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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 2,230 1,468 1,137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 36.52% 31.93% 31.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.55% 33.86% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,462 1,129 936
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £44,515 £41,250 £42,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 5,784 4,336 3,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.71% 94.30% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,725 3,334 2,784
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +11.11%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +2 42 £54,000 +8.00%
Cheadle +7 21 £55,000 - 2
Salford -12 20 £40,000 -39.77% 8
Oldham -6 15 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Altrincham -7 15 £50,000 +31.58%
Bolton -14 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Wigan -4 6 £57,500 +19.79% 3
Sale - 2 £53,500 - 2
Bury -7 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Agile
North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 647 (29.01%) Software Engineering
2 643 (28.83%) Azure
3 623 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 615 (27.58%) DevOps
5 587 (26.32%) AWS
6 523 (23.45%) Java
7 472 (21.17%) Social Skills
8 447 (20.04%) React
9 425 (19.06%) Scrum
10 423 (18.97%) Finance
11 390 (17.49%) C#
12 384 (17.22%) CI/CD
13 377 (16.91%) SQL
14 374 (16.77%) Python
15 365 (16.37%) TDD
16 360 (16.14%) Mentoring
17 354 (15.87%) Microsoft
18 347 (15.56%) Kubernetes
19 344 (15.43%) .NET
20 327 (14.66%) Docker
21 314 (14.08%) Test Automation
22 307 (13.77%) Full Stack Development
23 291 (13.05%) Analytics
24 289 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
25 284 (12.74%) Security Cleared
26 263 (11.79%) Git (software)
27 254 (11.39%) Microservices
28 248 (11.12%) Coaching
29 242 (10.85%) HTML
30 237 (10.63%) Node.js

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 54 (2.42%) Confluence
2 29 (1.30%) CMS
3 27 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (0.63%) Apache
7 12 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (0.49%) IIS
8 11 (0.49%) WordPress
9 10 (0.45%) Headless CMS
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.45%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.40%) Sitefinity
11 8 (0.36%) nginx
11 8 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.13%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (0.85%) Sketch
5 14 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.49%) InVision
6 11 (0.49%) Zeplin
7 10 (0.45%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.18%) Maple
9 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.045%) InDesign
10 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Magento
3 7 (0.31%) SessionCam
3 7 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
5 5 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.090%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.090%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.045%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.045%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 643 (28.83%) Azure
2 587 (26.32%) AWS
3 229 (10.27%) GCP
4 167 (7.49%) SaaS
5 166 (7.44%) Azure DevOps
6 114 (5.11%) Serverless
7 99 (4.44%) GitHub
8 60 (2.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 59 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
10 58 (2.60%) Power Platform
11 55 (2.47%) Azure Functions
12 51 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 48 (2.15%) Microsoft 365
14 41 (1.84%) Azure Data Factory
14 41 (1.84%) Azure Monitor
15 38 (1.70%) Azure Service Bus
15 38 (1.70%) npm
16 36 (1.61%) Azure Pipelines
17 33 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
18 29 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.51%) HTTP
2 31 (1.39%) Internet
3 19 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 19 (0.85%) VPN
3 19 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (0.81%) Network Security
5 16 (0.72%) DNS
6 14 (0.63%) Firewall
6 14 (0.63%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 13 (0.58%) DHCP
8 9 (0.40%) LAN
8 9 (0.40%) WAN
9 8 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.36%) VLAN
10 6 (0.27%) MPLS
10 6 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.27%) SSL
11 5 (0.22%) FTP
11 5 (0.22%) IPsec
12 3 (0.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 151 (6.77%) NoSQL
3 123 (5.52%) Big Data
4 105 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 104 (4.66%) MySQL
6 66 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (2.78%) Data Lake
8 60 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 52 (2.33%) Power BI
10 45 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 38 (1.70%) Tableau
13 27 (1.21%) Redis
14 20 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 20 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 18 (0.81%) Apache Hive
17 17 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (0.67%) Neo4j
19 14 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 263 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 153 (6.86%) JIRA
3 94 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 85 (3.81%) GitLab
5 62 (2.78%) Selenium
6 53 (2.38%) Cypress.io
7 44 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.39%) SonarQube
9 27 (1.21%) Vagrant
10 25 (1.12%) Postman
11 23 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 21 (0.94%) Bitbucket
12 21 (0.94%) JUnit
12 21 (0.94%) Robot Framework
13 17 (0.76%) Lerna
14 14 (0.63%) Subversion
14 14 (0.63%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.58%) JMeter
15 13 (0.58%) TestRail
16 12 (0.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 472 (21.17%) Social Skills
2 423 (18.97%) Finance
3 216 (9.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 206 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
5 201 (9.01%) Public Sector
6 174 (7.80%) Retail
7 136 (6.10%) Banking
8 123 (5.52%) Legal
9 104 (4.66%) Automotive
10 92 (4.13%) Games
11 72 (3.23%) Marketing
12 62 (2.78%) Law
13 54 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
14 43 (1.93%) Manufacturing
15 42 (1.88%) Influencing Skills
15 42 (1.88%) Telecoms
16 33 (1.48%) Police
17 31 (1.39%) Electronics
18 27 (1.21%) Fire and Rescue
19 25 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 710 (31.84%) Developer
2 324 (14.53%) Software Engineer
3 176 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 145 (6.50%) Analyst
5 110 (4.93%) Software Developer
6 101 (4.53%) Java Developer
7 100 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 100 (4.48%) Architect
8 98 (4.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 92 (4.13%) Business Analyst
10 87 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 84 (3.77%) Project Manager
12 71 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 68 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
14 67 (3.00%) Product Owner
15 58 (2.60%) Senior Manager
16 51 (2.29%) Lead Software Engineer
17 49 (2.20%) Graduate
18 48 (2.15%) PHP Developer
19 47 (2.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (20.04%) React
2 344 (15.43%) .NET
3 242 (10.85%) HTML
4 237 (10.63%) Node.js
5 221 (9.91%) AngularJS
6 217 (9.73%) CSS
7 197 (8.83%) .NET Core
8 158 (7.09%) RESTful
9 146 (6.55%) Spring
10 120 (5.38%) REST
11 112 (5.02%) Vue.js
12 95 (4.26%) Web Services
13 87 (3.90%) JSON
14 85 (3.81%) .NET Framework
15 84 (3.77%) Kafka
16 82 (3.68%) HTML5
17 67 (3.00%) Spring Boot
18 63 (2.83%) XML
19 62 (2.78%) jQuery
20 57 (2.56%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 215 (9.64%) User Experience
2 134 (6.01%) Self-Motivation
3 91 (4.08%) Blog
4 88 (3.95%) Cloud Native
4 88 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 85 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 85 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 73 (3.27%) Data Protection Act
7 69 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 49 (2.20%) IoT
9 39 (1.75%) NHS
10 31 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 27 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.03%) Cyberattack
13 21 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (0.90%) Blockchain
14 20 (0.90%) Cybercrime
15 18 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
16 16 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
17 15 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (5.96%) Linux
2 66 (2.96%) Windows
3 61 (2.74%) Android
4 56 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.61%) Unix
6 17 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.27%) CentOS
8 6 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.090%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.090%) VMS
9 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.045%) AIX
10 1 (0.045%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (29.01%) Software Engineering
2 615 (27.58%) DevOps
3 425 (19.06%) Scrum
4 384 (17.22%) CI/CD
5 365 (16.37%) TDD
6 360 (16.14%) Mentoring
7 314 (14.08%) Test Automation
8 307 (13.77%) Full Stack Development
9 291 (13.05%) Analytics
10 289 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
11 254 (11.39%) Microservices
12 248 (11.12%) Coaching
13 230 (10.31%) SDLC
14 219 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
15 190 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 185 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 180 (8.07%) User Stories
18 172 (7.71%) Project Management
19 162 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
20 143 (6.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 623 (27.94%) JavaScript
2 523 (23.45%) Java
3 390 (17.49%) C#
4 377 (16.91%) SQL
5 374 (16.77%) Python
6 208 (9.33%) TypeScript
7 151 (6.77%) Go
8 110 (4.93%) PHP
9 104 (4.66%) Ruby
10 87 (3.90%) C++
11 74 (3.32%) T-SQL
12 59 (2.65%) Kotlin
13 55 (2.47%) Scala
14 48 (2.15%) PowerShell
15 41 (1.84%) Bash
16 31 (1.39%) R
17 29 (1.30%) ES6
18 27 (1.21%) C
19 17 (0.76%) Apple Swift
20 15 (0.67%) ES7
Qualifications
1 284 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 233 (10.45%) Degree
3 175 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 60 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.21%) DBS Check
7 25 (1.12%) Master's Degree
8 20 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (0.81%) CISSP
10 15 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.54%) ISEB
12 11 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.45%) CSSLP
13 10 (0.45%) PCI QSA
13 10 (0.45%) PMP
14 9 (0.40%) APMP
14 9 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
15 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (7.71%) QA
2 60 (2.69%) Accessibility
3 31 (1.39%) GDPR
4 28 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.08%) PMO
6 15 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.36%) GRC
8 7 (0.31%) SLA
9 6 (0.27%) NIST
10 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.18%) WCAG
11 3 (0.13%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.090%) COBIT
12 2 (0.090%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.045%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.045%) NCSC
13 1 (0.045%) P3O
System Software
1 327 (14.66%) Docker
2 21 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.18%) Postfix
6 2 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.090%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.045%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 347 (15.56%) Kubernetes
2 189 (8.48%) Terraform
3 46 (2.06%) Ansible
4 40 (1.79%) Istio
5 30 (1.35%) Grafana
5 30 (1.35%) Prometheus
6 22 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.76%) Puppet
8 9 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.31%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.27%) WSUS
11 5 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.18%) Pacemaker
12 4 (0.18%) Packer
12 4 (0.18%) Podman
12 4 (0.18%) SCCM
13 3 (0.13%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.090%) Control-M
14 2 (0.090%) Oozie
Vendors
1 354 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 120 (5.38%) Google
3 85 (3.81%) Oracle
4 53 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (2.06%) Hitachi
6 43 (1.93%) Databricks
7 35 (1.57%) SAP
8 31 (1.39%) Adobe
9 26 (1.17%) Xamarin
10 19 (0.85%) VMware
11 18 (0.81%) Informatica
12 17 (0.76%) ServiceNow
13 16 (0.72%) Splunk
14 15 (0.67%) IBM
15 14 (0.63%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.58%) Cisco
16 13 (0.58%) Northgate
17 12 (0.54%) NEC
18 11 (0.49%) Dell
19 10 (0.45%) Cloudera