Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Extreme Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Extreme Programming over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extreme Programming (XP)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 951 1030 1016
Rank change year-on-year +79 -14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Extreme Programming 242 155 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.099% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 206 140 248
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% -9.00%

Extreme Programming 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 158,271 157,206 186,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.53% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128,517 129,505 154,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Extreme Programming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Extreme Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Extreme Programming in the UK

Extreme Programming
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Extreme Programming.

Salary trend for Extreme Programming in the UK

Extreme Programming
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Extreme Programming over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Extreme Programming in the UK

Extreme Programming
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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 +85 238 £60,000 +14.29% 43
UK excluding London +57 163 £52,500 +16.67% 26
South East +63 88 £80,000 +60.00% 13
London +32 79 £72,500 +1.75% 17
North of England +12 44 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Yorkshire +42 37 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South West -7 11 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Midlands +4 8 £42,500 - 1
East of England 0 8 £60,000 - 4
North West -9 6 £57,500 +35.29% 1
West Midlands +13 5 £35,000 -17.65% 1
East Midlands +12 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland -32 3 £39,250 +4.67%
North East -18 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Extreme Programming 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 Extreme Programming.

1 239 (98.76%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (80.99%) Scrum
3 134 (55.37%) Java
4 122 (50.41%) TDD
4 122 (50.41%) Software Engineering
5 116 (47.93%) JavaScript
6 99 (40.91%) Kanban
7 85 (35.12%) SQL
8 72 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (27.69%) C#
9 67 (27.69%) Mentoring
10 63 (26.03%) BDD
11 62 (25.62%) .NET
12 60 (24.79%) Pair Programming
13 59 (24.38%) RESTful
14 53 (21.90%) NoSQL
15 48 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
16 46 (19.01%) DevOps
16 46 (19.01%) Finance
17 45 (18.60%) HTML
17 45 (18.60%) Spring
17 45 (18.60%) Docker
18 43 (17.77%) Degree
19 41 (16.94%) Windows
20 40 (16.53%) User Experience
21 39 (16.12%) MongoDB
21 39 (16.12%) OO
22 38 (15.70%) Microservices
23 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
24 36 (14.88%) MySQL

Extreme Programming
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 27 (11.16%) OpenStack
2 22 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.48%) CMS
4 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.24%) Apache
5 3 (1.24%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.24%) JBoss
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.83%) Confluence
6 2 (0.83%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) Jetty
7 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.83%) Open Workbench
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.72%) OpenShift
4 7 (2.89%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Force.com
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.89%) AMQP
2 6 (2.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.90%) NoSQL
2 39 (16.12%) MongoDB
3 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
4 36 (14.88%) MySQL
5 27 (11.16%) MariaDB
6 19 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.31%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.31%) Redis
9 3 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.83%) Big Data
10 2 (0.83%) HBase
10 2 (0.83%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.83%) Riak
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.41%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 35 (14.46%) Jenkins
2 26 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.26%) Selenium
4 17 (7.02%) Jasmine
5 14 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.96%) NUnit
6 12 (4.96%) SpecFlow
7 11 (4.55%) ReSharper
8 10 (4.13%) JIRA
9 8 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.48%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.48%) InstallShield
10 6 (2.48%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.07%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.07%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.24%) JMeter
12 3 (1.24%) Maven
12 3 (1.24%) VisualVM
13 2 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 46 (19.01%) Finance
2 25 (10.33%) Retail
3 11 (4.55%) Games
4 6 (2.48%) Banking
5 4 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (46.69%) Developer
2 62 (25.62%) Software Engineer
3 44 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 38 (15.70%) Java Developer
5 37 (15.29%) C# Developer
5 37 (15.29%) Java Engineer
5 37 (15.29%) Software Developer
6 35 (14.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 31 (12.81%) Agile Developer
8 26 (10.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (9.50%) Principal Engineer
9 23 (9.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (9.50%) Senior Software Developer
10 22 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
11 21 (8.68%) Principal Software Engineer
11 21 (8.68%) Senior Java Engineer
11 21 (8.68%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 19 (7.85%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (7.44%) Digital Transformation
14 17 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (25.62%) .NET
2 59 (24.38%) RESTful
3 45 (18.60%) HTML
3 45 (18.60%) Spring
4 34 (14.05%) HTML5
5 31 (12.81%) Node.js
6 28 (11.57%) AngularJS
7 25 (10.33%) Hibernate
8 23 (9.50%) Spring Boot
9 22 (9.09%) Web Services
10 21 (8.68%) ASP.NET
10 21 (8.68%) WPF
11 20 (8.26%) jQuery
12 19 (7.85%) JSON
12 19 (7.85%) React Native
13 18 (7.44%) J2EE
13 18 (7.44%) REST
14 17 (7.02%) .NET Framework
14 17 (7.02%) Ember.js
14 17 (7.02%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.53%) User Experience
2 24 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (8.68%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.48%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.48%) Online Gambling
7 5 (2.07%) Video\Live Streaming
7 5 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.24%) PMI
8 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.41%) State Machine
10 1 (0.41%) VHDL
10 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.94%) Windows
2 19 (7.85%) Android
2 19 (7.85%) Apple iOS
2 19 (7.85%) Nucleus RTOS
2 19 (7.85%) Windows Phone
3 7 (2.89%) Linux
4 2 (0.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (98.76%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (80.99%) Scrum
3 122 (50.41%) Software Engineering
3 122 (50.41%) TDD
4 99 (40.91%) Kanban
5 72 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (27.69%) Mentoring
7 63 (26.03%) BDD
8 60 (24.79%) Pair Programming
9 46 (19.01%) DevOps
10 39 (16.12%) OO
11 38 (15.70%) Microservices
12 32 (13.22%) Web Development
13 31 (12.81%) E-Commerce
13 31 (12.81%) Test Automation
14 30 (12.40%) Coaching
14 30 (12.40%) MVC
15 27 (11.16%) OWASP
16 25 (10.33%) Continuous Delivery
17 24 (9.92%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (55.37%) Java
2 116 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 85 (35.12%) SQL
4 67 (27.69%) C#
5 35 (14.46%) Ruby
6 31 (12.81%) Scala
7 24 (9.92%) C++
7 24 (9.92%) Python
8 20 (8.26%) C
9 17 (7.02%) PHP
10 11 (4.55%) Apple Swift
10 11 (4.55%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.89%) Clojure
12 5 (2.07%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.24%) Go
13 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.83%) F#
14 2 (0.83%) Groovy
14 2 (0.83%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 43 (17.77%) Degree
2 18 (7.44%) Master's Degree
3 12 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) HND
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.61%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.24%) TickIT
4 2 (0.83%) GDPR
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) P3O
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (18.60%) Docker
2 27 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (8.26%) Puppet
2 18 (7.44%) Ansible
3 11 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.65%) Terraform
5 3 (1.24%) Rancher
6 2 (0.83%) Kibana
7 1 (0.41%) Grafana
7 1 (0.41%) Graphite
7 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.16%) VMware
3 20 (8.26%) New Relic
4 6 (2.48%) Zend
5 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle
7 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.41%) Planview
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter
8 1 (0.41%) Xilinx