Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 39,911 49,299 52,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.53% 30.27% 28.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.07% 32.95% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30,954 39,395 42,838
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 124,440 149,624 166,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.08% 91.86% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 98,453 118,996 131,567
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 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 0 36,946 £55,000 - 5,599
UK excluding London 0 22,159 £50,000 - 4,046
London 0 16,960 £67,500 +3.85% 1,981
South East 0 6,539 £52,233 +3.43% 876
North of England 0 5,596 £47,500 - 1,129
North West 0 3,132 £47,500 - 589
South West 0 3,016 £47,500 - 540
Midlands 0 2,922 £47,500 +5.56% 640
Yorkshire 0 2,078 £47,500 - 429
East of England +1 1,793 £55,000 +4.76% 439
West Midlands -1 1,693 £47,500 +5.56% 369
Scotland 0 1,514 £48,000 -4.00% 293
East Midlands 0 1,212 £45,000 - 269
Wales 0 694 £45,000 +5.88% 97
North East 0 386 £45,000 -7.22% 111
Northern Ireland -1 133 £60,000 +50.00% 39
Channel Islands +14 9 £75,000 +66.67%
Isle of Man +2 1 £60,000 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 10,043 (25.16%) C#
2 10,015 (25.09%) JavaScript
3 9,896 (24.80%) Scrum
4 9,276 (23.24%) Java
5 8,805 (22.06%) .NET
6 8,567 (21.47%) Finance
7 8,018 (20.09%) SQL
8 7,578 (18.99%) DevOps
9 6,895 (17.28%) Azure
10 6,844 (17.15%) AWS
11 6,831 (17.12%) Software Engineering
12 6,576 (16.48%) TDD
13 6,018 (15.08%) HTML
14 5,683 (14.24%) CSS
15 5,571 (13.96%) SQL Server
16 5,474 (13.72%) Test Automation
17 5,200 (13.03%) Git (software)
18 5,198 (13.02%) Python
19 4,915 (12.31%) Microsoft
20 4,841 (12.13%) Degree
21 4,726 (11.84%) AngularJS
22 4,718 (11.82%) Microservices
23 4,583 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
24 4,391 (11.00%) MVC
25 4,137 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
26 4,115 (10.31%) Docker
27 4,037 (10.12%) Mentoring
28 3,990 (10.00%) ASP.NET
29 3,860 (9.67%) Web Services
30 3,672 (9.20%) SDLC

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 1,486 (3.72%) Confluence
2 803 (2.01%) Apache Spark
3 728 (1.82%) CMS
4 667 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 635 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 484 (1.21%) Apache
7 357 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 353 (0.88%) IIS
9 225 (0.56%) WordPress
10 202 (0.51%) Umbraco
11 188 (0.47%) nginx
12 176 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 161 (0.40%) JBoss
14 160 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
15 141 (0.35%) EPiServer
16 137 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 131 (0.33%) Drupal
18 129 (0.32%) SAS
19 113 (0.28%) Skype for Business
20 109 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 557 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 509 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 329 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 325 (0.81%) Sketch
5 300 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 212 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 210 (0.53%) InVision
8 140 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 102 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 86 (0.22%) Chatbot
11 63 (0.16%) Adobe XD
12 53 (0.13%) Figma
13 52 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
14 51 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 33 (0.083%) Marvel
15 33 (0.083%) Zeplin
16 30 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
17 22 (0.055%) HipChat
18 17 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
18 17 (0.043%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 363 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 198 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 158 (0.40%) Magento
4 80 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 79 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 76 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 73 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 72 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 68 (0.17%) Front Arena
10 63 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 59 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
12 57 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
13 56 (0.14%) NetSuite
14 51 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
15 47 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
16 37 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
17 34 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
18 33 (0.083%) WebTrends
19 30 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
20 20 (0.050%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 6,895 (17.28%) Azure
2 6,844 (17.15%) AWS
3 1,806 (4.53%) SaaS
4 1,486 (3.72%) GCP
5 1,145 (2.87%) Serverless
6 970 (2.43%) GitHub
7 809 (2.03%) Power Platform
8 794 (1.99%) PaaS
9 771 (1.93%) Office 365
10 680 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
11 652 (1.63%) Amazon S3
12 594 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
13 463 (1.16%) IaaS
14 398 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 388 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
16 355 (0.89%) OpenShift
17 315 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
18 313 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
19 291 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
20 228 (0.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 717 (1.80%) Internet
2 524 (1.31%) Firewall
3 422 (1.06%) HTTP
4 326 (0.82%) DNS
5 231 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 191 (0.48%) WAN
7 190 (0.48%) VPN
8 174 (0.44%) Skype
9 150 (0.38%) DHCP
10 145 (0.36%) Intranet
11 134 (0.34%) Wireless
12 131 (0.33%) LAN
13 115 (0.29%) Network Security
14 100 (0.25%) SSL
15 98 (0.25%) MPLS
16 96 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
17 88 (0.22%) VoIP
18 65 (0.16%) BGP
19 61 (0.15%) SAN
20 60 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,571 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 1,804 (4.52%) NoSQL
3 1,747 (4.38%) Big Data
4 1,741 (4.36%) MySQL
5 1,343 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 1,238 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 1,120 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1,108 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 898 (2.25%) Hadoop
10 840 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 771 (1.93%) Power BI
12 698 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 580 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
14 470 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
15 438 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 394 (0.99%) Redis
17 369 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 368 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 363 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
20 328 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5,200 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 3,634 (9.11%) JIRA
3 3,138 (7.86%) Jenkins
4 2,347 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1,283 (3.21%) Visual Studio
6 1,281 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 1,120 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,069 (2.68%) Maven
9 822 (2.06%) TeamCity
10 789 (1.98%) WebDriver
11 761 (1.91%) JUnit
12 630 (1.58%) Bitbucket
13 623 (1.56%) Subversion
14 584 (1.46%) SpecFlow
15 532 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
16 517 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
17 476 (1.19%) JMeter
18 451 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 441 (1.10%) webpack
20 420 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 8,567 (21.47%) Finance
2 2,454 (6.15%) Retail
3 2,364 (5.92%) Banking
4 1,647 (4.13%) Marketing
5 1,291 (3.23%) Public Sector
6 960 (2.41%) Front Office
7 910 (2.28%) Games
8 736 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 667 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 505 (1.27%) Legal
11 427 (1.07%) Advertising
12 378 (0.95%) Electronics
13 368 (0.92%) Law
14 331 (0.83%) Automotive
15 305 (0.76%) Investment Banking
16 296 (0.74%) Back Office
17 232 (0.58%) Publishing
18 231 (0.58%) Aerospace
19 172 (0.43%) Financial Institution
20 151 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15,623 (39.14%) Developer
2 3,630 (9.10%) Analyst
3 3,566 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 3,245 (8.13%) .NET Developer
5 3,156 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 2,903 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 2,839 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 2,263 (5.67%) Architect
9 2,203 (5.52%) Software Developer
10 1,888 (4.73%) Project Manager
11 1,819 (4.56%) Business Analyst
12 1,594 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,258 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,233 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,008 (2.53%) Lead Developer
16 983 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
17 970 (2.43%) Consultant
18 958 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
19 945 (2.37%) Full Stack Developer
20 935 (2.34%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,805 (22.06%) .NET
2 6,018 (15.08%) HTML
3 5,683 (14.24%) CSS
4 4,726 (11.84%) AngularJS
5 3,990 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 3,860 (9.67%) Web Services
7 3,659 (9.17%) React
8 2,912 (7.30%) Node.js
9 2,781 (6.97%) REST
10 2,654 (6.65%) Spring
11 2,554 (6.40%) RESTful
12 2,288 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2,061 (5.16%) .NET Framework
14 2,049 (5.13%) jQuery
15 2,006 (5.03%) HTML5
16 1,899 (4.76%) .NET Core
17 1,890 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1,369 (3.43%) XML
19 1,277 (3.20%) JSON
20 1,167 (2.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2,974 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2,909 (7.29%) User Experience
3 2,088 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1,547 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 1,289 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 970 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 883 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 803 (2.01%) Fixed Income
9 696 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 656 (1.64%) Public Cloud
11 569 (1.43%) Cloud Native
11 569 (1.43%) Derivative
12 526 (1.32%) Data Centre
13 502 (1.26%) Equities
14 500 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 469 (1.18%) Data Structures
16 453 (1.14%) Virtual Team
17 350 (0.88%) Hedge funds
18 238 (0.60%) Robotics
19 233 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,504 (8.78%) Linux
2 2,452 (6.14%) Windows
3 1,209 (3.03%) Android
4 1,079 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1,034 (2.59%) Unix
6 476 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 260 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 238 (0.60%) CentOS
9 194 (0.49%) Windows 10
10 165 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 113 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 92 (0.23%) Solaris
13 79 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 75 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 71 (0.18%) Windows 7
16 56 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 50 (0.13%) VMS
18 49 (0.12%) AIX
19 37 (0.093%) Debian
20 33 (0.083%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,896 (24.80%) Scrum
2 7,578 (18.99%) DevOps
3 6,831 (17.12%) Software Engineering
4 6,576 (16.48%) TDD
5 5,474 (13.72%) Test Automation
6 4,718 (11.82%) Microservices
7 4,583 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
8 4,391 (11.00%) MVC
9 4,137 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
10 4,037 (10.12%) Mentoring
11 3,672 (9.20%) SDLC
12 3,573 (8.95%) BDD
13 3,326 (8.33%) Project Management
14 2,865 (7.18%) Analytics
15 2,734 (6.85%) Waterfall
16 2,714 (6.80%) Computer Science
17 2,704 (6.78%) Kanban
18 2,595 (6.50%) OO
19 2,583 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
20 2,514 (6.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10,043 (25.16%) C#
2 10,015 (25.09%) JavaScript
3 9,276 (23.24%) Java
4 8,018 (20.09%) SQL
5 5,198 (13.02%) Python
6 1,803 (4.52%) PHP
7 1,766 (4.42%) C++
8 1,381 (3.46%) Ruby
9 1,320 (3.31%) Java 8
10 1,265 (3.17%) TypeScript
11 1,223 (3.06%) C
12 1,164 (2.92%) T-SQL
13 1,086 (2.72%) PowerShell
14 956 (2.40%) Scala
15 721 (1.81%) Bash Shell
16 695 (1.74%) ES6
17 674 (1.69%) R
18 586 (1.47%) Go
19 503 (1.26%) Kotlin
20 421 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4,841 (12.13%) Degree
2 1,366 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,327 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 709 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 706 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 557 (1.40%) ISEB
7 365 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 324 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 314 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 294 (0.74%) PMP
11 261 (0.65%) CISSP
12 249 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 186 (0.47%) CISM
14 181 (0.45%) Master's Degree
15 172 (0.43%) AWS Certification
16 139 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 131 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
18 109 (0.27%) MCP
19 103 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
20 100 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3,397 (8.51%) QA
2 467 (1.17%) PMO
3 382 (0.96%) SLA
4 359 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 320 (0.80%) GDPR
6 270 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 143 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 70 (0.18%) NIST
9 59 (0.15%) COBIT
10 40 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 40 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 36 (0.090%) PSD2
12 34 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
13 33 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 33 (0.083%) Solvency II
14 31 (0.078%) EMIR
15 30 (0.075%) MiFID
16 29 (0.073%) DICOM
17 23 (0.058%) WCAG
18 21 (0.053%) IFRS
System Software
1 4,115 (10.31%) Docker
2 633 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 361 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 212 (0.53%) Firmware
5 145 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 133 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 101 (0.25%) HDFS
8 89 (0.22%) vSphere
9 81 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 65 (0.16%) XenApp
11 48 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 44 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 44 (0.11%) NFS
13 38 (0.095%) Varnish
14 37 (0.093%) VMware NSX
15 27 (0.068%) XenDesktop
16 26 (0.065%) Apache Flume
17 25 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 25 (0.063%) Xen
18 22 (0.055%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 2,709 (6.79%) Kubernetes
2 1,509 (3.78%) Ansible
3 1,464 (3.67%) Terraform
4 942 (2.36%) Puppet
5 784 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 207 (0.52%) SCCM
7 198 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 193 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
9 192 (0.48%) Packer
10 186 (0.47%) Prometheus
11 179 (0.45%) Kibana
12 165 (0.41%) Grafana
13 118 (0.30%) Nagios
14 114 (0.29%) Salt
15 99 (0.25%) Rancher
16 97 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
17 86 (0.22%) Mesos
18 84 (0.21%) Consul
19 79 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
20 75 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4,915 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 2,030 (5.09%) Oracle
3 1,445 (3.62%) Google
4 855 (2.14%) SAP
5 792 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 570 (1.43%) Tableau
7 519 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 513 (1.29%) VMware
9 481 (1.21%) Adobe
10 453 (1.14%) WorldPay
11 426 (1.07%) IBM
12 342 (0.86%) Splunk
13 306 (0.77%) HP
14 292 (0.73%) Red Hat
15 279 (0.70%) Sage
16 266 (0.67%) Sitecore
17 262 (0.66%) Cisco
18 258 (0.65%) ServiceNow
19 254 (0.64%) Informatica
20 250 (0.63%) Citrix