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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.63% 6.01% 8.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.21% 7.89% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 37
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £62,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
401 342 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.02% 76.17% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 286 242 293
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Watford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 48 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 47 (39.17%) HTML
3 46 (38.33%) Java
4 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 37 (30.83%) CSS
5 37 (30.83%) Finance
6 35 (29.17%) J2EE
6 35 (29.17%) Waterfall
7 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 32 (26.67%) Retail
8 31 (25.83%) Oracle
9 28 (23.33%) Demandware
10 27 (22.50%) DB2
11 26 (21.67%) Project Management
12 24 (20.00%) Ogone
12 24 (20.00%) hybris
13 23 (19.17%) TDD
13 23 (19.17%) MySQL
13 23 (19.17%) ATG
14 21 (17.50%) Degree
15 20 (16.67%) Scrum
15 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 18 (15.00%) JSP
16 18 (15.00%) OOP
16 18 (15.00%) OO
16 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
16 18 (15.00%) QA
16 18 (15.00%) DataCash
17 17 (14.17%) jQuery
17 17 (14.17%) Banking

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (10.83%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.00%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Project
2 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Magento
2 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.83%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
3 2 (1.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.50%) DB2
3 23 (19.17%) MySQL
4 7 (5.83%) QlikView
5 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.17%) Redis
6 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.17%) Maven
4 4 (3.33%) Selenium
4 4 (3.33%) Hudson
4 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.67%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) JBehave
7 1 (0.83%) TestNG
7 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.83%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
General
1 37 (30.83%) Finance
2 32 (26.67%) Retail
3 17 (14.17%) Banking
4 12 (10.00%) Marketing
5 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.83%) Games
6 6 (5.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (35.00%) Developer
2 30 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 25 (20.83%) Analyst
4 16 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 14 (11.67%) Applications Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Lead Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.67%) Consultant
7 8 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Test Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Magento Developer
10 5 (4.17%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (39.17%) HTML
2 37 (30.83%) CSS
3 35 (29.17%) J2EE
4 18 (15.00%) JSP
5 17 (14.17%) jQuery
6 16 (13.33%) .NET
7 14 (11.67%) XML
8 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.17%) Ajax
9 10 (8.33%) Java EE
10 6 (5.00%) DHTML
11 5 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (4.17%) Yii
11 5 (4.17%) Symfony
11 5 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (2.50%) Flash
13 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.67%) Spring
13 2 (1.67%) GWT
13 2 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) PMI
1 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) Xbox
4 1 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
4 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.83%) STB
4 1 (0.83%) IPTV
4 1 (0.83%) PDA
4 1 (0.83%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) UNIX
1 6 (5.00%) Linux
2 5 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 35 (29.17%) Waterfall
3 26 (21.67%) Project Management
4 23 (19.17%) TDD
5 20 (16.67%) Scrum
6 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.00%) OOP
6 18 (15.00%) OO
7 16 (13.33%) Content Management
8 15 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
10 12 (10.00%) Change Control
11 11 (9.17%) Workflow
12 10 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.33%) Test Management
13 9 (7.50%) Time Management
13 9 (7.50%) Use Case
13 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.33%) Java
2 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.67%) C#
4 12 (10.00%) SQL
5 11 (9.17%) PHP
6 6 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (17.50%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.33%) VCP4
4 3 (2.50%) PMP
5 2 (1.67%) ISEB
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) BS25999
2 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Puppet
1 9 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Oracle
2 28 (23.33%) Demandware
3 24 (20.00%) Ogone
3 24 (20.00%) hybris
4 23 (19.17%) ATG
5 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (15.00%) DataCash
7 9 (7.50%) Cognos
7 9 (7.50%) IBM
8 6 (5.00%) CyberSource
9 5 (4.17%) Zend
10 4 (3.33%) SAP
10 4 (3.33%) HP
11 2 (1.67%) Thunderhead
12 1 (0.83%) Apple
12 1 (0.83%) Sybase
12 1 (0.83%) CollabNet
12 1 (0.83%) Roku
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