Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 383 551 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 31.39% 37.69% 37.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.04% 41.03% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 365 508 461
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £30,882 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,013 £58,750 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% -

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 1,093 1,343 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.59% 91.86% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1,169 1,082
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,525 £27,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in South Wales over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 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
Cardiff -1 301 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Newport -6 56 £44,379 +10.95% 8
Neath Port Talbot 0 19 £32,500 -27.78%
Torfaen +1 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Bridgend -6 2 £31,000 -22.50%
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £41,905 -
Caerphilly -6 1 £35,000 -23.91%
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 6 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 101 (26.37%) Scrum
2 93 (24.28%) Finance
3 90 (23.50%) Test Automation
4 84 (21.93%) Java
5 81 (21.15%) DevOps
6 72 (18.80%) JavaScript
7 70 (18.28%) SQL
8 60 (15.67%) User Experience
9 59 (15.40%) Azure
10 55 (14.36%) Docker
11 53 (13.84%) Git (software)
11 53 (13.84%) .NET
11 53 (13.84%) HTML
12 51 (13.32%) Jenkins
13 50 (13.05%) CSS
14 47 (12.27%) JIRA
15 46 (12.01%) AWS
16 45 (11.75%) Waterfall
17 44 (11.49%) Degree
17 44 (11.49%) Microsoft
17 44 (11.49%) Software Engineering
17 44 (11.49%) Kubernetes
18 42 (10.97%) Fintech
18 42 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
19 40 (10.44%) Selenium
20 39 (10.18%) QA
21 38 (9.92%) BDD
21 38 (9.92%) Spring
21 38 (9.92%) Web Services
21 38 (9.92%) C#

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 26 (6.79%) Confluence
2 17 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.61%) Apache
4 9 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.09%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.78%) CMS
6 3 (0.78%) SAS
7 2 (0.52%) lighttpd
7 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) Site Server
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.31%) Sketch
3 4 (1.04%) Marvel
4 3 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.52%) InVision
6 1 (0.26%) Figma
6 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.40%) Azure
2 46 (12.01%) AWS
3 18 (4.70%) GCP
4 16 (4.18%) SaaS
5 14 (3.66%) OpenShift
6 12 (3.13%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.09%) GitHub
8 7 (1.83%) IaaS
9 6 (1.57%) AWS IoT
9 6 (1.57%) PaaS
10 5 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.31%) Serverless
11 4 (1.04%) Firebase
12 3 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.78%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.09%) Firewall
2 4 (1.04%) HTTP
2 4 (1.04%) MQTT
3 3 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Broadband
5 1 (0.26%) Modbus
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.05%) MySQL
3 17 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.31%) Big Data
10 5 (1.31%) MS Access
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.04%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 53 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 51 (13.32%) Jenkins
3 47 (12.27%) JIRA
4 40 (10.44%) Selenium
5 35 (9.14%) Cucumber
6 19 (4.96%) Visual Studio
7 17 (4.44%) Maven
8 14 (3.66%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.39%) SoapUI
10 11 (2.87%) Postman
10 11 (2.87%) Subversion
11 10 (2.61%) JUnit
12 8 (2.09%) Jasmine
12 8 (2.09%) Protractor
13 7 (1.83%) JMeter
14 6 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.57%) RSpec
15 5 (1.31%) Axure RP
15 5 (1.31%) Eclipse
15 5 (1.31%) Mocha
General
1 93 (24.28%) Finance
2 26 (6.79%) Banking
3 18 (4.70%) Retail
4 12 (3.13%) Advertising
5 6 (1.57%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.31%) Marketing
6 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.04%) Digital Economy
7 4 (1.04%) Games
7 4 (1.04%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (38.38%) Developer
2 44 (11.49%) Analyst
3 33 (8.62%) Java Developer
4 26 (6.79%) .NET Developer
4 26 (6.79%) Software Developer
4 26 (6.79%) Test Analyst
5 23 (6.01%) Software Engineer
6 22 (5.74%) Test Engineer
7 21 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 18 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 18 (4.70%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.18%) Team Leader
10 15 (3.92%) Consultant
10 15 (3.92%) Designer
10 15 (3.92%) Lead Developer
10 15 (3.92%) UX Designer
11 13 (3.39%) .NET Team Leader
11 13 (3.39%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.39%) Junior
12 12 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.84%) .NET
1 53 (13.84%) HTML
2 50 (13.05%) CSS
3 38 (9.92%) Spring
3 38 (9.92%) Web Services
4 36 (9.40%) AngularJS
5 24 (6.27%) Node.js
6 21 (5.48%) REST
7 20 (5.22%) Laravel
8 18 (4.70%) React
8 18 (4.70%) SOAP
9 17 (4.44%) ASP.NET
9 17 (4.44%) RESTful
10 16 (4.18%) JSON
11 15 (3.92%) Redux
12 14 (3.66%) Vue.js
13 11 (2.87%) Java SE
14 10 (2.61%) IBM Integration Bus
14 10 (2.61%) Spring Boot
15 9 (2.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.67%) User Experience
2 22 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.35%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.04%) Raspberry Pi
8 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.78%) Wiki
9 2 (0.52%) Social Media
9 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.26%) Replication
10 1 (0.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.53%) Linux
2 11 (2.87%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.35%) Android
4 6 (1.57%) Unix
4 6 (1.57%) Windows
5 5 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.37%) Scrum
2 90 (23.50%) Test Automation
3 81 (21.15%) DevOps
4 45 (11.75%) Waterfall
5 44 (11.49%) Software Engineering
6 42 (10.97%) Fintech
6 42 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (9.92%) BDD
8 37 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (9.40%) Project Management
9 36 (9.40%) TDD
10 32 (8.36%) Front End Development
10 32 (8.36%) SDLC
11 31 (8.09%) Mentoring
12 27 (7.05%) Kanban
13 26 (6.79%) Microservices
14 22 (5.74%) Coaching
15 21 (5.48%) Project Delivery
16 19 (4.96%) MVC
16 19 (4.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (21.93%) Java
2 72 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 70 (18.28%) SQL
4 38 (9.92%) C#
5 27 (7.05%) PHP
6 25 (6.53%) Python
7 12 (3.13%) Scala
8 10 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.35%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.09%) C
10 8 (2.09%) R
11 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.57%) C++
12 5 (1.31%) Go
12 5 (1.31%) VBA
13 4 (1.04%) ES6
13 4 (1.04%) Java 8
13 4 (1.04%) Perl
13 4 (1.04%) Ruby
14 3 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (11.49%) Degree
2 12 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (1.83%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (1.57%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.31%) CISM
5 5 (1.31%) CISSP
5 5 (1.31%) ISEB
5 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.04%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.78%) CBAP
7 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.78%) SANS
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) PMP
8 2 (0.52%) RHCE
9 1 (0.26%) MBA
9 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.18%) QA
2 6 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.78%) COBIT
4 3 (0.78%) NIST
5 2 (0.52%) GDPR
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) IFRS
6 1 (0.26%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 55 (14.36%) Docker
2 5 (1.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (11.49%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.92%) Terraform
3 10 (2.61%) Ansible
4 8 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.78%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.26%) Grafana
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.26%) Rancher
6 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.96%) SAP
3 15 (3.92%) IBM
4 12 (3.13%) Oracle
5 9 (2.35%) Google
5 9 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.83%) Adobe
6 7 (1.83%) Perforce
7 5 (1.31%) Guidewire
7 5 (1.31%) Tableau
7 5 (1.31%) Zend
8 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.04%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.04%) Sun
8 4 (1.04%) Xceptor
9 3 (0.78%) Hotjar
9 3 (0.78%) HP
10 2 (0.52%) RedGate
10 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.52%) VMware