Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,160 1,408 2,114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 29.58% 33.11% 34.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.65% 35.24% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1,160 1,636
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,653 £51,440 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.88% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,892 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,571 £74,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,481
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +7.74%

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 3,665 3,996 5,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.45% 93.96% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,070 3,228 4,541
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,728 £28,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,185 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +10 45 £38,000 -27.62% 8
Stockport -1 26 £60,500 +27.37% 7
Bolton -1 23 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Bury +1 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wigan +2 7 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Salford 0 7 £54,653 +13.86% 24
Rochdale -1 3 £45,000 - 2
Oldham -3 2 £44,500 +27.14% 3
Cheadle -5 1 - - 5
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 378 (32.59%) AWS
2 364 (31.38%) DevOps
3 356 (30.69%) JavaScript
4 321 (27.67%) Azure
5 273 (23.53%) Scrum
6 254 (21.90%) C#
7 245 (21.12%) Software Engineering
8 225 (19.40%) Docker
9 221 (19.05%) TDD
10 217 (18.71%) Social Skills
11 206 (17.76%) Java
12 193 (16.64%) Kubernetes
13 188 (16.21%) .NET
14 178 (15.34%) Python
15 175 (15.09%) SQL
16 173 (14.91%) Finance
17 172 (14.83%) Terraform
18 162 (13.97%) React
19 146 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
20 142 (12.24%) Git (software)
21 140 (12.07%) AngularJS
22 138 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
23 132 (11.38%) CSS
23 132 (11.38%) Linux
24 130 (11.21%) Microsoft
25 129 (11.12%) HTML
26 126 (10.86%) Test Automation
27 116 (10.00%) Microservices
28 115 (9.91%) Node.js
29 108 (9.31%) SQL Server

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 53 (4.57%) CMS
2 42 (3.62%) Confluence
3 18 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (1.21%) IIS
5 13 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 11 (0.95%) Drupal
7 10 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.69%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.69%) Kentico
10 7 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (0.60%) nginx
11 5 (0.43%) Apache
12 4 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.34%) Mendix
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.26%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.52%) Sketch
4 4 (0.34%) InVision
5 3 (0.26%) Figma
5 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.086%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.086%) Marvel
6 1 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.43%) Magento
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.17%) Shopify
4 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.086%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.086%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 378 (32.59%) AWS
2 321 (27.67%) Azure
3 94 (8.10%) GCP
4 83 (7.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 72 (6.21%) SaaS
6 66 (5.69%) Serverless
7 37 (3.19%) Power Platform
8 35 (3.02%) PaaS
9 26 (2.24%) IaaS
10 25 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (1.90%) Amazon EKS
12 19 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (1.47%) Pulumi
15 16 (1.38%) GitHub
15 16 (1.38%) OpenShift
16 15 (1.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 13 (1.12%) Microsoft 365
18 11 (0.95%) Azure Service Bus
18 11 (0.95%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.90%) Firewall
2 20 (1.72%) VLAN
3 17 (1.47%) IPv4
3 17 (1.47%) OSPF
3 17 (1.47%) VPN
4 9 (0.78%) Ethernet
4 9 (0.78%) Modbus
4 9 (0.78%) RS-422
5 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.52%) Internet
7 3 (0.26%) DNS
7 3 (0.26%) HTTP
7 3 (0.26%) VoIP
8 2 (0.17%) AMQP
8 2 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.17%) PBX
8 2 (0.17%) PSTN
8 2 (0.17%) SSH
8 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (4.74%) MySQL
3 55 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 34 (2.93%) Big Data
4 34 (2.93%) Power BI
5 29 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 28 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 22 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.55%) Data Lake
11 17 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.03%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.95%) MariaDB
14 11 (0.95%) Redis
15 9 (0.78%) Tableau
16 8 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 142 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 92 (7.93%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.33%) JIRA
4 41 (3.53%) Selenium
5 38 (3.28%) GitLab
6 34 (2.93%) Cucumber
7 29 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 20 (1.72%) Gradle
8 20 (1.72%) JMeter
9 19 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (1.64%) Vagrant
9 19 (1.64%) webpack
10 17 (1.47%) JUnit
10 17 (1.47%) Subversion
11 16 (1.38%) IntelliJ
12 14 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.12%) gulp
13 13 (1.12%) MSTest
13 13 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.86%) Postman
General
1 217 (18.71%) Social Skills
2 173 (14.91%) Finance
3 81 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (6.47%) Retail
5 40 (3.45%) Marketing
6 39 (3.36%) Banking
7 35 (3.02%) Public Sector
7 35 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.76%) Games
8 32 (2.76%) Law
9 27 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 24 (2.07%) Legal
11 22 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
12 16 (1.38%) Influencing Skills
13 12 (1.03%) Electronics
14 9 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.69%) Back Office
15 8 (0.69%) French Language
16 7 (0.60%) Advertising
16 7 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 389 (33.53%) Developer
2 119 (10.26%) Senior Developer
3 102 (8.79%) Software Engineer
4 81 (6.98%) .NET Developer
4 81 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 77 (6.64%) Analyst
6 61 (5.26%) Architect
7 59 (5.09%) Java Developer
8 58 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
9 46 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 45 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 45 (3.88%) Project Manager
11 44 (3.79%) Business Analyst
12 42 (3.62%) AWS DevOps
13 41 (3.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 37 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
15 36 (3.10%) PHP Developer
15 36 (3.10%) React Developer
16 35 (3.02%) Data Engineer
17 32 (2.76%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (16.21%) .NET
2 162 (13.97%) React
3 140 (12.07%) AngularJS
4 132 (11.38%) CSS
5 129 (11.12%) HTML
6 115 (9.91%) Node.js
7 89 (7.67%) Vue.js
8 82 (7.07%) .NET Core
9 74 (6.38%) Web Services
10 57 (4.91%) REST
11 56 (4.83%) .NET Framework
11 56 (4.83%) RESTful
12 46 (3.97%) HTML5
13 45 (3.88%) ASP.NET
14 41 (3.53%) Spring
15 37 (3.19%) Laravel
16 32 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (2.76%) React Native
17 31 (2.67%) CSS3
18 30 (2.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.28%) User Experience
2 63 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.53%) Public Cloud
5 29 (2.50%) e-Learning
6 20 (1.72%) Cloud Native
6 20 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.78%) Blog
12 8 (0.69%) Cyberattack
12 8 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.52%) PMI
13 6 (0.52%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 132 (11.38%) Linux
2 42 (3.62%) Unix
3 40 (3.45%) Android
4 39 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.19%) Windows
6 18 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.69%) CentOS
9 4 (0.34%) Alpine Linux
9 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.086%) VMS
10 1 (0.086%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (31.38%) DevOps
2 273 (23.53%) Scrum
3 245 (21.12%) Software Engineering
4 221 (19.05%) TDD
5 146 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
6 138 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (10.86%) Test Automation
8 116 (10.00%) Microservices
9 108 (9.31%) Project Management
10 103 (8.88%) Analytics
11 98 (8.45%) E-Commerce
12 93 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
12 93 (8.02%) SDLC
13 89 (7.67%) Coaching
13 89 (7.67%) MVC
14 84 (7.24%) Machine Learning
14 84 (7.24%) Mentoring
15 82 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 81 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 77 (6.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 356 (30.69%) JavaScript
2 254 (21.90%) C#
3 206 (17.76%) Java
4 178 (15.34%) Python
5 175 (15.09%) SQL
6 86 (7.41%) Go
6 86 (7.41%) TypeScript
7 65 (5.60%) PHP
8 64 (5.52%) Ruby
9 63 (5.43%) C++
10 46 (3.97%) PowerShell
11 42 (3.62%) Bash Shell
12 40 (3.45%) Kotlin
13 38 (3.28%) Scala
14 36 (3.10%) T-SQL
15 35 (3.02%) C
16 25 (2.16%) ES6
17 20 (1.72%) Groovy
18 11 (0.95%) Apple Swift
19 7 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (6.21%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 59 (5.09%) Degree
4 22 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.64%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.64%) RHCE
6 18 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.55%) GIAC
7 12 (1.03%) PhD
8 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.69%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.52%) ISEB
12 5 (0.43%) CEH
12 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.43%) OCP
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.17%) CISSP
14 2 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (8.02%) QA
2 32 (2.76%) GDPR
3 13 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.43%) GRC
5 4 (0.34%) NCSC
5 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.26%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.086%) GxP
8 1 (0.086%) WAI
8 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 225 (19.40%) Docker
2 27 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.086%) Ceph
7 1 (0.086%) HDFS
7 1 (0.086%) KVM
7 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 193 (16.64%) Kubernetes
2 172 (14.83%) Terraform
3 89 (7.67%) Puppet
4 78 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (6.03%) Ansible
6 22 (1.90%) Packer
7 16 (1.38%) Grafana
8 14 (1.21%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.78%) Salt
10 8 (0.69%) Consul
10 8 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.69%) Graphite
11 7 (0.60%) CFEngine
11 7 (0.60%) Istio
11 7 (0.60%) Nagios
11 7 (0.60%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.52%) Opsview
13 5 (0.43%) HP Fortify
14 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.086%) Kibana
Vendors
1 130 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.22%) Oracle
3 33 (2.84%) Red Hat
4 28 (2.41%) Google
5 27 (2.33%) VMware
6 22 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 17 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.29%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.29%) SaltStack
9 14 (1.21%) Zend
10 13 (1.12%) Apple
10 13 (1.12%) SAP
11 12 (1.03%) Adobe
11 12 (1.03%) Aquila
12 9 (0.78%) Instagram
12 9 (0.78%) New Relic
13 6 (0.52%) Cognos
13 6 (0.52%) Xamarin
14 5 (0.43%) Cisco
14 5 (0.43%) HP