Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 493 405 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 31.36% 30.09% 33.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.80% 32.74% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 414 377 697
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,825 £28,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +11.11%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,377 1,237 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.60% 91.90% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,092 1,770
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.96%
10th Percentile £25,315 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South Wales.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Cardiff 0 369 £42,500 - 69
Newport +1 55 £42,500 -15.00% 22
Torfaen 0 27 £45,000 +17.65% 5
Bridgend -1 16 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Neath Port Talbot 0 8 £43,750 -2.78%
Caerphilly -4 7 £44,000 +10.00%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,000 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 204 (41.38%) Scrum
2 167 (33.87%) Java
3 130 (26.37%) Finance
4 104 (21.10%) JavaScript
5 100 (20.28%) TDD
5 100 (20.28%) Test Automation
6 93 (18.86%) C#
7 89 (18.05%) SQL
8 81 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (15.21%) .NET
10 66 (13.39%) Spring
11 65 (13.18%) User Experience
12 63 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
13 62 (12.58%) Software Engineering
14 61 (12.37%) Web Services
14 61 (12.37%) BDD
15 60 (12.17%) HTML
16 56 (11.36%) Degree
17 55 (11.16%) Selenium
18 51 (10.34%) Microsoft
18 51 (10.34%) SDLC
18 51 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
19 49 (9.94%) User Stories
19 49 (9.94%) DevOps
20 46 (9.33%) REST
21 44 (8.92%) SQL Server
21 44 (8.92%) Git (software)
22 43 (8.72%) QA
22 43 (8.72%) Project Management
22 43 (8.72%) Microservices

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 15 (3.04%) Confluence
2 10 (2.03%) Appian
3 8 (1.62%) CMS
3 8 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.42%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.22%) IIS
5 6 (1.22%) JBoss
5 6 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.22%) SAS
5 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.01%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.61%) Liferay
7 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) InVision
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) BPCS
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.64%) GitHub
4 13 (2.64%) Office 365
5 12 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.42%) SaaS
7 5 (1.01%) PaaS
8 4 (0.81%) IaaS
8 4 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.81%) Slack
8 4 (0.81%) Trello
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.41%) npm
10 2 (0.41%) Serverless
11 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.83%) WPA
2 8 (1.62%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.42%) Internet
4 6 (1.22%) HTTP
5 5 (1.01%) Firewall
5 5 (1.01%) Skype
5 5 (1.01%) VoIP
6 4 (0.81%) DHCP
6 4 (0.81%) DNS
6 4 (0.81%) LAN
6 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.81%) WAN
7 3 (0.61%) Hyperconnected
7 3 (0.61%) SMS
7 3 (0.61%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.20%) Broadband
8 1 (0.20%) Extranet
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
8 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.71%) NoSQL
3 28 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.23%) Big Data
6 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (2.03%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.42%) Power BI
9 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.01%) MySQL
10 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.81%) DB2
11 4 (0.81%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.81%) SAS EBI
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 55 (11.16%) Selenium
2 44 (8.92%) Git (software)
3 40 (8.11%) JIRA
4 33 (6.69%) Cucumber
5 23 (4.67%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.04%) JMeter
6 15 (3.04%) SoapUI
6 15 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (3.04%) WebDriver
7 14 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (2.84%) JUnit
8 11 (2.23%) Maven
9 9 (1.83%) Protractor
10 7 (1.42%) Subversion
10 7 (1.42%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.22%) webpack
12 5 (1.01%) Babel
12 5 (1.01%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.81%) Ranorex
General
1 130 (26.37%) Finance
2 23 (4.67%) Marketing
3 21 (4.26%) Banking
4 15 (3.04%) Advertising
4 15 (3.04%) Retail
5 12 (2.43%) Games
6 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.62%) Back Office
8 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.81%) Legal
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Electronics
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 172 (34.89%) Developer
2 79 (16.02%) Analyst
3 49 (9.94%) Java Developer
4 37 (7.51%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.10%) Architect
6 30 (6.09%) Software Developer
7 28 (5.68%) .NET Developer
8 27 (5.48%) Software Engineer
9 24 (4.87%) Test Analyst
10 23 (4.67%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.46%) Java Engineer
12 17 (3.45%) Product Manager
12 17 (3.45%) Product Owner
12 17 (3.45%) Scrum Master
13 15 (3.04%) Automation Test Analyst
13 15 (3.04%) QA Engineer
14 14 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 14 (2.84%) Junior
15 13 (2.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.21%) .NET
2 66 (13.39%) Spring
3 61 (12.37%) Web Services
4 60 (12.17%) HTML
5 46 (9.33%) REST
6 42 (8.52%) CSS
7 39 (7.91%) AngularJS
8 37 (7.51%) Spring Boot
9 28 (5.68%) React
10 27 (5.48%) HTML5
11 24 (4.87%) ASP.NET
11 24 (4.87%) SOAP
12 21 (4.26%) jQuery
13 20 (4.06%) JSON
13 20 (4.06%) WCF
14 19 (3.85%) Hibernate
14 19 (3.85%) XML
15 18 (3.65%) .NET Framework
16 17 (3.45%) Swagger
17 16 (3.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.18%) User Experience
2 38 (7.71%) Fintech
3 31 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.27%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.67%) Cloud Native
6 22 (4.46%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.23%) Digital Media
9 10 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.81%) Digital TV
11 4 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.61%) Frameworx
12 3 (0.61%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.61%) TM Forum
13 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.09%) Linux
2 18 (3.65%) Android
3 16 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.84%) Windows
5 11 (2.23%) Unix
6 10 (2.03%) CentOS
7 9 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.61%) Debian
10 3 (0.61%) VMS
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (41.38%) Scrum
2 100 (20.28%) TDD
2 100 (20.28%) Test Automation
3 81 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (12.58%) Software Engineering
5 61 (12.37%) BDD
6 51 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (10.34%) SDLC
7 49 (9.94%) DevOps
7 49 (9.94%) User Stories
8 43 (8.72%) Coaching
8 43 (8.72%) Microservices
8 43 (8.72%) Project Management
9 38 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (7.10%) Mentoring
11 34 (6.90%) MVC
11 34 (6.90%) Waterfall
12 33 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (6.69%) Unit Testing
13 28 (5.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 167 (33.87%) Java
2 104 (21.10%) JavaScript
3 93 (18.86%) C#
4 89 (18.05%) SQL
5 39 (7.91%) Python
6 31 (6.29%) Java 8
7 21 (4.26%) Go
8 15 (3.04%) PHP
9 10 (2.03%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.83%) Perl
10 9 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.62%) Scala
12 7 (1.42%) Delphi
12 7 (1.42%) Groovy
12 7 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.42%) Ruby
12 7 (1.42%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.22%) C
13 6 (1.22%) ES6
13 6 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (11.36%) Degree
2 11 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.81%) MCSA
6 3 (0.61%) CITP
6 3 (0.61%) ISEB
6 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.41%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.72%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) PMO
3 3 (0.61%) GDPR
3 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) P3O
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) MISRA
System Software
1 36 (7.30%) Docker
2 6 (1.22%) XenApp
3 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.41%) HDFS
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Varnish
5 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (2.84%) Ansible
2 11 (2.23%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.62%) Terraform
4 3 (0.61%) Nagios
4 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) Packer
4 3 (0.61%) Puppet
5 2 (0.41%) Kibana
5 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.29%) Oracle
3 18 (3.65%) Google
4 14 (2.84%) IBM
4 14 (2.84%) SAP
5 9 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.62%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.62%) VMware
7 6 (1.22%) Adobe
7 6 (1.22%) Citrix
7 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.01%) Apple
8 5 (1.01%) Avaya
8 5 (1.01%) Freshdesk
8 5 (1.01%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.81%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.81%) OutSystems
9 4 (0.81%) Tableau
10 3 (0.61%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.61%) Nexenta