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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1902 1442 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.22% 25.36% 23.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.52% 28.86% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 1260 1331
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 5510 4996 5898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.45% 87.88% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 4155 4746
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 1403 £45,000 - 253
Cheshire -3 279 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Merseyside +2 127 £40,000 - 22
Lancashire +2 81 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Cumbria +13 3 £46,000 +16.94% 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1224 (32.85%) .NET
2 1207 (32.39%) C#
3 1020 (27.38%) TDD
4 1006 (27.00%) Scrum
5 976 (26.19%) JavaScript
6 921 (24.72%) Java
7 908 (24.37%) SQL
8 900 (24.15%) SQL Server
9 875 (23.48%) MVC
10 795 (21.34%) HTML
11 725 (19.46%) ASP.NET
12 698 (18.73%) CSS
13 592 (15.89%) AngularJS
14 589 (15.81%) SDLC
15 568 (15.24%) Finance
16 551 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
17 518 (13.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 507 (13.61%) Microsoft
19 502 (13.47%) BDD
20 493 (13.23%) jQuery
21 490 (13.15%) OO
22 479 (12.86%) Web Services
23 418 (11.22%) Degree
24 416 (11.16%) Git (software)
25 405 (10.87%) Software Engineering
26 404 (10.84%) DevOps
27 393 (10.55%) Node.js
28 379 (10.17%) WCF
29 372 (9.98%) E-Commerce
30 368 (9.88%) PHP

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
1 116 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
2 115 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 77 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 68 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 59 (1.58%) Confluence
6 56 (1.50%) CMS
7 55 (1.48%) Apache Pig
8 52 (1.40%) JBoss
9 49 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 45 (1.21%) OpenStack
11 44 (1.18%) Apache
12 36 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 34 (0.91%) CloudStack
14 32 (0.86%) Umbraco
15 29 (0.78%) WordPress
16 21 (0.56%) IIS
17 18 (0.48%) Apache Solr
18 17 (0.46%) NServiceBus
18 17 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
19 13 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 211 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.64%) MS Office
3 29 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.62%) MS Project
6 16 (0.43%) InVision
7 15 (0.40%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.21%) InDesign
11 5 (0.13%) UXPin
12 3 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.054%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.054%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.027%) GIMP
14 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (0.78%) Magento
2 18 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.27%) Visualfiles
5 9 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
7 5 (0.13%) PlanetPress Connect
8 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.11%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.081%) BASE24
9 3 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.081%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.054%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.027%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.027%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.027%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 248 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (2.42%) SaaS
4 67 (1.80%) GitHub
5 46 (1.23%) PaaS
6 37 (0.99%) Google Play
6 37 (0.99%) IaaS
7 11 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.19%) Office 365
11 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.081%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.081%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 3 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.081%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.081%) Yammer
13 2 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.054%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 127 (3.41%) Internet
2 57 (1.53%) HTTP
3 42 (1.13%) Firewall
4 33 (0.89%) DNS
4 33 (0.89%) SAN
5 15 (0.40%) DHCP
5 15 (0.40%) WAN
6 14 (0.38%) NAS
7 13 (0.35%) Intranet
7 13 (0.35%) Network Security
7 13 (0.35%) VLAN
8 11 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (0.27%) WLAN
10 9 (0.24%) Skype
10 9 (0.24%) SMTP
10 9 (0.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.21%) Broadband
12 7 (0.19%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.19%) LDAP
12 7 (0.19%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 340 (9.13%) MySQL
3 277 (7.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 232 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 194 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 180 (4.83%) Big Data
7 162 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 136 (3.65%) Hadoop
9 111 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 102 (2.74%) RDBMS
11 101 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 101 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 84 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
13 79 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 73 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
15 55 (1.48%) Apache Hive
16 45 (1.21%) DB2
17 33 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
19 26 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 416 (11.16%) Git (software)
2 249 (6.68%) Selenium
3 245 (6.58%) JIRA
4 176 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 176 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 145 (3.89%) Cucumber
6 127 (3.41%) NUnit
7 123 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 105 (2.82%) MSTest
9 102 (2.74%) Subversion
10 93 (2.50%) JUnit
11 83 (2.23%) Maven
12 76 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 75 (2.01%) TeamCity
14 73 (1.96%) Eclipse
15 66 (1.77%) Moq
16 62 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
17 60 (1.61%) WebDriver
18 41 (1.10%) Gradle
19 39 (1.05%) Mercurial
General
1 568 (15.24%) Finance
2 225 (6.04%) Retail
3 138 (3.70%) Games
4 127 (3.41%) Marketing
5 103 (2.76%) Banking
6 85 (2.28%) Legal
7 81 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 56 (1.50%) Advertising
9 51 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 51 (1.37%) Military
10 26 (0.70%) Law
11 25 (0.67%) Electronics
12 18 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 18 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.46%) Publishing
14 13 (0.35%) Automotive
15 12 (0.32%) Back Office
16 9 (0.24%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1828 (49.06%) Developer
2 649 (17.42%) .NET Developer
3 463 (12.43%) Analyst
4 380 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 351 (9.42%) Java Developer
6 336 (9.02%) C# Developer
7 255 (6.84%) Software Developer
8 233 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 229 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 171 (4.59%) PHP Developer
10 171 (4.59%) Software Engineer
11 152 (4.08%) Tester
12 150 (4.03%) Lead Developer
13 142 (3.81%) Test Analyst
14 139 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
15 131 (3.52%) SQL Developer
16 130 (3.49%) Architect
17 127 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
18 124 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
18 124 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1224 (32.85%) .NET
2 795 (21.34%) HTML
3 725 (19.46%) ASP.NET
4 698 (18.73%) CSS
5 592 (15.89%) AngularJS
6 518 (13.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 493 (13.23%) jQuery
8 479 (12.86%) Web Services
9 393 (10.55%) Node.js
10 379 (10.17%) WCF
11 365 (9.80%) HTML5
12 345 (9.26%) RESTful
13 334 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 314 (8.43%) Spring
15 288 (7.73%) .NET Framework
16 267 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 226 (6.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 224 (6.01%) XML
19 217 (5.82%) WPF
20 211 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 299 (8.02%) iPad
2 242 (6.49%) User Experience
3 241 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 176 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 161 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 72 (1.93%) Algorithms
8 68 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 60 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 38 (1.02%) NHS
11 35 (0.94%) iSeries
12 34 (0.91%) AS400
12 34 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 34 (0.91%) PMI
13 32 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 30 (0.81%) PKI
15 27 (0.72%) iPhone
16 26 (0.70%) Smartphone
16 26 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
17 22 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 342 (9.18%) Linux
2 315 (8.45%) Windows
3 141 (3.78%) Android
4 109 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.44%) Unix
6 39 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 36 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.59%) Solaris
9 20 (0.54%) OpenVMS
10 18 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.40%) CentOS
13 12 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.11%) Debian
18 2 (0.054%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1020 (27.38%) TDD
2 1006 (27.00%) Scrum
3 875 (23.48%) MVC
4 589 (15.81%) SDLC
5 551 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
6 502 (13.47%) BDD
7 490 (13.15%) OO
8 405 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 404 (10.84%) DevOps
10 372 (9.98%) E-Commerce
11 340 (9.13%) Kanban
12 336 (9.02%) Web Development
13 299 (8.02%) Waterfall
14 280 (7.51%) Web Application Development
15 242 (6.49%) Mentoring
16 240 (6.44%) Automated Testing
17 215 (5.77%) Project Management
17 215 (5.77%) Unit Testing
18 210 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 209 (5.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1207 (32.39%) C#
2 976 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 921 (24.72%) Java
4 908 (24.37%) SQL
5 368 (9.88%) PHP
6 293 (7.86%) Ruby
7 265 (7.11%) Python
8 189 (5.07%) C++
9 147 (3.95%) T-SQL
10 133 (3.57%) C
11 92 (2.47%) Perl
12 88 (2.36%) VB.NET
13 67 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 67 (1.80%) VB
14 65 (1.74%) Scala
15 60 (1.61%) Bash Shell
16 54 (1.45%) PL/SQL
17 42 (1.13%) TypeScript
18 41 (1.10%) F#
19 36 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 418 (11.22%) Degree
2 175 (4.70%) ISEB
3 124 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 92 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 80 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 38 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 24 (0.64%) PhD
8 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (0.38%) PMP
11 8 (0.21%) HNC
11 8 (0.21%) HND
11 8 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.19%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.16%) APMP
13 6 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 5 (0.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (8.08%) QA
2 43 (1.15%) PMO
3 32 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.38%) ISO 14001
8 13 (0.35%) SDET
9 11 (0.30%) SLA
10 8 (0.21%) HL7
11 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.13%) WCAG
12 4 (0.11%) GCP
13 2 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (0.054%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.027%) COBIT
14 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.027%) PMBOK
System Software
1 86 (2.31%) Docker
2 84 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.91%) vSphere
4 34 (0.91%) Xen
5 33 (0.89%) XenServer
6 20 (0.54%) Active Directory
7 16 (0.43%) Firmware
8 12 (0.32%) HDFS
9 9 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.16%) Varnish
10 6 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.054%) vCloud
12 1 (0.027%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.027%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.027%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 98 (2.63%) Puppet
2 92 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (1.74%) Kibana
4 48 (1.29%) Ansible
5 30 (0.81%) Cobbler
5 30 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 28 (0.75%) Terraform
7 27 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (0.48%) SCCM
9 15 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 15 (0.40%) WSUS
10 14 (0.38%) Packer
11 12 (0.32%) SCOM
12 10 (0.27%) logstash
13 9 (0.24%) Salt
14 8 (0.21%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.16%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.16%) SCVMM
16 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
16 5 (0.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 507 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 271 (7.27%) Oracle
3 115 (3.09%) Google
4 105 (2.82%) VMware
5 78 (2.09%) IBM
6 47 (1.26%) Red Hat
7 39 (1.05%) SAP
8 33 (0.89%) EnterpriseDB
9 32 (0.86%) Adobe
9 32 (0.86%) HP
10 26 (0.70%) Xamarin
11 23 (0.62%) Facebook
11 23 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (0.59%) Zend
13 21 (0.56%) NetApp
13 21 (0.56%) Sitecore
14 18 (0.48%) Demandware
15 16 (0.43%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.35%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.35%) IBM Sterling
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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