Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,862 3,083 3,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.68% 30.75% 30.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.82% 33.14% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,202 2,558 2,838
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.45% +4.76% +2.94%

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 8,462 9,304 9,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.71% 92.81% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,768 7,379 7,700
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,945 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.85% +5.00% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 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
Bristol -1 885 £47,500 -9.52% 178
Gloucestershire -1 566 £50,000 - 91
Wiltshire 0 544 £50,000 +5.26% 70
Dorset -1 347 £42,000 -6.67% 50
Somerset 0 287 £45,000 - 49
Devon +1 180 £45,000 +18.24% 70
Cornwall -6 21 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 840 (29.35%) JavaScript
2 814 (28.44%) C#
3 759 (26.52%) Scrum
4 639 (22.33%) Java
5 615 (21.49%) Software Engineering
6 575 (20.09%) .NET
7 543 (18.97%) SQL
7 543 (18.97%) DevOps
8 521 (18.20%) Test Automation
9 516 (18.03%) Finance
10 437 (15.27%) Security Cleared
11 427 (14.92%) Python
12 413 (14.43%) HTML
13 408 (14.26%) CSS
14 404 (14.12%) AngularJS
15 395 (13.80%) TDD
16 371 (12.96%) SQL Server
17 368 (12.86%) Linux
18 366 (12.79%) Azure
19 328 (11.46%) C++
20 325 (11.36%) Degree
21 317 (11.08%) Git (software)
22 311 (10.87%) MVC
23 306 (10.69%) Microsoft
24 300 (10.48%) React
25 290 (10.13%) AWS
26 288 (10.06%) Mentoring
27 285 (9.96%) Docker
28 284 (9.92%) JIRA
29 278 (9.71%) Problem-Solving

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 86 (3.00%) Confluence
2 83 (2.90%) JBoss
3 62 (2.17%) Apache
4 59 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 54 (1.89%) CMS
6 31 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 27 (0.94%) WordPress
8 26 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 21 (0.73%) Tornado
10 20 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.38%) Joomla!
13 10 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.31%) nginx
15 8 (0.28%) Jetty
16 7 (0.24%) Ethereum
16 7 (0.24%) Mule ESB
16 7 (0.24%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.21%) Mule
Applications
1 37 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.31%) LibreOffice
8 7 (0.24%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.21%) Simulink
9 6 (0.21%) Sketch
10 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.070%) Marvel
11 2 (0.070%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.035%) Figma
12 1 (0.035%) InVision
12 1 (0.035%) OrCAD
12 1 (0.035%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.035%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 35 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.56%) Magento
3 12 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.10%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.10%) SAP IBP
6 3 (0.10%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.070%) Primavera
7 2 (0.070%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.035%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 366 (12.79%) Azure
2 290 (10.13%) AWS
3 100 (3.49%) GCP
4 98 (3.42%) SaaS
5 52 (1.82%) Serverless
6 46 (1.61%) Office 365
7 33 (1.15%) Power Platform
8 32 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
9 31 (1.08%) OpenShift
10 27 (0.94%) PaaS
11 21 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.63%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.63%) GitHub
14 16 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.52%) Trello
16 14 (0.49%) IaaS
17 13 (0.45%) Azure Stack
18 12 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.05%) Internet
2 45 (1.57%) Firewall
3 26 (0.91%) Extranet
4 21 (0.73%) DNS
5 18 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.63%) VPN
6 17 (0.59%) HTTP
7 16 (0.56%) Skype
8 15 (0.52%) DHCP
8 15 (0.52%) Network Security
9 13 (0.45%) DMZ
10 12 (0.42%) 4G
10 12 (0.42%) NetScaler
10 12 (0.42%) Tactical Data Link
11 11 (0.38%) LAN
12 9 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.31%) SSH
12 9 (0.31%) SSL
12 9 (0.31%) VoIP
13 8 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 197 (6.88%) MySQL
3 156 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 127 (4.44%) Big Data
5 97 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 93 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 91 (3.18%) Hadoop
8 88 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (1.15%) Power BI
13 31 (1.08%) GIS
14 29 (1.01%) Data Lake
15 28 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
15 28 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
17 25 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.80%) RDBMS
19 22 (0.77%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 317 (11.08%) Git (software)
2 284 (9.92%) JIRA
3 207 (7.23%) Jenkins
4 186 (6.50%) Selenium
5 94 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 90 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (2.55%) Maven
8 71 (2.48%) JUnit
9 69 (2.41%) Postman
10 56 (1.96%) Subversion
10 56 (1.96%) Visual Studio
11 50 (1.75%) SoapUI
11 50 (1.75%) SpecFlow
11 50 (1.75%) WebDriver
12 48 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 40 (1.40%) Bitbucket
14 38 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 37 (1.29%) TeamCity
16 32 (1.12%) JMeter
17 30 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 516 (18.03%) Finance
2 248 (8.67%) Retail
3 226 (7.90%) Public Sector
4 199 (6.95%) Telecoms
5 192 (6.71%) Marketing
6 189 (6.60%) Electronics
7 173 (6.04%) Manufacturing
8 100 (3.49%) Banking
9 88 (3.07%) Aerospace
10 69 (2.41%) Military
11 52 (1.82%) Automotive
12 41 (1.43%) Games
13 34 (1.19%) Law
14 20 (0.70%) Legal
15 14 (0.49%) Local Government
16 13 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.38%) Police
18 9 (0.31%) Advertising
18 9 (0.31%) Fire and Rescue
18 9 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,098 (38.36%) Developer
2 361 (12.61%) Software Engineer
3 287 (10.03%) Analyst
4 277 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 249 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 192 (6.71%) Senior Developer
7 182 (6.36%) Java Developer
8 181 (6.32%) C# Developer
9 124 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 114 (3.98%) Architect
11 103 (3.60%) Test Analyst
12 97 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
13 95 (3.32%) Project Manager
14 92 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 89 (3.11%) Tester
16 87 (3.04%) Business Analyst
17 81 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 81 (2.83%) Test Engineer
18 79 (2.76%) PHP Developer
19 74 (2.59%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (20.09%) .NET
2 413 (14.43%) HTML
3 408 (14.26%) CSS
4 404 (14.12%) AngularJS
5 300 (10.48%) React
6 261 (9.12%) ASP.NET
7 231 (8.07%) Web Services
8 222 (7.76%) Node.js
9 203 (7.09%) REST
10 172 (6.01%) jQuery
11 155 (5.42%) .NET Framework
12 146 (5.10%) Spring
13 140 (4.89%) Vue.js
14 138 (4.82%) HTML5
15 135 (4.72%) XML
16 124 (4.33%) .NET Core
16 124 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 107 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
18 97 (3.39%) RESTful
19 94 (3.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 207 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (5.70%) User Experience
3 122 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 106 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 104 (3.63%) Mobile App
6 72 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
7 66 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
7 66 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 31 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
10 30 (1.05%) Internet of Things
11 26 (0.91%) EPoS
12 21 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.66%) Data Centre
14 18 (0.63%) Wiki
15 17 (0.59%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.59%) Blog
16 15 (0.52%) Replication
16 15 (0.52%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 368 (12.86%) Linux
2 229 (8.00%) Windows
3 139 (4.86%) Unix
4 80 (2.80%) Android
5 79 (2.76%) Windows Server
6 63 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 60 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (1.75%) CentOS
9 37 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 21 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.63%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.38%) Debian
15 7 (0.24%) Fedora
16 5 (0.17%) zOS
17 4 (0.14%) AIX
17 4 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
17 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.10%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (26.52%) Scrum
2 615 (21.49%) Software Engineering
3 543 (18.97%) DevOps
4 521 (18.20%) Test Automation
5 395 (13.80%) TDD
6 311 (10.87%) MVC
7 288 (10.06%) Mentoring
8 278 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
9 274 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
9 274 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 241 (8.42%) SDLC
11 235 (8.21%) Project Management
12 215 (7.51%) OO
12 215 (7.51%) Waterfall
13 182 (6.36%) Web Development
14 174 (6.08%) Analytics
15 170 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 168 (5.87%) Coaching
17 166 (5.80%) Microservices
18 164 (5.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 840 (29.35%) JavaScript
2 814 (28.44%) C#
3 639 (22.33%) Java
4 543 (18.97%) SQL
5 427 (14.92%) Python
6 328 (11.46%) C++
7 247 (8.63%) C
8 166 (5.80%) PHP
9 142 (4.96%) TypeScript
10 116 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 91 (3.18%) Ruby
12 71 (2.48%) Bash Shell
13 55 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 48 (1.68%) R
15 44 (1.54%) Scala
16 40 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 35 (1.22%) Go
17 35 (1.22%) Java 8
18 30 (1.05%) Perl
19 28 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 437 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 325 (11.36%) Degree
3 252 (8.81%) DV Cleared
4 188 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 99 (3.46%) ISTQB
6 66 (2.31%) ISEB
7 44 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 32 (1.12%) CISSP
9 27 (0.94%) CISM
10 25 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.63%) HND
12 16 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (0.52%) RHCE
14 14 (0.49%) CESG Certified Professional
15 13 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (0.42%) MCSE
17 11 (0.38%) CCNA
17 11 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (7.06%) QA
2 33 (1.15%) GDPR
3 32 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.73%) PMO
5 20 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.56%) NIST
7 14 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 14 (0.49%) SLA
8 11 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.35%) NCSC
10 7 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.14%) RMADS
13 3 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.10%) MISRA
13 3 (0.10%) MISRA C
14 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.035%) BS25999
15 1 (0.035%) TickIT
System Software
1 285 (9.96%) Docker
2 92 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 81 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.12%) Firmware
5 31 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.70%) VMware NSX
8 17 (0.59%) XenApp
9 12 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.38%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.38%) vSphere
11 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.21%) Xen
13 5 (0.17%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.14%) NFS
14 4 (0.14%) Samba
15 2 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
16 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 161 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 113 (3.95%) Ansible
3 51 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (1.75%) Puppet
5 35 (1.22%) Terraform
6 30 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (0.98%) vCenter Server
8 24 (0.84%) SCCM
9 23 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
10 21 (0.73%) SCOM
11 15 (0.52%) Nagios
11 15 (0.52%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 12 (0.42%) SCOrch
13 11 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 11 (0.38%) WSUS
13 11 (0.38%) yum
14 10 (0.35%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (0.28%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 306 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 170 (5.94%) Oracle
3 167 (5.84%) SAP
4 105 (3.67%) VMware
5 100 (3.49%) Atlassian
6 91 (3.18%) Google
7 63 (2.20%) Tableau
8 62 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 59 (2.06%) Apple
10 41 (1.43%) Teradata
11 38 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 37 (1.29%) Cisco
13 28 (0.98%) Veeam
14 22 (0.77%) Citrix
15 18 (0.63%) IBM
15 18 (0.63%) Splunk
16 16 (0.56%) Adobe
16 16 (0.56%) Informatica
16 16 (0.56%) Juniper
17 15 (0.52%) Dell