Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2636 2343 1915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 33.23% 31.27% 25.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.47% 34.33% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2117 1685
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,900 £60,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7227 6825 6809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.11% 91.09% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5971 5849 5647
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester 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
Stockport -2 124 £41,250 +0.61% 20
Bolton -4 76 £37,500 -5.06% 4
Altrincham -4 59 £45,000 - 9
Wigan -2 31 £40,000 - 1
Rochdale +9 24 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Salford +2 23 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Bury 0 23 £45,000 +40.63% 1
Sale +1 21 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Cheadle -3 17 £40,500 +19.12% 2
Oldham +9 5 £49,500 +19.28% 1
Heywood 0 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Audenshaw 0 2 £57,500 -8.00%
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 Manchester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 876 (33.23%) C#
2 872 (33.08%) .NET
3 861 (32.66%) Scrum
4 761 (28.87%) JavaScript
5 735 (27.88%) MVC
6 664 (25.19%) TDD
7 663 (25.15%) Java
8 600 (22.76%) CSS
9 598 (22.69%) SQL Server
10 594 (22.53%) ASP.NET
11 592 (22.46%) HTML
12 551 (20.90%) SQL
13 530 (20.11%) Finance
14 486 (18.44%) Software Engineering
15 445 (16.88%) DevOps
16 441 (16.73%) Web Services
17 414 (15.71%) AngularJS
18 408 (15.48%) Test Automation
19 405 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 393 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
21 359 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
22 352 (13.35%) BDD
23 343 (13.01%) jQuery
24 333 (12.63%) Linux
25 322 (12.22%) E-Commerce
25 322 (12.22%) Git (software)
26 320 (12.14%) SDLC
27 308 (11.68%) Degree
27 308 (11.68%) Microsoft
28 303 (11.49%) RESTful

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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
1 101 (3.83%) Apache
2 60 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 39 (1.48%) CMS
5 37 (1.40%) Confluence
6 33 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 22 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 19 (0.72%) JBoss
10 18 (0.68%) CloudStack
11 17 (0.64%) nginx
11 17 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.53%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.46%) EPiServer
13 12 (0.46%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.42%) Drupal
15 10 (0.38%) SAS
16 9 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.34%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (0.42%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.27%) InVision
9 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.11%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.11%) UXPin
11 1 (0.038%) Mingle
11 1 (0.038%) Pixate
11 1 (0.038%) SPSS
11 1 (0.038%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (1.25%) Magento
2 24 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.30%) Shopify
6 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.23%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.19%) Workfront
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.076%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.076%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.076%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.038%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 359 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.24%) SaaS
4 56 (2.12%) GitHub
5 44 (1.67%) Google Play
6 36 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (1.10%) OpenShift
8 21 (0.80%) Office 365
9 19 (0.72%) Serverless
10 16 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (0.57%) npm
12 13 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.46%) Force.com
14 11 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 11 (0.42%) IaaS
14 11 (0.42%) PaaS
15 8 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.81%) HTTP
2 24 (0.91%) Internet
3 19 (0.72%) Firewall
4 15 (0.57%) SAN
4 15 (0.57%) WAN
5 13 (0.49%) VPN
6 12 (0.46%) LAN
6 12 (0.46%) VoIP
7 10 (0.38%) MPLS
7 10 (0.38%) OSPF
8 9 (0.34%) BGP
8 9 (0.34%) DMZ
8 9 (0.34%) EIGRP
8 9 (0.34%) Network Security
8 9 (0.34%) VPLS
8 9 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.30%) WinSCP
10 7 (0.27%) Broadband
10 7 (0.27%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 242 (9.18%) MySQL
3 144 (5.46%) MongoDB
4 142 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 135 (5.12%) Big Data
6 113 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 96 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 85 (3.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 78 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 66 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 66 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 66 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 55 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 32 (1.21%) RavenDB
15 31 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (0.87%) Redis
17 22 (0.83%) CouchDB
18 18 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 322 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 212 (8.04%) Jenkins
3 200 (7.59%) Selenium
4 179 (6.79%) JIRA
5 138 (5.24%) Cucumber
6 101 (3.83%) TeamCity
7 93 (3.53%) Visual Studio
8 87 (3.30%) NUnit
9 82 (3.11%) Subversion
10 64 (2.43%) WebDriver
11 60 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (2.24%) MSTest
13 58 (2.20%) JUnit
14 50 (1.90%) Bitbucket
15 43 (1.63%) Maven
16 38 (1.44%) gulp
17 37 (1.40%) Vagrant
18 33 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 32 (1.21%) Gradle
20 30 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 530 (20.11%) Finance
2 227 (8.61%) Retail
3 164 (6.22%) Marketing
4 100 (3.79%) Games
5 94 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 91 (3.45%) Electronics
7 90 (3.41%) Advertising
8 85 (3.22%) Manufacturing
9 56 (2.12%) Banking
10 52 (1.97%) Legal
11 30 (1.14%) Law
12 28 (1.06%) Automotive
13 20 (0.76%) Military
14 18 (0.68%) Back Office
15 15 (0.57%) German Language
16 13 (0.49%) French Language
16 13 (0.49%) Japanese Language
17 8 (0.30%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.27%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1239 (47.00%) Developer
2 433 (16.43%) .NET Developer
3 288 (10.93%) C# Developer
4 253 (9.60%) Senior Developer
5 224 (8.50%) Software Engineer
6 217 (8.23%) Analyst
7 199 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 199 (7.55%) Java Developer
8 154 (5.84%) Business Analyst
9 146 (5.54%) Software Developer
10 124 (4.70%) Project Manager
11 122 (4.63%) PHP Developer
12 114 (4.32%) Tester
13 111 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 111 (4.21%) Lead Developer
14 107 (4.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 104 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
16 96 (3.64%) Architect
17 87 (3.30%) Junior
18 86 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (33.08%) .NET
2 600 (22.76%) CSS
3 594 (22.53%) ASP.NET
4 592 (22.46%) HTML
5 441 (16.73%) Web Services
6 414 (15.71%) AngularJS
7 405 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 343 (13.01%) jQuery
9 303 (11.49%) RESTful
10 281 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 276 (10.47%) HTML5
12 266 (10.09%) WCF
13 256 (9.71%) Node.js
14 251 (9.52%) .NET Framework
15 215 (8.16%) XML
16 206 (7.81%) Spring
17 193 (7.32%) CSS3
18 186 (7.06%) REST
19 170 (6.45%) React
20 157 (5.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 170 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 168 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (5.50%) User Experience
4 132 (5.01%) Mobile App
5 108 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
6 106 (4.02%) iPad
7 76 (2.88%) Fintech
8 67 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (1.78%) iPhone
10 41 (1.56%) N-Tier
11 34 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 29 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 27 (1.02%) Social Network
14 21 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.68%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (0.53%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.49%) Data Centre
18 12 (0.46%) PMI
18 12 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 333 (12.63%) Linux
2 136 (5.16%) Windows
3 103 (3.91%) Android
4 102 (3.87%) Unix
5 78 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (0.99%) CentOS
8 14 (0.53%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.076%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.076%) Debian
14 2 (0.076%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.076%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.076%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.038%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.038%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (32.66%) Scrum
2 735 (27.88%) MVC
3 664 (25.19%) TDD
4 486 (18.44%) Software Engineering
5 445 (16.88%) DevOps
6 408 (15.48%) Test Automation
7 393 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
8 352 (13.35%) BDD
9 322 (12.22%) E-Commerce
10 320 (12.14%) SDLC
11 302 (11.46%) OO
12 252 (9.56%) Web Development
13 221 (8.38%) Kanban
14 218 (8.27%) Project Management
15 211 (8.00%) Mentoring
16 197 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
17 180 (6.83%) Web Application Development
18 173 (6.56%) OOP
19 169 (6.41%) Waterfall
20 159 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 876 (33.23%) C#
2 761 (28.87%) JavaScript
3 663 (25.15%) Java
4 551 (20.90%) SQL
5 256 (9.71%) PHP
6 226 (8.57%) Python
7 216 (8.19%) Ruby
8 149 (5.65%) C++
9 132 (5.01%) T-SQL
10 129 (4.89%) C
11 86 (3.26%) Bash Shell
12 62 (2.35%) Scala
13 57 (2.16%) TypeScript
14 55 (2.09%) Shell Script
15 50 (1.90%) Objective-C
16 46 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 40 (1.52%) Apple Swift
18 39 (1.48%) Go
19 33 (1.25%) F#
20 31 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 308 (11.68%) Degree
2 106 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 80 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 62 (2.35%) ISEB
5 61 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 42 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 33 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
8 32 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 32 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.95%) PMP
11 23 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.53%) Master's Degree
14 13 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (0.34%) MCPD
15 9 (0.34%) MCSD
16 7 (0.27%) MCSE
16 7 (0.27%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.60%) QA
2 28 (1.06%) PMO
3 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.30%) GDPR
6 5 (0.19%) SLA
6 5 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.11%) GCP
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.11%) P3O
9 2 (0.076%) PSD2
10 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.038%) TickIT
System Software
1 148 (5.61%) Docker
2 43 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 21 (0.80%) XenServer
4 20 (0.76%) Xen
5 19 (0.72%) vSphere
6 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.19%) HDFS
7 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.11%) Firmware
8 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.11%) XenApp
9 2 (0.076%) KVM
9 2 (0.076%) vCloud
9 2 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 139 (5.27%) Puppet
2 105 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (2.50%) Ansible
4 59 (2.24%) Kubernetes
5 48 (1.82%) Kibana
6 28 (1.06%) Terraform
7 27 (1.02%) Cobbler
8 25 (0.95%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.68%) Packer
10 13 (0.49%) Prometheus
11 12 (0.46%) Nagios
12 11 (0.42%) SCCM
13 9 (0.34%) Salt
14 8 (0.30%) Capistrano
15 3 (0.11%) Cacti
15 3 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
16 2 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 2 (0.076%) XenMobile
17 1 (0.038%) logstash
17 1 (0.038%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 308 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 176 (6.68%) Oracle
3 156 (5.92%) Google
4 123 (4.67%) SAP
5 66 (2.50%) VMware
6 53 (2.01%) Facebook
7 43 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 42 (1.59%) Capita
9 40 (1.52%) Xamarin
10 38 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (1.25%) Atlassian
12 32 (1.21%) Zend
13 31 (1.18%) hybris
14 25 (0.95%) Adobe
14 25 (0.95%) Apple
15 24 (0.91%) EnterpriseDB
16 23 (0.87%) Cognizant
17 17 (0.64%) Twitter
18 16 (0.61%) Sitecore
19 13 (0.49%) Cisco