Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,112 2,207 3,141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 32.81% 31.27% 31.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.70% 34.41% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,529 1,821 2,504
10th Percentile £34,700 £31,850 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -4.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 5,916 6,414 9,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.89% 90.86% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,427 5,229 7,257
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,289 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,350
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 0 940 £49,750 +10.56% 140
Gloucestershire 0 399 £50,500 -8.18% 65
Wiltshire 0 320 £52,500 +1.76% 52
Dorset -6 137 £50,000 +25.00% 32
Somerset -1 118 £47,250 +11.18% 22
Devon -3 88 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Cornwall +12 34 £40,000 - 11
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 818 (38.73%) Scrum
2 657 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 636 (30.11%) Java
4 605 (28.65%) DevOps
5 542 (25.66%) Azure
6 481 (22.77%) Software Engineering
7 469 (22.21%) C#
8 457 (21.64%) SQL
9 455 (21.54%) Docker
10 448 (21.21%) AWS
11 440 (20.83%) Security Cleared
12 392 (18.56%) Python
13 390 (18.47%) .NET
14 379 (17.95%) HTML
15 365 (17.28%) AngularJS
16 346 (16.38%) Microservices
17 345 (16.34%) CSS
18 311 (14.73%) Linux
19 307 (14.54%) Finance
20 305 (14.44%) Git (software)
21 299 (14.16%) TypeScript
22 297 (14.06%) SC Cleared
23 286 (13.54%) Microsoft
24 277 (13.12%) JIRA
25 273 (12.93%) Kubernetes
26 258 (12.22%) React
26 258 (12.22%) TDD
27 257 (12.17%) User Experience
28 253 (11.98%) Mentoring
29 245 (11.60%) 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
1 182 (8.62%) Confluence
2 105 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (1.66%) CMS
3 35 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 33 (1.56%) JBoss
5 31 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.09%) Apache
7 20 (0.95%) Apache Spark
8 19 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (0.85%) NServiceBus
9 18 (0.85%) Red Hat Fuse
10 15 (0.71%) Mule
10 15 (0.71%) Mule ESB
10 15 (0.71%) nginx
10 15 (0.71%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.57%) Drupal
12 10 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.43%) IIS
14 8 (0.38%) Kentico
15 7 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.28%) Figma
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.24%) Simulink
9 4 (0.19%) GIMP
9 4 (0.19%) Gliffy
9 4 (0.19%) Inkscape
9 4 (0.19%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.095%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.095%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 11 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.19%) Magento
4 4 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.095%) Maximo
5 2 (0.095%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.095%) Primavera
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 542 (25.66%) Azure
2 448 (21.21%) AWS
3 205 (9.71%) SaaS
4 142 (6.72%) GCP
5 98 (4.64%) PaaS
6 70 (3.31%) Serverless
7 64 (3.03%) IaaS
8 39 (1.85%) Power Platform
9 37 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 34 (1.61%) Microsoft 365
12 26 (1.23%) GitHub
12 26 (1.23%) npm
13 23 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (0.80%) AWS Fargate
15 17 (0.80%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 15 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.45%) Internet
2 67 (3.17%) Firewall
3 59 (2.79%) IPv4
4 48 (2.27%) VLAN
5 46 (2.18%) OSPF
5 46 (2.18%) VPN
6 21 (0.99%) Wireshark
7 18 (0.85%) DNS
8 11 (0.52%) 5G
8 11 (0.52%) HTTP
9 10 (0.47%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.43%) VoIP
11 8 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.33%) 3GPP
12 7 (0.33%) Wireless
13 6 (0.28%) 3G
13 6 (0.28%) 4G
13 6 (0.28%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (0.28%) Intranet
13 6 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 134 (6.34%) MySQL
4 129 (6.11%) Big Data
5 112 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
6 104 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 79 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 71 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
9 65 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 36 (1.70%) Power BI
11 32 (1.52%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
13 24 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (0.99%) Apache Accumulo
14 21 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (0.95%) GIS
16 17 (0.80%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.76%) Tableau
18 14 (0.66%) Redis
19 10 (0.47%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 305 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 277 (13.12%) JIRA
3 245 (11.60%) Jenkins
4 87 (4.12%) Selenium
5 79 (3.74%) Maven
6 70 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 58 (2.75%) Subversion
8 53 (2.51%) Visual Studio
9 48 (2.27%) JUnit
10 41 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
11 38 (1.80%) Ant
12 32 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (1.37%) webpack
14 26 (1.23%) Artifactory
15 25 (1.18%) Bitbucket
16 24 (1.14%) IntelliJ
17 22 (1.04%) Mockito
18 21 (0.99%) GitLab
18 21 (0.99%) gulp
18 21 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 307 (14.54%) Finance
2 201 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 165 (7.81%) Marketing
4 107 (5.07%) Legal
5 103 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 96 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 93 (4.40%) Electronics
8 40 (1.89%) Retail
9 32 (1.52%) Banking
10 29 (1.37%) Local Government
11 28 (1.33%) Publishing
12 27 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.99%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.90%) Military
15 18 (0.85%) Games
16 11 (0.52%) Automotive
16 11 (0.52%) Law
16 11 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.38%) Avionics
18 6 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 819 (38.78%) Developer
2 226 (10.70%) Software Engineer
3 225 (10.65%) Java Developer
4 213 (10.09%) Senior Developer
5 138 (6.53%) .NET Developer
6 137 (6.49%) Software Developer
7 136 (6.44%) Analyst
8 129 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 96 (4.55%) Architect
10 85 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 85 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 84 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
12 82 (3.88%) Senior Software Engineer
13 79 (3.74%) C# Developer
14 77 (3.65%) Business Analyst
15 70 (3.31%) Angular Developer
16 68 (3.22%) Project Manager
17 63 (2.98%) React Developer
18 62 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
19 61 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (18.47%) .NET
2 379 (17.95%) HTML
3 365 (17.28%) AngularJS
4 345 (16.34%) CSS
5 258 (12.22%) React
6 215 (10.18%) Node.js
7 211 (9.99%) Spring
8 210 (9.94%) Web Services
9 151 (7.15%) RESTful
10 148 (7.01%) .NET Core
11 130 (6.16%) REST
12 127 (6.01%) HTML5
13 116 (5.49%) Spring Boot
14 113 (5.35%) ASP.NET
15 106 (5.02%) Vue.js
16 104 (4.92%) Hibernate
17 93 (4.40%) Kafka
18 88 (4.17%) .NET Framework
19 81 (3.84%) Sass
20 66 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 257 (12.17%) User Experience
2 123 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
4 87 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 70 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 64 (3.03%) Cyberattack
7 56 (2.65%) Algorithms
8 53 (2.51%) Data Structures
9 50 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.99%) Data Centre
11 40 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
12 36 (1.70%) Organisational Skills
13 35 (1.66%) N-Tier
14 34 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
15 26 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
16 21 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
16 21 (0.99%) Wiki
17 20 (0.95%) Internet of Things
18 19 (0.90%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 311 (14.73%) Linux
2 197 (9.33%) Windows
3 97 (4.59%) CentOS
4 86 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 77 (3.65%) Android
6 68 (3.22%) Apple iOS
7 52 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 52 (2.46%) Windows Server 2016
8 47 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.14%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.09%) Unix
11 10 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.14%) Fedora
16 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (38.73%) Scrum
2 605 (28.65%) DevOps
3 481 (22.77%) Software Engineering
4 346 (16.38%) Microservices
5 258 (12.22%) TDD
6 253 (11.98%) Mentoring
7 244 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
8 243 (11.51%) Analytics
9 208 (9.85%) Test Automation
10 195 (9.23%) SDLC
11 193 (9.14%) Data Science
12 185 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
13 183 (8.66%) Machine Learning
13 183 (8.66%) MVC
14 179 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
15 178 (8.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 168 (7.95%) Software Testing
17 152 (7.20%) Front End Development
18 146 (6.91%) BDD
18 146 (6.91%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 657 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 636 (30.11%) Java
3 469 (22.21%) C#
4 457 (21.64%) SQL
5 392 (18.56%) Python
6 299 (14.16%) TypeScript
7 157 (7.43%) C++
8 133 (6.30%) C
9 105 (4.97%) Bash Shell
10 104 (4.92%) PHP
11 88 (4.17%) PowerShell
12 81 (3.84%) Go
13 56 (2.65%) Java 8
14 49 (2.32%) T-SQL
15 48 (2.27%) ES6
16 47 (2.23%) Ruby
17 26 (1.23%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.18%) Perl
19 22 (1.04%) R
19 22 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 440 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 297 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 236 (11.17%) Degree
4 126 (5.97%) DV Cleared
5 69 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (1.66%) Master's Degree
7 26 (1.23%) HNC
7 26 (1.23%) HND
8 21 (0.99%) ISEB
8 21 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.80%) PhD
10 13 (0.62%) AWS Certification
10 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.57%) GIAC
11 12 (0.57%) RHCE
12 11 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
13 10 (0.47%) CCNA
13 10 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.03%) QA
2 13 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.57%) SLA
4 9 (0.43%) Def Stans
5 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.38%) GDPR
5 8 (0.38%) PMO
6 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.33%) WCAG
7 6 (0.28%) IEC 61131
8 5 (0.24%) NCSC
9 4 (0.19%) NIST
9 4 (0.19%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.095%) GRC
11 1 (0.047%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.047%) PMBOK
System Software
1 455 (21.54%) Docker
2 115 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 21 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 20 (0.95%) KVM
7 8 (0.38%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.38%) NDS
7 8 (0.38%) vSphere
8 7 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 6 (0.28%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.28%) Firmware
10 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.14%) XenApp
13 2 (0.095%) oVirt
13 2 (0.095%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 2 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.095%) Xen
Systems Management
1 273 (12.93%) Kubernetes
2 174 (8.24%) Ansible
3 114 (5.40%) Terraform
4 104 (4.92%) Puppet
5 33 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.90%) CFEngine
6 19 (0.90%) Demisto
7 13 (0.62%) Grafana
7 13 (0.62%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.43%) Packer
9 9 (0.43%) SCCM
10 8 (0.38%) Graphite
10 8 (0.38%) Kibana
11 7 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
11 7 (0.33%) Nagios
12 6 (0.28%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.24%) MIIS
13 5 (0.24%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.19%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 286 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 194 (9.19%) Oracle
3 126 (5.97%) VMware
4 94 (4.45%) SAP
5 82 (3.88%) Google
6 61 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 55 (2.60%) Splunk
8 35 (1.66%) PagerDuty
8 35 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 26 (1.23%) IBM
11 20 (0.95%) Apple
11 20 (0.95%) ArcSight
12 19 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 18 (0.85%) Cisco
13 18 (0.85%) Sitecore
13 18 (0.85%) Teradata
14 14 (0.66%) Xamarin
15 13 (0.62%) Talend
16 12 (0.57%) MuleSoft