The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 157 99 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.55% 8.53% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.92% 10.66% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 137 85 66
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
986 929 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.82% 80.02% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 733 703 574
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Essex

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Essex

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +6 18 £38,500 -0.64%
Chelmsford +8 14 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Southend-on-Sea +4 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Basildon -2 12 £46,250 -7.50%
Brentwood +2 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Wickford - 8 £47,500 - 1
Harlow - 4 £42,500 -
Witham - 3 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £52,500 -
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 138 (50.00%) .NET
2 130 (47.10%) SQL Server
3 126 (45.65%) C#
4 90 (32.61%) ASP.NET
5 86 (31.16%) SQL
6 83 (30.07%) MVC
7 74 (26.81%) TDD
8 64 (23.19%) Microsoft
9 63 (22.83%) HTML
10 59 (21.38%) Scrum
11 55 (19.93%) Finance
11 55 (19.93%) WCF
12 52 (18.84%) Waterfall
13 51 (18.48%) Java
14 50 (18.12%) OO
14 50 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (17.39%) CSS
16 45 (16.30%) JavaScript
17 38 (13.77%) Project Management
18 37 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 34 (12.32%) Visual Studio
20 33 (11.96%) Oracle
20 33 (11.96%) E-Commerce
20 33 (11.96%) WPF
21 31 (11.23%) Windows
22 30 (10.87%) OOP
22 30 (10.87%) XML
22 30 (10.87%) Degree
23 29 (10.51%) Android
23 29 (10.51%) NUnit

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 17 (6.16%) JBoss
2 16 (5.80%) Node.js
3 14 (5.07%) GlassFish
3 14 (5.07%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.07%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.99%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.90%) CMS
6 6 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.09%) IIS
9 2 (0.72%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.72%) Kentico
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.72%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (0.72%) DNN
9 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.36%) Mule
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.71%) MS Project
3 3 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.26%) VoIP
2 7 (2.54%) Intranet
3 5 (1.81%) SMS
3 5 (1.81%) Wireless
4 4 (1.45%) SAN
4 4 (1.45%) Internet
5 3 (1.09%) IPv4
5 3 (1.09%) IPv6
5 3 (1.09%) Firewall
5 3 (1.09%) NAS
6 2 (0.72%) NFC
6 2 (0.72%) SMPP
7 1 (0.36%) HTTP
7 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (47.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (7.25%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.07%) Oracle Database
6 14 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.62%) Data Mining
8 9 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.36%) MySQL
12 1 (0.36%) SQLite
12 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (12.32%) Visual Studio
3 29 (10.51%) NUnit
4 20 (7.25%) Selenium
5 18 (6.52%) JMeter
6 16 (5.80%) MSTest
7 13 (4.71%) Ant
7 13 (4.71%) Maven
8 10 (3.62%) Gradle
9 9 (3.26%) Moq
10 8 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (2.90%) Git (software)
11 7 (2.54%) JIRA
12 5 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.81%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.45%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.45%) Hudson
13 4 (1.45%) Subversion
13 4 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (1.09%) TestDirector
General
1 55 (19.93%) Finance
2 19 (6.88%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.71%) Automotive
4 12 (4.35%) Banking
5 10 (3.62%) Games
6 8 (2.90%) Marketing
7 7 (2.54%) Publishing
7 7 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.17%) Back Office
9 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.09%) Local Government
10 2 (0.72%) Retail
10 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (52.54%) Developer
2 58 (21.01%) .NET Developer
3 42 (15.22%) C# Developer
4 41 (14.86%) Project Manager
5 32 (11.59%) Analyst
6 27 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 27 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (7.97%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.25%) Java Developer
9 18 (6.52%) Development Manager
10 14 (5.07%) Test Analyst
11 13 (4.71%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 12 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (4.35%) Applications Developer
12 12 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 11 (3.99%) Senior Software Developer
13 11 (3.99%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (50.00%) .NET
2 90 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 63 (22.83%) HTML
4 55 (19.93%) WCF
5 50 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (17.39%) CSS
7 33 (11.96%) WPF
8 30 (10.87%) XML
9 22 (7.97%) jQuery
10 21 (7.61%) Ajax
10 21 (7.61%) .NET Framework
11 18 (6.52%) Ninject
11 18 (6.52%) Web Services
12 16 (5.80%) J2EE
13 14 (5.07%) Silverlight
13 14 (5.07%) Hibernate
13 14 (5.07%) JMS
13 14 (5.07%) XHTML
14 13 (4.71%) Swing
14 13 (4.71%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (3.62%) iPhone
6 9 (3.26%) PMI
6 9 (3.26%) Open Source
7 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.81%) BBC
8 5 (1.81%) Social Media
8 5 (1.81%) Social Network
9 4 (1.45%) User Experience
9 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.45%) GIS
10 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.09%) PKI
10 3 (1.09%) CESG
11 2 (0.72%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.23%) Windows
2 29 (10.51%) Android
3 20 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.07%) MVC
2 74 (26.81%) TDD
3 59 (21.38%) Scrum
4 52 (18.84%) Waterfall
5 50 (18.12%) OO
6 38 (13.77%) Project Management
7 33 (11.96%) E-Commerce
8 30 (10.87%) OOP
9 27 (9.78%) PRINCE2
10 24 (8.70%) Web Application Development
11 23 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
12 22 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (7.61%) Web Development
14 20 (7.25%) Unit Testing
15 19 (6.88%) Manual Testing
16 17 (6.16%) Configuration Management
16 17 (6.16%) MVVM
17 16 (5.80%) Change Control
18 15 (5.43%) Software Engineering
18 15 (5.43%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 126 (45.65%) C#
2 86 (31.16%) SQL
3 51 (18.48%) Java
4 45 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.97%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.16%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.90%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.17%) Ruby
9 5 (1.81%) F#
10 3 (1.09%) C++
10 3 (1.09%) C
10 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 3 (1.09%) Groovy
11 1 (0.36%) VC++
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (10.87%) Degree
2 11 (3.99%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.26%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.54%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) MCTS
5 2 (0.72%) MCP
5 2 (0.72%) MCAD
5 2 (0.72%) MCSD
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) APMP
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.42%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.09%) COBIT
2 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 64 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.96%) Oracle
3 14 (5.07%) Google
4 10 (3.62%) Facebook
5 8 (2.90%) Sage
6 7 (2.54%) HP
7 6 (2.17%) Twitter
8 5 (1.81%) Apple
8 5 (1.81%) Sony
8 5 (1.81%) Yahoo!
9 3 (1.09%) IBM
9 3 (1.09%) VMware
10 2 (0.72%) Tableau
10 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.72%) Ektron
10 2 (0.72%) Alterian
10 2 (0.72%) Dell
10 2 (0.72%) webMethods
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