Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 74 135 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.27% 24.64% 32.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.26% 27.38% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29 112 127
Median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +50.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 305 493 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 95.91% 89.96% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 156 355 322
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,875 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

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 27 November 2020. 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 68 £45,000 -25.00% 31
Newry - 1 £70,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, 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 36 (48.65%) Scrum
2 34 (45.95%) C#
3 29 (39.19%) Azure
4 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
5 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 21 (28.38%) .NET
7 20 (27.03%) Java
7 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
8 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 18 (24.32%) React
9 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.97%) Python
10 16 (21.62%) AWS
10 16 (21.62%) RESTful
11 15 (20.27%) Oracle
12 13 (17.57%) Investment Management
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
13 11 (14.86%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
14 10 (13.51%) Linux
14 10 (13.51%) HTML
15 9 (12.16%) Web Development
15 9 (12.16%) REST
16 8 (10.81%) BDD
16 8 (10.81%) Selenium
16 8 (10.81%) User Experience
16 8 (10.81%) Data Engineering
17 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
17 7 (9.46%) TDD
17 7 (9.46%) C++

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 6 (8.11%) Gunicorn
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.05%) InVision
1 3 (4.05%) Moqups
1 3 (4.05%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.05%) Sketch
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Azure
2 16 (21.62%) AWS
3 3 (4.05%) GCP
4 1 (1.35%) G Suite
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
1 2 (2.70%) LAN
1 2 (2.70%) Network Security
1 2 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) SQLite
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Selenium
2 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
3 6 (8.11%) JMeter
3 6 (8.11%) Mocha
4 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.41%) NUnit
5 4 (5.41%) Spock
6 3 (4.05%) Grunt
6 3 (4.05%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.70%) gulp
7 2 (2.70%) JBehave
7 2 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (2.70%) webpack
8 1 (1.35%) Bower
8 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (56.76%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) Software Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Python Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Python Web Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Django Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Python/Django Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Junior Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) .NET
2 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
2 18 (24.32%) React
3 16 (21.62%) RESTful
4 10 (13.51%) HTML
5 9 (12.16%) REST
6 7 (9.46%) CSS
6 7 (9.46%) Web Services
7 6 (8.11%) Django
7 6 (8.11%) Flask
7 6 (8.11%) Node.js
8 5 (6.76%) HTML5
8 5 (6.76%) Spring
9 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.41%) Dropwizard
9 4 (5.41%) Sass
9 4 (5.41%) Vue.js
10 3 (4.05%) Laravel
10 3 (4.05%) LESS
10 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Cyberattack
4 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Robotics
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Scrum
2 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
3 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 13 (17.57%) Investment Management
5 11 (14.86%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
6 9 (12.16%) Web Development
7 8 (10.81%) BDD
7 8 (10.81%) Data Engineering
8 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
8 7 (9.46%) Manual Testing
8 7 (9.46%) SDLC
8 7 (9.46%) TDD
9 6 (8.11%) Fintech
9 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.11%) User Stories
9 6 (8.11%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.11%) Workflow
10 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (6.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) C#
2 20 (27.03%) Java
3 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.97%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) C++
5 6 (8.11%) Go
6 5 (6.76%) SQL
7 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.05%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) C
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (1.35%) Java 8
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) HNC
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.70%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Kibana
3 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Adobe
4 2 (2.70%) Dell
4 2 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (1.35%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) UiPath