Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3189 3275 2931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.07% 29.95% 24.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.69% 33.70% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2846 2918 2459
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,125 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,325 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 9192 9719 10557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.56% 88.87% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7569 8101 8871
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +1 1345 £47,500 +5.56% 73
Gloucestershire +1 507 £45,000 - 19
Somerset 0 462 £42,000 -1.18% 17
Wiltshire +3 412 £45,000 +4.65% 26
Dorset -6 246 £40,750 +1.88% 15
Devon +5 202 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Cornwall -6 33 £36,250 +13.73%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1062 (33.30%) C#
2 1032 (32.36%) JavaScript
3 992 (31.11%) Java
4 942 (29.54%) .NET
5 889 (27.88%) Scrum
6 790 (24.77%) TDD
7 784 (24.58%) HTML
8 722 (22.64%) SQL
9 710 (22.26%) MVC
10 701 (21.98%) Finance
11 646 (20.26%) CSS
12 585 (18.34%) SQL Server
13 578 (18.12%) Software Engineering
14 545 (17.09%) Git (software)
14 545 (17.09%) AngularJS
15 543 (17.03%) ASP.NET
16 529 (16.59%) Test Automation
17 434 (13.61%) BDD
18 427 (13.39%) Linux
19 423 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
20 418 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
20 418 (13.11%) Degree
21 383 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
22 382 (11.98%) Microsoft
23 370 (11.60%) XML
24 369 (11.57%) SDLC
25 368 (11.54%) JIRA
26 365 (11.45%) Web Services
27 347 (10.88%) Marketing
28 337 (10.57%) Electronics

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
1 156 (4.89%) Tomcat
2 117 (3.67%) Confluence
3 99 (3.10%) Mule
4 96 (3.01%) Apache
5 87 (2.73%) Mule ESB
6 72 (2.26%) JBoss
7 58 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 41 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 37 (1.16%) SharePoint
10 34 (1.07%) OpenStack
11 32 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 32 (1.00%) CMS
12 30 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.72%) IIS
14 19 (0.60%) Umbraco
15 18 (0.56%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.53%) Anypoint
16 17 (0.53%) Drupal
16 17 (0.53%) GlassFish
17 14 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.16%) InVision
8 5 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
9 4 (0.13%) Revit
10 3 (0.094%) HipChat
10 3 (0.094%) InDesign
10 3 (0.094%) SPSS
11 2 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.063%) OrCAD
11 2 (0.063%) Pixate
11 2 (0.063%) UXPin
12 1 (0.031%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 20 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.16%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.094%) Magento
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 418 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (5.99%) SaaS
4 77 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (1.60%) IaaS
6 49 (1.54%) PaaS
7 34 (1.07%) GitHub
7 34 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
9 23 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.69%) Office 365
11 20 (0.63%) npm
12 19 (0.60%) Serverless
13 18 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 16 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (0.44%) Google Play
16 12 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 11 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.26%) HTTP
2 55 (1.72%) Internet
3 37 (1.16%) Wireless
4 33 (1.03%) SMS
5 30 (0.94%) SSL
6 28 (0.88%) Firewall
7 25 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 21 (0.66%) DNS
9 14 (0.44%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.44%) LDAP
10 13 (0.41%) Network Security
10 13 (0.41%) SAN
10 13 (0.41%) VPN
11 10 (0.31%) VoIP
12 8 (0.25%) LAN
12 8 (0.25%) SNMP
12 8 (0.25%) WAN
13 7 (0.22%) FCoE
13 7 (0.22%) Intranet
13 7 (0.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 286 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 207 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 198 (6.21%) MySQL
5 152 (4.77%) Big Data
6 149 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 133 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 116 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 96 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 69 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 65 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
12 59 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
13 57 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 57 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 54 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 36 (1.13%) Power BI
17 33 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
18 25 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
19 22 (0.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 545 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 368 (11.54%) JIRA
3 254 (7.96%) Selenium
4 240 (7.53%) JUnit
5 232 (7.28%) Jenkins
6 156 (4.89%) Cucumber
7 144 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 133 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 126 (3.95%) Maven
10 94 (2.95%) Subversion
10 94 (2.95%) Visual Studio
11 92 (2.88%) TeamCity
12 89 (2.79%) NUnit
13 73 (2.29%) IntelliJ
14 70 (2.20%) Eclipse
15 67 (2.10%) SpecFlow
16 60 (1.88%) Calabash
17 58 (1.82%) SoapUI
18 56 (1.76%) Bitbucket
19 48 (1.51%) Gradle
General
1 701 (21.98%) Finance
2 347 (10.88%) Marketing
3 337 (10.57%) Electronics
4 323 (10.13%) Manufacturing
5 318 (9.97%) Telecoms
6 201 (6.30%) Retail
7 132 (4.14%) Banking
8 75 (2.35%) Games
9 49 (1.54%) Advertising
10 24 (0.75%) Local Government
11 21 (0.66%) Military
12 20 (0.63%) Back Office
13 19 (0.60%) Law
14 18 (0.56%) Legal
15 17 (0.53%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.50%) Online Betting
17 12 (0.38%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.28%) Front Office
19 7 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1592 (49.92%) Developer
2 485 (15.21%) .NET Developer
3 388 (12.17%) Java Developer
4 369 (11.57%) Analyst
5 308 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 269 (8.44%) Software Developer
7 257 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 246 (7.71%) C# Developer
9 178 (5.58%) Project Manager
10 175 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 172 (5.39%) Business Analyst
12 132 (4.14%) Junior
13 127 (3.98%) Lead Developer
13 127 (3.98%) PHP Developer
14 124 (3.89%) Test Analyst
15 115 (3.61%) Architect
15 115 (3.61%) Tester
16 107 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
17 103 (3.23%) Junior Developer
18 102 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 942 (29.54%) .NET
2 784 (24.58%) HTML
3 646 (20.26%) CSS
4 545 (17.09%) AngularJS
5 543 (17.03%) ASP.NET
6 370 (11.60%) XML
7 365 (11.45%) Web Services
8 325 (10.19%) Spring
9 314 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 313 (9.81%) REST
11 307 (9.63%) HTML5
12 273 (8.56%) Node.js
13 249 (7.81%) .NET Framework
14 244 (7.65%) JSON
14 244 (7.65%) RESTful
15 228 (7.15%) Hibernate
16 224 (7.02%) jQuery
17 216 (6.77%) SOAP
18 199 (6.24%) React
19 185 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 249 (7.81%) User Experience
2 226 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
3 186 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 184 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 88 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 57 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 42 (1.32%) Fintech
9 41 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 33 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 30 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 24 (0.75%) iPad
12 24 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (0.60%) Cloud Native
15 18 (0.56%) Derivative
16 17 (0.53%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.53%) iPhone
17 16 (0.50%) Music Streaming
17 16 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 427 (13.39%) Linux
2 241 (7.56%) Windows
3 123 (3.86%) Android
4 102 (3.20%) Unix
5 83 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 58 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.75%) CentOS
10 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.25%) AIX
11 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.16%) Debian
12 5 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.16%) Solaris
13 3 (0.094%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.094%) HPUX
13 3 (0.094%) OpenWrt
13 3 (0.094%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (27.88%) Scrum
2 790 (24.77%) TDD
3 710 (22.26%) MVC
4 578 (18.12%) Software Engineering
5 529 (16.59%) Test Automation
6 434 (13.61%) BDD
7 423 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
8 383 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
9 369 (11.57%) SDLC
10 311 (9.75%) Programme Management
11 308 (9.66%) OO
11 308 (9.66%) Web Development
12 295 (9.25%) Digital Marketing
13 294 (9.22%) DevOps
14 269 (8.44%) Project Management
15 253 (7.93%) Microservices
16 240 (7.53%) Waterfall
17 232 (7.28%) Kanban
18 223 (6.99%) Open Source
19 177 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1062 (33.30%) C#
2 1032 (32.36%) JavaScript
3 992 (31.11%) Java
4 722 (22.64%) SQL
5 284 (8.91%) Python
6 251 (7.87%) C++
7 209 (6.55%) PHP
8 159 (4.99%) Ruby
9 153 (4.80%) T-SQL
10 137 (4.30%) C
11 61 (1.91%) PowerShell
12 51 (1.60%) Groovy
13 48 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 44 (1.38%) Scala
15 40 (1.25%) TypeScript
16 34 (1.07%) VB.NET
17 33 (1.03%) Go
17 33 (1.03%) PL/SQL
18 31 (0.97%) XPath
19 29 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 418 (13.11%) Degree
2 267 (8.37%) Security Cleared
3 151 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 103 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 93 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 91 (2.85%) DV Cleared
6 91 (2.85%) ISEB
7 38 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 36 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 18 (0.56%) PMP
11 17 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.47%) MCSE
13 14 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.34%) CCNA
15 11 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
16 9 (0.28%) PhD
17 8 (0.25%) CISSP
17 8 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (5.90%) QA
2 28 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.50%) PMO
4 14 (0.44%) ISO 14001
4 14 (0.44%) SLA
5 12 (0.38%) COBIT
6 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.13%) GCP
10 4 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.094%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.094%) MISRA
12 2 (0.063%) HL7
12 2 (0.063%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.031%) GDPR
13 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 123 (3.86%) Docker
2 33 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.22%) NFS
4 7 (0.22%) Samba
4 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.22%) VMware NSX
5 6 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.094%) LXC
7 3 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.063%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.063%) KVM
8 2 (0.063%) vSphere
8 2 (0.063%) Xen
8 2 (0.063%) XenServer
9 1 (0.031%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.031%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 64 (2.01%) Ansible
2 57 (1.79%) Puppet
3 44 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.91%) HockeyApp
5 21 (0.66%) Terraform
6 20 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 14 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
9 11 (0.34%) CloudHub
10 10 (0.31%) Nagios
11 7 (0.22%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.19%) Kibana
13 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.13%) NetBackup
15 3 (0.094%) Cobbler
15 3 (0.094%) Icinga
15 3 (0.094%) rkt
15 3 (0.094%) Salt
15 3 (0.094%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.094%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 382 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 297 (9.31%) SAP
3 153 (4.80%) Oracle
4 93 (2.92%) Google
5 66 (2.07%) Apple
6 63 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 51 (1.60%) VMware
8 44 (1.38%) HP
9 40 (1.25%) Zend
10 28 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 27 (0.85%) Xamarin
12 24 (0.75%) IBM
13 22 (0.69%) Cognizant
14 18 (0.56%) CA
15 15 (0.47%) Facebook
16 14 (0.44%) MuleSoft
16 14 (0.44%) Sitecore
16 14 (0.44%) Tableau
17 13 (0.41%) Citrix
18 11 (0.34%) NetApp