Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 140 119 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 37.53% 23.52% 26.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.67% 25.93% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 76 74 131
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,975 £27,500
25th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £33,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.09% +0.59% +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 362 459 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.05% 90.71% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 226 272 457
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,150
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +2 128 £45,000 - 40
County Armagh - 1 £30,000 -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 63 (45.00%) Degree
2 61 (43.57%) Software Engineering
3 45 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 44 (31.43%) Java
5 43 (30.71%) Computer Science
6 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
6 41 (29.29%) SQL
7 37 (26.43%) C#
8 35 (25.00%) C++
8 35 (25.00%) Linux
9 33 (23.57%) Scrum
10 32 (22.86%) Python
11 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
12 30 (21.43%) Social Skills
13 28 (20.00%) QA
14 27 (19.29%) Computer Science Degree
14 27 (19.29%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (18.57%) Node.js
15 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
16 25 (17.86%) Front End Development
17 23 (16.43%) REST
18 21 (15.00%) User Stories
18 21 (15.00%) Open Source
19 18 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (12.86%) HNC
19 18 (12.86%) Relational Database
19 18 (12.86%) DevOps
20 17 (12.14%) Windows
20 17 (12.14%) Web Development
21 16 (11.43%) Unix

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 (3.57%) JBoss
1 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.43%) CMS
3 2 (1.43%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) iPlanet
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.71%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.57%) Azure
2 9 (6.43%) AWS
3 5 (3.57%) SaaS
4 4 (2.86%) npm
5 2 (1.43%) GCP
5 2 (1.43%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) TCP/IP
1 11 (7.86%) Wireshark
2 8 (5.71%) HTTP
3 7 (5.00%) RTP
3 7 (5.00%) RTSP
4 6 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.57%) Internet
6 2 (1.43%) Firewall
6 2 (1.43%) LAN
6 2 (1.43%) Network Security
6 2 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.29%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.71%) MySQL
6 7 (5.00%) CouchDB
6 7 (5.00%) DB2
7 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.14%) SQLite
10 2 (1.43%) Big Data
11 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.71%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.71%) HBase
11 1 (0.71%) Impala
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.71%) Power BI
11 1 (0.71%) QlikView
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.71%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.86%) Selenium
4 9 (6.43%) JIRA
5 8 (5.71%) JUnit
6 7 (5.00%) GoogleTest
6 7 (5.00%) Grunt
6 7 (5.00%) gulp
6 7 (5.00%) webpack
7 5 (3.57%) Maven
7 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.86%) Gradle
8 4 (2.86%) Postman
8 4 (2.86%) REST Assured
8 4 (2.86%) Subversion
9 3 (2.14%) Mocha
9 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.14%) TestNG
10 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 15 (10.71%) Finance
3 8 (5.71%) Electronics
4 7 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.43%) Banking
8 2 (1.43%) Retail
8 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.71%) Legal
9 1 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 58 (41.43%) Developer
2 32 (22.86%) Software Engineer
3 26 (18.57%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.14%) Software Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (6.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Principal Software Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Backend Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Web Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Senior PMO
10 4 (2.86%) Senior PMO Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
2 26 (18.57%) Node.js
3 23 (16.43%) REST
4 16 (11.43%) .NET
4 16 (11.43%) HTML
4 16 (11.43%) React
5 11 (7.86%) Spring
6 10 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 10 (7.14%) RESTful
7 9 (6.43%) CSS
8 8 (5.71%) HTML5
9 7 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (5.00%) JSON
9 7 (5.00%) STL
9 7 (5.00%) Web Services
10 6 (4.29%) Ajax
10 6 (4.29%) Angular 2
10 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.29%) Material Design
10 6 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Video\Live Streaming
2 11 (7.86%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.00%) User Experience
4 6 (4.29%) Life Science
4 6 (4.29%) Smart City
5 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.43%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Linux
2 17 (12.14%) Windows
3 16 (11.43%) Unix
4 12 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Android
5 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.57%) Software Engineering
2 45 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 43 (30.71%) Computer Science
4 33 (23.57%) Scrum
5 27 (19.29%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (17.86%) Front End Development
7 21 (15.00%) Open Source
7 21 (15.00%) User Stories
8 18 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.86%) DevOps
9 17 (12.14%) Web Development
10 15 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
10 15 (10.71%) Microservices
10 15 (10.71%) TDD
11 14 (10.00%) SDLC
12 13 (9.29%) Product Management
13 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.57%) Software Testing
14 11 (7.86%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (6.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.43%) Java
2 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
2 41 (29.29%) SQL
3 37 (26.43%) C#
4 35 (25.00%) C++
5 32 (22.86%) Python
6 15 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.71%) C
6 15 (10.71%) TypeScript
7 12 (8.57%) Go
8 11 (7.86%) Perl
9 6 (4.29%) R
10 4 (2.86%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) Dart
11 1 (0.71%) Groovy
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) Scala
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (45.00%) Degree
2 27 (19.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (12.86%) HNC
4 15 (10.71%) HND
5 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) PhD
7 3 (2.14%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.43%) CCNA
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.43%) CISSP
9 1 (0.71%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) JTAG
2 4 (2.86%) MISRA
2 4 (2.86%) PMO
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 15 (10.71%) Oracle
2 9 (6.43%) Google
3 7 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (2.14%) HP
4 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.14%) SAP
4 3 (2.14%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.71%) Aruba
5 1 (0.71%) Avaya
5 1 (0.71%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Dell
5 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.71%) Sun
5 1 (0.71%) Sybase
5 1 (0.71%) TIBCO