Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 969 530 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.71% 23.70% 25.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.76% 27.14% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 776 481 720
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 2710 1953 2873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.68% 87.34% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2049 1656 2431
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +6 259 £48,000 -20.00% 17
Chester 0 151 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Warrington 0 139 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Macclesfield +7 54 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Crewe -3 44 £40,000 +9.59% 5
Wilmslow +3 41 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Runcorn +7 23 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Alderley Edge - 13 £40,000 - 1
Sandbach -2 11 £50,000 - 1
Northwich +11 10 £30,000 - 5
Ellesmere Port +3 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Nantwich +3 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 349 (36.02%) Finance
2 278 (28.69%) Java
2 278 (28.69%) .NET
3 272 (28.07%) C#
4 249 (25.70%) TDD
5 242 (24.97%) SQL Server
6 239 (24.66%) Scrum
7 230 (23.74%) MVC
8 222 (22.91%) SQL
9 206 (21.26%) JavaScript
10 201 (20.74%) ASP.NET
11 180 (18.58%) HTML
12 174 (17.96%) Banking
13 173 (17.85%) SDLC
14 154 (15.89%) Waterfall
15 152 (15.69%) Microsoft
16 147 (15.17%) RESTful
17 145 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 143 (14.76%) BDD
19 137 (14.14%) AngularJS
20 133 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
21 129 (13.31%) CSS
22 128 (13.21%) OO
23 119 (12.28%) Web Services
23 119 (12.28%) Git (software)
24 115 (11.87%) Spring
25 114 (11.76%) Project Management
26 113 (11.66%) Test Automation
27 111 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
28 108 (11.15%) 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 36 (3.72%) Confluence
2 33 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 26 (2.68%) JBoss
5 22 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 19 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.86%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.34%) CICS
9 11 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 10 (1.03%) Apache
10 10 (1.03%) CMS
10 10 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (1.03%) SAS
11 8 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.72%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.62%) IIS
14 5 (0.52%) Facebook Platform
14 5 (0.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (1.24%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) BASE24
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.65%) SaaS
4 10 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.03%) PaaS
5 9 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 8 (0.83%) Office 365
7 6 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (0.62%) IaaS
7 6 (0.62%) Trello
8 5 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.31%) GitHub
11 2 (0.21%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.10%) Force.com
12 1 (0.10%) Google Play
12 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.79%) Internet
2 26 (2.68%) HTTP
3 10 (1.03%) LDAP
4 8 (0.83%) Firewall
5 3 (0.31%) SSH
5 3 (0.31%) WebEx
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
7 1 (0.10%) ATM
7 1 (0.10%) LAN
7 1 (0.10%) NAS
7 1 (0.10%) VLAN
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
7 1 (0.10%) WAN
7 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (24.97%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 65 (6.71%) NoSQL
4 50 (5.16%) MongoDB
5 49 (5.06%) MySQL
6 35 (3.61%) DB2
7 34 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (2.06%) Big Data
11 18 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.44%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.62%) QlikView
16 5 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 119 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 83 (8.57%) JIRA
3 74 (7.64%) Jenkins
4 61 (6.30%) Selenium
5 41 (4.23%) Gradle
5 41 (4.23%) Subversion
6 40 (4.13%) Cucumber
6 40 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (3.82%) TeamCity
7 37 (3.82%) Visual Studio
8 26 (2.68%) SoapUI
8 26 (2.68%) WebDriver
9 25 (2.58%) Bitbucket
10 24 (2.48%) JUnit
11 20 (2.06%) Maven
12 16 (1.65%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.65%) SonarQube
13 15 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (1.44%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.24%) Xcode
General
1 349 (36.02%) Finance
2 174 (17.96%) Banking
3 66 (6.81%) Investment Banking
4 50 (5.16%) Law
5 43 (4.44%) Retail
6 35 (3.61%) Advertising
7 30 (3.10%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.75%) Games
9 14 (1.44%) Marketing
10 11 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
11 10 (1.03%) Legal
12 6 (0.62%) Back Office
13 5 (0.52%) Billing
13 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.31%) Automotive
14 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.21%) Publishing
16 1 (0.10%) International Banking
16 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 444 (45.82%) Developer
2 184 (18.99%) .NET Developer
3 102 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 77 (7.95%) Analyst
5 71 (7.33%) Software Developer
6 67 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 63 (6.50%) Project Manager
8 62 (6.40%) C# Developer
9 60 (6.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 56 (5.78%) Business Analyst
11 52 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (5.06%) Software Engineer
13 38 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (3.30%) Designer
14 32 (3.30%) Messaging Developer
15 31 (3.20%) Tester
16 29 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 27 (2.79%) C# Software Developer
18 26 (2.68%) Java Engineer
18 26 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (28.69%) .NET
2 201 (20.74%) ASP.NET
3 180 (18.58%) HTML
4 147 (15.17%) RESTful
5 145 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 137 (14.14%) AngularJS
7 129 (13.31%) CSS
8 119 (12.28%) Web Services
9 115 (11.87%) Spring
10 111 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 108 (11.15%) jQuery
12 100 (10.32%) Node.js
13 95 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 95 (9.80%) SOAP
14 94 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 92 (9.49%) Hibernate
16 79 (8.15%) JSON
17 75 (7.74%) XML
18 64 (6.60%) KnockoutJS
19 60 (6.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.71%) Greenfield Project
1 65 (6.71%) User Experience
2 60 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 59 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.13%) PMI
5 38 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.89%) Fintech
7 25 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 18 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.44%) iPad
11 13 (1.34%) Smart Meter
11 13 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.14%) Online Banking
13 10 (1.03%) Smartphone
14 9 (0.93%) RIA
15 8 (0.83%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
16 7 (0.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.57%) Windows
2 71 (7.33%) Linux
3 51 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 50 (5.16%) Android
5 40 (4.13%) Unix
6 17 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.31%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Debian
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (25.70%) TDD
2 239 (24.66%) Scrum
3 230 (23.74%) MVC
4 173 (17.85%) SDLC
5 154 (15.89%) Waterfall
6 143 (14.76%) BDD
7 133 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 128 (13.21%) OO
9 114 (11.76%) Project Management
10 113 (11.66%) Test Automation
11 105 (10.84%) Software Engineering
12 103 (10.63%) Risk Management
13 91 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (9.39%) Web Application Development
14 82 (8.46%) DevOps
15 69 (7.12%) Wealth Management
16 61 (6.30%) Kanban
16 61 (6.30%) PRINCE2
17 48 (4.95%) Information Security
18 47 (4.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 278 (28.69%) Java
2 272 (28.07%) C#
3 222 (22.91%) SQL
4 206 (21.26%) JavaScript
5 80 (8.26%) Ruby
6 57 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 47 (4.85%) PHP
8 38 (3.92%) Python
9 31 (3.20%) C++
9 31 (3.20%) F#
10 22 (2.27%) C
11 18 (1.86%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.75%) COBOL
13 16 (1.65%) Apple Swift
14 14 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.34%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.03%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.93%) R
19 8 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (6.81%) Degree
2 43 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 35 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.48%) ISEB
5 18 (1.86%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.34%) PMP
7 10 (1.03%) APMG
8 7 (0.72%) CISM
9 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.52%) CISSP
10 5 (0.52%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.41%) PgMP
12 1 (0.10%) IIBA
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.10%) OCA
12 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.74%) QA
2 19 (1.96%) PMO
3 10 (1.03%) PMBOK
4 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.62%) SLA
5 5 (0.52%) GDPR
6 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) PSD2
8 1 (0.10%) EMIR
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.10%) MiFID
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (2.27%) Docker
2 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.21%) Xen
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (3.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 31 (3.20%) Kibana
1 31 (3.20%) WSUS
2 13 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.83%) Puppet
3 8 (0.83%) SCCM
4 7 (0.72%) Nagios
5 5 (0.52%) Ansible
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.31%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.31%) Terraform
7 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.10%) Salt
8 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 152 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.46%) Oracle
3 55 (5.68%) Google
4 18 (1.86%) IBM
5 16 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.24%) Twitter
7 11 (1.14%) Adobe
8 9 (0.93%) Chordiant
8 9 (0.93%) Facebook
8 9 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 9 (0.93%) Tableau
9 8 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (0.83%) Zend
10 7 (0.72%) Sybase
10 7 (0.72%) Teradata
11 6 (0.62%) Apple
12 5 (0.52%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.52%) DevExpress
12 5 (0.52%) Sun
12 5 (0.52%) Xamarin