Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 944 726 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.59% 26.85% 21.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.91% 29.85% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 756 596 409
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £54,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 2,704 2,432 1,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.34% 89.94% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,010 1,834 1,647
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,503 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 August 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 20 August 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 +12 229 £50,000 +17.65% 28
Knutsford -4 196 £52,500 +10.53% 11
Chester +1 113 £48,500 +14.12% 41
Wilmslow +4 82 £42,500 - 9
Crewe -1 63 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Macclesfield +1 40 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Nantwich - 24 £27,500 - 4
Runcorn +6 12 £37,500 - 8
Daresbury +5 11 - -
Northwich +3 9 £50,000 +66.67%
Alderley Edge +2 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Congleton - 3 £35,000 -
Winsford +2 2 £36,500 -8.75%
Ellesmere Port 0 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 298 (31.57%) .NET
2 285 (30.19%) Scrum
3 275 (29.13%) C#
4 240 (25.42%) MVC
5 232 (24.58%) SQL Server
6 223 (23.62%) Finance
7 219 (23.20%) TDD
8 217 (22.99%) JavaScript
9 215 (22.78%) Java
10 205 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
11 191 (20.23%) SQL
12 186 (19.70%) HTML
13 176 (18.64%) DevOps
14 175 (18.54%) ASP.NET
15 173 (18.33%) Git (software)
16 160 (16.95%) AngularJS
17 158 (16.74%) CSS
18 150 (15.89%) Waterfall
19 148 (15.68%) Software Engineering
20 141 (14.94%) Banking
21 134 (14.19%) OO
21 134 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
22 132 (13.98%) Test Automation
23 131 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
24 122 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
25 119 (12.61%) Microsoft
26 114 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
27 111 (11.76%) SDLC
28 110 (11.65%) Jenkins
29 105 (11.12%) Degree

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 40 (4.24%) Confluence
2 23 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.38%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.27%) JBoss
6 11 (1.17%) Sitefinity
7 9 (0.95%) Apache
7 9 (0.95%) IIS
8 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.64%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.53%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.32%) CICS
12 3 (0.32%) CMS
13 2 (0.21%) Drupal
13 2 (0.21%) Jetty
13 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.95%) Camtasia
6 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Blender
8 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.53%) Magento
4 4 (0.42%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.11%) BPCS
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.11%) Lawson
7 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 104 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.86%) GitHub
4 22 (2.33%) SaaS
5 18 (1.91%) OpenShift
6 15 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.27%) DigitalOcean
8 11 (1.17%) IaaS
8 11 (1.17%) PaaS
9 9 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.95%) NuGet
10 5 (0.53%) Trello
11 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.42%) npm
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.32%) Force.com
12 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.32%) Office 365
13 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.28%) Internet
2 19 (2.01%) Hyperconnected
3 8 (0.85%) ATM
3 8 (0.85%) HTTP
4 6 (0.64%) SSL
4 6 (0.64%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (0.42%) SAN
5 4 (0.42%) SMS
6 2 (0.21%) DNS
6 2 (0.21%) PPP
6 2 (0.21%) Skype
6 2 (0.21%) SSH
7 1 (0.11%) Firewall
7 1 (0.11%) Softphone
7 1 (0.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.46%) MySQL
3 58 (6.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 56 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 47 (4.98%) NoSQL
6 38 (4.03%) Big Data
7 27 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.33%) MariaDB
9 22 (2.33%) RavenDB
10 17 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.27%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.64%) DB2
16 6 (0.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 173 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 110 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 92 (9.75%) JIRA
4 59 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (4.13%) Selenium
6 38 (4.03%) Visual Studio
7 29 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (2.75%) Bitbucket
9 24 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 22 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 21 (2.22%) PHPUnit
12 17 (1.80%) Gradle
12 17 (1.80%) Maven
13 16 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.69%) JUnit
14 15 (1.59%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.48%) SoapUI
15 14 (1.48%) SonarQube
16 13 (1.38%) CA Release Automation
17 12 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 223 (23.62%) Finance
2 141 (14.94%) Banking
3 79 (8.37%) Investment Banking
4 74 (7.84%) Law
5 52 (5.51%) Advertising
6 37 (3.92%) Retail
7 22 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 21 (2.22%) Marketing
9 13 (1.38%) Games
10 5 (0.53%) Billing
11 4 (0.42%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.32%) Back Office
12 3 (0.32%) Local Government
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 335 (35.49%) Developer
2 152 (16.10%) .NET Developer
3 135 (14.30%) Analyst
4 76 (8.05%) Business Analyst
5 68 (7.20%) Software Engineer
6 62 (6.57%) C# Developer
7 55 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
7 55 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 48 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 47 (4.98%) Java Developer
10 46 (4.87%) PHP Developer
11 42 (4.45%) Architect
12 35 (3.71%) .NET Software Engineer
12 35 (3.71%) Tester
13 34 (3.60%) Project Manager
14 30 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (2.97%) .NET Software Developer
15 28 (2.97%) Junior
15 28 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (31.57%) .NET
2 186 (19.70%) HTML
3 175 (18.54%) ASP.NET
4 160 (16.95%) AngularJS
5 158 (16.74%) CSS
6 134 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 114 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 96 (10.17%) Web Services
9 93 (9.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 86 (9.11%) REST
11 80 (8.47%) jQuery
12 70 (7.42%) RESTful
13 66 (6.99%) .NET Framework
13 66 (6.99%) WCF
14 65 (6.89%) Spring
15 64 (6.78%) HTML5
16 48 (5.08%) CSS3
17 46 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 45 (4.77%) SOAP
19 39 (4.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.37%) Enterprise Software
2 72 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 49 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (4.87%) User Experience
6 35 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.86%) N-Tier
8 27 (2.86%) PMI
9 25 (2.65%) Fintech
10 23 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (2.33%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.38%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.64%) Clustering
14 6 (0.64%) Online Banking
15 5 (0.53%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.53%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.53%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 81 (8.58%) Linux
2 77 (8.16%) Windows
3 32 (3.39%) Unix
4 22 (2.33%) Android
5 16 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.53%) pSOS
8 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.32%) AIX
9 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (30.19%) Scrum
2 240 (25.42%) MVC
3 219 (23.20%) TDD
4 205 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
5 176 (18.64%) DevOps
6 150 (15.89%) Waterfall
7 148 (15.68%) Software Engineering
8 134 (14.19%) OO
9 132 (13.98%) Test Automation
10 131 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
11 122 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 111 (11.76%) SDLC
13 98 (10.38%) Project Management
14 95 (10.06%) Risk Management
15 87 (9.22%) Wealth Management
16 79 (8.37%) Mentoring
17 77 (8.16%) Unit Testing
18 73 (7.73%) Web Application Development
19 71 (7.52%) Business Analysis
20 69 (7.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 275 (29.13%) C#
2 217 (22.99%) JavaScript
3 215 (22.78%) Java
4 191 (20.23%) SQL
5 87 (9.22%) PHP
6 62 (6.57%) Python
7 34 (3.60%) C++
8 32 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 21 (2.22%) Ruby
10 19 (2.01%) Java 8
11 17 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.69%) Scala
13 14 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.38%) R
15 11 (1.17%) C
16 10 (1.06%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.85%) Perl
17 8 (0.85%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.74%) PHP 5
18 7 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (11.12%) Degree
2 32 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.07%) PMI Certification
4 16 (1.69%) ISEB
5 15 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.06%) HND
7 7 (0.74%) IIBA
8 6 (0.64%) CIMA
8 6 (0.64%) PMP
9 5 (0.53%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.42%) PhD
10 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.42%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.32%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.32%) CBAP
11 3 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.46%) QA
2 21 (2.22%) PMO
3 12 (1.27%) GDPR
4 3 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.32%) PSD2
5 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) P3O
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (5.30%) Docker
2 18 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.38%) VirtualBox
4 13 (1.38%) Xen
5 9 (0.95%) KVM
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) RACF
7 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (5.51%) Ansible
3 35 (3.71%) Puppet
4 24 (2.54%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.91%) Terraform
6 7 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.74%) Mesos
7 6 (0.64%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.53%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.42%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.42%) Foglight
9 4 (0.42%) Nagios
10 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.32%) Packer
11 1 (0.11%) Consul
11 1 (0.11%) Kibana
11 1 (0.11%) PowerBroker
11 1 (0.11%) Webmin
Vendors
1 119 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 68 (7.20%) Oracle
3 30 (3.18%) Google
4 24 (2.54%) Xamarin
5 21 (2.22%) New Relic
6 20 (2.12%) Twitter
7 19 (2.01%) Capita
7 19 (2.01%) VMware
8 18 (1.91%) Facebook
9 17 (1.80%) Cloudera
10 14 (1.48%) Splunk
11 13 (1.38%) HP
12 11 (1.17%) SAP
13 10 (1.06%) IBM
14 9 (0.95%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.85%) Sun
16 7 (0.74%) CA
16 7 (0.74%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.74%) Talend
17 6 (0.64%) CA Agile Central