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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 414 406 435
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 24 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.067% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.083% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 1
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
16728 16906 16604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.26% 80.53% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13481 13263 13781
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +3 18 £50,000 +11.11%
East Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Test Scripting
3 21 (48.84%) Selenium
4 18 (41.86%) QA
5 17 (39.53%) C#
6 15 (34.88%) Java
7 14 (32.56%) ISEB
8 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
8 13 (30.23%) Internet
8 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
9 11 (25.58%) SpecFlow
9 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
9 11 (25.58%) TDD
9 11 (25.58%) Scrum
10 10 (23.26%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) Gherkin
11 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
12 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
12 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
13 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
13 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
14 6 (13.95%) SOAP
14 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (11.63%) .NET
15 5 (11.63%) Degree
16 4 (9.30%) JIRA
16 4 (9.30%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (4.65%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Selenium
2 11 (25.58%) SpecFlow
3 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) Appium
4 4 (9.30%) Robolectric
4 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) NUnit
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Moq
6 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Tester
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Automation Tester
3 8 (18.60%) QA Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior QA Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Lead Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Gherkin
2 6 (13.95%) SOAP
3 5 (11.63%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) CSS3
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Test Scripting
3 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
4 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 11 (25.58%) Scrum
5 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) User Stories
10 1 (2.33%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Ruby
5 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.65%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISEB
2 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft