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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 21 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.65% 11.67% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.67% 14.29% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £19,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
134 147 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 80.72% 81.67% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 125 128 100
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 £28,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Colchester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (45.00%) JMeter
2 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.00%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
3 13 (32.50%) Test Planning
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) Degree
4 12 (30.00%) Java
5 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
5 11 (27.50%) HP
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 10 (25.00%) QA
6 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (22.50%) JBoss
7 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) CommVault
8 8 (20.00%) Brocade
8 8 (20.00%) OOP
8 8 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (20.00%) Swing
8 8 (20.00%) 3PAR
8 8 (20.00%) SAN
8 8 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (20.00%) Ant

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) JBoss
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
1 8 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) JMeter
2 14 (35.00%) Selenium
3 8 (20.00%) Maven
3 8 (20.00%) Ant
4 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 5 (12.50%) Gradle
6 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.00%) JUnit
7 3 (7.50%) Rational Rose
7 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (7.50%) Cactus
7 3 (7.50%) NUnit
7 3 (7.50%) ArgoUML
7 3 (7.50%) DbUnit
7 3 (7.50%) JProfiler
7 3 (7.50%) Hudson
7 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
7 3 (7.50%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Redmine
General
1 6 (15.00%) Automotive
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 8 (20.00%) Backup Specialist
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Swing
2 6 (15.00%) J2EE
2 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (15.00%) Silverlight
3 5 (12.50%) Ajax
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) JMS
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) WPF
5 3 (7.50%) Java EE
5 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) WCF
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.50%) WinForms
7 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.00%) CMDB
4 4 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Android
1 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Scrum
2 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
2 13 (32.50%) Test Planning
3 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
6 8 (20.00%) OOP
6 8 (20.00%) OO
6 8 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Validation
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Use Case
8 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.00%) Change Control
10 2 (5.00%) Android Development
10 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) HP
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 8 (20.00%) CommVault
3 8 (20.00%) Brocade
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) DevExpress