Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 233 259 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 25.60% 20.46% 19.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.28% 23.06% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 203 218 160
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,250 £71,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 824 1,123 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.55% 88.70% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 647 780 641
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Liverpool +4 141 £40,000 - 34
St Helens +7 33 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Wirral +5 15 £40,000 -
Birkenhead +7 7 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Southport +2 7 £40,000 -
Agile Software Development
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 85 (36.48%) TDD
2 76 (32.62%) SQL Server
3 68 (29.18%) .NET
4 59 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 56 (24.03%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (23.61%) MVC
7 53 (22.75%) Scrum
8 44 (18.88%) Windows
8 44 (18.88%) SDLC
9 43 (18.45%) REST
10 41 (17.60%) Finance
11 40 (17.17%) SQL
11 40 (17.17%) Selenium
11 40 (17.17%) Jenkins
12 39 (16.74%) C#
12 39 (16.74%) ASP.NET
13 38 (16.31%) QA
13 38 (16.31%) AngularJS
13 38 (16.31%) Greenfield Project
14 35 (15.02%) SQL Server 2016
14 35 (15.02%) BDD
14 35 (15.02%) HTML
14 35 (15.02%) PHP
15 34 (14.59%) JIRA
15 34 (14.59%) DevOps
16 33 (14.16%) Test Automation
17 32 (13.73%) Git (software)
17 32 (13.73%) Linux
18 31 (13.30%) CSS
18 31 (13.30%) MySQL

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 18 (7.73%) Apache
2 5 (2.15%) nginx
3 4 (1.72%) CMS
4 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.86%) Drupal
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (9.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (9.44%) GitHub
5 20 (8.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 18 (7.73%) npm
7 3 (1.29%) SaaS
7 3 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.86%) Force.com
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) IaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Office 365
9 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.30%) Broadband
2 6 (2.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 31 (13.30%) MySQL
4 25 (10.73%) Big Data
5 21 (9.01%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.29%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.86%) OLAP
11 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (17.17%) Jenkins
1 40 (17.17%) Selenium
2 34 (14.59%) JIRA
3 32 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 26 (11.16%) WebDriver
5 25 (10.73%) MSTest
6 24 (10.30%) NUnit
7 20 (8.58%) Bitbucket
7 20 (8.58%) Grunt
8 18 (7.73%) gulp
8 18 (7.73%) Selenium IDE
8 18 (7.73%) webpack
9 10 (4.29%) JUnit
9 10 (4.29%) SonarQube
10 9 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.58%) JMeter
12 5 (2.15%) Ant
12 5 (2.15%) Gradle
12 5 (2.15%) Maven
12 5 (2.15%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (17.60%) Finance
2 27 (11.59%) Retail
3 24 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 23 (9.87%) Banking
5 19 (8.15%) Marketing
6 18 (7.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.00%) Advertising
8 5 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.15%) Games
9 2 (0.86%) Back Office
9 2 (0.86%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 130 (55.79%) Developer
2 49 (21.03%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.30%) PHP Developer
4 24 (10.30%) Telecoms Developer
4 24 (10.30%) Web Developer
5 20 (8.58%) Analyst
6 18 (7.73%) Agile Developer
6 18 (7.73%) MySQL Developer
6 18 (7.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 16 (6.87%) Architect
8 15 (6.44%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 12 (5.15%) Test Leader
10 11 (4.72%) Applications Developer
10 11 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.72%) Web Applications Developer
11 9 (3.86%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.86%) Senior Applications Developer
11 9 (3.86%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 9 (3.86%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (29.18%) .NET
2 43 (18.45%) REST
3 39 (16.74%) ASP.NET
4 38 (16.31%) AngularJS
5 35 (15.02%) HTML
6 31 (13.30%) CSS
7 24 (10.30%) Ninject
7 24 (10.30%) RESTful
7 24 (10.30%) Spring.NET
7 24 (10.30%) Unity DI Container
7 24 (10.30%) WinForms
7 24 (10.30%) WPF
8 23 (9.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (9.44%) HTML5
10 21 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 21 (9.01%) CSS3
10 21 (9.01%) SOAP
11 20 (8.58%) Hibernate
11 20 (8.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.31%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.30%) Life Science
3 13 (5.58%) User Experience
4 9 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.00%) Tandem
6 6 (2.58%) Xbox
7 5 (2.15%) FMCG
8 4 (1.72%) Blog
8 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.72%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.72%) Online Games
9 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.86%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.86%) W3C
11 1 (0.43%) Fintech
11 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.88%) Windows
2 32 (13.73%) Linux
3 5 (2.15%) CentOS
3 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.48%) TDD
2 56 (24.03%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (23.61%) MVC
4 53 (22.75%) Scrum
5 44 (18.88%) SDLC
6 35 (15.02%) BDD
7 34 (14.59%) DevOps
8 33 (14.16%) Test Automation
9 31 (13.30%) Kanban
10 30 (12.88%) Dependency Injection
11 27 (11.59%) Inversion of Control
12 24 (10.30%) Mentoring
12 24 (10.30%) MVVM
13 22 (9.44%) Software Engineering
14 20 (8.58%) API Development
14 20 (8.58%) Requirements Management
14 20 (8.58%) Web Application Development
15 19 (8.15%) Functional Testing
16 18 (7.73%) Front End Development
16 18 (7.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.32%) JavaScript
2 40 (17.17%) SQL
3 39 (16.74%) C#
4 35 (15.02%) PHP
5 24 (10.30%) VB
5 24 (10.30%) VB.NET
6 23 (9.87%) Java
7 5 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.72%) Ruby
9 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.86%) C
9 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.86%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Elixir
10 1 (0.43%) Erlang
10 1 (0.43%) Haskell
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (8.58%) Degree
2 13 (5.58%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.00%) ISEB
4 6 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.29%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.86%) APMP
7 1 (0.43%) CISA
7 1 (0.43%) CISM
7 1 (0.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PMP
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.31%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (9.87%) Puppet
2 20 (8.58%) ZABBIX
3 12 (5.15%) Ambari
4 8 (3.43%) Simian Army
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.73%) Capita
2 18 (7.73%) Zend
3 12 (5.15%) Hortonworks
4 11 (4.72%) Google
5 8 (3.43%) Oracle
6 5 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.15%) SAP
6 5 (2.15%) Twitter
7 4 (1.72%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.72%) Tableau
7 4 (1.72%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.29%) Cognos
8 3 (1.29%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.29%) Teradata
9 2 (0.86%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.43%) Avaya
10 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.43%) Talend
10 1 (0.43%) Verint