Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 2,795 2,313 1,406
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 31.51% 29.76% 33.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.32% 31.91% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 1,484 1,161
10th Percentile £35,483 £36,128 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,133
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.47% +7.51%

Agile 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 8,389 7,249 3,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 94.58% 93.27% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,049 4,799 3,106
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £65,720 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £71,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the South West

Agile
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in the South West.

Salary trend for Agile in the South West

Agile
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in the South West over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in the South West

Agile
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol 0 1,304 £57,500 +15.00% 184
Gloucestershire -2 385 £50,000 - 39
Wiltshire 0 344 £52,500 -8.70% 48
Dorset +7 225 £60,000 +26.32% 25
Devon +9 215 £48,760 +2.65% 26
Somerset +4 209 £45,000 -7.22% 18
Cornwall -10 54 - - 5
Agile
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 855 (30.59%) Software Engineering
2 775 (27.73%) DevOps
3 735 (26.30%) JavaScript
4 700 (25.04%) Azure
5 679 (24.29%) Java
6 676 (24.19%) Scrum
7 645 (23.08%) C#
8 616 (22.04%) Finance
9 597 (21.36%) AWS
10 593 (21.22%) Python
10 593 (21.22%) Microsoft
11 590 (21.11%) CI/CD
12 581 (20.79%) .NET
13 565 (20.21%) Social Skills
14 501 (17.92%) Security Cleared
15 479 (17.14%) React
16 465 (16.64%) SQL
17 444 (15.89%) Mentoring
18 403 (14.42%) Docker
19 399 (14.28%) Degree
20 380 (13.60%) TDD
21 361 (12.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
22 348 (12.45%) Linux
23 340 (12.16%) Test Automation
24 334 (11.95%) Kubernetes
25 333 (11.91%) SDLC
26 324 (11.59%) Git (software)
27 317 (11.34%) CSS
28 312 (11.16%) Analytics
29 310 (11.09%) GCP

Agile
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 91 (3.26%) Confluence
2 88 (3.15%) Apache
3 67 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 44 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 41 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (0.86%) CMS
7 22 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 15 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.39%) SAS
11 10 (0.36%) ArcGIS
12 9 (0.32%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.25%) nginx
13 7 (0.25%) WordPress
14 6 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.21%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.18%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.18%) Appian
15 5 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 77 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.54%) Sketch
7 15 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.47%) Adobe XD
9 11 (0.39%) Simulink
10 5 (0.18%) CANalyzer
10 5 (0.18%) CATIA
10 5 (0.18%) InVision
10 5 (0.18%) TargetLink
11 4 (0.14%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.036%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 36 (1.29%) NetSuite
2 24 (0.86%) Maximo
3 13 (0.47%) Primavera
4 12 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.14%) Sage X3
8 3 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.11%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.072%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 1 (0.036%) Magento
10 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.036%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.036%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 700 (25.04%) Azure
2 597 (21.36%) AWS
3 310 (11.09%) GCP
4 227 (8.12%) Azure DevOps
5 150 (5.37%) SaaS
6 121 (4.33%) Serverless
7 111 (3.97%) GitHub
8 104 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
9 78 (2.79%) Power Platform
10 67 (2.40%) PaaS
11 64 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
12 59 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
13 58 (2.08%) Amazon S3
14 47 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
15 46 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
16 43 (1.54%) OpenShift
17 41 (1.47%) IaaS
18 39 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
19 34 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
20 33 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.54%) Firewall
2 36 (1.29%) Internet
3 30 (1.07%) VPN
4 24 (0.86%) VLAN
5 23 (0.82%) DNS
6 22 (0.79%) Network Security
7 21 (0.75%) IPv4
8 20 (0.72%) OSPF
9 19 (0.68%) VoIP
10 18 (0.64%) CATAPAN
10 18 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.54%) DHCP
12 14 (0.50%) WAN
13 13 (0.47%) HTTPS
13 13 (0.47%) LAN
13 13 (0.47%) TCP/IP
13 13 (0.47%) Wireless
14 12 (0.43%) WLAN
15 9 (0.32%) BGP
15 9 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 121 (4.33%) Big Data
3 109 (3.90%) MySQL
4 102 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 76 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 70 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (1.93%) Power BI
9 52 (1.86%) MongoDB
10 39 (1.40%) Redis
11 33 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 33 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (1.11%) Tableau
13 29 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 28 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
15 24 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (0.72%) Metadata
18 19 (0.68%) Data Lake
19 16 (0.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 324 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 246 (8.80%) JIRA
3 222 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 119 (4.26%) Selenium
5 55 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (1.86%) Bitbucket
7 50 (1.79%) GitLab
7 50 (1.79%) Subversion
8 49 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 45 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
10 43 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 40 (1.43%) JUnit
12 38 (1.36%) NUnit
12 38 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 33 (1.18%) Postman
14 30 (1.07%) Cypress.io
15 29 (1.04%) MSTest
16 28 (1.00%) SpecFlow
17 26 (0.93%) Visual Studio
18 18 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 616 (22.04%) Finance
2 565 (20.21%) Social Skills
3 361 (12.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 230 (8.23%) Public Sector
5 178 (6.37%) Legal
6 175 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
7 154 (5.51%) Marketing
8 141 (5.04%) Retail
9 132 (4.72%) Manufacturing
10 123 (4.40%) Aerospace
10 123 (4.40%) Games
11 118 (4.22%) Banking
12 117 (4.19%) Law
13 85 (3.04%) Electronics
14 84 (3.01%) Telecoms
15 57 (2.04%) Automotive
16 52 (1.86%) Aviation
16 52 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
17 40 (1.43%) Military
18 39 (1.40%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 720 (25.76%) Developer
2 525 (18.78%) Software Engineer
3 198 (7.08%) Analyst
4 171 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 169 (6.05%) Senior Developer
6 127 (4.54%) .NET Developer
7 123 (4.40%) Architect
8 118 (4.22%) C# Developer
9 109 (3.90%) Project Manager
10 105 (3.76%) Business Analyst
10 105 (3.76%) Graduate
11 100 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 97 (3.47%) Java Developer
13 88 (3.15%) Designer
14 86 (3.08%) Trainee
15 85 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 73 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
17 67 (2.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 60 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
18 60 (2.15%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (20.79%) .NET
2 479 (17.14%) React
3 317 (11.34%) CSS
4 299 (10.70%) HTML
5 282 (10.09%) AngularJS
6 245 (8.77%) .NET Core
7 206 (7.37%) Spring
8 196 (7.01%) .NET Framework
9 147 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 145 (5.19%) Node.js
11 127 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 126 (4.51%) Web Services
13 121 (4.33%) REST
14 114 (4.08%) Vue.js
15 110 (3.94%) XML
16 105 (3.76%) Entity Framework
17 85 (3.04%) HTML5
18 82 (2.93%) Redux
19 80 (2.86%) RESTful
20 66 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 240 (8.59%) User Experience
2 125 (4.47%) Algorithms
3 124 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 102 (3.65%) Cloud Native
5 95 (3.40%) Cyberattack
6 89 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 77 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
8 71 (2.54%) Mobile App
9 66 (2.36%) Blog
10 65 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
11 58 (2.08%) Legacy Systems
12 51 (1.82%) Driving Licence
13 45 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (1.11%) Animation
15 29 (1.04%) Data Centre
15 29 (1.04%) Renewable Energy
16 26 (0.93%) Smartphone
17 24 (0.86%) Cybercrime
18 23 (0.82%) Virtual Team
19 22 (0.79%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 348 (12.45%) Linux
2 222 (7.94%) Windows
3 61 (2.18%) Ubuntu
4 58 (2.08%) Unix
5 47 (1.68%) Android
6 43 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.72%) CentOS
7 20 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
10 10 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
11 6 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
12 4 (0.14%) Debian
12 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.072%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.036%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.036%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 855 (30.59%) Software Engineering
2 775 (27.73%) DevOps
3 676 (24.19%) Scrum
4 590 (21.11%) CI/CD
5 444 (15.89%) Mentoring
6 380 (13.60%) TDD
7 340 (12.16%) Test Automation
8 333 (11.91%) SDLC
9 312 (11.16%) Analytics
10 309 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
11 285 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
12 248 (8.87%) Software Testing
13 222 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
14 219 (7.84%) Project Management
15 214 (7.66%) Fintech
15 214 (7.66%) User Stories
16 211 (7.55%) Full Stack Development
17 210 (7.51%) Coaching
18 193 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
19 192 (6.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 735 (26.30%) JavaScript
2 679 (24.29%) Java
3 645 (23.08%) C#
4 593 (21.22%) Python
5 465 (16.64%) SQL
6 270 (9.66%) TypeScript
7 248 (8.87%) C++
8 162 (5.80%) T-SQL
9 150 (5.37%) Ruby
10 139 (4.97%) PHP
11 116 (4.15%) C
12 93 (3.33%) Bash
13 83 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 76 (2.72%) Go
15 50 (1.79%) MATLAB
16 34 (1.22%) VBA
17 27 (0.97%) Kotlin
18 24 (0.86%) ES6
19 21 (0.75%) PL/SQL
19 21 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 501 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 399 (14.28%) Degree
3 302 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 100 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 51 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 51 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 31 (1.11%) ISEB
6 31 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
7 28 (1.00%) PhD
8 27 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
10 20 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.64%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.57%) CISSP
13 15 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (0.54%) MCPD
13 15 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.50%) PMP
15 13 (0.47%) APMP
16 12 (0.43%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (9.09%) QA
2 80 (2.86%) Accessibility
3 41 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 38 (1.36%) PMO
5 30 (1.07%) GDPR
6 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.39%) Automotive SPICE
7 11 (0.39%) SLA
8 7 (0.25%) NCSC
9 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.18%) AUTOSAR
10 5 (0.18%) ISO 26262
10 5 (0.18%) MISRA
10 5 (0.18%) MISRA C
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.072%) NIST
13 1 (0.036%) RMADS
System Software
1 403 (14.42%) Docker
2 57 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.29%) VMware NSX
5 7 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.25%) vSphere
6 6 (0.21%) Firmware
7 4 (0.14%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.072%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.072%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.036%) KVM
10 1 (0.036%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 334 (11.95%) Kubernetes
2 158 (5.65%) Terraform
3 101 (3.61%) Ansible
4 28 (1.00%) Puppet
5 22 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
6 18 (0.64%) HP Fortify
7 14 (0.50%) vCenter Server
8 13 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.47%) vRealize
9 10 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
10 8 (0.29%) VxRail
11 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.18%) Kibana
12 5 (0.18%) Packer
12 5 (0.18%) SCCM
13 4 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.14%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.11%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
15 2 (0.072%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 593 (21.22%) Microsoft
2 137 (4.90%) Google
3 112 (4.01%) Oracle
4 66 (2.36%) SAP
5 63 (2.25%) VMware
6 55 (1.97%) IBM
7 46 (1.65%) Atlassian
8 25 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (0.89%) Sony
8 25 (0.89%) Zend
9 18 (0.64%) Cisco
10 15 (0.54%) ServiceNow
11 14 (0.50%) Citrix
11 14 (0.50%) Pega
11 14 (0.50%) Teradata
12 13 (0.47%) BT
13 10 (0.36%) QinetiQ
14 9 (0.32%) Databricks
14 9 (0.32%) Sparx
15 8 (0.29%) NetApp