Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 5,578 7,993 9,048
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 26.28% 30.13% 28.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.02% 32.85% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,942 7,053 8,320
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 19,222 24,329 28,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.56% 91.72% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,491 19,863 23,599
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 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
Thames Valley 0 1,967 £55,000 - 257
Hampshire -1 1,548 £47,500 - 131
Berkshire 0 1,106 £60,000 +4.35% 121
Surrey 0 902 £55,000 - 113
West Sussex -1 527 £50,000 - 47
East Sussex 0 469 £52,500 -4.55% 41
Buckinghamshire 0 453 £52,500 +7.69% 56
Oxfordshire -4 412 £47,500 -13.64% 80
Kent -4 118 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Sussex -4 6 £75,000 +20.00%
M4 Corridor 0 3 £101,250 -
Middlesex -3 3 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Home Counties +3 1 £70,000 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 4 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 South East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1,839 (32.97%) C#
2 1,728 (30.98%) .NET
3 1,683 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 1,538 (27.57%) Scrum
5 1,363 (24.44%) SQL
6 1,181 (21.17%) Azure
7 1,133 (20.31%) HTML
8 1,090 (19.54%) CSS
9 992 (17.78%) SQL Server
10 990 (17.75%) Finance
11 961 (17.23%) Java
12 936 (16.78%) AngularJS
13 934 (16.74%) MVC
14 902 (16.17%) DevOps
15 869 (15.58%) Test Automation
16 857 (15.36%) TDD
17 847 (15.18%) Git (software)
18 843 (15.11%) Microsoft
19 801 (14.36%) Software Engineering
20 716 (12.84%) ASP.NET
21 706 (12.66%) Degree
22 647 (11.60%) Web Services
23 643 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
24 593 (10.63%) AWS
25 567 (10.16%) Linux
26 563 (10.09%) React
27 550 (9.86%) QA
28 546 (9.79%) JIRA
28 546 (9.79%) SDLC
29 519 (9.30%) Continuous Integration

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
1 305 (5.47%) Confluence
2 116 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 107 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 104 (1.86%) Apache
4 104 (1.86%) CMS
5 100 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 64 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 64 (1.15%) IIS
7 42 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 30 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 28 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 27 (0.48%) WordPress
11 25 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (0.43%) EPiServer
13 22 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.30%) nginx
15 16 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.23%) JBoss
16 13 (0.23%) MS Exchange
17 9 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 110 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 48 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 47 (0.84%) Sketch
6 43 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 29 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.41%) InVision
9 21 (0.38%) Adobe XD
10 18 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
12 13 (0.23%) Figma
13 5 (0.090%) Chatbot
14 4 (0.072%) Gliffy
14 4 (0.072%) UXPin
15 3 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (0.054%) InDesign
15 3 (0.054%) Marvel
15 3 (0.054%) Simulink
15 3 (0.054%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 96 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.57%) Magento
3 14 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.090%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.072%) Oracle BRM
11 4 (0.072%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.072%) Shopify
11 4 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.036%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1,181 (21.17%) Azure
2 593 (10.63%) AWS
3 466 (8.35%) SaaS
4 124 (2.22%) GitHub
5 118 (2.12%) PaaS
6 101 (1.81%) Power Platform
7 83 (1.49%) Office 365
8 80 (1.43%) Serverless
9 74 (1.33%) GCP
10 58 (1.04%) IaaS
11 57 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
12 41 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
13 38 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
14 32 (0.57%) Slack
15 30 (0.54%) npm
16 29 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
17 28 (0.50%) Amazon S3
18 27 (0.48%) OpenShift
19 25 (0.45%) Amazon Cognito
20 24 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.29%) HTTP
2 69 (1.24%) Firewall
3 59 (1.06%) Internet
4 54 (0.97%) Wireless
5 50 (0.90%) DNS
6 43 (0.77%) WAN
7 41 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 31 (0.56%) LAN
9 26 (0.47%) Network Security
10 19 (0.34%) BGP
10 19 (0.34%) RTP
11 18 (0.32%) OSPF
12 17 (0.30%) SAN
13 16 (0.29%) DHCP
13 16 (0.29%) MPLS
14 15 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.25%) Intranet
16 13 (0.23%) VPN
17 11 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 992 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 261 (4.68%) MySQL
3 213 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 204 (3.66%) Big Data
5 142 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 138 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 123 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 121 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 118 (2.12%) NoSQL
10 113 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 93 (1.67%) Power BI
12 89 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 84 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 66 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 64 (1.15%) Redis
16 60 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 58 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
18 50 (0.90%) Oracle Database
19 47 (0.84%) Data Lake
20 41 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 847 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 546 (9.79%) JIRA
3 424 (7.60%) Selenium
4 393 (7.05%) Jenkins
5 313 (5.61%) Visual Studio
6 211 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 203 (3.64%) Cucumber
8 159 (2.85%) Maven
9 144 (2.58%) SpecFlow
10 122 (2.19%) SoapUI
11 120 (2.15%) Subversion
12 116 (2.08%) JUnit
13 93 (1.67%) TeamCity
14 85 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 85 (1.52%) Postman
14 85 (1.52%) WebDriver
15 83 (1.49%) JMeter
16 79 (1.42%) NUnit
17 77 (1.38%) gulp
17 77 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 990 (17.75%) Finance
2 254 (4.55%) Retail
3 143 (2.56%) Marketing
4 116 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 108 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 98 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 90 (1.61%) Banking
8 79 (1.42%) Legal
9 64 (1.15%) Games
10 63 (1.13%) Automotive
11 49 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 46 (0.82%) Law
13 43 (0.77%) Back Office
14 38 (0.68%) Aerospace
15 33 (0.59%) Publishing
16 31 (0.56%) Electronics
17 29 (0.52%) Advertising
18 28 (0.50%) Military
19 25 (0.45%) Financial Institution
20 15 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,411 (43.22%) Developer
2 658 (11.80%) .NET Developer
3 601 (10.77%) C# Developer
4 555 (9.95%) Analyst
5 514 (9.21%) Senior Developer
6 502 (9.00%) Software Developer
7 359 (6.44%) Software Engineer
8 354 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 353 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 307 (5.50%) Architect
11 253 (4.54%) Project Manager
12 248 (4.45%) Full Stack Developer
13 237 (4.25%) Business Analyst
14 180 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
15 179 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
16 164 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
17 158 (2.83%) Junior
18 156 (2.80%) Web Developer
19 155 (2.78%) Test Analyst
20 150 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,728 (30.98%) .NET
2 1,133 (20.31%) HTML
3 1,090 (19.54%) CSS
4 936 (16.78%) AngularJS
5 716 (12.84%) ASP.NET
6 647 (11.60%) Web Services
7 563 (10.09%) React
8 509 (9.13%) jQuery
9 465 (8.34%) .NET Framework
10 454 (8.14%) REST
11 449 (8.05%) .NET Core
12 411 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 407 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 384 (6.88%) RESTful
15 352 (6.31%) Node.js
16 340 (6.10%) HTML5
17 336 (6.02%) Spring
18 315 (5.65%) SOAP
19 303 (5.43%) XML
20 236 (4.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 375 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 341 (6.11%) User Experience
3 272 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 219 (3.93%) Mobile App
5 144 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 114 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 99 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 92 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 81 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 51 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 39 (0.70%) Cloud Native
11 39 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 36 (0.65%) N-Tier
13 35 (0.63%) Tandem
14 29 (0.52%) Reinsurance
15 28 (0.50%) iPad
15 28 (0.50%) Social Media
16 25 (0.45%) Smartphone
17 20 (0.36%) Data Centre
17 20 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 567 (10.16%) Linux
2 470 (8.43%) Windows
3 117 (2.10%) Unix
4 106 (1.90%) Android
5 105 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 85 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 38 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 24 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 20 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
10 19 (0.34%) CentOS
11 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (0.22%) Solaris
14 11 (0.20%) AIX
15 10 (0.18%) VMS
15 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.13%) Debian
17 5 (0.090%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.072%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,538 (27.57%) Scrum
2 934 (16.74%) MVC
3 902 (16.17%) DevOps
4 869 (15.58%) Test Automation
5 857 (15.36%) TDD
6 801 (14.36%) Software Engineering
7 643 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
8 546 (9.79%) SDLC
9 519 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 510 (9.14%) Waterfall
11 490 (8.78%) Web Development
12 438 (7.85%) Project Management
13 427 (7.66%) Unit Testing
14 413 (7.40%) BDD
15 387 (6.94%) Microservices
16 374 (6.70%) Mentoring
17 366 (6.56%) Computer Science
18 344 (6.17%) OO
19 313 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
20 305 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,839 (32.97%) C#
2 1,683 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 1,363 (24.44%) SQL
4 961 (17.23%) Java
5 477 (8.55%) Python
6 338 (6.06%) C++
7 328 (5.88%) PHP
8 225 (4.03%) TypeScript
9 224 (4.02%) T-SQL
10 174 (3.12%) C
11 162 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 143 (2.56%) Ruby
13 139 (2.49%) Java 8
14 100 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 83 (1.49%) VB.NET
16 78 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 76 (1.36%) ES6
18 70 (1.25%) Scala
19 58 (1.04%) MATLAB
20 51 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 706 (12.66%) Degree
2 380 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 266 (4.77%) SC Cleared
4 193 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 155 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 137 (2.46%) ISEB
7 64 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 47 (0.84%) PMP
9 42 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (0.70%) CISSP
11 34 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 29 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.30%) CISM
15 16 (0.29%) Master's Degree
16 15 (0.27%) PhD
17 14 (0.25%) CCNA
18 13 (0.23%) CCNP
18 13 (0.23%) GIAC
19 12 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (9.86%) QA
2 79 (1.42%) SLA
3 62 (1.11%) PMO
4 57 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 40 (0.72%) GDPR
7 38 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.50%) DICOM
8 28 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 17 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.16%) NIST
12 8 (0.14%) MiFID
13 6 (0.11%) EMIR
13 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 6 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.11%) WCAG
14 5 (0.090%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.090%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 482 (8.64%) Docker
2 77 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.45%) Firmware
5 20 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.27%) vSphere
7 14 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.18%) oVirt
8 10 (0.18%) RHEV
9 7 (0.13%) Postfix
9 7 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.11%) XenApp
11 4 (0.072%) Kamailio
11 4 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.054%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.054%) HDFS
12 3 (0.054%) NFS
12 3 (0.054%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 244 (4.37%) Kubernetes
2 160 (2.87%) Ansible
3 130 (2.33%) Terraform
4 112 (2.01%) Puppet
5 72 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (0.65%) HP ALM
7 25 (0.45%) SCCM
8 23 (0.41%) Salt
9 21 (0.38%) SCOM
10 19 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (0.27%) WSUS
12 13 (0.23%) Packer
13 8 (0.14%) Kibana
13 8 (0.14%) MIIS
14 7 (0.13%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.13%) Nessus
15 6 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 843 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 251 (4.50%) Oracle
3 138 (2.47%) Google
4 112 (2.01%) SAP
5 92 (1.65%) VMware
6 71 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 70 (1.25%) IBM
8 64 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 63 (1.13%) HP
10 62 (1.11%) Xamarin
10 62 (1.11%) Zend
11 58 (1.04%) Cisco
12 44 (0.79%) Adobe
13 37 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 33 (0.59%) ServiceNow
14 33 (0.59%) Splunk
15 32 (0.57%) CA
15 32 (0.57%) Informatica
16 28 (0.50%) Meraki
16 28 (0.50%) Sitecore