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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 58,014 27,145 26,828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.93% 29.19% 29.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.74% 31.23% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26,466 20,621 21,305
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.34%

Agile 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 157,885 86,906 84,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.07% 93.46% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 82,357 64,292 67,941
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,824 £41,250 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the UK

Agile
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile.

Salary trend for Agile in the UK

Agile
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in the UK

Agile
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile within the UK over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England 0 48,360 £65,000 +8.33% 3,886
London 0 27,170 £75,000 +3.45% 1,710
Work from Home +1 26,473 £62,500 +8.70% 1,825
UK excluding London 0 23,097 £55,000 +10.00% 2,411
South East +1 6,616 £60,000 +9.09% 546
North of England 0 6,253 £55,000 +10.00% 684
Midlands 0 3,416 £53,112 +6.22% 403
North West 0 3,330 £55,000 +10.00% 396
South West 0 2,717 £53,112 +6.22% 283
Yorkshire 0 2,558 £55,000 +10.00% 219
West Midlands 0 2,489 £53,300 +4.51% 259
Scotland 0 1,924 £57,500 +15.00% 201
East of England -1 1,529 £57,500 +4.55% 237
East Midlands +1 912 £52,500 +5.00% 143
Wales 0 710 £50,000 +5.26% 40
North East 0 374 £52,500 +9.38% 70
Northern Ireland +1 190 £52,500 +17.98% 23

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 15,941 (27.48%) AWS
2 15,600 (26.89%) Finance
3 15,128 (26.08%) JavaScript
4 14,935 (25.74%) Social Skills
5 14,879 (25.65%) DevOps
6 14,419 (24.85%) Software Engineering
7 14,141 (24.38%) Scrum
8 13,954 (24.05%) Azure
9 12,898 (22.23%) Java
10 12,489 (21.53%) CI/CD
11 11,718 (20.20%) React
12 11,616 (20.02%) Python
13 11,442 (19.72%) SQL
14 10,371 (17.88%) Docker
15 9,855 (16.99%) Git (software)
16 9,484 (16.35%) Test Automation
17 9,394 (16.19%) Kubernetes
18 9,378 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
19 9,253 (15.95%) C#
20 9,125 (15.73%) Microservices
21 9,112 (15.71%) TDD
22 8,590 (14.81%) .NET
23 8,448 (14.56%) Mentoring
24 7,940 (13.69%) Degree
25 7,122 (12.28%) User Experience
26 7,032 (12.12%) HTML
27 7,022 (12.10%) CSS
28 6,972 (12.02%) Microsoft
29 6,965 (12.01%) Full Stack Development
30 6,795 (11.71%) Node.js

Agile
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 2,461 (4.24%) Confluence
2 1,246 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1,218 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 1,091 (1.88%) CMS
5 922 (1.59%) Apache
6 851 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 549 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
8 373 (0.64%) IIS
9 320 (0.55%) WordPress
10 298 (0.51%) nginx
11 257 (0.44%) SAS
12 250 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 183 (0.32%) Drupal
14 181 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 181 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
15 166 (0.29%) OpenStack
16 164 (0.28%) JBoss
17 145 (0.25%) GeoServer
17 145 (0.25%) Headless CMS
18 142 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,024 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 847 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 685 (1.18%) Sketch
4 573 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 472 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 422 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 367 (0.63%) InVision
8 184 (0.32%) Adobe XD
9 182 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 169 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 143 (0.25%) Zeplin
12 134 (0.23%) Chatbot
13 105 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
14 76 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
15 69 (0.12%) Campfire
16 53 (0.091%) Simulink
17 29 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
18 28 (0.048%) SPSS
19 27 (0.047%) Windchill
20 25 (0.043%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 417 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 136 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 122 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 107 (0.18%) Shopify
5 104 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 102 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 75 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 65 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
9 59 (0.10%) Magento
10 52 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
11 51 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 47 (0.081%) WebTrends
13 40 (0.069%) TrackWise
14 37 (0.064%) SAP Business ByDesign
15 36 (0.062%) Sentinel
16 33 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
17 32 (0.055%) R3 Corda
18 31 (0.053%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
19 29 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
20 28 (0.048%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15,941 (27.48%) AWS
2 13,954 (24.05%) Azure
3 5,961 (10.28%) GCP
4 4,671 (8.05%) Serverless
5 4,462 (7.69%) SaaS
6 3,420 (5.90%) GitHub
7 2,191 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
8 1,989 (3.43%) Power Platform
9 1,480 (2.55%) PaaS
10 1,301 (2.24%) Amazon S3
11 1,227 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
12 1,217 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 999 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
14 973 (1.68%) Figma
15 972 (1.68%) Microsoft 365
16 950 (1.64%) OpenShift
17 767 (1.32%) IaaS
18 713 (1.23%) npm
19 711 (1.23%) Amazon ECS
20 691 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1,152 (1.99%) Internet
2 1,133 (1.95%) HTTP
3 805 (1.39%) Firewall
4 764 (1.32%) Broadband
5 396 (0.68%) DNS
6 371 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 325 (0.56%) WAN
8 304 (0.52%) LAN
9 291 (0.50%) VPN
10 278 (0.48%) Network Security
11 212 (0.37%) VoIP
12 204 (0.35%) Wireless
13 163 (0.28%) DHCP
14 145 (0.25%) PPP
14 145 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
15 138 (0.24%) BGP
16 93 (0.16%) OSPF
17 88 (0.15%) Intranet
18 86 (0.15%) MPLS
19 85 (0.15%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,433 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 3,957 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 3,913 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3,378 (5.82%) MySQL
5 3,334 (5.75%) Relational Database
6 2,455 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 2,300 (3.96%) Big Data
8 1,548 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1,527 (2.63%) Power BI
10 1,430 (2.46%) Redis
11 1,092 (1.88%) Data Lake
12 948 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 940 (1.62%) Hadoop
14 845 (1.46%) Tableau
15 823 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 747 (1.29%) BigQuery
17 678 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 636 (1.10%) RDBMS
19 578 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
20 491 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 9,855 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 6,022 (10.38%) JIRA
3 5,455 (9.40%) Jenkins
4 2,380 (4.10%) Selenium
5 1,576 (2.72%) Cypress.io
6 1,561 (2.69%) GitLab
7 1,401 (2.41%) Maven
8 1,344 (2.32%) Cucumber
9 1,224 (2.11%) JUnit
10 1,114 (1.92%) webpack
11 1,061 (1.83%) Postman
12 936 (1.61%) Gradle
13 933 (1.61%) Bitbucket
14 875 (1.51%) TeamCity
15 793 (1.37%) CircleCI
16 775 (1.34%) Visual Studio
17 726 (1.25%) Subversion
18 672 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
19 646 (1.11%) JMeter
20 642 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 15,600 (26.89%) Finance
2 14,935 (25.74%) Social Skills
3 5,856 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4,151 (7.16%) Banking
5 4,067 (7.01%) Retail
6 3,991 (6.88%) Marketing
7 3,918 (6.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3,077 (5.30%) Public Sector
9 2,605 (4.49%) Games
10 1,982 (3.42%) Manufacturing
11 1,925 (3.32%) Legal
12 1,543 (2.66%) Presentation Skills
13 1,532 (2.64%) Law
14 1,272 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
15 1,205 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
16 1,128 (1.94%) Advertising
17 1,027 (1.77%) Automotive
18 1,024 (1.77%) Telecoms
19 767 (1.32%) Publishing
20 754 (1.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16,467 (28.38%) Developer
2 7,496 (12.92%) Software Engineer
3 4,602 (7.93%) Analyst
4 4,563 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 2,836 (4.89%) Architect
6 2,498 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2,478 (4.27%) Java Developer
8 2,366 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 2,285 (3.94%) Software Developer
10 2,259 (3.89%) Business Analyst
11 2,119 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 2,076 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 1,936 (3.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 1,929 (3.33%) .NET Developer
15 1,566 (2.70%) Product Manager
16 1,550 (2.67%) Java Engineer
17 1,530 (2.64%) Data Engineer
18 1,332 (2.30%) C# Developer
19 1,312 (2.26%) Designer
20 1,285 (2.21%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,718 (20.20%) React
2 8,590 (14.81%) .NET
3 7,032 (12.12%) HTML
4 7,022 (12.10%) CSS
5 6,795 (11.71%) Node.js
6 5,147 (8.87%) AngularJS
7 4,710 (8.12%) REST
8 4,237 (7.30%) RESTful
9 3,801 (6.55%) Spring
10 3,400 (5.86%) Kafka
11 3,259 (5.62%) .NET Core
12 2,705 (4.66%) Web Services
13 2,663 (4.59%) Vue.js
14 2,603 (4.49%) HTML5
15 2,491 (4.29%) ASP.NET
16 2,442 (4.21%) Spring Boot
17 2,337 (4.03%) GraphQL
18 2,121 (3.66%) Redux
19 2,035 (3.51%) JSON
20 2,011 (3.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7,122 (12.28%) User Experience
2 2,637 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2,496 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 2,487 (4.29%) Cloud Native
5 2,107 (3.63%) Algorithms
6 1,913 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1,663 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 1,507 (2.60%) Virtual Team
9 1,379 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 1,331 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
11 1,317 (2.27%) Public Cloud
12 1,164 (2.01%) Life Science
13 983 (1.69%) Social Media
14 909 (1.57%) Blockchain
15 831 (1.43%) Blog
16 718 (1.24%) IoT
17 642 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
18 641 (1.10%) Hedge funds
19 632 (1.09%) Derivative
20 578 (1.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4,988 (8.60%) Linux
2 2,586 (4.46%) Windows
3 2,248 (3.87%) Android
4 1,811 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 1,228 (2.12%) Unix
6 430 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 353 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 224 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 205 (0.35%) CentOS
10 137 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 135 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 129 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 120 (0.21%) VMS
14 93 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
15 75 (0.13%) Mesosphere
16 72 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
17 50 (0.086%) Mac OS X
18 41 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
19 37 (0.064%) Debian
20 29 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,879 (25.65%) DevOps
2 14,419 (24.85%) Software Engineering
3 14,141 (24.38%) Scrum
4 12,489 (21.53%) CI/CD
5 9,484 (16.35%) Test Automation
6 9,378 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
7 9,125 (15.73%) Microservices
8 9,112 (15.71%) TDD
9 8,448 (14.56%) Mentoring
10 6,965 (12.01%) Full Stack Development
11 6,602 (11.38%) Analytics
12 6,385 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
13 6,210 (10.70%) Coaching
14 5,806 (10.01%) SDLC
15 5,670 (9.77%) Project Management
16 5,177 (8.92%) Computer Science
17 4,915 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 4,625 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 4,536 (7.82%) BDD
20 4,480 (7.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15,128 (26.08%) JavaScript
2 12,898 (22.23%) Java
3 11,616 (20.02%) Python
4 11,442 (19.72%) SQL
5 9,253 (15.95%) C#
6 6,280 (10.82%) TypeScript
7 2,686 (4.63%) PHP
8 2,382 (4.11%) Go
9 2,028 (3.50%) C
10 1,965 (3.39%) C++
11 1,925 (3.32%) Ruby
12 1,897 (3.27%) Kotlin
13 1,839 (3.17%) PowerShell
14 1,669 (2.88%) Scala
15 1,634 (2.82%) Bash
16 1,312 (2.26%) T-SQL
17 1,102 (1.90%) ES6
18 733 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 732 (1.26%) R
20 563 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7,940 (13.69%) Degree
2 3,052 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2,546 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 2,191 (3.78%) SC Cleared
5 858 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 693 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 669 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 524 (0.90%) ISEB
9 501 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 425 (0.73%) PMP
11 341 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 338 (0.58%) AWS Certification
13 285 (0.49%) CISSP
14 274 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
15 263 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 239 (0.41%) PhD
17 222 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
18 187 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 186 (0.32%) DBS Check
20 157 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6,265 (10.80%) QA
2 1,801 (3.10%) Accessibility
3 675 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 663 (1.14%) PMO
5 576 (0.99%) GDPR
6 418 (0.72%) SLA
7 278 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 210 (0.36%) NIST
9 196 (0.34%) WCAG
10 178 (0.31%) GRC
11 166 (0.29%) PCI DSS
12 74 (0.13%) GxP
13 69 (0.12%) SOC 2
14 60 (0.10%) ISO 13485
15 57 (0.098%) AUTOSAR
16 53 (0.091%) ISO 20022
17 52 (0.090%) COBIT
17 52 (0.090%) IEC 62304
18 50 (0.086%) MISRA
18 50 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10,371 (17.88%) Docker
2 717 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 513 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 249 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 196 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 140 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 127 (0.22%) Firmware
8 102 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 88 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 79 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 51 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
12 48 (0.083%) vSphere
13 46 (0.079%) HDFS
14 42 (0.072%) KVM
15 24 (0.041%) ProxySG
16 23 (0.040%) ISA Server
17 19 (0.033%) Xen
18 18 (0.031%) LXC
18 18 (0.031%) zsh
19 16 (0.028%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9,394 (16.19%) Kubernetes
2 4,710 (8.12%) Terraform
3 2,405 (4.15%) Ansible
4 1,047 (1.80%) Puppet
5 875 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 689 (1.19%) Prometheus
7 634 (1.09%) Grafana
8 388 (0.67%) Kibana
9 292 (0.50%) Istio
10 207 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
11 163 (0.28%) logstash
12 152 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
13 119 (0.21%) Packer
14 113 (0.19%) ZABBIX
15 105 (0.18%) Consul
16 104 (0.18%) Argo
17 91 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
18 84 (0.14%) Rancher
19 72 (0.12%) Bugsnag
19 72 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6,972 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 4,084 (7.04%) Google
3 2,171 (3.74%) Oracle
4 1,496 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
5 976 (1.68%) SAP
6 802 (1.38%) Adobe
7 754 (1.30%) Databricks
8 618 (1.07%) VMware
9 578 (1.00%) Splunk
10 538 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 509 (0.88%) IBM
12 482 (0.83%) Cisco
13 467 (0.80%) Apple
14 320 (0.55%) ServiceNow
15 307 (0.53%) Facebook
16 290 (0.50%) MuleSoft
17 279 (0.48%) New Relic
18 275 (0.47%) LexisNexis
19 266 (0.46%) Red Hat
20 231 (0.40%) Sitecore