Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 171 96 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 42.01% 34.16% 28.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.72% 38.71% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 161 90 108
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +26.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £34,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,875 £65,375
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 366 248 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 89.93% 88.26% 88.67%
Number of salaries quoted 317 199 308
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -12.99% +10.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% 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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 74 (43.27%) SQL
2 73 (42.69%) C#
3 64 (37.43%) .NET
4 63 (36.84%) MVC
5 61 (35.67%) Java
6 60 (35.09%) JavaScript
7 57 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 56 (32.75%) HTML
9 51 (29.82%) ASP.NET
10 44 (25.73%) SOAP
11 39 (22.81%) CSS
12 37 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (20.47%) Scrum
13 35 (20.47%) AngularJS
14 33 (19.30%) Microsoft
14 33 (19.30%) TDD
15 31 (18.13%) T-SQL
16 28 (16.37%) RESTful
17 27 (15.79%) jQuery
17 27 (15.79%) Web Services
18 26 (15.20%) BDD
19 25 (14.62%) Google
20 24 (14.04%) Spring
21 21 (12.28%) Project Management
21 21 (12.28%) .NET Framework
22 20 (11.70%) Selenium
22 20 (11.70%) Entity Framework
22 20 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
23 19 (11.11%) WCF
24 18 (10.53%) Git (software)

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 (7.02%) Umbraco
2 8 (4.68%) CMS
3 7 (4.09%) JBoss
4 6 (3.51%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.17%) Apache
6 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.17%) IaaS
4 2 (1.17%) Office 365
4 2 (1.17%) PaaS
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.58%) Force.com
5 1 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.58%) iTunes
5 1 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (9.36%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.60%) Big Data
5 11 (6.43%) MySQL
6 9 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.34%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.75%) DB2
10 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Selenium
2 18 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.36%) SoapUI
4 15 (8.77%) JUnit
5 14 (8.19%) Cucumber
6 13 (7.60%) Jenkins
6 13 (7.60%) WebDriver
7 12 (7.02%) Visual Studio
8 11 (6.43%) SpecFlow
9 10 (5.85%) Maven
10 8 (4.68%) JIRA
11 7 (4.09%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.51%) Mockito
13 5 (2.92%) Gradle
14 4 (2.34%) Ant
14 4 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.75%) Jasmine
16 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
16 2 (1.17%) jMock
General
1 18 (10.53%) Games
2 13 (7.60%) Retail
3 11 (6.43%) Finance
4 3 (1.75%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Automotive
5 2 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (59.65%) Developer
2 47 (27.49%) .NET Developer
3 22 (12.87%) Software Developer
4 21 (12.28%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.94%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.60%) Analyst
9 12 (7.02%) Automation Tester
9 12 (7.02%) Tester
10 11 (6.43%) Business Analyst
11 10 (5.85%) Senior Automation Tester
11 10 (5.85%) Senior Tester
12 8 (4.68%) Lead Tester
12 8 (4.68%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.68%) Web Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
15 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 5 (2.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (37.43%) .NET
2 56 (32.75%) HTML
3 51 (29.82%) ASP.NET
4 44 (25.73%) SOAP
5 39 (22.81%) CSS
6 37 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (20.47%) AngularJS
8 28 (16.37%) RESTful
9 27 (15.79%) jQuery
9 27 (15.79%) Web Services
10 24 (14.04%) Spring
11 21 (12.28%) .NET Framework
12 20 (11.70%) Entity Framework
13 19 (11.11%) WCF
14 18 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (9.36%) JSON
16 15 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (7.02%) Node.js
18 12 (7.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.68%) User Experience
3 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.51%) W3C
4 5 (2.92%) Internet of Things
4 5 (2.92%) PMI
5 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.75%) FMCG
6 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.75%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.75%) Tandem
7 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.17%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Linux
2 9 (5.26%) Unix
3 8 (4.68%) Windows
4 5 (2.92%) Android
4 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.58%) CentOS
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.84%) MVC
2 35 (20.47%) Scrum
3 33 (19.30%) TDD
4 26 (15.20%) BDD
5 21 (12.28%) Project Management
6 20 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (10.53%) DevOps
7 18 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.02%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (7.02%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.02%) Web Application Development
8 12 (7.02%) Web Development
9 11 (6.43%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (6.43%) OOP
9 11 (6.43%) Process Improvement
10 10 (5.85%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.85%) SDLC
10 10 (5.85%) Secure Coding
11 7 (4.09%) Software Delivery
11 7 (4.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (43.27%) SQL
2 73 (42.69%) C#
3 61 (35.67%) Java
4 60 (35.09%) JavaScript
5 31 (18.13%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.43%) Ruby
7 9 (5.26%) PHP
8 8 (4.68%) C
9 7 (4.09%) C++
10 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.75%) Python
12 2 (1.17%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (8.19%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) ISEB
3 6 (3.51%) CISM
3 6 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.34%) CISSP
6 2 (1.17%) MCSE
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.94%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) GDPR
2 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) EMIR
4 1 (0.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Puppet
2 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.34%) Terraform
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.62%) Google
3 13 (7.60%) Twitter
4 8 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle
6 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.17%) Adobe
7 2 (1.17%) Apigee
8 1 (0.58%) Apple
8 1 (0.58%) hybris
8 1 (0.58%) Tableau
8 1 (0.58%) Veeam
8 1 (0.58%) Zend