Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 159 141 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 32.92% 30.92% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.55% 33.57% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 114 57 59
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £12,500 £26,200
90th Percentile £68,750 £54,000 £60,950
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 435 420 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.06% 92.11% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 306 263 241
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,875 £20,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +2 148 £40,000 +11.11% 64
County Londonderry -5 5 - - 4
County Armagh +9 1 £45,000 +24.14%
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 76 (47.80%) JavaScript
2 57 (35.85%) Java
3 56 (35.22%) C#
4 51 (32.08%) .NET
5 46 (28.93%) SQL
5 46 (28.93%) Software Engineering
6 45 (28.30%) HTML
7 43 (27.04%) Scrum
8 41 (25.79%) CSS
8 41 (25.79%) Python
8 41 (25.79%) TDD
9 40 (25.16%) AngularJS
10 36 (22.64%) Git (software)
11 33 (20.75%) MVC
12 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
12 29 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (17.61%) Linux
13 28 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET
15 24 (15.09%) jQuery
16 23 (14.47%) Computer Science
17 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
17 21 (13.21%) OO
17 21 (13.21%) Test Automation
18 20 (12.58%) Refactoring
19 19 (11.95%) Degree
19 19 (11.95%) Kanban
20 18 (11.32%) Unit Testing

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 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.77%) Confluence
3 4 (2.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.63%) RMDS
2 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.66%) SaaS
3 7 (4.40%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.77%) Office 365
5 5 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.14%) PaaS
6 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.26%) Apple Pay
7 2 (1.26%) Google Pay
7 2 (1.26%) Samsung Pay
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.63%) G Suite
8 1 (0.63%) IaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Serverless
8 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (3.14%) PuTTY
2 4 (2.52%) VPN
3 3 (1.89%) Internet
4 2 (1.26%) Network Security
4 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) BGP
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.63%) IPsec
5 1 (0.63%) L2TP
5 1 (0.63%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.29%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.03%) MySQL
6 7 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.77%) Big Data
7 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (3.14%) MariaDB
8 5 (3.14%) Power BI
9 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.89%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.89%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.06%) JUnit
4 15 (9.43%) JIRA
5 11 (6.92%) Selenium
6 8 (5.03%) Gradle
7 7 (4.40%) TestNG
7 7 (4.40%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.77%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.14%) Maven
9 5 (3.14%) Subversion
10 4 (2.52%) Spock
10 4 (2.52%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.89%) Mockito
11 3 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.89%) webpack
12 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (7.55%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Retail
3 3 (1.89%) Banking
3 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.26%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (60.38%) Developer
2 40 (25.16%) Software Developer
3 30 (18.87%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.61%) .NET Developer
5 20 (12.58%) C# Developer
6 18 (11.32%) .NET Software Developer
7 17 (10.69%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (10.06%) Software Engineer
9 15 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (7.55%) Python Developer
12 8 (5.03%) Security Engineer
12 8 (5.03%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Applications Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Django Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Python/Django Developer
14 6 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
15 5 (3.14%) Test Engineer
15 5 (3.14%) Tester
15 5 (3.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.08%) .NET
2 45 (28.30%) HTML
3 41 (25.79%) CSS
4 40 (25.16%) AngularJS
5 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET
5 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (15.09%) jQuery
7 18 (11.32%) .NET Framework
8 17 (10.69%) Node.js
9 16 (10.06%) XML
10 15 (9.43%) RESTful
10 15 (9.43%) Spring
10 15 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (9.43%) Web Services
11 14 (8.81%) REST
12 13 (8.18%) Entity Framework
12 13 (8.18%) JSON
13 12 (7.55%) WCF
14 11 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (6.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.32%) User Experience
3 13 (8.18%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.03%) Fintech
5 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
6 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.52%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.89%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.26%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (1.26%) Contactless
9 2 (1.26%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.26%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.61%) Linux
2 10 (6.29%) Unix
3 2 (1.26%) Android
3 2 (1.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.93%) Software Engineering
2 43 (27.04%) Scrum
3 41 (25.79%) TDD
4 33 (20.75%) MVC
5 29 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.21%) OO
6 21 (13.21%) Test Automation
7 20 (12.58%) Refactoring
8 19 (11.95%) Kanban
9 18 (11.32%) Unit Testing
10 17 (10.69%) Mentoring
11 16 (10.06%) BDD
11 16 (10.06%) Microservices
12 15 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (9.43%) DevOps
13 13 (8.18%) Analytics
13 13 (8.18%) OOP
13 13 (8.18%) Open Source
13 13 (8.18%) SDLC
13 13 (8.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.80%) JavaScript
2 57 (35.85%) Java
3 56 (35.22%) C#
4 46 (28.93%) SQL
5 41 (25.79%) Python
6 17 (10.69%) C++
7 12 (7.55%) C
8 11 (6.92%) Ruby
9 9 (5.66%) Perl
10 7 (4.40%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.40%) Java 8
10 7 (4.40%) Scala
11 6 (3.77%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.52%) Go
12 4 (2.52%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.52%) PHP
13 3 (1.89%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.89%) R
14 2 (1.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.77%) OSCP
4 5 (3.14%) CISSP
4 5 (3.14%) SANS
5 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.26%) ISEB
6 2 (1.26%) PhD
6 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.26%) PMP
6 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.69%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) Docker
2 6 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) Ansible
1 9 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.66%) Puppet
2 7 (4.40%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.26%) Grafana
3 2 (1.26%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.26%) Terraform
4 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.63%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.63%) logstash
4 1 (0.63%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle
3 5 (3.14%) Twitter
4 4 (2.52%) Google
5 3 (1.89%) IBM
5 3 (1.89%) Nintex
5 3 (1.89%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.26%) Apple
6 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.26%) Samsung
7 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.63%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.63%) Tableau
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.63%) VMware