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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 710 751 779
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +28
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 161 116 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 140 80 95
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
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
85818 83344 86450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.33% 81.90% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 71347 67480 74235
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
London +13 62 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Yorkshire -2 38 £45,000 +50.00% 9
South East -4 24 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East of England -26 18 £40,000 -17.52% 1
North West -13 8 £46,250 +62.28%
East Midlands - 8 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Agile Testing
UK

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (47.96%) QA
3 95 (35.32%) Scrum
4 85 (31.60%) Software Testing
5 84 (31.23%) C#
6 73 (27.14%) SQL
7 72 (26.77%) BDD
8 68 (25.28%) Test Management
9 63 (23.42%) TDD
10 58 (21.56%) Automated Testing
10 58 (21.56%) Selenium
11 56 (20.82%) Microsoft
12 54 (20.07%) SpecFlow
13 53 (19.70%) .NET
14 52 (19.33%) Cucumber
15 50 (18.59%) Test Automation
15 50 (18.59%) E-Commerce
16 49 (18.22%) ISEB
16 49 (18.22%) Java
17 47 (17.47%) FitNesse
18 46 (17.10%) SQL Server
19 45 (16.73%) C++
19 45 (16.73%) HTML
20 44 (16.36%) NUnit
21 43 (15.99%) Regression Testing
21 43 (15.99%) SOAP
21 43 (15.99%) Mentoring
22 42 (15.61%) Finance
22 42 (15.61%) Degree
23 35 (13.01%) ISTQB

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (1.12%) Drupal
2 2 (0.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.60%) Mingle
3 4 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (5.95%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 8 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.49%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.32%) Internet
2 5 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.32%) MySQL
4 12 (4.46%) Big Data
5 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 58 (21.56%) Selenium
2 54 (20.07%) SpecFlow
3 52 (19.33%) Cucumber
4 47 (17.47%) FitNesse
5 44 (16.36%) NUnit
6 34 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (10.04%) SoapUI
8 26 (9.67%) JIRA
9 23 (8.55%) Visual Studio
10 22 (8.18%) WebDriver
11 21 (7.81%) JUnit
12 18 (6.69%) TeamCity
13 16 (5.95%) CppUnit
13 16 (5.95%) GoogleTest
13 16 (5.95%) GCC
14 14 (5.20%) Jenkins
14 14 (5.20%) Git (software)
14 14 (5.20%) JMeter
15 13 (4.83%) Moq
16 12 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (15.61%) Finance
2 25 (9.29%) Marketing
3 22 (8.18%) Banking
3 22 (8.18%) Retail
4 12 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (4.09%) Games
6 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.49%) Billing
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (24.16%) Analyst
2 58 (21.56%) Test Analyst
3 42 (15.61%) Tester
4 35 (13.01%) Agile Test Analyst
5 32 (11.90%) Developer
6 26 (9.67%) Test Engineer
7 23 (8.55%) Software Engineer
8 21 (7.81%) Team Leader
9 20 (7.43%) Test Team Leader
10 17 (6.32%) Consultant
11 16 (5.95%) QA Engineer
12 15 (5.58%) QA Analyst
12 15 (5.58%) Test Leader
13 13 (4.83%) Test Consultant
13 13 (4.83%) Software Tester
13 13 (4.83%) Senior Tester
13 13 (4.83%) Test Manager
14 12 (4.46%) C++ Developer
14 12 (4.46%) Automation Tester
15 9 (3.35%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.70%) .NET
2 45 (16.73%) HTML
3 43 (15.99%) SOAP
4 35 (13.01%) HTML5
5 29 (10.78%) XML
6 24 (8.92%) ASP.NET
7 22 (8.18%) Web Services
8 19 (7.06%) Gherkin
9 16 (5.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 16 (5.95%) STL
9 16 (5.95%) MFC
9 16 (5.95%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (4.46%) WPF
11 11 (4.09%) CSS
12 10 (3.72%) jQuery
13 9 (3.35%) Ajax
14 8 (2.97%) XSD
14 8 (2.97%) WSDL
15 7 (2.60%) LAMP
15 7 (2.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (5.95%) Fixed Income
2 16 (5.95%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (5.95%) Hedge funds
3 15 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.09%) Open Source
6 10 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.23%) User Experience
8 5 (1.86%) Blog
9 4 (1.49%) Online Games
9 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.12%) Social Media
10 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.12%) Psychology
11 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.74%) Kindle
11 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.64%) Windows
2 33 (12.27%) Linux
3 24 (8.92%) UNIX
4 12 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.32%) Scrum
3 85 (31.60%) Software Testing
4 72 (26.77%) BDD
5 68 (25.28%) Test Management
6 63 (23.42%) TDD
7 58 (21.56%) Automated Testing
8 50 (18.59%) E-Commerce
8 50 (18.59%) Test Automation
9 43 (15.99%) Regression Testing
9 43 (15.99%) Mentoring
10 35 (13.01%) Test Scripting
10 35 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (12.64%) Line Management
12 33 (12.27%) Kanban
13 30 (11.15%) Test Strategy
14 29 (10.78%) Performance Testing
14 29 (10.78%) Pair Programming
15 26 (9.67%) Software Engineering
15 26 (9.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.23%) C#
2 73 (27.14%) SQL
3 49 (18.22%) Java
4 45 (16.73%) C++
5 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
6 24 (8.92%) Python
7 21 (7.81%) Ruby
8 9 (3.35%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.97%) VBScript
10 7 (2.60%) Groovy
11 4 (1.49%) C
12 3 (1.12%) PHP
13 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.37%) Perl
14 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (18.22%) ISEB
2 42 (15.61%) Degree
3 35 (13.01%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.60%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 7 (2.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 7 (2.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (47.96%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.46%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.86%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (20.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.46%) Apple
3 11 (4.09%) HP
4 10 (3.72%) Oracle
5 4 (1.49%) Adobe
6 3 (1.12%) Google
6 3 (1.12%) Zend
7 1 (0.37%) Hitachi
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £50,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: to £45K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds, Rawdon
EMIS
Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago