Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 854 799 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.96% 28.45% 21.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.11% 31.48% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 731 641 427
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 2,504 2,538 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.71% 90.38% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 1,912 1,657
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +8 254 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Knutsford -2 145 £52,500 +10.53% 14
Chester +1 117 £50,000 +25.00% 34
Wilmslow +3 67 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Crewe +2 45 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Nantwich - 27 £27,500 - 3
Macclesfield +3 25 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Daresbury - 14 - -
Runcorn 0 9 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Winsford +2 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Ellesmere Port +2 3 £36,500 +4.29%
Alderley Edge +1 3 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Northwich -11 1 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 303 (35.48%) .NET
2 279 (32.67%) C#
3 246 (28.81%) Scrum
4 237 (27.75%) SQL Server
5 197 (23.07%) TDD
6 195 (22.83%) MVC
7 189 (22.13%) JavaScript
8 186 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
9 179 (20.96%) SQL
10 172 (20.14%) Finance
11 169 (19.79%) Java
12 166 (19.44%) HTML
13 165 (19.32%) Microsoft
14 163 (19.09%) ASP.NET
15 162 (18.97%) AngularJS
16 152 (17.80%) DevOps
17 146 (17.10%) OO
18 144 (16.86%) CSS
19 140 (16.39%) Git (software)
20 137 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
21 131 (15.34%) Test Automation
22 126 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
22 126 (14.75%) Waterfall
23 114 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web API
24 112 (13.11%) Software Engineering
25 109 (12.76%) Banking
26 108 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
27 89 (10.42%) SDLC
28 87 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
29 86 (10.07%) 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 38 (4.45%) Confluence
2 20 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.29%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.94%) IIS
5 7 (0.82%) JBoss
6 5 (0.59%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.59%) Sitefinity
6 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.47%) Apache
7 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.35%) CICS
8 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.12%) Jetty
10 1 (0.12%) nginx
10 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 17 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.05%) Camtasia
5 8 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.12%) InDesign
10 1 (0.12%) InVision
10 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (0.35%) Magento
7 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 108 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.40%) GitHub
4 23 (2.69%) SaaS
5 18 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (1.76%) IaaS
7 11 (1.29%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.17%) PaaS
9 8 (0.94%) DigitalOcean
10 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.59%) Force.com
11 5 (0.59%) Trello
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.35%) NuGet
12 3 (0.35%) Office 365
13 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.22%) Internet
2 25 (2.93%) Hyperconnected
3 8 (0.94%) ATM
4 6 (0.70%) SSL
4 6 (0.70%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (0.59%) HTTP
5 5 (0.59%) SAN
6 4 (0.47%) SMS
7 2 (0.23%) DNS
7 2 (0.23%) PPP
7 2 (0.23%) Skype
8 1 (0.12%) Firewall
8 1 (0.12%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (27.75%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 56 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 43 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 36 (4.22%) MySQL
6 33 (3.86%) Big Data
7 28 (3.28%) RavenDB
8 27 (3.16%) MariaDB
9 24 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (2.58%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.52%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.94%) DB2
15 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 140 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 74 (8.67%) Jenkins
3 73 (8.55%) JIRA
4 56 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (6.21%) Visual Studio
6 38 (4.45%) Selenium
7 22 (2.58%) PHPUnit
8 19 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 18 (2.11%) SoapUI
10 17 (1.99%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.64%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.64%) Gradle
11 14 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (1.05%) SonarQube
15 8 (0.94%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 172 (20.14%) Finance
2 109 (12.76%) Banking
3 61 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 60 (7.03%) Law
5 57 (6.67%) Advertising
6 29 (3.40%) Retail
7 16 (1.87%) Marketing
8 15 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.29%) Games
10 6 (0.70%) Legal
11 5 (0.59%) Back Office
11 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.47%) Billing
12 4 (0.47%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.35%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 347 (40.63%) Developer
2 175 (20.49%) .NET Developer
3 115 (13.47%) Analyst
4 78 (9.13%) C# Developer
5 68 (7.96%) Business Analyst
6 64 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 59 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 56 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 48 (5.62%) Architect
10 47 (5.50%) Software Engineer
11 39 (4.57%) PHP Developer
12 38 (4.45%) Java Developer
13 37 (4.33%) C# Software Developer
14 36 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.86%) .NET Software Developer
16 31 (3.63%) Project Manager
16 31 (3.63%) Senior Software Developer
17 29 (3.40%) Junior
17 29 (3.40%) Tester
18 28 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (35.48%) .NET
2 166 (19.44%) HTML
3 163 (19.09%) ASP.NET
4 162 (18.97%) AngularJS
5 144 (16.86%) CSS
6 126 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 114 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 85 (9.95%) Web Services
9 78 (9.13%) REST
10 75 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 66 (7.73%) HTML5
11 66 (7.73%) WCF
12 63 (7.38%) .NET Framework
13 61 (7.14%) jQuery
14 54 (6.32%) RESTful
15 48 (5.62%) SOAP
16 43 (5.04%) CSS3
17 40 (4.68%) .NET Core
17 40 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 39 (4.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
2 57 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (4.33%) User Experience
6 31 (3.63%) N-Tier
7 26 (3.04%) PMI
8 20 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.11%) Fintech
9 18 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
9 18 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.76%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (0.82%) Clustering
12 7 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.82%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.59%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.61%) Windows
2 59 (6.91%) Linux
3 24 (2.81%) Unix
4 22 (2.58%) Android
5 15 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.59%) pSOS
9 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (28.81%) Scrum
2 197 (23.07%) TDD
3 195 (22.83%) MVC
4 186 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
5 152 (17.80%) DevOps
6 146 (17.10%) OO
7 137 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
8 131 (15.34%) Test Automation
9 126 (14.75%) Waterfall
10 112 (13.11%) Software Engineering
11 89 (10.42%) SDLC
12 82 (9.60%) Project Management
13 81 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 75 (8.78%) Risk Management
15 72 (8.43%) Web Application Development
16 71 (8.31%) Business Analysis
17 70 (8.20%) Unit Testing
18 68 (7.96%) Wealth Management
19 58 (6.79%) Mentoring
20 56 (6.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 279 (32.67%) C#
2 189 (22.13%) JavaScript
3 179 (20.96%) SQL
4 169 (19.79%) Java
5 65 (7.61%) PHP
6 36 (4.22%) T-SQL
7 33 (3.86%) Python
8 30 (3.51%) C++
9 18 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.52%) TypeScript
11 12 (1.41%) C
12 10 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.17%) Ruby
13 9 (1.05%) Java 8
13 9 (1.05%) Scala
14 6 (0.70%) ES6
14 6 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.59%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.59%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 86 (10.07%) Degree
2 29 (3.40%) PMI Certification
3 22 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.52%) ISEB
4 13 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.70%) PMP
7 5 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.47%) CIMA
8 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.47%) PhD
8 4 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.35%) CBAP
9 3 (0.35%) IIBA
10 2 (0.23%) CIPD
10 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.09%) QA
2 20 (2.34%) PMO
3 19 (2.22%) GDPR
4 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.35%) SLA
5 2 (0.23%) PSD2
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) IFRS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.12%) P3O
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (4.22%) Docker
2 13 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.82%) KVM
4 7 (0.82%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.82%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) RACF
5 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (5.85%) Ansible
2 44 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (4.10%) Puppet
4 12 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (1.41%) Mesos
5 10 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.17%) Terraform
6 7 (0.82%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.59%) Foglight
7 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.12%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.12%) Packer
9 1 (0.12%) PowerBroker
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.12%) Webmin
Vendors
1 165 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.86%) Oracle
3 25 (2.93%) Facebook
4 19 (2.22%) New Relic
5 18 (2.11%) Twitter
6 16 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.76%) Google
8 14 (1.64%) VMware
9 13 (1.52%) Cloudera
10 12 (1.41%) SAP
11 11 (1.29%) HP
12 9 (1.05%) Adobe
13 8 (0.94%) Splunk
14 7 (0.82%) Blue Coat
14 7 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.82%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.82%) Talend
15 6 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (0.70%) Casewise
15 6 (0.70%) IBM