Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 58 115 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 20.49% 39.52% 42.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.39% 42.91% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 47 125 118
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.53% +14.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,500 £31,775
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 259 268 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 91.52% 92.10% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 220 235 221
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £56,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 24 (41.38%) C#
2 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Scrum
3 22 (37.93%) QA
4 21 (36.21%) DevOps
5 20 (34.48%) Microservices
6 18 (31.03%) .NET
7 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (29.31%) JIRA
7 17 (29.31%) Creative Thinking
8 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 15 (25.86%) CMS
9 15 (25.86%) HTML
10 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
10 14 (24.14%) Marketing
11 13 (22.41%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (20.69%) Project Delivery
13 11 (18.97%) Virtual Team Management
13 11 (18.97%) Virtual Team
13 11 (18.97%) TDD
13 11 (18.97%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (18.97%) Sitecore
13 11 (18.97%) XML
14 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
14 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
14 10 (17.24%) jQuery
14 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (17.24%) BDD
14 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (17.24%) Jenkins

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 15 (25.86%) CMS
2 11 (18.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 2 (3.45%) Kentico
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.72%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (5.17%) GitHub
2 3 (5.17%) Kong
2 3 (5.17%) Serverless
3 2 (3.45%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) JIRA
2 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.79%) Hudson
3 8 (13.79%) SpecFlow
4 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.17%) Selenium
8 2 (3.45%) Grunt
8 2 (3.45%) gulp
8 2 (3.45%) JUnit
8 2 (3.45%) Maven
8 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 14 (24.14%) Marketing
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce Manager
5 8 (13.79%) QA Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Android Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Junior
8 4 (6.90%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Software QA Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) .NET
2 15 (25.86%) HTML
3 11 (18.97%) XML
4 10 (17.24%) jQuery
5 9 (15.52%) REST
5 9 (15.52%) SOAP
6 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) Entity Framework
7 7 (12.07%) LINQ
8 6 (10.34%) Gherkin
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
9 5 (8.62%) .NET Core
9 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.62%) Node.js
9 5 (8.62%) WCF
9 5 (8.62%) WPF
10 4 (6.90%) React
11 3 (5.17%) HTML5
11 3 (5.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (18.97%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) PMI
5 3 (5.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) CentOS
2 1 (1.72%) Debian
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Scrum
2 21 (36.21%) DevOps
3 20 (34.48%) Microservices
4 17 (29.31%) Creative Thinking
4 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 12 (20.69%) Project Delivery
7 11 (18.97%) TDD
7 11 (18.97%) Virtual Team Management
8 10 (17.24%) BDD
8 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
8 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
9 9 (15.52%) B2B
9 9 (15.52%) B2C
9 9 (15.52%) Content Management
9 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) C#
2 23 (39.66%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Groovy
6 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Sitecore
2 9 (15.52%) ATG
2 9 (15.52%) Demandware
2 9 (15.52%) hybris
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (15.52%) SAP
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.62%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow