The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 139 107 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 43.99% 38.08% 33.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 51.29% 43.85% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 128 106 68
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £34,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 244 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 85.76% 86.83% 86.19%
Number of salaries quoted 247 241 171
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedford region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 174 (66.92%) Scrum
2 148 (56.92%) .NET
3 138 (53.08%) C#
4 131 (50.38%) Microsoft
5 117 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 106 (40.77%) SQL Server
7 100 (38.46%) MVC
7 100 (38.46%) TDD
8 92 (35.38%) WCF
9 67 (25.77%) JavaScript
10 65 (25.00%) WPF
11 62 (23.85%) MS Excel
12 61 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 58 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (19.62%) LINQ
15 49 (18.85%) .NET Framework
15 49 (18.85%) SQL
16 48 (18.46%) User Stories
17 46 (17.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 46 (17.69%) jQuery
18 44 (16.92%) HTML
19 43 (16.54%) DSDM
19 43 (16.54%) Silverlight
20 42 (16.15%) Kanban
21 37 (14.23%) Windows
21 37 (14.23%) CSS
21 37 (14.23%) Use Case
22 36 (13.85%) Project Management
23 35 (13.46%) User Experience
24 34 (13.08%) Business Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (23.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.62%) Fireworks
2 12 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (4.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.54%) MS Office
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 28 (10.77%) Moq
4 23 (8.85%) Subversion
5 15 (5.77%) NUnit
6 14 (5.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (5.00%) MSTest
8 8 (3.08%) JUnit
9 5 (1.92%) JIRA
9 5 (1.92%) Selenium
10 3 (1.15%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.15%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.77%) JMeter
12 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (8.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 108 (41.54%) Developer
2 68 (26.15%) C# Developer
3 48 (18.46%) Senior Developer
3 48 (18.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 45 (17.31%) Analyst
5 44 (16.92%) Senior C# Developer
6 43 (16.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 43 (16.54%) Architect
7 41 (15.77%) Business Analyst
8 28 (10.77%) Technical Architect
9 24 (9.23%) .NET Developer
10 22 (8.46%) Lead Developer
11 18 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (6.54%) Senior Business Analyst
13 15 (5.77%) Team Leader
13 15 (5.77%) Development Manager
14 14 (5.38%) Technical Leader
14 14 (5.38%) Agile Business Analyst
15 13 (5.00%) Technical Developer
15 13 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (56.92%) .NET
2 117 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 92 (35.38%) WCF
4 65 (25.00%) WPF
5 58 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (19.62%) LINQ
7 49 (18.85%) .NET Framework
8 46 (17.69%) jQuery
8 46 (17.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 44 (16.92%) HTML
10 43 (16.54%) Silverlight
11 37 (14.23%) CSS
12 32 (12.31%) WinForms
13 27 (10.38%) Ajax
14 24 (9.23%) HTML5
15 22 (8.46%) Web Services
16 16 (6.15%) XML
16 16 (6.15%) J2EE
17 15 (5.77%) ADO.NET
18 14 (5.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.46%) User Experience
2 24 (9.23%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.46%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.15%) Wiki
7 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.77%) Physics
7 2 (0.77%) PMI
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.23%) Windows
2 8 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (66.92%) Scrum
2 100 (38.46%) TDD
2 100 (38.46%) MVC
3 48 (18.46%) User Stories
4 43 (16.54%) DSDM
5 42 (16.15%) Kanban
6 37 (14.23%) Use Case
7 36 (13.85%) Project Management
8 34 (13.08%) Business Analysis
9 32 (12.31%) BPMN
10 27 (10.38%) UML
10 27 (10.38%) OO
10 27 (10.38%) Mentoring
11 26 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.08%) Matrix Management
12 21 (8.08%) OOD
13 20 (7.69%) Line Management
14 19 (7.31%) Multithreading
15 17 (6.54%) Performance Management
16 16 (6.15%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (53.08%) C#
2 67 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 49 (18.85%) SQL
4 32 (12.31%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.15%) Java
6 12 (4.62%) XAML
7 9 (3.46%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (11.54%) ISEB
1 30 (11.54%) Degree
2 22 (8.46%) CBAP
3 8 (3.08%) Sun Certification
4 6 (2.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.77%) MCP
5 2 (0.77%) MCAD
5 2 (0.77%) MCSD
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 13 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 131 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.00%) Oracle
3 10 (3.85%) Capita
4 8 (3.08%) Sun
5 5 (1.92%) CA
6 4 (1.54%) Apple
6 4 (1.54%) Xamarin
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + pension + health
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Bedford, Huntingdon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-50,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago