The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 198 118 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.35% 6.80% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.07% 8.91% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 165 94 146
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1407 1324 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.68% 76.27% 77.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1074 1571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 80 £35,000 +3.70% 6
Wilmslow +12 25 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Chester +3 22 £35,000 - 7
Macclesfield +10 10 £38,500 +14.07% 2
Crewe +11 5 £42,500 +97.67%
Knutsford -11 3 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Northwich +6 2 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Runcorn 0 1 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Sandbach - 1 £33,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £38,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 201 (49.51%) C#
2 200 (49.26%) .NET
3 186 (45.81%) SQL Server
4 172 (42.36%) SQL
5 121 (29.80%) ASP.NET
6 100 (24.63%) HTML
7 99 (24.38%) Windows
8 94 (23.15%) JavaScript
9 91 (22.41%) Microsoft
10 85 (20.94%) QA
11 81 (19.95%) TDD
12 76 (18.72%) Scrum
13 75 (18.47%) XML
14 74 (18.23%) MVC
15 72 (17.73%) WCF
16 66 (16.26%) CSS
17 64 (15.76%) T-SQL
17 64 (15.76%) Software Engineering
18 63 (15.52%) Java
18 63 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (12.81%) Visual Studio
20 49 (12.07%) E-Commerce
21 47 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
22 45 (11.08%) Project Management
23 44 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
23 44 (10.84%) Degree
24 43 (10.59%) Web Services
25 42 (10.34%) Spring
26 41 (10.10%) Finance
26 41 (10.10%) SOAP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (3.69%) IIS
2 12 (2.96%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.22%) CMS
5 8 (1.97%) WordPress
5 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.48%) Drupal
6 6 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.48%) concrete5
6 6 (1.48%) Confluence
6 6 (1.48%) Commerce Server
7 4 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.49%) Mule
8 2 (0.49%) Node.js
8 2 (0.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.94%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.49%) SPSS
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.93%) SaaS
2 14 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.94%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) HTTP
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) SSL
4 1 (0.25%) SMTP
4 1 (0.25%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (6.40%) MySQL
3 26 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 13 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.96%) OLAP
9 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.72%) Big Data
11 6 (1.48%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.99%) Informix
14 3 (0.74%) OLTP
14 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (12.81%) Visual Studio
2 39 (9.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (8.62%) NUnit
3 35 (8.62%) Selenium
4 34 (8.37%) MSTest
5 30 (7.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 30 (7.39%) Moq
6 25 (6.16%) JIRA
7 16 (3.94%) Selenium IDE
8 13 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.23%) JUnit
9 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.99%) Mockito
10 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.99%) Introscope
10 4 (0.99%) Toad
11 3 (0.74%) Subversion
11 3 (0.74%) PhoneGap
General
1 41 (10.10%) Finance
2 24 (5.91%) Retail
3 19 (4.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (4.68%) Marketing
4 15 (3.69%) Automotive
5 4 (0.99%) Games
5 4 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 240 (59.11%) Developer
2 95 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 65 (16.01%) Analyst
4 57 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 45 (11.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (9.61%) Java Developer
7 29 (7.14%) Tester
8 27 (6.65%) Web Developer
9 25 (6.16%) Software Tester
9 25 (6.16%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.67%) VB.NET Developer
11 22 (5.42%) Software Developer
12 20 (4.93%) Test Analyst
13 18 (4.43%) Analyst Developer
14 17 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 17 (4.19%) Product Manager
14 17 (4.19%) Automation Engineer
15 16 (3.94%) Team Leader
16 15 (3.69%) Business Analyst
17 14 (3.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (49.26%) .NET
2 121 (29.80%) ASP.NET
3 100 (24.63%) HTML
4 75 (18.47%) XML
5 72 (17.73%) WCF
6 66 (16.26%) CSS
7 44 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (10.59%) Web Services
9 42 (10.34%) Spring
10 41 (10.10%) SOAP
11 38 (9.36%) WPF
12 35 (8.62%) JSON
13 33 (8.13%) HTML5
14 32 (7.88%) .NET Framework
14 32 (7.88%) jQuery
15 30 (7.39%) Unity DI Container
15 30 (7.39%) Castle Windsor
15 30 (7.39%) Ninject
15 30 (7.39%) Razor View Engine
15 30 (7.39%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.11%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (7.64%) Inversion of Control
3 21 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.94%) Open Source
6 13 (3.20%) Informatics
7 11 (2.71%) Social Media
8 10 (2.46%) NHS
9 9 (2.22%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.97%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.72%) Statistics
12 6 (1.48%) FMCG
12 6 (1.48%) SystemC
13 2 (0.49%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.49%) Life Science
13 2 (0.49%) Wiki
13 2 (0.49%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 99 (24.38%) Windows
2 20 (4.93%) Android
2 20 (4.93%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.46%) UNIX
5 4 (0.99%) Linux
6 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.95%) TDD
2 76 (18.72%) Scrum
3 74 (18.23%) MVC
4 64 (15.76%) Software Engineering
5 63 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (12.07%) E-Commerce
7 45 (11.08%) Project Management
8 40 (9.85%) Kanban
9 33 (8.13%) Dependency Injection
10 31 (7.64%) Test Scripting
10 31 (7.64%) Web Application Development
10 31 (7.64%) Software Testing
10 31 (7.64%) OO
11 28 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.90%) Web Development
12 24 (5.91%) Automation Testing
13 22 (5.42%) Manual Testing
13 22 (5.42%) Product Management
14 20 (4.93%) User Stories
15 19 (4.68%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 201 (49.51%) C#
2 172 (42.36%) SQL
3 94 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.76%) T-SQL
5 63 (15.52%) Java
6 39 (9.61%) VB.NET
7 25 (6.16%) C++
8 20 (4.93%) C
9 15 (3.69%) VBA
10 10 (2.46%) PHP
11 7 (1.72%) Python
11 7 (1.72%) Perl
11 7 (1.72%) Ruby
12 6 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.48%) XQuery
12 6 (1.48%) VB
13 5 (1.23%) VBScript
14 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (10.84%) Degree
2 35 (8.62%) ISEB
3 27 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (6.40%) MCP
4 26 (6.40%) MCAD
4 26 (6.40%) MCSD
4 26 (6.40%) MCTS
5 14 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.97%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.48%) HND
8 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (20.94%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.69%) XenApp
1 15 (3.69%) XenDesktop
2 12 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 91 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.93%) Oracle
3 16 (3.94%) VMware
4 15 (3.69%) Citrix
5 14 (3.45%) IBM
6 8 (1.97%) Dundas
6 8 (1.97%) ATG
6 8 (1.97%) JBoss
7 6 (1.48%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.48%) Perforce
8 4 (0.99%) Google
8 4 (0.99%) Compuware
8 4 (0.99%) HP
8 4 (0.99%) SAP
9 3 (0.74%) Apple
10 2 (0.49%) Ektron
10 2 (0.49%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.49%) hybris
10 2 (0.49%) AppSense
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