Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,021 1,860 2,282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 28.99% 35.66% 35.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.59% 38.04% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 1,664 2,003
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 3,338 4,889 5,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.78% 93.73% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,865 3,980 4,942
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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
Altrincham +6 49 £38,000 -27.62% 3
Salford +5 19 £53,700 +19.33% 16
Stockport -3 19 £61,500 +29.47% 10
Bolton -8 16 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Bury +3 12 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Wigan -5 7 £47,500 +12.09% 2
Cheadle +4 4 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Rochdale -2 2 £45,000 +7.64% 1
Oldham -7 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 295 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 290 (28.40%) AWS
3 268 (26.25%) DevOps
4 232 (22.72%) C#
5 223 (21.84%) Azure
6 218 (21.35%) Scrum
7 193 (18.90%) Software Engineering
8 186 (18.22%) .NET
9 183 (17.92%) TDD
10 179 (17.53%) Docker
11 177 (17.34%) Java
12 168 (16.45%) Finance
13 146 (14.30%) Python
14 144 (14.10%) SQL
15 143 (14.01%) Kubernetes
16 142 (13.91%) React
16 142 (13.91%) Terraform
17 135 (13.22%) HTML
18 126 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
19 123 (12.05%) CSS
20 122 (11.95%) Test Automation
21 120 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
22 118 (11.56%) User Experience
23 117 (11.46%) AngularJS
24 111 (10.87%) Node.js
25 110 (10.77%) Microsoft
26 108 (10.58%) SQL Server
27 103 (10.09%) Linux
27 103 (10.09%) Microservices
28 97 (9.50%) Git (software)

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 47 (4.60%) CMS
2 39 (3.82%) Confluence
3 19 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 10 (0.98%) Drupal
6 8 (0.78%) Kentico
7 7 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.49%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.49%) IIS
9 5 (0.49%) JBoss
10 4 (0.39%) Mendix
11 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.29%) Headless CMS
12 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.20%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.20%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 16 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.59%) Sketch
4 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) InVision
7 1 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.098%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Magento
2 6 (0.59%) Shopify
3 4 (0.39%) BASE24
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 290 (28.40%) AWS
2 223 (21.84%) Azure
3 66 (6.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 62 (6.07%) GCP
5 55 (5.39%) SaaS
6 52 (5.09%) Serverless
7 37 (3.62%) Power Platform
8 29 (2.84%) PaaS
9 25 (2.45%) IaaS
10 22 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (1.57%) Amazon EKS
12 13 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (1.18%) GitHub
13 12 (1.18%) Pulumi
14 8 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.69%) Amazon SageMaker
15 7 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.69%) Microsoft 365
16 6 (0.59%) Amazon ECS
16 6 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.37%) Firewall
2 13 (1.27%) VLAN
3 11 (1.08%) IPv4
3 11 (1.08%) OSPF
3 11 (1.08%) VPN
4 7 (0.69%) HTTP
5 5 (0.49%) Internet
5 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.49%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.39%) ATM
6 4 (0.39%) Skype
7 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.20%) Network Security
7 2 (0.20%) PBX
7 2 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.098%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.098%) DHCP
8 1 (0.098%) DNS
8 1 (0.098%) PSTN
8 1 (0.098%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.48%) NoSQL
3 49 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (4.31%) MySQL
5 33 (3.23%) Power BI
6 29 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (2.64%) MongoDB
8 26 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.06%) Big Data
10 19 (1.86%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.67%) Data Lake
12 16 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
13 15 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.88%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (0.59%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 97 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.05%) JIRA
3 60 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 48 (4.70%) Selenium
5 41 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 33 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 25 (2.45%) GitLab
8 18 (1.76%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.67%) Gradle
9 17 (1.67%) JUnit
10 13 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.27%) IntelliJ
10 13 (1.27%) JMeter
11 12 (1.18%) MSTest
11 12 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.18%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.08%) Subversion
13 10 (0.98%) Postman
14 9 (0.88%) webpack
15 8 (0.78%) git-flow
General
1 168 (16.45%) Finance
2 61 (5.97%) Retail
3 47 (4.60%) Marketing
4 29 (2.84%) Banking
4 29 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.55%) Law
6 21 (2.06%) Games
7 19 (1.86%) Public Sector
8 15 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.18%) Legal
10 9 (0.88%) Electronics
11 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.49%) Automotive
12 5 (0.49%) Local Government
13 4 (0.39%) Advertising
14 3 (0.29%) Back Office
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Social Housing
16 1 (0.098%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.098%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 372 (36.43%) Developer
2 103 (10.09%) Senior Developer
3 93 (9.11%) Software Engineer
4 80 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 69 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 66 (6.46%) Analyst
7 64 (6.27%) Software Developer
8 54 (5.29%) Java Developer
9 51 (5.00%) Architect
9 51 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
10 49 (4.80%) Product Owner
11 40 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
11 40 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 37 (3.62%) Business Analyst
13 36 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 36 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
14 33 (3.23%) React Developer
15 32 (3.13%) PHP Developer
16 29 (2.84%) Project Manager
17 27 (2.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (18.22%) .NET
2 142 (13.91%) React
3 135 (13.22%) HTML
4 123 (12.05%) CSS
5 117 (11.46%) AngularJS
6 111 (10.87%) Node.js
7 77 (7.54%) .NET Core
8 60 (5.88%) Vue.js
9 55 (5.39%) Web Services
10 51 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 50 (4.90%) RESTful
12 49 (4.80%) REST
13 42 (4.11%) .NET Framework
14 38 (3.72%) Laravel
15 36 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (3.53%) jQuery
16 33 (3.23%) HTML5
16 33 (3.23%) Spring
17 30 (2.94%) React Native
18 26 (2.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.56%) User Experience
2 94 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 53 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (3.23%) e-Learning
6 29 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (2.64%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (0.98%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.88%) Blog
12 8 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.69%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.39%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.39%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.09%) Linux
2 38 (3.72%) Android
3 34 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 34 (3.33%) Unix
4 24 (2.35%) Windows
5 12 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (26.25%) DevOps
2 218 (21.35%) Scrum
3 193 (18.90%) Software Engineering
4 183 (17.92%) TDD
5 126 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
6 122 (11.95%) Test Automation
7 120 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
8 103 (10.09%) Microservices
9 88 (8.62%) SDLC
10 85 (8.33%) Project Management
11 83 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
12 82 (8.03%) MVC
13 79 (7.74%) User Stories
14 74 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (7.05%) Coaching
16 71 (6.95%) Front End Development
17 65 (6.37%) E-Commerce
17 65 (6.37%) Migration
17 65 (6.37%) Product Roadmap
18 64 (6.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 295 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 232 (22.72%) C#
3 177 (17.34%) Java
4 146 (14.30%) Python
5 144 (14.10%) SQL
6 66 (6.46%) Go
7 56 (5.48%) PHP
8 55 (5.39%) Ruby
9 46 (4.51%) TypeScript
10 39 (3.82%) C++
11 33 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 27 (2.64%) Kotlin
13 26 (2.55%) T-SQL
14 25 (2.45%) Bash Shell
15 22 (2.15%) Scala
16 20 (1.96%) ES6
17 15 (1.47%) C
17 15 (1.47%) Groovy
18 11 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 9 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (6.07%) Degree
2 50 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.06%) AWS Certification
6 20 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.27%) PhD
8 12 (1.18%) GIAC
9 11 (1.08%) RHCE
10 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.49%) CEH
12 5 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.49%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.39%) OCP
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.29%) ISEB
15 2 (0.20%) CISSP
15 2 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.93%) QA
2 32 (3.13%) GDPR
3 18 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.39%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.39%) NCSC
5 3 (0.29%) NIST
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.098%) GxP
7 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.098%) PMO
7 1 (0.098%) SLA
7 1 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 179 (17.53%) Docker
2 12 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.20%) HDFS
6 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 143 (14.01%) Kubernetes
2 142 (13.91%) Terraform
3 72 (7.05%) Puppet
4 61 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (4.41%) Ansible
6 14 (1.37%) Packer
7 6 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.49%) CFEngine
9 4 (0.39%) Grafana
10 3 (0.29%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.20%) Istio
11 2 (0.20%) Salt
12 1 (0.098%) Graphite
Vendors
1 110 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.51%) Oracle
3 22 (2.15%) Sitecore
4 21 (2.06%) Google
5 18 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 16 (1.57%) Atlassian
6 16 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.57%) Zend
7 13 (1.27%) Adobe
8 12 (1.18%) Apple
8 12 (1.18%) Aquila
8 12 (1.18%) VMware
9 11 (1.08%) Cognos
10 10 (0.98%) SaltStack
10 10 (0.98%) SAP
11 6 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.49%) Sage
12 5 (0.49%) Splunk
13 4 (0.39%) IBM
13 4 (0.39%) ServiceNow