Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 184 90 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.12% 34.09% 29.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 48.68% 37.50% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 174 84 107
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £53,375 £65,500
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 378 240 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 90.65% 90.91% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 328 178 286
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,750 £63,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 80 (43.48%) C#
2 79 (42.93%) SQL
3 67 (36.41%) MVC
4 66 (35.87%) JavaScript
5 65 (35.33%) .NET
5 65 (35.33%) Java
6 57 (30.98%) SQL Server
7 56 (30.43%) HTML
8 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 47 (25.54%) AngularJS
10 44 (23.91%) Scrum
11 41 (22.28%) SOAP
12 39 (21.20%) TDD
13 37 (20.11%) CSS
14 35 (19.02%) Microsoft
15 34 (18.48%) Google
15 34 (18.48%) RESTful
16 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (16.30%) BDD
17 30 (16.30%) T-SQL
18 27 (14.67%) Spring
19 25 (13.59%) jQuery
20 24 (13.04%) Web Services
21 23 (12.50%) .NET Framework
22 22 (11.96%) Degree
22 22 (11.96%) JUnit
22 22 (11.96%) Games
22 22 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 21 (11.41%) DevOps
23 21 (11.41%) Entity Framework

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 13 (7.07%) Umbraco
2 10 (5.43%) JBoss
3 9 (4.89%) CMS
4 8 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.54%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.35%) IaaS
3 8 (4.35%) Office 365
3 8 (4.35%) PaaS
3 8 (4.35%) SaaS
4 4 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.63%) iTunes
6 1 (0.54%) Force.com
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Internet
2 4 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.78%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (8.70%) Big Data
4 14 (7.61%) MySQL
5 10 (5.43%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (11.96%) JUnit
2 20 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.33%) Selenium
4 15 (8.15%) Cucumber
4 15 (8.15%) SoapUI
5 13 (7.07%) WebDriver
6 12 (6.52%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.52%) Visual Studio
7 11 (5.98%) SpecFlow
8 8 (4.35%) Maven
9 7 (3.80%) JIRA
10 6 (3.26%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.26%) Mockito
11 5 (2.72%) Gradle
12 4 (2.17%) Ant
12 4 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.63%) Liquibase
14 2 (1.09%) jMock
15 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (11.96%) Games
2 11 (5.98%) Finance
3 8 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.17%) Marketing
5 3 (1.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Automotive
6 2 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (63.04%) Developer
2 51 (27.72%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.59%) Software Developer
4 20 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 19 (10.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (9.78%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.52%) Automation Tester
7 12 (6.52%) Tester
8 10 (5.43%) Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Senior Automation Tester
8 10 (5.43%) Senior Tester
9 9 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Lead Tester
10 8 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.26%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 6 (3.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.33%) .NET
2 56 (30.43%) HTML
3 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 47 (25.54%) AngularJS
5 41 (22.28%) SOAP
6 37 (20.11%) CSS
7 34 (18.48%) RESTful
8 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (14.67%) Spring
10 25 (13.59%) jQuery
11 24 (13.04%) Web Services
12 23 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 22 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (11.41%) Entity Framework
14 21 (11.41%) WCF
15 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (9.78%) Node.js
15 18 (9.78%) React
16 16 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 14 (7.61%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.80%) W3C
5 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.72%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.72%) PMI
6 4 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.17%) User Experience
7 3 (1.63%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.63%) Tandem
8 2 (1.09%) Fintech
9 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.24%) Linux
2 14 (7.61%) Windows
3 10 (5.43%) Unix
4 8 (4.35%) Android
4 8 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.41%) MVC
2 44 (23.91%) Scrum
3 39 (21.20%) TDD
4 30 (16.30%) BDD
5 21 (11.41%) DevOps
6 20 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (10.87%) Project Management
7 16 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 15 (8.15%) Acceptance Criteria
8 15 (8.15%) OOP
8 15 (8.15%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.61%) Collaborative Working
10 13 (7.07%) Secure Coding
11 11 (5.98%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.98%) Process Improvement
11 11 (5.98%) Web Development
12 10 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.35%) Break/Fix
13 8 (4.35%) OO
13 8 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 80 (43.48%) C#
2 79 (42.93%) SQL
3 66 (35.87%) JavaScript
4 65 (35.33%) Java
5 30 (16.30%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.15%) Ruby
7 11 (5.98%) PHP
8 5 (2.72%) C
9 4 (2.17%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.17%) C++
9 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.63%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (11.96%) Degree
2 8 (4.35%) MCSE
2 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.26%) CISM
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.72%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.17%) CISSP
5 4 (2.17%) ISEB
5 4 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.24%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) GDPR
2 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) EMIR
4 1 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (3.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.72%) Puppet
2 4 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.17%) Terraform
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.48%) Google
3 19 (10.33%) Twitter
4 14 (7.61%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.17%) Apple
6 4 (2.17%) Oracle
6 4 (2.17%) Veeam
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe
7 2 (1.09%) Apigee
8 1 (0.54%) hybris
8 1 (0.54%) Zend