Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,076 616 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.64% 25.83% 22.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.50% 29.08% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 797 547 499
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £53,350
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 2,869 2,118 2,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.37% 88.81% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,071 1,639 1,788
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £55,825
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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
Knutsford -3 237 £50,500 +1.00% 14
Warrington +10 192 £49,000 +15.29% 26
Chester -1 130 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Crewe +3 82 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Macclesfield +6 73 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Wilmslow +4 68 £42,500 - 5
Alderley Edge - 19 £37,500 - 2
Nantwich -5 16 £27,500 -50.00% 6
Runcorn 0 14 £41,250 +3.13% 10
Northwich +4 13 £46,250 +54.17% 2
Congleton - 9 £35,000 -
Daresbury -1 2 £47,500 +39.71%
Ellesmere Port +4 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Winsford +1 1 £36,500 -8.75%
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 348 (32.34%) Finance
2 321 (29.83%) C#
3 310 (28.81%) .NET
4 306 (28.44%) Scrum
5 303 (28.16%) MVC
6 285 (26.49%) Java
7 261 (24.26%) SQL Server
8 250 (23.23%) JavaScript
9 249 (23.14%) TDD
10 224 (20.82%) Git (software)
11 217 (20.17%) SQL
12 207 (19.24%) ASP.NET
13 200 (18.59%) Banking
14 191 (17.75%) HTML
15 178 (16.54%) DevOps
16 173 (16.08%) Waterfall
17 172 (15.99%) Software Engineering
18 171 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
19 167 (15.52%) AngularJS
20 154 (14.31%) ASP.NET MVC
21 152 (14.13%) CSS
22 151 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
23 147 (13.66%) Jenkins
24 138 (12.83%) RESTful
24 138 (12.83%) Risk Management
25 137 (12.73%) Degree
26 127 (11.80%) OO
27 126 (11.71%) BDD
28 125 (11.62%) Web Services
28 125 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management

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 47 (4.37%) Confluence
2 38 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.60%) JBoss
4 21 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.30%) Sitefinity
7 12 (1.12%) CMS
8 11 (1.02%) Apache
9 10 (0.93%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.93%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.84%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.74%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.56%) Jetty
12 6 (0.56%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.46%) Mule
14 4 (0.37%) IIS
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.02%) Chatbot
3 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.093%) Blender
7 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.02%) Magento
3 7 (0.65%) BASE24
3 7 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.093%) BPCS
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.093%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.093%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 111 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.79%) OpenShift
4 27 (2.51%) SaaS
5 22 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
5 22 (2.04%) GitHub
6 15 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.39%) IaaS
6 15 (1.39%) PaaS
7 14 (1.30%) NuGet
8 13 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 9 (0.84%) Office 365
10 9 (0.84%) Trello
11 5 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.37%) npm
13 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.28%) iTunes
14 2 (0.19%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.51%) Internet
2 10 (0.93%) HTTP
3 7 (0.65%) Hyperconnected
4 3 (0.28%) ATM
4 3 (0.28%) DNS
4 3 (0.28%) Network Security
4 3 (0.28%) SSH
4 3 (0.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.19%) Firewall
5 2 (0.19%) POP3
5 2 (0.19%) SMS
5 2 (0.19%) SMTP
6 1 (0.093%) Skype
6 1 (0.093%) Softphone
6 1 (0.093%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 107 (9.94%) MySQL
3 73 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 68 (6.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 65 (6.04%) MongoDB
6 38 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.32%) Big Data
9 22 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.77%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.12%) RavenDB
15 11 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.93%) Relational Database
17 8 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
17 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 224 (20.82%) Git (software)
2 147 (13.66%) Jenkins
3 110 (10.22%) JIRA
4 58 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (3.90%) Selenium
6 40 (3.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (3.53%) JUnit
8 34 (3.16%) Maven
9 33 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 31 (2.88%) TeamCity
11 29 (2.70%) Bitbucket
12 26 (2.42%) Cucumber
12 26 (2.42%) Gradle
12 26 (2.42%) MSBuild
12 26 (2.42%) Subversion
13 24 (2.23%) PHPUnit
14 22 (2.04%) Visual Studio
15 16 (1.49%) Mercurial
15 16 (1.49%) SoapUI
15 16 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 348 (32.34%) Finance
2 200 (18.59%) Banking
3 112 (10.41%) Investment Banking
4 103 (9.57%) Law
5 66 (6.13%) Advertising
6 45 (4.18%) Retail
7 36 (3.35%) Retail Banking
8 31 (2.88%) Games
9 16 (1.49%) Marketing
10 7 (0.65%) Billing
10 7 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.65%) Legal
11 5 (0.46%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Back Office
12 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 475 (44.14%) Developer
2 182 (16.91%) .NET Developer
3 124 (11.52%) Analyst
4 80 (7.43%) Java Developer
5 72 (6.69%) Business Analyst
6 69 (6.41%) C# Developer
7 65 (6.04%) Software Developer
7 65 (6.04%) Software Engineer
8 58 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 55 (5.11%) PHP Developer
10 50 (4.65%) Senior Developer
11 48 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (3.72%) Project Manager
13 37 (3.44%) .NET Software Developer
14 35 (3.25%) .NET Software Engineer
15 33 (3.07%) Tester
16 31 (2.88%) Junior
17 30 (2.79%) Architect
17 30 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
18 29 (2.70%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (28.81%) .NET
2 207 (19.24%) ASP.NET
3 191 (17.75%) HTML
4 167 (15.52%) AngularJS
5 154 (14.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 152 (14.13%) CSS
7 151 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 138 (12.83%) RESTful
9 125 (11.62%) Web Services
10 114 (10.59%) Spring
11 112 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 105 (9.76%) jQuery
13 99 (9.20%) Node.js
14 95 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 95 (8.83%) WCF
15 92 (8.55%) .NET Framework
16 82 (7.62%) REST
17 66 (6.13%) React
18 60 (5.58%) SOAP
19 54 (5.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (4.37%) User Experience
6 45 (4.18%) Mobile App
7 44 (4.09%) Computer Science
8 38 (3.53%) Fintech
9 35 (3.25%) Management Information System
10 33 (3.07%) PMI
11 30 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.49%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.02%) CMDB
14 10 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (0.93%) Online Banking
15 8 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
15 8 (0.74%) IVR
15 8 (0.74%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (10.78%) Linux
2 90 (8.36%) Windows
3 48 (4.46%) Unix
4 43 (4.00%) Android
5 42 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 10 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.46%) AIX
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (28.44%) Scrum
2 303 (28.16%) MVC
3 249 (23.14%) TDD
4 178 (16.54%) DevOps
5 173 (16.08%) Waterfall
6 172 (15.99%) Software Engineering
7 171 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (12.83%) Risk Management
9 127 (11.80%) OO
10 126 (11.71%) BDD
11 125 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 123 (11.43%) Test Automation
13 120 (11.15%) Wealth Management
14 119 (11.06%) SDLC
15 106 (9.85%) Project Management
15 106 (9.85%) Web Application Development
16 98 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
17 81 (7.53%) Kanban
18 70 (6.51%) Mentoring
19 66 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 321 (29.83%) C#
2 285 (26.49%) Java
3 250 (23.23%) JavaScript
4 217 (20.17%) SQL
5 114 (10.59%) PHP
6 72 (6.69%) Ruby
7 67 (6.23%) Python
8 54 (5.02%) T-SQL
9 25 (2.32%) C++
10 23 (2.14%) Java 8
11 20 (1.86%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.30%) R
14 13 (1.21%) F#
14 13 (1.21%) Scala
15 12 (1.12%) Perl
15 12 (1.12%) PHP 5
15 12 (1.12%) VB
16 10 (0.93%) C
16 10 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (12.73%) Degree
2 39 (3.62%) PMI Certification
3 36 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.23%) HND
5 19 (1.77%) ISEB
6 15 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.02%) MCSE
8 11 (1.02%) PMP
8 11 (1.02%) Sun Certification
9 8 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CIMA
12 4 (0.37%) IIBA
12 4 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.37%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.28%) CSSLP
13 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.69%) QA
2 29 (2.70%) PMO
3 10 (0.93%) PSD2
4 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.28%) GCP
5 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.093%) COBIT
7 1 (0.093%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.093%) IFRS
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.093%) P3O
7 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (4.83%) Docker
2 22 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.77%) VirtualBox
3 19 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.67%) Xen
5 9 (0.84%) KVM
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (3.62%) Ansible
3 31 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 30 (2.79%) Puppet
5 16 (1.49%) Terraform
6 13 (1.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 13 (1.21%) Kibana
6 13 (1.21%) WSUS
7 8 (0.74%) CA Wily
8 7 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.46%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.46%) Nagios
9 5 (0.46%) Packer
10 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.19%) Oozie
12 1 (0.093%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.093%) Netcool
12 1 (0.093%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 108 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 95 (8.83%) Oracle
3 63 (5.86%) Google
4 26 (2.42%) Xamarin
5 24 (2.23%) New Relic
6 21 (1.95%) Adobe
6 21 (1.95%) Facebook
6 21 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.77%) Twitter
7 19 (1.77%) VMware
8 16 (1.49%) Capita
8 16 (1.49%) HP
8 16 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.30%) IBM
9 14 (1.30%) Sun
10 13 (1.21%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.12%) Zend
12 11 (1.02%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.93%) Splunk
14 9 (0.84%) CA Agile Central