Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 166 153 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.53% 17.71% 20.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.56% 20.45% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 155 136 166
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,300 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,564 £47,500 £50,300
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 676 748 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.68% 86.57% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 556 632 680
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,250 £23,975
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £50,750
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 57 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Chorley -1 30 £45,000 +26.76% 13
Blackpool +5 22 £47,638 +29.10% 5
Blackburn +1 13 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Accrington +2 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Lancaster +3 7 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Burnley +16 4 £30,000 +33.33%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £35,000 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £62,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (31.93%) MVC
1 53 (31.93%) .NET
2 48 (28.92%) C#
3 41 (24.70%) SQL
3 41 (24.70%) Scrum
4 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
5 36 (21.69%) SQL Server
6 35 (21.08%) ASP.NET
7 34 (20.48%) SDLC
8 31 (18.67%) HTML
8 31 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (18.07%) CSS
10 28 (16.87%) Java
11 27 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
13 24 (14.46%) TDD
13 24 (14.46%) Degree
14 23 (13.86%) Web Application Development
15 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (12.65%) Retail
16 20 (12.05%) RESTful
16 20 (12.05%) BDD
17 19 (11.45%) Git (software)
17 19 (11.45%) Spring
17 19 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
18 18 (10.84%) AngularJS
18 18 (10.84%) Mentoring
18 18 (10.84%) Coaching
18 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 5 (3.01%) nginx
2 4 (2.41%) IIS
3 3 (1.81%) CMS
3 3 (1.81%) Kentico
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (4.22%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.61%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) npm
3 2 (1.20%) Trello
3 2 (1.20%) Yarn
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) SAN
2 2 (1.20%) DNS
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.42%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.61%) Redis
5 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.01%) MySQL
6 5 (3.01%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.81%) MS Access
8 3 (1.81%) Power BI
9 2 (1.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.02%) JIRA
3 8 (4.82%) Selenium
4 6 (3.61%) Grunt
4 6 (3.61%) gulp
5 5 (3.01%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.01%) webpack
6 4 (2.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.41%) Subversion
7 3 (1.81%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.60%) Appium
9 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.60%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (12.65%) Retail
2 8 (4.82%) Marketing
3 6 (3.61%) Games
4 5 (3.01%) Finance
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (48.80%) Developer
2 32 (19.28%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.06%) Analyst
4 24 (14.46%) C# Developer
5 21 (12.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (9.64%) Business Analyst
6 16 (9.64%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.83%) IT Manager
8 11 (6.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.63%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.02%) Junior
10 9 (5.42%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Project Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Tester
11 8 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.93%) .NET
2 35 (21.08%) ASP.NET
3 31 (18.67%) HTML
4 30 (18.07%) CSS
5 27 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (12.05%) RESTful
7 19 (11.45%) Spring
8 18 (10.84%) AngularJS
8 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 13 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (7.23%) HTML5
11 11 (6.63%) jQuery
12 10 (6.02%) CSS3
12 10 (6.02%) Entity Framework
12 10 (6.02%) Node.js
13 9 (5.42%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.42%) React
13 9 (5.42%) Vue.js
13 9 (5.42%) WCF
14 8 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.63%) User Experience
4 7 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.41%) Linux
1 4 (2.41%) Windows
2 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.20%) Unix
3 1 (0.60%) AIX
3 1 (0.60%) HPUX
3 1 (0.60%) Solaris
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.93%) MVC
2 41 (24.70%) Scrum
3 34 (20.48%) SDLC
4 31 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.46%) TDD
7 23 (13.86%) Web Application Development
8 20 (12.05%) BDD
9 19 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.84%) Coaching
10 18 (10.84%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.24%) Test Automation
12 16 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
13 15 (9.04%) B2B
14 14 (8.43%) ITIL
14 14 (8.43%) Project Management
14 14 (8.43%) Web Development
15 13 (7.83%) Business Analysis
15 13 (7.83%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.92%) C#
2 41 (24.70%) SQL
3 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.87%) Java
5 9 (5.42%) Ruby
6 8 (4.82%) C
7 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.61%) Groovy
8 6 (3.61%) Java 8
9 4 (2.41%) PHP
9 4 (2.41%) VBA
10 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) Python
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) ISEB
5 4 (2.41%) CEH
5 4 (2.41%) CISA
5 4 (2.41%) CISSP
5 4 (2.41%) OSCP
5 4 (2.41%) PMP
6 3 (1.81%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.20%) MCSE
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) APMP
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Docker
2 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) KVM
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Ansible
1 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.41%) Google
4 3 (1.81%) Adobe
4 3 (1.81%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.81%) IBM
4 3 (1.81%) VMware
5 2 (1.20%) Bomgar
5 2 (1.20%) Cognos
5 2 (1.20%) EMC
5 2 (1.20%) NetApp
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.20%) Tableau
5 2 (1.20%) Twitter
6 1 (0.60%) Brocade
6 1 (0.60%) SAP
6 1 (0.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.60%) Veritas