Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 382 330
Rank change year-on-year -112 -52 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Developer 902 1,446 1,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.83% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.86% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1,303 1,721
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 158,047 167,700 184,728
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,340 134,271 154,809
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in the UK

Agile Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Developer.

Salary trend for Agile Developer in the UK

Agile Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Developer in the UK

Agile Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
England -114 873 £57,500 +4.55% 129
London -86 521 £65,000 +4.00% 81
UK excluding London -103 375 £50,000 - 52
South East -95 134 £45,000 -14.29% 20
North of England -14 103 £60,000 +20.00% 14
North West +20 88 £60,000 +20.00% 12
South West +25 53 £45,000 -13.46% 3
Midlands -44 33 £55,000 +29.41% 5
East of England -43 32 £47,500 -5.00% 6
East Midlands -11 21 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland +1 14 £35,500 -27.18% 3
West Midlands -21 12 £75,000 +76.47% 3
Yorkshire -28 10 £43,000 -11.79% 1
Wales +5 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North East -5 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £75,000 -

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Agile Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 902 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (54.99%) C#
3 469 (52.00%) TDD
4 448 (49.67%) .NET
5 396 (43.90%) Java
6 374 (41.46%) JavaScript
7 323 (35.81%) ASP.NET
8 316 (35.03%) MVC
9 310 (34.37%) Scrum
10 295 (32.71%) Software Engineering
11 279 (30.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 277 (30.71%) Continuous Integration
13 261 (28.94%) SQL Server
14 253 (28.05%) HTML
15 244 (27.05%) AngularJS
16 240 (26.61%) Microservices
17 239 (26.50%) CSS
18 222 (24.61%) SQL
18 222 (24.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 211 (23.39%) RESTful
20 192 (21.29%) Finance
21 191 (21.18%) BDD
22 189 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
23 160 (17.74%) DevOps
24 154 (17.07%) Web Application Development
25 146 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
26 141 (15.63%) Spring
27 140 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
28 138 (15.30%) Git (software)
29 128 (14.19%) React

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 48 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (4.99%) Apache
3 32 (3.55%) Confluence
4 17 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.44%) WordPress
6 10 (1.11%) JBoss
7 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.44%) IIS
9 4 (0.44%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.22%) CMS
10 2 (0.22%) Jetty
10 2 (0.22%) Mule
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Maya
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.89%) Actimize
2 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 146 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (4.77%) SaaS
4 35 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (2.00%) PaaS
6 14 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (1.22%) GitHub
9 10 (1.11%) Serverless
10 7 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.67%) Office 365
12 4 (0.44%) G Suite
12 4 (0.44%) IaaS
12 4 (0.44%) Slack
13 3 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.22%) Apigee
14 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.88%) Internet
2 43 (4.77%) Hyperconnected
3 16 (1.77%) HTTP
4 8 (0.89%) SMS
5 4 (0.44%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (28.94%) SQL Server
2 99 (10.98%) SQL Server 2016
3 75 (8.31%) NoSQL
4 45 (4.99%) MySQL
5 43 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.77%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (2.55%) Big Data
9 23 (2.55%) RDBMS
9 23 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.55%) Redis
13 4 (0.44%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.33%) GIS
14 3 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 138 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 118 (13.08%) Jenkins
3 64 (7.10%) TeamCity
4 59 (6.54%) JUnit
5 54 (5.99%) JIRA
6 52 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 49 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 48 (5.32%) Maven
9 45 (4.99%) Selenium
10 38 (4.21%) Bitbucket
11 33 (3.66%) Visual Studio
12 23 (2.55%) Gradle
13 22 (2.44%) MSBuild
14 20 (2.22%) Subversion
15 18 (2.00%) Mockito
15 18 (2.00%) NUnit
15 18 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (1.77%) EasyMock
17 14 (1.55%) TestNG
18 13 (1.44%) Cucumber
General
1 192 (21.29%) Finance
2 75 (8.31%) Games
3 47 (5.21%) Banking
4 39 (4.32%) Marketing
5 34 (3.77%) Front Office
6 26 (2.88%) Advertising
7 25 (2.77%) Retail
8 18 (2.00%) Back Office
9 13 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (1.11%) Automotive
13 7 (0.78%) Electronics
13 7 (0.78%) Law
13 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.33%) Retail Finance
16 2 (0.22%) Legal
16 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (49.67%) .NET
2 323 (35.81%) ASP.NET
3 279 (30.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 253 (28.05%) HTML
5 244 (27.05%) AngularJS
6 239 (26.50%) CSS
7 222 (24.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 211 (23.39%) RESTful
9 141 (15.63%) Spring
10 128 (14.19%) React
11 127 (14.08%) Web Services
12 119 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 105 (11.64%) WCF
14 91 (10.09%) HTML5
15 87 (9.65%) Node.js
16 78 (8.65%) .NET Framework
17 75 (8.31%) REST
18 73 (8.09%) jQuery
19 71 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 69 (7.65%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.53%) Computer Science
2 63 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (4.43%) Fintech
6 34 (3.77%) Hedge funds
6 34 (3.77%) User Experience
7 22 (2.44%) Online Banking
8 21 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 19 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 18 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (2.00%) Wiki
12 9 (1.00%) NHS
13 8 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
14 7 (0.78%) Equities
14 7 (0.78%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.78%) Life Science
14 7 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
14 7 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 63 (6.98%) Linux
2 28 (3.10%) Android
3 25 (2.77%) Windows
4 21 (2.33%) Unix
5 16 (1.77%) CentOS
5 16 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.44%) openSUSE
9 6 (0.67%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 902 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (52.00%) TDD
3 316 (35.03%) MVC
4 310 (34.37%) Scrum
5 295 (32.71%) Software Engineering
6 277 (30.71%) Continuous Integration
7 240 (26.61%) Microservices
8 191 (21.18%) BDD
9 189 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
10 160 (17.74%) DevOps
11 154 (17.07%) Web Application Development
12 127 (14.08%) OO
13 97 (10.75%) SOLID
14 96 (10.64%) Pair Programming
15 83 (9.20%) Kanban
16 82 (9.09%) Open Source
16 82 (9.09%) Test Automation
17 81 (8.98%) Web Development
18 78 (8.65%) Dependency Injection
19 72 (7.98%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 496 (54.99%) C#
2 396 (43.90%) Java
3 374 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 222 (24.61%) SQL
5 89 (9.87%) Scala
6 88 (9.76%) Java 8
7 71 (7.87%) Python
8 59 (6.54%) PHP
9 57 (6.32%) Ruby
10 48 (5.32%) T-SQL
11 45 (4.99%) C++
12 25 (2.77%) Groovy
13 23 (2.55%) PowerShell
14 22 (2.44%) Perl
15 20 (2.22%) PL/SQL
16 19 (2.11%) Kotlin
17 18 (2.00%) Clojure
18 17 (1.88%) VB.NET
19 10 (1.11%) TypeScript
20 8 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (10.86%) Degree
2 7 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.22%) PhD
6 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.88%) QA
2 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.44%) PSD2
4 3 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 82 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Varnish
2 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (4.10%) Terraform
2 34 (3.77%) Puppet
3 29 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (2.22%) Prometheus
5 18 (2.00%) Ansible
5 18 (2.00%) Kubernetes
6 14 (1.55%) Salt
7 3 (0.33%) Grafana
8 2 (0.22%) Rancher
9 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 64 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.43%) Oracle
3 48 (5.32%) Google
4 28 (3.10%) Facebook
5 16 (1.77%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.78%) SAP
7 5 (0.55%) SaltStack
7 5 (0.55%) Sun
8 4 (0.44%) IBM
8 4 (0.44%) Splunk
9 3 (0.33%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.33%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.33%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.33%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.22%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.22%) Charles River
10 2 (0.22%) FXall
10 2 (0.22%) hybris
10 2 (0.22%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.22%) Zend