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

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 51,668 48,733 51,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.31% 27.70% 24.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.60% 30.94% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43,138 42,643 44,894
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 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 February 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 21 February 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 48,350 £52,500 +5.00% 6,823
UK excluding London 0 29,764 £45,000 - 4,434
London +1 21,059 £62,500 +4.17% 2,804
South East 0 8,886 £47,500 - 1,088
North of England +1 8,078 £45,000 +2.27% 1,276
North West 0 4,324 £45,000 +5.88% 658
Midlands 0 3,854 £45,000 +5.88% 614
East of England 0 3,313 £50,000 +5.26% 543
Yorkshire 0 3,253 £45,000 - 522
South West -1 3,156 £45,000 - 496
West Midlands -1 2,169 £45,000 +4.65% 319
Scotland +1 1,802 £47,500 +5.56% 269
East Midlands 0 1,683 £42,500 - 295
Wales 0 616 £40,000 +5.26% 111
North East 0 498 £42,500 +12.01% 96
Northern Ireland +2 143 £40,000 - 37
Isle of Man -2 3 £50,000 -
Channel Islands +4 1 £70,000 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 15,261 (29.54%) C#
2 15,059 (29.15%) Scrum
3 14,400 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 14,097 (27.28%) .NET
5 13,274 (25.69%) TDD
6 13,241 (25.63%) Java
7 11,403 (22.07%) SQL
8 11,357 (21.98%) Finance
9 10,580 (20.48%) HTML
10 10,005 (19.36%) SQL Server
11 9,988 (19.33%) MVC
12 9,190 (17.79%) CSS
13 8,247 (15.96%) ASP.NET
14 8,022 (15.53%) AngularJS
15 7,595 (14.70%) Test Automation
16 7,535 (14.58%) BDD
17 7,530 (14.57%) Software Engineering
18 6,659 (12.89%) Degree
19 6,610 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
20 6,505 (12.59%) Git (software)
21 6,412 (12.41%) Microsoft
22 6,260 (12.12%) DevOps
23 5,860 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
24 5,852 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
25 5,663 (10.96%) SDLC
26 5,585 (10.81%) Web Services
27 5,351 (10.36%) OO
28 5,338 (10.33%) RESTful
29 5,329 (10.31%) Linux
30 5,046 (9.77%) Python

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 1,272 (2.46%) Confluence
2 1,249 (2.42%) CMS
3 1,104 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1,025 (1.98%) Apache
5 1,002 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 998 (1.93%) Apache Spark
7 817 (1.58%) SharePoint
8 617 (1.19%) IIS
9 569 (1.10%) JBoss
10 381 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 374 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 366 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 339 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 318 (0.62%) Drupal
15 286 (0.55%) nginx
16 272 (0.53%) Apache Solr
17 231 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 230 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
19 228 (0.44%) WordPress
20 193 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 747 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 624 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
3 530 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 475 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 325 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 280 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 180 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 119 (0.23%) InVision
9 110 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 81 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 64 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 54 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
13 36 (0.070%) SPSS
14 30 (0.058%) InfoPath
15 28 (0.054%) UXPin
16 20 (0.039%) InDesign
17 19 (0.037%) Fireworks
18 18 (0.035%) Simulink
19 13 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
20 12 (0.023%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 551 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 218 (0.42%) Magento
3 180 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 154 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 115 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 83 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 76 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 75 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 58 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 55 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 41 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
12 38 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
12 38 (0.074%) SAP CO
12 38 (0.074%) SAP FI
12 38 (0.074%) SAP FI/CO
13 36 (0.070%) Shopify
14 35 (0.068%) WebTrends
15 34 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
16 33 (0.064%) NetSuite
16 33 (0.064%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,860 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4,629 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2,021 (3.91%) SaaS
4 998 (1.93%) GitHub
5 751 (1.45%) PaaS
6 633 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 598 (1.16%) IaaS
8 513 (0.99%) Office 365
9 455 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 415 (0.80%) npm
11 360 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 339 (0.66%) Serverless
13 262 (0.51%) OpenShift
14 246 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
15 242 (0.47%) Amazon S3
16 181 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
17 169 (0.33%) Google Play
18 160 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
19 150 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 149 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,136 (2.20%) Internet
2 767 (1.48%) HTTP
3 534 (1.03%) Firewall
4 428 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 279 (0.54%) DNS
6 259 (0.50%) Broadband
7 235 (0.45%) Wireless
8 221 (0.43%) WAN
9 200 (0.39%) VPN
10 192 (0.37%) SMS
11 167 (0.32%) SSL
12 164 (0.32%) LAN
13 160 (0.31%) Intranet
14 140 (0.27%) Network Security
15 115 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
16 98 (0.19%) VoIP
17 94 (0.18%) SAN
18 84 (0.16%) DHCP
19 83 (0.16%) AMQP
20 76 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,005 (19.36%) SQL Server
2 3,898 (7.54%) NoSQL
3 3,058 (5.92%) MySQL
4 2,339 (4.53%) Big Data
5 2,324 (4.50%) MongoDB
6 1,990 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 1,860 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 1,377 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 1,223 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1,208 (2.34%) Hadoop
11 1,192 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1,008 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 852 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 684 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 622 (1.20%) RDBMS
16 540 (1.05%) Redis
17 538 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
18 514 (0.99%) Oracle Database
19 451 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
20 444 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6,505 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 4,197 (8.12%) JIRA
3 3,780 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 3,583 (6.93%) Selenium
5 2,069 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1,899 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,852 (3.58%) Visual Studio
8 1,741 (3.37%) Subversion
9 1,637 (3.17%) Maven
10 1,537 (2.97%) NUnit
11 1,419 (2.75%) TeamCity
12 1,392 (2.69%) JUnit
13 1,262 (2.44%) WebDriver
14 855 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 698 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
16 695 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
17 674 (1.30%) gulp
18 666 (1.29%) Gradle
19 623 (1.21%) Moq
20 613 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 11,357 (21.98%) Finance
2 3,420 (6.62%) Banking
3 3,379 (6.54%) Retail
4 2,242 (4.34%) Marketing
5 1,792 (3.47%) Games
6 1,312 (2.54%) Advertising
7 1,155 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 1,146 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 735 (1.42%) Legal
10 645 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 626 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 597 (1.16%) Front Office
13 538 (1.04%) Electronics
14 531 (1.03%) Law
15 441 (0.85%) Back Office
16 433 (0.84%) Publishing
17 399 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 278 (0.54%) Automotive
19 167 (0.32%) Billing
20 139 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23,823 (46.11%) Developer
2 7,457 (14.43%) .NET Developer
3 5,101 (9.87%) Java Developer
4 4,984 (9.65%) C# Developer
5 4,899 (9.48%) Analyst
6 4,387 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 3,375 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 2,993 (5.79%) Software Engineer
9 2,965 (5.74%) Business Analyst
10 2,789 (5.40%) Software Developer
11 2,718 (5.26%) Project Manager
12 2,488 (4.82%) Architect
13 1,858 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
14 1,763 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,663 (3.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,569 (3.04%) Lead Developer
17 1,516 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 1,446 (2.80%) Agile Developer
19 1,357 (2.63%) Java Engineer
20 1,324 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14,097 (27.28%) .NET
2 10,580 (20.48%) HTML
3 9,190 (17.79%) CSS
4 8,247 (15.96%) ASP.NET
5 8,022 (15.53%) AngularJS
6 5,852 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5,585 (10.81%) Web Services
8 5,338 (10.33%) RESTful
9 4,634 (8.97%) Node.js
10 4,528 (8.76%) HTML5
11 4,191 (8.11%) jQuery
12 4,177 (8.08%) Spring
13 4,097 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3,790 (7.34%) WCF
15 3,749 (7.26%) REST
16 3,546 (6.86%) .NET Framework
17 3,538 (6.85%) React
18 2,869 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 2,850 (5.52%) XML
20 2,662 (5.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3,830 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 3,779 (7.31%) User Experience
3 3,581 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3,522 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
5 2,404 (4.65%) Fintech
6 2,275 (4.40%) Mobile App
7 1,682 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 839 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 812 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 510 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 498 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 483 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 460 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 385 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 350 (0.68%) Social Media
16 349 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
17 345 (0.67%) Public Cloud
18 334 (0.65%) Equities
19 288 (0.56%) Hedge funds
20 278 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5,329 (10.31%) Linux
2 3,727 (7.21%) Windows
3 1,781 (3.45%) Android
4 1,733 (3.35%) Unix
5 1,616 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 635 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 277 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 250 (0.48%) CentOS
9 198 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 122 (0.24%) Solaris
11 108 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 106 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 100 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 96 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 95 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 92 (0.18%) Debian
17 86 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
18 85 (0.16%) Windows 7
19 60 (0.12%) AIX
19 60 (0.12%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,059 (29.15%) Scrum
2 13,274 (25.69%) TDD
3 9,988 (19.33%) MVC
4 7,595 (14.70%) Test Automation
5 7,535 (14.58%) BDD
6 7,530 (14.57%) Software Engineering
7 6,610 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
8 6,260 (12.12%) DevOps
9 5,663 (10.96%) SDLC
10 5,351 (10.36%) OO
11 4,256 (8.24%) Project Management
12 3,993 (7.73%) Microservices
13 3,947 (7.64%) Kanban
14 3,795 (7.34%) E-Commerce
15 3,747 (7.25%) Mentoring
16 3,698 (7.16%) Waterfall
17 3,684 (7.13%) Web Development
18 3,295 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 3,203 (6.20%) Web Application Development
20 2,887 (5.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15,261 (29.54%) C#
2 14,400 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 13,241 (25.63%) Java
4 11,403 (22.07%) SQL
5 5,046 (9.77%) Python
6 3,605 (6.98%) Ruby
7 3,183 (6.16%) PHP
8 2,384 (4.61%) C++
9 1,961 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 1,607 (3.11%) Scala
11 1,354 (2.62%) C
12 1,019 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 988 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 949 (1.84%) TypeScript
15 830 (1.61%) VB.NET
16 699 (1.35%) Perl
17 693 (1.34%) ES6
18 658 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 607 (1.17%) Go
20 521 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6,659 (12.89%) Degree
2 1,761 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,257 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 1,006 (1.95%) ISEB
5 803 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 592 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 449 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 447 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 388 (0.75%) PMP
10 326 (0.63%) Master's Degree
11 274 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 274 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 254 (0.49%) CISSP
13 235 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 203 (0.39%) CISM
15 193 (0.37%) PhD
16 150 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
17 149 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 132 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
19 119 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,861 (9.41%) QA
2 522 (1.01%) PMO
3 339 (0.66%) GDPR
4 323 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 271 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 238 (0.46%) SLA
7 230 (0.45%) GCP
8 202 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 84 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 74 (0.14%) PSD2
11 65 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 57 (0.11%) MiFID
13 49 (0.095%) COBIT
14 48 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 44 (0.085%) WCAG
16 28 (0.054%) MISRA
17 27 (0.052%) PMBOK
18 21 (0.041%) EMIR
18 21 (0.041%) SEPA
19 19 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 3,197 (6.19%) Docker
2 520 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 427 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 136 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 115 (0.22%) HDFS
7 93 (0.18%) vSphere
8 87 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 85 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 81 (0.16%) Firmware
11 58 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 56 (0.11%) KVM
13 49 (0.095%) Xen
14 42 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 35 (0.068%) XenServer
16 33 (0.064%) iptables
17 31 (0.060%) Ceph
17 31 (0.060%) NFS
18 29 (0.056%) Samba
19 26 (0.050%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,732 (3.35%) Puppet
2 1,607 (3.11%) Ansible
3 1,370 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1,022 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 634 (1.23%) Terraform
6 324 (0.63%) Kibana
7 259 (0.50%) Nagios
8 184 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 159 (0.31%) Packer
10 126 (0.24%) WSUS
11 124 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 117 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 98 (0.19%) Salt
14 91 (0.18%) SCCM
15 90 (0.17%) HockeyApp
16 88 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
17 85 (0.16%) Mesos
18 77 (0.15%) logstash
19 75 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
20 74 (0.14%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 6,412 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 3,334 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2,042 (3.95%) Google
4 935 (1.81%) SAP
5 837 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 692 (1.34%) VMware
7 612 (1.18%) Facebook
8 487 (0.94%) IBM
9 484 (0.94%) Atlassian
10 483 (0.93%) Tableau
11 454 (0.88%) Apple
12 435 (0.84%) Sitecore
13 426 (0.82%) Adobe
14 396 (0.77%) Xamarin
15 389 (0.75%) Red Hat
16 387 (0.75%) Twitter
17 371 (0.72%) HP
18 359 (0.69%) Zend
19 356 (0.69%) Capita
20 299 (0.58%) hybris