The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 412 410 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.34% 22.60% 13.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.93% 27.03% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 335 367 202
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Agile Software Development
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1475 1517 1350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.12% 83.63% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1201 1095
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +2 119 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Chester +4 62 £45,000 +28.57% 35
Crewe +1 38 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Knutsford -6 34 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Wilmslow +1 25 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Ellesmere Port +1 17 £40,000 - 5
Macclesfield +3 10 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Northwich -2 6 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Runcorn -5 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Alderley Edge +1 1 - - 2
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 347 (40.68%) .NET
2 326 (38.22%) C#
3 291 (34.11%) Scrum
4 264 (30.95%) ASP.NET
5 249 (29.19%) SQL Server
6 242 (28.37%) MVC
7 234 (27.43%) TDD
8 226 (26.49%) SQL
9 223 (26.14%) JavaScript
10 202 (23.68%) Finance
11 198 (23.21%) HTML
12 178 (20.87%) Java
13 166 (19.46%) CSS
14 165 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
14 165 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 159 (18.64%) jQuery
16 152 (17.82%) WCF
17 133 (15.59%) Microsoft
18 132 (15.47%) Windows
19 129 (15.12%) Web Services
20 128 (15.01%) SDLC
21 119 (13.95%) HTML5
22 118 (13.83%) Mobile App
22 118 (13.83%) .NET Framework
23 116 (13.60%) Dependency Injection
24 115 (13.48%) Web Application Development
25 103 (12.08%) MS Excel
26 96 (11.25%) AngularJS
27 84 (9.85%) RESTful
28 82 (9.61%) Retail

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 33 (3.87%) CMS
2 25 (2.93%) Node.js
3 19 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.88%) Apache
5 15 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.82%) JBoss
8 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.59%) IIS
10 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.47%) Jetty
10 4 (0.47%) Liferay
10 4 (0.47%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 103 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.99%) MS Project
3 11 (1.29%) MS Office
4 7 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.35%) Mingle
6 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Magento
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.23%) Agresso
3 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.23%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.12%) Exstream
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.10%) SaaS
2 23 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.70%) PaaS
6 5 (0.59%) Trello
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.47%) Office 365
7 4 (0.47%) Route 53
7 4 (0.47%) GitHub
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.27%) Internet
2 51 (5.98%) Wireless
3 32 (3.75%) HTTP
4 16 (1.88%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.82%) GPRS
5 7 (0.82%) UMTS
6 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.35%) ATM
8 2 (0.23%) SNMP
8 2 (0.23%) Telnet
8 2 (0.23%) Firewall
9 1 (0.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.12%) NAS
9 1 (0.12%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) DMZ
9 1 (0.12%) Extranet
9 1 (0.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.12%) DNS
9 1 (0.12%) VoIP
9 1 (0.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (29.19%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 42 (4.92%) MySQL
4 36 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.76%) Big Data
11 15 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.52%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.29%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.06%) JasperReports
16 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 65 (7.62%) MSTest
2 56 (6.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 55 (6.45%) Moq
3 55 (6.45%) NUnit
4 45 (5.28%) Git (software)
5 43 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (4.22%) Visual Studio
7 34 (3.99%) Selenium
8 29 (3.40%) JUnit
9 26 (3.05%) Subversion
10 23 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.58%) JIRA
12 19 (2.23%) Jenkins
13 17 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 17 (1.99%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 14 (1.64%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.41%) Maven
17 10 (1.17%) Axure RP
17 10 (1.17%) TestNG
General
1 202 (23.68%) Finance
2 82 (9.61%) Retail
3 60 (7.03%) Marketing
4 59 (6.92%) Financial Institution
5 41 (4.81%) Banking
6 29 (3.40%) Advertising
7 24 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.06%) Games
8 9 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (0.94%) Back Office
9 8 (0.94%) Electronics
10 5 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 479 (56.15%) Developer
2 230 (26.96%) .NET Developer
3 110 (12.90%) Analyst
4 65 (7.62%) Business Analyst
4 65 (7.62%) Java Developer
5 61 (7.15%) Project Manager
6 45 (5.28%) C# Developer
7 41 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (4.34%) Tester
8 37 (4.34%) Test Analyst
8 37 (4.34%) Senior Developer
9 36 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (3.99%) Junior
11 31 (3.63%) Graduate
11 31 (3.63%) Lead Developer
11 31 (3.63%) Junior Developer
12 30 (3.52%) Graduate Developer
13 28 (3.28%) Junior .NET Developer
14 27 (3.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 25 (2.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (40.68%) .NET
2 264 (30.95%) ASP.NET
3 198 (23.21%) HTML
4 166 (19.46%) CSS
5 165 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 159 (18.64%) jQuery
7 152 (17.82%) WCF
8 129 (15.12%) Web Services
9 119 (13.95%) HTML5
10 118 (13.83%) .NET Framework
11 96 (11.25%) AngularJS
12 84 (9.85%) RESTful
13 61 (7.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 60 (7.03%) Castle Windsor
15 58 (6.80%) CSS3
15 58 (6.80%) WPF
16 56 (6.57%) Spring.NET
16 56 (6.57%) XML
17 54 (6.33%) Spring
18 51 (5.98%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 118 (13.83%) Mobile App
2 73 (8.56%) User Experience
3 64 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 58 (6.80%) Inversion of Control
5 53 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.81%) N-Tier
7 21 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.46%) Visualisation
8 18 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.76%) iPhone
9 15 (1.76%) iPad
10 14 (1.64%) Telematics
11 13 (1.52%) Tandem
12 12 (1.41%) Replication
12 12 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.17%) Smartphone
13 10 (1.17%) Statistics
14 9 (1.06%) PMI
15 7 (0.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 132 (15.47%) Windows
2 68 (7.97%) Apple iOS
3 63 (7.39%) Android
4 25 (2.93%) Linux
5 20 (2.34%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (1.29%) Windows CE
7 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.59%) UNIX
8 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.23%) AIX
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (34.11%) Scrum
2 242 (28.37%) MVC
3 234 (27.43%) TDD
4 165 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (15.01%) SDLC
6 116 (13.60%) Dependency Injection
7 115 (13.48%) Web Application Development
8 78 (9.14%) OO
9 77 (9.03%) BDD
10 71 (8.32%) Kanban
11 69 (8.09%) Risk Management
12 61 (7.15%) Project Management
13 59 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 58 (6.80%) Unit Testing
15 57 (6.68%) Web Development
16 56 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 51 (5.98%) E-Commerce
17 51 (5.98%) Customer Engagement
17 51 (5.98%) Waterfall
18 48 (5.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 326 (38.22%) C#
2 226 (26.49%) SQL
3 223 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 178 (20.87%) Java
5 60 (7.03%) VB.NET
6 59 (6.92%) T-SQL
7 43 (5.04%) VB
8 37 (4.34%) PHP
9 27 (3.17%) C++
10 24 (2.81%) C
11 18 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.99%) Ruby
12 17 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.94%) Python
15 6 (0.70%) Groovy
16 5 (0.59%) PHP5
16 5 (0.59%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.47%) VB6
17 4 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 69 (8.09%) Degree
2 45 (5.28%) ISEB
3 16 (1.88%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.41%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.59%) PMP
6 5 (0.59%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.47%) MCITP
7 4 (0.47%) CCNA
7 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.47%) CISSP
7 4 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.47%) HNC
7 4 (0.47%) HND
7 4 (0.47%) MCSA
8 3 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.56%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) WCAG
3 2 (0.23%) WAI
3 2 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) XenApp
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.12%) Oozie
2 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.12%) Netcool
2 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.12%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 133 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.45%) Oracle
3 26 (3.05%) Facebook
4 7 (0.82%) VMware
4 7 (0.82%) IBM
4 7 (0.82%) Apple
5 6 (0.70%) Citrix
5 6 (0.70%) Adobe
5 6 (0.70%) Vertica
6 5 (0.59%) hybris
7 4 (0.47%) Talend
8 3 (0.35%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.35%) HP
8 3 (0.35%) SAP
8 3 (0.35%) Informatica
8 3 (0.35%) Tableau
9 2 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.23%) Sage
9 2 (0.23%) Progress
9 2 (0.23%) Dell
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Edwin Alsop Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus / Shares package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago