The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North West / Lancashire
Rank 6 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 82 68 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.81% 20.48% 21.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.28% 23.86% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74 64 81
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 368 285 371
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.89% 85.84% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 337 241 327
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Lancashire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +1 39 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Chorley +7 11 £26,250 -30.00%
Blackpool - 7 £75,649 - 2
Burnley -11 6 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 6 £40,250 -
Lancaster -1 5 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Colne - 4 £56,250 -
Accrington 0 2 £41,000 -18.00%
Blackburn -5 2 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 80 (41.67%) SQL
2 78 (40.63%) SDLC
3 59 (30.73%) JavaScript
4 57 (29.69%) .NET
5 53 (27.60%) C#
6 51 (26.56%) HTML
7 48 (25.00%) CSS
8 47 (24.48%) ASP.NET
9 44 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 40 (20.83%) Unit Testing
11 39 (20.31%) Waterfall
12 38 (19.79%) MVC
13 37 (19.27%) QA
14 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 35 (18.23%) iSeries
16 34 (17.71%) ERP
16 34 (17.71%) AS400
17 30 (15.63%) ITIL
18 27 (14.06%) Web Services
18 27 (14.06%) DB2
18 27 (14.06%) RPG
18 27 (14.06%) IBM
19 26 (13.54%) Finance
20 25 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
21 23 (11.98%) Node.js
21 23 (11.98%) Test Scripting
21 23 (11.98%) WCF
21 23 (11.98%) Degree
22 22 (11.46%) JIRA
23 19 (9.90%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (3.13%) Apache
2 3 (1.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.04%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) OpenEdge
3 2 (1.04%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) GitHub
1 1 (0.52%) IaaS
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.52%) PaaS
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) HTTP
1 5 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.06%) DB2
3 14 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.77%) MySQL
4 13 (6.77%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) Big Data
11 1 (0.52%) Redis
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (11.46%) JIRA
2 16 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.69%) Selenium
4 9 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.08%) gulp
7 4 (2.08%) Maven
8 3 (1.56%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.56%) Calabash
8 3 (1.56%) Capybara
8 3 (1.56%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.56%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.04%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (13.54%) Finance
2 17 (8.85%) Retail
3 16 (8.33%) Advertising
4 11 (5.73%) Marketing
5 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (36.46%) Developer
2 62 (32.29%) Analyst
3 28 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 22 (11.46%) C# Developer
5 20 (10.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 18 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (9.38%) Programmer
7 17 (8.85%) Applications Support
7 17 (8.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (8.85%) Support Analyst
8 16 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 15 (7.81%) QA Analyst
10 14 (7.29%) Senior Developer
11 13 (6.77%) Test Analyst
12 12 (6.25%) Junior
13 11 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (5.21%) RPG Programmer
14 10 (5.21%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.69%) .NET
2 51 (26.56%) HTML
3 48 (25.00%) CSS
4 47 (24.48%) ASP.NET
5 27 (14.06%) Web Services
6 25 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (11.98%) Node.js
7 23 (11.98%) WCF
8 19 (9.90%) jQuery
9 18 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (9.38%) RESTful
10 15 (7.81%) HTML5
11 14 (7.29%) .NET Framework
11 14 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (6.77%) Entity Framework
13 12 (6.25%) Ajax
14 11 (5.73%) JSON
15 10 (5.21%) AngularJS
15 10 (5.21%) Sass
15 10 (5.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.23%) iSeries
2 34 (17.71%) AS400
3 11 (5.73%) iPad
4 8 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.13%) User Experience
7 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.08%) Tandem
8 3 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Blog
10 1 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.21%) Linux
1 10 (5.21%) Windows
2 1 (0.52%) AIX
2 1 (0.52%) Unix
2 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
2 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.63%) SDLC
2 40 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 39 (20.31%) Waterfall
4 38 (19.79%) MVC
5 34 (17.71%) ERP
6 30 (15.63%) ITIL
7 23 (11.98%) Test Scripting
8 18 (9.38%) BDD
8 18 (9.38%) Web Development
9 17 (8.85%) Scrum
9 17 (8.85%) TDD
10 16 (8.33%) Project Management
10 16 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (7.29%) Software Testing
13 12 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.25%) Open Source
14 11 (5.73%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.73%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.67%) SQL
2 59 (30.73%) JavaScript
3 53 (27.60%) C#
4 27 (14.06%) RPG
5 17 (8.85%) Java
6 11 (5.73%) PHP
6 11 (5.73%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.73%) VB
7 8 (4.17%) VB6
8 7 (3.65%) C
9 5 (2.60%) C++
9 5 (2.60%) Ruby
10 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.56%) Python
12 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 23 (11.98%) Degree
2 11 (5.73%) ISEB
3 9 (4.69%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.27%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) PMO
2 3 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) SDET
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.06%) IBM
3 9 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (1.56%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.56%) Facebook
5 2 (1.04%) HP
5 2 (1.04%) SAP
5 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.52%) Sun
6 1 (0.52%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.52%) Zend
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Research Councils UK
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago