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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Tester
Rank 880 854 874
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 14 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.023% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 16
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Agile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Agile Tester
Top 13 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 22 September 2014. 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 -2 14 £52,500 +50.00% 2
London -12 7 £60,000 +41.17%
City of London +1 4 £60,000 +33.33%
South East -6 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester -8 3 £30,000 +4.34% 1
North West -18 3 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Agile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) QA
3 20 (51.28%) SQL
4 18 (46.15%) Selenium
5 16 (41.03%) Finance
6 14 (35.90%) Manual Testing
7 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 13 (33.33%) Scrum
7 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 11 (28.21%) TDD
8 11 (28.21%) Java
8 11 (28.21%) XML
8 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
8 11 (28.21%) Test Planning
9 9 (23.08%) Open Source
9 9 (23.08%) Retail
10 8 (20.51%) JIRA
10 8 (20.51%) JDE OneWorld
10 8 (20.51%) HTTP
10 8 (20.51%) Internet
10 8 (20.51%) REST
11 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
11 7 (17.95%) BDD
12 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
13 5 (12.82%) C#
13 5 (12.82%) .NET
13 5 (12.82%) UNIX

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Trello
2 3 (7.69%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.51%) JIRA
4 5 (12.82%) JUnit
4 5 (12.82%) FitNesse
5 4 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (10.26%) JMeter
6 3 (7.69%) NUnit
6 3 (7.69%) Subversion
6 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
6 3 (7.69%) Rational Robot
6 3 (7.69%) Trac
6 3 (7.69%) Calabash
6 3 (7.69%) Grunt
6 3 (7.69%) LoadUI
6 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
6 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.69%) WebLOAD
7 2 (5.13%) JBehave
8 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) XML
2 8 (20.51%) REST
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) JSON
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) Sass
4 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
4 3 (7.69%) WCF
4 3 (7.69%) LINQ
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (7.69%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) Equities
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Manual Testing
3 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 11 (28.21%) TDD
4 11 (28.21%) Test Planning
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.26%) Kanban
7 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Stress Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Logistics
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) Ruby
6 3 (7.69%) Korn
6 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (64.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago