Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,485 3,362 2,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.12% 32.61% 24.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.26% 35.58% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,049 3,029 2,452
South West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 9,885 9,448 9,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.11% 91.63% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,130 7,783 8,216
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 1,411 £50,000 +10.45% 218
Dorset +2 608 £42,500 +6.25% 69
Gloucestershire 0 530 £46,000 +2.22% 79
Wiltshire -1 388 £50,000 +11.11% 56
Somerset -1 304 £44,529 +7.46% 50
Devon +1 169 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Cornwall -4 53 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Avon - 3 £42,500 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 1,214 (34.84%) C#
2 1,080 (30.99%) Scrum
3 1,052 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 1,048 (30.07%) .NET
5 1,006 (28.87%) Java
6 843 (24.19%) TDD
7 796 (22.84%) HTML
8 773 (22.18%) Software Engineering
9 738 (21.18%) SQL
10 702 (20.14%) CSS
11 695 (19.94%) Finance
12 694 (19.91%) Test Automation
13 689 (19.77%) MVC
14 612 (17.56%) SQL Server
15 542 (15.55%) BDD
16 531 (15.24%) ASP.NET
17 519 (14.89%) AngularJS
18 509 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
19 501 (14.38%) Git (software)
20 480 (13.77%) Linux
21 477 (13.69%) JIRA
22 466 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
23 438 (12.57%) Microsoft
24 430 (12.34%) Python
25 424 (12.17%) Degree
26 415 (11.91%) SDLC
27 382 (10.96%) DevOps
28 373 (10.70%) User Experience
29 371 (10.65%) C++
30 364 (10.44%) Amazon AWS

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
1 148 (4.25%) Confluence
2 131 (3.76%) Apache
3 93 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 90 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 79 (2.27%) CMS
6 54 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 53 (1.52%) JBoss
8 39 (1.12%) nginx
9 37 (1.06%) Mule
10 34 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 32 (0.92%) Mule ESB
12 30 (0.86%) OpenStack
13 29 (0.83%) WordPress
14 28 (0.80%) Apache Solr
15 24 (0.69%) IIS
16 23 (0.66%) Apache Pig
17 22 (0.63%) Umbraco
18 18 (0.52%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.52%) WebSphere
19 15 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.17%) InVision
7 4 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.057%) InDesign
8 2 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.029%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.029%) Pixate
9 1 (0.029%) Simulink
9 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.029%) SPSS
9 1 (0.029%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 32 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.11%) Magento
3 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.057%) Maximo
4 2 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.057%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.029%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.029%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 364 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
2 358 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (3.82%) SaaS
4 70 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (1.72%) GitHub
6 53 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 47 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 43 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
9 37 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
10 36 (1.03%) Office 365
11 32 (0.92%) PaaS
12 28 (0.80%) Serverless
13 23 (0.66%) npm
14 21 (0.60%) IaaS
15 19 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
16 17 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
18 14 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
19 11 (0.32%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.01%) Internet
2 80 (2.30%) Wireless
3 58 (1.66%) SMS
4 38 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.03%) Firewall
6 35 (1.00%) HTTP
7 23 (0.66%) MQTT
8 20 (0.57%) DNS
8 20 (0.57%) SSL
8 20 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (0.55%) IPv4
9 19 (0.55%) IPv6
10 18 (0.52%) ZigBee
11 17 (0.49%) 3GPP
11 17 (0.49%) 802.11
11 17 (0.49%) 802.15
11 17 (0.49%) Bluetooth
11 17 (0.49%) Network Security
12 15 (0.43%) VoIP
12 15 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 240 (6.89%) Big Data
3 239 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 220 (6.31%) MySQL
5 168 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 136 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 105 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
8 89 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 82 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 69 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 67 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 67 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 61 (1.75%) Blockchain
13 57 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 56 (1.61%) Redis
15 55 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 55 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
16 54 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
17 49 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
18 45 (1.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 501 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 477 (13.69%) JIRA
3 301 (8.64%) Selenium
4 298 (8.55%) JUnit
5 279 (8.01%) Jenkins
6 164 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 162 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 154 (4.42%) Cucumber
9 144 (4.13%) Bitbucket
10 141 (4.05%) Visual Studio
11 134 (3.85%) Maven
12 102 (2.93%) Subversion
13 92 (2.64%) Protractor
14 87 (2.50%) Jasmine
15 78 (2.24%) Calabash
16 76 (2.18%) TestNG
17 74 (2.12%) TeamCity
18 71 (2.04%) fastlane
19 65 (1.87%) SpecFlow
20 62 (1.78%) Gradle
General
1 695 (19.94%) Finance
2 228 (6.54%) Electronics
3 187 (5.37%) Marketing
4 176 (5.05%) Retail
5 171 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 149 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 93 (2.67%) Games
8 59 (1.69%) Banking
9 38 (1.09%) Advertising
10 29 (0.83%) Military
11 23 (0.66%) Legal
12 22 (0.63%) Back Office
13 21 (0.60%) Law
14 14 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.14%) Automotive
16 5 (0.14%) Publishing
17 4 (0.11%) Billing
18 3 (0.086%) Local Government
18 3 (0.086%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,526 (43.79%) Developer
2 552 (15.84%) .NET Developer
3 374 (10.73%) Java Developer
4 355 (10.19%) Software Engineer
5 332 (9.53%) Analyst
5 332 (9.53%) C# Developer
6 314 (9.01%) Software Developer
7 288 (8.26%) Senior Developer
8 237 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 168 (4.82%) Architect
10 156 (4.48%) Business Analyst
11 139 (3.99%) Project Manager
12 131 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 130 (3.73%) Test Analyst
14 125 (3.59%) Test Engineer
15 122 (3.50%) Java Engineer
16 119 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
16 119 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
17 110 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
18 108 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,048 (30.07%) .NET
2 796 (22.84%) HTML
3 702 (20.14%) CSS
4 531 (15.24%) ASP.NET
5 519 (14.89%) AngularJS
6 356 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 341 (9.78%) Web Services
8 308 (8.84%) HTML5
9 307 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 288 (8.26%) jQuery
11 265 (7.60%) .NET Framework
12 254 (7.29%) RESTful
13 252 (7.23%) XML
14 243 (6.97%) Spring
15 230 (6.60%) Node.js
16 225 (6.46%) REST
17 214 (6.14%) React
18 176 (5.05%) Entity Framework
19 169 (4.85%) WCF
20 160 (4.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 373 (10.70%) User Experience
2 280 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 236 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
4 190 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 125 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 98 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 88 (2.53%) Fintech
8 72 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 42 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 36 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
11 34 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
12 28 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 26 (0.75%) Wiki
14 20 (0.57%) RIA
15 19 (0.55%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.49%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.49%) Clustering
16 17 (0.49%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.49%) Internet of Things
17 13 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 480 (13.77%) Linux
2 287 (8.24%) Windows
3 156 (4.48%) Android
4 127 (3.64%) Unix
5 110 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 50 (1.43%) CentOS
8 41 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.52%) FreeBSD
10 17 (0.49%) FreeRTOS
11 14 (0.40%) ThreadX
12 12 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.11%) Fedora
16 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.086%) SafeRTOS
17 3 (0.086%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,080 (30.99%) Scrum
2 843 (24.19%) TDD
3 773 (22.18%) Software Engineering
4 694 (19.91%) Test Automation
5 689 (19.77%) MVC
6 542 (15.55%) BDD
7 509 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
8 466 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
9 415 (11.91%) SDLC
10 382 (10.96%) DevOps
11 331 (9.50%) OO
12 275 (7.89%) Waterfall
13 249 (7.14%) Project Management
14 243 (6.97%) Open Source
15 234 (6.71%) Mentoring
16 227 (6.51%) Kanban
17 222 (6.37%) Web Development
18 213 (6.11%) Unit Testing
19 203 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
20 193 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,214 (34.84%) C#
2 1,052 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 1,006 (28.87%) Java
4 738 (21.18%) SQL
5 430 (12.34%) Python
6 371 (10.65%) C++
7 259 (7.43%) C
8 190 (5.45%) Ruby
9 178 (5.11%) PHP
10 104 (2.98%) T-SQL
11 93 (2.67%) Scala
12 90 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 83 (2.38%) TypeScript
14 78 (2.24%) PowerShell
15 74 (2.12%) VB.NET
16 64 (1.84%) Objective-C
17 61 (1.75%) Java 8
18 41 (1.18%) PL/SQL
19 40 (1.15%) Perl
20 34 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 424 (12.17%) Degree
2 317 (9.10%) Security Cleared
3 156 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 131 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 81 (2.32%) ISEB
5 81 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 45 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 29 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.46%) MCSE
13 13 (0.37%) MCITP
14 12 (0.34%) AWS Certification
14 12 (0.34%) PMP
15 11 (0.32%) CCNA
15 11 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.32%) CISSP
16 9 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (7.63%) QA
2 22 (0.63%) SLA
3 21 (0.60%) PMO
4 15 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.20%) GDPR
6 7 (0.20%) MISRA
7 6 (0.17%) GCP
7 6 (0.17%) WCAG
8 5 (0.14%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.086%) DO-160
9 3 (0.086%) DO-254
9 3 (0.086%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.086%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.029%) EMIR
11 1 (0.029%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.029%) JSP 440
System Software
1 201 (5.77%) Docker
2 79 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 26 (0.75%) Firmware
6 17 (0.49%) KVM
7 8 (0.23%) NFS
7 8 (0.23%) Samba
7 8 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.23%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.20%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.086%) HDFS
10 3 (0.086%) vSphere
11 2 (0.057%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 116 (3.33%) Puppet
2 80 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (2.24%) Ansible
4 69 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 48 (1.38%) HockeyApp
6 42 (1.21%) Terraform
7 41 (1.18%) Kibana
8 32 (0.92%) Nagios
9 18 (0.52%) Icinga
10 16 (0.46%) HP ALM
10 16 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 10 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.29%) WSUS
12 8 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
12 8 (0.23%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.14%) WMI
14 4 (0.11%) Cobbler
14 4 (0.11%) Salt
15 3 (0.086%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 438 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 234 (6.71%) Oracle
3 169 (4.85%) SAP
4 147 (4.22%) Atlassian
5 123 (3.53%) Google
6 93 (2.67%) VMware
7 54 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 52 (1.49%) IBM
9 39 (1.12%) Xamarin
10 33 (0.95%) Apple
11 30 (0.86%) HP
12 28 (0.80%) Tableau
13 27 (0.77%) Capita
13 27 (0.77%) Sitecore
14 26 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.46%) EMC
16 15 (0.43%) Cisco
16 15 (0.43%) Twitter
17 14 (0.40%) Citrix
17 14 (0.40%) Zend