The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 791 704 781
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +77
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 97 149 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 58 107 84
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,430 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Agile Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87806 79197 86082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.80% 79.57% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70655 65397 73602
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in England

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in England

Agile Testing
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Yorkshire -42 32 £22,500 -18.18% 2
London -37 26 £50,000 - 5
South West -13 13 £42,500 +41.66% 1
East of England -27 10 £41,000 -8.88%
West Midlands - 7 £33,500 -
South East -28 6 £40,000 +18.51% 3
North West -19 3 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Agile Testing
UK

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 112 (48.28%) Scrum
2 109 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (43.53%) QA
4 85 (36.64%) Software Testing
4 85 (36.64%) Selenium
5 77 (33.19%) TDD
6 73 (31.47%) Test Automation
7 66 (28.45%) Test Management
8 65 (28.02%) C#
9 61 (26.29%) Automated Testing
9 61 (26.29%) BDD
10 60 (25.86%) SQL
11 53 (22.84%) .NET
11 53 (22.84%) WebDriver
12 50 (21.55%) Java
13 49 (21.12%) ISEB
14 48 (20.69%) E-Commerce
15 44 (18.97%) SOAP
16 38 (16.38%) SQL Server
17 37 (15.95%) Manual Testing
18 36 (15.52%) Test Strategy
19 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
20 33 (14.22%) Cucumber
21 32 (13.79%) FitNesse
21 32 (13.79%) Degree
21 32 (13.79%) OOP
21 32 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 30 (12.93%) Games
23 29 (12.50%) C++
23 29 (12.50%) HTML

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.16%) Confluence
2 3 (1.29%) IIS
3 2 (0.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) MS Office
2 9 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.86%) Mingle
3 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.02%) SaaS
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.72%) GitHub
4 3 (1.29%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.47%) Internet
2 14 (6.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 85 (36.64%) Selenium
2 53 (22.84%) WebDriver
3 33 (14.22%) Cucumber
4 32 (13.79%) FitNesse
5 24 (10.34%) JIRA
6 22 (9.48%) QuickTest Pro
7 21 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (5.60%) SpecFlow
9 12 (5.17%) Jenkins
10 10 (4.31%) Git (software)
11 9 (3.88%) Calabash
12 8 (3.45%) TeamCity
12 8 (3.45%) Visual Studio
13 7 (3.02%) JMeter
13 7 (3.02%) SoapUI
14 6 (2.59%) Hudson
15 5 (2.16%) NUnit
16 4 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (1.72%) LoadUI
General
1 30 (12.93%) Games
2 26 (11.21%) Finance
3 19 (8.19%) Marketing
4 13 (5.60%) Publishing
5 9 (3.88%) Retail
6 8 (3.45%) Banking
7 5 (2.16%) Legal
8 4 (1.72%) Law
8 4 (1.72%) Back Office
8 4 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (41.38%) Analyst
2 89 (38.36%) Test Analyst
3 49 (21.12%) Tester
4 46 (19.83%) Agile Test Analyst
5 33 (14.22%) Test Engineer
6 25 (10.78%) Software Tester
7 21 (9.05%) Developer
8 18 (7.76%) QA Manager
8 18 (7.76%) Senior Test Engineer
9 17 (7.33%) Senior Tester
9 17 (7.33%) Test Manager
10 15 (6.47%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.47%) Consultant
10 15 (6.47%) QA Analyst
11 13 (5.60%) Automation Tester
12 12 (5.17%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (5.17%) Test Consultant
13 11 (4.74%) Senior Automation Tester
13 11 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.84%) .NET
2 44 (18.97%) SOAP
3 29 (12.50%) HTML
4 25 (10.78%) XML
5 19 (8.19%) ASP.NET
6 18 (7.76%) CSS
7 14 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (5.17%) REST
9 10 (4.31%) Web Services
10 8 (3.45%) XSD
10 8 (3.45%) WSDL
11 6 (2.59%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.16%) WinForms
12 5 (2.16%) Ajax
12 5 (2.16%) jQuery
13 4 (1.72%) LAMP
13 4 (1.72%) CSS3
13 4 (1.72%) HTML5
14 3 (1.29%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) Open Source
2 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.16%) NHS
4 5 (2.16%) DTV
5 3 (1.29%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.29%) Blog
6 2 (0.86%) Online Games
6 2 (0.86%) Social Media
6 2 (0.86%) Psychology
6 2 (0.86%) Firmware
6 2 (0.86%) Kindle
7 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.43%) iPhone
7 1 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.48%) Windows
2 10 (4.31%) UNIX
3 7 (3.02%) Linux
4 6 (2.59%) Android
5 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (48.28%) Scrum
2 109 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (36.64%) Software Testing
4 77 (33.19%) TDD
5 73 (31.47%) Test Automation
6 66 (28.45%) Test Management
7 61 (26.29%) BDD
7 61 (26.29%) Automated Testing
8 48 (20.69%) E-Commerce
9 37 (15.95%) Manual Testing
10 36 (15.52%) Test Strategy
11 32 (13.79%) OOP
12 27 (11.64%) Regression Testing
13 25 (10.78%) ATDD
13 25 (10.78%) Test Scripting
13 25 (10.78%) Performance Testing
14 21 (9.05%) User Stories
15 19 (8.19%) Kanban
15 19 (8.19%) Workflow
15 19 (8.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.02%) C#
2 60 (25.86%) SQL
3 50 (21.55%) Java
4 29 (12.50%) C++
5 24 (10.34%) Ruby
6 11 (4.74%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.74%) PHP
7 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.72%) C
8 3 (1.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (21.12%) ISEB
2 32 (13.79%) Degree
2 32 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (43.53%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 21 (9.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.90%) HP
3 4 (1.72%) Hitachi
4 3 (1.29%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.86%) Google
5 2 (0.86%) Zend
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle
6 1 (0.43%) Capita
6 1 (0.43%) Green Hat
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