Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 100 142 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 30.40% 25.18% 29.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.45% 28.12% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 62 115 142
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +26.51% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,875 £65,000 £60,000
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 318 505 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.66% 89.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 198 361 386
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,375 £62,500 £61,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,053 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.67% +1.05% +5.00%

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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 88 £45,000 -14.29% 57
Newry - 1 £70,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 44 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (38.00%) Java
3 35 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 34 (34.00%) Test Automation
5 32 (32.00%) C#
6 27 (27.00%) Degree
6 27 (27.00%) AngularJS
7 25 (25.00%) Scrum
8 24 (24.00%) Linux
9 23 (23.00%) C++
10 21 (21.00%) SQL
10 21 (21.00%) Python
11 19 (19.00%) Computer Science
11 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
11 19 (19.00%) Front End Development
12 18 (18.00%) REST
12 18 (18.00%) HTML
13 17 (17.00%) Oracle
13 17 (17.00%) React
14 15 (15.00%) .NET
14 15 (15.00%) AWS
15 14 (14.00%) Azure
15 14 (14.00%) TDD
16 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
16 13 (13.00%) RESTful
16 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (13.00%) Go
16 13 (13.00%) Microservices
16 13 (13.00%) Kubernetes
16 13 (13.00%) Computer Science Degree

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 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.00%) JBoss
2 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) Actimize
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) AWS
2 14 (14.00%) Azure
3 3 (3.00%) npm
3 3 (3.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) GCP
5 1 (1.00%) GitHub
5 1 (1.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
1 4 (4.00%) RTP
1 4 (4.00%) RTSP
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) LAN
3 2 (2.00%) Network Security
3 2 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) MySQL
2 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) DB2
4 4 (4.00%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.00%) SQLite
6 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.00%) Power BI
7 1 (1.00%) QlikView
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.00%) JUnit
4 6 (6.00%) Grunt
4 6 (6.00%) gulp
4 6 (6.00%) webpack
5 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.00%) GoogleTest
5 4 (4.00%) Gradle
5 4 (4.00%) Maven
5 4 (4.00%) REST Assured
5 4 (4.00%) Selenium
5 4 (4.00%) Subversion
6 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.00%) Mocha
7 2 (2.00%) JBehave
7 2 (2.00%) Newman
7 2 (2.00%) Postman
7 2 (2.00%) TestNG
7 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 24 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.00%) Software Developer
4 20 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Lead Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.00%) JavaScript Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Web Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.00%) AngularJS
2 18 (18.00%) HTML
2 18 (18.00%) REST
3 17 (17.00%) React
4 15 (15.00%) .NET
5 13 (13.00%) RESTful
6 11 (11.00%) CSS
6 11 (11.00%) Node.js
7 10 (10.00%) Spring
7 10 (10.00%) Web Services
8 7 (7.00%) HTML5
8 7 (7.00%) Laravel
8 7 (7.00%) SOAP
8 7 (7.00%) Symfony
8 7 (7.00%) Vue.js
9 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (4.00%) CGI
9 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) User Experience
2 5 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.00%) Smart City
4 3 (3.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.00%) Life Science
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) Windows
3 11 (11.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (34.00%) Test Automation
3 25 (25.00%) Scrum
4 19 (19.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (19.00%) Front End Development
5 14 (14.00%) TDD
6 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.00%) Microservices
6 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (11.00%) DevOps
8 10 (10.00%) Data Engineering
8 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.00%) SDLC
8 10 (10.00%) Web Development
9 9 (9.00%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (9.00%) User Stories
10 8 (8.00%) Product Management
11 7 (7.00%) DevSecOps
11 7 (7.00%) Mobile Development
11 7 (7.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.00%) Java
2 35 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (32.00%) C#
4 23 (23.00%) C++
5 21 (21.00%) Python
5 21 (21.00%) SQL
6 13 (13.00%) Go
7 7 (7.00%) PHP
8 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.00%) C
8 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.00%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.00%) R
10 2 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) Dart
11 1 (1.00%) Perl
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Degree
2 13 (13.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.00%) HNC
3 4 (4.00%) HND
3 4 (4.00%) PhD
3 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) CCNA
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) MISRA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.00%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
2 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) Google
4 5 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (1.00%) Xamarin