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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Tester
Rank 856 874 859
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 24 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.015% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 26
Average salary £40,000 £51,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Agile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Agile Tester
Top 20 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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 22 £43,750 -14.21% 1
London +9 13 £50,000 -20.00% 1
South East - 5 £50,000 -
Reading - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Scotland - 2 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £30,000 -
City of London -6 1 £72,500 +16.00%
West Midlands -10 1 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £27,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Hereford - 1 £35,000 -

Agile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 21 (53.85%) QA
3 16 (41.03%) Manual Testing
3 16 (41.03%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 11 (28.21%) JIRA
5 11 (28.21%) BDD
5 11 (28.21%) SOAP
6 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
7 9 (23.08%) Selenium
7 9 (23.08%) Scrum
8 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 8 (20.51%) HTML
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) CSS
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Testing
8 8 (20.51%) REST
9 7 (17.95%) Kanban
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Back Office
9 7 (17.95%) Games
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 6 (15.38%) Marketing
10 6 (15.38%) GlassFish
11 5 (12.82%) RESTful
11 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (12.82%) C#

Agile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (15.38%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) JIRA
2 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
3 9 (23.08%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.56%) WebLOAD
6 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.56%) TestNG
6 1 (2.56%) JBehave
6 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.56%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) WATIR
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Toad
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (17.95%) Back Office
1 7 (17.95%) Games
2 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) SOAP
2 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 8 (20.51%) CSS
2 8 (20.51%) REST
3 5 (12.82%) RESTful
4 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.56%) XML
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) LINQ
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Equities
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) FMCG
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Manual Testing
3 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
4 11 (28.21%) BDD
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Kanban
7 7 (17.95%) TDD
8 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
9 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.69%) System Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.13%) Test Planning
11 2 (5.13%) Line Management
12 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Korn
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
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