The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank - 241 229
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 0 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.069% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.089% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £33,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5790 5641 5734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.15% 77.83% 76.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4604 4790 5043
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Testing
England

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle