Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 49,663 50,651 50,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.14% 28.83% 26.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.11% 31.48% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39,723 41,402 43,851
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 46,310 £55,000 +4.76% 7,409
UK excluding London +1 27,710 £49,500 +10.00% 4,993
London +1 20,998 £65,000 +4.00% 2,946
South East 0 8,769 £50,000 +4.17% 1,176
North of England +1 6,818 £47,500 +5.56% 1,407
North West +1 3,750 £47,500 +5.56% 754
Midlands 0 3,461 £45,000 - 683
South West +1 3,305 £47,500 +5.56% 673
East of England 0 2,855 £52,500 +5.00% 527
Yorkshire +1 2,705 £47,500 +5.56% 528
West Midlands 0 2,092 £45,000 - 397
Scotland 0 1,798 £50,000 +5.26% 314
East Midlands 0 1,364 £45,000 - 285
Wales 0 681 £42,500 +6.25% 143
North East 0 409 £47,500 +18.75% 125
Northern Ireland +2 133 £40,000 +10.34% 70
Channel Islands - 3 £45,000 - 3
Isle of Man +4 2 £52,500 +5.00%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13,795 (27.78%) C#
2 13,581 (27.35%) Scrum
3 13,490 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 12,746 (25.66%) Java
5 12,512 (25.19%) .NET
6 11,246 (22.64%) Finance
7 10,958 (22.06%) SQL
8 10,531 (21.20%) TDD
9 9,565 (19.26%) HTML
10 8,417 (16.95%) CSS
11 8,041 (16.19%) SQL Server
12 7,585 (15.27%) Test Automation
13 7,574 (15.25%) AngularJS
14 7,438 (14.98%) DevOps
15 7,289 (14.68%) MVC
16 7,241 (14.58%) Software Engineering
17 6,999 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
18 6,800 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
19 6,614 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
20 6,477 (13.04%) Microsoft
21 6,418 (12.92%) Git (software)
22 6,296 (12.68%) Degree
23 6,049 (12.18%) ASP.NET
24 5,850 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
25 5,535 (11.15%) BDD
26 5,495 (11.06%) Python
27 5,056 (10.18%) Microservices
28 4,927 (9.92%) SDLC
29 4,809 (9.68%) Web Services
30 4,715 (9.49%) 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 1,680 (3.38%) Confluence
2 1,306 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1,083 (2.18%) CMS
4 941 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 910 (1.83%) Apache
6 700 (1.41%) IIS
7 668 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 642 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 438 (0.88%) JBoss
10 320 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 284 (0.57%) OpenStack
12 278 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 255 (0.51%) nginx
14 245 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 244 (0.49%) WordPress
16 232 (0.47%) EPiServer
17 231 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
18 229 (0.46%) Drupal
19 225 (0.45%) Umbraco
20 223 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 751 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 618 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 533 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 463 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 392 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 316 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 183 (0.37%) InVision
8 169 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 115 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 88 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 75 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 39 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
13 27 (0.054%) Mingle
14 24 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
15 22 (0.044%) InDesign
16 16 (0.032%) SPSS
17 13 (0.026%) Maya
18 12 (0.024%) Camtasia
19 11 (0.022%) Fireworks
20 9 (0.018%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 598 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 193 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 161 (0.32%) Magento
4 118 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 101 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 100 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 81 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 67 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 60 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 50 (0.10%) Eloqua
11 45 (0.091%) NetSuite
11 45 (0.091%) SAP FI
12 40 (0.081%) SAP CO
12 40 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
13 39 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
14 36 (0.072%) SAP ERP
15 35 (0.070%) Markit EDM
16 32 (0.064%) Scribe Insight
17 31 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 27 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6,999 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6,800 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,765 (3.55%) SaaS
4 1,138 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1,074 (2.16%) GitHub
6 923 (1.86%) PaaS
7 620 (1.25%) Office 365
8 618 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 613 (1.23%) Serverless
10 551 (1.11%) IaaS
11 482 (0.97%) npm
12 446 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
13 397 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
14 345 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 329 (0.66%) OpenShift
16 258 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
17 254 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
18 216 (0.43%) Slack
19 198 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
20 187 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1,034 (2.08%) Internet
2 710 (1.43%) HTTP
3 642 (1.29%) Firewall
4 409 (0.82%) DNS
5 339 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 199 (0.40%) VPN
7 191 (0.38%) DHCP
8 179 (0.36%) WAN
9 172 (0.35%) Network Security
10 169 (0.34%) SSL
11 150 (0.30%) SMS
12 148 (0.30%) Skype
13 144 (0.29%) Broadband
14 132 (0.27%) LAN
15 128 (0.26%) Wireless
16 123 (0.25%) SAN
17 93 (0.19%) Intranet
18 79 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
18 79 (0.16%) VoIP
19 77 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,041 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 3,319 (6.68%) NoSQL
3 2,514 (5.06%) Big Data
4 2,306 (4.64%) MySQL
5 2,029 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 1,827 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 1,471 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1,464 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
9 1,373 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 1,252 (2.52%) Hadoop
11 1,106 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1,002 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 666 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 626 (1.26%) Power BI
15 611 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 533 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 501 (1.01%) Redis
18 490 (0.99%) Blockchain
19 487 (0.98%) Oracle Database
20 414 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6,418 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 4,415 (8.89%) JIRA
3 4,310 (8.68%) Jenkins
4 3,383 (6.81%) Selenium
5 2,082 (4.19%) Visual Studio
6 1,852 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,764 (3.55%) Cucumber
8 1,733 (3.49%) Maven
9 1,538 (3.10%) TeamCity
10 1,177 (2.37%) JUnit
11 1,113 (2.24%) Subversion
12 1,048 (2.11%) WebDriver
13 933 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 930 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
15 802 (1.61%) SpecFlow
16 761 (1.53%) NUnit
17 679 (1.37%) Gradle
18 671 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
19 670 (1.35%) gulp
20 634 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 11,246 (22.64%) Finance
2 2,886 (5.81%) Retail
3 2,819 (5.68%) Banking
4 2,350 (4.73%) Marketing
5 1,731 (3.49%) Games
6 969 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 888 (1.79%) Advertising
8 829 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 723 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 657 (1.32%) Front Office
11 599 (1.21%) Law
12 538 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 498 (1.00%) Electronics
14 492 (0.99%) Legal
15 473 (0.95%) Back Office
16 369 (0.74%) Automotive
17 331 (0.67%) Publishing
18 216 (0.43%) Retail Banking
19 146 (0.29%) Military
20 143 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20,831 (41.94%) Developer
2 5,673 (11.42%) .NET Developer
3 4,798 (9.66%) Analyst
4 4,579 (9.22%) Java Developer
5 4,273 (8.60%) C# Developer
6 4,088 (8.23%) Senior Developer
7 3,019 (6.08%) Software Engineer
8 2,921 (5.88%) Architect
9 2,750 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 2,628 (5.29%) Software Developer
11 2,611 (5.26%) Business Analyst
12 2,519 (5.07%) Project Manager
13 1,526 (3.07%) Lead Developer
14 1,488 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
15 1,427 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
16 1,368 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 1,269 (2.56%) Consultant
18 1,257 (2.53%) ASP.NET Developer
19 1,215 (2.45%) Full Stack Developer
20 1,185 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,512 (25.19%) .NET
2 9,565 (19.26%) HTML
3 8,417 (16.95%) CSS
4 7,574 (15.25%) AngularJS
5 6,049 (12.18%) ASP.NET
6 4,809 (9.68%) Web Services
7 4,233 (8.52%) RESTful
8 4,193 (8.44%) React
9 3,902 (7.86%) Spring
10 3,874 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3,837 (7.73%) HTML5
12 3,577 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3,525 (7.10%) Node.js
14 3,361 (6.77%) REST
15 3,195 (6.43%) jQuery
16 2,701 (5.44%) .NET Framework
17 2,404 (4.84%) XML
18 2,218 (4.47%) CSS3
19 2,122 (4.27%) WCF
20 1,741 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4,104 (8.26%) User Experience
2 3,996 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3,175 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 2,857 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
5 2,386 (4.80%) Fintech
6 1,968 (3.96%) Mobile App
7 1,566 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
8 1,343 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 794 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 735 (1.48%) Algorithms
11 553 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 537 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 534 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 484 (0.97%) Public Cloud
15 380 (0.77%) Hedge funds
16 329 (0.66%) Cloud Native
17 312 (0.63%) Fixed Income
18 288 (0.58%) PMI
19 286 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 280 (0.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4,715 (9.49%) Linux
2 3,237 (6.52%) Windows
3 1,472 (2.96%) Unix
4 1,439 (2.90%) Android
5 1,290 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 678 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 377 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 348 (0.70%) CentOS
9 237 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 236 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 234 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 229 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 112 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 100 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 96 (0.19%) Solaris
16 75 (0.15%) AIX
17 74 (0.15%) Debian
18 53 (0.11%) Mac OS
19 50 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
20 41 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,581 (27.35%) Scrum
2 10,531 (21.20%) TDD
3 7,585 (15.27%) Test Automation
4 7,438 (14.98%) DevOps
5 7,289 (14.68%) MVC
6 7,241 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 6,614 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5,850 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
9 5,535 (11.15%) BDD
10 5,056 (10.18%) Microservices
11 4,927 (9.92%) SDLC
12 4,669 (9.40%) Project Management
13 4,187 (8.43%) OO
14 4,174 (8.40%) Waterfall
15 4,020 (8.09%) Mentoring
16 3,546 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 3,291 (6.63%) Kanban
18 2,917 (5.87%) Analytics
19 2,854 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
20 2,838 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13,795 (27.78%) C#
2 13,490 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 12,746 (25.66%) Java
4 10,958 (22.06%) SQL
5 5,495 (11.06%) Python
6 2,438 (4.91%) PHP
7 2,329 (4.69%) Ruby
8 2,113 (4.25%) C++
9 1,997 (4.02%) Java 8
10 1,851 (3.73%) T-SQL
11 1,558 (3.14%) Scala
12 1,361 (2.74%) PowerShell
13 1,235 (2.49%) C
14 1,136 (2.29%) TypeScript
15 1,002 (2.02%) Bash Shell
16 796 (1.60%) Go
17 736 (1.48%) PL/SQL
18 733 (1.48%) ES6
19 593 (1.19%) VB.NET
20 580 (1.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6,296 (12.68%) Degree
2 1,558 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 1,502 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 831 (1.67%) ISEB
5 829 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 742 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 524 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 429 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 389 (0.78%) PMP
10 386 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 361 (0.73%) Master's Degree
12 272 (0.55%) CISSP
13 255 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 237 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 178 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 170 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
17 163 (0.33%) PhD
18 153 (0.31%) CISM
19 150 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
20 134 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,581 (9.22%) QA
2 589 (1.19%) PMO
3 366 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 364 (0.73%) GDPR
5 303 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 258 (0.52%) SLA
7 129 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 92 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 77 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 69 (0.14%) COBIT
11 47 (0.095%) WCAG
12 41 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
13 38 (0.077%) SEPA
14 35 (0.070%) MiFID
15 34 (0.068%) PSD2
16 23 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 21 (0.042%) PMBOK
18 20 (0.040%) MISRA
19 18 (0.036%) ISO 22301
19 18 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4,025 (8.10%) Docker
2 799 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 498 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 301 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 236 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 130 (0.26%) Firmware
7 124 (0.25%) vSphere
8 123 (0.25%) HDFS
9 105 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 90 (0.18%) Xen
11 85 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 83 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 46 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 45 (0.091%) XenApp
15 40 (0.081%) XenDesktop
16 37 (0.075%) oVirt
16 37 (0.075%) Varnish
17 36 (0.072%) KVM
17 36 (0.072%) NFS
18 35 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2,028 (4.08%) Ansible
2 1,843 (3.71%) Kubernetes
3 1,752 (3.53%) Puppet
4 1,385 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1,173 (2.36%) Terraform
6 260 (0.52%) Salt
7 255 (0.51%) Packer
8 229 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
9 217 (0.44%) Kibana
10 204 (0.41%) Nagios
11 203 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
12 187 (0.38%) SCCM
13 176 (0.35%) Grafana
14 147 (0.30%) ZABBIX
15 142 (0.29%) Prometheus
16 122 (0.25%) Consul
17 116 (0.23%) SCOM
18 113 (0.23%) Graphite
19 107 (0.22%) Mesos
20 96 (0.19%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6,477 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3,228 (6.50%) Oracle
3 1,983 (3.99%) Google
4 1,224 (2.46%) SAP
5 839 (1.69%) VMware
6 709 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 635 (1.28%) Adobe
8 621 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 585 (1.18%) Tableau
10 552 (1.11%) IBM
11 542 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 471 (0.95%) Xamarin
13 377 (0.76%) Facebook
14 374 (0.75%) Sitecore
15 331 (0.67%) Splunk
16 317 (0.64%) New Relic
17 311 (0.63%) HP
18 295 (0.59%) Apple
19 287 (0.58%) Cisco
20 283 (0.57%) Informatica