Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 106 38 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 40.77% 22.75% 45.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.44% 25.00% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 94 53 182
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +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 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 244 152 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.85% 91.02% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 200 135 341
Median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 75 (70.75%) C#
2 68 (64.15%) .NET
3 42 (39.62%) Scrum
4 41 (38.68%) Test Automation
5 40 (37.74%) SOAP
6 39 (36.79%) SQL
7 36 (33.96%) Java
8 34 (32.08%) SQL Server
9 33 (31.13%) Selenium
9 33 (31.13%) WebDriver
9 33 (31.13%) REST
10 32 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (29.25%) Azure
11 31 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (29.25%) Jenkins
12 30 (28.30%) Docker
12 30 (28.30%) Hudson
12 30 (28.30%) BDD
12 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
13 29 (27.36%) JUnit
13 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
13 29 (27.36%) Maven
14 28 (26.42%) NUnit
14 28 (26.42%) TestNG
14 28 (26.42%) GitHub
14 28 (26.42%) Bitbucket
14 28 (26.42%) DevOps
15 27 (25.47%) Microservices
16 26 (24.53%) Cucumber
17 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (1.89%) CMS
1 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.94%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 31 (29.25%) Azure
2 28 (26.42%) GitHub
3 19 (17.92%) AWS
4 2 (1.89%) IaaS
4 2 (1.89%) PaaS
4 2 (1.89%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.89%) SaaS
4 2 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Intranet
2 2 (1.89%) DNS
2 2 (1.89%) Firewall
2 2 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.89%) Power BI
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (31.13%) Selenium
1 33 (31.13%) WebDriver
2 32 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (29.25%) Jenkins
4 30 (28.30%) Hudson
5 29 (27.36%) JUnit
5 29 (27.36%) Maven
6 28 (26.42%) Bitbucket
6 28 (26.42%) NUnit
6 28 (26.42%) TestNG
7 26 (24.53%) Cucumber
8 10 (9.43%) Appium
9 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
10 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.66%) JIRA
12 5 (4.72%) SoapUI
13 4 (3.77%) Postman
14 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
15 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
15 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Back Office
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Automation Engineer
3 19 (17.92%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.15%) Tester
5 10 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Agile .NET Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Agile Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Portfolio Manager
6 7 (6.60%) QA Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Agile Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.66%) .NET Development Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Agile Development Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Automation Tester
7 6 (5.66%) Development Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Digital Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Lead .NET Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (64.15%) .NET
2 40 (37.74%) SOAP
3 33 (31.13%) REST
4 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (18.87%) HTML
6 19 (17.92%) CSS
6 19 (17.92%) RESTful
7 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
8 14 (13.21%) .NET Core
9 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.55%) Web Services
10 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (3.77%) CSS3
10 4 (3.77%) HTML5
10 4 (3.77%) React
11 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.83%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.72%) FMCG
3 5 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.83%) CMDB
6 2 (1.89%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) VMS
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) Scrum
2 41 (38.68%) Test Automation
3 31 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (28.30%) BDD
5 28 (26.42%) DevOps
6 27 (25.47%) Microservices
7 18 (16.98%) MVC
8 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
8 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (13.21%) Unit Testing
10 12 (11.32%) API Integration
10 12 (11.32%) Process Improvement
11 8 (7.55%) SDLC
11 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.66%) Acceptance Criteria
13 6 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (70.75%) C#
2 39 (36.79%) SQL
3 36 (33.96%) Java
4 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.26%) Python
5 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
6 12 (11.32%) PHP
6 12 (11.32%) VBScript
7 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.94%) Groovy
9 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 13 (12.26%) MCSD
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.94%) MCPD
4 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) GDPR
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.89%) COBIT
4 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (28.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe
3 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.94%) Google
4 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com