Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 774 1,023 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.37% 32.65% 23.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.38% 35.74% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 681 817 490
Cheshire median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £53,875
North West median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +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 2,251 2,862 2,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.14% 91.35% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,719 2,157 1,696
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Warrington +7 234 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Knutsford -3 105 £50,250 +0.50% 10
Chester +1 94 £52,500 +23.53% 26
Wilmslow +2 81 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Crewe +5 44 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Macclesfield +1 27 £37,500 -9.09% 3
Nantwich +7 21 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Daresbury - 12 - -
Runcorn -3 8 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Winsford - 7 £50,000 -
Ellesmere Port +2 4 £36,500 -18.89% 3
Northwich -10 2 £42,500 +41.67% 3
Frodsham -2 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Alderley Edge -2 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 265 (34.24%) .NET
2 248 (32.04%) C#
3 215 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 202 (26.10%) Scrum
5 186 (24.03%) TDD
6 184 (23.77%) JavaScript
7 161 (20.80%) MVC
8 160 (20.67%) Java
8 160 (20.67%) AngularJS
9 153 (19.77%) Microsoft
10 152 (19.64%) Finance
11 149 (19.25%) SQL
12 148 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (18.86%) OO
14 142 (18.35%) HTML
15 141 (18.22%) ASP.NET
16 137 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
17 130 (16.80%) Test Automation
18 124 (16.02%) CSS
19 118 (15.25%) DevOps
20 117 (15.12%) Waterfall
21 109 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
22 103 (13.31%) Git (software)
23 99 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
24 89 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
24 89 (11.50%) Banking
25 88 (11.37%) Project Management
26 86 (11.11%) Software Engineering
27 79 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
27 79 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure

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 34 (4.39%) Confluence
2 20 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.42%) JBoss
4 6 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.52%) IIS
6 4 (0.52%) Jetty
7 3 (0.39%) Apache
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.13%) CICS
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 22 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.65%) Camtasia
5 5 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.26%) InVision
8 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.52%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 79 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.97%) GitHub
4 15 (1.94%) IaaS
5 12 (1.55%) OpenShift
6 11 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (1.42%) SaaS
7 10 (1.29%) PaaS
8 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.78%) Force.com
9 5 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
9 5 (0.65%) Trello
10 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.39%) npm
10 3 (0.39%) Office 365
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.26%) Apigee
11 2 (0.26%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.26%) NuGet
11 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.04%) Internet
2 24 (3.10%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (0.78%) SSL
4 5 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (0.65%) SAN
4 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.52%) ATM
5 4 (0.52%) HTTP
6 2 (0.26%) Network Security
6 2 (0.26%) PPP
6 2 (0.26%) Skype
6 2 (0.26%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.59%) SQL Server 2016
3 50 (6.46%) MongoDB
4 34 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 29 (3.75%) Big Data
5 29 (3.75%) MySQL
6 27 (3.49%) RavenDB
7 24 (3.10%) MariaDB
8 18 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.42%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.65%) DB2
14 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 103 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 65 (8.40%) JIRA
3 58 (7.49%) Visual Studio
4 57 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (5.43%) Jenkins
6 41 (5.30%) Selenium
7 25 (3.23%) PHPUnit
8 18 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 16 (2.07%) SoapUI
10 14 (1.81%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.55%) Gradle
11 12 (1.55%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (0.65%) Jasmine
16 5 (0.65%) Rational Rose
16 5 (0.65%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 152 (19.64%) Finance
2 89 (11.50%) Banking
3 56 (7.24%) Advertising
4 51 (6.59%) Investment Banking
5 47 (6.07%) Law
6 16 (2.07%) Retail
7 11 (1.42%) Marketing
8 9 (1.16%) Games
8 9 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.78%) Legal
9 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.65%) Back Office
11 3 (0.39%) Automotive
11 3 (0.39%) Billing
11 3 (0.39%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 350 (45.22%) Developer
2 158 (20.41%) .NET Developer
3 108 (13.95%) Analyst
4 78 (10.08%) C# Developer
5 69 (8.91%) Senior Developer
6 65 (8.40%) Business Analyst
7 58 (7.49%) Java Developer
7 58 (7.49%) Software Developer
8 56 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (5.30%) PHP Developer
10 36 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
11 35 (4.52%) Architect
12 34 (4.39%) .NET Software Developer
12 34 (4.39%) Project Manager
13 31 (4.01%) Agile Developer
14 30 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
15 28 (3.62%) Senior Software Developer
16 26 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
17 25 (3.23%) Software Engineer
18 24 (3.10%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (34.24%) .NET
2 160 (20.67%) AngularJS
3 142 (18.35%) HTML
4 141 (18.22%) ASP.NET
5 124 (16.02%) CSS
6 109 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 99 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 75 (9.69%) Web Services
9 67 (8.66%) REST
10 62 (8.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 56 (7.24%) HTML5
12 53 (6.85%) WCF
13 51 (6.59%) .NET Framework
13 51 (6.59%) RESTful
14 48 (6.20%) SOAP
15 43 (5.56%) jQuery
16 38 (4.91%) .NET Core
17 36 (4.65%) CSS3
18 33 (4.26%) WinForms
18 33 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
2 54 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (4.01%) User Experience
5 28 (3.62%) PMI
6 18 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 15 (1.94%) Fintech
8 15 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.29%) Internet of Things
11 7 (0.90%) Clustering
12 5 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.65%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.65%) Smart Energy
12 5 (0.65%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.39%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.46%) Windows
2 37 (4.78%) Linux
3 25 (3.23%) Unix
4 13 (1.68%) Android
5 9 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.65%) pSOS
8 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (26.10%) Scrum
2 186 (24.03%) TDD
3 161 (20.80%) MVC
4 148 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 146 (18.86%) OO
6 137 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
7 130 (16.80%) Test Automation
8 118 (15.25%) DevOps
9 117 (15.12%) Waterfall
10 88 (11.37%) Project Management
11 86 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 79 (10.21%) SDLC
12 79 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 75 (9.69%) Business Analysis
14 63 (8.14%) Web Application Development
15 62 (8.01%) Decision-Making
16 57 (7.36%) Risk Management
17 54 (6.98%) Wealth Management
18 53 (6.85%) Unit Testing
19 52 (6.72%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 248 (32.04%) C#
2 184 (23.77%) JavaScript
3 160 (20.67%) Java
4 149 (19.25%) SQL
5 62 (8.01%) PHP
6 34 (4.39%) T-SQL
7 25 (3.23%) C++
8 20 (2.58%) Python
9 14 (1.81%) TypeScript
10 11 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.16%) C
11 9 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.90%) Java 8
13 6 (0.78%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.78%) Scala
13 6 (0.78%) SOQL
14 5 (0.65%) ES6
14 5 (0.65%) Perl
15 4 (0.52%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (9.95%) Degree
2 31 (4.01%) PMI Certification
3 26 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.16%) ISEB
6 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.78%) PMP
6 6 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.52%) PhD
8 4 (0.52%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.39%) CIMA
10 2 (0.26%) CIPD
10 2 (0.26%) CISM
10 2 (0.26%) IIBA
10 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.78%) QA
2 22 (2.84%) GDPR
3 20 (2.58%) PMO
4 5 (0.65%) SLA
5 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.26%) PSD2
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (4.01%) Docker
2 5 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) RACF
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (4.39%) Ansible
2 33 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (3.10%) Puppet
4 15 (1.94%) Mesos
5 13 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.90%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.65%) Foglight
9 3 (0.39%) Terraform
10 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
10 1 (0.13%) Webmin
Vendors
1 153 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.23%) Facebook
3 23 (2.97%) Oracle
4 16 (2.07%) New Relic
5 14 (1.81%) HP
6 11 (1.42%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.29%) SAP
8 9 (1.16%) Adobe
8 9 (1.16%) Google
9 7 (0.90%) Blue Coat
9 7 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.90%) SolarWinds
9 7 (0.90%) VMware
10 5 (0.65%) Casewise
10 5 (0.65%) CommVault
10 5 (0.65%) F5
10 5 (0.65%) McAfee
10 5 (0.65%) NetApp
10 5 (0.65%) NetIQ
10 5 (0.65%) Splunk