The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 34 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.42% 5.83% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 7.69% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 50
Average salary £40,500 £34,250 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.24% -8.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.55% 75.83% 71.56%
Number of salaries quoted 287 313 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Preston +7 15 £35,000 +14.75%
Burnley - 7 £55,000 -
Lancaster +13 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Chorley +2 3 £42,500 -
Newton-le-Willows 0 2 £32,500 -
Blackburn -2 2 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 44 (52.38%) .NET
2 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET
3 37 (44.05%) C#
4 36 (42.86%) Java
5 28 (33.33%) SQL
6 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
8 21 (25.00%) Oracle
9 20 (23.81%) MVC
10 19 (22.62%) Web Development
10 19 (22.62%) E-Commerce
10 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (21.43%) Struts
11 18 (21.43%) Spring
11 18 (21.43%) WPF
11 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
11 18 (21.43%) Scrum
12 16 (19.05%) JDBC
12 16 (19.05%) Website Architecture
13 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing
13 15 (17.86%) OO
13 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
13 15 (17.86%) PHP
13 15 (17.86%) HTML
13 15 (17.86%) TDD
14 13 (15.48%) UML
15 12 (14.29%) Finance
15 12 (14.29%) Web Services
16 11 (13.10%) CSS
16 11 (13.10%) Oracle Reports

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (3.57%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Selenium
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (3.57%) Firebug
2 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (1.19%) NUnit
3 1 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.24%) C# Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 11 (13.10%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.90%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Tester
9 8 (9.52%) Functional Tester
9 8 (9.52%) .NET Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Manual Tester
9 8 (9.52%) Software Tester
10 7 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.95%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
12 5 (5.95%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) .NET
2 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (21.43%) Struts
4 18 (21.43%) Spring
4 18 (21.43%) WPF
4 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 16 (19.05%) JDBC
6 15 (17.86%) HTML
7 12 (14.29%) Web Services
8 11 (13.10%) CSS
8 11 (13.10%) J2EE
8 11 (13.10%) jQuery
9 6 (7.14%) CSS3
9 6 (7.14%) HTML5
9 6 (7.14%) XML
9 6 (7.14%) Ajax
9 6 (7.14%) JSON
10 5 (5.95%) WinForms
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) Interactive TV
3 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.19%) W3C
3 1 (1.19%) BBC
3 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.19%) MHEG
3 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
1 3 (3.57%) Android
1 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
2 20 (23.81%) MVC
3 19 (22.62%) Web Development
3 19 (22.62%) E-Commerce
4 18 (21.43%) Scrum
5 16 (19.05%) Website Architecture
6 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 15 (17.86%) OO
6 15 (17.86%) TDD
7 13 (15.48%) UML
8 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
9 10 (11.90%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.71%) RAD
10 9 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.71%) User Stories
11 8 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 8 (9.52%) Time Management
12 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) C#
2 36 (42.86%) Java
3 28 (33.33%) SQL
4 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.86%) PHP
5 7 (8.33%) XAML
5 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) ISEB
2 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (3.57%) Sybase
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (1.19%) OpenTV
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