Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,366 3,100 3,309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 30.98% 30.77% 31.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.17% 33.34% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,140 2,678 3,076
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +1.08% +3.33%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 6,924 9,298 9,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.66% 92.29% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,603 7,204 7,934
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.62%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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
Bristol 0 789 £45,500 -9.00% 61
Gloucestershire +1 485 £55,000 +10.00% 76
Wiltshire 0 367 £52,500 +1.94% 57
Dorset -1 297 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Somerset 0 240 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Devon +1 165 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Cornwall -14 8 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 781 (33.01%) JavaScript
2 646 (27.30%) C#
3 643 (27.18%) Scrum
4 570 (24.09%) Java
5 557 (23.54%) .NET
6 481 (20.33%) SQL
7 465 (19.65%) Software Engineering
8 458 (19.36%) DevOps
9 420 (17.75%) AngularJS
10 406 (17.16%) TDD
11 401 (16.95%) Finance
12 400 (16.91%) HTML
13 383 (16.19%) Test Automation
13 383 (16.19%) Azure
14 374 (15.81%) CSS
15 367 (15.51%) Microsoft
16 363 (15.34%) Security Cleared
17 342 (14.45%) Linux
18 340 (14.37%) SQL Server
19 306 (12.93%) AWS
20 303 (12.81%) React
21 291 (12.30%) Degree
22 278 (11.75%) MVC
23 270 (11.41%) Docker
24 269 (11.37%) Python
25 263 (11.12%) Web Services
26 254 (10.74%) ASP.NET
27 249 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
28 243 (10.27%) OO
29 224 (9.47%) Node.js

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 69 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 68 (2.87%) Confluence
3 66 (2.79%) CMS
4 56 (2.37%) Apache
5 54 (2.28%) JBoss
6 27 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.14%) WordPress
7 19 (0.80%) OpenStack
8 18 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (0.72%) Drupal
10 15 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.55%) nginx
12 12 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.42%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.42%) Tornado
14 9 (0.38%) IIS
14 9 (0.38%) SAS
15 8 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.63%) LibreOffice
3 15 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.51%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.34%) Sketch
8 7 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.13%) Marvel
12 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.042%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.042%) Figma
12 1 (0.042%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.042%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 40 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 11 (0.46%) Magento
4 9 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.042%) Maximo
6 1 (0.042%) Primavera
6 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 383 (16.19%) Azure
2 306 (12.93%) AWS
3 94 (3.97%) SaaS
4 66 (2.79%) GCP
5 59 (2.49%) Power Platform
6 48 (2.03%) Office 365
7 43 (1.82%) Serverless
8 39 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
8 39 (1.65%) OpenShift
9 28 (1.18%) PaaS
10 23 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (0.97%) IaaS
11 21 (0.89%) GitHub
12 20 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (0.63%) Azure Functions
15 14 (0.59%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.51%) Trello
17 11 (0.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.73%) Internet
2 34 (1.44%) Firewall
3 28 (1.18%) Tactical Data Link
4 24 (1.01%) HTTP
5 22 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.80%) DMZ
7 16 (0.68%) DNS
8 14 (0.59%) VPN
9 10 (0.42%) Extranet
10 9 (0.38%) Skype
10 9 (0.38%) SSL
11 8 (0.34%) LAN
12 7 (0.30%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.25%) 4G
13 6 (0.25%) MQTT
13 6 (0.25%) WAN
14 5 (0.21%) Bluetooth
14 5 (0.21%) DPNSS
14 5 (0.21%) QSIG
14 5 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 188 (7.95%) MySQL
3 120 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 66 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 65 (2.75%) Big Data
6 63 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 60 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 59 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 59 (2.49%) Power BI
10 46 (1.94%) Hadoop
11 44 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
13 20 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 20 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (0.72%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
16 14 (0.59%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 223 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 206 (8.71%) JIRA
3 164 (6.93%) Selenium
4 146 (6.17%) Jenkins
5 90 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 77 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (2.07%) JUnit
8 41 (1.73%) Maven
9 40 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 38 (1.61%) gulp
10 38 (1.61%) Subversion
11 35 (1.48%) Bitbucket
12 34 (1.44%) Grunt
13 30 (1.27%) WebDriver
14 26 (1.10%) Postman
14 26 (1.10%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.06%) Visual Studio
16 24 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
17 22 (0.93%) webpack
18 20 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 401 (16.95%) Finance
2 165 (6.97%) Retail
3 143 (6.04%) Public Sector
4 126 (5.33%) Marketing
5 110 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 99 (4.18%) Electronics
7 92 (3.89%) Aerospace
8 80 (3.38%) Manufacturing
9 63 (2.66%) Military
10 49 (2.07%) Automotive
11 36 (1.52%) Banking
12 28 (1.18%) Legal
13 23 (0.97%) Games
14 16 (0.68%) Law
15 14 (0.59%) Advertising
16 12 (0.51%) Danish Language
17 10 (0.42%) German Language
18 9 (0.38%) Back Office
18 9 (0.38%) General Ledger
19 8 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,027 (43.41%) Developer
2 253 (10.69%) Software Developer
3 238 (10.06%) .NET Developer
4 235 (9.93%) Software Engineer
5 213 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 200 (8.45%) Analyst
7 176 (7.44%) Java Developer
8 167 (7.06%) C# Developer
9 121 (5.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 117 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 113 (4.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 109 (4.61%) Architect
13 98 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
14 91 (3.85%) Project Manager
15 78 (3.30%) C# Software Developer
16 77 (3.25%) Business Analyst
17 71 (3.00%) Test Analyst
18 68 (2.87%) .NET Software Developer
19 65 (2.75%) Test Engineer
20 63 (2.66%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (23.54%) .NET
2 420 (17.75%) AngularJS
3 400 (16.91%) HTML
4 374 (15.81%) CSS
5 303 (12.81%) React
6 263 (11.12%) Web Services
7 254 (10.74%) ASP.NET
8 224 (9.47%) Node.js
9 198 (8.37%) jQuery
10 157 (6.64%) Spring
11 154 (6.51%) .NET Framework
12 146 (6.17%) REST
13 145 (6.13%) RESTful
14 142 (6.00%) .NET Core
15 131 (5.54%) HTML5
16 123 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 102 (4.31%) Vue.js
18 98 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 97 (4.10%) XML
20 84 (3.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 188 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (6.17%) User Experience
3 99 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
4 66 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 53 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 34 (1.44%) Public Cloud
7 34 (1.44%) Reinsurance
8 21 (0.89%) Algorithms
9 19 (0.80%) Blog
9 19 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 19 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 18 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
10 18 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (0.72%) Social Media
12 16 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.46%) Reference Data
16 10 (0.42%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 342 (14.45%) Linux
2 218 (9.21%) Windows
3 126 (5.33%) Unix
4 68 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 58 (2.45%) Android
6 43 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 31 (1.31%) CentOS
9 27 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (0.80%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.59%) Debian
14 11 (0.46%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.21%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.17%) Fedora
18 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (27.18%) Scrum
2 465 (19.65%) Software Engineering
3 458 (19.36%) DevOps
4 406 (17.16%) TDD
5 383 (16.19%) Test Automation
6 278 (11.75%) MVC
7 249 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
8 243 (10.27%) OO
9 221 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
10 209 (8.83%) Project Management
11 198 (8.37%) Waterfall
12 194 (8.20%) Mentoring
13 188 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
14 181 (7.65%) SDLC
15 154 (6.51%) BDD
15 154 (6.51%) Web Development
16 149 (6.30%) Unit Testing
17 140 (5.92%) Kanban
18 138 (5.83%) Microservices
19 132 (5.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 781 (33.01%) JavaScript
2 646 (27.30%) C#
3 570 (24.09%) Java
4 481 (20.33%) SQL
5 269 (11.37%) Python
6 189 (7.99%) C++
7 179 (7.57%) C
8 161 (6.80%) TypeScript
9 149 (6.30%) PHP
10 69 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 65 (2.75%) Ruby
12 61 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 61 (2.58%) T-SQL
13 45 (1.90%) Go
14 42 (1.78%) VB.NET
15 34 (1.44%) Java 8
16 26 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 23 (0.97%) Embedded C
18 20 (0.85%) ES6
19 19 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 363 (15.34%) Security Cleared
2 291 (12.30%) Degree
3 192 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 137 (5.79%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 32 (1.35%) ISEB
7 30 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.76%) CISSP
9 15 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (0.59%) CISM
11 13 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
11 13 (0.55%) MCSE
12 10 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
12 10 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (0.42%) SSCP
13 9 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.38%) RHCE
14 8 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (6.68%) QA
2 30 (1.27%) GDPR
3 20 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.76%) PMO
5 11 (0.46%) NCSC
6 6 (0.25%) NIST
7 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.13%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.085%) MISRA
10 2 (0.085%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.085%) SLA
11 1 (0.042%) BS25999
11 1 (0.042%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.042%) HL7
11 1 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.042%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 270 (11.41%) Docker
2 84 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.01%) vSphere
5 22 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (0.68%) VMware NSX
7 15 (0.63%) VirtualBox
8 14 (0.59%) Firmware
9 8 (0.34%) Xen
10 5 (0.21%) GlusterFS
10 5 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.17%) NFS
11 4 (0.17%) Samba
12 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.13%) XenApp
12 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.085%) Postfix
14 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 142 (6.00%) Ansible
2 127 (5.37%) Kubernetes
3 52 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (1.86%) Puppet
5 42 (1.78%) Terraform
6 25 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
7 21 (0.89%) vCenter Server
8 20 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (0.51%) Mesos
9 12 (0.51%) Packer
9 12 (0.51%) SCCM
10 10 (0.42%) SCOM
11 9 (0.38%) Nagios
11 9 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 9 (0.38%) WSUS
11 9 (0.38%) yum
12 6 (0.25%) Rancher
13 5 (0.21%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.21%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 5 (0.21%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 367 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 199 (8.41%) Oracle
3 107 (4.52%) SAP
4 97 (4.10%) VMware
5 90 (3.80%) Atlassian
6 71 (3.00%) Google
7 50 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 44 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (0.93%) MuleSoft
10 21 (0.89%) Cisco
11 20 (0.85%) Apple
11 20 (0.85%) Tableau
12 18 (0.76%) Adobe
12 18 (0.76%) Sage
13 17 (0.72%) HP
13 17 (0.72%) IBM
14 13 (0.55%) Juniper
14 13 (0.55%) SaltStack
15 11 (0.46%) Symantec
15 11 (0.46%) Veritas