Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 230 271 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.80% 24.15% 19.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.08% 25.86% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 223 276 254
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £32,250 £28,515
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,500 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 955 1,048 1,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.35% 93.40% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 786 895 891
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.20% +3.75%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Agile Software Development in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Software Development in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 72 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Stafford +4 66 £37,500 -1.32% 4
Tamworth +5 37 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Lichfield -8 18 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -6 7 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Cannock -6 1 £25,500 -40.00% 3
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 91 (39.57%) C#
2 83 (36.09%) .NET
3 69 (30.00%) HTML
4 64 (27.83%) SQL Server
4 64 (27.83%) MVC
5 58 (25.22%) SQL
5 58 (25.22%) SDLC
6 55 (23.91%) CSS
7 52 (22.61%) JavaScript
8 49 (21.30%) TDD
9 46 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 46 (20.00%) Scrum
10 43 (18.70%) AngularJS
11 41 (17.83%) Software Engineering
12 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
13 35 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (14.78%) Degree
15 33 (14.35%) MySQL
15 33 (14.35%) SOLID
16 31 (13.48%) HTML5
17 27 (11.74%) Finance
17 27 (11.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (11.74%) Test Automation
17 27 (11.74%) Unit Testing
18 26 (11.30%) JIRA
18 26 (11.30%) QA
19 24 (10.43%) E-Commerce
20 23 (10.00%) PHP
20 23 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
20 23 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 10 (4.35%) Confluence
2 6 (2.61%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.74%) ColdFusion
3 4 (1.74%) JBoss
4 2 (0.87%) CMS
4 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.87%) WordPress
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (5.65%) Simulink
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.48%) SaaS
3 7 (3.04%) GitHub
4 4 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.17%) Profibus
2 4 (1.74%) HTTP
3 3 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) Skype
4 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (27.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.35%) MySQL
3 23 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.22%) Big Data
6 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.17%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.30%) Power BI
12 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (11.30%) JIRA
2 14 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.35%) Selenium
4 10 (4.35%) Subversion
5 6 (2.61%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.74%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.74%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.87%) AccuRev
8 2 (0.87%) MSI
8 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.87%) TestRail
8 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.43%) Mocha
9 1 (0.43%) Moq
9 1 (0.43%) MSTest
9 1 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 27 (11.74%) Finance
2 21 (9.13%) Electronics
3 19 (8.26%) Retail
4 9 (3.91%) Games
5 4 (1.74%) Banking
5 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Automotive
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (46.96%) Developer
2 56 (24.35%) .NET Developer
3 35 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 34 (14.78%) C# Developer
5 30 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (12.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 26 (11.30%) Software Engineer
8 23 (10.00%) Analyst
8 23 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 22 (9.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 20 (8.70%) Project Manager
11 18 (7.83%) Software Developer
12 17 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (7.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (6.96%) PHP Developer
14 14 (6.09%) C# Software Engineer
14 14 (6.09%) Junior
14 14 (6.09%) Junior Developer
15 13 (5.65%) Business Analyst
16 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (36.09%) .NET
2 69 (30.00%) HTML
3 55 (23.91%) CSS
4 46 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 43 (18.70%) AngularJS
6 31 (13.48%) HTML5
7 27 (11.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (8.26%) CSS3
10 18 (7.83%) REST
10 18 (7.83%) WPF
11 16 (6.96%) Laravel
11 16 (6.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (6.52%) .NET Framework
12 15 (6.52%) jQuery
13 13 (5.65%) SOAP
14 12 (5.22%) Middleware
14 12 (5.22%) Symfony
15 11 (4.78%) CakePHP
16 9 (3.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.22%) Fintech
4 11 (4.78%) User Experience
5 10 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.17%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.74%) Replication
9 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.87%) BBC
10 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.87%) PMI
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.52%) Windows
2 5 (2.17%) Linux
2 5 (2.17%) VxWorks
3 3 (1.30%) Android
3 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.83%) MVC
2 58 (25.22%) SDLC
3 49 (21.30%) TDD
4 46 (20.00%) Scrum
5 41 (17.83%) Software Engineering
6 35 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (14.35%) SOLID
8 27 (11.74%) Test Automation
8 27 (11.74%) Unit Testing
9 24 (10.43%) E-Commerce
10 22 (9.57%) Customer Requirements
11 21 (9.13%) Microservices
12 20 (8.70%) Project Management
13 18 (7.83%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (7.83%) Waterfall
14 14 (6.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (6.09%) OO
15 13 (5.65%) Line Management
15 13 (5.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.57%) C#
2 58 (25.22%) SQL
3 52 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.00%) PHP
5 17 (7.39%) C++
6 14 (6.09%) MATLAB
7 13 (5.65%) Java
8 12 (5.22%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.04%) VB
11 6 (2.61%) C
12 5 (2.17%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.30%) X++
14 2 (0.87%) Python
15 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.43%) Fortran
15 1 (0.43%) Pascal
15 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (14.78%) Degree
2 4 (1.74%) ISEB
2 4 (1.74%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.74%) PMP
3 3 (1.30%) PhD
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.30%) QA
2 12 (5.22%) IEC 61508
2 12 (5.22%) IEC 62304
3 8 (3.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.87%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) Firmware
2 3 (1.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) XenApp
3 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.22%) Zend
3 7 (3.04%) Google
4 6 (2.61%) hybris
4 6 (2.61%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.74%) Coverity
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.43%) Apple
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.43%) Meraki
8 1 (0.43%) Mitel
8 1 (0.43%) Tableau
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.43%) VMware