Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,728 3,402 2,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 26.44% 27.41% 22.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.78% 30.72% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,356 3,053 2,600
Thames Valley median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,650 £68,875
South East median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,478 11,076 12,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 91.86% 89.23% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7,531 8,849 9,403
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the Thames Valley

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the Thames Valley

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the Thames Valley

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

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 Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 23 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
Berkshire 0 1,398 £57,500 +15.00% 229
Oxfordshire 0 698 £55,000 +15.79% 136
Buckinghamshire 0 630 £49,000 +3.16% 125
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 871 (31.93%) Scrum
2 848 (31.09%) JavaScript
3 693 (25.40%) Java
4 633 (23.20%) C#
5 625 (22.91%) HTML
6 611 (22.40%) .NET
7 607 (22.25%) SQL
8 596 (21.85%) CSS
9 481 (17.63%) Degree
10 475 (17.41%) AngularJS
11 469 (17.19%) Software Engineering
11 469 (17.19%) TDD
12 462 (16.94%) Test Automation
13 401 (14.70%) Git (software)
14 393 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 378 (13.86%) SQL Server
16 356 (13.05%) DevOps
17 350 (12.83%) Microsoft
18 349 (12.79%) Finance
19 341 (12.50%) MVC
20 338 (12.39%) SDLC
21 332 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
22 326 (11.95%) Microservices
23 315 (11.55%) BDD
24 314 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
24 314 (11.51%) Python
25 287 (10.52%) Web Services
25 287 (10.52%) Waterfall
26 283 (10.37%) jQuery
27 275 (10.08%) Computer Science

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 98 (3.59%) Confluence
2 74 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (2.38%) CMS
4 60 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 59 (2.16%) IIS
6 58 (2.13%) Apache
7 31 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 24 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 22 (0.81%) nginx
10 18 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.55%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.51%) SAS
12 14 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.48%) JBoss
13 13 (0.48%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.37%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 58 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.37%) SPSS
7 8 (0.29%) Stata
8 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.22%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.037%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.037%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.037%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.037%) InVision
11 1 (0.037%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.44%) SAP CO
1 12 (0.44%) SAP FI
1 12 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.18%) Magento
4 5 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 5 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.18%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.037%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.037%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 393 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 332 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
3 120 (4.40%) SaaS
4 67 (2.46%) GitHub
5 46 (1.69%) Serverless
6 43 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 43 (1.58%) PaaS
7 41 (1.50%) npm
8 29 (1.06%) Google Analytics
9 28 (1.03%) IaaS
10 25 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.70%) Office 365
13 16 (0.59%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.48%) Azure Functions
14 13 (0.48%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 11 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.40%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.72%) Firewall
2 38 (1.39%) HTTP
3 36 (1.32%) WAN
4 35 (1.28%) LAN
5 31 (1.14%) Internet
6 28 (1.03%) DNS
7 27 (0.99%) VPN
8 16 (0.59%) TCP/IP
9 15 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 15 (0.55%) MPLS
10 13 (0.48%) Broadband
10 13 (0.48%) DHCP
11 10 (0.37%) SNMP
12 9 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
13 8 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.26%) MQTT
15 6 (0.22%) Extranet
15 6 (0.22%) FCoE
15 6 (0.22%) Network Security
15 6 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 170 (6.23%) NoSQL
3 144 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
4 128 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 126 (4.62%) MySQL
6 106 (3.89%) Big Data
7 85 (3.12%) MongoDB
8 77 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (2.13%) SAP BW
10 57 (2.09%) RDBMS
11 55 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 43 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (1.28%) Apache Hive
14 31 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 31 (1.14%) Redis
15 30 (1.10%) Data Mining
16 28 (1.03%) Power BI
17 25 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 401 (14.70%) Git (software)
2 253 (9.27%) Jenkins
3 227 (8.32%) JIRA
4 135 (4.95%) Selenium
5 117 (4.29%) Visual Studio
6 114 (4.18%) Maven
7 69 (2.53%) Cucumber
8 59 (2.16%) NUnit
8 59 (2.16%) Subversion
9 58 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 54 (1.98%) Eclipse
11 48 (1.76%) Gradle
12 45 (1.65%) WebDriver
12 45 (1.65%) webpack
13 37 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 37 (1.36%) JUnit
14 34 (1.25%) TeamCity
15 33 (1.21%) IntelliJ
15 33 (1.21%) SpecFlow
16 30 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 349 (12.79%) Finance
2 193 (7.07%) Retail
3 119 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 118 (4.33%) Marketing
5 66 (2.42%) Banking
6 61 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 38 (1.39%) Publishing
8 33 (1.21%) Advertising
8 33 (1.21%) Electronics
9 29 (1.06%) Legal
10 28 (1.03%) Games
11 18 (0.66%) Automotive
12 17 (0.62%) Law
13 15 (0.55%) Back Office
14 13 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.48%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.18%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.15%) French Language
16 4 (0.15%) German Language
16 4 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,057 (38.75%) Developer
2 266 (9.75%) Java Developer
3 255 (9.35%) Analyst
4 218 (7.99%) Senior Developer
5 193 (7.07%) Software Engineer
6 169 (6.20%) C# Developer
7 164 (6.01%) .NET Developer
8 158 (5.79%) Software Developer
9 143 (5.24%) Business Analyst
10 138 (5.06%) Project Manager
11 135 (4.95%) Architect
12 106 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 105 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
14 102 (3.74%) Graduate
15 95 (3.48%) Development Manager
16 88 (3.23%) Junior
17 85 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
18 78 (2.86%) Software Manager
19 74 (2.71%) Python Developer
20 72 (2.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (22.91%) HTML
2 611 (22.40%) .NET
3 596 (21.85%) CSS
4 475 (17.41%) AngularJS
5 287 (10.52%) Web Services
6 283 (10.37%) jQuery
7 270 (9.90%) React
8 248 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 247 (9.05%) REST
10 242 (8.87%) HTML5
11 239 (8.76%) Spring
12 219 (8.03%) Node.js
13 187 (6.85%) XML
14 172 (6.30%) RESTful
15 152 (5.57%) CSS3
16 143 (5.24%) JSON
17 137 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 133 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
19 131 (4.80%) .NET Framework
20 122 (4.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 199 (7.29%) User Experience
2 152 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (3.63%) Mobile App
4 93 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 84 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 84 (3.08%) FMCG
6 75 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 74 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
8 67 (2.46%) Fintech
9 31 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 31 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 31 (1.14%) Life Science
10 30 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
10 30 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 26 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 25 (0.92%) Social Media
14 18 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
15 15 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 275 (10.08%) Linux
2 202 (7.40%) Windows
3 91 (3.34%) Unix
4 40 (1.47%) Android
5 37 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.17%) CentOS
6 32 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.44%) Solaris
11 11 (0.40%) Debian
11 11 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.29%) AIX
13 7 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
14 6 (0.22%) VMS
15 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (31.93%) Scrum
2 469 (17.19%) Software Engineering
2 469 (17.19%) TDD
3 462 (16.94%) Test Automation
4 356 (13.05%) DevOps
5 341 (12.50%) MVC
6 338 (12.39%) SDLC
7 326 (11.95%) Microservices
8 315 (11.55%) BDD
9 314 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
10 287 (10.52%) Waterfall
11 275 (10.08%) Computer Science
12 264 (9.68%) Project Management
13 242 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 235 (8.61%) OO
15 234 (8.58%) Mentoring
16 222 (8.14%) Analytics
17 213 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
18 204 (7.48%) Web Development
19 203 (7.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 848 (31.09%) JavaScript
2 693 (25.40%) Java
3 633 (23.20%) C#
4 607 (22.25%) SQL
5 314 (11.51%) Python
6 144 (5.28%) C++
7 126 (4.62%) PHP
8 112 (4.11%) Java 8
9 84 (3.08%) TypeScript
10 81 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 62 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 61 (2.24%) C
13 53 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 46 (1.69%) VB.NET
15 45 (1.65%) Ruby
16 43 (1.58%) R
17 41 (1.50%) Scala
18 35 (1.28%) Go
19 33 (1.21%) ES6
20 32 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 481 (17.63%) Degree
2 144 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (2.31%) ISEB
4 51 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 44 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 25 (0.92%) CISSP
7 24 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (0.84%) Master's Degree
9 21 (0.77%) PMP
10 20 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 19 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (0.66%) SC Cleared
13 17 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (0.55%) SSCP
16 11 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (9.09%) QA
2 49 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 28 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.99%) PMO
6 22 (0.81%) SLA
7 18 (0.66%) GDPR
7 18 (0.66%) ISO 14001
8 14 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.29%) GAMP
10 5 (0.18%) PSD2
11 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.073%) HL7
13 2 (0.073%) JTAG
13 2 (0.073%) WCAG
14 1 (0.037%) GAAP
14 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 235 (8.61%) Docker
2 48 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.99%) oVirt
3 27 (0.99%) RHEV
4 22 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.59%) Active Directory
6 15 (0.55%) Firmware
6 15 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 7 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.22%) HDFS
10 6 (0.22%) NFS
10 6 (0.22%) Samba
10 6 (0.22%) Varnish
11 5 (0.18%) GPFS
11 5 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 139 (5.10%) Kubernetes
2 99 (3.63%) Ansible
3 97 (3.56%) Puppet
4 77 (2.82%) Terraform
5 56 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.59%) Nagios
7 15 (0.55%) Kibana
7 15 (0.55%) Packer
8 11 (0.40%) SCCM
8 11 (0.40%) WSUS
9 10 (0.37%) HP ALM
10 9 (0.33%) Rundeck
11 8 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.26%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.22%) logstash
14 5 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.18%) Salt
15 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 350 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 152 (5.57%) Oracle
3 133 (4.88%) SAP
4 127 (4.66%) Google
5 63 (2.31%) VMware
6 61 (2.24%) Tableau
7 49 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (1.76%) Xamarin
9 43 (1.58%) Atlassian
10 27 (0.99%) Sitecore
11 21 (0.77%) EMC
11 21 (0.77%) HP
12 20 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.62%) IBM
14 14 (0.51%) NetApp
15 13 (0.48%) Adobe
15 13 (0.48%) Fujitsu
15 13 (0.48%) Telerik
16 12 (0.44%) Autodesk
16 12 (0.44%) New Relic