Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 128 143 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.10% 34.29% 28.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.70% 37.93% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83 97 52
Northern Ireland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £12,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £68,750 £55,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 498 377 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.89% 90.41% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 338 265 262
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £59,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 121 £47,500 +18.75% 31
County Londonderry 0 4 - -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 43 (33.59%) Java
2 43 (33.59%) Unit Testing
3 38 (29.69%) Software Engineering
4 37 (28.91%) C#
5 35 (27.34%) Scrum
6 34 (26.56%) SQL
7 32 (25.00%) .NET
8 31 (24.22%) Web Services
9 30 (23.44%) Python
10 28 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (18.75%) Linux
11 24 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
13 22 (17.19%) React
13 22 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
13 22 (17.19%) Spring
14 21 (16.41%) Docker
15 20 (15.63%) Kanban
15 20 (15.63%) HTML
16 19 (14.84%) CSS
16 19 (14.84%) Azure
16 19 (14.84%) TypeScript
16 19 (14.84%) Kubernetes
16 19 (14.84%) Fintech
17 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
18 17 (13.28%) MVC
18 17 (13.28%) MongoDB
18 17 (13.28%) JAX-WS

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 (4.69%) JBoss
2 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.56%) Confluence
3 2 (1.56%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.84%) Azure
2 14 (10.94%) AWS
3 5 (3.91%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.34%) Azure Functions
4 3 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.34%) Office 365
4 3 (2.34%) PaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Serverless
5 2 (1.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.78%) GCP
6 1 (0.78%) npm
6 1 (0.78%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Wireless
2 2 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.72%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (11.72%) Hazelcast
2 15 (11.72%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.94%) RDBMS
3 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.69%) GIS
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (3.91%) MySQL
6 5 (3.91%) Power BI
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.72%) Gradle
2 15 (11.72%) JUnit
2 15 (11.72%) Spock
2 15 (11.72%) webpack
3 7 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (5.47%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.91%) Maven
5 4 (3.13%) IDA Disassembler
5 4 (3.13%) JIRA
5 4 (3.13%) Selenium
5 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.56%) GitLab
7 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.78%) Moq
8 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.78%) TestRail
8 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.47%) Legal
2 4 (3.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.56%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (60.16%) Developer
2 27 (21.09%) Senior Developer
3 23 (17.97%) Software Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 17 (13.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (11.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (10.94%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) React Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Product Owner
11 6 (4.69%) QA Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.91%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
13 4 (3.13%) Security Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.00%) .NET
2 31 (24.22%) Web Services
3 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
4 22 (17.19%) React
4 22 (17.19%) Spring
5 20 (15.63%) HTML
6 19 (14.84%) CSS
7 17 (13.28%) JAX-WS
8 16 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 15 (11.72%) JAXB
9 15 (11.72%) JAX-RS
10 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (10.94%) Entity Framework
10 14 (10.94%) Redux
11 12 (9.38%) RESTful
11 12 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (8.59%) .NET Core
12 11 (8.59%) jQuery
13 9 (7.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.72%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.47%) User Experience
4 4 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.13%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.78%) Blog
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) iPhone
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) Windows
3 3 (2.34%) Android
3 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) Unit Testing
2 38 (29.69%) Software Engineering
3 35 (27.34%) Scrum
4 28 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
6 20 (15.63%) Kanban
7 19 (14.84%) Fintech
8 17 (13.28%) MVC
9 15 (11.72%) Asynchronous Programming
9 15 (11.72%) Deadline-Driven
9 15 (11.72%) DevOps
9 15 (11.72%) Front End Development
9 15 (11.72%) TDD
10 11 (8.59%) Analytics
11 10 (7.81%) Microservices
11 10 (7.81%) OO
12 8 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (6.25%) Integration Testing
12 8 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 43 (33.59%) Java
3 37 (28.91%) C#
4 34 (26.56%) SQL
5 30 (23.44%) Python
6 19 (14.84%) TypeScript
7 7 (5.47%) C++
7 7 (5.47%) PHP
8 5 (3.91%) C
8 5 (3.91%) Ruby
8 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.13%) Go
9 4 (3.13%) Scala
9 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.78%) Java 8
11 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.03%) Degree
3 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (14.84%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.94%) Oracle
3 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco
4 1 (0.78%) Dell
4 1 (0.78%) EMC
4 1 (0.78%) Google
4 1 (0.78%) hybris
4 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.78%) SAP
4 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.78%) Twitter
4 1 (0.78%) Xamarin