Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 600 539 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.14% 32.93% 29.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.40% 37.33% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 519 447 390
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1,485 1,444 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.46% 88.21% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,193 1,164
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £22,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 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
Cardiff 0 448 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Newport -2 85 £46,000 +8.24% 3
Neath Port Talbot 0 29 £40,000 -5.88%
Gwent - 12 - -
Bridgend -2 10 £45,000 +0.56% 2
Torfaen -2 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Caerphilly +3 4 £36,250 -17.61% 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £33,500 - 3
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £49,000 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 173 (28.83%) Scrum
2 171 (28.50%) Finance
2 171 (28.50%) Java
3 134 (22.33%) JavaScript
4 127 (21.17%) .NET
5 124 (20.67%) Waterfall
6 109 (18.17%) SQL
7 102 (17.00%) Test Automation
8 100 (16.67%) DevOps
9 93 (15.50%) Microsoft
10 85 (14.17%) Software Engineering
11 84 (14.00%) C#
12 80 (13.33%) Git (software)
12 80 (13.33%) Azure
13 74 (12.33%) HTML
14 69 (11.50%) Python
14 69 (11.50%) AngularJS
15 68 (11.33%) Project Management
16 62 (10.33%) AWS
17 61 (10.17%) ASP.NET
17 61 (10.17%) CSS
18 60 (10.00%) Docker
19 56 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
20 55 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
21 52 (8.67%) Visual Studio
21 52 (8.67%) Spring
22 50 (8.33%) Jenkins
23 49 (8.17%) Microservices
24 48 (8.00%) SDLC
24 48 (8.00%) Continuous Integration

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 47 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.17%) Confluence
3 19 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.50%) CMS
5 7 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.00%) EPiServer
6 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.67%) IIS
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.33%) Apache
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.33%) SAS
9 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 28 (4.67%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.17%) InfoPath
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (13.33%) Azure
2 62 (10.33%) AWS
3 13 (2.17%) GCP
4 10 (1.67%) Office 365
5 8 (1.33%) PaaS
6 7 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.17%) IaaS
6 7 (1.17%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.17%) SaaS
7 6 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (1.00%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.00%) Serverless
8 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.67%) GitHub
9 4 (0.67%) npm
10 3 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.50%) Internet
3 8 (1.33%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.17%) DNS
5 6 (1.00%) DHCP
6 4 (0.67%) Skype
6 4 (0.67%) VoIP
7 3 (0.50%) HTTP
7 3 (0.50%) Wireless
8 2 (0.33%) Firewall
8 2 (0.33%) LAN
8 2 (0.33%) Network Security
8 2 (0.33%) WAN
8 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
9 1 (0.17%) LTE
9 1 (0.17%) MQTT
9 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 31 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 25 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (4.00%) MySQL
6 21 (3.50%) Big Data
7 13 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.50%) Redis
9 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.17%) Power BI
12 6 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.83%) QlikView
14 4 (0.67%) DB2
14 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 50 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 46 (7.67%) Selenium
5 44 (7.33%) JIRA
6 38 (6.33%) Subversion
7 33 (5.50%) Maven
8 31 (5.17%) Cucumber
9 26 (4.33%) JUnit
10 16 (2.67%) Jasmine
11 15 (2.50%) IntelliJ
12 14 (2.33%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.17%) Mocha
14 11 (1.83%) Liquibase
14 11 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (1.67%) Protractor
15 10 (1.67%) Rational Team Concert
16 9 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (1.33%) Eclipse
17 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 171 (28.50%) Finance
2 44 (7.33%) Advertising
3 23 (3.83%) Banking
4 17 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.00%) Avionics
6 10 (1.67%) Publishing
7 9 (1.50%) Marketing
8 7 (1.17%) Retail
9 6 (1.00%) Games
9 6 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.00%) Public Sector
10 5 (0.83%) Billing
11 3 (0.50%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 202 (33.67%) Developer
2 102 (17.00%) Analyst
3 60 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 55 (9.17%) Software Engineer
5 45 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 45 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 43 (7.17%) Java Developer
7 41 (6.83%) Project Manager
8 39 (6.50%) Software Developer
9 31 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 30 (5.00%) Lead Developer
11 29 (4.83%) Test Engineer
12 27 (4.50%) Security Engineer
13 24 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (3.83%) Junior
14 23 (3.83%) Principal Engineer
15 22 (3.67%) Principal Security Engineer
15 22 (3.67%) Team Leader
16 21 (3.50%) Lead .NET Developer
17 20 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (21.17%) .NET
2 74 (12.33%) HTML
3 69 (11.50%) AngularJS
4 61 (10.17%) ASP.NET
4 61 (10.17%) CSS
5 52 (8.67%) Spring
6 42 (7.00%) Web Services
7 40 (6.67%) JSON
8 39 (6.50%) React
9 35 (5.83%) Node.js
9 35 (5.83%) RESTful
10 31 (5.17%) SOAP
11 30 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 30 (5.00%) REST
12 23 (3.83%) HTML5
13 20 (3.33%) .NET Framework
13 20 (3.33%) jQuery
14 19 (3.17%) Kafka
15 15 (2.50%) JPA
15 15 (2.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.83%) User Experience
2 22 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.00%) Social Media
9 4 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.67%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.50%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.33%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.33%) Replication
12 1 (0.17%) Arduino
12 1 (0.17%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.17%) iPad
12 1 (0.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.83%) Windows
2 31 (5.17%) Linux
3 10 (1.67%) Android
3 10 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.17%) Unix
5 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
5 5 (0.83%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.50%) CentOS
7 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.33%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (28.83%) Scrum
2 124 (20.67%) Waterfall
3 102 (17.00%) Test Automation
4 100 (16.67%) DevOps
5 85 (14.17%) Software Engineering
6 68 (11.33%) Project Management
7 56 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (8.17%) Microservices
10 48 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (8.00%) SDLC
11 42 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 41 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (6.67%) Fintech
14 38 (6.33%) TDD
15 37 (6.17%) MVC
16 34 (5.67%) BDD
16 34 (5.67%) Front End Development
17 33 (5.50%) Business Analysis
17 33 (5.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 171 (28.50%) Java
2 134 (22.33%) JavaScript
3 109 (18.17%) SQL
4 84 (14.00%) C#
5 69 (11.50%) Python
6 32 (5.33%) TypeScript
7 26 (4.33%) Go
7 26 (4.33%) PHP
8 23 (3.83%) C++
9 17 (2.83%) Java 8
10 14 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.00%) C
12 9 (1.50%) RPG
12 9 (1.50%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.33%) VB
14 5 (0.83%) Perl
14 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (7.50%) Degree
2 21 (3.50%) ISTQB
3 18 (3.00%) CISMP
3 18 (3.00%) CISSP
4 14 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (2.17%) ISEB
6 9 (1.50%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.83%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.50%) RHCE
11 2 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.17%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.00%) QA
2 10 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.50%) PMO
4 6 (1.00%) SLA
5 4 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 60 (10.00%) Docker
2 7 (1.17%) Firmware
3 5 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.50%) XenApp
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 24 (4.00%) Ansible
3 16 (2.67%) Terraform
4 13 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.50%) Puppet
6 6 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.50%) Kibana
8 2 (0.33%) Mesos
8 2 (0.33%) Salt
8 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.33%) WSUS
9 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.17%) Grafana
9 1 (0.17%) Istio
9 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.50%) Oracle
2 27 (4.50%) SAP
3 14 (2.33%) Google
3 14 (2.33%) Guidewire
4 12 (2.00%) IBM
5 7 (1.17%) Tableau
6 6 (1.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.00%) Cognos
7 5 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.67%) BroadSoft
8 4 (0.67%) Polycom
8 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.67%) Sonus
9 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.50%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.50%) Citrix
9 3 (0.50%) VMware
9 3 (0.50%) Xceptor
9 3 (0.50%) Zend