The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.52% 5.07% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 6.19% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 1
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Agile Software Development
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 113 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 78.91% 81.88% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 100 69
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Preston

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (58.33%) Scrum
2 11 (45.83%) Marketing
3 9 (37.50%) Facebook
3 9 (37.50%) Digital Media
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) J2EE
6 5 (20.83%) Spring
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) JSP
8 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Node.js
8 3 (12.50%) REST
9 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 11 (45.83%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (37.50%) Digital Project Manager
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Project Manager
3 8 (33.33%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Manual Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Tester
5 3 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
1 5 (20.83%) Spring
1 5 (20.83%) jQuery
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) JSP
3 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Struts2
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) JSTL
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) RAD
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Budget Control
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Facebook
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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