Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 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 698 698 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 36.39% 33.17% 32.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.82% 35.96% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 593 649 806
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,372 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £57,500 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,753 1,941 2,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.40% 92.25% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 1,682 1,978
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,001 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 504 £42,500 - 76
West Wales 0 136 £40,000 - 13
North Wales +1 30 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Mid Wales +2 27 - - 1
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 223 (31.95%) Scrum
2 169 (24.21%) Java
3 161 (23.07%) Finance
4 149 (21.35%) C#
5 121 (17.34%) TDD
6 119 (17.05%) .NET
7 118 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 118 (16.91%) Test Automation
8 110 (15.76%) SQL Server
9 104 (14.90%) SQL
10 103 (14.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 98 (14.04%) Microsoft
11 98 (14.04%) Degree
12 91 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 90 (12.89%) User Experience
14 84 (12.03%) Project Management
15 83 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
16 82 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
17 79 (11.32%) BDD
18 77 (11.03%) Mentoring
18 77 (11.03%) DevOps
19 75 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (10.60%) QA
21 73 (10.46%) MVC
21 73 (10.46%) Web Services
22 67 (9.60%) Spring
23 66 (9.46%) Git (software)
23 66 (9.46%) SDLC
24 64 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
25 62 (8.88%) HTML

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 26 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.01%) CMS
3 13 (1.86%) Confluence
4 12 (1.72%) nginx
5 8 (1.15%) Appian
5 8 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.86%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.72%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.57%) SAS
9 4 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.43%) Apache
10 3 (0.43%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.43%) IIS
10 3 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (4.58%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.72%) Office 365
5 11 (1.58%) SaaS
6 7 (1.00%) GitHub
7 6 (0.86%) PaaS
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.57%) IaaS
8 4 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.43%) Slack
9 3 (0.43%) Trello
10 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.29%) Serverless
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.15%) DNS
1 15 (2.15%) Firewall
2 12 (1.72%) Internet
3 11 (1.58%) WAN
4 9 (1.29%) Hyperconnected
4 9 (1.29%) WPA
5 6 (0.86%) Skype
6 5 (0.72%) BGP
6 5 (0.72%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.72%) MPLS
6 5 (0.72%) OSPF
6 5 (0.72%) RIP
7 4 (0.57%) CTI
7 4 (0.57%) DHCP
7 4 (0.57%) LAN
7 4 (0.57%) PBX
7 4 (0.57%) SMS
7 4 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.57%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.16%) NoSQL
3 37 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 28 (4.01%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.01%) Big Data
10 11 (1.58%) MySQL
11 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.00%) DB2
12 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.72%) Redis
14 4 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.43%) Biml
15 3 (0.43%) HPCC
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 66 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.16%) Selenium
3 41 (5.87%) Cucumber
4 37 (5.30%) JIRA
5 34 (4.87%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.58%) JUnit
7 17 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.44%) WebDriver
8 15 (2.15%) SoapUI
9 14 (2.01%) JMeter
10 13 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.72%) Maven
12 10 (1.43%) Protractor
13 9 (1.29%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.15%) Subversion
15 5 (0.72%) Ant
16 4 (0.57%) Jasmine
16 4 (0.57%) Ranorex
General
1 161 (23.07%) Finance
2 31 (4.44%) Advertising
3 28 (4.01%) Banking
4 24 (3.44%) Marketing
4 24 (3.44%) Retail
5 20 (2.87%) Games
6 13 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.15%) Back Office
10 6 (0.86%) Law
11 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.72%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 237 (33.95%) Developer
2 102 (14.61%) Analyst
3 63 (9.03%) .NET Developer
4 58 (8.31%) C# Developer
5 51 (7.31%) Java Developer
6 49 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 44 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 40 (5.73%) Project Manager
10 36 (5.16%) Architect
11 33 (4.73%) Software Engineer
12 30 (4.30%) Test Analyst
13 26 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (3.44%) Scrum Master
14 24 (3.44%) Test Engineer
15 23 (3.30%) Junior
16 21 (3.01%) Product Owner
16 21 (3.01%) Senior Developer
17 20 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (17.05%) .NET
2 73 (10.46%) Web Services
3 67 (9.60%) Spring
4 62 (8.88%) HTML
5 60 (8.60%) AngularJS
6 59 (8.45%) ASP.NET
7 46 (6.59%) REST
8 44 (6.30%) CSS
9 43 (6.16%) RESTful
10 36 (5.16%) Spring Boot
11 35 (5.01%) HTML5
12 34 (4.87%) .NET Framework
12 34 (4.87%) Node.js
13 33 (4.73%) WCF
14 29 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (4.01%) SOAP
16 26 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (3.44%) Hibernate
17 24 (3.44%) jQuery
18 22 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.89%) User Experience
2 41 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.16%) Fintech
4 35 (5.01%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (4.01%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 25 (3.58%) Cloud Native
9 17 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.86%) e-Learning
10 13 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.15%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.57%) IVR
15 3 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
15 3 (0.43%) Digital TV
15 3 (0.43%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
15 3 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.31%) Linux
2 43 (6.16%) Windows
3 32 (4.58%) Unix
4 21 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.87%) Android
6 17 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.15%) CentOS
9 7 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.57%) AIX
11 4 (0.57%) Debian
11 4 (0.57%) HPUX
11 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.43%) VMS
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (31.95%) Scrum
2 121 (17.34%) TDD
3 118 (16.91%) Test Automation
4 103 (14.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 91 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 84 (12.03%) Project Management
7 82 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
8 79 (11.32%) BDD
9 77 (11.03%) DevOps
9 77 (11.03%) Mentoring
10 75 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (10.46%) MVC
12 66 (9.46%) SDLC
13 59 (8.45%) User Stories
14 58 (8.31%) Waterfall
15 55 (7.88%) Service Delivery
16 54 (7.74%) Coaching
16 54 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (6.88%) E-Commerce
18 47 (6.73%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 169 (24.21%) Java
2 149 (21.35%) C#
3 118 (16.91%) JavaScript
4 104 (14.90%) SQL
5 42 (6.02%) Python
6 40 (5.73%) Ruby
7 37 (5.30%) Java 8
8 30 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 20 (2.87%) Go
10 18 (2.58%) PHP
11 15 (2.15%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.01%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.86%) Apex Code
14 12 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
15 11 (1.58%) C
15 11 (1.58%) Perl
16 10 (1.43%) C++
17 7 (1.00%) Delphi
17 7 (1.00%) Groovy
17 7 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 98 (14.04%) Degree
2 20 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.01%) MCITP
4 14 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.86%) ISEB
8 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.57%) CITP
10 3 (0.43%) MCSA
11 2 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.29%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.14%) PMP
12 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.60%) QA
2 18 (2.58%) SLA
3 11 (1.58%) PMO
4 10 (1.43%) GDPR
5 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.29%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) GCP
8 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 60 (8.60%) Docker
2 20 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.72%) Varnish
5 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.57%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.29%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (4.44%) Ansible
2 20 (2.87%) Terraform
3 18 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.72%) Puppet
5 10 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.15%) Packer
7 7 (1.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.57%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.57%) SCCM
8 4 (0.57%) SCOM
8 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.29%) Kibana
9 2 (0.29%) PTC Integrity
9 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 98 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.73%) Oracle
3 22 (3.15%) VMware
4 20 (2.87%) ServiceNow
5 17 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.15%) HP
7 13 (1.86%) Google
8 11 (1.58%) 3PAR
8 11 (1.58%) McAfee
8 11 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.58%) SAP
8 11 (1.58%) Veeam
9 10 (1.43%) IBM
9 10 (1.43%) Veritas
10 9 (1.29%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.15%) Teradata
12 7 (1.00%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.00%) Cisco
12 7 (1.00%) Clearswift
12 7 (1.00%) Nortel