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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile 293 239 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 33.87% 34.64% 25.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.05% 35.99% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 116 117 32
10th Percentile £37,875 £27,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £32,500 £31,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,000 £40,250
Median % change year-on-year +11.70% +16.77% -10.56%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,125
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 836 664 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.65% 96.23% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 391 363 130
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 0 287 £52,500 +10.53% 26
County Londonderry -4 3 £36,000 +10.77%
County Down -7 1 £29,500 -1.67% 1
Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 137 (46.76%) Software Engineering
2 130 (44.37%) Finance
3 115 (39.25%) Problem-Solving
4 104 (35.49%) Computer Science
5 102 (34.81%) Python
5 102 (34.81%) SQL
6 88 (30.03%) .NET
7 85 (29.01%) Degree
8 76 (25.94%) Risk Management
9 75 (25.60%) AWS
10 74 (25.26%) Derivative
11 71 (24.23%) .NET Core
12 69 (23.55%) C#
13 68 (23.21%) Linux
13 68 (23.21%) Kubernetes
14 67 (22.87%) Java
15 66 (22.53%) Microservices
16 61 (20.82%) Test Automation
17 53 (18.09%) DevOps
18 49 (16.72%) Analytics
19 47 (16.04%) GCP
20 46 (15.70%) Coaching
21 43 (14.68%) Enterprise Software
21 43 (14.68%) Mentoring
22 42 (14.33%) Spring Boot
23 41 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (13.99%) Cloud Native
23 41 (13.99%) JavaScript
23 41 (13.99%) Software Testing
23 41 (13.99%) Self-Motivation

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 (1.02%) IIS
2 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.34%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 75 (25.60%) AWS
2 47 (16.04%) GCP
3 31 (10.58%) Azure
4 14 (4.78%) SaaS
5 10 (3.41%) Power Platform
6 9 (3.07%) GitHub
7 6 (2.05%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.37%) Basecamp
9 3 (1.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 3 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.68%) Azure DevOps
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.29%) Internet
2 9 (3.07%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.48%) Big Data
2 18 (6.14%) Data Lake
3 11 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.41%) Power BI
5 7 (2.39%) Tableau
6 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.80%) Postman
2 17 (5.80%) Selenium
3 12 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.39%) JIRA
5 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.68%) GitLab
5 2 (0.68%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (0.68%) JUnit
5 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (44.37%) Finance
2 41 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.99%) Social Skills
3 35 (11.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 19 (6.48%) Legal
5 9 (3.07%) Electronics
6 7 (2.39%) Marketing
7 5 (1.71%) Esports
7 5 (1.71%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Law
9 3 (1.02%) Agriculture
9 3 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.34%) Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (40.27%) Graduate
2 91 (31.06%) Developer
3 63 (21.50%) Software Engineer
4 27 (9.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 26 (8.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 25 (8.53%) C# Developer
7 19 (6.48%) Software Engineering Graduate
7 19 (6.48%) Software Testing Engineer
7 19 (6.48%) Testing Engineer
8 18 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.80%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.46%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.41%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) Scrum Master
13 8 (2.73%) Designer
13 8 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (2.73%) UI Designer
14 7 (2.39%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (30.03%) .NET
2 71 (24.23%) .NET Core
3 42 (14.33%) Spring Boot
4 40 (13.65%) Kafka
5 39 (13.31%) React
6 23 (7.85%) REST
6 23 (7.85%) Spring
7 21 (7.17%) Redux
8 20 (6.83%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.75%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.75%) CSS
9 11 (3.75%) HTML
9 11 (3.75%) Vue.js
10 10 (3.41%) Node.js
11 8 (2.73%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.05%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.05%) jQuery
13 5 (1.71%) WCF
14 4 (1.37%) LAMP
14 4 (1.37%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.26%) Derivative
2 43 (14.68%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (13.99%) Cloud Native
3 41 (13.99%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (6.48%) Blockchain
6 11 (3.75%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.07%) Video\Live Streaming
8 8 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.73%) Tandem
9 5 (1.71%) Animation
10 4 (1.37%) PMI
11 3 (1.02%) User Experience
12 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.21%) Linux
2 19 (6.48%) Unix
2 19 (6.48%) Windows
3 12 (4.10%) Android
3 12 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.07%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (46.76%) Software Engineering
2 115 (39.25%) Problem-Solving
3 104 (35.49%) Computer Science
4 76 (25.94%) Risk Management
5 66 (22.53%) Microservices
6 61 (20.82%) Test Automation
7 53 (18.09%) DevOps
8 49 (16.72%) Analytics
9 46 (15.70%) Coaching
10 43 (14.68%) Mentoring
11 41 (13.99%) Software Testing
12 40 (13.65%) Infrastructure as Code
13 39 (13.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 38 (12.97%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 38 (12.97%) Critical Thinking
14 38 (12.97%) Low Latency
14 38 (12.97%) Mathematics
15 36 (12.29%) OO
16 34 (11.60%) Project Management
17 33 (11.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 102 (34.81%) Python
1 102 (34.81%) SQL
2 69 (23.55%) C#
3 67 (22.87%) Java
4 41 (13.99%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.10%) Bash
7 10 (3.41%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.07%) Kotlin
8 9 (3.07%) Perl
9 7 (2.39%) C++
10 6 (2.05%) R
11 4 (1.37%) PHP
11 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (29.01%) Degree
2 39 (13.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.39%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.39%) PMP
4 2 (0.68%) CIW
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.68%) OCP
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.17%) Accessibility
2 18 (6.14%) SLA
3 15 (5.12%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (10.92%) Docker
2 9 (3.07%) Firmware
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (23.21%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (7.51%) SAP
2 18 (6.14%) CyberSource
3 11 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.41%) Google
4 10 (3.41%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle
6 3 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.68%) ABBYY
7 2 (0.68%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (0.68%) Citrix
7 2 (0.68%) Epicor
7 2 (0.68%) Sage
7 2 (0.68%) UiPath
7 2 (0.68%) Workday
8 1 (0.34%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore