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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 53 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.84% 6.32% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 8.36% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
439 275 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.14% 75.55% 78.51%
Number of salaries quoted 306 200 190
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
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 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 27 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Watford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (50.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) HTML
3 17 (42.50%) E-Commerce
4 16 (40.00%) Retail
5 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 12 (30.00%) Eclipse
8 11 (27.50%) DHTML
8 11 (27.50%) XML
8 11 (27.50%) Content Management
8 11 (27.50%) Ajax
8 11 (27.50%) CyberSource
8 11 (27.50%) DataCash
8 11 (27.50%) Ogone
9 10 (25.00%) Demandware
10 9 (22.50%) Finance
10 9 (22.50%) TDD
10 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 9 (22.50%) JSP
10 9 (22.50%) J2EE
11 8 (20.00%) Servlets
11 8 (20.00%) PHP
11 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (20.00%) jQuery
12 7 (17.50%) Marketing
12 7 (17.50%) Java EE
12 7 (17.50%) Scrum
12 7 (17.50%) C#
12 7 (17.50%) .NET
12 7 (17.50%) Windows

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
1 4 (10.00%) MPLS
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.50%) Hudson
2 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (40.00%) Retail
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Marketing
4 5 (12.50%) Banking
5 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Head of IT
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Graduate
4 3 (7.50%) Software Manager
4 3 (7.50%) QA Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) Ajax
3 11 (27.50%) XML
3 11 (27.50%) DHTML
4 9 (22.50%) JSP
4 9 (22.50%) J2EE
5 8 (20.00%) Servlets
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) Java EE
6 7 (17.50%) .NET
7 6 (15.00%) REST
8 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) JSON
9 3 (7.50%) Android SDK
10 2 (5.00%) iOS SDK
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.50%) COM
11 1 (2.50%) SOAP
11 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Statistics
2 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) E-Commerce
2 11 (27.50%) Content Management
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
7 5 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) Data Validation
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) OOP
8 4 (10.00%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) Release Management
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) PHP
5 7 (17.50%) C#
6 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) X++
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (10.00%) CCNA
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) vSphere
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) CyberSource
1 11 (27.50%) DataCash
1 11 (27.50%) Ogone
2 10 (25.00%) Demandware
3 7 (17.50%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) ProCurve
6 4 (10.00%) hybris
6 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.00%) ATG
6 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (7.50%) Google
7 3 (7.50%) CollabNet