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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 42 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 22.11% 19.35% 24.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.73% 22.22% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 22
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 177 135 139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 93.16% 87.10% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 141 115 65
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim 0 39 £36,750 +5.00% 8
Newry - 2 - -
County Londonderry +2 1 £15,000 - 1
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 58 (61.70%) Java
2 36 (38.30%) SQL
3 27 (28.72%) Scrum
4 25 (26.60%) JIRA
5 24 (25.53%) BDD
6 21 (22.34%) SDLC
7 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
7 19 (20.21%) TDD
7 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
7 19 (20.21%) Finance
8 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
8 18 (19.15%) HTML
9 17 (18.09%) .NET
9 17 (18.09%) C#
9 17 (18.09%) C++
9 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
9 17 (18.09%) QA
10 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
10 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (15.96%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (15.96%) Derivative
11 15 (15.96%) Oracle
12 14 (14.89%) ISEB
12 14 (14.89%) ISTQB
12 14 (14.89%) Credit Derivative
12 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
12 14 (14.89%) Manual Testing
12 14 (14.89%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
12 14 (14.89%) Cucumber

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 9 (9.57%) GemFire
2 3 (3.19%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) JIRA
2 14 (14.89%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.57%) Maven
3 9 (9.57%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.26%) Selenium
5 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Front Office
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Xamarin Developer
8 5 (5.32%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) HTML
2 17 (18.09%) .NET
3 11 (11.70%) RESTful
4 10 (10.64%) CSS
4 10 (10.64%) XML
5 9 (9.57%) FpML
5 9 (9.57%) JDBC
5 9 (9.57%) JMS
5 9 (9.57%) JSON
5 9 (9.57%) Spring
5 9 (9.57%) Spring MVC
5 9 (9.57%) Web Services
6 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.38%) Entity Framework
7 6 (6.38%) Sass
7 6 (6.38%) Silverlight
7 6 (6.38%) WPF
8 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.96%) Derivative
2 15 (15.96%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (14.89%) Credit Derivative
4 13 (13.83%) Virtual Team
5 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
5 10 (10.64%) User Experience
6 6 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (5.32%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.06%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Unix
2 10 (10.64%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Android
4 8 (8.51%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.51%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Scrum
2 24 (25.53%) BDD
3 21 (22.34%) SDLC
4 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.21%) TDD
4 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 14 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (14.89%) Manual Testing
6 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
6 14 (14.89%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (13.83%) Mobile Development
8 12 (12.77%) Kanban
8 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.64%) MVC
10 9 (9.57%) OO
11 8 (8.51%) Android Development
11 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (7.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.70%) Java
2 36 (38.30%) SQL
3 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.09%) C#
4 17 (18.09%) C++
5 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.38%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (1.06%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) ISEB
1 14 (14.89%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.57%) Degree
3 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.19%) ESRI
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