Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extreme Programming (XP)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 919 1005 1008
Rank change year-on-year +86 +3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Extreme Programming 276 174 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 239 176 266
UK median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% -5.98%
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £76,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +38.89% - -7.69%

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 161,014 154,894 182,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.83% 90.44% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130,470 127,500 151,953
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Extreme Programming in the UK

Extreme Programming
Top 14 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 23 April 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 +72 269 £62,500 +25.00% 36
UK excluding London -1 146 £62,500 +38.89% 17
London +67 130 £65,000 -11.86% 20
South East +42 79 £90,000 +71.43% 6
North of England -39 39 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +19 33 £47,500 -13.64% 3
East of England -6 13 £34,250 -34.76% 3
Scotland -27 6 £40,000 +6.67% 1
North West -22 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Midlands +1 4 £35,000 -17.65%
Midlands -11 4 £35,000 -17.65% 2
South West -26 4 £55,000 +37.50%
North East -35 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 274 (99.28%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (71.38%) Scrum
3 167 (60.51%) Java
4 163 (59.06%) TDD
5 129 (46.74%) JavaScript
6 122 (44.20%) Software Engineering
7 120 (43.48%) Kanban
8 100 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (31.16%) Finance
10 81 (29.35%) Pair Programming
11 79 (28.62%) BDD
12 76 (27.54%) RESTful
13 72 (26.09%) SQL
14 68 (24.64%) DevOps
15 65 (23.55%) Mentoring
15 65 (23.55%) Microservices
15 65 (23.55%) C#
15 65 (23.55%) OO
16 63 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
17 61 (22.10%) .NET
18 59 (21.38%) Docker
19 57 (20.65%) SOLID
20 55 (19.93%) Java 8
21 52 (18.84%) Web Services
22 50 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
23 49 (17.75%) Spring
23 49 (17.75%) Continuous Delivery
24 47 (17.03%) HTML
25 46 (16.67%) MongoDB
26 45 (16.30%) NoSQL

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 25 (9.06%) OpenStack
2 16 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.17%) Apache
3 6 (2.17%) JBoss
4 5 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.81%) CMS
4 5 (1.81%) Drupal
5 3 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.72%) Confluence
6 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) Jetty
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 63 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.88%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (6.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 19 (6.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (6.52%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.62%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.99%) AMQP
2 8 (2.90%) SMS
3 4 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 45 (16.30%) NoSQL
3 42 (15.22%) SQL Server
4 40 (14.49%) MySQL
5 25 (9.06%) MariaDB
6 20 (7.25%) Relational Database
7 18 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (6.52%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.17%) Redis
9 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.09%) Big Data
10 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.72%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.23%) Jenkins
3 30 (10.87%) Jasmine
3 30 (10.87%) Selenium
4 19 (6.88%) NUnit
4 19 (6.88%) SpecFlow
4 19 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.16%) ReSharper
6 9 (3.26%) JMeter
6 9 (3.26%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.90%) JIRA
8 6 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.17%) VisualVM
9 5 (1.81%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.81%) git-flow
9 5 (1.81%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.45%) Gradle
10 4 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.09%) Gatling
General
1 86 (31.16%) Finance
2 38 (13.77%) Retail
3 19 (6.88%) Games
4 14 (5.07%) Banking
5 8 (2.90%) Legal
6 4 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (52.54%) Developer
2 82 (29.71%) Software Engineer
3 63 (22.83%) Java Developer
4 49 (17.75%) Software Developer
5 48 (17.39%) Java Engineer
6 44 (15.94%) Agile Developer
6 44 (15.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 39 (14.13%) Senior Developer
8 31 (11.23%) Java Software Developer
9 29 (10.51%) C# Developer
10 28 (10.14%) Agile Java Developer
11 25 (9.06%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 23 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
14 21 (7.61%) Senior Software Developer
15 19 (6.88%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
17 16 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
17 16 (5.80%) Principal Engineer
17 16 (5.80%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (27.54%) RESTful
2 61 (22.10%) .NET
3 52 (18.84%) Web Services
4 49 (17.75%) Spring
5 47 (17.03%) HTML
6 43 (15.58%) AngularJS
6 43 (15.58%) React
7 39 (14.13%) Spring Boot
8 36 (13.04%) HTML5
9 33 (11.96%) Node.js
10 30 (10.87%) J2EE
10 30 (10.87%) jQuery
11 28 (10.14%) ASP.NET
12 26 (9.42%) CSS
13 22 (7.97%) React Native
13 22 (7.97%) REST
14 21 (7.61%) Hibernate
15 20 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (6.88%) .NET Framework
16 19 (6.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.32%) User Experience
2 32 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 24 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (6.52%) Data Structures
5 16 (5.80%) Public Cloud
6 13 (4.71%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.71%) Online Gambling
7 12 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.35%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.62%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (2.90%) Robotics
9 8 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.72%) PlayStation
14 1 (0.36%) Arduino
14 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.32%) Windows
2 25 (9.06%) Android
2 25 (9.06%) Apple iOS
2 25 (9.06%) Nucleus RTOS
2 25 (9.06%) Windows Phone
3 9 (3.26%) Linux
4 5 (1.81%) Unix
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (99.28%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (71.38%) Scrum
3 163 (59.06%) TDD
4 122 (44.20%) Software Engineering
5 120 (43.48%) Kanban
6 100 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (29.35%) Pair Programming
8 79 (28.62%) BDD
9 68 (24.64%) DevOps
10 65 (23.55%) Mentoring
10 65 (23.55%) Microservices
10 65 (23.55%) OO
11 57 (20.65%) SOLID
12 49 (17.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 44 (15.94%) MVC
14 40 (14.49%) Open Source
15 36 (13.04%) Test Automation
16 35 (12.68%) OOD
17 34 (12.32%) Coaching
17 34 (12.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (60.51%) Java
2 129 (46.74%) JavaScript
3 72 (26.09%) SQL
4 65 (23.55%) C#
5 55 (19.93%) Java 8
6 41 (14.86%) Ruby
7 35 (12.68%) Scala
8 26 (9.42%) C++
9 25 (9.06%) C
10 17 (6.16%) Clojure
11 16 (5.80%) PHP
11 16 (5.80%) Python
12 12 (4.35%) Apple Swift
13 9 (3.26%) Objective-C
13 9 (3.26%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.17%) Go
14 6 (2.17%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.09%) Groovy
16 2 (0.72%) ES6
17 1 (0.36%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 44 (15.94%) Degree
2 15 (5.43%) Master's Degree
3 11 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.90%) HND
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.07%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) GDPR
2 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) P3O
3 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (21.38%) Docker
2 25 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (11.23%) Kubernetes
2 23 (8.33%) Terraform
3 18 (6.52%) Puppet
4 17 (6.16%) Ansible
4 17 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.09%) Rancher
6 2 (0.72%) Kibana
7 1 (0.36%) Grafana
7 1 (0.36%) Graphite
7 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (9.06%) VMware
2 23 (8.33%) Google
3 17 (6.16%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.16%) New Relic
4 7 (2.54%) Oracle
5 5 (1.81%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.45%) Zend
7 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) Planview
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore