Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 122 100 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 32.19% 20.41% 15.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.96% 21.88% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83 73 28
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 349 457 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 92.08% 93.27% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 253 380 188
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,550 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +2 111 £40,000 - 29
County Londonderry +2 7 £51,000 +240.00% 1
County Armagh - 2 £42,500 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 43 (35.25%) Java
2 41 (33.61%) Software Engineering
3 37 (30.33%) TDD
4 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
5 34 (27.87%) C#
6 33 (27.05%) .NET
6 33 (27.05%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (26.23%) Mentoring
8 26 (21.31%) Computer Science
9 25 (20.49%) Degree
9 25 (20.49%) SQL
9 25 (20.49%) OO
10 24 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (17.21%) Scrum
11 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
12 20 (16.39%) HTML
13 19 (15.57%) Linux
13 19 (15.57%) Coaching
13 19 (15.57%) AngularJS
14 18 (14.75%) SDLC
14 18 (14.75%) C++
15 17 (13.93%) MVC
15 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (13.93%) Software Delivery
15 17 (13.93%) Blockchain
15 17 (13.93%) Computer Science Degree
16 16 (13.11%) Time Management
16 16 (13.11%) Finance
16 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
17 15 (12.30%) Python

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 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) JBoss
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) nginx
4 1 (0.82%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.82%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.82%) RMDS
3 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.74%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (3.28%) Office 365
3 4 (3.28%) PaaS
3 4 (3.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) G Suite
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Network Security
1 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) Blockchain
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.56%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.92%) Big Data
7 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.28%) MySQL
8 4 (3.28%) Power BI
9 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.64%) SQLite
10 1 (0.82%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.82%) HSQLDB
10 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.10%) JUnit
4 4 (3.28%) Maven
4 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.46%) JIRA
5 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.64%) Ant
6 2 (1.64%) Gradle
6 2 (1.64%) gulp
6 2 (1.64%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.64%) Selenium
7 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.82%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (0.82%) Mocha
7 1 (0.82%) Mockito
7 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
1 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.46%) Banking
2 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (45.90%) Developer
2 27 (22.13%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.67%) Software Engineer
4 17 (13.93%) Software Developer
5 16 (13.11%) Blockchain Engineer
6 14 (11.48%) .NET Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Principal Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (7.38%) Principal Software Engineer
10 8 (6.56%) Blockchain Software Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Architect
11 7 (5.74%) C Software Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (4.10%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.05%) .NET
2 20 (16.39%) HTML
3 19 (15.57%) AngularJS
4 14 (11.48%) Web Services
5 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET
5 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (9.84%) CSS
6 12 (9.84%) Node.js
7 11 (9.02%) XML
8 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (8.20%) JSON
9 9 (7.38%) Spring
10 7 (5.74%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.74%) HTML5
11 6 (4.92%) Entity Framework
11 6 (4.92%) REST
12 5 (4.10%) WCF
12 5 (4.10%) WPF
13 4 (3.28%) JAX-WS
13 4 (3.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.28%) Contactless
4 4 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.28%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.28%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.64%) PKI
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Linux
2 9 (7.38%) Windows
3 7 (5.74%) Android
4 5 (4.10%) Unix
5 4 (3.28%) CoreOS
6 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) Software Engineering
2 37 (30.33%) TDD
3 33 (27.05%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (26.23%) Mentoring
5 25 (20.49%) OO
6 24 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (17.21%) Scrum
8 19 (15.57%) Coaching
9 18 (14.75%) SDLC
10 17 (13.93%) MVC
10 17 (13.93%) Software Delivery
11 16 (13.11%) Time Management
12 14 (11.48%) BDD
13 12 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (9.02%) SOA
14 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
15 9 (7.38%) CRM
15 9 (7.38%) Microservices
15 9 (7.38%) Migration
15 9 (7.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.25%) Java
2 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
3 34 (27.87%) C#
4 25 (20.49%) SQL
5 18 (14.75%) C++
6 15 (12.30%) Python
7 12 (9.84%) C
8 10 (8.20%) Ruby
9 7 (5.74%) Scala
10 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.28%) Kotlin
11 4 (3.28%) Perl
12 3 (2.46%) PHP
12 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.64%) Java 8
13 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.82%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) Degree
2 17 (13.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.64%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.64%) OSCP
5 1 (0.82%) MCSE
5 1 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.82%) PhD
5 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) etcd
2 1 (0.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.64%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.82%) Ansible
3 1 (0.82%) logstash
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.28%) Apple
3 4 (3.28%) IBM
3 4 (3.28%) Samsung
4 3 (2.46%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.46%) Nintex
5 2 (1.64%) Google
5 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.82%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.82%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) Twitter
6 1 (0.82%) VMware