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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 57,262 26,858 27,160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.86% 29.13% 29.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.68% 31.18% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26,232 20,526 21,569
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 156,116 86,136 85,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.04% 93.41% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 81,833 64,007 68,913
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £40,250
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 25 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 25 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 47,775 £65,000 +8.33% 3,704
London 0 26,792 £75,000 +3.45% 1,614
Work from Home +1 26,081 £62,500 +8.70% 1,711
UK excluding London 0 22,877 £55,000 +10.00% 2,326
South East +1 6,542 £60,000 +9.09% 516
North of England 0 6,190 £55,000 +10.00% 649
Midlands 0 3,405 £53,300 +6.60% 389
North West 0 3,312 £55,000 +10.00% 369
South West 0 2,697 £53,112 +6.22% 268
Yorkshire 0 2,521 £55,000 +10.00% 205
West Midlands 0 2,482 £53,654 +5.20% 253
Scotland 0 1,908 £57,500 +15.00% 205
East of England -2 1,510 £57,500 +4.55% 237
East Midlands +1 908 £52,500 +5.00% 133
Wales 0 703 £50,000 +5.26% 46
North East 0 367 £52,500 +9.38% 77
Northern Ireland +1 186 £51,500 +15.73% 22

For the 6 months to 25 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 15,730 (27.47%) AWS
2 15,377 (26.85%) Finance
3 14,934 (26.08%) JavaScript
4 14,751 (25.76%) Social Skills
5 14,704 (25.68%) DevOps
6 14,208 (24.81%) Software Engineering
7 13,955 (24.37%) Scrum
8 13,802 (24.10%) Azure
9 12,721 (22.22%) Java
10 12,290 (21.46%) CI/CD
11 11,553 (20.18%) React
12 11,464 (20.02%) Python
13 11,282 (19.70%) SQL
14 10,222 (17.85%) Docker
15 9,727 (16.99%) Git (software)
16 9,342 (16.31%) Test Automation
17 9,261 (16.17%) Kubernetes
18 9,236 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
19 9,168 (16.01%) C#
20 9,019 (15.75%) Microservices
21 8,997 (15.71%) TDD
22 8,497 (14.84%) .NET
23 8,339 (14.56%) Mentoring
24 7,840 (13.69%) Degree
25 7,033 (12.28%) User Experience
26 6,970 (12.17%) HTML
27 6,946 (12.13%) CSS
28 6,899 (12.05%) Microsoft
29 6,866 (11.99%) Full Stack Development
30 6,697 (11.70%) 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 2,424 (4.23%) Confluence
2 1,223 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1,198 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 1,073 (1.87%) CMS
5 912 (1.59%) Apache
6 843 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 539 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
8 367 (0.64%) IIS
9 308 (0.54%) WordPress
10 292 (0.51%) nginx
11 255 (0.45%) SAS
12 249 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 181 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
13 181 (0.32%) Drupal
14 179 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 164 (0.29%) OpenStack
16 163 (0.28%) JBoss
17 145 (0.25%) GeoServer
18 142 (0.25%) Headless CMS
19 139 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,006 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 832 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 675 (1.18%) Sketch
4 560 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 466 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 420 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 362 (0.63%) InVision
8 182 (0.32%) Adobe XD
9 181 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 167 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 142 (0.25%) Zeplin
12 135 (0.24%) Chatbot
13 105 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
14 72 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
15 69 (0.12%) Campfire
16 51 (0.089%) Simulink
17 28 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
17 28 (0.049%) SPSS
18 27 (0.047%) Windchill
19 25 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 409 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 136 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 119 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 104 (0.18%) Shopify
5 103 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 101 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 77 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 65 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
9 59 (0.10%) Magento
10 50 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 50 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 47 (0.082%) WebTrends
12 40 (0.070%) TrackWise
13 38 (0.066%) SAP Business ByDesign
14 36 (0.063%) Sentinel
15 33 (0.058%) Dynamics GP
16 31 (0.054%) R3 Corda
17 30 (0.052%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
18 29 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
19 28 (0.049%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15,730 (27.47%) AWS
2 13,802 (24.10%) Azure
3 5,870 (10.25%) GCP
4 4,611 (8.05%) Serverless
5 4,413 (7.71%) SaaS
6 3,385 (5.91%) GitHub
7 2,154 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
8 1,956 (3.42%) Power Platform
9 1,467 (2.56%) PaaS
10 1,275 (2.23%) Amazon S3
11 1,209 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
12 1,195 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
13 980 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
14 970 (1.69%) Microsoft 365
15 954 (1.67%) Figma
16 948 (1.66%) OpenShift
17 760 (1.33%) IaaS
18 704 (1.23%) npm
19 697 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
20 677 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1,137 (1.99%) Internet
2 1,116 (1.95%) HTTP
3 795 (1.39%) Firewall
4 743 (1.30%) Broadband
5 390 (0.68%) DNS
6 373 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 321 (0.56%) WAN
8 301 (0.53%) LAN
9 283 (0.49%) VPN
10 275 (0.48%) Network Security
11 212 (0.37%) VoIP
12 205 (0.36%) Wireless
13 161 (0.28%) DHCP
14 147 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
15 138 (0.24%) BGP
15 138 (0.24%) PPP
16 93 (0.16%) OSPF
17 88 (0.15%) Intranet
18 85 (0.15%) MPLS
19 84 (0.15%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,397 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 3,897 (6.81%) NoSQL
3 3,873 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3,340 (5.83%) MySQL
5 3,296 (5.76%) Relational Database
6 2,423 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 2,274 (3.97%) Big Data
8 1,526 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
9 1,497 (2.61%) Power BI
10 1,410 (2.46%) Redis
11 1,078 (1.88%) Data Lake
12 935 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 922 (1.61%) Hadoop
14 828 (1.45%) Tableau
15 820 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
16 736 (1.29%) BigQuery
17 672 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 630 (1.10%) RDBMS
19 567 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
20 487 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 9,727 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 5,934 (10.36%) JIRA
3 5,366 (9.37%) Jenkins
4 2,339 (4.08%) Selenium
5 1,550 (2.71%) Cypress.io
6 1,533 (2.68%) GitLab
7 1,381 (2.41%) Maven
8 1,320 (2.31%) Cucumber
9 1,213 (2.12%) JUnit
10 1,100 (1.92%) webpack
11 1,042 (1.82%) Postman
12 924 (1.61%) Gradle
13 918 (1.60%) Bitbucket
14 863 (1.51%) TeamCity
15 780 (1.36%) CircleCI
16 764 (1.33%) Visual Studio
17 724 (1.26%) Subversion
18 660 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
19 642 (1.12%) JMeter
20 626 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 15,377 (26.85%) Finance
2 14,751 (25.76%) Social Skills
3 5,775 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4,091 (7.14%) Banking
5 3,980 (6.95%) Retail
6 3,933 (6.87%) Marketing
7 3,862 (6.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3,040 (5.31%) Public Sector
9 2,536 (4.43%) Games
10 1,964 (3.43%) Manufacturing
11 1,895 (3.31%) Legal
12 1,524 (2.66%) Presentation Skills
13 1,507 (2.63%) Law
14 1,265 (2.21%) Influencing Skills
15 1,192 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
16 1,117 (1.95%) Advertising
17 1,015 (1.77%) Telecoms
18 1,013 (1.77%) Automotive
19 759 (1.33%) Publishing
20 730 (1.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16,264 (28.40%) Developer
2 7,398 (12.92%) Software Engineer
3 4,558 (7.96%) Analyst
4 4,500 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 2,804 (4.90%) Architect
6 2,463 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2,442 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2,347 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 2,265 (3.96%) Software Developer
10 2,238 (3.91%) Business Analyst
11 2,094 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 2,042 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
13 1,919 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 1,914 (3.34%) .NET Developer
15 1,539 (2.69%) Product Manager
16 1,518 (2.65%) Java Engineer
17 1,513 (2.64%) Data Engineer
18 1,313 (2.29%) C# Developer
19 1,293 (2.26%) Designer
20 1,261 (2.20%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,553 (20.18%) React
2 8,497 (14.84%) .NET
3 6,970 (12.17%) HTML
4 6,946 (12.13%) CSS
5 6,697 (11.70%) Node.js
6 5,092 (8.89%) AngularJS
7 4,615 (8.06%) REST
8 4,186 (7.31%) RESTful
9 3,745 (6.54%) Spring
10 3,335 (5.82%) Kafka
11 3,217 (5.62%) .NET Core
12 2,652 (4.63%) Web Services
13 2,629 (4.59%) Vue.js
14 2,590 (4.52%) HTML5
15 2,470 (4.31%) ASP.NET
16 2,410 (4.21%) Spring Boot
17 2,307 (4.03%) GraphQL
18 2,081 (3.63%) Redux
19 2,023 (3.53%) JSON
20 2,001 (3.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7,033 (12.28%) User Experience
2 2,586 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 2,458 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2,451 (4.28%) Cloud Native
5 2,084 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 1,872 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1,643 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 1,476 (2.58%) Virtual Team
9 1,367 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 1,318 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 1,307 (2.28%) Public Cloud
12 1,156 (2.02%) Life Science
13 971 (1.70%) Social Media
14 894 (1.56%) Blockchain
15 818 (1.43%) Blog
16 714 (1.25%) IoT
17 629 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
18 622 (1.09%) Hedge funds
19 609 (1.06%) Derivative
20 568 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4,924 (8.60%) Linux
2 2,548 (4.45%) Windows
3 2,197 (3.84%) Android
4 1,774 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 1,219 (2.13%) Unix
6 427 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 354 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 224 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 203 (0.35%) CentOS
10 137 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 136 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 126 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 118 (0.21%) VMS
14 94 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
15 72 (0.13%) Mesosphere
15 72 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
16 50 (0.087%) Mac OS X
17 40 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
18 37 (0.065%) Debian
19 30 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,704 (25.68%) DevOps
2 14,208 (24.81%) Software Engineering
3 13,955 (24.37%) Scrum
4 12,290 (21.46%) CI/CD
5 9,342 (16.31%) Test Automation
6 9,236 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 9,019 (15.75%) Microservices
8 8,997 (15.71%) TDD
9 8,339 (14.56%) Mentoring
10 6,866 (11.99%) Full Stack Development
11 6,501 (11.35%) Analytics
12 6,297 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6,133 (10.71%) Coaching
14 5,742 (10.03%) SDLC
15 5,615 (9.81%) Project Management
16 5,117 (8.94%) Computer Science
17 4,850 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 4,594 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
19 4,475 (7.81%) BDD
20 4,418 (7.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14,934 (26.08%) JavaScript
2 12,721 (22.22%) Java
3 11,464 (20.02%) Python
4 11,282 (19.70%) SQL
5 9,168 (16.01%) C#
6 6,204 (10.83%) TypeScript
7 2,647 (4.62%) PHP
8 2,337 (4.08%) Go
9 2,012 (3.51%) C
10 1,950 (3.41%) C++
11 1,897 (3.31%) Ruby
12 1,850 (3.23%) Kotlin
13 1,822 (3.18%) PowerShell
14 1,646 (2.87%) Scala
15 1,594 (2.78%) Bash
16 1,298 (2.27%) T-SQL
17 1,087 (1.90%) ES6
18 727 (1.27%) Shell Script
19 713 (1.25%) R
20 549 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7,840 (13.69%) Degree
2 3,039 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 2,525 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2,190 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 851 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 686 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 656 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 517 (0.90%) ISEB
9 497 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 419 (0.73%) PMP
11 340 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 332 (0.58%) AWS Certification
13 284 (0.50%) CISSP
14 273 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
15 261 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 232 (0.41%) PhD
17 221 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
18 188 (0.33%) DBS Check
19 185 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 156 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6,149 (10.74%) QA
2 1,773 (3.10%) Accessibility
3 667 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 657 (1.15%) PMO
5 573 (1.00%) GDPR
6 411 (0.72%) SLA
7 275 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 208 (0.36%) NIST
9 195 (0.34%) WCAG
10 171 (0.30%) GRC
11 164 (0.29%) PCI DSS
12 74 (0.13%) GxP
13 66 (0.12%) SOC 2
14 59 (0.10%) ISO 13485
15 58 (0.10%) AUTOSAR
16 52 (0.091%) IEC 62304
17 51 (0.089%) COBIT
17 51 (0.089%) ISO 20022
17 51 (0.089%) MISRA
18 50 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10,222 (17.85%) Docker
2 711 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 506 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 245 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 193 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 140 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 126 (0.22%) Firmware
8 100 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 88 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 78 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 51 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
12 48 (0.084%) vSphere
13 45 (0.079%) HDFS
14 42 (0.073%) KVM
15 24 (0.042%) ProxySG
16 22 (0.038%) ISA Server
17 19 (0.033%) LXC
17 19 (0.033%) Xen
18 17 (0.030%) zsh
19 16 (0.028%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9,261 (16.17%) Kubernetes
2 4,647 (8.12%) Terraform
3 2,364 (4.13%) Ansible
4 1,028 (1.80%) Puppet
5 861 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
6 671 (1.17%) Prometheus
7 623 (1.09%) Grafana
8 383 (0.67%) Kibana
9 285 (0.50%) Istio
10 205 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
11 159 (0.28%) logstash
12 145 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 117 (0.20%) Packer
14 112 (0.20%) ZABBIX
15 101 (0.18%) Consul
16 92 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
17 83 (0.14%) Rancher
18 72 (0.13%) Bugsnag
18 72 (0.13%) SCCM
19 71 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6,899 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 4,030 (7.04%) Google
3 2,143 (3.74%) Oracle
4 1,474 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
5 967 (1.69%) SAP
6 792 (1.38%) Adobe
7 740 (1.29%) Databricks
8 607 (1.06%) VMware
9 561 (0.98%) Splunk
10 531 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 505 (0.88%) IBM
12 477 (0.83%) Cisco
13 460 (0.80%) Apple
14 311 (0.54%) ServiceNow
15 299 (0.52%) Facebook
16 290 (0.51%) MuleSoft
17 275 (0.48%) LexisNexis
17 275 (0.48%) New Relic
18 262 (0.46%) Red Hat
19 233 (0.41%) Sitecore