Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 24,469 17,484 9,817
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 32.32% 29.17% 28.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.13% 31.37% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,782 12,294 7,940
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £73,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Agile 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 71,688 55,741 31,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 94.69% 93.00% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41,830 39,163 25,739
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the UK excluding London

Agile
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Agile in the UK excluding London

Agile
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in the UK excluding London

Agile
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 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
North of England 0 6,771 £55,000 +5.77% 676
South East 0 6,582 £60,000 +9.09% 522
Midlands 0 4,093 £52,500 +5.00% 448
North West 0 3,528 £55,000 +4.76% 390
West Midlands 0 3,129 £52,500 - 276
Yorkshire 0 2,863 £55,000 +4.76% 206
South West 0 2,795 £53,500 +7.00% 351
Scotland 0 1,876 £57,500 +15.00% 212
East of England -1 1,641 £56,044 +2.83% 238
East Midlands 0 950 £52,500 +5.00% 170
Wales 0 636 £52,500 +10.53% 53
North East 0 389 £52,500 +5.00% 80
Northern Ireland -1 293 £52,500 +11.70% 27
Channel Islands -13 3 £100,000 -
Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 6,359 (25.99%) Social Skills
2 6,163 (25.19%) DevOps
3 6,128 (25.04%) Azure
4 5,700 (23.29%) JavaScript
5 5,656 (23.11%) Software Engineering
6 5,560 (22.72%) Scrum
7 5,380 (21.99%) Finance
8 5,004 (20.45%) AWS
9 4,777 (19.52%) C#
10 4,605 (18.82%) SQL
11 4,491 (18.35%) Java
12 4,354 (17.79%) .NET
13 4,178 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 3,975 (16.25%) Python
15 3,963 (16.20%) CI/CD
16 3,927 (16.05%) Degree
17 3,880 (15.86%) React
18 3,564 (14.57%) Mentoring
19 3,458 (14.13%) Git (software)
20 3,432 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
21 3,379 (13.81%) Test Automation
22 2,955 (12.08%) Docker
23 2,877 (11.76%) HTML
24 2,743 (11.21%) TDD
25 2,741 (11.20%) CSS
26 2,737 (11.19%) Project Management
27 2,685 (10.97%) Kubernetes
28 2,563 (10.47%) Analytics
29 2,437 (9.96%) Coaching
30 2,416 (9.87%) JIRA

Agile
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 1,014 (4.14%) Confluence
2 423 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 292 (1.19%) CMS
4 282 (1.15%) Apache
5 277 (1.13%) Apache Spark
6 188 (0.77%) WordPress
7 124 (0.51%) IIS
8 120 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 96 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 90 (0.37%) SAS
11 85 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 79 (0.32%) JBoss
13 74 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 71 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
15 70 (0.29%) Drupal
16 63 (0.26%) OpenStack
17 60 (0.25%) MS Exchange
18 57 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
19 56 (0.23%) WebSphere
20 51 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 734 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 681 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 369 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
4 284 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 254 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 146 (0.60%) Simulink
7 131 (0.54%) Sketch
8 76 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 72 (0.29%) InVision
10 64 (0.26%) Adobe XD
10 64 (0.26%) CATIA
11 47 (0.19%) Zeplin
12 45 (0.18%) Campfire
13 40 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
14 34 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
15 30 (0.12%) Chatbot
16 24 (0.098%) Stateflow
17 22 (0.090%) 3ds Max
18 21 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 21 (0.086%) CANalyzer
Business Applications
1 130 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 51 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 46 (0.19%) Academy Housing
5 42 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 36 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 34 (0.14%) SessionCam
8 28 (0.11%) Maximo
9 26 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 18 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
11 16 (0.065%) Primavera
11 16 (0.065%) SAP CO
11 16 (0.065%) SAP FI
11 16 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
11 16 (0.065%) SAP HR
12 15 (0.061%) Magento
12 15 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 14 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
14 13 (0.053%) Shopify
14 13 (0.053%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6,128 (25.04%) Azure
2 5,004 (20.45%) AWS
3 1,981 (8.10%) Azure DevOps
4 1,974 (8.07%) GCP
5 1,659 (6.78%) SaaS
6 1,602 (6.55%) Serverless
7 967 (3.95%) Power Platform
8 958 (3.92%) GitHub
9 595 (2.43%) Azure Functions
10 585 (2.39%) Azure Service Bus
11 520 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
12 473 (1.93%) PaaS
13 442 (1.81%) Microsoft 365
14 376 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
15 365 (1.49%) OpenShift
16 338 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 275 (1.12%) IaaS
18 272 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
19 255 (1.04%) Amazon S3
20 225 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 360 (1.47%) Broadband
2 324 (1.32%) Firewall
3 291 (1.19%) Internet
4 215 (0.88%) WAN
5 197 (0.81%) HTTP
6 186 (0.76%) LAN
7 182 (0.74%) DNS
8 178 (0.73%) Wireless
9 123 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 123 (0.50%) VPN
10 114 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
11 103 (0.42%) DHCP
12 91 (0.37%) VLAN
13 75 (0.31%) Network Security
14 72 (0.29%) SAN
15 56 (0.23%) 5G
16 55 (0.22%) Bluetooth
17 48 (0.20%) WLAN
18 46 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
19 43 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,254 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 950 (3.88%) NoSQL
3 926 (3.78%) Big Data
4 904 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 854 (3.49%) MySQL
6 718 (2.93%) Power BI
7 672 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 576 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 528 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 406 (1.66%) Data Lake
11 379 (1.55%) Tableau
12 264 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 262 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 204 (0.83%) DynamoDB
15 200 (0.82%) Hadoop
16 195 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
17 157 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
18 146 (0.60%) Redis
18 146 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 136 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3,458 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 2,416 (9.87%) JIRA
3 1,721 (7.03%) Jenkins
4 949 (3.88%) Selenium
5 650 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 462 (1.89%) GitLab
7 412 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 380 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 315 (1.29%) Subversion
10 314 (1.28%) Maven
11 300 (1.23%) Postman
12 295 (1.21%) SpecFlow
13 287 (1.17%) JUnit
14 279 (1.14%) TeamCity
15 276 (1.13%) Bitbucket
16 241 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
17 235 (0.96%) Cypress.io
18 209 (0.85%) Gradle
19 166 (0.68%) JMeter
20 161 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6,359 (25.99%) Social Skills
2 5,380 (21.99%) Finance
3 2,117 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1,699 (6.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1,445 (5.91%) Retail
6 1,266 (5.17%) Marketing
7 1,264 (5.17%) Banking
8 1,262 (5.16%) Public Sector
9 1,137 (4.65%) Legal
10 1,075 (4.39%) Automotive
11 908 (3.71%) Games
12 904 (3.69%) Law
13 882 (3.60%) Manufacturing
14 660 (2.70%) Influencing Skills
15 657 (2.69%) Presentation Skills
16 546 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
17 437 (1.79%) Electronics
18 385 (1.57%) Telecoms
19 312 (1.28%) Aviation
20 282 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,641 (27.14%) Developer
2 2,589 (10.58%) Software Engineer
3 2,269 (9.27%) Analyst
4 1,672 (6.83%) Senior Developer
5 1,332 (5.44%) Project Manager
6 1,310 (5.35%) Software Developer
7 1,136 (4.64%) .NET Developer
8 1,094 (4.47%) Business Analyst
9 1,071 (4.38%) Architect
10 862 (3.52%) Java Developer
11 857 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
12 745 (3.04%) C# Developer
13 600 (2.45%) Product Owner
13 600 (2.45%) Senior Software Engineer
14 592 (2.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 577 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
16 526 (2.15%) Senior Manager
17 520 (2.13%) Graduate
18 491 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
19 486 (1.99%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,354 (17.79%) .NET
2 3,880 (15.86%) React
3 2,877 (11.76%) HTML
4 2,741 (11.20%) CSS
5 2,023 (8.27%) AngularJS
6 2,017 (8.24%) .NET Core
7 1,561 (6.38%) Node.js
8 1,438 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 1,346 (5.50%) Spring
10 1,167 (4.77%) REST
11 1,061 (4.34%) RESTful
12 1,007 (4.12%) Vue.js
13 999 (4.08%) jQuery
14 939 (3.84%) ASP.NET
15 830 (3.39%) Entity Framework
16 828 (3.38%) HTML5
17 802 (3.28%) Web Services
18 729 (2.98%) Kafka
19 705 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 609 (2.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2,050 (8.38%) User Experience
2 1,011 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
3 964 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
4 920 (3.76%) Algorithms
5 779 (3.18%) Cloud Native
6 746 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 718 (2.93%) Management Information System
8 502 (2.05%) Data Structures
9 446 (1.82%) Life Science
10 434 (1.77%) Virtual Team
11 422 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 403 (1.65%) Public Cloud
13 393 (1.61%) IoT
14 316 (1.29%) Social Media
15 303 (1.24%) Cyberattack
16 289 (1.18%) NHS
17 285 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
18 259 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
19 247 (1.01%) Data Centre
20 236 (0.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,934 (7.90%) Linux
2 1,142 (4.67%) Windows
3 1,115 (4.56%) Android
4 966 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 504 (2.06%) Unix
6 275 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 91 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 71 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 67 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 65 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (0.24%) CentOS
12 44 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
13 39 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 39 (0.16%) VMS
14 31 (0.13%) Mesosphere
15 28 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
16 26 (0.11%) zOS
17 21 (0.086%) FreeRTOS
18 15 (0.061%) Windows 7
18 15 (0.061%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,163 (25.19%) DevOps
2 5,656 (23.11%) Software Engineering
3 5,560 (22.72%) Scrum
4 3,963 (16.20%) CI/CD
5 3,564 (14.57%) Mentoring
6 3,432 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
7 3,379 (13.81%) Test Automation
8 2,743 (11.21%) TDD
9 2,737 (11.19%) Project Management
10 2,563 (10.47%) Analytics
11 2,437 (9.96%) Coaching
12 2,381 (9.73%) Full Stack Development
13 2,366 (9.67%) Microservices
14 2,319 (9.48%) SDLC
15 2,147 (8.77%) Computer Science
16 2,146 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
17 2,055 (8.40%) User Stories
18 1,974 (8.07%) Waterfall
19 1,971 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
20 1,872 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5,700 (23.29%) JavaScript
2 4,777 (19.52%) C#
3 4,605 (18.82%) SQL
4 4,491 (18.35%) Java
5 3,975 (16.25%) Python
6 1,566 (6.40%) TypeScript
7 1,162 (4.75%) C
8 1,109 (4.53%) PHP
9 1,108 (4.53%) C++
10 725 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 719 (2.94%) Go
12 697 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 573 (2.34%) Bash
14 568 (2.32%) Ruby
15 454 (1.86%) Kotlin
16 303 (1.24%) Scala
17 253 (1.03%) ES6
17 253 (1.03%) MATLAB
18 229 (0.94%) Perl
18 229 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 3,927 (16.05%) Degree
2 1,561 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 964 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 818 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 285 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 272 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 269 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 213 (0.87%) ISEB
9 205 (0.84%) PMP
10 204 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 153 (0.63%) Master's Degree
11 153 (0.63%) PhD
12 122 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 119 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
14 116 (0.47%) DBS Check
15 110 (0.45%) CISSP
16 104 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 98 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
18 92 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 87 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,127 (8.69%) QA
2 696 (2.84%) Accessibility
3 275 (1.12%) PMO
4 247 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 237 (0.97%) GDPR
6 165 (0.67%) Automotive SPICE
7 146 (0.60%) SLA
8 130 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 94 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 89 (0.36%) MISRA
11 79 (0.32%) AUTOSAR
12 73 (0.30%) GRC
13 70 (0.29%) ISO 26262
14 65 (0.27%) WCAG
15 61 (0.25%) NIST
16 50 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 37 (0.15%) ISO 9001
18 32 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
19 28 (0.11%) NCSC
20 27 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 2,955 (12.08%) Docker
2 307 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 222 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 119 (0.49%) Firmware
5 88 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (0.23%) Embedded Firmware
6 56 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 35 (0.14%) vSphere
9 16 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
10 15 (0.061%) VMware NSX
11 14 (0.057%) KVM
11 14 (0.057%) Terminal Server
12 10 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.041%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.037%) Xen
14 8 (0.033%) RACF
14 8 (0.033%) XenApp
15 7 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.025%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2,685 (10.97%) Kubernetes
2 1,525 (6.23%) Terraform
3 775 (3.17%) Ansible
4 282 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 277 (1.13%) Puppet
6 126 (0.51%) Grafana
6 126 (0.51%) Prometheus
7 93 (0.38%) Kibana
8 69 (0.28%) Istio
9 56 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 55 (0.22%) Consul
11 49 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
12 46 (0.19%) SCCM
13 43 (0.18%) Packer
14 42 (0.17%) logstash
14 42 (0.17%) WSUS
15 35 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 32 (0.13%) vCenter Server
16 32 (0.13%) ZABBIX
17 30 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4,178 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 1,052 (4.30%) Google
3 879 (3.59%) Oracle
4 546 (2.23%) Xamarin
5 417 (1.70%) SAP
6 408 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 319 (1.30%) IBM
8 302 (1.23%) VMware
9 267 (1.09%) Adobe
10 230 (0.94%) Databricks
11 216 (0.88%) Cisco
12 200 (0.82%) Atlassian
13 198 (0.81%) ServiceNow
14 160 (0.65%) MuleSoft
15 147 (0.60%) Splunk
16 121 (0.49%) Hitachi
17 113 (0.46%) Apple
17 113 (0.46%) Facebook
18 112 (0.46%) Citrix
18 112 (0.46%) Red Hat