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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.73% 8.53% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 10.53% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 6
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
200 209 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 77.82% 81.01% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 141 103
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 24 (48.00%) CSS
3 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (44.00%) C#
4 22 (44.00%) HTML
5 19 (38.00%) Java
5 19 (38.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (28.00%) MVC
6 14 (28.00%) Scrum
6 14 (28.00%) Spring
6 14 (28.00%) JIRA
6 14 (28.00%) HTML5
7 13 (26.00%) Web Development
8 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
8 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (24.00%) TDD
8 12 (24.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (24.00%) IBM
8 12 (24.00%) jQuery
9 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
9 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
9 11 (22.00%) Finance
9 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (20.00%) MySQL
10 10 (20.00%) CSS3
11 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (18.00%) Mobile App
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.00%) CMS
3 6 (12.00%) Commerce Server
3 6 (12.00%) WordPress
3 6 (12.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (12.00%) Drupal
3 6 (12.00%) concrete5
3 6 (12.00%) Confluence
4 4 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.00%) Mule
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (20.00%) MySQL
5 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (14.00%) OLAP
7 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (8.00%) Informix
10 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (4.00%) OLTP
11 2 (4.00%) Big Data
11 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) JIRA
2 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.00%) Introscope
4 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 4 (8.00%) Selenium
4 4 (8.00%) Mockito
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.00%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.00%) Hudson
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) UI Developer
4 6 (12.00%) UI Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Junior
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Junior Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) CSS
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
3 14 (28.00%) Spring
3 14 (28.00%) HTML5
4 12 (24.00%) .NET
4 12 (24.00%) jQuery
5 10 (20.00%) CSS3
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (16.00%) XML
7 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) SOAP
8 6 (12.00%) WSDL
8 6 (12.00%) JAX-RPC
8 6 (12.00%) Spring MVC
8 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (12.00%) RESTful
8 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.00%) FMCG
3 5 (10.00%) Open Source
4 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.00%) Wiki
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (14.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (28.00%) MVC
2 14 (28.00%) Scrum
3 13 (26.00%) Web Development
4 12 (24.00%) TDD
4 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.00%) OO
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) Kanban
8 6 (12.00%) Android Development
8 6 (12.00%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.00%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) C#
3 19 (38.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) XPath
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Perforce
3 6 (12.00%) ATG
3 6 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (12.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.00%) Compuware
4 4 (8.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) Dundas
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
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