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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 382 189 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.34% 19.92% 25.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.89% 23.30% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 286 171 355
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1278 811 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.14% 85.46% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 935 700 1215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -1 104 £50,000 -16.66% 9
Chester +2 62 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Warrington -3 62 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Crewe +5 36 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Wilmslow +5 29 £42,500 -15.84% 6
Runcorn +6 17 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Macclesfield +1 12 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Ellesmere Port -4 11 £35,000 +27.27%
Northwich - 5 £30,000 - 1
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 255 (38.40%) C#
2 250 (37.65%) .NET
3 220 (33.13%) TDD
4 209 (31.48%) Finance
5 196 (29.52%) SQL Server
6 193 (29.07%) MVC
7 173 (26.05%) ASP.NET
8 172 (25.90%) Java
9 171 (25.75%) SQL
10 136 (20.48%) Scrum
11 132 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 129 (19.43%) HTML
13 124 (18.67%) Microsoft
14 116 (17.47%) JavaScript
15 113 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 111 (16.72%) SDLC
17 106 (15.96%) RESTful
18 105 (15.81%) OO
19 103 (15.51%) Waterfall
20 99 (14.91%) AngularJS
21 98 (14.76%) BDD
21 98 (14.76%) Test Automation
22 96 (14.46%) Web Services
23 90 (13.55%) Web Application Development
24 88 (13.25%) Git (software)
24 88 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 85 (12.80%) SQL Server 2014
26 84 (12.65%) Banking
27 83 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
28 82 (12.35%) jQuery

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 26 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.71%) Confluence
3 15 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (2.11%) JBoss
4 14 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.20%) nginx
8 8 (1.20%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.60%) CMS
11 4 (0.60%) SAS
11 4 (0.60%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.45%) Apache
12 3 (0.45%) CICS
12 3 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
1 5 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.15%) InDesign
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) BASE24
1 3 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (0.45%) Magento
1 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.30%) Shopify
3 1 (0.15%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.22%) SaaS
3 14 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.05%) GitHub
4 7 (1.05%) PaaS
5 6 (0.90%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.60%) Trello
8 3 (0.45%) Office 365
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.26%) Internet
2 14 (2.11%) HTTP
3 7 (1.05%) FTP
4 4 (0.60%) LDAP
5 2 (0.30%) ATM
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.30%) Firewall
5 2 (0.30%) LAN
5 2 (0.30%) Network Security
5 2 (0.30%) WAN
5 2 (0.30%) WebEx
5 2 (0.30%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.15%) NAS
6 1 (0.15%) RFID
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 85 (12.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 49 (7.38%) MongoDB
4 47 (7.08%) NoSQL
5 40 (6.02%) MySQL
6 22 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (3.01%) DB2
9 15 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.96%) Big Data
11 13 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.66%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
16 7 (1.05%) Relational Database
17 6 (0.90%) Impala
17 6 (0.90%) RavenDB
17 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 88 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.58%) JIRA
3 38 (5.72%) Selenium
4 30 (4.52%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (3.92%) Subversion
6 26 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 23 (3.46%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 17 (2.56%) JUnit
9 16 (2.41%) SonarQube
10 12 (1.81%) Gradle
10 12 (1.81%) Maven
10 12 (1.81%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.66%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.51%) NuGet
13 9 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 209 (31.48%) Finance
2 84 (12.65%) Banking
3 43 (6.48%) Retail
4 18 (2.71%) Advertising
5 17 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.81%) Marketing
8 11 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.05%) Back Office
10 7 (1.05%) Games
11 5 (0.75%) Legal
11 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.75%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.60%) Law
12 4 (0.60%) Publishing
13 3 (0.45%) Billing
13 3 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 358 (53.92%) Developer
2 158 (23.80%) .NET Developer
3 92 (13.86%) Analyst
4 82 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 72 (10.84%) Software Developer
6 64 (9.64%) C# Developer
7 61 (9.19%) .NET Software Developer
8 52 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.17%) Test Analyst
10 38 (5.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (5.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 37 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
12 34 (5.12%) Designer
13 30 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 30 (4.52%) Business Analyst
14 29 (4.37%) Project Manager
15 26 (3.92%) Messaging Developer
16 24 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (3.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (37.65%) .NET
2 173 (26.05%) ASP.NET
3 132 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 129 (19.43%) HTML
5 113 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 106 (15.96%) RESTful
7 99 (14.91%) AngularJS
8 96 (14.46%) Web Services
9 88 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 82 (12.35%) CSS
10 82 (12.35%) jQuery
11 77 (11.60%) XML
12 75 (11.30%) Spring
13 70 (10.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 66 (9.94%) Node.js
14 66 (9.94%) WPF
15 63 (9.49%) JSON
16 59 (8.89%) WCF
17 58 (8.73%) SOAP
18 54 (8.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.53%) Mobile App
2 32 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.82%) User Experience
3 29 (4.37%) PMI
4 26 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.41%) iPad
6 16 (2.41%) Mainframe
7 15 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.11%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.96%) Fintech
10 11 (1.66%) Social Media
11 10 (1.51%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.90%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.75%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.75%) FMCG
14 5 (0.75%) Handset
14 5 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.20%) Windows
2 54 (8.13%) Linux
3 27 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.46%) Android
5 21 (3.16%) Unix
6 15 (2.26%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (33.13%) TDD
2 193 (29.07%) MVC
3 136 (20.48%) Scrum
4 111 (16.72%) SDLC
5 105 (15.81%) OO
6 103 (15.51%) Waterfall
7 98 (14.76%) BDD
7 98 (14.76%) Test Automation
8 90 (13.55%) Web Application Development
9 83 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (10.09%) Project Management
12 65 (9.79%) Risk Management
13 62 (9.34%) Dependency Injection
14 56 (8.43%) Software Engineering
15 46 (6.93%) Unit Testing
16 43 (6.48%) Mentoring
17 40 (6.02%) Kanban
18 39 (5.87%) Web Development
19 38 (5.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 255 (38.40%) C#
2 172 (25.90%) Java
3 171 (25.75%) SQL
4 116 (17.47%) JavaScript
5 57 (8.58%) Ruby
6 54 (8.13%) T-SQL
7 37 (5.57%) PHP
8 29 (4.37%) VB.NET
9 25 (3.77%) F#
10 17 (2.56%) C++
11 13 (1.96%) Python
11 13 (1.96%) VB
12 12 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.51%) COBOL
14 9 (1.36%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.36%) XPath
14 9 (1.36%) XQuery
15 8 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (7.98%) Degree
2 31 (4.67%) PMI Certification
3 29 (4.37%) ISEB
4 20 (3.01%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.36%) PMP
7 7 (1.05%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.75%) APMG
8 5 (0.75%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.60%) PgMP
10 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.30%) CISSP
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.15%) OCP
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.63%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) PMBOK
2 5 (0.75%) PMO
3 4 (0.60%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.66%) Hyper-V
2 10 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (1.51%) VirtualBox
2 10 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.51%) Xen
3 7 (1.05%) Docker
4 6 (0.90%) HDFS
5 2 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (3.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 25 (3.77%) Kibana
1 25 (3.77%) WSUS
2 16 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.81%) Puppet
4 11 (1.66%) Ansible
5 5 (0.75%) Nagios
6 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 124 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.19%) Oracle
3 20 (3.01%) IBM
4 15 (2.26%) Google
5 11 (1.66%) VMware
6 9 (1.36%) Zend
7 8 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (1.20%) Teradata
8 7 (1.05%) Chordiant
8 7 (1.05%) Cognizant
9 6 (0.90%) Facebook
10 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.75%) Sun
11 4 (0.60%) Adobe
11 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.60%) IBM Sterling
12 3 (0.45%) Citrix
12 3 (0.45%) HP
12 3 (0.45%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.45%) Tableau
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexi Hours, Pension, Life Insurance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Source Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Runcorn
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday