Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 3,064 3,419 3,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.43% 32.21% 33.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.22% 34.96% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,424 3,020 3,048
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,475 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 8,953 9,779 9,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.83% 92.12% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6,953 8,036 7,675
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 1,173 £50,000 - 78
Dorset +1 492 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Wiltshire +1 487 £50,000 - 31
Gloucestershire -1 429 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Somerset +1 255 £42,500 -3.68% 15
Devon -1 187 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Cornwall +9 30 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 928 (30.29%) JavaScript
2 916 (29.90%) C#
3 746 (24.35%) .NET
4 743 (24.25%) Java
5 737 (24.05%) Scrum
6 652 (21.28%) SQL
7 615 (20.07%) Software Engineering
8 580 (18.93%) Finance
9 550 (17.95%) TDD
10 545 (17.79%) HTML
11 534 (17.43%) Security Cleared
12 475 (15.50%) CSS
13 454 (14.82%) Git (software)
14 451 (14.72%) Python
15 448 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
16 441 (14.39%) SQL Server
17 436 (14.23%) Test Automation
18 426 (13.90%) DevOps
19 408 (13.32%) MVC
20 399 (13.02%) Linux
21 373 (12.17%) ASP.NET
22 372 (12.14%) Degree
23 362 (11.81%) AngularJS
24 356 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
25 348 (11.36%) C++
26 346 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
27 330 (10.77%) JIRA
28 321 (10.48%) SDLC
29 303 (9.89%) Microsoft
30 289 (9.43%) React

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 81 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 77 (2.51%) Confluence
3 63 (2.06%) Apache
4 41 (1.34%) CMS
4 41 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (1.34%) JBoss
5 39 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 36 (1.17%) IIS
7 25 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 17 (0.55%) WordPress
10 14 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.39%) Drupal
11 12 (0.39%) SAS
12 11 (0.36%) Jetty
13 9 (0.29%) Joomla!
14 8 (0.26%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.23%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.16%) Anypoint
Applications
1 30 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.69%) Sketch
5 16 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.49%) InVision
7 12 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.26%) Flinto
8 8 (0.26%) Marvel
8 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.26%) Pixate
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.13%) GIMP
11 1 (0.033%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.33%) Magento
3 9 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.16%) Exstream
6 3 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.098%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.098%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.098%) SAP IBP
6 3 (0.098%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.098%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.065%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.065%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.065%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.065%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.033%) BASE24
8 1 (0.033%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 356 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 346 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (3.59%) SaaS
4 60 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 60 (1.96%) Office 365
5 49 (1.60%) Power Platform
6 39 (1.27%) GitHub
7 27 (0.88%) Azure Stack
7 27 (0.88%) npm
8 26 (0.85%) OneDrive
9 24 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 23 (0.75%) OpenShift
11 21 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.69%) Serverless
12 18 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.55%) IaaS
14 14 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
15 13 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
16 12 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.58%) Internet
2 46 (1.50%) Firewall
3 39 (1.27%) DNS
4 38 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 33 (1.08%) Skype
6 28 (0.91%) DHCP
7 25 (0.82%) NetScaler
8 24 (0.78%) Bluetooth
9 23 (0.75%) Network Security
10 20 (0.65%) Wireless
11 19 (0.62%) HTTP
12 18 (0.59%) Extranet
13 11 (0.36%) 3G
13 11 (0.36%) 4G
13 11 (0.36%) Link 16
13 11 (0.36%) Link 22
13 11 (0.36%) Tactical Data Link
14 9 (0.29%) IPv4
14 9 (0.29%) IPv6
15 7 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 244 (7.96%) Big Data
3 173 (5.65%) MySQL
4 172 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 121 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 121 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 104 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 84 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 78 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 72 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (1.73%) GIS
11 52 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
12 48 (1.57%) Power BI
13 41 (1.34%) Geospatial Data
14 36 (1.17%) Redis
15 34 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 33 (1.08%) Data Lake
17 32 (1.04%) Blockchain
18 27 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 23 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 454 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 330 (10.77%) JIRA
3 209 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 179 (5.84%) Selenium
5 137 (4.47%) Visual Studio
6 126 (4.11%) Cucumber
7 101 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 97 (3.17%) Maven
9 88 (2.87%) Bitbucket
10 81 (2.64%) Subversion
11 72 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 62 (2.02%) JUnit
13 55 (1.80%) Eclipse
13 55 (1.80%) SpecFlow
14 44 (1.44%) WebDriver
15 40 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
16 37 (1.21%) JMeter
17 35 (1.14%) SoapUI
18 33 (1.08%) git-flow
19 30 (0.98%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 580 (18.93%) Finance
2 263 (8.58%) Marketing
3 201 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 177 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 174 (5.68%) Retail
6 168 (5.48%) Electronics
7 133 (4.34%) Banking
8 65 (2.12%) Military
9 50 (1.63%) Legal
10 44 (1.44%) Aerospace
11 38 (1.24%) Games
12 33 (1.08%) Local Government
13 32 (1.04%) Law
14 8 (0.26%) Back Office
15 6 (0.20%) Billing
15 6 (0.20%) Publishing
16 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.098%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.065%) Advertising
18 2 (0.065%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,261 (41.16%) Developer
2 337 (11.00%) Analyst
3 334 (10.90%) .NET Developer
4 320 (10.44%) Software Engineer
5 249 (8.13%) C# Developer
5 249 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 246 (8.03%) Java Developer
7 170 (5.55%) Senior Developer
8 158 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 154 (5.03%) Business Analyst
10 141 (4.60%) Architect
11 138 (4.50%) Project Manager
12 109 (3.56%) Lead Developer
13 97 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 89 (2.90%) Test Analyst
15 88 (2.87%) Junior
16 81 (2.64%) Graduate
17 79 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
18 77 (2.51%) Tester
19 76 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 746 (24.35%) .NET
2 545 (17.79%) HTML
3 475 (15.50%) CSS
4 373 (12.17%) ASP.NET
5 362 (11.81%) AngularJS
6 289 (9.43%) React
7 283 (9.24%) jQuery
8 226 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 217 (7.08%) Web Services
10 212 (6.92%) HTML5
11 206 (6.72%) .NET Framework
11 206 (6.72%) Node.js
12 198 (6.46%) Spring
13 179 (5.84%) REST
14 175 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 161 (5.25%) .NET Core
16 118 (3.85%) XML
17 113 (3.69%) RESTful
18 110 (3.59%) Vue.js
19 100 (3.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 260 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 190 (6.20%) User Experience
4 111 (3.62%) Fintech
5 79 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
7 66 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 53 (1.73%) Algorithms
10 50 (1.63%) Internet of Things
11 35 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
12 28 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
12 28 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
13 24 (0.78%) EPoS
14 20 (0.65%) Wiki
15 19 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
15 19 (0.62%) e-Learning
15 19 (0.62%) Renewable Energy
16 18 (0.59%) Blog
16 18 (0.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 399 (13.02%) Linux
2 275 (8.98%) Windows
3 119 (3.88%) Android
4 85 (2.77%) Unix
5 65 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 63 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 33 (1.08%) CentOS
8 31 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.82%) Mac OS
10 24 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
11 12 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.20%) DC/OS
13 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.16%) Debian
15 2 (0.065%) AIX
15 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.033%) FreeRTOS
16 1 (0.033%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (24.05%) Scrum
2 615 (20.07%) Software Engineering
3 550 (17.95%) TDD
4 448 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
5 436 (14.23%) Test Automation
6 426 (13.90%) DevOps
7 408 (13.32%) MVC
8 321 (10.48%) SDLC
9 288 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
10 279 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
11 266 (8.68%) OO
11 266 (8.68%) Project Management
12 257 (8.39%) BDD
13 252 (8.22%) Mentoring
14 235 (7.67%) Web Development
15 196 (6.40%) Microservices
16 190 (6.20%) Analytics
17 189 (6.17%) Artificial Intelligence
18 184 (6.01%) Business Analysis
19 179 (5.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 928 (30.29%) JavaScript
2 916 (29.90%) C#
3 743 (24.25%) Java
4 652 (21.28%) SQL
5 451 (14.72%) Python
6 348 (11.36%) C++
7 269 (8.78%) C
8 208 (6.79%) PHP
9 136 (4.44%) TypeScript
10 105 (3.43%) Ruby
11 101 (3.30%) Java 8
12 81 (2.64%) PowerShell
13 70 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 65 (2.12%) VB.NET
15 63 (2.06%) Go
16 62 (2.02%) Scala
17 56 (1.83%) ES6
18 53 (1.73%) R
19 42 (1.37%) Kotlin
20 41 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 534 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 372 (12.14%) Degree
3 283 (9.24%) SC Cleared
4 235 (7.67%) DV Cleared
5 99 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 85 (2.77%) ISEB
7 77 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 42 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (0.98%) CISSP
10 27 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (0.82%) CCNA
12 23 (0.75%) CISM
12 23 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 23 (0.75%) PhD
13 22 (0.72%) MCP
14 20 (0.65%) RHCE
15 19 (0.62%) CCA
15 19 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 19 (0.62%) PMP
15 19 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (7.02%) QA
2 50 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (0.95%) PMO
4 27 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 16 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 11 (0.36%) SLA
8 10 (0.33%) GDPR
9 9 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 3 (0.098%) COBIT
12 3 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.098%) P3O
13 2 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.033%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 231 (7.54%) Docker
2 64 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 55 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (0.88%) XenApp
6 25 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.29%) Firmware
11 5 (0.16%) RHEV
12 4 (0.13%) HDFS
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.098%) NDS
13 3 (0.098%) NFS
13 3 (0.098%) Samba
13 3 (0.098%) vSphere
13 3 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 56 (1.83%) Ansible
3 50 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.63%) Puppet
4 49 (1.60%) Terraform
5 36 (1.17%) SCCM
6 33 (1.08%) SCOM
7 31 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 31 (1.01%) SCOrch
8 19 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (0.55%) Nagios
10 15 (0.49%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.36%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.33%) Packer
14 8 (0.26%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (0.16%) AirWatch
16 5 (0.16%) CloudHub
16 5 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 303 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 177 (5.78%) Oracle
3 163 (5.32%) SAP
4 76 (2.48%) VMware
5 71 (2.32%) Atlassian
6 66 (2.15%) Tableau
7 60 (1.96%) Google
8 57 (1.86%) Cisco
9 46 (1.50%) Teradata
10 35 (1.14%) Citrix
11 34 (1.11%) Splunk
12 30 (0.98%) HP
13 26 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.69%) Adobe
14 21 (0.69%) Informatica
15 19 (0.62%) IBM
16 18 (0.59%) DevExpress
16 18 (0.59%) Hortonworks
17 16 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
18 14 (0.46%) Cloudera