The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 70 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.44% 7.49% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.20% 9.82% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 70 38 28
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,300 £51,125
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Agile Software Development
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
432 397 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.92% 76.20% 71.18%
Number of salaries quoted 346 358 323
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 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 22 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 +7 16 £60,000 +67.83% 4
Chorley - 11 £47,000 - 1
Blackpool - 9 £43,500 - 1
Lancaster -2 7 £35,000 -
Burnley - 7 £70,000 -
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 -
Newton-le-Willows +1 2 £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 22 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 58 (62.37%) .NET
2 54 (58.06%) C#
3 51 (54.84%) ASP.NET
4 48 (51.61%) MVC
5 40 (43.01%) SQL
5 40 (43.01%) SQL Server
6 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
7 31 (33.33%) HTML
7 31 (33.33%) Scrum
8 30 (32.26%) jQuery
9 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (30.11%) .NET Framework
10 27 (29.03%) CSS
11 24 (25.81%) OO
11 24 (25.81%) WPF
12 17 (18.28%) Java
12 17 (18.28%) Oracle
12 17 (18.28%) WCF
13 16 (17.20%) Web Services
13 16 (17.20%) SOAP
14 15 (16.13%) XML
14 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
15 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
15 14 (15.05%) TDD
16 13 (13.98%) Waterfall
17 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
18 11 (11.83%) Spring
18 11 (11.83%) Marketing
18 11 (11.83%) Oracle Reports
19 10 (10.75%) Microsoft

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.30%) ColdFusion
2 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) SSL
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.15%) DB2
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Maven
2 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (3.23%) JIRA
4 3 (3.23%) Hudson
4 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.23%) Firebug
4 3 (3.23%) Selenium
5 2 (2.15%) Subversion
5 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.83%) Marketing
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (63.44%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.98%) Team Leader
6 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
6 13 (13.98%) Software Developer
7 12 (12.90%) Development Team Leader
7 12 (12.90%) .NET Team Leader
8 11 (11.83%) Project Manager
9 10 (10.75%) Software Team Leader
10 9 (9.68%) Digital Project Manager
10 9 (9.68%) Agile Project Manager
10 9 (9.68%) Software Development Team Leader
11 7 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Web Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Junior
12 5 (5.38%) Java Web Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (62.37%) .NET
2 51 (54.84%) ASP.NET
3 31 (33.33%) HTML
4 30 (32.26%) jQuery
5 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (30.11%) .NET Framework
6 27 (29.03%) CSS
7 24 (25.81%) WPF
8 17 (18.28%) WCF
9 16 (17.20%) Web Services
9 16 (17.20%) SOAP
10 15 (16.13%) XML
11 11 (11.83%) Spring
12 10 (10.75%) J2EE
13 9 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (9.68%) XSL
13 9 (9.68%) ADO.NET
14 8 (8.60%) Hibernate
14 8 (8.60%) Spring MVC
15 7 (7.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) iSeries
1 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.15%) W3C
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Android
2 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.15%) CentOS
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.15%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) MVC
2 31 (33.33%) Scrum
3 24 (25.81%) OO
4 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
5 14 (15.05%) TDD
6 13 (13.98%) Waterfall
7 10 (10.75%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.68%) Parallel Computing
8 9 (9.68%) Load Testing
8 9 (9.68%) MVVM
8 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.53%) Web Development
10 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.30%) Migration
11 4 (4.30%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (4.30%) UML
12 3 (3.23%) OOP
12 3 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.06%) C#
2 40 (43.01%) SQL
3 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.28%) Java
5 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.75%) RPG
7 4 (4.30%) XAML
7 4 (4.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) COBOL
9 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.08%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) ISEB
2 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Facebook
4 2 (2.15%) Zend
4 2 (2.15%) IBM
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.08%) Progress
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Suresite Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £70 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago