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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 419 344 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.25% 21.99% 17.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.66% 27.13% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 371 269 304
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1515 1268 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.07% 81.07% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 959 1481
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 93 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Macclesfield 0 50 £37,500 -9.09% 9
Knutsford +1 44 £50,000 +38.88% 4
Chester 0 43 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Wilmslow +8 42 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Crewe +14 32 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Ellesmere Port +4 15 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Northwich +9 13 £31,500 -38.23% 2
Sandbach - 9 - -
Runcorn - 5 £47,500 - 2
Nantwich -1 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Daresbury - 2 - -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 406 (45.52%) .NET
2 353 (39.57%) C#
3 305 (34.19%) SQL Server
4 278 (31.17%) Scrum
5 261 (29.26%) ASP.NET
6 252 (28.25%) TDD
7 230 (25.78%) MVC
8 215 (24.10%) SQL
9 210 (23.54%) Finance
10 195 (21.86%) Windows
11 191 (21.41%) WCF
12 182 (20.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 165 (18.50%) HTML
14 164 (18.39%) JavaScript
15 160 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
16 159 (17.83%) CSS
17 148 (16.59%) Java
18 124 (13.90%) .NET Framework
19 122 (13.68%) jQuery
20 114 (12.78%) Microsoft
20 114 (12.78%) Dependency Injection
21 112 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
22 109 (12.22%) Web Application Development
23 101 (11.32%) Selenium
24 98 (10.99%) Web Services
24 98 (10.99%) Castle Windsor
25 95 (10.65%) Degree
26 94 (10.54%) Project Management
27 93 (10.43%) WPF
27 93 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (2.80%) Node.js
2 24 (2.69%) NServiceBus
3 19 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.13%) CICS
4 18 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.46%) JBoss
6 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.90%) IIS
7 7 (0.78%) WordPress
7 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.45%) SAS
8 4 (0.45%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.22%) Apache
10 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 65 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.58%) MS Project
3 15 (1.68%) MS Office
4 12 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.34%) Mingle
6 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.34%) Exstream
2 2 (0.22%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.36%) SaaS
3 17 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.57%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.45%) Trello
6 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.04%) Internet
2 19 (2.13%) Wireless
3 16 (1.79%) HTTP
4 8 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.56%) FTP
5 5 (0.56%) LAN
6 4 (0.45%) WAN
7 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) Extranet
7 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (34.19%) SQL Server
2 93 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 48 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (4.04%) MySQL
7 36 (4.04%) NoSQL
8 24 (2.69%) DB2
9 17 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (1.46%) Big Data
12 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.01%) DTS
14 7 (0.78%) RavenDB
14 7 (0.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 112 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 101 (11.32%) Selenium
3 92 (10.31%) NUnit
4 85 (9.53%) MSTest
5 78 (8.74%) Rhino Mocks
6 74 (8.30%) Moq
7 60 (6.73%) JIRA
8 59 (6.61%) Git (software)
9 47 (5.27%) Visual Studio
10 40 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
11 33 (3.70%) Cucumber
12 31 (3.48%) SpecFlow
13 23 (2.58%) Subversion
14 16 (1.79%) Jenkins
15 14 (1.57%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (1.23%) TeamCity
17 11 (1.23%) Maven
17 11 (1.23%) JUnit
18 9 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 210 (23.54%) Finance
2 51 (5.72%) Retail
3 48 (5.38%) Marketing
4 34 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 29 (3.25%) Advertising
6 28 (3.14%) Banking
7 21 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.57%) Games
9 9 (1.01%) Billing
10 4 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.34%) Back Office
11 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) International Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 410 (45.96%) Developer
2 220 (24.66%) .NET Developer
3 170 (19.06%) Analyst
4 67 (7.51%) Senior Developer
5 60 (6.73%) Business Analyst
6 58 (6.50%) Test Analyst
7 57 (6.39%) C# Developer
8 54 (6.05%) Project Manager
9 53 (5.94%) Architect
10 48 (5.38%) Tester
11 42 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 41 (4.60%) Java Developer
13 40 (4.48%) Software Developer
14 37 (4.15%) Junior
15 32 (3.59%) Junior Developer
15 32 (3.59%) Programmer
16 31 (3.48%) Web Developer
17 30 (3.36%) Software Tester
18 29 (3.25%) Graduate Developer
18 29 (3.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (45.52%) .NET
2 261 (29.26%) ASP.NET
3 191 (21.41%) WCF
4 182 (20.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 165 (18.50%) HTML
6 159 (17.83%) CSS
7 124 (13.90%) .NET Framework
8 122 (13.68%) jQuery
9 98 (10.99%) Web Services
9 98 (10.99%) Castle Windsor
10 93 (10.43%) WPF
11 84 (9.42%) HTML5
12 80 (8.97%) XML
13 74 (8.30%) Spring.NET
14 72 (8.07%) JSON
15 70 (7.85%) Ninject
16 68 (7.62%) WinForms
17 67 (7.51%) Unity DI Container
18 59 (6.61%) LINQ
19 53 (5.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
3 67 (7.51%) Inversion of Control
4 54 (6.05%) User Experience
5 42 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 42 (4.71%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.69%) Open Source
7 22 (2.47%) Mainframe
8 20 (2.24%) Replication
9 16 (1.79%) Social Network
10 15 (1.68%) Statistics
11 14 (1.57%) Social Media
11 14 (1.57%) Data Integration
12 11 (1.23%) Telematics
13 10 (1.12%) BBC
14 8 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.90%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.78%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.78%) PMI
16 5 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 195 (21.86%) Windows
2 50 (5.61%) Linux
3 32 (3.59%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.14%) Android
5 23 (2.58%) UNIX
6 7 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (31.17%) Scrum
2 252 (28.25%) TDD
3 230 (25.78%) MVC
4 160 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
5 114 (12.78%) Dependency Injection
6 109 (12.22%) Web Application Development
7 94 (10.54%) Project Management
8 89 (9.98%) Kanban
9 87 (9.75%) Waterfall
9 87 (9.75%) BDD
10 79 (8.86%) MVVM
11 75 (8.41%) OO
12 66 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 66 (7.40%) E-Commerce
13 59 (6.61%) PRINCE2
14 54 (6.05%) Mentoring
15 48 (5.38%) Manual Testing
16 46 (5.16%) SOA
17 45 (5.04%) Software Testing
18 41 (4.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 353 (39.57%) C#
2 215 (24.10%) SQL
3 164 (18.39%) JavaScript
4 148 (16.59%) Java
5 88 (9.87%) T-SQL
6 78 (8.74%) VB.NET
7 64 (7.17%) VB
8 54 (6.05%) PHP
9 29 (3.25%) C++
10 24 (2.69%) C
11 22 (2.47%) Ruby
11 22 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.35%) PHP5
13 20 (2.24%) COBOL
14 11 (1.23%) VB6
15 9 (1.01%) XPath
15 9 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.01%) VBA
16 7 (0.78%) VBScript
17 5 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 95 (10.65%) Degree
2 56 (6.28%) ISEB
3 20 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.12%) PMP
6 8 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.90%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.45%) MCTS
10 3 (0.34%) MCP
10 3 (0.34%) MCAD
10 3 (0.34%) MCSD
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.22%) HNC
11 2 (0.22%) HND
12 1 (0.11%) CBAP
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (9.42%) QA
2 19 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.78%) Docker
4 6 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.56%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.67%) Puppet
3 5 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.45%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 114 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.94%) Oracle
3 46 (5.16%) Facebook
4 19 (2.13%) Apple
5 15 (1.68%) Google
6 14 (1.57%) VMware
6 14 (1.57%) Twitter
7 10 (1.12%) Sony
7 10 (1.12%) Citrix
7 10 (1.12%) Yahoo!
8 9 (1.01%) HP
9 8 (0.90%) IBM
10 7 (0.78%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.67%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.67%) Sybase
11 6 (0.67%) Vertica
12 5 (0.56%) Teradata
13 4 (0.45%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.45%) Perforce
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago