Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 51,371 48,818 50,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.89% 28.39% 25.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.92% 31.32% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41,970 41,396 44,241
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 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 156,033 155,853 179,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.78% 90.62% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,429 126,903 149,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 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 18 June 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 0 48,024 £52,500 - 6,162
UK excluding London 0 29,650 £47,500 +5.56% 4,003
London 0 20,954 £65,000 +8.33% 2,599
South East 0 8,673 £50,000 +5.26% 983
North of England +1 8,146 £45,000 - 1,120
North West +1 4,197 £45,000 +5.88% 641
Midlands +1 3,540 £45,000 +5.88% 566
South West +1 3,466 £47,000 +4.44% 488
Yorkshire +1 3,394 £45,000 - 400
East of England 0 3,214 £52,500 +10.53% 402
West Midlands 0 2,010 £45,000 +5.88% 325
Scotland +1 1,871 £50,000 +11.11% 309
East Midlands 0 1,524 £45,000 +5.88% 240
Wales 0 699 £40,210 +0.52% 100
North East +1 559 £45,000 +20.00% 79
Northern Ireland +3 120 £40,000 - 35
Channel Islands - 4 £70,000 -
Isle of Man -2 1 £37,500 -28.57%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 14,941 (29.08%) C#
2 14,544 (28.31%) Scrum
3 13,890 (27.04%) JavaScript
4 13,631 (26.53%) .NET
5 13,354 (26.00%) Java
6 12,418 (24.17%) TDD
7 11,295 (21.99%) Finance
8 11,277 (21.95%) SQL
9 10,067 (19.60%) HTML
10 9,278 (18.06%) SQL Server
11 9,030 (17.58%) MVC
12 8,814 (17.16%) CSS
13 8,235 (16.03%) AngularJS
14 7,951 (15.48%) Software Engineering
15 7,706 (15.00%) Test Automation
16 7,421 (14.45%) ASP.NET
17 7,021 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
18 6,971 (13.57%) DevOps
19 6,916 (13.46%) BDD
20 6,912 (13.46%) Git (software)
21 6,646 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
22 6,475 (12.60%) Microsoft
23 6,458 (12.57%) Degree
24 5,779 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
25 5,697 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
26 5,565 (10.83%) SDLC
27 5,365 (10.44%) Web Services
28 5,304 (10.32%) RESTful
29 5,287 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
30 5,235 (10.19%) Python

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 1,590 (3.10%) Confluence
2 1,241 (2.42%) CMS
3 1,158 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 967 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 926 (1.80%) Apache
6 895 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 743 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 576 (1.12%) IIS
9 562 (1.09%) JBoss
10 350 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 344 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 307 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 296 (0.58%) Drupal
14 281 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 261 (0.51%) WordPress
16 258 (0.50%) Apache Solr
17 255 (0.50%) EPiServer
18 251 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 248 (0.48%) nginx
20 220 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 699 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 544 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 474 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
4 409 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 270 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 236 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 152 (0.30%) InVision
8 147 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 122 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 101 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 82 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 28 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
13 26 (0.051%) InfoPath
14 24 (0.047%) SPSS
14 24 (0.047%) UXPin
15 20 (0.039%) InDesign
15 20 (0.039%) Mingle
16 16 (0.031%) HipChat
17 13 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
18 11 (0.021%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 559 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 162 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 150 (0.29%) Magento
4 137 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 107 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 75 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 57 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 55 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
9 54 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 52 (0.10%) NetSuite
11 50 (0.097%) SAP CRM
12 46 (0.090%) SAP S/4HANA
13 41 (0.080%) Eloqua
14 36 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
15 35 (0.068%) Markit EDM
16 33 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
17 30 (0.058%) thinkFolio
18 28 (0.055%) Eagle PACE
19 25 (0.049%) Shopify
20 23 (0.045%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 6,646 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5,779 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,930 (3.76%) SaaS
4 1,048 (2.04%) GitHub
5 912 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 873 (1.70%) PaaS
7 672 (1.31%) IaaS
8 517 (1.01%) Serverless
9 503 (0.98%) npm
10 496 (0.97%) Office 365
11 481 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
12 475 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
13 388 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 357 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 273 (0.53%) OpenShift
16 262 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
17 259 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
18 214 (0.42%) Slack
19 206 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 179 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1,067 (2.08%) Internet
2 789 (1.54%) HTTP
3 498 (0.97%) Firewall
4 389 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 357 (0.69%) DNS
6 211 (0.41%) WAN
7 198 (0.39%) SMS
8 188 (0.37%) SSL
8 188 (0.37%) Wireless
9 169 (0.33%) Broadband
10 162 (0.32%) Network Security
11 158 (0.31%) VPN
12 153 (0.30%) LAN
13 116 (0.23%) Intranet
14 100 (0.19%) Hyperconnected
15 89 (0.17%) Skype
16 84 (0.16%) DHCP
17 83 (0.16%) SAN
18 78 (0.15%) VoIP
19 67 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9,278 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 3,909 (7.61%) NoSQL
3 2,641 (5.14%) MySQL
4 2,436 (4.74%) Big Data
5 2,279 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 2,192 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
7 1,904 (3.71%) Relational Database
8 1,379 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1,249 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 1,229 (2.39%) Hadoop
11 1,085 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 964 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 714 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 696 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 625 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
16 546 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 537 (1.05%) Blockchain
18 535 (1.04%) Redis
19 504 (0.98%) Oracle Database
20 485 (0.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6,912 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 4,533 (8.82%) JIRA
3 4,269 (8.31%) Jenkins
4 3,741 (7.28%) Selenium
5 1,979 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1,941 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,906 (3.71%) Visual Studio
8 1,838 (3.58%) Maven
9 1,489 (2.90%) TeamCity
10 1,399 (2.72%) JUnit
11 1,395 (2.72%) Subversion
12 1,213 (2.36%) NUnit
13 1,074 (2.09%) WebDriver
14 893 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 882 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
16 750 (1.46%) Gradle
17 742 (1.44%) SpecFlow
18 702 (1.37%) gulp
19 638 (1.24%) SoapUI
20 611 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 11,295 (21.99%) Finance
2 3,437 (6.69%) Retail
3 2,971 (5.78%) Banking
4 2,336 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1,863 (3.63%) Games
6 1,314 (2.56%) Advertising
7 1,061 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 833 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 703 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 647 (1.26%) Legal
11 622 (1.21%) Front Office
12 552 (1.07%) Law
13 487 (0.95%) Electronics
14 477 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 452 (0.88%) Back Office
16 390 (0.76%) Publishing
17 290 (0.56%) Automotive
18 279 (0.54%) Retail Banking
19 165 (0.32%) Billing
20 133 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22,745 (44.28%) Developer
2 6,808 (13.25%) .NET Developer
3 4,933 (9.60%) Analyst
4 4,822 (9.39%) Java Developer
5 4,694 (9.14%) C# Developer
6 4,121 (8.02%) Senior Developer
7 3,247 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 3,049 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,804 (5.46%) Software Developer
10 2,762 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 2,725 (5.30%) Architect
12 2,580 (5.02%) Project Manager
13 1,703 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
14 1,579 (3.07%) Lead Developer
15 1,512 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 1,475 (2.87%) Java Engineer
17 1,432 (2.79%) ASP.NET Developer
18 1,358 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
19 1,331 (2.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 1,231 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,631 (26.53%) .NET
2 10,067 (19.60%) HTML
3 8,814 (17.16%) CSS
4 8,235 (16.03%) AngularJS
5 7,421 (14.45%) ASP.NET
6 5,365 (10.44%) Web Services
7 5,304 (10.32%) RESTful
8 5,287 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4,247 (8.27%) React
10 4,126 (8.03%) HTML5
11 4,094 (7.97%) Node.js
12 4,078 (7.94%) Spring
13 4,051 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3,545 (6.90%) jQuery
15 3,502 (6.82%) REST
16 3,206 (6.24%) .NET Framework
17 3,121 (6.08%) WCF
18 2,577 (5.02%) XML
19 2,455 (4.78%) CSS3
20 2,228 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 4,220 (8.21%) User Experience
2 3,734 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3,545 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3,158 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
5 2,494 (4.85%) Fintech
6 2,197 (4.28%) Mobile App
7 1,642 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 1,571 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
9 801 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 752 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 511 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 500 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 444 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 411 (0.80%) Public Cloud
15 392 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
16 319 (0.62%) Equities
17 318 (0.62%) Hedge funds
18 303 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 296 (0.58%) Fixed Income
20 259 (0.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5,210 (10.14%) Linux
2 3,457 (6.73%) Windows
3 1,635 (3.18%) Android
4 1,470 (2.86%) Unix
5 1,386 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 550 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 285 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 256 (0.50%) CentOS
9 173 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 152 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 124 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 124 (0.24%) Solaris
12 104 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 103 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 100 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 85 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 84 (0.16%) Debian
17 83 (0.16%) AIX
18 74 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
19 56 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,544 (28.31%) Scrum
2 12,418 (24.17%) TDD
3 9,030 (17.58%) MVC
4 7,951 (15.48%) Software Engineering
5 7,706 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 7,021 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6,971 (13.57%) DevOps
8 6,916 (13.46%) BDD
9 5,697 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
10 5,565 (10.83%) SDLC
11 4,858 (9.46%) OO
12 4,682 (9.11%) Microservices
13 4,309 (8.39%) Project Management
14 3,973 (7.73%) Waterfall
15 3,918 (7.63%) Mentoring
16 3,747 (7.29%) Kanban
17 3,451 (6.72%) E-Commerce
18 3,429 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 3,223 (6.27%) Web Development
20 2,924 (5.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14,941 (29.08%) C#
2 13,890 (27.04%) JavaScript
3 13,354 (26.00%) Java
4 11,277 (21.95%) SQL
5 5,235 (10.19%) Python
6 3,049 (5.94%) Ruby
7 2,817 (5.48%) PHP
8 2,258 (4.40%) C++
9 2,048 (3.99%) T-SQL
10 1,976 (3.85%) Java 8
11 1,706 (3.32%) Scala
12 1,342 (2.61%) C
13 1,156 (2.25%) PowerShell
14 1,134 (2.21%) TypeScript
15 962 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 713 (1.39%) VB.NET
17 707 (1.38%) ES6
18 682 (1.33%) PL/SQL
19 647 (1.26%) Perl
20 610 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 6,458 (12.57%) Degree
2 1,582 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,396 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 875 (1.70%) ISEB
5 744 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 633 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 508 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 453 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 452 (0.88%) PMP
10 373 (0.73%) Master's Degree
11 345 (0.67%) DV Cleared
12 239 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 231 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 230 (0.45%) CISSP
15 189 (0.37%) CISM
16 178 (0.35%) AWS Certification
17 174 (0.34%) PhD
18 152 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 145 (0.28%) MCSE
20 137 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,818 (9.38%) QA
2 493 (0.96%) PMO
3 408 (0.79%) GDPR
4 328 (0.64%) GCP
5 316 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 306 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 203 (0.40%) SLA
8 192 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 91 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 81 (0.16%) PSD2
11 75 (0.15%) COBIT
12 69 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 52 (0.10%) MiFID
14 48 (0.093%) WCAG
15 35 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
16 31 (0.060%) MISRA
17 30 (0.058%) SEPA
18 20 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 19 (0.037%) Disclosure Scotland
20 16 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3,655 (7.11%) Docker
2 583 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 422 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 227 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 211 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 136 (0.26%) Firmware
7 132 (0.26%) HDFS
8 109 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 96 (0.19%) vSphere
10 79 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 66 (0.13%) Xen
12 52 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
13 47 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 46 (0.090%) KVM
15 25 (0.049%) oVirt
15 25 (0.049%) VMware NSX
16 24 (0.047%) RHEV
16 24 (0.047%) XenServer
17 22 (0.043%) Ceph
18 20 (0.039%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,899 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1,719 (3.35%) Puppet
3 1,433 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1,258 (2.45%) Kubernetes
5 1,007 (1.96%) Terraform
6 313 (0.61%) Kibana
7 249 (0.48%) Nagios
8 176 (0.34%) Packer
9 158 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 140 (0.27%) Salt
11 127 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
12 121 (0.24%) ZABBIX
13 105 (0.20%) HP ALM
14 101 (0.20%) SCCM
15 94 (0.18%) Prometheus
16 91 (0.18%) Mesos
17 89 (0.17%) Grafana
18 82 (0.16%) Consul
18 82 (0.16%) WSUS
19 80 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 6,475 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 3,350 (6.52%) Oracle
3 1,974 (3.84%) Google
4 993 (1.93%) SAP
5 897 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 697 (1.36%) VMware
7 567 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 555 (1.08%) IBM
9 525 (1.02%) Adobe
10 524 (1.02%) Tableau
11 511 (0.99%) Xamarin
12 494 (0.96%) Facebook
13 490 (0.95%) Sitecore
14 478 (0.93%) Capita
15 444 (0.86%) WorldPay
16 409 (0.80%) Red Hat
17 385 (0.75%) Twitter
18 351 (0.68%) Splunk
19 346 (0.67%) HP
20 340 (0.66%) Apple