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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 49 56 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.49% 22.86% 31.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.56% 28.87% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 58
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 £23,000 £30,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
146 194 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.88% 79.18% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 100 128 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (38.30%) SQL
2 26 (27.66%) HTML
3 23 (24.47%) CSS
4 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
4 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.21%) .NET
5 19 (20.21%) Java
5 19 (20.21%) C#
5 19 (20.21%) jQuery
6 18 (19.15%) HTML5
6 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
7 16 (17.02%) Finance
7 16 (17.02%) Scrum
8 15 (15.96%) TDD
9 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.77%) Web Services
10 12 (12.77%) Ajax
10 12 (12.77%) BDD
11 11 (11.70%) Cucumber
11 11 (11.70%) MVC
12 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
12 10 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
13 9 (9.57%) WCF
13 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
13 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
13 9 (9.57%) MySQL
13 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) WordPress
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) MySQL
3 8 (8.51%) OLTP
3 8 (8.51%) Big Data
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.45%) VLDB
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.45%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.45%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.19%) SQLite
6 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Cucumber
2 10 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.51%) Selenium
4 7 (7.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (7.45%) Moq
4 7 (7.45%) NUnit
4 7 (7.45%) JIRA
5 6 (6.38%) JUnit
5 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.32%) Maven
7 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (3.19%) Toad
8 3 (3.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.06%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Games
2 7 (7.45%) Back Office
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) Business Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) .NET Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.77%) Tester
6 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.51%) DBA
6 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Business Process Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Process Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.66%) HTML
2 23 (24.47%) CSS
3 19 (20.21%) .NET
3 19 (20.21%) jQuery
4 18 (19.15%) HTML5
4 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
5 12 (12.77%) Web Services
5 12 (12.77%) Ajax
6 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.57%) WCF
7 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (7.45%) CSS3
9 7 (7.45%) LINQ
9 7 (7.45%) NHibernate
9 7 (7.45%) XML
10 6 (6.38%) JSON
11 5 (5.32%) Spring
12 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) W3C
4 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Linux
1 4 (4.26%) Android
1 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Scrum
2 15 (15.96%) TDD
3 12 (12.77%) BDD
4 11 (11.70%) MVC
5 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (8.51%) Kanban
6 8 (8.51%) Market Research
6 8 (8.51%) SEO
7 7 (7.45%) Project Management
7 7 (7.45%) Web Application Development
7 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.38%) Web Development
8 6 (6.38%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.26%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) SQL
2 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.21%) C#
3 19 (20.21%) Java
4 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.32%) C
5 5 (5.32%) C++
5 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.26%) PHP
7 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.06%) Groovy
8 1 (1.06%) VBScript
8 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Vertica
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) Tableau
4 1 (1.06%) Talend
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