The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 248 240 241
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.065% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.075% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4939 5322 5020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.32% 86.02% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4342 4169
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 4 £30,000 -
Wiltshire -1 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 3 (21.43%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) JMeter

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Coaching
8 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 2 (14.29%) System Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft