Period
to 21 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 10,043 20,527 25,533
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.89% 28.80% 30.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.43% 31.58% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9,701 17,305 22,221
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 33,006 65,007 77,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.66% 91.22% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26,282 51,834 61,264
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,569 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.27% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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
North of England -1 2,728 £50,000 +3.09% 795
South East 0 2,712 £55,000 +4.76% 498
South West -1 1,497 £50,000 +7.53% 307
Midlands 0 1,471 £50,000 +1.29% 404
North West -1 1,251 £51,250 +2.50% 452
Yorkshire 0 1,198 £50,000 +4.79% 261
West Midlands 0 1,023 £50,000 - 232
Scotland 0 769 £47,500 - 225
East of England -1 567 £57,500 +4.55% 222
East Midlands -1 445 £48,000 +4.92% 170
North East -1 281 £50,000 +11.11% 82
Wales -2 228 £47,500 +5.56% 74
Northern Ireland +1 93 £42,500 -22.73% 54
Isle of Man -1 13 £49,500 -17.50%
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 3,081 (30.68%) JavaScript
2 2,819 (28.07%) Scrum
3 2,806 (27.94%) C#
4 2,689 (26.77%) Azure
5 2,678 (26.67%) DevOps
6 2,456 (24.45%) .NET
7 2,128 (21.19%) SQL
8 1,997 (19.88%) Java
9 1,859 (18.51%) AWS
10 1,823 (18.15%) HTML
11 1,724 (17.17%) CSS
12 1,629 (16.22%) Software Engineering
13 1,541 (15.34%) TDD
14 1,531 (15.24%) Git (software)
15 1,467 (14.61%) Test Automation
16 1,430 (14.24%) Docker
17 1,424 (14.18%) AngularJS
18 1,382 (13.76%) Microservices
18 1,382 (13.76%) Finance
19 1,317 (13.11%) Microsoft
20 1,293 (12.87%) SQL Server
21 1,249 (12.44%) Python
22 1,191 (11.86%) React
23 1,085 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
24 1,072 (10.67%) Linux
25 1,041 (10.37%) Kubernetes
26 1,010 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
27 994 (9.90%) Degree
28 988 (9.84%) .NET Core
29 943 (9.39%) MVC

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
1 388 (3.86%) Confluence
2 206 (2.05%) CMS
3 176 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 131 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 96 (0.96%) Apache
6 75 (0.75%) IIS
6 75 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 73 (0.73%) NServiceBus
8 67 (0.67%) WordPress
9 66 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 56 (0.56%) JBoss
11 47 (0.47%) Apache Spark
12 46 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 39 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
14 35 (0.35%) WebSphere
15 34 (0.34%) Mule
16 33 (0.33%) nginx
17 30 (0.30%) Drupal
18 29 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
19 21 (0.21%) Joomla!
Applications
1 131 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (0.54%) Sketch
4 52 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 38 (0.38%) InVision
7 37 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 32 (0.32%) Figma
9 24 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 17 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 15 (0.15%) Adobe XD
13 9 (0.090%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.040%) Gliffy
15 4 (0.040%) Windchill
16 3 (0.030%) Zeplin
17 2 (0.020%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.020%) Moqups
17 2 (0.020%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 77 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.56%) Magento
3 25 (0.25%) Shopify
4 21 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 19 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 16 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 12 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.070%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 7 (0.070%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
11 6 (0.060%) SAP PSCD
12 5 (0.050%) Epicor Tropos
12 5 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.050%) Visualfiles
13 4 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
13 4 (0.040%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 2,689 (26.77%) Azure
2 1,859 (18.51%) AWS
3 681 (6.78%) SaaS
4 428 (4.26%) GCP
5 315 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 288 (2.87%) PaaS
7 284 (2.83%) Serverless
8 242 (2.41%) Power Platform
9 224 (2.23%) GitHub
10 203 (2.02%) IaaS
11 145 (1.44%) Office 365
12 138 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
13 136 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
14 101 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
15 99 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
16 86 (0.86%) Pulumi
17 79 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
18 62 (0.62%) OpenShift
19 61 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
20 57 (0.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 146 (1.45%) HTTP
2 135 (1.34%) Firewall
3 110 (1.10%) Skype
4 87 (0.87%) Internet
5 71 (0.71%) VPN
6 63 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 55 (0.55%) DNS
8 40 (0.40%) VLAN
9 36 (0.36%) IPv4
10 34 (0.34%) Intranet
10 34 (0.34%) OSPF
11 30 (0.30%) VoIP
12 29 (0.29%) WAN
13 28 (0.28%) Network Security
14 27 (0.27%) LAN
15 26 (0.26%) Wireless
16 18 (0.18%) Broadband
16 18 (0.18%) HTTPS
17 17 (0.17%) RTP
17 17 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,293 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 602 (5.99%) MySQL
3 556 (5.54%) NoSQL
4 462 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 375 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 365 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
7 271 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 251 (2.50%) Big Data
9 211 (2.10%) Power BI
10 188 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 146 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 129 (1.28%) Redis
13 94 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
14 92 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 88 (0.88%) Data Lake
16 80 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
17 74 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
18 71 (0.71%) Tableau
19 67 (0.67%) Hadoop
20 59 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,531 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 895 (8.91%) JIRA
3 744 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 665 (6.62%) Selenium
5 318 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 283 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 221 (2.20%) JUnit
8 219 (2.18%) Maven
9 214 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 171 (1.70%) Bitbucket
11 165 (1.64%) TeamCity
12 152 (1.51%) SpecFlow
13 133 (1.32%) GitLab
14 130 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
15 129 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
16 126 (1.25%) WebDriver
17 120 (1.19%) Postman
18 110 (1.10%) NUnit
19 102 (1.02%) webpack
20 94 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 1,382 (13.76%) Finance
2 497 (4.95%) Public Sector
3 460 (4.58%) Marketing
4 258 (2.57%) Retail
5 215 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 185 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 156 (1.55%) Law
8 152 (1.51%) Games
9 144 (1.43%) Banking
10 134 (1.33%) Electronics
11 109 (1.09%) Legal
12 66 (0.66%) Aerospace
13 63 (0.63%) Publishing
14 62 (0.62%) Automotive
15 55 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 50 (0.50%) Advertising
17 46 (0.46%) Back Office
18 45 (0.45%) Local Government
19 37 (0.37%) Financial Institution
20 23 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 4,188 (41.70%) Developer
2 964 (9.60%) Senior Developer
3 899 (8.95%) .NET Developer
4 782 (7.79%) Software Engineer
5 722 (7.19%) Software Developer
6 692 (6.89%) Analyst
7 607 (6.04%) Java Developer
8 606 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 558 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 476 (4.74%) Architect
11 435 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
12 416 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 371 (3.69%) Business Analyst
14 326 (3.25%) Lead Developer
15 323 (3.22%) Project Manager
16 319 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
17 289 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
18 273 (2.72%) AWS Engineer
19 263 (2.62%) Senior .NET Developer
20 242 (2.41%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,456 (24.45%) .NET
2 1,823 (18.15%) HTML
3 1,724 (17.17%) CSS
4 1,424 (14.18%) AngularJS
5 1,191 (11.86%) React
6 988 (9.84%) .NET Core
7 822 (8.18%) ASP.NET
8 820 (8.16%) Node.js
9 746 (7.43%) RESTful
10 744 (7.41%) REST
11 642 (6.39%) .NET Framework
12 625 (6.22%) Spring
13 600 (5.97%) Web Services
14 586 (5.83%) jQuery
15 577 (5.75%) Vue.js
16 571 (5.69%) HTML5
17 389 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 380 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
19 379 (3.77%) JSON
20 325 (3.24%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 925 (9.21%) User Experience
2 673 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 562 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
4 454 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 250 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 230 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 204 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 181 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 169 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 130 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 103 (1.03%) Cloud Native
12 92 (0.92%) Virtual Team
13 73 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
14 67 (0.67%) Data Centre
15 65 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
16 63 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
17 48 (0.48%) N-Tier
18 44 (0.44%) iPhone
19 42 (0.42%) NHS
20 41 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,072 (10.67%) Linux
2 615 (6.12%) Windows
3 358 (3.56%) Android
4 312 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 164 (1.63%) Unix
6 146 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 123 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 113 (1.13%) CentOS
9 51 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 32 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 30 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.100%) Fedora
14 10 (0.100%) Windows Server 2019
15 7 (0.070%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.060%) VMS
17 5 (0.050%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,819 (28.07%) Scrum
2 2,678 (26.67%) DevOps
3 1,629 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 1,541 (15.34%) TDD
5 1,467 (14.61%) Test Automation
6 1,382 (13.76%) Microservices
7 1,085 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
8 1,010 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
9 943 (9.39%) MVC
10 856 (8.52%) Mentoring
11 851 (8.47%) SDLC
12 714 (7.11%) BDD
13 704 (7.01%) Project Management
14 665 (6.62%) Unit Testing
15 650 (6.47%) Front End Development
16 616 (6.13%) OO
17 595 (5.92%) Kanban
18 582 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
19 539 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
20 532 (5.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3,081 (30.68%) JavaScript
2 2,806 (27.94%) C#
3 2,128 (21.19%) SQL
4 1,997 (19.88%) Java
5 1,249 (12.44%) Python
6 799 (7.96%) TypeScript
7 551 (5.49%) PHP
8 498 (4.96%) C++
9 329 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 302 (3.01%) Ruby
10 302 (3.01%) T-SQL
11 281 (2.80%) C
12 280 (2.79%) Go
13 255 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 218 (2.17%) Java 8
15 156 (1.55%) ES6
16 147 (1.46%) Scala
17 110 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 98 (0.98%) Apple Swift
19 96 (0.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 994 (9.90%) Degree
2 664 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 456 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 220 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 189 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 141 (1.40%) ISEB
7 135 (1.34%) DV Cleared
8 86 (0.86%) AWS Certification
9 71 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 51 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (0.49%) PhD
12 37 (0.37%) HND
13 36 (0.36%) CISSP
13 36 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 33 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 31 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (0.31%) HNC
16 25 (0.25%) PMP
17 24 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 803 (8.00%) QA
2 134 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 105 (1.05%) GDPR
4 101 (1.01%) SLA
5 63 (0.63%) PMO
6 43 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 33 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 25 (0.25%) MISRA
9 23 (0.23%) NCSC
9 23 (0.23%) NIST
10 22 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 16 (0.16%) PCI DSS
13 14 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 13 (0.13%) WCAG
15 11 (0.11%) GAMP
16 10 (0.100%) COBIT
16 10 (0.100%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 10 (0.100%) PMBOK
17 7 (0.070%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,430 (14.24%) Docker
2 147 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 39 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (0.38%) vSphere
6 24 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.15%) Firmware
8 13 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.100%) NDS
10 9 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.090%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 8 (0.080%) XenApp
12 5 (0.050%) LXC
12 5 (0.050%) oVirt
12 5 (0.050%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.040%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.040%) Varnish
13 4 (0.040%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.040%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,041 (10.37%) Kubernetes
2 841 (8.37%) Terraform
3 485 (4.83%) Puppet
4 478 (4.76%) Ansible
5 352 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (0.76%) Prometheus
7 67 (0.67%) Grafana
8 47 (0.47%) Packer
9 24 (0.24%) MIIS
9 24 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (0.23%) Nagios
11 21 (0.21%) ZABBIX
12 17 (0.17%) Graphite
13 16 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
13 16 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (0.15%) Rancher
15 13 (0.13%) Consul
15 13 (0.13%) SCCM
16 11 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
17 10 (0.100%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,317 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 472 (4.70%) Oracle
3 294 (2.93%) Google
4 198 (1.97%) SAP
5 190 (1.89%) VMware
6 155 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 151 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 135 (1.34%) Red Hat
9 108 (1.08%) Xamarin
10 92 (0.92%) Adobe
11 91 (0.91%) IBM
11 91 (0.91%) SaltStack
12 76 (0.76%) Splunk
13 72 (0.72%) New Relic
14 65 (0.65%) Cisco
15 64 (0.64%) Zend
16 56 (0.56%) Sitecore
17 53 (0.53%) Apple
18 47 (0.47%) MuleSoft
19 39 (0.39%) Databricks