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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 18 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.46% 9.27% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.93% 11.79% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 33
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £47,000
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
524 492 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.26% 78.59% 68.08%
Number of salaries quoted 433 431 418
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 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 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
Liverpool +10 67 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Wirral -7 3 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Birkenhead - 1 £42,500 - 1
St Helens - 1 £39,000 - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 75 (60.00%) HTML
2 67 (53.60%) CSS
3 55 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 48 (38.40%) HTML5
5 41 (32.80%) SQL
6 40 (32.00%) MVC
7 35 (28.00%) .NET
8 33 (26.40%) OO
9 28 (22.40%) jQuery
10 27 (21.60%) TDD
11 25 (20.00%) Scrum
11 25 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
12 24 (19.20%) C#
13 22 (17.60%) Software Engineering
14 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET
15 20 (16.00%) Web Services
15 20 (16.00%) PHP
15 20 (16.00%) Java
15 20 (16.00%) E-Commerce
16 19 (15.20%) CSS3
17 17 (13.60%) Automated Testing
17 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
18 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
19 13 (10.40%) SOAP
19 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2
19 13 (10.40%) Finance
19 13 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (10.40%) Subversion
19 13 (10.40%) Spring
19 13 (10.40%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.00%) nginx
1 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.40%) CMS
2 3 (2.40%) Node.js
3 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Apache
3 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.80%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.80%) Jetty
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Project
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.80%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.60%) Intranet
3 2 (1.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) MySQL
3 8 (6.40%) Redis
3 8 (6.40%) Big Data
3 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.40%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.80%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.40%) Subversion
3 11 (8.80%) JUnit
4 9 (7.20%) Maven
5 7 (5.60%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.80%) Selenium
7 5 (4.00%) RSpec
7 5 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.20%) Hudson
8 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.40%) Ant
10 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.60%) LoadUI
10 2 (1.60%) YouTrack
10 2 (1.60%) NUnit
10 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Games
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Legal
3 4 (3.20%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (55.20%) Developer
2 24 (19.20%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.20%) PHP Developer
4 16 (12.80%) Project Manager
4 16 (12.80%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.60%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.00%) User Experience Designer
7 10 (8.00%) Designer
7 10 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.20%) Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.00%) HTML
2 67 (53.60%) CSS
3 48 (38.40%) HTML5
4 35 (28.00%) .NET
5 28 (22.40%) jQuery
6 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET
7 20 (16.00%) Web Services
8 19 (15.20%) CSS3
9 13 (10.40%) SOAP
9 13 (10.40%) Spring
9 13 (10.40%) REST
10 11 (8.80%) .NET Framework
10 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (7.20%) XML
11 9 (7.20%) Ajax
11 9 (7.20%) WCF
12 8 (6.40%) WPF
13 7 (5.60%) J2EE
13 7 (5.60%) JSON
14 6 (4.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) W3C
2 10 (8.00%) Open Source
3 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) Clustering
8 1 (0.80%) DataPower
8 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.60%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) Android
3 7 (5.60%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.20%) UNIX
6 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.00%) MVC
2 33 (26.40%) OO
3 27 (21.60%) TDD
4 25 (20.00%) Scrum
4 25 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 22 (17.60%) Software Engineering
6 20 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 17 (13.60%) Automated Testing
8 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.80%) OO PHP
10 8 (6.40%) User Stories
10 8 (6.40%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.40%) SOA
11 7 (5.60%) Validation
11 7 (5.60%) OOP
12 6 (4.80%) Analytics
12 6 (4.80%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.80%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (4.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (32.80%) SQL
3 24 (19.20%) C#
4 20 (16.00%) PHP
4 20 (16.00%) Java
5 5 (4.00%) VB
5 5 (4.00%) PHP5
5 5 (4.00%) VB6
5 5 (4.00%) Ruby
6 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.80%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ISEB
2 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) Puppet
2 5 (4.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (8.00%) Adobe
2 8 (6.40%) Zend
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 3 (2.40%) ATG
5 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.80%) IBM
6 1 (0.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.80%) Kony
6 1 (0.80%) WSO2
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago