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

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 86 42 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 44.33% 19.44% 42.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.99% 21.11% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 75 36 135
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,400 £80,000 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +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 187 199 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 96.39% 92.13% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 164 165 269
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £60,500
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 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (65.12%) C#
2 51 (59.30%) .NET
3 30 (34.88%) Azure
4 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
5 26 (30.23%) Scrum
6 24 (27.91%) SOAP
7 23 (26.74%) SQL
7 23 (26.74%) Java
7 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (24.42%) AWS
8 21 (24.42%) DevOps
9 20 (23.26%) .NET Core
9 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
10 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
10 19 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (20.93%) WebDriver
11 18 (20.93%) REST
11 18 (20.93%) MVC
11 18 (20.93%) Selenium
12 17 (19.77%) QA
13 16 (18.60%) Unit Testing
13 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
13 16 (18.60%) Docker
14 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
14 15 (17.44%) GitHub
14 15 (17.44%) Bitbucket
14 15 (17.44%) BDD
14 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
15 14 (16.28%) TestNG

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 5 (5.81%) CMS
1 5 (5.81%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Magento
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.88%) Azure
2 21 (24.42%) AWS
3 15 (17.44%) GitHub
4 4 (4.65%) Logic Apps
4 4 (4.65%) Serverless
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.33%) GCP
5 2 (2.33%) IaaS
5 2 (2.33%) PaaS
5 2 (2.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.16%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Intranet
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.65%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) Flink
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) Power BI
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (20.93%) Selenium
2 18 (20.93%) WebDriver
3 15 (17.44%) Bitbucket
3 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
3 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.28%) Hudson
4 14 (16.28%) JUnit
4 14 (16.28%) Maven
4 14 (16.28%) NUnit
4 14 (16.28%) TestNG
5 12 (13.95%) Cucumber
5 12 (13.95%) JIRA
6 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.65%) Postman
7 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.33%) Appium
9 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.16%) gulp
9 1 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Tester
5 9 (10.47%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Portfolio Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Junior
9 5 (5.81%) Junior Automation Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Junior Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.65%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Agile Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (59.30%) .NET
2 24 (27.91%) SOAP
3 20 (23.26%) .NET Core
4 18 (20.93%) REST
5 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
6 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (16.28%) CSS
7 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
7 13 (15.12%) HTML
8 11 (12.79%) RESTful
9 9 (10.47%) Web Services
10 7 (8.14%) React
11 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (5.81%) Node.js
11 5 (5.81%) Vue.js
12 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (4.65%) CSS3
12 4 (4.65%) HTML5
13 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) User Experience
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) CMDB
3 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) VMS
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Scrum
2 21 (24.42%) DevOps
3 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
4 18 (20.93%) MVC
5 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.60%) Unit Testing
6 15 (17.44%) BDD
7 13 (15.12%) Microservices
8 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 10 (11.63%) SDLC
9 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
11 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.98%) TDD
13 5 (5.81%) OO
13 5 (5.81%) People Management
13 5 (5.81%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) C#
2 23 (26.74%) Java
2 23 (26.74%) SQL
3 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.47%) Python
5 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.81%) PHP
7 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.65%) VBScript
8 1 (1.16%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) MCSD
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.65%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) GDPR
2 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Sitecore
3 8 (9.30%) Google
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) ATG
5 2 (2.33%) hybris
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Xamarin