Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 380 337
Rank change year-on-year -92 -43 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Developer 945 1,515 1,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.85% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.89% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1,373 1,635
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £76,250 £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 151,574 171,119 178,936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.04% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,434 137,686 149,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +2.41%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 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 -97 925 £60,000 +9.09% 125
London -87 534 £65,000 +4.00% 76
UK excluding London -66 406 £50,000 - 51
South East -59 163 £47,500 -9.52% 17
North of England +19 123 £60,000 +20.00% 9
North West +54 106 £60,000 +20.00% 8
South West +36 50 £40,000 -23.08% 5
East of England -49 30 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Midlands -24 28 £51,250 +2.50% 11
East Midlands +23 15 £50,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands -4 13 £52,500 -8.70% 8
Scotland +1 12 £40,000 -21.95%
North East +11 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire -24 8 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Wales +3 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 945 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (59.15%) TDD
3 497 (52.59%) Java
4 407 (43.07%) C#
5 364 (38.52%) .NET
6 327 (34.60%) JavaScript
6 327 (34.60%) Microservices
7 319 (33.76%) Software Engineering
8 312 (33.02%) MVC
9 296 (31.32%) ASP.NET
10 264 (27.94%) Scrum
11 256 (27.09%) SQL Server
12 249 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
12 249 (26.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 230 (24.34%) HTML
14 215 (22.75%) CSS
15 213 (22.54%) SQL
16 212 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 207 (21.90%) AngularJS
18 183 (19.37%) BDD
19 174 (18.41%) Customer Requirements
20 169 (17.88%) RESTful
21 168 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
22 157 (16.61%) Finance
23 151 (15.98%) Spring
24 147 (15.56%) Web Application Development
24 147 (15.56%) DevOps
25 135 (14.29%) Git (software)
26 130 (13.76%) OO
27 123 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure

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 54 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (5.40%) Apache
3 34 (3.60%) Confluence
4 24 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.22%) WordPress
6 20 (2.12%) JBoss
7 10 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.53%) CMS
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.42%) IIS
9 4 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Geronimo
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Weka
2 1 (0.11%) Maya
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) Actimize
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 123 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (2.12%) SaaS
6 11 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 10 (1.06%) GitHub
8 9 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.85%) Serverless
10 7 (0.74%) Office 365
11 5 (0.53%) IaaS
11 5 (0.53%) PaaS
12 4 (0.42%) G Suite
13 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.21%) Apigee
15 1 (0.11%) npm
15 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.55%) Internet
2 35 (3.70%) Hyperconnected
3 13 (1.38%) HTTP
4 7 (0.74%) SMS
5 6 (0.63%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (27.09%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 67 (7.09%) NoSQL
4 41 (4.34%) MySQL
5 40 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.96%) Big Data
8 20 (2.12%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.63%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.42%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 135 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 122 (12.91%) Jenkins
3 64 (6.77%) JUnit
4 62 (6.56%) JIRA
5 61 (6.46%) Maven
6 58 (6.14%) Selenium
7 49 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 48 (5.08%) TeamCity
9 47 (4.97%) Bitbucket
10 40 (4.23%) Gradle
11 35 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (2.96%) Subversion
13 26 (2.75%) Visual Studio
14 19 (2.01%) Cucumber
14 19 (2.01%) Log4j
14 19 (2.01%) TestNG
15 18 (1.90%) NUnit
16 17 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (1.69%) EasyMock
18 14 (1.48%) MSBuild
General
1 157 (16.61%) Finance
2 75 (7.94%) Games
3 44 (4.66%) Banking
4 37 (3.92%) Marketing
5 28 (2.96%) Front Office
6 27 (2.86%) Advertising
7 25 (2.65%) Retail
8 17 (1.80%) Automotive
9 16 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.48%) Back Office
11 11 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (1.06%) Law
13 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.53%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.42%) Electronics
16 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.21%) Publishing
17 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.21%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (38.52%) .NET
2 296 (31.32%) ASP.NET
3 249 (26.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 230 (24.34%) HTML
5 215 (22.75%) CSS
6 212 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 207 (21.90%) AngularJS
8 169 (17.88%) RESTful
9 151 (15.98%) Spring
10 117 (12.38%) Web Services
11 115 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 95 (10.05%) React
13 88 (9.31%) WCF
14 75 (7.94%) Node.js
15 74 (7.83%) jQuery
15 74 (7.83%) REST
16 72 (7.62%) .NET Framework
17 69 (7.30%) HTML5
18 67 (7.09%) RabbitMQ
19 64 (6.77%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
2 53 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.28%) Fintech
5 26 (2.75%) Algorithms
5 26 (2.75%) User Experience
6 25 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 19 (2.01%) Online Banking
8 18 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.90%) Wiki
9 11 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (0.74%) Life Science
10 7 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (0.74%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.63%) EFT
11 6 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.24%) Linux
2 31 (3.28%) Android
3 23 (2.43%) Windows
4 20 (2.12%) Ubuntu
5 19 (2.01%) openSUSE
5 19 (2.01%) Unix
6 16 (1.69%) CentOS
6 16 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (59.15%) TDD
3 327 (34.60%) Microservices
4 319 (33.76%) Software Engineering
5 312 (33.02%) MVC
6 264 (27.94%) Scrum
7 249 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
8 183 (19.37%) BDD
9 174 (18.41%) Customer Requirements
10 168 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
11 147 (15.56%) DevOps
11 147 (15.56%) Web Application Development
12 130 (13.76%) OO
13 86 (9.10%) Web Development
14 84 (8.89%) Computer Science
15 83 (8.78%) Pair Programming
16 80 (8.47%) SOLID
17 75 (7.94%) Dependency Injection
17 75 (7.94%) Test Automation
18 74 (7.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 497 (52.59%) Java
2 407 (43.07%) C#
3 327 (34.60%) JavaScript
4 213 (22.54%) SQL
5 77 (8.15%) Java 8
6 64 (6.77%) PHP
6 64 (6.77%) Scala
7 61 (6.46%) Python
8 55 (5.82%) Ruby
9 53 (5.61%) T-SQL
10 41 (4.34%) C++
11 21 (2.22%) Perl
12 20 (2.12%) Groovy
13 18 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 14 (1.48%) Kotlin
17 13 (1.38%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.27%) Clojure
19 6 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 95 (10.05%) Degree
2 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.74%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.54%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.42%) PSD2
4 2 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 88 (9.31%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 42 (4.44%) Puppet
2 37 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (3.81%) Terraform
4 19 (2.01%) Salt
5 17 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.80%) Prometheus
6 13 (1.38%) Ansible
7 5 (0.53%) Grafana
7 5 (0.53%) Rancher
8 4 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 63 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.82%) Oracle
3 36 (3.81%) Google
4 29 (3.07%) Facebook
5 16 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.16%) SaltStack
7 4 (0.42%) SAP
7 4 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.32%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.32%) Splunk
9 2 (0.21%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.21%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.21%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.21%) IBM
9 2 (0.21%) Tableau
9 2 (0.21%) Zend
10 1 (0.11%) New Relic
10 1 (0.11%) Samsung
10 1 (0.11%) Twitter
10 1 (0.11%) Xamarin