Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 177 122 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.36% 40.26% 38.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 48.63% 44.69% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 167 116 103
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 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 364 273 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 91.23% 90.10% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 324 224 217
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,075 £25,825 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,625 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Chester

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Chester.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Chester

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Chester over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 71 (40.11%) C#
2 69 (38.98%) SQL
3 67 (37.85%) MVC
4 63 (35.59%) AngularJS
5 62 (35.03%) JavaScript
6 55 (31.07%) SQL Server
7 54 (30.51%) Java
8 53 (29.94%) .NET
9 49 (27.68%) HTML
10 44 (24.86%) TDD
11 38 (21.47%) ASP.NET
12 37 (20.90%) Google
13 36 (20.34%) Scrum
14 34 (19.21%) RESTful
14 34 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (18.08%) Degree
16 30 (16.95%) Spring
16 30 (16.95%) BDD
17 28 (15.82%) CSS
17 28 (15.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (15.25%) Node.js
18 27 (15.25%) Git (software)
19 26 (14.69%) NoSQL
19 26 (14.69%) JUnit
19 26 (14.69%) React
20 25 (14.12%) T-SQL
20 25 (14.12%) Games
21 24 (13.56%) SOAP
21 24 (13.56%) Linux
21 24 (13.56%) Microsoft

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 12 (6.78%) CMS
1 12 (6.78%) JBoss
1 12 (6.78%) Umbraco
2 8 (4.52%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.95%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BPCS
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.56%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.52%) IaaS
4 8 (4.52%) Office 365
4 8 (4.52%) PaaS
4 8 (4.52%) SaaS
5 5 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.69%) iTunes
7 2 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.82%) Internet
2 4 (2.26%) Network Security
3 3 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.69%) NoSQL
3 22 (12.43%) MySQL
4 21 (11.86%) Big Data
5 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (6.78%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.26%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.69%) JUnit
3 11 (6.21%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.08%) Selenium
5 7 (3.95%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.95%) Mockito
5 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.82%) Ant
6 5 (2.82%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.82%) Gradle
6 5 (2.82%) Liquibase
6 5 (2.82%) Maven
6 5 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.26%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.69%) JIRA
9 2 (1.13%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.13%) jMock
9 2 (1.13%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.13%) Xcode
General
1 25 (14.12%) Games
2 13 (7.34%) Finance
3 5 (2.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Automotive
5 2 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (58.19%) Developer
2 44 (24.86%) .NET Developer
3 28 (15.82%) Software Developer
4 15 (8.47%) C# Developer
4 15 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (6.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (6.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.65%) Analyst
7 10 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.52%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (3.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (3.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (35.59%) AngularJS
2 53 (29.94%) .NET
3 49 (27.68%) HTML
4 38 (21.47%) ASP.NET
5 34 (19.21%) RESTful
6 30 (16.95%) Spring
7 28 (15.82%) CSS
7 28 (15.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (15.25%) Node.js
9 26 (14.69%) React
10 24 (13.56%) SOAP
11 23 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (12.43%) .NET Framework
12 22 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (11.86%) Entity Framework
14 20 (11.30%) WCF
15 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 19 (10.73%) Code First Entity Framework
15 19 (10.73%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (10.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.34%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.08%) User Experience
3 9 (5.08%) W3C
4 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.82%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.69%) PMI
8 3 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.69%) Tandem
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) Linux
2 23 (12.99%) Windows
3 14 (7.91%) Unix
4 10 (5.65%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.08%) Android
6 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.85%) MVC
2 44 (24.86%) TDD
3 36 (20.34%) Scrum
4 30 (16.95%) BDD
5 22 (12.43%) DevOps
6 21 (11.86%) Web Application Development
7 16 (9.04%) Collaborative Working
7 16 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (9.04%) Project Management
8 13 (7.34%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.34%) OOP
9 12 (6.78%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (6.21%) Secure Coding
10 11 (6.21%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.65%) Telematics
12 9 (5.08%) OO
13 8 (4.52%) Break/Fix
13 8 (4.52%) SDLC
14 7 (3.95%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.95%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 71 (40.11%) C#
2 69 (38.98%) SQL
3 62 (35.03%) JavaScript
4 54 (30.51%) Java
5 25 (14.12%) T-SQL
6 19 (10.73%) Ruby
7 14 (7.91%) PHP
8 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.82%) Python
9 4 (2.26%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.69%) Scala
11 2 (1.13%) C
11 2 (1.13%) C++
11 2 (1.13%) ES6
11 2 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Degree
2 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.52%) MCSE
4 6 (3.39%) CISM
5 5 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.26%) CISSP
7 3 (1.69%) ISEB
7 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) GDPR
2 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.08%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.82%) Puppet
2 5 (2.82%) Terraform
3 4 (2.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (20.90%) Google
2 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.86%) Twitter
4 17 (9.60%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (5.65%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.08%) Oracle
7 4 (2.26%) Apple
7 4 (2.26%) Veeam
8 2 (1.13%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.56%) Epicor
9 1 (0.56%) hybris
9 1 (0.56%) IFS
9 1 (0.56%) Infor
9 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.56%) Sage
9 1 (0.56%) SAP