The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 180 171 158
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 11 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.16% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.21% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £22,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -23.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
Agile Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3420 2886 3047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.97% 78.28% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2834 2444 2667
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Bolton +13 7 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Agile Testing
North West

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) QA
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
4 7 (53.85%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) C++
4 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
5 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) QA Manager
2 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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