The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.80% 8.05% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.58% 9.91% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 212 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 76.00% 81.23% 62.76%
Number of salaries quoted 125 141 105
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £26,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Software Development
Cheshire

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 23 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (43.14%) CSS
3 21 (41.18%) HTML
4 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
5 18 (35.29%) Java
6 15 (29.41%) Scrum
6 15 (29.41%) JIRA
7 14 (27.45%) Web Development
7 14 (27.45%) HTML5
8 13 (25.49%) Spring
8 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (23.53%) Finance
9 12 (23.53%) MVC
10 11 (21.57%) TDD
10 11 (21.57%) IBM
10 11 (21.57%) .NET
10 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
10 11 (21.57%) jQuery
11 10 (19.61%) CSS3
11 10 (19.61%) MySQL
11 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
11 10 (19.61%) Data Analysis
12 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
13 8 (15.69%) Mobile Application Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.73%) CMS
3 6 (11.76%) WordPress
3 6 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (11.76%) Confluence
3 6 (11.76%) Drupal
3 6 (11.76%) Commerce Server
3 6 (11.76%) concrete5
4 3 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
5 2 (3.92%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) CTI
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (19.61%) MySQL
4 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (15.69%) OLAP
5 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.88%) Informix
9 2 (3.92%) OLTP
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) JIRA
2 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.88%) Mockito
4 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.88%) Introscope
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) PhoneGap
4 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.76%) UI Developer
4 6 (11.76%) UI Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) Business Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Web Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) DBA
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) CSS
2 21 (41.18%) HTML
3 14 (27.45%) HTML5
4 13 (25.49%) Spring
5 11 (21.57%) jQuery
5 11 (21.57%) .NET
6 10 (19.61%) CSS3
7 8 (15.69%) XML
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
9 6 (11.76%) Web Services
9 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Backbone.js
9 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.80%) RESTful
10 5 (9.80%) SOAP
10 5 (9.80%) J2EE
10 5 (9.80%) WSDL
10 5 (9.80%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) FMCG
3 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Wiki
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Android
1 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
2 15 (29.41%) Scrum
3 14 (27.45%) Web Development
4 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (23.53%) MVC
6 11 (21.57%) TDD
7 10 (19.61%) Data Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (13.73%) Kanban
9 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
10 6 (11.76%) Android Development
10 6 (11.76%) iOS Development
11 5 (9.80%) OO
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (7.84%) Project Management
12 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) C#
3 18 (35.29%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) XPath
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) IBM
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 7 (13.73%) ATG
4 6 (11.76%) Atlassian
4 6 (11.76%) Sitecore
5 5 (9.80%) Perforce
6 4 (7.84%) Dundas
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.88%) Compuware
7 3 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (1.96%) JBoss
8 1 (1.96%) hybris
8 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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