Period
to 25 February 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 4,091 2,250 2,520
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 30.31% 30.46% 32.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.71% 32.69% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7,049 3,922 4,639
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,507 6,883 7,118
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.67% 93.19% 92.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10,826 5,959 6,176
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +6.48%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,053 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.67% +1.05% +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Agile Software Development trend for jobs with a WFH option

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Agile Software Development.

Agile Software Development salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Agile Software Development salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, Agile Software Development job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1,385 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 1,171 (28.62%) DevOps
3 1,152 (28.16%) AWS
4 1,143 (27.94%) Scrum
5 1,065 (26.03%) Azure
6 986 (24.10%) C#
7 975 (23.83%) .NET
8 966 (23.61%) Java
9 915 (22.37%) Software Engineering
10 868 (21.22%) SQL
11 865 (21.14%) Finance
12 802 (19.60%) React
13 755 (18.46%) Docker
14 727 (17.77%) AngularJS
15 719 (17.58%) Git (software)
16 688 (16.82%) TDD
17 628 (15.35%) Microservices
18 600 (14.67%) HTML
19 593 (14.50%) Python
20 581 (14.20%) CSS
21 546 (13.35%) Kubernetes
22 494 (12.08%) SQL Server
23 480 (11.73%) Microsoft
24 476 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
25 464 (11.34%) Test Automation
26 459 (11.22%) Linux
27 426 (10.41%) Web Services
28 425 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
29 421 (10.29%) GCP
30 420 (10.27%) TypeScript

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 160 (3.91%) Confluence
2 125 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 115 (2.81%) CMS
4 51 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 51 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 50 (1.22%) Apache Spark
6 42 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 42 (1.03%) WordPress
7 36 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 28 (0.68%) Apache
9 23 (0.56%) Drupal
10 18 (0.44%) IIS
10 18 (0.44%) JBoss
11 17 (0.42%) Tornado
12 15 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.34%) Mule
14 13 (0.32%) Kentico
14 13 (0.32%) nginx
14 13 (0.32%) Red Hat Fuse
15 12 (0.29%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 29 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.59%) Sketch
4 18 (0.44%) InVision
5 17 (0.42%) Figma
6 16 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.34%) Adobe XD
9 11 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.073%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.049%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.024%) GIMP
14 1 (0.024%) Marvel
14 1 (0.024%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 41 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.83%) Magento
3 32 (0.78%) Shopify
4 26 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.098%) Maximo
8 4 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.098%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.098%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 3 (0.073%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.024%) Adaptiv
10 1 (0.024%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.024%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.024%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.024%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,152 (28.16%) AWS
2 1,065 (26.03%) Azure
3 421 (10.29%) GCP
4 302 (7.38%) SaaS
5 293 (7.16%) Serverless
6 197 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 93 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
7 93 (2.27%) GitHub
8 84 (2.05%) PaaS
9 78 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
9 78 (1.91%) Power Platform
10 63 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 58 (1.42%) Microsoft 365
12 54 (1.32%) IaaS
13 45 (1.10%) Slack
14 41 (1.00%) npm
15 37 (0.90%) Firebase
16 36 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
16 36 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
17 33 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.17%) HTTP
1 48 (1.17%) Internet
2 37 (0.90%) Firewall
3 30 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.56%) Skype
5 18 (0.44%) VoIP
6 16 (0.39%) DNS
7 15 (0.37%) Bluetooth
8 11 (0.27%) IPv4
8 11 (0.27%) PBX
9 10 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.22%) VLAN
11 8 (0.20%) Intranet
11 8 (0.20%) IPv6
11 8 (0.20%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.17%) LAN
12 7 (0.17%) WAN
13 6 (0.15%) DHCP
14 5 (0.12%) SMTP
14 5 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 278 (6.80%) NoSQL
3 233 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 227 (5.55%) MySQL
5 220 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
6 157 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 132 (3.23%) Big Data
8 101 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 99 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (1.54%) Power BI
11 60 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 58 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
13 55 (1.34%) Redis
14 53 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 51 (1.25%) Hadoop
16 47 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 39 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
18 36 (0.88%) Tableau
19 34 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 32 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 719 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 384 (9.39%) JIRA
3 369 (9.02%) Jenkins
4 170 (4.16%) Maven
5 158 (3.86%) Selenium
6 125 (3.06%) Cucumber
7 107 (2.62%) Visual Studio
8 100 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 85 (2.08%) JUnit
10 73 (1.78%) TeamCity
11 69 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
12 68 (1.66%) Gradle
13 65 (1.59%) Bitbucket
13 65 (1.59%) GitLab
14 58 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
15 44 (1.08%) Subversion
16 42 (1.03%) Cypress.io
16 42 (1.03%) IntelliJ
17 41 (1.00%) Postman
17 41 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 865 (21.14%) Finance
2 239 (5.84%) Retail
3 187 (4.57%) Marketing
4 146 (3.57%) Banking
5 135 (3.30%) Public Sector
6 114 (2.79%) Front Office
7 104 (2.54%) Games
8 85 (2.08%) Law
9 70 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 57 (1.39%) Back Office
11 55 (1.34%) Electronics
12 49 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 37 (0.90%) Legal
14 36 (0.88%) Advertising
15 23 (0.56%) Local Government
16 20 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 18 (0.44%) Financial Institution
18 17 (0.42%) German Language
19 15 (0.37%) Publishing
20 14 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,003 (48.96%) Developer
2 434 (10.61%) Software Engineer
3 388 (9.48%) Senior Developer
4 353 (8.63%) Java Developer
5 344 (8.41%) React Developer
6 309 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 298 (7.28%) .NET Developer
8 251 (6.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 243 (5.94%) C# Developer
10 212 (5.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 205 (5.01%) Software Developer
12 197 (4.82%) AWS Engineer
13 193 (4.72%) Analyst
14 181 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
15 179 (4.38%) AWS DevOps
16 168 (4.11%) Lead Developer
17 165 (4.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 153 (3.74%) Project Manager
19 143 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 142 (3.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 975 (23.83%) .NET
2 802 (19.60%) React
3 727 (17.77%) AngularJS
4 600 (14.67%) HTML
5 581 (14.20%) CSS
6 426 (10.41%) Web Services
7 405 (9.90%) Node.js
8 401 (9.80%) .NET Core
9 323 (7.90%) RESTful
10 312 (7.63%) Spring
11 289 (7.06%) Vue.js
12 275 (6.72%) REST
13 258 (6.31%) ASP.NET
14 253 (6.18%) React Native
15 200 (4.89%) .NET Framework
16 194 (4.74%) Spring Boot
17 164 (4.01%) HTML5
18 153 (3.74%) Kafka
19 146 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
20 129 (3.15%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 348 (8.51%) User Experience
2 263 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
3 241 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
4 214 (5.23%) Mobile App
5 148 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 120 (2.93%) Virtual Team
7 94 (2.30%) Blog
8 80 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 72 (1.76%) Cloud Native
9 72 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 69 (1.69%) Social Media
11 53 (1.30%) iPad
12 49 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 48 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 46 (1.12%) Public Cloud
15 45 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 38 (0.93%) Derivative
16 38 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 36 (0.88%) Data Centre
17 36 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 459 (11.22%) Linux
2 223 (5.45%) Android
3 217 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 197 (4.82%) Windows
5 57 (1.39%) Unix
6 49 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 30 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.46%) CentOS
9 14 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.20%) Fedora
12 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.073%) Debian
13 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.049%) AIX
14 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.049%) Solaris
14 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.024%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.024%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,171 (28.62%) DevOps
2 1,143 (27.94%) Scrum
3 915 (22.37%) Software Engineering
4 688 (16.82%) TDD
5 628 (15.35%) Microservices
6 476 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
7 464 (11.34%) Test Automation
8 425 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
9 363 (8.87%) BDD
10 334 (8.16%) Fintech
11 329 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 311 (7.60%) SDLC
13 305 (7.46%) MVC
14 276 (6.75%) Migration
15 267 (6.53%) Project Management
16 256 (6.26%) Front End Development
17 246 (6.01%) E-Commerce
18 236 (5.77%) Computer Science
19 218 (5.33%) Deployment Automation
20 214 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,385 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 986 (24.10%) C#
3 966 (23.61%) Java
4 868 (21.22%) SQL
5 593 (14.50%) Python
6 420 (10.27%) TypeScript
7 223 (5.45%) PHP
8 150 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 125 (3.06%) Kotlin
10 121 (2.96%) Ruby
11 114 (2.79%) C++
12 112 (2.74%) Java 8
13 86 (2.10%) ES6
14 83 (2.03%) Scala
15 80 (1.96%) Go
16 66 (1.61%) Bash Shell
17 61 (1.49%) C
17 61 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 56 (1.37%) Apple Swift
19 40 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 265 (6.48%) Degree
2 161 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 142 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 130 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (0.78%) ISEB
5 32 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 32 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 18 (0.44%) CISSP
8 17 (0.42%) PMP
9 11 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.24%) PhD
11 9 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.20%) CISM
12 8 (0.20%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.17%) CCSA
13 7 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (0.17%) ISSAP
14 6 (0.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (7.33%) QA
2 55 (1.34%) GDPR
3 33 (0.81%) PMO
4 31 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.68%) SLA
6 22 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.32%) NCSC
7 13 (0.32%) NIST
8 11 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.20%) COBIT
9 8 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.049%) GAMP
13 2 (0.049%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.049%) WCAG
14 1 (0.024%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 755 (18.46%) Docker
2 47 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.24%) Firmware
5 10 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.098%) vSphere
7 3 (0.073%) Xen
8 2 (0.049%) HDFS
8 2 (0.049%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.049%) XenApp
9 1 (0.024%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.024%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.024%) NFS
9 1 (0.024%) pfSense
9 1 (0.024%) Varnish
9 1 (0.024%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 546 (13.35%) Kubernetes
2 344 (8.41%) Terraform
3 218 (5.33%) Puppet
4 192 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
5 137 (3.35%) Ansible
6 18 (0.44%) Kibana
7 15 (0.37%) Packer
8 14 (0.34%) Nagios
9 13 (0.32%) Istio
9 13 (0.32%) Prometheus
9 13 (0.32%) Rancher
10 11 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.24%) logstash
12 9 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.22%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.20%) Icinga
13 8 (0.20%) MIIS
13 8 (0.20%) Salt
14 7 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
15 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 480 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 182 (4.45%) Oracle
3 177 (4.33%) Google
4 97 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 60 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 53 (1.30%) SAP
6 53 (1.30%) VMware
7 44 (1.08%) Adobe
8 40 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 39 (0.95%) Xamarin
10 38 (0.93%) Zend
11 31 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 28 (0.68%) Cisco
13 19 (0.46%) BT
14 16 (0.39%) hybris
14 16 (0.39%) Juniper
14 16 (0.39%) ServiceNow
15 15 (0.37%) Apple
15 15 (0.37%) Pega
16 14 (0.34%) Aquila