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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 216 221 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.71% 11.46% 9.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.98% 14.30% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 185 145 129
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1545 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.16% 80.09% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1175 1195
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 82 £35,000 - 9
Chester -10 35 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Wilmslow +14 24 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Crewe +10 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Macclesfield +22 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Knutsford +17 7 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Northwich -2 3 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Runcorn - 1 £67,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 199 (45.23%) .NET
2 194 (44.09%) C#
3 172 (39.09%) SQL
4 164 (37.27%) SQL Server
5 109 (24.77%) TDD
6 104 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 103 (23.41%) ASP.NET
8 93 (21.14%) HTML
9 91 (20.68%) Java
9 91 (20.68%) Scrum
10 88 (20.00%) MVC
10 88 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 82 (18.64%) E-Commerce
12 79 (17.95%) Software Engineering
13 77 (17.50%) WCF
14 71 (16.14%) Windows
15 69 (15.68%) CSS
16 67 (15.23%) XML
17 58 (13.18%) WPF
18 56 (12.73%) QA
19 53 (12.05%) jQuery
19 53 (12.05%) Spring
20 52 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
21 49 (11.14%) T-SQL
22 48 (10.91%) Hibernate
23 46 (10.45%) WinForms
24 44 (10.00%) Finance
25 43 (9.77%) OO
25 43 (9.77%) .NET Framework
26 42 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.14%) IIS
3 5 (1.14%) Apache
4 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.68%) CMS
5 2 (0.45%) Mule
5 2 (0.45%) WordPress
5 2 (0.45%) Node.js
5 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.91%) MS Office
3 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.68%) RoboHelp
4 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.59%) HTTP
2 3 (0.68%) DNS
2 3 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.23%) SMTP
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) CTI
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (8.18%) MySQL
4 35 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.27%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.05%) OLAP
10 9 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.91%) Big Data
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (7.05%) NUnit
2 30 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (5.91%) MSTest
3 26 (5.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 26 (5.91%) Moq
4 22 (5.00%) Selenium
5 18 (4.09%) JIRA
6 15 (3.41%) Selenium IDE
7 14 (3.18%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.05%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (1.36%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.36%) JUnit
11 5 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.14%) Subversion
12 4 (0.91%) Ant
12 4 (0.91%) RSpec
12 4 (0.91%) Hudson
13 3 (0.68%) FogBugz
General
1 44 (10.00%) Finance
2 17 (3.86%) Retail
3 9 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (2.05%) Automotive
4 5 (1.14%) Banking
5 4 (0.91%) Publishing
5 4 (0.91%) Games
6 3 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 253 (57.50%) Developer
2 85 (19.32%) .NET Developer
3 63 (14.32%) Analyst
4 62 (14.09%) Java Developer
4 62 (14.09%) C# Developer
5 33 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 31 (7.05%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (5.91%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.91%) Software Developer
9 24 (5.45%) Web Developer
10 22 (5.00%) Project Manager
11 20 (4.55%) Tester
12 19 (4.32%) Team Leader
13 18 (4.09%) QA Analyst
13 18 (4.09%) Development Manager
14 15 (3.41%) Software Tester
15 14 (3.18%) VB.NET Developer
15 14 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 14 (3.18%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (45.23%) .NET
2 103 (23.41%) ASP.NET
3 93 (21.14%) HTML
4 77 (17.50%) WCF
5 69 (15.68%) CSS
6 67 (15.23%) XML
7 58 (13.18%) WPF
8 53 (12.05%) jQuery
8 53 (12.05%) Spring
9 52 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (10.91%) Hibernate
11 46 (10.45%) WinForms
12 43 (9.77%) .NET Framework
13 39 (8.86%) Web Services
14 33 (7.50%) J2EE
15 30 (6.82%) SOAP
16 27 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 26 (5.91%) Unity DI Container
17 26 (5.91%) Spring.NET
17 26 (5.91%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.59%) Informatics
2 28 (6.36%) N-Tier
3 27 (6.14%) Inversion of Control
4 24 (5.45%) NHS
5 13 (2.95%) Open Source
6 12 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.82%) Biometrics
9 7 (1.59%) SystemC
10 6 (1.36%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.91%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Statistics
13 2 (0.45%) Economics
13 2 (0.45%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.45%) GPGPU
13 2 (0.45%) Wiki
13 2 (0.45%) Online Games
13 2 (0.45%) CUDA
13 2 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.14%) Windows
2 16 (3.64%) Linux
3 12 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (2.50%) Android
5 10 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.59%) UNIX
7 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (24.77%) TDD
2 91 (20.68%) Scrum
3 88 (20.00%) MVC
4 82 (18.64%) E-Commerce
5 79 (17.95%) Software Engineering
6 43 (9.77%) OO
7 40 (9.09%) Project Management
7 40 (9.09%) Web Development
8 39 (8.86%) Pair Programming
9 38 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (7.73%) Kanban
10 34 (7.73%) Dependency Injection
11 32 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (6.82%) Web Application Development
13 29 (6.59%) OOD
13 29 (6.59%) Business Analysis
14 27 (6.14%) UML
15 26 (5.91%) OOP
15 26 (5.91%) PRINCE2
16 22 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (44.09%) C#
2 172 (39.09%) SQL
3 104 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 91 (20.68%) Java
5 49 (11.14%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.77%) C++
8 20 (4.55%) PHP
9 11 (2.50%) C
9 11 (2.50%) VBA
10 8 (1.82%) Ruby
11 5 (1.14%) PHP5
11 5 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.14%) Python
12 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.68%) Perl
13 3 (0.68%) VB
14 2 (0.45%) XPath
14 2 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (7.95%) Degree
2 26 (5.91%) MCP
2 26 (5.91%) MCAD
2 26 (5.91%) MCSD
2 26 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (5.91%) MCTS
3 23 (5.23%) ISEB
4 13 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.36%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.73%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) HL7
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.45%) XenApp
1 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 88 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.09%) Oracle
3 7 (1.59%) JBoss
3 7 (1.59%) Zend
4 6 (1.36%) ATG
5 5 (1.14%) Apple
5 5 (1.14%) hybris
6 4 (0.91%) Rackspace
6 4 (0.91%) Dundas
6 4 (0.91%) Google
6 4 (0.91%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.91%) Adobe
7 3 (0.68%) VMware
8 2 (0.45%) Perforce
8 2 (0.45%) Ektron
8 2 (0.45%) Citrix
8 2 (0.45%) IBM
8 2 (0.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
9 1 (0.23%) McKesson
Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Appleton Thorn, Cheshire
Net-Tec Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Health Cover, Life Assurance,
Posted: 9 days ago
Northwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Training,
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great benefits
Posted: 26 days ago