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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 61 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.88% 28.64% 26.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.65% 34.27% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 67
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,250 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
139 178 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.76% 83.57% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 105 109 249
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £45,000 £47,950
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 6 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 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 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 29 (29.90%) HTML
3 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.80%) CSS
4 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
5 21 (21.65%) .NET
5 21 (21.65%) Java
5 21 (21.65%) C#
6 20 (20.62%) jQuery
7 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
7 19 (19.59%) Scrum
8 18 (18.56%) TDD
9 17 (17.53%) HTML5
10 15 (15.46%) MVC
10 15 (15.46%) Finance
10 15 (15.46%) Web Services
11 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (12.37%) BDD
11 12 (12.37%) .NET Framework
11 12 (12.37%) WCF
12 11 (11.34%) Ajax
12 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
12 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
13 10 (10.31%) MySQL
13 10 (10.31%) Degree
14 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
14 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (9.28%) Cucumber

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (3.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.03%) WordPress
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.31%) MySQL
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.25%) OLTP
5 8 (8.25%) Big Data
5 8 (8.25%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.22%) VLDB
6 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.09%) SQLite
9 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.06%) SAP BI
10 2 (2.06%) ROLAP
10 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.28%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (7.22%) Moq
3 7 (7.22%) NUnit
3 7 (7.22%) JIRA
3 7 (7.22%) Selenium
4 6 (6.19%) JUnit
4 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.15%) Maven
6 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.09%) Toad
7 3 (3.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.06%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.03%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Games
3 5 (5.15%) Back Office
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) Analyst
2 18 (18.56%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Tester
6 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.25%) DBA
7 8 (8.25%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Business Process Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Process Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.15%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.12%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) HTML
2 26 (26.80%) CSS
3 21 (21.65%) .NET
4 20 (20.62%) jQuery
5 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
6 17 (17.53%) HTML5
7 15 (15.46%) Web Services
8 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (12.37%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.37%) WCF
9 11 (11.34%) Ajax
10 8 (8.25%) NHibernate
10 8 (8.25%) LINQ
10 8 (8.25%) CSS3
11 7 (7.22%) JSON
11 7 (7.22%) XML
12 6 (6.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (5.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.09%) Replication
2 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.06%) FMCG
4 1 (1.03%) Open Source
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) W3C
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Android
2 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Scrum
2 18 (18.56%) TDD
3 15 (15.46%) MVC
4 12 (12.37%) BDD
5 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
5 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.25%) Kanban
7 7 (7.22%) Web Application Development
7 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.22%) Project Management
8 6 (6.19%) SEO
8 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.19%) Pair Programming
8 6 (6.19%) Market Research
9 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.15%) Data Management
9 5 (5.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.65%) C#
3 21 (21.65%) Java
4 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) C
5 5 (5.15%) C++
6 4 (4.12%) PHP
6 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.06%) Python
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.03%) Groovy
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) VCP4
3 5 (5.15%) ISEB
4 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Vertica
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Tableau
5 2 (2.06%) SAP
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.06%) Teradata
6 1 (1.03%) Talend
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