Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 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 2,983 3,157 3,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.79% 31.33% 32.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.22% 34.40% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,463 2,874 3,040
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 £31,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 8,980 9,178 9,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.68% 91.07% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,037 7,533 7,969
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £65,000
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 1,171 £52,500 +5.00% 251
Wiltshire 0 484 £49,000 -2.00% 84
Gloucestershire 0 396 £47,500 +5.56% 81
Dorset +8 392 £45,000 +5.88% 66
Somerset +1 301 £47,015 +10.62% 52
Devon -1 150 £39,750 -11.67% 65
Cornwall +15 69 £35,000 - 16
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 827 (27.72%) Java
2 812 (27.22%) JavaScript
3 795 (26.65%) C#
4 762 (25.54%) Scrum
5 659 (22.09%) .NET
6 600 (20.11%) Finance
6 600 (20.11%) Software Engineering
7 591 (19.81%) TDD
8 563 (18.87%) HTML
9 535 (17.93%) SQL
10 463 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
11 457 (15.32%) CSS
12 414 (13.88%) Test Automation
13 394 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
13 394 (13.21%) Linux
14 383 (12.84%) MVC
15 376 (12.60%) Security Cleared
16 369 (12.37%) DevOps
17 368 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 357 (11.97%) Git (software)
18 357 (11.97%) SQL Server
19 353 (11.83%) Python
20 347 (11.63%) Microsoft
21 326 (10.93%) SDLC
22 307 (10.29%) ASP.NET
22 307 (10.29%) AngularJS
23 302 (10.12%) Web Services
24 280 (9.39%) C++
25 278 (9.32%) Degree
26 270 (9.05%) BDD

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 85 (2.85%) Apache
2 67 (2.25%) Confluence
3 50 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 46 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 37 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 35 (1.17%) CMS
8 28 (0.94%) JBoss
9 21 (0.70%) IIS
10 16 (0.54%) WordPress
11 12 (0.40%) Alfresco
11 12 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.37%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.34%) Jetty
14 8 (0.27%) Anypoint
14 8 (0.27%) Marvel
14 8 (0.27%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.37%) InVision
8 8 (0.27%) Flinto
8 8 (0.27%) Pixate
9 6 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.067%) Simulink
12 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.034%) GIMP
12 1 (0.034%) Maya
12 1 (0.034%) OrCAD
12 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.27%) Exstream
3 8 (0.27%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (0.067%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.034%) BASE24
5 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.034%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.034%) Magento
5 1 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.034%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 394 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 368 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (3.35%) SaaS
4 58 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (1.81%) GitHub
6 52 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 27 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 27 (0.91%) Slack
10 24 (0.80%) Office 365
11 20 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (0.47%) IaaS
13 13 (0.44%) G Suite
14 12 (0.40%) OpenShift
15 11 (0.37%) PaaS
16 9 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (0.30%) Loggly
16 9 (0.30%) npm
17 7 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.78%) Internet
2 46 (1.54%) Firewall
3 36 (1.21%) HTTP
4 34 (1.14%) SSL
5 22 (0.74%) Wireless
6 21 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.47%) FCoE
7 14 (0.47%) Network Security
8 11 (0.37%) VPN
9 10 (0.34%) Broadband
10 9 (0.30%) VoIP
11 8 (0.27%) Intranet
11 8 (0.27%) LAN
11 8 (0.27%) SMS
11 8 (0.27%) SNMP
11 8 (0.27%) WAN
12 6 (0.20%) BGP
12 6 (0.20%) Extranet
12 6 (0.20%) MPLS
12 6 (0.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 226 (7.58%) Big Data
2 226 (7.58%) MySQL
3 136 (4.56%) MongoDB
4 109 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 95 (3.18%) NoSQL
5 95 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
6 75 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 72 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 35 (1.17%) Blockchain
9 35 (1.17%) Redis
10 34 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
12 31 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 31 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
12 31 (1.04%) MariaDB
13 30 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (0.80%) Oracle Database
15 21 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 357 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 263 (8.82%) JIRA
3 182 (6.10%) Selenium
4 168 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 154 (5.16%) Maven
6 112 (3.75%) Subversion
7 101 (3.39%) JUnit
8 94 (3.15%) Visual Studio
9 87 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 86 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 60 (2.01%) Bitbucket
12 59 (1.98%) Eclipse
13 57 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 45 (1.51%) SpecFlow
15 43 (1.44%) PHPUnit
16 39 (1.31%) Ant
16 39 (1.31%) WebDriver
17 35 (1.17%) Apache Ivy
18 32 (1.07%) TeamCity
19 31 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 600 (20.11%) Finance
2 242 (8.11%) Marketing
3 200 (6.70%) Manufacturing
4 182 (6.10%) Electronics
5 179 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 118 (3.96%) Retail
7 62 (2.08%) Games
8 34 (1.14%) Back Office
9 29 (0.97%) Military
10 28 (0.94%) Banking
10 28 (0.94%) Legal
11 27 (0.91%) Law
12 18 (0.60%) Aerospace
12 18 (0.60%) Local Government
13 10 (0.34%) Advertising
14 9 (0.30%) Automotive
14 9 (0.30%) Billing
14 9 (0.30%) Publishing
15 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,218 (40.83%) Developer
2 333 (11.16%) Software Engineer
3 315 (10.56%) Java Developer
4 296 (9.92%) Analyst
5 281 (9.42%) .NET Developer
6 250 (8.38%) Software Developer
7 210 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 179 (6.00%) Project Manager
9 157 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 154 (5.16%) Architect
11 138 (4.63%) Business Analyst
12 125 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 117 (3.92%) Java Engineer
13 117 (3.92%) Test Analyst
14 115 (3.86%) PHP Developer
15 112 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
16 109 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
17 92 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
18 81 (2.72%) Web Developer
19 79 (2.65%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (22.09%) .NET
2 563 (18.87%) HTML
3 457 (15.32%) CSS
4 307 (10.29%) AngularJS
4 307 (10.29%) ASP.NET
5 302 (10.12%) Web Services
6 246 (8.25%) Spring
7 222 (7.44%) React
8 218 (7.31%) REST
9 190 (6.37%) HTML5
10 185 (6.20%) jQuery
11 183 (6.13%) Node.js
11 183 (6.13%) RESTful
12 182 (6.10%) XML
13 168 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 144 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 140 (4.69%) SOAP
16 129 (4.32%) .NET Framework
17 116 (3.89%) Hibernate
18 98 (3.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 248 (8.31%) User Experience
2 215 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 209 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 81 (2.72%) Fintech
6 76 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 54 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 33 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
10 31 (1.04%) Blog
11 26 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
12 21 (0.70%) RIA
12 21 (0.70%) Wiki
13 19 (0.64%) Smart Home
14 18 (0.60%) Algorithms
14 18 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (0.60%) Social Media
15 15 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 394 (13.21%) Linux
2 250 (8.38%) Windows
3 126 (4.22%) Android
4 98 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 93 (3.12%) Unix
6 47 (1.58%) CentOS
7 45 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 38 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.27%) FreeBSD
12 7 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.20%) Fedora
13 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.17%) Debian
15 4 (0.13%) DC/OS
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.067%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.034%) AIX
17 1 (0.034%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (25.54%) Scrum
2 600 (20.11%) Software Engineering
3 591 (19.81%) TDD
4 463 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
5 414 (13.88%) Test Automation
6 383 (12.84%) MVC
7 369 (12.37%) DevOps
8 326 (10.93%) SDLC
9 270 (9.05%) BDD
10 263 (8.82%) Waterfall
11 257 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
12 247 (8.28%) Project Management
13 240 (8.05%) OO
14 230 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
15 218 (7.31%) Web Development
16 204 (6.84%) Microservices
17 195 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
18 184 (6.17%) Mentoring
19 181 (6.07%) Unit Testing
20 168 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 827 (27.72%) Java
2 812 (27.22%) JavaScript
3 795 (26.65%) C#
4 535 (17.93%) SQL
5 353 (11.83%) Python
6 280 (9.39%) C++
7 237 (7.95%) PHP
8 203 (6.81%) C
9 115 (3.86%) Java 8
10 82 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 79 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 79 (2.65%) Ruby
12 78 (2.61%) Scala
13 62 (2.08%) TypeScript
14 54 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 40 (1.34%) T-SQL
16 34 (1.14%) Go
17 26 (0.87%) ES6
17 26 (0.87%) VB
18 22 (0.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 376 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 278 (9.32%) Degree
3 201 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 142 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 80 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 67 (2.25%) ISEB
7 52 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 32 (1.07%) MCSE
10 28 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (0.87%) CISSP
12 19 (0.64%) CCNA
13 18 (0.60%) MCSA
14 17 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (0.54%) SSCP
16 15 (0.50%) GIAC
16 15 (0.50%) Linux+ Certification
16 15 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
16 15 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (6.03%) QA
2 34 (1.14%) PMO
2 34 (1.14%) SLA
3 26 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.60%) GDPR
6 11 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 4 (0.13%) COBIT
9 4 (0.13%) P3O
10 2 (0.067%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.067%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.034%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 176 (5.90%) Docker
2 37 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.37%) Xen
8 10 (0.34%) NFS
8 10 (0.34%) Samba
9 9 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.30%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.17%) vSphere
12 3 (0.10%) KVM
12 3 (0.10%) NDS
12 3 (0.10%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.067%) HDFS
13 2 (0.067%) XenApp
14 1 (0.034%) Firmware
14 1 (0.034%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 82 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 64 (2.15%) Puppet
3 60 (2.01%) Ansible
4 55 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (1.64%) Terraform
6 22 (0.74%) Nagios
7 20 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
8 17 (0.57%) vCenter Server
9 13 (0.44%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.30%) Packer
11 9 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.27%) CloudHub
13 7 (0.23%) HP ALM
14 6 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
14 6 (0.20%) OpenNMS
14 6 (0.20%) Salt
14 6 (0.20%) SCOM
15 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 347 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 177 (5.93%) SAP
3 161 (5.40%) Oracle
4 73 (2.45%) Google
5 66 (2.21%) VMware
6 63 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 45 (1.51%) Red Hat
8 29 (0.97%) Cisco
9 28 (0.94%) Adobe
10 22 (0.74%) HP
11 20 (0.67%) SolarWinds
12 19 (0.64%) Informatica
13 18 (0.60%) IBM
13 18 (0.60%) Zend
14 16 (0.54%) DevExpress
14 16 (0.54%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.50%) Cognos
16 14 (0.47%) Hortonworks
17 13 (0.44%) Cloudera
18 11 (0.37%) MuleSoft