The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 371 348 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.40% 8.28% 8.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.70% 10.47% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 305 296 271
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3170 3324 2918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.29% 79.12% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2877 2566
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +16 24 £45,000 +36.36% 6
Bolton -1 20 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Salford -2 15 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Rochdale -1 14 £40,500 +15.71% 2
Cheadle +13 12 £32,500 - 2
Altrincham -7 6 £55,000 +61.76%
Oldham +14 5 £43,000 +43.33%
Wigan -5 5 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 390 (46.15%) .NET
2 364 (43.08%) C#
3 314 (37.16%) ASP.NET
4 313 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 298 (35.27%) JavaScript
6 284 (33.61%) SQL
7 282 (33.37%) HTML
8 263 (31.12%) TDD
9 259 (30.65%) MVC
10 214 (25.33%) CSS
11 204 (24.14%) Scrum
12 200 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 194 (22.96%) OO
14 171 (20.24%) jQuery
15 154 (18.22%) Java
16 142 (16.80%) XML
17 134 (15.86%) .NET Framework
18 124 (14.67%) Web Development
19 119 (14.08%) WCF
19 119 (14.08%) E-Commerce
20 116 (13.73%) Finance
21 109 (12.90%) Degree
22 105 (12.43%) Microsoft
22 105 (12.43%) Web Services
23 101 (11.95%) Team Foundation Server
24 97 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
25 96 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 92 (10.89%) Project Management
27 86 (10.18%) Ajax
28 84 (9.94%) T-SQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 51 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.26%) IIS
3 29 (3.43%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.60%) SAS
5 21 (2.49%) CMS
6 17 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.66%) Node.js
8 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.59%) Apache
10 3 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.36%) Drupal
10 3 (0.36%) WordPress
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.12%) Lync
12 1 (0.12%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.12%) Confluence
12 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.12%) Jetty
12 1 (0.12%) Alfresco
Applications
1 58 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.78%) MS Project
3 6 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (0.59%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (2.60%) Visualfiles
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.95%) SaaS
4 3 (0.36%) PaaS
4 3 (0.36%) IaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) LucidChart
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.96%) Internet
2 15 (1.78%) Intranet
3 2 (0.24%) DNS
3 2 (0.24%) SSL
4 1 (0.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 97 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 47 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 34 (4.02%) MySQL
6 31 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.13%) DB2
8 18 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.30%) Big Data
10 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.12%) Mahout
14 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 101 (11.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (4.97%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 37 (4.38%) Selenium
5 34 (4.02%) Eclipse
6 20 (2.37%) JUnit
6 20 (2.37%) JIRA
7 19 (2.25%) Subversion
8 17 (2.01%) SpecFlow
9 15 (1.78%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.54%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.42%) Maven
12 11 (1.30%) Ant
12 11 (1.30%) Mockito
13 10 (1.18%) Gerrit
14 9 (1.07%) WebDriver
14 9 (1.07%) Xcode
14 9 (1.07%) NUnit
15 7 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
16 6 (0.71%) MSTest
General
1 116 (13.73%) Finance
2 46 (5.44%) Retail
3 31 (3.67%) Legal
4 22 (2.60%) Law
4 22 (2.60%) Marketing
5 20 (2.37%) Games
6 17 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.18%) Advertising
9 7 (0.83%) Billing
10 5 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.47%) Automotive
11 4 (0.47%) Publishing
11 4 (0.47%) Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Local Government
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 581 (68.76%) Developer
2 193 (22.84%) C# Developer
3 169 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 152 (17.99%) .NET Developer
5 116 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 94 (11.12%) Java Developer
7 85 (10.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 84 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 81 (9.59%) Senior C# Developer
10 79 (9.35%) Analyst
11 77 (9.11%) Web Developer
12 74 (8.76%) Project Manager
13 49 (5.80%) Software Developer
14 44 (5.21%) Business Analyst
15 40 (4.73%) Team Leader
16 38 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
17 37 (4.38%) Lead Developer
18 35 (4.14%) C# Web Developer
19 31 (3.67%) Tester
20 29 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (46.15%) .NET
2 314 (37.16%) ASP.NET
3 282 (33.37%) HTML
4 214 (25.33%) CSS
5 200 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 171 (20.24%) jQuery
7 142 (16.80%) XML
8 134 (15.86%) .NET Framework
9 119 (14.08%) WCF
10 105 (12.43%) Web Services
11 96 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 86 (10.18%) Ajax
13 71 (8.40%) LINQ
14 69 (8.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 61 (7.22%) HTML5
16 60 (7.10%) Hibernate
17 59 (6.98%) Spring
18 57 (6.75%) J2EE
19 53 (6.27%) WinForms
19 53 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 47 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 30 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 13 (1.54%) Social Media
5 12 (1.42%) Open Source
6 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.95%) iPhone
7 8 (0.95%) Replication
8 6 (0.71%) Tandem
8 6 (0.71%) Animation
8 6 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (0.59%) NHS
9 5 (0.59%) Informatics
9 5 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.47%) EMV
10 4 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.47%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.47%) iPad
10 4 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.05%) Windows
2 49 (5.80%) Linux
3 35 (4.14%) UNIX
4 34 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.49%) Android
6 19 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (31.12%) TDD
2 259 (30.65%) MVC
3 204 (24.14%) Scrum
4 194 (22.96%) OO
5 124 (14.67%) Web Development
6 119 (14.08%) E-Commerce
7 92 (10.89%) Project Management
8 62 (7.34%) Unit Testing
9 55 (6.51%) Software Engineering
10 54 (6.39%) PRINCE2
11 51 (6.04%) Pair Programming
11 51 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (5.80%) BDD
13 46 (5.44%) OOD
14 42 (4.97%) Kanban
15 38 (4.50%) UML
15 38 (4.50%) OOP
16 35 (4.14%) System Testing
16 35 (4.14%) Web Application Development
17 29 (3.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 364 (43.08%) C#
2 298 (35.27%) JavaScript
3 284 (33.61%) SQL
4 154 (18.22%) Java
5 84 (9.94%) T-SQL
6 36 (4.26%) PHP
6 36 (4.26%) Ruby
7 28 (3.31%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.89%) C++
8 16 (1.89%) Prolog
9 13 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 13 (1.54%) ActionScript
10 12 (1.42%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.30%) XQuery
12 10 (1.18%) XPath
13 9 (1.07%) Python
14 8 (0.95%) C
15 6 (0.71%) Scala
16 4 (0.47%) Ada
17 3 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 109 (12.90%) Degree
2 21 (2.49%) ISEB
3 15 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.18%) HND
5 6 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.36%) MCP
8 2 (0.24%) MCSD
8 2 (0.24%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) APMG
9 1 (0.12%) CCNP
9 1 (0.12%) PMP
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.67%) QA
2 8 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.36%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.24%) Plesk
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 105 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.97%) Oracle
3 22 (2.60%) Sencha
4 17 (2.01%) Sybase
5 16 (1.89%) JBoss
6 11 (1.30%) Adobe
7 8 (0.95%) Zend
7 8 (0.95%) Twitter
8 6 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.59%) VMware
10 4 (0.47%) Wonderware
10 4 (0.47%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.36%) NetApp
12 2 (0.24%) hybris
12 2 (0.24%) Symbian
12 2 (0.24%) HP
12 2 (0.24%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.12%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.12%) Embarcadero
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30000 - 55000
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000- £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago