The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 18 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 74 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.64% 10.87% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.20% 13.62% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 40
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 470 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.92% 79.80% 69.85%
Number of salaries quoted 435 407 444
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
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 Merseyside

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 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
Liverpool +6 67 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Birkenhead - 2 £46,250 -
St Helens - 1 £39,000 -
Wirral - 1 £45,000 - 3
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 79 (59.85%) HTML
2 70 (53.03%) CSS
3 60 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 48 (36.36%) HTML5
5 47 (35.61%) MVC
6 45 (34.09%) SQL
7 36 (27.27%) .NET
8 35 (26.52%) OO
9 29 (21.97%) jQuery
10 28 (21.21%) TDD
11 27 (20.45%) Scrum
12 26 (19.70%) PHP
12 26 (19.70%) Java
12 26 (19.70%) Progressive Enhancement
13 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
14 24 (18.18%) Web Services
15 23 (17.42%) C#
16 22 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 19 (14.39%) Spring
18 18 (13.64%) Automated Testing
18 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
18 18 (13.64%) CSS3
19 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (12.12%) Subversion
20 16 (12.12%) Finance
21 15 (11.36%) SOAP
21 15 (11.36%) Windows
21 15 (11.36%) Maven
22 14 (10.61%) MySQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.79%) nginx
3 4 (3.03%) Node.js
3 4 (3.03%) CMS
4 3 (2.27%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Moodle
6 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.76%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.52%) MS Project
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Magento
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.76%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.79%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.27%) Intranet
3 3 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) MySQL
1 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.82%) Big Data
4 8 (6.06%) Redis
5 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.30%) Apache Hive
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.12%) Subversion
3 15 (11.36%) Maven
4 13 (9.85%) JUnit
5 9 (6.82%) Eclipse
6 8 (6.06%) Hudson
6 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.30%) Ant
7 7 (5.30%) Selenium
8 5 (3.79%) RSpec
8 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.52%) YouTrack
9 2 (1.52%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.52%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.52%) NUnit
9 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Games
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
3 4 (3.03%) Back Office
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.27%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (56.82%) Developer
2 21 (15.91%) .NET Developer
2 21 (15.91%) PHP Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 15 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Analyst
8 9 (6.82%) User Experience Designer
8 9 (6.82%) Designer
8 9 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (59.85%) HTML
2 70 (53.03%) CSS
3 48 (36.36%) HTML5
4 36 (27.27%) .NET
5 29 (21.97%) jQuery
6 24 (18.18%) Web Services
7 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 19 (14.39%) Spring
9 18 (13.64%) CSS3
10 15 (11.36%) SOAP
11 13 (9.85%) XML
12 12 (9.09%) REST
13 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (7.58%) Ajax
14 10 (7.58%) Java EE
14 10 (7.58%) JSON
15 9 (6.82%) Hibernate
15 9 (6.82%) J2EE
15 9 (6.82%) JSP
15 9 (6.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) W3C
1 13 (9.85%) Open Source
2 10 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.79%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.52%) DataPower
5 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.52%) Clustering
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Windows
2 12 (9.09%) Linux
3 11 (8.33%) Android
4 9 (6.82%) UNIX
5 7 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) MVC
2 35 (26.52%) OO
3 28 (21.21%) TDD
4 27 (20.45%) Scrum
5 26 (19.70%) Progressive Enhancement
6 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
7 22 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.85%) PRINCE2
10 13 (9.85%) OO PHP
11 12 (9.09%) User Stories
12 9 (6.82%) Validation
12 9 (6.82%) SOA
12 9 (6.82%) Multithreading
13 7 (5.30%) Project Management
13 7 (5.30%) Migration
13 7 (5.30%) OOP
13 7 (5.30%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (5.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 45 (34.09%) SQL
3 26 (19.70%) PHP
3 26 (19.70%) Java
4 23 (17.42%) C#
5 6 (4.55%) PHP5
5 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.79%) VB
6 5 (3.79%) VB6
6 5 (3.79%) Ruby
7 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) ISEB
2 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Puppet
2 5 (3.79%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) Oracle
2 9 (6.82%) Adobe
3 8 (6.06%) Zend
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.03%) ATG
5 3 (2.27%) WSO2
6 2 (1.52%) Kony
6 2 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.52%) JBoss
6 2 (1.52%) IBM
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Liverpool
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
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