Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 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 1,895 730 2,169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 34.02% 28.14% 33.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.73% 30.14% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 626 1,677
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,006 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.76% +6.01% +4.17%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,125 £72,500 £72,312
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 5,303 2,422 6,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.19% 93.37% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,984 2,161 4,892
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,188 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,484
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Bolton +5 37 £57,500 +31.43% 11
Salford 0 21 £66,417 +32.83% 25
Stockport -2 17 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Wigan +7 8 £70,000 +49.33% 1
Cheadle +2 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Bury -4 6 £45,000 - 1
Oldham 0 4 £68,750 +30.95%
Rochdale - 4 £42,500 -
Altrincham -10 2 £48,250 +13.53% 5
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 683 (36.04%) DevOps
2 528 (27.86%) Azure
3 521 (27.49%) AWS
4 501 (26.44%) JavaScript
5 460 (24.27%) Software Engineering
6 454 (23.96%) Scrum
7 442 (23.32%) Java
8 425 (22.43%) Social Skills
9 348 (18.36%) C#
10 347 (18.31%) React
11 334 (17.63%) Docker
12 327 (17.26%) SQL
13 326 (17.20%) Terraform
14 305 (16.09%) Kubernetes
15 280 (14.78%) TDD
16 277 (14.62%) Mentoring
17 275 (14.51%) Microservices
18 274 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
19 259 (13.67%) .NET
20 256 (13.51%) Python
21 237 (12.51%) Security Cleared
22 234 (12.35%) Finance
23 233 (12.30%) Git (software)
24 226 (11.93%) AngularJS
24 226 (11.93%) Jenkins
25 223 (11.77%) Test Automation
26 210 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
27 203 (10.71%) Microsoft
28 200 (10.55%) Linux
29 199 (10.50%) SC Cleared

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 46 (2.43%) Confluence
2 31 (1.64%) CMS
3 17 (0.90%) IIS
3 17 (0.90%) nginx
4 16 (0.84%) Apache
5 14 (0.74%) Apache Spark
5 14 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.58%) WordPress
8 9 (0.47%) JBoss
9 7 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.32%) Drupal
11 4 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.16%) CICS
12 3 (0.16%) SAS
12 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.47%) Figma
4 9 (0.47%) Sketch
5 5 (0.26%) InVision
5 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.053%) Marvel
7 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) SAP Retail
3 5 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle Utilities
4 3 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.053%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.053%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.053%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.053%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.053%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 528 (27.86%) Azure
2 521 (27.49%) AWS
3 122 (6.44%) GCP
4 115 (6.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 109 (5.75%) Serverless
6 73 (3.85%) SaaS
7 69 (3.64%) GitHub
8 47 (2.48%) Power Platform
9 45 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (2.37%) PaaS
10 40 (2.11%) npm
11 39 (2.06%) IaaS
12 38 (2.01%) Pulumi
13 33 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (1.53%) Amazon EKS
15 26 (1.37%) Azure Service Bus
16 25 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
16 25 (1.32%) OpenShift
17 21 (1.11%) Azure Key Vault
18 20 (1.06%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.53%) Modbus
2 26 (1.37%) AMQP
3 25 (1.32%) HTTP
4 22 (1.16%) Firewall
5 18 (0.95%) Ethernet
5 18 (0.95%) RS-422
6 17 (0.90%) Internet
7 11 (0.58%) Network Security
7 11 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.58%) VPN
8 10 (0.53%) IPv4
8 10 (0.53%) OSPF
8 10 (0.53%) VLAN
9 9 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.37%) DNS
11 6 (0.32%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.21%) DKIM
12 4 (0.21%) WAN
12 4 (0.21%) Wireless
13 3 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 119 (6.28%) MySQL
3 87 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 69 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 67 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 58 (3.06%) Redis
8 57 (3.01%) Big Data
9 50 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (2.27%) Power BI
11 28 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (1.21%) Apache Accumulo
13 23 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (1.00%) MariaDB
15 14 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (0.74%) Tableau
16 13 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.58%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 233 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 226 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 148 (7.81%) JIRA
4 58 (3.06%) Selenium
5 48 (2.53%) JUnit
5 48 (2.53%) Maven
5 48 (2.53%) webpack
6 33 (1.74%) gulp
7 28 (1.48%) GitLab
7 28 (1.48%) Visual Studio
8 27 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.37%) Cypress.io
10 25 (1.32%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.21%) Postman
12 21 (1.11%) Subversion
12 21 (1.11%) WebDriver
13 20 (1.06%) Gradle
14 19 (1.00%) SonarQube
14 19 (1.00%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 425 (22.43%) Social Skills
2 234 (12.35%) Finance
3 136 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (5.28%) Retail
5 80 (4.22%) Public Sector
6 73 (3.85%) Law
7 68 (3.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 54 (2.85%) Legal
9 53 (2.80%) Presentation Skills
10 49 (2.59%) Banking
11 42 (2.22%) Games
12 41 (2.16%) Manufacturing
12 41 (2.16%) Marketing
13 37 (1.95%) Influencing Skills
14 32 (1.69%) Telecoms
15 30 (1.58%) French Language
16 27 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
17 21 (1.11%) Electronics
18 12 (0.63%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.63%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 612 (32.30%) Developer
2 214 (11.29%) Software Engineer
3 179 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 176 (9.29%) Java Developer
5 143 (7.55%) Analyst
6 135 (7.12%) Senior Developer
7 91 (4.80%) Architect
8 89 (4.70%) Business Analyst
9 83 (4.38%) AWS Engineer
10 79 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 74 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 66 (3.48%) Project Manager
13 61 (3.22%) AWS DevOps
13 61 (3.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 61 (3.22%) React Developer
14 60 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
15 59 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
16 57 (3.01%) Test Engineer
17 52 (2.74%) Software Developer
18 51 (2.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (18.31%) React
2 259 (13.67%) .NET
3 226 (11.93%) AngularJS
4 197 (10.40%) Spring
5 168 (8.87%) CSS
6 155 (8.18%) Node.js
7 134 (7.07%) HTML
8 132 (6.97%) .NET Core
9 124 (6.54%) RESTful
10 121 (6.39%) Web Services
11 120 (6.33%) Vue.js
12 119 (6.28%) REST
13 114 (6.02%) Spring Boot
14 99 (5.22%) Kafka
15 74 (3.91%) .NET Framework
16 67 (3.54%) XML
17 48 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
18 45 (2.37%) ASP.NET
19 44 (2.32%) GraphQL
19 44 (2.32%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 190 (10.03%) Greenfield Project
2 155 (8.18%) User Experience
3 63 (3.32%) Data Protection Act
4 48 (2.53%) Cloud Native
5 47 (2.48%) Reinsurance
6 42 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 39 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 38 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
9 30 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
10 28 (1.48%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.21%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (0.95%) BBC
15 15 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
16 14 (0.74%) Legacy Code
17 12 (0.63%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.63%) Cyberattack
17 12 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 200 (10.55%) Linux
2 61 (3.22%) Windows
3 52 (2.74%) Android
4 48 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 37 (1.95%) Unix
6 20 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.00%) CentOS
8 12 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.32%) AIX
10 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.21%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.053%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.053%) HPUX
13 1 (0.053%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (36.04%) DevOps
2 460 (24.27%) Software Engineering
3 454 (23.96%) Scrum
4 280 (14.78%) TDD
5 277 (14.62%) Mentoring
6 275 (14.51%) Microservices
7 274 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
8 223 (11.77%) Test Automation
9 210 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
10 170 (8.97%) Kanban
11 168 (8.87%) Analytics
12 166 (8.76%) SDLC
13 160 (8.44%) Infrastructure as Code
14 148 (7.81%) Coaching
15 146 (7.70%) Open Source
16 142 (7.49%) Configuration Management
17 140 (7.39%) BDD
17 140 (7.39%) OO
18 131 (6.91%) Full Stack Development
19 126 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 501 (26.44%) JavaScript
2 442 (23.32%) Java
3 348 (18.36%) C#
4 327 (17.26%) SQL
5 256 (13.51%) Python
6 163 (8.60%) TypeScript
7 135 (7.12%) Go
8 118 (6.23%) C++
9 109 (5.75%) Ruby
10 84 (4.43%) Java 8
11 83 (4.38%) PHP
12 81 (4.27%) Kotlin
13 77 (4.06%) Scala
14 63 (3.32%) PowerShell
15 61 (3.22%) Bash Shell
16 58 (3.06%) C
17 39 (2.06%) T-SQL
18 33 (1.74%) ES6
19 28 (1.48%) Groovy
20 24 (1.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 237 (12.51%) Security Cleared
2 199 (10.50%) SC Cleared
3 121 (6.39%) Degree
4 51 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.58%) AWS Certification
6 24 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 15 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.42%) OCP
12 8 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.32%) ISEB
14 5 (0.26%) GIAC
14 5 (0.26%) MCSE
14 5 (0.26%) RHCE
15 4 (0.21%) PMP
15 4 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.96%) QA
2 18 (0.95%) Accessibility
3 15 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.79%) GDPR
4 11 (0.58%) PMO
5 9 (0.47%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.053%) DICOM
7 1 (0.053%) GRC
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.053%) WAI
7 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 334 (17.63%) Docker
2 35 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.11%) Ceph
7 1 (0.053%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.053%) KVM
7 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 326 (17.20%) Terraform
2 305 (16.09%) Kubernetes
3 151 (7.97%) Ansible
4 142 (7.49%) Puppet
5 92 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (1.90%) Grafana
7 29 (1.53%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.42%) Istio
8 8 (0.42%) Salt
9 7 (0.37%) CFEngine
9 7 (0.37%) Packer
10 6 (0.32%) CloudForms
10 6 (0.32%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.26%) Rancher
12 4 (0.21%) Rsyslog
13 3 (0.16%) Graphite
13 3 (0.16%) Opsview
13 3 (0.16%) WSUS
13 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 203 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 133 (7.02%) Oracle
3 65 (3.43%) ServiceNow
4 45 (2.37%) SaltStack
5 43 (2.27%) Google
6 39 (2.06%) VMware
7 38 (2.01%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.11%) SAP
10 17 (0.90%) MuleSoft
11 16 (0.84%) New Relic
12 15 (0.79%) Adobe
13 12 (0.63%) HP
14 11 (0.58%) BMC
14 11 (0.58%) Fujitsu
14 11 (0.58%) Ivanti
15 10 (0.53%) Dell
16 9 (0.47%) IBM
16 9 (0.47%) Intel
16 9 (0.47%) Sun