The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 22 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 441 436 449
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 7 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.045% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.061% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% +19.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17380 16483 17603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.76% 74.33% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13682 13451 14960
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Surrey +7 3 £48,500 +14.11% 4
Hampshire - 3 £32,000 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (65.00%) ISEB
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
2 13 (65.00%) QA
3 9 (45.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Games
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) VBScript
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) CMS
7 4 (20.00%) NUnit

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (10.00%) RSpec
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Behat
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) QA Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Software Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Software Test Manager
4 4 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Kindle
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) System Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (5.00%) Kanban
9 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Reigate
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum + pension, h/care, flexitime
Posted: 18 days ago