Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 481 670 1,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.02% 31.59% 33.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.13% 33.53% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 386 594 848
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £32,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £68,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 1,452 1,998 2,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 90.64% 94.20% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 1,502 2,209
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,725 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 150 £45,000 -10.00% 33
Chester +1 100 £42,500 -17.07% 32
Crewe -7 39 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Knutsford +5 34 £59,000 +7.27% 1
Wilmslow -2 30 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Runcorn +8 20 £67,500 +82.43% 3
Macclesfield -11 11 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Northwich +2 9 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Nantwich +1 8 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Ellesmere Port -3 4 £65,000 +78.08%
Alderley Edge -1 3 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Daresbury +3 2 £33,500 -
Sandbach +1 1 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 206 (42.83%) JavaScript
2 205 (42.62%) C#
3 187 (38.88%) .NET
4 163 (33.89%) Scrum
5 146 (30.35%) SQL
6 143 (29.73%) Java
7 120 (24.95%) HTML
8 118 (24.53%) SQL Server
9 99 (20.58%) ASP.NET
10 98 (20.37%) AngularJS
11 94 (19.54%) Test Automation
12 92 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (18.09%) Microsoft
14 86 (17.88%) Azure
15 85 (17.67%) MVC
16 80 (16.63%) JIRA
17 77 (16.01%) REST
17 77 (16.01%) CSS
18 70 (14.55%) DevOps
19 69 (14.35%) TDD
20 68 (14.14%) Web Services
20 68 (14.14%) Git (software)
21 67 (13.93%) Microservices
21 67 (13.93%) SDLC
22 63 (13.10%) React
22 63 (13.10%) Node.js
23 60 (12.47%) Jenkins
24 59 (12.27%) Selenium
25 58 (12.06%) QA
26 56 (11.64%) BDD

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 42 (8.73%) Confluence
2 3 (0.62%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.21%) CMS
3 1 (0.21%) IIS
3 1 (0.21%) Mule
3 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.21%) Sketch
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 86 (17.88%) Azure
2 39 (8.11%) AWS
3 27 (5.61%) GitHub
4 24 (4.99%) Trello
5 13 (2.70%) SaaS
6 8 (1.66%) PaaS
7 7 (1.46%) Serverless
8 6 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.04%) Azure Functions
9 5 (1.04%) Kong
10 4 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.62%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.42%) GCP
12 2 (0.42%) IaaS
13 1 (0.21%) NuGet
13 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.12%) Internet
2 11 (2.29%) SNA
3 6 (1.25%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) DSL
5 1 (0.21%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.74%) Oracle Database
3 17 (3.53%) Big Data
4 16 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.91%) MySQL
6 11 (2.29%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.83%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.62%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.62%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (16.63%) JIRA
2 68 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.47%) Jenkins
4 59 (12.27%) Selenium
5 50 (10.40%) Hudson
6 47 (9.77%) WebDriver
7 38 (7.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (7.48%) JUnit
8 36 (7.48%) SpecFlow
9 34 (7.07%) Cucumber
9 34 (7.07%) Maven
10 32 (6.65%) Bitbucket
11 28 (5.82%) Visual Studio
12 25 (5.20%) NUnit
13 24 (4.99%) TestNG
14 19 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
15 18 (3.74%) SoapUI
15 18 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (3.53%) Appium
17 14 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (10.81%) Finance
2 18 (3.74%) Retail
3 15 (3.12%) Banking
3 15 (3.12%) Legal
4 13 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.49%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.29%) Law
7 6 (1.25%) Housing Association
7 6 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.62%) Games
8 3 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Social Science
10 1 (0.21%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 202 (42.00%) Developer
2 62 (12.89%) Analyst
3 48 (9.98%) .NET Developer
3 48 (9.98%) Senior Developer
4 45 (9.36%) Java Developer
5 39 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 36 (7.48%) Business Analyst
7 33 (6.86%) Software Engineer
8 32 (6.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (6.03%) QA Engineer
10 26 (5.41%) Agile Developer
11 25 (5.20%) Automation Engineer
12 24 (4.99%) Tester
13 23 (4.78%) Junior
13 23 (4.78%) Software Developer
14 21 (4.37%) .NET Software Engineer
14 21 (4.37%) Lead Developer
15 20 (4.16%) Agile Java Developer
15 20 (4.16%) JavaScript Engineer
16 18 (3.74%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (38.88%) .NET
2 120 (24.95%) HTML
3 99 (20.58%) ASP.NET
4 98 (20.37%) AngularJS
5 77 (16.01%) CSS
5 77 (16.01%) REST
6 68 (14.14%) Web Services
7 63 (13.10%) Node.js
7 63 (13.10%) React
8 55 (11.43%) SOAP
9 53 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 42 (8.73%) .NET Core
12 40 (8.32%) jQuery
13 36 (7.48%) XML
14 30 (6.24%) HTML5
15 28 (5.82%) .NET Framework
16 26 (5.41%) RESTful
17 22 (4.57%) Gherkin
17 22 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (4.99%) User Experience
4 20 (4.16%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.12%) PMI
7 14 (2.91%) Internet of Things
8 12 (2.49%) Robotics
9 11 (2.29%) e-Health
9 11 (2.29%) Social Media
9 11 (2.29%) Social Network
10 7 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.04%) FMCG
13 3 (0.62%) Clustering
13 3 (0.62%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.42%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.61%) Windows
2 26 (5.41%) Linux
3 22 (4.57%) Android
4 15 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.49%) VMS
6 9 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (1.66%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.46%) AIX
9 6 (1.25%) Unix
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (33.89%) Scrum
2 94 (19.54%) Test Automation
3 92 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (17.67%) MVC
5 70 (14.55%) DevOps
6 69 (14.35%) TDD
7 67 (13.93%) Microservices
7 67 (13.93%) SDLC
8 56 (11.64%) BDD
9 54 (11.23%) Software Engineering
10 48 (9.98%) Project Management
11 41 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (8.11%) Software Delivery
12 39 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (7.69%) Business Analysis
13 37 (7.69%) OO
14 36 (7.48%) Project Delivery
14 36 (7.48%) SOA
15 34 (7.07%) Mentoring
15 34 (7.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 206 (42.83%) JavaScript
2 205 (42.62%) C#
3 146 (30.35%) SQL
4 143 (29.73%) Java
5 44 (9.15%) Python
6 37 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 19 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 18 (3.74%) PHP
8 18 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.33%) VBScript
10 12 (2.49%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.87%) Groovy
12 8 (1.66%) C
12 8 (1.66%) Perl
12 8 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.62%) ABAP
13 3 (0.62%) C++
13 3 (0.62%) Go
13 3 (0.62%) Ruby
14 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (3.53%) Degree
3 15 (3.12%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.49%) MCSD
5 6 (1.25%) PhD
6 5 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.62%) ISEB
7 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) HND
8 2 (0.42%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CSPO
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (12.06%) QA
2 8 (1.66%) PMO
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (8.11%) Docker
2 9 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.49%) Terraform
2 10 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.87%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.66%) Ansible
5 7 (1.46%) Ganglia
5 7 (1.46%) Puppet
6 4 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.62%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.21%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 87 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.86%) Oracle
3 20 (4.16%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.49%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.87%) SAP
6 7 (1.46%) VMware
7 6 (1.25%) Civica
7 6 (1.25%) IBM
8 5 (1.04%) Adobe
9 4 (0.83%) CA
9 4 (0.83%) Green Hat
9 4 (0.83%) Parasoft
10 3 (0.62%) hybris
10 3 (0.62%) Sybase
10 3 (0.62%) webMethods
11 2 (0.42%) Google
11 2 (0.42%) Software AG
11 2 (0.42%) Tableau
12 1 (0.21%) Facebook
12 1 (0.21%) Talend