Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Sep 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 1,572 2,203 2,365
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.99% 27.67% 30.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.40% 29.73% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,843 3,877 4,193
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,124 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +8.81% +6.06%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% - +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 5,007 7,409 7,190
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.35% 93.04% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,431 6,309 6,198
Median annual salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.87% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 20 September 2020.

Agile Software Development salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 491 (31.23%) JavaScript
2 429 (27.29%) Scrum
3 426 (27.10%) Azure
4 421 (26.78%) .NET
5 404 (25.70%) C#
6 395 (25.13%) DevOps
7 375 (23.85%) AWS
8 357 (22.71%) Java
9 339 (21.56%) AngularJS
10 322 (20.48%) TDD
11 315 (20.04%) SQL
12 270 (17.18%) Software Engineering
13 262 (16.67%) Finance
14 260 (16.54%) HTML
15 259 (16.48%) Microservices
16 253 (16.09%) React
16 253 (16.09%) CSS
17 226 (14.38%) .NET Core
18 220 (13.99%) Docker
19 214 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
20 193 (12.28%) Git (software)
21 190 (12.09%) Python
22 184 (11.70%) Microsoft
23 182 (11.58%) MVC
24 180 (11.45%) SQL Server
25 176 (11.20%) Web Services
26 167 (10.62%) ASP.NET
26 167 (10.62%) Test Automation
27 165 (10.50%) Kubernetes
28 159 (10.11%) 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 42 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (1.78%) Confluence
3 21 (1.34%) CMS
4 19 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.02%) Apache
5 16 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.76%) WordPress
7 10 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.45%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.25%) Moodle
10 4 (0.25%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.19%) nginx
11 3 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.38%) InVision
6 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.32%) Sketch
7 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.13%) Figma
9 2 (0.13%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.064%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.21%) Magento
2 13 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.83%) Shopify
3 10 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.64%) R3 Corda
4 9 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.38%) Maximo
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 6 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.19%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.064%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.064%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.064%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.064%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 426 (27.10%) Azure
2 375 (23.85%) AWS
3 119 (7.57%) SaaS
4 103 (6.55%) Serverless
5 74 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
6 60 (3.82%) GCP
7 45 (2.86%) GitHub
8 37 (2.35%) Office 365
9 35 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 33 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (2.04%) Amazon S3
13 22 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (1.40%) Power Platform
14 20 (1.27%) PaaS
15 19 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (1.21%) IaaS
16 13 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (0.70%) iPaaS
17 11 (0.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.16%) Skype
2 17 (1.08%) HTTP
3 13 (0.83%) Internet
4 7 (0.45%) DNS
4 7 (0.45%) Firewall
4 7 (0.45%) IPv4
4 7 (0.45%) IPv6
5 6 (0.38%) NetScaler
5 6 (0.38%) Network Security
5 6 (0.38%) VSAN
6 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.19%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.19%) Intranet
8 3 (0.19%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.19%) VoIP
9 2 (0.13%) CTI
9 2 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 137 (8.72%) NoSQL
3 119 (7.57%) MongoDB
4 76 (4.83%) MySQL
5 60 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 41 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.54%) Big Data
9 31 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.08%) Power BI
15 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2019
16 14 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (0.76%) Redis
18 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
19 8 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 193 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 116 (7.38%) Jenkins
3 102 (6.49%) JIRA
4 64 (4.07%) Selenium
5 41 (2.61%) Maven
6 37 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 36 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (2.10%) JUnit
9 32 (2.04%) Visual Studio
10 29 (1.84%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 24 (1.53%) GitLab
13 21 (1.34%) IntelliJ
14 20 (1.27%) SpecFlow
15 19 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (1.08%) webpack
17 16 (1.02%) CircleCI
18 15 (0.95%) Mockito
18 15 (0.95%) NUnit
19 14 (0.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 262 (16.67%) Finance
2 70 (4.45%) Marketing
3 67 (4.26%) Retail
4 59 (3.75%) Banking
5 54 (3.44%) Public Sector
6 35 (2.23%) Games
7 30 (1.91%) Front Office
8 27 (1.72%) Law
9 24 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.08%) Legal
12 13 (0.83%) French Language
12 13 (0.83%) German Language
13 11 (0.70%) Advertising
13 11 (0.70%) Electronics
13 11 (0.70%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.64%) Local Government
15 9 (0.57%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.38%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 789 (50.19%) Developer
2 163 (10.37%) .NET Developer
2 163 (10.37%) Senior Developer
3 134 (8.52%) C# Developer
4 123 (7.82%) Java Developer
5 97 (6.17%) Software Engineer
6 95 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 92 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 82 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 74 (4.71%) Architect
9 74 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 69 (4.39%) Analyst
11 64 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 64 (4.07%) React Developer
12 63 (4.01%) Lead Developer
13 58 (3.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 56 (3.56%) Consultant
15 52 (3.31%) Angular Developer
15 52 (3.31%) Project Manager
16 46 (2.93%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (26.78%) .NET
2 339 (21.56%) AngularJS
3 260 (16.54%) HTML
4 253 (16.09%) CSS
4 253 (16.09%) React
5 226 (14.38%) .NET Core
6 176 (11.20%) Web Services
7 167 (10.62%) ASP.NET
8 159 (10.11%) Node.js
9 130 (8.27%) REST
10 119 (7.57%) RESTful
11 113 (7.19%) Spring
12 95 (6.04%) .NET Framework
12 95 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 92 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 89 (5.66%) Vue.js
15 75 (4.77%) HTML5
16 74 (4.71%) XML
17 72 (4.58%) Spring Boot
18 67 (4.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 159 (10.11%) User Experience
2 75 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
3 65 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 28 (1.78%) Cloud Native
7 27 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 24 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.53%) Derivative
8 24 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 23 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.27%) Equities
10 20 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 17 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.89%) Social Media
14 11 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 121 (7.70%) Linux
2 78 (4.96%) Apple iOS
3 76 (4.83%) Windows
4 75 (4.77%) Android
5 28 (1.78%) Unix
6 12 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 12 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.64%) CentOS
9 7 (0.45%) Fedora
10 6 (0.38%) Debian
10 6 (0.38%) VMS
11 3 (0.19%) AIX
11 3 (0.19%) Solaris
12 2 (0.13%) HPUX
12 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.064%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (27.29%) Scrum
2 395 (25.13%) DevOps
3 322 (20.48%) TDD
4 270 (17.18%) Software Engineering
5 259 (16.48%) Microservices
6 214 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
7 182 (11.58%) MVC
8 167 (10.62%) Test Automation
9 157 (9.99%) BDD
10 144 (9.16%) Mentoring
10 144 (9.16%) SDLC
11 130 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
12 116 (7.38%) Fintech
13 104 (6.62%) OO
14 103 (6.55%) Project Management
15 102 (6.49%) Unit Testing
16 99 (6.30%) Front End Development
17 98 (6.23%) Web Development
18 94 (5.98%) E-Commerce
19 91 (5.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 491 (31.23%) JavaScript
2 404 (25.70%) C#
3 357 (22.71%) Java
4 315 (20.04%) SQL
5 190 (12.09%) Python
6 121 (7.70%) TypeScript
7 100 (6.36%) Kotlin
8 81 (5.15%) PHP
9 61 (3.88%) Java 8
10 50 (3.18%) C++
11 49 (3.12%) Ruby
12 42 (2.67%) Scala
13 37 (2.35%) Apple Swift
13 37 (2.35%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.23%) Objective-C
15 30 (1.91%) Go
16 27 (1.72%) C
17 26 (1.65%) Apex Code
17 26 (1.65%) ES6
18 24 (1.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (5.92%) Degree
2 68 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 60 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.64%) PhD
7 10 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.38%) ISEB
9 6 (0.38%) MCPD
10 5 (0.32%) CISSP
11 4 (0.25%) PMP
11 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.19%) CISM
12 3 (0.19%) MCSE
12 3 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (6.74%) QA
2 12 (0.76%) GDPR
3 11 (0.70%) NIST
4 10 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.57%) PMO
6 8 (0.51%) SLA
7 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.19%) PSD2
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) NCSC
10 1 (0.064%) COBIT
10 1 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.064%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.064%) GxP
10 1 (0.064%) HL7
10 1 (0.064%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 220 (13.99%) Docker
2 44 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.89%) vSphere
4 12 (0.76%) Firmware
4 12 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.38%) VMware NSX
5 6 (0.38%) XenApp
5 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.32%) NDS
6 5 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.064%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 165 (10.50%) Kubernetes
2 118 (7.51%) Terraform
3 44 (2.80%) Ansible
4 35 (2.23%) Puppet
5 23 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (1.08%) SCCM
8 13 (0.83%) Grafana
9 11 (0.70%) Kibana
10 9 (0.57%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.57%) Rancher
11 7 (0.45%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.45%) Icinga
11 7 (0.45%) Pingdom
12 6 (0.38%) SCOM
12 6 (0.38%) vRealize
13 5 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.32%) Graylog
13 5 (0.32%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 184 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 46 (2.93%) Oracle
3 36 (2.29%) Google
4 35 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (1.78%) VMware
6 22 (1.40%) SAP
7 18 (1.15%) Adobe
8 13 (0.83%) Zend
9 11 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 10 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.64%) Pega
11 9 (0.57%) Apple
11 9 (0.57%) Citrix
11 9 (0.57%) ForgeRock
11 9 (0.57%) Guidewire
11 9 (0.57%) Tableau
12 8 (0.51%) Borland
12 8 (0.51%) CyberArk
12 8 (0.51%) NetApp
12 8 (0.51%) Pardot