Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 25,770 43,621 51,022
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 29.43% 30.59% 29.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.89% 33.16% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21,800 35,721 43,805
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,324 £33,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,797 131,548 158,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.24% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64,063 102,988 127,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the UK over the 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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 0 23,860 £57,500 +4.55% 1,890
UK excluding London -1 13,816 £50,000 - 1,396
London 0 11,394 £70,000 +3.70% 633
South East -1 4,350 £52,500 - 294
North of England 0 3,604 £50,000 +5.26% 417
North West -1 1,824 £50,000 +4.17% 233
South West 0 1,807 £47,500 +5.56% 209
Work from Home 0 1,732 £55,000 -4.35% 237
Midlands -1 1,655 £50,000 +8.70% 189
Yorkshire 0 1,473 £50,000 +11.11% 128
East of England 0 1,048 £55,000 +4.76% 149
West Midlands -1 1,000 £50,000 +8.70% 114
Scotland -1 858 £45,000 -5.26% 74
East Midlands 0 656 £47,500 +5.56% 75
Wales -1 442 £45,000 +12.50% 45
North East 0 307 £45,000 - 56
Northern Ireland 0 112 £40,500 -10.00% 20
Channel Islands +8 14 £67,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man -2 2 £60,000 +9.09%

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 7,375 (28.62%) JavaScript
2 6,673 (25.89%) Scrum
3 6,479 (25.14%) C#
4 5,982 (23.21%) .NET
4 5,982 (23.21%) Finance
5 5,928 (23.00%) Java
6 5,651 (21.93%) Azure
7 5,200 (20.18%) AWS
8 5,169 (20.06%) SQL
9 5,110 (19.83%) DevOps
10 4,817 (18.69%) TDD
11 4,345 (16.86%) Software Engineering
12 4,017 (15.59%) HTML
13 3,917 (15.20%) AngularJS
14 3,835 (14.88%) CSS
15 3,637 (14.11%) Test Automation
16 3,523 (13.67%) SQL Server
17 3,454 (13.40%) React
18 3,435 (13.33%) Microservices
18 3,435 (13.33%) Python
19 3,290 (12.77%) Microsoft
20 3,247 (12.60%) Git (software)
21 2,963 (11.50%) Docker
22 2,750 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
23 2,688 (10.43%) Degree
24 2,684 (10.42%) BDD
25 2,665 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
26 2,647 (10.27%) MVC
27 2,486 (9.65%) Node.js
28 2,469 (9.58%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
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 1,125 (4.37%) Confluence
2 781 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 495 (1.92%) CMS
4 465 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 400 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 311 (1.21%) Apache
7 241 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 212 (0.82%) IIS
9 133 (0.52%) Umbraco
10 114 (0.44%) EPiServer
10 114 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 108 (0.42%) WordPress
12 92 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 73 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 69 (0.27%) SAS
15 64 (0.25%) Drupal
16 63 (0.24%) nginx
17 59 (0.23%) JBoss
17 59 (0.23%) OpenStack
18 58 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 407 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 329 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 181 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 180 (0.70%) Sketch
5 176 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 169 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 128 (0.50%) InVision
8 95 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 69 (0.27%) Chatbot
10 55 (0.21%) Adobe XD
11 48 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
12 47 (0.18%) Zeplin
13 38 (0.15%) Figma
14 24 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 24 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
15 17 (0.066%) Marvel
15 17 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
15 17 (0.066%) Simulink
16 14 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
17 8 (0.031%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 278 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 137 (0.53%) Magento
3 86 (0.33%) FINCAD Analytics
4 70 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 64 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
6 59 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
7 57 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 51 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
9 47 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 38 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 36 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 35 (0.14%) Shopify
13 34 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
14 25 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
15 18 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
16 16 (0.062%) SAP ERP
16 16 (0.062%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
17 15 (0.058%) Distributed Ledger
18 14 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
19 13 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,651 (21.93%) Azure
2 5,200 (20.18%) AWS
3 1,425 (5.53%) SaaS
4 1,132 (4.39%) GCP
5 785 (3.05%) Serverless
6 643 (2.50%) Power Platform
7 606 (2.35%) GitHub
8 588 (2.28%) PaaS
9 427 (1.66%) Office 365
10 374 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
11 355 (1.38%) IaaS
12 315 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
13 292 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 265 (1.03%) Amazon S3
15 250 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
16 236 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
17 233 (0.90%) OpenShift
18 182 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
19 179 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
20 168 (0.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 310 (1.20%) Internet
2 269 (1.04%) HTTP
3 241 (0.94%) Firewall
4 150 (0.58%) DNS
5 113 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 113 (0.44%) WAN
6 108 (0.42%) Skype
7 91 (0.35%) LAN
8 79 (0.31%) VPN
9 72 (0.28%) Wireless
10 70 (0.27%) Intranet
11 68 (0.26%) FTP
12 59 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
13 58 (0.23%) Network Security
14 57 (0.22%) VoIP
15 47 (0.18%) Broadband
16 44 (0.17%) SAN
17 42 (0.16%) DHCP
17 42 (0.16%) SSH
17 42 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,523 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 1,306 (5.07%) NoSQL
3 1,232 (4.78%) MongoDB
4 1,125 (4.37%) MySQL
5 976 (3.79%) Big Data
6 852 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 776 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 765 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 592 (2.30%) Power BI
10 491 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 490 (1.90%) Hadoop
12 434 (1.68%) Redis
13 420 (1.63%) SQL Server 2019
14 416 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 376 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 322 (1.25%) Data Lake
17 291 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 291 (1.13%) RDBMS
18 225 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
19 217 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,247 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 2,384 (9.25%) JIRA
3 1,913 (7.42%) Jenkins
4 1,609 (6.24%) Selenium
5 855 (3.32%) Cucumber
6 730 (2.83%) Visual Studio
7 615 (2.39%) Maven
8 578 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 517 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 484 (1.88%) JUnit
11 427 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 419 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 403 (1.56%) WebDriver
14 401 (1.56%) webpack
15 363 (1.41%) SoapUI
16 356 (1.38%) Bitbucket
17 336 (1.30%) Subversion
18 308 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 304 (1.18%) NUnit
20 282 (1.09%) Postman
General
1 5,982 (23.21%) Finance
2 1,676 (6.50%) Banking
3 1,342 (5.21%) Retail
4 999 (3.88%) Marketing
5 821 (3.19%) Front Office
6 678 (2.63%) Public Sector
7 663 (2.57%) Games
8 397 (1.54%) Legal
9 387 (1.50%) Law
10 343 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 319 (1.24%) Investment Banking
12 301 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 251 (0.97%) Back Office
14 213 (0.83%) Advertising
15 183 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 155 (0.60%) Automotive
17 137 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 132 (0.51%) Electronics
19 129 (0.50%) Publishing
20 124 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10,243 (39.75%) Developer
2 2,312 (8.97%) .NET Developer
3 2,266 (8.79%) Analyst
4 2,163 (8.39%) Senior Developer
5 1,941 (7.53%) Java Developer
6 1,841 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1,785 (6.93%) C# Developer
8 1,403 (5.44%) Architect
9 1,267 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 1,247 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 1,173 (4.55%) Business Analyst
12 1,049 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,000 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 882 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
15 819 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 773 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
17 700 (2.72%) React Developer
18 669 (2.60%) Lead Developer
19 592 (2.30%) Consultant
19 592 (2.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,982 (23.21%) .NET
2 4,017 (15.59%) HTML
3 3,917 (15.20%) AngularJS
4 3,835 (14.88%) CSS
5 3,454 (13.40%) React
6 2,486 (9.65%) Node.js
7 2,469 (9.58%) Web Services
8 2,461 (9.55%) ASP.NET
9 2,123 (8.24%) .NET Core
10 1,914 (7.43%) REST
11 1,644 (6.38%) .NET Framework
12 1,607 (6.24%) Spring
13 1,568 (6.08%) RESTful
14 1,514 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,423 (5.52%) HTML5
16 1,290 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,286 (4.99%) Vue.js
18 1,272 (4.94%) jQuery
19 939 (3.64%) Entity Framework
20 849 (3.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2,053 (7.97%) User Experience
2 1,967 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1,476 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
4 1,043 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 772 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 599 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 589 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 569 (2.21%) Fixed Income
9 476 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 456 (1.77%) Derivative
11 421 (1.63%) Algorithms
12 408 (1.58%) Cloud Native
13 404 (1.57%) Management Information System
14 397 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 327 (1.27%) Data Structures
16 323 (1.25%) Virtual Team
17 297 (1.15%) Equities
18 232 (0.90%) Data Centre
19 183 (0.71%) Blog
20 129 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2,088 (8.10%) Linux
2 1,498 (5.81%) Windows
3 625 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 620 (2.41%) Android
5 588 (2.28%) Unix
6 321 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 149 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 140 (0.54%) CentOS
9 115 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 103 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 99 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 74 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 61 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
14 49 (0.19%) VMS
15 28 (0.11%) Fedora
16 27 (0.10%) Debian
17 25 (0.097%) Mac OS
17 25 (0.097%) Windows Server 2019
18 22 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
19 20 (0.078%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,673 (25.89%) Scrum
2 5,110 (19.83%) DevOps
3 4,817 (18.69%) TDD
4 4,345 (16.86%) Software Engineering
5 3,637 (14.11%) Test Automation
6 3,435 (13.33%) Microservices
7 2,750 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 2,684 (10.42%) BDD
9 2,665 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 2,647 (10.27%) MVC
11 2,325 (9.02%) SDLC
12 2,102 (8.16%) Project Management
13 2,025 (7.86%) Kanban
14 1,998 (7.75%) Mentoring
15 1,875 (7.28%) Analytics
16 1,805 (7.00%) Fintech
17 1,754 (6.81%) Waterfall
18 1,727 (6.70%) OO
19 1,686 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 1,485 (5.76%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 7,375 (28.62%) JavaScript
2 6,479 (25.14%) C#
3 5,928 (23.00%) Java
4 5,169 (20.06%) SQL
5 3,435 (13.33%) Python
6 1,579 (6.13%) TypeScript
7 1,132 (4.39%) PHP
8 1,028 (3.99%) C++
9 820 (3.18%) Java 8
10 751 (2.91%) Ruby
11 671 (2.60%) Scala
12 660 (2.56%) T-SQL
13 632 (2.45%) C
14 605 (2.35%) PowerShell
15 534 (2.07%) Kotlin
16 503 (1.95%) ES6
17 459 (1.78%) Bash Shell
18 357 (1.39%) Go
19 328 (1.27%) R
20 259 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2,688 (10.43%) Degree
2 1,223 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 812 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 733 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 394 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 358 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 303 (1.18%) ISEB
8 192 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 173 (0.67%) PMP
10 168 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 152 (0.59%) CISSP
12 131 (0.51%) PhD
13 127 (0.49%) AWS Certification
14 123 (0.48%) Master's Degree
15 107 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
16 106 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
17 100 (0.39%) CISM
18 84 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 63 (0.24%) CCNA
20 62 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,237 (8.68%) QA
2 272 (1.06%) PMO
3 203 (0.79%) GDPR
4 180 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 179 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 166 (0.64%) SLA
7 85 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 53 (0.21%) NIST
9 46 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 42 (0.16%) NCSC
11 41 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 27 (0.10%) COBIT
13 22 (0.085%) NIST 800
14 20 (0.078%) MiFID
15 19 (0.074%) Actionable Recommendations
16 18 (0.070%) EMIR
16 18 (0.070%) Solvency II
17 16 (0.062%) DICOM
18 15 (0.058%) GxP
19 13 (0.050%) HL7
System Software
1 2,963 (11.50%) Docker
2 364 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 237 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (0.35%) vSphere
5 65 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 60 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 59 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 57 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 55 (0.21%) HDFS
10 54 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 30 (0.12%) Firmware
12 28 (0.11%) Xen
13 25 (0.097%) NFS
14 24 (0.093%) Apache Flume
14 24 (0.093%) VMware NSX
15 18 (0.070%) Samba
16 17 (0.066%) Postfix
16 17 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
17 16 (0.062%) XenApp
17 16 (0.062%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2,125 (8.25%) Kubernetes
2 1,061 (4.12%) Terraform
3 948 (3.68%) Ansible
4 521 (2.02%) Puppet
5 460 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 118 (0.46%) Grafana
6 118 (0.46%) SCCM
7 117 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
8 116 (0.45%) Prometheus
9 110 (0.43%) Packer
10 107 (0.42%) Kibana
11 67 (0.26%) Mesos
12 65 (0.25%) Nagios
13 63 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
14 62 (0.24%) SCOM
15 61 (0.24%) HP ALM
16 57 (0.22%) Consul
16 57 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
17 51 (0.20%) Salt
18 45 (0.17%) Istio
Vendors
1 3,290 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 1,315 (5.10%) Oracle
3 975 (3.78%) Google
4 504 (1.96%) SAP
5 435 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 386 (1.50%) VMware
7 363 (1.41%) IBM
8 325 (1.26%) Tableau
9 317 (1.23%) Adobe
10 310 (1.20%) Atlassian
11 169 (0.66%) Red Hat
12 156 (0.61%) Cisco
13 155 (0.60%) Sitecore
14 150 (0.58%) Xamarin
15 148 (0.57%) WorldPay
16 147 (0.57%) FIS
17 146 (0.57%) HP
18 142 (0.55%) ServiceNow
19 138 (0.54%) Informatica
20 135 (0.52%) Bloomberg