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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 485 448 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.04% 25.47% 20.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.16% 31.48% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 446 374 342
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
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
1663 1423 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.85% 80.90% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1141 1494
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 £26,000 £26,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +2 118 £36,250 +0.69% 14
Wilmslow +8 79 £40,000 +26.98% 6
Macclesfield +8 66 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Chester +1 53 £36,750 -2.00% 17
Crewe +14 39 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Knutsford -7 25 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Ellesmere Port +1 15 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn +7 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Northwich +2 6 £36,500 -27.00% 3
Sandbach - 2 - - 2
Nantwich -6 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 441 (47.68%) .NET
2 389 (42.05%) C#
3 331 (35.78%) SQL Server
4 300 (32.43%) Scrum
5 293 (31.68%) TDD
6 285 (30.81%) ASP.NET
7 253 (27.35%) MVC
8 244 (26.38%) SQL
9 203 (21.95%) Windows
10 201 (21.73%) Finance
11 200 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
12 193 (20.86%) WCF
13 190 (20.54%) JavaScript
14 187 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 179 (19.35%) HTML
16 168 (18.16%) CSS
17 164 (17.73%) Java
18 139 (15.03%) Microsoft
19 125 (13.51%) Castle Windsor
20 124 (13.41%) Web Application Development
21 122 (13.19%) Dependency Injection
22 118 (12.76%) Team Foundation Server
22 118 (12.76%) .NET Framework
23 116 (12.54%) Selenium
24 114 (12.32%) jQuery
25 111 (12.00%) Kanban
26 109 (11.78%) WPF
27 108 (11.68%) NUnit
28 107 (11.57%) Web Services
29 105 (11.35%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 20 (2.16%) NServiceBus
4 19 (2.05%) Node.js
4 19 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.41%) JBoss
6 12 (1.30%) IIS
6 12 (1.30%) WordPress
7 9 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.97%) CMS
8 8 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.65%) Commerce Server
10 6 (0.65%) Confluence
10 6 (0.65%) Drupal
10 6 (0.65%) concrete5
11 5 (0.54%) Apache
11 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.59%) MS Office
3 20 (2.16%) MS Project
4 9 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.32%) SPSS
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.32%) Mingle
7 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.11%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.22%) Line 500
4 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.46%) SaaS
2 27 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.43%) Trello
6 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.73%) Internet
2 22 (2.38%) HTTP
3 17 (1.84%) Wireless
4 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.65%) FTP
6 4 (0.43%) LAN
6 4 (0.43%) WAN
7 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) Extranet
8 1 (0.11%) TACACS
8 1 (0.11%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (7.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 58 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 51 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (4.00%) MySQL
8 36 (3.89%) DB2
9 24 (2.59%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.51%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.41%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.19%) Big Data
12 11 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.97%) DTS
15 8 (0.86%) Informix
15 8 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.76%) OLTP
16 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 118 (12.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (12.54%) Selenium
3 108 (11.68%) NUnit
4 103 (11.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 99 (10.70%) MSTest
6 84 (9.08%) Moq
7 71 (7.68%) Visual Studio
8 63 (6.81%) JIRA
9 51 (5.51%) Git (software)
10 44 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
11 42 (4.54%) Cucumber
12 27 (2.92%) SpecFlow
13 26 (2.81%) Subversion
14 19 (2.05%) Jenkins
15 17 (1.84%) WebDriver
16 16 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (1.41%) TeamCity
17 13 (1.41%) JUnit
18 10 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
19 9 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 201 (21.73%) Finance
2 74 (8.00%) Marketing
3 54 (5.84%) Retail
4 43 (4.65%) Advertising
5 38 (4.11%) Banking
6 26 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.76%) Games
9 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.43%) Electronics
10 3 (0.32%) Back Office
10 3 (0.32%) Legal
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.22%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (47.78%) Developer
2 236 (25.51%) .NET Developer
3 167 (18.05%) Analyst
4 68 (7.35%) Test Analyst
5 61 (6.59%) Architect
6 58 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 48 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 45 (4.86%) Java Developer
9 43 (4.65%) Junior
9 43 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 42 (4.54%) Tester
10 42 (4.54%) C# Developer
11 36 (3.89%) Web Developer
11 36 (3.89%) Designer
12 34 (3.68%) Graduate
13 33 (3.57%) Junior Developer
13 33 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
14 31 (3.35%) Software Developer
14 31 (3.35%) Programmer
15 29 (3.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (47.68%) .NET
2 285 (30.81%) ASP.NET
3 193 (20.86%) WCF
4 187 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 179 (19.35%) HTML
6 168 (18.16%) CSS
7 125 (13.51%) Castle Windsor
8 118 (12.76%) .NET Framework
9 114 (12.32%) jQuery
10 109 (11.78%) WPF
11 107 (11.57%) Web Services
12 91 (9.84%) HTML5
13 90 (9.73%) XML
14 89 (9.62%) Ninject
15 84 (9.08%) Unity DI Container
15 84 (9.08%) Spring.NET
16 78 (8.43%) JSON
17 71 (7.68%) WinForms
18 68 (7.35%) RESTful
19 60 (6.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
2 85 (9.19%) Inversion of Control
3 71 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (6.16%) User Experience
5 55 (5.95%) Computer Science
6 44 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 34 (3.68%) Mainframe
7 34 (3.68%) Open Source
8 30 (3.24%) Social Network
9 24 (2.59%) Social Media
10 18 (1.95%) Replication
11 15 (1.62%) Statistics
12 13 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.97%) PMI
13 9 (0.97%) BBC
14 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.86%) FMCG
15 7 (0.76%) Blog
15 7 (0.76%) Telematics
16 5 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 203 (21.95%) Windows
2 44 (4.76%) Linux
3 33 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.03%) UNIX
4 28 (3.03%) Android
5 5 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
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
1 300 (32.43%) Scrum
2 293 (31.68%) TDD
3 253 (27.35%) MVC
4 200 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (13.41%) Web Application Development
6 122 (13.19%) Dependency Injection
7 111 (12.00%) Kanban
8 102 (11.03%) Project Management
9 100 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 99 (10.70%) MVVM
11 96 (10.38%) BDD
12 89 (9.62%) OO
13 80 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (7.68%) E-Commerce
15 57 (6.16%) PRINCE2
16 56 (6.05%) Manual Testing
17 52 (5.62%) Mentoring
18 51 (5.51%) Software Testing
19 50 (5.41%) SOA
20 48 (5.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 389 (42.05%) C#
2 244 (26.38%) SQL
3 190 (20.54%) JavaScript
4 164 (17.73%) Java
5 94 (10.16%) T-SQL
6 77 (8.32%) VB.NET
7 68 (7.35%) VB
8 48 (5.19%) PHP
9 39 (4.22%) C++
10 34 (3.68%) COBOL
11 25 (2.70%) Ruby
12 24 (2.59%) C
13 21 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.19%) PHP5
15 9 (0.97%) XPath
15 9 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.97%) Python
16 7 (0.76%) VBScript
17 6 (0.65%) XQuery
17 6 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 98 (10.59%) Degree
2 54 (5.84%) ISEB
3 22 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.41%) MCTS
7 12 (1.30%) MCP
7 12 (1.30%) MCAD
7 12 (1.30%) MCSD
8 10 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.97%) PMP
9 9 (0.97%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.65%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) CBAP
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.11%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) GCIA
12 1 (0.11%) GCIH
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (11.35%) QA
2 19 (2.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.54%) XenApp
3 5 (0.54%) XenDesktop
3 5 (0.54%) Docker
3 5 (0.54%) Terminal Server
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (2.49%) 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
1 139 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.27%) Facebook
3 50 (5.41%) Oracle
4 25 (2.70%) Twitter
5 21 (2.27%) IBM
6 19 (2.05%) Google
7 12 (1.30%) VMware
8 11 (1.19%) Apple
9 10 (1.08%) Citrix
9 10 (1.08%) Perforce
10 9 (0.97%) Sony
10 9 (0.97%) Yahoo!
10 9 (0.97%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.86%) Compuware
11 8 (0.86%) HP
12 7 (0.76%) SAP
12 7 (0.76%) ATG
13 6 (0.65%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.65%) Sybase
13 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Vanty International
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Vanty International
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago