Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 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 3,200 3,318 3,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.25% 32.20% 30.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.29% 34.76% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,406 2,809 2,748
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,099 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.85% +4.66% +1.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,070
90th Percentile £69,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 9,068 9,545 9,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.37% 92.63% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,190 7,849 7,759
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 1,154 £50,000 - 188
Wiltshire +1 636 £50,000 +11.11% 82
Gloucestershire -1 579 £50,000 +5.26% 82
Dorset -3 331 £42,500 - 51
Somerset 0 265 £45,000 - 38
Devon 0 190 £45,000 +12.50% 61
Cornwall +3 32 £42,500 +21.43% 16
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 922 (28.81%) C#
2 898 (28.06%) Scrum
3 841 (26.28%) JavaScript
4 719 (22.47%) Software Engineering
5 706 (22.06%) Java
6 683 (21.34%) .NET
7 647 (20.22%) SQL
8 611 (19.09%) Finance
9 590 (18.44%) DevOps
10 552 (17.25%) Test Automation
11 507 (15.84%) Security Cleared
12 494 (15.44%) Python
13 454 (14.19%) Azure
14 443 (13.84%) HTML
15 440 (13.75%) CSS
16 439 (13.72%) SQL Server
17 423 (13.22%) Git (software)
18 421 (13.16%) TDD
19 417 (13.03%) Degree
20 399 (12.47%) Linux
21 387 (12.09%) AWS
22 372 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
23 368 (11.50%) JIRA
24 365 (11.41%) C++
25 362 (11.31%) AngularJS
26 346 (10.81%) MVC
27 336 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
28 334 (10.44%) Mentoring
29 316 (9.88%) ASP.NET
30 304 (9.50%) Microsoft

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
1 122 (3.81%) Confluence
2 70 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 64 (2.00%) JBoss
4 52 (1.63%) CMS
5 51 (1.59%) Apache
6 50 (1.56%) Apache Spark
7 28 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (0.88%) WordPress
8 27 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 27 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 22 (0.69%) Joomla!
10 17 (0.53%) IIS
11 16 (0.50%) Jetty
12 13 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.31%) Tornado
14 9 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.28%) SAS
15 8 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.19%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.19%) Simulink
6 5 (0.16%) Sketch
6 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.094%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.063%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.031%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.031%) CATIA
9 1 (0.031%) InVision
9 1 (0.031%) Marvel
9 1 (0.031%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.031%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.031%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (1.09%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 26 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 22 (0.69%) Magento
5 11 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.28%) SAP APO
7 9 (0.28%) SAP IBP
7 9 (0.28%) SAP PP
8 7 (0.22%) Teamcenter
9 4 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.094%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.063%) Cognos Controller
11 2 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.063%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.063%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 454 (14.19%) Azure
2 387 (12.09%) AWS
3 121 (3.78%) GCP
4 92 (2.88%) SaaS
5 67 (2.09%) Office 365
6 58 (1.81%) Power Platform
7 53 (1.66%) Serverless
8 35 (1.09%) Azure Stack
9 34 (1.06%) OneDrive
10 33 (1.03%) PaaS
11 31 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (0.84%) OpenShift
13 24 (0.75%) GitHub
14 23 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 22 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
15 22 (0.69%) IaaS
16 19 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.38%) Internet
2 53 (1.66%) Firewall
3 48 (1.50%) DNS
4 39 (1.22%) DHCP
4 39 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.19%) Skype
6 34 (1.06%) NetScaler
7 27 (0.84%) Extranet
8 22 (0.69%) Network Security
9 20 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (0.59%) HTTP
11 16 (0.50%) VPN
12 15 (0.47%) 4G
13 11 (0.34%) SSH
13 11 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.31%) LAN
14 10 (0.31%) VSAN
15 9 (0.28%) Bluetooth
15 9 (0.28%) DMZ
16 8 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 236 (7.38%) Big Data
3 190 (5.94%) MySQL
4 151 (4.72%) MongoDB
5 150 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 129 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 115 (3.59%) NoSQL
8 98 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 67 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 57 (1.78%) Power BI
11 53 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 51 (1.59%) Data Lake
13 50 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 48 (1.50%) GIS
15 36 (1.13%) Geospatial Data
16 35 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
17 33 (1.03%) Apache Hive
18 29 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 29 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 28 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 423 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 368 (11.50%) JIRA
3 227 (7.09%) Jenkins
4 204 (6.38%) Selenium
5 130 (4.06%) Cucumber
6 114 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 107 (3.34%) Visual Studio
8 85 (2.66%) Maven
9 74 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 74 (2.31%) Subversion
10 69 (2.16%) JUnit
11 66 (2.06%) SpecFlow
12 65 (2.03%) WebDriver
13 61 (1.91%) Bitbucket
14 52 (1.63%) JMeter
15 50 (1.56%) Eclipse
15 50 (1.56%) SoapUI
15 50 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
16 49 (1.53%) TestRail
17 39 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 611 (19.09%) Finance
2 288 (9.00%) Retail
3 261 (8.16%) Public Sector
4 214 (6.69%) Marketing
5 190 (5.94%) Electronics
6 185 (5.78%) Banking
7 184 (5.75%) Manufacturing
8 180 (5.63%) Telecoms
9 64 (2.00%) Aerospace
10 59 (1.84%) Military
11 49 (1.53%) Games
12 47 (1.47%) Law
13 36 (1.13%) Automotive
14 31 (0.97%) Legal
15 25 (0.78%) Local Government
16 22 (0.69%) Police
17 18 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
18 12 (0.38%) Financial Institution
19 10 (0.31%) Back Office
20 7 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,137 (35.53%) Developer
2 380 (11.88%) Software Engineer
3 368 (11.50%) Analyst
4 279 (8.72%) .NET Developer
5 250 (7.81%) Software Developer
6 222 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 193 (6.03%) Java Developer
8 179 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 160 (5.00%) Architect
10 149 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 145 (4.53%) Business Analyst
12 108 (3.38%) Test Analyst
13 102 (3.19%) Project Manager
14 98 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
15 96 (3.00%) PHP Developer
16 94 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
17 92 (2.88%) Consultant
18 86 (2.69%) Data Engineer
18 86 (2.69%) Test Engineer
19 85 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 683 (21.34%) .NET
2 443 (13.84%) HTML
3 440 (13.75%) CSS
4 362 (11.31%) AngularJS
5 316 (9.88%) ASP.NET
6 297 (9.28%) React
7 229 (7.16%) jQuery
8 201 (6.28%) Node.js
9 196 (6.13%) Web Services
10 179 (5.59%) REST
11 172 (5.38%) .NET Framework
12 165 (5.16%) .NET Core
13 163 (5.09%) HTML5
14 162 (5.06%) Spring
15 149 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 138 (4.31%) XML
17 131 (4.09%) Vue.js
18 122 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 97 (3.03%) JSON
20 96 (3.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 299 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (5.47%) User Experience
3 149 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 118 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
5 88 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 71 (2.22%) Internet of Things
7 69 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
8 61 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
9 52 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 44 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 44 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 34 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
13 32 (1.00%) EPoS
14 25 (0.78%) Replication
15 23 (0.72%) Clustering
15 23 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
15 23 (0.72%) e-Learning
16 22 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
17 21 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 399 (12.47%) Linux
2 245 (7.66%) Windows
3 121 (3.78%) Unix
4 90 (2.81%) Android
5 73 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 59 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 49 (1.53%) CentOS
8 40 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 30 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 23 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.38%) Fedora
13 12 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.28%) Debian
15 5 (0.16%) AIX
15 5 (0.16%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.16%) zOS
16 4 (0.13%) ThreadX
17 3 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (28.06%) Scrum
2 719 (22.47%) Software Engineering
3 590 (18.44%) DevOps
4 552 (17.25%) Test Automation
5 421 (13.16%) TDD
6 372 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 346 (10.81%) MVC
8 336 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
9 334 (10.44%) Mentoring
10 303 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
11 290 (9.06%) SDLC
12 270 (8.44%) Project Management
13 257 (8.03%) Waterfall
14 238 (7.44%) Web Development
15 227 (7.09%) Analytics
16 219 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 203 (6.34%) OO
18 197 (6.16%) Microservices
19 192 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
20 184 (5.75%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 922 (28.81%) C#
2 841 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 706 (22.06%) Java
4 647 (20.22%) SQL
5 494 (15.44%) Python
6 365 (11.41%) C++
7 300 (9.38%) C
8 181 (5.66%) PHP
9 170 (5.31%) TypeScript
10 132 (4.13%) PowerShell
11 107 (3.34%) Ruby
12 81 (2.53%) R
13 73 (2.28%) Scala
14 65 (2.03%) Bash Shell
15 59 (1.84%) Go
16 51 (1.59%) VB.NET
17 38 (1.19%) Java 8
17 38 (1.19%) T-SQL
18 32 (1.00%) ES6
19 29 (0.91%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 507 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 417 (13.03%) Degree
3 259 (8.09%) DV Cleared
4 222 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 116 (3.63%) ISTQB
6 82 (2.56%) ISEB
7 68 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 38 (1.19%) CISSP
9 30 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (0.91%) RHCE
11 28 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (0.88%) CISM
12 27 (0.84%) CCNA
13 21 (0.66%) HND
14 20 (0.63%) CCA
14 20 (0.63%) MCP
15 18 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
15 18 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
16 17 (0.53%) APMP
17 15 (0.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (6.94%) QA
2 38 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 38 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 33 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.00%) NIST
5 26 (0.81%) PMO
5 26 (0.81%) SLA
6 16 (0.50%) GDPR
7 14 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.28%) NCSC
10 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.13%) RMADS
12 3 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.063%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.063%) MISRA
13 2 (0.063%) MISRA C
System Software
1 299 (9.34%) Docker
2 96 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 83 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.22%) XenApp
6 35 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 34 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 32 (1.00%) Firmware
9 26 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.53%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.19%) Xen
13 5 (0.16%) HDFS
13 5 (0.16%) NFS
13 5 (0.16%) Samba
13 5 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.13%) vSphere
15 3 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 196 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 77 (2.41%) Ansible
3 60 (1.88%) Puppet
4 50 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (1.47%) SCCM
6 41 (1.28%) Terraform
7 37 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 37 (1.16%) SCOM
7 37 (1.16%) SCOrch
8 34 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
9 27 (0.84%) Nagios
10 25 (0.78%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.66%) Prometheus
12 13 (0.41%) vCenter Server
12 13 (0.41%) vRealize
13 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
13 9 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.28%) WSUS
14 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 304 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 174 (5.44%) SAP
3 154 (4.81%) Oracle
4 113 (3.53%) VMware
5 106 (3.31%) Atlassian
6 104 (3.25%) Tableau
7 98 (3.06%) Google
8 74 (2.31%) Teradata
9 60 (1.88%) Cisco
10 52 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 47 (1.47%) Citrix
12 44 (1.38%) Apple
13 39 (1.22%) Splunk
14 37 (1.16%) Informatica
15 35 (1.09%) Sparx
16 34 (1.06%) BiZZdesign
17 29 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
18 17 (0.53%) Hortonworks
18 17 (0.53%) Veeam
19 15 (0.47%) Cloudera