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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 921 680 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.67% 17.94% 22.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.74% 22.85% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 793 588 721
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3444 2976 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.79% 78.52% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2547 2682
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Stockport +7 51 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Bolton +4 44 £42,500 +8.97% 5
Cheadle +20 25 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Rochdale +5 22 £46,750 +23.02%
Salford -10 10 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Wigan -2 9 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Oldham - 6 £45,000 -
Altrincham -6 4 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Bury -17 1 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 712 (41.01%) .NET
2 708 (40.78%) C#
3 615 (35.43%) SQL Server
4 564 (32.49%) HTML
5 553 (31.85%) Scrum
6 529 (30.47%) ASP.NET
7 524 (30.18%) JavaScript
8 508 (29.26%) MVC
9 495 (28.51%) TDD
10 469 (27.02%) CSS
11 431 (24.83%) SQL
12 373 (21.49%) Java
13 295 (16.99%) WCF
14 275 (15.84%) jQuery
15 262 (15.09%) OO
15 262 (15.09%) E-Commerce
16 257 (14.80%) Finance
17 253 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 236 (13.59%) Web Services
19 228 (13.13%) Degree
20 225 (12.96%) .NET Framework
21 219 (12.62%) Microsoft
22 188 (10.83%) XML
23 177 (10.20%) Web Development
24 168 (9.68%) LINQ
25 167 (9.62%) Unit Testing
26 157 (9.04%) HTML5
27 155 (8.93%) Project Management
28 151 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 149 (8.58%) Linux

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 123 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 80 (4.61%) Node.js
3 48 (2.76%) CMS
4 47 (2.71%) Apache
5 46 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.25%) IIS
7 28 (1.61%) WordPress
8 19 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.04%) CICS
10 17 (0.98%) SAS
11 14 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.69%) Confluence
12 12 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.58%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.52%) Drupal
14 9 (0.52%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.35%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.35%) Jetty
15 6 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 94 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.53%) PowerPivot
3 33 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 28 (1.61%) MS Project
5 20 (1.15%) MS Office
6 7 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.35%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.058%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.75%) Magento
2 13 (0.75%) Visualfiles
3 9 (0.52%) Tridion
4 6 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.29%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.058%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.058%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.81%) SaaS
4 13 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.40%) PaaS
7 6 (0.35%) GitHub
7 6 (0.35%) IaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.058%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.058%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.058%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.88%) Internet
2 33 (1.90%) Intranet
3 14 (0.81%) HTTP
4 6 (0.35%) FTP
5 5 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.29%) DNS
5 5 (0.29%) Firewall
6 4 (0.23%) AMQP
6 4 (0.23%) SMS
7 3 (0.17%) SSH
8 2 (0.12%) MPLS
8 2 (0.12%) SMTP
8 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.058%) Broadband
9 1 (0.058%) Extranet
9 1 (0.058%) Wireless
9 1 (0.058%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (35.43%) SQL Server
2 135 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (6.80%) MySQL
4 93 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 76 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 69 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (2.13%) DB2
10 33 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (1.38%) Big Data
12 22 (1.27%) RavenDB
13 21 (1.21%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.09%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (0.98%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.92%) NoSQL
18 14 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
19 10 (0.58%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 130 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 127 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 102 (5.88%) Selenium
4 79 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 64 (3.69%) NUnit
6 59 (3.40%) Eclipse
7 50 (2.88%) JUnit
8 38 (2.19%) Moq
9 37 (2.13%) Subversion
10 35 (2.02%) Jenkins
11 28 (1.61%) WebDriver
12 26 (1.50%) JIRA
12 26 (1.50%) SpecFlow
13 23 (1.32%) ReSharper
14 22 (1.27%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.21%) Xcode
16 19 (1.09%) Maven
17 16 (0.92%) Ant
17 16 (0.92%) Gradle
18 14 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 257 (14.80%) Finance
2 77 (4.44%) Retail
3 69 (3.97%) Games
4 59 (3.40%) Marketing
5 51 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.88%) Banking
7 42 (2.42%) Automotive
8 32 (1.84%) Legal
9 23 (1.32%) Advertising
10 19 (1.09%) Law
11 13 (0.75%) Billing
12 8 (0.46%) Publishing
13 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.29%) Back Office
15 4 (0.23%) Electronics
15 4 (0.23%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) German Language
16 3 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1106 (63.71%) Developer
2 309 (17.80%) Senior Developer
3 301 (17.34%) .NET Developer
4 258 (14.86%) C# Developer
5 198 (11.41%) Analyst
6 193 (11.12%) Java Developer
7 144 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 140 (8.06%) Software Developer
9 122 (7.03%) Project Manager
10 102 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
11 98 (5.65%) Business Analyst
11 98 (5.65%) Web Developer
12 77 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 69 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
14 65 (3.74%) Team Leader
15 59 (3.40%) Software Engineer
15 59 (3.40%) Test Analyst
16 58 (3.34%) PHP Developer
16 58 (3.34%) Senior .NET Developer
17 56 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (41.01%) .NET
2 564 (32.49%) HTML
3 529 (30.47%) ASP.NET
4 469 (27.02%) CSS
5 295 (16.99%) WCF
6 275 (15.84%) jQuery
7 253 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 236 (13.59%) Web Services
9 225 (12.96%) .NET Framework
10 188 (10.83%) XML
11 168 (9.68%) LINQ
12 157 (9.04%) HTML5
13 151 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 143 (8.24%) J2EE
15 134 (7.72%) Ajax
16 128 (7.37%) Spring
17 121 (6.97%) Hibernate
18 95 (5.47%) SOAP
19 85 (4.90%) RESTful
19 85 (4.90%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 106 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 78 (4.49%) User Experience
4 68 (3.92%) iPhone
5 58 (3.34%) Mathematics
6 54 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 49 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (2.36%) Physics
10 29 (1.67%) iPad
11 21 (1.21%) Mainframe
12 20 (1.15%) Graphic Design
13 15 (0.86%) Streaming Music
14 14 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.81%) Social Media
15 13 (0.75%) Open Source
15 13 (0.75%) W3C
16 12 (0.69%) Smartphone
17 11 (0.63%) Client/Server
17 11 (0.63%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 149 (8.58%) Linux
2 142 (8.18%) Windows
3 121 (6.97%) Android
4 105 (6.05%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.36%) UNIX
6 13 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.17%) CentOS
10 3 (0.17%) Fedora
10 3 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.058%) HPUX
12 1 (0.058%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (31.85%) Scrum
2 508 (29.26%) MVC
3 495 (28.51%) TDD
4 262 (15.09%) OO
4 262 (15.09%) E-Commerce
5 177 (10.20%) Web Development
6 167 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 155 (8.93%) Project Management
8 128 (7.37%) Software Engineering
9 125 (7.20%) BDD
10 122 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
11 120 (6.91%) Mentoring
12 112 (6.45%) Web Application Development
13 110 (6.34%) Domain-Driven Design
13 110 (6.34%) OOD
14 101 (5.82%) OOP
14 101 (5.82%) Waterfall
15 95 (5.47%) UML
16 88 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 88 (5.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 708 (40.78%) C#
2 524 (30.18%) JavaScript
3 431 (24.83%) SQL
4 373 (21.49%) Java
5 131 (7.55%) PHP
6 99 (5.70%) T-SQL
7 78 (4.49%) VB.NET
8 64 (3.69%) Ruby
9 55 (3.17%) Objective-C
10 42 (2.42%) C++
11 26 (1.50%) C
11 26 (1.50%) Python
12 25 (1.44%) Scala
13 19 (1.09%) Perl
14 18 (1.04%) COBOL
15 17 (0.98%) Delphi
16 16 (0.92%) VB
16 16 (0.92%) XQuery
17 14 (0.81%) PHP5
18 11 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 228 (13.13%) Degree
2 50 (2.88%) ISEB
3 34 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.73%) MCP
5 22 (1.27%) MCSD
5 22 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 19 (1.09%) MCTS
8 18 (1.04%) MCAD
9 11 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.29%) CCNP
11 5 (0.29%) HND
11 5 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.23%) MCSE
12 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (8.12%) QA
2 12 (0.69%) SLA
3 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.058%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.75%) Puppet
3 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.23%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.12%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.12%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.058%) logstash
5 1 (0.058%) YUM
Vendors
1 219 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.76%) Oracle
3 43 (2.48%) Google
4 33 (1.90%) JBoss
5 27 (1.56%) Zend
6 22 (1.27%) HP
7 16 (0.92%) VMware
7 16 (0.92%) Sybase
8 14 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 14 (0.81%) Sitecore
9 13 (0.75%) hybris
9 13 (0.75%) Business Objects
10 12 (0.69%) Sencha
11 10 (0.58%) Wonderware
12 9 (0.52%) Adobe
12 9 (0.52%) Twilio
13 8 (0.46%) Embarcadero
13 8 (0.46%) IBM
13 8 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.40%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago