Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 282 420 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 28.34% 38.50% 15.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.10% 42.42% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 274 435 158
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,500 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 852 990 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.63% 90.74% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 764 819 743
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +17.39% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Watford

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Watford.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Watford

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Watford over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Watford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 107 (37.94%) Java
2 104 (36.88%) .NET
3 101 (35.82%) Scrum
4 98 (34.75%) C#
5 97 (34.40%) JavaScript
6 83 (29.43%) MVC
7 75 (26.60%) SQL
7 75 (26.60%) TDD
8 73 (25.89%) Web Services
9 70 (24.82%) HTML
10 62 (21.99%) OO
11 61 (21.63%) QA
12 58 (20.57%) Software Engineering
12 58 (20.57%) OOP
13 53 (18.79%) SOAP
13 53 (18.79%) Test Automation
14 48 (17.02%) XML
15 47 (16.67%) CSS
15 47 (16.67%) Spring
15 47 (16.67%) BDD
16 46 (16.31%) MongoDB
16 46 (16.31%) REST
17 45 (15.96%) SQL Server
18 43 (15.25%) Finance
18 43 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
18 43 (15.25%) HTML5
19 42 (14.89%) Maven
20 41 (14.54%) Git (software)
20 41 (14.54%) Node.js
21 38 (13.48%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 28 (9.93%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.55%) CMS
3 9 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (2.84%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.77%) Confluence
6 4 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) DNN
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.03%) SaaS
3 6 (2.13%) Google Play
3 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.77%) TestFlight
5 3 (1.06%) PaaS
6 2 (0.71%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) iBeacon
2 8 (2.84%) SSL
3 5 (1.77%) BIG-IP
3 5 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.06%) Internet
6 2 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.35%) LAN
7 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.31%) MongoDB
2 45 (15.96%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (4.61%) Redis
6 12 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.55%) SQLite
8 9 (3.19%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.71%) MS Access
11 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.35%) Big Data
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (14.89%) Maven
2 41 (14.54%) Git (software)
3 36 (12.77%) JIRA
4 29 (10.28%) WebDriver
5 26 (9.22%) Subversion
6 24 (8.51%) Selenium
7 19 (6.74%) JBehave
7 19 (6.74%) Jenkins
8 16 (5.67%) JUnit
9 14 (4.96%) gulp
9 14 (4.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (4.61%) Cucumber
11 10 (3.55%) CocoaPods
11 10 (3.55%) Xcode
11 10 (3.55%) Zephyr
12 8 (2.84%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.13%) Bitbucket
13 6 (2.13%) jMock
14 2 (0.71%) Mocha
14 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (15.25%) Finance
2 26 (9.22%) Retail
3 8 (2.84%) Financial Institution
3 8 (2.84%) Games
4 7 (2.48%) Marketing
5 5 (1.77%) Automotive
5 5 (1.77%) Banking
5 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 181 (64.18%) Developer
2 57 (20.21%) .NET Developer
3 47 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 44 (15.60%) Java Developer
5 35 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (12.06%) Software Developer
7 29 (10.28%) Java Engineer
8 24 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (6.74%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.03%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (5.32%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.96%) Tester
13 13 (4.61%) CRM Developer
13 13 (4.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (4.61%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 12 (4.26%) Analyst
14 12 (4.26%) iOS Developer
14 12 (4.26%) Project Manager
14 12 (4.26%) Test Analyst
14 12 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (36.88%) .NET
2 73 (25.89%) Web Services
3 70 (24.82%) HTML
4 53 (18.79%) SOAP
5 48 (17.02%) XML
6 47 (16.67%) CSS
6 47 (16.67%) Spring
7 46 (16.31%) REST
8 43 (15.25%) HTML5
9 41 (14.54%) Node.js
10 38 (13.48%) ASP.NET
11 31 (10.99%) jQuery
11 31 (10.99%) RESTful
12 30 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (9.57%) React
14 26 (9.22%) AngularJS
15 23 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (7.09%) CSS3
17 19 (6.74%) J2EE
18 16 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.41%) User Experience
2 32 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.90%) iPhone
4 11 (3.90%) NHS
5 10 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.19%) Tandem
7 8 (2.84%) Fintech
8 5 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.77%) iPad
9 4 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.42%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.42%) Spread Betting
10 3 (1.06%) RIA
10 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.16%) Apple iOS
2 19 (6.74%) Android
3 15 (5.32%) Linux
4 11 (3.90%) Windows
5 10 (3.55%) Unix
6 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.06%) HPUX
8 3 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (35.82%) Scrum
2 83 (29.43%) MVC
3 75 (26.60%) TDD
4 62 (21.99%) OO
5 58 (20.57%) OOP
5 58 (20.57%) Software Engineering
6 53 (18.79%) Test Automation
7 47 (16.67%) BDD
8 32 (11.35%) Dependency Injection
9 24 (8.51%) Web Development
10 19 (6.74%) SDLC
10 19 (6.74%) Waterfall
11 18 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.38%) Web Application Development
12 17 (6.03%) QA Automation
13 16 (5.67%) CRM
13 16 (5.67%) Open Source
13 16 (5.67%) Project Management
14 15 (5.32%) Data Migration
14 15 (5.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 107 (37.94%) Java
2 98 (34.75%) C#
3 97 (34.40%) JavaScript
4 75 (26.60%) SQL
5 19 (6.74%) Apex Code
5 19 (6.74%) Ruby
6 17 (6.03%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.96%) ES6
8 11 (3.90%) Objective-C
9 10 (3.55%) Python
10 8 (2.84%) Groovy
11 5 (1.77%) C++
12 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.06%) PHP
14 2 (0.71%) C
14 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.71%) VBA
15 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (8.16%) Degree
2 15 (5.32%) SC Cleared
2 15 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.42%) CCNA
6 4 (1.42%) CCNP
6 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (21.63%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.26%) Ansible
2 5 (1.77%) HockeyApp
2 5 (1.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.71%) MOM
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.09%) Oracle
3 19 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.13%) Google
5 5 (1.77%) F5
6 4 (1.42%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.42%) Cisco
6 4 (1.42%) IBM
6 4 (1.42%) Juniper
6 4 (1.42%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe
8 1 (0.35%) Demandware
8 1 (0.35%) Telerik