Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 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 23,419 27,734 26,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.06% 29.78% 27.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.74% 32.61% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,879 23,025 22,872
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £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 73,788 85,054 88,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.57% 91.32% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57,152 67,778 72,182
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 7,155 £52,500 +5.00% 949
North of England 0 5,717 £47,500 - 1,048
South West 0 3,200 £47,500 +0.85% 544
North West 0 3,185 £47,500 - 584
Midlands 0 3,027 £47,500 +5.56% 643
Yorkshire 0 2,120 £47,500 - 387
East of England +1 1,810 £55,000 +4.76% 450
West Midlands 0 1,740 £47,500 +5.56% 384
Scotland 0 1,716 £49,000 -2.00% 302
East Midlands 0 1,273 £45,000 - 254
Wales 0 700 £42,500 - 120
North East +1 412 £45,000 -5.26% 77
Northern Ireland -1 129 £47,500 +18.75% 33
Channel Islands - 8 £75,000 - 4
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6,298 (26.89%) C#
2 6,058 (25.87%) JavaScript
3 5,593 (23.88%) Scrum
4 5,484 (23.42%) .NET
5 5,093 (21.75%) SQL
6 4,977 (21.25%) Java
7 4,068 (17.37%) Software Engineering
8 3,915 (16.72%) DevOps
9 3,871 (16.53%) Azure
10 3,795 (16.20%) Finance
11 3,693 (15.77%) Test Automation
12 3,682 (15.72%) HTML
13 3,439 (14.68%) CSS
14 3,323 (14.19%) TDD
15 3,252 (13.89%) SQL Server
16 3,237 (13.82%) Microsoft
17 3,215 (13.73%) Git (software)
18 3,066 (13.09%) Degree
19 3,050 (13.02%) AWS
20 2,874 (12.27%) AngularJS
21 2,841 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
22 2,706 (11.55%) MVC
23 2,654 (11.33%) Mentoring
24 2,532 (10.81%) SDLC
25 2,499 (10.67%) Python
26 2,490 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
27 2,414 (10.31%) ASP.NET
28 2,366 (10.10%) JIRA
29 2,311 (9.87%) Linux
30 2,068 (8.83%) QA

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
1 914 (3.90%) Confluence
2 409 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 349 (1.49%) CMS
4 327 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 280 (1.20%) Apache
6 265 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 253 (1.08%) IIS
8 206 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 152 (0.65%) WordPress
10 150 (0.64%) JBoss
11 109 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 102 (0.44%) nginx
13 101 (0.43%) Umbraco
14 81 (0.35%) Skype for Business
15 78 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 74 (0.32%) SAS
17 71 (0.30%) Apache Solr
17 71 (0.30%) Drupal
18 69 (0.29%) WebLogic
19 65 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 363 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 324 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 160 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 151 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 145 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 92 (0.39%) Sketch
7 79 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 51 (0.22%) Chatbot
8 51 (0.22%) InVision
9 40 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 31 (0.13%) Adobe XD
11 27 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 26 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
13 24 (0.10%) Figma
14 16 (0.068%) S-PLUS
15 14 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 13 (0.056%) SPSS
17 10 (0.043%) Simulink
18 9 (0.038%) Marvel
19 7 (0.030%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 210 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 115 (0.49%) Magento
3 94 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 61 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 45 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 40 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
7 37 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 34 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 30 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 30 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 28 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
11 22 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 17 (0.073%) NetSuite
12 17 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
14 14 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
14 14 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 14 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
15 13 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
15 13 (0.056%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 3,871 (16.53%) Azure
2 3,050 (13.02%) AWS
3 1,102 (4.71%) SaaS
4 708 (3.02%) GCP
5 524 (2.24%) Serverless
6 504 (2.15%) Office 365
7 432 (1.84%) Power Platform
8 396 (1.69%) GitHub
9 376 (1.61%) PaaS
10 286 (1.22%) IaaS
11 252 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
12 239 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
13 215 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
14 208 (0.89%) Amazon S3
15 197 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
16 131 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
17 122 (0.52%) npm
18 102 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
18 102 (0.44%) Azure Stack
19 85 (0.36%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 329 (1.40%) Internet
2 269 (1.15%) Firewall
3 245 (1.05%) HTTP
4 229 (0.98%) DNS
5 176 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 149 (0.64%) Broadband
7 138 (0.59%) WAN
8 126 (0.54%) DHCP
8 126 (0.54%) Skype
9 123 (0.53%) LAN
10 104 (0.44%) Network Security
11 103 (0.44%) Wireless
12 100 (0.43%) VPN
12 100 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
13 73 (0.31%) Intranet
14 68 (0.29%) VoIP
15 50 (0.21%) SSL
16 48 (0.20%) Bluetooth
17 46 (0.20%) SSH
18 41 (0.18%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,252 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1,219 (5.21%) MySQL
3 955 (4.08%) Big Data
4 865 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 791 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 730 (3.12%) NoSQL
7 665 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 597 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 517 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 486 (2.08%) Hadoop
11 445 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 421 (1.80%) Power BI
13 266 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 211 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 209 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
16 184 (0.79%) Data Lake
17 172 (0.73%) Redis
18 169 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
19 168 (0.72%) Apache Hive
20 167 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3,215 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 2,366 (10.10%) JIRA
3 1,744 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 1,542 (6.58%) Selenium
5 1,056 (4.51%) Visual Studio
6 870 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 753 (3.22%) Cucumber
8 710 (3.03%) Maven
9 490 (2.09%) JUnit
10 472 (2.02%) Subversion
11 440 (1.88%) WebDriver
12 421 (1.80%) TeamCity
13 380 (1.62%) SoapUI
14 372 (1.59%) SpecFlow
15 363 (1.55%) Bitbucket
16 329 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
17 301 (1.29%) JMeter
18 274 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
19 265 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 217 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 3,795 (16.20%) Finance
2 1,609 (6.87%) Retail
3 1,009 (4.31%) Public Sector
4 945 (4.04%) Banking
5 914 (3.90%) Marketing
6 608 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 556 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 363 (1.55%) Electronics
9 339 (1.45%) Games
10 228 (0.97%) Automotive
11 217 (0.93%) Legal
12 179 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 124 (0.53%) Advertising
14 118 (0.50%) Law
15 113 (0.48%) Publishing
16 111 (0.47%) Back Office
17 101 (0.43%) Military
18 94 (0.40%) Local Government
19 74 (0.32%) Financial Institution
20 72 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9,048 (38.64%) Developer
2 2,368 (10.11%) Analyst
3 1,956 (8.35%) Senior Developer
4 1,916 (8.18%) .NET Developer
5 1,893 (8.08%) Software Engineer
6 1,750 (7.47%) C# Developer
7 1,690 (7.22%) Software Developer
8 1,603 (6.84%) Java Developer
9 1,138 (4.86%) Architect
10 1,137 (4.86%) Business Analyst
11 1,122 (4.79%) Project Manager
12 1,000 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 701 (2.99%) Test Engineer
14 664 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 643 (2.75%) Test Analyst
16 628 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
17 598 (2.55%) Junior
18 591 (2.52%) Lead Developer
19 577 (2.46%) PHP Developer
19 577 (2.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,484 (23.42%) .NET
2 3,682 (15.72%) HTML
3 3,439 (14.68%) CSS
4 2,874 (12.27%) AngularJS
5 2,414 (10.31%) ASP.NET
6 1,969 (8.41%) Web Services
7 1,924 (8.22%) React
8 1,561 (6.67%) Spring
9 1,521 (6.49%) Node.js
10 1,506 (6.43%) jQuery
11 1,436 (6.13%) REST
12 1,312 (5.60%) .NET Framework
13 1,242 (5.30%) RESTful
14 1,141 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,112 (4.75%) HTML5
16 1,037 (4.43%) .NET Core
17 955 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 927 (3.96%) XML
19 815 (3.48%) JSON
20 776 (3.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,785 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 1,573 (6.72%) User Experience
3 992 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
4 876 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 859 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 570 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 570 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 373 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 348 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 264 (1.13%) Data Centre
10 230 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 191 (0.82%) Cloud Native
12 164 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 160 (0.68%) Robotics
14 157 (0.67%) Smartphone
15 154 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
16 125 (0.53%) NHS
17 118 (0.50%) Internet of Things
18 115 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
19 110 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2,311 (9.87%) Linux
2 1,663 (7.10%) Windows
3 753 (3.22%) Android
4 623 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 575 (2.46%) Unix
6 345 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 179 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 145 (0.62%) CentOS
9 119 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 95 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 92 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 73 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 65 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 59 (0.25%) Solaris
14 59 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (0.22%) AIX
16 43 (0.18%) SUSE
17 40 (0.17%) Tizen
18 24 (0.10%) Debian
18 24 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,593 (23.88%) Scrum
2 4,068 (17.37%) Software Engineering
3 3,915 (16.72%) DevOps
4 3,693 (15.77%) Test Automation
5 3,323 (14.19%) TDD
6 2,841 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
7 2,706 (11.55%) MVC
8 2,654 (11.33%) Mentoring
9 2,532 (10.81%) SDLC
10 2,490 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
11 1,979 (8.45%) Project Management
12 1,962 (8.38%) Microservices
13 1,900 (8.11%) Waterfall
14 1,677 (7.16%) BDD
15 1,567 (6.69%) OO
15 1,567 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 1,526 (6.52%) Computer Science
17 1,506 (6.43%) Web Development
18 1,467 (6.26%) Coaching
19 1,432 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6,298 (26.89%) C#
2 6,058 (25.87%) JavaScript
3 5,093 (21.75%) SQL
4 4,977 (21.25%) Java
5 2,499 (10.67%) Python
6 1,455 (6.21%) C++
7 1,294 (5.53%) PHP
8 985 (4.21%) C
9 779 (3.33%) TypeScript
10 665 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 661 (2.82%) Ruby
12 656 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 559 (2.39%) Java 8
14 433 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 353 (1.51%) Scala
16 342 (1.46%) ES6
17 274 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 272 (1.16%) VB.NET
19 263 (1.12%) Go
20 213 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3,066 (13.09%) Degree
2 1,081 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 794 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 607 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 564 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 445 (1.90%) ISEB
7 356 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 201 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 192 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 175 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 169 (0.72%) CISSP
12 148 (0.63%) PMP
13 117 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 116 (0.50%) CISM
15 95 (0.41%) AWS Certification
16 91 (0.39%) CCNA
17 78 (0.33%) HND
18 74 (0.32%) Master's Degree
18 74 (0.32%) MCP
19 72 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,068 (8.83%) QA
2 287 (1.23%) PMO
3 246 (1.05%) SLA
4 206 (0.88%) GDPR
5 181 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 180 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 96 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 56 (0.24%) NIST
9 45 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 44 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 42 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 40 (0.17%) COBIT
13 33 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 25 (0.11%) PSD2
15 24 (0.10%) ISO 9001
16 23 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 20 (0.085%) DICOM
18 15 (0.064%) WAI
18 15 (0.064%) WCAG
19 14 (0.060%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,956 (8.35%) Docker
2 405 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 305 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 190 (0.81%) Firmware
5 127 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 84 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 78 (0.33%) XenApp
8 70 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 65 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 44 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 42 (0.18%) vSphere
12 41 (0.18%) HDFS
13 29 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 28 (0.12%) VMware NSX
15 26 (0.11%) VirtualBox
16 24 (0.10%) oVirt
16 24 (0.10%) RHEV
17 23 (0.098%) Varnish
18 22 (0.094%) Apache Flume
18 22 (0.094%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,185 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 743 (3.17%) Ansible
3 589 (2.52%) Terraform
4 484 (2.07%) Puppet
5 400 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 161 (0.69%) SCCM
7 131 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 105 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
9 98 (0.42%) SCOM
10 82 (0.35%) Prometheus
11 72 (0.31%) Nagios
12 70 (0.30%) SCOrch
13 69 (0.29%) Kibana
14 67 (0.29%) Packer
15 64 (0.27%) Grafana
16 62 (0.26%) HP ALM
17 54 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 43 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
19 39 (0.17%) ZABBIX
20 34 (0.15%) Consul
Vendors
1 3,237 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 1,316 (5.62%) Oracle
3 782 (3.34%) Google
4 612 (2.61%) SAP
5 398 (1.70%) VMware
6 394 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
7 344 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 313 (1.34%) Tableau
9 304 (1.30%) IBM
10 227 (0.97%) Cisco
11 213 (0.91%) Sage
12 206 (0.88%) Citrix
13 183 (0.78%) Splunk
14 180 (0.77%) Xamarin
15 179 (0.76%) HP
16 173 (0.74%) Red Hat
17 155 (0.66%) ServiceNow
18 152 (0.65%) Informatica
19 150 (0.64%) Adobe
20 149 (0.64%) WorldPay