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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 487 400 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.69% 23.67% 18.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.10% 29.18% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 446 320 337
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,350 £51,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1618 1371 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.34% 81.12% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1079 1616
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +1 112 £35,000 -2.77% 8
Wilmslow +6 76 £40,000 +21.21% 7
Macclesfield +3 57 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Chester 0 49 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Knutsford -1 40 £55,000 +52.77% 2
Crewe +15 34 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Ellesmere Port - 16 £40,000 - 1
Northwich +4 8 £30,750 -39.10% 3
Sandbach - 8 - -
Runcorn - 7 £47,500 - 1
Nantwich -4 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 -
Daresbury - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 431 (46.65%) .NET
2 380 (41.13%) C#
3 328 (35.50%) SQL Server
4 293 (31.71%) Scrum
5 285 (30.84%) TDD
6 281 (30.41%) ASP.NET
7 249 (26.95%) MVC
8 229 (24.78%) SQL
9 226 (24.46%) Finance
10 203 (21.97%) Windows
11 202 (21.86%) WCF
12 195 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
13 190 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 183 (19.81%) JavaScript
15 175 (18.94%) HTML
16 168 (18.18%) CSS
17 162 (17.53%) Java
18 130 (14.07%) Microsoft
19 125 (13.53%) .NET Framework
20 124 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
21 123 (13.31%) jQuery
22 122 (13.20%) Web Application Development
23 120 (12.99%) Dependency Injection
23 120 (12.99%) Castle Windsor
24 119 (12.88%) Selenium
25 107 (11.58%) NUnit
26 104 (11.26%) Kanban
27 103 (11.15%) Web Services
27 103 (11.15%) WPF
28 96 (10.39%) Degree

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (3.57%) CICS
2 27 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 24 (2.60%) NServiceBus
4 23 (2.49%) Node.js
5 18 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.41%) JBoss
7 10 (1.08%) WordPress
8 9 (0.97%) IIS
9 8 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.65%) CMS
12 5 (0.54%) SAS
12 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.43%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.32%) Drupal
14 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 69 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.16%) MS Project
2 20 (2.16%) MS Office
3 11 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) Mingle
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) SPSS
6 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.11%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.22%) Exstream
3 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.35%) SaaS
3 16 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.43%) Trello
6 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.52%) Internet
2 22 (2.38%) HTTP
3 18 (1.95%) Wireless
4 9 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.65%) FTP
6 5 (0.54%) LAN
7 4 (0.43%) WAN
8 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.22%) Intranet
8 2 (0.22%) Extranet
9 1 (0.11%) TACACS
9 1 (0.11%) Firewall
9 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) SSH
9 1 (0.11%) Network Security
9 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (35.50%) SQL Server
2 96 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 57 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (4.11%) DB2
8 35 (3.79%) MySQL
9 32 (3.46%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.73%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.08%) Big Data
15 10 (1.08%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.97%) DTS
17 8 (0.87%) Informix
18 7 (0.76%) OLTP
18 7 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 124 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 119 (12.88%) Selenium
3 107 (11.58%) NUnit
4 96 (10.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 95 (10.28%) MSTest
6 79 (8.55%) Moq
7 68 (7.36%) JIRA
8 62 (6.71%) Git (software)
9 61 (6.60%) Visual Studio
10 45 (4.87%) Cucumber
11 40 (4.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 31 (3.35%) SpecFlow
13 27 (2.92%) Subversion
14 21 (2.27%) Jenkins
15 16 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 16 (1.73%) JUnit
15 16 (1.73%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.41%) TeamCity
17 10 (1.08%) Maven
18 9 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 226 (24.46%) Finance
2 59 (6.39%) Marketing
3 47 (5.09%) Retail
4 39 (4.22%) Banking
5 38 (4.11%) Advertising
6 31 (3.35%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.08%) Games
9 5 (0.54%) Billing
10 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.32%) Back Office
10 3 (0.32%) Electronics
10 3 (0.32%) Legal
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 434 (46.97%) Developer
2 235 (25.43%) .NET Developer
3 166 (17.97%) Analyst
4 66 (7.14%) Architect
5 65 (7.03%) Test Analyst
6 63 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 49 (5.30%) C# Developer
7 49 (5.30%) Business Analyst
8 46 (4.98%) Project Manager
9 44 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 43 (4.65%) Tester
11 41 (4.44%) Junior
12 35 (3.79%) Web Developer
12 35 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 34 (3.68%) Designer
13 34 (3.68%) Software Developer
14 33 (3.57%) Programmer
15 32 (3.46%) Junior Developer
16 28 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
16 28 (3.03%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (46.65%) .NET
2 281 (30.41%) ASP.NET
3 202 (21.86%) WCF
4 190 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 175 (18.94%) HTML
6 168 (18.18%) CSS
7 125 (13.53%) .NET Framework
8 123 (13.31%) jQuery
9 120 (12.99%) Castle Windsor
10 103 (11.15%) WPF
10 103 (11.15%) Web Services
11 89 (9.63%) HTML5
12 84 (9.09%) XML
13 83 (8.98%) Ninject
14 81 (8.77%) Spring.NET
15 78 (8.44%) Unity DI Container
16 73 (7.90%) JSON
17 69 (7.47%) WinForms
18 62 (6.71%) LINQ
18 62 (6.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 84 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (8.55%) Inversion of Control
3 56 (6.06%) User Experience
4 49 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 44 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 36 (3.90%) Mainframe
7 35 (3.79%) Open Source
8 26 (2.81%) Social Network
9 20 (2.16%) Social Media
10 19 (2.06%) Replication
11 15 (1.62%) Statistics
12 13 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.08%) BBC
14 8 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.87%) Data Integration
15 7 (0.76%) PMI
15 7 (0.76%) Telematics
16 6 (0.65%) Blog
17 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 203 (21.97%) Windows
2 49 (5.30%) Linux
3 32 (3.46%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.03%) UNIX
5 27 (2.92%) Android
6 5 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (31.71%) Scrum
2 285 (30.84%) TDD
3 249 (26.95%) MVC
4 195 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (13.20%) Web Application Development
6 120 (12.99%) Dependency Injection
7 104 (11.26%) Kanban
8 96 (10.39%) Waterfall
9 95 (10.28%) Project Management
10 94 (10.17%) BDD
11 90 (9.74%) MVVM
12 87 (9.42%) OO
13 78 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 73 (7.90%) E-Commerce
15 59 (6.39%) Mentoring
16 58 (6.28%) PRINCE2
17 52 (5.63%) Manual Testing
18 48 (5.19%) Software Testing
19 47 (5.09%) SOA
20 43 (4.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 380 (41.13%) C#
2 229 (24.78%) SQL
3 183 (19.81%) JavaScript
4 162 (17.53%) Java
5 89 (9.63%) T-SQL
6 76 (8.23%) VB.NET
7 66 (7.14%) VB
8 54 (5.84%) PHP
9 34 (3.68%) COBOL
10 33 (3.57%) C++
11 24 (2.60%) C
11 24 (2.60%) Ruby
12 21 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.95%) PHP5
14 9 (0.97%) XPath
14 9 (0.97%) VB6
14 9 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.76%) VBScript
16 6 (0.65%) VBA
17 4 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 96 (10.39%) Degree
2 57 (6.17%) ISEB
3 22 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.08%) PMP
5 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.97%) MCTS
7 8 (0.87%) MCP
7 8 (0.87%) MCAD
7 8 (0.87%) MCSD
8 7 (0.76%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) GCIA
11 1 (0.11%) GCIH
11 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (9.96%) QA
2 19 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.54%) Terminal Server
3 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.54%) Docker
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) XenApp
5 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.65%) Puppet
3 5 (0.54%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.43%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 130 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.95%) Oracle
3 52 (5.63%) Facebook
4 20 (2.16%) Twitter
5 18 (1.95%) IBM
6 16 (1.73%) Apple
6 16 (1.73%) Google
7 15 (1.62%) VMware
8 13 (1.41%) HP
9 11 (1.19%) Citrix
10 10 (1.08%) Sony
10 10 (1.08%) Perforce
10 10 (1.08%) Yahoo!
11 8 (0.87%) Compuware
12 6 (0.65%) Sybase
12 6 (0.65%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.54%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.54%) SAP
13 5 (0.54%) Vertica
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Private Medical, Pension, Bonus, Etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £26 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c55-65,000
Posted: 5 days ago