Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,175 1,115 3,031
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 29.32% 32.85% 31.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.37% 35.92% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,317 890 2,330
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,374
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,563 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,440 £71,250 £69,750
England median annual salary £61,900 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +9.09% -

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 6,933 3,104 8,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 93.45% 91.46% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,506 2,556 7,170
10th Percentile £29,063 £29,000 £26,650
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.43% +2.22% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the South West over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 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
Bristol +1 1,046 £52,500 +10.53% 183
Gloucestershire 0 355 £52,000 +4.00% 50
Wiltshire 0 305 £57,500 +9.52% 56
Dorset +6 199 £47,500 +15.15% 33
Somerset -2 120 £50,000 +2.04% 24
Cornwall +6 61 £42,500 -4.49% 4
Devon -4 52 £50,000 +25.00% 43
Avon - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 720 (33.10%) Scrum
2 673 (30.94%) DevOps
3 618 (28.41%) JavaScript
4 589 (27.08%) Azure
5 548 (25.20%) C#
6 526 (24.18%) Software Engineering
7 518 (23.82%) Java
8 515 (23.68%) Social Skills
9 500 (22.99%) Security Cleared
10 456 (20.97%) AWS
11 420 (19.31%) .NET
12 415 (19.08%) Finance
13 407 (18.71%) React
14 385 (17.70%) Python
15 365 (16.78%) SC Cleared
16 352 (16.18%) Linux
17 347 (15.95%) SQL
18 339 (15.59%) CSS
19 329 (15.13%) HTML
20 316 (14.53%) Docker
21 302 (13.89%) Microsoft
22 293 (13.47%) AngularJS
23 290 (13.33%) Mentoring
24 270 (12.41%) JIRA
25 262 (12.05%) Test Automation
26 259 (11.91%) TDD
27 257 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
28 244 (11.22%) Node.js
29 233 (10.71%) SQL Server
30 231 (10.62%) Jenkins

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
1 114 (5.24%) Confluence
2 68 (3.13%) GeoServer
3 53 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 31 (1.43%) CMS
6 22 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 21 (0.97%) ArcGIS
8 17 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 16 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.60%) IIS
11 12 (0.55%) Apache
11 12 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.32%) JBoss
13 6 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.28%) nginx
14 5 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.18%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.18%) Drupal
15 4 (0.18%) EPiServer
Applications
1 30 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.60%) Sketch
5 11 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.32%) InVision
6 7 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.28%) Figma
8 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.18%) Simulink
9 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.14%) UXPin
11 2 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.046%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.046%) GIMP
12 1 (0.046%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 22 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.28%) Shopify
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
5 5 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.18%) Magento
6 4 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.14%) ProductWriter
7 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.092%) Maximo
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.046%) SAP EM
Cloud Services
1 589 (27.08%) Azure
2 456 (20.97%) AWS
3 175 (8.05%) SaaS
4 125 (5.75%) Serverless
5 100 (4.60%) GCP
6 83 (3.82%) GitHub
7 58 (2.67%) OpenShift
8 57 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
9 46 (2.11%) Power Platform
10 44 (2.02%) PaaS
11 39 (1.79%) IaaS
12 34 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 34 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
13 27 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
14 24 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (1.06%) Amazon S3
16 21 (0.97%) Azure Key Vault
16 21 (0.97%) Microsoft 365
17 20 (0.92%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.49%) HTTP
2 36 (1.66%) Internet
3 31 (1.43%) Firewall
4 23 (1.06%) IPv4
5 21 (0.97%) OSPF
6 20 (0.92%) VLAN
6 20 (0.92%) VPN
7 13 (0.60%) DNS
8 10 (0.46%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.32%) SAN
10 5 (0.23%) 3GPP
10 5 (0.23%) BGP
10 5 (0.23%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (0.23%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.23%) LTE
10 5 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 128 (5.89%) MongoDB
3 122 (5.61%) MySQL
3 122 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 110 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 95 (4.37%) GIS
6 73 (3.36%) Big Data
7 68 (3.13%) QGIS
8 67 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 56 (2.57%) Hadoop
10 47 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 39 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (1.66%) Power BI
13 34 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (1.38%) Oracle Database
15 29 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (1.20%) Tableau
17 25 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 25 (1.15%) BigQuery
18 21 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 270 (12.41%) JIRA
2 231 (10.62%) Jenkins
3 223 (10.25%) Git (software)
4 142 (6.53%) Selenium
5 82 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 77 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 62 (2.85%) JMeter
8 51 (2.34%) Eclipse
9 49 (2.25%) webpack
10 47 (2.16%) Robot Framework
10 47 (2.16%) Visual Studio
11 46 (2.11%) Bitbucket
12 39 (1.79%) gulp
13 37 (1.70%) SonarQube
14 32 (1.47%) JUnit
15 30 (1.38%) SpecFlow
16 27 (1.24%) TeamCity
17 25 (1.15%) Subversion
18 20 (0.92%) Cypress.io
18 20 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 515 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 415 (19.08%) Finance
3 140 (6.44%) Public Sector
4 134 (6.16%) Marketing
5 122 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 112 (5.15%) Manufacturing
7 102 (4.69%) Retail
8 96 (4.41%) Telecoms
9 83 (3.82%) Electronics
10 64 (2.94%) Legal
11 45 (2.07%) Banking
12 36 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
13 33 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
14 31 (1.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 30 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
16 29 (1.33%) Billing
17 25 (1.15%) Military
18 21 (0.97%) Aerospace
18 21 (0.97%) Financial Institution
19 20 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 702 (32.28%) Developer
2 276 (12.69%) Software Engineer
3 161 (7.40%) Java Developer
4 154 (7.08%) Senior Developer
5 146 (6.71%) Analyst
6 124 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 112 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
8 108 (4.97%) Software Developer
9 102 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 98 (4.51%) Architect
11 96 (4.41%) Business Analyst
12 91 (4.18%) .NET Developer
13 78 (3.59%) C# Developer
14 73 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 71 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
16 61 (2.80%) React Developer
17 60 (2.76%) Tester
18 55 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
19 45 (2.07%) Product Manager
20 41 (1.89%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (19.31%) .NET
2 407 (18.71%) React
3 339 (15.59%) CSS
4 329 (15.13%) HTML
5 293 (13.47%) AngularJS
6 244 (11.22%) Node.js
7 177 (8.14%) .NET Core
8 167 (7.68%) REST
9 162 (7.45%) Web Services
10 152 (6.99%) Spring
11 137 (6.30%) ASP.NET
12 134 (6.16%) Vue.js
13 127 (5.84%) RESTful
14 119 (5.47%) HTML5
15 103 (4.74%) .NET Framework
16 95 (4.37%) Elastic Stack
16 95 (4.37%) Kafka
17 81 (3.72%) Apache NiFi
18 75 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
19 71 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 195 (8.97%) User Experience
2 147 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
3 77 (3.54%) Cyberattack
4 60 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 46 (2.11%) Cloud Native
6 32 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 27 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.01%) NHS
11 19 (0.87%) Legacy Systems
11 19 (0.87%) Public Cloud
12 17 (0.78%) Tandem
12 17 (0.78%) Wiki
13 16 (0.74%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.60%) Internet of Things
16 12 (0.55%) Legacy Applications
16 12 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 352 (16.18%) Linux
2 161 (7.40%) Windows
3 86 (3.95%) Ubuntu
4 53 (2.44%) CentOS
5 50 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (1.93%) Android
7 37 (1.70%) Unix
8 29 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.01%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.092%) Debian
15 1 (0.046%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.046%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (33.10%) Scrum
2 673 (30.94%) DevOps
3 526 (24.18%) Software Engineering
4 290 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 262 (12.05%) Test Automation
6 259 (11.91%) TDD
7 257 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
8 230 (10.57%) Microservices
9 222 (10.21%) SDLC
10 219 (10.07%) Full Stack Development
11 218 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
12 186 (8.55%) Project Management
13 181 (8.32%) MVC
14 169 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
15 167 (7.68%) Analytics
16 165 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 151 (6.94%) Front End Development
18 149 (6.85%) Software Testing
19 147 (6.76%) Waterfall
20 138 (6.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 618 (28.41%) JavaScript
2 548 (25.20%) C#
3 518 (23.82%) Java
4 385 (17.70%) Python
5 347 (15.95%) SQL
6 185 (8.51%) TypeScript
7 126 (5.79%) C++
8 102 (4.69%) PowerShell
9 93 (4.28%) PHP
10 89 (4.09%) C
10 89 (4.09%) Go
11 74 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 71 (3.26%) Java 8
13 60 (2.76%) ES6
14 52 (2.39%) T-SQL
15 34 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.24%) R
16 27 (1.24%) Ruby
17 22 (1.01%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 500 (22.99%) Security Cleared
2 365 (16.78%) SC Cleared
3 161 (7.40%) Degree
4 94 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 40 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (1.24%) ISEB
8 20 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.51%) RHCE
11 10 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.46%) CISSP
11 10 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.41%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.41%) CCNA
12 9 (0.41%) GIAC
13 8 (0.37%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.32%) MCSA
14 7 (0.32%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.89%) QA
2 35 (1.61%) Accessibility
3 27 (1.24%) GDPR
4 18 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.83%) PMO
5 17 (0.78%) SLA
6 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.28%) IEC 61131
8 6 (0.28%) TickIT
9 3 (0.14%) GRC
9 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.092%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.092%) NIST
10 2 (0.092%) SEPA
11 1 (0.046%) COBIT
11 1 (0.046%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 316 (14.53%) Docker
2 58 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.23%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.23%) Firmware
9 4 (0.18%) vSphere
10 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.046%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 187 (8.60%) Ansible
2 186 (8.55%) Kubernetes
3 137 (6.30%) Terraform
4 46 (2.11%) Puppet
5 25 (1.15%) Grafana
5 25 (1.15%) Prometheus
6 23 (1.06%) Graphite
7 14 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.46%) SCCM
8 10 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.32%) Kibana
10 5 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 4 (0.18%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.18%) vRealize
12 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.14%) Packer
13 2 (0.092%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 302 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 159 (7.31%) Oracle
3 113 (5.20%) SAP
4 70 (3.22%) Google
5 67 (3.08%) VMware
6 65 (2.99%) Atlassian
7 52 (2.39%) Splunk
8 47 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.98%) ServiceNow
10 41 (1.89%) Red Hat
11 29 (1.33%) MuleSoft
12 16 (0.74%) Cognizant
12 16 (0.74%) Databricks
13 13 (0.60%) Cisco
14 12 (0.55%) Adobe
14 12 (0.55%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.51%) Dell
16 10 (0.46%) Citrix
16 10 (0.46%) Mentor Graphics
16 10 (0.46%) Xilinx