Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 7,640 22,424 27,692
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.96% 28.79% 30.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.43% 31.46% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,069 18,370 24,138
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
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 25,110 71,283 84,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.91% 91.53% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20,548 55,550 67,008
Median annual salary £49,142 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £69,788
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 25 October 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 25 October 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 2,193 £55,000 +4.76% 468
North of England -1 2,149 £50,000 +5.26% 679
South West 0 1,101 £50,000 +5.26% 293
Midlands 0 1,075 £50,000 +5.26% 347
North West -1 1,059 £50,000 +5.26% 378
Yorkshire 0 896 £50,000 +5.26% 218
West Midlands +1 718 £50,000 +5.26% 209
Scotland -1 467 £47,500 - 147
East of England -1 413 £55,000 - 211
East Midlands 0 360 £50,000 +11.11% 136
North East -1 193 £47,500 +5.56% 83
Wales -3 180 £45,000 - 70
Northern Ireland -2 82 £43,500 -24.35% 28
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 2,332 (30.52%) JavaScript
2 2,160 (28.27%) C#
3 2,102 (27.51%) Scrum
4 2,007 (26.27%) .NET
5 1,927 (25.22%) DevOps
6 1,920 (25.13%) Azure
7 1,709 (22.37%) SQL
8 1,440 (18.85%) Java
9 1,419 (18.57%) AWS
10 1,417 (18.55%) HTML
11 1,331 (17.42%) CSS
12 1,241 (16.24%) Software Engineering
13 1,176 (15.39%) Git (software)
14 1,160 (15.18%) Test Automation
15 1,158 (15.16%) TDD
16 1,154 (15.10%) SQL Server
17 1,125 (14.73%) AngularJS
18 1,120 (14.66%) Finance
19 1,107 (14.49%) Microsoft
20 1,087 (14.23%) Microservices
21 959 (12.55%) React
22 928 (12.15%) Docker
23 891 (11.66%) Python
24 856 (11.20%) MVC
25 793 (10.38%) Degree
26 790 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
27 775 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
28 767 (10.04%) Linux
29 762 (9.97%) .NET Core
30 729 (9.54%) ASP.NET

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
1 273 (3.57%) Confluence
2 164 (2.15%) CMS
3 140 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 100 (1.31%) Apache
5 84 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 83 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 65 (0.85%) NServiceBus
8 56 (0.73%) WordPress
9 47 (0.62%) Apache Spark
10 42 (0.55%) IIS
11 35 (0.46%) Umbraco
12 30 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 30 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.34%) JBoss
14 22 (0.29%) Joomla!
15 20 (0.26%) nginx
16 18 (0.24%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.22%) EPiServer
18 16 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
19 15 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 98 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (0.67%) Sketch
4 39 (0.51%) InVision
5 36 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 18 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.24%) Figma
10 14 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 10 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.13%) Adobe XD
12 4 (0.052%) Marvel
12 4 (0.052%) Simulink
12 4 (0.052%) Windchill
13 3 (0.039%) Moqups
13 3 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.039%) Zeplin
14 2 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 76 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.65%) Magento
3 20 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
4 17 (0.22%) Shopify
5 16 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 15 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 14 (0.18%) Odoo
8 12 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 9 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 8 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 8 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.065%) SAP IS-U
12 5 (0.065%) SAP LE
12 5 (0.065%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1,920 (25.13%) Azure
2 1,419 (18.57%) AWS
3 448 (5.86%) SaaS
4 280 (3.66%) GCP
5 233 (3.05%) Serverless
6 183 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 176 (2.30%) Power Platform
8 168 (2.20%) PaaS
9 159 (2.08%) GitHub
10 148 (1.94%) IaaS
11 140 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
12 124 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
13 105 (1.37%) Office 365
14 88 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
15 77 (1.01%) npm
16 74 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
17 58 (0.76%) OpenShift
18 54 (0.71%) Amazon S3
19 40 (0.52%) Amazon EKS
20 35 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 136 (1.78%) Skype
2 113 (1.48%) HTTP
3 108 (1.41%) Internet
4 92 (1.20%) Firewall
5 43 (0.56%) VPN
6 40 (0.52%) DNS
7 37 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 30 (0.39%) LAN
9 27 (0.35%) Intranet
10 23 (0.30%) WAN
10 23 (0.30%) Wireless
11 22 (0.29%) Broadband
12 19 (0.25%) VoIP
13 18 (0.24%) DHCP
14 16 (0.21%) Bluetooth
15 15 (0.20%) AMQP
15 15 (0.20%) FTP
15 15 (0.20%) Network Security
15 15 (0.20%) SSL
16 13 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,154 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 465 (6.09%) NoSQL
3 459 (6.01%) MySQL
4 330 (4.32%) MongoDB
5 302 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 238 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
7 236 (3.09%) Big Data
8 221 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
9 155 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 152 (1.99%) Power BI
11 136 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 103 (1.35%) Data Lake
13 82 (1.07%) Redis
14 79 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 78 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 76 (0.99%) Hadoop
17 59 (0.77%) Tableau
18 49 (0.64%) RDBMS
19 46 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 46 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,176 (15.39%) Git (software)
2 713 (9.33%) JIRA
3 565 (7.40%) Jenkins
4 521 (6.82%) Selenium
5 228 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 211 (2.76%) Visual Studio
7 190 (2.49%) Maven
8 180 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 173 (2.26%) JUnit
10 130 (1.70%) WebDriver
11 119 (1.56%) SpecFlow
12 110 (1.44%) GitLab
13 105 (1.37%) TeamCity
14 99 (1.30%) Bitbucket
15 98 (1.28%) Subversion
16 97 (1.27%) NUnit
16 97 (1.27%) SoapUI
17 87 (1.14%) webpack
18 74 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 70 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,120 (14.66%) Finance
2 317 (4.15%) Public Sector
3 295 (3.86%) Marketing
4 208 (2.72%) Retail
5 153 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 122 (1.60%) Banking
7 120 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 98 (1.28%) Games
9 86 (1.13%) Electronics
10 82 (1.07%) Law
11 80 (1.05%) Legal
12 59 (0.77%) Local Government
13 58 (0.76%) Back Office
14 55 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 55 (0.72%) Publishing
15 46 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 39 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 35 (0.46%) Automotive
18 29 (0.38%) Advertising
19 18 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 3,165 (41.43%) Developer
2 714 (9.35%) Senior Developer
3 677 (8.86%) .NET Developer
4 575 (7.53%) Software Engineer
5 558 (7.30%) Software Developer
6 550 (7.20%) Analyst
7 433 (5.67%) C# Developer
8 428 (5.60%) Architect
9 422 (5.52%) Java Developer
10 383 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
11 307 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 293 (3.84%) Business Analyst
13 286 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
14 260 (3.40%) Lead Developer
15 255 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
15 255 (3.34%) Project Manager
16 191 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
17 187 (2.45%) Senior .NET Developer
18 181 (2.37%) Tester
19 177 (2.32%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,007 (26.27%) .NET
2 1,417 (18.55%) HTML
3 1,331 (17.42%) CSS
4 1,125 (14.73%) AngularJS
5 959 (12.55%) React
6 762 (9.97%) .NET Core
7 729 (9.54%) ASP.NET
8 618 (8.09%) Node.js
9 609 (7.97%) RESTful
10 584 (7.64%) REST
11 542 (7.09%) Web Services
12 517 (6.77%) .NET Framework
13 450 (5.89%) jQuery
14 441 (5.77%) Spring
15 424 (5.55%) HTML5
16 404 (5.29%) Vue.js
17 367 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 355 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
19 298 (3.90%) JSON
20 255 (3.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 627 (8.21%) User Experience
2 522 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 367 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 302 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 185 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 161 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 134 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 130 (1.70%) Algorithms
9 118 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 110 (1.44%) Public Cloud
11 99 (1.30%) Cloud Native
12 76 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 64 (0.84%) Data Centre
14 45 (0.59%) Internet of Things
15 37 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
16 33 (0.43%) N-Tier
17 32 (0.42%) Client/Server
18 30 (0.39%) Blog
19 29 (0.38%) Driving Licence
20 27 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 767 (10.04%) Linux
2 456 (5.97%) Windows
3 229 (3.00%) Android
4 185 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 140 (1.83%) Unix
6 99 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 93 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 91 (1.19%) CentOS
9 35 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 30 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 25 (0.33%) AIX
12 21 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
14 10 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
15 9 (0.12%) Fedora
16 8 (0.10%) Solaris
16 8 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
17 6 (0.079%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.079%) VxWorks
18 5 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,102 (27.51%) Scrum
2 1,927 (25.22%) DevOps
3 1,241 (16.24%) Software Engineering
4 1,160 (15.18%) Test Automation
5 1,158 (15.16%) TDD
6 1,087 (14.23%) Microservices
7 856 (11.20%) MVC
8 790 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 775 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
10 609 (7.97%) Mentoring
11 589 (7.71%) SDLC
12 570 (7.46%) BDD
13 559 (7.32%) Project Management
14 558 (7.30%) Unit Testing
15 529 (6.92%) OO
16 462 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 461 (6.03%) Front End Development
18 429 (5.62%) Kanban
19 415 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
19 415 (5.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2,332 (30.52%) JavaScript
2 2,160 (28.27%) C#
3 1,709 (22.37%) SQL
4 1,440 (18.85%) Java
5 891 (11.66%) Python
6 578 (7.57%) TypeScript
7 422 (5.52%) PHP
8 350 (4.58%) C++
9 251 (3.29%) T-SQL
10 198 (2.59%) C
11 182 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 162 (2.12%) Ruby
13 161 (2.11%) Go
14 153 (2.00%) Java 8
15 147 (1.92%) Bash Shell
16 118 (1.54%) PL/SQL
17 114 (1.49%) ES6
18 112 (1.47%) Scala
19 71 (0.93%) R
20 67 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 793 (10.38%) Degree
2 629 (8.23%) Security Cleared
3 374 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 213 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 165 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 142 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 97 (1.27%) ISEB
8 62 (0.81%) AWS Certification
9 55 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 44 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
12 38 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 33 (0.43%) PMI Certification
14 30 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (0.35%) PhD
15 27 (0.35%) PMP
16 25 (0.33%) CCNA
17 22 (0.29%) CISSP
18 21 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 20 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 617 (8.08%) QA
2 75 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (0.98%) SLA
3 74 (0.97%) GDPR
4 56 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 40 (0.52%) PMO
6 33 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.26%) NIST
8 19 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.24%) NCSC
10 14 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.16%) NIST 800
12 11 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.079%) WCAG
14 5 (0.065%) COBIT
15 4 (0.052%) GAMP
15 4 (0.052%) ISO 8583
15 4 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.052%) JTAG
System Software
1 928 (12.15%) Docker
2 113 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 96 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.45%) vSphere
5 24 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.25%) NDS
9 18 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 14 (0.18%) HDFS
11 13 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (0.14%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.13%) NFS
14 9 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 8 (0.10%) Firmware
15 8 (0.10%) Varnish
16 7 (0.092%) LXC
16 7 (0.092%) Xen
17 5 (0.065%) GlusterFS
17 5 (0.065%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 644 (8.43%) Kubernetes
2 506 (6.62%) Terraform
3 284 (3.72%) Ansible
4 261 (3.42%) Puppet
5 171 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (0.60%) Prometheus
7 44 (0.58%) Grafana
8 34 (0.45%) SCCM
9 26 (0.34%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 24 (0.31%) Graphite
11 23 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
12 22 (0.29%) Packer
12 22 (0.29%) WSUS
13 20 (0.26%) Data Guard
14 17 (0.22%) SCOM
14 17 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
15 15 (0.20%) Tivoli
16 14 (0.18%) MIIS
17 13 (0.17%) Nagios
18 12 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1,107 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 380 (4.97%) Oracle
3 255 (3.34%) Google
4 212 (2.77%) SAP
5 135 (1.77%) VMware
6 96 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 91 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 87 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 81 (1.06%) IBM
10 69 (0.90%) Adobe
11 65 (0.85%) Zend
12 62 (0.81%) Xamarin
13 52 (0.68%) Splunk
14 48 (0.63%) Cisco
15 38 (0.50%) Sitecore
16 37 (0.48%) SaltStack
17 35 (0.46%) New Relic
17 35 (0.46%) ServiceNow
18 30 (0.39%) Ceridian
19 27 (0.35%) NetIQ