Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 7,131 4,691 3,854
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 31.57% 29.64% 27.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.57% 31.61% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,821 3,402 3,218
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% +7.27%

Agile 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 21,245 14,841 12,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 94.04% 93.76% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,980 10,567 10,519
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the South East

Agile
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in the South East.

Salary trend for Agile in the South East

Agile
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in the South East over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in the South East

Agile
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 July 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 0 2,111 £55,000 +4.76% 128
Thames Valley 0 2,038 £60,000 +9.09% 206
Surrey 0 1,523 £62,500 +4.17% 80
Berkshire 0 1,050 £60,000 +5.26% 109
Buckinghamshire +1 590 £55,000 +10.00% 62
East Sussex 0 521 £57,500 +15.00% 16
Kent +9 465 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Oxfordshire -1 420 £60,000 +20.00% 35
West Sussex -1 283 £60,000 +4.35% 21
Middlesex - 74 £55,500 - 1
Sussex +2 21 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Home Counties -1 18 £67,500 -20.59%
Isle of Wight +2 7 £30,500 -7.58%
Agile
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 1,858 (26.06%) Azure
2 1,807 (25.34%) Finance
3 1,790 (25.10%) Social Skills
4 1,789 (25.09%) Scrum
5 1,705 (23.91%) JavaScript
6 1,673 (23.46%) DevOps
7 1,649 (23.12%) C#
8 1,563 (21.92%) Degree
9 1,499 (21.02%) AWS
10 1,431 (20.07%) Software Engineering
11 1,400 (19.63%) .NET
12 1,385 (19.42%) CI/CD
13 1,337 (18.75%) SQL
14 1,290 (18.09%) Test Automation
15 1,241 (17.40%) Git (software)
16 1,145 (16.06%) Java
17 1,134 (15.90%) Computer Science
18 1,101 (15.44%) React
19 1,093 (15.33%) Microsoft
20 1,052 (14.75%) Python
21 1,009 (14.15%) Docker
22 1,002 (14.05%) HTML
23 984 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
24 958 (13.43%) CSS
25 948 (13.29%) Mentoring
26 927 (13.00%) Project Management
27 866 (12.14%) Full Stack Development
28 798 (11.19%) TDD
29 782 (10.97%) User Experience
30 778 (10.91%) Analytics

Agile
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
1 227 (3.18%) Confluence
2 151 (2.12%) CMS
3 137 (1.92%) Apache
4 129 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 116 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 102 (1.43%) WordPress
7 65 (0.91%) Drupal
8 57 (0.80%) IIS
9 45 (0.63%) GemFire
10 35 (0.49%) Umbraco
11 33 (0.46%) GeoServer
12 31 (0.43%) nginx
13 27 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.36%) JBoss
15 23 (0.32%) MS Exchange
16 21 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
18 18 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
19 17 (0.24%) OpenStack
20 15 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 245 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 198 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 94 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 85 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 83 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 64 (0.90%) Campfire
7 50 (0.70%) Sketch
8 37 (0.52%) Simulink
9 26 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 22 (0.31%) Zeplin
11 19 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
12 16 (0.22%) Chatbot
12 16 (0.22%) InVision
13 13 (0.18%) Stateflow
14 11 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 11 (0.15%) Adobe XD
15 10 (0.14%) Acrobat
15 10 (0.14%) FrameMaker
15 10 (0.14%) RoboHelp
16 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 22 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 22 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 19 (0.27%) Academy Housing
5 16 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 11 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (0.098%) SAP PM
10 6 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.084%) SAP ECC
10 6 (0.084%) SAP PP
10 6 (0.084%) Teamcenter
11 5 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.056%) Maximo
12 4 (0.056%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.056%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,858 (26.06%) Azure
2 1,499 (21.02%) AWS
3 607 (8.51%) SaaS
4 600 (8.41%) Azure DevOps
5 462 (6.48%) Serverless
6 451 (6.32%) GCP
7 435 (6.10%) GitHub
8 340 (4.77%) Power Platform
9 153 (2.15%) PaaS
10 149 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
11 147 (2.06%) Amazon Kinesis
12 143 (2.01%) OpenShift
13 130 (1.82%) Microsoft 365
14 128 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
15 111 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
16 92 (1.29%) GitHub Actions
17 87 (1.22%) Figma
18 79 (1.11%) IaaS
19 77 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
20 76 (1.07%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 103 (1.44%) Internet
2 100 (1.40%) Wireless
3 98 (1.37%) Firewall
4 91 (1.28%) HTTP
5 90 (1.26%) Broadband
6 46 (0.65%) WAN
7 45 (0.63%) DNS
8 36 (0.50%) LAN
8 36 (0.50%) SNA
8 36 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 30 (0.42%) VoIP
10 27 (0.38%) 5G
10 27 (0.38%) VPN
10 27 (0.38%) Wireshark
11 25 (0.35%) DHCP
12 21 (0.29%) Modbus
13 19 (0.27%) Software-Defined Radio
14 17 (0.24%) Cisco IPT
14 17 (0.24%) WLAN
15 16 (0.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 665 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 439 (6.16%) NoSQL
3 433 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 316 (4.43%) MySQL
5 315 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 259 (3.63%) Big Data
7 251 (3.52%) Power BI
8 180 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 145 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
10 119 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 108 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 106 (1.49%) Data Lake
13 103 (1.44%) Hadoop
14 97 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 83 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
16 68 (0.95%) Oracle Database
17 63 (0.88%) Tableau
18 62 (0.87%) Redis
19 53 (0.74%) GIS
20 51 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,241 (17.40%) Git (software)
2 631 (8.85%) JIRA
3 618 (8.67%) Jenkins
4 329 (4.61%) Selenium
5 216 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 185 (2.59%) SpecFlow
7 150 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 143 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 127 (1.78%) Maven
10 118 (1.65%) Artifactory
11 117 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 108 (1.51%) Gradle
13 107 (1.50%) JUnit
14 101 (1.42%) Subversion
15 96 (1.35%) Bitbucket
16 82 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
17 75 (1.05%) GitLab
18 66 (0.93%) Cypress.io
18 66 (0.93%) NUnit
19 64 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 1,807 (25.34%) Finance
2 1,790 (25.10%) Social Skills
3 655 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
4 525 (7.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 454 (6.37%) Marketing
6 382 (5.36%) Legal
7 366 (5.13%) Law
8 333 (4.67%) Retail
9 312 (4.38%) Banking
10 283 (3.97%) Manufacturing
11 225 (3.16%) Organisational Skills
12 206 (2.89%) Presentation Skills
13 191 (2.68%) Influencing Skills
13 191 (2.68%) Telecoms
14 183 (2.57%) Public Sector
15 159 (2.23%) Aviation
16 138 (1.94%) Electronics
17 91 (1.28%) Games
18 78 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
19 70 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,019 (28.31%) Developer
2 747 (10.48%) Software Engineer
3 648 (9.09%) Analyst
4 566 (7.94%) Software Developer
5 456 (6.39%) Senior Developer
6 426 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 345 (4.84%) .NET Developer
7 345 (4.84%) Architect
8 277 (3.88%) C# Developer
9 276 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 265 (3.72%) Business Analyst
11 211 (2.96%) Senior Manager
12 196 (2.75%) .NET Software Developer
13 189 (2.65%) Java Developer
14 177 (2.48%) Product Owner
15 172 (2.41%) Principal Engineer
15 172 (2.41%) Senior Software Developer
16 161 (2.26%) React Developer
17 160 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
18 158 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,400 (19.63%) .NET
2 1,101 (15.44%) React
3 1,002 (14.05%) HTML
4 958 (13.43%) CSS
5 774 (10.85%) AngularJS
6 533 (7.47%) .NET Core
7 476 (6.68%) Vue.js
8 428 (6.00%) Node.js
9 419 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 408 (5.72%) .NET Framework
11 365 (5.12%) HTML5
12 348 (4.88%) Kafka
13 334 (4.68%) REST
14 320 (4.49%) RESTful
15 284 (3.98%) Spring
16 276 (3.87%) JSON
17 245 (3.44%) CSS3
18 237 (3.32%) Web Services
19 214 (3.00%) jQuery
20 210 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 782 (10.97%) User Experience
2 314 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 304 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 276 (3.87%) Algorithms
5 224 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 222 (3.11%) Data Structures
7 211 (2.96%) Cloud Native
8 155 (2.17%) Life Science
9 148 (2.08%) Cyberattack
10 140 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
11 138 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 138 (1.94%) Virtual Team
12 135 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
13 130 (1.82%) Public Cloud
14 125 (1.75%) IoT
15 114 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
16 90 (1.26%) NHS
17 85 (1.19%) Renewable Energy
18 78 (1.09%) Social Media
19 73 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 717 (10.05%) Linux
2 372 (5.22%) Windows
3 196 (2.75%) Android
4 135 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 106 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 85 (1.19%) Unix
7 59 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 41 (0.57%) VMS
9 39 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (0.41%) CentOS
11 23 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
13 18 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
14 10 (0.14%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.11%) Kali Linux
15 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
16 6 (0.084%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.070%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
18 4 (0.056%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,789 (25.09%) Scrum
2 1,673 (23.46%) DevOps
3 1,431 (20.07%) Software Engineering
4 1,385 (19.42%) CI/CD
5 1,290 (18.09%) Test Automation
6 1,134 (15.90%) Computer Science
7 984 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
8 948 (13.29%) Mentoring
9 927 (13.00%) Project Management
10 866 (12.14%) Full Stack Development
11 798 (11.19%) TDD
12 778 (10.91%) Analytics
13 754 (10.57%) Microservices
14 716 (10.04%) SDLC
15 699 (9.80%) Waterfall
16 687 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
17 643 (9.02%) Risk Management
18 594 (8.33%) Coaching
19 568 (7.97%) Software Testing
20 527 (7.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1,705 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 1,649 (23.12%) C#
3 1,337 (18.75%) SQL
4 1,145 (16.06%) Java
5 1,052 (14.75%) Python
6 533 (7.47%) C
7 404 (5.67%) TypeScript
8 393 (5.51%) PHP
9 378 (5.30%) C++
10 306 (4.29%) PowerShell
11 254 (3.56%) Bash
12 183 (2.57%) T-SQL
13 150 (2.10%) Ruby
14 138 (1.94%) Go
15 128 (1.79%) Kotlin
16 119 (1.67%) Perl
17 112 (1.57%) Scala
18 107 (1.50%) Groovy
19 104 (1.46%) Shell Script
20 103 (1.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,563 (21.92%) Degree
2 407 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 383 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 246 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 133 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 129 (1.81%) ISEB
7 128 (1.79%) PMI Certification
8 103 (1.44%) ISTQB
9 84 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 83 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
11 82 (1.15%) OCP
12 79 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
13 71 (1.00%) PMP
13 71 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 69 (0.97%) PhD
15 43 (0.60%) CISSP
16 41 (0.57%) Master's Degree
17 37 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 31 (0.43%) IIBA
19 30 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 599 (8.40%) QA
2 199 (2.79%) Accessibility
3 89 (1.25%) GDPR
4 72 (1.01%) PMO
5 55 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 48 (0.67%) GRC
7 41 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 37 (0.52%) WCAG
9 36 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 29 (0.41%) NIST
11 24 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 23 (0.32%) SLA
13 20 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 18 (0.25%) HIPAA
15 14 (0.20%) MISRA
15 14 (0.20%) SOC 1
15 14 (0.20%) SOC 2
16 13 (0.18%) Automotive SPICE
16 13 (0.18%) AUTOSAR
16 13 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1,009 (14.15%) Docker
2 104 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 93 (1.30%) Firmware
4 61 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.22%) KVM
8 15 (0.21%) Xen
9 14 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.11%) HDFS
10 8 (0.11%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.056%) etcd
11 4 (0.056%) vSphere
12 3 (0.042%) Openswan
13 2 (0.028%) RACF
13 2 (0.028%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.028%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.014%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 726 (10.18%) Kubernetes
2 262 (3.67%) Ansible
3 250 (3.51%) Terraform
4 145 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 91 (1.28%) Puppet
6 67 (0.94%) Kibana
7 62 (0.87%) Grafana
8 34 (0.48%) Prometheus
9 18 (0.25%) WSUS
10 17 (0.24%) Opsview
11 16 (0.22%) logstash
12 14 (0.20%) PowerCLI
13 13 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 13 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.098%) Microsoft Intune
15 7 (0.098%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.084%) Pingdom
16 6 (0.084%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1,093 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 273 (3.83%) Google
3 233 (3.27%) Oracle
4 185 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
5 141 (1.98%) VMware
6 139 (1.95%) SAP
7 112 (1.57%) Databricks
8 86 (1.21%) Adobe
9 80 (1.12%) MuleSoft
10 71 (1.00%) IBM
11 64 (0.90%) Cisco
12 61 (0.86%) Workday
13 50 (0.70%) Apple
13 50 (0.70%) Red Hat
14 46 (0.65%) QinetiQ
15 45 (0.63%) Xamarin
16 42 (0.59%) Palantir
17 40 (0.56%) Atlassian
18 39 (0.55%) Splunk
19 32 (0.45%) FIS