Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 20,217 25,387 28,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 28.73% 30.30% 29.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.55% 32.98% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15,896 20,624 24,662
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,312 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 64,077 76,969 90,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.04% 91.87% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50,471 60,107 73,671
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,173 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 5,963 £52,500 +5.00% 973
North of England 0 5,273 £50,000 +5.26% 1,201
North West 0 2,878 £50,000 - 664
South West 0 2,615 £45,000 -5.26% 568
Midlands -1 2,615 £49,362 +9.69% 646
Yorkshire 0 1,948 £47,713 +0.45% 428
East of England 0 1,734 £55,000 +4.76% 415
West Midlands 0 1,547 £50,000 +11.11% 347
Scotland -1 1,293 £47,500 - 295
East Midlands 0 1,056 £47,500 - 295
Wales 0 643 £45,000 +5.88% 156
North East 0 447 £45,000 -7.22% 109
Northern Ireland +1 147 £55,000 +37.50% 23
Channel Islands +6 7 £75,000 +66.67% 3
Isle of Man +1 2 £60,000 -11.11%
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5,704 (28.21%) C#
2 5,673 (28.06%) JavaScript
3 5,170 (25.57%) .NET
4 5,040 (24.93%) Scrum
5 4,186 (20.71%) SQL
6 3,995 (19.76%) Java
7 3,576 (17.69%) Azure
8 3,434 (16.99%) HTML
9 3,426 (16.95%) Finance
10 3,418 (16.91%) DevOps
11 3,288 (16.26%) CSS
12 3,256 (16.11%) Test Automation
13 3,113 (15.40%) Software Engineering
14 3,020 (14.94%) TDD
15 2,918 (14.43%) SQL Server
16 2,761 (13.66%) AngularJS
17 2,729 (13.50%) Microsoft
18 2,728 (13.49%) AWS
19 2,664 (13.18%) Git (software)
20 2,576 (12.74%) MVC
21 2,381 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
22 2,258 (11.17%) Degree
23 2,205 (10.91%) ASP.NET
24 2,059 (10.18%) Mentoring
25 2,038 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
26 1,993 (9.86%) JIRA
27 1,987 (9.83%) Web Services
28 1,980 (9.79%) Python
29 1,954 (9.67%) SDLC
30 1,858 (9.19%) React

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
1 888 (4.39%) Confluence
2 372 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 330 (1.63%) CMS
4 264 (1.31%) Apache Spark
5 223 (1.10%) Apache
6 217 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 207 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 205 (1.01%) IIS
9 129 (0.64%) WordPress
10 118 (0.58%) JBoss
11 87 (0.43%) nginx
12 77 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 70 (0.35%) Skype for Business
14 69 (0.34%) Drupal
15 62 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
16 60 (0.30%) Umbraco
17 59 (0.29%) Apache Solr
18 58 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
19 49 (0.24%) EPiServer
20 48 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 305 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 264 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 171 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 157 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 126 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 106 (0.52%) Sketch
7 77 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 69 (0.34%) InVision
9 62 (0.31%) Chatbot
10 45 (0.22%) Adobe XD
11 41 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
12 28 (0.14%) Figma
12 28 (0.14%) HipChat
13 23 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 19 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 16 (0.079%) Simulink
15 16 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
16 14 (0.069%) LibreOffice
17 13 (0.064%) Zeplin
18 11 (0.054%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 224 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 101 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 76 (0.38%) Magento
4 36 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 32 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 32 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 30 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 29 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 26 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 23 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 22 (0.11%) assyst
11 21 (0.10%) NetSuite
12 19 (0.094%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 18 (0.089%) Oracle ERP
14 16 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
15 14 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 14 (0.069%) SAP Hybris
16 12 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
17 11 (0.054%) Oracle Cash Management
18 10 (0.049%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 3,576 (17.69%) Azure
2 2,728 (13.49%) AWS
3 1,005 (4.97%) SaaS
4 538 (2.66%) GCP
5 432 (2.14%) Serverless
6 431 (2.13%) Office 365
7 400 (1.98%) GitHub
8 368 (1.82%) Power Platform
9 336 (1.66%) PaaS
10 194 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
11 188 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
12 185 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
12 185 (0.92%) Amazon S3
13 182 (0.90%) IaaS
14 127 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
15 113 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 105 (0.52%) npm
17 93 (0.46%) OpenShift
18 71 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
18 71 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 296 (1.46%) Internet
2 240 (1.19%) Firewall
3 181 (0.90%) DNS
4 166 (0.82%) HTTP
5 117 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 98 (0.48%) Intranet
6 98 (0.48%) Wireless
7 94 (0.46%) Skype
8 77 (0.38%) WAN
9 75 (0.37%) DHCP
10 65 (0.32%) Network Security
11 64 (0.32%) VPN
12 60 (0.30%) LAN
13 57 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
14 54 (0.27%) DMZ
15 45 (0.22%) SSL
15 45 (0.22%) VoIP
16 34 (0.17%) BGP
17 31 (0.15%) OSPF
18 30 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,918 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 1,110 (5.49%) MySQL
3 683 (3.38%) Big Data
4 664 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 664 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 623 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 471 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 435 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 390 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 373 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 357 (1.77%) Power BI
11 306 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 200 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 188 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
14 178 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 161 (0.80%) Redis
16 148 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 146 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 138 (0.68%) Oracle Database
19 130 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,664 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 1,993 (9.86%) JIRA
3 1,452 (7.18%) Jenkins
4 1,447 (7.16%) Selenium
5 817 (4.04%) Visual Studio
6 747 (3.69%) Cucumber
7 712 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 577 (2.85%) Maven
9 428 (2.12%) WebDriver
10 389 (1.92%) JUnit
11 376 (1.86%) Subversion
12 348 (1.72%) SoapUI
13 329 (1.63%) SpecFlow
14 313 (1.55%) TeamCity
15 312 (1.54%) Bitbucket
16 297 (1.47%) Postman
17 255 (1.26%) JMeter
18 250 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
19 218 (1.08%) webpack
20 206 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 3,426 (16.95%) Finance
2 1,080 (5.34%) Retail
3 751 (3.71%) Public Sector
4 725 (3.59%) Marketing
5 675 (3.34%) Banking
6 409 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 394 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 284 (1.40%) Legal
9 277 (1.37%) Games
10 254 (1.26%) Automotive
11 252 (1.25%) Electronics
12 150 (0.74%) Law
13 145 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 141 (0.70%) Advertising
15 115 (0.57%) Back Office
16 96 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 84 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 77 (0.38%) Military
19 62 (0.31%) Publishing
20 53 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8,119 (40.16%) Developer
2 2,003 (9.91%) Analyst
3 1,843 (9.12%) .NET Developer
4 1,778 (8.79%) Senior Developer
5 1,661 (8.22%) C# Developer
6 1,602 (7.92%) Software Engineer
7 1,586 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 1,288 (6.37%) Java Developer
9 1,000 (4.95%) Architect
10 964 (4.77%) Project Manager
11 891 (4.41%) Business Analyst
12 869 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 649 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 627 (3.10%) Test Analyst
15 582 (2.88%) Full Stack Developer
16 555 (2.75%) Lead Developer
17 533 (2.64%) Test Engineer
18 527 (2.61%) PHP Developer
19 512 (2.53%) Tester
20 493 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,170 (25.57%) .NET
2 3,434 (16.99%) HTML
3 3,288 (16.26%) CSS
4 2,761 (13.66%) AngularJS
5 2,205 (10.91%) ASP.NET
6 1,987 (9.83%) Web Services
7 1,858 (9.19%) React
8 1,434 (7.09%) Node.js
9 1,396 (6.91%) jQuery
10 1,356 (6.71%) REST
11 1,265 (6.26%) .NET Framework
12 1,236 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1,235 (6.11%) Spring
14 1,172 (5.80%) .NET Core
15 1,150 (5.69%) RESTful
16 1,020 (5.05%) HTML5
17 1,009 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 696 (3.44%) Vue.js
19 684 (3.38%) XML
20 678 (3.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,442 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1,404 (6.94%) User Experience
3 999 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
4 824 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 602 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
6 470 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 435 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 326 (1.61%) Public Cloud
9 211 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 204 (1.01%) Cloud Native
11 189 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 178 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 131 (0.65%) Data Structures
13 131 (0.65%) Robotics
14 110 (0.54%) NHS
15 105 (0.52%) Social Media
16 95 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
17 83 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
18 73 (0.36%) Blog
18 73 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,779 (8.80%) Linux
2 1,399 (6.92%) Windows
3 540 (2.67%) Unix
4 477 (2.36%) Android
5 454 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 299 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 156 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 136 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 115 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 110 (0.54%) CentOS
11 64 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 58 (0.29%) Solaris
13 48 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 37 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 29 (0.14%) AIX
16 29 (0.14%) Debian
17 24 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
18 23 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,040 (24.93%) Scrum
2 3,418 (16.91%) DevOps
3 3,256 (16.11%) Test Automation
4 3,113 (15.40%) Software Engineering
5 3,020 (14.94%) TDD
6 2,576 (12.74%) MVC
7 2,381 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
8 2,059 (10.18%) Mentoring
9 2,038 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
10 1,954 (9.67%) SDLC
11 1,743 (8.62%) Microservices
12 1,704 (8.43%) Project Management
13 1,634 (8.08%) BDD
14 1,632 (8.07%) Waterfall
15 1,395 (6.90%) Web Development
16 1,305 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 1,285 (6.36%) Coaching
18 1,243 (6.15%) OO
19 1,240 (6.13%) Kanban
20 1,130 (5.59%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 5,704 (28.21%) C#
2 5,673 (28.06%) JavaScript
3 4,186 (20.71%) SQL
4 3,995 (19.76%) Java
5 1,980 (9.79%) Python
6 1,211 (5.99%) PHP
7 978 (4.84%) C++
8 790 (3.91%) TypeScript
9 673 (3.33%) C
10 562 (2.78%) Ruby
11 549 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 538 (2.66%) T-SQL
13 461 (2.28%) Java 8
14 338 (1.67%) Bash Shell
15 327 (1.62%) ES6
16 297 (1.47%) Scala
17 250 (1.24%) VB.NET
18 230 (1.14%) PL/SQL
19 152 (0.75%) Perl
20 141 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,258 (11.17%) Degree
2 948 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 579 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 560 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 454 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 356 (1.76%) ISEB
7 298 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 188 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 150 (0.74%) CISSP
10 133 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 113 (0.56%) PMP
12 108 (0.53%) PMI Certification
13 99 (0.49%) CISM
14 79 (0.39%) AWS Certification
15 76 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
16 68 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 66 (0.33%) Master's Degree
18 62 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
19 57 (0.28%) DBS Check
19 57 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,690 (8.36%) QA
2 224 (1.11%) SLA
3 199 (0.98%) GDPR
4 198 (0.98%) PMO
5 169 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 134 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 112 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 40 (0.20%) COBIT
9 36 (0.18%) NIST
10 33 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 30 (0.15%) DICOM
12 27 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 26 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 20 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 18 (0.089%) MiFID
16 17 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
17 16 (0.079%) EMIR
17 16 (0.079%) HL7
18 13 (0.064%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 13 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,660 (8.21%) Docker
2 362 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 237 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 132 (0.65%) Firmware
5 84 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 61 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 61 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (0.26%) vSphere
8 42 (0.21%) HDFS
9 41 (0.20%) XenApp
10 31 (0.15%) NFS
11 26 (0.13%) VMware NSX
12 22 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (0.089%) Samba
14 17 (0.084%) IAG
15 16 (0.079%) Apache Flume
15 16 (0.079%) VirtualBox
16 15 (0.074%) Varnish
17 13 (0.064%) vCloud
17 13 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 940 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 667 (3.30%) Ansible
3 501 (2.48%) Terraform
4 396 (1.96%) Puppet
5 290 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 100 (0.49%) SCCM
7 93 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 88 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
9 71 (0.35%) Packer
10 60 (0.30%) HP ALM
11 52 (0.26%) SCOM
12 51 (0.25%) Kibana
13 48 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
14 45 (0.22%) Nagios
15 44 (0.22%) Prometheus
16 43 (0.21%) vCenter Server
17 35 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
18 34 (0.17%) WSUS
19 32 (0.16%) Mesos
20 31 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2,729 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 1,036 (5.12%) Oracle
3 554 (2.74%) Google
4 421 (2.08%) SAP
5 359 (1.78%) VMware
6 313 (1.55%) Atlassian
7 299 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 255 (1.26%) Sage
9 253 (1.25%) IBM
10 234 (1.16%) WorldPay
11 185 (0.92%) HP
12 183 (0.91%) ServiceNow
13 181 (0.90%) Tableau
14 171 (0.85%) Adobe
15 168 (0.83%) Cisco
16 159 (0.79%) Red Hat
17 157 (0.78%) Xamarin
18 153 (0.76%) FIS
19 140 (0.69%) Zend
20 137 (0.68%) Splunk