Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 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 506 494 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.92% 32.48% 33.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.95% 35.57% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 439 454 704
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,200 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +8.11%

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 1,299 1,389 2,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.65% 91.32% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,222 1,773
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 0 365 £42,500 - 54
Newport -1 65 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Torfaen 0 26 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Bridgend -1 16 £42,500 +10.39% 4
Caerphilly -3 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Neath Port Talbot 0 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Vale of Glamorgan +1 5 £26,000 -42.57%
Monmouthshire +4 1 - -
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 202 (39.92%) Scrum
2 147 (29.05%) Finance
3 146 (28.85%) Java
4 104 (20.55%) TDD
5 95 (18.77%) C#
6 94 (18.58%) Test Automation
7 92 (18.18%) SQL
8 89 (17.59%) JavaScript
9 72 (14.23%) .NET
10 68 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (12.65%) BDD
12 62 (12.25%) Degree
12 62 (12.25%) User Experience
13 60 (11.86%) DevOps
13 60 (11.86%) Spring
14 57 (11.26%) Software Engineering
15 56 (11.07%) Project Management
16 54 (10.67%) Microsoft
16 54 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
16 54 (10.67%) SDLC
17 53 (10.47%) AngularJS
17 53 (10.47%) User Stories
17 53 (10.47%) HTML
18 52 (10.28%) Web Services
19 51 (10.08%) SQL Server
20 49 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
21 47 (9.29%) Selenium
22 43 (8.50%) Python
23 41 (8.10%) REST
24 40 (7.91%) CSS

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 14 (2.77%) CMS
1 14 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.58%) Confluence
3 7 (1.38%) Appian
4 6 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.79%) Anypoint
5 4 (0.79%) Apache
5 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.79%) JBoss
5 4 (0.79%) SAS
5 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.59%) IIS
6 3 (0.59%) Liferay
6 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) InVision
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.38%) GitHub
6 6 (1.19%) PaaS
7 5 (0.99%) SaaS
8 4 (0.79%) IaaS
8 4 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.79%) Office 365
9 3 (0.59%) Slack
9 3 (0.59%) Trello
10 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.40%) Serverless
11 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.37%) Internet
2 9 (1.78%) Hyperconnected
2 9 (1.78%) WPA
3 5 (0.99%) Firewall
3 5 (0.99%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.79%) HTTP
4 4 (0.79%) LAN
4 4 (0.79%) SMS
4 4 (0.79%) WAN
4 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) Extranet
7 1 (0.20%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 29 (5.73%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (2.57%) Big Data
9 12 (2.37%) MySQL
10 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.59%) Biml
13 3 (0.59%) HPCC
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.59%) Power BI
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.40%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 47 (9.29%) Selenium
2 38 (7.51%) Cucumber
3 36 (7.11%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.53%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.34%) JIRA
6 17 (3.36%) WebDriver
7 15 (2.96%) JUnit
8 13 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (2.37%) JMeter
9 12 (2.37%) Maven
9 12 (2.37%) SoapUI
10 11 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.98%) Protractor
12 7 (1.38%) Subversion
13 5 (0.99%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.79%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.79%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.79%) Ranorex
15 3 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 147 (29.05%) Finance
2 28 (5.53%) Banking
3 24 (4.74%) Marketing
4 23 (4.55%) Advertising
5 18 (3.56%) Retail
6 12 (2.37%) Games
7 9 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.38%) Back Office
10 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.59%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 175 (34.58%) Developer
2 86 (17.00%) Analyst
3 47 (9.29%) Java Developer
4 45 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 39 (7.71%) .NET Developer
6 34 (6.72%) C# Developer
7 30 (5.93%) Architect
8 28 (5.53%) Project Manager
9 24 (4.74%) Test Analyst
10 23 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (4.35%) Scrum Master
12 20 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.56%) Product Owner
13 18 (3.56%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (2.96%) Product Manager
15 14 (2.77%) Test Engineer
16 13 (2.57%) Junior
16 13 (2.57%) Software Engineer
17 12 (2.37%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.23%) .NET
2 60 (11.86%) Spring
3 53 (10.47%) AngularJS
3 53 (10.47%) HTML
4 52 (10.28%) Web Services
5 41 (8.10%) REST
6 40 (7.91%) CSS
7 32 (6.32%) Spring Boot
8 28 (5.53%) RESTful
9 27 (5.34%) HTML5
10 24 (4.74%) ASP.NET
10 24 (4.74%) SOAP
11 20 (3.95%) Hibernate
11 20 (3.95%) WCF
12 17 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (3.16%) jQuery
14 15 (2.96%) CSS3
14 15 (2.96%) Kafka
15 14 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.25%) User Experience
2 34 (6.72%) Fintech
3 28 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.74%) Cloud Native
5 23 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.57%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.58%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.59%) Digital TV
13 3 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.59%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.40%) Frameworx
14 2 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.73%) Linux
2 17 (3.36%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.16%) Android
4 13 (2.57%) Unix
5 11 (2.17%) CentOS
6 10 (1.98%) Windows
7 7 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.79%) Debian
10 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.59%) VMS
10 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
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 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (39.92%) Scrum
2 104 (20.55%) TDD
3 94 (18.58%) Test Automation
4 68 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (12.65%) BDD
6 60 (11.86%) DevOps
7 57 (11.26%) Software Engineering
8 56 (11.07%) Project Management
9 54 (10.67%) SDLC
10 53 (10.47%) User Stories
11 49 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (7.91%) Coaching
13 39 (7.71%) Microservices
13 39 (7.71%) Waterfall
14 37 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (7.31%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.11%) MVC
15 36 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (6.13%) Kanban
17 26 (5.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (28.85%) Java
2 95 (18.77%) C#
3 92 (18.18%) SQL
4 89 (17.59%) JavaScript
5 43 (8.50%) Python
6 35 (6.92%) Java 8
7 18 (3.56%) Go
8 17 (3.36%) Ruby
9 16 (3.16%) PHP
10 13 (2.57%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.37%) Perl
12 11 (2.17%) C
12 11 (2.17%) C++
13 9 (1.78%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.58%) Groovy
15 7 (1.38%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.38%) Delphi
15 7 (1.38%) Scala
16 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (12.25%) Degree
2 15 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.79%) CITP
8 3 (0.59%) ISEB
8 3 (0.59%) MCSA
9 2 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PMP
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.31%) QA
2 9 (1.78%) PMO
3 7 (1.38%) GDPR
4 4 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.79%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) P3O
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) MISRA
System Software
1 30 (5.93%) Docker
2 4 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.40%) HDFS
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (4.15%) Ansible
2 14 (2.77%) Terraform
3 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.79%) Packer
5 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.59%) Puppet
6 2 (0.40%) Kibana
6 2 (0.40%) PTC Integrity
6 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 54 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.52%) Oracle
3 12 (2.37%) Google
4 11 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.17%) SAP
5 10 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.19%) Adobe
6 6 (1.19%) IBM
6 6 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 5 (0.99%) Cognos
7 5 (0.99%) Guidewire
7 5 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.99%) VMware
8 4 (0.79%) OutSystems
8 4 (0.79%) Teradata
9 3 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.59%) Tableau
10 2 (0.40%) PTC
10 2 (0.40%) Sybase
10 2 (0.40%) Twitter