Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 138 76 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.74% 20.60% 25.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.78% 23.24% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 58 43
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -42.31% +44.44%
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 421 327 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.73% 88.62% 86.87%
Number of salaries quoted 274 267 140
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,075 £24,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 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
County Antrim 0 117 £38,750 +3.33% 37
County Down - 10 £40,000 - 1
County Armagh - 2 £35,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 65 (47.10%) Scrum
2 64 (46.38%) Microsoft
3 62 (44.93%) Oracle
4 51 (36.96%) SDLC
5 50 (36.23%) Legal
6 46 (33.33%) .NET
7 44 (31.88%) Finance
7 44 (31.88%) AngularJS
8 41 (29.71%) Degree
9 40 (28.99%) JavaScript
10 36 (26.09%) TDD
11 35 (25.36%) Computer Science
11 35 (25.36%) Kanban
11 35 (25.36%) C#
12 33 (23.91%) MVC
13 31 (22.46%) Computer Science Degree
14 30 (21.74%) Java
15 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET
15 29 (21.01%) Node.js
16 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
16 27 (19.57%) Python
16 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (19.57%) Software Engineering
17 26 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (18.84%) Test Automation
17 26 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (18.12%) Project Management
18 25 (18.12%) HTML

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 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.62%) Confluence
5 3 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (1.45%) Apache
6 2 (1.45%) nginx
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.59%) PaaS
3 15 (10.87%) SaaS
4 12 (8.70%) iPaaS
5 6 (4.35%) npm
6 4 (2.90%) GitHub
6 4 (2.90%) Slack
7 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.17%) Office 365
8 1 (0.72%) Force.com
8 1 (0.72%) IaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Broadband
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
1 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.80%) MySQL
3 8 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.07%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (5.07%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.35%) Ingres
5 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQLite
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Flink
8 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.70%) Bitbucket
2 12 (8.70%) GitLab
3 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.25%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.80%) JIRA
6 7 (5.07%) JUnit
6 7 (5.07%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (5.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (5.07%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.35%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.35%) Mockito
7 6 (4.35%) Protractor
7 6 (4.35%) Subversion
8 3 (2.17%) Selenium
9 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.45%) Mocha
9 2 (1.45%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.72%) gulp
10 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 50 (36.23%) Legal
2 44 (31.88%) Finance
3 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.07%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.62%) Marketing
6 4 (2.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (44.93%) Developer
2 20 (14.49%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.04%) Architect
4 13 (9.42%) Analyst
4 13 (9.42%) Technical Architect
5 12 (8.70%) Scrum Master
6 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.52%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.52%) QA Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.07%) Applications Developer
8 7 (5.07%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.07%) QA Test Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Angular Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.33%) .NET
2 44 (31.88%) AngularJS
3 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET
3 29 (21.01%) Node.js
4 26 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (18.12%) HTML
6 20 (14.49%) RESTful
7 19 (13.77%) CSS
8 17 (12.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (9.42%) HTML5
11 12 (8.70%) .NET Framework
12 11 (7.97%) Entity Framework
12 11 (7.97%) jQuery
12 11 (7.97%) Web Services
13 9 (6.52%) SOAP
14 7 (5.07%) Angular 2
14 7 (5.07%) Classic ASP
14 7 (5.07%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.36%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.77%) Management Information System
3 18 (13.04%) User Experience
4 14 (10.14%) Mobile App
5 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (4.35%) Tandem
8 5 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.45%) Derivative
11 2 (1.45%) Robotics
12 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.59%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Android
3 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Windows
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.10%) Scrum
2 51 (36.96%) SDLC
3 36 (26.09%) TDD
4 35 (25.36%) Kanban
5 33 (23.91%) MVC
6 27 (19.57%) Software Engineering
6 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (18.84%) Test Automation
8 25 (18.12%) Project Management
9 24 (17.39%) Customer-Centricity
9 24 (17.39%) Workflow
10 20 (14.49%) BDD
10 20 (14.49%) DevOps
10 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
11 19 (13.77%) Business Analysis
12 18 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
12 18 (13.04%) Process Management
12 18 (13.04%) Ticket Management
12 18 (13.04%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.99%) JavaScript
2 35 (25.36%) C#
3 30 (21.74%) Java
4 27 (19.57%) Python
5 23 (16.67%) SQL
6 17 (12.32%) C
6 17 (12.32%) C++
6 17 (12.32%) PHP
7 14 (10.14%) Ruby
8 6 (4.35%) Perl
8 6 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.17%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 41 (29.71%) Degree
2 31 (22.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.97%) PMI Certification
4 11 (7.97%) PMP
5 10 (7.25%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.62%) HNC
7 5 (3.62%) HND
8 4 (2.90%) Postgraduate
9 3 (2.17%) ISEB
10 1 (0.72%) CEH
10 1 (0.72%) CISSP
10 1 (0.72%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.72%) GIAC
10 1 (0.72%) GSEC
10 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.77%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.70%) Puppet
3 3 (2.17%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 64 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (44.93%) Oracle
3 4 (2.90%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.45%) BT
4 2 (1.45%) SAP
4 2 (1.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.72%) Apple
5 1 (0.72%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.72%) Capita
5 1 (0.72%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.72%) HP
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com