The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 246 250 256
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.030% 0.084% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.10% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
Agile Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5507 5922 5836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.55% 82.63% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4400 4797 4803
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
Manchester +2 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle