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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 55 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 41.98% 27.70% 18.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.45% 34.45% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 22
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
121 119 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.37% 80.41% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 112 106 85
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 69 (69.00%) C#
2 56 (56.00%) .NET
3 48 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 48 (48.00%) TDD
4 47 (47.00%) MVC
5 36 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 36 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (30.00%) SQL
7 29 (29.00%) Scrum
7 29 (29.00%) WCF
8 28 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (26.00%) Web Application Development
9 26 (26.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 24 (24.00%) HTML
11 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
12 21 (21.00%) Streaming Music
12 21 (21.00%) Ninject
12 21 (21.00%) Dependency Injection
12 21 (21.00%) Node.js
13 20 (20.00%) C++
14 19 (19.00%) Degree
15 18 (18.00%) HTML5
15 18 (18.00%) CSS
16 17 (17.00%) QA
17 16 (16.00%) Java
17 16 (16.00%) Software Testing
18 15 (15.00%) .NET Framework
19 14 (14.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 13 (13.00%) NHibernate
20 13 (13.00%) ISEB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (21.00%) Node.js
2 2 (2.00%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.00%) SQLite
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) TestDirector
2 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.00%) Selenium
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.00%) NUnit
5 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (3.00%) Legal
2 2 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (58.00%) Developer
2 37 (37.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) QA Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Development Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Software Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Software Development Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Programme Director
10 3 (3.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (56.00%) .NET
2 48 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (29.00%) WCF
5 28 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
6 24 (24.00%) HTML
7 21 (21.00%) Ninject
8 18 (18.00%) HTML5
8 18 (18.00%) CSS
9 15 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 14 (14.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (13.00%) NHibernate
12 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (12.00%) jQuery
13 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (8.00%) CSS3
14 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.00%) JSON
15 5 (5.00%) XML
15 5 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Streaming Music
2 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Android
4 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) TDD
2 47 (47.00%) MVC
3 29 (29.00%) Scrum
4 26 (26.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 26 (26.00%) Web Application Development
5 21 (21.00%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.00%) Test Management
8 10 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (9.00%) OOP
9 9 (9.00%) Web Development
9 9 (9.00%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.00%) Agile Testing
10 8 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (7.00%) Load Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.00%) C#
2 30 (30.00%) SQL
3 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.00%) C++
5 16 (16.00%) Java
6 3 (3.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.00%) C
7 2 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 13 (13.00%) ISEB
3 8 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.00%) MCTS
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.00%) MCP
4 5 (5.00%) MCAD
4 5 (5.00%) MCSD
5 3 (3.00%) MBA
6 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
3 8 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) Progress
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