Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 280 276 593
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 26.62% 29.61% 38.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.44% 33.25% 42.15%
Number of salaries quoted 220 252 547
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,588 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,344 £37,313 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,900 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.67% +9.76% -3.53%
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,013 £59,250
Wales median annual salary £45,550 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.22% +9.76% -3.53%

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 951 830 1,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 90.40% 89.06% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 714 726 1,247
10th Percentile £29,050 £29,375 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,600 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.89% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £51,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,750
Wales median annual salary £44,434 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 +1 185 £50,000 +5.26% 53
Gwent - 33 £48,900 -
Newport -3 29 £44,250 +0.57% 16
Bridgend -4 25 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Glamorgan - 6 - -
Merthyr Tydfil - 6 - -
Torfaen - 2 £47,091 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 116 (41.43%) Scrum
2 87 (31.07%) Azure
2 87 (31.07%) DevOps
3 81 (28.93%) Java
4 73 (26.07%) Social Skills
5 63 (22.50%) .NET
6 57 (20.36%) Software Engineering
7 56 (20.00%) Microservices
8 54 (19.29%) REST
8 54 (19.29%) C#
9 53 (18.93%) JavaScript
9 53 (18.93%) Docker
10 52 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (17.50%) BDD
12 48 (17.14%) SQL
13 46 (16.43%) Finance
14 45 (16.07%) Microsoft
14 45 (16.07%) Jenkins
15 44 (15.71%) TDD
16 43 (15.36%) Coaching
16 43 (15.36%) Git (software)
17 42 (15.00%) Spring
18 40 (14.29%) AWS
18 40 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (13.57%) Test Automation
20 37 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
21 35 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
22 34 (12.14%) Mentoring
23 33 (11.79%) HTML
24 32 (11.43%) Web Services

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 6 (2.14%) IIS
2 5 (1.79%) CMS
2 5 (1.79%) Confluence
2 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.43%) Apache
3 4 (1.43%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.07%) JBoss
4 3 (1.07%) OnBase
4 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.71%) WordPress
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) concrete5
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.36%) Shopify
2 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 87 (31.07%) Azure
2 40 (14.29%) AWS
3 29 (10.36%) GitHub
4 23 (8.21%) Serverless
5 14 (5.00%) GCP
6 10 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (3.57%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.86%) SaaS
8 7 (2.50%) PaaS
9 5 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.43%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.07%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (1.07%) Google Workspace
11 3 (1.07%) npm
11 3 (1.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.71%) Force.com
12 2 (0.71%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.71%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.43%) Firewall
2 3 (1.07%) HTTP
2 3 (1.07%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.36%) ATM
3 1 (0.36%) FTP
3 1 (0.36%) NAS
3 1 (0.36%) SAN
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.64%) Big Data
2 24 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.57%) MySQL
4 10 (3.57%) Power BI
5 8 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.14%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.14%) Redis
7 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.71%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.71%) HPCC
12 1 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 45 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 43 (15.36%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.79%) JIRA
4 15 (5.36%) Rational Rhapsody
5 12 (4.29%) Selenium
6 11 (3.93%) Artifactory
6 11 (3.93%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.21%) JMeter
8 8 (2.86%) GitLab
8 8 (2.86%) Rational Quality Manager
9 7 (2.50%) Maven
10 6 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (2.14%) Rational Team Concert
10 6 (2.14%) Serenity BDD
10 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.79%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.07%) Cypress.io
12 3 (1.07%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.07%) Subversion
12 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (26.07%) Social Skills
2 46 (16.43%) Finance
3 23 (8.21%) Avionics
4 15 (5.36%) Military
5 11 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.86%) Games
7 8 (2.86%) Law
8 7 (2.50%) Public Sector
9 6 (2.14%) Retail
10 5 (1.79%) Banking
11 4 (1.43%) Back Office
12 3 (1.07%) Advertising
12 3 (1.07%) Billing
12 3 (1.07%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.07%) Legal
12 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.71%) Electronics
13 2 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (39.29%) Developer
2 41 (14.64%) Java Developer
3 36 (12.86%) Software Engineer
4 27 (9.64%) Analyst
5 21 (7.50%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 18 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 15 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 15 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (4.64%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.64%) Lead Developer
10 11 (3.93%) Principal Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) Principal Software Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) Tester
11 9 (3.21%) Automation Tester
11 9 (3.21%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (22.50%) .NET
2 54 (19.29%) REST
3 42 (15.00%) Spring
4 33 (11.79%) HTML
5 32 (11.43%) Web Services
6 31 (11.07%) React
7 29 (10.36%) CSS
8 26 (9.29%) AngularJS
9 25 (8.93%) GraphQL
9 25 (8.93%) Hibernate
10 24 (8.57%) Middleware
11 22 (7.86%) .NET Core
12 21 (7.50%) JavaBeans
13 19 (6.79%) Node.js
14 16 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (5.00%) .NET Framework
15 14 (5.00%) ASP.NET
16 13 (4.64%) RESTful
17 12 (4.29%) JSON
17 12 (4.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.79%) User Experience
2 11 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.21%) BBC
4 6 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.79%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.71%) HoloLens
8 2 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.36%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Tandem
9 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.93%) Apple iOS
1 11 (3.93%) Linux
2 10 (3.57%) Android
2 10 (3.57%) Windows
3 4 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.71%) Unix
4 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (41.43%) Scrum
2 87 (31.07%) DevOps
3 57 (20.36%) Software Engineering
4 56 (20.00%) Microservices
5 52 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (17.50%) BDD
7 44 (15.71%) TDD
8 43 (15.36%) Coaching
9 40 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (13.57%) Test Automation
11 37 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 34 (12.14%) Mentoring
14 31 (11.07%) Analytics
15 30 (10.71%) SOA
16 28 (10.00%) Decision-Making
17 27 (9.64%) Data Analytics
18 26 (9.29%) Open Source
19 25 (8.93%) Software Testing
19 25 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (28.93%) Java
2 54 (19.29%) C#
3 53 (18.93%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.14%) SQL
5 25 (8.93%) Java 8
6 24 (8.57%) TypeScript
7 23 (8.21%) Python
8 14 (5.00%) PHP
9 11 (3.93%) Scala
10 7 (2.50%) C
11 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.43%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.43%) C++
13 4 (1.43%) Go
14 3 (1.07%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.07%) Groovy
14 3 (1.07%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.71%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 32 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 32 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.71%) Degree
3 7 (2.50%) SAFe Agilist
4 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.07%) APMP
5 3 (1.07%) PMP
6 2 (0.71%) CBAP
6 2 (0.71%) IIBA
6 2 (0.71%) ISEB
6 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) LFCE
7 1 (0.36%) LFCS
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.50%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.14%) PMO
3 5 (1.79%) GDPR
3 5 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.07%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) HL7
6 1 (0.36%) NIST
System Software
1 53 (18.93%) Docker
2 10 (3.57%) vSphere
3 7 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (11.07%) Terraform
2 22 (7.86%) Kubernetes
3 15 (5.36%) PTC Integrity
4 10 (3.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.71%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.36%) Istio
6 1 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.36%) MaaS360
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.86%) IBM
3 15 (5.36%) PTC
4 13 (4.64%) VMware
5 10 (3.57%) Guidewire
6 8 (2.86%) Dell
7 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.79%) Databricks
8 5 (1.79%) Google
8 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.07%) Apple
10 3 (1.07%) Hyland
10 3 (1.07%) Pardot
11 2 (0.71%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.36%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.36%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.36%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.36%) Veracode
12 1 (0.36%) WooCommerce