Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 132 202 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 14.90% 22.00% 15.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.37% 24.94% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 111 191 131
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,380 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 760 810 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.78% 88.24% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 614 733 677
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,771 £23,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -6 44 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Chorley +13 34 £35,000 -3.45% 4
Blackburn -2 11 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Blackpool -4 7 £35,000 -30.42% 4
Skelmersdale -2 6 £33,000 +29.41% 1
Lancaster -10 6 £30,750 +2.50% 1
Burnley -11 6 £22,500 -30.77%
Darwen - 2 £32,500 -
Ormskirk - 1 £31,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 75 (56.82%) MVC
2 73 (55.30%) .NET
3 71 (53.79%) JavaScript
4 68 (51.52%) C#
5 62 (46.97%) ASP.NET
6 54 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 42 (31.82%) TDD
8 41 (31.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (30.30%) SQL
10 37 (28.03%) Java
11 36 (27.27%) RESTful
12 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 34 (25.76%) Web Application Development
14 33 (25.00%) BDD
14 33 (25.00%) Node.js
15 32 (24.24%) AngularJS
15 32 (24.24%) Git (software)
15 32 (24.24%) WCF
15 32 (24.24%) CSS
16 31 (23.48%) HTML
17 30 (22.73%) SDLC
18 29 (21.97%) SQL Server 2016
18 29 (21.97%) Degree
18 29 (21.97%) NoSQL
19 28 (21.21%) KnockoutJS
19 28 (21.21%) Spring
20 27 (20.45%) .NET Framework
20 27 (20.45%) Ruby
21 26 (19.70%) jQuery

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 (5.30%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.03%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) Drupal
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.76%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.76%) GitHub
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) SMS
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (21.97%) NoSQL
2 29 (21.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (9.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.85%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.79%) Power BI
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.03%) MySQL
8 3 (2.27%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.76%) Redis
9 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.03%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.27%) Selenium
3 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.52%) MSTest
4 2 (1.52%) NUnit
4 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 21 (15.91%) Games
2 9 (6.82%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (2.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.52%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 96 (72.73%) Developer
2 51 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 29 (21.97%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.85%) Technical Leader
5 11 (8.33%) Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Graduate
8 7 (5.30%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Agile Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Junior
9 6 (4.55%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.03%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (55.30%) .NET
2 62 (46.97%) ASP.NET
3 41 (31.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (27.27%) RESTful
5 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (25.00%) Node.js
7 32 (24.24%) AngularJS
7 32 (24.24%) CSS
7 32 (24.24%) WCF
8 31 (23.48%) HTML
9 28 (21.21%) KnockoutJS
9 28 (21.21%) Spring
10 27 (20.45%) .NET Framework
11 26 (19.70%) jQuery
11 26 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (16.67%) Entity Framework
13 21 (15.91%) Code First Entity Framework
14 18 (13.64%) Web Services
15 16 (12.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.06%) User Experience
4 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.79%) Clustering
6 4 (3.03%) Digital TV
7 3 (2.27%) Life Science
8 2 (1.52%) AS400
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) iSeries
8 2 (1.52%) Tandem
9 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.27%) Android
1 3 (2.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (56.82%) MVC
2 42 (31.82%) TDD
3 34 (25.76%) Web Application Development
4 33 (25.00%) BDD
5 30 (22.73%) SDLC
6 25 (18.94%) Web Development
7 22 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 20 (15.15%) Unit Testing
9 14 (10.61%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 12 (9.09%) OO
11 11 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.33%) OOP
11 11 (8.33%) Scrum
12 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.06%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.06%) Project Management
13 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
14 7 (5.30%) ITIL
14 7 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.79%) JavaScript
2 68 (51.52%) C#
3 40 (30.30%) SQL
4 37 (28.03%) Java
5 27 (20.45%) Ruby
6 13 (9.85%) Groovy
7 10 (7.58%) PHP
8 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.55%) VB
9 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.52%) RPG
11 2 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) ES6
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 29 (21.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.03%) HND
3 3 (2.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.52%) APMP
4 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (6.06%) Adobe
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Google
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle
3 4 (3.03%) Sybase
3 4 (3.03%) Twitter
4 3 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco
5 2 (1.52%) Facebook
6 1 (0.76%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) hybris