Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 50,527 50,405 51,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.85% 28.49% 25.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.76% 31.12% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40,717 41,608 44,578
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.34%

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 154,232 161,956 179,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.54% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 122,829 128,892 150,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Top 18 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 16 August 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 0 47,199 £55,000 +4.76% 6,528
UK excluding London 0 28,624 £47,500 +5.56% 4,178
London +1 21,054 £65,000 +4.00% 2,745
South East 0 8,693 £50,000 +5.26% 1,034
North of England +1 7,542 £45,000 - 1,126
North West +1 3,973 £45,000 - 594
Midlands 0 3,417 £45,000 - 604
South West +1 3,335 £47,500 +5.56% 551
Yorkshire +1 3,122 £47,500 +5.56% 445
East of England 0 3,079 £52,500 +5.00% 463
West Midlands +1 2,031 £46,000 +8.24% 357
Scotland +1 1,809 £50,000 +8.70% 244
East Midlands 0 1,382 £45,000 - 246
Wales 0 703 £42,500 +2.72% 100
North East 0 465 £45,000 +12.50% 87
Northern Ireland +2 132 £41,500 +10.67% 56
Channel Islands - 3 £70,000 -
Isle of Man +1 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 14,238 (28.18%) C#
2 14,146 (28.00%) Scrum
3 13,546 (26.81%) JavaScript
4 13,089 (25.90%) Java
5 12,997 (25.72%) .NET
6 11,522 (22.80%) Finance
7 11,374 (22.51%) TDD
8 11,133 (22.03%) SQL
9 9,715 (19.23%) HTML
10 8,595 (17.01%) CSS
11 8,586 (16.99%) SQL Server
12 8,018 (15.87%) MVC
13 7,891 (15.62%) AngularJS
14 7,664 (15.17%) Test Automation
15 7,527 (14.90%) Software Engineering
16 7,361 (14.57%) DevOps
17 6,872 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
18 6,784 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
19 6,618 (13.10%) Git (software)
20 6,601 (13.06%) ASP.NET
21 6,506 (12.88%) Microsoft
22 6,324 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
23 6,314 (12.50%) Degree
24 6,159 (12.19%) BDD
25 5,832 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
26 5,472 (10.83%) Python
27 5,327 (10.54%) SDLC
28 5,078 (10.05%) Web Services
29 4,983 (9.86%) Linux
30 4,812 (9.52%) QA

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 1,663 (3.29%) Confluence
2 1,211 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 1,147 (2.27%) CMS
4 948 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 900 (1.78%) Apache
6 766 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 734 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 653 (1.29%) IIS
9 525 (1.04%) JBoss
10 349 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 304 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 287 (0.57%) Umbraco
13 283 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
14 262 (0.52%) Drupal
15 260 (0.51%) WebLogic
16 259 (0.51%) WordPress
17 246 (0.49%) EPiServer
18 226 (0.45%) nginx
19 221 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 207 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 741 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 553 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 505 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 459 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 305 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 284 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 168 (0.33%) InVision
8 166 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 124 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 90 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 88 (0.17%) Chatbot
12 37 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
13 30 (0.059%) InDesign
14 22 (0.044%) InfoPath
14 22 (0.044%) Mingle
14 22 (0.044%) SPSS
15 16 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
16 15 (0.030%) UXPin
17 13 (0.026%) HipChat
18 12 (0.024%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 575 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 203 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 142 (0.28%) Magento
4 136 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 125 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 85 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 69 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 67 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 55 (0.11%) Markit EDM
10 51 (0.10%) NetSuite
10 51 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 48 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
12 45 (0.089%) Eloqua
13 42 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
14 40 (0.079%) thinkFolio
15 32 (0.063%) Eagle PACE
16 31 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
17 29 (0.057%) SAP FI
18 28 (0.055%) Front Arena
19 25 (0.049%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 6,784 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6,324 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,759 (3.48%) SaaS
4 1,038 (2.05%) GitHub
5 1,032 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 860 (1.70%) PaaS
7 627 (1.24%) IaaS
8 568 (1.12%) Office 365
9 540 (1.07%) Serverless
10 527 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 512 (1.01%) npm
12 463 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
13 435 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 366 (0.72%) Amazon S3
15 281 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
16 274 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
17 267 (0.53%) OpenShift
18 212 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 212 (0.42%) Slack
19 198 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1,029 (2.04%) Internet
2 724 (1.43%) HTTP
3 542 (1.07%) Firewall
4 399 (0.79%) DNS
5 355 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 220 (0.44%) SMS
7 190 (0.38%) WAN
8 187 (0.37%) Network Security
9 186 (0.37%) SSL
10 160 (0.32%) VPN
11 152 (0.30%) Broadband
12 132 (0.26%) Wireless
13 129 (0.26%) LAN
14 123 (0.24%) DHCP
15 116 (0.23%) Skype
16 93 (0.18%) Intranet
17 92 (0.18%) SAN
18 87 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
19 75 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
20 68 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,586 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 3,582 (7.09%) NoSQL
3 2,534 (5.02%) Big Data
4 2,388 (4.73%) MySQL
5 2,139 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 1,864 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 1,851 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 1,473 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1,260 (2.49%) Hadoop
10 1,232 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
11 1,159 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1,091 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 667 (1.32%) RDBMS
14 649 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 590 (1.17%) Blockchain
16 579 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 565 (1.12%) Power BI
18 529 (1.05%) Redis
19 462 (0.91%) Oracle Database
20 440 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6,618 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 4,486 (8.88%) JIRA
3 4,331 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 3,607 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2,028 (4.01%) Visual Studio
6 1,959 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,851 (3.66%) Cucumber
8 1,713 (3.39%) Maven
9 1,571 (3.11%) TeamCity
10 1,325 (2.62%) JUnit
11 1,197 (2.37%) Subversion
12 1,053 (2.08%) WebDriver
13 968 (1.92%) NUnit
14 928 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 928 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
15 826 (1.63%) SpecFlow
16 699 (1.38%) gulp
17 656 (1.30%) Gradle
18 654 (1.29%) webpack
19 634 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 11,522 (22.80%) Finance
2 3,227 (6.39%) Retail
3 2,897 (5.73%) Banking
4 2,326 (4.60%) Marketing
5 1,867 (3.70%) Games
6 1,095 (2.17%) Advertising
7 1,010 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 865 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 730 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 698 (1.38%) Front Office
11 599 (1.19%) Law
12 550 (1.09%) Legal
13 529 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 481 (0.95%) Electronics
15 478 (0.95%) Back Office
16 382 (0.76%) Publishing
17 330 (0.65%) Automotive
18 244 (0.48%) Retail Banking
19 154 (0.30%) Billing
20 143 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21,685 (42.92%) Developer
2 6,143 (12.16%) .NET Developer
3 4,980 (9.86%) Analyst
4 4,607 (9.12%) Java Developer
5 4,430 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 4,013 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 3,176 (6.29%) Software Engineer
8 2,888 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,798 (5.54%) Architect
10 2,772 (5.49%) Software Developer
11 2,704 (5.35%) Business Analyst
12 2,580 (5.11%) Project Manager
13 1,595 (3.16%) Lead Developer
14 1,594 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
15 1,451 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 1,423 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
17 1,336 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
18 1,302 (2.58%) Java Engineer
19 1,277 (2.53%) Consultant
20 1,227 (2.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,997 (25.72%) .NET
2 9,715 (19.23%) HTML
3 8,595 (17.01%) CSS
4 7,891 (15.62%) AngularJS
5 6,601 (13.06%) ASP.NET
6 5,078 (10.05%) Web Services
7 4,700 (9.30%) RESTful
8 4,494 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4,269 (8.45%) React
10 3,924 (7.77%) Spring
11 3,890 (7.70%) HTML5
12 3,774 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3,760 (7.44%) Node.js
14 3,457 (6.84%) REST
15 3,323 (6.58%) jQuery
16 2,947 (5.83%) .NET Framework
17 2,572 (5.09%) WCF
18 2,388 (4.73%) XML
19 2,311 (4.57%) CSS3
20 1,896 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4,289 (8.49%) User Experience
2 3,917 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3,308 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 2,978 (5.89%) Greenfield Project
5 2,410 (4.77%) Fintech
6 2,035 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 1,584 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
8 1,422 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 750 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 723 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 551 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 528 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 466 (0.92%) Public Cloud
14 456 (0.90%) Data Centre
15 354 (0.70%) Hedge funds
16 352 (0.70%) Fixed Income
17 347 (0.69%) Equities
18 324 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 300 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
20 299 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4,983 (9.86%) Linux
2 3,296 (6.52%) Windows
3 1,484 (2.94%) Android
4 1,435 (2.84%) Unix
5 1,244 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 580 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 293 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 284 (0.56%) CentOS
9 188 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 177 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 142 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 141 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 110 (0.22%) Solaris
14 108 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 107 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 99 (0.20%) AIX
17 95 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 83 (0.16%) Debian
19 68 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
20 52 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,146 (28.00%) Scrum
2 11,374 (22.51%) TDD
3 8,018 (15.87%) MVC
4 7,664 (15.17%) Test Automation
5 7,527 (14.90%) Software Engineering
6 7,361 (14.57%) DevOps
7 6,872 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
8 6,159 (12.19%) BDD
9 5,832 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 5,327 (10.54%) SDLC
11 4,759 (9.42%) Microservices
12 4,518 (8.94%) Project Management
13 4,385 (8.68%) OO
14 3,998 (7.91%) Waterfall
15 3,915 (7.75%) Mentoring
16 3,634 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 3,499 (6.93%) Kanban
18 3,132 (6.20%) E-Commerce
19 3,012 (5.96%) Web Development
20 2,805 (5.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14,238 (28.18%) C#
2 13,546 (26.81%) JavaScript
3 13,089 (25.90%) Java
4 11,133 (22.03%) SQL
5 5,472 (10.83%) Python
6 2,697 (5.34%) Ruby
7 2,587 (5.12%) PHP
8 2,137 (4.23%) C++
9 2,027 (4.01%) T-SQL
10 1,985 (3.93%) Java 8
11 1,661 (3.29%) Scala
12 1,323 (2.62%) PowerShell
13 1,240 (2.45%) C
14 1,121 (2.22%) TypeScript
15 1,029 (2.04%) Bash Shell
16 708 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 683 (1.35%) ES6
18 682 (1.35%) Go
19 658 (1.30%) Perl
20 613 (1.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6,314 (12.50%) Degree
2 1,530 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,470 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 779 (1.54%) ISEB
5 713 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 708 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 549 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 459 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 454 (0.90%) PMP
10 400 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 376 (0.74%) Master's Degree
12 265 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 263 (0.52%) CISSP
14 200 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 179 (0.35%) CISM
16 163 (0.32%) PhD
17 158 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
18 151 (0.30%) AWS Certification
19 150 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
20 141 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,812 (9.52%) QA
2 529 (1.05%) PMO
3 372 (0.74%) GDPR
4 367 (0.73%) GCP
5 346 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 301 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 218 (0.43%) SLA
8 157 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 87 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 84 (0.17%) COBIT
11 71 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 52 (0.10%) PSD2
13 46 (0.091%) MiFID
14 44 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
14 44 (0.087%) WCAG
15 34 (0.067%) SEPA
16 28 (0.055%) MISRA
17 22 (0.044%) ISO 22301
18 20 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 17 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3,831 (7.58%) Docker
2 647 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 472 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 262 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 239 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 144 (0.28%) Firmware
7 132 (0.26%) HDFS
8 120 (0.24%) vSphere
9 93 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 82 (0.16%) Xen
11 72 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 72 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 44 (0.087%) KVM
13 43 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 39 (0.077%) oVirt
15 34 (0.067%) RHEV
16 31 (0.061%) XenServer
17 30 (0.059%) VMware NSX
18 29 (0.057%) Varnish
19 26 (0.051%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,973 (3.90%) Ansible
2 1,690 (3.34%) Puppet
3 1,536 (3.04%) Kubernetes
4 1,461 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1,165 (2.31%) Terraform
6 267 (0.53%) Kibana
7 241 (0.48%) Nagios
8 222 (0.44%) Salt
9 202 (0.40%) Packer
10 167 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
11 154 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
12 140 (0.28%) ZABBIX
13 137 (0.27%) SCCM
14 127 (0.25%) Grafana
15 123 (0.24%) Prometheus
16 108 (0.21%) Mesos
17 102 (0.20%) HP ALM
18 93 (0.18%) logstash
19 81 (0.16%) Consul
20 77 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6,506 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 3,292 (6.52%) Oracle
3 1,974 (3.91%) Google
4 1,114 (2.20%) SAP
5 823 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 780 (1.54%) VMware
7 614 (1.22%) Atlassian
8 606 (1.20%) Adobe
9 549 (1.09%) IBM
10 528 (1.04%) Xamarin
11 526 (1.04%) Capita
12 519 (1.03%) Tableau
13 434 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 431 (0.85%) Sitecore
15 402 (0.80%) Facebook
16 369 (0.73%) WorldPay
17 360 (0.71%) Splunk
18 355 (0.70%) Twitter
19 317 (0.63%) New Relic
20 311 (0.62%) HP