The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 24 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 12.36% 11.30% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 13.98% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 7
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 93 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.70% 80.87% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 155 69 84
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Agile Software Development
Manchester

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 17 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 26 (86.67%) C#
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 24 (80.00%) MVC
5 18 (60.00%) jQuery
6 17 (56.67%) SQL
7 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
8 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
8 11 (36.67%) XML
9 10 (33.33%) Web Services
9 10 (33.33%) TDD
10 9 (30.00%) Scrum
10 9 (30.00%) IIS
10 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (26.67%) WCF
12 7 (23.33%) Web Development
12 7 (23.33%) Windows
12 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
13 6 (20.00%) HTML
13 6 (20.00%) OO
13 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 5 (16.67%) WinForms
15 4 (13.33%) CSS
16 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
16 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 3 (10.00%) Degree
16 3 (10.00%) Advertising

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Database Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
9 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (60.00%) jQuery
4 11 (36.67%) XML
4 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (33.33%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (26.67%) WCF
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (16.67%) WinForms
10 4 (13.33%) CSS
11 3 (10.00%) HTML5
12 2 (6.67%) Spring
12 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (3.33%) WPF
13 1 (3.33%) Ajax
13 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
13 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (3.33%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) EMV
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Web Development
5 6 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.33%) MVVM
8 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) XQuery
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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