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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 432 451 437
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.027% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £30,500 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.11% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £44,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £50,900 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +21.42%
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
17569 18419 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.77% 80.19% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14075 14646 13887
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Surrey +10 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Kent - 2 £30,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) ISEB
4 13 (54.17%) QA
5 12 (50.00%) Java
6 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
7 10 (41.67%) Selenium
7 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
8 8 (33.33%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
10 5 (20.83%) Ruby
11 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
11 4 (16.67%) JIRA
11 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (16.67%) Appium
11 4 (16.67%) Robolectric
11 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (16.67%) SDLC
11 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (12.50%) Open Source
12 3 (12.50%) User Stories
12 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
12 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
12 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 3 (12.50%) SOAP
12 3 (12.50%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) Appium
3 4 (16.67%) Robolectric
3 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) NUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Moq
5 1 (4.17%) WATIR
5 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 5 (20.83%) QA Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) QA Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) API Integration
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
2 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos
1 2 (8.33%) HP
1 2 (8.33%) Capita
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft