The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 53 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.74% 16.36% 11.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.32% 20.45% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 11
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 132 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 85.03% 80.00% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 61 102 78
Average salary £34,300 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
County Antrim +8 43 £36,000 -4.00% 7
County Londonderry -1 7 £34,300 -14.25%
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 50 (60.24%) Degree
2 38 (45.78%) Java
3 37 (44.58%) .NET
3 37 (44.58%) Software Engineering
4 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
5 30 (36.14%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (34.94%) C#
7 27 (32.53%) TDD
8 25 (30.12%) SQL
9 24 (28.92%) OO
10 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
10 23 (27.71%) Web Development
11 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
11 22 (26.51%) MVC
11 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
12 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
13 20 (24.10%) Project Management
14 19 (22.89%) Web Services
14 19 (22.89%) Linux
14 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (21.69%) Java EE
15 18 (21.69%) UNIX
16 17 (20.48%) XML
16 17 (20.48%) HTML
16 17 (20.48%) Subversion
16 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
16 17 (20.48%) Multithreading
17 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
17 14 (16.87%) Finance

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (6.02%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.20%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) Mule
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Intranet
1 9 (10.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
2 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
3 17 (20.48%) Subversion
4 5 (6.02%) Rational Rose
4 5 (6.02%) NUnit
4 5 (6.02%) MSTest
5 1 (1.20%) Mockito
5 1 (1.20%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.20%) JMeter
5 1 (1.20%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Legal
2 3 (3.61%) Games
2 3 (3.61%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Java Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Software Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Senior Java Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Technology Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Quality Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Portfolio Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.61%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.58%) .NET
2 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
3 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (22.89%) Web Services
5 18 (21.69%) Java EE
6 17 (20.48%) XML
6 17 (20.48%) HTML
7 11 (13.25%) CSS
8 9 (10.84%) JSF
8 9 (10.84%) Silverlight
9 7 (8.43%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.43%) jQuery
9 7 (8.43%) PrimeFaces
10 6 (7.23%) JSON
10 6 (7.23%) Ajax
11 5 (6.02%) XSLT
11 5 (6.02%) COM+
12 4 (4.82%) WCF
13 3 (3.61%) Spring
14 2 (2.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
3 14 (16.87%) User Experience
4 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
5 9 (10.84%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.61%) PMI
7 2 (2.41%) GIS
8 1 (1.20%) Open Source
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.20%) Equities
8 1 (1.20%) Derivative
8 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Linux
2 18 (21.69%) UNIX
3 6 (7.23%) Windows
4 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Software Engineering
2 27 (32.53%) TDD
3 24 (28.92%) OO
4 23 (27.71%) Web Development
5 22 (26.51%) MVC
6 20 (24.10%) Project Management
7 17 (20.48%) Multithreading
8 14 (16.87%) Time Management
8 14 (16.87%) Use Case
9 13 (15.66%) Business Analysis
10 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
11 10 (12.05%) User Stories
11 10 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
13 8 (9.64%) Scrum
13 8 (9.64%) UML
14 7 (8.43%) SOA
14 7 (8.43%) Change Management
15 6 (7.23%) OOP
16 5 (6.02%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) Java
2 29 (34.94%) C#
3 25 (30.12%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) C++
5 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.02%) C
7 3 (3.61%) PowerHouse
8 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (60.24%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) MCAD
2 5 (6.02%) MCSD
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.61%) CITP
4 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.61%) MBA
4 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.61%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Northgate
4 2 (2.41%) Sybase
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) Talend
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.20%) webMethods
5 1 (1.20%) KANA
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