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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Tester
Rank 881 858 870
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 15 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.022% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 16
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Agile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Agile Tester
Top 19 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 24 October 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 -20 13 £32,500 -7.14%
London +10 6 £52,500 -4.54%
Manchester -5 2 £29,500 -1.66%
South East -11 2 - -
North West -25 2 £29,500 -0.84%
Scotland - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
City of London +20 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
York - 1 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Agile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) QA
3 19 (45.24%) Selenium
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
5 15 (35.71%) Finance
5 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 14 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 13 (30.95%) Scrum
8 11 (26.19%) Java
8 11 (26.19%) XML
8 11 (26.19%) Cucumber
8 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
9 10 (23.81%) REST
9 10 (23.81%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) Retail
10 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 9 (21.43%) JIRA
11 8 (19.05%) BDD
11 8 (19.05%) Open Source
11 8 (19.05%) JDE OneWorld
11 8 (19.05%) Internet
11 8 (19.05%) HTTP
12 7 (16.67%) UNIX
12 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
14 5 (11.90%) Banking

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (19.05%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Trello
2 3 (7.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) HTTP
1 8 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Selenium
2 11 (26.19%) Cucumber
3 9 (21.43%) JIRA
4 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
6 4 (9.52%) JMeter
6 4 (9.52%) JUnit
7 3 (7.14%) WebLOAD
7 3 (7.14%) NUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Subversion
7 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 3 (7.14%) Rational Robot
7 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.14%) Trac
7 3 (7.14%) Calabash
7 3 (7.14%) Grunt
7 3 (7.14%) LoadUI
7 3 (7.14%) Appium
7 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.76%) JBehave
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) XML
2 10 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 3 (7.14%) WCF
4 3 (7.14%) LINQ
4 3 (7.14%) jQuery
4 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) Sass
5 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Open Source
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 3 (7.14%) FMCG
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (30.95%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
6 10 (23.81%) TDD
7 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 8 (19.05%) BDD
9 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Load Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Stress Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Kanban
11 3 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (7.14%) Logistics
11 3 (7.14%) MVC
11 3 (7.14%) Project Management
12 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) Korn
6 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (61.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
1 3 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Cognizant