The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 65 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +25.49%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+19.28% +16.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 501 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.60% 78.04% 74.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 437 445
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 Merseyside

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Agile Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Liverpool +5 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Agile Testing
North West

Agile Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA