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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 55 49 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.45% 20.94% 40.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.77% 23.44% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 55
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,500 £50,000
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
222 209 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.61% 89.32% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 164 169 135
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 43 (47.25%) JavaScript
2 40 (43.96%) HTML
3 38 (41.76%) CSS
4 37 (40.66%) SQL
5 32 (35.16%) SQL Server
6 30 (32.97%) .NET
6 30 (32.97%) Java
6 30 (32.97%) MVC
6 30 (32.97%) jQuery
7 29 (31.87%) C#
8 24 (26.37%) Relational Database
9 23 (25.27%) Scrum
10 21 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (21.98%) TDD
12 19 (20.88%) Spring
12 19 (20.88%) Web Services
12 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
13 18 (19.78%) JIRA
13 18 (19.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (18.68%) .NET Framework
14 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (18.68%) E-Commerce
15 15 (16.48%) T-SQL
15 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (15.38%) Oracle
16 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
17 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (13.19%) WCF

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (12.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.59%) Drupal
2 6 (6.59%) WordPress
2 6 (6.59%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (6.59%) Commerce Server
2 6 (6.59%) CMS
2 6 (6.59%) Confluence
2 6 (6.59%) concrete5
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (5.49%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.37%) Relational Database
3 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (12.09%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.79%) MySQL
7 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.49%) Informix
8 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.30%) OLTP
10 3 (3.30%) Redis
10 3 (3.30%) Big Data
11 2 (2.20%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (2.20%) SAP BI
11 2 (2.20%) ROLAP
11 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (19.78%) JIRA
3 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 10 (10.99%) Selenium
4 10 (10.99%) JUnit
4 10 (10.99%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.59%) Mockito
6 5 (5.49%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.49%) MSTest
6 5 (5.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (5.49%) Moq
6 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.49%) Introscope
6 5 (5.49%) NUnit
6 5 (5.49%) Maven
7 1 (1.10%) Ant
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Developer
2 23 (25.27%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.78%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.59%) UI Developer
7 6 (6.59%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.49%) Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Business Process Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Process Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.40%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Junior
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.30%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) HTML
2 38 (41.76%) CSS
3 30 (32.97%) .NET
3 30 (32.97%) jQuery
4 19 (20.88%) Spring
4 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
4 19 (20.88%) Web Services
5 18 (19.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (18.68%) .NET Framework
7 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (13.19%) ADO.NET
8 12 (13.19%) WCF
9 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
9 11 (12.09%) HTML5
10 10 (10.99%) CSS3
10 10 (10.99%) JSON
10 10 (10.99%) Spring MVC
10 10 (10.99%) JDBC
11 9 (9.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) User Experience
2 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.79%) FMCG
4 6 (6.59%) Open Source
5 5 (5.49%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Android
1 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) MVC
2 23 (25.27%) Scrum
3 20 (21.98%) TDD
4 17 (18.68%) E-Commerce
5 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.19%) Web Development
7 11 (12.09%) OO
7 11 (12.09%) Kanban
8 10 (10.99%) Project Management
9 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (6.59%) Android Development
12 6 (6.59%) iOS Development
13 5 (5.49%) MVVM
13 5 (5.49%) BDD
13 5 (5.49%) Service Management
13 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) JavaScript
2 37 (40.66%) SQL
3 30 (32.97%) Java
4 29 (31.87%) C#
5 15 (16.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.30%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) VBScript
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) IBM
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.59%) ATG
4 6 (6.59%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.59%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.49%) Perforce
5 5 (5.49%) Compuware
5 5 (5.49%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Teradata
6 2 (2.20%) Tableau
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) Vertica
7 1 (1.10%) Telerik
7 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
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