Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 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 3,052 5,862 8,049
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 26.74% 25.80% 30.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.24% 28.53% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,991 5,223 7,300
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 10,439 20,545 24,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.47% 90.41% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,245 16,775 20,319
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 986 £55,000 - 261
Hampshire 0 712 £50,000 +5.26% 124
Berkshire 0 686 £55,000 -8.33% 142
West Sussex +1 488 £60,000 +20.00% 39
Surrey 0 450 £57,500 +4.55% 126
East Sussex +1 261 £60,000 +9.09% 43
Buckinghamshire -1 171 £55,000 +4.76% 63
Oxfordshire -8 134 £52,500 +5.00% 56
Kent 0 73 £50,000 -2.91% 50
Sussex +3 48 £50,000 -33.33% 2
M4 Corridor -2 4 £65,000 -36.59%
Home Counties 0 2 £87,500 +94.44%
Middlesex -5 2 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,043 (34.17%) C#
2 955 (31.29%) JavaScript
3 940 (30.80%) .NET
4 926 (30.34%) Azure
5 917 (30.05%) Scrum
6 745 (24.41%) DevOps
7 616 (20.18%) CSS
8 611 (20.02%) SQL
9 608 (19.92%) HTML
10 522 (17.10%) Test Automation
11 504 (16.51%) TDD
12 501 (16.42%) .NET Core
13 489 (16.02%) Java
14 480 (15.73%) Git (software)
15 466 (15.27%) AngularJS
16 456 (14.94%) Finance
17 449 (14.71%) React
18 439 (14.38%) SQL Server
19 428 (14.02%) Microservices
20 421 (13.79%) Degree
21 416 (13.63%) Software Engineering
22 411 (13.47%) Docker
23 383 (12.55%) AWS
24 366 (11.99%) Microsoft
25 352 (11.53%) ASP.NET
26 310 (10.16%) MVC
27 298 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
28 287 (9.40%) QA
29 282 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
30 281 (9.21%) JIRA

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 96 (3.15%) Confluence
2 70 (2.29%) CMS
3 63 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.34%) NServiceBus
5 36 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 36 (1.18%) WordPress
6 32 (1.05%) Apache
7 23 (0.75%) Mule
8 21 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 20 (0.66%) IIS
10 17 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.52%) JBoss
12 15 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.43%) Joomla!
13 13 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.33%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.29%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 45 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.52%) Sketch
6 10 (0.33%) InVision
7 7 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.20%) Figma
9 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.066%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.033%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.033%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 21 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.56%) Magento
3 12 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
5 5 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.13%) HFM
6 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.13%) Shopify
6 4 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.098%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.066%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.066%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.033%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 926 (30.34%) Azure
2 383 (12.55%) AWS
3 270 (8.85%) SaaS
4 118 (3.87%) PaaS
5 101 (3.31%) GCP
5 101 (3.31%) IaaS
6 75 (2.46%) Serverless
7 69 (2.26%) Power Platform
8 51 (1.67%) Microsoft 365
9 46 (1.51%) GitHub
10 38 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
11 34 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
13 31 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (1.02%) BrowserStack
14 30 (0.98%) Azure Functions
15 24 (0.79%) Google Play
16 21 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
17 18 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 17 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.95%) HTTP
2 77 (2.52%) Skype
3 48 (1.57%) Firewall
4 31 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.88%) DNS
6 19 (0.62%) Internet
7 17 (0.56%) LAN
7 17 (0.56%) WAN
8 16 (0.52%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.46%) Intranet
10 13 (0.43%) VPN
11 12 (0.39%) DMZ
12 11 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.33%) DHCP
13 10 (0.33%) SSL
14 9 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (0.29%) Wireless
15 8 (0.26%) NetScaler
15 8 (0.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 225 (7.37%) NoSQL
3 171 (5.60%) MySQL
4 147 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 84 (2.75%) Big Data
6 81 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 74 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.90%) Power BI
9 49 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (1.05%) Tableau
12 29 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 29 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 25 (0.82%) Data Lake
15 19 (0.62%) Redis
16 16 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
17 14 (0.46%) Data Mining
18 11 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 480 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 281 (9.21%) JIRA
3 229 (7.50%) Selenium
4 174 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 80 (2.62%) Visual Studio
6 73 (2.39%) JUnit
7 72 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 71 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 65 (2.13%) SpecFlow
9 65 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 56 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
11 52 (1.70%) Bitbucket
12 51 (1.67%) Postman
13 46 (1.51%) Appium
13 46 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
14 44 (1.44%) Maven
15 40 (1.31%) NUnit
16 34 (1.11%) Cypress.io
16 34 (1.11%) WebDriver
17 28 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 456 (14.94%) Finance
2 128 (4.19%) Marketing
3 112 (3.67%) Public Sector
4 92 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 64 (2.10%) Retail
6 60 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 59 (1.93%) Electronics
8 46 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 43 (1.41%) Games
10 36 (1.18%) Law
11 28 (0.92%) Legal
12 27 (0.88%) Banking
13 20 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 18 (0.59%) Advertising
14 18 (0.59%) Automotive
15 15 (0.49%) Billing
16 14 (0.46%) Back Office
17 12 (0.39%) Publishing
18 8 (0.26%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,367 (44.79%) Developer
2 407 (13.34%) .NET Developer
3 325 (10.65%) Senior Developer
4 240 (7.86%) Software Developer
5 219 (7.18%) C# Developer
6 214 (7.01%) Analyst
7 192 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 180 (5.90%) Architect
9 155 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 154 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 135 (4.42%) Business Analyst
12 132 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 114 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 110 (3.60%) Lead Developer
15 108 (3.54%) Java Developer
16 107 (3.51%) QA Engineer
17 105 (3.44%) .NET Software Developer
18 103 (3.37%) Project Manager
19 95 (3.11%) Consultant
20 87 (2.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 940 (30.80%) .NET
2 616 (20.18%) CSS
3 608 (19.92%) HTML
4 501 (16.42%) .NET Core
5 466 (15.27%) AngularJS
6 449 (14.71%) React
7 352 (11.53%) ASP.NET
8 265 (8.68%) RESTful
9 224 (7.34%) .NET Framework
10 219 (7.18%) Node.js
11 214 (7.01%) REST
12 212 (6.95%) jQuery
13 211 (6.91%) Vue.js
14 199 (6.52%) HTML5
15 160 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 149 (4.88%) Entity Framework
17 144 (4.72%) Web Services
18 136 (4.46%) JSON
18 136 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 130 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 282 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 255 (8.36%) User Experience
3 212 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
4 113 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 111 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 78 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 52 (1.70%) Renewable Energy
8 50 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 48 (1.57%) iPhone
10 40 (1.31%) Data Structures
11 38 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 35 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 31 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 27 (0.88%) Cloud Native
15 21 (0.69%) Data Centre
15 21 (0.69%) LIMS
16 18 (0.59%) Life Science
17 11 (0.36%) NHS
18 8 (0.26%) Enterprise Cloud
18 8 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 257 (8.42%) Windows
2 224 (7.34%) Linux
3 162 (5.31%) Android
4 107 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.57%) Unix
6 37 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.69%) CentOS
8 20 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.098%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.066%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.066%) VMS
13 1 (0.033%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.033%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 917 (30.05%) Scrum
2 745 (24.41%) DevOps
3 522 (17.10%) Test Automation
4 504 (16.51%) TDD
5 428 (14.02%) Microservices
6 416 (13.63%) Software Engineering
7 310 (10.16%) MVC
8 298 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 262 (8.58%) Mentoring
10 250 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
11 249 (8.16%) Project Management
12 247 (8.09%) Front End Development
13 229 (7.50%) Computer Science
14 217 (7.11%) BDD
15 207 (6.78%) SDLC
15 207 (6.78%) Waterfall
16 204 (6.68%) Unit Testing
17 181 (5.93%) Kanban
18 178 (5.83%) User Stories
19 176 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,043 (34.17%) C#
2 955 (31.29%) JavaScript
3 611 (20.02%) SQL
4 489 (16.02%) Java
5 277 (9.08%) Python
6 257 (8.42%) TypeScript
7 139 (4.55%) C++
8 138 (4.52%) PHP
9 83 (2.72%) PowerShell
10 80 (2.62%) C
11 72 (2.36%) ES6
12 67 (2.20%) T-SQL
13 63 (2.06%) Scala
14 50 (1.64%) Ruby
15 45 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 35 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 30 (0.98%) Objective-C
18 24 (0.79%) VB
19 21 (0.69%) XPath
20 18 (0.59%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 421 (13.79%) Degree
2 130 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 127 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 86 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 78 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 67 (2.20%) ISEB
7 48 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.46%) CISSP
10 14 (0.46%) PMP
11 13 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.36%) PhD
13 10 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
14 9 (0.29%) MBA
15 7 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.23%) MOS
15 7 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (9.40%) QA
2 37 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (1.18%) SLA
4 32 (1.05%) PMO
5 26 (0.85%) GDPR
6 14 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (0.39%) NIST
8 12 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.36%) GAMP
10 10 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.33%) NCSC
11 9 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
13 6 (0.20%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.16%) Good Clinical Practice
14 5 (0.16%) ISO 13485
15 4 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 411 (13.47%) Docker
2 54 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.46%) vSphere
6 6 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.13%) KVM
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.098%) Firmware
8 3 (0.098%) Postfix
9 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.033%) Xen
Systems Management
1 273 (8.94%) Kubernetes
2 156 (5.11%) Terraform
3 112 (3.67%) Ansible
4 62 (2.03%) Puppet
5 20 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.46%) ZABBIX
7 11 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.20%) Salt
10 5 (0.16%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.16%) Grafana
10 5 (0.16%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.16%) SCCM
10 5 (0.16%) SCOM
11 4 (0.13%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.13%) Packer
12 3 (0.098%) Consul
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.098%) vRealize
12 3 (0.098%) WSUS
Vendors
1 366 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 92 (3.01%) Oracle
3 90 (2.95%) Google
4 88 (2.88%) SAP
5 65 (2.13%) VMware
6 53 (1.74%) Xamarin
7 52 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (1.31%) Adobe
9 30 (0.98%) Cisco
10 24 (0.79%) New Relic
11 23 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 23 (0.75%) MuleSoft
11 23 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 21 (0.69%) Splunk
13 18 (0.59%) Apple
13 18 (0.59%) Databricks
14 16 (0.52%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.46%) hybris
15 14 (0.46%) WooCommerce
16 11 (0.36%) Juniper