Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 7,785 8,634 7,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.90% 28.43% 25.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.79% 31.66% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,336 7,643 6,653
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 23,740 27,275 25,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.18% 89.81% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19,099 22,584 21,231
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,075 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 2,521 £55,000 +10.00% 209
Hampshire +1 2,073 £47,500 +5.56% 82
Berkshire 0 1,359 £57,500 +9.52% 71
Surrey +1 1,336 £55,000 +10.00% 93
West Sussex +1 892 £50,000 +5.26% 41
East Sussex 0 671 £55,000 +22.22% 22
Oxfordshire +1 644 £55,000 +10.00% 84
Buckinghamshire 0 518 £47,500 -1.55% 55
Kent +1 238 £45,000 +5.88% 49
Middlesex 0 14 £55,000 -50.00%
Sussex 0 13 £62,500 +78.57%
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Isle of Wight -7 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 2,263 (29.07%) C#
2 2,178 (27.98%) JavaScript
3 2,055 (26.40%) .NET
4 2,032 (26.10%) Scrum
5 1,779 (22.85%) Java
6 1,722 (22.12%) SQL
7 1,413 (18.15%) Software Engineering
8 1,403 (18.02%) HTML
9 1,305 (16.76%) TDD
10 1,291 (16.58%) Finance
11 1,277 (16.40%) CSS
12 1,259 (16.17%) Degree
13 1,251 (16.07%) AngularJS
14 1,161 (14.91%) Test Automation
15 1,155 (14.84%) SQL Server
16 1,140 (14.64%) Git (software)
17 1,114 (14.31%) MVC
18 1,084 (13.92%) Microsoft
19 1,077 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
20 1,048 (13.46%) DevOps
21 897 (11.52%) ASP.NET
22 847 (10.88%) Linux
23 838 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
24 821 (10.55%) SDLC
25 812 (10.43%) Python
26 810 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
27 794 (10.20%) JIRA
28 752 (9.66%) Web Services
29 724 (9.30%) Project Management
30 713 (9.16%) Waterfall

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
1 320 (4.11%) Confluence
2 133 (1.71%) IIS
3 130 (1.67%) Apache
4 118 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 117 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 114 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 106 (1.36%) CMS
8 75 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 66 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 59 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 47 (0.60%) SAS
12 32 (0.41%) nginx
13 27 (0.35%) MS Exchange
14 26 (0.33%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.31%) JBoss
16 22 (0.28%) WordPress
17 21 (0.27%) GeoServer
18 20 (0.26%) Apache Solr
19 19 (0.24%) Drupal
19 19 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 121 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 77 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 40 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.24%) Sketch
7 17 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 14 (0.18%) InVision
10 10 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.090%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.064%) SPSS
13 4 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.051%) Stata
14 3 (0.039%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.026%) Maya
Business Applications
1 53 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.32%) Magento
3 20 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 18 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 14 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 14 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 11 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
9 9 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.10%) SAP SD
11 7 (0.090%) SAP IS-U
11 7 (0.090%) SAP MM
12 6 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
12 6 (0.077%) NetSuite
12 6 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.077%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.064%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 5 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,077 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 838 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
3 415 (5.33%) SaaS
4 134 (1.72%) PaaS
5 128 (1.64%) Serverless
6 117 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 113 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 108 (1.39%) IaaS
9 97 (1.25%) Power Platform
10 86 (1.10%) GitHub
11 82 (1.05%) Office 365
12 51 (0.66%) npm
13 49 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 48 (0.62%) Amazon S3
15 37 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
16 34 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
18 26 (0.33%) Force.com
18 26 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 25 (0.32%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 108 (1.39%) DNS
2 97 (1.25%) Internet
3 89 (1.14%) Firewall
4 80 (1.03%) HTTP
5 70 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 67 (0.86%) DHCP
7 36 (0.46%) Wireless
8 29 (0.37%) WAN
9 28 (0.36%) LAN
10 24 (0.31%) RIP
11 23 (0.30%) Network Security
11 23 (0.30%) VPN
12 20 (0.26%) Intranet
12 20 (0.26%) MPLS
13 19 (0.24%) VoIP
14 17 (0.22%) CTI
15 14 (0.18%) HTTPS
15 14 (0.18%) SAN
15 14 (0.18%) SNMP
15 14 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,155 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 377 (4.84%) MySQL
3 317 (4.07%) NoSQL
4 316 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 274 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
6 265 (3.40%) Big Data
7 264 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 177 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 140 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 137 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 103 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 95 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 94 (1.21%) Power BI
14 84 (1.08%) Data Lake
15 76 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 70 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 64 (0.82%) Redis
18 61 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
18 61 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
18 61 (0.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,140 (14.64%) Git (software)
2 794 (10.20%) JIRA
3 666 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 461 (5.92%) Selenium
5 392 (5.04%) Visual Studio
6 279 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 256 (3.29%) Maven
8 198 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 187 (2.40%) JUnit
10 184 (2.36%) TeamCity
11 171 (2.20%) Bitbucket
12 159 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
13 141 (1.81%) WebDriver
14 130 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 126 (1.62%) SpecFlow
16 114 (1.46%) Subversion
17 113 (1.45%) NUnit
18 102 (1.31%) GitLab
19 93 (1.19%) SoapUI
20 87 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,291 (16.58%) Finance
2 288 (3.70%) Retail
3 272 (3.49%) Marketing
4 155 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 145 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 125 (1.61%) Legal
7 98 (1.26%) Banking
8 86 (1.10%) Games
9 85 (1.09%) Electronics
10 80 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 74 (0.95%) Military
12 73 (0.94%) Advertising
13 50 (0.64%) Publishing
14 47 (0.60%) Law
15 34 (0.44%) Back Office
16 31 (0.40%) Local Government
17 25 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 20 (0.26%) Automotive
19 20 (0.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3,356 (43.11%) Developer
2 821 (10.55%) .NET Developer
3 736 (9.45%) Java Developer
4 727 (9.34%) Analyst
5 723 (9.29%) C# Developer
6 654 (8.40%) Senior Developer
7 646 (8.30%) Software Developer
8 559 (7.18%) Software Engineer
9 493 (6.33%) Project Manager
10 414 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 392 (5.04%) Business Analyst
12 355 (4.56%) Architect
13 266 (3.42%) Junior
14 248 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
15 241 (3.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 235 (3.02%) Test Engineer
17 233 (2.99%) C# Software Developer
18 222 (2.85%) Senior Java Developer
19 204 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
20 191 (2.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,055 (26.40%) .NET
2 1,403 (18.02%) HTML
3 1,277 (16.40%) CSS
4 1,251 (16.07%) AngularJS
5 897 (11.52%) ASP.NET
6 752 (9.66%) Web Services
7 688 (8.84%) Spring
8 639 (8.21%) React
9 608 (7.81%) jQuery
10 570 (7.32%) RESTful
11 556 (7.14%) REST
12 554 (7.12%) .NET Framework
13 538 (6.91%) HTML5
14 475 (6.10%) XML
15 429 (5.51%) Node.js
16 420 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 417 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 367 (4.71%) JSON
19 348 (4.47%) SOAP
20 338 (4.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 502 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 385 (4.95%) User Experience
3 367 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
4 325 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 278 (3.57%) Fintech
6 263 (3.38%) Mobile App
7 198 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 172 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 140 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 93 (1.19%) Data Centre
11 70 (0.90%) PKI
12 64 (0.82%) PMI
13 59 (0.76%) N-Tier
14 55 (0.71%) Public Cloud
15 52 (0.67%) Client/Server
16 47 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
16 47 (0.60%) NHS
17 46 (0.59%) Virtual Team
18 44 (0.57%) Internet of Things
19 41 (0.53%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 847 (10.88%) Linux
2 561 (7.21%) Windows
3 273 (3.51%) Android
4 185 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 167 (2.15%) Unix
6 131 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 51 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 35 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 30 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.28%) AIX
12 21 (0.27%) CentOS
13 19 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 18 (0.23%) Solaris
15 12 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.13%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.10%) VMS
18 6 (0.077%) DC/OS
18 6 (0.077%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,032 (26.10%) Scrum
2 1,413 (18.15%) Software Engineering
3 1,305 (16.76%) TDD
4 1,161 (14.91%) Test Automation
5 1,114 (14.31%) MVC
6 1,048 (13.46%) DevOps
7 821 (10.55%) SDLC
8 810 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
9 724 (9.30%) Project Management
10 713 (9.16%) Waterfall
11 702 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
12 633 (8.13%) OO
13 616 (7.91%) Microservices
14 615 (7.90%) Mentoring
15 600 (7.71%) Computer Science
16 570 (7.32%) BDD
17 541 (6.95%) Web Development
18 532 (6.83%) Unit Testing
19 512 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
20 493 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2,263 (29.07%) C#
2 2,178 (27.98%) JavaScript
3 1,779 (22.85%) Java
4 1,722 (22.12%) SQL
5 812 (10.43%) Python
6 609 (7.82%) C++
7 419 (5.38%) PHP
8 344 (4.42%) C
9 295 (3.79%) Java 8
10 260 (3.34%) PowerShell
11 237 (3.04%) T-SQL
12 204 (2.62%) TypeScript
13 194 (2.49%) Ruby
14 133 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 133 (1.71%) Go
15 110 (1.41%) Scala
16 103 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 96 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 80 (1.03%) ES6
19 64 (0.82%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,259 (16.17%) Degree
2 503 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 394 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 349 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 176 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 157 (2.02%) ISEB
7 148 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 96 (1.23%) PMI Certification
9 59 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 58 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 49 (0.63%) PMP
12 46 (0.59%) APMP
13 39 (0.50%) CISSP
13 39 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 36 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
15 34 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (0.33%) AWS Certification
19 25 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 690 (8.86%) QA
2 95 (1.22%) PMO
3 61 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 60 (0.77%) GDPR
5 59 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.55%) SLA
7 31 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 30 (0.39%) WAI
9 27 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 26 (0.33%) DICOM
11 24 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 20 (0.26%) COBIT
13 13 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
14 12 (0.15%) GAMP
15 11 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 11 (0.14%) P3O
16 10 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 9 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
18 5 (0.064%) DO-178B
18 5 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 576 (7.40%) Docker
2 125 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 63 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 45 (0.58%) VirtualBox
6 43 (0.55%) vSphere
7 42 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (0.31%) oVirt
8 24 (0.31%) RHEV
9 16 (0.21%) Firmware
10 13 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 12 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.13%) VMware NSX
13 9 (0.12%) LXC
13 9 (0.12%) XenApp
14 8 (0.10%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.090%) KVM
15 7 (0.090%) NFS
16 4 (0.051%) Samba
Systems Management
1 353 (4.53%) Kubernetes
2 305 (3.92%) Ansible
3 192 (2.47%) Terraform
4 182 (2.34%) Puppet
5 83 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 64 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
7 43 (0.55%) Kibana
8 32 (0.41%) HP ALM
8 32 (0.41%) SCCM
9 28 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
10 21 (0.27%) logstash
10 21 (0.27%) Nagios
11 20 (0.26%) Grafana
12 17 (0.22%) Packer
12 17 (0.22%) Salt
13 16 (0.21%) SCOM
14 14 (0.18%) Prometheus
15 13 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (0.14%) Consul
17 10 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,084 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 484 (6.22%) Oracle
3 235 (3.02%) SAP
4 195 (2.50%) Google
5 163 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 152 (1.95%) VMware
7 125 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 112 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 64 (0.82%) IBM
10 62 (0.80%) Tableau
11 57 (0.73%) Splunk
12 47 (0.60%) Cisco
13 42 (0.54%) Citrix
14 41 (0.53%) Informatica
15 37 (0.48%) HP
16 36 (0.46%) Adobe
17 34 (0.44%) Zend
18 31 (0.40%) Samsung
19 28 (0.36%) Databricks
20 23 (0.30%) Red Hat