Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 31 70 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 20.81% 39.33% 18.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.83% 40.70% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 34
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,824 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.28% +12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £55,000 £54,688 £49,688
90th Percentile £59,750 £81,250 £84,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,063
% change year-on-year - +0.93% +4.58%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 142 172 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 95.30% 96.63% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 128 151 192
10th Percentile £28,675 £31,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,500 £31,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £53,563
90th Percentile £61,325 £61,250 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Chester

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Chester.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Chester

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Chester over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 10 (32.26%) Scrum
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) Azure
3 6 (19.35%) SDLC
3 6 (19.35%) Housing Association
3 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
4 5 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Core
5 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (12.90%) Product Roadmap
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) Docker
5 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Finance
5 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.68%) QA
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Facilities Management
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Microservices
6 3 (9.68%) Internal Audit
6 3 (9.68%) SaaS

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Azure
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 2 (6.45%) AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) MSTest
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Product Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Integration Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Governance Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Product Owner
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.23%) Laravel
4 1 (3.23%) Symfony
4 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Housing Association
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Scrum
2 6 (19.35%) SDLC
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.90%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Facilities Management
5 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Development
5 3 (9.68%) Internal Audit
5 3 (9.68%) Microservices
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Proactive Management
5 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Clean Code
6 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Zend