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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 58 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.13% 17.63% 15.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.01% 21.14% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 30
Average salary £42,500 £49,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.26% -4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
276 246 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.25% 83.39% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 246 241 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 61 (50.83%) Scrum
3 45 (37.50%) .NET
4 35 (29.17%) C#
5 32 (26.67%) TDD
5 32 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 31 (25.83%) Project Management
7 30 (25.00%) User Stories
8 28 (23.33%) HTML
8 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
10 24 (20.00%) DSDM
10 24 (20.00%) WPF
11 23 (19.17%) Degree
11 23 (19.17%) Kanban
11 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (17.50%) CSS
12 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
13 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 19 (15.83%) ISEB
14 19 (15.83%) MVC
15 18 (15.00%) Matrix Management
15 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
16 17 (14.17%) Use Case
17 16 (13.33%) jQuery
17 16 (13.33%) Ajax
17 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (12.50%) CBAP
18 15 (12.50%) UML
18 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.50%) Fireworks
2 9 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.50%) MS Office
4 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.00%) JUnit
4 4 (3.33%) JIRA
5 3 (2.50%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.67%) NUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (0.83%) Finance
1 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Architect
2 30 (25.00%) Analyst
3 26 (21.67%) Technical Architect
4 24 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 21 (17.50%) Developer
6 16 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 16 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Lead Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Coordinator
10 6 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.17%) QA Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Development Manager
12 4 (3.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.50%) .NET
2 28 (23.33%) HTML
3 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 24 (20.00%) WPF
5 21 (17.50%) CSS
6 16 (13.33%) jQuery
6 16 (13.33%) Ajax
6 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (11.67%) WCF
8 13 (10.83%) Silverlight
8 13 (10.83%) HTML5
9 10 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (6.67%) XML
12 6 (5.00%) EJB
12 6 (5.00%) JSP
12 6 (5.00%) Struts
12 6 (5.00%) Web Services
12 6 (5.00%) J2EE
13 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.33%) Wiki
4 3 (2.50%) PMI
5 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Linux
2 4 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.83%) Scrum
2 32 (26.67%) TDD
2 32 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 31 (25.83%) Project Management
4 30 (25.00%) User Stories
5 24 (20.00%) DSDM
6 23 (19.17%) Kanban
7 19 (15.83%) MVC
8 18 (15.00%) Matrix Management
8 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (14.17%) Use Case
10 15 (12.50%) UML
10 15 (12.50%) BPMN
11 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2
12 13 (10.83%) Product Management
13 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.50%) Performance Management
15 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
16 6 (5.00%) Regression Testing
16 6 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.17%) C#
2 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.83%) SQL
4 9 (7.50%) XAML
5 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Degree
2 19 (15.83%) ISEB
3 15 (12.50%) CBAP
4 6 (5.00%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.67%) MCP
7 2 (1.67%) MCAD
7 2 (1.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 64 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) Capita
3 6 (5.00%) CA
3 6 (5.00%) Sun
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.83%) Apple
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