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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank - - 225
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 0 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%
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
4699 5043 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.76% 86.07% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3914 4258 4279
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 3 (42.86%) JMeter
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 2 (28.57%) System Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) Coaching
6 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA