Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 34,289 45,286 52,188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 29.27% 30.59% 29.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.85% 33.18% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28,928 37,737 45,731
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 107,655 136,498 163,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,344 107,439 132,858
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the UK

Agile Software Development
Top 19 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 2 April 2020. 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 31,708 £57,500 +4.55% 4,117
UK excluding London -1 18,607 £50,000 - 2,852
London 0 14,928 £70,000 +3.70% 1,558
South East -1 5,586 £52,500 - 672
North of England 0 4,908 £50,000 +5.26% 797
North West -1 2,599 £50,000 - 438
South West 0 2,403 £47,500 - 369
Midlands -1 2,299 £50,000 +11.11% 446
Work from Home 0 2,220 £55,000 -4.35% 317
Yorkshire 0 1,920 £50,000 +11.11% 254
East of England 0 1,525 £55,000 +4.76% 276
West Midlands 0 1,376 £50,000 +11.11% 271
Scotland -1 1,220 £45,000 -5.26% 160
East Midlands 0 917 £48,125 +5.77% 174
Wales -1 588 £45,000 +8.43% 106
North East 0 389 £45,000 - 105
Northern Ireland +1 126 £50,000 +17.65% 30
Channel Islands +5 14 £66,250 +47.22%
Isle of Man -3 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 9,417 (27.46%) JavaScript
2 8,864 (25.85%) Scrum
3 8,794 (25.65%) C#
4 8,006 (23.35%) .NET
5 7,813 (22.79%) Java
6 7,792 (22.72%) Finance
7 7,064 (20.60%) Azure
8 6,866 (20.02%) SQL
9 6,648 (19.39%) DevOps
10 6,502 (18.96%) AWS
11 6,298 (18.37%) TDD
12 5,724 (16.69%) Software Engineering
13 5,353 (15.61%) HTML
14 5,082 (14.82%) CSS
15 4,840 (14.12%) AngularJS
16 4,768 (13.91%) SQL Server
17 4,720 (13.77%) Test Automation
18 4,433 (12.93%) Git (software)
19 4,355 (12.70%) Python
20 4,327 (12.62%) Microservices
21 4,244 (12.38%) Microsoft
22 4,025 (11.74%) React
23 3,789 (11.05%) MVC
24 3,767 (10.99%) Docker
25 3,659 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
26 3,648 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
27 3,579 (10.44%) Degree
28 3,458 (10.08%) BDD
29 3,441 (10.04%) ASP.NET
30 3,424 (9.99%) 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 1,354 (3.95%) Confluence
2 869 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 660 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 633 (1.85%) CMS
5 569 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 381 (1.11%) Apache
7 335 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 294 (0.86%) IIS
9 181 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 153 (0.45%) WordPress
11 148 (0.43%) EPiServer
12 143 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 114 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 114 (0.33%) JBoss
14 111 (0.32%) nginx
15 106 (0.31%) WebSphere
16 96 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 82 (0.24%) Skype for Business
18 79 (0.23%) Drupal
18 79 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 481 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 469 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 277 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 260 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 254 (0.74%) Sketch
6 215 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 174 (0.51%) InVision
8 138 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 88 (0.26%) Chatbot
10 86 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 69 (0.20%) Adobe XD
12 54 (0.16%) Zeplin
13 38 (0.11%) Figma
14 36 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 29 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
16 26 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
17 22 (0.064%) HipChat
18 16 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
18 16 (0.047%) Marvel
18 16 (0.047%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 354 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 168 (0.49%) Magento
3 111 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 110 (0.32%) FINCAD Analytics
5 74 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 64 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 63 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
8 52 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 52 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 48 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 42 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 35 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
12 33 (0.096%) SAP ERP
13 32 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
14 27 (0.079%) Shopify
15 26 (0.076%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
16 18 (0.052%) Unit4 Business World
17 16 (0.047%) Distributed Ledger
17 16 (0.047%) WebTrends
18 15 (0.044%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7,064 (20.60%) Azure
2 6,502 (18.96%) AWS
3 1,766 (5.15%) SaaS
4 1,482 (4.32%) GCP
5 974 (2.84%) Serverless
6 855 (2.49%) GitHub
7 780 (2.27%) PaaS
8 698 (2.04%) Power Platform
9 639 (1.86%) Office 365
10 452 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
11 449 (1.31%) IaaS
12 411 (1.20%) Amazon S3
13 357 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
14 332 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
15 322 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
16 315 (0.92%) OpenShift
17 304 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
18 234 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
19 229 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
20 224 (0.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 519 (1.51%) Internet
2 379 (1.11%) Firewall
3 320 (0.93%) HTTP
4 244 (0.71%) DNS
5 162 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 147 (0.43%) WAN
7 131 (0.38%) Intranet
8 126 (0.37%) Wireless
9 121 (0.35%) VPN
10 117 (0.34%) Skype
11 100 (0.29%) LAN
12 93 (0.27%) Network Security
13 83 (0.24%) DHCP
14 75 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
15 72 (0.21%) MPLS
15 72 (0.21%) SSL
16 71 (0.21%) VoIP
17 60 (0.17%) SAN
17 60 (0.17%) Unified Communications
18 57 (0.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,768 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 1,766 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 1,548 (4.51%) MySQL
4 1,348 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 1,320 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1,168 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 1,018 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 918 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 692 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 645 (1.88%) Power BI
11 639 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 550 (1.60%) Redis
13 517 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 382 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 379 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 377 (1.10%) RDBMS
17 359 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
18 351 (1.02%) SQL Server 2019
19 318 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
20 297 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4,433 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 3,050 (8.89%) JIRA
3 2,469 (7.20%) Jenkins
4 2,071 (6.04%) Selenium
5 1,081 (3.15%) Cucumber
6 1,029 (3.00%) Visual Studio
7 883 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 828 (2.41%) Maven
9 679 (1.98%) TeamCity
10 624 (1.82%) JUnit
11 570 (1.66%) WebDriver
12 543 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 499 (1.46%) SpecFlow
14 478 (1.39%) Bitbucket
15 477 (1.39%) Subversion
16 472 (1.38%) webpack
17 431 (1.26%) SoapUI
18 404 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 398 (1.16%) NUnit
20 396 (1.15%) Postman
General
1 7,792 (22.72%) Finance
2 2,267 (6.61%) Banking
3 1,895 (5.53%) Retail
4 1,436 (4.19%) Marketing
5 1,005 (2.93%) Public Sector
6 919 (2.68%) Front Office
7 848 (2.47%) Games
8 538 (1.57%) Legal
9 508 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 422 (1.23%) Law
11 408 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 320 (0.93%) Advertising
12 320 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 278 (0.81%) Automotive
14 240 (0.70%) Back Office
15 211 (0.62%) Electronics
15 211 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 194 (0.57%) Aerospace
17 179 (0.52%) Publishing
18 144 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13,628 (39.74%) Developer
2 3,108 (9.06%) .NET Developer
3 3,048 (8.89%) Analyst
4 3,046 (8.88%) Senior Developer
5 2,593 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 2,513 (7.33%) C# Developer
7 2,429 (7.08%) Software Engineer
8 1,880 (5.48%) Architect
9 1,827 (5.33%) Software Developer
10 1,675 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 1,566 (4.57%) Business Analyst
12 1,393 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,202 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 1,088 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
15 1,025 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
16 921 (2.69%) Lead Developer
17 918 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
18 851 (2.48%) React Developer
19 836 (2.44%) Consultant
20 828 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,006 (23.35%) .NET
2 5,353 (15.61%) HTML
3 5,082 (14.82%) CSS
4 4,840 (14.12%) AngularJS
5 4,025 (11.74%) React
6 3,441 (10.04%) ASP.NET
7 3,424 (9.99%) Web Services
8 3,031 (8.84%) Node.js
9 2,532 (7.38%) REST
10 2,521 (7.35%) .NET Core
11 2,270 (6.62%) RESTful
12 2,206 (6.43%) Spring
13 2,121 (6.19%) .NET Framework
14 1,984 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,925 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,877 (5.47%) HTML5
17 1,701 (4.96%) jQuery
18 1,381 (4.03%) Vue.js
19 1,192 (3.48%) Entity Framework
20 1,131 (3.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2,657 (7.75%) User Experience
2 2,549 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1,994 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1,414 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 1,094 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 785 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 668 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 639 (1.86%) Public Cloud
9 563 (1.64%) Hedge funds
10 559 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 547 (1.60%) Cloud Native
12 520 (1.52%) Derivative
13 519 (1.51%) Algorithms
14 458 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 414 (1.21%) Data Structures
16 394 (1.15%) Equities
17 364 (1.06%) Data Centre
18 360 (1.05%) Virtual Team
19 331 (0.97%) Blog
20 183 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,817 (8.22%) Linux
2 2,099 (6.12%) Windows
3 918 (2.68%) Android
4 895 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 857 (2.50%) Unix
6 448 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 208 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 188 (0.55%) CentOS
9 158 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 154 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 149 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 142 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 110 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
14 58 (0.17%) VMS
15 42 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (0.11%) Debian
17 36 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
18 35 (0.10%) Fedora
19 34 (0.099%) Mac OS
20 32 (0.093%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,864 (25.85%) Scrum
2 6,648 (19.39%) DevOps
3 6,298 (18.37%) TDD
4 5,724 (16.69%) Software Engineering
5 4,720 (13.77%) Test Automation
6 4,327 (12.62%) Microservices
7 3,789 (11.05%) MVC
8 3,659 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
9 3,648 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3,458 (10.08%) BDD
11 3,070 (8.95%) SDLC
12 3,039 (8.86%) Mentoring
13 2,858 (8.34%) Project Management
14 2,542 (7.41%) Kanban
15 2,468 (7.20%) Analytics
16 2,416 (7.05%) Waterfall
17 2,359 (6.88%) OO
18 2,183 (6.37%) Fintech
19 2,172 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
20 1,951 (5.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 9,417 (27.46%) JavaScript
2 8,794 (25.65%) C#
3 7,813 (22.79%) Java
4 6,866 (20.02%) SQL
5 4,355 (12.70%) Python
6 1,689 (4.93%) TypeScript
7 1,628 (4.75%) PHP
8 1,368 (3.99%) C++
9 1,156 (3.37%) Ruby
10 1,125 (3.28%) Java 8
11 969 (2.83%) T-SQL
12 887 (2.59%) Scala
13 872 (2.54%) C
14 837 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 669 (1.95%) Kotlin
16 642 (1.87%) ES6
17 638 (1.86%) Bash Shell
18 446 (1.30%) R
19 443 (1.29%) Go
20 361 (1.05%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 3,579 (10.44%) Degree
2 1,290 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 1,044 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 739 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 498 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 403 (1.18%) ISEB
7 370 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 261 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 234 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 218 (0.64%) PMP
11 204 (0.59%) CISSP
12 158 (0.46%) PhD
13 153 (0.45%) Master's Degree
14 140 (0.41%) CISM
15 134 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
16 130 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 129 (0.38%) AWS Certification
18 123 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
19 105 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 86 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,867 (8.36%) QA
2 388 (1.13%) PMO
3 275 (0.80%) GDPR
4 248 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 243 (0.71%) SLA
6 230 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 144 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 53 (0.15%) NIST
9 49 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 48 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 43 (0.13%) COBIT
12 40 (0.12%) NCSC
13 30 (0.087%) Solvency II
14 29 (0.085%) DICOM
15 27 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 22 (0.064%) MiFID
16 22 (0.064%) PSD2
17 21 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
18 20 (0.058%) EMIR
19 18 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 3,767 (10.99%) Docker
2 524 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 308 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 101 (0.29%) vSphere
5 98 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 75 (0.22%) HDFS
6 75 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 73 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 67 (0.20%) Firmware
9 63 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 38 (0.11%) VMware NSX
11 33 (0.096%) NFS
12 30 (0.087%) XenApp
13 27 (0.079%) Apache Flume
14 26 (0.076%) Samba
15 25 (0.073%) Xen
16 24 (0.070%) XenDesktop
17 20 (0.058%) Postfix
18 18 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,615 (7.63%) Kubernetes
2 1,320 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1,285 (3.75%) Ansible
4 762 (2.22%) Puppet
5 631 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
6 173 (0.50%) SCCM
7 164 (0.48%) Packer
8 156 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
9 146 (0.43%) Grafana
10 145 (0.42%) Kibana
11 126 (0.37%) Prometheus
12 114 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
13 93 (0.27%) Mesos
14 91 (0.27%) Salt
15 89 (0.26%) Nagios
16 86 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
17 84 (0.24%) HP ALM
18 80 (0.23%) SCOM
19 76 (0.22%) Consul
20 66 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4,244 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 1,684 (4.91%) Oracle
3 1,250 (3.65%) Google
4 648 (1.89%) SAP
5 583 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
6 510 (1.49%) VMware
7 435 (1.27%) Tableau
8 434 (1.27%) IBM
9 421 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 418 (1.22%) Adobe
11 349 (1.02%) WorldPay
12 319 (0.93%) FIS
13 266 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 244 (0.71%) HP
15 217 (0.63%) Sitecore
16 213 (0.62%) Cisco
17 202 (0.59%) Xamarin
18 192 (0.56%) ServiceNow
19 180 (0.52%) Splunk
20 179 (0.52%) Informatica