Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 77 182 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 41.18% 43.75% 33.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.25% 47.27% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 115 172 84
Chester median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,500 £53,375
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 174 385 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.05% 92.55% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 155 334 183
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Chester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 46 (59.74%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) .NET
3 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
4 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 30 (38.96%) MVC
6 29 (37.66%) Web Services
6 29 (37.66%) Git (software)
7 28 (36.36%) TDD
7 28 (36.36%) SQL
8 27 (35.06%) SOAP
9 23 (29.87%) Acceptance Criteria
10 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 20 (25.97%) T-SQL
12 20 (25.97%) Ansible
12 20 (25.97%) DevOps
13 19 (24.68%) Data Analytics
13 19 (24.68%) Analytics
13 19 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
13 19 (24.68%) WCF
13 19 (24.68%) Puppet
14 18 (23.38%) PMI
14 18 (23.38%) PMI Certification
14 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
15 17 (22.08%) Windows
15 17 (22.08%) RESTful
15 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (20.78%) BDD
16 16 (20.78%) Finance

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 4 (5.19%) Jetty
1 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.09%) IaaS
2 7 (9.09%) PaaS
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (37.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.99%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.09%) JIRA
6 4 (5.19%) Gradle
6 4 (5.19%) Maven
7 1 (1.30%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.30%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Games
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.38%) C# Developer
4 17 (22.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Architect
6 11 (14.29%) Lead Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
9 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.60%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (58.44%) .NET
2 29 (37.66%) Web Services
3 27 (35.06%) SOAP
4 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 19 (24.68%) WCF
7 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (22.08%) RESTful
8 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.49%) CSS
10 5 (6.49%) HTML
10 5 (6.49%) React
10 5 (6.49%) REST
11 4 (5.19%) .NET Core
11 4 (5.19%) J2EE
11 4 (5.19%) Spring
11 4 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) PMI
2 3 (3.90%) EPoS
2 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) MVC
2 28 (36.36%) TDD
3 23 (29.87%) Acceptance Criteria
4 20 (25.97%) DevOps
5 19 (24.68%) Analytics
5 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
5 19 (24.68%) Data Analytics
6 16 (20.78%) BDD
7 15 (19.48%) Coaching
7 15 (19.48%) Kanban
7 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
8 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (15.58%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (10.39%) Line Management
11 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (9.09%) Presales
12 6 (7.79%) Microservices
13 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) C#
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
3 20 (25.97%) T-SQL
4 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 2 (2.60%) Ruby
6 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.30%) F#
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) Ansible
2 19 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (24.68%) Puppet
3 13 (16.88%) Mesos
4 12 (15.58%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.30%) Google