Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 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 36,393 46,273 51,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.34% 30.54% 29.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.92% 33.12% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28,433 36,609 42,961
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 114,031 139,701 161,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.19% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 90,428 110,324 131,517
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,823 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 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 33,686 £57,500 +4.55% 6,119
UK excluding London -1 19,892 £50,000 - 4,396
London 0 15,703 £70,000 +7.69% 2,198
South East 0 5,891 £52,500 +3.96% 1,030
North of England 0 5,221 £50,000 +5.26% 1,261
North West 0 2,814 £50,000 - 681
South West 0 2,564 £45,000 -5.26% 582
Midlands -1 2,502 £50,000 +11.11% 636
Yorkshire 0 1,977 £48,250 +4.89% 473
East of England 0 1,723 £55,000 +4.76% 413
West Midlands -1 1,472 £50,000 +11.11% 362
Scotland -1 1,291 £47,500 - 251
East Midlands 0 1,018 £49,325 +3.84% 274
Wales 0 623 £45,000 +5.88% 167
North East 0 430 £45,000 -5.54% 107
Northern Ireland +1 142 £52,500 +26.51% 51
Channel Islands +8 13 £67,500 +50.00% 8
Isle of Man 0 2 £60,000 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 9,661 (26.55%) JavaScript
2 9,312 (25.59%) Scrum
3 9,192 (25.26%) C#
4 8,331 (22.89%) Java
5 8,274 (22.74%) Finance
6 8,263 (22.70%) .NET
7 7,297 (20.05%) SQL
8 6,998 (19.23%) Azure
9 6,847 (18.81%) DevOps
10 6,702 (18.42%) AWS
11 6,442 (17.70%) TDD
12 6,001 (16.49%) Software Engineering
13 5,560 (15.28%) HTML
14 5,300 (14.56%) CSS
15 5,074 (13.94%) SQL Server
16 4,969 (13.65%) Test Automation
17 4,754 (13.06%) AngularJS
18 4,700 (12.91%) Git (software)
19 4,697 (12.91%) Python
20 4,505 (12.38%) Microservices
21 4,457 (12.25%) Microsoft
22 4,077 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
23 3,990 (10.96%) MVC
24 3,952 (10.86%) Degree
25 3,896 (10.71%) React
26 3,875 (10.65%) Docker
27 3,811 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
28 3,702 (10.17%) Web Services
29 3,614 (9.93%) ASP.NET
30 3,529 (9.70%) BDD

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 1,402 (3.85%) Confluence
2 776 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 686 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 626 (1.72%) CMS
5 598 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 356 (0.98%) Apache
7 343 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 336 (0.92%) IIS
9 175 (0.48%) Umbraco
10 171 (0.47%) WordPress
11 155 (0.43%) EPiServer
12 144 (0.40%) JBoss
12 144 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 139 (0.38%) nginx
13 139 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 120 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
15 98 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 92 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
17 89 (0.24%) Skype for Business
18 87 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 510 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 483 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 298 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 293 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 267 (0.73%) Sketch
6 226 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 182 (0.50%) InVision
8 141 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 105 (0.29%) Chatbot
10 91 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 70 (0.19%) Adobe XD
12 51 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 50 (0.14%) Figma
14 41 (0.11%) Zeplin
15 28 (0.077%) HipChat
16 24 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
17 22 (0.060%) Marvel
18 20 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
19 16 (0.044%) Simulink
20 15 (0.041%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 343 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 160 (0.44%) Magento
3 149 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 106 (0.29%) FINCAD Analytics
5 85 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 74 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 68 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
8 65 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 56 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 56 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 49 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 37 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
12 33 (0.091%) SAP ERP
13 31 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 25 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
15 23 (0.063%) WebTrends
16 20 (0.055%) assyst
16 20 (0.055%) Shopify
17 17 (0.047%) Markit EDM
17 17 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6,998 (19.23%) Azure
2 6,702 (18.42%) AWS
3 1,705 (4.68%) SaaS
4 1,485 (4.08%) GCP
5 986 (2.71%) Serverless
6 864 (2.37%) GitHub
7 736 (2.02%) PaaS
8 694 (1.91%) Office 365
9 690 (1.90%) Power Platform
10 509 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
11 502 (1.38%) Amazon S3
12 442 (1.21%) IaaS
13 421 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
14 346 (0.95%) OpenShift
15 335 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
16 316 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
17 293 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
18 282 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
19 266 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
20 218 (0.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 580 (1.59%) Internet
2 435 (1.20%) Firewall
3 322 (0.88%) HTTP
4 307 (0.84%) DNS
5 191 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 164 (0.45%) WAN
7 141 (0.39%) Intranet
8 138 (0.38%) VPN
9 137 (0.38%) Wireless
10 130 (0.36%) Skype
11 114 (0.31%) DHCP
12 103 (0.28%) LAN
13 92 (0.25%) Network Security
14 85 (0.23%) SSL
15 79 (0.22%) MPLS
16 68 (0.19%) VoIP
17 67 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
18 65 (0.18%) DMZ
19 63 (0.17%) SAN
19 63 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,074 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 1,782 (4.90%) NoSQL
3 1,653 (4.54%) MySQL
4 1,518 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1,262 (3.47%) MongoDB
6 1,208 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 1,103 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 945 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 722 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 693 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 652 (1.79%) Power BI
12 571 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 518 (1.42%) Redis
14 435 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
15 406 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
16 369 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 365 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 349 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 300 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
20 275 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 4,700 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 3,293 (9.05%) JIRA
3 2,678 (7.36%) Jenkins
4 2,168 (5.96%) Selenium
5 1,182 (3.25%) Cucumber
6 1,125 (3.09%) Visual Studio
7 982 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 913 (2.51%) Maven
9 725 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 681 (1.87%) JUnit
11 665 (1.83%) WebDriver
12 539 (1.48%) Subversion
13 533 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 522 (1.43%) Bitbucket
15 507 (1.39%) SpecFlow
16 464 (1.27%) webpack
17 434 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 432 (1.19%) Postman
19 425 (1.17%) SoapUI
20 423 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 8,274 (22.74%) Finance
2 2,278 (6.26%) Banking
3 2,043 (5.61%) Retail
4 1,522 (4.18%) Marketing
5 1,100 (3.02%) Public Sector
6 956 (2.63%) Front Office
7 841 (2.31%) Games
8 623 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 551 (1.51%) Legal
10 483 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 395 (1.09%) Law
12 361 (0.99%) Advertising
13 321 (0.88%) Automotive
14 279 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 257 (0.71%) Electronics
16 247 (0.68%) Back Office
17 236 (0.65%) Financial Institution
18 183 (0.50%) Aerospace
19 169 (0.46%) Publishing
20 132 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14,266 (39.20%) Developer
2 3,318 (9.12%) Analyst
3 3,274 (9.00%) Senior Developer
4 3,133 (8.61%) .NET Developer
5 2,795 (7.68%) Java Developer
6 2,669 (7.33%) C# Developer
7 2,584 (7.10%) Software Engineer
8 1,994 (5.48%) Architect
9 1,969 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 1,785 (4.90%) Project Manager
11 1,713 (4.71%) Business Analyst
12 1,455 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 1,225 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 1,078 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
15 1,017 (2.79%) Full Stack Developer
16 974 (2.68%) Lead Developer
17 947 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
18 891 (2.45%) Consultant
19 858 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
20 828 (2.28%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,263 (22.70%) .NET
2 5,560 (15.28%) HTML
3 5,300 (14.56%) CSS
4 4,754 (13.06%) AngularJS
5 3,896 (10.71%) React
6 3,702 (10.17%) Web Services
7 3,614 (9.93%) ASP.NET
8 2,953 (8.11%) Node.js
9 2,676 (7.35%) REST
10 2,415 (6.64%) RESTful
11 2,345 (6.44%) Spring
12 2,285 (6.28%) .NET Core
13 2,077 (5.71%) .NET Framework
14 2,049 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,958 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,937 (5.32%) HTML5
17 1,818 (5.00%) jQuery
18 1,279 (3.51%) Vue.js
19 1,223 (3.36%) XML
20 1,167 (3.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2,738 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2,681 (7.37%) User Experience
3 2,038 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
4 1,476 (4.06%) Mobile App
5 1,150 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 859 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 718 (1.97%) Fixed Income
8 682 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 653 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 552 (1.52%) Cloud Native
11 540 (1.48%) Derivative
12 530 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 482 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 469 (1.29%) Equities
15 465 (1.28%) Hedge funds
16 426 (1.17%) Data Structures
17 404 (1.11%) Data Centre
18 355 (0.98%) Virtual Team
19 336 (0.92%) Blog
20 178 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,024 (8.31%) Linux
2 2,250 (6.18%) Windows
3 993 (2.73%) Unix
4 979 (2.69%) Android
5 958 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 475 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 222 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 196 (0.54%) CentOS
9 181 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 163 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 150 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 114 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 75 (0.21%) Solaris
14 65 (0.18%) VMS
15 50 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 45 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 39 (0.11%) Debian
18 38 (0.10%) Windows 7
19 36 (0.099%) Fedora
20 32 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,312 (25.59%) Scrum
2 6,847 (18.81%) DevOps
3 6,442 (17.70%) TDD
4 6,001 (16.49%) Software Engineering
5 4,969 (13.65%) Test Automation
6 4,505 (12.38%) Microservices
7 4,077 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
8 3,990 (10.96%) MVC
9 3,811 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
10 3,529 (9.70%) BDD
11 3,380 (9.29%) Mentoring
12 3,190 (8.77%) SDLC
13 3,043 (8.36%) Project Management
14 2,666 (7.33%) Analytics
15 2,627 (7.22%) Kanban
16 2,559 (7.03%) Waterfall
17 2,468 (6.78%) OO
18 2,380 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
19 2,195 (6.03%) Computer Science
20 2,168 (5.96%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 9,661 (26.55%) JavaScript
2 9,192 (25.26%) C#
3 8,331 (22.89%) Java
4 7,297 (20.05%) SQL
5 4,697 (12.91%) Python
6 1,681 (4.62%) PHP
7 1,558 (4.28%) TypeScript
8 1,483 (4.07%) C++
9 1,270 (3.49%) Ruby
10 1,201 (3.30%) Java 8
11 1,026 (2.82%) T-SQL
12 971 (2.67%) C
13 963 (2.65%) PowerShell
14 909 (2.50%) Scala
15 647 (1.78%) ES6
16 638 (1.75%) Bash Shell
17 625 (1.72%) Kotlin
18 580 (1.59%) R
19 468 (1.29%) Go
20 383 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3,952 (10.86%) Degree
2 1,265 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 1,132 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 748 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 556 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 449 (1.23%) ISEB
7 350 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 285 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 250 (0.69%) PMP
10 248 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 244 (0.67%) CISSP
12 160 (0.44%) CISM
13 151 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 150 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 148 (0.41%) Master's Degree
16 142 (0.39%) PhD
17 137 (0.38%) AWS Certification
17 137 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
18 123 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
19 102 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3,051 (8.38%) QA
2 399 (1.10%) PMO
3 330 (0.91%) SLA
4 312 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 299 (0.82%) GDPR
6 247 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 150 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 53 (0.15%) COBIT
9 52 (0.14%) NIST
10 47 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 42 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 41 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 31 (0.085%) DICOM
13 31 (0.085%) MiFID
14 30 (0.082%) EMIR
15 29 (0.080%) PSD2
16 28 (0.077%) NCSC
17 25 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 21 (0.058%) WCAG
19 18 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3,875 (10.65%) Docker
2 609 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 344 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 134 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 129 (0.35%) Firmware
6 119 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 86 (0.24%) vSphere
8 81 (0.22%) HDFS
9 79 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 77 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (0.13%) NFS
12 47 (0.13%) XenApp
13 42 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 42 (0.12%) VMware NSX
14 26 (0.071%) XenDesktop
15 24 (0.066%) Apache Flume
16 23 (0.063%) Samba
17 21 (0.058%) Xen
18 20 (0.055%) Postfix
19 16 (0.044%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2,584 (7.10%) Kubernetes
2 1,376 (3.78%) Terraform
3 1,371 (3.77%) Ansible
4 832 (2.29%) Puppet
5 667 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 190 (0.52%) SCCM
7 188 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
8 181 (0.50%) Packer
9 154 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
10 145 (0.40%) Prometheus
11 137 (0.38%) Grafana
11 137 (0.38%) Kibana
12 101 (0.28%) Mesos
12 101 (0.28%) Nagios
13 94 (0.26%) Rancher
14 93 (0.26%) Salt
15 87 (0.24%) SCOM
16 86 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
17 81 (0.22%) HP ALM
18 77 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4,457 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 1,847 (5.08%) Oracle
3 1,259 (3.46%) Google
4 714 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 710 (1.95%) SAP
6 529 (1.45%) VMware
7 482 (1.32%) Tableau
7 482 (1.32%) WorldPay
8 448 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 444 (1.22%) Adobe
10 427 (1.17%) IBM
11 331 (0.91%) FIS
12 284 (0.78%) HP
13 275 (0.76%) Red Hat
14 261 (0.72%) ServiceNow
15 255 (0.70%) Splunk
16 247 (0.68%) Cisco
17 234 (0.64%) Sitecore
18 225 (0.62%) Informatica
19 209 (0.57%) Sage