Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 144 123 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 34.45% 28.67% 20.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.10% 30.75% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 98 51 44
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £12,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £45,650
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 378 400 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.43% 93.24% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 267 261 224
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +7.38%
10th Percentile £23,700 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +3 138 £40,000 +11.11% 50
County Londonderry -5 4 - - 1
County Armagh +9 1 £45,000 +24.14% 1
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 55 (38.19%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.11%) Java
3 43 (29.86%) C#
3 43 (29.86%) TDD
4 39 (27.08%) HTML
5 37 (25.69%) .NET
5 37 (25.69%) Software Engineering
5 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (22.92%) SQL
6 33 (22.92%) CSS
7 32 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 32 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 30 (20.83%) Scrum
9 29 (20.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (19.44%) AngularJS
11 27 (18.75%) Python
12 25 (17.36%) OO
12 25 (17.36%) Degree
13 24 (16.67%) Linux
13 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 24 (16.67%) MVC
14 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (13.19%) Web Services
15 19 (13.19%) Jenkins
15 19 (13.19%) Computer Science Degree
16 18 (12.50%) Coaching
16 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

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 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.47%) Confluence
3 2 (1.39%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) nopCommerce
2 2 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.69%) RMDS
3 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (4.17%) SaaS
3 5 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (3.47%) Office 365
4 4 (2.78%) PaaS
5 3 (2.08%) Apple Pay
5 3 (2.08%) Google Pay
5 3 (2.08%) Samsung Pay
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.69%) G Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Serverless
6 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.78%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.39%) Internet
4 2 (1.39%) Network Security
4 2 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.69%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) Blockchain
2 16 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.94%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.86%) Big Data
5 7 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.78%) Power BI
8 3 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.39%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.33%) JIRA
4 10 (6.94%) JUnit
5 8 (5.56%) Selenium
6 6 (4.17%) Gradle
6 6 (4.17%) Maven
7 5 (3.47%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.47%) Subversion
7 5 (3.47%) TestNG
7 5 (3.47%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.78%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.08%) gulp
9 3 (2.08%) Spock
9 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.39%) Ant
11 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.25%) Finance
3 6 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (53.47%) Developer
2 33 (22.92%) Java Developer
3 30 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 22 (15.28%) Software Engineer
5 20 (13.89%) .NET Developer
6 16 (11.11%) Blockchain Engineer
7 15 (10.42%) C# Developer
8 13 (9.03%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (7.64%) Principal Engineer
10 11 (7.64%) Principal Software Engineer
11 10 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (5.56%) Blockchain Software Engineer
14 7 (4.86%) C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (4.86%) Python Developer
14 7 (4.86%) Senior Developer
14 7 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
15 6 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
16 5 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.08%) HTML
2 37 (25.69%) .NET
3 33 (22.92%) CSS
4 28 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 19 (13.19%) Web Services
6 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (12.50%) JSON
7 17 (11.81%) XML
8 16 (11.11%) jQuery
9 15 (10.42%) Node.js
10 14 (9.72%) REST
11 12 (8.33%) Spring
12 11 (7.64%) .NET Framework
13 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (6.25%) Entity Framework
15 8 (5.56%) WCF
16 7 (4.86%) JAX-RS
16 7 (4.86%) JAX-WS
16 7 (4.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) User Experience
3 10 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.86%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.78%) N-Tier
10 3 (2.08%) Contactless
10 3 (2.08%) Smartcard
11 2 (1.39%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.39%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.39%) PKI
12 1 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (4.86%) Unix
3 4 (2.78%) CoreOS
4 3 (2.08%) Android
4 3 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) TDD
2 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (25.69%) Software Engineering
3 32 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 30 (20.83%) Scrum
5 29 (20.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (17.36%) OO
7 24 (16.67%) MVC
8 18 (12.50%) Coaching
9 17 (11.81%) Software Delivery
10 16 (11.11%) DevOps
10 16 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 16 (11.11%) Time Management
11 15 (10.42%) BDD
12 14 (9.72%) Open Source
13 13 (9.03%) Microservices
13 13 (9.03%) Refactoring
13 13 (9.03%) Web Development
14 12 (8.33%) Analytics
14 12 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.19%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.11%) Java
3 43 (29.86%) C#
4 33 (22.92%) SQL
5 27 (18.75%) Python
6 14 (9.72%) C++
7 12 (8.33%) Ruby
8 11 (7.64%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.94%) C
10 8 (5.56%) Scala
11 6 (4.17%) Perl
12 5 (3.47%) Java 8
12 5 (3.47%) Kotlin
13 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.39%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.39%) Go
14 2 (1.39%) PHP
14 2 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) Degree
2 19 (13.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.86%) OSCP
5 5 (3.47%) CISSP
5 5 (3.47%) SANS
6 3 (2.08%) PMP
7 2 (1.39%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) GDPR
3 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Docker
2 5 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.78%) etcd
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.56%) Ansible
2 8 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.69%) Grafana
3 1 (0.69%) logstash
3 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.69%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.69%) Salt
3 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle
3 5 (3.47%) IBM
4 4 (2.78%) Twitter
5 3 (2.08%) Apple
5 3 (2.08%) Google
5 3 (2.08%) Nintex
5 3 (2.08%) Samsung
6 2 (1.39%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.39%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.69%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.69%) Cognos
7 1 (0.69%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.69%) Tableau
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.69%) VMware