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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 636 399 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 33.63% 27.67% 27.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.89% 30.25% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 424 311 241
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £62,653 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Agile 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 1,823 1,319 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 96.40% 91.47% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 952 768
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £34,598 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £44,600 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.11% +4.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,453 £61,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in Wales

Agile
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in Wales.

Salary trend for Agile in Wales

Agile
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in Wales over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in Wales

Agile
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales 0 540 £55,000 +12.47% 35
West Wales 0 65 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North Wales -13 14 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Mid Wales +2 1 - - 1
Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 224 (35.22%) Social Skills
2 184 (28.93%) Scrum
3 168 (26.42%) Finance
4 136 (21.38%) JavaScript
5 120 (18.87%) DevOps
6 113 (17.77%) SQL
7 110 (17.30%) Software Engineering
8 105 (16.51%) Test Automation
9 101 (15.88%) Mentoring
10 99 (15.57%) Degree
10 99 (15.57%) QA
11 98 (15.41%) Azure
12 91 (14.31%) HTML
13 84 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
14 82 (12.89%) Docker
15 74 (11.64%) Python
16 72 (11.32%) CSS
17 71 (11.16%) C#
18 70 (11.01%) Project Management
18 70 (11.01%) Security Cleared
19 66 (10.38%) SC Cleared
19 66 (10.38%) Microsoft
19 66 (10.38%) .NET
19 66 (10.38%) Coaching
20 65 (10.22%) Kanban
21 63 (9.91%) Kubernetes
22 62 (9.75%) Community of Practice
23 61 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
24 60 (9.43%) AWS
24 60 (9.43%) User Experience

Agile
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 37 (5.82%) Confluence
2 12 (1.89%) SAS
3 9 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.63%) Luigi
6 4 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.47%) CICS
8 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.16%) Camunda
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.26%) Sketch
6 5 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.47%) InVision
9 2 (0.31%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.16%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (4.25%) SessionCam
1 27 (4.25%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.63%) iTrent
2 4 (0.63%) ProductWriter
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Staffware
4 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 98 (15.41%) Azure
2 60 (9.43%) AWS
3 44 (6.92%) Azure DevOps
4 40 (6.29%) SaaS
5 31 (4.87%) Power Platform
6 28 (4.40%) GCP
7 27 (4.25%) Google Analytics
7 27 (4.25%) Google Tag Manager
8 24 (3.77%) GitHub
9 23 (3.62%) Amazon Alexa
10 9 (1.42%) Azure AKS
10 9 (1.42%) Veeva
11 7 (1.10%) Figma
11 7 (1.10%) Firebase
11 7 (1.10%) PaaS
11 7 (1.10%) Pulumi
12 6 (0.94%) Google Workspace
12 6 (0.94%) Snowflake
13 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.73%) WAN
2 5 (0.79%) Network Security
3 3 (0.47%) SSL
3 3 (0.47%) VPN
4 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) 5G
5 1 (0.16%) Broadband
5 1 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.56%) Power BI
3 28 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 23 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.52%) Big Data
6 16 (2.52%) Tableau
7 13 (2.04%) MySQL
7 13 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.10%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.63%) Looker
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 51 (8.02%) Jenkins
2 48 (7.55%) JIRA
3 44 (6.92%) Git (software)
4 43 (6.76%) Selenium
5 21 (3.30%) GitLab
6 18 (2.83%) HP UFT
6 18 (2.83%) LoadRunner
7 16 (2.52%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.57%) JMeter
9 7 (1.10%) Axure RP
10 6 (0.94%) Appium
10 6 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.94%) Cypress.io
10 6 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.79%) Maven
12 4 (0.63%) JUnit
12 4 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.63%) Postman
13 3 (0.47%) Gradle
13 3 (0.47%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 224 (35.22%) Social Skills
2 168 (26.42%) Finance
3 59 (9.28%) Marketing
4 57 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (8.49%) Retail
6 49 (7.70%) Advertising
7 46 (7.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 44 (6.92%) Presentation Skills
9 39 (6.13%) Banking
10 38 (5.97%) Public Sector
11 26 (4.09%) Publishing
12 20 (3.14%) Law
13 15 (2.36%) Manufacturing
14 13 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (1.89%) Aerospace
15 12 (1.89%) Military
16 10 (1.57%) Social Housing
16 10 (1.57%) Tech for Good
17 9 (1.42%) Influencing Skills
18 7 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 112 (17.61%) Developer
2 88 (13.84%) Analyst
3 65 (10.22%) Software Engineer
4 51 (8.02%) Business Analyst
5 39 (6.13%) Applications Developer
6 38 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 33 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
8 27 (4.25%) Analytics Manager
8 27 (4.25%) Digital Analytics Manager
8 27 (4.25%) Insight Manager
8 27 (4.25%) Project Manager
9 26 (4.09%) Test Engineer
10 24 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
11 23 (3.62%) Senior Software Engineer
11 23 (3.62%) Technical Analyst
12 22 (3.46%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
13 21 (3.30%) Senior Manager
13 21 (3.30%) Technical Business Analyst
14 20 (3.14%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.31%) HTML
2 72 (11.32%) CSS
3 66 (10.38%) .NET
4 53 (8.33%) Node.js
5 47 (7.39%) REST
6 45 (7.08%) React
7 31 (4.87%) .NET Framework
8 29 (4.56%) Flutter
9 27 (4.25%) AngularJS
10 24 (3.77%) .NET Core
11 23 (3.62%) HTML5
12 21 (3.30%) Web Services
13 20 (3.14%) ASP.NET
14 18 (2.83%) Vue.js
15 17 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (2.52%) GraphQL
17 15 (2.36%) ASP.NET Core
17 15 (2.36%) Entity Framework
17 15 (2.36%) RESTful
18 10 (1.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.43%) User Experience
2 27 (4.25%) Data Structures
3 21 (3.30%) Blog
3 21 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.73%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.73%) IoT
9 9 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.26%) Social Media
10 8 (1.26%) Tandem
11 6 (0.94%) Graphic Design
11 6 (0.94%) Life Science
12 5 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.50%) Apple iOS
2 27 (4.25%) Android
3 15 (2.36%) Linux
4 8 (1.26%) Windows
5 3 (0.47%) Unix
6 2 (0.31%) VMS
7 1 (0.16%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.93%) Scrum
2 120 (18.87%) DevOps
3 110 (17.30%) Software Engineering
4 105 (16.51%) Test Automation
5 101 (15.88%) Mentoring
6 84 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (11.01%) Project Management
8 66 (10.38%) Coaching
9 65 (10.22%) Kanban
10 62 (9.75%) Community of Practice
11 61 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (9.28%) Analytics
13 58 (9.12%) Data Protection
14 53 (8.33%) Unit Testing
15 51 (8.02%) CI/CD
16 48 (7.55%) TDD
17 45 (7.08%) Collaborative Working
17 45 (7.08%) Requirements Gathering
18 44 (6.92%) Business Strategy
18 44 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 136 (21.38%) JavaScript
2 113 (17.77%) SQL
3 74 (11.64%) Python
4 71 (11.16%) C#
5 58 (9.12%) Java
6 38 (5.97%) TypeScript
7 32 (5.03%) PHP
8 29 (4.56%) Dart
9 23 (3.62%) Apple Swift
9 23 (3.62%) Kotlin
10 21 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.36%) Go
12 11 (1.73%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.57%) Apex Code
14 8 (1.26%) C++
15 7 (1.10%) Ruby
16 4 (0.63%) Bash
16 4 (0.63%) C
16 4 (0.63%) Groovy
16 4 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (15.57%) Degree
2 70 (11.01%) Security Cleared
3 66 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 33 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.57%) HNC
7 8 (1.26%) CISSP
7 8 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.94%) APMP
8 6 (0.94%) PMP
8 6 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.79%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.79%) CISMP
9 5 (0.79%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.79%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (15.57%) QA
2 33 (5.19%) GDPR
3 11 (1.73%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.57%) GxP
5 9 (1.42%) PMO
6 6 (0.94%) SLA
7 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.79%) NCSC
7 5 (0.79%) NIST
8 3 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.47%) WCAG
9 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.16%) P3O
10 1 (0.16%) SOC 1
10 1 (0.16%) SOC 2
System Software
1 82 (12.89%) Docker
2 5 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (9.91%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.36%) Terraform
3 14 (2.20%) Ansible
4 7 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.10%) Puppet
5 3 (0.47%) Grafana
5 3 (0.47%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 66 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.39%) Google
3 34 (5.35%) Adobe
4 27 (4.25%) Hotjar
4 27 (4.25%) Tealeaf
4 27 (4.25%) Tealium
5 23 (3.62%) CA
6 19 (2.99%) Oracle
7 16 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.57%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.10%) SaltStack
10 6 (0.94%) Apple
11 5 (0.79%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.79%) VMware
12 4 (0.63%) Anaplan
12 4 (0.63%) IBM
13 3 (0.47%) Teradata
14 2 (0.31%) Blue Prism
14 2 (0.31%) Cadence
14 2 (0.31%) MuleSoft