Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 251 357 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.05% 33.27% 19.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.26% 36.39% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 234 372 191
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +26.32%
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,775 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%

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 803 981 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.53% 91.43% 83.01%
Number of salaries quoted 705 806 766
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,185 £29,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,100 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.46% -0.84% +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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 99 (39.44%) Java
2 90 (35.86%) JavaScript
2 90 (35.86%) Scrum
3 88 (35.06%) SQL
4 76 (30.28%) HTML
5 73 (29.08%) QA
6 68 (27.09%) Test Automation
7 66 (26.29%) .NET
8 59 (23.51%) TDD
9 54 (21.51%) HTML5
10 53 (21.12%) MVC
11 52 (20.72%) OO
12 51 (20.32%) XML
12 51 (20.32%) C#
12 51 (20.32%) Spring
13 48 (19.12%) Git (software)
14 47 (18.73%) JIRA
15 45 (17.93%) Web Services
16 44 (17.53%) OOP
16 44 (17.53%) Retail
17 42 (16.73%) CSS
18 40 (15.94%) SOAP
18 40 (15.94%) Node.js
18 40 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (15.54%) Maven
19 39 (15.54%) Software Engineering
20 38 (15.14%) BDD
21 36 (14.34%) SQL Server
22 35 (13.94%) Tomcat
22 35 (13.94%) Project Management

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 35 (13.94%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (4.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (3.98%) Mule
4 10 (3.98%) Mule ESB
4 10 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.99%) Apache
5 5 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.59%) Confluence
6 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.20%) CMS
7 3 (1.20%) Drupal
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.80%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.80%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) Fredhopper
1 2 (0.80%) Magento
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.40%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.17%) SaaS
3 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.38%) Boomi
4 11 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.99%) TestFlight
6 4 (1.59%) Trello
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.38%) SSL
2 8 (3.19%) HTTP
2 8 (3.19%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.99%) iBeacon
4 4 (1.59%) BIG-IP
4 4 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.95%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.77%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.37%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.78%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.39%) SQLite
10 5 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.99%) Redis
11 4 (1.59%) MySQL
12 3 (1.20%) Big Data
12 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.20%) DB2
12 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.80%) Endeca
13 2 (0.80%) MS Access
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 47 (18.73%) JIRA
3 39 (15.54%) Maven
4 35 (13.94%) Jenkins
5 26 (10.36%) Selenium
6 24 (9.56%) WebDriver
7 20 (7.97%) JBehave
8 19 (7.57%) Subversion
9 18 (7.17%) Cucumber
10 15 (5.98%) gulp
10 15 (5.98%) Karma Test Runner
11 12 (4.78%) JUnit
12 11 (4.38%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.79%) Visual Studio
14 6 (2.39%) CocoaPods
14 6 (2.39%) Xcode
14 6 (2.39%) Zephyr
15 4 (1.59%) VersionOne
16 3 (1.20%) PostCSS
16 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (17.53%) Retail
2 28 (11.16%) Finance
3 9 (3.59%) Marketing
4 6 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.20%) Advertising
5 3 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Automotive
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 142 (56.57%) Developer
2 33 (13.15%) .NET Developer
3 32 (12.75%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.55%) Software Developer
5 25 (9.96%) Analyst
6 22 (8.76%) C# Developer
7 21 (8.37%) Java Engineer
8 20 (7.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (6.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (6.37%) Support Engineer
11 15 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.98%) Test Analyst
12 14 (5.58%) Tester
13 13 (5.18%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (4.78%) Node.js Developer
14 12 (4.78%) QA Tester
14 12 (4.78%) Senior Developer
15 11 (4.38%) Automation Test Analyst
15 11 (4.38%) Lead Developer
15 11 (4.38%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.28%) HTML
2 66 (26.29%) .NET
3 54 (21.51%) HTML5
4 51 (20.32%) Spring
4 51 (20.32%) XML
5 45 (17.93%) Web Services
6 42 (16.73%) CSS
7 40 (15.94%) Node.js
7 40 (15.94%) SOAP
8 31 (12.35%) AngularJS
9 29 (11.55%) jQuery
9 29 (11.55%) RESTful
10 24 (9.56%) React
11 23 (9.16%) J2EE
12 22 (8.76%) CSS3
12 22 (8.76%) REST
13 20 (7.97%) JSP
14 19 (7.57%) ASP.NET
15 18 (7.17%) XSD
16 17 (6.77%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (6.77%) User Experience
3 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.98%) NHS
5 6 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.99%) EPoS
6 5 (1.99%) iPad
6 5 (1.99%) iPhone
7 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.16%) Unix
2 27 (10.76%) Linux
3 18 (7.17%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.98%) Windows
5 12 (4.78%) Android
6 6 (2.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) AIX
8 3 (1.20%) HPUX
8 3 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.86%) Scrum
2 68 (27.09%) Test Automation
3 59 (23.51%) TDD
4 53 (21.12%) MVC
5 52 (20.72%) OO
6 44 (17.53%) OOP
7 39 (15.54%) Software Engineering
8 38 (15.14%) BDD
9 35 (13.94%) Project Management
10 33 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (10.76%) SDLC
12 27 (10.76%) Waterfall
13 24 (9.56%) E-Commerce
14 23 (9.16%) Mentoring
15 22 (8.76%) SOA
15 22 (8.76%) Test Strategy
16 20 (7.97%) PRINCE2
17 18 (7.17%) DevOps
18 17 (6.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 99 (39.44%) Java
2 90 (35.86%) JavaScript
3 88 (35.06%) SQL
4 51 (20.32%) C#
5 20 (7.97%) ES6
6 19 (7.57%) PL/SQL
7 18 (7.17%) Apex Code
8 13 (5.18%) Ruby
9 8 (3.19%) Java 8
10 7 (2.79%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.79%) Python
11 6 (2.39%) Groovy
12 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.59%) XPath
13 4 (1.59%) XQuery
14 3 (1.20%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.20%) PHP
15 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (10.76%) Degree
2 14 (5.58%) SC Cleared
2 14 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.59%) CCNA
5 4 (1.59%) CCNP
5 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.80%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) PhD
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (29.08%) QA
2 11 (4.38%) GCP
3 4 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (5.98%) Puppet
2 12 (4.78%) Ansible
3 11 (4.38%) Terraform
4 10 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.99%) HockeyApp
6 4 (1.59%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (1.20%) MOM
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (12.75%) Oracle
2 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.17%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (6.77%) IBM
5 12 (4.78%) Google
5 12 (4.78%) Talend
5 12 (4.78%) WSO2
6 11 (4.38%) Dell
6 11 (4.38%) MuleSoft
6 11 (4.38%) TIBCO
6 11 (4.38%) webMethods
7 8 (3.19%) SnapLogic
8 4 (1.59%) CA
8 4 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.59%) Cisco
8 4 (1.59%) F5
8 4 (1.59%) Green Hat
8 4 (1.59%) Juniper
8 4 (1.59%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.59%) SAP