Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 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 50294 50707 52496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.80% 26.45% 24.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.02% 29.66% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41119 44247 45400
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 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 47026 £52,500 +1.94% 4482
UK excluding London 0 26840 £45,000 - 2652
London 0 22643 £62,500 +4.17% 2057
South East 0 7889 £48,000 +1.05% 638
North of England 0 6718 £45,000 +5.88% 831
Midlands 0 3780 £45,000 +5.88% 351
North West 0 3694 £45,000 +5.88% 464
South West 0 3111 £45,000 +2.27% 300
East of England 0 2885 £50,000 +1.01% 302
Yorkshire 0 2724 £45,000 - 318
West Midlands +2 2238 £43,500 - 180
Scotland +1 1836 £47,500 +5.56% 163
East Midlands 0 1550 £45,000 +5.88% 168
Wales 0 590 £41,000 +2.50% 50
North East 0 297 £40,000 +5.29% 49
Northern Ireland -1 138 £36,250 +6.62% 16
Isle of Man -1 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 15076 (29.98%) Scrum
2 14316 (28.46%) C#
3 13998 (27.83%) Java
4 13928 (27.69%) JavaScript
5 13720 (27.28%) .NET
6 12811 (25.47%) TDD
7 12678 (25.21%) Finance
8 11272 (22.41%) SQL
9 10844 (21.56%) HTML
10 9822 (19.53%) SQL Server
11 9443 (18.78%) MVC
12 9340 (18.57%) CSS
13 7700 (15.31%) ASP.NET
14 7591 (15.09%) AngularJS
15 7226 (14.37%) Test Automation
16 6928 (13.78%) BDD
17 6793 (13.51%) Software Engineering
18 6753 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
19 6516 (12.96%) Degree
20 6408 (12.74%) Git (software)
21 6336 (12.60%) Microsoft
22 5807 (11.55%) SDLC
23 5527 (10.99%) DevOps
24 5509 (10.95%) OO
25 5449 (10.83%) Web Services
26 5293 (10.52%) Linux
27 5248 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
28 5012 (9.97%) Python
29 4995 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
30 4887 (9.72%) Banking

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 1425 (2.83%) Tomcat
2 1370 (2.72%) Apache
3 1320 (2.62%) CMS
4 1174 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1085 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1036 (2.06%) Apache Spark
7 807 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 706 (1.40%) JBoss
9 699 (1.39%) IIS
10 534 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 387 (0.77%) OpenStack
12 373 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 350 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 317 (0.63%) Umbraco
15 315 (0.63%) nginx
16 304 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
17 297 (0.59%) Drupal
18 289 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
19 276 (0.55%) Apache Solr
19 276 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 702 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 622 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 555 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 467 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 354 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 294 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 195 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 126 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 121 (0.24%) InVision
10 60 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 59 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 54 (0.11%) SPSS
13 23 (0.046%) Chatbot
13 23 (0.046%) Simulink
13 23 (0.046%) UXPin
14 20 (0.040%) InfoPath
15 19 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
15 19 (0.038%) Fireworks
16 17 (0.034%) InDesign
17 10 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 528 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 224 (0.45%) Magento
3 124 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
4 106 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 94 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 72 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 71 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 66 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
9 62 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 56 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 46 (0.091%) SAP CRM
12 44 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
13 43 (0.085%) Eloqua
14 41 (0.082%) SAP ERP
15 38 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
16 36 (0.072%) SAP CO
16 36 (0.072%) SAP FI
16 36 (0.072%) SAP FI/CO
17 30 (0.060%) RMDS
18 28 (0.056%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4995 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3774 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1935 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1088 (2.16%) GitHub
5 568 (1.13%) PaaS
6 463 (0.92%) IaaS
7 459 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 414 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 387 (0.77%) Office 365
10 342 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 336 (0.67%) npm
12 241 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 206 (0.41%) Serverless
14 191 (0.38%) Google Play
15 156 (0.31%) Amazon S3
16 145 (0.29%) Google Analytics
17 143 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
18 127 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
19 111 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 107 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1096 (2.18%) Internet
2 773 (1.54%) HTTP
3 570 (1.13%) Firewall
4 413 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 357 (0.71%) DNS
6 190 (0.38%) VPN
7 173 (0.34%) Intranet
8 172 (0.34%) WAN
9 170 (0.34%) Broadband
10 150 (0.30%) SAN
11 142 (0.28%) Network Security
11 142 (0.28%) Wireless
12 138 (0.27%) SMS
13 135 (0.27%) SSL
14 125 (0.25%) LAN
15 117 (0.23%) DHCP
15 117 (0.23%) LDAP
16 82 (0.16%) Skype
17 80 (0.16%) VoIP
18 72 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9822 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 3628 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 3050 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2501 (4.97%) Big Data
5 2377 (4.73%) MongoDB
6 2220 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 1422 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 1419 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 1396 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 1357 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1272 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
12 1228 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1006 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
14 852 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 727 (1.45%) RDBMS
16 707 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
17 681 (1.35%) Redis
18 574 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 551 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
20 541 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6408 (12.74%) Git (software)
2 4200 (8.35%) JIRA
3 3657 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 3346 (6.65%) Selenium
5 1969 (3.91%) Cucumber
6 1925 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1858 (3.69%) Visual Studio
8 1798 (3.57%) Maven
9 1700 (3.38%) Subversion
10 1688 (3.36%) JUnit
11 1649 (3.28%) TeamCity
12 1553 (3.09%) NUnit
13 1194 (2.37%) WebDriver
14 792 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 679 (1.35%) gulp
16 628 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
17 600 (1.19%) Moq
18 595 (1.18%) Grunt
19 586 (1.17%) SpecFlow
20 575 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 12678 (25.21%) Finance
2 4887 (9.72%) Banking
3 4886 (9.71%) Retail
4 2705 (5.38%) Marketing
5 2545 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 1962 (3.90%) Retail Banking
7 1638 (3.26%) Games
8 1396 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 974 (1.94%) Front Office
10 910 (1.81%) Advertising
11 884 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 845 (1.68%) Electronics
13 779 (1.55%) Legal
14 587 (1.17%) Publishing
15 469 (0.93%) Financial Institution
16 407 (0.81%) Back Office
17 359 (0.71%) Law
18 290 (0.58%) Automotive
19 168 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 121 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23543 (46.81%) Developer
2 6981 (13.88%) .NET Developer
3 5408 (10.75%) Java Developer
4 5061 (10.06%) Analyst
5 5011 (9.96%) C# Developer
6 4621 (9.19%) Senior Developer
7 3445 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 3006 (5.98%) Business Analyst
9 2688 (5.34%) Software Engineer
10 2662 (5.29%) Project Manager
11 2573 (5.12%) Software Developer
12 2482 (4.93%) Architect
13 1973 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
14 1826 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1657 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1557 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
17 1517 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 1511 (3.00%) Lead Developer
19 1439 (2.86%) Agile Developer
20 1345 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13720 (27.28%) .NET
2 10844 (21.56%) HTML
3 9340 (18.57%) CSS
4 7700 (15.31%) ASP.NET
5 7591 (15.09%) AngularJS
6 5449 (10.83%) Web Services
7 5248 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4703 (9.35%) HTML5
9 4432 (8.81%) RESTful
10 4266 (8.48%) Spring
11 4173 (8.30%) jQuery
12 4122 (8.20%) Node.js
13 3910 (7.77%) REST
14 3586 (7.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3244 (6.45%) XML
16 3233 (6.43%) WCF
17 3198 (6.36%) .NET Framework
18 3020 (6.00%) React
19 2767 (5.50%) CSS3
20 2265 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 3861 (7.68%) Computer Science
2 3844 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3707 (7.37%) User Experience
4 3404 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
5 2013 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1917 (3.81%) Fintech
7 1695 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
8 881 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 878 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 710 (1.41%) Derivative
11 699 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 524 (1.04%) iPad
13 518 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 484 (0.96%) Equities
14 484 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 481 (0.96%) Client/Server
15 481 (0.96%) Fixed Income
16 402 (0.80%) Data Centre
17 366 (0.73%) Hedge funds
18 333 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5293 (10.52%) Linux
2 3474 (6.91%) Windows
3 1962 (3.90%) Unix
4 1794 (3.57%) Android
5 1578 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 610 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 283 (0.56%) CentOS
8 266 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 254 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 152 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 150 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 104 (0.21%) Solaris
13 101 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 91 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 85 (0.17%) Debian
16 73 (0.15%) Windows 10
17 66 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
18 58 (0.12%) Windows 7
19 50 (0.099%) AIX
20 37 (0.074%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 15076 (29.98%) Scrum
2 12811 (25.47%) TDD
3 9443 (18.78%) MVC
4 7226 (14.37%) Test Automation
5 6928 (13.78%) BDD
6 6793 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 6753 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5807 (11.55%) SDLC
9 5527 (10.99%) DevOps
10 5509 (10.95%) OO
11 4122 (8.20%) Project Management
12 4018 (7.99%) Kanban
13 3921 (7.80%) Mentoring
14 3789 (7.53%) E-Commerce
15 3780 (7.52%) Web Development
16 3548 (7.05%) Waterfall
17 3297 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 3188 (6.34%) Microservices
19 2969 (5.90%) Unit Testing
20 2943 (5.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14316 (28.46%) C#
2 13998 (27.83%) Java
3 13928 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 11272 (22.41%) SQL
5 5012 (9.97%) Python
6 3020 (6.00%) Ruby
7 2698 (5.36%) PHP
8 2364 (4.70%) C++
9 2119 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 1513 (3.01%) Scala
11 1293 (2.57%) C
12 1042 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 1005 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 895 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 833 (1.66%) VB.NET
16 805 (1.60%) Perl
17 693 (1.38%) TypeScript
18 690 (1.37%) Shell Script
19 630 (1.25%) Go
20 539 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6516 (12.96%) Degree
2 1951 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1295 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 979 (1.95%) ISEB
5 828 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 672 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 445 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 424 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 377 (0.75%) Master's Degree
10 360 (0.72%) PMP
11 343 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 325 (0.65%) CISSP
13 282 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 267 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 234 (0.47%) PhD
16 232 (0.46%) CISM
17 165 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
18 137 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
19 134 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 116 (0.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4419 (8.79%) QA
2 453 (0.90%) PMO
3 320 (0.64%) SLA
4 288 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 267 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 176 (0.35%) GDPR
7 145 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 119 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 111 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 105 (0.21%) MiFID
11 101 (0.20%) COBIT
12 73 (0.15%) GCP
13 51 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
14 42 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 40 (0.080%) WCAG
16 38 (0.076%) EMIR
17 37 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
18 30 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27005
19 27 (0.054%) PSD2
20 21 (0.042%) SEPA
System Software
1 2581 (5.13%) Docker
2 574 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 401 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 168 (0.33%) Xen
5 152 (0.30%) vSphere
6 135 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 135 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 103 (0.20%) HDFS
8 100 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 90 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 81 (0.16%) XenServer
11 75 (0.15%) KVM
12 58 (0.12%) VirtualBox
13 55 (0.11%) Firmware
14 47 (0.093%) NFS
15 40 (0.080%) Varnish
16 38 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 30 (0.060%) iptables
17 30 (0.060%) VMware NSX
17 30 (0.060%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1824 (3.63%) Puppet
2 1489 (2.96%) Ansible
3 1325 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 717 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 514 (1.02%) Terraform
6 271 (0.54%) Nagios
7 258 (0.51%) Kibana
8 236 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 129 (0.26%) Packer
10 117 (0.23%) ZABBIX
11 116 (0.23%) Tivoli
12 115 (0.23%) logstash
13 109 (0.22%) Salt
14 99 (0.20%) Cobbler
15 96 (0.19%) SCCM
16 94 (0.19%) WSUS
17 90 (0.18%) Grafana
18 81 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
19 75 (0.15%) Mesos
20 62 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6336 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 4030 (8.01%) Oracle
3 1417 (2.82%) Google
4 1307 (2.60%) SAP
5 651 (1.29%) VMware
6 647 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
7 552 (1.10%) IBM
8 502 (1.00%) Adobe
9 481 (0.96%) Tableau
10 421 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 416 (0.83%) Facebook
12 407 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 393 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 385 (0.77%) HP
15 369 (0.73%) Apple
16 367 (0.73%) hybris
17 352 (0.70%) Zend
18 337 (0.67%) Xamarin
19 317 (0.63%) Sybase
20 290 (0.58%) TIBCO