Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 370 641 722
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 29.37% 36.42% 37.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.21% 40.01% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 336 585 657
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%
10th Percentile £30,882 £27,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,013 £58,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 1,114 1,602 1,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.41% 91.02% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,374 1,479
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,625 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -1 332 £45,000 +8.43% 41
West Wales -8 19 £50,000 +42.86% 5
North Wales 0 14 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Mid Wales -3 4 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 102 (27.57%) DevOps
2 90 (24.32%) Scrum
3 84 (22.70%) Test Automation
4 74 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 73 (19.73%) Finance
6 69 (18.65%) JavaScript
6 69 (18.65%) SQL
7 68 (18.38%) Java
7 68 (18.38%) Azure
8 63 (17.03%) Degree
9 61 (16.49%) Docker
10 59 (15.95%) HTML
11 57 (15.41%) CSS
12 56 (15.14%) User Experience
13 53 (14.32%) Kubernetes
14 49 (13.24%) .NET
14 49 (13.24%) Microsoft
15 48 (12.97%) AngularJS
15 48 (12.97%) AWS
15 48 (12.97%) Mentoring
16 46 (12.43%) Jenkins
17 44 (11.89%) Front End Development
18 43 (11.62%) Software Engineering
19 41 (11.08%) JIRA
20 38 (10.27%) Fintech
21 36 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
21 36 (9.73%) Waterfall
21 36 (9.73%) Spring
22 34 (9.19%) C#
23 33 (8.92%) Web Services

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 23 (6.22%) Confluence
2 17 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.16%) Apache
3 8 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Drupal
6 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.27%) nginx
6 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.62%) Sketch
3 5 (1.35%) Marvel
3 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) Figma
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 68 (18.38%) Azure
2 48 (12.97%) AWS
3 22 (5.95%) GCP
4 20 (5.41%) SaaS
5 17 (4.59%) PaaS
6 14 (3.78%) IaaS
6 14 (3.78%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.24%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.16%) Serverless
9 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.35%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) AWS IoT
11 4 (1.08%) Firebase
11 4 (1.08%) GitHub
12 3 (0.81%) Logic Apps
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.54%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.51%) Firewall
2 6 (1.62%) Network Security
2 6 (1.62%) VPN
3 5 (1.35%) DHCP
3 5 (1.35%) DNS
4 3 (0.81%) Intranet
5 2 (0.54%) HTTP
5 2 (0.54%) MQTT
5 2 (0.54%) SSL
5 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) Modbus
6 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.68%) MySQL
3 17 (4.59%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.35%) Big Data
7 5 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.08%) MS Access
8 4 (1.08%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.81%) DB2
9 3 (0.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 74 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 46 (12.43%) Jenkins
3 41 (11.08%) JIRA
4 30 (8.11%) Selenium
5 27 (7.30%) Visual Studio
6 23 (6.22%) Cucumber
7 15 (4.05%) Maven
8 13 (3.51%) webpack
9 12 (3.24%) Grunt
9 12 (3.24%) gulp
10 10 (2.70%) JUnit
10 10 (2.70%) Subversion
10 10 (2.70%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.43%) Jasmine
12 8 (2.16%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.89%) JMeter
14 6 (1.62%) Axure RP
14 6 (1.62%) Postman
14 6 (1.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (19.73%) Finance
2 23 (6.22%) Retail
3 19 (5.14%) Banking
4 13 (3.51%) Advertising
5 6 (1.62%) Marketing
5 6 (1.62%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.35%) Games
6 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.08%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.54%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (39.19%) Developer
2 36 (9.73%) Analyst
3 31 (8.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 29 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 25 (6.76%) Java Developer
6 23 (6.22%) Test Analyst
7 20 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 16 (4.32%) Designer
8 16 (4.32%) Software Engineer
8 16 (4.32%) UX Designer
9 15 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (4.05%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.78%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.78%) Team Leader
11 13 (3.51%) .NET Team Leader
12 12 (3.24%) HTML Developer
12 12 (3.24%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.95%) HTML
2 57 (15.41%) CSS
3 49 (13.24%) .NET
4 48 (12.97%) AngularJS
5 36 (9.73%) Spring
6 33 (8.92%) Web Services
7 29 (7.84%) React
8 23 (6.22%) Vue.js
9 20 (5.41%) REST
10 19 (5.14%) ASP.NET
11 17 (4.59%) SOAP
12 16 (4.32%) Node.js
12 16 (4.32%) Sass
13 15 (4.05%) jQuery
14 14 (3.78%) JSON
14 14 (3.78%) Redux
15 13 (3.51%) RESTful
16 12 (3.24%) .NET Core
17 11 (2.97%) Laravel
18 10 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.14%) User Experience
2 16 (4.32%) Cloud Native
3 14 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.62%) Clustering
9 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.81%) CMDB
11 3 (0.81%) Wiki
12 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.54%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.54%) Social Media
12 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.27%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.76%) Linux
2 12 (3.24%) Windows
3 10 (2.70%) Unix
4 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.35%) Android
5 5 (1.35%) CentOS
5 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.35%) SUSE
5 5 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (27.57%) DevOps
2 90 (24.32%) Scrum
3 84 (22.70%) Test Automation
4 48 (12.97%) Mentoring
5 44 (11.89%) Front End Development
6 43 (11.62%) Software Engineering
7 38 (10.27%) Fintech
8 36 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (9.73%) Waterfall
9 33 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (8.65%) TDD
11 31 (8.38%) Project Management
12 30 (8.11%) BDD
13 28 (7.57%) Project Delivery
14 27 (7.30%) Microservices
15 22 (5.95%) MVC
16 21 (5.68%) SDLC
17 20 (5.41%) Coaching
18 18 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 17 (4.59%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (18.65%) JavaScript
1 69 (18.65%) SQL
2 68 (18.38%) Java
3 34 (9.19%) C#
4 24 (6.49%) Python
5 18 (4.86%) PHP
6 11 (2.97%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.97%) Scala
7 10 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.43%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.16%) R
10 7 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.62%) C
12 5 (1.35%) C++
13 4 (1.08%) Go
13 4 (1.08%) Java 8
13 4 (1.08%) VBA
14 3 (0.81%) Ruby
15 2 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (17.03%) Degree
2 12 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.89%) AWS Certification
3 7 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.35%) ISEB
5 5 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.81%) CBAP
7 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CISM
8 2 (0.54%) CISSP
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.54%) MCITP
8 2 (0.54%) PMP
8 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MBA
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.57%) QA
2 6 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.54%) GDPR
4 2 (0.54%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) IFRS
5 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (16.49%) Docker
2 6 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.81%) Firmware
4 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (14.32%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.59%) Terraform
3 14 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.43%) Ansible
5 8 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.81%) Puppet
7 2 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.27%) Grafana
8 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.27%) Rancher
8 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.05%) IBM
3 14 (3.78%) Google
3 14 (3.78%) SAP
4 13 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.24%) Oracle
6 8 (2.16%) Adobe
7 5 (1.35%) Guidewire
7 5 (1.35%) Tableau
8 4 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.08%) Hotjar
8 4 (1.08%) Perforce
9 3 (0.81%) Crazy Egg
9 3 (0.81%) HP
9 3 (0.81%) VMware
9 3 (0.81%) Zend
10 2 (0.54%) Birst
10 2 (0.54%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.54%) RedGate
10 2 (0.54%) TIBCO