The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Tester
Rank 853 805 826
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 82 132 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 79 121 87
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Agile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Agile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the UK.

Agile Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Agile Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Tester over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Agile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Agile Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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
England -20 82 £40,000 -11.11% 13
London 0 40 £45,000 -18.18% 7
South East +18 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West +24 10 £30,750 -6.81% 1
Manchester +17 10 £30,750 -6.81% 1
Surrey +12 9 £40,000 +14.28%
City of London +55 5 £52,500 -12.50% 3
West Midlands -12 5 £40,000 +86.04%
Altrincham +7 4 £24,000 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £32,750 +13.91%
Stockport -5 4 £31,500 -4.54% 1
Leeds -6 4 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Yorkshire -8 4 £34,500 -23.33% 1
West Yorkshire -14 4 £34,500 -23.33% 1
South West -9 3 £31,500 -10.00% 3
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes +2 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham -3 2 £40,000 +86.04%
Bristol -8 2 £29,750 -15.00% 1
Berkshire -14 2 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Telford - 2 £32,000 -
East Grinstead - 2 £37,500 -
Aylesbury - 2 £33,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £32,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 1 £33,000 +10.00%
Tyne and Wear +1 1 £33,000 +10.00%
North East +1 1 £33,000 +10.00%
Woking -2 1 £35,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £45,000 - 1

Agile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Agile Tester in their job title 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 with Agile Tester in their job title.

1 152 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (60.53%) QA
3 66 (43.42%) Selenium
4 65 (42.76%) BDD
4 65 (42.76%) Scrum
5 51 (33.55%) SQL
5 51 (33.55%) Test Automation
6 47 (30.92%) Manual Testing
6 47 (30.92%) TDD
7 43 (28.29%) Software Testing
7 43 (28.29%) ISEB
8 42 (27.63%) Java
8 42 (27.63%) ISTQB
9 40 (26.32%) Automation Testing
10 39 (25.66%) Test Scripting
10 39 (25.66%) C#
11 37 (24.34%) Cucumber
12 33 (21.71%) Automated Testing
13 30 (19.74%) Functional Testing
14 26 (17.11%) WebDriver
14 26 (17.11%) Performance Testing
15 25 (16.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (15.79%) Degree
17 23 (15.13%) JIRA
18 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
18 22 (14.47%) .NET
19 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (11.84%) System Testing
20 18 (11.84%) User Stories

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Agile Tester in their job title 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 with Agile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.61%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.63%) IIS
3 3 (1.97%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.61%) RDBMS
2 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (43.42%) Selenium
2 37 (24.34%) Cucumber
3 26 (17.11%) WebDriver
4 23 (15.13%) JIRA
5 21 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (11.84%) JUnit
7 17 (11.18%) SoapUI
8 13 (8.55%) Jenkins
9 12 (7.89%) Git (software)
10 10 (6.58%) Hudson
10 10 (6.58%) Maven
11 8 (5.26%) FitNesse
11 8 (5.26%) SpecFlow
11 8 (5.26%) Subversion
12 6 (3.95%) Bugzilla
13 5 (3.29%) Appium
14 4 (2.63%) HP UFT
14 4 (2.63%) MSTest
14 4 (2.63%) NUnit
14 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (11.84%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.29%) Games
3 5 (3.29%) Law
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Front Office
6 1 (0.66%) International Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.47%) .NET
2 14 (9.21%) XML
3 13 (8.55%) Web Services
4 11 (7.24%) Gherkin
4 11 (7.24%) SOAP
5 10 (6.58%) J2EE
6 8 (5.26%) Java EE
7 6 (3.95%) HTML
8 3 (1.97%) Ajax
8 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.97%) CSS
8 3 (1.97%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.32%) LAMP
10 1 (0.66%) CSS3
10 1 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.66%) HTML5
10 1 (0.66%) JSON
10 1 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.58%) AS400
3 10 (6.58%) iSeries
4 9 (5.92%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.29%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.63%) iPad
8 3 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.66%) Blog
10 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.66%) FMCG
10 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.18%) Android
1 17 (11.18%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.58%) Linux
3 9 (5.92%) Unix
4 7 (4.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (42.76%) BDD
2 65 (42.76%) Scrum
3 51 (33.55%) Test Automation
4 47 (30.92%) Manual Testing
4 47 (30.92%) TDD
5 43 (28.29%) Software Testing
6 40 (26.32%) Automation Testing
7 39 (25.66%) Test Scripting
8 33 (21.71%) Automated Testing
9 30 (19.74%) Functional Testing
10 26 (17.11%) Performance Testing
11 25 (16.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
13 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (11.84%) Regression Testing
14 18 (11.84%) System Testing
14 18 (11.84%) User Stories
15 16 (10.53%) Integration Testing
15 16 (10.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.55%) SQL
2 42 (27.63%) Java
3 39 (25.66%) C#
4 14 (9.21%) Ruby
5 10 (6.58%) PHP
6 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.26%) Groovy
8 7 (4.61%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.95%) C++
9 6 (3.95%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.29%) Python
11 4 (2.63%) C
12 2 (1.32%) Scala
12 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (28.29%) ISEB
2 42 (27.63%) ISTQB
3 24 (15.79%) Degree
4 9 (5.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (60.53%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle
3 5 (3.29%) HP
3 5 (3.29%) Telerik
4 3 (1.97%) IBM
4 3 (1.97%) Twitter
5 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.32%) Facebook
5 2 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) CA
6 1 (0.66%) Pega
6 1 (0.66%) Rally
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