Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,040 2,368 2,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.49% 34.92% 35.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.83% 38.21% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,996 2,214
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £75,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 5,253 6,198 6,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.97% 91.40% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,219 5,168 5,742
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,312 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 24 January 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 +9 130 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Bolton +6 78 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Salford -1 48 £46,500 -7.00% 27
Rochdale +4 21 £41,808 -7.09% 3
Altrincham +3 20 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Bury +4 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Oldham 0 16 £42,500 -2.86%
Sale +3 14 £42,500 - 2
Wigan +13 10 £34,125 -24.17% 1
Cheadle -1 6 £48,750 -11.36% 10
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 496 (24.31%) .NET
2 476 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 471 (23.09%) Scrum
4 463 (22.70%) Java
5 458 (22.45%) C#
6 427 (20.93%) TDD
7 401 (19.66%) SQL
8 388 (19.02%) AWS
9 361 (17.70%) Finance
10 342 (16.76%) HTML
11 341 (16.72%) DevOps
12 322 (15.78%) CSS
13 319 (15.64%) Mentoring
14 315 (15.44%) Azure
15 292 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
16 290 (14.22%) MVC
17 286 (14.02%) Test Automation
18 279 (13.68%) AngularJS
19 275 (13.48%) Coaching
20 274 (13.43%) Software Engineering
21 265 (12.99%) Microservices
22 253 (12.40%) BDD
23 237 (11.62%) SQL Server
24 213 (10.44%) Git (software)
25 211 (10.34%) Microsoft
26 208 (10.20%) PHP
27 204 (10.00%) ASP.NET
28 194 (9.51%) React
29 189 (9.26%) E-Commerce
30 185 (9.07%) SDLC

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 86 (4.22%) Confluence
2 39 (1.91%) CMS
3 35 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 21 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.03%) IIS
6 19 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 18 (0.88%) WordPress
8 16 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.69%) Apache
10 12 (0.59%) Drupal
11 10 (0.49%) Alfresco
11 10 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.34%) SAS
14 6 (0.29%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.25%) nginx
16 4 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 54 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.44%) Sketch
4 8 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.34%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.20%) InVision
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.049%) InDesign
9 1 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.049%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 36 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.64%) Magento
4 10 (0.49%) CiviCRM
4 10 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 9 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.34%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle ASCP
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.098%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.049%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 388 (19.02%) AWS
2 315 (15.44%) Azure
3 113 (5.54%) Serverless
4 74 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
5 68 (3.33%) GCP
6 66 (3.24%) Office 365
7 56 (2.75%) GitHub
8 49 (2.40%) Amazon S3
8 49 (2.40%) Power Platform
9 47 (2.30%) SaaS
10 45 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (1.62%) PaaS
12 22 (1.08%) IaaS
13 21 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.54%) Slack
15 10 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.52%) Skype
2 28 (1.37%) Firewall
3 26 (1.27%) DNS
4 25 (1.23%) Intranet
5 22 (1.08%) HTTP
6 18 (0.88%) Internet
7 16 (0.78%) VPN
7 16 (0.78%) WAN
8 15 (0.74%) LAN
8 15 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.49%) DMZ
9 10 (0.49%) SMS
9 10 (0.49%) VoIP
10 8 (0.39%) SSL
10 8 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.34%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.29%) IPv4
13 4 (0.20%) DHCP
13 4 (0.20%) SMTP
13 4 (0.20%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.18%) MySQL
3 85 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 85 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 55 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 55 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (2.40%) Big Data
6 49 (2.40%) Power BI
7 48 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 31 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (0.69%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (0.59%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.54%) Data Lake
14 11 (0.54%) Impala
14 11 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 213 (10.44%) Git (software)
2 170 (8.33%) JIRA
3 161 (7.89%) Selenium
4 110 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 92 (4.51%) Maven
6 56 (2.75%) Cucumber
7 50 (2.45%) Gradle
8 47 (2.30%) GitLab
9 43 (2.11%) Visual Studio
10 42 (2.06%) WebDriver
11 36 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.67%) NetBeans
13 33 (1.62%) JUnit
13 33 (1.62%) SoapUI
14 31 (1.52%) Subversion
15 30 (1.47%) gulp
16 28 (1.37%) Eclipse
17 27 (1.32%) webpack
18 25 (1.23%) Gatling
19 22 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 361 (17.70%) Finance
2 158 (7.75%) Banking
3 119 (5.83%) Retail
4 75 (3.68%) Public Sector
5 33 (1.62%) Back Office
6 32 (1.57%) Automotive
7 31 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.47%) Games
8 30 (1.47%) Law
9 25 (1.23%) Marketing
10 23 (1.13%) Legal
11 12 (0.59%) Police
12 10 (0.49%) Fire and Rescue
12 10 (0.49%) Publishing
13 8 (0.39%) Advertising
13 8 (0.39%) Electronics
13 8 (0.39%) Housing Association
14 7 (0.34%) Local Government
14 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 894 (43.82%) Developer
2 261 (12.79%) Senior Developer
3 174 (8.53%) Java Developer
4 163 (7.99%) Software Engineer
5 159 (7.79%) Analyst
6 149 (7.30%) C# Developer
7 145 (7.11%) .NET Developer
8 121 (5.93%) PHP Developer
9 102 (5.00%) Architect
10 101 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 99 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 95 (4.66%) Project Manager
13 88 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
14 79 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
15 76 (3.73%) Business Analyst
16 69 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
17 59 (2.89%) Test Analyst
18 56 (2.75%) Lead Developer
19 53 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
20 52 (2.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (24.31%) .NET
2 342 (16.76%) HTML
3 322 (15.78%) CSS
4 279 (13.68%) AngularJS
5 204 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 194 (9.51%) React
7 174 (8.53%) Web Services
8 158 (7.75%) Node.js
9 140 (6.86%) .NET Core
10 136 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 131 (6.42%) Spring
12 124 (6.08%) RESTful
13 111 (5.44%) .NET Framework
14 107 (5.25%) Laravel
14 107 (5.25%) REST
15 105 (5.15%) Vue.js
16 92 (4.51%) jQuery
17 77 (3.77%) Hibernate
18 73 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 70 (3.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.82%) User Experience
2 147 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
3 135 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 129 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (2.35%) Cloud Native
6 41 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 14 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.64%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.59%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.59%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
16 10 (0.49%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.49%) IVR
16 10 (0.49%) Mainframe
16 10 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 177 (8.68%) Linux
2 136 (6.67%) Windows
3 50 (2.45%) Android
4 42 (2.06%) Unix
5 35 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.74%) CentOS
10 12 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.54%) Tizen
12 7 (0.34%) AIX
13 6 (0.29%) watchOS
14 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.15%) Debian
15 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (23.09%) Scrum
2 427 (20.93%) TDD
3 341 (16.72%) DevOps
4 319 (15.64%) Mentoring
5 292 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
6 290 (14.22%) MVC
7 286 (14.02%) Test Automation
8 275 (13.48%) Coaching
9 274 (13.43%) Software Engineering
10 265 (12.99%) Microservices
11 253 (12.40%) BDD
12 189 (9.26%) E-Commerce
13 185 (9.07%) SDLC
14 182 (8.92%) Kanban
15 174 (8.53%) OO
16 155 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
16 155 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 146 (7.16%) Project Management
18 114 (5.59%) Front End Development
19 111 (5.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 476 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 463 (22.70%) Java
3 458 (22.45%) C#
4 401 (19.66%) SQL
5 208 (10.20%) PHP
6 135 (6.62%) Python
7 84 (4.12%) Java 8
8 69 (3.38%) Ruby
9 68 (3.33%) C
10 62 (3.04%) TypeScript
11 59 (2.89%) C++
12 37 (1.81%) ES6
13 36 (1.76%) Bash Shell
14 33 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 30 (1.47%) Scala
16 26 (1.27%) Kotlin
17 23 (1.13%) Go
18 19 (0.93%) Apex Code
19 13 (0.64%) Apple Swift
19 13 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 176 (8.63%) Degree
2 43 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.52%) DBS Check
5 26 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.64%) CISM
8 13 (0.64%) CISSP
8 13 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.49%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 8 (0.39%) ISEB
10 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.34%) CISA
12 6 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.25%) PhD
13 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.25%) PMP
13 5 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (6.18%) QA
2 28 (1.37%) GDPR
3 19 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.69%) PMO
5 12 (0.59%) SLA
6 11 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.39%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.20%) ISO 26262
8 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.20%) NIST
9 2 (0.098%) COBIT
9 2 (0.098%) COSO
9 2 (0.098%) PSD2
9 2 (0.098%) TickIT
10 1 (0.049%) MISRA
10 1 (0.049%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 159 (7.79%) Docker
2 38 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.49%) Varnish
4 10 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.39%) vSphere
6 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.20%) NFS
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.20%) Samba
7 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.20%) XenApp
8 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.049%) GPFS
9 1 (0.049%) IAG
9 1 (0.049%) RACF
9 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 59 (2.89%) Kubernetes
2 54 (2.65%) Ansible
3 52 (2.55%) Puppet
4 49 (2.40%) Terraform
5 28 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.13%) SCCM
7 16 (0.78%) SCOM
8 12 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.49%) Kibana
9 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.39%) Nagios
11 7 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.29%) logstash
12 6 (0.29%) WSUS
13 5 (0.25%) Grafana
14 4 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
14 4 (0.20%) Packer
14 4 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 211 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 68 (3.33%) Sage
3 59 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
4 55 (2.70%) Oracle
5 49 (2.40%) Google
6 38 (1.86%) WorldPay
7 35 (1.72%) VMware
8 31 (1.52%) FIS
9 30 (1.47%) IBM
10 26 (1.27%) Atlassian
10 26 (1.27%) Genesys
11 23 (1.13%) Cognos
12 20 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.93%) Apple
14 17 (0.83%) Zend
15 16 (0.78%) Tableau
16 15 (0.74%) Cisco
16 15 (0.74%) Xamarin
17 13 (0.64%) NetApp
18 12 (0.59%) Informatica