Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,526 2,242 2,435
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 30.11% 28.90% 31.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.48% 31.10% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4,520 3,954 4,407
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
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 7,777 7,210 7,114
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.70% 92.95% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6,914 6,185 6,135
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,124 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.72% +3.86% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,203 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%

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 26 November 2020.

Agile Software Development salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 785 (31.08%) JavaScript
2 740 (29.30%) Scrum
3 717 (28.38%) DevOps
4 704 (27.87%) AWS
5 684 (27.08%) Azure
6 627 (24.82%) .NET
7 617 (24.43%) C#
7 617 (24.43%) Java
8 514 (20.35%) SQL
9 497 (19.68%) AngularJS
10 467 (18.49%) TDD
10 467 (18.49%) Software Engineering
11 454 (17.97%) Finance
12 431 (17.06%) Git (software)
13 424 (16.79%) Docker
14 418 (16.55%) React
15 400 (15.84%) HTML
16 392 (15.52%) Python
17 381 (15.08%) Microservices
18 377 (14.92%) CSS
19 354 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
20 324 (12.83%) Kubernetes
21 310 (12.27%) .NET Core
22 282 (11.16%) SQL Server
22 282 (11.16%) Microsoft
23 280 (11.08%) Web Services
24 269 (10.65%) Linux
25 266 (10.53%) Test Automation
26 255 (10.10%) Node.js
27 248 (9.82%) User Experience

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 64 (2.53%) Confluence
2 60 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (1.39%) CMS
4 33 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 28 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 25 (0.99%) WordPress
7 23 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.75%) Apache
9 15 (0.59%) Tornado
10 13 (0.51%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.36%) IIS
11 9 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.32%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.28%) JBoss
13 7 (0.28%) Mule
13 7 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
13 7 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.24%) Mule ESB
15 5 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 18 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.51%) InVision
6 12 (0.48%) Sketch
7 2 (0.079%) Figma
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.040%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 31 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.79%) Magento
3 16 (0.63%) Shopify
4 11 (0.44%) R3 Corda
5 10 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
6 8 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.16%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 2 (0.079%) Maximo
10 2 (0.079%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.079%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.040%) GoldMine
11 1 (0.040%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.040%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.040%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.040%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 704 (27.87%) AWS
2 684 (27.08%) Azure
3 195 (7.72%) GCP
4 187 (7.40%) Serverless
5 163 (6.45%) SaaS
6 108 (4.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 90 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
8 57 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
9 49 (1.94%) GitHub
10 48 (1.90%) Office 365
11 44 (1.74%) Amazon S3
11 44 (1.74%) Power Platform
12 43 (1.70%) PaaS
13 36 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
15 30 (1.19%) IaaS
16 24 (0.95%) Logic Apps
17 22 (0.87%) Slack
18 21 (0.83%) Azure Functions
19 18 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.58%) HTTP
2 25 (0.99%) Skype
3 24 (0.95%) Internet
4 23 (0.91%) Firewall
5 18 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.55%) DNS
7 13 (0.51%) VoIP
8 12 (0.48%) IPv4
9 10 (0.40%) Network Security
10 9 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.36%) IPv6
10 9 (0.36%) PBX
11 8 (0.32%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.28%) Intranet
13 5 (0.20%) SMTP
13 5 (0.20%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.20%) VPN
14 4 (0.16%) SNMP
14 4 (0.16%) VLAN
14 4 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 203 (8.04%) NoSQL
3 178 (7.05%) MongoDB
4 124 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
5 106 (4.20%) MySQL
6 96 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 89 (3.52%) Big Data
8 70 (2.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 54 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 36 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (1.39%) Power BI
14 32 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (1.23%) Redis
16 27 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
17 25 (0.99%) Tableau
18 20 (0.79%) Blockchain
19 18 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
19 18 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 431 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 183 (7.24%) Jenkins
3 175 (6.93%) JIRA
4 108 (4.28%) Selenium
5 67 (2.65%) Maven
6 62 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 59 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 49 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 38 (1.50%) JUnit
11 36 (1.43%) GitLab
11 36 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (1.27%) Bitbucket
13 31 (1.23%) Postman
13 31 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 30 (1.19%) SpecFlow
14 30 (1.19%) webpack
15 24 (0.95%) IntelliJ
16 21 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 454 (17.97%) Finance
2 106 (4.20%) Marketing
3 88 (3.48%) Retail
4 87 (3.44%) Public Sector
5 82 (3.25%) Banking
6 57 (2.26%) Games
7 53 (2.10%) Front Office
8 48 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.86%) Law
10 36 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 24 (0.95%) Electronics
12 23 (0.91%) Advertising
13 17 (0.67%) Local Government
14 16 (0.63%) Legal
15 15 (0.59%) German Language
16 14 (0.55%) French Language
17 13 (0.51%) Investment Banking
18 12 (0.48%) Back Office
19 10 (0.40%) Spanish Language
20 9 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,223 (48.42%) Developer
2 263 (10.41%) Senior Developer
3 210 (8.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 204 (8.08%) Software Engineer
5 203 (8.04%) Java Developer
6 191 (7.56%) .NET Developer
7 161 (6.37%) React Developer
8 149 (5.90%) AWS Engineer
9 148 (5.86%) C# Developer
10 142 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 132 (5.23%) Software Developer
12 129 (5.11%) AWS DevOps
13 117 (4.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 115 (4.55%) Architect
15 109 (4.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 108 (4.28%) Lead Developer
17 107 (4.24%) Analyst
18 100 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
19 92 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 90 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (24.82%) .NET
2 497 (19.68%) AngularJS
3 418 (16.55%) React
4 400 (15.84%) HTML
5 377 (14.92%) CSS
6 310 (12.27%) .NET Core
7 280 (11.08%) Web Services
8 255 (10.10%) Node.js
9 204 (8.08%) RESTful
10 183 (7.24%) Spring
11 182 (7.21%) ASP.NET
12 172 (6.81%) REST
13 167 (6.61%) Vue.js
14 127 (5.03%) .NET Framework
15 119 (4.71%) Spring Boot
16 106 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 102 (4.04%) React Native
18 100 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 96 (3.80%) JSON
19 96 (3.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 248 (9.82%) User Experience
2 140 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 102 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 84 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 76 (3.01%) Virtual Team
7 63 (2.49%) Algorithms
8 52 (2.06%) Cloud Native
9 49 (1.94%) Blog
10 42 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 42 (1.66%) Fixed Income
11 39 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 36 (1.43%) Derivative
13 34 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.27%) Equities
15 31 (1.23%) Hedge funds
16 25 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 24 (0.95%) Data Centre
17 24 (0.95%) Public Cloud
18 23 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 269 (10.65%) Linux
2 120 (4.75%) Android
2 120 (4.75%) Apple iOS
3 114 (4.51%) Windows
4 25 (0.99%) Unix
5 21 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 15 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.40%) CentOS
9 9 (0.36%) Fedora
10 6 (0.24%) Debian
10 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.24%) VMS
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.079%) AIX
12 2 (0.079%) Solaris
13 1 (0.040%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (29.30%) Scrum
2 717 (28.38%) DevOps
3 467 (18.49%) Software Engineering
3 467 (18.49%) TDD
4 381 (15.08%) Microservices
5 354 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
6 266 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 221 (8.75%) Mentoring
8 214 (8.47%) Fintech
9 211 (8.35%) BDD
10 210 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
11 202 (8.00%) MVC
12 196 (7.76%) SDLC
13 185 (7.32%) Front End Development
14 179 (7.09%) Unit Testing
15 174 (6.89%) Migration
16 157 (6.22%) OO
17 143 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
18 140 (5.54%) Project Management
19 136 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 785 (31.08%) JavaScript
2 617 (24.43%) C#
2 617 (24.43%) Java
3 514 (20.35%) SQL
4 392 (15.52%) Python
5 201 (7.96%) TypeScript
6 124 (4.91%) PHP
7 112 (4.43%) Kotlin
8 84 (3.33%) C++
9 72 (2.85%) Java 8
10 62 (2.45%) Go
11 60 (2.38%) Ruby
12 57 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 56 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 56 (2.22%) Scala
14 45 (1.78%) Apple Swift
15 44 (1.74%) Objective-C
16 42 (1.66%) C
17 41 (1.62%) ES6
18 35 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 133 (5.27%) Degree
2 78 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 70 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.79%) ISEB
8 17 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.44%) PhD
10 10 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.36%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.36%) PMP
12 8 (0.32%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.32%) CISSP
13 6 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (6.93%) QA
2 30 (1.19%) GDPR
3 26 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.87%) SLA
5 18 (0.71%) PMO
6 13 (0.51%) NIST
7 6 (0.24%) NCSC
7 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.12%) PSD2
9 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.079%) COBIT
10 2 (0.079%) GAMP
10 2 (0.079%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.040%) GxP
11 1 (0.040%) HL7
11 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 424 (16.79%) Docker
2 46 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.48%) Firmware
5 9 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.16%) NDS
7 4 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (0.16%) vSphere
8 3 (0.12%) Xen
9 1 (0.040%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.040%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.040%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.040%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 324 (12.83%) Kubernetes
2 236 (9.34%) Terraform
3 131 (5.19%) Puppet
4 106 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (2.89%) Ansible
6 13 (0.51%) Kibana
7 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.36%) HAProxy
8 9 (0.36%) Icinga
8 9 (0.36%) logstash
8 9 (0.36%) Rancher
9 8 (0.32%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.24%) Grafana
10 6 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.24%) SCCM
11 5 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.20%) Graylog
11 5 (0.20%) MIIS
12 4 (0.16%) Nagios
12 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 282 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 90 (3.56%) Google
3 86 (3.40%) Oracle
4 58 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (1.31%) SAP
6 31 (1.23%) VMware
7 30 (1.19%) Adobe
8 26 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 17 (0.67%) Pega
10 16 (0.63%) Cisco
10 16 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.51%) Zend
12 12 (0.48%) Apple
13 11 (0.44%) Juniper
13 11 (0.44%) New Relic
13 11 (0.44%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.36%) Avaya
15 8 (0.32%) Borland
15 8 (0.32%) Sitecore
16 7 (0.28%) ServiceNow