Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 7,155 8,678 7,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.81% 29.77% 26.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.63% 32.99% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,685 7,478 6,932
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 23,359 26,308 26,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.79% 90.25% 90.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18,664 21,736 21,481
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,438 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 2,674 £55,000 +4.76% 384
Hampshire 0 1,686 £50,000 +3.09% 207
Berkshire +1 1,510 £57,500 +4.55% 178
Surrey 0 1,058 £55,000 +4.76% 143
West Sussex 0 833 £50,000 - 89
Oxfordshire +1 640 £52,500 - 109
East Sussex 0 620 £55,000 +10.00% 32
Buckinghamshire +1 525 £50,000 +5.26% 99
Kent +3 249 £46,500 +9.41% 81
Middlesex -10 12 £60,000 -33.33% 2
Sussex 0 9 £66,250 +89.29%
Home Counties - 6 £60,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2,019 (28.22%) C#
2 1,962 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 1,774 (24.79%) .NET
4 1,615 (22.57%) Scrum
5 1,561 (21.82%) SQL
6 1,449 (20.25%) Java
7 1,220 (17.05%) Degree
8 1,209 (16.90%) Azure
9 1,191 (16.65%) Finance
10 1,186 (16.58%) HTML
11 1,172 (16.38%) Software Engineering
12 1,159 (16.20%) Git (software)
13 1,117 (15.61%) TDD
14 1,108 (15.49%) DevOps
15 1,107 (15.47%) AngularJS
16 1,100 (15.37%) CSS
17 1,072 (14.98%) SQL Server
18 1,018 (14.23%) Microsoft
19 973 (13.60%) MVC
20 936 (13.08%) Test Automation
21 873 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
22 857 (11.98%) AWS
23 804 (11.24%) Linux
24 762 (10.65%) SDLC
25 758 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
26 755 (10.55%) ASP.NET
27 753 (10.52%) JIRA
28 726 (10.15%) Project Management
29 718 (10.03%) Python
30 714 (9.98%) Web Services

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
1 359 (5.02%) Confluence
2 159 (2.22%) CMS
3 136 (1.90%) Apache
4 106 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 104 (1.45%) IIS
6 90 (1.26%) Apache Spark
7 82 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 79 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 77 (1.08%) WordPress
10 47 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 38 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 37 (0.52%) Drupal
13 36 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
14 32 (0.45%) nginx
15 28 (0.39%) Joomla!
16 26 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.34%) Hyperledger
18 21 (0.29%) SugarCRM
19 20 (0.28%) Umbraco
20 19 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 143 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 56 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 51 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 51 (0.71%) Sketch
5 28 (0.39%) InVision
6 24 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
7 23 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.31%) Figma
9 21 (0.29%) Adobe XD
10 12 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.084%) Marvel
12 5 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.056%) Simulink
13 4 (0.056%) UXPin
14 3 (0.042%) Chatbot
14 3 (0.042%) Maya
15 2 (0.028%) InDesign
15 2 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.41%) Magento
3 25 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 21 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 20 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 19 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 16 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
10 10 (0.14%) SAP MM
11 8 (0.11%) NetSuite
12 7 (0.098%) SAP PSCD
13 6 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
13 6 (0.084%) WebTrends
14 4 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
14 4 (0.056%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 3 (0.042%) Adobe Campaign
15 3 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 3 (0.042%) SAP CRM
15 3 (0.042%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 1,209 (16.90%) Azure
2 857 (11.98%) AWS
3 519 (7.25%) SaaS
4 149 (2.08%) GCP
4 149 (2.08%) Serverless
5 121 (1.69%) GitHub
6 119 (1.66%) PaaS
7 102 (1.43%) Power Platform
8 94 (1.31%) IaaS
9 92 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 86 (1.20%) Office 365
11 60 (0.84%) npm
12 54 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
13 52 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
13 52 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
14 50 (0.70%) Amazon S3
15 33 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 31 (0.43%) BrowserStack
17 28 (0.39%) Google Analytics
18 26 (0.36%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 71 (0.99%) HTTP
2 56 (0.78%) LAN
3 55 (0.77%) DNS
3 55 (0.77%) Internet
3 55 (0.77%) WAN
4 49 (0.68%) Firewall
5 48 (0.67%) VoIP
6 39 (0.55%) Wireless
7 38 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 30 (0.42%) Network Security
10 29 (0.41%) DHCP
10 29 (0.41%) PABX
11 27 (0.38%) Intranet
12 24 (0.34%) CTI
13 21 (0.29%) DMZ
13 21 (0.29%) VPN
14 16 (0.22%) SSL
15 15 (0.21%) RS-232
15 15 (0.21%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,072 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 410 (5.73%) MySQL
3 274 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 231 (3.23%) Big Data
5 212 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 202 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 178 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
8 168 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 123 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 118 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 100 (1.40%) Power BI
12 85 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 74 (1.03%) Redis
14 68 (0.95%) Data Lake
15 67 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 67 (0.94%) RDBMS
16 63 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
17 58 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
18 55 (0.77%) DB2
19 54 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,159 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 753 (10.52%) JIRA
3 593 (8.29%) Jenkins
4 443 (6.19%) Selenium
5 363 (5.07%) Visual Studio
6 274 (3.83%) Maven
7 270 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 216 (3.02%) Cucumber
9 156 (2.18%) SpecFlow
10 149 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 144 (2.01%) Bitbucket
11 144 (2.01%) JUnit
12 128 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
13 111 (1.55%) Subversion
14 101 (1.41%) WebDriver
15 98 (1.37%) NUnit
16 88 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 76 (1.06%) Mocha
18 75 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
19 73 (1.02%) JMeter
General
1 1,191 (16.65%) Finance
2 314 (4.39%) Retail
3 246 (3.44%) Marketing
4 201 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 193 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 136 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 131 (1.83%) Banking
8 75 (1.05%) Games
9 71 (0.99%) Electronics
10 63 (0.88%) Automotive
11 62 (0.87%) Legal
12 59 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 59 (0.82%) Publishing
13 58 (0.81%) Back Office
14 57 (0.80%) Advertising
15 45 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.39%) Local Government
17 27 (0.38%) Military
18 26 (0.36%) Law
19 19 (0.27%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2,931 (40.96%) Developer
2 719 (10.05%) Analyst
3 646 (9.03%) C# Developer
4 640 (8.94%) Senior Developer
5 638 (8.92%) .NET Developer
6 593 (8.29%) Software Developer
7 583 (8.15%) Java Developer
8 522 (7.30%) Software Engineer
9 465 (6.50%) Project Manager
10 386 (5.39%) Architect
11 371 (5.19%) Business Analyst
12 356 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 242 (3.38%) Junior
14 226 (3.16%) Test Engineer
15 216 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
16 215 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
17 199 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 197 (2.75%) PHP Developer
19 194 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
20 192 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,774 (24.79%) .NET
2 1,186 (16.58%) HTML
3 1,107 (15.47%) AngularJS
4 1,100 (15.37%) CSS
5 755 (10.55%) ASP.NET
6 714 (9.98%) Web Services
7 593 (8.29%) React
8 588 (8.22%) Spring
9 548 (7.66%) REST
10 545 (7.62%) RESTful
11 530 (7.41%) jQuery
12 469 (6.55%) Node.js
13 444 (6.21%) .NET Framework
14 404 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 373 (5.21%) HTML5
16 353 (4.93%) XML
17 339 (4.74%) WCF
18 333 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
19 318 (4.44%) SOAP
20 302 (4.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 463 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 436 (6.09%) User Experience
3 330 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 303 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
5 260 (3.63%) Mobile App
6 206 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 187 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
8 150 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 102 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 92 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 72 (1.01%) Cloud Native
12 67 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 49 (0.68%) Data Structures
14 48 (0.67%) Driving Licence
14 48 (0.67%) Life Science
15 46 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
16 37 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
17 36 (0.50%) Private Cloud
17 36 (0.50%) Social Media
18 33 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 804 (11.24%) Linux
2 558 (7.80%) Windows
3 209 (2.92%) Android
4 189 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 145 (2.03%) Unix
6 107 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 39 (0.55%) Solaris
8 17 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.14%) AIX
12 10 (0.14%) ThreadX
13 8 (0.11%) Debian
14 7 (0.098%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.084%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.070%) CentOS
17 4 (0.056%) Embedded Linux
18 3 (0.042%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,615 (22.57%) Scrum
2 1,172 (16.38%) Software Engineering
3 1,117 (15.61%) TDD
4 1,108 (15.49%) DevOps
5 973 (13.60%) MVC
6 936 (13.08%) Test Automation
7 873 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
8 762 (10.65%) SDLC
9 758 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 726 (10.15%) Project Management
11 637 (8.90%) Microservices
12 619 (8.65%) Waterfall
13 606 (8.47%) Computer Science
14 563 (7.87%) Mentoring
15 559 (7.81%) BDD
16 533 (7.45%) Web Development
17 475 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 469 (6.55%) OO
19 466 (6.51%) Unit Testing
20 448 (6.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,019 (28.22%) C#
2 1,962 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 1,561 (21.82%) SQL
4 1,449 (20.25%) Java
5 718 (10.03%) Python
6 455 (6.36%) PHP
7 414 (5.79%) C++
8 234 (3.27%) C
9 221 (3.09%) Java 8
10 213 (2.98%) T-SQL
11 207 (2.89%) TypeScript
12 202 (2.82%) PowerShell
13 146 (2.04%) Ruby
14 122 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 114 (1.59%) VB.NET
16 106 (1.48%) ES6
17 90 (1.26%) Scala
18 69 (0.96%) PL/SQL
19 67 (0.94%) Go
20 59 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,220 (17.05%) Degree
2 391 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 321 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 209 (2.92%) ISTQB
5 195 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 161 (2.25%) ISEB
7 78 (1.09%) PMP
8 73 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 67 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 55 (0.77%) DV Cleared
11 52 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 51 (0.71%) AWS Certification
13 49 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
14 36 (0.50%) CISSP
15 34 (0.48%) Master's Degree
16 33 (0.46%) APMP
17 30 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
18 25 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 24 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
20 23 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 665 (9.29%) QA
2 107 (1.50%) SLA
3 91 (1.27%) PMO
4 76 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.64%) GDPR
6 38 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 38 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 27 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 20 (0.28%) DICOM
10 16 (0.22%) COBIT
11 14 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 14 (0.20%) WAI
12 13 (0.18%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.14%) NIST
15 9 (0.13%) P3O
16 8 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 5 (0.070%) WCAG
18 4 (0.056%) MiFID
System Software
1 644 (9.00%) Docker
2 101 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 48 (0.67%) Firmware
5 29 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 24 (0.34%) oVirt
6 24 (0.34%) RHEV
7 21 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.20%) NFS
9 10 (0.14%) vSphere
10 8 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.098%) KVM
11 7 (0.098%) vCloud
12 5 (0.070%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.070%) HDFS
12 5 (0.070%) LXC
12 5 (0.070%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.056%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 378 (5.28%) Kubernetes
2 218 (3.05%) Ansible
3 172 (2.40%) Terraform
4 131 (1.83%) Puppet
5 86 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 33 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
8 29 (0.41%) IBM BigFix
9 25 (0.35%) Kibana
10 24 (0.34%) Grafana
11 20 (0.28%) Nagios
11 20 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
12 19 (0.27%) SCCM
13 17 (0.24%) HP ALM
14 16 (0.22%) Prometheus
15 15 (0.21%) Data Guard
15 15 (0.21%) Mesos
16 14 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
16 14 (0.20%) Marathon
17 13 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,018 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 397 (5.55%) Oracle
3 225 (3.14%) SAP
4 191 (2.67%) Google
5 113 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
6 112 (1.57%) VMware
7 106 (1.48%) Atlassian
8 88 (1.23%) Splunk
9 81 (1.13%) ServiceNow
10 72 (1.01%) Zend
11 71 (0.99%) Citrix
12 67 (0.94%) IBM
13 64 (0.89%) Tableau
14 62 (0.87%) Sage
15 60 (0.84%) Xamarin
16 47 (0.66%) Informatica
17 41 (0.57%) Sitecore
18 40 (0.56%) Adobe
18 40 (0.56%) Aruba
18 40 (0.56%) Cisco