Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 669 597 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 33.05% 30.43% 32.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.06% 32.86% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 557 552 806
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £64,250 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Agile Software Development 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,805 1,817 2,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.18% 92.61% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,462 1,569 1,992
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Wales.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
South Wales 0 500 £42,500 - 112
West Wales 0 130 £40,000 - 20
North Wales 0 19 £35,000 -9.68% 7
Mid Wales +3 18 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 232 (34.68%) Scrum
2 200 (29.90%) Java
3 138 (20.63%) Finance
4 136 (20.33%) JavaScript
5 123 (18.39%) C#
5 123 (18.39%) Test Automation
6 112 (16.74%) TDD
7 109 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
8 106 (15.84%) .NET
9 105 (15.70%) SQL
10 103 (15.40%) Software Engineering
11 94 (14.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 90 (13.45%) Microsoft
13 89 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (12.71%) User Experience
15 84 (12.56%) Mentoring
15 84 (12.56%) SQL Server
16 82 (12.26%) Degree
17 79 (11.81%) QA
18 77 (11.51%) HTML
18 77 (11.51%) Git (software)
19 74 (11.06%) DevOps
20 71 (10.61%) Web Services
21 69 (10.31%) BDD
22 68 (10.16%) Spring
23 66 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
24 63 (9.42%) Docker
24 63 (9.42%) Project Management
25 61 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
26 60 (8.97%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 29 (4.33%) Confluence
2 20 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.94%) nginx
4 10 (1.49%) Appian
4 10 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.35%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.20%) CMS
7 7 (1.05%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.05%) IIS
7 7 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.05%) SAS
8 6 (0.90%) JBoss
8 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.75%) Anypoint
9 5 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.45%) Liferay
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.30%) Apache
11 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) BPCS
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.15%) Lawson
2 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.84%) Office 365
5 14 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.94%) GitHub
7 12 (1.79%) SaaS
8 8 (1.20%) Serverless
9 6 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.75%) PaaS
11 4 (0.60%) IaaS
11 4 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) Slack
11 4 (0.60%) Trello
12 3 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.30%) npm
14 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.64%) Skype
2 10 (1.49%) Firewall
3 9 (1.35%) DNS
3 9 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 9 (1.35%) WPA
4 7 (1.05%) HTTP
4 7 (1.05%) Internet
4 7 (1.05%) WAN
5 5 (0.75%) DHCP
5 5 (0.75%) VoIP
6 4 (0.60%) CTI
6 4 (0.60%) LAN
6 4 (0.60%) PBX
6 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.60%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.45%) BGP
7 3 (0.45%) Extranet
7 3 (0.45%) Hyperconnected
7 3 (0.45%) MPLS
7 3 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 31 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.59%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.94%) Big Data
9 12 (1.79%) MySQL
10 11 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.20%) Power BI
12 6 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.75%) DB2
13 5 (0.75%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.75%) SAS EBI
13 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.60%) HPCC
15 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 59 (8.82%) JIRA
3 57 (8.52%) Selenium
4 41 (6.13%) Cucumber
5 34 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.14%) JUnit
7 17 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.54%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.24%) JMeter
8 15 (2.24%) SoapUI
8 15 (2.24%) WebDriver
9 13 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.79%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.79%) Maven
11 9 (1.35%) Protractor
12 8 (1.20%) Subversion
13 7 (1.05%) Spinnaker
13 7 (1.05%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.90%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 138 (20.63%) Finance
2 23 (3.44%) Marketing
3 22 (3.29%) Advertising
3 22 (3.29%) Banking
4 18 (2.69%) Games
5 16 (2.39%) Retail
6 14 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.20%) Back Office
9 7 (1.05%) Legal
10 6 (0.90%) Law
11 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 227 (33.93%) Developer
2 94 (14.05%) Analyst
3 55 (8.22%) Software Engineer
4 51 (7.62%) Java Developer
5 48 (7.17%) Software Developer
6 45 (6.73%) Business Analyst
7 44 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 39 (5.83%) Architect
9 37 (5.53%) C# Developer
10 29 (4.33%) Test Analyst
11 28 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (3.89%) Junior
12 26 (3.89%) Project Manager
13 24 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 23 (3.44%) Test Engineer
15 22 (3.29%) Java Engineer
16 20 (2.99%) Product Owner
17 19 (2.84%) Product Manager
17 19 (2.84%) Scrum Master
17 19 (2.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (15.84%) .NET
2 77 (11.51%) HTML
3 71 (10.61%) Web Services
4 68 (10.16%) Spring
5 52 (7.77%) REST
6 51 (7.62%) CSS
7 47 (7.03%) ASP.NET
8 46 (6.88%) AngularJS
9 39 (5.83%) Spring Boot
10 34 (5.08%) HTML5
11 32 (4.78%) Node.js
12 31 (4.63%) JSON
13 30 (4.48%) React
13 30 (4.48%) XML
14 28 (4.19%) .NET Framework
15 26 (3.89%) WCF
16 25 (3.74%) jQuery
16 25 (3.74%) RESTful
16 25 (3.74%) SOAP
17 21 (3.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.71%) User Experience
2 57 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.68%) Fintech
4 34 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 28 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.44%) Cloud Native
7 17 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.09%) e-Learning
9 14 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.64%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.60%) Digital TV
13 4 (0.60%) IVR
13 4 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.45%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.67%) Linux
2 38 (5.68%) Unix
2 38 (5.68%) Windows
3 19 (2.84%) Android
4 16 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.35%) CentOS
7 8 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.45%) VMS
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.30%) Debian
12 2 (0.30%) HPUX
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (34.68%) Scrum
2 123 (18.39%) Test Automation
3 112 (16.74%) TDD
4 103 (15.40%) Software Engineering
5 94 (14.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 89 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (12.56%) Mentoring
8 74 (11.06%) DevOps
9 69 (10.31%) BDD
10 66 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (9.42%) Project Management
12 60 (8.97%) MVC
13 57 (8.52%) Coaching
14 56 (8.37%) OO
14 56 (8.37%) SDLC
14 56 (8.37%) User Stories
15 52 (7.77%) Unit Testing
16 51 (7.62%) Microservices
16 51 (7.62%) Service Delivery
17 44 (6.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 200 (29.90%) Java
2 136 (20.33%) JavaScript
3 123 (18.39%) C#
4 105 (15.70%) SQL
5 49 (7.32%) Python
6 32 (4.78%) Java 8
7 25 (3.74%) Ruby
8 21 (3.14%) Go
9 19 (2.84%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.54%) PHP
11 14 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
13 11 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.49%) Apex Code
15 9 (1.35%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.20%) C
16 8 (1.20%) Perl
16 8 (1.20%) Scala
17 7 (1.05%) Delphi
17 7 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (12.26%) Degree
2 18 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.05%) MCITP
6 6 (0.90%) ISEB
7 5 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.60%) MCSA
8 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.45%) CITP
9 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.30%) PMP
10 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (11.81%) QA
2 11 (1.64%) SLA
3 7 (1.05%) GDPR
3 7 (1.05%) PMO
4 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 63 (9.42%) Docker
2 13 (1.94%) Varnish
3 10 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.90%) XenApp
7 4 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.30%) HDFS
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (3.89%) Ansible
2 22 (3.29%) Terraform
3 18 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.24%) Puppet
5 9 (1.35%) Packer
6 7 (1.05%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.45%) Nagios
8 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.30%) SCOM
9 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 90 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.43%) Oracle
3 20 (2.99%) Google
4 16 (2.39%) IBM
4 16 (2.39%) VMware
5 15 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (2.24%) SAP
6 12 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.20%) Avaya
8 8 (1.20%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.05%) Apple
9 7 (1.05%) HP
9 7 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.90%) Adobe
10 6 (0.90%) Citrix
11 5 (0.75%) Freshdesk
11 5 (0.75%) Guidewire
11 5 (0.75%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.60%) OutSystems