Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for DSDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DSDM over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 282 328
Rank change year-on-year -8 +46 +26
Permanent jobs citing DSDM 73 72 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.61% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 71 29
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

DSDM 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11622 10518 11774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.73% 88.71% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9261 8824 9687
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in the North West

DSDM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for DSDM in the North West

DSDM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for DSDM in the North West

DSDM
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 DSDM within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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
Manchester -24 59 £55,000 - 4
Cheshire - 12 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £36,250 -
DSDM
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing DSDM 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 DSDM.

1 71 (97.26%) Scrum
1 71 (97.26%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (78.08%) RUP
3 56 (76.71%) SQL
4 51 (69.86%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (45.21%) Finance
6 32 (43.84%) Use Case
7 30 (41.10%) Web Services
7 30 (41.10%) DevOps
8 29 (39.73%) C#
8 29 (39.73%) .NET
8 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
8 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
9 28 (38.36%) jQuery
9 28 (38.36%) Ruby
9 28 (38.36%) WCF
9 28 (38.36%) HTML
9 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
9 28 (38.36%) Python
9 28 (38.36%) Bash Shell
9 28 (38.36%) Puppet
9 28 (38.36%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (36.99%) Java
10 27 (36.99%) XML
10 27 (36.99%) OO
11 26 (35.62%) XSLT
11 26 (35.62%) C++
11 26 (35.62%) PL/SQL
11 26 (35.62%) T-SQL
11 26 (35.62%) CSS

DSDM
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 24 (32.88%) CloudStack
1 24 (32.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) JBoss
2 2 (2.74%) Jetty
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.74%) Tornado
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) AMQP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.22%) Couchbase
2 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.22%) Redis
2 6 (8.22%) Riak
3 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) MSTest
1 26 (35.62%) NUnit
2 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.48%) FitNesse
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Selenium
2 4 (5.48%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) Gatling
4 2 (2.74%) JBehave
4 2 (2.74%) JMeter
4 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.74%) Maven
4 2 (2.74%) MSI
4 2 (2.74%) NuGet
4 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.74%) WiX
General
1 33 (45.21%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Software Engineer
2 24 (32.88%) .NET Software Engineer
2 24 (32.88%) C# Software Engineer
2 24 (32.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (31.51%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) Web Services
2 29 (39.73%) .NET
2 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
3 28 (38.36%) HTML
3 28 (38.36%) jQuery
3 28 (38.36%) WCF
4 27 (36.99%) XML
5 26 (35.62%) CSS
5 26 (35.62%) LINQ
5 26 (35.62%) RESTful
5 26 (35.62%) Silverlight
5 26 (35.62%) SOAP
5 26 (35.62%) WF
5 26 (35.62%) WPF
5 26 (35.62%) XSLT
6 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (5.48%) Kafka
6 4 (5.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) PMI
2 6 (8.22%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.22%) Handset
2 6 (8.22%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Linux
1 24 (32.88%) Unix
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Android
3 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (97.26%) Agile Software Development
1 71 (97.26%) Scrum
2 57 (78.08%) RUP
3 51 (69.86%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (43.84%) Use Case
5 30 (41.10%) DevOps
6 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
7 27 (36.99%) OO
8 26 (35.62%) MVVM
8 26 (35.62%) UML
9 24 (32.88%) Configuration Management
10 22 (30.14%) Service Delivery
11 13 (17.81%) Waterfall
12 9 (12.33%) Project Management
13 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.59%) Change Control
14 7 (9.59%) Kanban
14 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
15 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) SQL
2 29 (39.73%) C#
3 28 (38.36%) Bash Shell
3 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.36%) Python
3 28 (38.36%) Ruby
4 27 (36.99%) Java
5 26 (35.62%) C++
5 26 (35.62%) PL/SQL
5 26 (35.62%) T-SQL
6 24 (32.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) Clojure
7 2 (2.74%) Erlang
7 2 (2.74%) F#
7 2 (2.74%) Haskell
7 2 (2.74%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) APMG
1 7 (9.59%) PMI Certification
1 7 (9.59%) PMP
2 5 (6.85%) PgMP
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 24 (32.88%) vSphere
1 24 (32.88%) Xen
1 24 (32.88%) XenServer
2 4 (5.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (38.36%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (38.36%) Puppet
2 26 (35.62%) Cobbler
3 24 (32.88%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.85%) Ansible
5 2 (2.74%) Kibana
5 2 (2.74%) logstash
6 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Oracle
2 24 (32.88%) EnterpriseDB
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) Apple
4 2 (2.74%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat