Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Aug 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 913 2,114 2,655
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 29.76% 32.40% 36.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.22% 34.14% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1,671 2,342
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 2,834 6,193 6,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.37% 94.91% 91.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,370 4,733 5,518
Median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,225 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,484 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%

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 August 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 14 August 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 -1 57 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Salford 0 15 £48,000 -4.00% 4
Bury 0 11 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Bolton +5 10 £37,500 - 2
Altrincham -2 9 £52,500 +10.53%
Cheadle +3 8 £47,500 +26.67%
Wigan +2 4 £40,818 +32.74% 2
Rochdale +2 3 £50,000 +20.68%
Sale 0 1 - - 4
Oldham -4 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 264 (28.92%) JavaScript
2 260 (28.48%) .NET
3 256 (28.04%) DevOps
4 246 (26.94%) C#
5 231 (25.30%) Software Engineering
6 223 (24.42%) Azure
7 208 (22.78%) SQL
8 187 (20.48%) TDD
8 187 (20.48%) AWS
9 186 (20.37%) Scrum
10 184 (20.15%) Microservices
11 159 (17.42%) Finance
12 154 (16.87%) Java
13 149 (16.32%) React
14 143 (15.66%) HTML
15 142 (15.55%) CSS
16 140 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
17 135 (14.79%) AngularJS
18 130 (14.24%) Docker
19 123 (13.47%) Test Automation
19 123 (13.47%) SQL Server
20 111 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
21 108 (11.83%) Git (software)
21 108 (11.83%) Kubernetes
21 108 (11.83%) User Experience
22 107 (11.72%) Microsoft
23 102 (11.17%) .NET Core
24 98 (10.73%) JIRA
25 96 (10.51%) QA
25 96 (10.51%) NoSQL

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 45 (4.93%) Confluence
2 19 (2.08%) CMS
3 11 (1.20%) Apache
4 10 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.66%) IIS
5 6 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.66%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.33%) Liferay
8 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.11%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) nginx
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (0.99%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.55%) InVision
4 5 (0.55%) Sketch
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.11%) MadCap Flare
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) BASE24
2 5 (0.55%) Magento
2 5 (0.55%) Shopify
3 4 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.44%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Odoo
5 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 223 (24.42%) Azure
2 187 (20.48%) AWS
3 52 (5.70%) GCP
4 46 (5.04%) GitHub
5 34 (3.72%) Serverless
6 29 (3.18%) SaaS
7 24 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
8 20 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.86%) PaaS
10 16 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (1.75%) IaaS
11 15 (1.64%) Power Platform
12 13 (1.42%) npm
12 13 (1.42%) Office 365
13 10 (1.10%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.77%) Slack
16 6 (0.66%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.53%) HTTP
1 14 (1.53%) Internet
2 9 (0.99%) Firewall
3 8 (0.88%) ATM
4 5 (0.55%) AMQP
5 4 (0.44%) FTP
5 4 (0.44%) Network Security
5 4 (0.44%) VPN
6 3 (0.33%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.33%) RTMP
6 3 (0.33%) Skype
6 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.33%) Wireless
7 2 (0.22%) DNS
7 2 (0.22%) OSPF
7 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.22%) VLAN
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 96 (10.51%) NoSQL
3 46 (5.04%) MySQL
4 39 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 35 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.19%) Big Data
8 18 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.64%) Power BI
10 13 (1.42%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.77%) Neo4j
15 6 (0.66%) GIS
16 5 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.55%) Data Lake
16 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 108 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 98 (10.73%) JIRA
3 65 (7.12%) Jenkins
4 57 (6.24%) Selenium
5 32 (3.50%) GitLab
5 32 (3.50%) TeamCity
6 30 (3.29%) Maven
7 24 (2.63%) SoapUI
8 23 (2.52%) NUnit
9 22 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (2.41%) JUnit
10 19 (2.08%) WebDriver
11 17 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (1.75%) SpecFlow
13 14 (1.53%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.31%) Protractor
15 11 (1.20%) SonarQube
15 11 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 159 (17.42%) Finance
2 56 (6.13%) Banking
3 49 (5.37%) Marketing
4 42 (4.60%) Retail
5 32 (3.50%) Public Sector
6 18 (1.97%) Games
7 17 (1.86%) Electronics
7 17 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.64%) Law
9 14 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.10%) Automotive
11 10 (1.10%) Legal
12 5 (0.55%) Back Office
12 5 (0.55%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
14 2 (0.22%) Advertising
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 359 (39.32%) Developer
2 116 (12.71%) Senior Developer
3 93 (10.19%) Software Engineer
4 83 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 58 (6.35%) Analyst
6 55 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (5.37%) Software Developer
8 46 (5.04%) Architect
9 42 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 42 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 38 (4.16%) Business Analyst
10 38 (4.16%) Java Engineer
11 36 (3.94%) C# Developer
11 36 (3.94%) PHP Developer
12 34 (3.72%) Java Developer
13 33 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
14 30 (3.29%) React Developer
15 29 (3.18%) .NET Software Engineer
15 29 (3.18%) Angular Developer
16 28 (3.07%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (28.48%) .NET
2 149 (16.32%) React
3 143 (15.66%) HTML
4 142 (15.55%) CSS
5 135 (14.79%) AngularJS
6 102 (11.17%) .NET Core
7 86 (9.42%) Node.js
8 79 (8.65%) ASP.NET
9 66 (7.23%) Web Services
10 64 (7.01%) Spring
11 58 (6.35%) Vue.js
12 55 (6.02%) RESTful
13 49 (5.37%) .NET Framework
14 48 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (3.83%) REST
16 33 (3.61%) HTML5
17 30 (3.29%) Spring Boot
18 27 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (2.96%) SOAP
19 25 (2.74%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.83%) User Experience
2 75 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (5.37%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.42%) Cloud Native
9 13 (1.42%) NHS
10 12 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.20%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.99%) Blog
12 9 (0.99%) Internet of Things
12 9 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.88%) EMV
13 8 (0.88%) IVR
13 8 (0.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 70 (7.67%) Linux
2 46 (5.04%) Windows
3 20 (2.19%) Android
3 20 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.64%) CentOS
5 14 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.10%) Unix
6 10 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) Tizen
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (28.04%) DevOps
2 231 (25.30%) Software Engineering
3 187 (20.48%) TDD
4 186 (20.37%) Scrum
5 184 (20.15%) Microservices
6 140 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
7 123 (13.47%) Test Automation
8 111 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
9 94 (10.30%) BDD
10 93 (10.19%) SDLC
11 83 (9.09%) MVC
12 73 (8.00%) E-Commerce
13 72 (7.89%) User Stories
14 66 (7.23%) Mentoring
15 64 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (6.57%) OO
17 58 (6.35%) Kanban
18 52 (5.70%) Pair Programming
19 51 (5.59%) Front End Development
20 47 (5.15%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 264 (28.92%) JavaScript
2 246 (26.94%) C#
3 208 (22.78%) SQL
4 154 (16.87%) Java
5 88 (9.64%) Python
6 62 (6.79%) PHP
7 61 (6.68%) TypeScript
8 44 (4.82%) Ruby
9 37 (4.05%) ES6
10 30 (3.29%) Go
11 23 (2.52%) Java 8
11 23 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.53%) C
16 13 (1.42%) C++
17 11 (1.20%) Groovy
17 11 (1.20%) Scala
17 11 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (5.59%) Degree
2 21 (2.30%) TOGAF Certification
3 17 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.31%) CCNA
6 12 (1.31%) MCSA
6 12 (1.31%) MCSE
6 12 (1.31%) MCTS
6 12 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 10 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.66%) ISEB
9 6 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.55%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.44%) PhD
12 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (10.51%) QA
2 10 (1.10%) GDPR
3 8 (0.88%) ISO 8583
4 7 (0.77%) SLA
5 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.33%) PMO
7 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.22%) NCSC
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.22%) WCAG
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) ITGC
8 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 130 (14.24%) Docker
2 16 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 108 (11.83%) Kubernetes
2 72 (7.89%) Terraform
3 43 (4.71%) Ansible
4 42 (4.60%) Puppet
5 24 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.52%) Grafana
7 17 (1.86%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.42%) Graphite
9 8 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (0.77%) Kibana
11 6 (0.66%) Istio
12 5 (0.55%) Packer
13 4 (0.44%) Consul
13 4 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.33%) Cobbler
15 2 (0.22%) Nagios
16 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.27%) Google
3 35 (3.83%) Oracle
4 26 (2.85%) SAP
5 11 (1.20%) Tableau
6 9 (0.99%) CA
6 9 (0.99%) SaltStack
6 9 (0.99%) VMware
6 9 (0.99%) Zend
7 8 (0.88%) TOWER Software
7 8 (0.88%) Veracode
8 6 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.55%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.55%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (0.55%) IBM
9 5 (0.55%) New Relic
10 4 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.44%) BT
10 4 (0.44%) Cognos
10 4 (0.44%) Sitecore