Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,308 7,114 8,769
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 27.78% 27.84% 29.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.28% 30.65% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 5,921 7,856
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 7,622 23,213 26,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.75% 90.85% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,201 18,536 21,960
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,025
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 2020. 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 -1 724 £57,500 +4.55% 132
Hampshire 0 604 £50,000 - 99
Berkshire -1 404 £60,000 +4.35% 68
West Sussex 0 393 £57,500 +15.00% 31
Surrey -1 296 £55,000 - 57
East Sussex 0 234 £55,000 - 30
Buckinghamshire +1 162 £57,500 +15.00% 34
Oxfordshire -3 162 £55,000 +4.76% 30
Kent -4 42 £50,000 +7.53% 27
Middlesex +4 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Home Counties +2 4 £70,000 +16.67%
Sussex -2 2 £52,500 -30.00% 2
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 783 (33.93%) C#
2 724 (31.37%) .NET
3 713 (30.89%) JavaScript
4 638 (27.64%) Scrum
5 604 (26.17%) Azure
6 533 (23.09%) SQL
7 478 (20.71%) HTML
8 463 (20.06%) DevOps
9 451 (19.54%) CSS
10 445 (19.28%) SQL Server
11 371 (16.07%) Test Automation
12 358 (15.51%) TDD
13 349 (15.12%) Microsoft
13 349 (15.12%) Degree
14 339 (14.69%) Java
15 336 (14.56%) Git (software)
16 329 (14.25%) ASP.NET
17 323 (13.99%) AngularJS
18 318 (13.78%) MVC
19 317 (13.73%) React
20 312 (13.52%) Software Engineering
21 310 (13.43%) Finance
22 301 (13.04%) Microservices
23 298 (12.91%) AWS
24 290 (12.56%) .NET Core
25 240 (10.40%) Docker
26 232 (10.05%) Security Cleared
27 227 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
28 225 (9.75%) jQuery
29 209 (9.06%) JIRA

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 78 (3.38%) Confluence
1 78 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.43%) CMS
3 31 (1.34%) Apache
4 27 (1.17%) NServiceBus
5 26 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.00%) WordPress
7 19 (0.82%) IIS
8 18 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 13 (0.56%) Joomla!
9 13 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.39%) Headless CMS
11 8 (0.35%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.30%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.30%) Kentico
12 7 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 63 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.65%) Sketch
6 11 (0.48%) InVision
7 7 (0.30%) Adobe XD
8 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.13%) Marvel
10 3 (0.13%) UXPin
11 2 (0.087%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 46 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.78%) SAP PSCD
3 16 (0.69%) Magento
4 14 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 11 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.48%) SAP HR
6 10 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.22%) SAP LE
9 5 (0.22%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.22%) Shopify
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.087%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.087%) Oracle Manufacturing
12 1 (0.043%) Maximo
12 1 (0.043%) SAP FI/CO
12 1 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
12 1 (0.043%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 604 (26.17%) Azure
2 298 (12.91%) AWS
3 173 (7.50%) SaaS
4 64 (2.77%) PaaS
5 63 (2.73%) IaaS
6 57 (2.47%) GCP
7 52 (2.25%) Power Platform
7 52 (2.25%) Serverless
8 44 (1.91%) Office 365
9 43 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
10 25 (1.08%) GitHub
11 23 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.69%) Azure Functions
13 15 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.56%) PowerApps
15 12 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
16 11 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.48%) Azure Machine Learning
16 11 (0.48%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 113 (4.90%) Skype
2 77 (3.34%) HTTP
3 45 (1.95%) Firewall
4 39 (1.69%) LAN
5 27 (1.17%) WAN
6 26 (1.13%) DNS
7 18 (0.78%) DHCP
7 18 (0.78%) Internet
8 16 (0.69%) Wireless
9 14 (0.61%) FTP
9 14 (0.61%) Intranet
10 13 (0.56%) WLAN
11 12 (0.52%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.52%) VPN
12 11 (0.48%) MPLS
13 9 (0.39%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.35%) SSH
15 7 (0.30%) Network Security
15 7 (0.30%) RTP
16 6 (0.26%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 148 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 119 (5.16%) MySQL
4 77 (3.34%) MongoDB
5 76 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 67 (2.90%) Big Data
6 67 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (1.86%) Power BI
10 35 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (1.43%) Data Lake
12 22 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (0.74%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.65%) Hadoop
15 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
16 14 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 336 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 209 (9.06%) JIRA
3 164 (7.11%) Selenium
4 95 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 86 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 75 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 71 (3.08%) SpecFlow
8 55 (2.38%) WebDriver
9 50 (2.17%) SoapUI
10 48 (2.08%) JUnit
11 43 (1.86%) Cucumber
12 42 (1.82%) Maven
13 29 (1.26%) Postman
14 28 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (1.04%) NUnit
16 21 (0.91%) Subversion
16 21 (0.91%) TeamCity
17 20 (0.87%) Mockito
18 19 (0.82%) Moq
18 19 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 310 (13.43%) Finance
2 65 (2.82%) Public Sector
3 63 (2.73%) Marketing
3 63 (2.73%) Retail
4 57 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 35 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 32 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.21%) Banking
8 27 (1.17%) Games
9 25 (1.08%) Legal
10 20 (0.87%) Publishing
11 16 (0.69%) Electronics
12 13 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.43%) Advertising
14 7 (0.30%) Automotive
14 7 (0.30%) Law
15 6 (0.26%) Back Office
15 6 (0.26%) Police
16 5 (0.22%) Military
17 4 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 954 (41.33%) Developer
2 244 (10.57%) Senior Developer
3 236 (10.23%) .NET Developer
4 222 (9.62%) Analyst
5 194 (8.41%) Software Developer
6 184 (7.97%) C# Developer
7 144 (6.24%) Architect
8 138 (5.98%) Software Engineer
9 114 (4.94%) Business Analyst
10 113 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 98 (4.25%) Project Manager
12 97 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 87 (3.77%) Java Developer
14 75 (3.25%) PHP Developer
15 73 (3.16%) Senior Software Developer
16 70 (3.03%) Lead Developer
17 67 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
18 65 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
19 60 (2.60%) Scrum Master
20 58 (2.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 724 (31.37%) .NET
2 478 (20.71%) HTML
3 451 (19.54%) CSS
4 329 (14.25%) ASP.NET
5 323 (13.99%) AngularJS
6 317 (13.73%) React
7 290 (12.56%) .NET Core
8 225 (9.75%) jQuery
9 201 (8.71%) .NET Framework
10 185 (8.02%) REST
11 177 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 165 (7.15%) Web Services
13 137 (5.94%) RESTful
14 133 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 133 (5.76%) Node.js
15 126 (5.46%) Entity Framework
16 123 (5.33%) XML
17 119 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 114 (4.94%) HTML5
19 106 (4.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 155 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
2 144 (6.24%) User Experience
3 81 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 51 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 33 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 31 (1.34%) Algorithms
8 30 (1.30%) Data Centre
9 27 (1.17%) Driving Licence
10 25 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 22 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.69%) W3C
14 15 (0.65%) Cloud Native
15 14 (0.61%) CMDB
16 13 (0.56%) LIMS
17 11 (0.48%) Client/Server
18 10 (0.43%) PMI
19 9 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 199 (8.62%) Windows
2 192 (8.32%) Linux
3 84 (3.64%) Android
4 59 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 40 (1.73%) Unix
7 15 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.48%) AIX
8 11 (0.48%) CentOS
9 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.13%) Solaris
13 3 (0.13%) VMS
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.087%) Debian
14 2 (0.087%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (27.64%) Scrum
2 463 (20.06%) DevOps
3 371 (16.07%) Test Automation
4 358 (15.51%) TDD
5 318 (13.78%) MVC
6 312 (13.52%) Software Engineering
7 301 (13.04%) Microservices
8 227 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
9 201 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
10 186 (8.06%) Project Management
11 185 (8.02%) Web Development
12 175 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 174 (7.54%) Unit Testing
14 166 (7.19%) SDLC
15 163 (7.06%) Waterfall
16 158 (6.85%) BDD
17 144 (6.24%) Computer Science
17 144 (6.24%) OO
18 140 (6.07%) Front End Development
19 137 (5.94%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 783 (33.93%) C#
2 713 (30.89%) JavaScript
3 533 (23.09%) SQL
4 339 (14.69%) Java
5 189 (8.19%) Python
6 146 (6.33%) TypeScript
7 125 (5.42%) PHP
8 113 (4.90%) C++
9 78 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 63 (2.73%) C
11 53 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 39 (1.69%) VB
13 34 (1.47%) ABAP
13 34 (1.47%) Ruby
13 34 (1.47%) Scala
14 33 (1.43%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.30%) Kotlin
16 24 (1.04%) VB.NET
17 23 (1.00%) ES6
17 23 (1.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 349 (15.12%) Degree
2 232 (10.05%) Security Cleared
3 123 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 78 (3.38%) ISTQB
5 76 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 75 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 74 (3.21%) ISEB
8 18 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.56%) CISSP
10 13 (0.56%) PMP
11 11 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.39%) MCITP
13 9 (0.39%) PhD
14 8 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (8.02%) QA
2 36 (1.56%) SLA
3 30 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.08%) GDPR
6 19 (0.82%) PMO
7 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.30%) NIST
8 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.13%) GAMP
11 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.13%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.13%) NCSC
12 2 (0.087%) COBIT
12 2 (0.087%) RMADS
13 1 (0.043%) Good Clinical Practice
13 1 (0.043%) NIST 800
System Software
1 240 (10.40%) Docker
2 51 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.56%) NFS
5 13 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 13 (0.56%) vSphere
6 5 (0.22%) Firmware
7 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.17%) LXC
8 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.087%) HDFS
9 2 (0.087%) KVM
9 2 (0.087%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.043%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 153 (6.63%) Kubernetes
2 72 (3.12%) Terraform
3 45 (1.95%) Ansible
4 38 (1.65%) SCCM
5 30 (1.30%) WSUS
6 24 (1.04%) Puppet
6 24 (1.04%) SCOM
7 13 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 10 (0.43%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (0.43%) vRealize
9 6 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.22%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.22%) Kibana
10 5 (0.22%) logstash
10 5 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.22%) Packer
11 4 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 349 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 83 (3.60%) SAP
3 77 (3.34%) Google
3 77 (3.34%) Oracle
4 66 (2.86%) VMware
5 31 (1.34%) Adobe
5 31 (1.34%) Zend
6 22 (0.95%) Cisco
7 21 (0.91%) Xamarin
8 16 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 16 (0.69%) Tableau
9 15 (0.65%) CheckPoint
9 15 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (0.61%) Juniper
11 13 (0.56%) Splunk
12 12 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.48%) HP
13 11 (0.48%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.43%) ServiceNow
14 10 (0.43%) Telerik