The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 32 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.92% 15.00% 15.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.70% 17.50% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 26
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,596 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +5.00%
Agile Software Development
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 120 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 92.47% 85.71% 69.55%
Number of salaries quoted 60 77 115
Average salary £38,000 £29,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.91% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
2 24 (53.33%) Degree
3 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 17 (37.78%) Scrum
4 17 (37.78%) Java
5 16 (35.56%) HTML
6 15 (33.33%) Web Services
7 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
8 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.89%) Python
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
9 12 (26.67%) Ruby
9 12 (26.67%) Open Source
9 12 (26.67%) Rapid7
10 11 (24.44%) CSS
10 11 (24.44%) OO
11 10 (22.22%) C++
11 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 10 (22.22%) TDD
11 10 (22.22%) Analytics
11 10 (22.22%) HTML5
11 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (20.00%) BDD
12 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) Oracle
12 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 8 (17.78%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.89%) Node.js
4 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (13.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.33%) Ant
3 6 (13.33%) NUnit
3 6 (13.33%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) Maven
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) Metasploit
4 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) Capybara
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Real Time Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Development Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) AWS Developer
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) Web Services
3 11 (24.44%) CSS
4 10 (22.22%) HTML5
5 8 (17.78%) XML
6 6 (13.33%) .NET
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (8.89%) CSS3
8 3 (6.67%) JSON
9 2 (4.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.78%) User Experience
3 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) BBC
4 3 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.67%) iPhone
4 3 (6.67%) Social Media
4 3 (6.67%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 4 (8.89%) Android
4 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
2 17 (37.78%) Scrum
3 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (26.67%) Open Source
6 11 (24.44%) OO
7 10 (22.22%) TDD
7 10 (22.22%) Analytics
8 9 (20.00%) BDD
8 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.78%) Project Management
9 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.56%) Network Management
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (13.33%) SDLC
11 6 (13.33%) MVC
11 6 (13.33%) System Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Computer Security
11 6 (13.33%) MapReduce
11 6 (13.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) Python
3 12 (26.67%) Ruby
4 10 (22.22%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (17.78%) C
7 7 (15.56%) C#
8 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Nmap
2 4 (8.89%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) Munin
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Rapid7
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) Google
6 3 (6.67%) Facebook
6 3 (6.67%) Yahoo!
6 3 (6.67%) Sony
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) ATG
7 1 (2.22%) NetSuite
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