The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 987 904 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.15% 21.96% 16.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.99% 26.15% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 878 779 549
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3405 3457 3059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.77% 83.97% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2842 2784 2636
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Stockport +1 56 £37,500 - 15
Bolton +5 38 £42,500 - 7
Altrincham +19 20 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Salford +12 19 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Rochdale -5 17 £45,000 - 1
Cheadle -2 10 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Bury +15 6 £47,500 +63.79% 6
Wigan -7 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Oldham -6 3 £38,500 -12.50% 1
Sale - 1 £40,000 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 692 (37.51%) .NET
2 667 (36.15%) C#
3 592 (32.09%) TDD
4 578 (31.33%) Scrum
5 566 (30.68%) JavaScript
6 525 (28.46%) HTML
7 507 (27.48%) SQL
8 471 (25.53%) SQL Server
9 455 (24.66%) CSS
10 453 (24.55%) ASP.NET
11 435 (23.58%) MVC
12 399 (21.63%) Java
13 333 (18.05%) Web Services
14 296 (16.04%) Degree
15 292 (15.83%) WCF
16 278 (15.07%) Finance
17 277 (15.01%) SDLC
18 259 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 246 (13.33%) OO
20 241 (13.06%) Microsoft
21 239 (12.95%) Windows
22 235 (12.74%) BDD
23 232 (12.57%) jQuery
24 217 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
25 215 (11.65%) XML
26 210 (11.38%) Project Management
27 209 (11.33%) Git (software)
28 201 (10.89%) Software Engineering
29 196 (10.62%) PHP
30 184 (9.97%) E-Commerce

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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
1 120 (6.50%) Node.js
2 70 (3.79%) CMS
3 57 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 54 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 45 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 45 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 44 (2.38%) Apache
7 35 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 32 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 29 (1.57%) IIS
10 24 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
11 21 (1.14%) WordPress
12 16 (0.87%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.81%) JBoss
14 9 (0.49%) nginx
15 8 (0.43%) Alfresco
15 8 (0.43%) Confluence
16 7 (0.38%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 101 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.33%) MS Office
3 38 (2.06%) Photoshop
4 31 (1.68%) MS Project
5 19 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (0.76%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.27%) SPSS
10 3 (0.16%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.054%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 52 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
2 39 (2.11%) Magento
3 17 (0.92%) Visualfiles
4 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.49%) Tridion
6 7 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.27%) Unica
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.054%) Sage CRM
10 1 (0.054%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.054%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 102 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.36%) SaaS
4 14 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
4 14 (0.76%) Route 53
5 12 (0.65%) GitHub
6 9 (0.49%) Office 365
7 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.16%) Trello
10 2 (0.11%) IaaS
11 1 (0.054%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.054%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.054%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.55%) Internet
2 29 (1.57%) VPN
3 24 (1.30%) HTTP
4 14 (0.76%) PPTP
4 14 (0.76%) IPsec
4 14 (0.76%) OpenVPN
5 10 (0.54%) Network Security
6 9 (0.49%) Broadband
7 5 (0.27%) PSTN
7 5 (0.27%) Intranet
7 5 (0.27%) Firewall
8 4 (0.22%) GSM
8 4 (0.22%) PBX
9 3 (0.16%) WAN
9 3 (0.16%) Extranet
9 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.16%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.11%) BGP
10 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 159 (8.62%) MySQL
3 106 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 47 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (2.49%) NoSQL
8 44 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (1.79%) Big Data
11 30 (1.63%) Relational Database
12 27 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (1.08%) MongoDB
16 17 (0.92%) OLAP
17 15 (0.81%) QlikView
18 14 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
19 11 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 209 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 135 (7.32%) NUnit
3 131 (7.10%) Selenium
4 87 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 83 (4.50%) Visual Studio
7 81 (4.39%) SoapUI
8 69 (3.74%) Subversion
9 59 (3.20%) JIRA
10 52 (2.82%) SpecFlow
11 47 (2.55%) Cucumber
12 45 (2.44%) Eclipse
13 42 (2.28%) Hudson
14 39 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
15 37 (2.01%) Maven
16 32 (1.73%) MSTest
16 32 (1.73%) JUnit
17 31 (1.68%) Ant
18 30 (1.63%) Moq
19 26 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 278 (15.07%) Finance
2 92 (4.99%) Retail
3 86 (4.66%) Games
4 75 (4.07%) Marketing
5 62 (3.36%) Banking
6 57 (3.09%) Legal
7 32 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.57%) Advertising
9 20 (1.08%) Law
10 17 (0.92%) Automotive
11 15 (0.81%) Back Office
12 14 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.38%) Electronics
14 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.33%) Billing
15 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.16%) Local Government
17 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1036 (56.15%) Developer
2 327 (17.72%) .NET Developer
3 205 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 201 (10.89%) C# Developer
5 167 (9.05%) Analyst
6 145 (7.86%) Project Manager
7 134 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 117 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 107 (5.80%) Software Developer
10 84 (4.55%) Tester
11 82 (4.44%) Test Analyst
11 82 (4.44%) Web Developer
12 72 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
13 70 (3.79%) Architect
14 67 (3.63%) Business Analyst
15 64 (3.47%) PHP Developer
15 64 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 59 (3.20%) Software Engineer
17 56 (3.04%) Graduate
17 56 (3.04%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (37.51%) .NET
2 525 (28.46%) HTML
3 455 (24.66%) CSS
4 453 (24.55%) ASP.NET
5 333 (18.05%) Web Services
6 292 (15.83%) WCF
7 259 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 232 (12.57%) jQuery
9 215 (11.65%) XML
10 176 (9.54%) AngularJS
11 173 (9.38%) HTML5
12 167 (9.05%) SOAP
13 143 (7.75%) Spring
14 138 (7.48%) WPF
15 134 (7.26%) .NET Framework
16 130 (7.05%) REST
17 129 (6.99%) J2EE
18 125 (6.78%) RESTful
19 121 (6.56%) LINQ
20 104 (5.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 127 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (6.23%) User Experience
4 85 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.87%) iPhone
6 44 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.01%) Replication
8 35 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 34 (1.84%) Statistics
10 28 (1.52%) N-Tier
11 26 (1.41%) Streaming Music
12 20 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
13 16 (0.87%) Data Extraction
14 14 (0.76%) iPad
14 14 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.76%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.76%) Cryptography
14 14 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 239 (12.95%) Windows
2 153 (8.29%) Android
3 138 (7.48%) Linux
4 123 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.30%) CentOS
6 22 (1.19%) UNIX
7 14 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (0.76%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.22%) SUSE
11 4 (0.22%) AIX
11 4 (0.22%) HPUX
11 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.16%) openSUSE
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 2 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (32.09%) TDD
2 578 (31.33%) Scrum
3 435 (23.58%) MVC
4 277 (15.01%) SDLC
5 246 (13.33%) OO
6 235 (12.74%) BDD
7 217 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 210 (11.38%) Project Management
9 201 (10.89%) Software Engineering
10 184 (9.97%) E-Commerce
11 146 (7.91%) Mentoring
12 132 (7.15%) Web Application Development
12 132 (7.15%) SOA
13 128 (6.94%) Kanban
14 106 (5.75%) PRINCE2
15 105 (5.69%) Automated Testing
16 104 (5.64%) Waterfall
17 103 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 102 (5.53%) Unit Testing
19 101 (5.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 667 (36.15%) C#
2 566 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 507 (27.48%) SQL
4 399 (21.63%) Java
5 196 (10.62%) PHP
6 135 (7.32%) C++
7 105 (5.69%) T-SQL
8 80 (4.34%) Ruby
9 74 (4.01%) Python
10 62 (3.36%) PL/SQL
11 57 (3.09%) VB.NET
12 56 (3.04%) VBA
13 44 (2.38%) Objective-C
14 38 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 37 (2.01%) C
15 37 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 34 (1.84%) Perl
17 23 (1.25%) Scala
18 18 (0.98%) VB
19 11 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 296 (16.04%) Degree
2 78 (4.23%) ISEB
3 50 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 19 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.38%) MCPD
7 7 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.38%) MCSD
8 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.27%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.22%) PMP
10 4 (0.22%) CCNP
10 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.16%) CCNA
11 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.16%) CGEIT
12 2 (0.11%) MCP
12 2 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (7.70%) QA
2 9 (0.49%) SLA
3 8 (0.43%) HL7
4 3 (0.16%) COBIT
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.054%) FATCA
6 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (1.25%) Docker
2 12 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.27%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) Kamailio
6 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (2.06%) Puppet
2 26 (1.41%) Vagrant
3 24 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.60%) Nagios
6 7 (0.38%) Opsview
7 5 (0.27%) Graphite
8 4 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.16%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.11%) StatsD
10 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.054%) Netcool
11 1 (0.054%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.054%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.054%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.054%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.054%) Salt
Vendors
1 241 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 156 (8.46%) Oracle
3 51 (2.76%) Zend
4 45 (2.44%) Google
5 32 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 28 (1.52%) IBM
7 22 (1.19%) SAP
7 22 (1.19%) Adobe
8 16 (0.87%) Capita
9 14 (0.76%) Symbian
9 14 (0.76%) Stellent
10 13 (0.70%) VMware
11 12 (0.65%) Tableau
12 11 (0.60%) HP
13 10 (0.54%) Facebook
14 8 (0.43%) Twitter
14 8 (0.43%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.43%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.43%) Cognos
15 7 (0.38%) Red Hat
Cheadle, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Including excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Including excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £90,000 per annum c£90K
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £90,000 per annum c£90K
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago