Period
to 24 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 5,461 2,257 7,208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 31.05% 27.78% 27.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.21% 30.08% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,604 1,851 5,802
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 16,444 7,503 23,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.51% 92.33% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11,244 6,214 19,271
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +2.94%

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 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 1,759 £55,000 - 277
Hampshire +1 1,664 £55,000 +10.00% 197
Berkshire 0 1,015 £59,000 +2.61% 140
Surrey +1 851 £60,000 +9.09% 133
East Sussex 0 568 £50,000 -9.09% 28
Buckinghamshire -2 402 £53,750 -2.27% 77
Oxfordshire +4 351 £50,000 -9.09% 60
West Sussex -2 330 £57,500 - 31
Kent 0 165 £50,000 +2.56% 36
Sussex +2 23 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Home Counties 0 16 £85,000 -6.85%
Middlesex +8 5 - - 4
Isle of Wight - 3 £30,500 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 1,703 (31.18%) Scrum
2 1,603 (29.35%) Azure
3 1,575 (28.84%) DevOps
4 1,483 (27.16%) JavaScript
5 1,426 (26.11%) C#
6 1,411 (25.84%) Social Skills
7 1,306 (23.92%) .NET
8 1,160 (21.24%) SQL
9 1,115 (20.42%) Degree
10 1,094 (20.03%) Finance
11 1,053 (19.28%) Java
12 1,006 (18.42%) AngularJS
13 1,005 (18.40%) React
14 993 (18.18%) Software Engineering
15 972 (17.80%) Git (software)
16 968 (17.73%) CSS
17 958 (17.54%) TDD
18 953 (17.45%) AWS
19 887 (16.24%) Microservices
20 847 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
21 810 (14.83%) Full Stack Development
21 810 (14.83%) Test Automation
22 798 (14.61%) HTML
23 750 (13.73%) Microsoft
24 749 (13.72%) Python
25 720 (13.18%) Linux
26 704 (12.89%) Computer Science
27 637 (11.66%) Docker
28 626 (11.46%) SQL Server
29 618 (11.32%) .NET Core

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
1 244 (4.47%) Apache
2 229 (4.19%) Apache Spark
3 200 (3.66%) GemFire
4 169 (3.09%) Confluence
5 110 (2.01%) CMS
6 107 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 96 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 74 (1.36%) WordPress
9 52 (0.95%) IIS
10 45 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 38 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
12 34 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 32 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (0.57%) Umbraco
15 22 (0.40%) MS Exchange
16 20 (0.37%) nginx
17 18 (0.33%) Apache Solr
18 17 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
19 16 (0.29%) OpenStack
20 15 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 93 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (1.26%) Figma
3 62 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 58 (1.06%) Sketch
5 51 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 37 (0.68%) InVision
8 28 (0.51%) Campfire
9 23 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
10 17 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.29%) Photoshop
12 11 (0.20%) Zeplin
13 9 (0.16%) FrameMaker
13 9 (0.16%) GIMP
14 4 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.073%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.055%) Adobe XD
16 2 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
16 2 (0.037%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.33%) Shopify
5 12 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 12 (0.22%) Sentinel
6 11 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 8 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.15%) SAP BRIM
8 7 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.13%) SAP MDG
9 6 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.092%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.073%) OPENHousing
11 4 (0.073%) SAP Travel Management
11 4 (0.073%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1,603 (29.35%) Azure
2 953 (17.45%) AWS
3 499 (9.14%) SaaS
4 394 (7.21%) GitHub
5 208 (3.81%) GCP
6 175 (3.20%) PaaS
7 165 (3.02%) Serverless
8 156 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
9 142 (2.60%) Power Platform
10 130 (2.38%) Azure Service Bus
11 117 (2.14%) IaaS
12 103 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
13 87 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
14 77 (1.41%) OpenShift
15 67 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 63 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
17 62 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
18 57 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
19 53 (0.97%) Azure Logic Apps
20 47 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 81 (1.48%) Firewall
2 62 (1.14%) DNS
3 44 (0.81%) HTTP
4 40 (0.73%) Network Security
4 40 (0.73%) VPN
5 31 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.55%) Internet
7 29 (0.53%) Broadband
8 24 (0.44%) DHCP
9 23 (0.42%) SSH
10 19 (0.35%) IPsec
10 19 (0.35%) SMTP
11 18 (0.33%) SSL
12 16 (0.29%) VLAN
13 15 (0.27%) 5G
14 12 (0.22%) IPv6
15 11 (0.20%) Calico
15 11 (0.20%) FTP
15 11 (0.20%) VoIP
16 10 (0.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 515 (9.43%) NoSQL
3 391 (7.16%) Relational Database
4 282 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 280 (5.13%) Big Data
6 216 (3.96%) MariaDB
7 210 (3.85%) Redis
8 201 (3.68%) MySQL
9 196 (3.59%) HBase
10 134 (2.45%) MongoDB
11 113 (2.07%) Power BI
12 103 (1.89%) Data Lake
13 99 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
14 90 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 80 (1.46%) Oracle Database
16 69 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
17 64 (1.17%) RDBMS
18 57 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 54 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 52 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 972 (17.80%) Git (software)
2 603 (11.04%) Jenkins
3 602 (11.02%) JIRA
4 315 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 312 (5.71%) Selenium
6 269 (4.93%) Cypress.io
7 254 (4.65%) JUnit
8 234 (4.28%) Protractor
9 231 (4.23%) Gradle
10 220 (4.03%) Sonatype Nexus
11 212 (3.88%) Storybook
12 209 (3.83%) IntelliJ
13 195 (3.57%) Eclipse
14 185 (3.39%) Mockito
15 149 (2.73%) Artifactory
16 140 (2.56%) Visual Studio
17 119 (2.18%) TeamCity
18 116 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
19 111 (2.03%) SonarQube
20 109 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,411 (25.84%) Social Skills
2 1,094 (20.03%) Finance
3 435 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 423 (7.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 378 (6.92%) Banking
6 347 (6.35%) Law
7 225 (4.12%) Marketing
8 193 (3.53%) Retail
9 147 (2.69%) Public Sector
10 135 (2.47%) Telecoms
11 114 (2.09%) Organisational Skills
12 113 (2.07%) Influencing Skills
13 106 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 102 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
15 65 (1.19%) Legal
16 64 (1.17%) Electronics
16 64 (1.17%) Manufacturing
17 41 (0.75%) Automotive
18 38 (0.70%) Games
19 30 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,959 (35.87%) Developer
2 522 (9.56%) Software Engineer
3 483 (8.84%) Software Developer
4 391 (7.16%) Senior Developer
5 365 (6.68%) Analyst
6 363 (6.65%) .NET Developer
7 349 (6.39%) C# Developer
8 289 (5.29%) Architect
9 257 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 253 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 246 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 224 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
13 217 (3.97%) Lead Developer
14 198 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 195 (3.57%) Business Analyst
16 183 (3.35%) Product Owner
17 177 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
18 163 (2.98%) React Developer
19 156 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
20 144 (2.64%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,306 (23.92%) .NET
2 1,006 (18.42%) AngularJS
3 1,005 (18.40%) React
4 968 (17.73%) CSS
5 798 (14.61%) HTML
6 618 (11.32%) .NET Core
7 579 (10.60%) Node.js
8 510 (9.34%) RESTful
9 433 (7.93%) Spring
10 431 (7.89%) Web Services
11 377 (6.90%) REST
12 366 (6.70%) ASP.NET
13 309 (5.66%) Kafka
14 300 (5.49%) JSON
15 297 (5.44%) Redux
16 295 (5.40%) .NET Framework
17 283 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 269 (4.93%) RabbitMQ
19 257 (4.71%) Vue.js
20 247 (4.52%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 615 (11.26%) User Experience
2 294 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
3 272 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
4 203 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
5 158 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 158 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 107 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 106 (1.94%) Cloud Native
8 96 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 87 (1.59%) Life Science
10 59 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 53 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
12 53 (0.97%) iPhone
13 47 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
14 45 (0.82%) Data Centre
15 38 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
16 36 (0.66%) PMI
17 34 (0.62%) Public Cloud
18 32 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 720 (13.18%) Linux
2 352 (6.45%) Windows
3 274 (5.02%) Unix
4 146 (2.67%) Android
5 92 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 85 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 47 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (0.77%) VMS
9 36 (0.66%) CentOS
10 29 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 28 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 27 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 17 (0.31%) Debian
14 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
15 11 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.15%) SUSE
17 5 (0.092%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.092%) Windows Server 2016
18 4 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
19 3 (0.055%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,703 (31.18%) Scrum
2 1,575 (28.84%) DevOps
3 993 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 958 (17.54%) TDD
5 887 (16.24%) Microservices
6 847 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
7 810 (14.83%) Full Stack Development
7 810 (14.83%) Test Automation
8 704 (12.89%) Computer Science
9 537 (9.83%) SDLC
10 518 (9.49%) BDD
11 507 (9.28%) Mentoring
12 496 (9.08%) Project Management
13 474 (8.68%) MVC
14 465 (8.51%) User Stories
15 462 (8.46%) OO
16 461 (8.44%) Software Testing
17 457 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
18 433 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
19 429 (7.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,483 (27.16%) JavaScript
2 1,426 (26.11%) C#
3 1,160 (21.24%) SQL
4 1,053 (19.28%) Java
5 749 (13.72%) Python
6 319 (5.84%) TypeScript
7 296 (5.42%) PHP
8 248 (4.54%) Shell Script
9 227 (4.16%) Groovy
10 209 (3.83%) C++
11 206 (3.77%) C
12 186 (3.41%) Bash Shell
13 183 (3.35%) PowerShell
14 115 (2.11%) T-SQL
15 88 (1.61%) Java 8
16 70 (1.28%) Go
17 68 (1.25%) PL/SQL
18 66 (1.21%) Ruby
19 59 (1.08%) PHP 7
20 47 (0.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,115 (20.42%) Degree
2 352 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 276 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 208 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 192 (3.52%) OCP
5 192 (3.52%) Oracle Certification
6 98 (1.79%) ISEB
7 71 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 68 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 66 (1.21%) Master's Degree
10 58 (1.06%) ISTQB
11 52 (0.95%) DV Cleared
12 42 (0.77%) CISSP
13 37 (0.68%) PMP
14 34 (0.62%) AWS Certification
15 33 (0.60%) APMP
16 29 (0.53%) CISM
17 26 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
17 26 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 475 (8.70%) QA
2 84 (1.54%) Accessibility
3 69 (1.26%) SLA
4 58 (1.06%) GDPR
4 58 (1.06%) PMO
5 47 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 36 (0.66%) WCAG
8 26 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 19 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.24%) GRC
12 9 (0.16%) Good Clinical Practice
12 9 (0.16%) ITGC
13 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
14 6 (0.11%) ISO 13485
14 6 (0.11%) NIST
15 4 (0.073%) HL7
15 4 (0.073%) MISRA
16 3 (0.055%) GxP
System Software
1 637 (11.66%) Docker
2 189 (3.46%) HDFS
3 185 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (2.01%) Active Directory
5 26 (0.48%) vSphere
6 22 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.26%) Firmware
8 13 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.13%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.055%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.055%) KVM
11 3 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.037%) LXC
12 2 (0.037%) NFS
12 2 (0.037%) Postfix
13 1 (0.018%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.018%) IAG
13 1 (0.018%) Samba
Systems Management
1 527 (9.65%) Kubernetes
2 382 (7.00%) Ansible
3 277 (5.07%) Terraform
4 154 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (1.83%) Puppet
6 35 (0.64%) Grafana
7 25 (0.46%) Kibana
8 24 (0.44%) Apache Brooklyn
9 19 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.16%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.16%) Rancher
12 8 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 8 (0.15%) Packer
13 7 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.13%) SCCM
13 7 (0.13%) vRealize
14 5 (0.092%) HP ALM
14 5 (0.092%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.073%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 750 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 270 (4.94%) VMware
3 247 (4.52%) Oracle
4 215 (3.94%) Okta
5 125 (2.29%) SAP
6 122 (2.23%) Google
7 109 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 73 (1.34%) Adobe
9 54 (0.99%) IBM
10 53 (0.97%) Databricks
11 38 (0.70%) Zend
12 37 (0.68%) WooCommerce
12 37 (0.68%) Xamarin
13 31 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 30 (0.55%) Atlassian
14 30 (0.55%) Red Hat
15 29 (0.53%) Mercator
15 29 (0.53%) Workday
16 28 (0.51%) Telerik
17 25 (0.46%) Sitecore