Period
to 14 November 2018

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

Agile Software Development
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 175 137 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.79% 15.05% 22.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.44% 17.32% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 155 117 191
Lancashire median annual salary £43,653 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.72% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,369 £47,500 £53,380
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 662 791 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.20% 86.92% 90.20%
Number of salaries quoted 535 639 730
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,650 £24,675
90th Percentile £59,500 £51,500 £52,588
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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
Preston +10 60 £43,500 +24.29% 22
Blackpool +5 49 £48,943 +39.84% 10
Chorley +1 28 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Blackburn -2 12 £57,500 +38.55% 4
Accrington - 6 £40,000 -
Skelmersdale +7 1 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Lancaster +6 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £35,000 - 3
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £62,500 -
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 14 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 44 (25.14%) SQL
2 40 (22.86%) Mentoring
3 38 (21.71%) .NET
4 37 (21.14%) Scrum
5 36 (20.57%) Software Engineering
5 36 (20.57%) Coaching
6 33 (18.86%) MVC
6 33 (18.86%) C#
7 30 (17.14%) Java
8 29 (16.57%) SDLC
9 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 27 (15.43%) JavaScript
10 27 (15.43%) HTML
11 25 (14.29%) CSS
11 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 20 (11.43%) Degree
12 20 (11.43%) ASP.NET
12 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (11.43%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.86%) Waterfall
13 19 (10.86%) TDD
13 19 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (10.29%) JIRA
14 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (10.29%) Git (software)
15 16 (9.14%) Project Management
15 16 (9.14%) Business Analysis
15 16 (9.14%) Retail
15 16 (9.14%) AngularJS
16 15 (8.57%) User Experience

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 7 (4.00%) Confluence
2 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.71%) CMS
3 3 (1.71%) Kentico
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.29%) npm
4 4 (2.29%) Yarn
5 3 (1.71%) SaaS
5 3 (1.71%) Slack
5 3 (1.71%) Trello
6 1 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) Firewall
2 5 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.29%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.29%) MySQL
5 4 (2.29%) Power BI
5 4 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.14%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Git (software)
1 18 (10.29%) JIRA
2 13 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.86%) Selenium
4 6 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.86%) Appium
5 5 (2.86%) Hudson
5 5 (2.86%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.29%) Grunt
6 4 (2.29%) gulp
6 4 (2.29%) Protractor
7 3 (1.71%) JMeter
7 3 (1.71%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.71%) webpack
8 2 (1.14%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.14%) Mocha
8 2 (1.14%) Subversion
8 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (9.14%) Retail
2 9 (5.14%) Finance
3 5 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (1.71%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (30.86%) Developer
2 29 (16.57%) Analyst
3 21 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 17 (9.71%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.57%) IT Manager
6 11 (6.29%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Service Manager
9 8 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) IT Services Manager
9 8 (4.57%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (3.43%) Designer
11 6 (3.43%) Scrum Master
11 6 (3.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.71%) .NET
2 27 (15.43%) HTML
3 25 (14.29%) CSS
4 20 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 16 (9.14%) AngularJS
6 14 (8.00%) RESTful
7 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (6.29%) jQuery
9 10 (5.71%) Spring
10 9 (5.14%) HTML5
10 9 (5.14%) Node.js
11 8 (4.57%) Entity Framework
11 8 (4.57%) React
11 8 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 7 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (2.86%) Apache Camel
13 5 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.57%) User Experience
3 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.86%) NHS
4 5 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.00%) Linux
2 9 (5.14%) Windows
3 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.14%) Unix
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.86%) Mentoring
2 37 (21.14%) Scrum
3 36 (20.57%) Coaching
3 36 (20.57%) Software Engineering
4 33 (18.86%) MVC
5 29 (16.57%) SDLC
6 20 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 19 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (10.86%) TDD
7 19 (10.86%) Waterfall
8 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (9.14%) Business Analysis
9 16 (9.14%) Project Management
10 15 (8.57%) B2B
10 15 (8.57%) ITIL
11 14 (8.00%) Process Improvement
12 13 (7.43%) BDD
13 12 (6.86%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.86%) Service Management
14 11 (6.29%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.14%) SQL
2 33 (18.86%) C#
3 30 (17.14%) Java
4 27 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.71%) Ruby
6 8 (4.57%) Python
7 6 (3.43%) Groovy
7 6 (3.43%) Java 8
7 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.86%) C
8 5 (2.86%) Go
9 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.14%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.57%) Scala
10 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.43%) ISEB
3 6 (3.43%) PMP
3 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.86%) RHCE
4 5 (2.86%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.14%) CISM
6 2 (1.14%) CISMP
6 2 (1.14%) ISACA
7 1 (0.57%) APMP
7 1 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) CITP
7 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) IISP
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.57%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) PMO
3 2 (1.14%) WCAG
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.86%) Docker
2 4 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.57%) KVM
5 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) Puppet
2 8 (4.57%) Ansible
2 8 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.86%) Consul
3 5 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (2.86%) Grafana
3 5 (2.86%) Graphite
3 5 (2.86%) Nagios
3 5 (2.86%) Opsview
3 5 (2.86%) Packer
3 5 (2.86%) Salt
3 5 (2.86%) Terraform
3 5 (2.86%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.14%) Nessus
5 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.57%) Oozie
5 1 (0.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.57%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.57%) Oracle
4 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.71%) Adobe
5 3 (1.71%) Cognos
5 3 (1.71%) IBM
5 3 (1.71%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) Google
6 2 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.57%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.57%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) SAP
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter