Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 380 329 666
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 27.05% 28.46% 37.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.94% 32.07% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 293 284 599
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,325 £27,750
25th Percentile £35,745 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,013 £58,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 1,269 1,026 1,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.32% 88.75% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 900 876 1,417
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,188 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,494 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £61,325 £63,489 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Wales.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Wales over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 +1 283 £48,000 +6.67% 72
West Wales +4 71 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Mid Wales +1 14 £37,500 - 1
North Wales -11 4 £33,750 -35.71% 12
Dyfed - 3 £42,500 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 166 (43.68%) Scrum
2 129 (33.95%) Azure
3 126 (33.16%) DevOps
4 111 (29.21%) Java
5 93 (24.47%) Social Skills
6 92 (24.21%) Microservices
7 85 (22.37%) .NET
8 83 (21.84%) Docker
9 79 (20.79%) TDD
10 76 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 74 (19.47%) Spring
12 73 (19.21%) JavaScript
12 73 (19.21%) BDD
13 71 (18.68%) Jenkins
14 70 (18.42%) Finance
15 69 (18.16%) SQL
16 67 (17.63%) C#
16 67 (17.63%) REST
16 67 (17.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 66 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (16.05%) Web Services
19 59 (15.53%) Kanban
20 58 (15.26%) Microsoft
21 55 (14.47%) Software Engineering
22 54 (14.21%) Coaching
23 52 (13.68%) Mentoring
24 50 (13.16%) Kubernetes
25 48 (12.63%) HTML
26 46 (12.11%) RESTful
27 45 (11.84%) Advertising

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 8 (2.11%) CMS
2 7 (1.84%) Umbraco
3 6 (1.58%) IIS
4 5 (1.32%) Confluence
4 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.05%) Apache
6 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.79%) JBoss
6 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.53%) Moodle
7 2 (0.53%) OnBase
7 2 (0.53%) WordPress
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.26%) concrete5
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.26%) Shopify
2 1 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 129 (33.95%) Azure
2 42 (11.05%) AWS
3 30 (7.89%) GitHub
4 29 (7.63%) OpenShift
5 23 (6.05%) Serverless
6 14 (3.68%) GCP
7 10 (2.63%) Power Platform
8 9 (2.37%) Microsoft 365
9 8 (2.11%) SaaS
10 7 (1.84%) PaaS
11 5 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.05%) Azure Stack
12 4 (1.05%) npm
13 3 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.79%) Azure Service Bus
13 3 (0.79%) Google Workspace
13 3 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 2 (0.53%) Force.com
14 2 (0.53%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (1.84%) Cisco ISE
1 7 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (1.05%) Firewall
3 3 (0.79%) HTTP
3 3 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.26%) ATM
4 1 (0.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) NAS
4 1 (0.26%) SAN
4 1 (0.26%) SMS
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.11%) Big Data
3 17 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.95%) MySQL
5 11 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.63%) Power BI
7 8 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.58%) Data Lake
9 6 (1.58%) Redis
9 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.53%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 76 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 71 (18.68%) Jenkins
3 23 (6.05%) JIRA
4 15 (3.95%) Rational Rhapsody
4 15 (3.95%) Selenium
5 14 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.89%) Artifactory
6 11 (2.89%) JMeter
6 11 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.37%) GitLab
7 9 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.11%) Maven
8 8 (2.11%) Rational Quality Manager
9 7 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.58%) Rational Team Concert
10 6 (1.58%) Serenity BDD
10 6 (1.58%) webpack
11 5 (1.32%) Postman
12 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.79%) Cypress.io
General
1 93 (24.47%) Social Skills
2 70 (18.42%) Finance
3 45 (11.84%) Advertising
4 23 (6.05%) Avionics
5 15 (3.95%) Military
6 12 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.89%) Games
8 10 (2.63%) Public Sector
9 9 (2.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 9 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.37%) Retail
10 8 (2.11%) Law
11 5 (1.32%) Back Office
11 5 (1.32%) Banking
12 4 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.79%) Billing
13 3 (0.79%) Legal
13 3 (0.79%) Local Government
13 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.79%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 159 (41.84%) Developer
2 64 (16.84%) Java Developer
3 50 (13.16%) Analyst
4 36 (9.47%) Software Engineer
5 34 (8.95%) Senior Developer
6 31 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 26 (6.84%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (4.21%) Lead Developer
10 16 (4.21%) Software Developer
11 15 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (3.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 15 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.16%) Service Analyst
12 12 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (3.16%) Tester
13 11 (2.89%) C# Developer
13 11 (2.89%) Junior
13 11 (2.89%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (22.37%) .NET
2 74 (19.47%) Spring
3 67 (17.63%) REST
4 61 (16.05%) Web Services
5 48 (12.63%) HTML
6 46 (12.11%) RESTful
7 43 (11.32%) CSS
7 43 (11.32%) React
8 41 (10.79%) Spring Boot
9 31 (8.16%) AngularJS
10 30 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 25 (6.58%) .NET Core
11 25 (6.58%) GraphQL
11 25 (6.58%) Node.js
12 24 (6.32%) Middleware
13 21 (5.53%) JavaBeans
14 20 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (5.00%) ASP.NET
16 18 (4.74%) .NET Framework
17 15 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.74%) User Experience
2 14 (3.68%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.37%) BBC
4 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.84%) PKI
5 6 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.26%) HoloLens
10 1 (0.26%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.26%) PMI
10 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Robotics
10 1 (0.26%) Tandem
10 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.58%) Android
2 23 (6.05%) Windows
3 18 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.21%) Linux
5 9 (2.37%) Mac OS
5 9 (2.37%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.84%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.53%) Unix
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (43.68%) Scrum
2 126 (33.16%) DevOps
3 92 (24.21%) Microservices
4 79 (20.79%) TDD
5 73 (19.21%) BDD
6 67 (17.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 66 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (15.53%) Kanban
9 55 (14.47%) Software Engineering
10 54 (14.21%) Coaching
11 52 (13.68%) Mentoring
12 42 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (11.05%) Test Automation
13 33 (8.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 31 (8.16%) Analytics
15 30 (7.89%) SOA
16 28 (7.37%) MVC
17 27 (7.11%) Data Analytics
17 27 (7.11%) Software Testing
17 27 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (29.21%) Java
2 73 (19.21%) JavaScript
3 69 (18.16%) SQL
4 67 (17.63%) C#
5 32 (8.42%) TypeScript
6 31 (8.16%) Java 8
7 27 (7.11%) Python
8 15 (3.95%) PHP
9 13 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.89%) Scala
11 8 (2.11%) C
12 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.05%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.05%) C++
13 4 (1.05%) Go
13 4 (1.05%) Groovy
14 3 (0.79%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.79%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.79%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 32 (8.42%) Degree
2 31 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 31 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (1.58%) ISEB
5 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.32%) SAFe Agilist
6 4 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.79%) APMP
7 3 (0.79%) PMP
8 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.53%) CBAP
8 2 (0.53%) IIBA
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.26%) LFCE
9 1 (0.26%) LFCS
9 1 (0.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.89%) QA
2 10 (2.63%) SLA
3 7 (1.84%) PMO
4 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.32%) GDPR
5 5 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.79%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.26%) HL7
8 1 (0.26%) NIST
System Software
1 83 (21.84%) Docker
2 10 (2.63%) vSphere
3 7 (1.84%) BitLocker
4 6 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 31 (8.16%) Terraform
3 15 (3.95%) PTC Integrity
4 10 (2.63%) Ansible
5 9 (2.37%) SCCM
6 8 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.84%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.53%) MIIS
8 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.53%) Puppet
9 1 (0.26%) Istio
Vendors
1 58 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.26%) IBM
3 15 (3.95%) PTC
3 15 (3.95%) VMware
4 11 (2.89%) Apple
5 8 (2.11%) Dell
5 8 (2.11%) Guidewire
6 7 (1.84%) Cisco
7 6 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.32%) Databricks
8 5 (1.32%) Google
8 5 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.79%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.79%) Pardot
9 3 (0.79%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.53%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.53%) Hyland
10 2 (0.53%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle
11 1 (0.26%) Dynatrace