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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 73 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 46.15% 41.24% 28.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.70% 44.51% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71 69 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
142 164 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 91.03% 92.66% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 125 156 71
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (71.85%) C#
2 95 (70.37%) .NET
3 73 (54.07%) MVC
4 72 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 66 (48.89%) TDD
6 59 (43.70%) SQL Server
7 53 (39.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (35.56%) WCF
9 43 (31.85%) Scrum
10 42 (31.11%) JavaScript
11 41 (30.37%) SQL
12 40 (29.63%) Degree
12 40 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
13 35 (25.93%) Web Application Development
13 35 (25.93%) Domain-Driven Design
13 35 (25.93%) Node.js
14 31 (22.96%) Java
15 30 (22.22%) HTML
16 28 (20.74%) Windows
17 26 (19.26%) Ninject
17 26 (19.26%) Dependency Injection
17 26 (19.26%) Streaming Music
18 25 (18.52%) Linux
19 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
20 22 (16.30%) C++
21 21 (15.56%) Web Development
22 19 (14.07%) Software Engineering
22 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
23 18 (13.33%) CSS
23 18 (13.33%) .NET Framework

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (25.93%) Node.js
2 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) Apache
4 2 (1.48%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) FileNet
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) SaaS
2 5 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (1.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Internet
2 7 (5.19%) VPN
3 5 (3.70%) DNS
3 5 (3.70%) SAN
3 5 (3.70%) VPLS
3 5 (3.70%) MPLS
3 5 (3.70%) BGP
3 5 (3.70%) ISDN
3 5 (3.70%) PSTN
3 5 (3.70%) VoIP
3 5 (3.70%) WLAN
3 5 (3.70%) WAN
3 5 (3.70%) DHCP
3 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (43.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.22%) SQLite
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.48%) MySQL
4 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.70%) NUnit
3 5 (3.70%) Subversion
4 4 (2.96%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.22%) Moq
5 3 (2.22%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.48%) Selenium
6 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (5.93%) Retail
2 7 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (62.22%) Developer
2 50 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.30%) C# Developer
4 19 (14.07%) Development Manager
5 18 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (11.11%) Software Manager
7 14 (10.37%) Web Developer
8 12 (8.89%) Software Development Manager
9 11 (8.15%) Project Manager
10 10 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.41%) Test Engineer
10 10 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.67%) Software Developer
12 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
13 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
14 6 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
14 6 (4.44%) Architect
14 6 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (70.37%) .NET
2 72 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 53 (39.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (35.56%) WCF
5 40 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
6 30 (22.22%) HTML
7 26 (19.26%) Ninject
8 18 (13.33%) HTML5
8 18 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 18 (13.33%) CSS
9 17 (12.59%) jQuery
10 15 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 14 (10.37%) Entity Framework
12 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.19%) JSON
14 6 (4.44%) XML
15 5 (3.70%) Ajax
15 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) Streaming Music
2 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.48%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.74%) Windows
2 25 (18.52%) Linux
3 4 (2.96%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.07%) MVC
2 66 (48.89%) TDD
3 43 (31.85%) Scrum
4 35 (25.93%) Domain-Driven Design
4 35 (25.93%) Web Application Development
5 26 (19.26%) Dependency Injection
6 21 (15.56%) Web Development
7 19 (14.07%) Software Engineering
7 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.85%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (10.37%) Project Management
10 11 (8.15%) OOP
11 10 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (6.67%) Software Testing
12 9 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.67%) CQRS
12 9 (6.67%) Kanban
12 9 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (71.85%) C#
2 42 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 41 (30.37%) SQL
4 31 (22.96%) Java
5 22 (16.30%) C++
6 7 (5.19%) PHP
6 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.70%) VB
8 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.48%) Ruby
9 2 (1.48%) C
10 1 (0.74%) RPG
Qualifications
1 40 (29.63%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) ISEB
3 10 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.70%) CCNP
4 5 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCP
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.48%) Nagios
2 2 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.48%) Opsview
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.37%) VMware
3 11 (8.15%) Oracle
4 5 (3.70%) Cisco
5 4 (2.96%) Facebook
5 4 (2.96%) Twitter
6 2 (1.48%) Zend
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.74%) Software AG
7 1 (0.74%) Informatica
7 1 (0.74%) webMethods
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