Period
to 21 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 210 282 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.32% 28.34% 38.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.42% 32.34% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 178 274 435
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £76,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 826 872 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.78% 87.64% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 623 783 836
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.54% +18.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 85 (40.48%) Scrum
2 70 (33.33%) C#
2 70 (33.33%) Java
3 69 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 69 (32.86%) SQL
4 63 (30.00%) TDD
5 58 (27.62%) SQL Server
5 58 (27.62%) Test Automation
6 53 (25.24%) BDD
6 53 (25.24%) HTML
7 52 (24.76%) Migration
8 50 (23.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 49 (23.33%) Data Migration
10 45 (21.43%) JIRA
10 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 44 (20.95%) SC Cleared
11 44 (20.95%) Security Cleared
11 44 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (20.48%) XML
13 42 (20.00%) QA
14 41 (19.52%) .NET
14 41 (19.52%) Oracle
15 40 (19.05%) T-SQL
15 40 (19.05%) Software Engineering
15 40 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (18.57%) Web Services
17 38 (18.10%) PL/SQL
17 38 (18.10%) MVC
18 35 (16.67%) Project Management
19 32 (15.24%) PostgreSQL

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%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (4.29%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.43%) IIS
6 3 (1.43%) Jetty
6 3 (1.43%) Marvel
Applications
1 22 (10.48%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.19%) SaaS
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.95%) Force.com
4 2 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.48%) Wireless
2 1 (0.48%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 21 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 45 (21.43%) JIRA
2 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.90%) Subversion
4 18 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (7.14%) Maven
6 12 (5.71%) Selenium
7 10 (4.76%) gulp
7 10 (4.76%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.29%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.29%) Zephyr
9 8 (3.81%) Bitbucket
9 8 (3.81%) JBehave
10 7 (3.33%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.90%) Gradle
11 4 (1.90%) PostCSS
11 4 (1.90%) webpack
12 3 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.95%) JUnit
13 2 (0.95%) Mockito
General
1 27 (12.86%) Finance
2 13 (6.19%) Retail
3 6 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (1.43%) Automotive
5 2 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (50.48%) Developer
2 32 (15.24%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.33%) Analyst
4 26 (12.38%) Project Manager
5 21 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 21 (10.00%) Data Migration Developer
5 21 (10.00%) ETL Developer
5 21 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (10.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 21 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 21 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 21 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 19 (9.05%) Software Engineer
6 19 (9.05%) Tester
7 17 (8.10%) QA Tester
8 15 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 15 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 14 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.71%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.24%) HTML
2 43 (20.48%) XML
3 41 (19.52%) .NET
4 39 (18.57%) Web Services
5 30 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 26 (12.38%) JSON
7 25 (11.90%) Spring
8 24 (11.43%) RESTful
9 23 (10.95%) HTML5
9 23 (10.95%) jQuery
10 22 (10.48%) CSS
10 22 (10.48%) React
11 19 (9.05%) AngularJS
12 15 (7.14%) ODBC
13 14 (6.67%) Node.js
13 14 (6.67%) SOAP
14 13 (6.19%) J2EE
14 13 (6.19%) Kafka
15 12 (5.71%) Java EE
15 12 (5.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.00%) Fintech
2 21 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 15 (7.14%) User Experience
4 11 (5.24%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.43%) Blog
8 3 (1.43%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.43%) Video Editing
9 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.33%) Linux
2 6 (2.86%) Unix
3 4 (1.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.48%) Scrum
2 63 (30.00%) TDD
3 58 (27.62%) Test Automation
4 53 (25.24%) BDD
5 52 (24.76%) Migration
6 50 (23.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 49 (23.33%) Data Migration
8 44 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 38 (18.10%) MVC
11 35 (16.67%) Project Management
12 30 (14.29%) ETL
13 26 (12.38%) PRINCE2
14 24 (11.43%) Waterfall
15 22 (10.48%) OO
15 22 (10.48%) OOP
15 22 (10.48%) Test Scripting
16 21 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
16 21 (10.00%) Data Mapping
17 20 (9.52%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.33%) C#
1 70 (33.33%) Java
2 69 (32.86%) JavaScript
2 69 (32.86%) SQL
3 40 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 38 (18.10%) PL/SQL
5 21 (10.00%) Java 8
6 12 (5.71%) ES6
7 10 (4.76%) Python
8 6 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.86%) VBA
9 4 (1.90%) Java 9
10 3 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 44 (20.95%) SC Cleared
1 44 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.10%) Degree
3 11 (5.24%) PhD
4 9 (4.29%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CCIE
6 1 (0.48%) CCNA
6 1 (0.48%) CCNP
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (20.00%) QA
2 27 (12.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.43%) PMO
4 2 (0.95%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.95%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (19.52%) Oracle
3 32 (15.24%) Talend
4 5 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.43%) Adobe
5 3 (1.43%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.95%) Tableau
7 1 (0.48%) Ceridian
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Huawei
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.48%) Sage
7 1 (0.48%) Workday