Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 8,080 8,681 7,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.35% 27.98% 24.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.28% 31.13% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,939 7,787 6,920
South East median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,450 £32,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 24,282 27,888 28,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.20% 89.89% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19,863 22,999 23,359
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 2,719 £55,000 +10.00% 496
Hampshire 0 1,928 £45,000 - 250
Berkshire 0 1,396 £57,500 +15.00% 245
Surrey +1 1,387 £52,500 +5.00% 243
West Sussex +1 912 £50,000 +11.11% 91
East Sussex 0 825 £51,000 +5.15% 63
Oxfordshire 0 698 £55,000 +12.24% 134
Buckinghamshire 0 623 £49,250 +3.68% 117
Kent +2 250 £43,000 -4.44% 76
Middlesex -2 23 £70,000 -22.22% 3
Sussex 0 14 £60,000 -14.29%
Isle of Wight +2 4 £32,500 +8.33%
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Home Counties -3 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2,510 (31.06%) C#
2 2,379 (29.44%) JavaScript
3 2,315 (28.65%) .NET
4 2,313 (28.63%) Scrum
5 1,950 (24.13%) SQL
6 1,817 (22.49%) Java
7 1,657 (20.51%) HTML
8 1,517 (18.77%) CSS
9 1,477 (18.28%) TDD
10 1,422 (17.60%) AngularJS
11 1,370 (16.96%) Finance
12 1,325 (16.40%) Test Automation
13 1,311 (16.23%) MVC
14 1,306 (16.16%) Software Engineering
15 1,276 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 1,255 (15.53%) Degree
17 1,143 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,133 (14.02%) Microsoft
19 1,125 (13.92%) Git (software)
20 1,108 (13.71%) ASP.NET
21 987 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
22 947 (11.72%) DevOps
23 907 (11.23%) SDLC
24 854 (10.57%) Waterfall
25 831 (10.28%) Web Services
26 830 (10.27%) QA
27 798 (9.88%) Linux
28 795 (9.84%) Python
29 762 (9.43%) Microservices
30 756 (9.36%) Amazon AWS

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
1 277 (3.43%) Confluence
2 182 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 171 (2.12%) IIS
4 135 (1.67%) Apache
5 131 (1.62%) CMS
6 108 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 101 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 67 (0.83%) JBoss
9 63 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 54 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 47 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 41 (0.51%) SAS
13 34 (0.42%) nginx
13 34 (0.42%) OpenStack
14 33 (0.41%) EPiServer
15 30 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 30 (0.37%) MS Exchange
16 27 (0.33%) Umbraco
17 20 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
18 19 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 116 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 78 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 53 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 50 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.12%) SPSS
9 9 (0.11%) InVision
10 8 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.099%) Stata
11 7 (0.087%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.050%) EngageOne
13 4 (0.050%) InDesign
14 3 (0.037%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.037%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 60 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.37%) SAP CO
2 30 (0.37%) SAP FI
2 30 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 11 (0.14%) Magento
8 10 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
10 7 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (0.062%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 5 (0.062%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.062%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.062%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.062%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.050%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 4 (0.050%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1,143 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 756 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
3 347 (4.29%) SaaS
4 173 (2.14%) GitHub
5 143 (1.77%) PaaS
6 105 (1.30%) Office 365
7 98 (1.21%) Serverless
8 95 (1.18%) IaaS
9 81 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 65 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 58 (0.72%) npm
12 51 (0.63%) OpenShift
13 43 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 42 (0.52%) Google Analytics
15 37 (0.46%) Amazon S3
16 36 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
16 36 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
17 29 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
18 23 (0.28%) Azure Functions
19 22 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 141 (1.75%) Internet
2 137 (1.70%) Firewall
3 108 (1.34%) HTTP
4 106 (1.31%) DNS
5 71 (0.88%) DHCP
6 69 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 54 (0.67%) Wireless
8 48 (0.59%) WAN
9 43 (0.53%) Network Security
10 41 (0.51%) VPN
11 40 (0.50%) LAN
11 40 (0.50%) Skype
12 24 (0.30%) MPLS
13 22 (0.27%) Ethernet
13 22 (0.27%) RIP
14 21 (0.26%) VoIP
15 18 (0.22%) SAN
16 17 (0.21%) Intranet
17 16 (0.20%) VLAN
18 15 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,276 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 393 (4.86%) NoSQL
3 365 (4.52%) MySQL
4 346 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 267 (3.30%) Big Data
6 254 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
7 250 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 190 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 148 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 137 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 126 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 119 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 89 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 82 (1.01%) Power BI
15 71 (0.88%) SAP BW
15 71 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 63 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
17 55 (0.68%) Redis
18 47 (0.58%) DB2
18 47 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,125 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 722 (8.94%) JIRA
3 643 (7.96%) Jenkins
4 470 (5.82%) Selenium
5 462 (5.72%) Visual Studio
6 295 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 218 (2.70%) Maven
8 207 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 165 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 164 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 160 (1.98%) JUnit
11 160 (1.98%) WebDriver
12 155 (1.92%) Subversion
13 143 (1.77%) NUnit
14 136 (1.68%) Bitbucket
15 112 (1.39%) SoapUI
16 100 (1.24%) Eclipse
17 93 (1.15%) SpecFlow
18 92 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
19 89 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,370 (16.96%) Finance
2 375 (4.64%) Retail
3 270 (3.34%) Marketing
4 197 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 177 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 165 (2.04%) Banking
7 101 (1.25%) Electronics
8 91 (1.13%) Legal
9 84 (1.04%) Games
10 78 (0.97%) Advertising
11 56 (0.69%) Aerospace
12 49 (0.61%) Back Office
13 45 (0.56%) Publishing
14 38 (0.47%) Military
15 34 (0.42%) Automotive
16 29 (0.36%) Law
16 29 (0.36%) Local Government
17 20 (0.25%) Billing
18 14 (0.17%) Investment Banking
18 14 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,594 (44.48%) Developer
2 948 (11.73%) .NET Developer
3 833 (10.31%) C# Developer
4 788 (9.75%) Analyst
5 746 (9.23%) Java Developer
6 666 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 653 (8.08%) Software Developer
8 524 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 508 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 432 (5.35%) Project Manager
11 406 (5.02%) Architect
12 381 (4.72%) Business Analyst
13 287 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
14 272 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 266 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
16 255 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 251 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 250 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
19 246 (3.04%) Junior
20 234 (2.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,315 (28.65%) .NET
2 1,657 (20.51%) HTML
3 1,517 (18.77%) CSS
4 1,422 (17.60%) AngularJS
5 1,108 (13.71%) ASP.NET
6 831 (10.28%) Web Services
7 739 (9.15%) jQuery
8 643 (7.96%) React
9 630 (7.80%) RESTful
10 623 (7.71%) HTML5
11 590 (7.30%) Spring
12 580 (7.18%) REST
13 572 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 557 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 546 (6.76%) .NET Framework
16 513 (6.35%) XML
17 433 (5.36%) Node.js
17 433 (5.36%) WCF
18 353 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 334 (4.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 554 (6.86%) User Experience
2 467 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 373 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 298 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 279 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 230 (2.85%) Fintech
7 170 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 150 (1.86%) Algorithms
9 139 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 110 (1.36%) Data Centre
11 86 (1.06%) FMCG
12 79 (0.98%) PMI
13 72 (0.89%) PKI
14 63 (0.78%) Public Cloud
15 57 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
16 52 (0.64%) Virtual Team
17 50 (0.62%) N-Tier
18 47 (0.58%) Data Structures
19 46 (0.57%) Reinsurance
20 44 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 798 (9.88%) Linux
2 647 (8.01%) Windows
3 300 (3.71%) Unix
4 234 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 229 (2.83%) Android
6 155 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 78 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 74 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 65 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 59 (0.73%) CentOS
11 57 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 37 (0.46%) AIX
14 22 (0.27%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.20%) Solaris
16 16 (0.20%) VMS
17 12 (0.15%) Debian
18 10 (0.12%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,313 (28.63%) Scrum
2 1,477 (18.28%) TDD
3 1,325 (16.40%) Test Automation
4 1,311 (16.23%) MVC
5 1,306 (16.16%) Software Engineering
6 987 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
7 947 (11.72%) DevOps
8 907 (11.23%) SDLC
9 854 (10.57%) Waterfall
10 762 (9.43%) Microservices
11 752 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
12 744 (9.21%) Project Management
13 707 (8.75%) OO
14 664 (8.22%) BDD
15 611 (7.56%) Computer Science
16 568 (7.03%) Mentoring
17 552 (6.83%) Web Development
18 525 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
19 495 (6.13%) Unit Testing
20 470 (5.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,510 (31.06%) C#
2 2,379 (29.44%) JavaScript
3 1,950 (24.13%) SQL
4 1,817 (22.49%) Java
5 795 (9.84%) Python
6 463 (5.73%) C++
7 345 (4.27%) PHP
8 318 (3.94%) T-SQL
9 287 (3.55%) Java 8
10 257 (3.18%) PowerShell
11 250 (3.09%) C
12 243 (3.01%) TypeScript
13 200 (2.48%) Ruby
14 165 (2.04%) Bash Shell
15 139 (1.72%) VB.NET
16 104 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 104 (1.29%) Scala
17 95 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 88 (1.09%) Go
19 82 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,255 (15.53%) Degree
2 317 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 292 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 221 (2.74%) ISEB
5 201 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 188 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 117 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 69 (0.85%) PMP
9 68 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 59 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 56 (0.69%) Master's Degree
12 45 (0.56%) CISSP
13 44 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 44 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 40 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 29 (0.36%) CCNA
17 28 (0.35%) APMP
18 26 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
18 26 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 830 (10.27%) QA
2 95 (1.18%) PMO
3 87 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (0.63%) SLA
5 45 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 42 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 40 (0.50%) GDPR
8 28 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 21 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 18 (0.22%) ISO 14001
11 15 (0.19%) COBIT
12 14 (0.17%) DICOM
13 10 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.087%) GAMP
15 7 (0.087%) PMBOK
16 6 (0.074%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 6 (0.074%) PSD2
17 5 (0.062%) PA-DSS
18 4 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 497 (6.15%) Docker
2 130 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 125 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 29 (0.36%) vSphere
7 27 (0.33%) Firmware
7 27 (0.33%) RHEV
8 26 (0.32%) oVirt
9 24 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (0.15%) HDFS
11 11 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.14%) LXC
11 11 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.11%) NFS
14 8 (0.099%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.074%) Samba
15 6 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 267 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 258 (3.19%) Ansible
3 195 (2.41%) Puppet
4 134 (1.66%) Terraform
5 130 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
7 63 (0.78%) SCCM
8 46 (0.57%) Kibana
8 46 (0.57%) SCOM
9 28 (0.35%) Packer
10 23 (0.28%) logstash
10 23 (0.28%) Salt
11 22 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (0.24%) HP ALM
13 17 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
13 17 (0.21%) Grafana
13 17 (0.21%) Nagios
14 14 (0.17%) Prometheus
15 13 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,133 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 515 (6.37%) Oracle
3 328 (4.06%) SAP
4 192 (2.38%) Google
5 184 (2.28%) VMware
6 125 (1.55%) Xamarin
7 106 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 84 (1.04%) Tableau
9 76 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 66 (0.82%) Cisco
11 49 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 45 (0.56%) IBM
13 44 (0.54%) HP
14 42 (0.52%) Sitecore
15 41 (0.51%) Splunk
16 39 (0.48%) Adobe
17 36 (0.45%) Telerik
18 28 (0.35%) Apple
18 28 (0.35%) Informatica
19 27 (0.33%) EMC