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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 65 47 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.52% 17.09% 32.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.05% 22.71% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 54
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
151 207 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.83% 75.27% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 110 148 225
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (40.18%) SQL
2 27 (24.11%) HTML
3 26 (23.21%) CSS
3 26 (23.21%) Scrum
4 24 (21.43%) Finance
5 22 (19.64%) Java
5 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 21 (18.75%) C#
6 21 (18.75%) .NET
6 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 21 (18.75%) jQuery
7 20 (17.86%) HTML5
8 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
9 17 (15.18%) TDD
10 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 15 (13.39%) E-Commerce
11 15 (13.39%) Web Services
12 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.61%) BDD
13 13 (11.61%) Mobile App
14 12 (10.71%) Cucumber
14 12 (10.71%) Ajax
14 12 (10.71%) Test Scripting
14 12 (10.71%) MVC
15 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.93%) Automated Testing
16 10 (8.93%) Vertica
17 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
17 9 (8.04%) Entity Framework
17 9 (8.04%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.89%) WordPress
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) MySQL
2 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.14%) OLTP
3 8 (7.14%) Big Data
4 7 (6.25%) VLDB
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.68%) SQLite
7 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.79%) Redis
8 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 9 (8.04%) Selenium
3 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.14%) JUnit
4 7 (6.25%) NUnit
4 7 (6.25%) JIRA
4 7 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (6.25%) Moq
5 6 (5.36%) Maven
5 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.68%) Toad
7 3 (2.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.79%) Ant
8 2 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Back Office
3 7 (6.25%) Games
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) Analyst
3 19 (16.96%) Business Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 14 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.71%) Tester
7 10 (8.93%) Project Manager
7 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) DBA
8 8 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) SQL DBA
10 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Administrator
10 5 (4.46%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) HTML
2 26 (23.21%) CSS
3 21 (18.75%) .NET
3 21 (18.75%) jQuery
4 20 (17.86%) HTML5
5 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
6 15 (13.39%) Web Services
7 12 (10.71%) Ajax
8 9 (8.04%) Entity Framework
8 9 (8.04%) CSS3
8 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
9 8 (7.14%) NHibernate
10 7 (6.25%) Spring
10 7 (6.25%) XML
10 7 (6.25%) WCF
10 7 (6.25%) LINQ
10 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.46%) SignalR
11 5 (4.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.68%) Replication
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) W3C
4 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) Android
2 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) Scrum
2 17 (15.18%) TDD
3 15 (13.39%) E-Commerce
4 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (11.61%) BDD
6 12 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 12 (10.71%) MVC
7 10 (8.93%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.04%) Web Development
8 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.04%) Kanban
9 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 8 (7.14%) Market Research
9 8 (7.14%) SEO
9 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 7 (6.25%) Project Management
10 7 (6.25%) Web Application Development
11 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) SQL
2 22 (19.64%) Java
2 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.75%) C#
4 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.46%) C++
5 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.46%) C
6 4 (3.57%) PHP
7 3 (2.68%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) Python
8 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) VBScript
9 1 (0.89%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) ISEB
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Vertica
3 8 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Talend
5 2 (1.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco
6 1 (0.89%) Juniper
6 1 (0.89%) VMware
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