Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 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 43,737 51,371 48,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.49% 29.89% 28.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.14% 32.48% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33,760 41,970 41,396
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,242 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,812 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.87% +5.56% -

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 131,979 158,139 157,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,511 127,273 128,647
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 18 June 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 18 June 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 40,452 £55,000 +4.76% 2,787
UK excluding London +1 24,245 £49,812 +4.87% 1,866
London 0 18,539 £67,500 +3.85% 1,101
South East +1 7,817 £52,500 +5.00% 455
North of England 0 5,545 £47,500 +5.56% 519
South West 0 3,176 £45,000 -4.26% 220
Midlands 0 3,120 £45,000 - 264
North West 0 3,118 £47,661 +5.91% 296
Yorkshire -1 2,068 £45,000 - 190
East of England +1 2,044 £52,500 - 232
West Midlands +2 1,901 £46,000 +2.22% 140
Scotland 0 1,776 £47,500 -5.00% 121
East Midlands 0 1,210 £45,000 - 123
Wales 0 627 £40,250 +0.10% 36
North East 0 357 £44,721 -0.62% 33
Northern Ireland -1 166 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Isle of Man +6 8 £55,000 +46.67%
Channel Islands +5 1 £75,000 +7.14% 4

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 11,002 (25.15%) Scrum
2 10,913 (24.95%) C#
3 10,766 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 10,617 (24.27%) Java
5 9,539 (21.81%) .NET
6 9,271 (21.20%) Finance
7 9,229 (21.10%) SQL
8 7,756 (17.73%) Software Engineering
9 7,611 (17.40%) DevOps
10 7,342 (16.79%) TDD
11 7,067 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
12 6,830 (15.62%) HTML
13 6,744 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 6,361 (14.54%) CSS
15 6,272 (14.34%) Test Automation
16 5,985 (13.68%) SQL Server
17 5,806 (13.27%) Python
18 5,754 (13.16%) Microsoft
19 5,699 (13.03%) Degree
20 5,478 (12.52%) Git (software)
21 5,338 (12.20%) AngularJS
22 5,000 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
23 4,918 (11.24%) MVC
24 4,636 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
25 4,485 (10.25%) SDLC
26 4,360 (9.97%) ASP.NET
27 4,253 (9.72%) QA
28 4,205 (9.61%) Microservices
29 4,196 (9.59%) Docker
30 4,082 (9.33%) Mentoring

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 1,489 (3.40%) Confluence
2 963 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 947 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 775 (1.77%) CMS
5 767 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 707 (1.62%) Apache
7 465 (1.06%) IIS
8 462 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 293 (0.67%) JBoss
10 225 (0.51%) WordPress
11 208 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 207 (0.47%) SAS
13 197 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 178 (0.41%) Drupal
15 169 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 167 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 167 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 166 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
18 164 (0.37%) Umbraco
19 149 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 659 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 585 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 337 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 329 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 324 (0.74%) Sketch
6 289 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 214 (0.49%) InVision
8 205 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 150 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 107 (0.24%) Chatbot
11 56 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 45 (0.10%) Adobe XD
13 40 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
14 38 (0.087%) Marvel
15 37 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
16 35 (0.080%) SPSS
17 25 (0.057%) Zeplin
18 21 (0.048%) Fireworks
19 20 (0.046%) Figma
20 16 (0.037%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 445 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 211 (0.48%) Magento
3 159 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 124 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
5 106 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
6 99 (0.23%) thinkFolio
7 85 (0.19%) Temenos T24
8 67 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 53 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 53 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 46 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
11 39 (0.089%) SAP FI
12 38 (0.087%) SAP CO
12 38 (0.087%) SAP FI/CO
13 36 (0.082%) NetSuite
13 36 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
14 34 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 31 (0.071%) Front Arena
16 30 (0.069%) WebTrends
17 29 (0.066%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7,067 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6,744 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,837 (4.20%) SaaS
4 1,515 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 996 (2.28%) Serverless
6 953 (2.18%) PaaS
7 883 (2.02%) GitHub
8 867 (1.98%) Power Platform
9 833 (1.90%) Office 365
10 629 (1.44%) IaaS
11 578 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
12 552 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
13 514 (1.18%) Amazon S3
14 497 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
15 471 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
16 337 (0.77%) OpenShift
17 301 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
18 246 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 231 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
20 225 (0.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 683 (1.56%) Internet
2 504 (1.15%) Firewall
3 482 (1.10%) HTTP
4 383 (0.88%) DNS
5 321 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 296 (0.68%) Broadband
7 205 (0.47%) WAN
8 204 (0.47%) DHCP
9 181 (0.41%) Network Security
10 174 (0.40%) Wireless
11 171 (0.39%) Skype
12 160 (0.37%) LAN
13 157 (0.36%) VPN
14 118 (0.27%) Intranet
15 113 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
16 96 (0.22%) VoIP
17 90 (0.21%) SSL
18 75 (0.17%) Bluetooth
19 67 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
20 66 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,985 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 2,219 (5.07%) NoSQL
3 2,201 (5.03%) Big Data
4 1,769 (4.04%) MySQL
5 1,565 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
6 1,482 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 1,458 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 1,263 (2.89%) Hadoop
9 1,178 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1,069 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 936 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 839 (1.92%) Power BI
13 640 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
14 629 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 569 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 484 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 470 (1.07%) Redis
18 438 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
19 422 (0.96%) Apache Hive
20 381 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5,478 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 4,024 (9.20%) JIRA
3 3,451 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 2,702 (6.18%) Selenium
5 1,563 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1,543 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 1,395 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,268 (2.90%) Maven
9 1,010 (2.31%) TeamCity
10 901 (2.06%) JUnit
11 866 (1.98%) WebDriver
12 756 (1.73%) Subversion
13 682 (1.56%) SoapUI
14 662 (1.51%) Bitbucket
15 660 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 582 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
17 579 (1.32%) SpecFlow
18 560 (1.28%) JMeter
19 536 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
20 475 (1.09%) Gradle
General
1 9,271 (21.20%) Finance
2 2,976 (6.80%) Retail
3 2,744 (6.27%) Banking
4 2,106 (4.82%) Marketing
5 1,083 (2.48%) Games
6 970 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 801 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 580 (1.33%) Front Office
9 552 (1.26%) Legal
10 486 (1.11%) Advertising
11 406 (0.93%) Law
12 396 (0.91%) Electronics
13 355 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 332 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 306 (0.70%) Back Office
16 248 (0.57%) Publishing
17 226 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 224 (0.51%) Automotive
19 172 (0.39%) Military
20 160 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16,406 (37.51%) Developer
2 4,460 (10.20%) Analyst
3 3,777 (8.64%) .NET Developer
4 3,419 (7.82%) Java Developer
5 3,267 (7.47%) C# Developer
6 3,222 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 2,782 (6.36%) Architect
8 2,756 (6.30%) Software Engineer
9 2,488 (5.69%) Business Analyst
10 2,388 (5.46%) Software Developer
11 2,242 (5.13%) Project Manager
12 2,011 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,354 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,242 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,143 (2.61%) Consultant
16 1,120 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
17 1,111 (2.54%) Lead Developer
18 1,086 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
19 1,075 (2.46%) Junior
20 1,074 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,539 (21.81%) .NET
2 6,830 (15.62%) HTML
3 6,361 (14.54%) CSS
4 5,338 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 4,360 (9.97%) ASP.NET
6 3,766 (8.61%) React
7 3,753 (8.58%) Web Services
8 3,099 (7.09%) Spring
9 3,090 (7.06%) Node.js
10 2,879 (6.58%) RESTful
11 2,744 (6.27%) REST
12 2,452 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2,422 (5.54%) HTML5
14 2,225 (5.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2,225 (5.09%) jQuery
15 2,221 (5.08%) .NET Framework
16 1,713 (3.92%) XML
17 1,598 (3.65%) .NET Core
18 1,539 (3.52%) JSON
19 1,414 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3,447 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3,334 (7.62%) User Experience
3 2,252 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 1,589 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 1,311 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 1,101 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 945 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 786 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 669 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 668 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 567 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 476 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 440 (1.01%) Fixed Income
14 426 (0.97%) Cloud Native
15 364 (0.83%) Derivative
16 337 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
17 328 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 317 (0.72%) Hedge funds
19 279 (0.64%) Robotics
20 259 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4,074 (9.31%) Linux
2 2,810 (6.42%) Windows
3 1,256 (2.87%) Android
4 1,064 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 1,009 (2.31%) Unix
6 537 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 235 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 220 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 214 (0.49%) CentOS
10 196 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 149 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 139 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 90 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 80 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 52 (0.12%) AIX
16 41 (0.094%) Fedora
17 40 (0.091%) FreeRTOS
17 40 (0.091%) SUSE
18 39 (0.089%) Solaris
19 34 (0.078%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,002 (25.15%) Scrum
2 7,756 (17.73%) Software Engineering
3 7,611 (17.40%) DevOps
4 7,342 (16.79%) TDD
5 6,272 (14.34%) Test Automation
6 5,000 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4,918 (11.24%) MVC
8 4,636 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
9 4,485 (10.25%) SDLC
10 4,205 (9.61%) Microservices
11 4,082 (9.33%) Mentoring
12 3,920 (8.96%) BDD
13 3,835 (8.77%) Project Management
14 3,210 (7.34%) Analytics
15 3,160 (7.23%) Waterfall
16 3,034 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 3,016 (6.90%) Computer Science
18 3,014 (6.89%) OO
19 2,716 (6.21%) Kanban
20 2,696 (6.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10,913 (24.95%) C#
2 10,766 (24.62%) JavaScript
3 10,617 (24.27%) Java
4 9,229 (21.10%) SQL
5 5,806 (13.27%) Python
6 2,414 (5.52%) C++
7 2,041 (4.67%) PHP
8 1,662 (3.80%) Ruby
9 1,438 (3.29%) Java 8
10 1,389 (3.18%) C
11 1,363 (3.12%) T-SQL
12 1,271 (2.91%) Scala
13 1,207 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 1,144 (2.62%) TypeScript
15 884 (2.02%) Bash Shell
16 831 (1.90%) ES6
17 735 (1.68%) Go
18 507 (1.16%) PL/SQL
19 455 (1.04%) Perl
20 453 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 5,699 (13.03%) Degree
2 1,890 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 1,432 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1,171 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 785 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 706 (1.61%) ISEB
7 534 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 467 (1.07%) PMI Certification
9 388 (0.89%) PMP
10 313 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 306 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 228 (0.52%) CISSP
13 211 (0.48%) Master's Degree
14 201 (0.46%) AWS Certification
15 198 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 189 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
17 173 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
18 167 (0.38%) PhD
19 161 (0.37%) CISM
20 133 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,253 (9.72%) QA
2 557 (1.27%) PMO
3 440 (1.01%) GDPR
4 400 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 248 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 237 (0.54%) SLA
7 166 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 89 (0.20%) MiFID
9 84 (0.19%) NIST
10 56 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 50 (0.11%) EMIR
12 48 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 47 (0.11%) COBIT
14 46 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 45 (0.10%) PSD2
16 41 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 31 (0.071%) WAI
18 30 (0.069%) DICOM
18 30 (0.069%) WCAG
19 29 (0.066%) NCSC
System Software
1 4,196 (9.59%) Docker
2 703 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 441 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 268 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 187 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 154 (0.35%) Firmware
7 143 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 130 (0.30%) HDFS
9 121 (0.28%) vSphere
10 85 (0.19%) XenApp
11 84 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 81 (0.19%) VirtualBox
13 76 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 75 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
15 66 (0.15%) XenDesktop
16 42 (0.096%) VMware NSX
17 40 (0.091%) Varnish
18 32 (0.073%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 30 (0.069%) RHEV
20 28 (0.064%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 2,556 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 1,821 (4.16%) Ansible
3 1,430 (3.27%) Terraform
4 1,255 (2.87%) Puppet
5 1,036 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
6 247 (0.56%) SCCM
7 241 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 201 (0.46%) Prometheus
9 190 (0.43%) Packer
10 175 (0.40%) Kibana
11 170 (0.39%) Salt
12 168 (0.38%) Grafana
13 165 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
14 144 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
15 137 (0.31%) Oozie
16 125 (0.29%) SCOM
17 117 (0.27%) Nagios
18 94 (0.21%) HP ALM
19 92 (0.21%) logstash
20 90 (0.21%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5,754 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 2,528 (5.78%) Oracle
3 1,714 (3.92%) Google
4 1,129 (2.58%) SAP
5 679 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 649 (1.48%) Tableau
7 612 (1.40%) VMware
8 576 (1.32%) Adobe
9 526 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 526 (1.20%) IBM
10 391 (0.89%) Splunk
11 333 (0.76%) HP
12 329 (0.75%) Cisco
13 311 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 285 (0.65%) Sitecore
14 285 (0.65%) WorldPay
15 279 (0.64%) Xamarin
16 266 (0.61%) Informatica
17 253 (0.58%) Citrix
18 248 (0.57%) Cloudera