Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 215 133 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 30.32% 16.28% 22.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.25% 18.37% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 192 109 204
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,937 £55,000 £53,116
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 610 724 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.04% 88.62% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 495 583 797
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,284 £56,250 £48,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +5 82 £52,095 +48.84% 8
Preston +13 56 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Chorley +10 37 £38,750 +10.71% 6
Blackburn -6 6 £37,500 +0.67% 7
Accrington -1 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Burnley +2 2 - - 1
Lancaster +1 2 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Skelmersdale +5 1 £40,000 +21.21%
Poulton-le-Fylde - 1 £25,000 -
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 71 (33.02%) Mentoring
2 68 (31.63%) Coaching
3 51 (23.72%) SQL
3 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
4 43 (20.00%) .NET
5 41 (19.07%) JavaScript
5 41 (19.07%) SDLC
6 37 (17.21%) C#
7 36 (16.74%) Microsoft
8 34 (15.81%) Scrum
9 33 (15.35%) SQL Server
10 30 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (13.49%) CSS
12 28 (13.02%) Java
12 28 (13.02%) MVC
13 27 (12.56%) Waterfall
14 26 (12.09%) JIRA
15 25 (11.63%) Degree
15 25 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (11.16%) HTML
16 24 (11.16%) Linux
17 23 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (10.70%) TDD
17 23 (10.70%) Git (software)
17 23 (10.70%) AngularJS
18 21 (9.77%) Jenkins
18 21 (9.77%) Test Automation
18 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET
19 18 (8.37%) jQuery
19 18 (8.37%) Docker

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring 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 16 (7.44%) Confluence
2 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.40%) CMS
3 3 (1.40%) Kentico
4 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.72%) SaaS
4 6 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.79%) IaaS
4 6 (2.79%) npm
4 6 (2.79%) PaaS
4 6 (2.79%) Slack
4 6 (2.79%) Yarn
5 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.86%) Trello
7 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.93%) GitHub
8 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) Firewall
2 5 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Broadband
3 1 (0.47%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.91%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.58%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.65%) MySQL
6 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.33%) Power BI
9 4 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.40%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.93%) Big Data
11 2 (0.93%) Spark SQL
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (12.09%) JIRA
2 23 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.77%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.65%) Selenium
5 6 (2.79%) Appium
5 6 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.79%) Burp Suite
5 6 (2.79%) CircleCI
5 6 (2.79%) Codeship
5 6 (2.79%) HP UFT
5 6 (2.79%) JMeter
5 6 (2.79%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.79%) Protractor
5 6 (2.79%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.33%) Hudson
6 5 (2.33%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.40%) Grunt
7 3 (1.40%) gulp
7 3 (1.40%) Mocha
7 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (6.98%) Finance
2 9 (4.19%) Advertising
2 9 (4.19%) Retail
3 4 (1.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (23.26%) Developer
2 30 (13.95%) Analyst
3 17 (7.91%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.44%) IT Manager
5 15 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.05%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.05%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.05%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.58%) Designer
7 12 (5.58%) Interaction Designer
8 10 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Analyst Programmer
9 9 (4.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (4.19%) Programmer
9 9 (4.19%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.72%) Agile Project Manager
10 8 (3.72%) Agile Scrum Master
10 8 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.00%) .NET
2 29 (13.49%) CSS
3 24 (11.16%) HTML
4 23 (10.70%) AngularJS
5 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET
6 18 (8.37%) jQuery
7 17 (7.91%) RESTful
8 13 (6.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (6.05%) Web Services
9 12 (5.58%) Node.js
10 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (4.65%) Spring
12 9 (4.19%) Ajax
12 9 (4.19%) React
12 9 (4.19%) WinForms
13 7 (3.26%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.26%) HTML5
14 6 (2.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.05%) User Experience
3 10 (4.65%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.33%) NHS
5 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.93%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Fintech
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.16%) Linux
2 16 (7.44%) Windows
3 13 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.72%) Unix
5 6 (2.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.02%) Mentoring
2 68 (31.63%) Coaching
3 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
4 41 (19.07%) SDLC
5 34 (15.81%) Scrum
6 28 (13.02%) MVC
7 27 (12.56%) Waterfall
8 25 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (10.70%) TDD
10 21 (9.77%) Test Automation
11 17 (7.91%) Business Analysis
11 17 (7.91%) DevOps
11 17 (7.91%) Microservices
11 17 (7.91%) Open Source
12 16 (7.44%) Process Improvement
12 16 (7.44%) Project Management
12 16 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (6.98%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.72%) SQL
2 41 (19.07%) JavaScript
3 37 (17.21%) C#
4 28 (13.02%) Java
5 16 (7.44%) Python
6 10 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.65%) Perl
7 7 (3.26%) Ruby
8 5 (2.33%) C
8 5 (2.33%) Go
9 4 (1.86%) Groovy
9 4 (1.86%) Java 8
10 3 (1.40%) PHP
10 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.47%) ES6
12 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (11.63%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) PMP
3 8 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.79%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.33%) RHCE
5 5 (2.33%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.86%) APMP
7 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.40%) ISEB
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.93%) CISM
8 2 (0.93%) CISMP
8 2 (0.93%) ISACA
8 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) IISP
9 1 (0.47%) MBCS
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) QA
2 6 (2.79%) WCAG
3 4 (1.86%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (8.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.44%) Puppet
2 15 (6.98%) Ansible
3 12 (5.58%) Kubernetes
4 11 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.79%) CFEngine
5 6 (2.79%) Nessus
5 6 (2.79%) Terraform
6 5 (2.33%) Consul
6 5 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (2.33%) Grafana
6 5 (2.33%) Graphite
6 5 (2.33%) Nagios
6 5 (2.33%) Opsview
6 5 (2.33%) Packer
6 5 (2.33%) Salt
6 5 (2.33%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.93%) Oozie
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.51%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.12%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.72%) Oracle
5 7 (3.26%) Google
6 3 (1.40%) Adobe
6 3 (1.40%) Cognos
6 3 (1.40%) VMware
7 2 (0.93%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.93%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) IBM
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.93%) SAP
7 2 (0.93%) Tableau
8 1 (0.47%) Cloudera