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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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 60,530 34,695 18,632
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.60% 30.38% 28.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.17% 32.30% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27,636 23,124 15,057
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,610 £46,250 £43,050
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 162,861 107,406 59,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.78% 94.05% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,795 73,009 48,582
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
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 £96,965 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 10 August 2022.

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 10 August 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 50,487 £65,000 +8.33% 4,049
Work from Home +1 28,513 £62,500 +8.70% 2,054
London 0 27,971 £75,000 +3.45% 1,760
UK excluding London 0 24,669 £55,000 +4.76% 2,556
North of England 0 6,807 £55,000 +6.80% 665
South East 0 6,650 £60,000 +9.09% 545
Midlands 0 4,107 £52,500 +5.00% 455
North West 0 3,539 £55,000 +4.76% 375
West Midlands 0 3,137 £52,500 - 287
Yorkshire 0 2,886 £55,000 +4.76% 203
South West 0 2,840 £53,500 +7.00% 330
Scotland 0 1,888 £57,500 +15.00% 226
East of England -1 1,659 £56,044 +2.83% 248
East Midlands 0 956 £52,500 +5.00% 166
Wales 0 650 £52,500 +10.53% 53
North East 0 392 £52,500 +5.00% 87
Northern Ireland -1 295 £52,500 +16.67% 36
Channel Islands -11 2 £100,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 16,520 (27.29%) Finance
2 16,247 (26.84%) Social Skills
3 15,856 (26.20%) AWS
4 15,659 (25.87%) DevOps
5 15,085 (24.92%) Software Engineering
6 15,007 (24.79%) JavaScript
7 14,424 (23.83%) Azure
8 14,311 (23.64%) Scrum
9 13,228 (21.85%) Java
10 12,976 (21.44%) CI/CD
11 12,213 (20.18%) Python
12 11,998 (19.82%) SQL
13 11,499 (19.00%) React
14 9,905 (16.36%) Git (software)
15 9,882 (16.33%) Docker
16 9,692 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
17 9,557 (15.79%) Test Automation
18 9,438 (15.59%) C#
19 9,152 (15.12%) Microservices
20 9,101 (15.04%) Mentoring
21 9,036 (14.93%) Kubernetes
22 8,863 (14.64%) .NET
23 8,685 (14.35%) TDD
24 8,596 (14.20%) Degree
25 7,989 (13.20%) Microsoft
26 7,230 (11.94%) User Experience
27 7,225 (11.94%) Analytics
28 6,847 (11.31%) HTML
29 6,726 (11.11%) CSS
30 6,700 (11.07%) Full Stack Development

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 2,636 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1,207 (1.99%) Apache Spark
3 1,099 (1.82%) CMS
4 870 (1.44%) Apache
5 821 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 615 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
7 380 (0.63%) WordPress
8 352 (0.58%) IIS
9 262 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 261 (0.43%) nginx
11 216 (0.36%) SAS
12 206 (0.34%) Drupal
13 199 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 189 (0.31%) Umbraco
15 180 (0.30%) Headless CMS
16 170 (0.28%) JBoss
17 164 (0.27%) WebSphere
18 139 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
19 130 (0.21%) OpenStack
20 115 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1,418 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,140 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 651 (1.08%) Sketch
4 628 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 596 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 555 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 336 (0.56%) InVision
8 220 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 162 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 146 (0.24%) Simulink
11 140 (0.23%) Adobe XD
12 139 (0.23%) Zeplin
13 124 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
14 117 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
15 116 (0.19%) Chatbot
16 63 (0.10%) CATIA
17 52 (0.086%) Campfire
18 32 (0.053%) SPSS
19 25 (0.041%) 3ds Max
19 25 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 393 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 133 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 129 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 116 (0.19%) Shopify
5 103 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 103 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 63 (0.10%) Magento
7 60 (0.099%) WebTrends
8 58 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
9 45 (0.074%) Academy Housing
10 44 (0.073%) TrackWise
11 41 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
12 38 (0.063%) Social Studio
13 34 (0.056%) SessionCam
14 33 (0.055%) SAP Business ByDesign
15 31 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
16 29 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 28 (0.046%) SAP HR
18 27 (0.045%) SAP FI
18 27 (0.045%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 15,856 (26.20%) AWS
2 14,424 (23.83%) Azure
3 6,610 (10.92%) GCP
4 4,945 (8.17%) Serverless
5 4,444 (7.34%) SaaS
6 3,647 (6.03%) Azure DevOps
7 3,361 (5.55%) GitHub
8 2,272 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
9 2,222 (3.67%) Power Platform
10 1,433 (2.37%) PaaS
11 1,336 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
12 1,265 (2.09%) Amazon S3
13 1,201 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1,003 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
15 971 (1.60%) Figma
16 964 (1.59%) Azure Service Bus
17 913 (1.51%) Microsoft 365
18 865 (1.43%) OpenShift
19 861 (1.42%) Azure Functions
20 782 (1.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1,257 (2.08%) Internet
2 999 (1.65%) HTTP
3 758 (1.25%) Broadband
4 691 (1.14%) Firewall
5 395 (0.65%) DNS
6 323 (0.53%) WAN
7 294 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 290 (0.48%) VPN
9 284 (0.47%) LAN
10 245 (0.40%) Network Security
11 234 (0.39%) Wireless
12 180 (0.30%) DHCP
13 172 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
14 154 (0.25%) PPP
15 146 (0.24%) VoIP
16 107 (0.18%) VLAN
17 101 (0.17%) Skype
18 100 (0.17%) FTP
19 95 (0.16%) Intranet
20 94 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,635 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 3,755 (6.20%) NoSQL
3 3,501 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
4 3,189 (5.27%) Relational Database
5 2,923 (4.83%) MySQL
6 2,564 (4.24%) Big Data
7 2,210 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 1,764 (2.91%) Power BI
9 1,616 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1,246 (2.06%) Redis
11 1,165 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
12 1,113 (1.84%) Data Lake
13 1,041 (1.72%) Tableau
14 1,014 (1.68%) DynamoDB
15 921 (1.52%) Hadoop
16 753 (1.24%) BigQuery
17 669 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
18 666 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
19 634 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 620 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9,905 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 6,427 (10.62%) JIRA
3 5,485 (9.06%) Jenkins
4 2,431 (4.02%) Selenium
5 1,608 (2.66%) GitLab
6 1,485 (2.45%) Cypress.io
7 1,379 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 1,328 (2.19%) Maven
9 1,180 (1.95%) JUnit
10 1,056 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 1,030 (1.70%) Postman
12 1,000 (1.65%) webpack
13 944 (1.56%) Gradle
14 889 (1.47%) TeamCity
15 847 (1.40%) Bitbucket
16 748 (1.24%) CircleCI
17 727 (1.20%) Visual Studio
18 709 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
19 674 (1.11%) Subversion
20 634 (1.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 16,520 (27.29%) Finance
2 16,247 (26.84%) Social Skills
3 5,950 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4,818 (7.96%) Banking
5 4,569 (7.55%) Retail
6 4,335 (7.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4,029 (6.66%) Marketing
8 3,203 (5.29%) Games
9 2,851 (4.71%) Public Sector
10 2,443 (4.04%) Legal
11 2,020 (3.34%) Manufacturing
12 1,899 (3.14%) Presentation Skills
13 1,634 (2.70%) Law
14 1,436 (2.37%) Automotive
15 1,270 (2.10%) Influencing Skills
16 1,139 (1.88%) Organisational Skills
17 1,021 (1.69%) Advertising
18 947 (1.56%) Front Office
19 912 (1.51%) Telecoms
20 703 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16,112 (26.62%) Developer
2 7,520 (12.42%) Software Engineer
3 4,698 (7.76%) Analyst
4 4,627 (7.64%) Senior Developer
5 2,810 (4.64%) Architect
6 2,569 (4.24%) Project Manager
7 2,464 (4.07%) Java Developer
8 2,403 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 2,319 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2,191 (3.62%) Software Developer
11 2,053 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
12 2,016 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 1,925 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
14 1,792 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 1,747 (2.89%) Product Manager
16 1,522 (2.51%) Data Engineer
17 1,503 (2.48%) Product Owner
18 1,498 (2.47%) Java Engineer
19 1,463 (2.42%) Designer
20 1,397 (2.31%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,499 (19.00%) React
2 8,863 (14.64%) .NET
3 6,847 (11.31%) HTML
4 6,726 (11.11%) CSS
5 6,591 (10.89%) Node.js
6 4,813 (7.95%) AngularJS
7 4,615 (7.62%) REST
8 3,962 (6.55%) RESTful
9 3,876 (6.40%) Spring
10 3,568 (5.89%) .NET Core
11 3,380 (5.58%) Kafka
12 2,634 (4.35%) Web Services
13 2,545 (4.20%) .NET Framework
14 2,477 (4.09%) Vue.js
15 2,255 (3.73%) ASP.NET
16 2,228 (3.68%) HTML5
17 2,224 (3.67%) Spring Boot
18 2,217 (3.66%) GraphQL
19 1,887 (3.12%) JSON
20 1,845 (3.05%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7,230 (11.94%) User Experience
2 2,815 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2,656 (4.39%) Cloud Native
4 2,592 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2,588 (4.28%) Algorithms
6 2,148 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
7 1,811 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 1,569 (2.59%) Management Information System
9 1,468 (2.43%) Virtual Team
10 1,327 (2.19%) Public Cloud
11 1,216 (2.01%) Life Science
12 1,206 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
13 956 (1.58%) Blog
14 870 (1.44%) Derivative
15 836 (1.38%) Social Media
16 817 (1.35%) Blockchain
17 812 (1.34%) Hedge funds
18 711 (1.17%) Legacy Systems
19 700 (1.16%) Fixed Income
20 683 (1.13%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 4,678 (7.73%) Linux
2 2,749 (4.54%) Android
3 2,562 (4.23%) Windows
4 2,293 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 1,261 (2.08%) Unix
6 474 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 156 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 155 (0.26%) CentOS
9 154 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 144 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 128 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 115 (0.19%) VMS
13 112 (0.19%) Mesosphere
14 80 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (0.089%) Embedded Linux
16 36 (0.059%) Windows Server 2016
17 32 (0.053%) Mac OS X
18 30 (0.050%) Windows Server 2019
19 29 (0.048%) zOS
20 28 (0.046%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,659 (25.87%) DevOps
2 15,085 (24.92%) Software Engineering
3 14,311 (23.64%) Scrum
4 12,976 (21.44%) CI/CD
5 9,692 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
6 9,557 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 9,152 (15.12%) Microservices
8 9,101 (15.04%) Mentoring
9 8,685 (14.35%) TDD
10 7,225 (11.94%) Analytics
11 6,700 (11.07%) Full Stack Development
12 6,513 (10.76%) Coaching
13 6,224 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
14 5,972 (9.87%) SDLC
15 5,959 (9.84%) Project Management
16 5,351 (8.84%) Computer Science
17 5,136 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 4,967 (8.21%) User Stories
19 4,654 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
20 4,346 (7.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15,007 (24.79%) JavaScript
2 13,228 (21.85%) Java
3 12,213 (20.18%) Python
4 11,998 (19.82%) SQL
5 9,438 (15.59%) C#
6 6,230 (10.29%) TypeScript
7 2,558 (4.23%) PHP
8 2,343 (3.87%) Go
9 2,156 (3.56%) C
10 2,106 (3.48%) C++
11 1,909 (3.15%) Ruby
12 1,888 (3.12%) PowerShell
13 1,851 (3.06%) Kotlin
14 1,665 (2.75%) Bash
15 1,608 (2.66%) Scala
16 1,315 (2.17%) T-SQL
17 1,056 (1.74%) ES6
18 860 (1.42%) R
19 680 (1.12%) Shell Script
20 572 (0.94%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8,596 (14.20%) Degree
2 2,510 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 2,462 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 1,575 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 820 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 666 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 624 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 502 (0.83%) PMP
9 486 (0.80%) ISEB
10 447 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 319 (0.53%) AWS Certification
12 282 (0.47%) PhD
13 277 (0.46%) DV Cleared
14 257 (0.42%) CISSP
15 236 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 221 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
17 189 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 176 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
19 175 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
20 170 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6,530 (10.79%) QA
2 1,854 (3.06%) Accessibility
3 696 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 654 (1.08%) PMO
5 555 (0.92%) GDPR
6 345 (0.57%) SLA
7 323 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 180 (0.30%) GRC
9 172 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 168 (0.28%) Automotive SPICE
11 164 (0.27%) NIST
12 134 (0.22%) WCAG
13 88 (0.15%) MISRA
14 84 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 78 (0.13%) AUTOSAR
16 77 (0.13%) SOC 2
17 70 (0.12%) ISO 26262
18 57 (0.094%) GxP
19 53 (0.088%) ISO 13485
20 51 (0.084%) NCSC
System Software
1 9,882 (16.33%) Docker
2 662 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 373 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 262 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 135 (0.22%) Firmware
6 104 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 91 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 82 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 73 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 60 (0.099%) Embedded Firmware
11 54 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
12 50 (0.083%) vSphere
13 36 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
14 33 (0.055%) KVM
15 23 (0.038%) HDFS
16 22 (0.036%) zsh
17 20 (0.033%) ISA Server
18 19 (0.031%) BitLocker
19 18 (0.030%) IAG
19 18 (0.030%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9,036 (14.93%) Kubernetes
2 5,114 (8.45%) Terraform
3 2,241 (3.70%) Ansible
4 952 (1.57%) Puppet
5 818 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 642 (1.06%) Prometheus
7 576 (0.95%) Grafana
8 302 (0.50%) Kibana
9 297 (0.49%) Istio
10 203 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
11 201 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
12 160 (0.26%) logstash
13 155 (0.26%) Consul
14 117 (0.19%) Packer
15 116 (0.19%) Argo
15 116 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
16 111 (0.18%) Automic
17 109 (0.18%) ZABBIX
18 100 (0.17%) SCCM
19 76 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7,989 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 3,999 (6.61%) Google
3 2,225 (3.68%) Oracle
4 1,528 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1,041 (1.72%) SAP
6 779 (1.29%) Adobe
7 710 (1.17%) Splunk
8 699 (1.15%) Databricks
9 664 (1.10%) Xamarin
10 607 (1.00%) IBM
11 591 (0.98%) Atlassian
12 494 (0.82%) VMware
13 454 (0.75%) Apple
14 448 (0.74%) ServiceNow
15 437 (0.72%) Cisco
16 302 (0.50%) Facebook
17 279 (0.46%) MuleSoft
17 279 (0.46%) New Relic
18 252 (0.42%) Red Hat
19 236 (0.39%) Sun