The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 31 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 140 121 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.40% 9.42% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 12.87% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 130 108 84
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 940 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.89% 73.21% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 885 836 623
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,150 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Wales

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Wales

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South Wales -5 108 £35,000 -6.66% 16
West Wales +17 26 £50,000 +70.94% 2
North Wales - 4 £35,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 116 (42.34%) Scrum
2 98 (35.77%) Java
3 87 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 84 (30.66%) HTML
4 84 (30.66%) .NET
5 70 (25.55%) CSS
6 66 (24.09%) SQL
7 65 (23.72%) SQL Server
8 61 (22.26%) C#
9 56 (20.44%) Web Services
10 55 (20.07%) Software Engineering
11 52 (18.98%) TDD
11 52 (18.98%) OO
11 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
12 48 (17.52%) XML
12 48 (17.52%) ASP.NET
13 46 (16.79%) Finance
14 44 (16.06%) MVC
15 43 (15.69%) jQuery
16 38 (13.87%) Groovy
16 38 (13.87%) Spring
17 37 (13.50%) C++
18 36 (13.14%) Software Testing
19 35 (12.77%) HTML5
19 35 (12.77%) Jenkins
20 33 (12.04%) SOA
21 31 (11.31%) Degree
21 31 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (10.95%) Oracle
23 29 (10.58%) .NET Framework

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 23 (8.39%) IIS
2 16 (5.84%) Confluence
3 14 (5.11%) FileNet
4 13 (4.74%) LiveCycle
5 10 (3.65%) CMS
6 8 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.92%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.73%) Node.js
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS Project
3 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.74%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.73%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) LDAP
4 1 (0.36%) CTI
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.76%) MongoDB
3 20 (7.30%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.28%) EDRMS
7 7 (2.55%) MySQL
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.73%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.22%) Selenium
2 28 (10.22%) Maven
3 22 (8.03%) JUnit
4 20 (7.30%) Hudson
4 20 (7.30%) Subversion
4 20 (7.30%) JIRA
5 16 (5.84%) SoapUI
6 14 (5.11%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.28%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.92%) Ant
8 8 (2.92%) CruiseControl
9 7 (2.55%) Apache Ivy
9 7 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.55%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.19%) JBehave
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.46%) eggPlant
General
1 46 (16.79%) Finance
2 19 (6.93%) Advertising
3 6 (2.19%) Marketing
3 6 (2.19%) Banking
4 4 (1.46%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.73%) Games
6 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.73%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (43.07%) Developer
2 64 (23.36%) Analyst
3 35 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.95%) Software Engineer
5 27 (9.85%) Business Analyst
6 25 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 25 (9.12%) Test Analyst
7 23 (8.39%) Test Engineer
7 23 (8.39%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.30%) Project Manager
9 18 (6.57%) Web Developer
10 16 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (5.84%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.11%) ScrumMaster
11 14 (5.11%) Programmer
12 11 (4.01%) Lead Developer
12 11 (4.01%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (4.01%) Agile Project Manager
13 10 (3.65%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (3.65%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (30.66%) HTML
1 84 (30.66%) .NET
2 70 (25.55%) CSS
3 56 (20.44%) Web Services
4 48 (17.52%) XML
4 48 (17.52%) ASP.NET
5 43 (15.69%) jQuery
6 38 (13.87%) Spring
7 35 (12.77%) HTML5
8 29 (10.58%) .NET Framework
9 27 (9.85%) J2EE
9 27 (9.85%) SOAP
10 25 (9.12%) Hibernate
11 24 (8.76%) JSON
12 23 (8.39%) XSLT
13 17 (6.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (6.20%) REST
13 17 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (5.84%) CSS3
14 16 (5.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.58%) Open Source
2 17 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.92%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.19%) RIA
7 5 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.82%) Physics
7 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.82%) Arduino
8 4 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.36%) Replication
11 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.36%) PMI
11 1 (0.36%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.22%) Windows
2 18 (6.57%) Linux
3 16 (5.84%) Android
4 15 (5.47%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.28%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.92%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.19%) UNIX
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.36%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.34%) Scrum
2 55 (20.07%) Software Engineering
3 52 (18.98%) TDD
3 52 (18.98%) OO
4 44 (16.06%) MVC
5 36 (13.14%) Software Testing
6 33 (12.04%) SOA
7 31 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.85%) Release Management
9 26 (9.49%) Test Scripting
10 25 (9.12%) Configuration Management
10 25 (9.12%) DSDM
11 24 (8.76%) RUP
11 24 (8.76%) OOD
11 24 (8.76%) Unit Testing
12 23 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (7.66%) BDD
14 20 (7.30%) DevOps
14 20 (7.30%) Project Management
14 20 (7.30%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.77%) Java
2 87 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 66 (24.09%) SQL
4 61 (22.26%) C#
5 38 (13.87%) Groovy
6 37 (13.50%) C++
7 23 (8.39%) Scala
8 17 (6.20%) Perl
8 17 (6.20%) Clojure
9 10 (3.65%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.65%) C
9 10 (3.65%) Korn
10 9 (3.28%) PHP
11 7 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.19%) VB
12 6 (2.19%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.82%) Python
14 4 (1.46%) XAML
14 4 (1.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (11.31%) Degree
2 21 (7.66%) ISEB
3 15 (5.47%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.46%) PMP
6 4 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) MCTS
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.93%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.95%) Oracle
3 17 (6.20%) Twitter
4 15 (5.47%) IBM
5 13 (4.74%) Adobe
6 8 (2.92%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.46%) SAP
7 4 (1.46%) Perforce
8 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.73%) HP
9 2 (0.73%) Zend
10 1 (0.36%) Alterian
10 1 (0.36%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits - Flexitime
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Pontypool, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Swansea
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago