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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 75 71 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.12% 40.80% 37.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 52.08% 47.65% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 63 49
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 144 149 159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 84.71% 85.63% 89.33%
Number of salaries quoted 134 131 117
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 51 (41.13%) Java
2 49 (39.52%) SQL
3 40 (32.26%) Scrum
4 36 (29.03%) Spring
5 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
6 28 (22.58%) TDD
7 27 (21.77%) C#
7 27 (21.77%) HTML
8 26 (20.97%) .NET
9 25 (20.16%) Finance
10 24 (19.35%) Mentoring
11 22 (17.74%) MVC
12 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 20 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (15.32%) Hibernate
14 18 (14.52%) ISEB
15 17 (13.71%) JSON
16 16 (12.90%) Microsoft
17 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET
17 15 (12.10%) ISTQB
17 15 (12.10%) Automated Testing
17 15 (12.10%) Unit Testing
18 14 (11.29%) XML
19 13 (10.48%) J2EE
19 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
19 13 (10.48%) Manual Testing
19 13 (10.48%) jQuery
20 12 (9.68%) QA
20 12 (9.68%) ETL
20 12 (9.68%) SOAP

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 7 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.84%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.03%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.42%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Apache
5 2 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.61%) JBoss
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.42%) Fireworks
1 3 (2.42%) InDesign
1 3 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) FTP
2 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.61%) LAN
2 2 (1.61%) WAN
2 2 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) Big Data
2 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.03%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.03%) HBase
5 5 (4.03%) Impala
6 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.61%) MySQL
8 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.81%) Redis
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.84%) Maven
3 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.03%) JIRA
4 5 (4.03%) JUnit
5 3 (2.42%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.42%) Selenium
6 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.81%) Moq
7 1 (0.81%) NUnit
7 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.81%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.81%) Xcode
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Advertising
3 4 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (42.74%) Developer
2 35 (28.23%) Java Developer
3 33 (26.61%) Analyst
4 23 (18.55%) Test Analyst
5 19 (15.32%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (15.32%) Senior Test Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) J2EE Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.26%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.26%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.65%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Integration Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Umbraco Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
12 5 (4.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.03%) Spring
2 27 (21.77%) HTML
3 26 (20.97%) .NET
4 19 (15.32%) Hibernate
5 17 (13.71%) JSON
6 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET
7 14 (11.29%) XML
8 13 (10.48%) J2EE
8 13 (10.48%) jQuery
9 12 (9.68%) SOAP
10 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.26%) CSS
11 9 (7.26%) HTML5
12 8 (6.45%) WCF
13 7 (5.65%) Kafka
13 7 (5.65%) XSL
13 7 (5.65%) XSLT
14 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.84%) JDBC
14 6 (4.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.23%) User Experience
2 3 (2.42%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Fintech
4 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.26%) Scrum
2 28 (22.58%) TDD
3 24 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 22 (17.74%) MVC
5 20 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (12.10%) Automated Testing
6 15 (12.10%) Unit Testing
7 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.48%) Manual Testing
8 12 (9.68%) ETL
9 9 (7.26%) OO
10 8 (6.45%) Functional Testing
10 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.45%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.65%) Automation Testing
11 7 (5.65%) B2B
11 7 (5.65%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.65%) EAI
11 7 (5.65%) ITIL
11 7 (5.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.13%) Java
2 49 (39.52%) SQL
3 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 27 (21.77%) C#
5 6 (4.84%) VB
5 6 (4.84%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.84%) VB6
5 6 (4.84%) VBScript
6 5 (4.03%) PHP
7 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) ES6
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.81%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) ISEB
2 15 (12.10%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) MCAD
4 1 (0.81%) MCPD
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) QA
2 6 (4.84%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) HDFS
2 4 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) Google
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle
4 3 (2.42%) Adobe
5 2 (1.61%) Aruba
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco
5 2 (1.61%) hybris
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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