Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 92 129 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.63% 23.20% 34.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.75% 25.80% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 93 104
Median annual salary £40,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.00% +25.00% +8.84%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £96,000 £68,750
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 320 500 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.10% 89.93% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 135 339 265
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £23,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 90 £40,500 -19.00% 31
County Londonderry +1 1 £33,500 - 2
Newry - 1 £70,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 57 (61.96%) C#
2 47 (51.09%) Scrum
3 43 (46.74%) Azure
4 41 (44.57%) Microsoft
5 37 (40.22%) .NET
6 36 (39.13%) Software Engineering
7 34 (36.96%) Java
8 29 (31.52%) Oracle
8 29 (31.52%) AWS
9 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
10 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
11 24 (26.09%) RESTful
12 23 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 23 (25.00%) React
13 22 (23.91%) Investment Management
14 18 (19.57%) Python
15 14 (15.22%) Finance
16 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
16 13 (14.13%) COM
16 13 (14.13%) Selenium
16 13 (14.13%) Front End Development
17 12 (13.04%) User Stories
17 12 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
17 12 (13.04%) Line Management
17 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.04%) Manual Testing
17 12 (13.04%) ISTQB
17 12 (13.04%) Web Development
18 11 (11.96%) JMeter
19 10 (10.87%) HTML

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 (6.52%) Gunicorn
2 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.26%) InVision
1 3 (3.26%) Moqups
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (46.74%) Azure
2 29 (31.52%) AWS
3 5 (5.43%) GCP
4 4 (4.35%) Azure Stack
4 4 (4.35%) Logic Apps
5 3 (3.26%) G Suite
6 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.26%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Selenium
2 11 (11.96%) JMeter
3 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.43%) Mocha
4 5 (5.43%) NUnit
4 5 (5.43%) Spock
5 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.17%) JIRA
8 1 (1.09%) Bower
8 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.09%) Grunt
8 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.09%) JUnit
8 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (63.04%) Developer
2 19 (20.65%) Software Developer
3 15 (16.30%) Java Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Test Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Azure Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Python Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Python Web Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Django Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Python/Django Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) .NET
2 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
3 24 (26.09%) RESTful
4 23 (25.00%) React
5 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
5 13 (14.13%) COM
6 10 (10.87%) HTML
7 8 (8.70%) Spring
8 7 (7.61%) Dropwizard
9 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.52%) CSS
9 6 (6.52%) Django
9 6 (6.52%) Flask
9 6 (6.52%) REST
10 5 (5.43%) Sass
11 4 (4.35%) Angular 2
11 4 (4.35%) Node.js
11 4 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.35%) Vue.js
11 4 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Cyberattack
2 7 (7.61%) User Experience
3 4 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.26%) Robotics
4 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.17%) Derivative
5 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Equities
5 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Scrum
2 36 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 23 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 22 (23.91%) Investment Management
5 13 (14.13%) Front End Development
6 12 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (13.04%) Line Management
6 12 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.04%) User Stories
6 12 (13.04%) Web Development
7 10 (10.87%) Data Engineering
7 10 (10.87%) SDLC
8 9 (9.78%) BDD
8 9 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.70%) Architectural Design
10 7 (7.61%) Open Source
10 7 (7.61%) Performance Testing
10 7 (7.61%) TDD
10 7 (7.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) C#
2 34 (36.96%) Java
3 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.57%) Python
5 9 (9.78%) SQL
6 7 (7.61%) C++
7 6 (6.52%) Go
8 5 (5.43%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.35%) VBA
10 3 (3.26%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (2.17%) C
11 2 (2.17%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.17%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.09%) Java 8
12 1 (1.09%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.17%) CFA
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.09%) HNC
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) MiFID
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.26%) Kibana
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.52%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Google
4 6 (6.52%) Databricks
5 4 (4.35%) UiPath
6 3 (3.26%) Adobe
6 3 (3.26%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (3.26%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.17%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.17%) Charles River
7 2 (2.17%) Reuters
8 1 (1.09%) HP