Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,266 3,031 3,104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 32.66% 31.36% 30.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.90% 34.50% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 2,479 2,752
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 3,526 8,786 9,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.97% 90.91% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,980 7,014 7,451
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,287 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +5.00%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Wiltshire 0 348 £52,500 +5.00% 34
Bristol -1 323 £50,000 +4.71% 102
Gloucestershire +1 222 £50,000 - 40
Somerset -1 131 £45,500 +1.11% 23
Dorset -3 84 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Devon -1 83 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Cornwall -2 14 £44,500 -6.32% 4
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 489 (38.63%) Scrum
2 441 (34.83%) JavaScript
3 352 (27.80%) DevOps
4 351 (27.73%) Java
5 293 (23.14%) AWS
6 283 (22.35%) HTML
7 281 (22.20%) Azure
8 271 (21.41%) Security Cleared
9 268 (21.17%) CSS
10 249 (19.67%) C#
11 248 (19.59%) SQL
12 223 (17.61%) Git (software)
13 220 (17.38%) .NET
14 211 (16.67%) Docker
15 202 (15.96%) Linux
16 193 (15.24%) TDD
17 190 (15.01%) TypeScript
18 187 (14.77%) Test Automation
19 175 (13.82%) Finance
20 173 (13.67%) Python
21 172 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
22 171 (13.51%) MVC
23 167 (13.19%) Microservices
23 167 (13.19%) AngularJS
24 159 (12.56%) SQL Server
25 152 (12.01%) Jenkins
26 151 (11.93%) MySQL
27 150 (11.85%) Mentoring
28 145 (11.45%) Node.js
28 145 (11.45%) JIRA

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 67 (5.29%) Confluence
2 39 (3.08%) Apache
3 37 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 26 (2.05%) CMS
5 26 (2.05%) JBoss
6 20 (1.58%) NServiceBus
7 19 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 16 (1.26%) WordPress
9 8 (0.63%) Drupal
9 8 (0.63%) Mule
9 8 (0.63%) Mule ESB
9 8 (0.63%) Red Hat Fuse
10 6 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.39%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.32%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.32%) nginx
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.55%) Sketch
4 4 (0.32%) Adobe XD
4 4 (0.32%) InVision
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.16%) UXPin
7 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.47%) Odoo
4 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.32%) Magento
5 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) Maximo
7 1 (0.079%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.079%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.079%) Shopify
7 1 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.079%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 293 (23.14%) AWS
2 281 (22.20%) Azure
3 83 (6.56%) SaaS
4 53 (4.19%) GCP
5 46 (3.63%) IaaS
6 33 (2.61%) PaaS
7 32 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (2.21%) Office 365
9 27 (2.13%) OpenShift
10 26 (2.05%) Power Platform
11 25 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (1.74%) Sauce Labs
13 15 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (1.18%) GitHub
14 14 (1.11%) Serverless
15 13 (1.03%) Amazon SageMaker
15 13 (1.03%) AWS Fargate
16 11 (0.87%) npm
17 10 (0.79%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.55%) Internet
2 15 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.11%) VoIP
4 12 (0.95%) DNS
5 9 (0.71%) PBX
6 7 (0.55%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.47%) Intranet
7 6 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.39%) VPN
8 5 (0.39%) Wireless
9 4 (0.32%) Firewall
9 4 (0.32%) HTTP
9 4 (0.32%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.24%) 5G
10 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.24%) SAN
10 3 (0.24%) WAN
11 1 (0.079%) ADSL
11 1 (0.079%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 151 (11.93%) MySQL
3 93 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 79 (6.24%) Relational Database
5 72 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 67 (5.29%) Big Data
7 54 (4.27%) NoSQL
8 45 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.05%) Power BI
10 23 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.34%) Redis
14 16 (1.26%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
15 8 (0.63%) QlikView
15 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.63%) Tableau
16 6 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 223 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 152 (12.01%) Jenkins
3 145 (11.45%) JIRA
4 111 (8.77%) Selenium
5 83 (6.56%) Cucumber
6 65 (5.13%) Maven
7 50 (3.95%) JUnit
8 35 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (2.61%) Mockito
10 29 (2.29%) Bitbucket
11 26 (2.05%) GitLab
12 25 (1.97%) SoapUI
12 25 (1.97%) Visual Studio
13 23 (1.82%) eggPlant
14 21 (1.66%) IntelliJ
15 20 (1.58%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.58%) Subversion
16 19 (1.50%) SonarQube
17 18 (1.42%) webpack
18 15 (1.18%) DbUnit
General
1 175 (13.82%) Finance
2 131 (10.35%) Public Sector
3 76 (6.00%) Marketing
4 57 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 45 (3.55%) Electronics
5 45 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 40 (3.16%) Retail
7 31 (2.45%) Local Government
8 23 (1.82%) Publishing
9 20 (1.58%) Legal
10 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.39%) Automotive
11 5 (0.39%) Banking
12 4 (0.32%) Billing
12 4 (0.32%) Games
12 4 (0.32%) Social Science
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
13 3 (0.24%) Police
14 2 (0.16%) Law
14 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 594 (46.92%) Developer
2 150 (11.85%) Java Developer
3 122 (9.64%) Senior Developer
4 93 (7.35%) Analyst
5 84 (6.64%) .NET Developer
6 82 (6.48%) Architect
7 77 (6.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 75 (5.92%) Software Developer
8 75 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 67 (5.29%) Lead Developer
10 63 (4.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 57 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
12 56 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
13 52 (4.11%) Business Analyst
14 43 (3.40%) React Developer
15 42 (3.32%) Tester
16 37 (2.92%) Angular Developer
17 36 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
17 36 (2.84%) Test Engineer
18 33 (2.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (22.35%) HTML
2 268 (21.17%) CSS
3 220 (17.38%) .NET
4 167 (13.19%) AngularJS
5 145 (11.45%) Node.js
6 140 (11.06%) React
7 138 (10.90%) RESTful
8 128 (10.11%) Spring
9 99 (7.82%) REST
10 97 (7.66%) .NET Core
11 92 (7.27%) Web Services
12 84 (6.64%) ASP.NET
13 82 (6.48%) .NET Framework
13 82 (6.48%) HTML5
14 76 (6.00%) Spring Boot
15 69 (5.45%) Redux
16 67 (5.29%) Vue.js
17 62 (4.90%) SOAP
18 56 (4.42%) Sass
18 56 (4.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.82%) User Experience
2 80 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 39 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.29%) Cyberthreat
7 27 (2.13%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.74%) Internet of Things
9 21 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.42%) Cloud Native
11 17 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.71%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.71%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.55%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.55%) PKI
16 5 (0.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 202 (15.96%) Linux
2 92 (7.27%) Windows
3 50 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (3.79%) CentOS
5 27 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.58%) Unix
7 16 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.18%) Android
9 14 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.39%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.39%) Fedora
13 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (38.63%) Scrum
2 352 (27.80%) DevOps
3 193 (15.24%) TDD
4 187 (14.77%) Test Automation
5 172 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (13.51%) MVC
7 167 (13.19%) Microservices
8 150 (11.85%) Mentoring
9 135 (10.66%) Software Engineering
10 123 (9.72%) BDD
11 112 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
12 98 (7.74%) Analytics
13 97 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
14 94 (7.42%) Kanban
15 92 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
16 91 (7.19%) Technical Leadership
17 90 (7.11%) User Stories
18 89 (7.03%) Front End Development
19 82 (6.48%) Coaching
20 80 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 441 (34.83%) JavaScript
2 351 (27.73%) Java
3 249 (19.67%) C#
4 248 (19.59%) SQL
5 190 (15.01%) TypeScript
6 173 (13.67%) Python
7 85 (6.71%) PHP
8 69 (5.45%) C
9 53 (4.19%) C++
9 53 (4.19%) Java 8
10 43 (3.40%) Bash Shell
11 42 (3.32%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.13%) ES6
12 27 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 26 (2.05%) Go
14 23 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.74%) Ruby
16 11 (0.87%) R
17 8 (0.63%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 271 (21.41%) Security Cleared
2 130 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 120 (9.48%) Degree
4 114 (9.00%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.05%) ISEB
5 26 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.47%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.47%) HNC
9 6 (0.47%) HND
10 5 (0.39%) MCSA
11 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) RHCE
12 3 (0.24%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.61%) QA
2 17 (1.34%) SLA
3 16 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.11%) GDPR
5 13 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.87%) NCSC
7 9 (0.71%) NIST
8 7 (0.55%) NIST 800
9 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.24%) PMO
12 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.16%) IASME
12 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.16%) WCAG
13 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.079%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 211 (16.67%) Docker
2 42 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.58%) NDS
5 19 (1.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 18 (1.42%) vSphere
7 11 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.39%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.39%) oVirt
8 5 (0.39%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 5 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.32%) XenApp
10 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.079%) LXC
12 1 (0.079%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 105 (8.29%) Kubernetes
2 74 (5.85%) Ansible
3 69 (5.45%) Terraform
4 31 (2.45%) Puppet
5 23 (1.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 17 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.18%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 10 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 8 (0.63%) Nagios
10 7 (0.55%) MIIS
11 5 (0.39%) Observium
11 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.39%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.32%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.24%) vRealize
14 2 (0.16%) Kibana
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 133 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 112 (8.85%) Oracle
3 57 (4.50%) SAP
4 53 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 43 (3.40%) Google
6 41 (3.24%) VMware
7 26 (2.05%) NetIQ
8 25 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.90%) ForgeRock
10 18 (1.42%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.42%) Okta
11 14 (1.11%) Sparx
11 14 (1.11%) Teradata
12 13 (1.03%) BiZZdesign
13 12 (0.95%) Cisco
14 11 (0.87%) IBM
15 10 (0.79%) CyberArk
16 9 (0.71%) Avaya
16 9 (0.71%) Juniper
16 9 (0.71%) Splunk