Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,339 3,088 3,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.17% 30.58% 27.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.90% 33.33% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,830 2,723 2,708
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,975 £30,106 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,567 9,264 9,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.19% 91.74% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,870 7,639 8,215
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,798
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the South West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the South West.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the South West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the South West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the South West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Bristol +1 1,344 £50,000 +5.26% 215
Gloucestershire 0 545 £47,500 +5.56% 85
Dorset +4 541 £42,500 +6.25% 63
Wiltshire -1 420 £45,000 - 87
Somerset +1 282 £45,000 +8.43% 97
Devon 0 120 £40,000 - 63
Cornwall +15 66 £35,000 -3.45% 20
Avon - 3 £42,500 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1,075 (32.20%) Scrum
2 1,035 (31.00%) C#
3 947 (28.36%) Java
4 935 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 906 (27.13%) .NET
6 705 (21.11%) Finance
7 691 (20.69%) HTML
8 672 (20.13%) TDD
9 643 (19.26%) SQL
9 643 (19.26%) Software Engineering
10 608 (18.21%) CSS
11 550 (16.47%) Test Automation
12 548 (16.41%) MVC
13 491 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
14 464 (13.90%) SQL Server
15 449 (13.45%) Linux
16 442 (13.24%) Microsoft
17 429 (12.85%) Python
18 424 (12.70%) Git (software)
19 408 (12.22%) ASP.NET
20 387 (11.59%) Degree
20 387 (11.59%) AngularJS
21 377 (11.29%) DevOps
21 377 (11.29%) SDLC
22 368 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
23 360 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
24 358 (10.72%) JIRA
24 358 (10.72%) BDD
25 347 (10.39%) C++
26 345 (10.33%) Security Cleared

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 126 (3.77%) Apache
2 114 (3.41%) Confluence
3 75 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 73 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (2.10%) CMS
6 44 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 40 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 29 (0.87%) JBoss
9 26 (0.78%) IIS
10 24 (0.72%) nginx
11 21 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 20 (0.60%) Mule
13 18 (0.54%) WordPress
14 16 (0.48%) Drupal
14 16 (0.48%) Mule ESB
14 16 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.39%) Alfresco
15 13 (0.39%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
2 41 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 29 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.090%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.060%) InVision
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.030%) InDesign
10 1 (0.030%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.030%) Maya
10 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.030%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.030%) Pixate
10 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.030%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 18 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.21%) Siebel CRM
3 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.090%) Magento
4 3 (0.090%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.060%) Maximo
5 2 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.060%) Sonata
6 1 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.030%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 360 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 329 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (3.47%) SaaS
4 55 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (1.41%) GitHub
7 46 (1.38%) Amazon S3
8 31 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
9 29 (0.87%) Office 365
10 28 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.72%) PaaS
11 24 (0.72%) Serverless
12 22 (0.66%) npm
13 19 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.42%) IaaS
15 13 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.33%) Google Analytics
17 10 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.29%) Internet
2 39 (1.17%) Firewall
2 39 (1.17%) HTTP
3 38 (1.14%) SMS
3 38 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 25 (0.75%) SSL
5 21 (0.63%) Wireless
6 18 (0.54%) IPv4
6 18 (0.54%) IPv6
7 16 (0.48%) Network Security
8 15 (0.45%) DNS
9 13 (0.39%) SNMP
10 12 (0.36%) FCoE
10 12 (0.36%) MQTT
10 12 (0.36%) Skype
10 12 (0.36%) VPN
11 11 (0.33%) Extranet
11 11 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.24%) 802.11
12 8 (0.24%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 234 (7.01%) Big Data
3 196 (5.87%) MySQL
4 157 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 133 (3.98%) MongoDB
6 119 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 82 (2.46%) Hadoop
8 65 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 64 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (1.80%) Blockchain
12 53 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 45 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 45 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 42 (1.26%) Neo4j
16 38 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
17 37 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
18 35 (1.05%) Redis
19 33 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 424 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 358 (10.72%) JIRA
3 278 (8.33%) Selenium
4 226 (6.77%) Jenkins
5 221 (6.62%) JUnit
6 155 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 129 (3.86%) Maven
8 126 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 125 (3.74%) Visual Studio
10 108 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 107 (3.20%) Subversion
12 85 (2.55%) Bitbucket
13 73 (2.19%) Protractor
14 70 (2.10%) TeamCity
15 62 (1.86%) Jasmine
15 62 (1.86%) SpecFlow
16 60 (1.80%) TestNG
17 58 (1.74%) SoapUI
18 55 (1.65%) Eclipse
18 55 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 705 (21.11%) Finance
2 234 (7.01%) Marketing
3 199 (5.96%) Electronics
4 197 (5.90%) Manufacturing
5 172 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 161 (4.82%) Retail
7 86 (2.58%) Games
8 56 (1.68%) Military
9 36 (1.08%) Banking
10 25 (0.75%) Back Office
11 22 (0.66%) Law
12 18 (0.54%) Advertising
13 12 (0.36%) Automotive
14 10 (0.30%) Billing
15 9 (0.27%) Legal
16 8 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.18%) Avionics
18 5 (0.15%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.15%) Local Government
19 4 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,365 (40.88%) Developer
2 440 (13.18%) .NET Developer
3 375 (11.23%) Java Developer
4 342 (10.24%) Software Engineer
5 337 (10.09%) Analyst
6 317 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 284 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 258 (7.73%) C# Developer
9 203 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 188 (5.63%) Architect
11 181 (5.42%) Project Manager
12 149 (4.46%) Business Analyst
13 135 (4.04%) Test Analyst
14 131 (3.92%) Java Engineer
15 116 (3.47%) PHP Developer
16 111 (3.32%) Test Engineer
17 106 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 104 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
18 104 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
19 100 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 906 (27.13%) .NET
2 691 (20.69%) HTML
3 608 (18.21%) CSS
4 408 (12.22%) ASP.NET
5 387 (11.59%) AngularJS
6 292 (8.75%) Web Services
7 258 (7.73%) XML
8 246 (7.37%) HTML5
9 243 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 243 (7.28%) Spring
10 220 (6.59%) React
11 217 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 213 (6.38%) jQuery
12 213 (6.38%) RESTful
13 210 (6.29%) REST
14 185 (5.54%) .NET Framework
15 175 (5.24%) Node.js
16 148 (4.43%) SOAP
17 127 (3.80%) Hibernate
18 108 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 303 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 298 (8.92%) User Experience
3 237 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
4 222 (6.65%) Computer Science
5 86 (2.58%) Fintech
6 76 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 75 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
8 70 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 57 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 47 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
11 37 (1.11%) Wiki
12 32 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 32 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 31 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 25 (0.75%) Smart Home
15 23 (0.69%) Public Cloud
15 23 (0.69%) RIA
16 21 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 19 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
18 18 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 449 (13.45%) Linux
2 292 (8.75%) Windows
3 133 (3.98%) Android
4 109 (3.26%) Unix
5 102 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 65 (1.95%) CentOS
7 50 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 23 (0.69%) FreeBSD
10 10 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
12 8 (0.24%) ThreadX
13 6 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.12%) Fedora
16 3 (0.090%) Nucleus RTOS
16 3 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,075 (32.20%) Scrum
2 672 (20.13%) TDD
3 643 (19.26%) Software Engineering
4 550 (16.47%) Test Automation
5 548 (16.41%) MVC
6 491 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 377 (11.29%) DevOps
7 377 (11.29%) SDLC
8 368 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
9 358 (10.72%) BDD
10 304 (9.10%) Waterfall
11 281 (8.42%) OO
12 267 (8.00%) Project Management
13 243 (7.28%) Mentoring
14 225 (6.74%) Web Development
15 218 (6.53%) Unit Testing
16 216 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
17 206 (6.17%) Open Source
18 195 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 193 (5.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,035 (31.00%) C#
2 947 (28.36%) Java
3 935 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 643 (19.26%) SQL
5 429 (12.85%) Python
6 347 (10.39%) C++
7 262 (7.85%) C
8 230 (6.89%) PHP
9 115 (3.44%) Ruby
10 90 (2.70%) Scala
11 81 (2.43%) PowerShell
12 73 (2.19%) TypeScript
13 70 (2.10%) Bash Shell
14 69 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 66 (1.98%) Java 8
16 64 (1.92%) T-SQL
17 44 (1.32%) Objective-C
18 35 (1.05%) PL/SQL
19 30 (0.90%) Perl
20 28 (0.84%) ES6
Qualifications
1 387 (11.59%) Degree
2 345 (10.33%) Security Cleared
3 173 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 170 (5.09%) DV Cleared
5 78 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (2.01%) ISEB
7 60 (1.80%) ISTQB
8 50 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (0.78%) MCSE
10 24 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 22 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (0.54%) CISSP
15 16 (0.48%) CCNA
15 16 (0.48%) Master's Degree
16 14 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
16 14 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
16 14 (0.42%) SANS
16 14 (0.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (7.46%) QA
2 31 (0.93%) PMO
3 27 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.75%) SLA
5 12 (0.36%) GDPR
6 10 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.24%) DO-178B
8 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.18%) WCAG
9 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 3 (0.090%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.090%) MISRA
11 2 (0.060%) COBIT
11 2 (0.060%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.060%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.030%) P3O
System Software
1 158 (4.73%) Docker
2 49 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.72%) Firmware
5 17 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 15 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.30%) NFS
7 10 (0.30%) Samba
7 10 (0.30%) VMware NSX
7 10 (0.30%) VMware Server
8 6 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.18%) vSphere
9 5 (0.15%) KVM
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.15%) Xen
10 2 (0.060%) XenServer
11 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.030%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.030%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 87 (2.61%) Puppet
2 65 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (1.68%) Ansible
4 52 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 26 (0.78%) Terraform
6 18 (0.54%) Icinga
7 16 (0.48%) HockeyApp
7 16 (0.48%) Nagios
8 15 (0.45%) vCenter Server
9 13 (0.39%) HP ALM
9 13 (0.39%) Kibana
10 7 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.15%) SCOM
11 5 (0.15%) WMI
11 5 (0.15%) WSUS
12 4 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 4 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 442 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 226 (6.77%) Oracle
3 175 (5.24%) SAP
4 95 (2.85%) Google
5 87 (2.61%) Atlassian
6 70 (2.10%) Red Hat
6 70 (2.10%) VMware
7 51 (1.53%) IBM
8 29 (0.87%) HP
9 25 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 24 (0.72%) Cisco
11 23 (0.69%) Apple
11 23 (0.69%) Informatica
12 21 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.57%) Tableau
14 17 (0.51%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.45%) SolarWinds
16 14 (0.42%) Adobe
16 14 (0.42%) Twitter
17 13 (0.39%) Trillium