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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.00% 6.71% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.94% 8.99% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 62 31 26
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £51,125
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
389 367 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.55% 74.59% 71.81%
Number of salaries quoted 305 331 315
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 £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Preston +13 19 £60,000 +67.83%
Blackpool - 9 £43,500 - 4
Burnley - 9 £70,000 -
Lancaster +6 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Chorley - 7 £47,000 - 3
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 -
Newton-le-Willows +3 1 £32,500 - 1
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 53 (60.92%) .NET
2 49 (56.32%) C#
3 46 (52.87%) ASP.NET
4 42 (48.28%) MVC
5 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
6 32 (36.78%) Scrum
7 31 (35.63%) SQL
8 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 26 (29.89%) HTML
10 25 (28.74%) WPF
10 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (27.59%) jQuery
11 24 (27.59%) OO
12 21 (24.14%) CSS
13 20 (22.99%) .NET Framework
14 19 (21.84%) Oracle
15 17 (19.54%) Web Services
16 16 (18.39%) Test Scripting
16 16 (18.39%) Java
17 15 (17.24%) TDD
18 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
18 14 (16.09%) WCF
19 12 (13.79%) XML
19 12 (13.79%) SOAP
20 11 (12.64%) Oracle Reports
20 11 (12.64%) Marketing
20 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
21 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
22 9 (10.34%) J2EE
22 9 (10.34%) Hibernate

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (4.60%) ColdFusion
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.30%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.30%) DB2
7 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.15%) MySQL
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Maven
1 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.60%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.45%) Firebug
2 3 (3.45%) JIRA
2 3 (3.45%) Selenium
2 3 (3.45%) Hudson
3 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (12.64%) Marketing
2 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 22 (25.29%) C# Developer
4 17 (19.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (16.09%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
7 10 (11.49%) Java Developer
7 10 (11.49%) Software Developer
8 9 (10.34%) Team Leader
8 9 (10.34%) Digital Project Manager
8 9 (10.34%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (9.20%) .NET Team Leader
9 8 (9.20%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.90%) Functional Tester
10 6 (6.90%) Software Team Leader
10 6 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Manual Tester
10 6 (6.90%) Software Tester
10 6 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) .NET
2 46 (52.87%) ASP.NET
3 26 (29.89%) HTML
4 25 (28.74%) WPF
4 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (27.59%) jQuery
6 21 (24.14%) CSS
7 20 (22.99%) .NET Framework
8 17 (19.54%) Web Services
9 14 (16.09%) WCF
10 12 (13.79%) XML
10 12 (13.79%) SOAP
11 9 (10.34%) J2EE
11 9 (10.34%) Hibernate
11 9 (10.34%) Spring
11 9 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (9.20%) Spring MVC
13 7 (8.05%) Struts
13 7 (8.05%) REST
14 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Digital Media
2 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.90%) iSeries
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) W3C
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Android
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) CentOS
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.30%) AIX
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) MVC
2 32 (36.78%) Scrum
3 24 (27.59%) OO
4 16 (18.39%) Test Scripting
5 15 (17.24%) TDD
6 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 9 (10.34%) MVVM
10 8 (9.20%) Web Development
10 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.90%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.90%) UML
12 5 (5.75%) Load Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Parallel Computing
12 5 (5.75%) User Stories
13 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.32%) C#
2 31 (35.63%) SQL
3 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.39%) Java
5 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.90%) RPG
7 5 (5.75%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) XAML
8 2 (2.30%) COBOL
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) ISEB
2 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) Facebook
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Progress
5 1 (1.15%) Zend
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