Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 257 82 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 33.91% 25.47% 25.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.06% 26.45% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 139 18 97
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,550 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £30,438 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £43,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% -20.91% +37.50%
75th Percentile £59,000 £56,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 733 310 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.70% 96.27% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 417 133 342
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,550 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +2 234 £47,500 +13.10% 19
County Londonderry - 6 £36,250 - 1
County Down - 4 - -
County Armagh - 3 £25,000 -
Newry -2 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 125 (48.64%) Java
2 121 (47.08%) Scrum
3 102 (39.69%) BDD
4 89 (34.63%) C#
5 78 (30.35%) SC Cleared
5 78 (30.35%) Security Cleared
6 75 (29.18%) SQL
6 75 (29.18%) .NET
7 70 (27.24%) TDD
8 68 (26.46%) Software Engineering
9 64 (24.90%) AngularJS
10 60 (23.35%) Python
11 58 (22.57%) Spring
12 56 (21.79%) Hibernate
13 54 (21.01%) MongoDB
14 53 (20.62%) Public Sector
14 53 (20.62%) Degree
15 52 (20.23%) Mentoring
16 51 (19.84%) Node.js
16 51 (19.84%) User Stories
17 50 (19.46%) Change Control
18 49 (19.07%) QA
18 49 (19.07%) JavaScript
19 43 (16.73%) Test Automation
20 39 (15.18%) Social Skills
21 37 (14.40%) AWS
22 36 (14.01%) Coaching
23 35 (13.62%) Computer Science
24 34 (13.23%) Git (software)
24 34 (13.23%) SDLC

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 21 (8.17%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.45%) Confluence
3 4 (1.56%) Apache
4 3 (1.17%) SAS
4 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) CMS
5 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.39%) Appian
6 1 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.39%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.40%) AWS
2 26 (10.12%) SaaS
3 22 (8.56%) Azure
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
4 4 (1.56%) GCP
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.39%) Google Data Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Kong
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.67%) Internet
2 7 (2.72%) Broadband
3 5 (1.95%) Firewall
4 2 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.39%) DHCP
5 1 (0.39%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.39%) SMTP
5 1 (0.39%) SSH
5 1 (0.39%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) Telnet
5 1 (0.39%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.01%) MongoDB
2 21 (8.17%) Big Data
3 20 (7.78%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.67%) Data Mining
5 8 (3.11%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.72%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.56%) BigQuery
7 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.17%) HBase
8 3 (1.17%) MySQL
8 3 (1.17%) Parquet
9 2 (0.78%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.28%) Postman
3 25 (9.73%) JMeter
3 25 (9.73%) Newman
3 25 (9.73%) REST Assured
4 23 (8.95%) JIRA
5 6 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.33%) Selenium
6 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.56%) Appium
7 4 (1.56%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.17%) JUnit
8 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.78%) JBehave
9 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.39%) Ant
10 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.39%) TestNG
General
1 53 (20.62%) Public Sector
2 39 (15.18%) Social Skills
3 33 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.95%) Finance
5 16 (6.23%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (3.89%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.33%) Games
7 6 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.95%) Banking
8 5 (1.95%) Marketing
9 4 (1.56%) Law
9 4 (1.56%) Legal
10 3 (1.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.78%) Electronics
12 1 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.39%) Back Office
12 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (29.57%) Developer
2 46 (17.90%) Software Developer
3 39 (15.18%) Analyst
4 30 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 30 (11.67%) Software Engineer
5 25 (9.73%) Automation Test Analyst
5 25 (9.73%) Senior Software Developer
5 25 (9.73%) Test Analyst
6 19 (7.39%) Product Owner
7 18 (7.00%) Project Manager
8 17 (6.61%) Data Engineer
9 16 (6.23%) Big Data Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.28%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Scrum Master
13 7 (2.72%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
14 6 (2.33%) Test Engineer
15 5 (1.95%) QA Engineer
15 5 (1.95%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (29.18%) .NET
2 64 (24.90%) AngularJS
3 58 (22.57%) Spring
4 56 (21.79%) Hibernate
5 51 (19.84%) Node.js
6 25 (9.73%) RESTful
7 23 (8.95%) Kafka
8 16 (6.23%) React
9 12 (4.67%) ASP.NET
9 12 (4.67%) HTML
10 10 (3.89%) CSS
11 9 (3.50%) Web Services
12 8 (3.11%) .NET Framework
13 7 (2.72%) HTML5
13 7 (2.72%) WCF
14 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (1.95%) Spring Boot
16 4 (1.56%) jQuery
16 4 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.67%) Smart City
1 12 (4.67%) Tandem
2 9 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.33%) STB
5 5 (1.95%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.56%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.56%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.17%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.39%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.39%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.00%) Linux
2 14 (5.45%) Unix
3 7 (2.72%) Android
4 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Android TV
5 1 (0.39%) Windows
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (47.08%) Scrum
2 102 (39.69%) BDD
3 70 (27.24%) TDD
4 68 (26.46%) Software Engineering
5 52 (20.23%) Mentoring
6 51 (19.84%) User Stories
7 50 (19.46%) Change Control
8 43 (16.73%) Test Automation
9 36 (14.01%) Coaching
10 35 (13.62%) Computer Science
11 34 (13.23%) SDLC
12 30 (11.67%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (10.89%) Machine Learning
13 28 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (10.51%) Integration Testing
15 25 (9.73%) DevOps
15 25 (9.73%) Performance Testing
16 23 (8.95%) Analytics
17 22 (8.56%) Project Management
18 20 (7.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (48.64%) Java
2 89 (34.63%) C#
3 75 (29.18%) SQL
4 60 (23.35%) Python
5 49 (19.07%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.00%) C
7 12 (4.67%) Perl
8 8 (3.11%) Go
9 7 (2.72%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.33%) C++
11 5 (1.95%) Scala
12 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.17%) Java 8
14 2 (0.78%) ES6
14 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.39%) Java 11
15 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (30.35%) SC Cleared
1 78 (30.35%) Security Cleared
2 53 (20.62%) Degree
3 14 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.95%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.56%) AAT
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.78%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) OCP
7 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.07%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 9 (3.50%) Docker
2 4 (1.56%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.56%) Ansible
2 4 (1.56%) Oozie
3 2 (0.78%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.50%) Oracle
3 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.56%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.78%) Sun
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe
7 1 (0.39%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.39%) Aruba
7 1 (0.39%) Avaya
7 1 (0.39%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.39%) Dell
7 1 (0.39%) iManage
7 1 (0.39%) Pardot
7 1 (0.39%) Samsung
7 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.39%) Sybase
7 1 (0.39%) UiPath