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

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 46,233 51,605 48,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.56% 29.31% 27.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.31% 31.92% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36,552 43,101 42,547
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,412 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 138,800 161,664 160,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.81% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 109,437 131,426 132,178
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 February 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 February 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 +1 42,973 £55,000 +4.76% 7,747
UK excluding London +1 25,530 £50,000 +11.11% 5,211
London 0 19,745 £65,000 +4.00% 3,061
South East 0 8,097 £51,000 +7.37% 1,241
North of England 0 6,053 £47,500 +5.56% 1,505
North West +1 3,355 £50,000 +11.11% 808
Midlands +1 3,251 £45,000 - 786
South West +1 3,064 £47,500 +5.56% 610
East of England +1 2,645 £52,500 +5.00% 545
Yorkshire 0 2,281 £45,000 - 574
West Midlands +2 1,962 £45,000 - 466
Scotland 0 1,706 £47,500 - 284
East Midlands 0 1,283 £47,500 +11.76% 320
Wales 0 606 £41,500 +3.75% 164
North East +1 447 £47,500 +11.76% 123
Northern Ireland -2 205 £41,500 +3.75% 75
Channel Islands +1 5 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Isle of Man +4 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 12,394 (26.81%) C#
2 12,209 (26.41%) JavaScript
3 11,939 (25.82%) Scrum
4 11,832 (25.59%) Java
5 10,961 (23.71%) .NET
6 10,141 (21.93%) SQL
7 9,746 (21.08%) Finance
8 8,848 (19.14%) TDD
9 8,376 (18.12%) HTML
10 7,587 (16.41%) Software Engineering
11 7,498 (16.22%) CSS
12 7,135 (15.43%) DevOps
13 7,041 (15.23%) SQL Server
14 6,909 (14.94%) Test Automation
15 6,728 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
16 6,593 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 6,407 (13.86%) AngularJS
18 6,149 (13.30%) Microsoft
19 6,099 (13.19%) MVC
20 6,083 (13.16%) Degree
21 5,849 (12.65%) Git (software)
22 5,700 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
23 5,605 (12.12%) Python
24 5,258 (11.37%) ASP.NET
25 4,791 (10.36%) Microservices
26 4,781 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
27 4,561 (9.87%) SDLC
28 4,435 (9.59%) BDD
29 4,425 (9.57%) QA
30 4,325 (9.35%) Linux

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 1,604 (3.47%) Confluence
2 1,249 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 958 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 938 (2.03%) Apache
5 851 (1.84%) CMS
6 687 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 623 (1.35%) IIS
8 595 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 367 (0.79%) JBoss
10 252 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 234 (0.51%) SAS
12 225 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 225 (0.49%) nginx
13 210 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 197 (0.43%) WordPress
15 196 (0.42%) Drupal
16 187 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 180 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
18 175 (0.38%) Umbraco
19 161 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 723 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 667 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 468 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 428 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 387 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 269 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 194 (0.42%) InVision
8 157 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 77 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 74 (0.16%) Chatbot
11 62 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
12 42 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
13 31 (0.067%) SPSS
14 30 (0.065%) AutoCAD
15 28 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
16 26 (0.056%) Flinto
17 25 (0.054%) Mingle
18 15 (0.032%) Weka
19 12 (0.026%) Open Workbench
20 11 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 517 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 184 (0.40%) Magento
3 138 (0.30%) Temenos T24
4 116 (0.25%) thinkFolio
5 113 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 107 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 85 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
8 84 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 62 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
10 61 (0.13%) SAP CO
10 61 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 61 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 58 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
12 43 (0.093%) SAP ERP
13 40 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
14 34 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
15 33 (0.071%) NetSuite
16 32 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 31 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
18 29 (0.063%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6,728 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6,593 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,699 (3.67%) SaaS
4 1,293 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1,057 (2.29%) GitHub
6 860 (1.86%) PaaS
7 669 (1.45%) Office 365
8 650 (1.41%) Serverless
9 615 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
10 484 (1.05%) IaaS
11 447 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 436 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 422 (0.91%) Amazon S3
14 340 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
14 340 (0.74%) OpenShift
15 278 (0.60%) npm
16 266 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 238 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
18 228 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
19 218 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 956 (2.07%) Internet
2 636 (1.38%) Firewall
3 608 (1.32%) HTTP
4 380 (0.82%) DNS
5 338 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 214 (0.46%) WAN
7 203 (0.44%) DHCP
8 194 (0.42%) Wireless
9 190 (0.41%) Network Security
10 171 (0.37%) LAN
11 165 (0.36%) VPN
12 126 (0.27%) SSL
13 113 (0.24%) SAN
14 108 (0.23%) Broadband
14 108 (0.23%) Skype
15 97 (0.21%) Intranet
16 80 (0.17%) Modbus
16 80 (0.17%) VoIP
17 76 (0.16%) RS-485
18 73 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,041 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 2,880 (6.23%) NoSQL
3 2,299 (4.97%) Big Data
4 2,132 (4.61%) MySQL
5 1,681 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 1,601 (3.46%) Relational Database
7 1,477 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
8 1,380 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1,252 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 1,090 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 1,017 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 841 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 667 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 661 (1.43%) Power BI
15 551 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 518 (1.12%) Redis
17 457 (0.99%) Oracle Database
18 447 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 403 (0.87%) Apache Hive
20 376 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5,849 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 4,138 (8.95%) JIRA
3 3,823 (8.27%) Jenkins
4 2,881 (6.23%) Selenium
5 1,883 (4.07%) Visual Studio
6 1,607 (3.48%) Maven
7 1,569 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 1,537 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1,234 (2.67%) TeamCity
10 1,046 (2.26%) JUnit
11 951 (2.06%) Subversion
12 882 (1.91%) WebDriver
13 787 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 717 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
15 690 (1.49%) Gradle
16 667 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
17 649 (1.40%) NUnit
18 632 (1.37%) SoapUI
19 625 (1.35%) SpecFlow
20 621 (1.34%) JMeter
General
1 9,746 (21.08%) Finance
2 2,735 (5.92%) Banking
3 2,643 (5.72%) Retail
4 2,246 (4.86%) Marketing
5 1,432 (3.10%) Games
6 998 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 756 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 706 (1.53%) Advertising
9 575 (1.24%) Legal
10 508 (1.10%) Front Office
11 505 (1.09%) Law
12 504 (1.09%) Investment Banking
13 471 (1.02%) Electronics
14 351 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 330 (0.71%) Back Office
16 311 (0.67%) Automotive
17 266 (0.58%) Publishing
18 185 (0.40%) Retail Banking
19 168 (0.36%) Military
20 146 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18,505 (40.03%) Developer
2 4,820 (10.43%) Analyst
3 4,728 (10.23%) .NET Developer
4 4,225 (9.14%) Java Developer
5 3,852 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3,601 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 2,847 (6.16%) Software Engineer
8 2,846 (6.16%) Architect
9 2,704 (5.85%) Business Analyst
10 2,444 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 2,379 (5.15%) Software Developer
12 2,336 (5.05%) Project Manager
13 1,506 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,289 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,224 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
16 1,219 (2.64%) Lead Developer
17 1,163 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
18 1,102 (2.38%) Test Engineer
19 1,100 (2.38%) Junior
20 1,081 (2.34%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,961 (23.71%) .NET
2 8,376 (18.12%) HTML
3 7,498 (16.22%) CSS
4 6,407 (13.86%) AngularJS
5 5,258 (11.37%) ASP.NET
6 4,246 (9.18%) Web Services
7 3,866 (8.36%) React
8 3,586 (7.76%) Spring
9 3,484 (7.54%) RESTful
10 3,241 (7.01%) Node.js
11 3,141 (6.79%) HTML5
12 3,131 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3,038 (6.57%) REST
14 2,959 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,794 (6.04%) jQuery
16 2,407 (5.21%) .NET Framework
17 2,119 (4.58%) XML
18 1,739 (3.76%) JSON
19 1,737 (3.76%) CSS3
20 1,606 (3.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3,568 (7.72%) User Experience
2 3,451 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2,636 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2,382 (5.15%) Fintech
5 1,808 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 1,374 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 1,190 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1,034 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 739 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 655 (1.42%) Data Centre
11 505 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 488 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 472 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 358 (0.77%) Cloud Native
15 344 (0.74%) Hedge funds
16 340 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 321 (0.69%) Fixed Income
18 310 (0.67%) Derivative
19 290 (0.63%) PMI
20 284 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4,325 (9.35%) Linux
2 3,139 (6.79%) Windows
3 1,398 (3.02%) Android
4 1,233 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 1,147 (2.48%) Unix
6 678 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 398 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 316 (0.68%) CentOS
9 280 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 262 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 255 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 240 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 111 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 76 (0.16%) FreeRTOS
15 66 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 65 (0.14%) Solaris
17 61 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 57 (0.12%) Debian
19 49 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
20 47 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,939 (25.82%) Scrum
2 8,848 (19.14%) TDD
3 7,587 (16.41%) Software Engineering
4 7,135 (15.43%) DevOps
5 6,909 (14.94%) Test Automation
6 6,099 (13.19%) MVC
7 5,700 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4,791 (10.36%) Microservices
9 4,781 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
10 4,561 (9.87%) SDLC
11 4,435 (9.59%) BDD
12 4,195 (9.07%) Project Management
13 3,910 (8.46%) Mentoring
14 3,831 (8.29%) Waterfall
15 3,477 (7.52%) OO
16 3,238 (7.00%) Computer Science
17 3,208 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 3,035 (6.56%) Kanban
19 2,962 (6.41%) Analytics
20 2,762 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12,394 (26.81%) C#
2 12,209 (26.41%) JavaScript
3 11,832 (25.59%) Java
4 10,141 (21.93%) SQL
5 5,605 (12.12%) Python
6 2,313 (5.00%) C++
7 2,052 (4.44%) PHP
8 1,837 (3.97%) Java 8
9 1,832 (3.96%) Ruby
10 1,612 (3.49%) T-SQL
11 1,410 (3.05%) Scala
12 1,314 (2.84%) C
13 1,293 (2.80%) PowerShell
14 1,119 (2.42%) TypeScript
15 992 (2.15%) Bash Shell
16 781 (1.69%) ES6
17 772 (1.67%) Go
18 646 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 573 (1.24%) Perl
20 470 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6,083 (13.16%) Degree
2 1,703 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 1,566 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1,124 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 884 (1.91%) ISEB
6 764 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 497 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 432 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 364 (0.79%) PMP
10 310 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 270 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 250 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 234 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
14 224 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 222 (0.48%) CISSP
16 187 (0.40%) PhD
17 174 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
18 151 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
19 147 (0.32%) CISM
20 135 (0.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,425 (9.57%) QA
2 683 (1.48%) PMO
3 473 (1.02%) GDPR
4 388 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 265 (0.57%) SLA
6 234 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 145 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 86 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 67 (0.14%) MiFID
10 64 (0.14%) PSD2
11 44 (0.095%) COBIT
12 41 (0.089%) WCAG
13 40 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 34 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 26 (0.056%) SEPA
16 22 (0.048%) PMBOK
17 21 (0.045%) DICOM
18 18 (0.039%) ISO 14001
18 18 (0.039%) P3O
19 17 (0.037%) IFRS
System Software
1 3,962 (8.57%) Docker
2 903 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 508 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 328 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 240 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 173 (0.37%) Firmware
7 170 (0.37%) HDFS
8 152 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 105 (0.23%) vSphere
10 98 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 88 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 70 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 61 (0.13%) XenApp
14 57 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 56 (0.12%) XenDesktop
16 40 (0.087%) Varnish
16 40 (0.087%) VMware NSX
17 35 (0.076%) Xen
18 27 (0.058%) RHEV
19 25 (0.054%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,136 (4.62%) Kubernetes
2 1,915 (4.14%) Ansible
3 1,595 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1,203 (2.60%) Terraform
5 1,114 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 230 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 217 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
8 216 (0.47%) SCCM
9 202 (0.44%) Packer
10 189 (0.41%) Oozie
11 186 (0.40%) Kibana
11 186 (0.40%) Prometheus
12 168 (0.36%) Salt
13 150 (0.32%) Grafana
14 132 (0.29%) HP ALM
15 128 (0.28%) SCOM
16 126 (0.27%) Nagios
17 120 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
18 100 (0.22%) Consul
19 94 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6,149 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 2,855 (6.18%) Oracle
3 1,761 (3.81%) Google
4 1,255 (2.71%) SAP
5 770 (1.67%) VMware
6 627 (1.36%) Tableau
7 592 (1.28%) Adobe
8 582 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 519 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 458 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 450 (0.97%) IBM
12 356 (0.77%) Xamarin
13 345 (0.75%) HP
14 344 (0.74%) Splunk
15 318 (0.69%) Sitecore
15 318 (0.69%) WorldPay
16 310 (0.67%) Cisco
17 263 (0.57%) Facebook
18 244 (0.53%) Cloudera
19 208 (0.45%) Informatica