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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile 186 140 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.56% 36.27% 24.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.95% 37.53% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 98 72 66
10th Percentile £30,475 £27,500 £28,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £29,000 £31,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £44,500 £40,250
Median % change year-on-year +13.48% +10.56% -5.29%
75th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £54,000
90th Percentile £61,550 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Agile 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 601 373 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.04% 96.63% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 347 222 236
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -2.94%
75th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,375 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in Northern Ireland

Agile
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Agile in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Agile in Northern Ireland

Agile
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Agile in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Agile in Northern Ireland

Agile
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +1 175 £52,500 +17.32% 21
County Londonderry - 5 £47,750 -
County Down -14 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT jobs citing Agile 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.

1 63 (33.87%) Azure
2 59 (31.72%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (30.65%) .NET
4 54 (29.03%) Docker
5 53 (28.49%) DevOps
5 53 (28.49%) Kubernetes
6 52 (27.96%) C#
7 51 (27.42%) AWS
7 51 (27.42%) Social Skills
8 49 (26.34%) JavaScript
8 49 (26.34%) Linux
9 44 (23.66%) Scrum
10 43 (23.12%) SaaS
11 39 (20.97%) Full Stack Development
12 35 (18.82%) AngularJS
13 34 (18.28%) Git (software)
13 34 (18.28%) Mentoring
14 33 (17.74%) React
14 33 (17.74%) Bash
14 33 (17.74%) SQL
15 31 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 31 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 31 (16.67%) Ansible
15 31 (16.67%) Public Sector
16 30 (16.13%) Presales
16 30 (16.13%) Prototyping
16 30 (16.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 30 (16.13%) Rapid Prototyping
16 30 (16.13%) Build Automation
16 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management

Agile
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 (1.61%) SAS
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.54%) Actimize
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 63 (33.87%) Azure
2 51 (27.42%) AWS
3 43 (23.12%) SaaS
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.54%) Big Data
3 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.54%) Power BI
3 1 (0.54%) Power Query
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) GitLab
3 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) JMeter
3 1 (0.54%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.54%) Newman
3 1 (0.54%) Postman
3 1 (0.54%) REST Assured
General
1 51 (27.42%) Social Skills
2 31 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 29 (15.59%) Finance
4 13 (6.99%) Law
5 10 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.38%) Marketing
6 8 (4.30%) Legal
6 8 (4.30%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (2.69%) Banking
9 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.61%) Local Government
10 3 (1.61%) Retail
10 3 (1.61%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.61%) Social Housing
11 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (53.23%) Developer
2 32 (17.20%) C# Developer
3 30 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (8.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (7.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (7.53%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.45%) Scrum Master
8 11 (5.91%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.30%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.30%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 7 (3.76%) Product Owner
11 6 (3.23%) Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.69%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (2.69%) ERP Manager
12 5 (2.69%) ERP Project Manager
12 5 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.15%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.65%) .NET
2 35 (18.82%) AngularJS
3 33 (17.74%) React
4 25 (13.44%) .NET Core
5 22 (11.83%) ASP.NET
6 20 (10.75%) jQuery
6 20 (10.75%) WCF
7 18 (9.68%) CSS
7 18 (9.68%) Hibernate
7 18 (9.68%) HTML
8 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (8.60%) Vue.js
9 15 (8.06%) Redux
10 12 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 8 (4.30%) LAMP
11 8 (4.30%) Laravel
12 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (1.61%) HTML5
13 3 (1.61%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.99%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.76%) Tandem
4 6 (3.23%) User Experience
5 5 (2.69%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.15%) Legacy Code
6 4 (2.15%) PMI
6 4 (2.15%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.61%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.54%) Equities
9 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.34%) Linux
2 5 (2.69%) Android
2 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.15%) Windows
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.72%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (28.49%) DevOps
3 44 (23.66%) Scrum
4 39 (20.97%) Full Stack Development
5 34 (18.28%) Mentoring
6 30 (16.13%) Build Automation
6 30 (16.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 30 (16.13%) Presales
6 30 (16.13%) Prototyping
6 30 (16.13%) Rapid Prototyping
6 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (15.59%) Software Engineering
8 21 (11.29%) Software Testing
9 19 (10.22%) Front End Development
10 18 (9.68%) Fintech
11 17 (9.14%) SDLC
12 16 (8.60%) Information Management
12 16 (8.60%) Infrastructure as Code
12 16 (8.60%) Project Management
13 15 (8.06%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.96%) C#
2 49 (26.34%) JavaScript
3 33 (17.74%) Bash
3 33 (17.74%) SQL
4 19 (10.22%) Java
5 16 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.38%) Python
7 8 (4.30%) PHP
7 8 (4.30%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) Dart
Qualifications
1 31 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 31 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.30%) AAT
3 5 (2.69%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.69%) PMP
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (29.03%) Docker
2 16 (8.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 16 (8.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (28.49%) Kubernetes
2 31 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.61%) SAP
3 2 (1.08%) ABBYY
3 2 (1.08%) Automation Anywhere
3 2 (1.08%) Citrix
3 2 (1.08%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle
3 2 (1.08%) UiPath
4 1 (0.54%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.54%) DocuSign
4 1 (0.54%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.54%) Epicor
4 1 (0.54%) Sage
4 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.54%) Workday