The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 24 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 60 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.70% 10.40% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.82% 13.67% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 16
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Agile Software Development
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 439 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.19% 76.08% 68.93%
Number of salaries quoted 419 369 216
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 58 (46.77%) Scrum
2 45 (36.29%) Java
3 43 (34.68%) HTML
3 43 (34.68%) TDD
4 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
5 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
6 36 (29.03%) Web Services
7 34 (27.42%) SQL
8 33 (26.61%) .NET
9 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 32 (25.81%) jQuery
10 30 (24.19%) CSS
10 30 (24.19%) Finance
11 28 (22.58%) XML
11 28 (22.58%) C#
11 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 27 (21.77%) Spring
12 27 (21.77%) ASP.NET
13 26 (20.97%) OO
13 26 (20.97%) MVC
14 25 (20.16%) SOA
14 25 (20.16%) Maven
14 25 (20.16%) Groovy
14 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
15 24 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (18.55%) MongoDB
16 23 (18.55%) SOAP
17 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
17 22 (17.74%) JSON

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (10.48%) Confluence
2 11 (8.87%) FileNet
2 11 (8.87%) LiveCycle
3 10 (8.06%) IIS
4 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.65%) CMS
5 7 (5.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.03%) Node.js
7 3 (2.42%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
8 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.23%) SaaS
2 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 5 (4.03%) HTTP
3 2 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.55%) MongoDB
3 17 (13.71%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (7.26%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.84%) MySQL
7 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.23%) CouchDB
7 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.61%) Big Data
10 1 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.81%) Riak
10 1 (0.81%) OLAP
10 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Maven
1 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.90%) Hudson
2 16 (12.90%) JIRA
3 15 (12.10%) Subversion
4 12 (9.68%) Selenium
4 12 (9.68%) JUnit
5 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.26%) SoapUI
5 9 (7.26%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 8 (6.45%) Ant
7 6 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.84%) JBehave
7 6 (4.84%) CruiseControl
7 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.23%) Mockito
8 4 (3.23%) Gradle
8 4 (3.23%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.42%) Calabash
General
1 30 (24.19%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Advertising
3 8 (6.45%) Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Marketing
5 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (54.03%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) Analyst
3 22 (17.74%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Test Analyst
5 13 (10.48%) Programmer
6 11 (8.87%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Consultant
8 9 (7.26%) Java Consultant
8 9 (7.26%) Java Programmer
8 9 (7.26%) Developer Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.65%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (5.65%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Tester
11 5 (4.03%) Development Manager
11 5 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.68%) HTML
2 36 (29.03%) Web Services
3 33 (26.61%) .NET
4 32 (25.81%) jQuery
5 30 (24.19%) CSS
6 28 (22.58%) XML
7 27 (21.77%) Spring
7 27 (21.77%) ASP.NET
8 23 (18.55%) SOAP
9 22 (17.74%) Hibernate
9 22 (17.74%) JSON
10 19 (15.32%) J2EE
11 16 (12.90%) REST
12 15 (12.10%) HTML5
13 14 (11.29%) XSLT
14 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (8.87%) XHTML
15 11 (8.87%) JSF
16 10 (8.06%) .NET Framework
17 9 (7.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Open Source
2 14 (11.29%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) Linux
3 7 (5.65%) UNIX
3 7 (5.65%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.65%) Android
4 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.77%) Scrum
2 43 (34.68%) TDD
3 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 26 (20.97%) OO
4 26 (20.97%) MVC
5 25 (20.16%) SOA
6 24 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (15.32%) Release Management
7 19 (15.32%) Unit Testing
8 17 (13.71%) Test Scripting
9 16 (12.90%) Pair Programming
10 15 (12.10%) DevOps
10 15 (12.10%) RUP
10 15 (12.10%) DSDM
10 15 (12.10%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.48%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (10.48%) BDD
12 11 (8.87%) Web Development
12 11 (8.87%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.29%) Java
2 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
3 34 (27.42%) SQL
4 28 (22.58%) C#
5 25 (20.16%) Groovy
6 19 (15.32%) Scala
7 13 (10.48%) Clojure
8 12 (9.68%) C++
8 12 (9.68%) PHP
9 8 (6.45%) Perl
10 6 (4.84%) VB
11 4 (3.23%) Erlang
11 4 (3.23%) Ruby
11 4 (3.23%) XAML
11 4 (3.23%) C
12 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.61%) XPath
13 2 (1.61%) PHP5
13 2 (1.61%) XQuery
14 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Degree
2 13 (10.48%) ISEB
3 9 (7.26%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.10%) Oracle
3 13 (10.48%) Twitter
4 12 (9.68%) IBM
5 11 (8.87%) Adobe
6 7 (5.65%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.42%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.61%) Zend
8 2 (1.61%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) SAP
9 1 (0.81%) Remedy
9 1 (0.81%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.81%) Alterian
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