Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,579 5,006 7,857
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 27.45% 26.99% 29.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.88% 29.62% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,996 4,159 6,482
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £66,985 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 11,977 16,900 24,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.88% 91.11% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9,228 13,756 19,789
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.50% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the South East over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

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 6 May 2021. 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 1,191 £55,000 - 254
Hampshire 0 899 £52,500 +5.00% 160
Berkshire 0 791 £55,000 -8.33% 121
Surrey 0 533 £60,000 +9.09% 95
West Sussex 0 411 £58,000 +13.17% 42
East Sussex 0 358 £52,500 - 45
Oxfordshire -1 212 £50,000 +5.26% 58
Buckinghamshire -2 189 £48,500 -7.62% 75
Kent -1 86 £50,000 -2.91% 37
Sussex +4 42 £50,000 -33.33% 1
M4 Corridor - 9 £65,000 -
Home Counties +2 5 £85,000 +21.43%
Middlesex -2 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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 1,116 (31.18%) JavaScript
2 1,110 (31.01%) C#
3 1,059 (29.59%) Scrum
4 1,056 (29.51%) Azure
5 1,047 (29.25%) .NET
6 851 (23.78%) DevOps
7 758 (21.18%) Social Skills
8 720 (20.12%) SQL
9 686 (19.17%) CSS
10 646 (18.05%) HTML
11 611 (17.07%) Git (software)
12 610 (17.04%) Finance
13 600 (16.76%) Java
14 599 (16.74%) AngularJS
15 590 (16.49%) Degree
16 577 (16.12%) TDD
17 557 (15.56%) React
18 538 (15.03%) Test Automation
19 519 (14.50%) SQL Server
20 509 (14.22%) Software Engineering
21 507 (14.17%) AWS
22 503 (14.05%) .NET Core
23 494 (13.80%) Microservices
24 490 (13.69%) Docker
25 457 (12.77%) Microsoft
26 385 (10.76%) MVC
26 385 (10.76%) Python
27 365 (10.20%) ASP.NET
28 361 (10.09%) User Experience
29 350 (9.78%) Computer Science

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
1 108 (3.02%) Confluence
2 74 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 72 (2.01%) CMS
4 67 (1.87%) Apache
5 37 (1.03%) Apache Spark
5 37 (1.03%) IIS
6 32 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 31 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (0.81%) GemFire
9 25 (0.70%) WordPress
10 24 (0.67%) NServiceBus
11 20 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 19 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.45%) JBoss
14 12 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.31%) Mule
15 11 (0.31%) nginx
16 10 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 51 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.78%) Sketch
5 26 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.53%) Figma
7 14 (0.39%) InVision
8 11 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.084%) Campfire
11 3 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.056%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.028%) EngageOne
13 1 (0.028%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.028%) GIMP
13 1 (0.028%) Marvel
13 1 (0.028%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 24 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.25%) HFM
2 9 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.14%) Epicor Tropos
3 5 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.11%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.084%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.084%) SAP CAR
5 3 (0.084%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.056%) Magento
6 2 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.056%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.056%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.028%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.028%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.028%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1,056 (29.51%) Azure
2 507 (14.17%) AWS
3 342 (9.56%) SaaS
4 145 (4.05%) PaaS
5 122 (3.41%) GCP
6 108 (3.02%) GitHub
7 103 (2.88%) IaaS
8 83 (2.32%) Power Platform
9 74 (2.07%) Serverless
10 61 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 52 (1.45%) Microsoft 365
12 45 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
13 44 (1.23%) Azure Service Bus
14 35 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
15 34 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
16 32 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
16 32 (0.89%) Google Play
17 28 (0.78%) BrowserStack
18 25 (0.70%) OpenShift
19 23 (0.64%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.48%) HTTP
2 44 (1.23%) Firewall
3 36 (1.01%) Skype
4 34 (0.95%) DNS
5 29 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 26 (0.73%) Internet
7 22 (0.61%) LAN
8 20 (0.56%) WAN
9 16 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (0.39%) DMZ
11 13 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (0.36%) NetScaler
11 13 (0.36%) Network Security
12 11 (0.31%) DHCP
12 11 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.31%) Wireless
13 10 (0.28%) SSL
14 9 (0.25%) VPN
15 8 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 251 (7.01%) NoSQL
3 158 (4.41%) MySQL
4 137 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 137 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 111 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 104 (2.91%) Big Data
7 68 (1.90%) Power BI
8 50 (1.40%) MariaDB
9 49 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 38 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 38 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (1.06%) Redis
11 34 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (0.92%) Data Lake
13 30 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 30 (0.84%) Tableau
14 28 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (0.61%) Geospatial Data
16 21 (0.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 611 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 344 (9.61%) JIRA
3 241 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 227 (6.34%) Selenium
5 120 (3.35%) Visual Studio
6 106 (2.96%) Cucumber
7 89 (2.49%) Cypress.io
8 81 (2.26%) Bitbucket
9 76 (2.12%) TeamCity
10 71 (1.98%) JUnit
11 70 (1.96%) SpecFlow
12 69 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 63 (1.76%) Maven
14 61 (1.70%) NUnit
15 53 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
16 51 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
16 51 (1.42%) Subversion
17 50 (1.40%) Gradle
18 49 (1.37%) Eclipse
18 49 (1.37%) IntelliJ
General
1 758 (21.18%) Social Skills
2 610 (17.04%) Finance
3 332 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 141 (3.94%) Marketing
5 104 (2.91%) Public Sector
6 90 (2.51%) Retail
7 88 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 83 (2.32%) Banking
9 82 (2.29%) Law
10 69 (1.93%) Organisational Skills
11 68 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
12 62 (1.73%) Electronics
12 62 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 55 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
14 54 (1.51%) Manufacturing
15 47 (1.31%) Games
16 34 (0.95%) Legal
17 30 (0.84%) Aerospace
18 26 (0.73%) Advertising
19 25 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,470 (41.07%) Developer
2 418 (11.68%) .NET Developer
3 293 (8.19%) Senior Developer
4 291 (8.13%) Software Developer
5 254 (7.10%) C# Developer
6 251 (7.01%) Analyst
7 231 (6.45%) Architect
8 211 (5.90%) Software Engineer
9 202 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
10 180 (5.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 168 (4.69%) Business Analyst
12 146 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 139 (3.88%) Lead Developer
14 128 (3.58%) Project Manager
15 108 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
16 105 (2.93%) Product Owner
17 104 (2.91%) Consultant
18 101 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
19 100 (2.79%) .NET Software Developer
19 100 (2.79%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,047 (29.25%) .NET
2 686 (19.17%) CSS
3 646 (18.05%) HTML
4 599 (16.74%) AngularJS
5 557 (15.56%) React
6 503 (14.05%) .NET Core
7 365 (10.20%) ASP.NET
8 322 (9.00%) Node.js
9 310 (8.66%) RESTful
10 245 (6.85%) Vue.js
11 239 (6.68%) .NET Framework
12 226 (6.31%) REST
13 218 (6.09%) HTML5
14 211 (5.90%) jQuery
15 199 (5.56%) Web Services
16 161 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 155 (4.33%) Spring
18 146 (4.08%) Entity Framework
19 136 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
20 120 (3.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 361 (10.09%) User Experience
2 231 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 160 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 128 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 125 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (1.90%) Renewable Energy
7 65 (1.82%) iPhone
8 58 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 58 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 48 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 41 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 34 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 31 (0.87%) Data Centre
13 30 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 29 (0.81%) Cloud Native
15 26 (0.73%) Life Science
15 26 (0.73%) LIMS
16 18 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
17 17 (0.47%) PMI
18 16 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 330 (9.22%) Linux
2 270 (7.54%) Windows
3 186 (5.20%) Android
4 121 (3.38%) Apple iOS
5 80 (2.24%) Unix
6 45 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.75%) CentOS
9 13 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.14%) VMS
13 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.056%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.056%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.056%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.028%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.028%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.028%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,059 (29.59%) Scrum
2 851 (23.78%) DevOps
3 577 (16.12%) TDD
4 538 (15.03%) Test Automation
5 509 (14.22%) Software Engineering
6 494 (13.80%) Microservices
7 385 (10.76%) MVC
8 350 (9.78%) Computer Science
9 343 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
10 330 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
11 321 (8.97%) SDLC
12 305 (8.52%) Mentoring
13 302 (8.44%) Project Management
14 281 (7.85%) Front End Development
15 274 (7.66%) Waterfall
16 265 (7.40%) BDD
17 249 (6.96%) User Stories
18 232 (6.48%) Unit Testing
19 218 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
20 192 (5.36%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,116 (31.18%) JavaScript
2 1,110 (31.01%) C#
3 720 (20.12%) SQL
4 600 (16.76%) Java
5 385 (10.76%) Python
6 267 (7.46%) TypeScript
7 163 (4.55%) PHP
8 155 (4.33%) C++
9 119 (3.32%) PowerShell
10 89 (2.49%) ES6
11 78 (2.18%) C
12 66 (1.84%) T-SQL
13 65 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 62 (1.73%) Ruby
15 51 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 50 (1.40%) Objective-C
17 35 (0.98%) Go
17 35 (0.98%) Scala
17 35 (0.98%) Shell Script
18 31 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 590 (16.49%) Degree
2 180 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 135 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 87 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.59%) ISEB
6 46 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 36 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 22 (0.61%) AWS Certification
12 21 (0.59%) OCP
12 21 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
13 19 (0.53%) Master's Degree
14 16 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.42%) MBA
16 14 (0.39%) PhD
16 14 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (9.05%) QA
2 39 (1.09%) PMO
3 37 (1.03%) SLA
4 27 (0.75%) GDPR
4 27 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.28%) GRC
6 10 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.25%) PMBOK
8 7 (0.20%) GAMP
8 7 (0.20%) NCSC
8 7 (0.20%) NIST
9 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.14%) Good Clinical Practice
10 5 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.14%) WCAG
11 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 490 (13.69%) Docker
2 59 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 23 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (0.59%) HDFS
6 19 (0.53%) vSphere
7 7 (0.20%) Firmware
7 7 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.084%) Postfix
11 2 (0.056%) KVM
11 2 (0.056%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.028%) Xen
Systems Management
1 313 (8.75%) Kubernetes
2 155 (4.33%) Terraform
3 140 (3.91%) Ansible
4 63 (1.76%) Puppet
5 34 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.34%) Grafana
7 10 (0.28%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.22%) vRealize
8 8 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.17%) Salt
11 5 (0.14%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.14%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.11%) Packer
13 3 (0.084%) Consul
13 3 (0.084%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.084%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.084%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 457 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 134 (3.74%) Oracle
3 107 (2.99%) Google
4 104 (2.91%) VMware
5 77 (2.15%) SAP
6 70 (1.96%) Xamarin
7 48 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.06%) Adobe
9 33 (0.92%) Cisco
10 30 (0.84%) Apple
11 29 (0.81%) Okta
12 26 (0.73%) Atlassian
13 25 (0.70%) IBM
14 24 (0.67%) Databricks
15 23 (0.64%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.61%) Sitecore
17 19 (0.53%) Mercator
18 18 (0.50%) Zend
19 17 (0.47%) Palo Alto
19 17 (0.47%) WooCommerce