Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 2,337 2,659 2,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.26% 36.27% 35.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.65% 38.83% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,949 2,242 2,395
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%

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 6,046 6,847 7,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.23% 93.40% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,014 5,680 6,003
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 54 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Salford 0 53 £50,000 +33.33% 24
Stockport -5 49 £47,500 +4.40% 35
Wigan -10 21 £42,500 -1.73% 9
Bolton -8 13 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Bury -6 12 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Rochdale -2 11 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Sale -1 8 £42,500 - 1
Oldham +13 7 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Cheadle -8 5 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Heywood - 2 £45,000 - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £50,000 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 723 (30.94%) .NET
2 720 (30.81%) C#
3 570 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 544 (23.28%) SQL Server
5 537 (22.98%) Scrum
6 506 (21.65%) TDD
7 499 (21.35%) Java
8 472 (20.20%) HTML
9 471 (20.15%) MVC
10 454 (19.43%) CSS
11 451 (19.30%) DevOps
12 418 (17.89%) SQL
13 415 (17.76%) ASP.NET
14 407 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
15 399 (17.07%) Software Engineering
16 388 (16.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 377 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
18 368 (15.75%) AngularJS
19 327 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
19 327 (13.99%) Git (software)
20 320 (13.69%) Finance
21 307 (13.14%) BDD
22 293 (12.54%) Test Automation
23 278 (11.90%) Microsoft
24 269 (11.51%) JIRA
25 261 (11.17%) Mentoring
26 259 (11.08%) RESTful
27 258 (11.04%) ASP.NET Web API
28 255 (10.91%) NoSQL
29 237 (10.14%) Docker

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
1 135 (5.78%) Confluence
2 103 (4.41%) Apache
3 94 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 52 (2.23%) IIS
6 39 (1.67%) CMS
7 19 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.56%) nginx
8 13 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 12 (0.51%) Alfresco
9 12 (0.51%) Drupal
9 12 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 11 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.39%) WordPress
12 8 (0.34%) JBoss
12 8 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.30%) Marvel
13 7 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 27 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.43%) InVision
6 7 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
8 5 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.043%) Flinto
11 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.043%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 20 (0.86%) Magento
2 13 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.086%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.086%) Shopify
7 1 (0.043%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.043%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.043%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.043%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 407 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (16.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 82 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 77 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 48 (2.05%) Amazon S3
8 47 (2.01%) GitHub
9 45 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 42 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
11 40 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
12 38 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
13 37 (1.58%) SaaS
14 25 (1.07%) Google Play
15 22 (0.94%) Serverless
16 20 (0.86%) Office 365
17 17 (0.73%) npm
18 13 (0.56%) PaaS
19 12 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
19 12 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (6.38%) Internet
2 35 (1.50%) HTTP
3 30 (1.28%) Broadband
4 28 (1.20%) Firewall
5 16 (0.68%) LAN
6 15 (0.64%) Bluetooth
6 15 (0.64%) Network Security
7 14 (0.60%) SSL
8 13 (0.56%) SAN
8 13 (0.56%) WAN
8 13 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (0.56%) Wireless
9 11 (0.47%) DHCP
9 11 (0.47%) DNS
10 10 (0.43%) VPN
11 7 (0.30%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.26%) RFID
12 6 (0.26%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.21%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (0.21%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 255 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 198 (8.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 156 (6.68%) MongoDB
5 150 (6.42%) MySQL
6 128 (5.48%) Big Data
7 80 (3.42%) Relational Database
8 68 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 66 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
10 62 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 59 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 50 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (1.97%) Amazon Athena
13 46 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 42 (1.80%) Flink
14 42 (1.80%) Redis
15 40 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
16 29 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 25 (1.07%) RavenDB
17 25 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 327 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 269 (11.51%) JIRA
3 198 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 154 (6.59%) Selenium
5 96 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 82 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 79 (3.38%) Cucumber
8 75 (3.21%) Maven
9 68 (2.91%) TeamCity
10 63 (2.70%) Gradle
11 58 (2.48%) JUnit
12 57 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 56 (2.40%) NUnit
14 52 (2.23%) gulp
15 49 (2.10%) WebDriver
16 48 (2.05%) MSTest
17 46 (1.97%) Bitbucket
18 45 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
19 44 (1.88%) Subversion
20 43 (1.84%) Grunt
General
1 320 (13.69%) Finance
2 149 (6.38%) Retail
3 137 (5.86%) Games
4 120 (5.13%) Marketing
5 75 (3.21%) Banking
6 70 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.40%) Electronics
8 50 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.75%) Law
10 37 (1.58%) Legal
11 27 (1.16%) Advertising
12 26 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (1.11%) Retail Banking
13 23 (0.98%) Automotive
14 14 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.56%) Billing
16 12 (0.51%) Back Office
16 12 (0.51%) Local Government
16 12 (0.51%) Military
17 9 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 941 (40.27%) Developer
2 431 (18.44%) .NET Developer
3 286 (12.24%) C# Developer
4 218 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 209 (8.94%) Analyst
6 197 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 163 (6.97%) Senior Developer
8 131 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 125 (5.35%) Project Manager
10 112 (4.79%) Software Developer
11 111 (4.75%) Consultant
12 109 (4.66%) Business Analyst
13 91 (3.89%) Java Engineer
14 90 (3.85%) Java Developer
15 89 (3.81%) Architect
16 84 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
16 84 (3.59%) C# WPF Developer
16 84 (3.59%) WPF Developer
17 78 (3.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 77 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (30.94%) .NET
2 472 (20.20%) HTML
3 454 (19.43%) CSS
4 415 (17.76%) ASP.NET
5 368 (15.75%) AngularJS
6 327 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 259 (11.08%) RESTful
8 258 (11.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 203 (8.69%) Node.js
10 193 (8.26%) Web Services
11 176 (7.53%) Spring
12 173 (7.40%) React
13 147 (6.29%) .NET Framework
14 141 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 132 (5.65%) WCF
16 130 (5.56%) HTML5
16 130 (5.56%) XML
17 127 (5.43%) .NET Core
18 110 (4.71%) WPF
19 107 (4.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 223 (9.54%) Greenfield Project
2 156 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (6.33%) User Experience
4 105 (4.49%) Fintech
5 87 (3.72%) Mobile App
6 60 (2.57%) Internet of Things
7 59 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 42 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.75%) Private Cloud
10 32 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.20%) iPhone
12 27 (1.16%) NHS
13 25 (1.07%) Social Media
14 24 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 23 (0.98%) BBC
15 23 (0.98%) Social Network
15 23 (0.98%) Tandem
16 19 (0.81%) Replication
17 18 (0.77%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 212 (9.07%) Linux
2 144 (6.16%) Windows
3 80 (3.42%) Android
4 57 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.20%) CentOS
8 24 (1.03%) Unix
9 22 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.56%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.26%) watchOS
14 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.086%) pSOS
17 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.043%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (22.98%) Scrum
2 506 (21.65%) TDD
3 471 (20.15%) MVC
4 451 (19.30%) DevOps
5 399 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 377 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 307 (13.14%) BDD
8 293 (12.54%) Test Automation
9 261 (11.17%) Mentoring
10 229 (9.80%) Kanban
10 229 (9.80%) OO
11 212 (9.07%) SDLC
12 197 (8.43%) Web Application Development
13 188 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
14 186 (7.96%) Coaching
15 181 (7.74%) Microservices
16 179 (7.66%) E-Commerce
17 177 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
18 172 (7.36%) Open Source
19 170 (7.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 720 (30.81%) C#
2 570 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 499 (21.35%) Java
4 418 (17.89%) SQL
5 235 (10.06%) Python
6 136 (5.82%) PHP
7 110 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 104 (4.45%) C++
9 101 (4.32%) Ruby
10 71 (3.04%) Java 8
11 70 (3.00%) Scala
12 54 (2.31%) TypeScript
13 32 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.24%) ES6
15 29 (1.24%) Go
16 28 (1.20%) Perl
17 27 (1.16%) Apple Swift
18 26 (1.11%) Objective-C
19 25 (1.07%) C
Qualifications
1 235 (10.06%) Degree
2 102 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
4 43 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
5 37 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 30 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 28 (1.20%) PMP
8 26 (1.11%) ISEB
9 23 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.73%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.39%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.34%) AWS Certification
16 5 (0.21%) CCDP
16 5 (0.21%) CCNP
16 5 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
17 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (6.55%) QA
2 34 (1.45%) PMO
3 29 (1.24%) GDPR
4 7 (0.30%) SLA
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 13485
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.17%) WCAG
7 2 (0.086%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.043%) COBIT
8 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 237 (10.14%) Docker
2 75 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 44 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.26%) HDFS
6 6 (0.26%) vSphere
7 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.17%) XenApp
7 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.13%) Firmware
8 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.086%) Xen
9 2 (0.086%) XenServer
10 1 (0.043%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.043%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.043%) Varnish
10 1 (0.043%) vCloud
10 1 (0.043%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 116 (4.96%) Ansible
2 101 (4.32%) Puppet
3 93 (3.98%) Terraform
4 77 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (3.25%) Kubernetes
6 19 (0.81%) Packer
7 15 (0.64%) Consul
8 14 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (0.51%) Graphite
10 11 (0.47%) Grafana
11 10 (0.43%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.34%) Nagios
12 8 (0.34%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.30%) Opsview
13 7 (0.30%) Salt
14 6 (0.26%) CFEngine
14 6 (0.26%) Kibana
14 6 (0.26%) Rancher
14 6 (0.26%) SQL Sentry
15 5 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 278 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 99 (4.24%) Google
3 84 (3.59%) Oracle
4 51 (2.18%) Red Hat
4 51 (2.18%) SAP
5 47 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
6 46 (1.97%) Facebook
6 46 (1.97%) VMware
7 38 (1.63%) New Relic
7 38 (1.63%) Trend Micro
8 33 (1.41%) Apple
9 28 (1.20%) WorldPay
10 25 (1.07%) Sony
10 25 (1.07%) Twitter
11 24 (1.03%) Xamarin
12 23 (0.98%) Yahoo!
13 22 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (0.94%) Sitecore
14 20 (0.86%) HP
15 17 (0.73%) Adobe