The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 52 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.40% 14.78% 13.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.42% 17.99% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 24
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
222 239 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.84% 82.13% 92.46%
Number of salaries quoted 194 233 175
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Software Development
Bedfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 55 (43.65%) Scrum
3 41 (32.54%) .NET
4 37 (29.37%) Business Analysis
5 33 (26.19%) C#
6 32 (25.40%) HTML
7 31 (24.60%) Project Management
8 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 30 (23.81%) TDD
9 29 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 27 (21.43%) User Stories
11 26 (20.63%) DSDM
12 25 (19.84%) CSS
12 25 (19.84%) Software Engineering
13 23 (18.25%) Degree
13 23 (18.25%) ISEB
14 21 (16.67%) Kanban
14 21 (16.67%) WPF
15 20 (15.87%) Use Case
16 19 (15.08%) MVC
17 18 (14.29%) Ajax
18 17 (13.49%) PRINCE2
19 16 (12.70%) UML
19 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
19 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
19 16 (12.70%) Matrix Management
19 16 (12.70%) BPMN
19 16 (12.70%) Product Management
19 16 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) Fireworks
2 8 (6.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (6.35%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.17%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.94%) JIRA
3 9 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.56%) Zephyr
5 5 (3.97%) JUnit
5 5 (3.97%) Subversion
6 2 (1.59%) NUnit
7 1 (0.79%) Selenium
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (2.38%) Local Government
2 1 (0.79%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Analyst
2 25 (19.84%) Business Analyst
2 25 (19.84%) Architect
3 22 (17.46%) Technical Architect
4 20 (15.87%) Project Manager
4 20 (15.87%) Agile Project Manager
5 19 (15.08%) Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Test Leader
7 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Coordinator
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Designer
9 6 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.97%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Test Coordinator
10 5 (3.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.54%) .NET
2 32 (25.40%) HTML
3 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 25 (19.84%) CSS
5 21 (16.67%) WPF
6 18 (14.29%) Ajax
7 16 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (11.90%) jQuery
9 14 (11.11%) Silverlight
10 12 (9.52%) HTML5
11 9 (7.14%) XML
12 8 (6.35%) WCF
12 8 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.97%) WinForms
13 5 (3.97%) JSP
13 5 (3.97%) Struts
13 5 (3.97%) Web Services
13 5 (3.97%) EJB
13 5 (3.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Client/Server
1 10 (7.94%) Wiki
2 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.17%) PMI
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.59%) Physics
6 2 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Windows
2 5 (3.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Scrum
2 37 (29.37%) Business Analysis
3 31 (24.60%) Project Management
4 30 (23.81%) TDD
5 27 (21.43%) User Stories
6 26 (20.63%) DSDM
7 25 (19.84%) Software Engineering
8 21 (16.67%) Kanban
9 20 (15.87%) Use Case
10 19 (15.08%) MVC
11 17 (13.49%) PRINCE2
12 16 (12.70%) UML
12 16 (12.70%) Matrix Management
12 16 (12.70%) BPMN
12 16 (12.70%) Product Management
13 12 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.14%) Automation Testing
15 8 (6.35%) Performance Management
16 7 (5.56%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) C#
2 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.32%) SQL
4 10 (7.94%) XAML
5 5 (3.97%) Java
6 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) ISEB
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 16 (12.70%) CBAP
3 7 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.97%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.59%) MCP
6 2 (1.59%) MCAD
6 2 (1.59%) MCSD
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Capita
3 6 (4.76%) CA
4 5 (3.97%) Sun
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle
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