Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,642 2,668 1,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.28% 35.25% 27.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.28% 38.47% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,226 2,411 1,671
Manchester median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 6,726 6,935 6,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.36% 91.64% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,575 5,941 5,214
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +9.74%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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
Stockport -1 94 £45,500 +7.06% 18
Bolton -1 68 £37,500 -5.06% 17
Altrincham -4 64 £45,000 - 12
Rochdale +11 46 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Wigan +1 37 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Salford 0 33 £37,500 -11.76% 24
Sale -2 32 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Bury +2 29 £47,500 +53.23% 5
Cheadle 0 28 £40,000 - 6
Oldham +10 2 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Audenshaw - 2 £57,500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 888 (33.61%) Scrum
2 837 (31.68%) C#
3 811 (30.70%) .NET
4 737 (27.90%) TDD
5 715 (27.06%) Java
6 697 (26.38%) MVC
7 669 (25.32%) JavaScript
8 566 (21.42%) CSS
9 562 (21.27%) SQL Server
10 536 (20.29%) ASP.NET
11 531 (20.10%) Software Engineering
12 528 (19.98%) HTML
13 496 (18.77%) SQL
14 462 (17.49%) Finance
15 454 (17.18%) DevOps
16 413 (15.63%) BDD
17 391 (14.80%) Test Automation
18 389 (14.72%) AngularJS
19 384 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
20 378 (14.31%) Web Services
21 377 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
22 374 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
22 374 (14.16%) E-Commerce
23 357 (13.51%) RESTful
24 337 (12.76%) Linux
25 316 (11.96%) SDLC
26 310 (11.73%) Git (software)
27 298 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
28 287 (10.86%) WCF
29 281 (10.64%) OO

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 (3.82%) Apache
2 64 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (1.85%) Confluence
4 47 (1.78%) CMS
4 47 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 26 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 23 (0.87%) IIS
7 22 (0.83%) nginx
8 19 (0.72%) JBoss
9 15 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 12 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.45%) SAS
10 12 (0.45%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.42%) Apache Pig
11 11 (0.42%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.30%) WordPress
14 7 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (0.91%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.15%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.15%) Maya
9 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.076%) InVision
10 2 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.038%) Mingle
11 1 (0.038%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 27 (1.02%) Magento
2 18 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.26%) Shopify
5 6 (0.23%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.11%) Workfront
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.076%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.076%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.038%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.038%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 384 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
2 298 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (2.91%) SaaS
4 50 (1.89%) OpenShift
5 47 (1.78%) Google Play
6 46 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 42 (1.59%) GitHub
8 38 (1.44%) IaaS
9 35 (1.32%) PaaS
10 31 (1.17%) Office 365
11 29 (1.10%) Serverless
12 25 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
12 25 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (0.83%) npm
14 21 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 16 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
16 14 (0.53%) Google App Engine
17 13 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
18 11 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.76%) HTTP
2 25 (0.95%) Internet
3 19 (0.72%) SAN
4 18 (0.68%) WAN
5 17 (0.64%) Firewall
6 15 (0.57%) Broadband
7 10 (0.38%) VPN
8 9 (0.34%) SSL
9 8 (0.30%) LAN
9 8 (0.30%) NAS
10 7 (0.26%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.26%) VoIP
10 7 (0.26%) Wireless
11 6 (0.23%) BGP
11 6 (0.23%) DMZ
11 6 (0.23%) DNS
11 6 (0.23%) EIGRP
11 6 (0.23%) MPLS
11 6 (0.23%) OSPF
11 6 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 271 (10.26%) MySQL
3 144 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 144 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 137 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 115 (4.35%) Big Data
6 93 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 91 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 47 (1.78%) RDBMS
9 43 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 42 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (1.40%) RavenDB
13 35 (1.32%) Hadoop
14 34 (1.29%) Redis
15 30 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 310 (11.73%) Git (software)
2 215 (8.14%) Selenium
3 209 (7.91%) Jenkins
4 179 (6.78%) JIRA
5 136 (5.15%) Cucumber
6 119 (4.50%) NUnit
7 106 (4.01%) TeamCity
8 82 (3.10%) Visual Studio
9 73 (2.76%) WebDriver
10 70 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 66 (2.50%) MSTest
12 56 (2.12%) Subversion
13 44 (1.67%) Maven
14 37 (1.40%) JUnit
15 32 (1.21%) SoapUI
16 30 (1.14%) Bitbucket
16 30 (1.14%) Jasmine
17 29 (1.10%) Gradle
17 29 (1.10%) gulp
18 26 (0.98%) Grunt
General
1 462 (17.49%) Finance
2 206 (7.80%) Retail
3 110 (4.16%) Advertising
4 96 (3.63%) Marketing
5 94 (3.56%) Games
6 78 (2.95%) Legal
7 42 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.55%) Banking
9 27 (1.02%) Automotive
9 27 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.95%) Electronics
11 21 (0.79%) Military
12 18 (0.68%) Back Office
13 14 (0.53%) Law
14 9 (0.34%) Billing
15 8 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.23%) German Language
16 6 (0.23%) Publishing
17 5 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1,192 (45.12%) Developer
2 445 (16.84%) .NET Developer
3 273 (10.33%) Senior Developer
4 235 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 224 (8.48%) Software Engineer
6 212 (8.02%) Java Developer
7 209 (7.91%) Analyst
8 188 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 173 (6.55%) Software Developer
10 146 (5.53%) Business Analyst
11 138 (5.22%) Tester
12 124 (4.69%) Project Manager
13 116 (4.39%) Architect
14 98 (3.71%) PHP Developer
15 93 (3.52%) Automation Tester
16 85 (3.22%) ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (3.22%) C# Software Developer
17 84 (3.18%) Junior
18 83 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 82 (3.10%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 811 (30.70%) .NET
2 566 (21.42%) CSS
3 536 (20.29%) ASP.NET
4 528 (19.98%) HTML
5 389 (14.72%) AngularJS
6 378 (14.31%) Web Services
7 374 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 357 (13.51%) RESTful
9 287 (10.86%) WCF
10 275 (10.41%) Node.js
11 262 (9.92%) jQuery
12 230 (8.71%) .NET Framework
13 220 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 213 (8.06%) HTML5
15 202 (7.65%) Spring
16 193 (7.31%) React
17 172 (6.51%) REST
18 171 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 168 (6.36%) CSS3
19 168 (6.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 185 (7.00%) Computer Science
2 140 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
3 133 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 128 (4.84%) User Experience
5 92 (3.48%) Fintech
6 57 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (2.04%) iPhone
8 45 (1.70%) Social Network
9 21 (0.79%) iPad
10 19 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 17 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 17 (0.64%) Management Information System
12 15 (0.57%) Wiki
13 14 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (0.53%) Social Media
14 11 (0.42%) BBC
14 11 (0.42%) PKI
14 11 (0.42%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 337 (12.76%) Linux
2 189 (7.15%) Windows
3 113 (4.28%) Android
4 87 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 82 (3.10%) Unix
6 23 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.72%) CentOS
8 17 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.23%) AIX
12 6 (0.23%) HPUX
12 6 (0.23%) Solaris
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.076%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.076%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.076%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.038%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (33.61%) Scrum
2 737 (27.90%) TDD
3 697 (26.38%) MVC
4 531 (20.10%) Software Engineering
5 454 (17.18%) DevOps
6 413 (15.63%) BDD
7 391 (14.80%) Test Automation
8 377 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
9 374 (14.16%) E-Commerce
10 316 (11.96%) SDLC
11 281 (10.64%) OO
12 257 (9.73%) Kanban
13 221 (8.36%) Web Development
14 202 (7.65%) Mentoring
15 197 (7.46%) Web Application Development
16 193 (7.31%) Project Management
17 186 (7.04%) Microservices
18 183 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 167 (6.32%) OOP
20 162 (6.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 837 (31.68%) C#
2 715 (27.06%) Java
3 669 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 496 (18.77%) SQL
5 256 (9.69%) PHP
6 244 (9.24%) Ruby
7 219 (8.29%) Python
8 174 (6.59%) C
9 159 (6.02%) T-SQL
10 143 (5.41%) C++
11 69 (2.61%) Bash Shell
12 60 (2.27%) TypeScript
13 53 (2.01%) Scala
14 46 (1.74%) Objective-C
15 44 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 37 (1.40%) F#
16 37 (1.40%) Perl
17 33 (1.25%) Groovy
18 32 (1.21%) Apple Swift
19 31 (1.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 279 (10.56%) Degree
2 106 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 57 (2.16%) ISEB
5 51 (1.93%) DV Cleared
6 47 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 35 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 33 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
9 21 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (0.72%) Master's Degree
10 19 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.57%) PMP
13 9 (0.34%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.34%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.26%) MCPD
15 7 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (8.25%) QA
2 35 (1.32%) PMO
3 22 (0.83%) GCP
4 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.42%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.19%) SLA
8 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.11%) P3O
10 2 (0.076%) ISO 15765
11 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.038%) SEPA
11 1 (0.038%) TickIT
System Software
1 184 (6.96%) Docker
2 48 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.42%) Xen
6 9 (0.34%) vSphere
6 9 (0.34%) XenServer
7 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.15%) HDFS
10 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.076%) Firmware
11 2 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.076%) XenApp
11 2 (0.076%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.038%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.038%) NFS
12 1 (0.038%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 110 (4.16%) Puppet
2 95 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (2.95%) Kubernetes
4 65 (2.46%) Ansible
5 62 (2.35%) Kibana
6 33 (1.25%) Terraform
7 31 (1.17%) Prometheus
8 23 (0.87%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.68%) Cobbler
10 14 (0.53%) Packer
11 12 (0.45%) SCCM
12 9 (0.34%) Nagios
13 8 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 4 (0.15%) Capistrano
17 3 (0.11%) Salt
18 2 (0.076%) Consul
18 2 (0.076%) McAfee ePO
18 2 (0.076%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 266 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 193 (7.31%) Oracle
3 172 (6.51%) Google
4 75 (2.84%) Capita
5 73 (2.76%) VMware
6 60 (2.27%) Facebook
7 48 (1.82%) WorldPay
8 47 (1.78%) SAP
9 44 (1.67%) Xamarin
10 34 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 27 (1.02%) Twitter
11 27 (1.02%) Zend
12 26 (0.98%) Sitecore
13 23 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (0.79%) Apple
14 21 (0.79%) hybris
15 20 (0.76%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.57%) Adobe
16 15 (0.57%) EnterpriseDB
16 15 (0.57%) HP