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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.54% 7.63% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.22% 9.62% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 7
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £48,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
232 208 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.12% 79.39% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 154 154 101
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 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 20 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
1 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 28 (50.91%) CSS
3 25 (45.45%) HTML
4 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
5 22 (40.00%) C#
6 21 (38.18%) Java
7 18 (32.73%) MVC
8 17 (30.91%) .NET
8 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
8 17 (30.91%) Relational Database
9 15 (27.27%) JIRA
9 15 (27.27%) jQuery
9 15 (27.27%) Spring
10 14 (25.45%) TDD
10 14 (25.45%) Web Development
10 14 (25.45%) Scrum
11 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
11 13 (23.64%) IBM
11 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (23.64%) HTML5
12 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
12 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
13 11 (20.00%) OO
13 11 (20.00%) Oracle
13 11 (20.00%) Web Services
13 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (20.00%) Finance
14 10 (18.18%) MySQL
14 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) CMS
3 6 (10.91%) Drupal
3 6 (10.91%) WordPress
3 6 (10.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (10.91%) Confluence
3 6 (10.91%) concrete5
3 6 (10.91%) Commerce Server
4 5 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.64%) Mule
5 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (18.18%) MySQL
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
7 5 (9.09%) OLAP
7 5 (9.09%) Informix
7 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
8 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.64%) OLTP
10 2 (3.64%) Redis
10 2 (3.64%) Big Data
10 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) JIRA
2 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.09%) Introscope
4 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 5 (9.09%) Mockito
4 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.09%) JUnit
4 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) UI Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.91%) UI Programmer
6 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Server Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) CSS
2 25 (45.45%) HTML
3 17 (30.91%) .NET
4 15 (27.27%) Spring
4 15 (27.27%) jQuery
5 13 (23.64%) HTML5
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
7 11 (20.00%) Web Services
8 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (16.36%) CSS3
9 9 (16.36%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) J2EE
10 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.73%) SOAP
11 7 (12.73%) WSDL
11 7 (12.73%) JAX-RPC
12 6 (10.91%) Spring MVC
12 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
12 6 (10.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) FMCG
2 6 (10.91%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Android
1 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) MVC
2 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.45%) Scrum
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
3 14 (25.45%) Web Development
4 11 (20.00%) OO
5 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.91%) Kanban
7 6 (10.91%) Android Development
7 6 (10.91%) iOS Development
8 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
1 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) C#
3 21 (38.18%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.64%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) IBM
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Perforce
4 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
4 6 (10.91%) Sitecore
4 6 (10.91%) ATG
5 5 (9.09%) Compuware
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.64%) JBoss
7 2 (3.64%) Google
8 1 (1.82%) Dundas
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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