Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 566 1,068 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.87% 34.29% 26.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.22% 36.88% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 421 817 545
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,750
North West median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -

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 1,873 2,896 2,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.22% 92.97% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 2,140 1,685
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,875 £68,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 0 137 £45,125 -9.75% 21
Knutsford +2 97 £51,000 -2.86% 6
Crewe 0 80 £41,250 +3.13% 5
Wilmslow +3 53 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Chester -5 37 £37,500 -16.67% 22
Macclesfield -4 22 £45,000 +5.88%
Northwich +1 21 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Nantwich -3 10 £30,500 +10.91%
Sandbach - 10 £52,500 -
Alderley Edge -2 4 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Ellesmere Port +2 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Winsford -2 2 £77,500 +112.33% 1
Runcorn -5 1 £21,750 -45.63% 2
Widnes - 1 £45,000 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 152 (26.86%) C#
1 152 (26.86%) .NET
2 142 (25.09%) Scrum
3 134 (23.67%) JavaScript
4 133 (23.50%) Finance
5 127 (22.44%) Java
6 123 (21.73%) DevOps
7 101 (17.84%) TDD
8 100 (17.67%) AngularJS
9 91 (16.08%) SQL Server
10 88 (15.55%) SQL
10 88 (15.55%) HTML
10 88 (15.55%) CSS
11 86 (15.19%) MVC
12 79 (13.96%) Microsoft
13 76 (13.43%) Git (software)
13 76 (13.43%) Test Automation
14 71 (12.54%) Banking
15 70 (12.37%) ASP.NET
16 69 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
17 67 (11.84%) SDLC
18 65 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
19 64 (11.31%) Web Services
20 62 (10.95%) JIRA
20 62 (10.95%) Waterfall
21 59 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
21 59 (10.42%) Business Analysis
22 57 (10.07%) Project Management
22 57 (10.07%) Microservices
23 56 (9.89%) Greenfield Project

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 37 (6.54%) Confluence
2 22 (3.89%) CMS
3 13 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.06%) JBoss
6 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.71%) Apache
7 4 (0.71%) Mule
8 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.35%) Jetty
9 2 (0.35%) Kentico
9 2 (0.35%) nginx
10 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.41%) Adobe XD
5 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.41%) UXPin
6 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.88%) FLEXCUBE
2 5 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.36%) OpenShift
4 18 (3.18%) SaaS
5 10 (1.77%) Lucidchart
6 7 (1.24%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.06%) IaaS
7 6 (1.06%) Serverless
8 5 (0.88%) GitHub
8 5 (0.88%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.71%) npm
10 3 (0.53%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.53%) PaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.35%) Engine Yard
11 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.71%) HTTP
2 3 (0.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) SMS
3 2 (0.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) ATM
4 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.06%) MySQL
3 14 (2.47%) Big Data
3 14 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.71%) Power BI
9 4 (0.71%) RavenDB
9 4 (0.71%) Redis
9 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.53%) DB2
10 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.95%) JIRA
3 53 (9.36%) Jenkins
4 40 (7.07%) Visual Studio
5 39 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (6.71%) gulp
7 33 (5.83%) Grunt
7 33 (5.83%) Selenium
8 29 (5.12%) webpack
9 20 (3.53%) SoapUI
10 18 (3.18%) Bitbucket
11 15 (2.65%) Gradle
12 13 (2.30%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.12%) RSpec
14 11 (1.94%) git-flow
14 11 (1.94%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (1.59%) Balsamiq
17 8 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
18 7 (1.24%) Ranorex
General
1 133 (23.50%) Finance
2 71 (12.54%) Banking
3 26 (4.59%) Retail
4 24 (4.24%) Marketing
5 15 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.47%) Billing
7 12 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.59%) Back Office
9 9 (1.59%) Law
10 5 (0.88%) Advertising
11 4 (0.71%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.35%) French Language
13 2 (0.35%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) German Language
13 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 235 (41.52%) Developer
2 119 (21.02%) Analyst
3 71 (12.54%) C# Developer
4 61 (10.78%) Business Analyst
5 53 (9.36%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.42%) .NET Developer
6 42 (7.42%) Java Developer
7 38 (6.71%) Software Developer
8 31 (5.48%) Project Manager
9 30 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 29 (5.12%) Agile Developer
10 29 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (3.89%) Agile Java Developer
12 21 (3.71%) Architect
13 20 (3.53%) Tester
14 18 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
14 18 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (3.00%) Test Analyst
16 16 (2.83%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (26.86%) .NET
2 100 (17.67%) AngularJS
3 88 (15.55%) CSS
3 88 (15.55%) HTML
4 70 (12.37%) ASP.NET
5 64 (11.31%) Web Services
6 59 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (6.89%) jQuery
8 38 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 38 (6.71%) REST
9 36 (6.36%) Sass
10 34 (6.01%) Node.js
11 33 (5.83%) SOAP
11 33 (5.83%) Spring
11 33 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 32 (5.65%) WCF
13 31 (5.48%) RESTful
14 28 (4.95%) Ajax
15 25 (4.42%) React
16 24 (4.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.89%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (8.83%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.24%) PMI
6 22 (3.89%) User Experience
7 13 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.24%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
10 6 (1.06%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.06%) Contactless
11 5 (0.88%) NHS
11 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.83%) Windows
2 31 (5.48%) Linux
3 25 (4.42%) Android
4 14 (2.47%) Unix
5 8 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.06%) AIX
7 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (25.09%) Scrum
2 123 (21.73%) DevOps
3 101 (17.84%) TDD
4 86 (15.19%) MVC
5 76 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 69 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (11.84%) SDLC
8 65 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (10.95%) Waterfall
10 59 (10.42%) Business Analysis
11 57 (10.07%) Microservices
11 57 (10.07%) Project Management
12 49 (8.66%) Software Engineering
13 44 (7.77%) Mentoring
14 42 (7.42%) Collaborative Working
15 41 (7.24%) Decision-Making
16 39 (6.89%) OO
17 34 (6.01%) BDD
17 34 (6.01%) Deployment Automation
18 33 (5.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 152 (26.86%) C#
2 134 (23.67%) JavaScript
3 127 (22.44%) Java
4 88 (15.55%) SQL
5 32 (5.65%) Python
6 18 (3.18%) PHP
7 16 (2.83%) C
7 16 (2.83%) Ruby
8 13 (2.30%) C++
8 13 (2.30%) Perl
9 12 (2.12%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.59%) ES6
12 8 (1.41%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.24%) Groovy
13 7 (1.24%) Java 8
13 7 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (6.71%) Degree
2 24 (4.24%) PMI Certification
3 13 (2.30%) ISEB
3 13 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 13 (2.30%) PhD
4 7 (1.24%) IIBA
5 6 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.71%) MBA
6 4 (0.71%) PMP
6 4 (0.71%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.89%) QA
2 17 (3.00%) PMO
3 9 (1.59%) GDPR
4 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
5 3 (0.53%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (6.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.47%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.12%) Terraform
4 5 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
4 5 (0.88%) Ganglia
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) Consul
7 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.12%) Oracle
3 15 (2.65%) Adobe
3 15 (2.65%) Google
4 14 (2.47%) BT
5 13 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.12%) SAP
7 9 (1.59%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.24%) Ensighten
8 7 (1.24%) Maxymiser
8 7 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.06%) IBM
9 6 (1.06%) webMethods
9 6 (1.06%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.88%) ATG
10 5 (0.88%) CA
10 5 (0.88%) Demandware
10 5 (0.88%) hybris
10 5 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.88%) ServiceNow