Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 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 50289 51277 51116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.56% 26.02% 23.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.76% 29.22% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41367 44574 44194
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 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158356 175503 192296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125505 146405 157070
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 August 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 22 August 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 47034 £52,500 +2.94% 3433
UK excluding London 0 27105 £45,000 - 2093
London 0 22392 £62,500 +4.17% 1547
South East 0 7729 £47,500 - 538
North of England 0 7150 £45,000 +5.88% 630
North West 0 3758 £45,000 +5.88% 336
Midlands +1 3568 £45,000 +5.88% 262
South West 0 3258 £45,000 +2.27% 231
Yorkshire 0 3081 £45,000 +5.88% 247
East of England 0 2924 £49,500 -1.00% 220
West Midlands +2 2102 £42,500 -0.62% 147
Scotland 0 1783 £46,000 +2.22% 149
East Midlands 0 1482 £45,000 +8.43% 113
Wales 0 701 £41,500 +3.75% 46
North East 0 314 £40,000 - 47
Northern Ireland -1 98 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Isle of Man - 2 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15123 (30.07%) Scrum
2 14554 (28.94%) C#
3 14163 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 14113 (28.06%) Java
5 14038 (27.91%) .NET
6 13210 (26.27%) TDD
7 12366 (24.59%) Finance
8 11343 (22.56%) SQL
9 11023 (21.92%) HTML
10 10077 (20.04%) SQL Server
11 9592 (19.07%) CSS
12 9577 (19.04%) MVC
13 7842 (15.59%) ASP.NET
14 7782 (15.47%) AngularJS
15 7367 (14.65%) Test Automation
16 7059 (14.04%) BDD
17 6954 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
18 6575 (13.07%) Software Engineering
19 6516 (12.96%) Degree
20 6456 (12.84%) Microsoft
21 6359 (12.64%) Git (software)
22 5805 (11.54%) OO
23 5621 (11.18%) SDLC
24 5397 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
25 5388 (10.71%) Web Services
26 5340 (10.62%) Linux
27 5213 (10.37%) DevOps
28 4817 (9.58%) HTML5
29 4782 (9.51%) Python
30 4745 (9.44%) Amazon AWS

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 1499 (2.98%) Tomcat
2 1382 (2.75%) Apache
3 1356 (2.70%) CMS
4 1114 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1097 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
6 991 (1.97%) Apache Spark
7 796 (1.58%) SharePoint
8 740 (1.47%) JBoss
9 716 (1.42%) IIS
10 616 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 436 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 399 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 391 (0.78%) OpenStack
14 345 (0.69%) nginx
15 328 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 320 (0.64%) Umbraco
16 320 (0.64%) WordPress
17 318 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
18 306 (0.61%) Drupal
19 300 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 691 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 540 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 508 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 441 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 358 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 290 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 216 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 145 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 121 (0.24%) InVision
10 67 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 59 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 54 (0.11%) SPSS
13 26 (0.052%) UXPin
14 25 (0.050%) InDesign
15 24 (0.048%) Chatbot
16 23 (0.046%) InfoPath
17 19 (0.038%) Fireworks
18 16 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
19 15 (0.030%) HipChat
20 13 (0.026%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 524 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 195 (0.39%) Magento
3 123 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 99 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 93 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 68 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 64 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 63 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 60 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 48 (0.095%) Eloqua
11 40 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
12 37 (0.074%) SAP ERP
13 33 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
13 33 (0.066%) Oracle Payables
13 33 (0.066%) SAP CRM
14 31 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
15 30 (0.060%) Pega PRPC
15 30 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
16 29 (0.058%) RMDS
16 29 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4745 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3550 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1890 (3.76%) SaaS
4 1140 (2.27%) GitHub
5 549 (1.09%) PaaS
6 428 (0.85%) IaaS
7 421 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 393 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 367 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 330 (0.66%) Office 365
11 209 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 176 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 170 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 166 (0.33%) Google Play
15 143 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
16 125 (0.25%) Force.com
17 114 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 107 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
19 93 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 92 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1068 (2.12%) Internet
2 791 (1.57%) HTTP
3 475 (0.94%) Firewall
4 404 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 364 (0.72%) DNS
6 179 (0.36%) Intranet
7 145 (0.29%) Network Security
8 132 (0.26%) Broadband
9 127 (0.25%) SAN
9 127 (0.25%) WAN
10 126 (0.25%) Wireless
11 123 (0.24%) VPN
12 110 (0.22%) SSL
13 108 (0.21%) DHCP
14 102 (0.20%) LAN
15 96 (0.19%) LDAP
16 91 (0.18%) Ethernet
17 84 (0.17%) Skype
18 78 (0.16%) SMS
19 70 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10077 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 3616 (7.19%) NoSQL
3 3101 (6.17%) MySQL
4 2536 (5.04%) Big Data
5 2464 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 2256 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 1488 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1442 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 1435 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 1419 (2.82%) Hadoop
11 1310 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1236 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
13 1004 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
14 935 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 789 (1.57%) RDBMS
16 719 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 716 (1.42%) Redis
18 656 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 640 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
20 517 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6359 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 4126 (8.20%) JIRA
3 3592 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3546 (7.05%) Jenkins
5 2060 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1980 (3.94%) Visual Studio
7 1967 (3.91%) Cucumber
8 1879 (3.74%) Maven
9 1819 (3.62%) Subversion
10 1723 (3.43%) JUnit
11 1566 (3.11%) NUnit
12 1564 (3.11%) TeamCity
13 1246 (2.48%) WebDriver
14 753 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 716 (1.42%) gulp
16 686 (1.36%) Jasmine
17 631 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
18 624 (1.24%) SpecFlow
19 615 (1.22%) Moq
20 606 (1.21%) Grunt
General
1 12366 (24.59%) Finance
2 4669 (9.28%) Retail
3 4528 (9.00%) Banking
4 2757 (5.48%) Marketing
5 2203 (4.38%) Investment Banking
6 1628 (3.24%) Games
7 1594 (3.17%) Retail Banking
8 1466 (2.92%) Telecoms
9 938 (1.87%) Advertising
10 910 (1.81%) Manufacturing
11 899 (1.79%) Front Office
12 881 (1.75%) Electronics
13 758 (1.51%) Legal
14 609 (1.21%) Publishing
15 429 (0.85%) Back Office
16 411 (0.82%) Financial Institution
17 359 (0.71%) Law
18 294 (0.58%) Automotive
19 185 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
20 121 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23874 (47.47%) Developer
2 6953 (13.83%) .NET Developer
3 5492 (10.92%) Java Developer
4 5253 (10.45%) Analyst
5 5072 (10.09%) C# Developer
6 4784 (9.51%) Senior Developer
7 3365 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3031 (6.03%) Business Analyst
9 2666 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 2609 (5.19%) Project Manager
11 2515 (5.00%) Software Engineer
12 2462 (4.90%) Architect
13 2068 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
14 1807 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1620 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
16 1603 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 1534 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 1504 (2.99%) Lead Developer
19 1389 (2.76%) SQL Developer
20 1356 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14038 (27.91%) .NET
2 11023 (21.92%) HTML
3 9592 (19.07%) CSS
4 7842 (15.59%) ASP.NET
5 7782 (15.47%) AngularJS
6 5397 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5388 (10.71%) Web Services
8 4817 (9.58%) HTML5
9 4317 (8.58%) Node.js
10 4278 (8.51%) RESTful
11 4241 (8.43%) Spring
12 4158 (8.27%) jQuery
13 3718 (7.39%) REST
14 3594 (7.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3469 (6.90%) XML
16 3294 (6.55%) .NET Framework
17 3231 (6.42%) WCF
18 3125 (6.21%) React
19 2852 (5.67%) CSS3
20 2280 (4.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3743 (7.44%) User Experience
2 3722 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3715 (7.39%) Computer Science
4 3452 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2046 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 1791 (3.56%) Fintech
7 1730 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
8 880 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 771 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 680 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 651 (1.29%) Derivative
12 629 (1.25%) iPad
13 513 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 486 (0.97%) Client/Server
15 454 (0.90%) Fixed Income
16 447 (0.89%) Virtual Team
17 443 (0.88%) Equities
18 371 (0.74%) Hedge funds
19 349 (0.69%) Social Media
20 341 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5340 (10.62%) Linux
2 3546 (7.05%) Windows
3 1906 (3.79%) Android
4 1842 (3.66%) Unix
5 1726 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 590 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 291 (0.58%) CentOS
8 282 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 241 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 168 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 163 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 110 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 99 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 86 (0.17%) Debian
15 76 (0.15%) Solaris
16 75 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
17 73 (0.15%) Windows 10
18 63 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 50 (0.099%) Windows 7
20 40 (0.080%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15123 (30.07%) Scrum
2 13210 (26.27%) TDD
3 9577 (19.04%) MVC
4 7367 (14.65%) Test Automation
5 7059 (14.04%) BDD
6 6954 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
7 6575 (13.07%) Software Engineering
8 5805 (11.54%) OO
9 5621 (11.18%) SDLC
10 5213 (10.37%) DevOps
11 4098 (8.15%) E-Commerce
12 4082 (8.12%) Project Management
13 4026 (8.01%) Kanban
14 3883 (7.72%) Waterfall
15 3852 (7.66%) Mentoring
16 3737 (7.43%) Web Development
17 3335 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 3038 (6.04%) Unit Testing
19 2975 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
20 2885 (5.74%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14554 (28.94%) C#
2 14163 (28.16%) JavaScript
3 14113 (28.06%) Java
4 11343 (22.56%) SQL
5 4782 (9.51%) Python
6 2931 (5.83%) Ruby
7 2748 (5.46%) PHP
8 2359 (4.69%) C++
9 2129 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 1533 (3.05%) Scala
11 1238 (2.46%) C
12 957 (1.90%) Bash Shell
13 930 (1.85%) PowerShell
14 919 (1.83%) VB.NET
15 916 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 810 (1.61%) Perl
17 694 (1.38%) Shell Script
18 666 (1.32%) TypeScript
19 639 (1.27%) Go
20 589 (1.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6516 (12.96%) Degree
2 1923 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1236 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 1214 (2.41%) ISEB
5 1017 (2.02%) ISTQB
6 620 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 442 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 379 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 368 (0.73%) PMP
10 334 (0.66%) Master's Degree
11 321 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 320 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 265 (0.53%) CISSP
14 250 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 241 (0.48%) PhD
16 186 (0.37%) CISM
17 164 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
18 161 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 112 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
20 107 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4395 (8.74%) QA
2 459 (0.91%) PMO
3 316 (0.63%) SLA
4 297 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 271 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 137 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 134 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 115 (0.23%) GDPR
9 114 (0.23%) MiFID
10 100 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 99 (0.20%) COBIT
12 63 (0.13%) WCAG
13 47 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
13 47 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 43 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
15 37 (0.074%) GCP
16 36 (0.072%) EMIR
17 32 (0.064%) ISO 14001
18 31 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 25 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2275 (4.52%) Docker
2 456 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 351 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 187 (0.37%) Xen
5 169 (0.34%) vSphere
6 139 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 120 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 104 (0.21%) HDFS
9 99 (0.20%) XenServer
10 92 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 86 (0.17%) Firmware
12 77 (0.15%) Apache Flume
13 68 (0.14%) VirtualBox
14 60 (0.12%) KVM
15 46 (0.091%) NFS
16 44 (0.087%) Varnish
17 40 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 28 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
19 25 (0.050%) vCloud
19 25 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1706 (3.39%) Puppet
2 1368 (2.72%) Ansible
3 1227 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 581 (1.16%) Kubernetes
5 461 (0.92%) Terraform
6 272 (0.54%) Kibana
7 244 (0.49%) Nagios
8 242 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 153 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 138 (0.27%) logstash
11 115 (0.23%) Salt
12 107 (0.21%) Cobbler
13 104 (0.21%) Packer
14 87 (0.17%) SCCM
14 87 (0.17%) ZABBIX
15 85 (0.17%) WSUS
16 80 (0.16%) Grafana
17 76 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
18 68 (0.14%) HAProxy
19 63 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6456 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 4096 (8.14%) Oracle
3 1299 (2.58%) Google
4 1275 (2.54%) SAP
5 669 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 618 (1.23%) IBM
7 582 (1.16%) Adobe
8 552 (1.10%) VMware
9 482 (0.96%) Tableau
10 440 (0.87%) Cognizant
11 429 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 408 (0.81%) Xamarin
13 404 (0.80%) hybris
14 396 (0.79%) Atlassian
15 394 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 385 (0.77%) Facebook
17 376 (0.75%) HP
18 365 (0.73%) Apple
19 335 (0.67%) Zend
20 303 (0.60%) Sybase