The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1997 1377 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.23% 24.48% 24.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.52% 27.73% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1227 1315
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6140 4966 5717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.86% 88.27% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4970 4189 4652
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 1372 £45,000 - 211
Cheshire +4 386 £42,500 +13.33% 62
Merseyside +3 118 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Lancashire +2 100 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Cumbria +10 12 £45,000 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1333 (34.18%) .NET
2 1325 (33.97%) C#
3 1092 (28.00%) TDD
4 1072 (27.49%) JavaScript
5 1035 (26.54%) Scrum
6 1024 (26.26%) SQL
7 1008 (25.85%) MVC
8 1001 (25.67%) SQL Server
9 963 (24.69%) Java
10 873 (22.38%) HTML
11 818 (20.97%) ASP.NET
12 780 (20.00%) Finance
13 743 (19.05%) CSS
14 650 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 644 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
16 603 (15.46%) SDLC
17 589 (15.10%) Microsoft
18 585 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 581 (14.90%) Test Automation
20 576 (14.77%) Web Services
21 539 (13.82%) BDD
22 533 (13.67%) OO
23 501 (12.85%) Git (software)
24 500 (12.82%) Software Engineering
25 485 (12.44%) jQuery
26 451 (11.56%) DevOps
27 446 (11.44%) ASP.NET Web API
28 434 (11.13%) Degree
29 413 (10.59%) E-Commerce
30 412 (10.56%) Linux

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 92 (2.36%) Apache
2 90 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 72 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 62 (1.59%) Confluence
6 61 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 60 (1.54%) CMS
8 59 (1.51%) SharePoint
9 41 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 38 (0.97%) JBoss
11 33 (0.85%) Apache Pig
11 33 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 30 (0.77%) CloudStack
13 29 (0.74%) Umbraco
14 27 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 24 (0.62%) WordPress
16 23 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
17 21 (0.54%) nginx
18 19 (0.49%) Drupal
19 18 (0.46%) EPiServer
Applications
1 44 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.49%) InVision
6 16 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.13%) InDesign
10 5 (0.13%) UXPin
11 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.026%) GIMP
12 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.026%) SPSS
12 1 (0.026%) Weka
Business Applications
1 46 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (0.87%) Magento
3 23 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.26%) Visualfiles
5 9 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.13%) PlanetPress Connect
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.10%) Pega PRPC
9 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.10%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.10%) Shopify
10 3 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.077%) Maximo
10 3 (0.077%) OpenText MBPM
10 3 (0.077%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.077%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 330 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 276 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (2.36%) SaaS
4 84 (2.15%) GitHub
5 33 (0.85%) Google Play
6 20 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
6 20 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.46%) PaaS
8 15 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.28%) Office 365
10 8 (0.21%) IaaS
11 6 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
13 4 (0.10%) Trello
13 4 (0.10%) Yammer
14 3 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.23%) Internet
2 73 (1.87%) HTTP
3 24 (0.62%) Intranet
4 23 (0.59%) Ethernet
5 20 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.49%) Broadband
6 19 (0.49%) Firewall
7 17 (0.44%) RS-232
8 13 (0.33%) LDAP
9 9 (0.23%) DNS
10 8 (0.21%) Skype
11 7 (0.18%) FTP
12 6 (0.15%) SMS
12 6 (0.15%) SMTP
13 5 (0.13%) LLU
13 5 (0.13%) NAS
14 4 (0.10%) LAN
14 4 (0.10%) VPN
14 4 (0.10%) WAN
15 3 (0.077%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1001 (25.67%) SQL Server
2 312 (8.00%) MySQL
3 253 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 250 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 199 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 169 (4.33%) Big Data
7 154 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 143 (3.67%) Hadoop
9 142 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 137 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 112 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 110 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 109 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
14 104 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 81 (2.08%) RDBMS
16 75 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
17 60 (1.54%) DB2
18 50 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
19 34 (0.87%) Apache Hive
20 24 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 501 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 271 (6.95%) Selenium
3 256 (6.56%) JIRA
4 228 (5.85%) Jenkins
5 158 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 145 (3.72%) Subversion
7 141 (3.62%) Cucumber
7 141 (3.62%) Visual Studio
8 124 (3.18%) NUnit
9 103 (2.64%) TeamCity
10 102 (2.62%) JUnit
11 93 (2.38%) MSTest
12 83 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 80 (2.05%) WebDriver
14 71 (1.82%) Eclipse
15 65 (1.67%) Maven
16 63 (1.62%) NuGet
17 59 (1.51%) Bitbucket
18 45 (1.15%) gulp
19 38 (0.97%) SonarQube
General
1 780 (20.00%) Finance
2 318 (8.15%) Retail
3 180 (4.62%) Banking
4 163 (4.18%) Marketing
5 143 (3.67%) Games
6 96 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.21%) Legal
8 84 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 66 (1.69%) Electronics
10 56 (1.44%) Advertising
11 45 (1.15%) Law
12 33 (0.85%) Back Office
13 22 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.56%) Publishing
14 18 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.38%) Military
16 12 (0.31%) Automotive
16 12 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1962 (50.31%) Developer
2 663 (17.00%) .NET Developer
3 436 (11.18%) Analyst
4 381 (9.77%) Java Developer
5 376 (9.64%) C# Developer
6 356 (9.13%) Senior Developer
7 292 (7.49%) Software Developer
8 252 (6.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 220 (5.64%) Software Engineer
10 188 (4.82%) Business Analyst
11 183 (4.69%) PHP Developer
12 161 (4.13%) Lead Developer
13 159 (4.08%) SQL Developer
14 151 (3.87%) Project Manager
15 149 (3.82%) Test Analyst
16 143 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
17 137 (3.51%) Tester
18 130 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
19 126 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 118 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1333 (34.18%) .NET
2 873 (22.38%) HTML
3 818 (20.97%) ASP.NET
4 743 (19.05%) CSS
5 650 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 585 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 576 (14.77%) Web Services
8 485 (12.44%) jQuery
9 446 (11.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 410 (10.51%) HTML5
11 399 (10.23%) Node.js
12 396 (10.15%) RESTful
13 337 (8.64%) WCF
14 321 (8.23%) XML
15 314 (8.05%) .NET Framework
16 304 (7.79%) Spring
17 293 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 281 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 242 (6.21%) CSS3
20 231 (5.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 277 (7.10%) iPad
2 240 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 237 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 226 (5.79%) User Experience
5 219 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 212 (5.44%) Mobile App
7 120 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 102 (2.62%) Data Structures
9 76 (1.95%) N-Tier
10 58 (1.49%) Algorithms
11 49 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 39 (1.00%) PMI
13 33 (0.85%) Fintech
14 32 (0.82%) AS400
14 32 (0.82%) iSeries
15 30 (0.77%) Internet of Things
16 29 (0.74%) iPhone
17 27 (0.69%) Digital TV
18 23 (0.59%) Data Centre
18 23 (0.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 412 (10.56%) Linux
2 352 (9.03%) Windows
3 147 (3.77%) Android
4 120 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 114 (2.92%) Unix
6 54 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (1.08%) Mac OS
8 28 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.62%) CentOS
10 18 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.051%) AIX
15 2 (0.051%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.051%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.051%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.026%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1092 (28.00%) TDD
2 1035 (26.54%) Scrum
3 1008 (25.85%) MVC
4 644 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
5 603 (15.46%) SDLC
6 581 (14.90%) Test Automation
7 539 (13.82%) BDD
8 533 (13.67%) OO
9 500 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 451 (11.56%) DevOps
11 413 (10.59%) E-Commerce
12 353 (9.05%) Waterfall
13 348 (8.92%) Web Development
14 326 (8.36%) Web Application Development
15 319 (8.18%) Kanban
16 285 (7.31%) Project Management
17 268 (6.87%) Mentoring
18 262 (6.72%) Unit Testing
19 224 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
20 223 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1325 (33.97%) C#
2 1072 (27.49%) JavaScript
3 1024 (26.26%) SQL
4 963 (24.69%) Java
5 371 (9.51%) PHP
6 299 (7.67%) Ruby
7 278 (7.13%) Python
8 219 (5.62%) C++
9 186 (4.77%) T-SQL
10 114 (2.92%) C
11 92 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 80 (2.05%) PowerShell
13 71 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 63 (1.62%) TypeScript
15 60 (1.54%) Perl
16 57 (1.46%) Objective-C
17 54 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 54 (1.38%) VB
18 53 (1.36%) F#
19 52 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 434 (11.13%) Degree
2 165 (4.23%) ISEB
3 129 (3.31%) ISTQB
4 99 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 46 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 41 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 32 (0.82%) PhD
9 31 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 22 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
11 20 (0.51%) PMP
12 13 (0.33%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.23%) Sun Certification
15 8 (0.21%) APMG
15 8 (0.21%) CISSP
16 7 (0.18%) CISA
16 7 (0.18%) HNC
16 7 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (7.10%) QA
2 33 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.62%) PMO
4 19 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.33%) SLA
7 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.18%) ISO 14001
9 6 (0.15%) GDPR
9 6 (0.15%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.10%) GCP
11 4 (0.10%) MiFID
12 3 (0.077%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.077%) WCAG
13 2 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.026%) COBIT
14 1 (0.026%) HL7
System Software
1 80 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (1.90%) Docker
3 51 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 51 (1.31%) Xen
4 35 (0.90%) vSphere
5 29 (0.74%) XenServer
6 22 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 21 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.33%) Firmware
9 11 (0.28%) Active Directory
9 11 (0.28%) HDFS
10 3 (0.077%) KVM
10 3 (0.077%) Varnish
11 1 (0.026%) NDS
11 1 (0.026%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.026%) NFS
11 1 (0.026%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.026%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 167 (4.28%) Puppet
2 148 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (2.64%) Ansible
4 83 (2.13%) Kibana
5 30 (0.77%) Cobbler
5 30 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 26 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 26 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (0.67%) WSUS
7 20 (0.51%) Terraform
8 14 (0.36%) Packer
9 11 (0.28%) Nagios
10 5 (0.13%) logstash
11 4 (0.10%) Cacti
11 4 (0.10%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.077%) Salt
12 3 (0.077%) SCOM
13 2 (0.051%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.051%) vRealize
Vendors
1 589 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 276 (7.08%) Oracle
3 136 (3.49%) Google
4 102 (2.62%) VMware
5 86 (2.21%) IBM
6 79 (2.03%) SAP
7 55 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 47 (1.21%) Zend
9 44 (1.13%) Facebook
10 38 (0.97%) Xamarin
11 33 (0.85%) Adobe
12 30 (0.77%) HP
12 30 (0.77%) Sitecore
13 29 (0.74%) EnterpriseDB
14 26 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (0.64%) hybris
16 21 (0.54%) Cognizant
17 18 (0.46%) Twitter
18 17 (0.44%) ServiceNow
19 13 (0.33%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Hiring Wizard
Salary: From £27,999 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Oscar
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Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago