Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 185 138 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.41% 29.49% 19.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.51% 32.39% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 120 66 53
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -42.31%
10th Percentile £26,250 £12,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,375 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 569 426 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.46% 91.03% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 336 279 265
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,450 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £60,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
County Antrim -2 171 £40,000 - 57
County Londonderry - 6 £45,000 - 8
Newry - 1 £27,500 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 93 (50.27%) JavaScript
2 73 (39.46%) C#
3 71 (38.38%) SQL
4 68 (36.76%) .NET
5 67 (36.22%) Python
6 64 (34.59%) Software Engineering
6 64 (34.59%) AngularJS
7 52 (28.11%) Java
8 49 (26.49%) Scrum
9 46 (24.86%) TDD
9 46 (24.86%) HTML
10 45 (24.32%) CSS
11 43 (23.24%) MVC
12 38 (20.54%) ASP.NET
13 36 (19.46%) Linux
14 34 (18.38%) jQuery
14 34 (18.38%) Git (software)
15 33 (17.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (17.30%) Test Automation
16 32 (17.30%) Kanban
17 31 (16.76%) Microservices
18 30 (16.22%) Refactoring
19 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (15.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 28 (15.14%) BDD
21 27 (14.59%) Mobile App
21 27 (14.59%) Unit Testing
21 27 (14.59%) Computer Science
21 27 (14.59%) Degree

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 10 (5.41%) Apache
2 9 (4.86%) Confluence
3 6 (3.24%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.03%) SaaS
4 7 (3.78%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.24%) Office 365
6 5 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.70%) PaaS
7 3 (1.62%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.62%) Serverless
8 1 (0.54%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.54%) Google Pay
8 1 (0.54%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) PuTTY
2 5 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.16%) VPN
4 3 (1.62%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) BGP
5 1 (0.54%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.54%) IPsec
5 1 (0.54%) L2TP
5 1 (0.54%) Network Security
5 1 (0.54%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 18 (9.73%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (7.03%) MySQL
5 13 (7.03%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.86%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.78%) Big Data
7 7 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.24%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (3.24%) MariaDB
8 6 (3.24%) Power BI
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.70%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.62%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.62%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 34 (18.38%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.89%) JIRA
3 15 (8.11%) JUnit
4 13 (7.03%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.03%) Selenium
5 10 (5.41%) Bitbucket
5 10 (5.41%) webpack
6 7 (3.78%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.78%) TestNG
7 6 (3.24%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.24%) Gradle
7 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (3.24%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.70%) Mockito
8 5 (2.70%) Subversion
9 4 (2.16%) Appium
9 4 (2.16%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.16%) Spock
9 4 (2.16%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.16%) WATIR
General
1 8 (4.32%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.16%) Banking
3 4 (2.16%) Retail
4 3 (1.62%) Legal
5 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (70.27%) Developer
2 75 (40.54%) Software Developer
3 33 (17.84%) .NET Developer
4 27 (14.59%) Java Developer
5 26 (14.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (13.51%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (11.35%) Python Developer
8 17 (9.19%) C# Developer
8 17 (9.19%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Tester
11 10 (5.41%) Django Developer
11 10 (5.41%) Python/Django Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Java Software Developer
12 9 (4.86%) JavaScript Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) React Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.32%) Security Engineer
13 8 (4.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (36.76%) .NET
2 64 (34.59%) AngularJS
3 46 (24.86%) HTML
4 45 (24.32%) CSS
5 38 (20.54%) ASP.NET
6 34 (18.38%) jQuery
7 33 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (15.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (12.43%) REST
10 20 (10.81%) .NET Core
10 20 (10.81%) .NET Framework
10 20 (10.81%) React
10 20 (10.81%) Swagger
11 18 (9.73%) Node.js
12 16 (8.65%) RESTful
12 16 (8.65%) Vue.js
13 14 (7.57%) WCF
14 13 (7.03%) WPF
14 13 (7.03%) XML
15 12 (6.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Mobile App
2 23 (12.43%) User Experience
3 20 (10.81%) Fintech
4 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.57%) Cloud Native
5 13 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (5.95%) Enterprise Cloud
7 9 (4.86%) Cyberattack
8 7 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (3.24%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.16%) Derivative
10 4 (2.16%) Equities
11 3 (1.62%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.54%) Contactless
12 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.46%) Linux
2 11 (5.95%) Unix
3 2 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.59%) Software Engineering
2 49 (26.49%) Scrum
3 46 (24.86%) TDD
4 43 (23.24%) MVC
5 32 (17.30%) Kanban
5 32 (17.30%) Test Automation
6 31 (16.76%) Microservices
7 30 (16.22%) Refactoring
8 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (15.14%) BDD
10 27 (14.59%) Computer Science
10 27 (14.59%) Unit Testing
11 26 (14.05%) Analytics
12 24 (12.97%) OO
13 19 (10.27%) Artificial Intelligence
14 16 (8.65%) Front End Development
15 14 (7.57%) DevOps
15 14 (7.57%) SDLC
15 14 (7.57%) SOA
16 13 (7.03%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.27%) JavaScript
2 73 (39.46%) C#
3 71 (38.38%) SQL
4 67 (36.22%) Python
5 52 (28.11%) Java
6 16 (8.65%) C++
7 14 (7.57%) TypeScript
8 12 (6.49%) C
8 12 (6.49%) Ruby
9 11 (5.95%) Perl
10 7 (3.78%) R
11 6 (3.24%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.24%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.70%) Java 8
13 4 (2.16%) Go
13 4 (2.16%) PHP
14 3 (1.62%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.08%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.08%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (14.59%) Degree
2 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.24%) PhD
4 5 (2.70%) CISSP
4 5 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.70%) OSCP
4 5 (2.70%) SANS
5 4 (2.16%) ISEB
6 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (11.35%) Docker
2 7 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) Ansible
1 8 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.32%) Puppet
2 6 (3.24%) HP ALM
2 6 (3.24%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.08%) Grafana
3 2 (1.08%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.08%) Terraform
4 1 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.24%) Google
2 6 (3.24%) HP
2 6 (3.24%) Twitter
3 4 (2.16%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.54%) Apple
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco
4 1 (0.54%) Samsung