Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,160 3,259 3,326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 34.34% 32.45% 32.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.46% 35.46% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 2,563 2,954
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 3,097 9,190 9,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.68% 91.50% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,485 7,274 7,922
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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
Wiltshire 0 313 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Bristol 0 263 £50,000 - 87
Gloucestershire +1 250 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Somerset -1 113 £48,250 +7.22% 27
Dorset -2 86 £37,500 -11.76% 32
Devon 0 83 £40,000 -11.11% 44
Cornwall -9 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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.

1 430 (37.07%) Scrum
2 361 (31.12%) JavaScript
3 325 (28.02%) DevOps
4 311 (26.81%) Java
5 289 (24.91%) Security Cleared
6 258 (22.24%) AWS
7 240 (20.69%) C#
8 230 (19.83%) HTML
9 226 (19.48%) Azure
10 211 (18.19%) SQL
10 211 (18.19%) CSS
11 209 (18.02%) .NET
12 201 (17.33%) TDD
12 201 (17.33%) Test Automation
13 197 (16.98%) Finance
14 179 (15.43%) Linux
15 178 (15.34%) Git (software)
16 175 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
17 170 (14.66%) Docker
18 166 (14.31%) Python
19 155 (13.36%) MVC
20 152 (13.10%) Software Engineering
21 148 (12.76%) Mentoring
22 144 (12.41%) Microsoft
23 142 (12.24%) Jenkins
24 141 (12.16%) MySQL
25 140 (12.07%) SQL Server
26 135 (11.64%) SC Cleared
26 135 (11.64%) DV Cleared
27 134 (11.55%) TypeScript

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 65 (5.60%) Confluence
2 42 (3.62%) Apache
3 35 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.64%) NServiceBus
5 18 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.29%) CMS
7 13 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.12%) JBoss
7 13 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (1.12%) WordPress
8 12 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.60%) SAS
10 6 (0.52%) IIS
10 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.43%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.34%) Drupal
13 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.43%) Sketch
3 3 (0.26%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.26%) InVision
3 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.17%) UXPin
5 1 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 9 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 5 (0.43%) Odoo
5 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.26%) Magento
6 3 (0.26%) Maximo
6 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.086%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.086%) Shopify
8 1 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.086%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 258 (22.24%) AWS
2 226 (19.48%) Azure
3 69 (5.95%) SaaS
4 36 (3.10%) IaaS
5 31 (2.67%) PaaS
6 27 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (2.24%) GCP
7 26 (2.24%) Serverless
8 24 (2.07%) Power Platform
9 21 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.72%) OpenShift
11 18 (1.55%) GitHub
11 18 (1.55%) Office 365
12 14 (1.21%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.21%) Sauce Labs
13 11 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 9 (0.78%) npm
16 8 (0.69%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.76%) Internet
2 12 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.78%) Skype
4 6 (0.52%) Firewall
4 6 (0.52%) LAN
4 6 (0.52%) WAN
5 5 (0.43%) DNS
5 5 (0.43%) DPNSS
5 5 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.43%) QSIG
5 5 (0.43%) VPN
6 4 (0.34%) HTTP
6 4 (0.34%) Intranet
6 4 (0.34%) VoIP
7 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.26%) SAN
8 2 (0.17%) NAS
8 2 (0.17%) Tactical Data Link
8 2 (0.17%) VLAN
8 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (12.16%) MySQL
2 140 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 76 (6.55%) MongoDB
4 73 (6.29%) Big Data
5 60 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 46 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 43 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.90%) Data Lake
10 22 (1.90%) Power BI
11 20 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.29%) Redis
13 14 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.78%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 178 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 142 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 132 (11.38%) JIRA
4 104 (8.97%) Selenium
5 84 (7.24%) Cucumber
6 52 (4.48%) Maven
7 38 (3.28%) JUnit
8 30 (2.59%) Mockito
8 30 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (2.07%) webpack
10 22 (1.90%) GitLab
10 22 (1.90%) SonarQube
11 21 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 19 (1.64%) Eclipse
12 19 (1.64%) SoapUI
13 18 (1.55%) DbUnit
13 18 (1.55%) jMock
14 17 (1.47%) Subversion
15 16 (1.38%) Bitbucket Server
15 16 (1.38%) WebDriver
General
1 197 (16.98%) Finance
2 86 (7.41%) Public Sector
3 56 (4.83%) Retail
4 53 (4.57%) Marketing
5 48 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 36 (3.10%) Electronics
7 34 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.24%) Legal
9 25 (2.16%) Local Government
10 23 (1.98%) Banking
11 14 (1.21%) Aerospace
12 12 (1.03%) Publishing
13 7 (0.60%) Games
13 7 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.43%) Military
15 4 (0.34%) Billing
15 4 (0.34%) Police
16 3 (0.26%) German Language
16 3 (0.26%) Social Science
17 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 490 (42.24%) Developer
2 117 (10.09%) Java Developer
3 97 (8.36%) Analyst
4 91 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 90 (7.76%) Software Developer
6 87 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 75 (6.47%) Architect
8 67 (5.78%) .NET Developer
9 66 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (4.57%) Business Analyst
10 53 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 49 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 49 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 42 (3.62%) Lead Developer
13 41 (3.53%) React Developer
14 39 (3.36%) Tester
15 38 (3.28%) Test Engineer
16 34 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
17 33 (2.84%) Project Manager
18 31 (2.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (19.83%) HTML
2 211 (18.19%) CSS
3 209 (18.02%) .NET
4 129 (11.12%) Node.js
5 127 (10.95%) AngularJS
6 123 (10.60%) RESTful
7 116 (10.00%) React
8 105 (9.05%) Spring
9 97 (8.36%) ASP.NET
10 96 (8.28%) Web Services
11 88 (7.59%) REST
12 85 (7.33%) HTML5
13 76 (6.55%) .NET Core
14 69 (5.95%) .NET Framework
15 65 (5.60%) jQuery
16 51 (4.40%) Redux
17 48 (4.14%) SOAP
17 48 (4.14%) XML
18 45 (3.88%) Vue.js
19 41 (3.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.86%) User Experience
3 39 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (2.24%) Cloud Native
4 26 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 22 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (1.72%) N-Tier
7 19 (1.64%) Internet of Things
8 17 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.29%) Cyberattack
9 15 (1.29%) PKI
10 14 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.12%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.03%) Reinsurance
12 12 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 179 (15.43%) Linux
2 79 (6.81%) Windows
3 44 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (3.10%) CentOS
5 28 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.98%) Unix
7 10 (0.86%) Android
8 8 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
8 8 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.43%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.26%) Solaris
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.17%) Debian
14 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (37.07%) Scrum
2 325 (28.02%) DevOps
3 201 (17.33%) TDD
3 201 (17.33%) Test Automation
4 175 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
5 155 (13.36%) MVC
6 152 (13.10%) Software Engineering
7 148 (12.76%) Mentoring
8 128 (11.03%) BDD
9 125 (10.78%) Microservices
10 105 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
11 99 (8.53%) Technical Leadership
12 98 (8.45%) OO
13 97 (8.36%) Kanban
14 96 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 85 (7.33%) Project Management
16 84 (7.24%) Analytics
16 84 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 82 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
18 81 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 361 (31.12%) JavaScript
2 311 (26.81%) Java
3 240 (20.69%) C#
4 211 (18.19%) SQL
5 166 (14.31%) Python
6 134 (11.55%) TypeScript
7 86 (7.41%) PHP
8 72 (6.21%) C++
9 69 (5.95%) C
10 33 (2.84%) Java 8
11 30 (2.59%) T-SQL
12 27 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.81%) R
14 20 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.64%) Go
15 19 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.55%) ES6
17 17 (1.47%) Ruby
18 14 (1.21%) Scala
19 11 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 289 (24.91%) Security Cleared
2 135 (11.64%) DV Cleared
2 135 (11.64%) SC Cleared
3 110 (9.48%) Degree
4 23 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 21 (1.81%) ISEB
6 16 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.60%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.52%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.52%) HNC
11 6 (0.52%) RHCE
11 6 (0.52%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.43%) HND
13 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.34%) PMP
13 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.10%) QA
2 22 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.29%) NIST
4 14 (1.21%) NCSC
4 14 (1.21%) NIST 800
5 13 (1.12%) GDPR
6 10 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.69%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.69%) PMO
8 6 (0.52%) SLA
9 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.17%) IASME
11 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.086%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 170 (14.66%) Docker
2 44 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.98%) vSphere
5 17 (1.47%) NDS
6 16 (1.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (0.43%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.26%) XenApp
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.086%) LXC
11 1 (0.086%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 78 (6.72%) Ansible
2 61 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 55 (4.74%) Terraform
4 27 (2.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 14 (1.21%) Puppet
5 14 (1.21%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 8 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.34%) MIIS
10 3 (0.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (0.26%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.26%) Nagios
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.26%) Rancher
10 3 (0.26%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.26%) vRealize
11 2 (0.17%) Grafana
11 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 144 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.98%) Oracle
3 59 (5.09%) SAP
4 43 (3.71%) Red Hat
5 38 (3.28%) VMware
6 30 (2.59%) NetIQ
7 29 (2.50%) Google
8 25 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (2.07%) ForgeRock
10 21 (1.81%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.55%) Teradata
12 15 (1.29%) Okta
13 14 (1.21%) Sage
13 14 (1.21%) Sparx
14 13 (1.12%) BiZZdesign
15 12 (1.03%) Tableau
16 10 (0.86%) CyberArk
17 9 (0.78%) Cadence
17 9 (0.78%) IBM
17 9 (0.78%) Informatica