The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 62 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 33.59% 40.79% 22.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.39% 46.27% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 61 25
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Agile Software Development
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 134 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 87.50% 88.16% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 105 130 81
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 90 (75.63%) C#
2 88 (73.95%) .NET
3 71 (59.66%) MVC
4 70 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 65 (54.62%) SQL Server
5 65 (54.62%) TDD
6 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (38.66%) WCF
8 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
9 37 (31.09%) KnockoutJS
10 36 (30.25%) Web Application Development
10 36 (30.25%) Scrum
11 35 (29.41%) Node.js
11 35 (29.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 32 (26.89%) SQL
13 27 (22.69%) Java
13 27 (22.69%) Degree
14 26 (21.85%) Streaming Music
14 26 (21.85%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (21.85%) Ninject
14 26 (21.85%) HTML
15 24 (20.17%) Web Development
16 22 (18.49%) Windows
17 21 (17.65%) Linux
18 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
19 18 (15.13%) CSS
20 17 (14.29%) jQuery
21 16 (13.45%) Unit Testing
21 16 (13.45%) .NET Framework
21 16 (13.45%) C++

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 35 (29.41%) Node.js
2 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) SaaS
2 6 (5.04%) Office 365
3 4 (3.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Internet
2 7 (5.88%) VPN
3 5 (4.20%) VPLS
3 5 (4.20%) MPLS
3 5 (4.20%) BGP
3 5 (4.20%) SAN
3 5 (4.20%) DNS
3 5 (4.20%) DHCP
3 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.20%) ISDN
3 5 (4.20%) PSTN
3 5 (4.20%) VoIP
3 5 (4.20%) WLAN
3 5 (4.20%) WAN
4 2 (1.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (54.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.68%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQLite
4 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.20%) NUnit
2 5 (4.20%) Subversion
3 4 (3.36%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.52%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.52%) Selenium
4 3 (2.52%) Moq
4 3 (2.52%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (6.72%) Retail
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (65.55%) Developer
2 54 (45.38%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.33%) C# Developer
4 19 (15.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (12.61%) Development Manager
6 11 (9.24%) Software Manager
6 11 (9.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.24%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Software Development Manager
8 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.04%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (73.95%) .NET
2 70 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (38.66%) WCF
5 37 (31.09%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (21.85%) Ninject
6 26 (21.85%) HTML
7 18 (15.13%) CSS
8 17 (14.29%) jQuery
9 16 (13.45%) .NET Framework
10 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.92%) Entity Framework
11 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (10.08%) HTML5
12 11 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (4.20%) Ajax
14 5 (4.20%) JSON
15 4 (3.36%) LAMP
15 4 (3.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Streaming Music
2 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.84%) iSeries
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Windows
2 21 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.66%) MVC
2 65 (54.62%) TDD
3 36 (30.25%) Web Application Development
3 36 (30.25%) Scrum
4 35 (29.41%) Domain-Driven Design
5 26 (21.85%) Dependency Injection
6 24 (20.17%) Web Development
7 16 (13.45%) Unit Testing
8 15 (12.61%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.92%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (10.92%) Project Management
10 12 (10.08%) BDD
11 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.40%) Coaching
13 9 (7.56%) CQRS
14 7 (5.88%) OO
14 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.88%) SEO
15 6 (5.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 90 (75.63%) C#
2 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
3 32 (26.89%) SQL
4 27 (22.69%) Java
5 16 (13.45%) C++
6 10 (8.40%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.20%) VB
8 5 (4.20%) PHP
9 4 (3.36%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.84%) RPG
Qualifications
1 27 (22.69%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) ISEB
2 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.20%) CCNP
2 5 (4.20%) CCNA
3 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.84%) APMP
5 1 (0.84%) PMP
5 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.68%) Nagios
2 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.68%) Opsview
2 2 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) VMware
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
4 4 (3.36%) Facebook
4 4 (3.36%) Twitter
5 2 (1.68%) Zend
6 1 (0.84%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) HP
6 1 (0.84%) Software AG
6 1 (0.84%) Informatica
6 1 (0.84%) webMethods
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