The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 19 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.18% 7.41% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.92% 9.26% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 1
Average salary £60,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 108 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 79.10% 80.00% 76.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 92 75
Average salary £37,123 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £24,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Software Development
Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Preston

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Preston region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Preston

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 17 (56.67%) Scrum
2 11 (36.67%) TDD
2 11 (36.67%) Marketing
3 9 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) Digital Media
3 9 (30.00%) Facebook
4 7 (23.33%) J2EE
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (16.67%) UML
6 5 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) RAD
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.67%) PHP
6 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) User Stories
7 4 (13.33%) JSP
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Hibernate

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Functional Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (13.33%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
4 4 (13.33%) JSP
5 3 (10.00%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) Struts2
6 2 (6.67%) Servlets
6 2 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Scrum
2 11 (36.67%) TDD
3 6 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) RAD
4 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Facebook
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle