Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 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 2,549 2,583 2,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.97% 32.11% 29.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.59% 34.75% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,130 2,221 1,918
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,735
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 6,605 7,434 6,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.62% 92.42% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,476 6,161 5,681
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 76 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Altrincham +1 72 £45,000 +16.13% 9
Salford +2 50 £43,000 -9.19% 7
Bolton -1 41 £37,500 - 8
Bury +1 37 £37,500 -16.67% 12
Cheadle 0 24 £40,000 - 4
Rochdale +14 20 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Sale +3 18 £29,500 -30.59% 3
Wigan -17 17 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Oldham +4 11 £35,625 -40.63% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 807 (31.66%) C#
2 801 (31.42%) .NET
3 756 (29.66%) Scrum
4 724 (28.40%) JavaScript
5 686 (26.91%) TDD
6 616 (24.17%) Java
7 556 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
8 548 (21.50%) HTML
9 514 (20.16%) MVC
10 510 (20.01%) CSS
11 502 (19.69%) SQL
12 498 (19.54%) AngularJS
13 495 (19.42%) DevOps
14 493 (19.34%) SQL Server
15 490 (19.22%) Finance
16 481 (18.87%) Software Engineering
17 419 (16.44%) ASP.NET
18 389 (15.26%) BDD
19 387 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
20 385 (15.10%) Test Automation
21 380 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
22 332 (13.02%) RESTful
23 320 (12.55%) Git (software)
24 311 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
25 299 (11.73%) Microsoft
26 296 (11.61%) SDLC
27 295 (11.57%) React
28 267 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web API
29 256 (10.04%) Linux
30 253 (9.93%) Degree

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 84 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (3.14%) Confluence
3 73 (2.86%) IIS
4 63 (2.47%) CMS
5 43 (1.69%) Apache
6 33 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 31 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 28 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (0.75%) Alfresco
10 17 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.59%) nginx
12 13 (0.51%) JBoss
12 13 (0.51%) Umbraco
12 13 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.39%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.31%) Drupal
16 8 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.27%) InVision
8 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.078%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.039%) Flinto
11 1 (0.039%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.43%) Magento
3 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.16%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.16%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.16%) SAP QM
5 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.16%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.078%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 387 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (2.94%) SaaS
4 61 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 59 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 57 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (1.61%) Amazon S3
9 38 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
9 38 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 38 (1.49%) GitHub
10 34 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (1.06%) Google Play
11 27 (1.06%) PaaS
12 22 (0.86%) npm
13 16 (0.63%) OpenShift
14 14 (0.55%) IaaS
14 14 (0.55%) Serverless
15 13 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.39%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.82%) Internet
2 54 (2.12%) HTTP
3 35 (1.37%) Firewall
4 26 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.94%) SSL
6 23 (0.90%) Broadband
7 18 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (0.67%) VPN
9 16 (0.63%) DNS
10 14 (0.55%) WAN
11 13 (0.51%) Bluetooth
11 13 (0.51%) LAN
12 8 (0.31%) SMS
13 7 (0.27%) DHCP
13 7 (0.27%) Intranet
13 7 (0.27%) SAN
14 6 (0.24%) CTI
15 5 (0.20%) RTP
15 5 (0.20%) VoIP
16 4 (0.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 193 (7.57%) NoSQL
3 189 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 164 (6.43%) MySQL
5 153 (6.00%) MongoDB
6 99 (3.88%) Big Data
7 71 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 58 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 49 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
11 42 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 40 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.10%) Redis
15 27 (1.06%) RavenDB
16 25 (0.98%) Neo4j
17 22 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 20 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 320 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 242 (9.49%) JIRA
3 212 (8.32%) Jenkins
4 205 (8.04%) Selenium
5 117 (4.59%) TeamCity
6 101 (3.96%) Cucumber
7 94 (3.69%) Visual Studio
8 74 (2.90%) NUnit
9 71 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 65 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 55 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 55 (2.16%) WebDriver
12 53 (2.08%) JUnit
13 52 (2.04%) Subversion
14 50 (1.96%) MSTest
15 42 (1.65%) Jasmine
15 42 (1.65%) Maven
16 38 (1.49%) JMeter
17 36 (1.41%) gulp
18 35 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 490 (19.22%) Finance
2 173 (6.79%) Retail
3 161 (6.32%) Games
4 152 (5.96%) Marketing
5 97 (3.81%) Banking
6 85 (3.33%) Electronics
7 66 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 59 (2.31%) Law
9 58 (2.28%) Advertising
10 56 (2.20%) Military
11 54 (2.12%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.22%) Investment Banking
13 30 (1.18%) Automotive
14 28 (1.10%) Back Office
15 25 (0.98%) Legal
16 14 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.51%) Billing
18 12 (0.47%) Publishing
19 6 (0.24%) Retail Banking
20 5 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,146 (44.96%) Developer
2 417 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 270 (10.59%) C# Developer
4 223 (8.75%) Software Engineer
5 199 (7.81%) Analyst
6 197 (7.73%) Senior Developer
7 192 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 152 (5.96%) Java Developer
9 137 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 123 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
11 96 (3.77%) Lead Developer
12 94 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 89 (3.49%) Tester
14 87 (3.41%) Business Analyst
15 84 (3.30%) Project Manager
16 79 (3.10%) Architect
17 77 (3.02%) Junior
18 74 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 72 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
20 69 (2.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 801 (31.42%) .NET
2 548 (21.50%) HTML
3 510 (20.01%) CSS
4 498 (19.54%) AngularJS
5 419 (16.44%) ASP.NET
6 332 (13.02%) RESTful
7 311 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 295 (11.57%) React
9 267 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 248 (9.73%) Node.js
11 233 (9.14%) Web Services
12 203 (7.96%) HTML5
13 161 (6.32%) CSS3
14 148 (5.81%) .NET Framework
15 147 (5.77%) Spring
15 147 (5.77%) WCF
16 143 (5.61%) XML
17 136 (5.34%) REST
18 135 (5.30%) jQuery
19 126 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 221 (8.67%) User Experience
2 206 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
3 162 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 151 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 110 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 80 (3.14%) Fintech
7 57 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 55 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 35 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 26 (1.02%) iPhone
12 24 (0.94%) Social Network
13 23 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 20 (0.78%) Online Banking
15 19 (0.75%) Internet of Things
15 19 (0.75%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.67%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.67%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.67%) Data Centre
16 17 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 256 (10.04%) Linux
2 157 (6.16%) Windows
3 115 (4.51%) Android
4 75 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.22%) Unix
6 26 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.43%) CentOS
10 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.078%) SUSE
17 1 (0.039%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.039%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (29.66%) Scrum
2 686 (26.91%) TDD
3 556 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
4 514 (20.16%) MVC
5 495 (19.42%) DevOps
6 481 (18.87%) Software Engineering
7 389 (15.26%) BDD
8 385 (15.10%) Test Automation
9 296 (11.61%) SDLC
10 237 (9.30%) Kanban
10 237 (9.30%) OO
11 234 (9.18%) E-Commerce
11 234 (9.18%) Mentoring
12 212 (8.32%) Microservices
13 194 (7.61%) Web Application Development
14 190 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
15 176 (6.90%) Web Development
16 169 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
17 167 (6.55%) Software Delivery
18 165 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 807 (31.66%) C#
2 724 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 616 (24.17%) Java
4 502 (19.69%) SQL
5 239 (9.38%) Python
6 186 (7.30%) PHP
7 172 (6.75%) Ruby
8 123 (4.83%) C++
9 117 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 77 (3.02%) C
11 68 (2.67%) Perl
12 64 (2.51%) TypeScript
13 58 (2.28%) Java 8
14 45 (1.77%) Go
15 43 (1.69%) Scala
16 42 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 42 (1.65%) Objective-C
17 36 (1.41%) ES6
18 34 (1.33%) Apple Swift
19 33 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 253 (9.93%) Degree
2 84 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 81 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (2.20%) ISTQB
5 45 (1.77%) ISEB
6 37 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
9 22 (0.86%) PMP
10 14 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.43%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.31%) APMG
15 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.24%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.20%) CCNA
17 5 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (8.40%) QA
2 19 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.63%) GDPR
4 11 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.35%) PMO
7 6 (0.24%) SLA
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 15765
8 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.078%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.039%) GPG13
System Software
1 201 (7.89%) Docker
2 70 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 62 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.55%) Xen
7 10 (0.39%) vSphere
8 8 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.27%) Firmware
9 7 (0.27%) KVM
9 7 (0.27%) XenServer
10 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.16%) XenApp
10 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.12%) HDFS
12 1 (0.039%) vCloud
12 1 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 150 (5.88%) Ansible
2 126 (4.94%) Puppet
3 123 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (3.61%) Kubernetes
5 67 (2.63%) Terraform
6 35 (1.37%) Packer
7 27 (1.06%) Kibana
8 26 (1.02%) Salt
9 18 (0.71%) Consul
10 16 (0.63%) Nagios
11 14 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.55%) Grafana
11 14 (0.55%) Graphite
11 14 (0.55%) Opsview
11 14 (0.55%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.47%) SCCM
13 8 (0.31%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
15 4 (0.16%) Istio
Vendors
1 299 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 162 (6.36%) Google
3 114 (4.47%) Oracle
4 74 (2.90%) VMware
5 65 (2.55%) SAP
6 41 (1.61%) Facebook
7 34 (1.33%) New Relic
7 34 (1.33%) Trend Micro
8 32 (1.26%) Tableau
9 31 (1.22%) Sitecore
10 30 (1.18%) Twitter
11 26 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 24 (0.94%) Apple
13 22 (0.86%) Zend
14 20 (0.78%) Xamarin
15 18 (0.71%) Adobe
15 18 (0.71%) IBM
16 16 (0.63%) Atlassian
17 15 (0.59%) Citrix
17 15 (0.59%) Salesforce.com