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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 42 82 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.88% 36.12% 31.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.45% 41.62% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 83
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
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
165 197 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.94% 86.78% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 125 258
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.96%) HTML
4 29 (29.90%) CSS
5 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
6 24 (24.74%) .NET
6 24 (24.74%) Java
6 24 (24.74%) jQuery
7 23 (23.71%) C#
7 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
8 22 (22.68%) Web Services
8 22 (22.68%) MVC
9 19 (19.59%) TDD
10 18 (18.56%) Scrum
10 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
10 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (15.46%) WCF
12 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
13 14 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (13.40%) Degree
14 13 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
15 12 (12.37%) ADO.NET
15 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (11.34%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (3.09%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.03%) JBoss
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
3 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (10.31%) MongoDB
7 8 (8.25%) MySQL
8 7 (7.22%) OLTP
8 7 (7.22%) Big Data
9 6 (6.19%) VLDB
9 6 (6.19%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.09%) Redis
11 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (3.09%) SQLite
12 2 (2.06%) ROLAP
12 2 (2.06%) SAP BI
12 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.28%) JIRA
2 9 (9.28%) Selenium
3 8 (8.25%) JUnit
3 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.22%) Maven
5 6 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (6.19%) Moq
5 6 (6.19%) NUnit
6 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.12%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.12%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.09%) MSTest
8 3 (3.09%) Toad
8 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.06%) Mockito
10 1 (1.03%) Concordion
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) Back Office
3 3 (3.09%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Developer
2 22 (22.68%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.59%) Analyst
4 16 (16.49%) Business Analyst
5 15 (15.46%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Process Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) DBA
7 7 (7.22%) Business Process Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Tester
8 6 (6.19%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) SQL DBA
9 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Service Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) HTML
2 29 (29.90%) CSS
3 24 (24.74%) .NET
3 24 (24.74%) jQuery
4 22 (22.68%) Web Services
5 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
6 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (15.46%) WCF
7 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
8 13 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 12 (12.37%) ADO.NET
10 11 (11.34%) HTML5
11 9 (9.28%) Spring
12 8 (8.25%) CSS3
13 7 (7.22%) JSON
13 7 (7.22%) XML
14 5 (5.15%) JDBC
14 5 (5.15%) Hibernate
14 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) User Experience
2 3 (3.09%) Replication
2 3 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.06%) FMCG
3 2 (2.06%) Open Source
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Android
3 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) MVC
2 19 (19.59%) TDD
3 18 (18.56%) Scrum
4 11 (11.34%) Project Management
4 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.31%) BDD
6 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.22%) OO
7 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.19%) Pair Programming
8 6 (6.19%) Kanban
8 6 (6.19%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.15%) Data Management
9 5 (5.15%) Web Development
9 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.74%) Java
4 23 (23.71%) C#
5 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) C++
6 4 (4.12%) C
6 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.09%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) Vertica
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) Teradata
4 2 (2.06%) Google
4 2 (2.06%) Tableau
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.03%) Compuware
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) Perforce
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