Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
6 May 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 5,319 1,964 2,550
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 31.43% 29.98% 31.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.92% 32.27% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,468 1,694 2,250
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,677
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £44,076
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £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 15,683 6,087 7,355
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.67% 92.90% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,223 5,186 6,259
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £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 6 May 2021.

Agile Software Development salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1,787 (33.60%) JavaScript
2 1,530 (28.76%) Scrum
3 1,475 (27.73%) AWS
4 1,472 (27.67%) DevOps
5 1,410 (26.51%) Azure
6 1,202 (22.60%) Finance
7 1,199 (22.54%) Software Engineering
8 1,178 (22.15%) SQL
9 1,161 (21.83%) C#
9 1,161 (21.83%) Java
10 1,135 (21.34%) .NET
11 1,048 (19.70%) React
12 1,031 (19.38%) Social Skills
13 972 (18.27%) Docker
14 895 (16.83%) Microservices
15 860 (16.17%) Git (software)
16 815 (15.32%) TDD
17 809 (15.21%) AngularJS
18 782 (14.70%) HTML
19 765 (14.38%) Kubernetes
20 760 (14.29%) CSS
21 714 (13.42%) Python
22 692 (13.01%) Microsoft
23 677 (12.73%) Test Automation
24 621 (11.68%) TypeScript
25 600 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
26 588 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
27 584 (10.98%) Linux
28 582 (10.94%) GCP
29 565 (10.62%) Node.js

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
1 190 (3.57%) Confluence
2 168 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
3 153 (2.88%) CMS
4 78 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 76 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 59 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 53 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 47 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 45 (0.85%) Apache
10 42 (0.79%) WordPress
11 34 (0.64%) Drupal
12 33 (0.62%) nginx
13 24 (0.45%) IIS
14 19 (0.36%) JBoss
14 19 (0.36%) Kentico
15 16 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.26%) Mule
16 14 (0.26%) Red Hat Fuse
17 13 (0.24%) MS Exchange
17 13 (0.24%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 67 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.49%) Sketch
5 22 (0.41%) Figma
6 18 (0.34%) Adobe XD
7 16 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (0.26%) InVision
9 9 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.13%) Zeplin
11 5 (0.094%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.056%) MadCap Flare
13 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.038%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 57 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.64%) Magento
3 31 (0.58%) Shopify
4 23 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
6 13 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.17%) Sentinel
9 7 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.094%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (0.075%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.056%) Maximo
12 3 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.056%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.038%) Elite 3E
13 2 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,475 (27.73%) AWS
2 1,410 (26.51%) Azure
3 582 (10.94%) GCP
4 457 (8.59%) SaaS
5 381 (7.16%) Serverless
6 199 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 162 (3.05%) GitHub
8 156 (2.93%) Power Platform
9 120 (2.26%) PaaS
10 118 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
11 94 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
12 86 (1.62%) IaaS
13 80 (1.50%) Microsoft 365
14 79 (1.49%) npm
15 78 (1.47%) Amazon S3
16 74 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
17 55 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
18 46 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
18 46 (0.86%) Firebase
19 45 (0.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (0.98%) Firewall
1 52 (0.98%) Internet
2 47 (0.88%) HTTP
3 32 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.36%) DNS
5 14 (0.26%) Bluetooth
6 13 (0.24%) VPN
7 12 (0.23%) VLAN
8 11 (0.21%) Skype
9 10 (0.19%) Network Security
10 9 (0.17%) VoIP
10 9 (0.17%) Wireless
11 8 (0.15%) LAN
11 8 (0.15%) WAN
12 7 (0.13%) 5G
13 6 (0.11%) DHCP
13 6 (0.11%) Intranet
13 6 (0.11%) IPv4
14 5 (0.094%) DMZ
14 5 (0.094%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 369 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 313 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 306 (5.75%) MySQL
5 266 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 192 (3.61%) Big Data
7 191 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 162 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 112 (2.11%) Power BI
10 107 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 87 (1.64%) Redis
12 83 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 74 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 72 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
15 68 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 65 (1.22%) Tableau
17 64 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
18 62 (1.17%) Hadoop
19 48 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 37 (0.70%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 860 (16.17%) Git (software)
2 535 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 468 (8.80%) JIRA
4 220 (4.14%) Maven
5 192 (3.61%) Selenium
6 150 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 148 (2.78%) GitLab
8 128 (2.41%) JUnit
9 112 (2.11%) Visual Studio
10 107 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 91 (1.71%) webpack
12 87 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 86 (1.62%) Cypress.io
14 83 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 81 (1.52%) Gradle
16 68 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
17 62 (1.17%) Bitbucket
18 54 (1.02%) Subversion
19 52 (0.98%) IntelliJ
20 49 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,202 (22.60%) Finance
2 1,031 (19.38%) Social Skills
3 350 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 337 (6.34%) Retail
5 285 (5.36%) Marketing
6 214 (4.02%) Public Sector
7 200 (3.76%) Banking
8 157 (2.95%) Law
9 140 (2.63%) Games
10 127 (2.39%) Front Office
11 121 (2.27%) Telecoms
12 94 (1.77%) Electronics
13 76 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
14 69 (1.30%) Manufacturing
15 65 (1.22%) Back Office
16 61 (1.15%) Legal
17 54 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
18 53 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
19 49 (0.92%) Advertising
20 35 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,406 (45.23%) Developer
2 541 (10.17%) Software Engineer
3 473 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 449 (8.44%) React Developer
5 438 (8.23%) Java Developer
6 351 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 313 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 313 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 296 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 275 (5.17%) Analyst
10 230 (4.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 230 (4.32%) Project Manager
11 220 (4.14%) Software Developer
12 218 (4.10%) Lead Developer
13 216 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
14 199 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 193 (3.63%) Architect
16 176 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
17 163 (3.06%) Business Analyst
18 152 (2.86%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,135 (21.34%) .NET
2 1,048 (19.70%) React
3 809 (15.21%) AngularJS
4 782 (14.70%) HTML
5 760 (14.29%) CSS
6 565 (10.62%) Node.js
7 537 (10.10%) Web Services
8 445 (8.37%) .NET Core
9 441 (8.29%) Spring
10 423 (7.95%) RESTful
11 407 (7.65%) REST
12 344 (6.47%) Vue.js
13 334 (6.28%) React Native
14 288 (5.41%) Spring Boot
15 279 (5.25%) ASP.NET
16 239 (4.49%) HTML5
17 202 (3.80%) .NET Framework
18 197 (3.70%) Kafka
19 172 (3.23%) Redux
20 156 (2.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 493 (9.27%) User Experience
2 301 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 283 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 200 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
5 137 (2.58%) Virtual Team
6 102 (1.92%) Cloud Native
7 89 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 85 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 84 (1.58%) iPad
10 74 (1.39%) Social Media
11 71 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 68 (1.28%) Blog
13 61 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
13 61 (1.15%) Management Information System
14 59 (1.11%) Data Centre
15 54 (1.02%) Public Cloud
16 43 (0.81%) Hedge funds
17 38 (0.71%) LIMS
18 37 (0.70%) Fixed Income
19 33 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 584 (10.98%) Linux
2 272 (5.11%) Android
3 243 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 238 (4.47%) Windows
5 79 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 59 (1.11%) Unix
7 37 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.36%) CentOS
9 17 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.094%) Fedora
12 5 (0.094%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.075%) Debian
13 4 (0.075%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.056%) Alpine Linux
14 3 (0.056%) SUSE
14 3 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.056%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,530 (28.76%) Scrum
2 1,472 (27.67%) DevOps
3 1,199 (22.54%) Software Engineering
4 895 (16.83%) Microservices
5 815 (15.32%) TDD
6 677 (12.73%) Test Automation
7 600 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 588 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
9 485 (9.12%) Mentoring
10 479 (9.01%) SDLC
11 441 (8.29%) BDD
12 400 (7.52%) Project Management
13 389 (7.31%) Fintech
14 365 (6.86%) Front End Development
15 338 (6.35%) MVC
16 330 (6.20%) E-Commerce
17 304 (5.72%) Computer Science
18 294 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
19 290 (5.45%) Migration
20 284 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,787 (33.60%) JavaScript
2 1,178 (22.15%) SQL
3 1,161 (21.83%) C#
3 1,161 (21.83%) Java
4 714 (13.42%) Python
5 621 (11.68%) TypeScript
6 269 (5.06%) PHP
7 202 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 152 (2.86%) Ruby
9 136 (2.56%) Java 8
9 136 (2.56%) Kotlin
10 121 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 117 (2.20%) ES6
11 117 (2.20%) Scala
12 114 (2.14%) C++
13 107 (2.01%) Go
14 80 (1.50%) C
15 68 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 43 (0.81%) Groovy
17 42 (0.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 403 (7.58%) Degree
2 234 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 215 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 176 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 38 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 37 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 36 (0.68%) ISEB
9 31 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.45%) PhD
10 24 (0.45%) PMP
11 21 (0.39%) CISSP
12 14 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (0.24%) APMP
14 11 (0.21%) CISM
15 10 (0.19%) ISSAP
15 10 (0.19%) Master's Degree
16 9 (0.17%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (8.03%) QA
2 55 (1.03%) GDPR
3 45 (0.85%) PMO
4 37 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.53%) NIST
7 23 (0.43%) SLA
8 14 (0.26%) WCAG
9 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.23%) NCSC
11 8 (0.15%) COBIT
11 8 (0.15%) GRC
11 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.056%) ISO 20022
15 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 2 (0.038%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.038%) SOC 2
System Software
1 972 (18.27%) Docker
2 70 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.15%) Firmware
6 8 (0.15%) vSphere
7 5 (0.094%) LXC
8 4 (0.075%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.075%) HDFS
8 4 (0.075%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.075%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.038%) Ceph
9 2 (0.038%) Gluster
9 2 (0.038%) KVM
9 2 (0.038%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.038%) Xen
9 2 (0.038%) XenApp
10 1 (0.019%) NFS
Systems Management
1 765 (14.38%) Kubernetes
2 450 (8.46%) Terraform
3 225 (4.23%) Puppet
4 215 (4.04%) Ansible
5 211 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (1.00%) Istio
7 35 (0.66%) Prometheus
8 33 (0.62%) Rancher
9 24 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (0.41%) Kibana
11 18 (0.34%) Packer
12 15 (0.28%) Grafana
12 15 (0.28%) Nagios
13 13 (0.24%) logstash
14 12 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.13%) HAProxy
16 7 (0.13%) Salt
17 6 (0.11%) HP Fortify
18 5 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 692 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 291 (5.47%) Oracle
3 234 (4.40%) Google
4 117 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 100 (1.88%) SAP
6 75 (1.41%) VMware
7 63 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 58 (1.09%) Xamarin
9 52 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 48 (0.90%) Adobe
11 43 (0.81%) Mercator
12 40 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 38 (0.71%) Zend
14 36 (0.68%) ServiceNow
15 27 (0.51%) IBM
15 27 (0.51%) Yahoo!
16 24 (0.45%) hybris
17 22 (0.41%) Cisco
17 22 (0.41%) Databricks
18 20 (0.38%) Splunk