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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 28 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 39 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.10% 3.47% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 4.39% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 66 37 55
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 £52,000 £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
837 888 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 69.98% 78.93% 70.45%
Number of salaries quoted 701 724 732
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 £56,500 £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 29 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 29 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 +12 23 £40,000 +22.13%
Basildon +11 6 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Harlow +3 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Brentwood +9 4 £32,500 -31.57%
Chelmsford - 3 £32,500 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £55,000 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £37,500 -
Witham - 1 £57,500 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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 (47.50%) C#
1 57 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 53 (44.17%) .NET
3 48 (40.00%) SQL
4 47 (39.17%) HTML
5 41 (34.17%) CSS
6 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 34 (28.33%) OO
8 32 (26.67%) Java
8 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 29 (24.17%) Project Management
10 29 (24.17%) TDD
11 28 (23.33%) Oracle
12 25 (20.83%) E-Commerce
13 24 (20.00%) MVC
13 24 (20.00%) Degree
14 22 (18.33%) Finance
15 21 (17.50%) Visual Studio
16 19 (15.83%) PL/SQL
16 19 (15.83%) J2EE
16 19 (15.83%) Swing
16 19 (15.83%) JBoss
16 19 (15.83%) Android
16 19 (15.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (15.00%) GlassFish
17 18 (15.00%) WebSphere
17 18 (15.00%) Computer Science
17 18 (15.00%) OOP
17 18 (15.00%) MS Excel

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 18 (15.00%) WebSphere
1 18 (15.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Office
3 4 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) VoIP
2 3 (2.50%) DHCP
2 3 (2.50%) DNS
2 3 (2.50%) Firewall
2 3 (2.50%) Wireless
2 3 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 16 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.67%) Data Mining
4 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.50%) MySQL
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 19 (15.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (12.50%) Ant
3 15 (12.50%) Maven
4 13 (10.83%) Gradle
5 6 (5.00%) NUnit
5 6 (5.00%) Selenium
6 4 (3.33%) JIRA
6 4 (3.33%) MSTest
7 2 (1.67%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.67%) JMeter
7 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.83%) TestNG
8 1 (0.83%) ArgoUML
8 1 (0.83%) Cactus
8 1 (0.83%) JUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Automotive
3 4 (3.33%) Publishing
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (60.83%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) C# Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Software Developer
4 20 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 15 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (11.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (10.83%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (9.17%) Applications Developer
10 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
10 10 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Tester
12 6 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
13 5 (4.17%) Analyst
13 5 (4.17%) Support Specialist
13 5 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.17%) .NET
2 47 (39.17%) HTML
3 41 (34.17%) CSS
4 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.83%) J2EE
5 19 (15.83%) Swing
6 18 (15.00%) JMS
6 18 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 16 (13.33%) Ajax
7 16 (13.33%) WPF
8 14 (11.67%) Silverlight
9 13 (10.83%) XML
9 13 (10.83%) WCF
9 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.83%) jQuery
11 5 (4.17%) HTML5
11 5 (4.17%) Web Services
12 4 (3.33%) ADO.NET
12 4 (3.33%) WinForms
12 4 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.33%) Open Source
3 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.67%) Tandem
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) AS400
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Android
2 17 (14.17%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.50%) Windows
4 6 (5.00%) Linux
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.50%) UNIX
6 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) OO
2 29 (24.17%) Project Management
2 29 (24.17%) TDD
3 25 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 24 (20.00%) MVC
5 18 (15.00%) OOP
6 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.17%) Scrum
7 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.17%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.50%) Change Control
10 7 (5.83%) MVVM
11 5 (4.17%) Android Development
11 5 (4.17%) iOS Development
12 4 (3.33%) Test Strategy
12 4 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (3.33%) BDD
12 4 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.50%) C#
2 48 (40.00%) SQL
3 32 (26.67%) Java
3 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.83%) PL/SQL
5 15 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.50%) PHP
7 6 (5.00%) Python
8 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.33%) Jython
8 4 (3.33%) Perl
9 3 (2.50%) VBA
10 2 (1.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.83%) XAML
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) ISEB
3 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.33%) Oracle
3 19 (15.83%) JBoss
4 4 (3.33%) Sage
5 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.67%) webMethods
5 2 (1.67%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) HP
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago