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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 2,018 1,159 1,383
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 35.86% 29.96% 32.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.03% 31.83% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,356 992 1,140
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £70,400 £67,500 £62,827
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.17%

Agile 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 5,306 3,641 3,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.30% 94.11% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,524 3,079 3,212
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in Manchester

Agile
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in Manchester.

Salary trend for Agile in Manchester

Agile
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in Manchester

Agile
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport +1 39 £54,000 -10.74% 5
Salford -5 20 £40,000 -26.81% 8
Altrincham -7 13 £50,000 +31.58% 1
Cheadle +7 12 £55,000 -
Bolton -11 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Wigan -4 7 £55,000 +12.82%
Bury -4 3 £42,250 -6.11%
Oldham -11 3 - -
Rochdale -9 1 £45,000 -
Agile
North West

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 574 (28.44%) Software Engineering
2 556 (27.55%) Azure
3 554 (27.45%) DevOps
4 541 (26.81%) JavaScript
5 538 (26.66%) AWS
6 460 (22.79%) Java
7 453 (22.45%) Social Skills
8 437 (21.66%) Finance
9 401 (19.87%) Scrum
10 399 (19.77%) React
11 357 (17.69%) CI/CD
12 352 (17.44%) C#
13 343 (17.00%) TDD
14 340 (16.85%) Test Automation
15 338 (16.75%) Docker
15 338 (16.75%) SQL
16 337 (16.70%) Kubernetes
17 328 (16.25%) Python
18 316 (15.66%) Mentoring
18 316 (15.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 305 (15.11%) Security Cleared
20 292 (14.47%) Microsoft
21 286 (14.17%) .NET
22 270 (13.38%) Full Stack Development
23 264 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
24 256 (12.69%) Git (software)
25 249 (12.34%) Analytics
26 245 (12.14%) Microservices
27 233 (11.55%) Node.js
28 230 (11.40%) SC Cleared

Agile
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 57 (2.82%) Confluence
2 35 (1.73%) Apache Spark
3 30 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 27 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.04%) CMS
6 17 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.64%) Apache
8 12 (0.59%) nginx
8 12 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.40%) IIS
10 8 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.35%) Headless CMS
11 7 (0.35%) SAS
11 7 (0.35%) WordPress
12 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.30%) JBoss
12 6 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.20%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 31 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.50%) Sketch
6 7 (0.35%) InVision
6 7 (0.35%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.20%) InDesign
7 4 (0.20%) Maple
Business Applications
1 15 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.69%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (0.35%) SessionCam
3 7 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.30%) Magento
5 5 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.099%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.099%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.050%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 1 (0.050%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.050%) Social Studio
9 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 556 (27.55%) Azure
2 538 (26.66%) AWS
3 166 (8.23%) GCP
4 150 (7.43%) SaaS
5 97 (4.81%) GitHub
6 81 (4.01%) Serverless
7 65 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
8 63 (3.12%) Power Platform
9 59 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 53 (2.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 49 (2.43%) Microsoft 365
12 44 (2.18%) Azure Data Factory
13 39 (1.93%) npm
14 38 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
15 37 (1.83%) Azure Monitor
16 36 (1.78%) PaaS
17 34 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
18 33 (1.64%) Azure Pipelines
19 32 (1.59%) Azure Functions
20 29 (1.44%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.53%) HTTP
2 24 (1.19%) Internet
3 23 (1.14%) HTTPS
4 22 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (0.94%) Firewall
6 16 (0.79%) Network Security
6 16 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.69%) VPN
8 13 (0.64%) DNS
9 9 (0.45%) DHCP
9 9 (0.45%) SSL
10 8 (0.40%) ATM
10 8 (0.40%) LAN
10 8 (0.40%) WAN
11 7 (0.35%) VLAN
12 6 (0.30%) MPLS
12 6 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.20%) SAN
14 2 (0.099%) FTP
14 2 (0.099%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 127 (6.29%) NoSQL
3 109 (5.40%) MySQL
4 98 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 78 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
6 67 (3.32%) Big Data
7 60 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 53 (2.63%) Data Lake
9 52 (2.58%) Power BI
10 48 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 34 (1.68%) Tableau
13 22 (1.09%) Redis
14 21 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (0.89%) Apache Hive
17 17 (0.84%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 256 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 163 (8.08%) JIRA
3 95 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 91 (4.51%) GitLab
5 70 (3.47%) Selenium
6 50 (2.48%) Cypress.io
7 38 (1.88%) Postman
8 31 (1.54%) SonarQube
9 28 (1.39%) Maven
9 28 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (1.24%) Vagrant
11 22 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.04%) Robot Framework
13 20 (0.99%) Bitbucket
13 20 (0.99%) JMeter
14 18 (0.89%) Subversion
15 15 (0.74%) PHPUnit
16 14 (0.69%) JUnit
16 14 (0.69%) Visual Studio
17 13 (0.64%) TestRail
General
1 453 (22.45%) Social Skills
2 437 (21.66%) Finance
3 316 (15.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 227 (11.25%) Public Sector
5 193 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
6 152 (7.53%) Retail
7 131 (6.49%) Banking
8 127 (6.29%) Legal
9 86 (4.26%) Marketing
10 80 (3.96%) Automotive
11 78 (3.87%) Law
12 62 (3.07%) Influencing Skills
13 61 (3.02%) Telecoms
14 56 (2.78%) Manufacturing
15 47 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
16 43 (2.13%) Games
17 36 (1.78%) Electronics
18 26 (1.29%) Local Government
19 25 (1.24%) Police
20 21 (1.04%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 631 (31.27%) Developer
2 295 (14.62%) Software Engineer
3 149 (7.38%) Analyst
4 136 (6.74%) Senior Developer
5 102 (5.05%) Software Developer
6 98 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 91 (4.51%) Business Analyst
8 89 (4.41%) Architect
9 87 (4.31%) Java Developer
10 78 (3.87%) .NET Developer
11 76 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 70 (3.47%) Project Manager
13 67 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 64 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
15 57 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
15 57 (2.82%) Senior Manager
16 50 (2.48%) Lead Developer
17 49 (2.43%) PHP Developer
18 45 (2.23%) Lead Software Engineer
19 44 (2.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (19.77%) React
2 286 (14.17%) .NET
3 233 (11.55%) Node.js
4 227 (11.25%) HTML
5 222 (11.00%) AngularJS
6 205 (10.16%) CSS
7 161 (7.98%) RESTful
8 160 (7.93%) .NET Core
9 129 (6.39%) Spring
10 103 (5.10%) REST
11 101 (5.00%) Kafka
12 96 (4.76%) Web Services
13 93 (4.61%) Vue.js
14 83 (4.11%) Spring Boot
15 81 (4.01%) HTML5
16 66 (3.27%) JSON
17 59 (2.92%) XML
18 56 (2.78%) .NET Framework
18 56 (2.78%) ASP.NET
19 51 (2.53%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 186 (9.22%) User Experience
2 113 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
3 95 (4.71%) Blog
4 87 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 82 (4.06%) Cloud Native
6 80 (3.96%) Mobile App
7 59 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
8 56 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
9 36 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 31 (1.54%) IoT
10 31 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.39%) Cyberattack
14 27 (1.34%) NHS
15 22 (1.09%) Cybercrime
16 21 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
17 19 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
18 17 (0.84%) Blockchain
19 16 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 144 (7.14%) Linux
2 80 (3.96%) Windows
3 44 (2.18%) Android
4 41 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 41 (2.03%) Unix
5 16 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.25%) CentOS
10 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.099%) AIX
12 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (28.44%) Software Engineering
2 554 (27.45%) DevOps
3 401 (19.87%) Scrum
4 357 (17.69%) CI/CD
5 343 (17.00%) TDD
6 340 (16.85%) Test Automation
7 316 (15.66%) Mentoring
8 270 (13.38%) Full Stack Development
9 264 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
10 249 (12.34%) Analytics
11 245 (12.14%) Microservices
12 228 (11.30%) Coaching
12 228 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
13 190 (9.42%) SDLC
14 175 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 171 (8.47%) Project Management
16 159 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 140 (6.94%) Infrastructure as Code
18 133 (6.59%) Decision-Making
18 133 (6.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 541 (26.81%) JavaScript
2 460 (22.79%) Java
3 352 (17.44%) C#
4 338 (16.75%) SQL
5 328 (16.25%) Python
6 180 (8.92%) TypeScript
7 145 (7.19%) Go
8 110 (5.45%) Ruby
9 88 (4.36%) PHP
10 78 (3.87%) C++
11 72 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 70 (3.47%) Kotlin
13 65 (3.22%) Scala
14 48 (2.38%) PowerShell
15 38 (1.88%) Bash
16 31 (1.54%) R
17 29 (1.44%) ES6
18 27 (1.34%) C
19 21 (1.04%) Apple Swift
20 18 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 305 (15.11%) Security Cleared
2 230 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 191 (9.46%) Degree
4 57 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (1.83%) DBS Check
6 35 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 21 (1.04%) Master's Degree
9 14 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.59%) ISEB
10 12 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.55%) CISSP
11 11 (0.55%) PCI QSA
12 9 (0.45%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.40%) PMP
14 7 (0.35%) APMP
15 6 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
16 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.54%) QA
2 78 (3.87%) Accessibility
3 35 (1.73%) GDPR
4 27 (1.34%) PMO
5 24 (1.19%) Data Quality
6 22 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.55%) GRC
9 8 (0.40%) SLA
10 7 (0.35%) NIST
11 6 (0.30%) COBIT
12 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.15%) WCAG
14 2 (0.099%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.050%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.050%) NCSC
15 1 (0.050%) P3O
15 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 338 (16.75%) Docker
2 25 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.15%) Postfix
8 1 (0.050%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 337 (16.70%) Kubernetes
2 191 (9.46%) Terraform
3 50 (2.48%) Ansible
4 36 (1.78%) Istio
5 26 (1.29%) Grafana
6 22 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.09%) Prometheus
7 21 (1.04%) Puppet
8 9 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.35%) HP ALM
9 7 (0.35%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.30%) WSUS
11 4 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.20%) Kibana
12 3 (0.15%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.15%) Control-M
12 3 (0.15%) Oozie
12 3 (0.15%) Pacemaker
12 3 (0.15%) Podman
Vendors
1 292 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 109 (5.40%) Google
3 89 (4.41%) Oracle
4 57 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 45 (2.23%) Databricks
6 39 (1.93%) SAP
7 27 (1.34%) Adobe
7 27 (1.34%) Hitachi
8 23 (1.14%) VMware
9 18 (0.89%) Cisco
10 17 (0.84%) Siemens
11 14 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.69%) Splunk
12 13 (0.64%) Northgate
12 13 (0.64%) ServiceNow
13 12 (0.59%) Informatica
13 12 (0.59%) NEC
14 11 (0.55%) CheckPoint
14 11 (0.55%) Citrix
14 11 (0.55%) Dell