Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jul 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 7,397 1,555 2,351
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 32.23% 28.69% 29.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.24% 30.80% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,914 1,378 2,108
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,885 £35,700
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +12.52%
75th Percentile £77,500 £74,938 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 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 21,604 5,048 7,610
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 94.14% 93.14% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17,158 4,368 6,610
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,431 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.12% -0.12% +9.52%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 30 July 2021.

Agile Software Development salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2,347 (31.73%) JavaScript
2 2,049 (27.70%) Scrum
3 2,022 (27.34%) AWS
4 1,941 (26.24%) Azure
5 1,913 (25.86%) DevOps
6 1,765 (23.86%) SQL
7 1,684 (22.77%) React
8 1,671 (22.59%) Finance
9 1,640 (22.17%) Software Engineering
10 1,542 (20.85%) Java
11 1,501 (20.29%) Social Skills
12 1,476 (19.95%) C#
13 1,439 (19.45%) .NET
14 1,340 (18.12%) Microservices
15 1,274 (17.22%) Docker
16 1,152 (15.57%) Full Stack Development
17 1,136 (15.36%) Git (software)
18 1,124 (15.20%) Kubernetes
19 1,076 (14.55%) TDD
20 1,039 (14.05%) Python
21 1,015 (13.72%) Test Automation
22 1,008 (13.63%) HTML
23 977 (13.21%) AngularJS
24 955 (12.91%) Microsoft
25 950 (12.84%) CSS
26 890 (12.03%) TypeScript
27 849 (11.48%) Node.js
28 806 (10.90%) Web Services
29 788 (10.65%) Mentoring
30 743 (10.04%) Linux

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
1 260 (3.51%) Confluence
2 237 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
3 202 (2.73%) CMS
4 119 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 100 (1.35%) Apache
6 96 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 50 (0.68%) WordPress
8 48 (0.65%) nginx
9 47 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 47 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 41 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 40 (0.54%) IIS
12 39 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
13 38 (0.51%) Drupal
14 30 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 24 (0.32%) Apache Solr
16 23 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 16 (0.22%) SAS
18 15 (0.20%) Headless CMS
19 14 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 108 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (0.80%) Sketch
4 58 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 38 (0.51%) Figma
7 36 (0.49%) MS Visio
8 31 (0.42%) InVision
9 22 (0.30%) Adobe XD
10 20 (0.27%) Chatbot
11 12 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
12 9 (0.12%) Zeplin
13 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.11%) Marvel
14 7 (0.095%) Adobe Premiere
14 7 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.081%) Final Cut Pro
15 6 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 74 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (0.82%) Shopify
3 41 (0.55%) Magento
4 36 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 21 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 18 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
7 15 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (0.16%) Sentinel
10 10 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
11 9 (0.12%) TrackWise
12 8 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.081%) Sage 200
13 6 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 5 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
14 5 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
15 4 (0.054%) SAP ERP
16 3 (0.041%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2,022 (27.34%) AWS
2 1,941 (26.24%) Azure
3 691 (9.34%) SaaS
4 676 (9.14%) GCP
5 531 (7.18%) Serverless
6 217 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
7 213 (2.88%) GitHub
8 204 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 189 (2.56%) Amazon S3
10 187 (2.53%) Power Platform
11 163 (2.20%) PaaS
12 130 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
13 125 (1.69%) IaaS
14 111 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
14 111 (1.50%) Microsoft 365
15 104 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
16 90 (1.22%) npm
17 81 (1.10%) Azure Service Bus
18 76 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
19 68 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 71 (0.96%) Firewall
2 68 (0.92%) HTTP
3 51 (0.69%) Internet
4 36 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.47%) VPN
6 31 (0.42%) DNS
7 29 (0.39%) Broadband
8 20 (0.27%) WAN
9 17 (0.23%) DHCP
9 17 (0.23%) VLAN
10 13 (0.18%) LAN
10 13 (0.18%) Network Security
10 13 (0.18%) SD-WAN
11 12 (0.16%) SSL
12 11 (0.15%) IPv4
13 10 (0.14%) VoIP
13 10 (0.14%) Wireless
14 9 (0.12%) IPsec
14 9 (0.12%) IPv6
14 9 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 624 (8.44%) NoSQL
3 442 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
4 408 (5.52%) MySQL
5 300 (4.06%) MongoDB
6 289 (3.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 252 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 235 (3.18%) Big Data
9 159 (2.15%) Redis
10 131 (1.77%) Power BI
11 121 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
12 114 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
13 98 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 89 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 87 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 80 (1.08%) Tableau
17 72 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
18 64 (0.87%) BigQuery
19 58 (0.78%) RDBMS
20 54 (0.73%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,136 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 655 (8.85%) JIRA
3 619 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 276 (3.73%) Selenium
5 230 (3.11%) Maven
6 208 (2.81%) GitLab
7 194 (2.62%) JUnit
8 155 (2.10%) Cucumber
8 155 (2.10%) Visual Studio
9 150 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 139 (1.88%) Cypress.io
11 137 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 133 (1.80%) webpack
13 90 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 82 (1.11%) WebDriver
15 81 (1.10%) Gradle
16 76 (1.03%) Bitbucket
16 76 (1.03%) SpecFlow
17 62 (0.84%) Babel
17 62 (0.84%) Postman
General
1 1,671 (22.59%) Finance
2 1,501 (20.29%) Social Skills
3 493 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
4 418 (5.65%) Retail
5 412 (5.57%) Marketing
6 364 (4.92%) Public Sector
7 305 (4.12%) Banking
8 213 (2.88%) Games
9 195 (2.64%) Law
10 177 (2.39%) Telecoms
11 162 (2.19%) Front Office
12 125 (1.69%) Electronics
13 122 (1.65%) Manufacturing
14 118 (1.60%) Legal
15 101 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
16 91 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
17 82 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
18 78 (1.05%) Advertising
19 77 (1.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 73 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,058 (41.34%) Developer
2 717 (9.69%) Software Engineer
3 626 (8.46%) Senior Developer
4 596 (8.06%) React Developer
5 526 (7.11%) Java Developer
6 443 (5.99%) .NET Developer
7 428 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 424 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 412 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 410 (5.54%) Analyst
11 306 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 304 (4.11%) Architect
12 304 (4.11%) Software Developer
13 263 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 247 (3.34%) Business Analyst
15 240 (3.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 234 (3.16%) Lead Developer
17 229 (3.10%) AWS Engineer
18 226 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
19 212 (2.87%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,684 (22.77%) React
2 1,439 (19.45%) .NET
3 1,008 (13.63%) HTML
4 977 (13.21%) AngularJS
5 950 (12.84%) CSS
6 849 (11.48%) Node.js
7 806 (10.90%) Web Services
8 693 (9.37%) REST
9 615 (8.31%) RESTful
10 593 (8.02%) .NET Core
11 513 (6.94%) Spring
12 467 (6.31%) Vue.js
13 362 (4.89%) ASP.NET
14 354 (4.79%) React Native
15 351 (4.75%) Spring Boot
16 320 (4.33%) HTML5
17 282 (3.81%) .NET Framework
18 281 (3.80%) Redux
19 276 (3.73%) Kafka
20 275 (3.72%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 704 (9.52%) User Experience
2 441 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
3 364 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 272 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 204 (2.76%) Virtual Team
6 142 (1.92%) Cloud Native
7 128 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
8 124 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
9 115 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 107 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 106 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 100 (1.35%) iPad
12 100 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 93 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 86 (1.16%) Public Cloud
15 78 (1.05%) Fixed Income
16 75 (1.01%) Data Centre
17 70 (0.95%) Derivative
18 50 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 46 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 743 (10.04%) Linux
2 309 (4.18%) Android
3 267 (3.61%) Windows
4 258 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 88 (1.19%) Unix
6 72 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.35%) CentOS
9 22 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.16%) Fedora
11 12 (0.16%) SUSE
12 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.095%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.095%) Solaris
14 6 (0.081%) VMS
14 6 (0.081%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.068%) AIX
15 5 (0.068%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.054%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,049 (27.70%) Scrum
2 1,913 (25.86%) DevOps
3 1,640 (22.17%) Software Engineering
4 1,340 (18.12%) Microservices
5 1,152 (15.57%) Full Stack Development
6 1,076 (14.55%) TDD
7 1,015 (13.72%) Test Automation
8 788 (10.65%) Mentoring
9 734 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
10 686 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
11 683 (9.23%) SDLC
12 598 (8.08%) BDD
13 568 (7.68%) Front End Development
14 567 (7.67%) Project Management
15 506 (6.84%) MVC
16 489 (6.61%) Fintech
17 468 (6.33%) Computer Science
18 463 (6.26%) E-Commerce
19 394 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
20 393 (5.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,347 (31.73%) JavaScript
2 1,765 (23.86%) SQL
3 1,542 (20.85%) Java
4 1,476 (19.95%) C#
5 1,039 (14.05%) Python
6 890 (12.03%) TypeScript
7 405 (5.48%) PHP
8 246 (3.33%) Go
9 218 (2.95%) Kotlin
10 209 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 202 (2.73%) T-SQL
12 188 (2.54%) Scala
13 185 (2.50%) Java 8
14 183 (2.47%) Ruby
15 144 (1.95%) C++
16 119 (1.61%) C
17 117 (1.58%) ES6
18 108 (1.46%) Bash Shell
19 72 (0.97%) Clojure
20 59 (0.80%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 654 (8.84%) Degree
2 282 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 270 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 240 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 79 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 64 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 46 (0.62%) PhD
8 44 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 40 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (0.50%) PMP
11 36 (0.49%) ISEB
12 34 (0.46%) Master's Degree
13 29 (0.39%) CISSP
14 28 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 26 (0.35%) AWS Certification
16 25 (0.34%) CISM
17 21 (0.28%) APMP
18 19 (0.26%) MCSD
19 18 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
20 15 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 644 (8.71%) QA
2 199 (2.69%) Accessibility
3 84 (1.14%) GDPR
4 54 (0.73%) PMO
5 46 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 42 (0.57%) SLA
7 41 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 40 (0.54%) NIST
9 28 (0.38%) WCAG
10 18 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 12 (0.16%) GRC
11 12 (0.16%) ISO 13485
11 12 (0.16%) NCSC
12 7 (0.095%) COBIT
12 7 (0.095%) IEC 62304
13 4 (0.054%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.054%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.054%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,274 (17.22%) Docker
2 108 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 45 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.23%) vSphere
6 11 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.081%) iptables
10 5 (0.068%) Firmware
10 5 (0.068%) LXC
10 5 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.054%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.054%) HDFS
11 4 (0.054%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.054%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.041%) KVM
12 3 (0.041%) Xen
13 2 (0.027%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1,124 (15.20%) Kubernetes
2 683 (9.23%) Terraform
3 293 (3.96%) Ansible
4 274 (3.70%) Puppet
5 233 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (0.84%) Istio
7 58 (0.78%) Prometheus
8 43 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (0.46%) Grafana
10 31 (0.42%) Rancher
11 28 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
12 25 (0.34%) Kibana
13 15 (0.20%) logstash
13 15 (0.20%) PTC Integrity
14 14 (0.19%) SCCM
15 12 (0.16%) Kustomize
15 12 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.16%) Nagios
15 12 (0.16%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.11%) Icinga
Vendors
1 955 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 361 (4.88%) Oracle
3 290 (3.92%) Google
4 181 (2.45%) SAP
5 149 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 85 (1.15%) Adobe
7 84 (1.14%) IBM
8 82 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 78 (1.05%) Mercator
10 76 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 73 (0.99%) Xamarin
12 64 (0.87%) VMware
13 49 (0.66%) Databricks
14 43 (0.58%) Sitecore
15 40 (0.54%) Yahoo!
16 39 (0.53%) Elastic Path
17 38 (0.51%) Zend
18 34 (0.46%) Red Hat
19 29 (0.39%) Apple
20 27 (0.37%) hybris