Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 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 46,065 50,122 48,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.55% 29.16% 27.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.32% 31.76% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36,475 41,723 42,292
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 138,253 157,812 160,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.80% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,025 127,041 132,889
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,979 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 42,886 £55,000 +4.76% 7,507
UK excluding London +1 25,533 £50,000 +11.11% 4,940
London +1 19,611 £65,000 +4.00% 3,062
South East 0 8,041 £50,500 +6.32% 1,232
North of England +1 6,153 £47,500 +5.56% 1,337
North West +1 3,421 £50,000 +11.11% 680
Midlands +1 3,224 £45,000 - 730
South West +1 2,993 £47,500 +5.56% 648
East of England +1 2,747 £52,500 +5.00% 503
Yorkshire 0 2,342 £47,500 +5.56% 521
West Midlands +1 1,896 £45,000 - 438
Scotland 0 1,641 £47,500 - 276
East Midlands 0 1,322 £45,000 +5.88% 291
Wales 0 646 £42,500 +6.25% 155
North East +1 439 £48,500 +15.48% 136
Northern Ireland -2 184 £40,000 - 64
Channel Islands - 5 £45,000 -
Isle of Man +7 1 £67,500 +35.00%

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 12,467 (27.06%) C#
2 12,201 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 12,006 (26.06%) Scrum
4 11,725 (25.45%) Java
5 11,037 (23.96%) .NET
6 10,090 (21.90%) SQL
7 9,781 (21.23%) Finance
8 9,111 (19.78%) TDD
9 8,460 (18.37%) HTML
10 7,502 (16.29%) CSS
11 7,277 (15.80%) Software Engineering
12 7,167 (15.56%) SQL Server
13 7,116 (15.45%) DevOps
14 6,890 (14.96%) Test Automation
15 6,548 (14.21%) Amazon AWS
16 6,458 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
17 6,433 (13.97%) AngularJS
18 6,207 (13.47%) MVC
19 6,133 (13.31%) Microsoft
20 6,019 (13.07%) Degree
21 5,839 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
22 5,822 (12.64%) Git (software)
23 5,479 (11.89%) Python
24 5,307 (11.52%) ASP.NET
25 4,908 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
26 4,871 (10.57%) Microservices
27 4,535 (9.84%) BDD
28 4,488 (9.74%) SDLC
29 4,355 (9.45%) QA
30 4,336 (9.41%) 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 1,625 (3.53%) Confluence
2 1,291 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
3 993 (2.16%) Apache Spark
4 948 (2.06%) Apache
5 869 (1.89%) CMS
6 646 (1.40%) IIS
7 624 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 585 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 368 (0.80%) JBoss
10 281 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 239 (0.52%) nginx
12 215 (0.47%) SAS
12 215 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 214 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 196 (0.43%) WordPress
15 187 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 187 (0.41%) Drupal
16 186 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
17 178 (0.39%) Umbraco
18 165 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 714 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 686 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 485 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 454 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 413 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 266 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 193 (0.42%) InVision
8 152 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 82 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 81 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 58 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
12 38 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
13 30 (0.065%) SPSS
14 28 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
15 27 (0.059%) AutoCAD
15 27 (0.059%) Flinto
16 26 (0.056%) Mingle
17 12 (0.026%) Maya
17 12 (0.026%) Weka
18 11 (0.024%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 519 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 188 (0.41%) Magento
3 126 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 118 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 110 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 105 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 104 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 91 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
9 60 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 59 (0.13%) SAP CO
10 59 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 53 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
11 53 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
12 49 (0.11%) SAP ERP
13 48 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
14 42 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
15 36 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
16 35 (0.076%) NetSuite
17 32 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 31 (0.067%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6,548 (14.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6,458 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,657 (3.60%) SaaS
4 1,211 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1,067 (2.32%) GitHub
6 842 (1.83%) PaaS
7 624 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 623 (1.35%) Office 365
9 565 (1.23%) Serverless
10 486 (1.06%) IaaS
11 433 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
12 402 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
13 371 (0.81%) Amazon S3
14 338 (0.73%) OpenShift
15 321 (0.70%) npm
16 270 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
17 237 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 218 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
19 210 (0.46%) Slack
20 206 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 988 (2.14%) Internet
2 659 (1.43%) Firewall
3 646 (1.40%) HTTP
4 392 (0.85%) DNS
5 330 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 206 (0.45%) DHCP
7 200 (0.43%) WAN
8 190 (0.41%) Network Security
9 173 (0.38%) Wireless
10 170 (0.37%) VPN
11 155 (0.34%) LAN
12 127 (0.28%) SSL
13 122 (0.26%) Skype
14 117 (0.25%) Broadband
14 117 (0.25%) SAN
15 89 (0.19%) Intranet
16 82 (0.18%) VoIP
17 72 (0.16%) HTTPS
18 71 (0.15%) Modbus
18 71 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,167 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2,987 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 2,312 (5.02%) Big Data
4 2,201 (4.78%) MySQL
5 1,730 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 1,620 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 1,509 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1,328 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1,296 (2.81%) Hadoop
10 1,144 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 997 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 824 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 645 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 608 (1.32%) Power BI
15 565 (1.23%) RDBMS
16 509 (1.10%) Redis
17 461 (1.00%) Oracle Database
18 432 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 412 (0.89%) Apache Hive
20 333 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5,822 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 4,216 (9.15%) JIRA
3 3,902 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 2,889 (6.27%) Selenium
5 1,981 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 1,652 (3.59%) Maven
7 1,561 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,532 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 1,325 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 1,048 (2.28%) JUnit
11 998 (2.17%) Subversion
12 902 (1.96%) WebDriver
13 807 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 789 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 689 (1.50%) Gradle
16 678 (1.47%) NUnit
17 662 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
18 632 (1.37%) JMeter
19 626 (1.36%) SpecFlow
20 603 (1.31%) SoapUI
General
1 9,781 (21.23%) Finance
2 2,686 (5.83%) Retail
3 2,674 (5.80%) Banking
4 2,217 (4.81%) Marketing
5 1,502 (3.26%) Games
6 940 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 745 (1.62%) Advertising
8 708 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 569 (1.24%) Law
10 547 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 535 (1.16%) Front Office
12 501 (1.09%) Legal
13 480 (1.04%) Electronics
14 359 (0.78%) Back Office
15 336 (0.73%) Automotive
16 324 (0.70%) Financial Institution
17 283 (0.61%) Publishing
18 176 (0.38%) Retail Banking
19 139 (0.30%) Billing
20 133 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 18,589 (40.35%) Developer
2 4,822 (10.47%) .NET Developer
3 4,763 (10.34%) Analyst
4 4,276 (9.28%) Java Developer
5 3,811 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 3,620 (7.86%) Senior Developer
7 2,836 (6.16%) Architect
8 2,821 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 2,655 (5.76%) Business Analyst
10 2,432 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 2,358 (5.12%) Software Developer
12 2,301 (5.00%) Project Manager
13 1,499 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,258 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,245 (2.70%) Lead Developer
16 1,203 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
17 1,131 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
18 1,090 (2.37%) Test Analyst
19 1,089 (2.36%) Test Engineer
20 1,075 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,037 (23.96%) .NET
2 8,460 (18.37%) HTML
3 7,502 (16.29%) CSS
4 6,433 (13.97%) AngularJS
5 5,307 (11.52%) ASP.NET
6 4,269 (9.27%) Web Services
7 3,758 (8.16%) React
8 3,623 (7.86%) Spring
9 3,561 (7.73%) RESTful
10 3,212 (6.97%) HTML5
11 3,172 (6.89%) Node.js
12 3,167 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3,085 (6.70%) REST
14 3,027 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,794 (6.07%) jQuery
16 2,370 (5.14%) .NET Framework
17 2,155 (4.68%) XML
18 1,751 (3.80%) CSS3
19 1,699 (3.69%) WCF
20 1,672 (3.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3,507 (7.61%) User Experience
2 3,473 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2,612 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2,270 (4.93%) Fintech
5 1,788 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 1,402 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1,180 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1,007 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 758 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 586 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 498 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 484 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 482 (1.05%) Virtual Team
14 361 (0.78%) Cloud Native
15 342 (0.74%) Hedge funds
16 338 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 323 (0.70%) Fixed Income
18 294 (0.64%) NHS
19 286 (0.62%) Derivative
20 281 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4,336 (9.41%) Linux
2 3,116 (6.76%) Windows
3 1,342 (2.91%) Android
4 1,237 (2.69%) Unix
5 1,223 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 663 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 421 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 331 (0.72%) CentOS
9 265 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 261 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 248 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 247 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 113 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 72 (0.16%) Solaris
15 71 (0.15%) Debian
16 68 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 67 (0.15%) AIX
17 67 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
18 52 (0.11%) Mac OS
19 47 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,006 (26.06%) Scrum
2 9,111 (19.78%) TDD
3 7,277 (15.80%) Software Engineering
4 7,116 (15.45%) DevOps
5 6,890 (14.96%) Test Automation
6 6,207 (13.47%) MVC
7 5,839 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
8 4,908 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
9 4,871 (10.57%) Microservices
10 4,535 (9.84%) BDD
11 4,488 (9.74%) SDLC
12 4,227 (9.18%) Project Management
13 3,935 (8.54%) Waterfall
14 3,829 (8.31%) Mentoring
15 3,573 (7.76%) OO
16 3,240 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 3,124 (6.78%) Computer Science
18 3,058 (6.64%) Kanban
19 2,904 (6.30%) Analytics
20 2,763 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12,467 (27.06%) C#
2 12,201 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 11,725 (25.45%) Java
4 10,090 (21.90%) SQL
5 5,479 (11.89%) Python
6 2,145 (4.66%) C++
7 2,131 (4.63%) PHP
8 1,875 (4.07%) Java 8
9 1,853 (4.02%) Ruby
10 1,610 (3.50%) T-SQL
11 1,450 (3.15%) Scala
12 1,331 (2.89%) PowerShell
13 1,194 (2.59%) C
14 1,069 (2.32%) TypeScript
15 997 (2.16%) Bash Shell
16 766 (1.66%) Go
17 718 (1.56%) ES6
18 645 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 583 (1.27%) Perl
20 492 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6,019 (13.07%) Degree
2 1,577 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 1,489 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 986 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 885 (1.92%) ISEB
6 774 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 491 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 394 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 352 (0.76%) PMP
10 282 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 269 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 245 (0.53%) CISSP
13 230 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 221 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
15 202 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 181 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
17 166 (0.36%) PhD
18 152 (0.33%) CISM
19 148 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
20 116 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4,355 (9.45%) QA
2 678 (1.47%) PMO
3 443 (0.96%) GDPR
4 343 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 263 (0.57%) SLA
6 249 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 150 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 83 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 65 (0.14%) PSD2
10 55 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 55 (0.12%) MiFID
11 50 (0.11%) COBIT
12 42 (0.091%) WCAG
13 26 (0.056%) SEPA
14 25 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 24 (0.052%) PMBOK
16 22 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
17 19 (0.041%) IFRS
18 18 (0.039%) ISO 14001
19 17 (0.037%) P3O
System Software
1 3,898 (8.46%) Docker
2 861 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 508 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 308 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 218 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 171 (0.37%) Firmware
7 168 (0.36%) HDFS
8 140 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 105 (0.23%) vSphere
10 94 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 90 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 66 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 62 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 59 (0.13%) XenApp
15 58 (0.13%) XenDesktop
16 44 (0.096%) Xen
17 38 (0.082%) Varnish
17 38 (0.082%) VMware NSX
18 35 (0.076%) NFS
19 30 (0.065%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2,010 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 1,900 (4.12%) Ansible
3 1,628 (3.53%) Puppet
4 1,180 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1,163 (2.52%) Terraform
6 237 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 226 (0.49%) SCCM
8 218 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
9 207 (0.45%) Packer
10 180 (0.39%) Oozie
11 177 (0.38%) Kibana
12 175 (0.38%) Salt
13 168 (0.36%) Prometheus
14 162 (0.35%) Grafana
15 154 (0.33%) Nagios
16 138 (0.30%) SCOM
17 125 (0.27%) HP ALM
18 114 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
19 110 (0.24%) ZABBIX
20 102 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6,133 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 2,937 (6.38%) Oracle
3 1,751 (3.80%) Google
4 1,243 (2.70%) SAP
5 798 (1.73%) VMware
6 622 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 599 (1.30%) Tableau
8 562 (1.22%) Adobe
9 541 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 505 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 479 (1.04%) IBM
12 367 (0.80%) Xamarin
13 334 (0.73%) HP
14 332 (0.72%) WorldPay
15 319 (0.69%) Sitecore
15 319 (0.69%) Splunk
16 300 (0.65%) Cisco
17 280 (0.61%) Facebook
18 257 (0.56%) Cloudera
19 234 (0.51%) New Relic