The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 242 218 273
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +55
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 10 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.34% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.45% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 4
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
Agile Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6017 5571 6690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.40% 76.87% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4698 5637
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the East of England region.

Agile Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -21 7 £41,000 -6.28%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 - -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing.

1 25 (75.76%) Scrum
2 19 (57.58%) Test Management
3 18 (54.55%) QA
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
6 13 (39.39%) TDD
7 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 12 (36.36%) BDD
8 11 (33.33%) C#
9 10 (30.30%) C++
9 10 (30.30%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
10 9 (27.27%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) Selenium
11 8 (24.24%) JIRA
12 7 (21.21%) MVC
12 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
12 7 (21.21%) .NET
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
12 7 (21.21%) HTML
13 6 (18.18%) Java
13 6 (18.18%) MS Office
13 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 6 (18.18%) XML
13 6 (18.18%) UNIX
13 6 (18.18%) ISEB
13 6 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (18.18%) Internet

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.06%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) QA Manager
1 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Test Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Lead Tester
4 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Test Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.18%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Scrum
2 19 (57.58%) Test Management
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
6 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 12 (36.36%) BDD
6 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.21%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) Software Architecture
9 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 6 (18.18%) Web Development
10 2 (6.06%) Use Case
10 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Kanban
11 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) C++
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft