Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 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 48,086 51,978 50,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.19% 28.93% 27.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.96% 31.49% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38,175 42,837 43,803
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 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 145,877 165,074 169,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.58% 91.89% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 115,394 131,109 140,507
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,696
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 44,753 £55,000 +4.76% 6,714
UK excluding London +1 26,649 £50,000 +11.11% 4,503
London +1 20,462 £65,000 +4.00% 2,716
South East 0 8,472 £51,000 +7.37% 1,057
North of England +1 6,480 £47,500 +5.56% 1,257
North West +1 3,604 £48,500 +7.78% 646
Midlands +1 3,285 £45,000 - 663
South West +1 3,083 £47,500 +5.56% 579
East of England +1 2,854 £52,500 +5.00% 444
Yorkshire 0 2,507 £47,500 +5.56% 478
West Midlands +1 1,971 £45,000 - 407
Scotland 0 1,710 £50,000 +5.26% 304
East Midlands 0 1,307 £47,500 +11.76% 256
Wales 0 698 £42,750 +6.88% 164
North East +1 421 £48,500 +21.25% 133
Northern Ireland 0 177 £40,000 - 36
Channel Islands - 5 £45,000 - 1
Isle of Man +8 1 £67,500 +35.00% 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 13,054 (27.15%) C#
2 12,851 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 12,812 (26.64%) Scrum
4 12,257 (25.49%) Java
5 11,699 (24.33%) .NET
6 10,596 (22.04%) SQL
7 10,533 (21.90%) Finance
8 9,760 (20.30%) TDD
9 9,015 (18.75%) HTML
10 7,944 (16.52%) CSS
11 7,547 (15.69%) SQL Server
12 7,461 (15.52%) DevOps
13 7,285 (15.15%) Test Automation
14 7,215 (15.00%) Software Engineering
15 6,916 (14.38%) AngularJS
16 6,838 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
17 6,731 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 6,601 (13.73%) MVC
19 6,332 (13.17%) Microsoft
20 6,244 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
21 6,200 (12.89%) Degree
22 6,077 (12.64%) Git (software)
23 5,605 (11.66%) ASP.NET
24 5,490 (11.42%) Python
25 5,337 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
26 5,026 (10.45%) Microservices
27 4,904 (10.20%) BDD
28 4,699 (9.77%) SDLC
29 4,591 (9.55%) Linux
30 4,562 (9.49%) Web Services

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 (3.49%) Confluence
2 1,320 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
3 992 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 983 (2.04%) Apache
5 944 (1.96%) CMS
6 676 (1.41%) IIS
7 628 (1.31%) SharePoint
8 611 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 396 (0.82%) JBoss
10 295 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 256 (0.53%) nginx
12 249 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 231 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 210 (0.44%) SAS
15 208 (0.43%) WordPress
16 206 (0.43%) Drupal
17 204 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
17 204 (0.42%) Umbraco
18 203 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
19 193 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 729 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 654 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 529 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 475 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 411 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 302 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 188 (0.39%) InVision
8 166 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 91 (0.19%) Chatbot
10 90 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 70 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 44 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
13 29 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
13 29 (0.060%) SPSS
14 26 (0.054%) Mingle
15 17 (0.035%) Flinto
15 17 (0.035%) InDesign
16 15 (0.031%) AutoCAD
17 12 (0.025%) Maya
17 12 (0.025%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 586 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 171 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 170 (0.35%) Magento
4 109 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 109 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 100 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
6 71 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 69 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 53 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 52 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 50 (0.10%) SAP CO
10 50 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
11 45 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
11 45 (0.094%) SAP ERP
11 45 (0.094%) Temenos T24
12 43 (0.089%) Distributed Ledger
13 41 (0.085%) NetSuite
14 38 (0.079%) Eloqua
15 37 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 35 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6,838 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6,731 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,688 (3.51%) SaaS
4 1,196 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1,079 (2.24%) GitHub
6 880 (1.83%) PaaS
7 668 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 642 (1.34%) Office 365
9 590 (1.23%) Serverless
10 509 (1.06%) IaaS
11 440 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
12 415 (0.86%) npm
13 392 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 359 (0.75%) Amazon S3
15 344 (0.72%) OpenShift
16 269 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
17 230 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
18 208 (0.43%) Slack
19 200 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 197 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1,015 (2.11%) Internet
2 665 (1.38%) Firewall
3 662 (1.38%) HTTP
4 395 (0.82%) DNS
5 332 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 197 (0.41%) Network Security
7 193 (0.40%) WAN
8 189 (0.39%) DHCP
9 177 (0.37%) VPN
10 152 (0.32%) Wireless
11 150 (0.31%) LAN
12 148 (0.31%) SSL
13 132 (0.27%) Skype
14 124 (0.26%) SAN
15 123 (0.26%) Broadband
16 99 (0.21%) SMS
17 89 (0.19%) Intranet
17 89 (0.19%) VoIP
18 78 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
19 67 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,547 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 3,129 (6.51%) NoSQL
3 2,432 (5.06%) Big Data
4 2,267 (4.71%) MySQL
5 1,812 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 1,690 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 1,469 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 1,395 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
9 1,295 (2.69%) Hadoop
10 1,223 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
11 1,056 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 899 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 638 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 633 (1.32%) Power BI
15 605 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 507 (1.05%) Redis
17 492 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 474 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 407 (0.85%) Apache Hive
20 379 (0.79%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6,077 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 4,367 (9.08%) JIRA
3 4,125 (8.58%) Jenkins
4 3,111 (6.47%) Selenium
5 2,071 (4.31%) Visual Studio
6 1,738 (3.61%) Maven
7 1,727 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,613 (3.35%) Cucumber
9 1,436 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 1,115 (2.32%) JUnit
11 1,063 (2.21%) Subversion
12 980 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 868 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 861 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
15 709 (1.47%) NUnit
16 688 (1.43%) Gradle
17 687 (1.43%) SpecFlow
18 668 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
19 616 (1.28%) JMeter
20 609 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 10,533 (21.90%) Finance
2 2,835 (5.90%) Retail
3 2,728 (5.67%) Banking
4 2,292 (4.77%) Marketing
5 1,566 (3.26%) Games
6 967 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 792 (1.65%) Advertising
8 742 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 659 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 603 (1.25%) Front Office
11 581 (1.21%) Law
12 508 (1.06%) Electronics
13 486 (1.01%) Legal
14 435 (0.90%) Back Office
15 391 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 369 (0.77%) Automotive
17 307 (0.64%) Publishing
18 195 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 145 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 142 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19,661 (40.89%) Developer
2 5,143 (10.70%) .NET Developer
3 4,823 (10.03%) Analyst
4 4,503 (9.36%) Java Developer
5 4,011 (8.34%) C# Developer
6 3,885 (8.08%) Senior Developer
7 2,906 (6.04%) Software Engineer
8 2,856 (5.94%) Architect
9 2,657 (5.53%) Business Analyst
10 2,576 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 2,448 (5.09%) Project Manager
12 2,439 (5.07%) Software Developer
13 1,560 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,380 (2.87%) Lead Developer
15 1,295 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 1,286 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
17 1,183 (2.46%) Consultant
18 1,169 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
19 1,156 (2.40%) ASP.NET Developer
20 1,148 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,699 (24.33%) .NET
2 9,015 (18.75%) HTML
3 7,944 (16.52%) CSS
4 6,916 (14.38%) AngularJS
5 5,605 (11.66%) ASP.NET
6 4,562 (9.49%) Web Services
7 3,947 (8.21%) React
8 3,837 (7.98%) RESTful
9 3,771 (7.84%) Spring
10 3,507 (7.29%) HTML5
11 3,376 (7.02%) Node.js
12 3,373 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3,262 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3,251 (6.76%) REST
15 3,001 (6.24%) jQuery
16 2,502 (5.20%) .NET Framework
17 2,264 (4.71%) XML
18 1,945 (4.04%) CSS3
19 1,889 (3.93%) WCF
20 1,718 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3,812 (7.93%) User Experience
2 3,791 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2,707 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2,361 (4.91%) Fintech
5 1,895 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 1,509 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
7 1,248 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 906 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 743 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 582 (1.21%) Data Centre
11 541 (1.13%) Virtual Team
12 512 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 496 (1.03%) Public Cloud
14 366 (0.76%) Hedge funds
15 349 (0.73%) Cloud Native
16 323 (0.67%) Fixed Income
16 323 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 297 (0.62%) Derivative
18 291 (0.61%) NHS
19 287 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4,591 (9.55%) Linux
2 3,181 (6.62%) Windows
3 1,364 (2.84%) Unix
4 1,359 (2.83%) Android
5 1,245 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 684 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 430 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 341 (0.71%) CentOS
9 268 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 250 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 250 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 246 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 117 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 92 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 85 (0.18%) Solaris
15 80 (0.17%) AIX
16 78 (0.16%) Debian
17 51 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 49 (0.10%) FreeRTOS
19 45 (0.094%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,812 (26.64%) Scrum
2 9,760 (20.30%) TDD
3 7,461 (15.52%) DevOps
4 7,285 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 7,215 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 6,601 (13.73%) MVC
7 6,244 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
8 5,337 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
9 5,026 (10.45%) Microservices
10 4,904 (10.20%) BDD
11 4,699 (9.77%) SDLC
12 4,558 (9.48%) Project Management
13 4,143 (8.62%) Waterfall
14 3,871 (8.05%) Mentoring
15 3,832 (7.97%) OO
16 3,495 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 3,233 (6.72%) Kanban
18 3,129 (6.51%) Computer Science
19 2,893 (6.02%) Analytics
20 2,786 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13,054 (27.15%) C#
2 12,851 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 12,257 (25.49%) Java
4 10,596 (22.04%) SQL
5 5,490 (11.42%) Python
6 2,273 (4.73%) PHP
7 2,107 (4.38%) C++
8 2,077 (4.32%) Ruby
9 1,948 (4.05%) Java 8
10 1,762 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 1,496 (3.11%) Scala
12 1,402 (2.92%) PowerShell
13 1,180 (2.45%) C
14 1,111 (2.31%) TypeScript
15 1,040 (2.16%) Bash Shell
16 803 (1.67%) Go
17 749 (1.56%) ES6
18 697 (1.45%) PL/SQL
19 583 (1.21%) Perl
20 521 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6,200 (12.89%) Degree
2 1,529 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 1,512 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 907 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 892 (1.86%) ISEB
6 787 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 513 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 386 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 365 (0.76%) PMP
10 311 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 292 (0.61%) CISSP
12 279 (0.58%) Master's Degree
13 267 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 227 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 202 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
16 174 (0.36%) CISM
17 172 (0.36%) PhD
18 170 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
19 156 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
20 124 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,496 (9.35%) QA
2 664 (1.38%) PMO
3 434 (0.90%) GDPR
4 382 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 283 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 276 (0.57%) SLA
7 145 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 86 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 73 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 63 (0.13%) PSD2
11 52 (0.11%) COBIT
12 42 (0.087%) WCAG
13 38 (0.079%) MiFID
14 31 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
15 30 (0.062%) SEPA
16 26 (0.054%) PMBOK
17 23 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 20 (0.042%) IFRS
18 20 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 17 (0.035%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4,029 (8.38%) Docker
2 843 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 510 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 280 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 218 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 161 (0.33%) Firmware
7 146 (0.30%) HDFS
8 111 (0.23%) vSphere
9 106 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 106 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 76 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 62 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 62 (0.13%) Xen
12 59 (0.12%) XenApp
13 56 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 52 (0.11%) XenDesktop
15 45 (0.094%) Varnish
16 38 (0.079%) NFS
17 35 (0.073%) VMware NSX
18 33 (0.069%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,996 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 1,975 (4.11%) Ansible
3 1,695 (3.52%) Puppet
4 1,270 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1,200 (2.50%) Terraform
6 235 (0.49%) Packer
7 226 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
7 226 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 219 (0.46%) Salt
9 205 (0.43%) SCCM
10 196 (0.41%) Kibana
11 183 (0.38%) Grafana
12 174 (0.36%) Prometheus
13 172 (0.36%) Nagios
14 145 (0.30%) Oozie
15 133 (0.28%) ZABBIX
16 126 (0.26%) SCOM
17 119 (0.25%) HP ALM
18 108 (0.22%) Consul
19 106 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6,332 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 3,099 (6.44%) Oracle
3 1,816 (3.78%) Google
4 1,268 (2.64%) SAP
5 821 (1.71%) VMware
6 654 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 601 (1.25%) Tableau
8 581 (1.21%) Adobe
9 580 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 539 (1.12%) Red Hat
11 509 (1.06%) IBM
12 414 (0.86%) Xamarin
13 340 (0.71%) HP
14 339 (0.70%) Splunk
15 328 (0.68%) Sitecore
16 306 (0.64%) Facebook
17 296 (0.62%) WorldPay
18 281 (0.58%) Cisco
19 262 (0.54%) New Relic
20 248 (0.52%) Informatica