Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
25 May 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 44,291 51,543 47,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.52% 29.64% 28.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.27% 32.28% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34,184 42,223 40,922
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 133,132 159,666 154,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.82% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 104,204 128,438 126,868
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,790
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 41,001 £55,000 +4.76% 2,812
UK excluding London +1 24,504 £49,000 +3.16% 1,832
London 0 18,824 £67,500 +3.85% 1,157
South East +1 7,834 £52,500 +10.53% 454
North of England 0 5,717 £47,500 +5.56% 538
North West 0 3,169 £48,500 +7.78% 324
Midlands +1 3,112 £45,000 - 244
South West 0 3,090 £45,000 -3.23% 188
East of England +1 2,218 £52,500 - 232
Yorkshire 0 2,159 £45,000 - 179
West Midlands +2 1,899 £45,000 - 134
Scotland 0 1,771 £47,500 -5.00% 101
East Midlands 0 1,208 £45,000 - 108
Wales 0 609 £41,000 +2.50% 56
North East +1 388 £44,000 -2.22% 35
Northern Ireland -1 186 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Isle of Man +3 8 £55,000 +46.67%
Channel Islands +3 2 £75,000 +7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 11,165 (25.21%) C#
2 11,161 (25.20%) Scrum
3 11,094 (25.05%) JavaScript
4 10,952 (24.73%) Java
5 9,759 (22.03%) .NET
6 9,366 (21.15%) SQL
7 9,304 (21.01%) Finance
8 7,843 (17.71%) Software Engineering
9 7,678 (17.34%) TDD
10 7,432 (16.78%) DevOps
11 7,082 (15.99%) HTML
12 6,905 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
13 6,659 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 6,561 (14.81%) CSS
15 6,437 (14.53%) Test Automation
16 6,126 (13.83%) SQL Server
17 5,828 (13.16%) Microsoft
18 5,811 (13.12%) Python
19 5,775 (13.04%) Degree
20 5,533 (12.49%) AngularJS
21 5,518 (12.46%) Git (software)
22 5,139 (11.60%) MVC
23 5,092 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
24 4,572 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
25 4,501 (10.16%) SDLC
26 4,482 (10.12%) ASP.NET
27 4,378 (9.88%) QA
28 4,269 (9.64%) Microservices
29 4,142 (9.35%) Docker
30 4,140 (9.35%) Linux

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 1,510 (3.41%) Confluence
2 1,010 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
3 981 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 798 (1.80%) CMS
5 753 (1.70%) Apache
6 752 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 511 (1.15%) IIS
8 476 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 320 (0.72%) JBoss
10 221 (0.50%) SAS
11 217 (0.49%) WordPress
12 211 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 208 (0.47%) Apache Solr
14 176 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 174 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
16 173 (0.39%) Drupal
17 165 (0.37%) Umbraco
17 165 (0.37%) WebLogic
18 164 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
19 144 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 675 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 606 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 354 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
4 350 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 320 (0.72%) Sketch
6 300 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 214 (0.48%) InVision
8 205 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 157 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 105 (0.24%) Chatbot
11 63 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 42 (0.095%) Adobe XD
13 40 (0.090%) Marvel
13 40 (0.090%) SPSS
14 38 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
15 37 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
16 22 (0.050%) AutoCAD
16 22 (0.050%) Zeplin
17 21 (0.047%) Fireworks
18 16 (0.036%) Figma
Business Applications
1 455 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 221 (0.50%) Magento
3 136 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 127 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 127 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 111 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 110 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 71 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 51 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 50 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
9 50 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 50 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 43 (0.097%) SAP ERP
11 36 (0.081%) SAP SD
12 34 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 30 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
14 29 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
15 28 (0.063%) NetSuite
16 27 (0.061%) Markit EDM
16 27 (0.061%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6,905 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6,659 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,840 (4.15%) SaaS
4 1,458 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 943 (2.13%) PaaS
6 903 (2.04%) Serverless
7 889 (2.01%) GitHub
8 812 (1.83%) Power Platform
9 752 (1.70%) Office 365
10 618 (1.40%) IaaS
11 588 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
12 498 (1.12%) Amazon S3
13 484 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
14 482 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
15 474 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
16 306 (0.69%) OpenShift
17 251 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 246 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
19 225 (0.51%) npm
20 222 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 713 (1.61%) Internet
2 509 (1.15%) Firewall
3 483 (1.09%) HTTP
4 396 (0.89%) DNS
5 332 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 292 (0.66%) Broadband
7 204 (0.46%) DHCP
8 200 (0.45%) Network Security
9 192 (0.43%) WAN
10 182 (0.41%) Wireless
11 141 (0.32%) LAN
12 138 (0.31%) VPN
13 115 (0.26%) Skype
14 93 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
15 88 (0.20%) SSL
16 85 (0.19%) Intranet
17 74 (0.17%) VoIP
18 70 (0.16%) Bluetooth
19 69 (0.16%) SAN
20 61 (0.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,126 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 2,408 (5.44%) NoSQL
3 2,272 (5.13%) Big Data
4 1,831 (4.13%) MySQL
5 1,544 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1,511 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 1,480 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 1,288 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 1,229 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
10 1,066 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 924 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 780 (1.76%) Power BI
13 711 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
14 658 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 546 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 499 (1.13%) Redis
17 475 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 453 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
19 431 (0.97%) Apache Hive
20 369 (0.83%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5,518 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 4,083 (9.22%) JIRA
3 3,506 (7.92%) Jenkins
4 2,754 (6.22%) Selenium
5 1,614 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 1,568 (3.54%) Cucumber
7 1,445 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,330 (3.00%) Maven
9 1,067 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 949 (2.14%) JUnit
11 859 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 774 (1.75%) Subversion
13 706 (1.59%) SoapUI
14 698 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 643 (1.45%) Bitbucket
16 617 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
17 584 (1.32%) SpecFlow
18 568 (1.28%) JMeter
19 558 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
20 520 (1.17%) NUnit
General
1 9,304 (21.01%) Finance
2 2,967 (6.70%) Retail
3 2,830 (6.39%) Banking
4 2,113 (4.77%) Marketing
5 1,191 (2.69%) Games
6 1,011 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 781 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 566 (1.28%) Legal
9 518 (1.17%) Front Office
10 506 (1.14%) Advertising
11 420 (0.95%) Law
12 404 (0.91%) Electronics
13 370 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 355 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 304 (0.69%) Back Office
16 243 (0.55%) Publishing
17 232 (0.52%) Automotive
18 218 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 168 (0.38%) Military
20 166 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16,728 (37.77%) Developer
2 4,631 (10.46%) Analyst
3 3,920 (8.85%) .NET Developer
4 3,588 (8.10%) Java Developer
5 3,369 (7.61%) C# Developer
6 3,205 (7.24%) Senior Developer
7 2,843 (6.42%) Architect
8 2,790 (6.30%) Software Engineer
9 2,620 (5.92%) Business Analyst
10 2,370 (5.35%) Software Developer
11 2,284 (5.16%) Project Manager
12 2,092 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,393 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,277 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,150 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
16 1,142 (2.58%) Lead Developer
17 1,120 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
17 1,120 (2.53%) Junior
18 1,117 (2.52%) Consultant
19 1,066 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,759 (22.03%) .NET
2 7,082 (15.99%) HTML
3 6,561 (14.81%) CSS
4 5,533 (12.49%) AngularJS
5 4,482 (10.12%) ASP.NET
6 3,816 (8.62%) React
7 3,788 (8.55%) Web Services
8 3,212 (7.25%) Spring
9 3,093 (6.98%) Node.js
10 2,980 (6.73%) RESTful
11 2,832 (6.39%) REST
12 2,591 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2,545 (5.75%) HTML5
14 2,386 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,352 (5.31%) jQuery
16 2,282 (5.15%) .NET Framework
17 1,740 (3.93%) XML
18 1,609 (3.63%) JSON
19 1,592 (3.59%) .NET Core
20 1,485 (3.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3,443 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3,388 (7.65%) User Experience
3 2,566 (5.79%) Fintech
4 2,369 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1,607 (3.63%) Mobile App
6 1,293 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
7 1,105 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1,024 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 781 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 657 (1.48%) Data Centre
11 624 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 540 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 495 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 412 (0.93%) Fixed Income
15 398 (0.90%) Cloud Native
16 341 (0.77%) Derivative
16 341 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 322 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
18 300 (0.68%) Hedge funds
19 268 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4,140 (9.35%) Linux
2 2,874 (6.49%) Windows
3 1,296 (2.93%) Android
4 1,098 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 1,044 (2.36%) Unix
6 539 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 247 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 231 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 208 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 202 (0.46%) CentOS
11 155 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 137 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 87 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 51 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
16 49 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 48 (0.11%) AIX
18 41 (0.093%) Solaris
19 39 (0.088%) Fedora
19 39 (0.088%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,161 (25.20%) Scrum
2 7,843 (17.71%) Software Engineering
3 7,678 (17.34%) TDD
4 7,432 (16.78%) DevOps
5 6,437 (14.53%) Test Automation
6 5,139 (11.60%) MVC
7 5,092 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4,572 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
9 4,501 (10.16%) SDLC
10 4,269 (9.64%) Microservices
11 4,004 (9.04%) Mentoring
12 3,994 (9.02%) BDD
13 3,890 (8.78%) Project Management
14 3,298 (7.45%) Waterfall
15 3,164 (7.14%) OO
16 3,117 (7.04%) Analytics
17 3,084 (6.96%) Computer Science
18 3,074 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 2,749 (6.21%) Kanban
20 2,686 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11,165 (25.21%) C#
2 11,094 (25.05%) JavaScript
3 10,952 (24.73%) Java
4 9,366 (21.15%) SQL
5 5,811 (13.12%) Python
6 2,449 (5.53%) C++
7 2,038 (4.60%) PHP
8 1,698 (3.83%) Ruby
9 1,541 (3.48%) Java 8
10 1,408 (3.18%) T-SQL
11 1,381 (3.12%) C
12 1,334 (3.01%) Scala
13 1,225 (2.77%) PowerShell
14 1,141 (2.58%) TypeScript
15 931 (2.10%) Bash Shell
16 851 (1.92%) ES6
17 716 (1.62%) Go
18 519 (1.17%) PL/SQL
19 507 (1.14%) Perl
20 423 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 5,775 (13.04%) Degree
2 1,936 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 1,459 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1,219 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 789 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 749 (1.69%) ISEB
7 547 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 470 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 378 (0.85%) PMP
10 304 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 283 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 239 (0.54%) CISSP
13 225 (0.51%) Master's Degree
14 209 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 188 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
16 183 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
17 178 (0.40%) CISM
18 171 (0.39%) PhD
19 170 (0.38%) AWS Certification
20 134 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,378 (9.88%) QA
2 577 (1.30%) PMO
3 480 (1.08%) GDPR
4 405 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 253 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 227 (0.51%) SLA
7 176 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 98 (0.22%) MiFID
9 61 (0.14%) PSD2
10 59 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 55 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 54 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 48 (0.11%) EMIR
14 47 (0.11%) COBIT
15 39 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 32 (0.072%) WCAG
17 30 (0.068%) WAI
18 27 (0.061%) DICOM
19 26 (0.059%) P3O
20 25 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4,142 (9.35%) Docker
2 735 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 438 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 275 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 207 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 164 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 158 (0.36%) Firmware
8 148 (0.33%) HDFS
9 123 (0.28%) vSphere
10 88 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 86 (0.19%) XenApp
12 83 (0.19%) VirtualBox
13 73 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 73 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 67 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 46 (0.10%) VMware NSX
16 40 (0.090%) Varnish
17 29 (0.065%) RHEV
18 27 (0.061%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 27 (0.061%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 2,450 (5.53%) Kubernetes
2 1,868 (4.22%) Ansible
3 1,407 (3.18%) Terraform
4 1,341 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1,045 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
6 246 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 246 (0.56%) SCCM
7 197 (0.44%) Prometheus
8 184 (0.42%) Kibana
9 182 (0.41%) Packer
10 170 (0.38%) Salt
11 164 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
12 163 (0.37%) Oozie
13 161 (0.36%) Grafana
14 146 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
15 128 (0.29%) SCOM
16 117 (0.26%) Nagios
17 107 (0.24%) HP ALM
18 90 (0.20%) Consul
18 90 (0.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5,828 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 2,610 (5.89%) Oracle
3 1,717 (3.88%) Google
4 1,158 (2.61%) SAP
5 660 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 634 (1.43%) Tableau
7 616 (1.39%) VMware
8 579 (1.31%) Adobe
9 503 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 503 (1.14%) IBM
10 369 (0.83%) Splunk
11 342 (0.77%) HP
12 328 (0.74%) Cisco
13 309 (0.70%) WorldPay
14 296 (0.67%) Xamarin
15 294 (0.66%) Red Hat
16 283 (0.64%) Sitecore
17 260 (0.59%) Cloudera
18 248 (0.56%) Informatica
19 218 (0.49%) hybris