Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 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 8,769 7,797 8,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.82% 26.78% 23.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 30.00% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,557 6,965 7,645
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 26,311 25,994 32,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.47% 89.28% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21,739 21,412 26,818
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 3,122 £52,500 +6.06% 449
Hampshire 0 2,022 £48,500 +7.78% 200
Surrey +1 1,584 £52,500 +5.00% 215
Berkshire 0 1,575 £55,000 +10.00% 178
East Sussex 0 947 £50,000 +11.11% 72
Oxfordshire 0 928 £52,500 +8.25% 146
West Sussex +1 801 £50,000 +11.11% 67
Buckinghamshire -1 625 £47,500 +5.56% 125
Kent +6 246 £42,500 -5.56% 78
Sussex 0 30 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Middlesex -1 21 £90,000 +38.46% 3
Isle of Wight -2 10 £32,500 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2,767 (31.55%) JavaScript
2 2,756 (31.43%) C#
3 2,631 (30.00%) .NET
4 2,630 (29.99%) Scrum
5 2,146 (24.47%) SQL
6 1,976 (22.53%) Java
7 1,969 (22.45%) HTML
8 1,793 (20.45%) CSS
9 1,771 (20.20%) AngularJS
10 1,736 (19.80%) TDD
11 1,594 (18.18%) MVC
12 1,529 (17.44%) SQL Server
13 1,489 (16.98%) Finance
14 1,428 (16.28%) Test Automation
15 1,358 (15.49%) Git (software)
16 1,306 (14.89%) ASP.NET
17 1,276 (14.55%) Microsoft
18 1,205 (13.74%) Degree
19 1,201 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 1,194 (13.62%) Software Engineering
21 1,089 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
22 1,086 (12.38%) Web Services
23 980 (11.18%) SDLC
24 922 (10.51%) QA
24 922 (10.51%) Waterfall
25 915 (10.43%) jQuery
26 901 (10.27%) Linux
27 897 (10.23%) Project Management
28 886 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
29 877 (10.00%) BDD

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
1 326 (3.72%) Confluence
2 190 (2.17%) CMS
3 167 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 163 (1.86%) IIS
5 155 (1.77%) JBoss
6 126 (1.44%) Apache
7 109 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 98 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 77 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 76 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 73 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 59 (0.67%) WordPress
13 57 (0.65%) OpenStack
14 49 (0.56%) Drupal
15 48 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
15 48 (0.55%) EPiServer
15 48 (0.55%) WebSphere
16 40 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 39 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
18 38 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 121 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 113 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 105 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 82 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 47 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 33 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 32 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 32 (0.36%) Chatbot
8 27 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 21 (0.24%) InDesign
10 11 (0.13%) InVision
11 6 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.046%) UXPin
13 3 (0.034%) HipChat
14 2 (0.023%) EngageOne
14 2 (0.023%) GIMP
14 2 (0.023%) Mingle
14 2 (0.023%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 21 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 21 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.080%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.068%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.057%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.057%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.057%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.057%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.046%) Distributed Ledger
11 4 (0.046%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,201 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 873 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
3 399 (4.55%) SaaS
4 180 (2.05%) PaaS
5 153 (1.74%) GitHub
6 130 (1.48%) Office 365
7 127 (1.45%) IaaS
8 109 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 103 (1.17%) npm
10 96 (1.09%) Serverless
11 68 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
12 67 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
13 52 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
14 49 (0.56%) OpenShift
15 35 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
17 26 (0.30%) Amazon S3
17 26 (0.30%) Google Analytics
18 21 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
18 21 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 220 (2.51%) Internet
2 126 (1.44%) Firewall
3 93 (1.06%) HTTP
4 78 (0.89%) DNS
5 62 (0.71%) Network Security
6 55 (0.63%) Skype
7 51 (0.58%) DHCP
8 47 (0.54%) WAN
9 43 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 42 (0.48%) LAN
11 39 (0.44%) Wireless
12 33 (0.38%) SAN
13 32 (0.36%) Broadband
14 27 (0.31%) VoIP
15 21 (0.24%) Intranet
16 19 (0.22%) AMQP
16 19 (0.22%) Ethernet
17 18 (0.21%) SMS
18 17 (0.19%) VPN
19 14 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,529 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 496 (5.66%) MySQL
3 495 (5.64%) NoSQL
4 403 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 284 (3.24%) Big Data
6 259 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
7 254 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 236 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 230 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 177 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 154 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 148 (1.69%) Hadoop
13 141 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 116 (1.32%) Oracle Database
15 90 (1.03%) Power BI
16 88 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 77 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
18 74 (0.84%) Redis
19 71 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 68 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,358 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 825 (9.41%) JIRA
3 728 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 546 (6.23%) Selenium
5 510 (5.82%) Visual Studio
6 368 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 270 (3.08%) Subversion
8 223 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 216 (2.46%) Maven
10 200 (2.28%) WebDriver
11 196 (2.24%) TeamCity
12 185 (2.11%) NUnit
13 146 (1.66%) JUnit
14 145 (1.65%) SpecFlow
15 134 (1.53%) Eclipse
16 132 (1.51%) webpack
17 118 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
18 117 (1.33%) SoapUI
19 112 (1.28%) gulp
20 106 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 1,489 (16.98%) Finance
2 437 (4.98%) Retail
3 322 (3.67%) Marketing
4 208 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 175 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 168 (1.92%) Banking
7 149 (1.70%) Games
8 91 (1.04%) Advertising
9 80 (0.91%) Electronics
10 79 (0.90%) Publishing
11 61 (0.70%) Back Office
12 58 (0.66%) Legal
13 48 (0.55%) Automotive
14 34 (0.39%) Law
15 29 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 22 (0.25%) Billing
18 20 (0.23%) Music Industry
19 19 (0.22%) French Language
19 19 (0.22%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 4,112 (46.89%) Developer
2 1,198 (13.66%) .NET Developer
3 915 (10.43%) C# Developer
4 848 (9.67%) Analyst
5 719 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 712 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 670 (7.64%) Software Developer
8 613 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 524 (5.98%) Software Engineer
10 513 (5.85%) Project Manager
11 432 (4.93%) Architect
12 381 (4.34%) Lead Developer
13 349 (3.98%) Business Analyst
14 342 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
15 310 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
16 304 (3.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 300 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
18 291 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
19 290 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
20 281 (3.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,631 (30.00%) .NET
2 1,969 (22.45%) HTML
3 1,793 (20.45%) CSS
4 1,771 (20.20%) AngularJS
5 1,306 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 1,086 (12.38%) Web Services
7 915 (10.43%) jQuery
8 786 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 747 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 743 (8.47%) HTML5
11 740 (8.44%) REST
11 740 (8.44%) RESTful
12 731 (8.34%) React
13 618 (7.05%) .NET Framework
14 600 (6.84%) WCF
15 597 (6.81%) Spring
16 549 (6.26%) Node.js
17 536 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 412 (4.70%) CSS3
19 411 (4.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 758 (8.64%) User Experience
2 593 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 523 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 396 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
5 353 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
6 322 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 221 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 165 (1.88%) Fintech
9 163 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 95 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 95 (1.08%) PMI
11 91 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 85 (0.97%) Public Cloud
13 71 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
13 71 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 62 (0.71%) PKI
15 57 (0.65%) Social Media
16 55 (0.63%) Virtual Team
17 46 (0.52%) Mainframe
18 44 (0.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 901 (10.27%) Linux
2 733 (8.36%) Windows
3 275 (3.14%) Unix
4 205 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 194 (2.21%) Android
6 159 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 66 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 64 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (0.60%) CentOS
10 52 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 50 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (0.39%) Solaris
13 31 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
14 30 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.31%) AIX
16 24 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 20 (0.23%) Debian
18 16 (0.18%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.091%) VxWorks
20 6 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,630 (29.99%) Scrum
2 1,736 (19.80%) TDD
3 1,594 (18.18%) MVC
4 1,428 (16.28%) Test Automation
5 1,194 (13.62%) Software Engineering
6 1,089 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 980 (11.18%) SDLC
8 922 (10.51%) Waterfall
9 897 (10.23%) Project Management
10 886 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
11 877 (10.00%) BDD
12 816 (9.31%) DevOps
13 802 (9.15%) OO
14 671 (7.65%) Web Development
15 656 (7.48%) Mentoring
16 627 (7.15%) Microservices
17 560 (6.39%) Kanban
18 538 (6.14%) Unit Testing
19 470 (5.36%) PRINCE2
20 464 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2,767 (31.55%) JavaScript
2 2,756 (31.43%) C#
3 2,146 (24.47%) SQL
4 1,976 (22.53%) Java
5 799 (9.11%) Python
6 447 (5.10%) C++
7 445 (5.07%) PHP
8 405 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 347 (3.96%) Ruby
10 297 (3.39%) Java 8
11 252 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 239 (2.73%) TypeScript
13 204 (2.33%) C
14 182 (2.08%) VB.NET
15 180 (2.05%) Scala
16 138 (1.57%) Bash Shell
17 124 (1.41%) Go
18 120 (1.37%) PL/SQL
19 105 (1.20%) ES6
20 83 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,205 (13.74%) Degree
2 317 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 270 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 197 (2.25%) ISEB
5 184 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 157 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 147 (1.68%) PMI Certification
8 96 (1.09%) PMP
9 63 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 62 (0.71%) Master's Degree
11 52 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 46 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 41 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 38 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (0.42%) CISSP
16 33 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (0.33%) APMP
17 29 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 28 (0.32%) CISM
19 27 (0.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 922 (10.51%) QA
2 113 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 97 (1.11%) PMO
4 64 (0.73%) SLA
5 55 (0.63%) GDPR
6 47 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 39 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 32 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 30 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 28 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 13 (0.15%) COBIT
13 10 (0.11%) MISRA
14 8 (0.091%) ISO 14001
14 8 (0.091%) JTAG
14 8 (0.091%) PA-DSS
14 8 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.080%) MISRA C
15 7 (0.080%) PSD2
16 6 (0.068%) PMBOK
System Software
1 470 (5.36%) Docker
2 122 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 93 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.57%) Firmware
6 32 (0.36%) oVirt
7 28 (0.32%) RHEV
8 25 (0.29%) HDFS
9 24 (0.27%) vSphere
10 21 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 18 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 18 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (0.19%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.14%) LXC
14 10 (0.11%) KVM
15 7 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.080%) Xen
16 6 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (0.057%) VMware NSX
18 4 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 264 (3.01%) Ansible
2 233 (2.66%) Kubernetes
3 201 (2.29%) Puppet
4 177 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 128 (1.46%) Terraform
6 67 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 49 (0.56%) SCCM
8 43 (0.49%) Kibana
9 35 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
9 35 (0.40%) SCOM
10 31 (0.35%) Packer
11 20 (0.23%) Nagios
12 19 (0.22%) logstash
13 17 (0.19%) HP ALM
14 16 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
15 15 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
15 15 (0.17%) Salt
16 14 (0.16%) Grafana
17 10 (0.11%) Graylog
18 9 (0.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,276 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 628 (7.16%) Oracle
3 317 (3.62%) SAP
4 197 (2.25%) Google
5 171 (1.95%) VMware
6 119 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 116 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 111 (1.27%) Xamarin
9 77 (0.88%) IBM
10 68 (0.78%) Cisco
11 67 (0.76%) Adobe
12 66 (0.75%) TIBCO
13 61 (0.70%) HP
14 60 (0.68%) Sitecore
15 58 (0.66%) Tableau
16 52 (0.59%) TOWER Software
17 51 (0.58%) Red Hat
18 50 (0.57%) Informatica
19 36 (0.41%) Apple
20 35 (0.40%) Twitter