Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 232 292 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.19% 31.30% 36.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.91% 35.10% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 201 272 367
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +21.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £78,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -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 862 832 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.89% 89.17% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 699 690 797
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 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 Watford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 92 (39.66%) C#
2 85 (36.64%) Scrum
3 79 (34.05%) SQL
4 74 (31.90%) TDD
5 68 (29.31%) Java
6 67 (28.88%) BDD
6 67 (28.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 66 (28.45%) Migration
7 66 (28.45%) Data Migration
8 65 (28.02%) JavaScript
9 60 (25.86%) SQL Server
10 59 (25.43%) Test Automation
11 53 (22.84%) PL/SQL
12 52 (22.41%) .NET
13 50 (21.55%) HTML
13 50 (21.55%) XML
13 50 (21.55%) Project Management
13 50 (21.55%) SC Cleared
13 50 (21.55%) Security Cleared
14 49 (21.12%) Microsoft
15 46 (19.83%) JIRA
16 43 (18.53%) Finance
17 42 (18.10%) Software Engineering
18 39 (16.81%) T-SQL
18 39 (16.81%) Oracle
19 38 (16.38%) Web Services
19 38 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
20 37 (15.95%) QA
21 36 (15.52%) 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 23 (9.91%) SharePoint Server
2 17 (7.33%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.29%) Confluence
6 3 (1.29%) IIS
6 3 (1.29%) Jetty
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) OpenWhisk
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (13.36%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.43%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) Force.com
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (9.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (19.83%) JIRA
2 25 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.76%) Subversion
4 16 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.17%) Maven
6 10 (4.31%) Selenium
7 8 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.45%) JBehave
7 8 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.02%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.02%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.59%) Zephyr
10 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.72%) Gradle
11 4 (1.72%) gulp
11 4 (1.72%) PostCSS
11 4 (1.72%) webpack
12 3 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.86%) Mockito
14 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 43 (18.53%) Finance
2 17 (7.33%) Retail
3 4 (1.72%) Automotive
3 4 (1.72%) Marketing
4 3 (1.29%) Legal
4 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (53.02%) Developer
2 45 (19.40%) Project Manager
3 27 (11.64%) Data Migration Developer
4 25 (10.78%) C# Developer
4 25 (10.78%) Software Engineer
5 24 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 24 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 24 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 21 (9.05%) ETL Developer
6 21 (9.05%) Oracle Developer
6 21 (9.05%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 21 (9.05%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 21 (9.05%) SQL Server Developer
7 19 (8.19%) Scrum Master
8 18 (7.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 18 (7.76%) Graduate
8 18 (7.76%) Graduate Developer
8 18 (7.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 16 (6.90%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
10 15 (6.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.41%) .NET
2 50 (21.55%) HTML
2 50 (21.55%) XML
3 38 (16.38%) Web Services
4 36 (15.52%) ASP.NET
5 27 (11.64%) CSS
6 22 (9.48%) Spring
7 20 (8.62%) RESTful
8 18 (7.76%) JSON
9 17 (7.33%) HTML5
10 16 (6.90%) jQuery
11 15 (6.47%) J2EE
12 12 (5.17%) React
12 12 (5.17%) SOAP
13 11 (4.74%) AngularJS
13 11 (4.74%) Node.js
13 11 (4.74%) XSD
14 10 (4.31%) Java EE
14 10 (4.31%) Sass
15 9 (3.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.64%) Reference Data
3 19 (8.19%) User Experience
4 13 (5.60%) Fintech
5 6 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.29%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.86%) NHS
9 2 (0.86%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Blog
10 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.17%) Windows
2 10 (4.31%) Linux
3 7 (3.02%) Unix
4 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.64%) Scrum
2 74 (31.90%) TDD
3 67 (28.88%) BDD
3 67 (28.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 66 (28.45%) Data Migration
4 66 (28.45%) Migration
5 59 (25.43%) Test Automation
6 50 (21.55%) Project Management
7 42 (18.10%) Software Engineering
8 38 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (12.07%) MVC
10 27 (11.64%) Data Mapping
11 26 (11.21%) ETL
12 24 (10.34%) Kanban
13 23 (9.91%) Customer Requirements
13 23 (9.91%) SDLC
14 22 (9.48%) PRINCE2
15 21 (9.05%) Time Management
16 20 (8.62%) Data Analysis
16 20 (8.62%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 92 (39.66%) C#
2 79 (34.05%) SQL
3 68 (29.31%) Java
4 65 (28.02%) JavaScript
5 53 (22.84%) PL/SQL
6 39 (16.81%) T-SQL
7 19 (8.19%) Java 8
8 14 (6.03%) ES6
9 6 (2.59%) Python
10 4 (1.72%) Java 9
10 4 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.29%) Ruby
11 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.29%) X++
12 2 (0.86%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.43%) AWK
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (21.55%) SC Cleared
1 50 (21.55%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.76%) PhD
3 6 (2.59%) Degree
3 6 (2.59%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.95%) QA
2 27 (11.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.29%) PMO
3 3 (1.29%) SEPA
4 2 (0.86%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (3.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Ansible
2 2 (0.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.43%) Grafana
3 1 (0.43%) Mesos
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Rancher
3 1 (0.43%) Salt
3 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.81%) Oracle
3 33 (14.22%) Talend
4 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.29%) Google
6 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.86%) IBM
6 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.43%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.43%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.43%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.43%) hybris
7 1 (0.43%) Intershop
7 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.43%) New Relic
7 1 (0.43%) Sage
7 1 (0.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) UiPath
7 1 (0.43%) VocaLink