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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 210 123 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.99% 7.56% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 9.50% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 184 109 101
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
1575 1295 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.46% 79.59% 76.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1031 1472
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +13 72 £35,000 - 6
Chester +7 34 £32,500 -21.21% 4
Wilmslow +10 19 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Crewe +10 17 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Macclesfield +11 12 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Knutsford -13 6 £48,750 +14.70% 2
Sandbach +2 1 £33,500 -27.17%
Northwich - 1 £35,000 - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 205 (49.76%) .NET
2 185 (44.90%) C#
3 182 (44.17%) SQL Server
4 171 (41.50%) SQL
5 118 (28.64%) ASP.NET
6 95 (23.06%) Windows
7 91 (22.09%) HTML
8 86 (20.87%) Microsoft
9 83 (20.15%) JavaScript
10 82 (19.90%) QA
11 80 (19.42%) TDD
12 72 (17.48%) WCF
13 71 (17.23%) Scrum
13 71 (17.23%) XML
14 70 (16.99%) MVC
15 67 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
16 63 (15.29%) T-SQL
16 63 (15.29%) CSS
17 60 (14.56%) Java
18 57 (13.83%) Software Engineering
19 55 (13.35%) Web Services
20 50 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
21 48 (11.65%) Visual Studio
22 46 (11.17%) Project Management
22 46 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
23 45 (10.92%) .NET Framework
23 45 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
24 44 (10.68%) SOAP
25 43 (10.44%) Selenium
26 42 (10.19%) E-Commerce

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (4.61%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.91%) IIS
3 11 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (1.70%) CMS
6 6 (1.46%) Drupal
6 6 (1.46%) WordPress
6 6 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.46%) Confluence
6 6 (1.46%) concrete5
6 6 (1.46%) Commerce Server
7 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.73%) SAS
8 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.49%) Mule
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 35 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) RoboHelp
4 3 (0.73%) SPSS
5 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) SAP MDM
1 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.58%) SaaS
2 12 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.61%) Internet
2 12 (2.91%) HTTP
3 3 (0.73%) FTP
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (44.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.04%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.07%) MySQL
5 22 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.43%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.94%) OLAP
8 8 (1.94%) Informix
8 8 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.70%) Big Data
10 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.21%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (11.65%) Visual Studio
3 43 (10.44%) Selenium
4 40 (9.71%) JIRA
5 36 (8.74%) MSTest
6 33 (8.01%) NUnit
7 30 (7.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 30 (7.28%) Moq
8 19 (4.61%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (3.40%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.67%) Selenium IDE
11 9 (2.18%) Git (software)
11 9 (2.18%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.94%) Mockito
12 8 (1.94%) Introscope
12 8 (1.94%) JUnit
12 8 (1.94%) Subversion
13 4 (0.97%) Toad
14 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (9.47%) Finance
2 21 (5.10%) Retail
2 21 (5.10%) Marketing
3 17 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (3.40%) Automotive
5 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.97%) Games
6 4 (0.97%) Banking
7 3 (0.73%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 227 (55.10%) Developer
2 95 (23.06%) .NET Developer
3 85 (20.63%) Analyst
4 47 (11.41%) C# Developer
5 40 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (9.22%) Test Analyst
7 33 (8.01%) Java Developer
8 25 (6.07%) Tester
8 25 (6.07%) Software Developer
9 23 (5.58%) Web Developer
9 23 (5.58%) Software Tester
9 23 (5.58%) VB.NET Developer
10 20 (4.85%) Business Analyst
11 19 (4.61%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.37%) Analyst Developer
12 18 (4.37%) Product Manager
13 17 (4.13%) Automation Engineer
14 15 (3.64%) Senior Manager
15 14 (3.40%) Team Leader
16 13 (3.16%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (49.76%) .NET
2 118 (28.64%) ASP.NET
3 91 (22.09%) HTML
4 72 (17.48%) WCF
5 71 (17.23%) XML
6 63 (15.29%) CSS
7 55 (13.35%) Web Services
8 45 (10.92%) .NET Framework
8 45 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (10.68%) SOAP
10 38 (9.22%) Spring
11 37 (8.98%) JSON
12 31 (7.52%) WPF
12 31 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 30 (7.28%) Unity DI Container
13 30 (7.28%) Spring.NET
13 30 (7.28%) Castle Windsor
13 30 (7.28%) Ninject
14 29 (7.04%) Razor View Engine
14 29 (7.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.47%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (7.52%) Inversion of Control
3 21 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.85%) Open Source
5 18 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.67%) Social Media
7 10 (2.43%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.70%) Informatics
9 6 (1.46%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.46%) FMCG
9 6 (1.46%) NHS
9 6 (1.46%) Statistics
10 3 (0.73%) SystemC
11 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.49%) Replication
11 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.49%) Life Science
11 2 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.06%) Windows
2 22 (5.34%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.61%) Android
4 11 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.43%) UNIX
6 5 (1.21%) Linux
7 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.42%) TDD
2 71 (17.23%) Scrum
3 70 (16.99%) MVC
4 67 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (13.83%) Software Engineering
6 46 (11.17%) Project Management
7 42 (10.19%) E-Commerce
8 39 (9.47%) Kanban
9 36 (8.74%) Software Testing
10 35 (8.50%) Manual Testing
11 32 (7.77%) Dependency Injection
12 31 (7.52%) Web Application Development
12 31 (7.52%) OO
13 29 (7.04%) Test Scripting
14 26 (6.31%) Web Development
15 25 (6.07%) Regression Testing
15 25 (6.07%) Product Management
16 23 (5.58%) Automation Testing
17 21 (5.10%) ERP
17 21 (5.10%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 185 (44.90%) C#
2 171 (41.50%) SQL
3 83 (20.15%) JavaScript
4 63 (15.29%) T-SQL
5 60 (14.56%) Java
6 38 (9.22%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.83%) C++
8 17 (4.13%) C
9 15 (3.64%) VBA
10 11 (2.67%) PHP
11 8 (1.94%) Ruby
12 7 (1.70%) Perl
12 7 (1.70%) Python
13 6 (1.46%) XQuery
13 6 (1.46%) VB
13 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.21%) PHP5
14 5 (1.21%) VBScript
15 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (9.95%) Degree
2 40 (9.71%) ISEB
3 26 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (6.07%) MCTS
4 25 (6.07%) MCP
4 25 (6.07%) MCAD
4 25 (6.07%) MCSD
5 19 (4.61%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.46%) HND
7 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (19.90%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.64%) XenApp
1 15 (3.64%) XenDesktop
2 12 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 86 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.07%) Oracle
3 18 (4.37%) IBM
4 16 (3.88%) VMware
5 15 (3.64%) Citrix
6 10 (2.43%) Perforce
7 8 (1.94%) Compuware
7 8 (1.94%) HP
8 7 (1.70%) ATG
8 7 (1.70%) JBoss
9 6 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.46%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.21%) Dundas
11 4 (0.97%) SAP
11 4 (0.97%) Google
12 2 (0.49%) AppSense
12 2 (0.49%) Sybase
12 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.49%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.49%) Informatica
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 7 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and car/cash allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 16 days ago