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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 63 128 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.32% 35.26% 42.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.25% 44.60% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 58 126 94
Average salary £51,250 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
240 287 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 92.66% 79.06% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 172 283 183
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 2 June 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 101 (68.71%) .NET
2 91 (61.90%) Scrum
3 80 (54.42%) C#
4 68 (46.26%) ASP.NET
5 65 (44.22%) MS Excel
5 65 (44.22%) Microsoft
6 53 (36.05%) MVC
7 51 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (32.65%) SQL Server
9 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
10 41 (27.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (27.89%) Coaching
10 41 (27.89%) Performance Management
11 39 (26.53%) HTML
11 39 (26.53%) CSS
12 36 (24.49%) TDD
13 31 (21.09%) jQuery
14 30 (20.41%) WCF
15 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering
16 27 (18.37%) .NET Framework
17 26 (17.69%) Visual Studio
17 26 (17.69%) SQL
18 24 (16.33%) Entity Framework
19 23 (15.65%) People Management
19 23 (15.65%) Silverlight
19 23 (15.65%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (14.29%) Matrix Management
21 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 19 (12.93%) Windows
23 18 (12.24%) Mentoring

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 14 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.16%) Node.js
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
3 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 65 (44.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.68%) Simulink
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) InDesign
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) SaaS
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) DHCP
1 4 (2.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.44%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.04%) MySQL
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (17.69%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.80%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (5.44%) Moq
5 6 (4.08%) NUnit
6 2 (1.36%) Subversion
6 2 (1.36%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) MSTest
7 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) Grunt
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (5.44%) Advertising
2 5 (3.40%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Avionics
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Developer
2 39 (26.53%) Development Manager
3 26 (17.69%) Architect
4 25 (17.01%) .NET Developer
4 25 (17.01%) C# Developer
5 21 (14.29%) Lead Architect
5 21 (14.29%) Senior Development Manager
5 21 (14.29%) Senior Manager
6 20 (13.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (12.24%) Project Manager
8 16 (10.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (10.88%) Analyst
8 16 (10.88%) Technical Architect
9 13 (8.84%) Agile Project Manager
10 12 (8.16%) Lead Technical Architect
11 11 (7.48%) Business Analyst
12 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
12 10 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (68.71%) .NET
2 68 (46.26%) ASP.NET
3 51 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (26.53%) HTML
4 39 (26.53%) CSS
5 31 (21.09%) jQuery
6 30 (20.41%) WCF
7 27 (18.37%) .NET Framework
8 24 (16.33%) Entity Framework
9 23 (15.65%) Silverlight
10 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (12.24%) Ajax
12 17 (11.56%) WPF
13 16 (10.88%) LINQ
14 14 (9.52%) WinForms
15 12 (8.16%) Web Services
15 12 (8.16%) AngularJS
15 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (5.44%) RESTful
17 7 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.80%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.08%) PMI
4 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.36%) W3C
6 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.68%) Xbox
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Windows
2 4 (2.72%) Linux
3 3 (2.04%) UNIX
4 2 (1.36%) AIX
4 2 (1.36%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.90%) Scrum
2 53 (36.05%) MVC
3 41 (27.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (27.89%) Coaching
3 41 (27.89%) Performance Management
4 36 (24.49%) TDD
5 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.65%) People Management
7 21 (14.29%) Matrix Management
8 18 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.24%) SDLC
9 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.84%) OO
9 13 (8.84%) Project Management
10 11 (7.48%) System Testing
11 10 (6.80%) OOD
12 9 (6.12%) Web Application Development
12 9 (6.12%) User Stories
13 8 (5.44%) DSDM
13 8 (5.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.42%) C#
2 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.69%) SQL
4 13 (8.84%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.44%) Ruby
6 6 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.04%) PHP
7 3 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) SLA
2 5 (3.40%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) VMware ESX
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 65 (44.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) Oracle
3 8 (5.44%) Facebook
4 4 (2.72%) VMware
4 4 (2.72%) Intel
4 4 (2.72%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.68%) Pega
5 1 (0.68%) Google
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Sun
5 1 (0.68%) OpenText
5 1 (0.68%) Telerik
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