Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 6,438 8,645 8,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.93% 30.27% 27.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.73% 33.11% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,337 7,442 7,646
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.97% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.94%

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 22,408 26,112 28,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.25% 91.42% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18,136 21,414 23,066
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 2,455 £55,000 - 354
Hampshire -1 1,560 £47,500 - 225
Berkshire 0 1,385 £57,500 - 164
Surrey -1 938 £55,000 +4.76% 189
West Sussex 0 698 £50,000 - 66
Oxfordshire 0 570 £50,000 -4.76% 97
East Sussex -1 522 £55,000 +10.00% 42
Buckinghamshire 0 505 £52,500 +10.53% 94
Kent -2 207 £47,750 +12.35% 41
Sussex +1 9 £51,250 -31.67% 4
Middlesex -15 9 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Home Counties - 6 £60,000 -
M4 Corridor +2 3 £101,250 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 2,027 (31.48%) C#
2 1,935 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 1,829 (28.41%) .NET
4 1,513 (23.50%) Scrum
5 1,418 (22.03%) SQL
6 1,245 (19.34%) Azure
7 1,211 (18.81%) Java
8 1,192 (18.52%) HTML
9 1,137 (17.66%) Finance
10 1,120 (17.40%) SQL Server
11 1,117 (17.35%) CSS
12 1,066 (16.56%) Degree
13 1,061 (16.48%) AngularJS
14 1,059 (16.45%) Software Engineering
15 1,037 (16.11%) DevOps
16 1,008 (15.66%) MVC
17 1,007 (15.64%) Git (software)
18 1,004 (15.59%) TDD
19 998 (15.50%) Microsoft
20 923 (14.34%) Test Automation
21 801 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
22 783 (12.16%) ASP.NET
23 733 (11.39%) AWS
24 731 (11.35%) Web Services
25 669 (10.39%) Linux
26 656 (10.19%) SDLC
27 626 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
28 616 (9.57%) QA
29 601 (9.34%) Python
29 601 (9.34%) Docker

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
1 299 (4.64%) Confluence
2 128 (1.99%) CMS
2 128 (1.99%) Tomcat
3 112 (1.74%) Apache
4 100 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 80 (1.24%) IIS
6 76 (1.18%) Apache Spark
7 73 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 68 (1.06%) WordPress
9 39 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 34 (0.53%) Drupal
11 31 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 30 (0.47%) Umbraco
13 26 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 25 (0.39%) Apache Solr
14 25 (0.39%) nginx
15 19 (0.30%) SugarCRM
16 18 (0.28%) Joomla!
17 17 (0.26%) Hyperledger
18 13 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 139 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 57 (0.89%) Sketch
6 55 (0.85%) MS Visio
7 29 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
8 27 (0.42%) Figma
9 25 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 24 (0.37%) Adobe XD
11 21 (0.33%) InVision
12 17 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.078%) Chatbot
15 4 (0.062%) Gliffy
15 4 (0.062%) Marvel
15 4 (0.062%) Simulink
16 3 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
17 2 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
17 2 (0.031%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 79 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.33%) Magento
3 21 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 15 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
8 6 (0.093%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.078%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.062%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.062%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.062%) SAP PP
10 4 (0.062%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1,245 (19.34%) Azure
2 733 (11.39%) AWS
3 504 (7.83%) SaaS
4 123 (1.91%) GitHub
5 110 (1.71%) Serverless
6 108 (1.68%) Power Platform
7 106 (1.65%) GCP
8 105 (1.63%) Office 365
9 101 (1.57%) PaaS
10 71 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
11 57 (0.89%) npm
12 53 (0.82%) IaaS
13 48 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 44 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
15 42 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
16 41 (0.64%) Amazon S3
17 36 (0.56%) Google Analytics
18 26 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
19 25 (0.39%) PowerApps
20 22 (0.34%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 71 (1.10%) Firewall
2 60 (0.93%) DNS
3 58 (0.90%) Internet
4 54 (0.84%) HTTP
5 51 (0.79%) Wireless
6 40 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 36 (0.56%) WAN
8 35 (0.54%) LAN
9 32 (0.50%) DHCP
9 32 (0.50%) VoIP
10 31 (0.48%) Intranet
11 29 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (0.34%) DMZ
12 22 (0.34%) Network Security
12 22 (0.34%) ZigBee
13 21 (0.33%) PABX
14 18 (0.28%) SSL
15 17 (0.26%) SAN
15 17 (0.26%) VPN
16 15 (0.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,120 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 341 (5.30%) MySQL
3 211 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 171 (2.66%) MongoDB
5 168 (2.61%) Big Data
6 154 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
7 137 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 136 (2.11%) NoSQL
9 130 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 103 (1.60%) Power BI
11 84 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
12 73 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 71 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
14 67 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 66 (1.03%) Hadoop
16 59 (0.92%) RDBMS
17 52 (0.81%) Redis
18 51 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
19 50 (0.78%) Oracle Database
20 42 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,007 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 590 (9.16%) JIRA
3 461 (7.16%) Jenkins
4 457 (7.10%) Selenium
5 374 (5.81%) Visual Studio
6 278 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 224 (3.48%) Cucumber
7 224 (3.48%) Maven
8 160 (2.49%) SpecFlow
9 139 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 128 (1.99%) Subversion
11 127 (1.97%) Bitbucket
12 124 (1.93%) TeamCity
13 114 (1.77%) NUnit
14 110 (1.71%) JUnit
15 104 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 95 (1.48%) Postman
17 85 (1.32%) JMeter
18 77 (1.20%) Jasmine
19 70 (1.09%) Mocha
General
1 1,137 (17.66%) Finance
2 291 (4.52%) Retail
3 193 (3.00%) Marketing
4 162 (2.52%) Public Sector
5 137 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 136 (2.11%) Banking
7 105 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 89 (1.38%) Automotive
9 69 (1.07%) Legal
10 65 (1.01%) Back Office
11 60 (0.93%) Games
12 59 (0.92%) Electronics
13 52 (0.81%) Aerospace
14 51 (0.79%) Advertising
15 41 (0.64%) Law
16 39 (0.61%) Publishing
17 24 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.30%) Local Government
19 17 (0.26%) Avionics
19 17 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,771 (43.04%) Developer
2 713 (11.07%) C# Developer
3 675 (10.48%) .NET Developer
4 629 (9.77%) Senior Developer
5 618 (9.60%) Analyst
6 600 (9.32%) Software Developer
7 501 (7.78%) Java Developer
8 486 (7.55%) Software Engineer
9 383 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 320 (4.97%) Project Manager
11 315 (4.89%) Architect
12 274 (4.26%) Business Analyst
13 217 (3.37%) Junior
14 216 (3.36%) C# Software Developer
15 202 (3.14%) Test Engineer
16 186 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
17 177 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 173 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
19 171 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
20 170 (2.64%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,829 (28.41%) .NET
2 1,192 (18.52%) HTML
3 1,117 (17.35%) CSS
4 1,061 (16.48%) AngularJS
5 783 (12.16%) ASP.NET
6 731 (11.35%) Web Services
7 589 (9.15%) React
8 572 (8.88%) jQuery
9 507 (7.88%) REST
10 479 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 471 (7.32%) Spring
12 464 (7.21%) .NET Framework
13 456 (7.08%) RESTful
14 437 (6.79%) Node.js
15 400 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 341 (5.30%) HTML5
17 339 (5.27%) .NET Core
18 336 (5.22%) WCF
19 313 (4.86%) XML
20 306 (4.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 401 (6.23%) User Experience
2 375 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 309 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 241 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
5 226 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 171 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 149 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 142 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 98 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 78 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 70 (1.09%) Cloud Native
12 62 (0.96%) Data Centre
13 56 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
14 51 (0.79%) Social Media
15 41 (0.64%) Data Structures
16 40 (0.62%) Driving Licence
17 38 (0.59%) Clustering
18 34 (0.53%) CMDB
19 29 (0.45%) Life Science
20 28 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 669 (10.39%) Linux
2 553 (8.59%) Windows
3 184 (2.86%) Android
4 172 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 151 (2.35%) Unix
6 109 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 43 (0.67%) Solaris
8 23 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.19%) CentOS
13 11 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (0.17%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.16%) Debian
15 8 (0.12%) AIX
16 5 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.062%) ThreadX
17 4 (0.062%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,513 (23.50%) Scrum
2 1,059 (16.45%) Software Engineering
3 1,037 (16.11%) DevOps
4 1,008 (15.66%) MVC
5 1,004 (15.59%) TDD
6 923 (14.34%) Test Automation
7 801 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
8 656 (10.19%) SDLC
9 626 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
10 560 (8.70%) Computer Science
11 553 (8.59%) Waterfall
12 548 (8.51%) Project Management
13 545 (8.47%) BDD
14 524 (8.14%) Microservices
15 516 (8.01%) Web Development
16 490 (7.61%) Mentoring
17 486 (7.55%) Unit Testing
18 412 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
19 366 (5.68%) ITIL
20 364 (5.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,027 (31.48%) C#
2 1,935 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 1,418 (22.03%) SQL
4 1,211 (18.81%) Java
5 601 (9.34%) Python
6 400 (6.21%) PHP
7 344 (5.34%) C++
8 231 (3.59%) TypeScript
9 224 (3.48%) C
10 212 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 191 (2.97%) PowerShell
12 186 (2.89%) Java 8
13 157 (2.44%) Ruby
14 101 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 100 (1.55%) Bash Shell
16 98 (1.52%) ES6
17 69 (1.07%) Scala
18 60 (0.93%) VB
19 59 (0.92%) PL/SQL
20 57 (0.89%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,066 (16.56%) Degree
2 339 (5.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 319 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 199 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 194 (3.01%) ISTQB
6 156 (2.42%) ISEB
7 67 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 54 (0.84%) PMP
9 51 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 44 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 39 (0.61%) CISSP
12 33 (0.51%) AWS Certification
12 33 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
13 32 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 30 (0.47%) Master's Degree
14 30 (0.47%) MCP
15 27 (0.42%) APMP
16 22 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 21 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 616 (9.57%) QA
2 121 (1.88%) SLA
3 61 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (0.95%) PMO
4 47 (0.73%) GDPR
5 31 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 31 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 29 (0.45%) DICOM
8 14 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 13 (0.20%) MiFID
10 12 (0.19%) EMIR
10 12 (0.19%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.16%) COBIT
12 8 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 7 (0.11%) MISRA
14 6 (0.093%) NIST
15 5 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 601 (9.34%) Docker
2 108 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 76 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (0.96%) Firmware
5 21 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (0.26%) oVirt
6 17 (0.26%) RHEV
6 17 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.20%) NFS
9 11 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.11%) XenApp
12 6 (0.093%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (0.093%) LXC
13 5 (0.078%) vSphere
14 4 (0.062%) vCloud
14 4 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.047%) Varnish
15 3 (0.047%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 337 (5.23%) Kubernetes
2 165 (2.56%) Ansible
3 111 (1.72%) Terraform
4 85 (1.32%) Puppet
5 59 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
6 29 (0.45%) SCCM
7 25 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 22 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 21 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
10 17 (0.26%) Kibana
11 16 (0.25%) Nagios
11 16 (0.25%) Salt
12 15 (0.23%) Mesos
12 15 (0.23%) SCOM
13 14 (0.22%) Marathon
14 13 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 12 (0.19%) Grafana
16 11 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 998 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 275 (4.27%) Oracle
3 182 (2.83%) SAP
4 157 (2.44%) Google
5 106 (1.65%) VMware
6 89 (1.38%) Splunk
7 84 (1.30%) ServiceNow
8 83 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 81 (1.26%) Zend
10 78 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
11 62 (0.96%) Sage
12 59 (0.92%) Citrix
13 55 (0.85%) IBM
14 48 (0.75%) Sitecore
15 47 (0.73%) Cisco
16 43 (0.67%) Adobe
17 42 (0.65%) Tableau
18 41 (0.64%) Xamarin
19 35 (0.54%) Aruba
19 35 (0.54%) HP