Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 5,729 2,699 6,018
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 32.12% 27.14% 25.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.55% 29.47% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,572 2,272 4,937
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16,583 9,160 21,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.97% 92.11% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,285 7,406 17,267
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,259
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +1 1,723 £55,000 +10.00% 170
Thames Valley +1 1,675 £57,500 +4.55% 275
Surrey 0 1,251 £60,000 +4.35% 139
Berkshire +1 920 £60,000 +9.09% 152
Buckinghamshire +2 463 £55,000 - 69
East Sussex -1 357 £57,500 -1.16% 38
West Sussex 0 331 £57,500 -4.17% 46
Oxfordshire +12 312 £60,000 +14.29% 54
Kent +7 272 £55,000 +10.00% 42
Home Counties +2 30 £90,000 -5.26%
Sussex 0 29 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Middlesex +1 12 - - 2
Isle of Wight - 9 £31,000 - 2
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 1,811 (31.61%) Azure
2 1,577 (27.53%) DevOps
3 1,515 (26.44%) Social Skills
4 1,510 (26.36%) C#
5 1,394 (24.33%) Scrum
6 1,338 (23.35%) JavaScript
7 1,295 (22.60%) Degree
8 1,183 (20.65%) CI/CD
9 1,179 (20.58%) .NET
10 1,164 (20.32%) AWS
11 1,138 (19.86%) Finance
12 1,032 (18.01%) Java
13 1,025 (17.89%) SQL
14 956 (16.69%) Software Engineering
15 935 (16.32%) Test Automation
16 916 (15.99%) Microsoft
17 875 (15.27%) React
18 832 (14.52%) Git (software)
19 814 (14.21%) Python
20 799 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
21 750 (13.09%) CSS
22 746 (13.02%) Computer Science
23 733 (12.79%) Analytics
24 731 (12.76%) TDD
25 696 (12.15%) HTML
26 676 (11.80%) Docker
27 675 (11.78%) Risk Management
28 661 (11.54%) Full Stack Development
29 641 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
30 640 (11.17%) Analytical Skills

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
1 196 (3.42%) Confluence
2 147 (2.57%) Apache
3 113 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 112 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 98 (1.71%) Apache Spark
6 95 (1.66%) CMS
7 56 (0.98%) WordPress
8 49 (0.86%) IIS
9 47 (0.82%) GemFire
10 31 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
11 23 (0.40%) GeoServer
12 22 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 19 (0.33%) nginx
14 18 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.19%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.19%) Jupyter
17 9 (0.16%) Appian
Applications
1 192 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 89 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 59 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 53 (0.93%) Sketch
7 40 (0.70%) InVision
8 18 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 18 (0.31%) Campfire
9 17 (0.30%) Simulink
10 13 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.21%) Stateflow
11 12 (0.21%) Zeplin
12 10 (0.17%) Windchill
13 8 (0.14%) Chatbot
13 8 (0.14%) FrameMaker
14 7 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
16 4 (0.070%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 23 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
1 23 (0.40%) Sentinel
2 21 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 19 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 13 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
10 6 (0.10%) Primavera
10 6 (0.10%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1,811 (31.61%) Azure
2 1,164 (20.32%) AWS
3 568 (9.91%) SaaS
4 353 (6.16%) GitHub
5 347 (6.06%) Serverless
6 325 (5.67%) Power Platform
7 231 (4.03%) GCP
8 166 (2.90%) Microsoft 365
9 156 (2.72%) Azure Data Factory
10 149 (2.60%) PaaS
11 147 (2.57%) Azure Service Bus
12 144 (2.51%) OpenShift
13 129 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
14 123 (2.15%) GitHub Actions
15 105 (1.83%) Amazon S3
16 98 (1.71%) Azure Monitor
17 97 (1.69%) Azure Logic Apps
18 91 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
18 91 (1.59%) IaaS
19 81 (1.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.38%) HTTP
2 61 (1.06%) Firewall
3 58 (1.01%) Cisco IPT
4 42 (0.73%) Network Security
5 37 (0.65%) Internet
6 35 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 34 (0.59%) DNS
8 23 (0.40%) Kerberos
8 23 (0.40%) VoIP
9 21 (0.37%) Broadband
10 19 (0.33%) Wireless
11 18 (0.31%) DHCP
11 18 (0.31%) SMTP
12 15 (0.26%) Intranet
12 15 (0.26%) SSL
13 13 (0.23%) SNA
13 13 (0.23%) VPN
14 12 (0.21%) IPv6
15 11 (0.19%) Ethernet
15 11 (0.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 382 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 278 (4.85%) Big Data
4 263 (4.59%) Power BI
5 238 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 208 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
7 196 (3.42%) MySQL
8 183 (3.19%) MongoDB
9 177 (3.09%) Data Lake
10 167 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 148 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
12 108 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 92 (1.61%) Redis
14 75 (1.31%) HBase
15 68 (1.19%) MariaDB
16 66 (1.15%) Tableau
17 65 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 61 (1.06%) Hadoop
19 58 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 58 (1.01%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 832 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 522 (9.11%) JIRA
3 460 (8.03%) Jenkins
4 271 (4.73%) Selenium
5 140 (2.44%) SpecFlow
6 128 (2.23%) Visual Studio
7 126 (2.20%) Cucumber
8 96 (1.68%) JUnit
9 95 (1.66%) TeamCity
10 89 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 85 (1.48%) Cypress.io
12 81 (1.41%) Bitbucket
13 73 (1.27%) GitLab
14 70 (1.22%) IntelliJ
14 70 (1.22%) Postman
15 66 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
16 61 (1.06%) Artifactory
16 61 (1.06%) Maven
17 59 (1.03%) TestRail
18 58 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 1,515 (26.44%) Social Skills
2 1,138 (19.86%) Finance
3 640 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
4 303 (5.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 275 (4.80%) Marketing
6 235 (4.10%) Retail
7 232 (4.05%) Law
8 210 (3.67%) Influencing Skills
9 191 (3.33%) Banking
10 189 (3.30%) Telecoms
11 141 (2.46%) Presentation Skills
12 129 (2.25%) Legal
13 108 (1.89%) Organisational Skills
14 86 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 85 (1.48%) Public Sector
16 80 (1.40%) Manufacturing
17 70 (1.22%) Electronics
18 54 (0.94%) Automotive
19 50 (0.87%) Advertising
20 49 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,768 (30.86%) Developer
2 587 (10.25%) Software Engineer
3 573 (10.00%) Analyst
4 477 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 412 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 354 (6.18%) Architect
7 303 (5.29%) C# Developer
8 291 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 262 (4.57%) .NET Developer
10 255 (4.45%) Business Analyst
11 214 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
12 179 (3.12%) Senior Software Engineer
13 168 (2.93%) Java Developer
14 166 (2.90%) Product Owner
14 166 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
15 156 (2.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 147 (2.57%) Security Engineer
17 146 (2.55%) Data Engineer
18 145 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
19 139 (2.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,179 (20.58%) .NET
2 875 (15.27%) React
3 750 (13.09%) CSS
4 696 (12.15%) HTML
5 578 (10.09%) AngularJS
6 508 (8.87%) .NET Core
7 391 (6.82%) Node.js
8 368 (6.42%) RESTful
9 303 (5.29%) REST
10 299 (5.22%) ASP.NET
11 275 (4.80%) Web Services
12 271 (4.73%) JSON
13 262 (4.57%) .NET Framework
14 243 (4.24%) Spring
15 236 (4.12%) Vue.js
16 223 (3.89%) Kafka
17 185 (3.23%) HTML5
18 165 (2.88%) Redux
19 146 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
20 144 (2.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 534 (9.32%) User Experience
2 276 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
3 192 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 159 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 152 (2.65%) Algorithms
5 152 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 139 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 138 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 85 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
9 77 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 74 (1.29%) Social Media
11 67 (1.17%) Life Science
12 58 (1.01%) Robotics
13 57 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 57 (0.99%) PMI
14 52 (0.91%) NHS
15 50 (0.87%) Cyberattack
16 47 (0.82%) iPad
17 46 (0.80%) Legacy Systems
17 46 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 528 (9.22%) Linux
2 309 (5.39%) Windows
3 149 (2.60%) Android
3 149 (2.60%) Unix
4 136 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 96 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 51 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 41 (0.72%) Mac OS
8 37 (0.65%) VMS
9 24 (0.42%) CentOS
10 18 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
15 7 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
15 7 (0.12%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.087%) Debian
16 5 (0.087%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.052%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,577 (27.53%) DevOps
2 1,394 (24.33%) Scrum
3 1,183 (20.65%) CI/CD
4 956 (16.69%) Software Engineering
5 935 (16.32%) Test Automation
6 799 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
7 746 (13.02%) Computer Science
8 733 (12.79%) Analytics
9 731 (12.76%) TDD
10 675 (11.78%) Risk Management
11 661 (11.54%) Full Stack Development
12 641 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 635 (11.08%) Mentoring
14 629 (10.98%) Microservices
15 615 (10.73%) Waterfall
16 594 (10.37%) SDLC
17 586 (10.23%) Project Management
18 517 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
19 454 (7.92%) User Stories
20 425 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,510 (26.36%) C#
2 1,338 (23.35%) JavaScript
3 1,032 (18.01%) Java
4 1,025 (17.89%) SQL
5 814 (14.21%) Python
6 424 (7.40%) C
7 279 (4.87%) PHP
8 274 (4.78%) TypeScript
9 272 (4.75%) C++
10 268 (4.68%) PowerShell
11 223 (3.89%) Bash
12 126 (2.20%) T-SQL
13 120 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 119 (2.08%) Scala
15 108 (1.89%) Perl
16 97 (1.69%) Kotlin
17 96 (1.68%) Groovy
18 94 (1.64%) Go
19 77 (1.34%) Ruby
20 61 (1.06%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,295 (22.60%) Degree
2 264 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 228 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 176 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 126 (2.20%) ISEB
6 123 (2.15%) CISSP
7 117 (2.04%) ISTQB
8 102 (1.78%) PMI Certification
9 91 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 88 (1.54%) Master's Degree
11 61 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
12 58 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 54 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
14 53 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 51 (0.89%) OCP
15 51 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
16 50 (0.87%) CISM
17 47 (0.82%) PMP
18 46 (0.80%) CRISC
19 44 (0.77%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 557 (9.72%) QA
2 97 (1.69%) PMO
3 83 (1.45%) Accessibility
4 79 (1.38%) GDPR
5 77 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 32 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.54%) SLA
8 28 (0.49%) WCAG
9 27 (0.47%) GRC
10 23 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 22 (0.38%) NIST
12 21 (0.37%) ITGC
12 21 (0.37%) PCI DSS
13 15 (0.26%) HIPAA
13 15 (0.26%) ISO 26262
14 13 (0.23%) MISRA
15 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 11 (0.19%) Good Clinical Practice
17 10 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
17 10 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 676 (11.80%) Docker
2 123 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 49 (0.86%) HDFS
5 34 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.47%) Firmware
7 17 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.17%) vSphere
10 9 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.16%) KVM
10 9 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.16%) Xen
11 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.052%) RACF
12 3 (0.052%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.035%) LXC
13 2 (0.035%) NFS
13 2 (0.035%) Samba
13 2 (0.035%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 529 (9.23%) Kubernetes
2 279 (4.87%) Terraform
3 266 (4.64%) Ansible
4 111 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (1.22%) Puppet
6 38 (0.66%) Kibana
7 37 (0.65%) Grafana
8 24 (0.42%) Apache Brooklyn
9 15 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (0.19%) Opsview
12 9 (0.16%) logstash
12 9 (0.16%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.14%) PTC Integrity
13 8 (0.14%) SCCM
14 7 (0.12%) Packer
15 5 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.087%) HP ALM
16 4 (0.070%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 916 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 177 (3.09%) Oracle
3 174 (3.04%) Databricks
4 150 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
5 146 (2.55%) Google
6 133 (2.32%) VMware
7 128 (2.23%) SAP
8 83 (1.45%) Adobe
9 61 (1.06%) Apple
10 58 (1.01%) IBM
11 55 (0.96%) Okta
12 53 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 51 (0.89%) Workday
14 49 (0.86%) Palantir
15 43 (0.75%) MuleSoft
16 42 (0.73%) Red Hat
17 40 (0.70%) Informatica
18 37 (0.65%) WooCommerce
19 32 (0.56%) ServiceNow
20 27 (0.47%) Xamarin