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

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 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 697 601 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.80% 29.55% 33.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.40% 31.77% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 585 544 803
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,349 £55,250
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 1,769 1,892 2,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.32% 93.02% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,435 1,608 1,993
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 December 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 December 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 0 529 £42,500 +3.66% 124
West Wales 0 130 £49,039 +22.60% 14
Mid Wales +18 19 £36,000 -15.29% 1
North Wales -3 16 £40,000 - 7
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 221 (31.71%) Java
2 202 (28.98%) Scrum
3 168 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 162 (23.24%) Finance
5 149 (21.38%) Amazon AWS
6 143 (20.52%) C#
7 124 (17.79%) .NET
8 123 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 120 (17.22%) Software Engineering
10 119 (17.07%) HTML
11 112 (16.07%) SQL
12 108 (15.49%) Test Automation
13 107 (15.35%) Microsoft
14 106 (15.21%) SQL Server
15 105 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
16 95 (13.63%) TDD
17 94 (13.49%) Git (software)
17 94 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 92 (13.20%) DevOps
19 89 (12.77%) Degree
20 87 (12.48%) QA
21 83 (11.91%) CSS
21 83 (11.91%) User Experience
22 82 (11.76%) OO
23 81 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
24 79 (11.33%) Web Services
25 73 (10.47%) Docker
26 65 (9.33%) AngularJS
26 65 (9.33%) Linux
26 65 (9.33%) JIRA

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 34 (4.88%) Confluence
2 21 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.01%) Appian
4 13 (1.87%) nginx
5 11 (1.58%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.43%) CMS
6 10 (1.43%) IIS
6 10 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.29%) SAS
7 9 (1.29%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.15%) JBoss
9 7 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.86%) Apache
11 5 (0.72%) Anypoint
11 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.72%) WordPress
12 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.43%) Liferay
14 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 16 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) InVision
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) BPCS
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) Lawson
2 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 149 (21.38%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (2.87%) Office 365
5 15 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.87%) SaaS
7 12 (1.72%) GitHub
8 9 (1.29%) npm
9 8 (1.15%) Serverless
10 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.86%) IaaS
11 6 (0.86%) PaaS
12 5 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.43%) Slack
14 3 (0.43%) Trello
15 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.29%) Datadog
16 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.01%) HTTPS
2 12 (1.72%) Skype
3 9 (1.29%) WPA
4 8 (1.15%) CTI
4 8 (1.15%) PBX
4 8 (1.15%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.00%) HTTP
6 6 (0.86%) Firewall
7 5 (0.72%) DHCP
7 5 (0.72%) DNS
7 5 (0.72%) VoIP
8 4 (0.57%) SSL
8 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.43%) Internet
9 3 (0.43%) Intranet
9 3 (0.43%) SMS
10 2 (0.29%) Broadband
10 2 (0.29%) Extranet
10 2 (0.29%) SNMP
10 2 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 28 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.44%) MongoDB
5 22 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.58%) MySQL
7 15 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.87%) Big Data
10 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (1.15%) Power BI
11 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.86%) DB2
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.72%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.72%) SAS EBI
14 4 (0.57%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.57%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 94 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.33%) JIRA
3 47 (6.74%) Selenium
4 38 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (4.45%) Cucumber
6 25 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 22 (3.16%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.73%) SoapUI
9 17 (2.44%) Maven
10 16 (2.30%) webpack
11 15 (2.15%) JMeter
12 14 (2.01%) Bitbucket
12 14 (2.01%) JUnit
13 11 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.58%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.58%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.43%) gulp
14 10 (1.43%) Spinnaker
15 9 (1.29%) Subversion
16 7 (1.00%) Babel
General
1 162 (23.24%) Finance
2 38 (5.45%) Marketing
3 35 (5.02%) Advertising
4 29 (4.16%) Games
5 19 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.87%) Retail
8 12 (1.72%) Back Office
9 11 (1.58%) Banking
10 8 (1.15%) Electronics
11 6 (0.86%) Law
12 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.43%) Legal
13 3 (0.43%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.14%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 240 (34.43%) Developer
2 84 (12.05%) Software Engineer
3 77 (11.05%) Analyst
4 56 (8.03%) Software Developer
5 54 (7.75%) Java Developer
6 52 (7.46%) Architect
7 48 (6.89%) Business Analyst
8 46 (6.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 35 (5.02%) .NET Developer
10 32 (4.59%) Junior
11 29 (4.16%) C# Developer
12 25 (3.59%) Lead Software Engineer
13 24 (3.44%) Senior Developer
14 23 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (3.30%) Java Engineer
15 22 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 19 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
17 18 (2.58%) Web Developer
18 17 (2.44%) Development Manager
19 16 (2.30%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (17.79%) .NET
2 119 (17.07%) HTML
3 83 (11.91%) CSS
4 79 (11.33%) Web Services
5 65 (9.33%) AngularJS
6 64 (9.18%) Spring
7 58 (8.32%) ASP.NET
7 58 (8.32%) HTML5
8 54 (7.75%) React
9 50 (7.17%) XML
10 47 (6.74%) REST
11 39 (5.60%) Node.js
12 38 (5.45%) jQuery
13 36 (5.16%) Spring Boot
14 31 (4.45%) JSON
14 31 (4.45%) Sass
15 30 (4.30%) SOAP
16 22 (3.16%) .NET Framework
17 20 (2.87%) CSS3
18 19 (2.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.91%) User Experience
2 64 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.17%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (6.89%) Fintech
5 32 (4.59%) Mobile App
6 21 (3.01%) Digital Media
7 20 (2.87%) Cloud Native
8 16 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.01%) e-Learning
11 13 (1.87%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.15%) Digital TV
13 8 (1.15%) IVR
14 7 (1.00%) Animation
14 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (0.57%) Robotics
17 3 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
17 3 (0.43%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.33%) Linux
2 61 (8.75%) Unix
3 40 (5.74%) Windows
4 18 (2.58%) Android
4 18 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.29%) CentOS
7 8 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.00%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.43%) VMS
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.29%) Debian
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (28.98%) Scrum
2 123 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 120 (17.22%) Software Engineering
4 108 (15.49%) Test Automation
5 105 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (13.63%) TDD
7 94 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 92 (13.20%) DevOps
9 82 (11.76%) OO
10 63 (9.04%) Project Management
11 58 (8.32%) Unit Testing
12 54 (7.75%) MVC
12 54 (7.75%) SDLC
13 53 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (7.32%) Coaching
15 50 (7.17%) Service Delivery
15 50 (7.17%) Software Delivery
16 48 (6.89%) Microservices
16 48 (6.89%) OOP
16 48 (6.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 221 (31.71%) Java
2 168 (24.10%) JavaScript
3 143 (20.52%) C#
4 112 (16.07%) SQL
5 53 (7.60%) Python
6 40 (5.74%) PHP
7 32 (4.59%) TypeScript
8 26 (3.73%) Java 8
9 24 (3.44%) Go
10 21 (3.01%) Ruby
11 20 (2.87%) ES6
11 20 (2.87%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
13 11 (1.58%) Scala
14 10 (1.43%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.43%) Perl
15 9 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.29%) VBA
16 8 (1.15%) C++
16 8 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 89 (12.77%) Degree
2 28 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.57%) ISEB
6 4 (0.57%) MCSA
6 4 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.43%) MCITP
7 3 (0.43%) PMP
8 2 (0.29%) CISSP
8 2 (0.29%) MCP
8 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (12.48%) QA
2 15 (2.15%) SLA
3 11 (1.58%) GDPR
4 9 (1.29%) PMO
5 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 73 (10.47%) Docker
2 13 (1.87%) Varnish
3 7 (1.00%) XenApp
4 6 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.43%) HDFS
7 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (4.45%) Kubernetes
2 27 (3.87%) Terraform
3 25 (3.59%) Ansible
4 19 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.15%) Packer
6 13 (1.87%) Puppet
7 11 (1.58%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.72%) Kibana
9 3 (0.43%) Nagios
10 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.29%) Salt
10 2 (0.29%) SCOM
11 1 (0.14%) Consul
11 1 (0.14%) Grafana
11 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 107 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.31%) Oracle
3 27 (3.87%) SAP
4 24 (3.44%) Google
5 16 (2.30%) IBM
6 15 (2.15%) VMware
7 13 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.15%) Apple
8 8 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.00%) Citrix
10 5 (0.72%) Avaya
10 5 (0.72%) Freshdesk
10 5 (0.72%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.72%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.57%) OutSystems
11 4 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.57%) Tableau