Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 127 212 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 22.60% 28.19% 24.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.05% 30.95% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 92 146 75
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,825 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £52,100
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 507 685 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.21% 91.09% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 330 425 277
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £56,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +3 124 £50,000 +17.65% 25
County Londonderry -5 2 - - 2
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 88 (69.29%) C#
2 74 (58.27%) .NET
3 60 (47.24%) JavaScript
4 57 (44.88%) ASP.NET
5 47 (37.01%) MVC
6 46 (36.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (30.71%) HTML
8 38 (29.92%) CSS
9 36 (28.35%) SQL Server
10 35 (27.56%) Scrum
11 29 (22.83%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (22.05%) AWS
13 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (20.47%) Insurtech
15 25 (19.69%) Web Development
15 25 (19.69%) DevOps
16 24 (18.90%) Azure
17 23 (18.11%) .NET Framework
18 22 (17.32%) TDD
18 22 (17.32%) SQL
19 21 (16.54%) Oracle
19 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
19 21 (16.54%) Finance
20 20 (15.75%) Java
20 20 (15.75%) Unit Testing
21 19 (14.96%) RESTful
21 19 (14.96%) Entity Framework
22 18 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 18 (14.17%) Web Services
22 18 (14.17%) Problem-Solving

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 (2.36%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.57%) Apache
2 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.05%) AWS
2 24 (18.90%) Azure
3 5 (3.94%) SaaS
4 4 (3.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.39%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.57%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.57%) MySQL
5 2 (1.57%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (11.02%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.15%) JIRA
2 4 (3.15%) Selenium
3 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Appium
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) Mockito
5 1 (0.79%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 3 (2.36%) Law
4 3 (2.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (59.06%) Developer
2 28 (22.05%) C# Developer
3 22 (17.32%) .NET Developer
4 21 (16.54%) Software Developer
5 18 (14.17%) Web Developer
6 17 (13.39%) C# Web Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Applications Developer
8 11 (8.66%) C# Application Developer
8 11 (8.66%) C# Web Application Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Technical Leader
8 11 (8.66%) Web Applications Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.51%) React Developer
10 7 (5.51%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Tester
11 6 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (58.27%) .NET
2 57 (44.88%) ASP.NET
3 46 (36.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (30.71%) HTML
5 38 (29.92%) CSS
6 23 (18.11%) .NET Framework
7 19 (14.96%) Entity Framework
7 19 (14.96%) RESTful
8 18 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (14.17%) Web Services
9 17 (13.39%) jQuery
10 13 (10.24%) Spring
11 11 (8.66%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.30%) REST
13 7 (5.51%) Node.js
13 7 (5.51%) Spring Boot
14 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (3.94%) .NET Core
15 5 (3.94%) React
16 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.57%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.57%) iPhone
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.09%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Android
2 2 (1.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) MVC
2 35 (27.56%) Scrum
3 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (20.47%) Insurtech
5 25 (19.69%) DevOps
5 25 (19.69%) Web Development
6 22 (17.32%) TDD
7 20 (15.75%) Unit Testing
8 18 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (12.60%) Integration Testing
9 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering
10 15 (11.81%) Computer Science
10 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
10 15 (11.81%) User Stories
11 14 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (11.02%) CQRS
11 14 (11.02%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (11.02%) System Testing
12 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (69.29%) C#
2 60 (47.24%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.32%) SQL
4 20 (15.75%) Java
5 6 (4.72%) Python
5 6 (4.72%) Ruby
6 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.57%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.79%) Java 8
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.57%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.57%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
1 21 (16.54%) Oracle
2 2 (1.57%) Google
2 2 (1.57%) NEC
2 2 (1.57%) Northgate
2 2 (1.57%) SAP
3 1 (0.79%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.79%) HP
3 1 (0.79%) Sybase
3 1 (0.79%) Xamarin