Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 8,681 7,678 8,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.98% 24.13% 21.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.01% 27.58% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7,787 6,920 8,282
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,450 £32,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 27,119 27,838 35,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 87.48% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22,331 22,817 29,921
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 3,377 £50,000 +3.09% 479
Hampshire 0 1,820 £45,000 - 191
Surrey -1 1,694 £50,000 - 216
Berkshire 0 1,593 £50,000 - 222
Oxfordshire 0 1,051 £49,000 +3.16% 164
East Sussex 0 781 £48,500 +7.78% 60
Buckinghamshire 0 769 £47,500 +7.95% 93
West Sussex -1 613 £45,000 -5.26% 60
Kent 0 305 £45,000 - 44
Sussex +5 47 £70,000 +55.56%
Middlesex 0 32 £90,000 +80.00% 2
Isle of Wight +2 13 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Home Counties +18 5 £43,500 -40.00%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 3,301 (38.03%) C#
2 2,942 (33.89%) JavaScript
3 2,886 (33.25%) .NET
4 2,601 (29.96%) Scrum
5 2,268 (26.13%) SQL
6 2,256 (25.99%) TDD
7 2,244 (25.85%) SQL Server
8 2,239 (25.79%) HTML
9 2,078 (23.94%) MVC
10 2,005 (23.10%) CSS
11 1,804 (20.78%) Java
12 1,792 (20.64%) ASP.NET
13 1,692 (19.49%) AngularJS
14 1,300 (14.98%) Test Automation
15 1,276 (14.70%) Degree
16 1,199 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,192 (13.73%) Microsoft
18 1,184 (13.64%) Software Engineering
19 1,181 (13.60%) BDD
20 1,151 (13.26%) Finance
21 1,149 (13.24%) Git (software)
22 1,096 (12.63%) jQuery
23 1,087 (12.52%) Linux
24 1,057 (12.18%) OO
25 1,040 (11.98%) Web Services
26 1,023 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
27 961 (11.07%) RESTful
28 943 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
29 928 (10.69%) Python
30 912 (10.51%) Windows

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
1 281 (3.24%) CMS
2 163 (1.88%) Apache
3 162 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 158 (1.82%) Confluence
4 158 (1.82%) IIS
5 119 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 115 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 112 (1.29%) JBoss
8 87 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 83 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 79 (0.91%) Drupal
11 72 (0.83%) WordPress
12 67 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 61 (0.70%) Umbraco
14 45 (0.52%) nginx
15 39 (0.45%) WebLogic
16 37 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 34 (0.39%) NServiceBus
18 30 (0.35%) MS Exchange
19 28 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 149 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 103 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
3 98 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
4 72 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 14 (0.16%) InVision
9 11 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.081%) UXPin
11 5 (0.058%) Simulink
11 5 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.046%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.046%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.012%) HipChat
14 1 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 86 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 32 (0.37%) Magento
4 29 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.081%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.058%) Sage 1000
11 4 (0.046%) nopCommerce
11 4 (0.046%) Oracle AGIS
11 4 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.046%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 4 (0.046%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 699 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 698 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
3 555 (6.39%) SaaS
4 142 (1.64%) GitHub
5 68 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (0.67%) npm
7 56 (0.65%) PaaS
8 48 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 47 (0.54%) IaaS
10 35 (0.40%) OpenShift
11 34 (0.39%) Office 365
12 29 (0.33%) Slack
13 27 (0.31%) Serverless
14 23 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
16 20 (0.23%) Google Analytics
17 18 (0.21%) Force.com
18 16 (0.18%) Firebase
18 16 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 276 (3.18%) Internet
2 90 (1.04%) Broadband
3 86 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 68 (0.78%) Firewall
5 62 (0.71%) HTTP
6 54 (0.62%) WAN
7 42 (0.48%) LAN
8 34 (0.39%) VoIP
9 32 (0.37%) Wireless
10 30 (0.35%) Intranet
11 28 (0.32%) DNS
12 26 (0.30%) SSL
13 25 (0.29%) Network Security
13 25 (0.29%) VPN
14 22 (0.25%) Hyperconnected
15 20 (0.23%) SMS
16 18 (0.21%) FTP
17 17 (0.20%) AMQP
17 17 (0.20%) SMTP
18 16 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,244 (25.85%) SQL Server
2 641 (7.38%) MySQL
3 621 (7.15%) NoSQL
4 557 (6.42%) SQL Server 2016
5 349 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 302 (3.48%) Big Data
7 237 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 228 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 185 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 164 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 152 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
12 147 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 128 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 120 (1.38%) Hadoop
15 114 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 111 (1.28%) RDBMS
17 109 (1.26%) Oracle Database
18 69 (0.79%) MariaDB
19 64 (0.74%) Redis
20 54 (0.62%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,149 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 706 (8.13%) Selenium
3 634 (7.30%) JIRA
4 547 (6.30%) Visual Studio
5 467 (5.38%) Jenkins
6 397 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 343 (3.95%) Subversion
8 251 (2.89%) WebDriver
9 245 (2.82%) NUnit
10 227 (2.61%) Cucumber
11 188 (2.17%) Maven
12 137 (1.58%) JUnit
13 126 (1.45%) MSTest
14 113 (1.30%) SoapUI
14 113 (1.30%) TeamCity
15 101 (1.16%) Moq
16 100 (1.15%) Eclipse
17 86 (0.99%) SpecFlow
18 84 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
19 81 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1,151 (13.26%) Finance
2 369 (4.25%) Retail
3 259 (2.98%) Marketing
4 235 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 176 (2.03%) Games
6 117 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 112 (1.29%) Banking
8 108 (1.24%) Electronics
9 107 (1.23%) Advertising
10 100 (1.15%) Publishing
11 64 (0.74%) Back Office
12 60 (0.69%) Automotive
13 38 (0.44%) Law
14 37 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 32 (0.37%) Legal
16 26 (0.30%) Digital Economy
17 24 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 23 (0.26%) Billing
18 23 (0.26%) Financial Institution
19 22 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4,509 (51.94%) Developer
2 1,764 (20.32%) .NET Developer
3 1,015 (11.69%) C# Developer
4 861 (9.92%) Senior Developer
5 759 (8.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 723 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 711 (8.19%) Analyst
8 709 (8.17%) Software Developer
9 542 (6.24%) Software Engineer
10 418 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 411 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 400 (4.61%) Project Manager
13 396 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 384 (4.42%) Architect
15 383 (4.41%) Business Analyst
16 319 (3.67%) .NET Software Developer
17 314 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 309 (3.56%) SQL Developer
19 303 (3.49%) Web Developer
20 301 (3.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,886 (33.25%) .NET
2 2,239 (25.79%) HTML
3 2,005 (23.10%) CSS
4 1,792 (20.64%) ASP.NET
5 1,692 (19.49%) AngularJS
6 1,199 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1,096 (12.63%) jQuery
8 1,040 (11.98%) Web Services
9 961 (11.07%) RESTful
10 943 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 876 (10.09%) WCF
12 748 (8.62%) .NET Framework
13 745 (8.58%) HTML5
14 681 (7.84%) Node.js
15 660 (7.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 615 (7.08%) XML
17 613 (7.06%) Spring
18 573 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 561 (6.46%) React
20 555 (6.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 731 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 691 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
3 563 (6.49%) User Experience
4 521 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 339 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 168 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 161 (1.85%) Fintech
8 118 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 114 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 104 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 81 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 76 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 71 (0.82%) Public Cloud
14 56 (0.65%) Social Media
15 53 (0.61%) BBC
16 50 (0.58%) Tandem
17 46 (0.53%) Driving Licence
17 46 (0.53%) Virtual Team
18 44 (0.51%) iPad
19 42 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,087 (12.52%) Linux
2 912 (10.51%) Windows
3 296 (3.41%) Unix
4 149 (1.72%) Android
5 134 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 124 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 35 (0.40%) CentOS
8 33 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
9 32 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.31%) Debian
11 23 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 21 (0.24%) AIX
13 16 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.14%) Solaris
16 12 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,601 (29.96%) Scrum
2 2,256 (25.99%) TDD
3 2,078 (23.94%) MVC
4 1,300 (14.98%) Test Automation
5 1,184 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 1,181 (13.60%) BDD
7 1,057 (12.18%) OO
8 1,023 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
9 885 (10.19%) SDLC
10 873 (10.06%) Web Development
11 683 (7.87%) Mentoring
12 664 (7.65%) Web Application Development
13 658 (7.58%) Project Management
14 597 (6.88%) DevOps
15 595 (6.85%) Unit Testing
16 544 (6.27%) Kanban
17 514 (5.92%) Waterfall
18 497 (5.73%) OOP
19 463 (5.33%) Microservices
20 427 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,301 (38.03%) C#
2 2,942 (33.89%) JavaScript
3 2,268 (26.13%) SQL
4 1,804 (20.78%) Java
5 928 (10.69%) Python
6 678 (7.81%) PHP
7 625 (7.20%) Ruby
8 570 (6.57%) C++
9 478 (5.51%) T-SQL
10 256 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 225 (2.59%) C
12 180 (2.07%) TypeScript
13 159 (1.83%) Scala
14 155 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 143 (1.65%) Perl
16 132 (1.52%) PowerShell
17 114 (1.31%) VB
18 86 (0.99%) Go
18 86 (0.99%) PL/SQL
19 76 (0.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,276 (14.70%) Degree
2 406 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 227 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 192 (2.21%) ISEB
5 171 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 87 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 86 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (0.68%) PhD
9 54 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 37 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 34 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 33 (0.38%) CISSP
12 33 (0.38%) PMP
13 31 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
14 30 (0.35%) CISM
15 26 (0.30%) Master's Degree
15 26 (0.30%) MCP
16 25 (0.29%) APMP
16 25 (0.29%) MCSA
17 24 (0.28%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 772 (8.89%) QA
2 91 (1.05%) PMO
3 75 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.58%) SLA
5 32 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.33%) GDPR
7 22 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 16 (0.18%) GCP
11 15 (0.17%) COBIT
12 9 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 7 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.046%) P3O
14 4 (0.046%) PSD2
14 4 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.035%) HL7
15 3 (0.035%) TickIT
16 2 (0.023%) MISRA
System Software
1 357 (4.11%) Docker
2 103 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 44 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.46%) HDFS
6 26 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.23%) KVM
9 16 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 15 (0.17%) Firmware
11 12 (0.14%) vSphere
12 10 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.12%) Xen
13 8 (0.092%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.069%) XenApp
16 5 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.035%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 172 (1.98%) Puppet
2 142 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 132 (1.52%) Ansible
4 85 (0.98%) Kubernetes
5 81 (0.93%) Terraform
6 48 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 42 (0.48%) Kibana
8 24 (0.28%) Packer
9 23 (0.26%) SCCM
10 21 (0.24%) Nagios
11 20 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 20 (0.23%) WSUS
12 16 (0.18%) Mesos
13 14 (0.16%) Grafana
14 12 (0.14%) SCOM
15 11 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
15 11 (0.13%) rkt
16 10 (0.12%) StatsD
17 9 (0.10%) Galera Cluster
17 9 (0.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,192 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 490 (5.64%) Oracle
3 199 (2.29%) Google
4 163 (1.88%) SAP
5 134 (1.54%) VMware
6 112 (1.29%) Sophos
7 93 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 92 (1.06%) HP
9 74 (0.85%) Facebook
9 74 (0.85%) Zend
10 62 (0.71%) Apple
10 62 (0.71%) Twitter
11 55 (0.63%) Adobe
11 55 (0.63%) Xamarin
12 54 (0.62%) Sony
13 44 (0.51%) Red Hat
14 37 (0.43%) Cisco
15 35 (0.40%) Capita
15 35 (0.40%) Sun
16 34 (0.39%) Talend