Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 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 3,162 3,185 3,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.93% 30.91% 30.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.55% 33.92% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,618 2,852 2,934
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 9,424 9,389 9,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.13% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,544 7,728 8,280
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,995
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 1,313 £51,500 +8.42% 264
Gloucestershire 0 493 £50,000 +11.11% 61
Wiltshire 0 446 £47,500 +5.56% 77
Dorset +8 371 £42,500 +1.19% 74
Somerset +1 315 £45,000 +7.14% 72
Devon -1 117 £38,500 -3.75% 56
Cornwall +17 83 £35,000 -3.45% 25
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 921 (29.13%) Scrum
2 892 (28.21%) C#
3 866 (27.39%) Java
4 848 (26.82%) JavaScript
5 783 (24.76%) .NET
6 680 (21.51%) Finance
7 633 (20.02%) HTML
8 623 (19.70%) TDD
9 603 (19.07%) Software Engineering
10 563 (17.81%) SQL
11 517 (16.35%) CSS
12 479 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
13 470 (14.86%) Test Automation
14 452 (14.29%) MVC
15 419 (13.25%) Linux
16 407 (12.87%) SQL Server
17 401 (12.68%) Microsoft
18 382 (12.08%) Git (software)
19 377 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
20 370 (11.70%) Python
21 368 (11.64%) DevOps
22 365 (11.54%) Security Cleared
23 364 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
24 356 (11.26%) ASP.NET
25 355 (11.23%) SDLC
26 354 (11.20%) AngularJS
27 330 (10.44%) Degree
28 316 (9.99%) Waterfall
29 313 (9.90%) Web Services
30 293 (9.27%) C++

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
1 107 (3.38%) Apache
2 88 (2.78%) Confluence
3 59 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 50 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 45 (1.42%) CMS
7 36 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 27 (0.85%) JBoss
9 23 (0.73%) IIS
10 20 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 18 (0.57%) Alfresco
11 18 (0.57%) WordPress
12 11 (0.35%) SAS
12 11 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 10 (0.32%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.28%) nginx
14 9 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 56 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
2 45 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 37 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.095%) InVision
10 2 (0.063%) Simulink
11 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.032%) Maya
11 1 (0.032%) OrCAD
11 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
3 7 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.095%) Exstream
5 2 (0.063%) Magento
5 2 (0.063%) Sonata
6 1 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.032%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.032%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 377 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
2 364 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (3.29%) SaaS
4 53 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (1.39%) GitHub
6 43 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (1.11%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.60%) PaaS
11 18 (0.57%) Office 365
12 17 (0.54%) Slack
13 16 (0.51%) IaaS
14 15 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
14 15 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.47%) npm
15 13 (0.41%) G Suite
16 10 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
16 10 (0.32%) Serverless
17 8 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.48%) Internet
2 40 (1.27%) HTTP
3 38 (1.20%) Firewall
3 38 (1.20%) SSL
4 27 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.47%) SMS
6 14 (0.44%) Wireless
7 12 (0.38%) FCoE
8 11 (0.35%) Skype
8 11 (0.35%) SNMP
9 10 (0.32%) Broadband
9 10 (0.32%) VPN
10 9 (0.28%) DNS
10 9 (0.28%) Intranet
11 8 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.25%) Network Security
12 7 (0.22%) LAN
12 7 (0.22%) WAN
13 6 (0.19%) Extranet
13 6 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 229 (7.24%) Big Data
3 218 (6.89%) MySQL
4 134 (4.24%) MongoDB
5 123 (3.89%) NoSQL
5 123 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 86 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
7 85 (2.69%) Hadoop
8 75 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (1.87%) RDBMS
10 47 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
12 39 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 36 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
14 34 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 33 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 32 (1.01%) Blockchain
16 32 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 382 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 282 (8.92%) JIRA
3 221 (6.99%) Selenium
4 195 (6.17%) Jenkins
5 164 (5.19%) Maven
6 139 (4.40%) JUnit
7 114 (3.61%) Subversion
8 108 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 95 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 94 (2.97%) Cucumber
11 79 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 68 (2.15%) Bitbucket
13 60 (1.90%) Eclipse
14 51 (1.61%) SpecFlow
15 50 (1.58%) WebDriver
16 47 (1.49%) PHPUnit
17 46 (1.45%) SoapUI
17 46 (1.45%) TeamCity
18 43 (1.36%) Ant
19 37 (1.17%) Protractor
General
1 680 (21.51%) Finance
2 258 (8.16%) Marketing
3 208 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 207 (6.55%) Electronics
5 200 (6.33%) Telecoms
6 151 (4.78%) Retail
7 80 (2.53%) Games
8 39 (1.23%) Military
9 34 (1.08%) Back Office
10 29 (0.92%) Banking
11 19 (0.60%) Law
12 16 (0.51%) Legal
13 15 (0.47%) Advertising
13 15 (0.47%) Automotive
14 13 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.32%) Billing
16 8 (0.25%) Local Government
16 8 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.22%) Avionics
18 5 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,272 (40.23%) Developer
2 338 (10.69%) .NET Developer
2 338 (10.69%) Java Developer
2 338 (10.69%) Software Engineer
3 318 (10.06%) Analyst
4 276 (8.73%) Software Developer
5 253 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 190 (6.01%) Architect
6 190 (6.01%) C# Developer
7 189 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 152 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 147 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 135 (4.27%) Test Analyst
11 133 (4.21%) Java Engineer
12 132 (4.17%) PHP Developer
13 124 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
14 100 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
15 98 (3.10%) Lead Developer
16 85 (2.69%) Tester
17 84 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 783 (24.76%) .NET
2 633 (20.02%) HTML
3 517 (16.35%) CSS
4 356 (11.26%) ASP.NET
5 354 (11.20%) AngularJS
6 313 (9.90%) Web Services
7 257 (8.13%) Spring
8 234 (7.40%) XML
9 222 (7.02%) HTML5
10 219 (6.93%) RESTful
11 218 (6.89%) REST
12 212 (6.70%) React
13 187 (5.91%) jQuery
14 183 (5.79%) Node.js
15 181 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 164 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 151 (4.78%) SOAP
18 145 (4.59%) .NET Framework
19 123 (3.89%) Hibernate
20 112 (3.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 276 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (8.16%) User Experience
3 227 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
4 188 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 86 (2.72%) Fintech
6 81 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 77 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
8 68 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 38 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
11 34 (1.08%) Wiki
12 32 (1.01%) Data Centre
13 30 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
14 26 (0.82%) RIA
15 25 (0.79%) Smart Home
16 23 (0.73%) Public Cloud
16 23 (0.73%) Virtual Team
17 22 (0.70%) Data Structures
18 18 (0.57%) Algorithms
19 17 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 419 (13.25%) Linux
2 266 (8.41%) Windows
3 123 (3.89%) Android
4 111 (3.51%) Unix
5 98 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 58 (1.83%) CentOS
7 45 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (1.33%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.38%) FreeBSD
12 10 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.19%) Fedora
13 6 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.16%) Debian
14 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.063%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.063%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (29.13%) Scrum
2 623 (19.70%) TDD
3 603 (19.07%) Software Engineering
4 479 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 470 (14.86%) Test Automation
6 452 (14.29%) MVC
7 368 (11.64%) DevOps
8 355 (11.23%) SDLC
9 316 (9.99%) Waterfall
10 291 (9.20%) BDD
11 284 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
12 267 (8.44%) Project Management
13 246 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
14 241 (7.62%) OO
15 229 (7.24%) Mentoring
16 223 (7.05%) Web Development
17 199 (6.29%) Unit Testing
18 190 (6.01%) Microservices
18 190 (6.01%) Open Source
19 188 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 892 (28.21%) C#
2 866 (27.39%) Java
3 848 (26.82%) JavaScript
4 563 (17.81%) SQL
5 370 (11.70%) Python
6 293 (9.27%) C++
7 246 (7.78%) PHP
8 227 (7.18%) C
9 92 (2.91%) Ruby
10 87 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 85 (2.69%) Scala
12 82 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 82 (2.59%) Java 8
13 75 (2.37%) TypeScript
14 55 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 54 (1.71%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.85%) Objective-C
16 27 (0.85%) PL/SQL
17 26 (0.82%) Embedded C
18 25 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 365 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 330 (10.44%) Degree
3 181 (5.72%) SC Cleared
4 158 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 71 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 65 (2.06%) ISEB
7 51 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (0.89%) MCSE
10 23 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 20 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
12 20 (0.63%) CISSP
13 17 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
14 16 (0.51%) CCNA
15 15 (0.47%) APMP
16 14 (0.44%) MCSA
16 14 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (6.61%) QA
2 34 (1.08%) SLA
3 31 (0.98%) PMO
4 26 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.51%) GDPR
8 8 (0.25%) DO-178B
8 8 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.095%) COBIT
11 3 (0.095%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.095%) MISRA
11 3 (0.095%) WCAG
12 2 (0.063%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.063%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.032%) ARP4754
13 1 (0.032%) P3O
System Software
1 164 (5.19%) Docker
2 41 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.35%) Xen
7 9 (0.28%) NFS
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.28%) Samba
8 8 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 7 (0.22%) vSphere
10 6 (0.19%) Firmware
10 6 (0.19%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.063%) HDFS
12 2 (0.063%) KVM
13 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (2.09%) Kubernetes
2 62 (1.96%) Puppet
3 56 (1.77%) Ansible
4 51 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (1.04%) Terraform
6 17 (0.54%) vCenter Server
7 15 (0.47%) Nagios
8 14 (0.44%) HP ALM
9 12 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.25%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.22%) Salt
11 7 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.19%) OpenNMS
12 6 (0.19%) SCOM
13 5 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (0.16%) Icinga
13 5 (0.16%) Kibana
13 5 (0.16%) SCCM
14 4 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 401 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 204 (6.45%) SAP
3 189 (5.98%) Oracle
4 74 (2.34%) Google
5 69 (2.18%) VMware
6 65 (2.06%) Atlassian
7 63 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 26 (0.82%) HP
8 26 (0.82%) Informatica
9 24 (0.76%) IBM
10 23 (0.73%) Adobe
10 23 (0.73%) Cisco
11 19 (0.60%) Zend
12 18 (0.57%) Sitecore
12 18 (0.57%) SolarWinds
13 16 (0.51%) Hortonworks
14 15 (0.47%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.44%) Apple
15 14 (0.44%) Cloudera
16 13 (0.41%) Cognos