Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 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 521 408 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 33.46% 30.47% 35.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.25% 33.17% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 433 368 635
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £25,100
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,550 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,612
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.35% +0.97%

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 1,362 1,230 1,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.48% 91.86% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,113 1,074 1,571
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £55,980 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 0 368 £40,000 - 82
Newport +11 89 £40,250 -11.05% 12
Torfaen 0 20 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Bridgend -3 19 £57,500 +35.29% 11
Neath Port Talbot 0 11 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Caerphilly -4 7 £44,000 +20.14%
Vale of Glamorgan -1 2 - -
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 179 (34.36%) Scrum
2 160 (30.71%) Java
3 159 (30.52%) JavaScript
4 141 (27.06%) Finance
5 125 (23.99%) C#
6 120 (23.03%) HTML
7 117 (22.46%) .NET
8 100 (19.19%) SQL
9 91 (17.47%) Test Automation
10 90 (17.27%) CSS
11 88 (16.89%) TDD
12 87 (16.70%) Software Engineering
13 85 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
14 83 (15.93%) SQL Server
15 76 (14.59%) Microsoft
16 75 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
16 75 (14.40%) Degree
17 69 (13.24%) AngularJS
18 66 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 66 (12.67%) Git (software)
19 63 (12.09%) Mentoring
20 62 (11.90%) DevOps
20 62 (11.90%) HTML5
21 55 (10.56%) Web Services
22 52 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
23 51 (9.79%) User Experience
23 51 (9.79%) XML
23 51 (9.79%) QA
24 50 (9.60%) Spring
24 50 (9.60%) PHP

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 16 (3.07%) Confluence
2 15 (2.88%) CMS
3 14 (2.69%) Appian
4 13 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.11%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.92%) SAS
6 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.73%) Apache
7 9 (1.73%) IIS
7 9 (1.73%) WordPress
8 8 (1.54%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.96%) JBoss
10 4 (0.77%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.38%) Liferay
12 2 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) InVision
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) BPCS
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 85 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.07%) Office 365
4 14 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (2.50%) GitHub
6 12 (2.30%) SaaS
7 10 (1.92%) npm
8 9 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.96%) IaaS
10 5 (0.96%) PaaS
11 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.58%) Datadog
12 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.38%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.19%) NuGet
13 1 (0.19%) Serverless
13 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.26%) HTTPS
2 8 (1.54%) HTTP
3 7 (1.34%) Skype
4 6 (1.15%) DHCP
4 6 (1.15%) DNS
4 6 (1.15%) SSL
4 6 (1.15%) WPA
5 5 (0.96%) Firewall
5 5 (0.96%) VoIP
6 4 (0.77%) Internet
6 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.58%) SMS
7 3 (0.58%) SNMP
8 2 (0.38%) Broadband
8 2 (0.38%) SSH
8 2 (0.38%) WAN
9 1 (0.19%) Hyperconnected
9 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.45%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.26%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.69%) MySQL
7 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.30%) Big Data
9 8 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.54%) Power BI
10 7 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.34%) DB2
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.15%) PowerPivot
11 6 (1.15%) SAS EBI
11 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.06%) Selenium
3 37 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (6.91%) JIRA
5 22 (4.22%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.07%) Visual Studio
6 16 (3.07%) webpack
7 15 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.69%) SoapUI
9 12 (2.30%) Maven
10 11 (2.11%) JMeter
11 10 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.92%) gulp
11 10 (1.92%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (1.54%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.34%) Babel
14 7 (1.34%) Subversion
15 5 (0.96%) JUnit
15 5 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 141 (27.06%) Finance
2 39 (7.49%) Advertising
3 36 (6.91%) Marketing
4 18 (3.45%) Games
5 13 (2.50%) Retail
6 10 (1.92%) Banking
6 10 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.54%) Electronics
9 7 (1.34%) Back Office
10 4 (0.77%) Law
10 4 (0.77%) Legal
11 3 (0.58%) Automotive
11 3 (0.58%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.38%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.38%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 206 (39.54%) Developer
2 58 (11.13%) Analyst
3 51 (9.79%) Software Engineer
4 48 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 41 (7.87%) Software Developer
6 38 (7.29%) Architect
7 35 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 27 (5.18%) .NET Developer
9 25 (4.80%) C# Developer
10 24 (4.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 24 (4.61%) Java Engineer
11 23 (4.41%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
13 20 (3.84%) Web Developer
14 18 (3.45%) Junior
15 17 (3.26%) Development Manager
16 16 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (3.07%) Software Development Manager
16 16 (3.07%) Software Manager
17 14 (2.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (23.03%) HTML
2 117 (22.46%) .NET
3 90 (17.27%) CSS
4 69 (13.24%) AngularJS
5 62 (11.90%) HTML5
6 55 (10.56%) Web Services
7 51 (9.79%) XML
8 50 (9.60%) React
8 50 (9.60%) Spring
9 46 (8.83%) ASP.NET
10 37 (7.10%) jQuery
10 37 (7.10%) REST
11 27 (5.18%) JSON
12 26 (4.99%) CSS3
12 26 (4.99%) SOAP
13 25 (4.80%) Sass
14 23 (4.41%) Spring Boot
15 22 (4.22%) .NET Framework
15 22 (4.22%) Node.js
16 20 (3.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.79%) User Experience
2 42 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.91%) Fintech
5 19 (3.65%) Digital Media
6 17 (3.26%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.07%) Cloud Native
8 13 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
8 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.15%) Digital TV
11 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.77%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.77%) Robotics
13 3 (0.58%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.58%) IPTV
14 2 (0.38%) NHS
14 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.10%) Linux
2 26 (4.99%) Windows
3 21 (4.03%) Unix
4 17 (3.26%) Android
5 16 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.73%) CentOS
7 9 (1.73%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.54%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.58%) DC/OS
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) VMS
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (34.36%) Scrum
2 91 (17.47%) Test Automation
3 88 (16.89%) TDD
4 87 (16.70%) Software Engineering
5 75 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (12.09%) Mentoring
7 62 (11.90%) DevOps
8 52 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
10 47 (9.02%) Project Management
10 47 (9.02%) SDLC
11 46 (8.83%) Unit Testing
12 45 (8.64%) MVC
13 43 (8.25%) Front End Development
13 43 (8.25%) OO
14 41 (7.87%) BDD
14 41 (7.87%) Microservices
14 41 (7.87%) Waterfall
15 35 (6.72%) Web Development
16 34 (6.53%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 160 (30.71%) Java
2 159 (30.52%) JavaScript
3 125 (23.99%) C#
4 100 (19.19%) SQL
5 50 (9.60%) PHP
6 45 (8.64%) Python
7 21 (4.03%) ES6
7 21 (4.03%) Go
8 20 (3.84%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.45%) Java 8
10 17 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.73%) VBA
12 8 (1.54%) C++
12 8 (1.54%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.34%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.34%) Perl
13 7 (1.34%) Ruby
14 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 75 (14.40%) Degree
2 19 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.73%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.38%) CISSP
6 2 (0.38%) ISEB
6 2 (0.38%) MCP
6 2 (0.38%) MCSA
6 2 (0.38%) PMP
6 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.79%) QA
2 8 (1.54%) PMO
3 5 (0.96%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) GDPR
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (6.72%) Docker
2 8 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) XenApp
3 5 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.58%) HDFS
5 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.69%) Ansible
3 11 (2.11%) Terraform
4 6 (1.15%) Kibana
4 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.15%) Puppet
5 5 (0.96%) Packer
6 3 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.58%) Nagios
6 3 (0.58%) SCOM
7 2 (0.38%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Consul
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.18%) Oracle
3 25 (4.80%) Google
3 25 (4.80%) SAP
4 15 (2.88%) IBM
5 13 (2.50%) VMware
6 8 (1.54%) Citrix
7 7 (1.34%) Apple
8 6 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.96%) Adobe
9 5 (0.96%) Avaya
9 5 (0.96%) Freshdesk
9 5 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.96%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.77%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.58%) Cognos
11 3 (0.58%) Dell
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.58%) Sybase