Period
to 26 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 191 712 674
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 25.37% 37.26% 33.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.21% 41.20% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 186 642 586
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,967 £28,525 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,967 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 677 1,728 1,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.91% 90.42% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 597 1,472 1,464
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,900 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 -1 171 £45,000 +2.04% 51
West Wales -9 12 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Mid Wales -4 6 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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 79 (41.36%) DevOps
2 59 (30.89%) Scrum
3 49 (25.65%) SQL
4 47 (24.61%) Azure
5 38 (19.90%) Test Automation
5 38 (19.90%) Kubernetes
6 35 (18.32%) Git (software)
7 34 (17.80%) Docker
8 27 (14.14%) C#
8 27 (14.14%) Java
8 27 (14.14%) JavaScript
9 26 (13.61%) .NET
10 24 (12.57%) JIRA
10 24 (12.57%) Jenkins
11 23 (12.04%) AWS
11 23 (12.04%) Finance
11 23 (12.04%) Microsoft
12 22 (11.52%) Fintech
13 21 (10.99%) HTML
13 21 (10.99%) Selenium
14 20 (10.47%) CSS
14 20 (10.47%) User Experience
15 19 (9.95%) Software Engineering
16 18 (9.42%) React
17 17 (8.90%) AngularJS
17 17 (8.90%) BDD
17 17 (8.90%) Degree
17 17 (8.90%) Web Services
18 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
19 15 (7.85%) Python

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 14 (7.33%) Confluence
2 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.57%) SAS
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Marvel
1 4 (2.09%) Sketch
2 3 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Figma
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 47 (24.61%) Azure
2 23 (12.04%) AWS
3 14 (7.33%) GCP
4 11 (5.76%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.62%) SaaS
6 4 (2.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (2.09%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.09%) Slack
7 3 (1.57%) IaaS
7 3 (1.57%) Office 365
7 3 (1.57%) PaaS
8 2 (1.05%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Serverless
9 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.05%) HTTP
1 2 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.71%) Big Data
4 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.66%) Biml
6 7 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2017
8 4 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.05%) MySQL
10 2 (1.05%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.57%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.57%) JIRA
3 21 (10.99%) Selenium
4 12 (6.28%) SpecFlow
5 9 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.19%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.19%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.14%) Spinnaker
7 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.09%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.09%) Maven
8 4 (2.09%) webpack
9 3 (1.57%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.57%) Grunt
9 3 (1.57%) gulp
9 3 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.57%) Postman
10 2 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 23 (12.04%) Finance
2 6 (3.14%) Games
3 5 (2.62%) Marketing
4 4 (2.09%) Advertising
4 4 (2.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.57%) Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (39.79%) Developer
2 26 (13.61%) Analyst
3 19 (9.95%) Senior Developer
4 15 (7.85%) Test Analyst
5 14 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.66%) Data Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Junior
11 7 (3.66%) Lead .NET Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.66%) Python Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (3.14%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.61%) .NET
2 21 (10.99%) HTML
3 20 (10.47%) CSS
4 18 (9.42%) React
5 17 (8.90%) AngularJS
5 17 (8.90%) Web Services
6 13 (6.81%) SOAP
7 12 (6.28%) Spring
8 10 (5.24%) JSON
8 10 (5.24%) REST
9 9 (4.71%) ASP.NET
10 8 (4.19%) Node.js
10 8 (4.19%) RESTful
11 7 (3.66%) IBM Integration Bus
12 6 (3.14%) Java SE
12 6 (3.14%) jQuery
13 5 (2.62%) Play Framework
13 5 (2.62%) Redux
13 5 (2.62%) Sass
14 4 (2.09%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) User Experience
2 8 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.14%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.05%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.05%) mPOS
8 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.81%) Linux
2 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (2.62%) Windows
4 4 (2.09%) Android
4 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Unix
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (41.36%) DevOps
2 59 (30.89%) Scrum
3 38 (19.90%) Test Automation
4 22 (11.52%) Fintech
5 19 (9.95%) Software Engineering
6 17 (8.90%) BDD
7 15 (7.85%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (7.85%) Process Improvement
8 14 (7.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (6.81%) TDD
10 12 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.28%) Project Management
10 12 (6.28%) Waterfall
11 11 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (5.76%) MVC
11 11 (5.76%) Project Delivery
11 11 (5.76%) SDLC
12 10 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.24%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.65%) SQL
2 27 (14.14%) C#
2 27 (14.14%) Java
2 27 (14.14%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.85%) Python
4 13 (6.81%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.71%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.14%) R
8 5 (2.62%) Scala
9 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.09%) C
10 3 (1.57%) PHP
11 2 (1.05%) Go
11 2 (1.05%) Perl
11 2 (1.05%) Ruby
11 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.52%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) ES7
Qualifications
1 17 (8.90%) Degree
2 6 (3.14%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.09%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.05%) ISEB
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.05%) MCITP
4 2 (1.05%) MCSA
4 2 (1.05%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.52%) APMP
5 1 (0.52%) CBAP
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MBCS
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.52%) PMP
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) SLA
3 3 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.57%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (17.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (19.90%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.14%) Terraform
3 2 (1.05%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.52%) Grafana
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.28%) Google
3 10 (5.24%) IBM
4 9 (4.71%) Tableau
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle
6 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.09%) Adobe
7 4 (2.09%) Hotjar
8 3 (1.57%) Crazy Egg
8 3 (1.57%) Perforce
8 3 (1.57%) VMware
9 2 (1.05%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.05%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.52%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.52%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.52%) Samsung
10 1 (0.52%) Spotify
10 1 (0.52%) Zend