The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 52 27 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 42.28% 37.50% 46.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.27% 48.21% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 19 81
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £35,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 110 56 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 89.43% 77.78% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 43 144
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -16.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bolton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 55 (49.11%) C#
2 54 (48.21%) .NET
3 48 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 35 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 35 (31.25%) MVC
5 29 (25.89%) TDD
5 29 (25.89%) SQL
6 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (22.32%) OO
8 22 (19.64%) WCF
8 22 (19.64%) SDLC
9 21 (18.75%) Finance
9 21 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (16.96%) Kanban
11 18 (16.07%) BDD
11 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
12 17 (15.18%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 16 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 16 (14.29%) CQRS
13 16 (14.29%) Web Application Development
13 16 (14.29%) HTML
13 16 (14.29%) CSS
13 16 (14.29%) Internet
13 16 (14.29%) Games
13 16 (14.29%) Scrum
14 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
14 13 (11.61%) Web Services
14 13 (11.61%) User Stories
15 12 (10.71%) Windows

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 4 (3.57%) OpenEdge
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.89%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.89%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.89%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (3.57%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) IaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) Internet
2 6 (5.36%) SMS
3 5 (4.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (5.36%) Big Data
3 6 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.36%) MySQL
4 5 (4.46%) Redis
4 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) QlikView
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) JIRA
2 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.36%) Moq
3 6 (5.36%) NUnit
3 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.46%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.46%) MSTest
4 5 (4.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.79%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.89%) Ant
6 1 (0.89%) Gradle
6 1 (0.89%) Maven
6 1 (0.89%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.89%) Selenium
6 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 16 (14.29%) Games
3 7 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Developer
2 34 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.21%) Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Angular Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Junior
9 7 (6.25%) Junior Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Development Manager
10 5 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (48.21%) .NET
2 35 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (19.64%) WCF
5 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 16 (14.29%) CSS
6 16 (14.29%) HTML
7 13 (11.61%) Web Services
8 11 (9.82%) AngularJS
8 11 (9.82%) WinForms
9 9 (8.04%) WPF
10 8 (7.14%) HTML5
10 8 (7.14%) jQuery
11 7 (6.25%) CSS3
12 6 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (4.46%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (4.46%) JSON
13 5 (4.46%) Ninject
13 5 (4.46%) SignalR
13 5 (4.46%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) iPad
2 6 (5.36%) Social Media
3 5 (4.46%) Tandem
4 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) MVC
2 29 (25.89%) TDD
3 25 (22.32%) OO
4 22 (19.64%) SDLC
5 19 (16.96%) Kanban
6 18 (16.07%) BDD
7 17 (15.18%) Domain-Driven Design
8 16 (14.29%) CQRS
8 16 (14.29%) Scrum
8 16 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 16 (14.29%) Web Application Development
9 13 (11.61%) User Stories
10 9 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.04%) MVVM
11 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Workflow
12 7 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.11%) C#
2 29 (25.89%) SQL
3 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.04%) Java
5 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.57%) C
6 4 (3.57%) C++
6 4 (3.57%) Python
6 4 (3.57%) Ruby
6 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.89%) APMP
3 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Facebook
4 3 (2.68%) Guidewire
4 3 (2.68%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.79%) IBM
5 2 (1.79%) Kofax
5 2 (1.79%) Pega
5 2 (1.79%) Software AG
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.89%) PTC
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow