The irruption and wide adoption of the agile methods have generated tremendous challenges to innovate in matters of education in Software Engineering. These pedagogical innovations seek to strengthen the skills of students to achieve optimum performance in the industry, however, recent research still points out differences with respect to what the industry requires. This article’s main objective, to collect and analyze scientific evidence on the skills required for the formation of agile high performance teams. A systematic mapping of the literature was carried out to obtain a visualization of the scientific contributions existing in this topic. Twenty-two primary studies were selected, which were classified according to the defined protocol. It was possible to identify a set of necessary skills and some methodological proposals aimed at stimulating and strengthening them. The results obtained allowed to identify and classify the skills for the formation of agile teams, which will allow conducting future investigations on this subject.