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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 434 442 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.04% 22.48% 16.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.76% 26.77% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 365 398 234
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1509 1651 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.07% 83.98% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1324 1030
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 115 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Chester +1 86 £45,000 +28.57% 30
Crewe -1 38 £35,000 +3.70% 7
Knutsford -4 36 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Ellesmere Port -1 17 £40,000 - 3
Wilmslow -4 16 £38,777 -3.05% 4
Macclesfield +4 10 £35,000 -4.10% 6
Northwich -6 4 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Runcorn 0 3 £42,500 +4.93%
Alderley Edge -5 1 - - 2
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 346 (40.05%) .NET
2 319 (36.92%) C#
3 286 (33.10%) Scrum
4 248 (28.70%) ASP.NET
5 243 (28.13%) SQL Server
6 236 (27.31%) TDD
7 235 (27.20%) JavaScript
8 233 (26.97%) MVC
9 222 (25.69%) SQL
10 202 (23.38%) HTML
10 202 (23.38%) Java
11 198 (22.92%) Finance
12 179 (20.72%) CSS
13 171 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
14 158 (18.29%) jQuery
15 150 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
16 142 (16.44%) Web Services
17 139 (16.09%) WCF
18 133 (15.39%) Windows
19 128 (14.81%) SDLC
20 121 (14.00%) Mobile App
21 120 (13.89%) Microsoft
22 119 (13.77%) HTML5
23 117 (13.54%) Web Application Development
24 112 (12.96%) AngularJS
25 108 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
26 99 (11.46%) MS Excel
27 93 (10.76%) .NET Framework
28 89 (10.30%) RESTful
29 87 (10.07%) OO

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 40 (4.63%) CMS
2 29 (3.36%) Node.js
3 23 (2.66%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.08%) Apache
5 13 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.16%) IIS
8 8 (0.93%) JBoss
9 4 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.46%) Jetty
9 4 (0.46%) Liferay
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 99 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.62%) MS Project
3 9 (1.04%) MS Office
4 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.35%) Mingle
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Magento
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.23%) Agresso
4 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.23%) Sage ERP X3
5 1 (0.12%) Exstream
5 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.47%) SaaS
2 25 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.16%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.69%) PaaS
6 5 (0.58%) Route 53
6 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.58%) Trello
6 5 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.46%) GitHub
8 2 (0.23%) Office 365
9 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.64%) Internet
2 51 (5.90%) Wireless
3 36 (4.17%) HTTP
4 25 (2.89%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.81%) GPRS
5 7 (0.81%) UMTS
6 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.35%) Firewall
6 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.23%) Telnet
7 2 (0.23%) DMZ
7 2 (0.23%) VPN
7 2 (0.23%) DNS
7 2 (0.23%) SNMP
7 2 (0.23%) VoIP
7 2 (0.23%) DHCP
7 2 (0.23%) VLAN
8 1 (0.12%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.32%) MySQL
3 40 (4.63%) NoSQL
4 38 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (2.08%) Big Data
10 17 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.04%) JasperReports
14 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.93%) Relational Database
16 5 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 69 (7.99%) MSTest
2 54 (6.25%) NUnit
3 53 (6.13%) Moq
4 51 (5.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 48 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 37 (4.28%) Selenium
7 32 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (3.59%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.47%) JUnit
10 29 (3.36%) JIRA
11 28 (3.24%) Cucumber
12 27 (3.13%) Subversion
13 25 (2.89%) Jenkins
14 24 (2.78%) Jasmine
15 17 (1.97%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 14 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
17 14 (1.62%) Maven
18 13 (1.50%) HP UFT
19 12 (1.39%) Mercurial
General
1 198 (22.92%) Finance
2 80 (9.26%) Retail
3 59 (6.83%) Marketing
4 58 (6.71%) Financial Institution
5 53 (6.13%) Banking
6 30 (3.47%) Advertising
7 24 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (0.81%) Games
9 7 (0.81%) Electronics
10 6 (0.69%) Back Office
10 6 (0.69%) Legal
11 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 488 (56.48%) Developer
2 223 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 102 (11.81%) Analyst
4 67 (7.75%) Java Developer
5 61 (7.06%) Project Manager
6 60 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 52 (6.02%) C# Developer
8 48 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 37 (4.28%) Senior Developer
9 37 (4.28%) Test Analyst
10 31 (3.59%) Web Developer
10 31 (3.59%) Junior
11 30 (3.47%) Tester
11 30 (3.47%) Graduate
12 29 (3.36%) Junior Developer
12 29 (3.36%) Graduate Developer
13 28 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
15 26 (3.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 25 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (40.05%) .NET
2 248 (28.70%) ASP.NET
3 202 (23.38%) HTML
4 179 (20.72%) CSS
5 158 (18.29%) jQuery
6 150 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 142 (16.44%) Web Services
8 139 (16.09%) WCF
9 119 (13.77%) HTML5
10 112 (12.96%) AngularJS
11 93 (10.76%) .NET Framework
12 89 (10.30%) RESTful
13 68 (7.87%) CSS3
14 63 (7.29%) XML
14 63 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (6.71%) Spring
15 58 (6.71%) KnockoutJS
16 55 (6.37%) Castle Windsor
16 55 (6.37%) WPF
17 51 (5.90%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 121 (14.00%) Mobile App
2 84 (9.72%) User Experience
3 72 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 53 (6.13%) Inversion of Control
5 50 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 26 (3.01%) Visualisation
8 21 (2.43%) N-Tier
9 20 (2.31%) Telematics
10 15 (1.74%) iPhone
10 15 (1.74%) iPad
11 14 (1.62%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.39%) Tandem
13 11 (1.27%) Smartphone
13 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.27%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.16%) PMI
15 7 (0.81%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.81%) Replication
16 6 (0.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 133 (15.39%) Windows
2 74 (8.56%) Apple iOS
3 69 (7.99%) Android
4 30 (3.47%) Linux
5 17 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (1.16%) Windows CE
7 9 (1.04%) UNIX
8 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.23%) 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
11 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (33.10%) Scrum
2 236 (27.31%) TDD
3 233 (26.97%) MVC
4 171 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (14.81%) SDLC
6 117 (13.54%) Web Application Development
7 108 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 87 (10.07%) OO
9 80 (9.26%) BDD
10 73 (8.45%) Risk Management
11 70 (8.10%) Project Management
12 65 (7.52%) Kanban
13 63 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (7.18%) Unit Testing
15 61 (7.06%) Web Development
16 60 (6.94%) Software Engineering
17 55 (6.37%) E-Commerce
18 54 (6.25%) Automated Testing
19 51 (5.90%) Customer Engagement
20 50 (5.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 319 (36.92%) C#
2 235 (27.20%) JavaScript
3 222 (25.69%) SQL
4 202 (23.38%) Java
5 64 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 48 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 41 (4.75%) PHP
8 40 (4.63%) VB
9 30 (3.47%) C
10 26 (3.01%) C++
11 24 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.20%) Objective-C
13 15 (1.74%) Ruby
14 8 (0.93%) Python
15 7 (0.81%) PHP5
16 6 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.58%) Groovy
18 4 (0.46%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.46%) Apple Swift
19 3 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 75 (8.68%) Degree
2 42 (4.86%) ISEB
3 18 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.58%) PMP
8 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.46%) CCNA
8 4 (0.46%) HND
8 4 (0.46%) MCSE
8 4 (0.46%) MCSA
9 3 (0.35%) HNC
9 3 (0.35%) MCITP
10 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.23%) IIBA
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.22%) QA
2 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) WCAG
3 2 (0.23%) WAI
3 2 (0.23%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.58%) Docker
3 2 (0.23%) XenApp
3 2 (0.23%) vSphere
3 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.62%) 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
1 120 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.25%) Oracle
3 26 (3.01%) Facebook
4 18 (2.08%) IBM
5 10 (1.16%) Adobe
6 9 (1.04%) VMware
7 8 (0.93%) HP
7 8 (0.93%) Citrix
8 7 (0.81%) Apple
9 6 (0.69%) Micro Focus
10 5 (0.58%) hybris
11 4 (0.46%) Google
11 4 (0.46%) Vertica
12 3 (0.35%) Talend
12 3 (0.35%) Zend
12 3 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.35%) SAP
13 2 (0.23%) Progress
13 2 (0.23%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.23%) Sage
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
InterAct Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 2 days ago