Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 140 85 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 30.63% 25.15% 28.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.65% 27.96% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 58 60 35
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,000 £36,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.68% -26.50% +40.85%
10th Percentile £12,500 £26,225 £38,000
90th Percentile £53,625 £60,475 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 416 304 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 91.03% 89.94% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 262 237 115
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.88% - +18.87%
10th Percentile £20,575 £26,250 £24,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -3 116 £36,500 -8.75% 10
County Down - 8 £40,000 - 2
County Armagh - 2 £36,250 -
Newry - 2 - -
County Londonderry 0 1 £15,000 -55.88%
County Tyrone -3 1 £32,500 +14.04%
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 69 (49.29%) Scrum
2 67 (47.86%) Oracle
3 64 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 57 (40.71%) SDLC
5 50 (35.71%) Finance
5 50 (35.71%) Legal
6 43 (30.71%) .NET
7 42 (30.00%) Degree
7 42 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 39 (27.86%) Java
8 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
9 38 (27.14%) Computer Science
10 35 (25.00%) Kanban
10 35 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 33 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (23.57%) MVC
12 32 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
13 31 (22.14%) SQL
14 29 (20.71%) C#
14 29 (20.71%) TDD
15 27 (19.29%) Node.js
16 26 (18.57%) Python
17 25 (17.86%) HTML
17 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
17 25 (17.86%) ASP.NET
17 25 (17.86%) Project Management
17 25 (17.86%) Software Engineering
17 25 (17.86%) BDD
17 25 (17.86%) Customer-Centricity
18 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure

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 15 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.57%) Confluence
5 4 (2.86%) GemFire
6 3 (2.14%) IIS
6 3 (2.14%) nginx
7 2 (1.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.71%) Drupal
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (12.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.43%) PaaS
3 15 (10.71%) SaaS
4 12 (8.57%) iPaaS
5 6 (4.29%) npm
6 4 (2.86%) GitHub
6 4 (2.86%) Slack
7 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.14%) Office 365
8 1 (0.71%) Force.com
8 1 (0.71%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) HTTP
1 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.43%) MySQL
3 9 (6.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.00%) DocumentDB
4 7 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.29%) Ingres
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.86%) SQLite
8 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.43%) Redis
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) Flink
10 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.71%) HSQLDB
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.57%) JIRA
3 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.57%) Bitbucket
4 12 (8.57%) GitLab
5 11 (7.86%) TeamCity
6 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.43%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (5.00%) JUnit
9 7 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (4.29%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.29%) Mockito
10 6 (4.29%) Protractor
10 6 (4.29%) Subversion
11 5 (3.57%) Selenium
12 4 (2.86%) Maven
13 3 (2.14%) Mocha
13 3 (2.14%) Robot Framework
14 1 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 50 (35.71%) Finance
1 50 (35.71%) Legal
2 13 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Marketing
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (42.86%) Developer
2 17 (12.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.43%) Architect
4 14 (10.00%) Analyst
5 13 (9.29%) Technical Architect
6 12 (8.57%) Scrum Master
7 11 (7.86%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.43%) QA Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Python Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
13 4 (2.86%) QA Leader
13 4 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.71%) .NET
2 42 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 27 (19.29%) Node.js
4 25 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 25 (17.86%) HTML
5 23 (16.43%) RESTful
6 22 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (14.29%) CSS
8 16 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (10.71%) Web Services
10 14 (10.00%) HTML5
10 14 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (8.57%) jQuery
12 11 (7.86%) .NET Framework
13 10 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 10 (7.14%) JMS
14 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (5.71%) Spring
16 7 (5.00%) Classic ASP
16 7 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.14%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.57%) Management Information System
3 18 (12.86%) User Experience
4 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.29%) Mobile App
6 12 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (6.43%) Credit Derivative
7 9 (6.43%) Derivative
8 5 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.57%) Tandem
9 4 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.86%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.14%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Linux
2 12 (8.57%) Android
3 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.29%) Scrum
2 57 (40.71%) SDLC
3 35 (25.00%) Kanban
3 35 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 33 (23.57%) MVC
4 33 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (20.71%) TDD
6 25 (17.86%) BDD
6 25 (17.86%) Customer-Centricity
6 25 (17.86%) Project Management
6 25 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 24 (17.14%) Workflow
8 21 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 20 (14.29%) DevOps
10 19 (13.57%) Business Analysis
11 18 (12.86%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (12.86%) Process Management
11 18 (12.86%) Ticket Management
11 18 (12.86%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.86%) Java
1 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
2 31 (22.14%) SQL
3 29 (20.71%) C#
4 26 (18.57%) Python
5 15 (10.71%) C++
5 15 (10.71%) PHP
6 14 (10.00%) Ruby
7 13 (9.29%) C
8 6 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.29%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.86%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.86%) Perl
10 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 42 (30.00%) Degree
2 32 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (12.14%) ISTQB
5 11 (7.86%) PMI Certification
5 11 (7.86%) PMP
6 10 (7.14%) ISEB
7 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (3.57%) HNC
8 5 (3.57%) HND
9 4 (2.86%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.43%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.71%) CEH
11 1 (0.71%) CISSP
11 1 (0.71%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.71%) GIAC
11 1 (0.71%) GSEC
11 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (9.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 67 (47.86%) Oracle
2 64 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Apple
5 1 (0.71%) Capita
5 1 (0.71%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.71%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin