Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 186 108 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.05% 28.95% 18.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.70% 31.49% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 122 71 73
Northern Ireland median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -25.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,625 £52,500 £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 648 343 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.76% 91.96% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 429 250 399
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,225 £21,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,875 £60,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 172 £42,500 +6.25% 18
County Londonderry -2 11 £55,000 +7.84% 1
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 78 (41.94%) SQL
2 71 (38.17%) C#
3 66 (35.48%) .NET
4 65 (34.95%) Java
5 59 (31.72%) JavaScript
6 48 (25.81%) Software Engineering
7 47 (25.27%) AngularJS
8 40 (21.51%) Test Automation
8 40 (21.51%) Python
9 32 (17.20%) MVC
9 32 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (16.13%) Analytics
11 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
11 29 (15.59%) Linux
12 28 (15.05%) HTML
13 27 (14.52%) ASP.NET
13 27 (14.52%) CSS
13 27 (14.52%) Docker
14 26 (13.98%) .NET Core
15 25 (13.44%) OO
16 23 (12.37%) Microsoft
16 23 (12.37%) Degree
16 23 (12.37%) React
17 22 (11.83%) Unit Testing
18 21 (11.29%) Scrum
18 21 (11.29%) Power BI
18 21 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (11.29%) Power Platform
19 20 (10.75%) Relational Database

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 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.30%) JBoss
2 8 (4.30%) SAS
3 3 (1.61%) Apache
3 3 (1.61%) Confluence
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.29%) Power Platform
3 12 (6.45%) SaaS
4 11 (5.91%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (5.38%) PaaS
6 9 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (4.84%) Office 365
7 7 (3.76%) Serverless
8 5 (2.69%) Azure Functions
9 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.08%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.29%) Power BI
2 20 (10.75%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.60%) RDBMS
4 15 (8.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.45%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (5.38%) MySQL
9 9 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.84%) Hazelcast
9 9 (4.84%) MongoDB
10 8 (4.30%) Text Mining
11 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.15%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.08%) Big Data
13 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.60%) JIRA
3 13 (6.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (5.38%) JUnit
5 9 (4.84%) Gradle
5 9 (4.84%) Spock
6 8 (4.30%) webpack
7 6 (3.23%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.23%) Maven
7 6 (3.23%) Selenium
8 3 (1.61%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.54%) Appium
10 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.54%) TestNG
10 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (8.60%) Finance
2 9 (4.84%) Legal
3 8 (4.30%) General Ledger
4 7 (3.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.15%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (63.98%) Developer
2 67 (36.02%) Software Developer
3 32 (17.20%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 23 (12.37%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Test Leader
10 8 (4.30%) Forensic Manager
10 8 (4.30%) JavaScript Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) Principal Developer
10 8 (4.30%) React Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.76%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (35.48%) .NET
2 47 (25.27%) AngularJS
3 28 (15.05%) HTML
4 27 (14.52%) ASP.NET
4 27 (14.52%) CSS
5 26 (13.98%) .NET Core
6 23 (12.37%) React
7 21 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (9.68%) Swagger
10 16 (8.60%) Spring
11 15 (8.06%) REST
11 15 (8.06%) Web Services
12 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (6.45%) .NET Framework
13 12 (6.45%) Entity Framework
13 12 (6.45%) JAX-WS
13 12 (6.45%) jQuery
13 12 (6.45%) Vue.js
14 11 (5.91%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.22%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.53%) Cloud Native
4 13 (6.99%) Fintech
5 10 (5.38%) Cyberattack
6 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Cloud
6 9 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (4.84%) Smartphone
7 8 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.23%) User Experience
9 5 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.08%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.54%) Blog
12 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.54%) Derivative
12 1 (0.54%) Equities
12 1 (0.54%) iPhone
12 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.59%) Linux
2 5 (2.69%) Android
2 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.69%) Windows
3 4 (2.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 40 (21.51%) Test Automation
3 32 (17.20%) MVC
4 30 (16.13%) Analytics
5 25 (13.44%) OO
6 22 (11.83%) Unit Testing
7 21 (11.29%) Scrum
8 19 (10.22%) Microservices
8 19 (10.22%) Refactoring
8 19 (10.22%) SDLC
9 18 (9.68%) Sprint Planning
9 18 (9.68%) TDD
10 17 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.60%) Artificial Intelligence
12 15 (8.06%) Data Analytics
12 15 (8.06%) Kanban
13 14 (7.53%) BDD
13 14 (7.53%) Front End Development
13 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure as Code
13 14 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.94%) SQL
2 71 (38.17%) C#
3 65 (34.95%) Java
4 59 (31.72%) JavaScript
5 40 (21.51%) Python
6 16 (8.60%) TypeScript
7 14 (7.53%) R
8 9 (4.84%) Scala
9 6 (3.23%) C++
10 5 (2.69%) Java 8
11 4 (2.15%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.15%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.61%) Ruby
12 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.08%) C
13 2 (1.08%) Java 9
13 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.08%) PHP
13 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (12.37%) Degree
2 16 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.76%) ISEB
3 7 (3.76%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.23%) PhD
5 5 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.68%) QA
2 8 (4.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.08%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (14.52%) Docker
2 4 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.84%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.15%) HP ALM
2 4 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (0.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.91%) Oracle
3 8 (4.30%) Alteryx
3 8 (4.30%) HP
3 8 (4.30%) Tableau
4 5 (2.69%) Twitter
5 4 (2.15%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian