The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 205 243 227
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -16
Permanent jobs citing DSDM 24 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.18% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 25
Average salary £55,000 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.52%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
DSDM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4842 6031 5613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.40% 85.58% 84.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4002 5108 4692
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DSDM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DSDM
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSDM across the North West region.

DSDM Salary Trend in the North West

DSDM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSDM across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

DSDM Salary Histogram in the North West

DSDM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Manchester +30 23 £55,000 +66.66% 2
Cheshire - 1 £41,000 -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing DSDM 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 DSDM.

1 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (78.72%) Scrum
3 32 (68.09%) Finance
3 32 (68.09%) SQL
3 32 (68.09%) .NET
4 31 (65.96%) RUP
4 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (59.57%) C#
5 28 (59.57%) HTML
5 28 (59.57%) Java
5 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
5 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
5 28 (59.57%) CSS
5 28 (59.57%) Service Delivery
5 28 (59.57%) Software Engineering
6 27 (57.45%) UML
7 26 (55.32%) OO
7 26 (55.32%) SOAP
7 26 (55.32%) Web Services
7 26 (55.32%) XML
7 26 (55.32%) XSLT
7 26 (55.32%) PL/SQL
7 26 (55.32%) C++
7 26 (55.32%) T-SQL
7 26 (55.32%) NUnit
7 26 (55.32%) RESTful
7 26 (55.32%) MVVM
7 26 (55.32%) MSTest
7 26 (55.32%) WCF
7 26 (55.32%) WPF

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing DSDM 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 DSDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) CloudStack
1 4 (8.51%) JBoss
1 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
1 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (12.77%) MS Project
2 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) MSTest
1 26 (55.32%) NUnit
2 7 (14.89%) Bugzilla
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
2 7 (14.89%) Selenium
2 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (68.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) .NET Software Engineer
1 26 (55.32%) C# Software Engineer
1 26 (55.32%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Automated Tester
3 7 (14.89%) Software Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Software Tester
3 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Test Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
2 28 (59.57%) CSS
2 28 (59.57%) HTML
3 26 (55.32%) jQuery
3 26 (55.32%) LINQ
3 26 (55.32%) RESTful
3 26 (55.32%) Silverlight
3 26 (55.32%) SOAP
3 26 (55.32%) WCF
3 26 (55.32%) Web Services
3 26 (55.32%) WF
3 26 (55.32%) WPF
3 26 (55.32%) XML
3 26 (55.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (78.72%) Scrum
3 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (65.96%) RUP
4 28 (59.57%) Service Delivery
4 28 (59.57%) Software Engineering
5 27 (57.45%) UML
6 26 (55.32%) MVVM
6 26 (55.32%) OO
6 26 (55.32%) Use Case
7 8 (17.02%) Project Management
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
8 7 (14.89%) BDD
8 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.89%) TDD
8 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.77%) Change Control
9 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 26 (55.32%) C++
3 26 (55.32%) PL/SQL
3 26 (55.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.64%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Ruby
5 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISEB
1 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) vSphere
1 4 (8.51%) Xen
1 4 (8.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cobbler
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
1 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
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