Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 115 145 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 42.91% 41.55% 35.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.45% 46.47% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 154 138 96
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,875 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £51,875
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +13.92% -1.25%

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 253 312 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 94.40% 89.40% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 222 272 220
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,025 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 45 (39.13%) C#
2 44 (38.26%) .NET
3 35 (30.43%) SQL
4 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
4 34 (29.57%) Git (software)
5 32 (27.83%) SQL Server
6 31 (26.96%) MVC
7 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
7 29 (25.22%) DevOps
8 27 (23.48%) TDD
9 24 (20.87%) Configuration Management
9 24 (20.87%) Puppet
9 24 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (20.00%) Ansible
10 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 23 (20.00%) Web Services
11 22 (19.13%) SOAP
11 22 (19.13%) Analytics
12 21 (18.26%) Data Analytics
12 21 (18.26%) Scrum
13 20 (17.39%) HTML
13 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (16.52%) AngularJS
14 19 (16.52%) Test Automation
14 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (15.65%) Kanban
15 18 (15.65%) CSS
16 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
16 17 (14.78%) Docker

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 10 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.61%) Apache
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.87%) Jetty
5 1 (0.87%) nginx
5 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.96%) IaaS
2 8 (6.96%) PaaS
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.87%) Office 365
5 1 (0.87%) Route 53
5 1 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) HTTP
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
1 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.04%) Big Data
3 10 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 10 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.35%) MySQL
6 4 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.61%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.74%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.74%) Flink
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.87%) DB2
9 1 (0.87%) HBase
9 1 (0.87%) Impala
9 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (29.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.57%) TeamCity
2 11 (9.57%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.09%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.74%) Gradle
6 1 (0.87%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.87%) Maven
6 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.87%) Selenium
6 1 (0.87%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Games
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) .NET Developer
3 17 (14.78%) Architect
3 17 (14.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.57%) Lead Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.96%) DevOps Architect
8 8 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.09%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (6.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.09%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Designer
11 5 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.26%) .NET
2 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (20.00%) Web Services
3 22 (19.13%) SOAP
4 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (17.39%) HTML
5 19 (16.52%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.65%) CSS
7 17 (14.78%) .NET Framework
8 15 (13.04%) RESTful
9 13 (11.30%) WCF
10 10 (8.70%) HTML5
11 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (7.83%) REST
12 8 (6.96%) Kafka
13 7 (6.09%) JSON
14 6 (5.22%) CSS3
14 6 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (4.35%) jQuery
15 5 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) PMI
2 10 (8.70%) User Experience
3 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.61%) EPoS
4 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.87%) Infotainment
6 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) CentOS
3 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) MVC
2 29 (25.22%) DevOps
3 27 (23.48%) TDD
4 24 (20.87%) Configuration Management
5 22 (19.13%) Analytics
6 21 (18.26%) Data Analytics
6 21 (18.26%) Scrum
7 19 (16.52%) Test Automation
8 18 (15.65%) Kanban
9 17 (14.78%) Acceptance Criteria
9 17 (14.78%) Coaching
10 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.17%) BDD
12 14 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.57%) Presales
13 11 (9.57%) SDLC
14 9 (7.83%) Line Management
15 8 (6.96%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.13%) C#
2 35 (30.43%) SQL
3 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.91%) T-SQL
5 15 (13.04%) Java
6 5 (4.35%) Python
7 4 (3.48%) Scala
8 3 (2.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.87%) Delphi
10 1 (0.87%) F#
10 1 (0.87%) Java 8
10 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) PMI Certification
2 7 (6.09%) Degree
3 4 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) HDFS
2 1 (0.87%) RACF
2 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (20.87%) Puppet
2 23 (20.00%) Ansible
3 15 (13.04%) Mesos
4 14 (12.17%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.74%) Terraform
6 1 (0.87%) Kibana
6 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.87%) Webmin
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.30%) Twitter
3 8 (6.96%) Google
4 4 (3.48%) Talend
5 3 (2.61%) Adobe
5 3 (2.61%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.61%) Tableau
6 2 (1.74%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.87%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle
7 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.87%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) Sitecore