Period
to 27 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 767 2,170 2,514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 28.99% 33.60% 34.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.19% 35.49% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 770 1,839 2,220
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,375 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,312 £71,532
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2,459 6,115 6,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.93% 94.67% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,186 4,846 5,435
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £33,375 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Manchester.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 -4 25 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Salford 0 22 £50,000 +4.17% 15
Bury +2 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Altrincham +2 8 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Cheadle +4 5 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Bolton -2 5 £42,500 - 5
Wigan -2 3 £52,500 +56.72%
Oldham -4 1 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 237 (30.90%) .NET
2 221 (28.81%) C#
3 217 (28.29%) JavaScript
4 208 (27.12%) DevOps
5 175 (22.82%) Software Engineering
6 165 (21.51%) Finance
7 164 (21.38%) AWS
8 159 (20.73%) Microservices
9 156 (20.34%) Azure
9 156 (20.34%) SQL
10 140 (18.25%) TDD
11 133 (17.34%) React
12 132 (17.21%) HTML
12 132 (17.21%) Scrum
13 131 (17.08%) AngularJS
14 125 (16.30%) CSS
15 120 (15.65%) SQL Server
16 115 (14.99%) Microsoft
16 115 (14.99%) User Experience
17 110 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
18 107 (13.95%) Java
19 103 (13.43%) Docker
20 102 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
21 99 (12.91%) .NET Core
22 91 (11.86%) Test Automation
23 87 (11.34%) Node.js
24 84 (10.95%) Kubernetes
25 77 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
26 76 (9.91%) ASP.NET
27 75 (9.78%) 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 13 (1.69%) CMS
2 12 (1.56%) Confluence
3 5 (0.65%) IBM Domino
3 5 (0.65%) Umbraco
4 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.26%) Apache
5 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.13%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.13%) nginx
6 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.39%) Sketch
6 2 (0.26%) InVision
6 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 15 (1.96%) Magento
2 9 (1.17%) Shopify
3 4 (0.52%) BASE24
3 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.52%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.39%) Odoo
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 164 (21.38%) AWS
2 156 (20.34%) Azure
3 46 (6.00%) GCP
4 33 (4.30%) GitHub
5 32 (4.17%) Serverless
6 27 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (2.48%) SaaS
9 18 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (2.35%) Power Platform
10 15 (1.96%) npm
11 9 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (1.17%) PaaS
12 8 (1.04%) IaaS
13 7 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.78%) NuGet
15 5 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (0.65%) Office 365
15 5 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 5 (0.65%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.65%) AMQP
1 5 (0.65%) Internet
2 4 (0.52%) ATM
2 4 (0.52%) HTTP
3 3 (0.39%) Skype
3 3 (0.39%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.26%) Firewall
4 2 (0.26%) Wireless
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) OSPF
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) VLAN
5 1 (0.13%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 37 (4.82%) MySQL
4 29 (3.78%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.48%) Big Data
8 18 (2.35%) Power BI
9 16 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.30%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.17%) Tableau
14 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.65%) BigQuery
16 5 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
16 5 (0.65%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 73 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.52%) JIRA
3 35 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.43%) Selenium
5 31 (4.04%) GitLab
6 24 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 24 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (2.22%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.69%) JUnit
10 12 (1.56%) NUnit
11 10 (1.30%) Protractor
12 9 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
12 9 (1.17%) PHPUnit
12 9 (1.17%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.04%) Maven
13 8 (1.04%) webpack
14 7 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.78%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 165 (21.51%) Finance
2 56 (7.30%) Marketing
3 41 (5.35%) Retail
4 33 (4.30%) Public Sector
5 20 (2.61%) Banking
6 17 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.83%) Electronics
7 14 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.30%) Legal
9 8 (1.04%) Law
10 6 (0.78%) Local Government
11 5 (0.65%) Publishing
12 4 (0.52%) Automotive
12 4 (0.52%) Back Office
13 3 (0.39%) Social Housing
14 2 (0.26%) Games
15 1 (0.13%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 312 (40.68%) Developer
2 81 (10.56%) Senior Developer
3 79 (10.30%) Software Engineer
4 77 (10.04%) .NET Developer
5 51 (6.65%) Architect
6 50 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (6.39%) Software Developer
8 44 (5.74%) Analyst
9 41 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 36 (4.69%) Angular Developer
11 33 (4.30%) C# Developer
11 33 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 33 (4.30%) Product Owner
12 31 (4.04%) Product Manager
13 30 (3.91%) Business Analyst
13 30 (3.91%) Java Developer
14 29 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
16 24 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (30.90%) .NET
2 133 (17.34%) React
3 132 (17.21%) HTML
4 131 (17.08%) AngularJS
5 125 (16.30%) CSS
6 99 (12.91%) .NET Core
7 87 (11.34%) Node.js
8 76 (9.91%) ASP.NET
9 50 (6.52%) Vue.js
10 45 (5.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (5.61%) RESTful
12 41 (5.35%) .NET Framework
12 41 (5.35%) Web Services
13 35 (4.56%) HTML5
14 33 (4.30%) Spring
15 30 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (3.91%) REST
16 29 (3.78%) ASP.NET Core
16 29 (3.78%) Laravel
17 28 (3.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 115 (14.99%) User Experience
2 77 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 28 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.43%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.30%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.17%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.78%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.65%) Internet of Things
12 5 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.52%) EMV
13 4 (0.52%) Tandem
13 4 (0.52%) W3C
14 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.65%) Linux
2 19 (2.48%) Windows
3 16 (2.09%) Android
3 16 (2.09%) CentOS
3 16 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.04%) Unix
6 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (27.12%) DevOps
2 175 (22.82%) Software Engineering
3 159 (20.73%) Microservices
4 140 (18.25%) TDD
5 132 (17.21%) Scrum
6 110 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
7 102 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (11.86%) Test Automation
9 75 (9.78%) OO
10 69 (9.00%) User Stories
11 67 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 63 (8.21%) MVC
13 62 (8.08%) SDLC
14 54 (7.04%) Front End Development
14 54 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (5.35%) BDD
17 39 (5.08%) Change Management
17 39 (5.08%) Fintech
18 37 (4.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 221 (28.81%) C#
2 217 (28.29%) JavaScript
3 156 (20.34%) SQL
4 107 (13.95%) Java
5 74 (9.65%) Python
6 49 (6.39%) PHP
6 49 (6.39%) TypeScript
7 47 (6.13%) Go
8 34 (4.43%) Ruby
9 22 (2.87%) ES6
10 14 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.69%) C++
11 13 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.56%) Java 8
13 11 (1.43%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.30%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.30%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.91%) Scala
16 6 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 40 (5.22%) Degree
2 26 (3.39%) TOGAF Certification
3 23 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.87%) AWS Certification
5 18 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.69%) MCSE
8 12 (1.56%) CCNA
8 12 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.56%) MCSA
8 12 (1.56%) MCTS
9 11 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.43%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) PMP
10 2 (0.26%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.13%) APMG
11 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.52%) QA
2 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.52%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.39%) GDPR
4 3 (0.39%) WCAG
5 2 (0.26%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.26%) NIST
5 2 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (13.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 84 (10.95%) Kubernetes
2 62 (8.08%) Terraform
3 44 (5.74%) Puppet
4 20 (2.61%) Ansible
5 18 (2.35%) Grafana
5 18 (2.35%) Prometheus
6 17 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.96%) Graphite
8 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.13%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 115 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.78%) SAP
3 27 (3.52%) Google
4 26 (3.39%) Oracle
5 20 (2.61%) Zend
6 8 (1.04%) TOWER Software
7 7 (0.91%) New Relic
8 6 (0.78%) Cognos
8 6 (0.78%) Splunk
9 5 (0.65%) Sage
9 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.65%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.52%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.39%) BT
11 3 (0.39%) Databricks
11 3 (0.39%) Infor
11 3 (0.39%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.39%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.26%) Siemens