Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 77 46 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 27.50% 17.69% 27.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.95% 20.00% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 165
Bedford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £34,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £77,500 £51,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 241 230 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 86.07% 88.46% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 204 199 288
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,000 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +5.26%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bedford over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 52 (67.53%) C#
2 44 (57.14%) .NET
3 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (36.36%) Microservices
4 25 (32.47%) MVC
5 23 (29.87%) Java
6 22 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (27.27%) SOA
7 21 (27.27%) TDD
8 19 (24.68%) Scrum
8 19 (24.68%) AngularJS
9 18 (23.38%) RESTful
10 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (20.78%) Node.js
11 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
11 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
11 16 (20.78%) XML
12 15 (19.48%) SOAP
12 15 (19.48%) Python
12 15 (19.48%) E-Commerce
12 15 (19.48%) PHP
12 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
12 15 (19.48%) Back Office
12 15 (19.48%) JSON
12 15 (19.48%) API Development
13 13 (16.88%) HTML
13 13 (16.88%) SQL
13 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.58%) DevOps
15 11 (14.29%) Waterfall

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) BPCS
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.60%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Azure Functions
3 3 (3.90%) Serverless
4 2 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) DNS
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
1 1 (1.30%) FTP
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) SSL
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.60%) Power BI
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.30%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) MSTest
3 2 (2.60%) NUnit
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (19.48%) Back Office
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Agile Test Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Test Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Web Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Web Test Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Junior
9 5 (6.49%) Junior Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Azure Developer
10 4 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.14%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) AngularJS
3 18 (23.38%) RESTful
4 16 (20.78%) Node.js
4 16 (20.78%) XML
5 15 (19.48%) JSON
5 15 (19.48%) SOAP
6 13 (16.88%) HTML
7 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (11.69%) React
10 8 (10.39%) CSS
11 7 (9.09%) HTML5
12 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.79%) REST
12 6 (7.79%) Spring
12 6 (7.79%) Spring Boot
12 6 (7.79%) Web Services
13 4 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Social Network
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Microservices
2 25 (32.47%) MVC
3 22 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (27.27%) SOA
4 21 (27.27%) TDD
5 19 (24.68%) Scrum
6 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
7 15 (19.48%) API Development
7 15 (19.48%) E-Commerce
8 12 (15.58%) DevOps
9 11 (14.29%) BDD
9 11 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.99%) SDLC
11 9 (11.69%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (11.69%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Functional Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Release Management
11 9 (11.69%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (11.69%) User Stories
11 9 (11.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) C#
2 23 (29.87%) Java
3 15 (19.48%) PHP
3 15 (19.48%) Python
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.79%) Java 8
8 5 (6.49%) C++
9 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
1 9 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (10.39%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) Xamarin
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Epicor
4 2 (2.60%) Facebook
4 2 (2.60%) IFS
4 2 (2.60%) Infor
4 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.60%) Sage
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Twitter