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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 227 256 262
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% 0.031% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.035% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
4914 5674 6048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.36% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 4513 4885
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram 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 30 April 2016. 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
Merseyside - 3 £30,000 -
Manchester 0 1 £46,500 - 4
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) PHP
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
6 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (37.50%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (25.00%) API Testing
7 2 (25.00%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) API Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Manchester
Nixor
Salary: £0 - £28,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amaze
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: Market related
Posted: 22 days ago