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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 110 161 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.18% 42.15% 43.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.31% 46.53% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 108 140 101
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
254 346 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.55% 90.58% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 226 290 203
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 194 (70.04%) Scrum
2 161 (58.12%) .NET
3 154 (55.60%) C#
3 154 (55.60%) Microsoft
4 111 (40.07%) ASP.NET
5 107 (38.63%) MS Excel
6 105 (37.91%) SQL Server
7 90 (32.49%) WCF
8 86 (31.05%) MVC
8 86 (31.05%) TDD
9 76 (27.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 66 (23.83%) WPF
11 64 (23.10%) Performance Management
12 63 (22.74%) Visual Studio
13 61 (22.02%) Silverlight
14 52 (18.77%) DSDM
14 52 (18.77%) Coaching
15 51 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 50 (18.05%) SQL
17 49 (17.69%) Oracle
18 47 (16.97%) Matrix Management
19 46 (16.61%) Team Foundation Server
20 45 (16.25%) JavaScript
21 44 (15.88%) .NET Framework
22 43 (15.52%) User Stories
22 43 (15.52%) Windows
22 43 (15.52%) WinForms
23 42 (15.16%) Mentoring
24 40 (14.44%) Kanban
25 39 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) Node.js
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 107 (38.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Simulink
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) SaaS
2 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (37.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (22.74%) Visual Studio
2 46 (16.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (11.55%) Moq
4 30 (10.83%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (6.86%) NUnit
6 12 (4.33%) MSTest
7 9 (3.25%) Subversion
7 9 (3.25%) Selenium
8 4 (1.44%) JUnit
9 2 (0.72%) JIRA
9 2 (0.72%) JMeter
10 1 (0.36%) Xcode
10 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (0.72%) Avionics
3 1 (0.36%) Legal
3 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (29.24%) Developer
2 65 (23.47%) Development Manager
3 57 (20.58%) C# Developer
4 55 (19.86%) Analyst
5 48 (17.33%) Business Analyst
6 47 (16.97%) Architect
7 46 (16.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (15.16%) .NET Developer
9 36 (13.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 36 (13.00%) Senior Developer
10 32 (11.55%) Technical Architect
11 29 (10.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (9.75%) Lead Architect
13 25 (9.03%) Senior Business Analyst
13 25 (9.03%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (7.94%) Senior Manager
14 22 (7.94%) Senior Development Manager
15 18 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
15 18 (6.50%) Project Manager
16 17 (6.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (58.12%) .NET
2 111 (40.07%) ASP.NET
3 90 (32.49%) WCF
4 76 (27.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 66 (23.83%) WPF
6 61 (22.02%) Silverlight
7 44 (15.88%) .NET Framework
8 43 (15.52%) WinForms
9 39 (14.08%) LINQ
10 36 (13.00%) jQuery
10 36 (13.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 28 (10.11%) Web Services
11 28 (10.11%) HTML
12 27 (9.75%) CSS
13 22 (7.94%) Ajax
14 18 (6.50%) ADO.NET
14 18 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (5.42%) AngularJS
16 14 (5.05%) J2EE
17 12 (4.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.39%) N-Tier
2 16 (5.78%) User Experience
3 12 (4.33%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.89%) PMI
6 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
9 1 (0.36%) Open Source
9 1 (0.36%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.52%) Windows
2 4 (1.44%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (70.04%) Scrum
2 86 (31.05%) MVC
2 86 (31.05%) TDD
3 64 (23.10%) Performance Management
4 52 (18.77%) DSDM
4 52 (18.77%) Coaching
5 51 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (16.97%) Matrix Management
7 43 (15.52%) User Stories
8 42 (15.16%) Mentoring
9 40 (14.44%) Kanban
10 36 (13.00%) Software Engineering
10 36 (13.00%) People Management
11 33 (11.91%) Use Case
12 32 (11.55%) UML
13 31 (11.19%) OOD
13 31 (11.19%) BPMN
14 28 (10.11%) OO
15 26 (9.39%) Project Management
16 22 (7.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 154 (55.60%) C#
2 50 (18.05%) SQL
3 45 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.72%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.86%) Java
6 2 (0.72%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.72%) C
6 2 (0.72%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) XAML
7 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (7.22%) ISEB
2 13 (4.69%) Degree
3 11 (3.97%) CBAP
4 8 (2.89%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.44%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 18 (6.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 154 (55.60%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.69%) Oracle
3 5 (1.81%) Pegasus
3 5 (1.81%) JD Edwards
3 5 (1.81%) Sage
4 4 (1.44%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.44%) Sun
4 4 (1.44%) Apple
5 3 (1.08%) Capita
6 1 (0.36%) Google
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