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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile 28,090 13,336 2,589
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.13% 32.31% 29.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.45% 33.95% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15,398 10,235 2,299
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.57% +4.55% -0.94%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Agile 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 73,050 39,283 8,196
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.57% 95.17% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42,917 29,669 7,080
10th Percentile £36,831 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%

Agile
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Agile trend for jobs with a WFH option

Agile
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.

Agile salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Agile
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Agile over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Agile salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Agile job roles required the following 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.

1 7,792 (27.74%) JavaScript
2 7,764 (27.64%) Social Skills
3 7,314 (26.04%) Finance
4 7,255 (25.83%) Software Engineering
5 7,209 (25.66%) AWS
6 7,175 (25.54%) DevOps
7 7,060 (25.13%) Scrum
8 6,867 (24.45%) Azure
9 6,189 (22.03%) React
10 5,668 (20.18%) Java
11 5,619 (20.00%) SQL
12 5,528 (19.68%) CI/CD
13 5,088 (18.11%) C#
14 4,937 (17.58%) Docker
15 4,817 (17.15%) Python
16 4,681 (16.66%) .NET
17 4,631 (16.49%) Git (software)
18 4,452 (15.85%) Kubernetes
19 3,968 (14.13%) Test Automation
20 3,924 (13.97%) Microsoft
21 3,904 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
22 3,896 (13.87%) Microservices
23 3,816 (13.58%) TDD
24 3,663 (13.04%) Mentoring
25 3,351 (11.93%) Full Stack Development
26 3,301 (11.75%) CSS
27 3,238 (11.53%) HTML
28 3,231 (11.50%) Node.js
29 3,143 (11.19%) TypeScript
30 3,085 (10.98%) User Experience

Agile
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 1,222 (4.35%) Confluence
2 462 (1.64%) CMS
3 404 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 313 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
5 305 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 267 (0.95%) Apache
7 234 (0.83%) WordPress
8 133 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 120 (0.43%) IIS
10 118 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 94 (0.33%) Umbraco
12 79 (0.28%) SAS
12 79 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 71 (0.25%) MS Exchange
14 69 (0.25%) OpenStack
15 68 (0.24%) Tomcat
16 64 (0.23%) Drupal
17 61 (0.22%) nginx
18 60 (0.21%) IBM Domino
18 60 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 539 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 490 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 352 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 296 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 260 (0.93%) Sketch
6 196 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 120 (0.43%) InVision
8 99 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 81 (0.29%) Adobe XD
10 77 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 65 (0.23%) Zeplin
12 58 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
13 36 (0.13%) Campfire
14 33 (0.12%) Chatbot
15 24 (0.085%) Windchill
16 22 (0.078%) Simulink
17 20 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
18 14 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
19 10 (0.036%) UXPin
20 9 (0.032%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 207 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 85 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 85 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 82 (0.29%) Shopify
5 44 (0.16%) TrackWise
6 38 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 27 (0.096%) Academy Housing
8 26 (0.093%) Magento
8 26 (0.093%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 21 (0.075%) SAP S/4HANA
10 20 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (0.068%) SAP CO
11 19 (0.068%) SAP FI
11 19 (0.068%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (0.039%) R3 Corda
12 11 (0.039%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 11 (0.039%) Unit4 Business World
13 10 (0.036%) Oracle Financials
14 9 (0.032%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7,209 (25.66%) AWS
2 6,867 (24.45%) Azure
3 2,639 (9.39%) SaaS
4 2,460 (8.76%) GCP
5 2,147 (7.64%) Azure DevOps
6 2,006 (7.14%) Serverless
7 1,522 (5.42%) GitHub
8 958 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
9 837 (2.98%) Power Platform
10 690 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
11 661 (2.35%) Azure Functions
12 656 (2.34%) Azure Service Bus
13 650 (2.31%) Amazon S3
14 593 (2.11%) PaaS
15 565 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
16 549 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
17 467 (1.66%) Figma
18 391 (1.39%) Microsoft 365
19 377 (1.34%) IaaS
20 348 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 418 (1.49%) Broadband
1 418 (1.49%) HTTP
2 402 (1.43%) Internet
3 314 (1.12%) Firewall
4 198 (0.70%) DNS
5 146 (0.52%) WAN
6 138 (0.49%) Wireless
7 124 (0.44%) Network Security
8 119 (0.42%) VPN
9 117 (0.42%) TCP/IP
10 114 (0.41%) LAN
11 99 (0.35%) DHCP
12 89 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
13 82 (0.29%) Skype
14 70 (0.25%) SAN
15 63 (0.22%) VoIP
16 61 (0.22%) VLAN
17 56 (0.20%) Intranet
18 50 (0.18%) WLAN
19 46 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,257 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 1,584 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1,430 (5.09%) NoSQL
4 1,237 (4.40%) MySQL
5 1,160 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 858 (3.05%) Big Data
7 851 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 704 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 692 (2.46%) Power BI
10 443 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
11 441 (1.57%) Redis
12 411 (1.46%) DynamoDB
13 404 (1.44%) Data Lake
14 377 (1.34%) Tableau
15 296 (1.05%) Hadoop
16 283 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 261 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
18 215 (0.77%) Amazon Athena
19 209 (0.74%) RDBMS
20 204 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 4,631 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 2,812 (10.01%) JIRA
3 2,101 (7.48%) Jenkins
4 1,131 (4.03%) Selenium
5 721 (2.57%) GitLab
6 710 (2.53%) Cypress.io
7 667 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 664 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 514 (1.83%) Postman
10 452 (1.61%) webpack
11 409 (1.46%) JUnit
12 387 (1.38%) Bitbucket
13 379 (1.35%) Visual Studio
14 371 (1.32%) Maven
15 346 (1.23%) TeamCity
16 329 (1.17%) SpecFlow
17 301 (1.07%) CircleCI
18 237 (0.84%) Appium
18 237 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
19 222 (0.79%) NUnit
General
1 7,764 (27.64%) Social Skills
2 7,314 (26.04%) Finance
3 2,377 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2,223 (7.91%) Retail
5 2,205 (7.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2,149 (7.65%) Banking
7 1,922 (6.84%) Marketing
8 1,744 (6.21%) Public Sector
9 1,370 (4.88%) Games
10 856 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
11 814 (2.90%) Legal
12 664 (2.36%) Organisational Skills
13 558 (1.99%) Law
14 494 (1.76%) Influencing Skills
15 492 (1.75%) Manufacturing
16 441 (1.57%) Advertising
17 400 (1.42%) Publishing
18 355 (1.26%) Telecoms
19 296 (1.05%) Electronics
20 293 (1.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8,647 (30.78%) Developer
2 3,649 (12.99%) Software Engineer
3 2,157 (7.68%) Senior Developer
4 1,989 (7.08%) Analyst
5 1,339 (4.77%) .NET Developer
6 1,312 (4.67%) Project Manager
7 1,258 (4.48%) Software Developer
8 1,175 (4.18%) Java Developer
9 1,111 (3.96%) Business Analyst
10 1,097 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 1,095 (3.90%) Architect
12 978 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
13 912 (3.25%) C# Developer
14 899 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 892 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 745 (2.65%) Designer
17 738 (2.63%) Product Owner
18 728 (2.59%) React Developer
19 699 (2.49%) Product Manager
20 687 (2.45%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,189 (22.03%) React
2 4,681 (16.66%) .NET
3 3,301 (11.75%) CSS
4 3,238 (11.53%) HTML
5 3,231 (11.50%) Node.js
6 2,523 (8.98%) AngularJS
7 2,108 (7.50%) .NET Core
8 1,939 (6.90%) REST
9 1,727 (6.15%) RESTful
10 1,607 (5.72%) Kafka
11 1,502 (5.35%) .NET Framework
12 1,316 (4.68%) Spring
13 1,306 (4.65%) Vue.js
14 1,136 (4.04%) Web Services
15 1,056 (3.76%) ASP.NET
16 1,053 (3.75%) jQuery
17 1,045 (3.72%) GraphQL
18 980 (3.49%) Entity Framework
19 908 (3.23%) Redux
20 872 (3.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3,085 (10.98%) User Experience
2 1,544 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1,297 (4.62%) Cloud Native
4 1,218 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 1,016 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 765 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 748 (2.66%) Virtual Team
8 648 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 605 (2.15%) Public Cloud
10 593 (2.11%) Blockchain
11 497 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 481 (1.71%) Legacy Systems
13 457 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
14 434 (1.55%) Hedge funds
15 409 (1.46%) Cyberattack
16 345 (1.23%) IoT
17 339 (1.21%) Data Centre
18 335 (1.19%) Blog
19 311 (1.11%) NHS
20 295 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2,184 (7.78%) Linux
2 1,540 (5.48%) Android
3 1,380 (4.91%) Apple iOS
4 1,217 (4.33%) Windows
5 497 (1.77%) Unix
6 191 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 80 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 60 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (0.20%) CentOS
10 55 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 50 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 40 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (0.093%) AIX
14 25 (0.089%) zOS
15 23 (0.082%) Debian
16 22 (0.078%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.057%) Solaris
18 15 (0.053%) VMS
18 15 (0.053%) Windows Phone
19 14 (0.050%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,255 (25.83%) Software Engineering
2 7,175 (25.54%) DevOps
3 7,060 (25.13%) Scrum
4 5,528 (19.68%) CI/CD
5 3,968 (14.13%) Test Automation
6 3,904 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
7 3,896 (13.87%) Microservices
8 3,816 (13.58%) TDD
9 3,663 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3,351 (11.93%) Full Stack Development
11 2,797 (9.96%) Coaching
12 2,676 (9.53%) Project Management
13 2,665 (9.49%) SDLC
14 2,425 (8.63%) Analytics
15 2,365 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
16 2,297 (8.18%) User Stories
17 2,265 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 2,120 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 2,113 (7.52%) Fintech
20 2,103 (7.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7,792 (27.74%) JavaScript
2 5,668 (20.18%) Java
3 5,619 (20.00%) SQL
4 5,088 (18.11%) C#
5 4,817 (17.15%) Python
6 3,143 (11.19%) TypeScript
7 1,514 (5.39%) PHP
8 1,325 (4.72%) Go
9 1,007 (3.58%) Kotlin
10 954 (3.40%) Ruby
11 853 (3.04%) C++
12 848 (3.02%) T-SQL
13 745 (2.65%) Scala
14 662 (2.36%) Bash
15 653 (2.32%) C
16 633 (2.25%) PowerShell
17 477 (1.70%) ES6
18 291 (1.04%) R
19 244 (0.87%) Groovy
20 226 (0.80%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2,843 (10.12%) Degree
2 1,287 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 898 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 868 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 257 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 253 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 242 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 207 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 203 (0.72%) PMP
10 201 (0.72%) AWS Certification
11 192 (0.68%) ISEB
12 146 (0.52%) PhD
13 113 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 112 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
15 110 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
16 106 (0.38%) DBS Check
17 101 (0.36%) CISSP
18 92 (0.33%) DV Cleared
19 82 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
20 81 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,907 (10.35%) QA
2 733 (2.61%) Accessibility
3 271 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 271 (0.96%) GDPR
4 256 (0.91%) PMO
5 151 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 120 (0.43%) GRC
7 113 (0.40%) SLA
8 71 (0.25%) WCAG
9 70 (0.25%) NIST
10 59 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 54 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 44 (0.16%) SOC 2
13 31 (0.11%) WAI
14 30 (0.11%) GxP
14 30 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 30 (0.11%) MiFID
15 26 (0.093%) ISO 13485
16 23 (0.082%) HL7
17 22 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4,937 (17.58%) Docker
2 326 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 191 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 76 (0.27%) Firmware
6 61 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 51 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 50 (0.18%) Embedded Firmware
9 35 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 33 (0.12%) vSphere
11 25 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
12 20 (0.071%) Virtual Desktop
13 17 (0.061%) VMware NSX
14 15 (0.053%) KVM
15 13 (0.046%) Terminal Server
16 11 (0.039%) LXC
16 11 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (0.036%) ProxySG
18 9 (0.032%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4,452 (15.85%) Kubernetes
2 2,540 (9.04%) Terraform
3 920 (3.28%) Ansible
4 319 (1.14%) Puppet
5 265 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 220 (0.78%) Grafana
7 198 (0.70%) Prometheus
8 158 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
9 110 (0.39%) Kibana
10 91 (0.32%) Istio
10 91 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
11 67 (0.24%) Argo
12 61 (0.22%) Bugsnag
13 54 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
14 48 (0.17%) SCCM
15 41 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
16 39 (0.14%) Oozie
17 38 (0.14%) logstash
18 37 (0.13%) Packer
18 37 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3,924 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 1,420 (5.06%) Google
3 930 (3.31%) Oracle
4 538 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 534 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 450 (1.60%) SAP
7 316 (1.12%) Adobe
8 258 (0.92%) Apple
9 248 (0.88%) IBM
10 234 (0.83%) VMware
11 217 (0.77%) Databricks
12 203 (0.72%) Splunk
13 197 (0.70%) Atlassian
14 190 (0.68%) Cisco
15 171 (0.61%) ServiceNow
16 113 (0.40%) Citrix
16 113 (0.40%) Zopa
17 112 (0.40%) Red Hat
18 99 (0.35%) Dynatrace
19 97 (0.35%) Sitecore