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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Tester
Rank 876 863 884
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 18 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,800 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £30,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+39.34% +22.00%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Agile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Agile Tester
Top 12 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 27 August 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 -51 18 £45,000 +28.57% 2
London -13 9 £60,000 +60.00% 2
South East -23 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Basingstoke - 4 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +15 3 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Manchester -2 3 £42,500 +47.82%
North West -9 3 £42,500 +46.55%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £25,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Agile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) QA
3 19 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 18 (47.37%) Selenium
5 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
6 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
6 13 (34.21%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) Software Testing
7 12 (31.58%) TDD
8 11 (28.95%) Java
8 11 (28.95%) XML
9 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Open Source
10 9 (23.68%) Retail
11 8 (21.05%) JDE OneWorld
11 8 (21.05%) Internet
11 8 (21.05%) HTTP
11 8 (21.05%) BDD
11 8 (21.05%) REST
11 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
12 7 (18.42%) JIRA
12 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 6 (15.79%) JUnit
13 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
13 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 5 (13.16%) Degree
14 5 (13.16%) FitNesse
14 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (21.05%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Trello
2 3 (7.89%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) HTTP
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Selenium
2 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) JIRA
4 6 (15.79%) JUnit
5 5 (13.16%) FitNesse
6 4 (10.53%) JMeter
6 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.89%) Trac
7 3 (7.89%) Calabash
7 3 (7.89%) Grunt
7 3 (7.89%) LoadUI
7 3 (7.89%) NUnit
7 3 (7.89%) Subversion
7 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
7 3 (7.89%) Rational Robot
7 3 (7.89%) WebLOAD
8 2 (5.26%) JBehave
8 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) XML
2 8 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) LINQ
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
4 3 (7.89%) Sass
5 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.63%) XHTML
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Open Source
2 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) FMCG
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Software Testing
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
6 8 (21.05%) BDD
7 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Load Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Stress Testing
9 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 4 (10.53%) Kanban
9 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (7.89%) Project Management
10 3 (7.89%) Logistics
11 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) Korn
5 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (52.63%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
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