The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 29 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 74 38 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.16% 3.43% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 4.36% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 58
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
836 871 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 69.61% 78.61% 71.02%
Number of salaries quoted 702 717 737
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Software Development
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 24 £40,000 +22.13%
Brentwood +11 6 £36,250 -23.68%
Basildon +10 5 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Harlow +1 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Saffron Walden - 3 £55,000 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £37,500 -
Witham - 1 £57,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £32,500 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (47.90%) C#
1 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 53 (44.54%) .NET
3 49 (41.18%) SQL
3 49 (41.18%) HTML
4 43 (36.13%) CSS
5 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
6 37 (31.09%) OO
7 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 32 (26.89%) Java
9 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
9 30 (25.21%) TDD
10 29 (24.37%) Project Management
11 28 (23.53%) Oracle
12 25 (21.01%) E-Commerce
13 24 (20.17%) MVC
13 24 (20.17%) Degree
14 22 (18.49%) Finance
15 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
16 19 (15.97%) PL/SQL
16 19 (15.97%) J2EE
16 19 (15.97%) JBoss
16 19 (15.97%) Swing
16 19 (15.97%) OOP
16 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
16 19 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (15.13%) Computer Science
17 18 (15.13%) WebSphere
17 18 (15.13%) GlassFish
17 18 (15.13%) JMS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (15.13%) WebLogic
1 18 (15.13%) WebSphere
1 18 (15.13%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.84%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) VoIP
2 3 (2.52%) DHCP
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) Wireless
2 3 (2.52%) SMS
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.45%) RDBMS
4 14 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 13 (10.92%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database
8 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.52%) MySQL
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 19 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (12.61%) Ant
3 15 (12.61%) Maven
4 13 (10.92%) Gradle
5 6 (5.04%) NUnit
6 4 (3.36%) Selenium
6 4 (3.36%) MSTest
7 2 (1.68%) JIRA
7 2 (1.68%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.68%) JMeter
7 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.84%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.84%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.84%) TestNG
8 1 (0.84%) ArgoUML
8 1 (0.84%) Cactus
8 1 (0.84%) JUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Automotive
3 6 (5.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Publishing
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (63.03%) Developer
2 23 (19.33%) C# Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 20 (16.81%) .NET Developer
5 15 (12.61%) Project Manager
5 15 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (10.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Applications Developer
9 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.40%) C# Application Developer
9 10 (8.40%) .NET Applications Developer
9 10 (8.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Support Specialist
11 5 (4.20%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.54%) .NET
2 49 (41.18%) HTML
3 43 (36.13%) CSS
4 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.97%) J2EE
5 19 (15.97%) Swing
6 18 (15.13%) JMS
6 18 (15.13%) Hibernate
7 17 (14.29%) Ajax
8 16 (13.45%) WPF
9 14 (11.76%) Silverlight
10 13 (10.92%) XML
10 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (10.08%) WCF
12 8 (6.72%) jQuery
13 7 (5.88%) HTML5
14 6 (5.04%) CSS3
15 5 (4.20%) XHTML
15 5 (4.20%) Web Services
16 4 (3.36%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) Open Source
3 7 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) Tandem
6 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.84%) Social Network
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Android
2 15 (12.61%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.88%) Windows
4 6 (5.04%) Linux
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.52%) UNIX
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) OO
2 30 (25.21%) TDD
3 29 (24.37%) Project Management
4 25 (21.01%) E-Commerce
5 24 (20.17%) MVC
6 19 (15.97%) OOP
7 16 (13.45%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.24%) Waterfall
9 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.40%) Scrum
11 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.56%) Change Control
12 7 (5.88%) MVVM
13 5 (4.20%) Android Development
13 5 (4.20%) iOS Development
13 5 (4.20%) Creative Marketing
14 4 (3.36%) Automated Testing
14 4 (3.36%) Business Analysis
14 4 (3.36%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.90%) C#
2 49 (41.18%) SQL
3 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 32 (26.89%) Java
5 19 (15.97%) PL/SQL
6 15 (12.61%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.56%) PHP
8 6 (5.04%) Python
9 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.36%) Jython
9 4 (3.36%) Perl
10 3 (2.52%) VBA
11 2 (1.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.84%) XAML
12 1 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.53%) Oracle
3 19 (15.97%) JBoss
4 4 (3.36%) Sage
5 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.68%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.84%) webMethods
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) HP
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago