Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Agile Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 548 483 374
Rank change year-on-year -65 -109 -65
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Developer 681 1,053 1,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.61% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 626 966 1,334
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £75,000
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 138,564 165,582 163,071
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.42% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 109,968 134,850 134,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Developer in the UK

Agile Developer
Top 15 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 22 May 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
England -66 668 £57,500 +4.55% 101
UK excluding London +57 387 £50,000 - 43
London -135 291 £70,000 +12.00% 61
South East +45 137 £47,500 -5.00% 14
North of England +69 113 £57,500 +15.00% 8
North West +73 99 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South West +12 48 £45,000 -3.23% 2
East of England +84 41 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Midlands +9 38 £56,250 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +29 24 £57,500 +18.56% 1
West Midlands +9 14 £52,500 - 3
Yorkshire -19 9 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Wales +16 8 £46,500 +32.86% 1
North East +24 5 £36,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £47,500 - 2

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 681 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (51.54%) TDD
3 328 (48.16%) Java
4 318 (46.70%) C#
5 306 (44.93%) .NET
6 238 (34.95%) JavaScript
7 236 (34.65%) MVC
8 210 (30.84%) ASP.NET
9 191 (28.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 190 (27.90%) SQL Server
11 187 (27.46%) Software Engineering
12 175 (25.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 169 (24.82%) Scrum
14 158 (23.20%) SQL
14 158 (23.20%) HTML
15 154 (22.61%) Microsoft Azure
16 142 (20.85%) Microservices
16 142 (20.85%) CSS
17 134 (19.68%) Git (software)
18 131 (19.24%) AngularJS
19 128 (18.80%) RESTful
20 125 (18.36%) BDD
21 124 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
22 107 (15.71%) Spring
23 105 (15.42%) DevOps
24 90 (13.22%) Customer Requirements
25 89 (13.07%) WCF
26 88 (12.92%) Web Application Development
27 80 (11.75%) Finance
28 78 (11.45%) Web Services

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 43 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 33 (4.85%) Apache
4 24 (3.52%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.50%) WordPress
6 16 (2.35%) JBoss
7 6 (0.88%) Apache Geronimo
7 6 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.88%) GlassFish
7 6 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.59%) CMS
8 4 (0.59%) IIS
9 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.29%) Confluence
10 2 (0.29%) Drupal
10 2 (0.29%) Mule
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 154 (22.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (2.35%) GitHub
4 13 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.91%) Serverless
5 11 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.47%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.03%) PaaS
8 5 (0.73%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.73%) SaaS
9 4 (0.59%) Fastly
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.29%) IaaS
11 2 (0.29%) Office 365
11 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.06%) Internet
2 12 (1.76%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (0.29%) DNS
3 2 (0.29%) Firewall
3 2 (0.29%) HTTP
3 2 (0.29%) IMAP
3 2 (0.29%) SMTP
3 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.29%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (27.90%) SQL Server
2 73 (10.72%) NoSQL
3 54 (7.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 36 (5.29%) Big Data
5 35 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.52%) Apache Hive
8 23 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 21 (3.08%) MongoDB
10 20 (2.94%) MySQL
11 18 (2.64%) HBase
11 18 (2.64%) Impala
12 15 (2.20%) Blockchain
13 13 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 134 (19.68%) Git (software)
2 67 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 48 (7.05%) JIRA
4 46 (6.75%) Maven
5 45 (6.61%) Selenium
6 44 (6.46%) Gradle
7 36 (5.29%) JUnit
8 31 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 27 (3.96%) NUnit
10 26 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (3.67%) MSTest
12 23 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 22 (3.23%) Subversion
14 21 (3.08%) TeamCity
15 19 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (2.79%) Bitbucket
16 17 (2.50%) SpecFlow
17 16 (2.35%) Cucumber
18 15 (2.20%) Log4j
18 15 (2.20%) TestNG
General
1 80 (11.75%) Finance
2 48 (7.05%) Games
3 20 (2.94%) Retail
4 18 (2.64%) Banking
5 15 (2.20%) Marketing
6 13 (1.91%) Advertising
6 13 (1.91%) Publishing
7 9 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.17%) Automotive
9 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.59%) Front Office
11 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) Law
11 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (44.93%) .NET
2 210 (30.84%) ASP.NET
3 191 (28.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 175 (25.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 158 (23.20%) HTML
6 142 (20.85%) CSS
7 131 (19.24%) AngularJS
8 128 (18.80%) RESTful
9 107 (15.71%) Spring
10 89 (13.07%) WCF
11 78 (11.45%) Web Services
12 76 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 69 (10.13%) .NET Framework
14 63 (9.25%) jQuery
15 54 (7.93%) Node.js
15 54 (7.93%) RabbitMQ
16 53 (7.78%) React
17 50 (7.34%) .NET Core
18 49 (7.20%) Hibernate
19 48 (7.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.49%) Enterprise Software
2 41 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.52%) User Experience
5 18 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.50%) Fintech
7 7 (1.03%) Online Banking
7 7 (1.03%) Robotics
8 6 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.59%) Blog
11 3 (0.44%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.29%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.29%) Derivative
12 2 (0.29%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.29%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.29%) W3C
13 1 (0.15%) Anti-Piracy
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.85%) Linux
2 29 (4.26%) Android
3 15 (2.20%) openSUSE
3 15 (2.20%) Ubuntu
4 10 (1.47%) Windows
5 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.73%) Unix
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (51.54%) TDD
3 236 (34.65%) MVC
4 187 (27.46%) Software Engineering
5 169 (24.82%) Scrum
6 142 (20.85%) Microservices
7 125 (18.36%) BDD
8 124 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
9 105 (15.42%) DevOps
10 90 (13.22%) Customer Requirements
11 88 (12.92%) Web Application Development
12 77 (11.31%) OO
13 75 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (11.01%) Web Development
14 68 (9.99%) SDLC
15 66 (9.69%) SOLID
16 61 (8.96%) Kanban
17 57 (8.37%) Test Automation
18 45 (6.61%) Computer Science
19 43 (6.31%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 328 (48.16%) Java
2 318 (46.70%) C#
3 238 (34.95%) JavaScript
4 158 (23.20%) SQL
5 71 (10.43%) Java 8
6 41 (6.02%) Scala
7 37 (5.43%) PHP
8 32 (4.70%) Python
8 32 (4.70%) Ruby
9 31 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.79%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.50%) C++
11 17 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.20%) Perl
13 10 (1.47%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.17%) Groovy
15 4 (0.59%) ES6
15 4 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (8.52%) Degree
2 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.79%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 74 (10.87%) Docker
2 7 (1.03%) HDFS
3 4 (0.59%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (5.14%) Kubernetes
2 32 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (4.11%) Puppet
4 21 (3.08%) Terraform
5 15 (2.20%) Salt
6 14 (2.06%) Ansible
7 4 (0.59%) Grafana
7 4 (0.59%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.59%) Rancher
8 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.58%) Oracle
3 14 (2.06%) Google
4 13 (1.91%) Facebook
5 7 (1.03%) Blue Prism
5 7 (1.03%) SaltStack
6 6 (0.88%) Alteryx
6 6 (0.88%) Tableau
7 3 (0.44%) Cadence
7 3 (0.44%) SAP
8 2 (0.29%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.29%) Splunk
9 1 (0.15%) Apple
9 1 (0.15%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.15%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.15%) YouTube