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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 5 20 5
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 53 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.06% 12.21% 23.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.12% 14.04% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 20
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +62.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £39,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 251 114 82
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 90.29% 87.02% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 211 70 59
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +15 53 £47,500 -26.92% 8
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 46 (43.40%) Java
2 38 (35.85%) SQL
3 26 (24.53%) Scrum
4 25 (23.58%) TDD
5 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
5 23 (21.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.04%) HTML
8 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
8 15 (14.15%) JIRA
8 15 (14.15%) QA
9 14 (13.21%) Degree
9 14 (13.21%) Project Management
9 14 (13.21%) Finance
10 13 (12.26%) CSS
10 13 (12.26%) .NET
10 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (12.26%) SDLC
11 12 (11.32%) BDD
12 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (10.38%) User Stories
12 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
12 11 (10.38%) C#
12 11 (10.38%) ITIL
12 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
12 11 (10.38%) Front Office
13 10 (9.43%) Information Security
13 10 (9.43%) TOGAF
13 10 (9.43%) UML
13 10 (9.43%) MS Excel

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 3 (2.83%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.94%) GemFire
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Google Analytics
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.77%) GitHub
4 1 (0.94%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Hadoop
1 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) JIRA
2 9 (8.49%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.72%) Selenium
4 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.94%) Maven
6 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Front Office
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Advertising
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Architect
4 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Technical Architect
5 9 (8.49%) QA Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Junior
6 7 (6.60%) Junior Project Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Applications Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Xamarin Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Designer
8 5 (4.72%) Tester
8 5 (4.72%) UX Designer
9 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.04%) HTML
2 13 (12.26%) .NET
2 13 (12.26%) CSS
3 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.60%) Sass
5 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.66%) CSS3
5 6 (5.66%) Entity Framework
5 6 (5.66%) HTML5
5 6 (5.66%) Silverlight
5 6 (5.66%) WPF
6 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.77%) LAMP
6 4 (3.77%) Spring
6 4 (3.77%) Spring MVC
6 4 (3.77%) XML
7 3 (2.83%) J2EE
7 3 (2.83%) jQuery
7 3 (2.83%) RESTful
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.43%) User Experience
3 9 (8.49%) Derivative
4 5 (4.72%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.72%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Android
2 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.60%) Windows
3 6 (5.66%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Scrum
2 25 (23.58%) TDD
3 23 (21.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (13.21%) Project Management
5 13 (12.26%) SDLC
6 12 (11.32%) BDD
7 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.38%) ITIL
7 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.38%) User Stories
8 10 (9.43%) ATDD
8 10 (9.43%) Information Security
8 10 (9.43%) Mobile Development
8 10 (9.43%) Open Source
8 10 (9.43%) Presales
8 10 (9.43%) TOGAF
8 10 (9.43%) UML
9 9 (8.49%) Business Analysis
10 8 (7.55%) Analytics
10 8 (7.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) Java
2 38 (35.85%) SQL
3 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.38%) C#
5 7 (6.60%) C++
6 4 (3.77%) PHP
7 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.89%) Python
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.94%) VB
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.21%) Degree
3 6 (5.66%) ISEB
3 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) QA
2 8 (7.55%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Snort
2 4 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) EnCase
1 8 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (7.55%) RSA enVision
1 8 (7.55%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) Blue Coat
2 8 (7.55%) CheckPoint
2 8 (7.55%) Cisco
2 8 (7.55%) FireEye
2 8 (7.55%) Forcepoint
2 8 (7.55%) Google
2 8 (7.55%) Intel Security
2 8 (7.55%) Juniper
2 8 (7.55%) NetWitness
2 8 (7.55%) Palo Alto
2 8 (7.55%) SolarWinds
2 8 (7.55%) Sourcefire
2 8 (7.55%) Splunk
2 8 (7.55%) Tufin
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle
4 6 (5.66%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.77%) IFS
6 3 (2.83%) ESRI
7 1 (0.94%) VMware
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