Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 140 207 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.36% 30.13% 29.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.40% 33.17% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 113 139 73
Northern Ireland median annual salary £52,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.51% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £28,900 £27,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £60,250 £51,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 493 624 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.31% 90.83% 91.63%
Number of salaries quoted 362 379 297
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +3 140 £52,500 +26.51% 51
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 86 (61.43%) C#
2 70 (50.00%) .NET
3 63 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 52 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 45 (32.14%) MVC
6 44 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (30.00%) Scrum
8 39 (27.86%) SQL Server
8 39 (27.86%) HTML
9 37 (26.43%) CSS
10 32 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (21.43%) Unit Testing
11 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (20.00%) AWS
12 28 (20.00%) Insurtech
13 27 (19.29%) Software Engineering
13 27 (19.29%) DevOps
14 25 (17.86%) Azure
14 25 (17.86%) SQL
15 24 (17.14%) TDD
16 23 (16.43%) Java
16 23 (16.43%) Web Development
17 22 (15.71%) .NET Framework
17 22 (15.71%) Oracle
17 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
18 20 (14.29%) Finance
18 20 (14.29%) Entity Framework
19 19 (13.57%) RESTful
19 19 (13.57%) Test Automation
20 18 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.00%) AWS
2 25 (17.86%) Azure
3 4 (2.86%) PaaS
3 4 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.71%) GCP
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) RDBMS
2 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.43%) Big Data
5 2 (1.43%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
1 15 (10.71%) TeamCity
2 8 (5.71%) webpack
3 6 (4.29%) Selenium
4 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.43%) JIRA
6 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) Appium
7 1 (0.71%) GitLab
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Maven
7 1 (0.71%) Mockito
7 1 (0.71%) Telerik Test Studio
7 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Legal
3 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 3 (2.14%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.43%) Law
5 2 (1.43%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (58.57%) Developer
2 28 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (16.43%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.86%) Software Developer
5 17 (12.14%) C# Web Developer
5 17 (12.14%) Web Developer
6 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
7 12 (8.57%) React Developer
8 11 (7.86%) Applications Developer
8 11 (7.86%) C# Application Developer
8 11 (7.86%) C# Web Application Developer
8 11 (7.86%) Technical Leader
8 11 (7.86%) Web Applications Developer
9 10 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (6.43%) SQL Developer
10 9 (6.43%) Tester
11 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.00%) Team Leader
13 6 (4.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (50.00%) .NET
2 52 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 44 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (27.86%) HTML
5 37 (26.43%) CSS
6 22 (15.71%) .NET Framework
7 20 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 19 (13.57%) RESTful
9 18 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (12.86%) Web Services
10 16 (11.43%) jQuery
11 11 (7.86%) React
11 11 (7.86%) Spring
12 9 (6.43%) Redux
13 8 (5.71%) AngularJS
14 6 (4.29%) .NET Core
14 6 (4.29%) Node.js
15 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (3.57%) REST
15 5 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.71%) User Experience
3 7 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.43%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.43%) NHS
4 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (2.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) MVC
2 42 (30.00%) Scrum
3 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 28 (20.00%) Insurtech
5 27 (19.29%) DevOps
5 27 (19.29%) Software Engineering
6 24 (17.14%) TDD
7 23 (16.43%) Web Development
8 19 (13.57%) Test Automation
9 17 (12.14%) Integration Testing
10 15 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (10.71%) CQRS
10 15 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (10.71%) System Testing
11 14 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
12 12 (8.57%) User Stories
13 11 (7.86%) Kanban
14 10 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (61.43%) C#
2 63 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (17.86%) SQL
4 23 (16.43%) Java
5 16 (11.43%) Python
6 9 (6.43%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.29%) Ruby
8 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.43%) Java 8
10 2 (1.43%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.71%) R
11 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.29%) Degree
3 7 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.43%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.71%) Proxmox
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
1 22 (15.71%) Oracle
2 3 (2.14%) HP
2 3 (2.14%) SAP
3 2 (1.43%) NEC
3 2 (1.43%) Northgate
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe
4 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.71%) Google
4 1 (0.71%) hybris
4 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.71%) Sybase
4 1 (0.71%) Telerik
4 1 (0.71%) Xamarin