Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 609 801 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.99% 33.98% 31.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.98% 38.23% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 549 742 783
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,025 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,975 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,741 2,095 2,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.44% 88.88% 82.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,430 1,765 1,924
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +1.39%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £54,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 0 456 £41,000 +7.19% 93
West Wales 0 85 £40,000 - 10
North Wales +17 39 £40,000 +77.78% 16
Mid Wales -4 22 £40,000 - 3
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 250 (41.05%) Scrum
2 226 (37.11%) C#
3 215 (35.30%) .NET
4 159 (26.11%) SQL Server
5 151 (24.79%) JavaScript
6 148 (24.30%) MVC
7 139 (22.82%) TDD
8 138 (22.66%) ASP.NET
9 116 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 109 (17.90%) RESTful
11 105 (17.24%) SQL
12 104 (17.08%) Finance
12 104 (17.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 100 (16.42%) Java
14 97 (15.93%) HTML
14 97 (15.93%) CSS
15 89 (14.61%) SDLC
16 87 (14.29%) BDD
17 86 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 84 (13.79%) WCF
19 81 (13.30%) Test Automation
20 75 (12.32%) Web Application Development
21 74 (12.15%) Git (software)
22 73 (11.99%) Software Engineering
23 70 (11.49%) Microsoft
24 67 (11.00%) NoSQL
25 66 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
26 63 (10.34%) DevOps
27 60 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 60 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure

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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (3.94%) CMS
3 17 (2.79%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.81%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.81%) IIS
5 11 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.15%) Apache
8 6 (0.99%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.66%) Drupal
9 4 (0.66%) JBoss
10 3 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.49%) Liferay
10 3 (0.49%) nginx
10 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.33%) MTS
11 2 (0.33%) Mule
11 2 (0.33%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.49%) Moqups
5 1 (0.16%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (4.76%) SaaS
4 20 (3.28%) PaaS
5 7 (1.15%) IaaS
6 6 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.82%) Office 365
8 3 (0.49%) GitHub
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.33%) Route 53
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.16%) Heroku
10 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.79%) Internet
2 16 (2.63%) Hyperconnected
3 8 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.82%) DNS
5 4 (0.66%) HTTP
6 2 (0.33%) Broadband
6 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 2 (0.33%) Intranet
6 2 (0.33%) Modbus
6 2 (0.33%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 67 (11.00%) NoSQL
3 54 (8.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 41 (6.73%) MongoDB
5 29 (4.76%) MySQL
6 20 (3.28%) Big Data
7 19 (3.12%) GIS
7 19 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.96%) Geospatial Data
9 16 (2.63%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.15%) Redis
14 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.82%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.82%) DB2
15 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (6.90%) JIRA
4 36 (5.91%) Selenium
5 33 (5.42%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.94%) Jenkins
7 23 (3.78%) Cucumber
8 17 (2.79%) Subversion
9 15 (2.46%) Maven
10 13 (2.13%) JMeter
11 12 (1.97%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.48%) JUnit
13 8 (1.31%) Rational Team Concert
14 7 (1.15%) NUnit
15 5 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.82%) MSTest
15 5 (0.82%) SoapUI
15 5 (0.82%) SpecFlow
16 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
16 4 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (17.08%) Finance
2 34 (5.58%) Games
2 34 (5.58%) Retail
3 32 (5.25%) Marketing
4 14 (2.30%) Advertising
5 12 (1.97%) Banking
6 9 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.15%) Electronics
8 7 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.66%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Military
11 3 (0.49%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 307 (50.41%) Developer
2 137 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 75 (12.32%) C# Developer
4 57 (9.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (9.20%) Analyst
6 40 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (6.24%) Software Developer
8 36 (5.91%) Project Manager
9 35 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 33 (5.42%) Software Engineer
11 31 (5.09%) Business Analyst
11 31 (5.09%) Java Developer
12 27 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 25 (4.11%) Architect
13 25 (4.11%) Junior
14 21 (3.45%) Junior Developer
14 21 (3.45%) Test Analyst
15 20 (3.28%) Scrum Master
16 17 (2.79%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (35.30%) .NET
2 138 (22.66%) ASP.NET
3 116 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 109 (17.90%) RESTful
5 104 (17.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 97 (15.93%) CSS
6 97 (15.93%) HTML
7 86 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 84 (13.79%) WCF
9 60 (9.85%) .NET Framework
9 60 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 58 (9.52%) Node.js
11 50 (8.21%) jQuery
12 48 (7.88%) Entity Framework
13 45 (7.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 39 (6.40%) HTML5
14 39 (6.40%) SOAP
14 39 (6.40%) Web Services
15 38 (6.24%) REST
16 37 (6.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
1 36 (5.91%) Computer Science
1 36 (5.91%) Management Information System
1 36 (5.91%) User Experience
2 33 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.28%) Fintech
5 19 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.48%) Cloud Native
8 6 (0.99%) NHS
9 5 (0.82%) Digital TV
9 5 (0.82%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.82%) Tandem
10 3 (0.49%) Blog
10 3 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.49%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.49%) IPTV
10 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 45 (7.39%) Android
3 37 (6.08%) Linux
4 24 (3.94%) Windows
5 17 (2.79%) Unix
6 7 (1.15%) CentOS
6 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.33%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.33%) Solaris
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (41.05%) Scrum
2 148 (24.30%) MVC
3 139 (22.82%) TDD
4 89 (14.61%) SDLC
5 87 (14.29%) BDD
6 81 (13.30%) Test Automation
7 75 (12.32%) Web Application Development
8 73 (11.99%) Software Engineering
9 66 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (10.34%) DevOps
11 50 (8.21%) OO
12 49 (8.05%) Kanban
12 49 (8.05%) Project Management
12 49 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (7.55%) Waterfall
13 46 (7.55%) Web Development
14 43 (7.06%) Coaching
15 39 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (6.40%) Mentoring
16 38 (6.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 226 (37.11%) C#
2 151 (24.79%) JavaScript
3 105 (17.24%) SQL
4 100 (16.42%) Java
5 59 (9.69%) Ruby
6 42 (6.90%) Python
7 32 (5.25%) PHP
8 24 (3.94%) C++
9 23 (3.78%) VB.NET
10 22 (3.61%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.12%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.79%) Go
13 16 (2.63%) C
14 12 (1.97%) R
15 11 (1.81%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.64%) Perl
17 9 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.31%) Groovy
18 8 (1.31%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (9.52%) Degree
2 15 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 15 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.48%) ISEB
5 8 (1.31%) HND
6 7 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.82%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.66%) MCITP
10 2 (0.33%) CCIE
10 2 (0.33%) CCNP
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.33%) CISM
10 2 (0.33%) CISSP
10 2 (0.33%) MCSE
10 2 (0.33%) PMP
11 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.03%) QA
2 8 (1.31%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.31%) SLA
3 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.99%) GDPR
4 4 (0.66%) PMO
5 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (3.78%) Docker
2 10 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) Firmware
3 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (3.45%) Ansible
2 15 (2.46%) Terraform
3 9 (1.48%) Kibana
4 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.49%) SCCM
6 2 (0.33%) Grafana
6 2 (0.33%) Marathon
6 2 (0.33%) Mesos
6 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.33%) Puppet
6 2 (0.33%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.16%) Packer
7 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.75%) Oracle
3 14 (2.30%) SAP
3 14 (2.30%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.81%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.48%) Google
7 7 (1.15%) VMware
8 6 (0.99%) Teradata
9 5 (0.82%) IBM
9 5 (0.82%) Zend
10 4 (0.66%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.66%) Apple
10 4 (0.66%) CA
10 4 (0.66%) HP
10 4 (0.66%) Informatica
10 4 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.66%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.66%) Veeam
10 4 (0.66%) Veritas