
25 978 (11.13%) Linux
26 972 (11.07%) jQuery
27 892 (10.15%) QA
28 882 (10.04%) OO
29 880 (10.02%) ASP.NET Web API

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 332 (3.78%) Confluence
2 177 (2.02%) CMS
3 159 (1.81%) Apache
4 158 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 151 (1.72%) JBoss
6 129 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 110 (1.25%) IIS
8 102 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 94 (1.07%) Umbraco
10 87 (0.99%) Apache Spark
11 68 (0.77%) WordPress
12 67 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 63 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 63 (0.72%) NServiceBus
14 61 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 60 (0.68%) Drupal
16 58 (0.66%) WebLogic
17 54 (0.61%) WebSphere
18 50 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 45 (0.51%) EPiServer
Applications
1 107 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 82 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 71 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 37 (0.42%) Chatbot
6 37 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 35 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 33 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 31 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
10 20 (0.23%) InVision
11 18 (0.20%) InDesign
12 7 (0.080%) HipChat
13 6 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.046%) UXPin
15 2 (0.023%) GIMP
15 2 (0.023%) Mingle
15 2 (0.023%) Simulink
16 1 (0.011%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 86 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 12 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.10%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.10%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.080%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.068%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.057%) Elite 3E
11 4 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.046%) Magento
11 4 (0.046%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 4 (0.046%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (0.046%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,049 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 873 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
3 414 (4.71%) SaaS
4 172 (1.96%) GitHub
5 146 (1.66%) PaaS
6 119 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 113 (1.29%) IaaS
8 86 (0.98%) npm
9 77 (0.88%) Serverless
10 68 (0.77%) Office 365
11 57 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
12 53 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
13 47 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
13 47 (0.54%) OpenShift
14 32 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (0.33%) Slack
16 24 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
18 19 (0.22%) DigitalOcean
18 19 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 219 (2.49%) Internet
2 103 (1.17%) Firewall
3 85 (0.97%) HTTP
4 47 (0.54%) WAN
5 46 (0.52%) LAN
6 44 (0.50%) Network Security
7 43 (0.49%) Broadband
8 32 (0.36%) Wireless
9 31 (0.35%) DNS
10 30 (0.34%) TCP/IP
11 29 (0.33%) AMQP
12 26 (0.30%) Skype
13 25 (0.28%) VoIP
14 23 (0.26%) SAN
15 22 (0.25%) Intranet
16 21 (0.24%) SMS
17 18 (0.20%) SSL
18 15 (0.17%) DHCP
19 14 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
20 13 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,776 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 605 (6.89%) NoSQL
3 525 (5.98%) MySQL
4 434 (4.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 385 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 312 (3.55%) Big Data
7 271 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 239 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 201 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 165 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 158 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 151 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 149 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 140 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 100 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 90 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 86 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
18 82 (0.93%) Power BI
19 73 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 70 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,380 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 802 (9.13%) JIRA
3 728 (8.29%) Jenkins
4 653 (7.43%) Selenium
5 444 (5.05%) Visual Studio
6 401 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 278 (3.16%) Subversion
8 253 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 239 (2.72%) WebDriver
10 207 (2.36%) Maven
11 204 (2.32%) NUnit
12 170 (1.94%) TeamCity
13 149 (1.70%) JUnit
14 144 (1.64%) SpecFlow
15 132 (1.50%) SoapUI
16 121 (1.38%) Eclipse
17 111 (1.26%) gulp
18 106 (1.21%) webpack
19 101 (1.15%) MSTest
20 98 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 1,383 (15.74%) Finance
2 477 (5.43%) Retail
3 357 (4.06%) Marketing
4 197 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 166 (1.89%) Banking
6 154 (1.75%) Games
7 136 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 118 (1.34%) Advertising
9 89 (1.01%) Publishing
10 62 (0.71%) Electronics
11 61 (0.69%) Back Office
12 47 (0.54%) Legal
13 43 (0.49%) Law
14 42 (0.48%) Automotive
15 35 (0.40%) Billing
16 32 (0.36%) Music Industry
17 29 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.31%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.31%) French Language
19 24 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4,322 (49.20%) Developer
2 1,398 (15.92%) .NET Developer
3 960 (10.93%) C# Developer
4 796 (9.06%) Senior Developer
5 784 (8.93%) Analyst
6 713 (8.12%) Java Developer
7 680 (7.74%) Software Developer
8 648 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 542 (6.17%) Software Engineer
10 448 (5.10%) Project Manager
11 414 (4.71%) Lead Developer
12 382 (4.35%) Architect
13 360 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
14 320 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
14 320 (3.64%) Business Analyst
15 311 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 291 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
17 281 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
18 280 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
19 265 (3.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,738 (31.17%) .NET
2 2,110 (24.02%) HTML
3 1,939 (22.07%) CSS
4 1,854 (21.11%) AngularJS
5 1,472 (16.76%) ASP.NET
6 1,166 (13.27%) Web Services
7 978 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 972 (11.07%) jQuery
9 880 (10.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 875 (9.96%) RESTful
11 757 (8.62%) HTML5
12 741 (8.44%) REST
13 725 (8.25%) React
14 678 (7.72%) WCF
15 668 (7.60%) .NET Framework
16 635 (7.23%) Node.js
17 634 (7.22%) Spring
18 570 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 435 (4.95%) CSS3
20 412 (4.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 812 (9.24%) User Experience
2 652 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 548 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 473 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 332 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 329 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
7 236 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
8 147 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 144 (1.64%) Fintech
10 100 (1.14%) Public Cloud
11 80 (0.91%) PMI
12 67 (0.76%) N-Tier
13 66 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 55 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
15 51 (0.58%) Data Centre
16 49 (0.56%) Social Network
17 48 (0.55%) Virtual Team
18 47 (0.54%) Mainframe
19 46 (0.52%) Cloud Native
20 44 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 978 (11.13%) Linux
2 743 (8.46%) Windows
3 222 (2.53%) Unix
4 164 (1.87%) Android
5 157 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 110 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 48 (0.55%) CentOS
7 48 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
9 40 (0.46%) Solaris
10 29 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 29 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.22%) AIX
13 18 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.19%) Windows 10
15 14 (0.16%) Debian
16 13 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.11%) DC/OS
17 10 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,643 (30.09%) Scrum
2 1,989 (22.64%) TDD
3 1,764 (20.08%) MVC
4 1,419 (16.15%) Test Automation
5 1,211 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 1,127 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
7 1,015 (11.56%) SDLC
8 1,000 (11.38%) BDD
9 882 (10.04%) OO
10 870 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
11 803 (9.14%) Project Management
12 787 (8.96%) Waterfall
13 769 (8.75%) DevOps
14 716 (8.15%) Web Development
15 642 (7.31%) Mentoring
16 607 (6.91%) Kanban
17 560 (6.38%) Unit Testing
18 542 (6.17%) Microservices
19 518 (5.90%) Web Application Development
20 476 (5.42%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2,958 (33.67%) C#
2 2,917 (33.21%) JavaScript
3 2,153 (24.51%) SQL
4 2,043 (23.26%) Java
5 794 (9.04%) Python
6 497 (5.66%) PHP
7 477 (5.43%) Ruby
8 464 (5.28%) C++
9 431 (4.91%) T-SQL
10 292 (3.32%) Java 8
11 239 (2.72%) C
12 209 (2.38%) TypeScript
13 203 (2.31%) Scala
14 202 (2.30%) PowerShell
15 180 (2.05%) VB.NET
16 144 (1.64%) Go
17 136 (1.55%) PL/SQL
18 102 (1.16%) ES6
19 97 (1.10%) Bash Shell
20 83 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,215 (13.83%) Degree
2 305 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 297 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 184 (2.09%) ISEB
5 181 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 136 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 130 (1.48%) PMI Certification
8 82 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 78 (0.89%) PMP
10 69 (0.79%) Master's Degree
11 53 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 53 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 44 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 30 (0.34%) MCSE
14 29 (0.33%) PhD
15 28 (0.32%) APMP
16 26 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 25 (0.28%) CISSP
18 21 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 892 (10.15%) QA
2 99 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 81 (0.92%) PMO
4 68 (0.77%) GDPR
5 57 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 53 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 44 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 43 (0.49%) SLA
9 27 (0.31%) GCP
10 25 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 23 (0.26%) PSD2
12 19 (0.22%) MISRA
13 17 (0.19%) ISO 9001
14 15 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 14 (0.16%) PA-DSS
16 11 (0.13%) JTAG
17 7 (0.080%) MISRA C
18 6 (0.068%) P3O
19 5 (0.057%) COBIT
19 5 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 443 (5.04%) Docker
2 99 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (0.68%) Firmware
4 57 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 35 (0.40%) HDFS
6 32 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 32 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (0.27%) oVirt
9 23 (0.26%) vSphere
10 20 (0.23%) RHEV
11 12 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.11%) KVM
12 10 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.091%) LXC
13 8 (0.091%) vCloud
13 8 (0.091%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.068%) Xen
15 4 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 223 (2.54%) Ansible
1 223 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 201 (2.29%) Puppet
3 179 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 112 (1.28%) Terraform
5 52 (0.59%) Kibana
6 38 (0.43%) Packer
7 37 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
8 33 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (0.26%) logstash
10 21 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (0.22%) HP ALM
11 19 (0.22%) SCCM
12 17 (0.19%) Nagios
13 11 (0.13%) Grafana
13 11 (0.13%) SCOM
14 9 (0.10%) Consul
14 9 (0.10%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.10%) Salt
15 8 (0.091%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,233 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 662 (7.54%) Oracle
3 256 (2.91%) SAP
4 191 (2.17%) Google
5 152 (1.73%) VMware
6 125 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 121 (1.38%) Atlassian
8 108 (1.23%) Capita
9 94 (1.07%) Xamarin
10 75 (0.85%) Adobe
11 69 (0.79%) HP
12 68 (0.77%) IBM
13 64 (0.73%) Apple
14 60 (0.68%) Sitecore
15 54 (0.61%) TOWER Software
16 53 (0.60%) Cloudera
17 51 (0.58%) Talend
18 49 (0.56%) Facebook
19 48 (0.55%) Cisco
19 48 (0.55%) Twitter