The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 430 440 439
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.056% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.070% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17249 18585 17179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.44% 79.95% 77.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13579 14810 13941
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
Berkshire -1 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Surrey +25 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) ISEB
3 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 13 (35.14%) QA
5 13 (35.14%) Selenium
6 12 (32.43%) Scrum
7 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
8 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.92%) C#
10 7 (18.92%) SOAP
10 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
11 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 6 (16.22%) JIRA
12 5 (13.51%) Degree
12 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (13.51%) Ruby
12 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
12 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
12 5 (13.51%) Internet
13 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
13 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (10.81%) Appium
13 4 (10.81%) Robolectric

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 4 (10.81%) Appium
4 4 (10.81%) Robolectric
4 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.11%) Moq
5 3 (8.11%) JUnit
5 3 (8.11%) NUnit
6 2 (5.41%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Tester
3 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) QA Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) Senior QA Analyst
7 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Tester
8 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Lead Designer
9 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (5.41%) Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Designer
9 2 (5.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) SOAP
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.70%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.70%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) User Stories
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
9 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
10 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.41%) TDD
10 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.70%) Product Management
11 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) ISEB
2 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
3 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Apple
1 1 (2.70%) Xamarin