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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 82 62 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 47.13% 36.90% 27.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 51.57% 41.06% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
159 151 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 91.38% 89.88% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 138 141 70
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 97 (70.29%) C#
2 93 (67.39%) .NET
3 72 (52.17%) MVC
4 70 (50.72%) ASP.NET
5 65 (47.10%) TDD
6 58 (42.03%) SQL Server
7 53 (38.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (34.78%) WCF
9 44 (31.88%) Scrum
10 41 (29.71%) JavaScript
10 41 (29.71%) SQL
11 40 (28.99%) Degree
11 40 (28.99%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (25.36%) Node.js
12 35 (25.36%) Web Application Development
12 35 (25.36%) Domain-Driven Design
13 32 (23.19%) Java
14 30 (21.74%) HTML
15 28 (20.29%) Windows
16 26 (18.84%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (18.84%) Ninject
16 26 (18.84%) Streaming Music
17 24 (17.39%) Linux
17 24 (17.39%) C++
18 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 20 (14.49%) Web Development
20 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
21 18 (13.04%) Unit Testing
21 18 (13.04%) HTML5
22 16 (11.59%) .NET Framework

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (25.36%) Node.js
2 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.45%) OpenEdge
4 2 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.72%) FileNet
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) SaaS
2 5 (3.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Internet
2 7 (5.07%) VPN
3 5 (3.62%) DNS
3 5 (3.62%) SAN
3 5 (3.62%) VPLS
3 5 (3.62%) MPLS
3 5 (3.62%) BGP
3 5 (3.62%) ISDN
3 5 (3.62%) PSTN
3 5 (3.62%) VoIP
3 5 (3.62%) WLAN
3 5 (3.62%) WAN
3 5 (3.62%) DHCP
3 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (42.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.17%) SQLite
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.45%) MySQL
4 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.52%) TestDirector
2 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.62%) NUnit
3 5 (3.62%) Subversion
4 4 (2.90%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.17%) Moq
5 3 (2.17%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.45%) Selenium
6 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (5.80%) Retail
2 7 (5.07%) Finance
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (60.87%) Developer
2 49 (35.51%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.22%) C# Developer
4 18 (13.04%) Development Manager
5 17 (12.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.14%) Software Manager
7 13 (9.42%) Web Developer
8 12 (8.70%) Senior Developer
9 11 (7.97%) Software Development Manager
9 11 (7.97%) Project Manager
10 10 (7.25%) Test Engineer
11 9 (6.52%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.80%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) Software Test Engineer
13 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
14 6 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
14 6 (4.35%) Architect
14 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (67.39%) .NET
2 70 (50.72%) ASP.NET
3 53 (38.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (34.78%) WCF
5 40 (28.99%) KnockoutJS
6 30 (21.74%) HTML
7 26 (18.84%) Ninject
8 18 (13.04%) HTML5
9 16 (11.59%) .NET Framework
10 15 (10.87%) CSS
10 15 (10.87%) jQuery
10 15 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 13 (9.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.07%) JSON
14 6 (4.35%) XML
15 5 (3.62%) Ajax
15 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Streaming Music
2 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.45%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) iSeries
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.29%) Windows
2 24 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (2.90%) Android
4 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.17%) MVC
2 65 (47.10%) TDD
3 44 (31.88%) Scrum
4 35 (25.36%) Domain-Driven Design
4 35 (25.36%) Web Application Development
5 26 (18.84%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (14.49%) Web Development
7 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.59%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (11.59%) Project Management
10 11 (7.97%) OOP
10 11 (7.97%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (6.52%) Kanban
12 9 (6.52%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.52%) BDD
12 9 (6.52%) CQRS
13 8 (5.80%) Automation Testing
13 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (70.29%) C#
2 41 (29.71%) SQL
2 41 (29.71%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.19%) Java
4 24 (17.39%) C++
5 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.35%) PHP
6 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.62%) VB
6 5 (3.62%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.45%) C
7 2 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) RPG
8 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (28.99%) Degree
2 11 (7.97%) ISEB
3 10 (7.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.62%) CCNP
4 5 (3.62%) CCNA
5 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.45%) MBA
6 1 (0.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.45%) Nagios
2 2 (1.45%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.14%) VMware
3 11 (7.97%) Oracle
4 5 (3.62%) Cisco
5 4 (2.90%) Facebook
5 4 (2.90%) Twitter
6 2 (1.45%) Progress
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) HP
7 1 (0.72%) Software AG
7 1 (0.72%) Informatica
7 1 (0.72%) webMethods
7 1 (0.72%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) Zend
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