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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 442 306 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.60% 19.60% 15.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.12% 23.81% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 394 279 275
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £48,500 £65,000
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
1630 1285 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 82.32% 77.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1033 1381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 112 £35,000 - 20
Chester +3 57 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Crewe +15 45 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Knutsford +1 40 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Wilmslow +10 38 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Macclesfield +17 37 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Ellesmere Port 0 14 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nantwich -10 4 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Runcorn -2 3 £46,000 +55.93% 4
Northwich +10 2 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Sandbach +4 1 £33,500 -27.17%
Alderley Edge - 1 £30,000 - 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 445 (55.69%) .NET
2 412 (51.56%) C#
3 362 (45.31%) SQL Server
4 295 (36.92%) ASP.NET
5 276 (34.54%) TDD
6 272 (34.04%) Scrum
7 251 (31.41%) MVC
8 246 (30.79%) SQL
9 197 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
10 183 (22.90%) JavaScript
10 183 (22.90%) Windows
11 168 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 167 (20.90%) HTML
13 166 (20.78%) WCF
14 149 (18.65%) Finance
15 139 (17.40%) CSS
16 135 (16.90%) Microsoft
17 126 (15.77%) .NET Framework
18 121 (15.14%) Castle Windsor
19 120 (15.02%) Java
20 119 (14.89%) T-SQL
21 112 (14.02%) WPF
22 110 (13.77%) Web Services
22 110 (13.77%) Dependency Injection
23 108 (13.52%) Web Application Development
23 108 (13.52%) NUnit
24 107 (13.39%) Rhino Mocks
25 104 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
25 104 (13.02%) XML
26 100 (12.52%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (3.63%) CICS
2 21 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 15 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.75%) IIS
5 11 (1.38%) NServiceBus
6 10 (1.25%) Apache
7 9 (1.13%) uWSGI
7 9 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.13%) nginx
7 9 (1.13%) CMS
7 9 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (0.75%) Drupal
9 6 (0.75%) WordPress
9 6 (0.75%) SAS
9 6 (0.75%) Commerce Server
9 6 (0.75%) Confluence
9 6 (0.75%) Node.js
9 6 (0.75%) concrete5
Applications
1 64 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.88%) MS Office
3 14 (1.75%) MS Project
4 11 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.50%) SPSS
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) SAP MDM
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Line 500
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.13%) SaaS
2 17 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.50%) Trello
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) Route 53
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.63%) Internet
2 14 (1.75%) HTTP
2 14 (1.75%) Wireless
3 6 (0.75%) FTP
4 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.25%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) CTI
6 1 (0.13%) TACACS
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
6 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (45.31%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 41 (5.13%) MySQL
6 33 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (3.75%) DB2
8 14 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.50%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.38%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.00%) Informix
13 7 (0.88%) Big Data
14 6 (0.75%) DTS
15 5 (0.63%) OLAP
15 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 108 (13.52%) NUnit
2 107 (13.39%) Rhino Mocks
3 104 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (11.26%) MSTest
5 82 (10.26%) Moq
6 76 (9.51%) Selenium
7 69 (8.64%) Visual Studio
8 43 (5.38%) JIRA
9 35 (4.38%) Subversion
10 32 (4.01%) Git (software)
11 27 (3.38%) Cucumber
11 27 (3.38%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (1.88%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
14 12 (1.50%) JUnit
14 12 (1.50%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.25%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.13%) Jenkins
16 9 (1.13%) Mercurial
17 8 (1.00%) Introscope
General
1 149 (18.65%) Finance
2 55 (6.88%) Marketing
3 54 (6.76%) Retail
4 37 (4.63%) Advertising
5 32 (4.01%) Banking
6 16 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.25%) Automotive
9 6 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.50%) Games
11 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 3 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 450 (56.32%) Developer
2 247 (30.91%) .NET Developer
3 130 (16.27%) Analyst
4 59 (7.38%) C# Developer
5 55 (6.88%) Senior Developer
6 49 (6.13%) Test Analyst
7 48 (6.01%) Architect
8 43 (5.38%) Junior
8 43 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 37 (4.63%) Java Developer
11 35 (4.38%) Project Manager
12 34 (4.26%) Designer
13 33 (4.13%) Junior Developer
14 32 (4.01%) Graduate
14 32 (4.01%) Web Developer
15 31 (3.88%) Business Analyst
15 31 (3.88%) Graduate Developer
16 30 (3.75%) Tester
16 30 (3.75%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (55.69%) .NET
2 295 (36.92%) ASP.NET
3 168 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 167 (20.90%) HTML
5 166 (20.78%) WCF
6 139 (17.40%) CSS
7 126 (15.77%) .NET Framework
8 121 (15.14%) Castle Windsor
9 112 (14.02%) WPF
10 110 (13.77%) Web Services
11 104 (13.02%) XML
12 94 (11.76%) jQuery
13 87 (10.89%) Ninject
14 82 (10.26%) Spring.NET
14 82 (10.26%) Unity DI Container
15 76 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 76 (9.51%) WinForms
16 72 (9.01%) JSON
17 68 (8.51%) SOAP
18 67 (8.39%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.39%) Inversion of Control
2 73 (9.14%) Enterprise Software
3 59 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 45 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.51%) User Experience
6 33 (4.13%) Social Network
7 29 (3.63%) Mainframe
8 24 (3.00%) Open Source
9 23 (2.88%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.25%) Blog
11 14 (1.75%) Social Media
12 12 (1.50%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.13%) Statistics
14 8 (1.00%) FMCG
14 8 (1.00%) PMI
15 6 (0.75%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.63%) Replication
16 5 (0.63%) Streaming Music
17 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
17 3 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 183 (22.90%) Windows
2 26 (3.25%) Apple iOS
3 23 (2.88%) Android
4 22 (2.75%) Linux
5 16 (2.00%) UNIX
6 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (34.54%) TDD
2 272 (34.04%) Scrum
3 251 (31.41%) MVC
4 197 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (13.77%) Dependency Injection
6 108 (13.52%) Web Application Development
7 98 (12.27%) Kanban
8 91 (11.39%) Project Management
9 89 (11.14%) MVVM
10 88 (11.01%) OO
11 84 (10.51%) Waterfall
12 79 (9.89%) BDD
13 74 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (7.76%) Software Engineering
15 52 (6.51%) SOA
16 46 (5.76%) E-Commerce
17 44 (5.51%) PRINCE2
18 42 (5.26%) Software Testing
18 42 (5.26%) UML
19 40 (5.01%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 412 (51.56%) C#
2 246 (30.79%) SQL
3 183 (22.90%) JavaScript
4 120 (15.02%) Java
5 119 (14.89%) T-SQL
6 85 (10.64%) VB.NET
7 61 (7.63%) VB
8 34 (4.26%) C++
9 29 (3.63%) COBOL
10 25 (3.13%) PHP
11 23 (2.88%) Python
12 18 (2.25%) C
13 15 (1.88%) VBA
14 9 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.00%) Ruby
15 8 (1.00%) XPath
16 7 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.88%) Perl
17 6 (0.75%) VB6
17 6 (0.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 70 (8.76%) Degree
2 43 (5.38%) ISEB
3 29 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (3.13%) MCTS
5 24 (3.00%) MCP
5 24 (3.00%) MCAD
5 24 (3.00%) MCSD
6 18 (2.25%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.75%) HND
11 5 (0.63%) PMP
12 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.25%) MCSE
15 1 (0.13%) CISSP
15 1 (0.13%) CEH
15 1 (0.13%) GCIA
15 1 (0.13%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (12.52%) QA
2 14 (1.75%) SLA
3 6 (0.75%) COBIT
4 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) P3O
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (1.88%) XenApp
1 15 (1.88%) XenDesktop
2 12 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.50%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.25%) Puppet
3 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 135 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.76%) Facebook
3 37 (4.63%) Oracle
4 20 (2.50%) Twitter
5 18 (2.25%) IBM
6 16 (2.00%) VMware
7 15 (1.88%) Citrix
7 15 (1.88%) JBoss
8 14 (1.75%) Google
9 9 (1.13%) Rackspace
9 9 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.00%) SAP
10 8 (1.00%) HP
10 8 (1.00%) Compuware
10 8 (1.00%) Perforce
11 7 (0.88%) ATG
12 6 (0.75%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.75%) Adobe
13 5 (0.63%) Dundas
14 4 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Alderley Edge, Cheshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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