Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 10,443 24,145 29,272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 28.29% 29.31% 29.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.95% 31.98% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9,094 19,633 25,766
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%

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 33,740 75,500 89,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.40% 91.66% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 26,792 58,506 71,939
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 0 3,186 £55,000 +4.76% 368
North of England -1 2,824 £50,000 +6.68% 508
South West 0 1,482 £50,000 +6.38% 212
North West -1 1,417 £50,000 +5.26% 263
Midlands 0 1,290 £50,000 +8.70% 256
Yorkshire 0 1,187 £50,000 +11.11% 169
West Midlands -1 809 £50,000 +8.70% 155
East of England -1 680 £50,000 -9.09% 158
Scotland -1 617 £45,000 -5.26% 116
East Midlands 0 486 £50,000 +11.11% 99
Wales -1 296 £45,000 +9.76% 52
North East 0 220 £46,250 +2.78% 76
Northern Ireland 0 94 £40,250 -10.56% 15
Channel Islands +3 12 £67,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man -2 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 3,151 (30.17%) JavaScript
2 2,952 (28.27%) C#
3 2,775 (26.57%) .NET
4 2,740 (26.24%) Scrum
5 2,300 (22.02%) Azure
6 2,289 (21.92%) SQL
7 2,262 (21.66%) DevOps
8 2,036 (19.50%) Java
9 1,962 (18.79%) HTML
10 1,841 (17.63%) CSS
11 1,771 (16.96%) Software Engineering
12 1,688 (16.16%) AWS
13 1,640 (15.70%) Test Automation
14 1,600 (15.32%) TDD
15 1,587 (15.20%) AngularJS
16 1,566 (15.00%) Finance
17 1,545 (14.79%) SQL Server
18 1,501 (14.37%) Microsoft
19 1,476 (14.13%) Git (software)
20 1,299 (12.44%) MVC
21 1,207 (11.56%) Degree
22 1,186 (11.36%) React
23 1,179 (11.29%) Python
24 1,124 (10.76%) ASP.NET
25 1,114 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
26 1,088 (10.42%) Docker
27 1,075 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
28 1,049 (10.05%) Microservices
29 1,007 (9.64%) JIRA
30 1,004 (9.61%) Linux

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
1 436 (4.18%) Confluence
2 198 (1.90%) CMS
3 189 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 162 (1.55%) Apache
5 141 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 134 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 94 (0.90%) IIS
8 92 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 54 (0.52%) WordPress
10 49 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 35 (0.34%) NServiceBus
12 33 (0.32%) nginx
12 33 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
13 32 (0.31%) JBoss
13 32 (0.31%) OpenStack
14 29 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 25 (0.24%) SAS
16 23 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (0.21%) Joomla!
18 18 (0.17%) EPiServer
Applications
1 135 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 135 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (0.57%) Sketch
3 54 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 50 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 44 (0.42%) InVision
7 31 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.19%) Adobe XD
9 16 (0.15%) Figma
10 13 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.12%) Zeplin
11 12 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
11 12 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (0.11%) Chatbot
12 11 (0.11%) Simulink
13 10 (0.096%) Marvel
14 7 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.057%) UXPin
16 5 (0.048%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 129 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.53%) Magento
3 23 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 14 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
7 14 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 13 (0.12%) Odoo
9 12 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.11%) SAP HR
11 10 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (0.086%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 8 (0.077%) BASE24
13 8 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (0.057%) NetSuite
14 6 (0.057%) SAP ERP
14 6 (0.057%) SAP IS-U
14 6 (0.057%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,300 (22.02%) Azure
2 1,688 (16.16%) AWS
3 608 (5.82%) SaaS
4 300 (2.87%) Serverless
5 282 (2.70%) GCP
6 242 (2.32%) Power Platform
7 216 (2.07%) PaaS
8 213 (2.04%) GitHub
9 165 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
10 156 (1.49%) IaaS
11 142 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 128 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
13 117 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
14 113 (1.08%) Office 365
15 106 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
16 92 (0.88%) Amazon S3
17 85 (0.81%) npm
18 84 (0.80%) OpenShift
19 50 (0.48%) Slack
20 44 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 143 (1.37%) Firewall
2 123 (1.18%) HTTP
3 114 (1.09%) Internet
4 112 (1.07%) Skype
5 71 (0.68%) DNS
6 62 (0.59%) LAN
7 59 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 58 (0.56%) WAN
9 54 (0.52%) VPN
10 44 (0.42%) Wireless
11 35 (0.34%) Broadband
12 34 (0.33%) Network Security
13 33 (0.32%) DHCP
14 32 (0.31%) FTP
15 30 (0.29%) Intranet
16 25 (0.24%) MPLS
17 23 (0.22%) Bluetooth
17 23 (0.22%) SAN
18 21 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
19 19 (0.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,545 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 570 (5.46%) MySQL
3 448 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 371 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 352 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 345 (3.30%) Big Data
7 290 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
8 237 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 229 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 216 (2.07%) Power BI
11 205 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 129 (1.24%) Hadoop
13 124 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 118 (1.13%) Data Lake
15 111 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 109 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 102 (0.98%) Redis
18 80 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 70 (0.67%) Oracle Database
20 62 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,476 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 1,007 (9.64%) JIRA
3 777 (7.44%) Jenkins
4 760 (7.28%) Selenium
5 349 (3.34%) Visual Studio
6 322 (3.08%) Maven
7 310 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 289 (2.77%) Cucumber
9 213 (2.04%) JUnit
10 208 (1.99%) SpecFlow
11 188 (1.80%) Subversion
12 183 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 175 (1.68%) SoapUI
14 156 (1.49%) TeamCity
15 155 (1.48%) webpack
16 142 (1.36%) NUnit
17 125 (1.20%) GitLab
18 111 (1.06%) Bitbucket
19 110 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
20 108 (1.03%) Postman
General
1 1,566 (15.00%) Finance
2 416 (3.98%) Retail
3 333 (3.19%) Marketing
4 294 (2.82%) Public Sector
5 273 (2.61%) Banking
6 197 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 168 (1.61%) Law
8 165 (1.58%) Games
9 150 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 136 (1.30%) Legal
11 104 (1.00%) Electronics
12 95 (0.91%) Aerospace
13 91 (0.87%) Back Office
14 78 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
15 71 (0.68%) Automotive
16 63 (0.60%) Local Government
17 56 (0.54%) Financial Institution
18 49 (0.47%) Publishing
19 48 (0.46%) Advertising
20 42 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 4,227 (40.48%) Developer
2 930 (8.91%) Senior Developer
3 922 (8.83%) .NET Developer
4 896 (8.58%) Analyst
5 824 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 733 (7.02%) Software Developer
7 649 (6.21%) C# Developer
8 574 (5.50%) Java Developer
9 552 (5.29%) Architect
10 484 (4.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 414 (3.96%) Project Manager
12 399 (3.82%) Business Analyst
13 385 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
14 376 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
15 363 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
16 314 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
17 300 (2.87%) Lead Developer
18 276 (2.64%) Tester
19 241 (2.31%) PHP Developer
19 241 (2.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,775 (26.57%) .NET
2 1,962 (18.79%) HTML
3 1,841 (17.63%) CSS
4 1,587 (15.20%) AngularJS
5 1,186 (11.36%) React
6 1,124 (10.76%) ASP.NET
7 884 (8.47%) Web Services
8 865 (8.28%) .NET Core
9 824 (7.89%) Node.js
10 746 (7.14%) REST
11 717 (6.87%) .NET Framework
12 688 (6.59%) jQuery
13 684 (6.55%) RESTful
14 640 (6.13%) Spring
15 617 (5.91%) HTML5
16 543 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 515 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 464 (4.44%) Vue.js
19 398 (3.81%) SOAP
20 380 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 869 (8.32%) User Experience
2 765 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 498 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
4 411 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 275 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 170 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 155 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 154 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 140 (1.34%) Cloud Native
10 127 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 122 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 88 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 87 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 56 (0.54%) Internet of Things
15 48 (0.46%) Driving Licence
16 47 (0.45%) Client/Server
17 46 (0.44%) N-Tier
18 45 (0.43%) Mainframe
19 44 (0.42%) Life Science
20 43 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,004 (9.61%) Linux
2 744 (7.12%) Windows
3 229 (2.19%) Unix
4 227 (2.17%) Android
5 206 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 179 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 96 (0.92%) CentOS
8 91 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 44 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 39 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
13 32 (0.31%) AIX
14 14 (0.13%) Debian
15 13 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.12%) VxWorks
16 12 (0.11%) Solaris
17 11 (0.11%) CoreOS
18 10 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
19 8 (0.077%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,740 (26.24%) Scrum
2 2,262 (21.66%) DevOps
3 1,771 (16.96%) Software Engineering
4 1,640 (15.70%) Test Automation
5 1,600 (15.32%) TDD
6 1,299 (12.44%) MVC
7 1,114 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 1,075 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 1,049 (10.05%) Microservices
10 936 (8.96%) SDLC
11 842 (8.06%) BDD
12 805 (7.71%) Project Management
13 792 (7.58%) Mentoring
14 750 (7.18%) Waterfall
15 700 (6.70%) OO
16 679 (6.50%) Web Development
17 633 (6.06%) Front End Development
18 630 (6.03%) Unit Testing
19 601 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
20 596 (5.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3,151 (30.17%) JavaScript
2 2,952 (28.27%) C#
3 2,289 (21.92%) SQL
4 2,036 (19.50%) Java
5 1,179 (11.29%) Python
6 587 (5.62%) PHP
7 572 (5.48%) TypeScript
8 488 (4.67%) C++
9 322 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 313 (3.00%) C
11 242 (2.32%) PowerShell
12 239 (2.29%) Ruby
13 216 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 197 (1.89%) ES6
15 181 (1.73%) Java 8
16 160 (1.53%) Scala
17 127 (1.22%) Go
18 123 (1.18%) PL/SQL
19 109 (1.04%) VB.NET
20 103 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,207 (11.56%) Degree
2 815 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 442 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 310 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 282 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 235 (2.25%) ISTQB
7 165 (1.58%) ISEB
8 97 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 60 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (0.55%) AWS Certification
11 56 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 54 (0.52%) PMP
13 51 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 43 (0.41%) PhD
15 41 (0.39%) CCNA
16 39 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 39 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
17 36 (0.34%) CISSP
18 26 (0.25%) MCSE
19 23 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 900 (8.62%) QA
2 87 (0.83%) PMO
3 80 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 79 (0.76%) SLA
5 70 (0.67%) GDPR
6 69 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 47 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 33 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 26 (0.25%) NCSC
10 25 (0.24%) NIST
11 23 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.14%) NIST 800
13 8 (0.077%) COBIT
13 8 (0.077%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.067%) GxP
14 7 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.057%) ISO 13485
16 5 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 19770
16 5 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,088 (10.42%) Docker
2 181 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 136 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (0.55%) vSphere
5 36 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 29 (0.28%) HDFS
7 26 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.20%) Firmware
9 17 (0.16%) NDS
9 17 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 16 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 16 (0.15%) Xen
11 15 (0.14%) NFS
12 14 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 13 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (0.12%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.067%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.057%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.057%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 679 (6.50%) Kubernetes
2 441 (4.22%) Terraform
3 365 (3.50%) Ansible
4 232 (2.22%) Puppet
5 184 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (0.53%) SCCM
7 41 (0.39%) Grafana
8 40 (0.38%) Kibana
9 36 (0.34%) Prometheus
10 34 (0.33%) WSUS
11 32 (0.31%) Packer
12 29 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
13 28 (0.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 27 (0.26%) SCOM
15 24 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 24 (0.23%) Tivoli
16 23 (0.22%) Graphite
17 21 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
18 20 (0.19%) Data Guard
19 18 (0.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,501 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 558 (5.34%) Oracle
3 308 (2.95%) Google
4 266 (2.55%) SAP
5 227 (2.17%) VMware
6 177 (1.69%) IBM
7 127 (1.22%) Atlassian
8 103 (0.99%) Adobe
9 98 (0.94%) Cisco
10 93 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 87 (0.83%) Red Hat
11 87 (0.83%) Xamarin
12 81 (0.78%) Tableau
13 74 (0.71%) Zend
14 64 (0.61%) ServiceNow
15 46 (0.44%) HP
16 45 (0.43%) Sitecore
17 43 (0.41%) Splunk
18 39 (0.37%) Juniper
19 38 (0.36%) Informatica