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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 13 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.88% 6.17% 7.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 7.52% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 10
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +50.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
131 133 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 79.39% 82.10% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 120 117 78
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £37,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 February 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 21 (65.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (62.50%) HP
3 17 (53.13%) SAN
3 17 (53.13%) CommVault
3 17 (53.13%) Brocade
3 17 (53.13%) CMDB
3 17 (53.13%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (53.13%) 3PAR
3 17 (53.13%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (40.63%) JMeter
5 10 (31.25%) Selenium
6 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) Test Planning
7 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.88%) QA
8 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.75%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle
11 4 (12.50%) JUnit
11 4 (12.50%) JBoss
11 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.50%) Validation
11 4 (12.50%) Open Source
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
12 3 (9.38%) Redmine

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) SAN
1 17 (53.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) JMeter
2 10 (31.25%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.38%) Redmine
4 3 (9.38%) Ant
4 3 (9.38%) Rational Rose
4 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (9.38%) DbUnit
4 3 (9.38%) JProfiler
4 3 (9.38%) Hudson
4 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
4 3 (9.38%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.38%) NUnit
4 3 (9.38%) ArgoUML
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Cactus
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Storage Specialist
1 17 (53.13%) Senior Storage Specialist
1 17 (53.13%) Backup Specialist
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Swing
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (53.13%) CMDB
3 4 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) Test Planning
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) OOP
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Test Management
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) HP
2 17 (53.13%) CommVault
2 17 (53.13%) Brocade
2 17 (53.13%) 3PAR
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft