Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Nov 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 2,500 2,632 2,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.30% 33.02% 30.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.92% 35.85% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,086 2,246 2,058
Manchester median annual salary £49,365 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.70% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,938 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 6,593 7,341 6,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.45% 92.08% 92.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,453 6,072 5,841
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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
Altrincham -7 76 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Stockport -5 54 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Salford +1 52 £50,000 +14.29% 10
Bolton -1 32 £37,500 - 9
Bury +1 26 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Rochdale +8 20 £46,250 -7.50% 11
Cheadle +3 16 £40,000 -1.23% 1
Sale -1 16 £29,500 -30.59% 2
Wigan -15 16 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Oldham +9 15 £40,250 -18.69% 5
Heywood -4 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 808 (32.32%) C#
1 808 (32.32%) .NET
2 687 (27.48%) Scrum
3 678 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 649 (25.96%) TDD
5 578 (23.12%) Java
6 547 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 530 (21.20%) HTML
8 517 (20.68%) MVC
9 512 (20.48%) SQL Server
10 489 (19.56%) CSS
11 486 (19.44%) DevOps
12 470 (18.80%) SQL
13 441 (17.64%) Software Engineering
14 440 (17.60%) AngularJS
15 434 (17.36%) ASP.NET
16 433 (17.32%) Finance
17 377 (15.08%) BDD
18 373 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
19 365 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
20 358 (14.32%) Test Automation
21 328 (13.12%) ASP.NET MVC
22 326 (13.04%) Git (software)
23 312 (12.48%) RESTful
24 284 (11.36%) JIRA
24 284 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
25 267 (10.68%) OO
26 259 (10.36%) SDLC
27 256 (10.24%) Microsoft
28 254 (10.16%) 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
1 110 (4.40%) Confluence
2 79 (3.16%) Apache
3 78 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
4 77 (3.08%) IIS
5 48 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 47 (1.88%) CMS
7 32 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 19 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.72%) nginx
11 15 (0.60%) Alfresco
11 15 (0.60%) JBoss
12 13 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.40%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.36%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.36%) WordPress
16 8 (0.32%) CloudStack
Applications
1 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.36%) InVision
6 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.040%) Flinto
11 1 (0.040%) Mingle
11 1 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.48%) Magento
2 10 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.16%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.16%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.16%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 373 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
3 79 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
4 78 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 50 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 46 (1.84%) Amazon S3
6 46 (1.84%) SaaS
7 45 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
8 44 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 40 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 40 (1.60%) GitHub
10 27 (1.08%) Google Play
11 26 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
12 22 (0.88%) npm
13 20 (0.80%) PaaS
14 17 (0.68%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.48%) Office 365
15 12 (0.48%) Serverless
16 11 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 119 (4.76%) Internet
2 50 (2.00%) HTTP
3 30 (1.20%) Broadband
4 29 (1.16%) Firewall
5 20 (0.80%) SSL
6 18 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.68%) Bluetooth
7 17 (0.68%) VPN
8 16 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (0.52%) LAN
10 12 (0.48%) WAN
11 10 (0.40%) DNS
12 8 (0.32%) Intranet
12 8 (0.32%) SAN
12 8 (0.32%) Wireless
13 7 (0.28%) SMS
14 6 (0.24%) DHCP
15 5 (0.20%) Network Security
15 5 (0.20%) Unified Communications
16 4 (0.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 254 (10.16%) NoSQL
3 207 (8.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 159 (6.36%) MongoDB
5 155 (6.20%) MySQL
6 120 (4.80%) Big Data
7 66 (2.64%) Relational Database
8 65 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 53 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
9 53 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
14 27 (1.08%) RavenDB
14 27 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
15 26 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (1.00%) Flink
16 25 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 326 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 284 (11.36%) JIRA
3 227 (9.08%) Jenkins
4 203 (8.12%) Selenium
5 106 (4.24%) Cucumber
6 105 (4.20%) TeamCity
7 103 (4.12%) Visual Studio
8 97 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 69 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 64 (2.56%) NUnit
10 64 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 58 (2.32%) JUnit
12 55 (2.20%) Subversion
13 54 (2.16%) Maven
14 53 (2.12%) MSTest
15 49 (1.96%) Bitbucket
15 49 (1.96%) Gradle
16 43 (1.72%) JMeter
17 41 (1.64%) gulp
18 39 (1.56%) Grunt
General
1 433 (17.32%) Finance
2 164 (6.56%) Games
3 148 (5.92%) Retail
4 146 (5.84%) Marketing
5 111 (4.44%) Banking
6 81 (3.24%) Electronics
7 73 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 69 (2.76%) Law
9 52 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 46 (1.84%) Advertising
11 45 (1.80%) Military
12 35 (1.40%) Investment Banking
13 25 (1.00%) Legal
14 22 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (0.84%) Back Office
16 20 (0.80%) Billing
17 19 (0.76%) Automotive
18 13 (0.52%) Publishing
19 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
20 5 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,088 (43.52%) Developer
2 451 (18.04%) .NET Developer
3 304 (12.16%) C# Developer
4 229 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 199 (7.96%) Software Engineer
6 187 (7.48%) Analyst
7 174 (6.96%) Senior Developer
8 130 (5.20%) Software Developer
9 129 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 119 (4.76%) Java Developer
11 94 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 92 (3.68%) Lead Developer
13 85 (3.40%) Consultant
14 84 (3.36%) Tester
15 82 (3.28%) Business Analyst
16 81 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
17 78 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 77 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 76 (3.04%) Architect
20 75 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 808 (32.32%) .NET
2 530 (21.20%) HTML
3 489 (19.56%) CSS
4 440 (17.60%) AngularJS
5 434 (17.36%) ASP.NET
6 328 (13.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 312 (12.48%) RESTful
8 284 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 241 (9.64%) React
10 223 (8.92%) Node.js
11 202 (8.08%) Web Services
12 198 (7.92%) HTML5
13 164 (6.56%) Spring
14 150 (6.00%) .NET Framework
15 146 (5.84%) CSS3
15 146 (5.84%) WCF
16 140 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 131 (5.24%) XML
18 130 (5.20%) jQuery
19 115 (4.60%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 222 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
2 192 (7.68%) User Experience
3 172 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (5.84%) Computer Science
5 102 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 94 (3.76%) Fintech
7 53 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 48 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.72%) Internet of Things
11 40 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 26 (1.04%) iPhone
12 26 (1.04%) Social Network
13 24 (0.96%) Social Media
14 22 (0.88%) Online Banking
15 20 (0.80%) BBC
15 20 (0.80%) Tandem
16 19 (0.76%) Algorithms
16 19 (0.76%) Data Centre
17 17 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 245 (9.80%) Linux
2 147 (5.88%) Windows
3 110 (4.40%) Android
4 74 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 38 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (1.12%) Unix
7 26 (1.04%) CentOS
8 24 (0.96%) Windows Server
9 20 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.20%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.080%) SUSE
15 2 (0.080%) watchOS
16 1 (0.040%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (27.48%) Scrum
2 649 (25.96%) TDD
3 547 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 517 (20.68%) MVC
5 486 (19.44%) DevOps
6 441 (17.64%) Software Engineering
7 377 (15.08%) BDD
8 358 (14.32%) Test Automation
9 267 (10.68%) OO
10 259 (10.36%) SDLC
11 245 (9.80%) Kanban
12 230 (9.20%) Mentoring
13 215 (8.60%) E-Commerce
14 207 (8.28%) Web Application Development
15 183 (7.32%) Open Source
16 181 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
17 177 (7.08%) Microservices
18 163 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
19 160 (6.40%) Project Management
20 156 (6.24%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 808 (32.32%) C#
2 678 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 578 (23.12%) Java
4 470 (18.80%) SQL
5 250 (10.00%) Python
6 161 (6.44%) Ruby
7 140 (5.60%) PHP
8 118 (4.72%) C++
9 91 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 65 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 63 (2.52%) Scala
12 58 (2.32%) C
13 57 (2.28%) Java 8
14 53 (2.12%) Go
15 51 (2.04%) Perl
16 38 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 38 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 32 (1.28%) Apple Swift
17 32 (1.28%) ES6
18 30 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 253 (10.12%) Degree
2 82 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 60 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 44 (1.76%) ISEB
6 36 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
7 31 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 25 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 23 (0.92%) PMP
11 22 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (0.32%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.24%) APMG
15 6 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.20%) DBS Check
16 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.20%) RHCE
16 5 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (7.32%) QA
2 22 (0.88%) GDPR
3 18 (0.72%) PMO
4 9 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.16%) SLA
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.080%) ISO 15765
8 2 (0.080%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 1 (0.040%) GPG13
9 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 211 (8.44%) Docker
2 79 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 65 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.40%) vSphere
6 10 (0.40%) Xen
7 8 (0.32%) XenServer
8 5 (0.20%) Firmware
9 4 (0.16%) HDFS
9 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.16%) XenApp
9 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.080%) KVM
11 2 (0.080%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.040%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.040%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 148 (5.92%) Ansible
2 122 (4.88%) Puppet
3 116 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (3.60%) Kubernetes
5 74 (2.96%) Terraform
6 34 (1.36%) Packer
7 27 (1.08%) Salt
8 19 (0.76%) Consul
9 18 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (0.72%) Grafana
9 18 (0.72%) Graphite
10 16 (0.64%) Nagios
11 15 (0.60%) Kibana
11 15 (0.60%) Opsview
11 15 (0.60%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.44%) SCCM
13 7 (0.28%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.20%) Cobbler
15 4 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.16%) Istio
Vendors
1 256 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 139 (5.56%) Google
3 123 (4.92%) Oracle
4 65 (2.60%) VMware
5 60 (2.40%) SAP
6 49 (1.96%) Facebook
6 49 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 40 (1.60%) New Relic
7 40 (1.60%) Trend Micro
8 31 (1.24%) Twitter
9 30 (1.20%) Apple
10 27 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
11 25 (1.00%) Xamarin
12 22 (0.88%) Yahoo!
12 22 (0.88%) Zend
13 21 (0.84%) Sony
14 19 (0.76%) Adobe
15 17 (0.68%) Atlassian
15 17 (0.68%) Tableau
16 16 (0.64%) Sitecore