The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 35 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 35 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.45% 7.39% 8.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.73% 9.62% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 31
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -30.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £41,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
453 291 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.43% 76.78% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 317 215 194
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Watford

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Watford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 33 (39.76%) Retail
3 26 (31.33%) Degree
4 25 (30.12%) HTML
4 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 24 (28.92%) CSS
6 22 (26.51%) Java
6 22 (26.51%) E-Commerce
7 21 (25.30%) SQL
8 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
8 20 (24.10%) Project Management
9 15 (18.07%) J2EE
9 15 (18.07%) Windows
10 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
10 14 (16.87%) .NET
10 14 (16.87%) TDD
10 14 (16.87%) Scrum
10 14 (16.87%) jQuery
10 14 (16.87%) Ajax
11 13 (15.66%) CMS
11 13 (15.66%) C#
11 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
11 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
12 12 (14.46%) Linux
12 12 (14.46%) HP
12 12 (14.46%) ITIL
12 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
12 12 (14.46%) Time Management
13 11 (13.25%) Waterfall
13 11 (13.25%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (15.66%) CMS
2 8 (9.64%) Node.js
2 8 (9.64%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.82%) Lync
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) MS Project
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) GitHub
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Office 365
3 4 (4.82%) PaaS
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Firewall
1 8 (9.64%) LAN
1 8 (9.64%) WAN
2 4 (4.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.64%) Maven
2 8 (9.64%) Hudson
2 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.61%) FitNesse
4 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 33 (39.76%) Retail
3 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.43%) Marketing
5 6 (7.23%) Banking
6 3 (3.61%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Developer
2 12 (14.46%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Project Manager
3 11 (13.25%) Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce Manager
7 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 6 (7.23%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) IT Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Head of IT
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (4.82%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) HTML
2 24 (28.92%) CSS
3 15 (18.07%) J2EE
4 14 (16.87%) .NET
4 14 (16.87%) jQuery
4 14 (16.87%) Ajax
5 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
6 10 (12.05%) WCF
7 8 (9.64%) XHTML
7 8 (9.64%) HTML5
7 8 (9.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.43%) CSS3
8 7 (8.43%) XML
8 7 (8.43%) DHTML
9 6 (7.23%) Web Services
10 5 (6.02%) Java EE
10 5 (6.02%) JSP
11 4 (4.82%) Servlets
12 2 (2.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
1 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.43%) Semantic Web
2 7 (8.43%) User Experience
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Online Games
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
5 1 (1.20%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) Android
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) E-Commerce
2 20 (24.10%) Project Management
3 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
3 14 (16.87%) TDD
3 14 (16.87%) Scrum
4 12 (14.46%) ITIL
4 12 (14.46%) Time Management
5 11 (13.25%) Waterfall
5 11 (13.25%) MVC
6 10 (12.05%) OO
6 10 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.05%) Change Control
7 8 (9.64%) Change Management
7 8 (9.64%) Coaching
8 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Content Management
8 7 (8.43%) Information Architecture
8 7 (8.43%) DevOps
8 7 (8.43%) SEO
9 6 (7.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
2 22 (26.51%) Java
3 21 (25.30%) SQL
4 13 (15.66%) C#
5 6 (7.23%) PHP
6 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.61%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) X++
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.64%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.61%) PMP
4 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.82%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Puppet
2 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) HP
3 8 (9.64%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco
3 8 (9.64%) IBM
3 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.43%) CyberSource
4 7 (8.43%) DataCash
4 7 (8.43%) Ogone
5 6 (7.23%) CollabNet
6 5 (6.02%) Oracle
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.82%) Rackspace
7 4 (4.82%) Demandware
7 4 (4.82%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.41%) ATG
8 2 (2.41%) hybris
9 1 (1.20%) Google
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