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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 223 235 230
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing DSDM 16 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 22
Average salary £33,000 £40,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -37.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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 +16 12 £31,500 -22.22% 3
Merseyside +5 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Cumbria -8 1 - - 1
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Automated Testing
2 23 (82.14%) Manual Testing
2 23 (82.14%) ISEB
3 17 (60.71%) Functional Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Mentoring
3 17 (60.71%) Coaching
4 5 (17.86%) QA
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (7.14%) JUnit
6 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 2 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) JBoss
6 2 (7.14%) RUP
6 2 (7.14%) JSP
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Test Leader
2 16 (57.14%) Tester
3 11 (39.29%) Lead Tester
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Tester
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Information Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) JSP
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Open Source
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Automated Testing
2 23 (82.14%) Manual Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Functional Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Mentoring
3 17 (60.71%) Coaching
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) RUP
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
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