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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Scaled Agile Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scaled Agile Framework over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 336 307 385
Rank change year-on-year -29 +78 +76
Permanent jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 1,797 1,297 498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.13% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.21% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 682 667 367
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £59,813 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,850 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.44% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £87,375 £90,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -4.00%

Scaled Agile Framework 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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £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%

Scaled Agile Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Scaled Agile Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Scaled Agile Framework in the UK

Scaled Agile Framework
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework.

Salary trend for Scaled Agile Framework in the UK

Scaled Agile Framework
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Scaled Agile Framework in the UK

Scaled Agile Framework
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework within the UK over the 6 months to 12 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 -27 1,589 £71,850 -0.90% 160
London +13 830 £80,000 - 46
UK excluding London -81 782 £70,000 +16.67% 125
Work from Home -99 530 £70,000 +12.00% 56
South East -172 193 £65,500 -12.67% 18
Midlands +72 189 £66,000 +5.60% 26
North of England -6 175 £67,500 +22.73% 31
West Midlands +67 169 £66,750 +6.80% 18
North West -14 127 £75,000 +19.52% 19
East of England +41 117 £63,950 +27.90% 10
South West -123 65 £70,000 +16.67% 27
Yorkshire -26 45 £57,500 +4.55% 10
Scotland -36 39 £73,449 +34.77% 12
East Midlands -15 20 £60,000 -14.29% 7
Wales -51 6 £81,250 +47.73%
North East -11 3 £57,500 +26.81% 2
Northern Ireland -18 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 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 Scaled Agile Framework.

1 1,715 (95.44%) Agile
2 969 (53.92%) Scrum
3 729 (40.57%) Finance
4 652 (36.28%) Social Skills
5 509 (28.32%) Coaching
6 476 (26.49%) AWS
7 457 (25.43%) Mentoring
8 439 (24.43%) DevOps
9 415 (23.09%) JIRA
10 384 (21.37%) Microservices
11 361 (20.09%) Kanban
12 357 (19.87%) Azure
13 312 (17.36%) Software Engineering
14 308 (17.14%) SQL
15 301 (16.75%) Degree
16 296 (16.47%) Analytics
17 293 (16.30%) CI/CD
18 288 (16.03%) Continuous Improvement
19 269 (14.97%) Project Management
20 264 (14.69%) Confluence
21 259 (14.41%) Test Automation
22 247 (13.75%) Python
23 237 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
24 236 (13.13%) Java
25 224 (12.47%) QA
25 224 (12.47%) TDD
26 212 (11.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 211 (11.74%) Servant Leadership
27 211 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
28 210 (11.69%) SDLC

Scaled Agile Framework
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
1 264 (14.69%) Confluence
2 85 (4.73%) Apache Spark
3 69 (3.84%) CMS
4 34 (1.89%) Apache
5 20 (1.11%) IIS
6 18 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
8 15 (0.83%) Commerce Server
9 11 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.56%) nginx
11 8 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.33%) Apache Pulsar
12 6 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.11%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.11%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.11%) Mule
13 2 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.39%) Simulink
6 5 (0.28%) CATIA
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.056%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 18 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.50%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.50%) SAP MDG
4 4 (0.22%) Primavera
5 3 (0.17%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.17%) SAP IBP
6 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.11%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.056%) Lawson
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.056%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.056%) Shopify
7 1 (0.056%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 476 (26.49%) AWS
2 357 (19.87%) Azure
3 125 (6.96%) GCP
4 82 (4.56%) GitHub
5 77 (4.28%) SaaS
6 65 (3.62%) OpenShift
7 59 (3.28%) dbt
8 58 (3.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 45 (2.50%) Azure DevOps
10 37 (2.06%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
11 31 (1.73%) PaaS
12 28 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (1.50%) Serverless
14 26 (1.45%) Power Platform
15 23 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (1.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 21 (1.17%) Amazon S3
17 21 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (1.17%) Slack
18 19 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.56%) DNS
2 34 (1.89%) PPP
3 31 (1.73%) Firewall
4 30 (1.67%) DHCP
5 27 (1.50%) HTTP
6 24 (1.34%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.28%) FTP
7 23 (1.28%) Internet
8 18 (1.00%) SSH
8 18 (1.00%) SSL
9 16 (0.89%) Kerberos
10 15 (0.83%) IPsec
11 13 (0.72%) IPv4
12 12 (0.67%) Network Security
12 12 (0.67%) VPN
13 9 (0.50%) OSPF
13 9 (0.50%) VLAN
14 8 (0.45%) SMTP
14 8 (0.45%) SNMP
14 8 (0.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (5.51%) Relational Database
2 89 (4.95%) Big Data
3 86 (4.79%) SQL Server
4 82 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
5 81 (4.51%) Hadoop
6 61 (3.39%) Data Lake
7 59 (3.28%) NoSQL
8 45 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 40 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (2.11%) Apache Hive
11 30 (1.67%) Metadata
11 30 (1.67%) MySQL
12 28 (1.56%) MongoDB
13 25 (1.39%) Power BI
14 20 (1.11%) DataStage
15 18 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
16 17 (0.95%) Redis
17 16 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
19 14 (0.78%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 415 (23.09%) JIRA
2 184 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 125 (6.96%) Git (software)
4 88 (4.90%) Selenium
5 76 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 58 (3.23%) Bitbucket
7 55 (3.06%) WebDriver
8 38 (2.11%) Gradle
9 37 (2.06%) Mocha
9 37 (2.06%) SonarQube
10 35 (1.95%) GitLab
10 35 (1.95%) Postman
11 28 (1.56%) SoapUI
12 22 (1.22%) IBM UrbanCode
13 18 (1.00%) Subversion
14 15 (0.83%) JMeter
15 14 (0.78%) Visual Studio
16 12 (0.67%) Vagrant
17 11 (0.61%) Jasmine
17 11 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 729 (40.57%) Finance
2 652 (36.28%) Social Skills
3 212 (11.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 207 (11.52%) Banking
5 199 (11.07%) Retail
6 151 (8.40%) Marketing
7 144 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
8 103 (5.73%) Legal
9 102 (5.68%) Public Sector
10 101 (5.62%) Games
11 85 (4.73%) Presentation Skills
12 70 (3.90%) Automotive
13 68 (3.78%) Law
14 54 (3.01%) Influencing Skills
15 37 (2.06%) Retail Banking
16 33 (1.84%) Billing
17 30 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
19 26 (1.45%) Manufacturing
19 26 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 208 (11.57%) Architect
2 188 (10.46%) Analyst
3 135 (7.51%) Scrum Master
4 123 (6.84%) Developer
5 118 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
6 109 (6.07%) Senior Manager
7 102 (5.68%) Software Engineer
8 85 (4.73%) Business Analyst
9 84 (4.67%) Consultant
10 83 (4.62%) Product Owner
11 82 (4.56%) QA Analyst
11 82 (4.56%) Quality Analyst
12 81 (4.51%) Project Manager
13 80 (4.45%) Agile Coach
14 78 (4.34%) Product Manager
15 68 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
16 62 (3.45%) Data Manager
17 49 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
18 45 (2.50%) Data Engineer
19 42 (2.34%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (7.40%) .NET
2 127 (7.07%) Kafka
3 103 (5.73%) React
4 99 (5.51%) Node.js
5 82 (4.56%) RESTful
6 75 (4.17%) REST
7 73 (4.06%) Spring
8 69 (3.84%) Velocity
9 67 (3.73%) HTML
9 67 (3.73%) Spring Boot
10 65 (3.62%) CSS
11 53 (2.95%) .NET Core
12 49 (2.73%) AngularJS
13 45 (2.50%) Web Services
14 44 (2.45%) .NET Framework
15 36 (2.00%) Chai
16 35 (1.95%) JMS
17 28 (1.56%) JSON
18 26 (1.45%) Middleware
19 25 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.29%) Public Cloud
2 112 (6.23%) User Experience
3 110 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 110 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 90 (5.01%) Cloud Native
5 67 (3.73%) IoT
6 49 (2.73%) Virtual Team
7 45 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 43 (2.39%) Blockchain
8 43 (2.39%) Cyberattack
9 41 (2.28%) Renewable Energy
10 38 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 35 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (1.67%) Cybercrime
13 28 (1.56%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.45%) Data Centre
14 26 (1.45%) Social Media
15 22 (1.22%) Mainframe
16 21 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
17 20 (1.11%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 169 (9.40%) Linux
2 104 (5.79%) Windows
3 56 (3.12%) Unix
4 30 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.17%) VMS
6 17 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.61%) Android
8 11 (0.61%) CentOS
9 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.11%) zOS
11 1 (0.056%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,715 (95.44%) Agile
2 969 (53.92%) Scrum
3 509 (28.32%) Coaching
4 457 (25.43%) Mentoring
5 439 (24.43%) DevOps
6 384 (21.37%) Microservices
7 361 (20.09%) Kanban
8 312 (17.36%) Software Engineering
9 296 (16.47%) Analytics
10 293 (16.30%) CI/CD
11 288 (16.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 269 (14.97%) Project Management
13 259 (14.41%) Test Automation
14 237 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
15 224 (12.47%) TDD
16 211 (11.74%) Servant Leadership
16 211 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 210 (11.69%) SDLC
18 207 (11.52%) Waterfall
19 206 (11.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 308 (17.14%) SQL
2 247 (13.75%) Python
3 236 (13.13%) Java
4 130 (7.23%) C#
5 129 (7.18%) JavaScript
6 69 (3.84%) Bash
7 61 (3.39%) C
8 53 (2.95%) PowerShell
9 37 (2.06%) Ruby
10 36 (2.00%) TypeScript
11 35 (1.95%) C++
12 26 (1.45%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.28%) Go
14 21 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.00%) Apex Code
16 17 (0.95%) Scala
17 12 (0.67%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.61%) PHP
18 11 (0.61%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 301 (16.75%) Degree
2 174 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 88 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 73 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (2.89%) PMI Certification
6 48 (2.67%) DV Cleared
7 46 (2.56%) PMP
8 19 (1.06%) CSPO
9 17 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.95%) MAPM
9 17 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
10 14 (0.78%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 13 (0.72%) ISEB
12 11 (0.61%) CISSP
12 11 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (0.56%) CISM
13 10 (0.56%) IIBA
13 10 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (12.47%) QA
2 38 (2.11%) PMO
3 21 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.72%) GDPR
6 11 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (0.61%) NIST
7 10 (0.56%) COBIT
7 10 (0.56%) SLA
8 9 (0.50%) Accessibility
9 5 (0.28%) WCAG
10 4 (0.22%) GxP
10 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.11%) GRC
13 1 (0.056%) IFRS
13 1 (0.056%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.056%) RMADS
13 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 194 (10.80%) Docker
2 26 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.056%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 146 (8.12%) Kubernetes
2 103 (5.73%) Ansible
2 103 (5.73%) Terraform
3 39 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (2.06%) Puppet
5 27 (1.50%) Grafana
6 15 (0.83%) Prometheus
7 13 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
7 13 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 13 (0.72%) Tivoli
7 13 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 12 (0.67%) SCCM
9 8 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (0.45%) Opsview
9 8 (0.45%) Packer
9 8 (0.45%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.39%) Salt
10 7 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.33%) Istio
12 5 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 180 (10.02%) Microsoft
2 143 (7.96%) Salesforce.com
3 141 (7.85%) FIS
4 90 (5.01%) Oracle
5 60 (3.34%) Atlassian
6 56 (3.12%) Google
7 46 (2.56%) IBM
7 46 (2.56%) SAP
8 35 (1.95%) CA Agile Central
9 32 (1.78%) WorldPay
10 29 (1.61%) Cisco
10 29 (1.61%) F5
11 25 (1.39%) Spotify
12 24 (1.34%) Facebook
12 24 (1.34%) VMware
13 23 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 21 (1.17%) Splunk
15 20 (1.11%) Sony
16 19 (1.06%) Dell
17 17 (0.95%) ServiceNow