Period
to 13 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Agile Developer was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 646 489 380
Rank change year-on-year -157 -109 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Developer 427 937 1,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.61% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 380 880 1,379
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £101,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +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 127,172 152,686 173,101
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.86% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 101,835 122,433 139,234
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Developer in the UK

Agile Developer
Top 14 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 13 December 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 -159 418 £62,000 +3.33% 63
London -134 228 £67,500 +3.85% 32
UK excluding London -113 192 £57,500 +15.00% 34
South East -44 75 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Midlands +50 49 £65,000 +30.00% 8
North of England -20 46 £60,000 - 12
East Midlands +46 45 £72,500 +45.00% 3
North West -19 40 £60,000 - 8
South West -15 16 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +39 6 £35,000 -18.60% 3
East of England +35 5 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +34 5 £41,250 -21.43% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 - 1

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 427 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (57.38%) Java
3 170 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 143 (33.49%) TDD
5 130 (30.44%) C#
6 122 (28.57%) .NET
7 121 (28.34%) AngularJS
8 116 (27.17%) HTML
9 112 (26.23%) MVC
10 111 (26.00%) CSS
11 103 (24.12%) Software Engineering
12 99 (23.19%) Azure
13 98 (22.95%) SQL Server
14 97 (22.72%) AWS
14 97 (22.72%) Microservices
15 86 (20.14%) DevOps
16 82 (19.20%) Docker
16 82 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
17 78 (18.27%) React
18 74 (17.33%) SQL
19 72 (16.86%) Finance
19 72 (16.86%) Git (software)
20 71 (16.63%) ASP.NET Web API
21 70 (16.39%) Web Development
22 68 (15.93%) Scrum
22 68 (15.93%) ASP.NET
23 65 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
23 65 (15.22%) BDD
24 60 (14.05%) Spring
25 57 (13.35%) RESTful

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 46 (10.77%) Apache Spark
2 42 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (4.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (1.87%) Apache
4 8 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.17%) nginx
6 4 (0.94%) Confluence
7 3 (0.70%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 99 (23.19%) Azure
2 97 (22.72%) AWS
3 54 (12.65%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (7.96%) AWS Lambda
4 34 (7.96%) Serverless
5 33 (7.73%) Amazon ECS
6 13 (3.04%) AWS Fargate
7 9 (2.11%) SaaS
8 8 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.87%) CloudFront
9 5 (1.17%) DigitalOcean
10 4 (0.94%) Firebase
11 3 (0.70%) GitHub
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.23%) npm
13 1 (0.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) ATM
1 7 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.77%) Big Data
2 46 (10.77%) Hadoop
3 45 (10.54%) Apache Hive
4 44 (10.30%) HBase
4 44 (10.30%) Impala
5 33 (7.73%) NoSQL
6 32 (7.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 24 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (4.68%) MongoDB
9 18 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2017
14 3 (0.70%) MySQL
14 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 33 (7.73%) Artifactory
3 33 (7.73%) GitLab
4 22 (5.15%) JUnit
5 20 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (3.04%) Maven
6 13 (3.04%) Selenium
7 11 (2.58%) JIRA
7 11 (2.58%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.11%) Gradle
9 7 (1.64%) Mockito
10 6 (1.41%) CircleCI
10 6 (1.41%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.41%) gulp
10 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.41%) webpack
11 5 (1.17%) JMeter
11 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.17%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (16.86%) Finance
2 46 (10.77%) Games
3 15 (3.51%) Retail
4 3 (0.70%) Advertising
4 3 (0.70%) Automotive
4 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.47%) Banking
5 2 (0.47%) Front Office
5 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (28.57%) .NET
2 121 (28.34%) AngularJS
3 116 (27.17%) HTML
4 111 (26.00%) CSS
5 78 (18.27%) React
6 71 (16.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 68 (15.93%) ASP.NET
8 65 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (14.05%) Spring
10 57 (13.35%) RESTful
11 55 (12.88%) Node.js
12 53 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 48 (11.24%) HTML5
14 44 (10.30%) .NET Framework
15 41 (9.60%) CSS3
16 37 (8.67%) REST
16 37 (8.67%) Vue.js
17 36 (8.43%) Entity Framework
18 33 (7.73%) Spring Boot
18 33 (7.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.35%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (7.73%) Hedge funds
3 17 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.04%) Reinsurance
6 8 (1.87%) User Experience
7 7 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.64%) EFT
8 5 (1.17%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.70%) Derivative
10 2 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.23%) Clustering
11 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.23%) Online Games
11 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.64%) Linux
2 4 (0.94%) Android
3 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.70%) VMS
3 3 (0.70%) Windows
4 2 (0.47%) Unix
5 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (33.49%) TDD
3 112 (26.23%) MVC
4 103 (24.12%) Software Engineering
5 97 (22.72%) Microservices
6 86 (20.14%) DevOps
7 82 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (16.39%) Web Development
9 68 (15.93%) Scrum
10 65 (15.22%) BDD
11 57 (13.35%) Web Application Development
12 53 (12.41%) Front End Development
13 49 (11.48%) OO
14 46 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
15 44 (10.30%) MapReduce
16 43 (10.07%) Continuous Deployment
17 35 (8.20%) Asset Management
18 33 (7.73%) Fund Management
18 33 (7.73%) Wealth Management
19 32 (7.49%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 245 (57.38%) Java
2 170 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 130 (30.44%) C#
4 74 (17.33%) SQL
5 49 (11.48%) Scala
6 44 (10.30%) TypeScript
7 40 (9.37%) Ruby
8 37 (8.67%) Java 8
9 24 (5.62%) Python
10 13 (3.04%) ES6
11 10 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.94%) C++
13 4 (0.94%) Groovy
13 4 (0.94%) PHP
14 3 (0.70%) Go
15 2 (0.47%) Clojure
15 2 (0.47%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.47%) VBScript
16 1 (0.23%) ES8
Qualifications
1 26 (6.09%) Degree
2 8 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) MCSD
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.58%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (19.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (11.48%) Kubernetes
2 33 (7.73%) Terraform
3 5 (1.17%) Kibana
3 5 (1.17%) logstash
4 2 (0.47%) MIIS
5 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 10 (2.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.11%) Oracle
3 8 (1.87%) Google
4 7 (1.64%) Facebook
4 7 (1.64%) YouTube
5 6 (1.41%) Tableau
6 5 (1.17%) Adobe
7 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.47%) WSO2
9 1 (0.23%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.23%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.23%) Sun
9 1 (0.23%) TOWER Software