The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 182 187 162
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.099% 0.049% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.062% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £35,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £35,000 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +17.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Agile Testing
North West

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Agile Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £26,000 -
Agile Testing
North West

Agile Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 9 (64.29%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Load Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) VB
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.14%) TDD
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle
9 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
1 12 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Load Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle