Agile Software Development
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Agile skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Agile over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 18,334 23,181 63,720
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.34% 27.48% 35.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.23% 28.79% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10,110 14,452 28,277
10th Percentile £40,800 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £48,250 £50,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +3.17% +5.00%
75th Percentile £83,177 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.54% +7.27% +4.76%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Agile falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 82,461 80,519 172,966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.47% 95.46% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 55,806 51,724 86,733
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,503
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.14%

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 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Agile in the UK

Agile
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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 15,093 £65,000 -0.76% 1,587
UK excluding London 0 12,761 £57,500 -2.54% 1,286
Work from Home -1 7,524 £62,783 -3.41% 1,092
London -1 4,913 £82,500 +3.13% 468
North of England 0 3,311 £57,965 -0.92% 344
South East -1 2,787 £60,000 -4.00% 333
Scotland -1 2,320 £57,500 -3.40% 91
North West 0 2,049 £60,000 +4.35% 200
Midlands -3 1,795 £55,000 -3.65% 207
South West -3 1,502 £57,500 -3.40% 206
West Midlands -5 1,064 £57,500 +2.22% 132
Yorkshire -4 930 £57,500 -4.17% 100
East Midlands -2 719 £52,500 -8.70% 75
East of England -5 638 £55,000 -4.35% 118
North East -2 332 £55,087 +0.16% 49
Wales -4 299 £55,000 +3.54% 31
Northern Ireland -6 113 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Isle of Man - 2 £36,000 - 1

Agile
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 873 (4.76%) Apache
2 808 (4.41%) Apache Airflow
3 495 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 441 (2.41%) Confluence
5 325 (1.77%) SAS
6 271 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 256 (1.40%) ArcGIS
8 248 (1.35%) GeoServer
9 130 (0.71%) CMS
10 121 (0.66%) Microsoft Exchange
11 98 (0.53%) FileNet
12 47 (0.26%) WebLogic
13 45 (0.25%) IIS
14 41 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
15 38 (0.21%) nginx
15 38 (0.21%) Tuxedo
16 33 (0.18%) OpenStack
17 32 (0.17%) WordPress
18 21 (0.11%) GemFire
19 18 (0.098%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,125 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 617 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 199 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 129 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 92 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 79 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 42 (0.23%) Simulink
8 35 (0.19%) Adobe XD
9 33 (0.18%) Sketch
10 31 (0.17%) Photoshop
11 28 (0.15%) Trello
12 27 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
13 23 (0.13%) Revit
14 14 (0.076%) InVision
15 13 (0.071%) UserZoom
16 11 (0.060%) Stateflow
17 8 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
17 8 (0.044%) MadCap Flare
18 6 (0.033%) RoboHelp
19 5 (0.027%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 305 (1.66%) SAP ERP
2 251 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 75 (0.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 43 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 38 (0.21%) NEC Housing
6 37 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
7 36 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
8 33 (0.18%) Aladdin
9 30 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 30 (0.16%) Ripple
10 24 (0.13%) Salesforce CRM
10 24 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 20 (0.11%) Magento
12 17 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 13 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
15 12 (0.065%) Primavera
15 12 (0.065%) Shopify
16 11 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
17 9 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4,706 (25.67%) AWS
2 4,571 (24.93%) Azure
3 1,462 (7.97%) GCP
4 921 (5.02%) Power Platform
5 911 (4.97%) Azure DevOps
6 658 (3.59%) dbt
7 638 (3.48%) SaaS
8 550 (3.00%) Snowflake
9 513 (2.80%) Serverless
10 434 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
11 395 (2.15%) Microsoft 365
12 390 (2.13%) GitHub
13 333 (1.82%) Power Automate
14 329 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
15 315 (1.72%) PowerApps
16 306 (1.67%) Amazon S3
17 259 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
18 208 (1.13%) Amazon ECS
19 204 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
20 192 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 816 (4.45%) Broadband
2 301 (1.64%) Firewall
3 226 (1.23%) DNS
4 177 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 152 (0.83%) Internet
6 145 (0.79%) Network Security
7 136 (0.74%) WAN
8 132 (0.72%) VPN
9 122 (0.67%) Wireless
10 114 (0.62%) LAN
11 104 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
12 95 (0.52%) DHCP
13 78 (0.43%) SSL
14 76 (0.41%) BGP
15 72 (0.39%) Kerberos
16 58 (0.32%) HTTP
17 51 (0.28%) SD-WAN
18 45 (0.25%) Bluetooth
19 43 (0.23%) 5G
20 42 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,327 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 1,112 (6.07%) NoSQL
3 848 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
4 755 (4.12%) Data Lake
5 634 (3.46%) Apache Ignite
6 593 (3.23%) Power BI
7 576 (3.14%) Dremio
8 550 (3.00%) Amazon Athena
9 544 (2.97%) Apache Arrow
10 539 (2.94%) Big Data
11 480 (2.62%) MongoDB
12 433 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
13 417 (2.27%) Relational Database
14 414 (2.26%) MySQL
15 352 (1.92%) BigQuery
16 348 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
17 271 (1.48%) Looker
18 268 (1.46%) GIS
19 256 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
20 247 (1.35%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1,469 (8.01%) Git
2 1,179 (6.43%) JIRA
3 663 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 364 (1.99%) GitLab
5 362 (1.97%) Selenium
6 326 (1.78%) JUnit
7 325 (1.77%) Visual Studio
8 297 (1.62%) Cypress.io
9 173 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 133 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 133 (0.73%) Jasmine
11 129 (0.70%) TeamCity
12 122 (0.67%) WebDriver
13 119 (0.65%) JMeter
14 115 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 113 (0.62%) Maven
15 113 (0.62%) NUnit
16 101 (0.55%) Postman
17 77 (0.42%) SpecFlow
18 76 (0.41%) Mockito
General
1 6,332 (34.54%) Finance
2 4,990 (27.22%) Social Skills
3 3,199 (17.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2,347 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2,127 (11.60%) Law
6 1,761 (9.61%) Marketing
7 1,561 (8.51%) Banking
8 1,189 (6.49%) Legal
9 997 (5.44%) Retail
10 977 (5.33%) Front Office
11 970 (5.29%) Public Sector
12 932 (5.08%) Investment Banking
13 785 (4.28%) Influencing Skills
14 432 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
15 423 (2.31%) Aerospace
16 261 (1.42%) Manufacturing
17 250 (1.36%) Financial Institution
18 235 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
19 213 (1.16%) Games
20 205 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3,844 (20.97%) Developer
2 3,446 (18.80%) Senior
3 3,354 (18.29%) Software Engineer
4 2,403 (13.11%) Lead
5 1,659 (9.05%) Architect
6 1,618 (8.83%) Analyst
7 1,097 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 1,026 (5.60%) .NET Developer
9 879 (4.79%) Java Engineer
10 844 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
11 841 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
12 830 (4.53%) Java Software Engineer
13 817 (4.46%) Senior Developer
14 768 (4.19%) Lead Software Engineer
15 671 (3.66%) Software Developer
16 658 (3.59%) Python Engineer
17 601 (3.28%) Data Engineer
18 586 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
19 584 (3.19%) Python Software Engineer
20 559 (3.05%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,768 (15.10%) .NET
2 2,343 (12.78%) React
3 1,529 (8.34%) CSS
4 1,504 (8.20%) AngularJS
5 1,459 (7.96%) HTML
6 1,100 (6.00%) .NET Core
7 968 (5.28%) ASP.NET
8 914 (4.99%) Spring
9 847 (4.62%) REST
10 833 (4.54%) Node.js
11 726 (3.96%) RESTful
12 718 (3.92%) gRPC
13 691 (3.77%) Vue
14 680 (3.71%) Web Services
15 675 (3.68%) .NET Framework
16 637 (3.47%) Protocol Buffers
17 602 (3.28%) NumPy
18 598 (3.26%) Pandas
19 544 (2.97%) Kafka
20 540 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,289 (7.03%) Product Ownership
2 954 (5.20%) Cloud Native
3 924 (5.04%) Algorithms
4 830 (4.53%) Fixed Income
5 785 (4.28%) Hedge funds
6 698 (3.81%) Equities
7 691 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 690 (3.76%) Derivative
9 650 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
10 592 (3.23%) Management Information System
11 423 (2.31%) Data Structures
12 408 (2.23%) Public Cloud
13 342 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
14 329 (1.79%) Onboarding
15 307 (1.67%) Mobile App
16 298 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
17 270 (1.47%) Cyberattack
18 268 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
19 256 (1.40%) Distributed Systems
20 255 (1.39%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 1,186 (6.47%) Linux
2 713 (3.89%) Windows
3 335 (1.83%) Android
4 269 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 227 (1.24%) Unix
6 175 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 135 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 113 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 60 (0.33%) CentOS
10 59 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 46 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
12 39 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
13 37 (0.20%) Debian
14 36 (0.20%) VMS
15 31 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
16 19 (0.10%) Windows 7
17 17 (0.093%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (0.087%) Solaris
19 14 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,109 (27.87%) Software Engineering
2 3,496 (19.07%) DevOps
3 3,275 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 3,174 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
5 3,169 (17.28%) CI/CD
6 2,746 (14.98%) SDLC
7 2,740 (14.94%) Scrum
8 2,126 (11.60%) Project Management
9 2,075 (11.32%) Full Stack Development
10 1,985 (10.83%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1,950 (10.64%) Roadmaps
12 1,917 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 1,901 (10.37%) Coaching
14 1,815 (9.90%) Machine Learning
15 1,630 (8.89%) Decision-Making
16 1,628 (8.88%) Microservices
17 1,587 (8.66%) Actionable Insight
18 1,435 (7.83%) TDD
19 1,415 (7.72%) Computer Science
20 1,385 (7.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3,564 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 3,296 (17.98%) SQL
3 3,287 (17.93%) Python
4 3,223 (17.58%) Java
5 3,034 (16.55%) C#
6 1,888 (10.30%) TypeScript
7 433 (2.36%) Scala
8 374 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 371 (2.02%) PHP
10 361 (1.97%) C++
11 321 (1.75%) C
12 314 (1.71%) Kotlin
13 274 (1.49%) Go
14 228 (1.24%) T-SQL
15 174 (0.95%) Bash
16 143 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 97 (0.53%) Ruby
18 93 (0.51%) MATLAB
19 92 (0.50%) R
20 88 (0.48%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2,535 (13.83%) Degree
2 2,274 (12.40%) Security Cleared
3 1,469 (8.01%) SC Cleared
4 686 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 570 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 546 (2.98%) ACCA
7 473 (2.58%) CIMA
8 287 (1.57%) Master's Degree
9 236 (1.29%) PMI Certification
10 214 (1.17%) Azure Certification
11 197 (1.07%) PMP
12 187 (1.02%) AWS Certification
13 162 (0.88%) DBS Check
14 129 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 118 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
16 107 (0.58%) HNC
17 97 (0.53%) HND
18 94 (0.51%) ISTQB
19 87 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 83 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,002 (5.47%) QA
2 470 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 341 (1.86%) Accessibility
4 301 (1.64%) GDPR
5 222 (1.21%) PMO
6 92 (0.50%) SLA
7 82 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 82 (0.45%) WCAG
8 80 (0.44%) IFRS
9 76 (0.41%) NIST
10 58 (0.32%) GAAP
11 47 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 27 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 27 (0.15%) NIST 800
13 24 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
13 24 (0.13%) ITGC
14 22 (0.12%) GRC
15 19 (0.10%) MISRA
15 19 (0.10%) NCSC
15 19 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,194 (6.51%) Docker
2 403 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 173 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (0.47%) Firmware
5 78 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 75 (0.41%) HDFS
7 70 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 60 (0.33%) vSphere
9 52 (0.28%) RACF
10 43 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 41 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 35 (0.19%) Embedded Firmware
13 30 (0.16%) VMware NSX
14 20 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (0.071%) Time Sharing Option
17 9 (0.049%) Terminal Services
18 5 (0.027%) SRDF
19 3 (0.016%) DFS Replication
20 2 (0.011%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,425 (7.77%) Kubernetes
2 1,054 (5.75%) Terraform
3 477 (2.60%) Ansible
4 232 (1.27%) Grafana
5 213 (1.16%) Prometheus
6 143 (0.78%) Puppet
7 83 (0.45%) Progress Chef
8 82 (0.45%) SCCM
9 64 (0.35%) Kibana
10 59 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 53 (0.29%) WSUS
12 40 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 35 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
14 30 (0.16%) SCOM
15 26 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
15 26 (0.14%) ZABBIX
16 25 (0.14%) HAProxy
17 24 (0.13%) vCenter Server
18 21 (0.11%) Zipkin
19 18 (0.098%) Salt
Vendors
1 3,229 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 1,007 (5.49%) Oracle
3 764 (4.17%) Google
4 577 (3.15%) SAP
5 385 (2.10%) Databricks
6 300 (1.64%) Anaplan
7 299 (1.63%) Hyperion
8 297 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 260 (1.42%) IBM
10 259 (1.41%) ESRI
11 255 (1.39%) Salesforce
12 222 (1.21%) Dynatrace
13 218 (1.19%) ServiceNow
14 214 (1.17%) VMware
15 195 (1.06%) Splunk
16 134 (0.73%) Atlassian
17 129 (0.70%) Cisco
18 128 (0.70%) Informatica
19 123 (0.67%) Bloomberg
20 112 (0.61%) Adobe