Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 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 2,755 2,701 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.62% 32.93% 27.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.29% 35.74% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,295 2,367 1,752
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 6,672 7,558 6,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.10% 92.15% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,546 6,361 5,413
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £64,550
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -2 94 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Bolton +1 61 £37,500 - 8
Altrincham +2 56 £45,000 +17.65% 16
Bury +10 52 £35,000 -26.32% 9
Salford +4 42 £43,000 -7.03% 8
Rochdale +13 28 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Wigan -4 28 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Cheadle 0 26 £40,000 - 4
Sale +4 21 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Oldham +13 6 £32,750 -33.84% 1
Heywood +1 2 £48,250 +37.86%
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 851 (30.89%) Scrum
2 836 (30.34%) C#
3 819 (29.73%) .NET
4 758 (27.51%) JavaScript
5 736 (26.72%) TDD
6 684 (24.83%) Java
7 559 (20.29%) SQL
8 553 (20.07%) HTML
9 549 (19.93%) Software Engineering
10 547 (19.85%) MVC
11 539 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
12 531 (19.27%) Finance
13 530 (19.24%) CSS
14 521 (18.91%) DevOps
15 508 (18.44%) AngularJS
16 466 (16.91%) SQL Server
17 455 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
18 418 (15.17%) ASP.NET
19 414 (15.03%) Test Automation
20 387 (14.05%) BDD
21 386 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
22 370 (13.43%) RESTful
23 347 (12.60%) Git (software)
24 336 (12.20%) SDLC
25 334 (12.12%) Microsoft
26 320 (11.62%) React
27 301 (10.93%) E-Commerce
28 300 (10.89%) Web Services
29 298 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
30 280 (10.16%) Linux

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 85 (3.09%) Confluence
2 79 (2.87%) CMS
3 78 (2.83%) Apache
4 76 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 76 (2.76%) IIS
5 37 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 35 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 33 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 29 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 20 (0.73%) nginx
11 18 (0.65%) Alfresco
12 15 (0.54%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.44%) JBoss
13 12 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.40%) SAS
14 11 (0.40%) WordPress
15 9 (0.33%) Drupal
15 9 (0.33%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.11%) InVision
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.036%) Mingle
10 1 (0.036%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (0.73%) Magento
2 12 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.15%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.15%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.15%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.15%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.073%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.036%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.036%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 455 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
2 386 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (3.77%) SaaS
4 73 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 58 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 53 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 43 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
7 43 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (1.49%) GitHub
8 41 (1.49%) PaaS
9 38 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 38 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 36 (1.31%) IaaS
11 33 (1.20%) Google Play
12 21 (0.76%) npm
13 20 (0.73%) OpenShift
14 19 (0.69%) Serverless
15 18 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (0.58%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.32%) HTTP
2 60 (2.18%) Internet
3 28 (1.02%) Firewall
4 27 (0.98%) DNS
5 25 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.87%) Broadband
7 20 (0.73%) SSL
8 19 (0.69%) WAN
9 16 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.54%) LAN
11 12 (0.44%) VPN
12 10 (0.36%) Bluetooth
13 9 (0.33%) VoIP
14 8 (0.29%) IPv4
14 8 (0.29%) IPv6
14 8 (0.29%) Network Security
14 8 (0.29%) SAN
14 8 (0.29%) SMS
15 6 (0.22%) CTI
15 6 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 217 (7.88%) MySQL
3 158 (5.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 152 (5.52%) NoSQL
5 145 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 95 (3.45%) Big Data
7 84 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 56 (2.03%) Hadoop
9 50 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
10 49 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
11 47 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
12 46 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 45 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
15 32 (1.16%) Redis
15 32 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (1.09%) RavenDB
17 25 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 22 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 347 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 244 (8.86%) JIRA
3 220 (7.99%) Jenkins
4 208 (7.55%) Selenium
5 137 (4.97%) TeamCity
6 99 (3.59%) NUnit
7 91 (3.30%) Cucumber
8 79 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 75 (2.72%) Visual Studio
10 68 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 66 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 59 (2.14%) MSTest
13 57 (2.07%) JUnit
14 53 (1.92%) WebDriver
15 47 (1.71%) Jasmine
15 47 (1.71%) Subversion
16 39 (1.42%) gulp
17 38 (1.38%) Maven
18 34 (1.23%) Grunt
18 34 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 531 (19.27%) Finance
2 208 (7.55%) Retail
3 154 (5.59%) Marketing
4 138 (5.01%) Games
5 85 (3.09%) Banking
6 74 (2.69%) Advertising
7 67 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 57 (2.07%) Legal
9 55 (2.00%) Automotive
9 55 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 54 (1.96%) Electronics
11 46 (1.67%) Law
12 43 (1.56%) Military
13 41 (1.49%) Back Office
14 23 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.40%) Publishing
16 10 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.29%) Billing
18 7 (0.25%) French Language
18 7 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,211 (43.96%) Developer
2 409 (14.85%) .NET Developer
3 270 (9.80%) Analyst
4 264 (9.58%) Software Engineer
5 237 (8.60%) C# Developer
5 237 (8.60%) Senior Developer
6 179 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 173 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 167 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 150 (5.44%) Business Analyst
10 124 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 117 (4.25%) Architect
12 104 (3.77%) Project Manager
13 100 (3.63%) Tester
14 98 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
15 93 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 85 (3.09%) Junior
17 81 (2.94%) Lead Developer
17 81 (2.94%) PHP Developer
18 76 (2.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (29.73%) .NET
2 553 (20.07%) HTML
3 530 (19.24%) CSS
4 508 (18.44%) AngularJS
5 418 (15.17%) ASP.NET
6 370 (13.43%) RESTful
7 320 (11.62%) React
8 300 (10.89%) Web Services
9 298 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 263 (9.55%) Node.js
11 249 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 210 (7.62%) HTML5
13 181 (6.57%) WCF
14 180 (6.53%) .NET Framework
15 172 (6.24%) CSS3
16 160 (5.81%) Spring
17 156 (5.66%) REST
18 154 (5.59%) XML
19 145 (5.26%) jQuery
20 136 (4.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 195 (7.08%) User Experience
2 180 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
4 156 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 112 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 72 (2.61%) Fintech
6 72 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
7 57 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (1.27%) Private Cloud
9 34 (1.23%) iPhone
10 30 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 24 (0.87%) Social Network
11 24 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 18 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 17 (0.62%) Data Centre
13 17 (0.62%) Online Banking
14 16 (0.58%) Internet of Things
15 14 (0.51%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.47%) Wiki
16 13 (0.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 280 (10.16%) Linux
2 199 (7.22%) Windows
3 120 (4.36%) Android
4 84 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 37 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 35 (1.27%) Unix
7 14 (0.51%) CentOS
7 14 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.15%) AIX
13 4 (0.15%) HPUX
13 4 (0.15%) Solaris
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.11%) SUSE
14 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (30.89%) Scrum
2 736 (26.72%) TDD
3 549 (19.93%) Software Engineering
4 547 (19.85%) MVC
5 539 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
6 521 (18.91%) DevOps
7 414 (15.03%) Test Automation
8 387 (14.05%) BDD
9 336 (12.20%) SDLC
10 301 (10.93%) E-Commerce
11 247 (8.97%) Kanban
12 245 (8.89%) OO
13 240 (8.71%) Mentoring
14 239 (8.68%) Microservices
15 208 (7.55%) Web Development
16 199 (7.22%) Software Delivery
17 187 (6.79%) Problem-Solving
18 177 (6.42%) Web Application Development
19 174 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
20 168 (6.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 836 (30.34%) C#
2 758 (27.51%) JavaScript
3 684 (24.83%) Java
4 559 (20.29%) SQL
5 257 (9.33%) PHP
6 242 (8.78%) Python
7 182 (6.61%) Ruby
8 154 (5.59%) T-SQL
9 135 (4.90%) C++
10 117 (4.25%) C
11 82 (2.98%) TypeScript
12 75 (2.72%) Java 8
13 56 (2.03%) Perl
14 50 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 46 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 40 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 38 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 38 (1.38%) Scala
18 33 (1.20%) Go
19 32 (1.16%) ES6
Qualifications
1 277 (10.05%) Degree
2 106 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 80 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 51 (1.85%) ISEB
5 49 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 49 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 36 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 28 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
8 25 (0.91%) PMP
9 22 (0.80%) AWS Certification
10 13 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.36%) APMG
12 10 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.33%) CCNA
13 9 (0.33%) CCNP
14 7 (0.25%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (8.82%) QA
2 32 (1.16%) GCP
3 26 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.54%) PMO
5 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.33%) GDPR
7 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.18%) SLA
7 5 (0.18%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 15765
10 2 (0.073%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.036%) GPG13
11 1 (0.036%) SEPA
System Software
1 212 (7.70%) Docker
2 65 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 58 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 48 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.83%) Xen
7 17 (0.62%) VirtualBox
8 14 (0.51%) vSphere
9 11 (0.40%) Firmware
10 8 (0.29%) XenServer
11 7 (0.25%) KVM
12 4 (0.15%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.15%) pfSense
13 3 (0.11%) HDFS
13 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.036%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.036%) NFS
14 1 (0.036%) vCloud
14 1 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.036%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 157 (5.70%) Ansible
2 138 (5.01%) Puppet
3 132 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (3.05%) Kubernetes
5 57 (2.07%) Terraform
6 38 (1.38%) Kibana
7 21 (0.76%) Salt
8 19 (0.69%) Packer
9 12 (0.44%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.44%) SCCM
10 11 (0.40%) Consul
10 11 (0.40%) Nagios
11 10 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.25%) Graphite
13 7 (0.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 334 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 190 (6.90%) Google
3 136 (4.94%) Oracle
4 70 (2.54%) VMware
5 69 (2.50%) SAP
6 64 (2.32%) Capita
7 46 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 38 (1.38%) Facebook
9 36 (1.31%) Tableau
10 35 (1.27%) New Relic
11 34 (1.23%) Trend Micro
11 34 (1.23%) Twitter
12 32 (1.16%) Xamarin
13 28 (1.02%) WorldPay
14 26 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (0.91%) IBM
16 24 (0.87%) Zend
17 21 (0.76%) Apple
17 21 (0.76%) Red Hat
18 20 (0.73%) Cisco