Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,658 2,744 1,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.68% 35.05% 28.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.02% 37.75% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,231 2,447 1,699
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 6,480 7,269 6,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.86% 92.85% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,365 6,177 5,118
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -1 105 £42,500 - 14
Bolton 0 63 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Bury +1 44 £30,000 -20.00% 8
Rochdale +8 42 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Altrincham -2 42 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Salford 0 40 £37,500 -18.92% 15
Wigan -2 33 £41,750 -1.76% 2
Cheadle -1 30 £40,000 - 5
Sale +1 19 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Heywood - 2 £48,250 -
Oldham +19 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 837 (31.49%) C#
2 831 (31.26%) Scrum
3 817 (30.74%) .NET
4 713 (26.82%) TDD
5 684 (25.73%) JavaScript
6 670 (25.21%) Java
7 580 (21.82%) MVC
8 547 (20.58%) SQL
9 530 (19.94%) Software Engineering
10 516 (19.41%) SQL Server
11 511 (19.22%) CSS
12 507 (19.07%) HTML
13 494 (18.59%) Finance
14 459 (17.27%) AngularJS
14 459 (17.27%) DevOps
15 456 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
16 452 (17.01%) ASP.NET
17 435 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
18 381 (14.33%) BDD
19 377 (14.18%) Test Automation
20 372 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 349 (13.13%) RESTful
22 347 (13.05%) Git (software)
22 347 (13.05%) Microsoft
23 337 (12.68%) E-Commerce
24 329 (12.38%) Web Services
25 315 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
26 312 (11.74%) SDLC
27 295 (11.10%) Linux
28 283 (10.65%) React

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 85 (3.20%) CMS
2 78 (2.93%) Apache
3 65 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (2.29%) Confluence
5 58 (2.18%) IIS
6 41 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 36 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 36 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 29 (1.09%) Umbraco
9 19 (0.71%) nginx
10 17 (0.64%) JBoss
11 13 (0.49%) SAS
12 12 (0.45%) Apache Pig
12 12 (0.45%) WordPress
13 11 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.34%) Alfresco
14 9 (0.34%) Drupal
15 8 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.26%) EPiServer
16 7 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.15%) Maya
8 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (0.90%) Magento
2 18 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.075%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.038%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.038%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.038%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.038%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.038%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.038%) Shopify
8 1 (0.038%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 435 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
2 372 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (4.10%) SaaS
4 65 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 51 (1.92%) IaaS
6 43 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (1.58%) PaaS
8 40 (1.50%) GitHub
9 37 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (1.28%) Google Play
11 30 (1.13%) Amazon S3
11 30 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
12 29 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 26 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
14 25 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (0.94%) OpenShift
15 23 (0.87%) npm
16 19 (0.71%) Serverless
17 18 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 18 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.07%) HTTP
2 43 (1.62%) Internet
3 24 (0.90%) Broadband
4 23 (0.87%) Firewall
4 23 (0.87%) WAN
5 22 (0.83%) DNS
6 20 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.53%) LAN
8 12 (0.45%) SSL
9 10 (0.38%) SAN
10 9 (0.34%) VoIP
11 8 (0.30%) IPv4
11 8 (0.30%) IPv6
11 8 (0.30%) Network Security
11 8 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.26%) VPN
13 5 (0.19%) CTI
13 5 (0.19%) DHCP
13 5 (0.19%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.19%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 229 (8.62%) MySQL
3 139 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 139 (5.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 108 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 106 (3.99%) Big Data
6 98 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 58 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 53 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 50 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 49 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
11 40 (1.50%) Redis
12 37 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
14 32 (1.20%) RavenDB
15 30 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 30 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 347 (13.05%) Git (software)
2 200 (7.52%) JIRA
3 195 (7.34%) Jenkins
4 178 (6.70%) Selenium
5 115 (4.33%) NUnit
5 115 (4.33%) TeamCity
6 95 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 86 (3.24%) Cucumber
8 74 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 61 (2.29%) MSTest
10 50 (1.88%) WebDriver
11 49 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 48 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 48 (1.81%) Subversion
13 40 (1.50%) Maven
14 39 (1.47%) JUnit
15 37 (1.39%) gulp
15 37 (1.39%) Jasmine
16 35 (1.32%) Vagrant
17 33 (1.24%) SoapUI
General
1 494 (18.59%) Finance
2 213 (8.01%) Retail
3 120 (4.51%) Games
3 120 (4.51%) Marketing
4 96 (3.61%) Advertising
5 71 (2.67%) Legal
6 55 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.77%) Automotive
8 46 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 45 (1.69%) Banking
10 41 (1.54%) Electronics
11 38 (1.43%) Back Office
12 23 (0.87%) Military
13 16 (0.60%) Law
14 10 (0.38%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.30%) Billing
15 8 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.26%) Publishing
17 6 (0.23%) French Language
17 6 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,185 (44.58%) Developer
2 406 (15.27%) .NET Developer
3 267 (10.05%) Senior Developer
4 243 (9.14%) Analyst
5 241 (9.07%) Software Engineer
6 231 (8.69%) C# Developer
7 181 (6.81%) Java Developer
8 177 (6.66%) Software Developer
9 173 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 143 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 135 (5.08%) Architect
12 107 (4.03%) Tester
13 103 (3.88%) Project Manager
14 102 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
15 89 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
16 88 (3.31%) PHP Developer
17 87 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 84 (3.16%) Lead Developer
19 81 (3.05%) Junior
20 78 (2.93%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (30.74%) .NET
2 511 (19.22%) CSS
3 507 (19.07%) HTML
4 459 (17.27%) AngularJS
5 452 (17.01%) ASP.NET
6 349 (13.13%) RESTful
7 329 (12.38%) Web Services
8 315 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 283 (10.65%) React
10 253 (9.52%) Node.js
11 224 (8.43%) WCF
12 221 (8.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 187 (7.04%) .NET Framework
14 184 (6.92%) HTML5
15 157 (5.91%) jQuery
15 157 (5.91%) REST
16 156 (5.87%) CSS3
17 153 (5.76%) Spring
18 151 (5.68%) XML
19 137 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 157 (5.91%) Computer Science
1 157 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
2 146 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (5.46%) User Experience
4 106 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 83 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 72 (2.71%) Fintech
7 54 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.39%) iPhone
9 30 (1.13%) Social Network
10 29 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 21 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 21 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 19 (0.71%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (0.49%) Xbox
15 12 (0.45%) NHS
16 11 (0.41%) Social Media
16 11 (0.41%) Taxonomies
17 10 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 295 (11.10%) Linux
2 226 (8.50%) Windows
3 109 (4.10%) Android
4 83 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 44 (1.66%) Unix
6 42 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.26%) CentOS
8 7 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.23%) AIX
9 6 (0.23%) HPUX
9 6 (0.23%) Solaris
9 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 831 (31.26%) Scrum
2 713 (26.82%) TDD
3 580 (21.82%) MVC
4 530 (19.94%) Software Engineering
5 459 (17.27%) DevOps
6 456 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
7 381 (14.33%) BDD
8 377 (14.18%) Test Automation
9 337 (12.68%) E-Commerce
10 312 (11.74%) SDLC
11 250 (9.41%) Kanban
12 236 (8.88%) Mentoring
12 236 (8.88%) Microservices
13 235 (8.84%) OO
14 207 (7.79%) Web Development
15 176 (6.62%) Software Delivery
16 171 (6.43%) Web Application Development
17 163 (6.13%) Project Management
18 162 (6.09%) Waterfall
19 160 (6.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 837 (31.49%) C#
2 684 (25.73%) JavaScript
3 670 (25.21%) Java
4 547 (20.58%) SQL
5 275 (10.35%) PHP
6 232 (8.73%) Python
7 185 (6.96%) T-SQL
8 184 (6.92%) Ruby
9 145 (5.46%) C
10 133 (5.00%) C++
11 86 (3.24%) TypeScript
12 64 (2.41%) Java 8
13 52 (1.96%) Bash Shell
14 50 (1.88%) Perl
15 40 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 38 (1.43%) Objective-C
17 37 (1.39%) Scala
18 32 (1.20%) F#
18 32 (1.20%) PowerShell
19 29 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 245 (9.22%) Degree
2 97 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 74 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (1.81%) ISEB
5 41 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 41 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 39 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 22 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (0.53%) PMP
10 12 (0.45%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.30%) CCNA
13 8 (0.30%) CCNP
13 8 (0.30%) CISM
13 8 (0.30%) CISSP
13 8 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (9.56%) QA
2 35 (1.32%) GCP
3 25 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.71%) PMO
5 18 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 7 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.19%) GDPR
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.11%) SLA
11 2 (0.075%) ISO 15765
12 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.038%) SEPA
System Software
1 198 (7.45%) Docker
2 52 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.71%) Xen
7 17 (0.64%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.38%) Firmware
9 9 (0.34%) vSphere
10 7 (0.26%) KVM
11 4 (0.15%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (0.15%) pfSense
11 4 (0.15%) XenServer
12 3 (0.11%) HDFS
12 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.038%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.038%) NFS
13 1 (0.038%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 122 (4.59%) Ansible
2 118 (4.44%) Puppet
3 115 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (2.75%) Kubernetes
5 47 (1.77%) Kibana
5 47 (1.77%) Terraform
6 25 (0.94%) Prometheus
7 16 (0.60%) Packer
8 14 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.38%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.34%) Consul
11 8 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.30%) Nagios
11 8 (0.30%) SCCM
12 7 (0.26%) Salt
13 6 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 5 (0.19%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 347 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 169 (6.36%) Google
3 144 (5.42%) Oracle
4 69 (2.60%) VMware
5 68 (2.56%) Capita
6 58 (2.18%) WorldPay
7 52 (1.96%) SAP
8 50 (1.88%) Sitecore
9 43 (1.62%) Facebook
10 38 (1.43%) Xamarin
11 32 (1.20%) Twitter
12 28 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (0.98%) New Relic
14 25 (0.94%) Trend Micro
15 22 (0.83%) IBM
15 22 (0.83%) Tableau
15 22 (0.83%) Zend
16 17 (0.64%) Cisco
16 17 (0.64%) HP
17 16 (0.60%) Apple