Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 52378 50340 53224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.95% 26.65% 24.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.20% 29.81% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43016 44052 46105
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Top 17 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 21 November 2017. 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 49003 £52,500 +2.94% 3926
UK excluding London 0 28493 £45,000 - 2400
London 0 23025 £62,500 +4.17% 1724
South East 0 8540 £47,500 - 571
North of England 0 7225 £45,000 +5.88% 789
North West 0 4029 £45,000 +5.88% 401
Midlands 0 3962 £45,000 +5.88% 304
South West 0 3191 £45,000 +1.12% 262
East of England 0 3045 £50,000 +2.04% 273
Yorkshire -1 2844 £45,000 - 338
West Midlands +2 2306 £45,000 +5.23% 169
Scotland 0 1846 £47,500 +5.56% 149
East Midlands 0 1656 £42,500 - 131
Wales 0 631 £40,000 - 46
North East 0 346 £40,000 +2.56% 50
Northern Ireland -1 140 £37,000 -1.33% 6
Isle of Man -7 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 15480 (29.55%) Scrum
2 15092 (28.81%) C#
3 14445 (27.58%) JavaScript
4 14301 (27.30%) Java
5 14292 (27.29%) .NET
6 13323 (25.44%) TDD
7 12958 (24.74%) Finance
8 11695 (22.33%) SQL
9 11025 (21.05%) HTML
10 10223 (19.52%) SQL Server
11 9959 (19.01%) MVC
12 9486 (18.11%) CSS
13 8151 (15.56%) ASP.NET
14 7938 (15.16%) AngularJS
15 7505 (14.33%) Test Automation
16 7351 (14.03%) BDD
17 7231 (13.81%) Software Engineering
18 6808 (13.00%) Degree
19 6755 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
20 6499 (12.41%) Git (software)
21 6477 (12.37%) Microsoft
22 5979 (11.42%) SDLC
23 5827 (11.12%) DevOps
24 5644 (10.78%) Web Services
25 5592 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
26 5537 (10.57%) OO
27 5340 (10.20%) Linux
28 5317 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
29 5269 (10.06%) Python
30 4946 (9.44%) Banking

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 1377 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1323 (2.53%) CMS
3 1314 (2.51%) Apache
4 1176 (2.25%) Confluence
5 1134 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1089 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 858 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 727 (1.39%) IIS
9 692 (1.32%) JBoss
10 493 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 379 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 345 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 340 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
14 331 (0.63%) Drupal
14 331 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 323 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 289 (0.55%) nginx
17 274 (0.52%) Apache Solr
18 273 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
19 272 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 758 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 665 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 563 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 494 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 361 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 319 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 215 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 128 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 115 (0.22%) InVision
10 80 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 68 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
12 51 (0.097%) SPSS
13 36 (0.069%) Chatbot
14 31 (0.059%) InfoPath
15 28 (0.053%) UXPin
16 26 (0.050%) Simulink
17 20 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
17 20 (0.038%) InDesign
18 18 (0.034%) Fireworks
19 12 (0.023%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 538 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 260 (0.50%) Magento
3 157 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 135 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 102 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 87 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 80 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 74 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 63 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 55 (0.11%) SAP CRM
11 49 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
12 45 (0.086%) SAP ERP
13 43 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
14 40 (0.076%) SAP CO
14 40 (0.076%) SAP FI
14 40 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
15 32 (0.061%) Eloqua
16 30 (0.057%) WebTrends
17 29 (0.055%) Oracle EBS R12
18 28 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5317 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4109 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2019 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1067 (2.04%) GitHub
5 622 (1.19%) PaaS
6 513 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 508 (0.97%) IaaS
8 442 (0.84%) Office 365
9 426 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 347 (0.66%) npm
11 327 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
12 240 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 234 (0.45%) Serverless
14 218 (0.42%) Google Play
15 161 (0.31%) Amazon S3
16 157 (0.30%) Google Analytics
17 156 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
18 143 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
18 143 (0.27%) OpenShift
19 127 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1153 (2.20%) Internet
2 768 (1.47%) HTTP
3 603 (1.15%) Firewall
4 437 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 333 (0.64%) DNS
6 222 (0.42%) Broadband
7 214 (0.41%) WAN
8 211 (0.40%) VPN
9 178 (0.34%) Intranet
10 173 (0.33%) SMS
11 160 (0.31%) SAN
12 159 (0.30%) Wireless
13 158 (0.30%) LAN
14 156 (0.30%) SSL
15 140 (0.27%) Network Security
16 115 (0.22%) DHCP
17 107 (0.20%) LDAP
18 91 (0.17%) AMQP
19 89 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
20 87 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10223 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 3739 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3167 (6.05%) MySQL
4 2531 (4.83%) Big Data
5 2409 (4.60%) MongoDB
6 2167 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 1517 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1516 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 1411 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1386 (2.65%) Hadoop
11 1280 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1134 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1087 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
14 812 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 686 (1.31%) RDBMS
16 678 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 674 (1.29%) Redis
18 551 (1.05%) Oracle Database
19 542 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
20 534 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6499 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 4183 (7.99%) JIRA
3 3698 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 3433 (6.55%) Selenium
5 2062 (3.94%) Cucumber
6 1947 (3.72%) Visual Studio
7 1939 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1795 (3.43%) Subversion
9 1753 (3.35%) Maven
10 1656 (3.16%) JUnit
11 1648 (3.15%) TeamCity
12 1572 (3.00%) NUnit
13 1255 (2.40%) WebDriver
14 860 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 686 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
16 680 (1.30%) gulp
17 661 (1.26%) Moq
18 626 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
19 624 (1.19%) SpecFlow
20 597 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 12958 (24.74%) Finance
2 4946 (9.44%) Banking
3 3481 (6.65%) Retail
4 2700 (5.15%) Marketing
5 2426 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 1887 (3.60%) Retail Banking
7 1780 (3.40%) Games
8 1484 (2.83%) Telecoms
9 1073 (2.05%) Advertising
10 933 (1.78%) Front Office
11 889 (1.70%) Manufacturing
12 850 (1.62%) Electronics
13 740 (1.41%) Legal
14 577 (1.10%) Publishing
15 467 (0.89%) Financial Institution
16 429 (0.82%) Law
17 410 (0.78%) Back Office
18 285 (0.54%) Automotive
19 146 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 142 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24453 (46.69%) Developer
2 7360 (14.05%) .NET Developer
3 5500 (10.50%) Java Developer
4 5180 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 5161 (9.85%) Analyst
6 4704 (8.98%) Senior Developer
7 3536 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 3133 (5.98%) Business Analyst
9 2905 (5.55%) Software Engineer
10 2751 (5.25%) Project Manager
11 2681 (5.12%) Software Developer
12 2497 (4.77%) Architect
13 2068 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 1879 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1734 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1562 (2.98%) Lead Developer
17 1559 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 1525 (2.91%) Agile Developer
19 1501 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
20 1350 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14292 (27.29%) .NET
2 11025 (21.05%) HTML
3 9486 (18.11%) CSS
4 8151 (15.56%) ASP.NET
5 7938 (15.16%) AngularJS
6 5644 (10.78%) Web Services
7 5592 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4882 (9.32%) RESTful
9 4819 (9.20%) HTML5
10 4377 (8.36%) Node.js
11 4373 (8.35%) Spring
12 4341 (8.29%) jQuery
13 4047 (7.73%) REST
14 3834 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3486 (6.66%) WCF
16 3399 (6.49%) .NET Framework
17 3222 (6.15%) React
18 3210 (6.13%) XML
19 2871 (5.48%) CSS3
20 2562 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 4080 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 4016 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3774 (7.21%) User Experience
4 3538 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
5 2102 (4.01%) Mobile App
6 2063 (3.94%) Fintech
7 1734 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 917 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 863 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 684 (1.31%) Derivative
11 652 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 580 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 552 (1.05%) Virtual Team
14 506 (0.97%) Data Structures
15 475 (0.91%) Equities
16 468 (0.89%) Data Centre
17 462 (0.88%) Fixed Income
18 460 (0.88%) iPad
19 373 (0.71%) Social Media
20 361 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5340 (10.20%) Linux
2 3686 (7.04%) Windows
3 1973 (3.77%) Unix
4 1828 (3.49%) Android
5 1619 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 677 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 299 (0.57%) CentOS
8 263 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 252 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 152 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 122 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 112 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 106 (0.20%) Solaris
14 84 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 82 (0.16%) Debian
16 77 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
17 76 (0.15%) Windows 10
18 70 (0.13%) Windows 7
19 48 (0.092%) AIX
20 40 (0.076%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15480 (29.55%) Scrum
2 13323 (25.44%) TDD
3 9959 (19.01%) MVC
4 7505 (14.33%) Test Automation
5 7351 (14.03%) BDD
6 7231 (13.81%) Software Engineering
7 6755 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5979 (11.42%) SDLC
9 5827 (11.12%) DevOps
10 5537 (10.57%) OO
11 4335 (8.28%) Project Management
12 4052 (7.74%) Kanban
13 4050 (7.73%) Mentoring
14 3910 (7.46%) Web Development
15 3875 (7.40%) E-Commerce
16 3633 (6.94%) Waterfall
17 3526 (6.73%) Microservices
18 3413 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 3071 (5.86%) Unit Testing
20 2958 (5.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15092 (28.81%) C#
2 14445 (27.58%) JavaScript
3 14301 (27.30%) Java
4 11695 (22.33%) SQL
5 5269 (10.06%) Python
6 3311 (6.32%) Ruby
7 2999 (5.73%) PHP
8 2464 (4.70%) C++
9 2120 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 1532 (2.92%) Scala
11 1356 (2.59%) C
12 1071 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 1054 (2.01%) PowerShell
14 866 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 848 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 837 (1.60%) Perl
17 743 (1.42%) TypeScript
18 675 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 636 (1.21%) Go
20 541 (1.03%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6808 (13.00%) Degree
2 2012 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1365 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 963 (1.84%) ISEB
5 842 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 697 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 452 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 448 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 381 (0.73%) PMP
10 369 (0.70%) Master's Degree
11 330 (0.63%) CISSP
12 328 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 270 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 269 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 246 (0.47%) CISM
16 223 (0.43%) PhD
17 188 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
18 141 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
19 131 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 122 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4708 (8.99%) QA
2 496 (0.95%) PMO
3 303 (0.58%) SLA
4 298 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 292 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 206 (0.39%) GDPR
7 149 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 123 (0.23%) GCP
9 116 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 98 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 93 (0.18%) COBIT
12 91 (0.17%) MiFID
13 49 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 47 (0.090%) WCAG
15 46 (0.088%) Disclosure Scotland
16 36 (0.069%) EMIR
17 32 (0.061%) PSD2
18 31 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
19 27 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27005
20 25 (0.048%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2796 (5.34%) Docker
2 608 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 401 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (0.26%) vSphere
5 134 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 126 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 113 (0.22%) Xen
8 111 (0.21%) HDFS
9 106 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 87 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 74 (0.14%) KVM
12 68 (0.13%) XenServer
13 50 (0.095%) Firmware
14 43 (0.082%) NFS
15 42 (0.080%) VirtualBox
16 35 (0.067%) XenApp
17 30 (0.057%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 30 (0.057%) iptables
18 29 (0.055%) Varnish
18 29 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1829 (3.49%) Puppet
2 1518 (2.90%) Ansible
3 1376 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 811 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 550 (1.05%) Terraform
6 278 (0.53%) Kibana
7 271 (0.52%) Nagios
8 234 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 150 (0.29%) Packer
10 120 (0.23%) ZABBIX
11 112 (0.21%) WSUS
12 108 (0.21%) Salt
13 101 (0.19%) Cobbler
14 98 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 96 (0.18%) logstash
16 94 (0.18%) SCCM
17 90 (0.17%) Grafana
17 90 (0.17%) Tivoli
18 79 (0.15%) Mesos
19 59 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6477 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 3945 (7.53%) Oracle
3 1751 (3.34%) Google
4 1319 (2.52%) SAP
5 723 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 680 (1.30%) VMware
7 527 (1.01%) IBM
8 494 (0.94%) Adobe
9 491 (0.94%) Facebook
10 483 (0.92%) Tableau
11 452 (0.86%) Atlassian
12 439 (0.84%) Apple
13 420 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 401 (0.77%) HP
15 400 (0.76%) Sitecore
16 369 (0.70%) Zend
17 353 (0.67%) Xamarin
18 343 (0.65%) hybris
19 301 (0.57%) Sybase
20 285 (0.54%) Cisco