Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 24,370 29,511 26,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.72% 29.88% 27.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.49% 32.69% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18,952 25,029 23,255
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,254 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.69% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 75,004 90,288 88,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.48% 91.41% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,771 72,874 72,167
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the UK excluding London

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the UK excluding London

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the UK excluding London

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London 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
South East +1 7,785 £52,500 +10.53% 497
North of England 0 5,669 £47,500 +5.56% 531
North West 0 3,150 £49,242 +9.43% 298
Midlands +1 3,078 £45,000 - 295
South West +1 3,064 £45,000 -4.26% 206
East of England +1 2,244 £52,500 - 256
Yorkshire 0 2,132 £45,000 - 192
West Midlands +2 1,879 £45,000 - 160
Scotland 0 1,765 £47,500 -5.00% 99
East Midlands 0 1,194 £45,000 - 134
Wales 0 608 £41,250 +3.13% 59
North East +1 386 £44,000 -2.22% 41
Northern Ireland -1 193 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Isle of Man +6 8 £55,000 +46.67%
Channel Islands +2 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Agile Software Development
UK

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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 6,864 (28.17%) C#
2 6,718 (27.57%) JavaScript
3 6,030 (24.74%) .NET
4 5,905 (24.23%) Scrum
5 5,773 (23.69%) Java
6 5,416 (22.22%) SQL
7 4,457 (18.29%) Software Engineering
8 4,399 (18.05%) HTML
9 4,044 (16.59%) TDD
10 4,016 (16.48%) Finance
11 4,001 (16.42%) CSS
12 3,925 (16.11%) Test Automation
13 3,567 (14.64%) DevOps
14 3,558 (14.60%) SQL Server
15 3,541 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 3,527 (14.47%) Microsoft
17 3,351 (13.75%) Git (software)
18 3,263 (13.39%) MVC
19 3,262 (13.39%) AngularJS
20 3,243 (13.31%) Degree
21 3,058 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
22 2,830 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
23 2,805 (11.51%) ASP.NET
24 2,699 (11.08%) SDLC
25 2,642 (10.84%) Python
26 2,439 (10.01%) Mentoring
27 2,423 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
28 2,410 (9.89%) Linux
29 2,376 (9.75%) JIRA
30 2,133 (8.75%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 822 (3.37%) Confluence
2 414 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 386 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
4 374 (1.53%) Apache
5 340 (1.40%) IIS
6 297 (1.22%) CMS
7 295 (1.21%) Apache Spark
8 262 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 233 (0.96%) JBoss
10 158 (0.65%) SAS
11 117 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 111 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 105 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
14 96 (0.39%) Umbraco
15 87 (0.36%) nginx
16 85 (0.35%) WordPress
17 75 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 67 (0.27%) MS Exchange
19 62 (0.25%) Drupal
19 62 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 436 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 284 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 198 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 197 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 143 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 78 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 68 (0.28%) Sketch
8 49 (0.20%) InVision
9 44 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 40 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 27 (0.11%) Adobe XD
12 22 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 19 (0.078%) Fireworks
14 18 (0.074%) Marvel
15 17 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
15 17 (0.070%) SPSS
16 11 (0.045%) Flinto
16 11 (0.045%) HipChat
17 10 (0.041%) UXPin
17 10 (0.041%) Weka
Business Applications
1 174 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 109 (0.45%) Magento
3 50 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 48 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 42 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 22 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
6 22 (0.090%) SAP ERP
7 21 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 19 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 18 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
10 16 (0.066%) NetSuite
10 16 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
11 14 (0.057%) SAP CO
11 14 (0.057%) SAP FI
11 14 (0.057%) SAP FI/CO
11 14 (0.057%) SAP SD
12 13 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
12 13 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.053%) SAP Business One
12 13 (0.053%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,541 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,058 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1,000 (4.10%) SaaS
4 573 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 405 (1.66%) Office 365
6 394 (1.62%) GitHub
7 393 (1.61%) PaaS
8 383 (1.57%) Serverless
9 381 (1.56%) Power Platform
10 343 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
11 319 (1.31%) IaaS
12 179 (0.73%) Amazon S3
13 166 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 164 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
15 162 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
16 143 (0.59%) npm
17 113 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
18 104 (0.43%) OpenShift
19 100 (0.41%) Azure Stack
20 97 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 373 (1.53%) Internet
2 266 (1.09%) DNS
3 261 (1.07%) Broadband
4 259 (1.06%) HTTP
5 257 (1.05%) Firewall
6 235 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 157 (0.64%) DHCP
8 142 (0.58%) Wireless
9 130 (0.53%) Network Security
10 122 (0.50%) WAN
11 97 (0.40%) LAN
12 75 (0.31%) Skype
13 67 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
14 65 (0.27%) Bluetooth
15 61 (0.25%) VPN
16 60 (0.25%) SSL
17 52 (0.21%) RS-485
18 49 (0.20%) Modbus
18 49 (0.20%) Wireless Security
19 44 (0.18%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,558 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 1,140 (4.68%) MySQL
3 1,052 (4.32%) NoSQL
4 1,022 (4.19%) Big Data
5 928 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 867 (3.56%) MongoDB
7 723 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 674 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
9 602 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 548 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 530 (2.17%) Hadoop
12 372 (1.53%) Power BI
13 300 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 251 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 236 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 225 (0.92%) Redis
17 220 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 207 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
19 176 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
20 174 (0.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 3,351 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 2,376 (9.75%) JIRA
3 1,890 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 1,574 (6.46%) Selenium
5 1,220 (5.01%) Visual Studio
6 960 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 767 (3.15%) Maven
8 756 (3.10%) Cucumber
9 551 (2.26%) Subversion
10 549 (2.25%) TeamCity
11 528 (2.17%) JUnit
12 468 (1.92%) WebDriver
13 431 (1.77%) SoapUI
14 425 (1.74%) Bitbucket
15 390 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 336 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
17 313 (1.28%) JMeter
18 312 (1.28%) SpecFlow
19 310 (1.27%) NUnit
20 273 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4,016 (16.48%) Finance
2 1,446 (5.93%) Retail
3 1,104 (4.53%) Marketing
4 779 (3.20%) Banking
5 604 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 600 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 380 (1.56%) Games
8 358 (1.47%) Electronics
9 305 (1.25%) Legal
10 173 (0.71%) Advertising
11 161 (0.66%) Automotive
12 157 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 155 (0.64%) Military
14 137 (0.56%) Law
15 100 (0.41%) Local Government
16 90 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 82 (0.34%) Back Office
18 81 (0.33%) Publishing
19 72 (0.30%) Financial Institution
20 51 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9,749 (40.00%) Developer
2 2,605 (10.69%) Analyst
3 2,401 (9.85%) .NET Developer
4 2,062 (8.46%) C# Developer
5 1,947 (7.99%) Software Engineer
6 1,942 (7.97%) Java Developer
7 1,876 (7.70%) Senior Developer
8 1,859 (7.63%) Software Developer
9 1,310 (5.38%) Business Analyst
10 1,300 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,255 (5.15%) Project Manager
12 1,173 (4.81%) Architect
13 757 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 698 (2.86%) Test Engineer
15 696 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
15 696 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
16 657 (2.70%) Tester
17 653 (2.68%) Junior
18 641 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
19 639 (2.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,030 (24.74%) .NET
2 4,399 (18.05%) HTML
3 4,001 (16.42%) CSS
4 3,262 (13.39%) AngularJS
5 2,805 (11.51%) ASP.NET
6 2,133 (8.75%) Web Services
7 1,932 (7.93%) React
8 1,876 (7.70%) Spring
9 1,650 (6.77%) jQuery
10 1,577 (6.47%) HTML5
11 1,539 (6.32%) Node.js
12 1,524 (6.25%) RESTful
13 1,482 (6.08%) REST
14 1,480 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,423 (5.84%) .NET Framework
16 1,198 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,173 (4.81%) XML
18 949 (3.89%) .NET Core
19 934 (3.83%) JSON
20 906 (3.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,818 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1,664 (6.83%) User Experience
3 1,204 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
4 844 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
5 813 (3.34%) Mobile App
6 800 (3.28%) Fintech
7 606 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 430 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 358 (1.47%) Algorithms
10 313 (1.28%) Data Centre
11 296 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 175 (0.72%) Internet of Things
13 173 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 157 (0.64%) PMI
15 149 (0.61%) NHS
16 147 (0.60%) Virtual Team
17 146 (0.60%) Robotics
18 122 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
19 120 (0.49%) Client/Server
20 114 (0.47%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2,410 (9.89%) Linux
2 1,771 (7.27%) Windows
3 772 (3.17%) Android
4 619 (2.54%) Unix
5 559 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 365 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 170 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 139 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 138 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 118 (0.48%) CentOS
11 106 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 98 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 63 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 61 (0.25%) Windows 7
15 53 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
16 41 (0.17%) AIX
17 31 (0.13%) Solaris
18 21 (0.086%) DC/OS
18 21 (0.086%) SUSE
19 17 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,905 (24.23%) Scrum
2 4,457 (18.29%) Software Engineering
3 4,044 (16.59%) TDD
4 3,925 (16.11%) Test Automation
5 3,567 (14.64%) DevOps
6 3,263 (13.39%) MVC
7 2,830 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 2,699 (11.08%) SDLC
9 2,439 (10.01%) Mentoring
10 2,423 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
11 2,039 (8.37%) Project Management
12 2,016 (8.27%) OO
13 1,982 (8.13%) Waterfall
14 1,913 (7.85%) BDD
15 1,841 (7.55%) Microservices
16 1,678 (6.89%) Computer Science
17 1,619 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 1,455 (5.97%) Web Development
19 1,443 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
20 1,429 (5.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6,864 (28.17%) C#
2 6,718 (27.57%) JavaScript
3 5,773 (23.69%) Java
4 5,416 (22.22%) SQL
5 2,642 (10.84%) Python
6 1,711 (7.02%) C++
7 1,284 (5.27%) PHP
8 994 (4.08%) C
9 849 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 721 (2.96%) Java 8
11 714 (2.93%) Ruby
12 680 (2.79%) TypeScript
13 669 (2.75%) PowerShell
14 526 (2.16%) Bash Shell
15 473 (1.94%) Scala
16 384 (1.58%) ES6
17 367 (1.51%) PL/SQL
18 316 (1.30%) Go
19 308 (1.26%) Perl
20 278 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3,243 (13.31%) Degree
2 1,287 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 858 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 836 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 588 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 494 (2.03%) ISEB
7 425 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 239 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 190 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 178 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 161 (0.66%) PMP
12 131 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
13 127 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
14 119 (0.49%) Master's Degree
15 111 (0.46%) CISSP
15 111 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 89 (0.37%) APMP
17 83 (0.34%) PhD
18 79 (0.32%) CISM
19 76 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,121 (8.70%) QA
2 348 (1.43%) PMO
3 273 (1.12%) GDPR
4 213 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 146 (0.60%) SLA
6 143 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 92 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 52 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 40 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 38 (0.16%) PSD2
11 36 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 31 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 30 (0.12%) WAI
14 28 (0.11%) COBIT
15 26 (0.11%) DICOM
16 22 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
17 19 (0.078%) JSP 440
18 17 (0.070%) P3O
18 17 (0.070%) WCAG
19 14 (0.057%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1,932 (7.93%) Docker
2 408 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 321 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 171 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 150 (0.62%) Firmware
6 136 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 85 (0.35%) vSphere
8 75 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 64 (0.26%) XenApp
10 61 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 54 (0.22%) HDFS
12 51 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 49 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 45 (0.18%) Apache Flume
15 38 (0.16%) VMware NSX
16 29 (0.12%) RHEV
17 27 (0.11%) oVirt
18 21 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 21 (0.086%) Terminal Server
19 18 (0.074%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 1,062 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 866 (3.55%) Ansible
3 621 (2.55%) Puppet
4 618 (2.54%) Terraform
5 410 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 160 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 150 (0.62%) SCCM
8 108 (0.44%) SCOM
9 103 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 86 (0.35%) Kibana
11 79 (0.32%) HP ALM
11 79 (0.32%) Packer
12 64 (0.26%) Nagios
13 63 (0.26%) Prometheus
14 53 (0.22%) Grafana
14 53 (0.22%) SCOrch
15 50 (0.21%) logstash
16 46 (0.19%) Rancher
17 45 (0.18%) Consul
17 45 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 3,527 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 1,502 (6.16%) Oracle
3 786 (3.23%) Google
4 657 (2.70%) SAP
5 441 (1.81%) VMware
6 358 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 331 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 284 (1.17%) Tableau
9 269 (1.10%) Xamarin
10 238 (0.98%) IBM
11 232 (0.95%) Cisco
12 204 (0.84%) Adobe
13 188 (0.77%) HP
14 180 (0.74%) Splunk
15 173 (0.71%) Citrix
16 156 (0.64%) WorldPay
17 139 (0.57%) Red Hat
18 99 (0.41%) ServiceNow
19 98 (0.40%) Informatica
20 88 (0.36%) Cloudera