Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 210 356 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.97% 33.36% 22.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.60% 36.22% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 192 337 191
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 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 761 983 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.87% 92.13% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 653 795 708
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,175
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 71 (33.81%) SQL
2 67 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 61 (29.05%) C#
4 58 (27.62%) .NET
5 57 (27.14%) Java
6 56 (26.67%) Scrum
7 54 (25.71%) TDD
8 52 (24.76%) HTML
9 49 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 49 (23.33%) BDD
10 44 (20.95%) SQL Server
10 44 (20.95%) Project Management
10 44 (20.95%) Retail
11 41 (19.52%) QA
11 41 (19.52%) XML
12 39 (18.57%) CSS
13 38 (18.10%) Oracle
14 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
14 34 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 30 (14.29%) Data Migration
16 30 (14.29%) Finance
16 30 (14.29%) Migration
17 29 (13.81%) JIRA
17 29 (13.81%) HTML5
18 28 (13.33%) PL/SQL
18 28 (13.33%) Web Services
19 27 (12.86%) Git (software)
20 24 (11.43%) SC Cleared

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 15 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.76%) Mule
3 10 (4.76%) Mule ESB
4 8 (3.81%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (2.38%) Apache
5 5 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.43%) Confluence
6 3 (1.43%) Drupal
6 3 (1.43%) IIS
6 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.95%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.24%) Boomi
3 11 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.86%) SaaS
5 4 (1.90%) Trello
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) HTTP
1 8 (3.81%) Kerberos
2 7 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.95%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.90%) DB2
8 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.90%) MySQL
8 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.43%) Big Data
9 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.95%) Endeca
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.48%) DbVisualizer
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (13.81%) JIRA
2 27 (12.86%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.48%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.67%) Selenium
5 12 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.76%) Maven
7 9 (4.29%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.81%) JBehave
8 8 (3.81%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.38%) gulp
9 5 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.90%) JUnit
10 4 (1.90%) PostCSS
10 4 (1.90%) Subversion
10 4 (1.90%) VersionOne
10 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.90%) webpack
11 3 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.95%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.48%) Mockito
General
1 44 (20.95%) Retail
2 30 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (3.33%) Marketing
4 6 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.38%) Legal
6 3 (1.43%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (56.67%) Developer
2 38 (18.10%) .NET Developer
3 22 (10.48%) Project Manager
4 19 (9.05%) Analyst
5 15 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 13 (6.19%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.19%) Data Migration Developer
7 13 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.71%) UI Developer
9 11 (5.24%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.24%) Scrum Master
10 10 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.76%) Technical Leader
11 9 (4.29%) Architect
11 9 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Lead .NET Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Lead Developer
11 9 (4.29%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 9 (4.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (27.62%) .NET
2 52 (24.76%) HTML
3 41 (19.52%) XML
4 39 (18.57%) CSS
5 29 (13.81%) HTML5
6 28 (13.33%) Web Services
7 24 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 24 (11.43%) Spring
8 23 (10.95%) RESTful
9 21 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 20 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 20 (9.52%) SOAP
11 19 (9.05%) jQuery
11 19 (9.05%) Node.js
12 14 (6.67%) J2EE
12 14 (6.67%) Sass
13 13 (6.19%) Middleware
13 13 (6.19%) WSDL
14 12 (5.71%) JSP
15 11 (5.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.19%) Reference Data
4 12 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.71%) User Experience
5 6 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.38%) EPoS
7 4 (1.90%) Fintech
7 4 (1.90%) NHS
8 3 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.05%) Linux
1 19 (9.05%) Unix
2 17 (8.10%) Windows
3 9 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.90%) AIX
5 3 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.67%) Scrum
2 54 (25.71%) TDD
3 49 (23.33%) BDD
3 49 (23.33%) Test Automation
4 44 (20.95%) Project Management
5 34 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 30 (14.29%) Migration
6 30 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 24 (11.43%) SDLC
8 23 (10.95%) MVC
9 21 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 21 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 20 (9.52%) SOA
11 19 (9.05%) Waterfall
12 18 (8.57%) Test Strategy
13 17 (8.10%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.10%) Software Engineering
14 16 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.81%) SQL
2 67 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 61 (29.05%) C#
4 57 (27.14%) Java
5 28 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 19 (9.05%) ES6
7 14 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.76%) Ruby
9 5 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.90%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.90%) XPath
10 4 (1.90%) XQuery
11 3 (1.43%) Java 8
11 3 (1.43%) PHP
11 3 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.43%) X++
12 2 (0.95%) Python
13 1 (0.48%) Groovy
13 1 (0.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 24 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.05%) Degree
3 7 (3.33%) PhD
4 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) CCNP
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.52%) QA
2 13 (6.19%) Data Quality
3 11 (5.24%) GCP
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.48%) SEPA
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (5.71%) Puppet
2 11 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.24%) Terraform
3 7 (3.33%) Ansible
4 4 (1.90%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.48%) Grafana
6 1 (0.48%) MOM
6 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (18.10%) Oracle
2 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.57%) Talend
4 15 (7.14%) IBM
5 14 (6.67%) Google
6 12 (5.71%) WSO2
7 11 (5.24%) Dell
7 11 (5.24%) MuleSoft
7 11 (5.24%) TIBCO
7 11 (5.24%) webMethods
8 8 (3.81%) SnapLogic
9 6 (2.86%) SAP
10 4 (1.90%) CA
10 4 (1.90%) Green Hat
10 4 (1.90%) hybris
10 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.95%) Adobe
11 2 (0.95%) Blue Martini
11 2 (0.95%) Demandware
11 2 (0.95%) Elastic Path