Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 521 418 329
Rank change year-on-year -103 -89 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Developer 941 1,351 2,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.76% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.79% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,247 1,956
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,900 £32,625
90th Percentile £89,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 167,485 170,923 196,281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,503 139,507 164,804
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 July 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 July 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 -113 909 £55,000 - 132
London -48 577 £62,500 - 80
UK excluding London -119 354 £47,500 +5.56% 56
South East -101 112 £52,000 +15.56% 17
North of England -64 79 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South West +47 70 £46,500 +16.25% 7
North West +19 61 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Midlands -25 44 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East of England -69 27 £47,500 -5.00% 14
East Midlands +5 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands -24 21 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -29 15 £40,250 -15.26% 2
Scotland -18 11 £35,000 -28.21% 2
Wales +7 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North East -26 3 £37,500 -16.67%
Northern Ireland - 3 £75,000 -

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 941 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 600 (63.76%) C#
3 527 (56.00%) .NET
4 474 (50.37%) TDD
5 432 (45.91%) JavaScript
6 410 (43.57%) Scrum
7 391 (41.55%) ASP.NET
8 382 (40.60%) MVC
9 354 (37.62%) Java
10 340 (36.13%) Software Engineering
11 314 (33.37%) SQL Server
12 308 (32.73%) RESTful
13 290 (30.82%) Continuous Integration
14 286 (30.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 280 (29.76%) AngularJS
16 274 (29.12%) ASP.NET Web API
17 256 (27.21%) BDD
18 249 (26.46%) HTML
19 245 (26.04%) CSS
20 234 (24.87%) SQL
20 234 (24.87%) Finance
21 194 (20.62%) DevOps
22 193 (20.51%) Microservices
23 188 (19.98%) Problem-Solving
24 183 (19.45%) React
25 181 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
26 180 (19.13%) WCF
27 171 (18.17%) Web Services
28 167 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 166 (17.64%) Web Application Development

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 25 (2.66%) Apache
2 24 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.34%) Confluence
4 14 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.85%) CMS
7 8 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.53%) JBoss
8 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.43%) Jetty
9 4 (0.43%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.32%) Drupal
10 3 (0.32%) nginx
10 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.21%) IIS
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
2 5 (0.53%) Front Arena
2 5 (0.53%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 181 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (17.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 44 (4.68%) SaaS
4 29 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (2.98%) Amazon S3
6 27 (2.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 19 (2.02%) PaaS
8 16 (1.70%) Google Play
9 14 (1.49%) GitHub
10 9 (0.96%) Serverless
11 6 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.21%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.21%) Force.com
13 2 (0.21%) G Suite
13 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.21%) Office 365
13 2 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.59%) Internet
2 49 (5.21%) Hyperconnected
3 11 (1.17%) HTTP
4 6 (0.64%) SMS
5 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (33.37%) SQL Server
2 111 (11.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 88 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 49 (5.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 43 (4.57%) MySQL
6 39 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 27 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.02%) Big Data
11 13 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.96%) Data Lake
13 9 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.74%) Blockchain
15 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.74%) Redis
16 6 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 145 (15.41%) Git (software)
2 110 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 78 (8.29%) TeamCity
4 56 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 55 (5.84%) NUnit
6 44 (4.68%) JUnit
7 43 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 41 (4.36%) Selenium
9 39 (4.14%) MSBuild
10 38 (4.04%) Visual Studio
11 37 (3.93%) JIRA
11 37 (3.93%) Maven
12 29 (3.08%) Subversion
13 28 (2.98%) Visual Studio Team System
14 26 (2.76%) Cucumber
15 22 (2.34%) Mockito
16 21 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
17 20 (2.13%) Hudson
18 19 (2.02%) Gradle
18 19 (2.02%) Grunt
General
1 234 (24.87%) Finance
2 83 (8.82%) Games
3 49 (5.21%) Marketing
4 48 (5.10%) Advertising
5 45 (4.78%) Banking
6 29 (3.08%) Retail
7 22 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.13%) Front Office
9 17 (1.81%) Electronics
9 17 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.28%) Law
11 11 (1.17%) Back Office
12 8 (0.85%) Legal
13 6 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.53%) Automotive
14 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.21%) Retail Finance
16 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (56.00%) .NET
2 391 (41.55%) ASP.NET
3 308 (32.73%) RESTful
4 286 (30.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 280 (29.76%) AngularJS
6 274 (29.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 249 (26.46%) HTML
8 245 (26.04%) CSS
9 183 (19.45%) React
10 180 (19.13%) WCF
11 171 (18.17%) Web Services
12 167 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 135 (14.35%) Spring
14 99 (10.52%) jQuery
14 99 (10.52%) Node.js
15 94 (9.99%) HTML5
16 92 (9.78%) .NET Framework
17 80 (8.50%) KnockoutJS
18 77 (8.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 76 (8.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 65 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
5 49 (5.21%) User Experience
6 41 (4.36%) Mobile App
7 40 (4.25%) Fintech
8 29 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (2.87%) Hedge funds
10 24 (2.55%) Online Banking
11 23 (2.44%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.81%) iPhone
12 17 (1.81%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.17%) NHS
14 10 (1.06%) Robotics
15 9 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.96%) Derivative
16 8 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (0.85%) Wiki
17 7 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.12%) Linux
2 48 (5.10%) Android
3 37 (3.93%) Windows
4 29 (3.08%) Unix
5 27 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.96%) Debian
7 8 (0.85%) CentOS
7 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (50.37%) TDD
3 410 (43.57%) Scrum
4 382 (40.60%) MVC
5 340 (36.13%) Software Engineering
6 290 (30.82%) Continuous Integration
7 256 (27.21%) BDD
8 194 (20.62%) DevOps
9 193 (20.51%) Microservices
10 188 (19.98%) Problem-Solving
11 166 (17.64%) Web Application Development
12 134 (14.24%) Open Source
13 130 (13.82%) OO
14 119 (12.65%) Kanban
15 108 (11.48%) SOLID
16 105 (11.16%) Domain-Driven Design
17 102 (10.84%) Dependency Injection
18 98 (10.41%) Test Automation
19 87 (9.25%) Pair Programming
20 79 (8.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 600 (63.76%) C#
2 432 (45.91%) JavaScript
3 354 (37.62%) Java
4 234 (24.87%) SQL
5 101 (10.73%) Scala
6 90 (9.56%) Java 8
7 81 (8.61%) Python
8 68 (7.23%) Ruby
9 58 (6.16%) T-SQL
10 51 (5.42%) PHP
11 47 (4.99%) C++
12 43 (4.57%) PowerShell
13 27 (2.87%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.44%) VB
14 23 (2.44%) VB.NET
15 22 (2.34%) Groovy
16 20 (2.13%) Clojure
17 19 (2.02%) Kotlin
18 16 (1.70%) C
19 14 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (9.88%) Degree
2 20 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.85%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.85%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.43%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.21%) EMIR
2 2 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 106 (11.26%) Docker
2 6 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 48 (5.10%) Terraform
2 33 (3.51%) Puppet
3 31 (3.29%) Kubernetes
4 29 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (2.87%) Ansible
6 19 (2.02%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.53%) Salt
8 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.11%) Grafana
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 104 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 86 (9.14%) Google
3 51 (5.42%) Facebook
4 38 (4.04%) Oracle
5 22 (2.34%) SAP
6 10 (1.06%) Blue Prism
7 9 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.74%) IBM
8 7 (0.74%) Sun
9 5 (0.53%) Calypso
9 5 (0.53%) Charles River
9 5 (0.53%) FXall
9 5 (0.53%) SimCorp
9 5 (0.53%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.43%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.43%) Hortonworks
10 4 (0.43%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.32%) Tableau
11 3 (0.32%) TOWER Software