The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 56 35 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.33% 12.92% 30.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.84% 17.50% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,900 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Agile Software Development
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 200 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.10% 73.80% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106 146 155
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 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Chester region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Chester

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 42 (42.42%) SQL
2 27 (27.27%) Scrum
3 25 (25.25%) Finance
3 25 (25.25%) .NET
4 23 (23.23%) C#
5 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
6 20 (20.20%) CSS
7 19 (19.19%) jQuery
8 18 (18.18%) HTML
9 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
10 16 (16.16%) MVC
11 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (15.15%) TDD
11 15 (15.15%) Java
11 15 (15.15%) Web Services
11 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 15 (15.15%) BDD
11 15 (15.15%) Mobile App
12 14 (14.14%) Cucumber
12 14 (14.14%) Test Scripting
13 13 (13.13%) HTML5
13 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
13 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
14 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
15 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
15 11 (11.11%) Kanban
16 10 (10.10%) QA
16 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
16 10 (10.10%) Entity Framework

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) GitHub
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.05%) MySQL
5 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.04%) Big Data
5 4 (4.04%) VLDB
5 4 (4.04%) OLTP
6 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.02%) Redis
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Cucumber
2 10 (10.10%) JUnit
3 8 (8.08%) Selenium
3 8 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.07%) NUnit
4 7 (7.07%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (7.07%) Moq
4 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.06%) Maven
6 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.05%) JIRA
7 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (3.03%) Toad
8 3 (3.03%) Calabash
8 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.02%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (2.02%) Gradle
General
1 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Games
3 6 (6.06%) Back Office
4 4 (4.04%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Developer
2 26 (26.26%) Analyst
3 22 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 19 (19.19%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Tester
7 10 (10.10%) Agile Business Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.05%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Junior
9 5 (5.05%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) DBA
10 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Change Manager
11 3 (3.03%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) .NET
2 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
2 20 (20.20%) CSS
3 19 (19.19%) jQuery
4 18 (18.18%) HTML
5 15 (15.15%) Web Services
6 13 (13.13%) HTML5
7 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.10%) Entity Framework
7 10 (10.10%) AngularJS
8 9 (9.09%) NHibernate
8 9 (9.09%) Ajax
9 8 (8.08%) WCF
9 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (7.07%) SignalR
10 7 (7.07%) LINQ
10 7 (7.07%) Spring
11 5 (5.05%) CSS3
12 4 (4.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.01%) Tandem
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
4 1 (1.01%) W3C
4 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) Scrum
2 16 (16.16%) MVC
3 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.15%) TDD
3 15 (15.15%) BDD
4 14 (14.14%) Test Scripting
5 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
6 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
7 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 11 (11.11%) Kanban
8 9 (9.09%) Web Development
9 8 (8.08%) Market Research
9 8 (8.08%) Mobile Development
9 8 (8.08%) Web Application Development
9 8 (8.08%) SEO
9 8 (8.08%) Pair Programming
10 7 (7.07%) UML
10 7 (7.07%) OO
10 7 (7.07%) SDLC
10 7 (7.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) C#
3 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.15%) Java
5 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby
6 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.03%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) VBScript
9 1 (1.01%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) ISEB
2 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Vertica
3 2 (2.02%) Talend
3 2 (2.02%) Tableau
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe
4 1 (1.01%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco
4 1 (1.01%) Juniper
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