Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 52,407 48,187 51,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.52% 28.13% 25.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.50% 31.11% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43,517 41,730 44,795
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 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 161,258 154,906 183,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.43% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130,650 127,515 152,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,127 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.66%

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 April 2018.

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 April 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 49,108 £52,500 +1.94% 6,443
UK excluding London 0 30,700 £46,000 +2.22% 4,123
London +1 20,906 £62,500 +4.17% 2,750
South East 0 9,018 £47,500 - 1,002
North of England +1 8,674 £45,000 - 1,191
North West +1 4,511 £45,000 +5.88% 632
Midlands 0 3,646 £45,000 +5.88% 580
Yorkshire 0 3,590 £45,000 - 476
East of England 0 3,465 £52,500 +10.53% 417
South West -1 3,365 £47,000 +4.44% 499
West Midlands -2 2,047 £45,000 +5.88% 297
Scotland +1 1,789 £49,000 +8.89% 296
East Midlands 0 1,599 £45,000 +5.88% 283
Wales 0 705 £40,000 - 90
North East 0 578 £44,750 +17.76% 83
Northern Ireland +3 110 £40,000 -11.11% 45
Channel Islands +6 4 £70,000 +100.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15,669 (29.90%) C#
2 15,013 (28.65%) Scrum
3 14,307 (27.30%) .NET
4 14,267 (27.22%) JavaScript
5 13,374 (25.52%) Java
6 13,280 (25.34%) TDD
7 11,579 (22.09%) SQL
8 11,254 (21.47%) Finance
9 10,411 (19.87%) HTML
10 10,071 (19.22%) SQL Server
11 9,949 (18.98%) MVC
12 9,149 (17.46%) CSS
13 8,305 (15.85%) AngularJS
14 8,264 (15.77%) ASP.NET
15 7,882 (15.04%) Software Engineering
16 7,767 (14.82%) Test Automation
17 7,567 (14.44%) BDD
18 7,040 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
19 6,805 (12.98%) DevOps
20 6,780 (12.94%) Git (software)
21 6,613 (12.62%) Degree
22 6,556 (12.51%) Microsoft
23 6,413 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
24 5,902 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
25 5,714 (10.90%) Web Services
26 5,640 (10.76%) RESTful
26 5,640 (10.76%) SDLC
27 5,454 (10.41%) Linux
28 5,400 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
29 5,296 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure

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 1,446 (2.76%) Confluence
2 1,253 (2.39%) CMS
3 1,149 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1,023 (1.95%) Apache Spark
5 995 (1.90%) Apache
6 993 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 781 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 602 (1.15%) JBoss
9 566 (1.08%) IIS
10 404 (0.77%) Umbraco
11 345 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 338 (0.64%) Drupal
13 315 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 302 (0.58%) Apache Solr
15 290 (0.55%) OpenStack
16 284 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
17 280 (0.53%) nginx
18 267 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 229 (0.44%) WordPress
20 227 (0.43%) EPiServer
Applications
1 714 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 533 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 478 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 438 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 275 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 241 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 162 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 133 (0.25%) InVision
9 112 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 100 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 81 (0.15%) Chatbot
12 46 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
13 36 (0.069%) InfoPath
14 31 (0.059%) SPSS
15 30 (0.057%) UXPin
16 22 (0.042%) InDesign
17 15 (0.029%) HipChat
17 15 (0.029%) Mingle
18 14 (0.027%) Fireworks
19 13 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 549 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 191 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 185 (0.35%) Magento
4 158 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 130 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 82 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 78 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 68 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 55 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 46 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
11 44 (0.084%) NetSuite
12 41 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
13 35 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
14 34 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
15 32 (0.061%) Shopify
16 31 (0.059%) Eloqua
17 29 (0.055%) SAP ERP
18 27 (0.052%) Eagle PACE
18 27 (0.052%) WebTrends
19 22 (0.042%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 6,413 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5,296 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,976 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1,057 (2.02%) GitHub
5 854 (1.63%) PaaS
6 813 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 696 (1.33%) IaaS
8 533 (1.02%) Office 365
9 503 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
10 477 (0.91%) npm
11 431 (0.82%) Serverless
12 419 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
13 324 (0.62%) Amazon S3
13 324 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 285 (0.54%) OpenShift
15 247 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
16 224 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
17 210 (0.40%) Slack
18 177 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 145 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1,106 (2.11%) Internet
2 776 (1.48%) HTTP
3 509 (0.97%) Firewall
4 417 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 324 (0.62%) DNS
6 257 (0.49%) Wireless
7 233 (0.44%) Broadband
8 225 (0.43%) WAN
9 210 (0.40%) SMS
10 177 (0.34%) SSL
11 169 (0.32%) LAN
12 166 (0.32%) Network Security
13 152 (0.29%) VPN
14 143 (0.27%) Intranet
15 121 (0.23%) Hyperconnected
16 92 (0.18%) VoIP
17 86 (0.16%) Skype
18 81 (0.15%) AMQP
19 72 (0.14%) DHCP
20 71 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,071 (19.22%) SQL Server
2 4,016 (7.66%) NoSQL
3 2,972 (5.67%) MySQL
4 2,384 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2,354 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 2,330 (4.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 1,823 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 1,278 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1,263 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 1,227 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1,072 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1,021 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
13 886 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 755 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 638 (1.22%) RDBMS
16 551 (1.05%) Redis
17 504 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 494 (0.94%) Oracle Database
19 468 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
20 463 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6,780 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 4,458 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4,031 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3,803 (7.26%) Selenium
5 2,061 (3.93%) Cucumber
6 1,987 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,914 (3.65%) Visual Studio
8 1,766 (3.37%) Maven
9 1,631 (3.11%) Subversion
10 1,467 (2.80%) NUnit
11 1,444 (2.76%) TeamCity
12 1,429 (2.73%) JUnit
13 1,184 (2.26%) WebDriver
14 892 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 832 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 742 (1.42%) Gradle
17 711 (1.36%) gulp
18 676 (1.29%) SoapUI
19 669 (1.28%) SpecFlow
20 621 (1.18%) Bitbucket
General
1 11,254 (21.47%) Finance
2 3,632 (6.93%) Retail
3 2,965 (5.66%) Banking
4 2,300 (4.39%) Marketing
5 1,861 (3.55%) Games
6 1,492 (2.85%) Advertising
7 1,205 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 737 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 702 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 658 (1.26%) Legal
11 585 (1.12%) Front Office
12 575 (1.10%) Law
13 543 (1.04%) Electronics
14 424 (0.81%) Publishing
15 422 (0.81%) Back Office
16 349 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 278 (0.53%) Retail Banking
18 272 (0.52%) Automotive
19 197 (0.38%) Billing
20 136 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23,947 (45.69%) Developer
2 7,469 (14.25%) .NET Developer
3 5,061 (9.66%) Java Developer
4 5,002 (9.54%) Analyst
5 4,963 (9.47%) C# Developer
6 4,305 (8.21%) Senior Developer
7 3,292 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 3,111 (5.94%) Software Engineer
9 2,908 (5.55%) Software Developer
10 2,877 (5.49%) Business Analyst
11 2,645 (5.05%) Project Manager
12 2,624 (5.01%) Architect
13 1,809 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
14 1,658 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,606 (3.06%) Lead Developer
16 1,553 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 1,494 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 1,469 (2.80%) Java Engineer
19 1,351 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
20 1,298 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14,307 (27.30%) .NET
2 10,411 (19.87%) HTML
3 9,149 (17.46%) CSS
4 8,305 (15.85%) AngularJS
5 8,264 (15.77%) ASP.NET
6 5,902 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5,714 (10.90%) Web Services
8 5,640 (10.76%) RESTful
9 4,563 (8.71%) Node.js
10 4,306 (8.22%) HTML5
11 4,240 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4,156 (7.93%) Spring
13 4,006 (7.64%) React
14 3,953 (7.54%) jQuery
15 3,752 (7.16%) WCF
16 3,675 (7.01%) REST
17 3,591 (6.85%) .NET Framework
18 2,819 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 2,700 (5.15%) XML
20 2,551 (4.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3,983 (7.60%) User Experience
2 3,725 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 3,541 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3,475 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
5 2,539 (4.84%) Fintech
6 2,329 (4.44%) Mobile App
7 1,701 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
8 1,589 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 778 (1.48%) Algorithms
10 770 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 490 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 480 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 457 (0.87%) Data Centre
14 422 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
15 388 (0.74%) Public Cloud
16 367 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 323 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 317 (0.60%) Equities
19 299 (0.57%) Social Media
20 287 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5,454 (10.41%) Linux
2 3,731 (7.12%) Windows
3 1,709 (3.26%) Android
4 1,552 (2.96%) Unix
5 1,523 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 598 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 287 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 250 (0.48%) CentOS
9 160 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 143 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 120 (0.23%) Solaris
12 118 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 103 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 100 (0.19%) Debian
15 92 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 91 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 81 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
18 80 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 77 (0.15%) AIX
20 51 (0.097%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,013 (28.65%) Scrum
2 13,280 (25.34%) TDD
3 9,949 (18.98%) MVC
4 7,882 (15.04%) Software Engineering
5 7,767 (14.82%) Test Automation
6 7,567 (14.44%) BDD
7 7,040 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 6,805 (12.98%) DevOps
9 5,640 (10.76%) SDLC
10 5,400 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
11 5,168 (9.86%) OO
12 4,365 (8.33%) Microservices
13 4,207 (8.03%) Project Management
14 3,983 (7.60%) Waterfall
15 3,974 (7.58%) Kanban
16 3,803 (7.26%) E-Commerce
17 3,780 (7.21%) Mentoring
18 3,536 (6.75%) Web Development
19 3,425 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 3,300 (6.30%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15,669 (29.90%) C#
2 14,267 (27.22%) JavaScript
3 13,374 (25.52%) Java
4 11,579 (22.09%) SQL
5 5,283 (10.08%) Python
6 3,540 (6.75%) Ruby
7 3,178 (6.06%) PHP
8 2,345 (4.47%) C++
9 2,093 (3.99%) T-SQL
10 1,817 (3.47%) Java 8
11 1,718 (3.28%) Scala
12 1,356 (2.59%) C
13 1,135 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 1,067 (2.04%) TypeScript
15 1,053 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 816 (1.56%) VB.NET
17 720 (1.37%) ES6
18 709 (1.35%) Perl
19 644 (1.23%) PL/SQL
20 582 (1.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 6,613 (12.62%) Degree
2 1,687 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,295 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 996 (1.90%) ISEB
5 820 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 602 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 471 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 450 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 443 (0.85%) PMP
10 323 (0.62%) Master's Degree
11 283 (0.54%) DV Cleared
12 242 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 224 (0.43%) CISSP
14 216 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 188 (0.36%) PhD
16 187 (0.36%) CISM
17 168 (0.32%) AWS Certification
18 154 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 143 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
20 132 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,947 (9.44%) QA
2 517 (0.99%) PMO
3 373 (0.71%) GDPR
4 326 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 302 (0.58%) GCP
6 268 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 205 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 198 (0.38%) SLA
9 87 (0.17%) PSD2
10 69 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 62 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 53 (0.10%) COBIT
13 50 (0.095%) WCAG
14 49 (0.093%) MiFID
15 28 (0.053%) MISRA
16 26 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
16 26 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 20 (0.038%) PMBOK
18 16 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 16 (0.031%) SEPA
System Software
1 3,487 (6.65%) Docker
2 509 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 430 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 197 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 172 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 136 (0.26%) HDFS
7 114 (0.22%) Firmware
8 103 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 79 (0.15%) vSphere
10 63 (0.12%) VirtualBox
11 62 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 50 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 46 (0.088%) KVM
14 37 (0.071%) Xen
15 29 (0.055%) Ceph
16 28 (0.053%) iptables
17 24 (0.046%) NFS
18 23 (0.044%) VMware NSX
19 21 (0.040%) Samba
20 18 (0.034%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,790 (3.42%) Ansible
2 1,749 (3.34%) Puppet
3 1,446 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1,171 (2.23%) Kubernetes
5 856 (1.63%) Terraform
6 322 (0.61%) Kibana
7 264 (0.50%) Nagios
8 165 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 153 (0.29%) Packer
10 109 (0.21%) Salt
11 108 (0.21%) HockeyApp
11 108 (0.21%) WSUS
12 107 (0.20%) HP ALM
13 106 (0.20%) ZABBIX
14 104 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 102 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
16 89 (0.17%) Prometheus
17 87 (0.17%) SCCM
18 85 (0.16%) logstash
19 83 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6,556 (12.51%) Microsoft
2 3,337 (6.37%) Oracle
3 2,170 (4.14%) Google
4 959 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 949 (1.81%) SAP
6 685 (1.31%) VMware
7 586 (1.12%) Facebook
8 545 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 512 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 500 (0.95%) IBM
10 500 (0.95%) Tableau
11 482 (0.92%) Capita
12 474 (0.90%) Adobe
13 473 (0.90%) Twitter
14 472 (0.90%) Xamarin
15 465 (0.89%) WorldPay
16 425 (0.81%) Apple
17 390 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 373 (0.71%) HP
19 328 (0.63%) Splunk