The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.45% 9.72% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 11.38% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 10
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Agile Software Development
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 123 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 83.10% 85.42% 70.15%
Number of salaries quoted 107 104 85
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Colchester region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Colchester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 19 (61.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (51.61%) JMeter
3 15 (48.39%) HP
4 14 (45.16%) Selenium
5 13 (41.94%) Manual Testing
5 13 (41.94%) Brocade
5 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 13 (41.94%) SAN
5 13 (41.94%) CommVault
5 13 (41.94%) CMDB
5 13 (41.94%) Test Planning
5 13 (41.94%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (41.94%) 3PAR
5 13 (41.94%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
7 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
8 8 (25.81%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Java
10 6 (19.35%) Validation
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
12 3 (9.68%) Oracle
12 3 (9.68%) JUnit
12 3 (9.68%) JBoss
12 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
12 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 3 (9.68%) Finance
12 3 (9.68%) Aerospace

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (9.68%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) SAN
1 13 (41.94%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) JMeter
2 14 (45.16%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.45%) Redmine
4 2 (6.45%) Ant
4 2 (6.45%) Rational Rose
4 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.45%) DbUnit
4 2 (6.45%) JProfiler
4 2 (6.45%) Hudson
4 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.45%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) NUnit
4 2 (6.45%) ArgoUML
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Cactus
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
1 13 (41.94%) Storage Specialist
1 13 (41.94%) Senior Storage Specialist
1 13 (41.94%) Backup Specialist
2 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Swing
1 2 (6.45%) Java EE
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (41.94%) CMDB
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Scrum
1 13 (41.94%) Manual Testing
1 13 (41.94%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (41.94%) Test Planning
2 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
3 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
3 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Use Case
6 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Management
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) HP
2 13 (41.94%) CommVault
2 13 (41.94%) Brocade
2 13 (41.94%) 3PAR
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft