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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 400 364 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.08% 21.47% 18.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.12% 26.80% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 326 295 248
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 £29,600 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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
1475 1358 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.11% 80.12% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1003 1169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 95 £35,000 -6.66% 33
Crewe +11 53 £44,000 +25.71% 16
Chester +3 49 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Macclesfield 0 32 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Knutsford 0 29 £42,500 - 10
Wilmslow +3 26 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Ellesmere Port +2 15 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Northwich +5 8 £38,750 +40.90% 1
Runcorn +1 7 £46,250 -15.90% 1
Sandbach - 6 £37,500 - 1
Alderley Edge - 4 £30,000 -
Nantwich +6 1 £50,000 +37.93%
Daresbury - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 389 (44.56%) .NET
2 348 (39.86%) C#
3 285 (32.65%) SQL Server
4 277 (31.73%) Scrum
5 271 (31.04%) ASP.NET
6 242 (27.72%) TDD
7 239 (27.38%) MVC
8 216 (24.74%) SQL
9 196 (22.45%) Finance
10 191 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 190 (21.76%) HTML
12 182 (20.85%) JavaScript
13 181 (20.73%) WCF
14 166 (19.01%) CSS
15 163 (18.67%) Windows
16 146 (16.72%) Java
17 142 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
18 139 (15.92%) Microsoft
19 137 (15.69%) jQuery
20 130 (14.89%) .NET Framework
21 112 (12.83%) Web Application Development
22 111 (12.71%) Dependency Injection
23 100 (11.45%) HTML5
24 97 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
25 93 (10.65%) BDD
26 91 (10.42%) MS Excel
27 90 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
28 87 (9.97%) Project Management
29 86 (9.85%) Degree
29 86 (9.85%) Analytical Skills

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (3.55%) Node.js
2 28 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.18%) NServiceBus
4 15 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.80%) WordPress
6 7 (0.80%) IIS
7 5 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.57%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.46%) CMS
9 3 (0.34%) JBoss
9 3 (0.34%) Apache
9 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.34%) CICS
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.11%) SAS
10 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 91 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.09%) MS Project
3 16 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.15%) MS Office
6 5 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.34%) Mingle
9 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Exstream
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.78%) SaaS
2 27 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.46%) Office 365
6 3 (0.34%) Trello
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.23%) Route 53
7 2 (0.23%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.50%) Internet
2 17 (1.95%) Wireless
3 16 (1.83%) HTTP
4 9 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.46%) ATM
5 4 (0.46%) LAN
6 3 (0.34%) WAN
6 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.23%) Intranet
7 2 (0.23%) Extranet
8 1 (0.11%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) NAS
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 90 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (5.73%) NoSQL
4 47 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (3.32%) MySQL
9 19 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 18 (2.06%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.60%) Big Data
13 13 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (1.37%) OLTP
15 11 (1.26%) RavenDB
16 10 (1.15%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 97 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (9.28%) NUnit
3 79 (9.05%) MSTest
4 74 (8.48%) Selenium
5 69 (7.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 67 (7.67%) Moq
7 62 (7.10%) Git (software)
8 43 (4.93%) Visual Studio
9 42 (4.81%) JIRA
10 34 (3.89%) QuickTest Pro
11 27 (3.09%) Cucumber
12 25 (2.86%) SpecFlow
13 21 (2.41%) Subversion
14 18 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (1.72%) JUnit
16 14 (1.60%) Jenkins
17 10 (1.15%) Maven
17 10 (1.15%) TeamCity
18 9 (1.03%) Mercurial
18 9 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 196 (22.45%) Finance
2 47 (5.38%) Retail
3 45 (5.15%) Marketing
4 35 (4.01%) Financial Institution
5 26 (2.98%) Advertising
6 24 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.29%) Banking
8 19 (2.18%) Games
9 12 (1.37%) Billing
10 7 (0.80%) Back Office
11 5 (0.57%) Electronics
12 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Law
14 2 (0.23%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 446 (51.09%) Developer
2 248 (28.41%) .NET Developer
3 145 (16.61%) Analyst
4 70 (8.02%) C# Developer
5 66 (7.56%) Senior Developer
6 55 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 55 (6.30%) Business Analyst
6 55 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (5.73%) Test Analyst
8 48 (5.50%) Tester
9 42 (4.81%) Java Developer
9 42 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (4.47%) Architect
11 37 (4.24%) Software Developer
12 35 (4.01%) Junior
13 34 (3.89%) Junior Developer
13 34 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 30 (3.44%) Graduate Developer
14 30 (3.44%) Graduate
15 27 (3.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (44.56%) .NET
2 271 (31.04%) ASP.NET
3 191 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 190 (21.76%) HTML
5 181 (20.73%) WCF
6 166 (19.01%) CSS
7 137 (15.69%) jQuery
8 130 (14.89%) .NET Framework
9 100 (11.45%) HTML5
10 84 (9.62%) Castle Windsor
11 79 (9.05%) WPF
12 76 (8.71%) Web Services
13 74 (8.48%) XML
14 68 (7.79%) Spring.NET
15 64 (7.33%) JSON
16 56 (6.41%) Ninject
16 56 (6.41%) Unity DI Container
17 54 (6.19%) Ajax
18 52 (5.96%) NHibernate
18 52 (5.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.56%) Mobile App
3 64 (7.33%) Inversion of Control
4 60 (6.87%) User Experience
5 48 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.52%) Replication
8 18 (2.06%) Statistics
9 16 (1.83%) Open Source
10 14 (1.60%) Data Integration
10 14 (1.60%) Telematics
10 14 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.60%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.15%) Social Media
11 10 (1.15%) BBC
12 8 (0.92%) PMI
13 7 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.80%) iPad
13 7 (0.80%) iPhone
14 6 (0.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 163 (18.67%) Windows
2 45 (5.15%) Linux
3 34 (3.89%) Apple iOS
4 31 (3.55%) Android
5 20 (2.29%) UNIX
6 9 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.46%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (31.73%) Scrum
2 242 (27.72%) TDD
3 239 (27.38%) MVC
4 142 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (12.83%) Web Application Development
6 111 (12.71%) Dependency Injection
7 93 (10.65%) BDD
8 87 (9.97%) Project Management
9 85 (9.74%) Kanban
10 62 (7.10%) Waterfall
11 61 (6.99%) PRINCE2
11 61 (6.99%) OO
11 61 (6.99%) E-Commerce
12 59 (6.76%) MVVM
13 49 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (5.27%) SOA
14 46 (5.27%) Mentoring
15 44 (5.04%) Software Testing
16 40 (4.58%) Test Scripting
17 38 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 348 (39.86%) C#
2 216 (24.74%) SQL
3 182 (20.85%) JavaScript
4 146 (16.72%) Java
5 85 (9.74%) VB.NET
6 56 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 48 (5.50%) VB
8 44 (5.04%) PHP
9 35 (4.01%) C++
10 30 (3.44%) C
11 27 (3.09%) Ruby
12 24 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.06%) PHP5
14 13 (1.49%) VB6
15 10 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.15%) VBA
16 7 (0.80%) VBScript
16 7 (0.80%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.46%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 86 (9.85%) Degree
2 58 (6.64%) ISEB
3 17 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.69%) PMP
9 5 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.46%) CISSP
10 4 (0.46%) HNC
10 4 (0.46%) HND
11 3 (0.34%) MCITP
11 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.11%) MCSA
13 1 (0.11%) CCNA
13 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.13%) QA
2 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.34%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.92%) Docker
4 6 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.46%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.57%) Puppet
2 5 (0.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 139 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.64%) Oracle
3 37 (4.24%) Facebook
4 21 (2.41%) Apple
5 14 (1.60%) VMware
6 12 (1.37%) Google
7 10 (1.15%) Yahoo!
7 10 (1.15%) Sony
8 9 (1.03%) Citrix
9 8 (0.92%) HP
9 8 (0.92%) Vertica
10 7 (0.80%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.80%) IBM
11 6 (0.69%) Twitter
11 6 (0.69%) Dell
11 6 (0.69%) Informatica
11 6 (0.69%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.57%) Sybase
13 4 (0.46%) Adobe
13 4 (0.46%) Ab Initio
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday