Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 293 552 986
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.30% 27.78% 33.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.35% 30.26% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 229 420 840
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,468
90th Percentile £73,400 £68,875 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 853 1,824 2,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.05% 91.80% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 633 1,374 2,074
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,850 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +7.23%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 114 £50,000 +10.80% 19
Chester +5 67 £45,000 +16.13% 10
Wilmslow -7 26 £47,500 - 2
Northwich +3 19 £42,500 - 2
Knutsford -3 15 £90,000 +63.64% 8
Crewe -5 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Ellesmere Port 0 3 - - 1
Macclesfield 0 2 £52,500 +16.67%
Daresbury - 2 £52,500 -
Runcorn +4 1 £67,500 +210.34% 2
Alderley Edge +2 1 £45,000 - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 117 (39.93%) .NET
2 114 (38.91%) C#
3 106 (36.18%) SQL Server
4 100 (34.13%) SQL
5 89 (30.38%) Azure
6 72 (24.57%) JavaScript
7 69 (23.55%) Microsoft
8 60 (20.48%) DevOps
9 55 (18.77%) MVC
10 52 (17.75%) Finance
11 50 (17.06%) Java
12 48 (16.38%) Git (software)
13 45 (15.36%) .NET Core
14 44 (15.02%) Scrum
15 42 (14.33%) CSS
16 40 (13.65%) REST
17 38 (12.97%) Windows
18 37 (12.63%) ASP.NET
18 37 (12.63%) Web Services
18 37 (12.63%) HTML
18 37 (12.63%) Software Engineering
18 37 (12.63%) Degree
18 37 (12.63%) Selenium
18 37 (12.63%) Microservices
18 37 (12.63%) React
19 36 (12.29%) AngularJS
20 34 (11.60%) ASP.NET Web API
21 33 (11.26%) Test Automation
22 32 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
23 31 (10.58%) QA

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (2.39%) Apache
1 7 (2.39%) CMS
1 7 (2.39%) NServiceBus
2 6 (2.05%) Liferay
3 5 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.37%) IIS
5 3 (1.02%) Mule
5 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.68%) Confluence
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Adobe XD
1 3 (1.02%) Chatbot
1 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.68%) Figma
2 2 (0.68%) InDesign
3 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.68%) Magento
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 89 (30.38%) Azure
2 31 (10.58%) AWS
3 11 (3.75%) GitHub
4 8 (2.73%) PaaS
5 7 (2.39%) GCP
5 7 (2.39%) Serverless
6 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.37%) Logic Apps
7 4 (1.37%) SaaS
8 3 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.02%) Office 365
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.68%) AWS CodeCommit
9 2 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.68%) IaaS
9 2 (0.68%) NuGet
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.73%) Firewall
1 8 (2.73%) MPLS
2 5 (1.71%) DHCP
2 5 (1.71%) HTTP
2 5 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.37%) Intranet
4 3 (1.02%) RFID
4 3 (1.02%) Skype
4 3 (1.02%) WAN
5 2 (0.68%) DNS
5 2 (0.68%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.41%) MySQL
4 10 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.07%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.73%) Big Data
7 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.37%) Biml
10 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 48 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.63%) Selenium
3 29 (9.90%) JIRA
4 27 (9.22%) TeamCity
5 26 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (8.19%) Jenkins
6 24 (8.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (7.51%) NUnit
8 21 (7.17%) Bitbucket
9 19 (6.48%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (4.78%) WebDriver
11 12 (4.10%) Maven
11 12 (4.10%) Visual Studio
12 11 (3.75%) JUnit
13 10 (3.41%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.73%) Hudson
14 8 (2.73%) TestNG
15 7 (2.39%) MSTest
16 6 (2.05%) Cypress.io
16 6 (2.05%) PHPUnit
General
1 52 (17.75%) Finance
2 22 (7.51%) Back Office
3 18 (6.14%) Legal
4 17 (5.80%) Financial Institution
5 14 (4.78%) Police
6 12 (4.10%) Retail
7 10 (3.41%) Law
8 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.71%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.37%) Games
11 3 (1.02%) Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (34.81%) Developer
2 33 (11.26%) C# Developer
3 29 (9.90%) .NET Developer
3 29 (9.90%) Senior Developer
4 25 (8.53%) Architect
5 21 (7.17%) Software Engineer
6 19 (6.48%) Software Developer
7 15 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (5.12%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (5.12%) Tester
8 14 (4.78%) Systems Manager
9 13 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.10%) Development Manager
10 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (3.75%) Oracle Development Manager
12 10 (3.41%) Analyst
12 10 (3.41%) Angular Developer
13 9 (3.07%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (3.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (39.93%) .NET
2 45 (15.36%) .NET Core
3 42 (14.33%) CSS
4 40 (13.65%) REST
5 37 (12.63%) ASP.NET
5 37 (12.63%) HTML
5 37 (12.63%) React
5 37 (12.63%) Web Services
6 36 (12.29%) AngularJS
7 34 (11.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (9.22%) .NET Framework
9 23 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (7.85%) Entity Framework
10 20 (6.83%) jQuery
11 18 (6.14%) SOAP
12 16 (5.46%) HTML5
12 16 (5.46%) Node.js
13 15 (5.12%) NHibernate
14 12 (4.10%) Vue.js
15 9 (3.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.56%) User Experience
2 14 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.05%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.02%) 3D Printing
8 3 (1.02%) CMDB
8 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Blog
9 2 (0.68%) Tandem
10 1 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.34%) Life Science
10 1 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.97%) Windows
2 27 (9.22%) Linux
3 16 (5.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.02%) Unix
4 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.48%) DevOps
2 55 (18.77%) MVC
3 44 (15.02%) Scrum
4 37 (12.63%) Microservices
4 37 (12.63%) Software Engineering
5 33 (11.26%) Test Automation
6 32 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (9.90%) SDLC
8 27 (9.22%) OO
9 25 (8.53%) Data Science
9 25 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (7.51%) Analytics
10 22 (7.51%) Project Management
10 22 (7.51%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.14%) ITIL
11 18 (6.14%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.14%) TDD
12 17 (5.80%) Change Management
12 17 (5.80%) Performance Testing
12 17 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (38.91%) C#
2 100 (34.13%) SQL
3 72 (24.57%) JavaScript
4 50 (17.06%) Java
5 31 (10.58%) Python
6 21 (7.17%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.12%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.73%) PHP
9 7 (2.39%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.05%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.37%) C++
12 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.68%) C
13 2 (0.68%) VBScript
14 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.34%) Go
14 1 (0.34%) Java 8
14 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (12.63%) Degree
2 28 (9.56%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 21 (7.17%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.41%) PhD
6 7 (2.39%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.37%) MCPD
8 4 (1.37%) MCSD
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.58%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) GDPR
2 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) COBIT
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 20 (6.83%) Docker
2 15 (5.12%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.37%) vSphere
4 4 (1.37%) Xen
5 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (5.12%) Terraform
3 14 (4.78%) Ansible
4 12 (4.10%) Puppet
5 7 (2.39%) SCCM
6 6 (2.05%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.71%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.37%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (1.37%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (23.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.56%) Oracle
3 17 (5.80%) VMware
4 11 (3.75%) Google
5 8 (2.73%) Meraki
6 7 (2.39%) Cisco
6 7 (2.39%) IBM
6 7 (2.39%) SAP
7 5 (1.71%) Jitterbit
7 5 (1.71%) Juniper
7 5 (1.71%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.37%) BMC
8 4 (1.37%) Citrix
8 4 (1.37%) Cognos
8 4 (1.37%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.37%) Tanium
8 4 (1.37%) webMethods
9 3 (1.02%) Adobe
9 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com