Period
to 10 July 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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 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 22,468 44,502 52,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 29.10% 30.31% 29.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.57% 32.87% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19,357 36,510 44,988
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 71,160 135,381 163,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.16% 92.22% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56,771 106,578 130,934
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £28,906
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 10 July 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 10 July 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 20,866 £58,000 +5.45% 2,055
UK excluding London -1 12,072 £50,000 - 1,568
London 0 9,915 £70,000 +3.70% 667
South East 0 3,754 £55,000 +4.76% 326
North of England 0 3,185 £50,000 +6.38% 475
South West 0 1,674 £47,500 +5.56% 196
Work from Home 0 1,644 £55,000 -4.35% 299
North West -1 1,615 £50,000 +5.26% 254
Midlands 0 1,487 £50,000 +8.70% 231
Yorkshire 0 1,325 £50,000 +11.11% 151
West Midlands -1 909 £50,000 +8.70% 153
East of England -1 831 £55,000 +1.85% 157
Scotland -1 719 £45,000 -6.25% 99
East Midlands 0 582 £50,000 +9.89% 78
Wales -1 364 £45,000 +9.76% 59
North East 0 245 £46,250 +2.78% 70
Northern Ireland -1 99 £40,500 -10.00% 28
Channel Islands +7 13 £67,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man +1 2 £60,000 +9.09%

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 6,567 (29.23%) JavaScript
2 5,740 (25.55%) Scrum
3 5,529 (24.61%) C#
4 5,176 (23.04%) .NET
5 5,156 (22.95%) Finance
6 5,095 (22.68%) Java
7 5,050 (22.48%) Azure
8 4,642 (20.66%) DevOps
9 4,613 (20.53%) AWS
10 4,499 (20.02%) SQL
11 4,138 (18.42%) TDD
12 3,741 (16.65%) Software Engineering
13 3,587 (15.96%) HTML
14 3,468 (15.44%) AngularJS
15 3,410 (15.18%) CSS
16 3,134 (13.95%) React
17 3,129 (13.93%) Test Automation
18 3,089 (13.75%) SQL Server
19 3,073 (13.68%) Microservices
20 3,054 (13.59%) Python
21 2,910 (12.95%) Git (software)
22 2,883 (12.83%) Microsoft
23 2,651 (11.80%) Docker
24 2,334 (10.39%) Degree
25 2,323 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
26 2,309 (10.28%) BDD
27 2,306 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
28 2,261 (10.06%) MVC
29 2,244 (9.99%) Node.js
30 2,143 (9.54%) ASP.NET

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
1 951 (4.23%) Confluence
2 648 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 439 (1.95%) CMS
4 381 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 359 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 295 (1.31%) Apache
7 237 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 174 (0.77%) IIS
9 112 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 101 (0.45%) EPiServer
11 97 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 94 (0.42%) WordPress
13 89 (0.40%) WebSphere
14 66 (0.29%) SAS
15 58 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
16 57 (0.25%) nginx
17 56 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 51 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
19 49 (0.22%) Drupal
20 48 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 341 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 256 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 167 (0.74%) Sketch
4 141 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 139 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 126 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 112 (0.50%) InVision
8 80 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 58 (0.26%) Chatbot
10 44 (0.20%) Figma
11 38 (0.17%) Zeplin
12 36 (0.16%) Adobe XD
13 35 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
14 25 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
15 21 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 20 (0.089%) Marvel
17 19 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
18 14 (0.062%) Adobe Captivate
19 11 (0.049%) Simulink
20 8 (0.036%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 256 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 122 (0.54%) Magento
3 73 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 70 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 65 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
6 50 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
7 49 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
8 42 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 37 (0.16%) Shopify
10 36 (0.16%) NetSuite
11 28 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
12 27 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
13 24 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 22 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
14 22 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 19 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
16 18 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
17 16 (0.071%) SAP ERP
18 13 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
18 13 (0.058%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5,050 (22.48%) Azure
2 4,613 (20.53%) AWS
3 1,286 (5.72%) SaaS
4 1,021 (4.54%) GCP
5 756 (3.36%) Serverless
6 601 (2.67%) Power Platform
7 506 (2.25%) GitHub
8 503 (2.24%) PaaS
9 390 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
10 364 (1.62%) Office 365
11 339 (1.51%) IaaS
12 306 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
13 293 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 249 (1.11%) Amazon S3
15 247 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
16 246 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
17 187 (0.83%) OpenShift
18 162 (0.72%) npm
19 153 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
20 123 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 273 (1.22%) Internet
2 265 (1.18%) HTTP
3 226 (1.01%) Firewall
4 131 (0.58%) DNS
4 131 (0.58%) Skype
5 118 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 101 (0.45%) WAN
7 93 (0.41%) LAN
8 78 (0.35%) VPN
9 77 (0.34%) FTP
10 59 (0.26%) Wireless
11 51 (0.23%) Intranet
12 50 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
13 48 (0.21%) SSH
13 48 (0.21%) VoIP
14 47 (0.21%) Network Security
15 41 (0.18%) Broadband
15 41 (0.18%) DHCP
16 37 (0.16%) MPLS
17 36 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,089 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 1,233 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 1,073 (4.78%) MongoDB
4 961 (4.28%) MySQL
5 853 (3.80%) Big Data
6 751 (3.34%) Relational Database
7 701 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
8 624 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 542 (2.41%) Power BI
10 433 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 427 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 373 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 340 (1.51%) Redis
14 332 (1.48%) SQL Server 2019
15 324 (1.44%) Data Lake
16 308 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 254 (1.13%) RDBMS
18 249 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 210 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
20 189 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2,910 (12.95%) Git (software)
2 2,043 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1,703 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 1,366 (6.08%) Selenium
5 700 (3.12%) Cucumber
6 606 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 554 (2.47%) Maven
8 496 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 448 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 421 (1.87%) JUnit
11 382 (1.70%) SpecFlow
12 357 (1.59%) webpack
13 350 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 318 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 304 (1.35%) Bitbucket
16 296 (1.32%) Subversion
17 290 (1.29%) SoapUI
18 289 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 271 (1.21%) NUnit
20 253 (1.13%) GitLab
General
1 5,156 (22.95%) Finance
2 1,313 (5.84%) Banking
3 1,095 (4.87%) Retail
4 885 (3.94%) Marketing
5 755 (3.36%) Front Office
6 564 (2.51%) Games
7 563 (2.51%) Public Sector
8 395 (1.76%) Law
9 337 (1.50%) Legal
10 290 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 287 (1.28%) Investment Banking
12 280 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 250 (1.11%) Back Office
14 184 (0.82%) Advertising
15 156 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 133 (0.59%) Publishing
17 121 (0.54%) Electronics
18 118 (0.53%) Automotive
19 115 (0.51%) Aerospace
20 105 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8,966 (39.91%) Developer
2 1,958 (8.71%) .NET Developer
3 1,922 (8.55%) Senior Developer
4 1,887 (8.40%) Analyst
5 1,624 (7.23%) Java Developer
6 1,549 (6.89%) Software Engineer
7 1,449 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 1,290 (5.74%) Architect
9 1,067 (4.75%) Software Developer
10 1,040 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 991 (4.41%) Business Analyst
12 919 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 900 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
14 820 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
15 770 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
16 693 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
17 612 (2.72%) React Developer
18 587 (2.61%) Lead Developer
19 526 (2.34%) Consultant
20 497 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,176 (23.04%) .NET
2 3,587 (15.96%) HTML
3 3,468 (15.44%) AngularJS
4 3,410 (15.18%) CSS
5 3,134 (13.95%) React
6 2,244 (9.99%) Node.js
7 2,143 (9.54%) ASP.NET
8 2,138 (9.52%) Web Services
9 1,921 (8.55%) .NET Core
10 1,660 (7.39%) REST
11 1,427 (6.35%) .NET Framework
12 1,359 (6.05%) RESTful
12 1,359 (6.05%) Spring
13 1,284 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1,246 (5.55%) HTML5
15 1,220 (5.43%) Vue.js
16 1,090 (4.85%) jQuery
17 1,073 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 777 (3.46%) Entity Framework
19 733 (3.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,853 (8.25%) User Experience
2 1,702 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 1,307 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
4 893 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 676 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
6 562 (2.50%) Fixed Income
7 557 (2.48%) Hedge funds
8 478 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 424 (1.89%) Derivative
10 404 (1.80%) Public Cloud
11 400 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 392 (1.74%) Cloud Native
13 334 (1.49%) Algorithms
14 323 (1.44%) Management Information System
15 311 (1.38%) Equities
16 287 (1.28%) Virtual Team
17 273 (1.22%) Data Structures
18 200 (0.89%) Data Centre
19 131 (0.58%) Blog
20 113 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1,871 (8.33%) Linux
2 1,271 (5.66%) Windows
3 556 (2.47%) Android
4 537 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 518 (2.31%) Unix
6 279 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 150 (0.67%) CentOS
8 141 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 117 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 80 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 62 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 51 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
13 40 (0.18%) VMS
14 35 (0.16%) AIX
15 27 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 22 (0.098%) Debian
17 20 (0.089%) Windows Server 2019
18 18 (0.080%) CoreOS
19 17 (0.076%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,740 (25.55%) Scrum
2 4,642 (20.66%) DevOps
3 4,138 (18.42%) TDD
4 3,741 (16.65%) Software Engineering
5 3,129 (13.93%) Test Automation
6 3,073 (13.68%) Microservices
7 2,323 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
8 2,309 (10.28%) BDD
9 2,306 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 2,261 (10.06%) MVC
11 1,965 (8.75%) SDLC
12 1,809 (8.05%) Project Management
13 1,682 (7.49%) Kanban
14 1,647 (7.33%) Fintech
15 1,633 (7.27%) Mentoring
16 1,574 (7.01%) Analytics
17 1,509 (6.72%) OO
18 1,492 (6.64%) Waterfall
19 1,450 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
20 1,283 (5.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 6,567 (29.23%) JavaScript
2 5,529 (24.61%) C#
3 5,095 (22.68%) Java
4 4,499 (20.02%) SQL
5 3,054 (13.59%) Python
6 1,418 (6.31%) TypeScript
7 983 (4.38%) PHP
8 869 (3.87%) C++
9 670 (2.98%) Java 8
10 583 (2.59%) Ruby
11 559 (2.49%) T-SQL
12 556 (2.47%) C
13 555 (2.47%) Scala
14 517 (2.30%) PowerShell
15 446 (1.99%) Kotlin
16 423 (1.88%) ES6
17 408 (1.82%) Bash Shell
18 342 (1.52%) Go
19 288 (1.28%) R
20 232 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,334 (10.39%) Degree
2 1,210 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 722 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 681 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 399 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 331 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 266 (1.18%) ISEB
8 161 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 149 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 149 (0.66%) PMP
10 128 (0.57%) AWS Certification
11 121 (0.54%) Master's Degree
12 112 (0.50%) CISSP
13 97 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 87 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
15 83 (0.37%) CISM
16 76 (0.34%) PhD
17 73 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 62 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 61 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,909 (8.50%) QA
2 233 (1.04%) PMO
3 170 (0.76%) GDPR
4 165 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 156 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 150 (0.67%) SLA
7 64 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 50 (0.22%) NIST
9 49 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 42 (0.19%) NCSC
11 31 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 22 (0.098%) NIST 800
13 21 (0.093%) MiFID
14 20 (0.089%) COBIT
15 19 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
16 14 (0.062%) GxP
17 13 (0.058%) EMIR
17 13 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 10 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
19 9 (0.040%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2,651 (11.80%) Docker
2 325 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 210 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (0.41%) vSphere
5 57 (0.25%) HDFS
6 50 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 48 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 48 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 48 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 36 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.11%) Firmware
10 22 (0.098%) Apache Flume
11 20 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
12 19 (0.085%) NFS
13 17 (0.076%) Xen
14 16 (0.071%) VMware NSX
15 14 (0.062%) NDS
16 13 (0.058%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 13 (0.058%) Postfix
17 10 (0.045%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,927 (8.58%) Kubernetes
2 1,009 (4.49%) Terraform
3 783 (3.48%) Ansible
4 458 (2.04%) Puppet
5 366 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 125 (0.56%) Grafana
7 115 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 105 (0.47%) SCCM
9 101 (0.45%) Kibana
10 91 (0.41%) Packer
11 87 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
12 54 (0.24%) Consul
13 53 (0.24%) SCOM
14 51 (0.23%) Nagios
15 49 (0.22%) Graphite
15 49 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
16 47 (0.21%) Istio
17 43 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
18 42 (0.19%) Salt
19 36 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2,883 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 1,137 (5.06%) Oracle
3 855 (3.81%) Google
4 471 (2.10%) SAP
5 363 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 353 (1.57%) VMware
7 305 (1.36%) IBM
8 274 (1.22%) Tableau
9 265 (1.18%) Adobe
10 264 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 142 (0.63%) Red Hat
12 133 (0.59%) Cisco
13 131 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 131 (0.58%) Xamarin
14 119 (0.53%) ServiceNow
15 116 (0.52%) Zend
16 115 (0.51%) Informatica
17 106 (0.47%) Splunk
18 102 (0.45%) Databricks
19 101 (0.45%) hybris