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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 147 99 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.22% 20.58% 16.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.75% 24.32% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 137 94 72
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £45,000 £34,066
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 407 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.52% 84.62% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 348 345
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 152 (44.06%) Java
2 146 (42.32%) Finance
2 146 (42.32%) Scrum
3 102 (29.57%) TDD
4 95 (27.54%) Test Automation
5 78 (22.61%) SQL
6 75 (21.74%) BDD
7 74 (21.45%) QA
8 66 (19.13%) C#
9 65 (18.84%) JavaScript
10 61 (17.68%) Oracle
10 61 (17.68%) Selenium
11 59 (17.10%) Cucumber
12 57 (16.52%) .NET
13 54 (15.65%) Web Services
13 54 (15.65%) SDLC
14 53 (15.36%) Spring
15 52 (15.07%) XML
16 50 (14.49%) WebDriver
17 48 (13.91%) Waterfall
17 48 (13.91%) HTML
17 48 (13.91%) JIRA
18 47 (13.62%) RESTful
18 47 (13.62%) Gherkin
19 43 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (12.17%) OO
21 40 (11.59%) JBehave
22 39 (11.30%) Test Scripting
22 39 (11.30%) SQL Server
22 39 (11.30%) Retail

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 26 (7.54%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.35%) Confluence
3 13 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.58%) CMS
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.32%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.61%) SaaS
2 3 (0.87%) G Suite
2 3 (0.87%) Google Play
2 3 (0.87%) IaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.58%) SQLite
11 1 (0.29%) DataStage
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (17.68%) Selenium
2 59 (17.10%) Cucumber
3 50 (14.49%) WebDriver
4 48 (13.91%) JIRA
5 40 (11.59%) JBehave
6 35 (10.14%) Git (software)
7 30 (8.70%) Maven
8 23 (6.67%) JUnit
9 16 (4.64%) HP UFT
9 16 (4.64%) Jenkins
9 16 (4.64%) Subversion
10 15 (4.35%) gulp
10 15 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 12 (3.48%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.90%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.61%) Eclipse
14 7 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.16%) NUnit
15 4 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 146 (42.32%) Finance
2 39 (11.30%) Retail
3 36 (10.43%) Banking
4 13 (3.77%) Games
5 10 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.74%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.16%) Billing
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (42.90%) Developer
2 81 (23.48%) Analyst
3 64 (18.55%) Java Developer
4 48 (13.91%) Senior Developer
5 43 (12.46%) Business Analyst
6 28 (8.12%) Test Analyst
7 26 (7.54%) Project Manager
8 24 (6.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 20 (5.80%) C# Developer
11 19 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
12 18 (5.22%) .NET Developer
12 18 (5.22%) Agile Developer
13 17 (4.93%) Developer in Test
14 16 (4.64%) Agile Java Developer
14 16 (4.64%) Architect
14 16 (4.64%) Automation Test Analyst
15 15 (4.35%) Java Engineer
15 15 (4.35%) QA Engineer
15 15 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.52%) .NET
2 54 (15.65%) Web Services
3 53 (15.36%) Spring
4 52 (15.07%) XML
5 48 (13.91%) HTML
6 47 (13.62%) Gherkin
6 47 (13.62%) RESTful
7 38 (11.01%) Hibernate
8 34 (9.86%) jQuery
9 32 (9.28%) ASP.NET
10 31 (8.99%) CSS
11 30 (8.70%) AngularJS
12 24 (6.96%) J2EE
12 24 (6.96%) Java EE
13 23 (6.67%) REST
14 21 (6.09%) HTML5
15 18 (5.22%) Node.js
16 17 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (4.64%) WCF
18 15 (4.35%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.06%) Fintech
4 10 (2.90%) RIA
5 9 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.61%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.45%) iPhone
8 4 (1.16%) BBC
8 4 (1.16%) NHS
8 4 (1.16%) PMI
9 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.87%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.58%) iPad
10 2 (0.58%) Replication
11 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.41%) Unix
2 27 (7.83%) Android
3 22 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.51%) Linux
5 10 (2.90%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (42.32%) Scrum
2 102 (29.57%) TDD
3 95 (27.54%) Test Automation
4 75 (21.74%) BDD
5 54 (15.65%) SDLC
6 48 (13.91%) Waterfall
7 43 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (12.17%) OO
9 39 (11.30%) Test Scripting
10 34 (9.86%) Software Engineering
11 32 (9.28%) Test Strategy
12 30 (8.70%) SDET
13 27 (7.83%) MVC
14 24 (6.96%) ATDD
15 22 (6.38%) Line Management
15 22 (6.38%) Mentoring
15 22 (6.38%) Software Delivery
16 21 (6.09%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (6.09%) Release Management
17 20 (5.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 152 (44.06%) Java
2 78 (22.61%) SQL
3 66 (19.13%) C#
4 65 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 19 (5.51%) Python
8 15 (4.35%) ES6
9 12 (3.48%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.90%) Ruby
11 5 (1.45%) PHP
11 5 (1.45%) R
12 4 (1.16%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.58%) C++
15 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (5.80%) Degree
2 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.58%) APMP
4 2 (0.58%) PMP
4 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (21.45%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) PMO
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.03%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.16%) MOM
3 2 (0.58%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (17.68%) Oracle
2 16 (4.64%) Teradata
3 15 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.06%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.03%) IBM
6 6 (1.74%) Google
6 6 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.45%) Demandware
7 5 (1.45%) HP
7 5 (1.45%) Retek
8 4 (1.16%) ATG
8 4 (1.16%) hybris
8 4 (1.16%) Virgin Media
9 3 (0.87%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.87%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.87%) WSO2
10 2 (0.58%) Adobe
10 2 (0.58%) Apple
10 2 (0.58%) Planview
10 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 days ago