The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 760 797 761
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -36
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 132 149 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 86 100 121
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.41% +21.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90830 97762 87292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.69% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73793 79516 71777
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Testing
Salary Trend

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Agile Testing
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 Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
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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 +22 116 £41,500 -17.00% 8
London +11 40 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +12 31 £29,633 -40.73% 1
Leeds +26 26 £40,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +18 26 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England +4 13 £33,500 -35.57% 2
Scotland +26 11 £56,375 - 1
South East +18 11 £30,500 -35.44%
West Midlands -5 10 £32,500 -2.98%
Edinburgh +19 9 £57,750 -
East Midlands +20 8 £45,000 +42.85%
City of London +37 7 £38,750 -34.04%
Northampton - 7 £45,000 -
Solihull - 7 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £35,000 -32.69% 2
Suffolk +6 6 £33,500 +3.07%
Ipswich -6 6 £33,500 +3.07%
Cambridge +5 5 - - 1
Surrey +19 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £29,633 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £46,250 -
Guildford - 3 - -
Middlesbrough - 3 £29,633 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester +1 2 £42,500 +3.65% 2
North West +1 2 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Milton Keynes -20 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Glasgow - 2 £27,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £30,500 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing.

1 298 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (51.01%) SQL
3 127 (42.62%) QA
4 104 (34.90%) Scrum
5 97 (32.55%) C#
6 92 (30.87%) Software Testing
7 87 (29.19%) Automated Testing
8 86 (28.86%) TDD
9 85 (28.52%) Java
10 83 (27.85%) .NET
11 79 (26.51%) BDD
12 72 (24.16%) Selenium
13 69 (23.15%) HTML
13 69 (23.15%) ISEB
14 67 (22.48%) Test Automation
15 66 (22.15%) Test Scripting
16 62 (20.81%) Mentoring
17 53 (17.79%) Line Management
17 53 (17.79%) Microsoft
18 52 (17.45%) ASP.NET
18 52 (17.45%) Unit Testing
19 49 (16.44%) Test Strategy
20 48 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (16.11%) Manual Testing
20 48 (16.11%) Retail
20 48 (16.11%) Finance
21 46 (15.44%) NUnit
22 45 (15.10%) MS Excel
23 44 (14.77%) E-Commerce
23 44 (14.77%) SQL Server

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.34%) Confluence
2 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 45 (15.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 4 (1.34%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.34%) HTTP
3 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.67%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.72%) Big Data
3 14 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.02%) MySQL
5 8 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 72 (24.16%) Selenium
2 46 (15.44%) NUnit
3 42 (14.09%) Cucumber
4 39 (13.09%) WebDriver
5 38 (12.75%) JUnit
6 31 (10.40%) SpecFlow
7 30 (10.07%) SoapUI
8 29 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (9.06%) JIRA
10 25 (8.39%) Moq
11 23 (7.72%) ReSharper
11 23 (7.72%) FitNesse
12 17 (5.70%) Visual Studio
13 14 (4.70%) JMeter
13 14 (4.70%) Git (software)
14 13 (4.36%) Jenkins
15 12 (4.03%) TeamCity
16 10 (3.36%) LoadRunner
16 10 (3.36%) Appium
16 10 (3.36%) QUnit
General
1 48 (16.11%) Finance
1 48 (16.11%) Retail
2 32 (10.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 20 (6.71%) Banking
4 10 (3.36%) Games
5 8 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.34%) Marketing
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (32.21%) Analyst
2 90 (30.20%) Test Analyst
3 52 (17.45%) Tester
4 36 (12.08%) Software Engineer
5 34 (11.41%) Agile Test Analyst
6 27 (9.06%) Developer
7 22 (7.38%) Test Leader
8 19 (6.38%) Test Manager
8 19 (6.38%) Test Engineer
9 18 (6.04%) Test Team Leader
9 18 (6.04%) Software Tester
9 18 (6.04%) Team Leader
10 16 (5.37%) QA Engineer
11 15 (5.03%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
12 12 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.03%) Lead Software Engineer
13 10 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (3.36%) Automated Tester
14 9 (3.02%) C# Developer
14 9 (3.02%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (27.85%) .NET
2 69 (23.15%) HTML
3 52 (17.45%) ASP.NET
4 36 (12.08%) HTML5
5 33 (11.07%) WPF
6 32 (10.74%) XML
7 31 (10.40%) SOAP
8 27 (9.06%) Web Services
9 14 (4.70%) CSS
9 14 (4.70%) Gherkin
10 12 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (3.69%) jQuery
11 11 (3.69%) Ajax
12 10 (3.36%) Apache Flex
13 8 (2.68%) WCF
13 8 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (2.68%) Velocity
13 8 (2.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (2.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.72%) Private Cloud
2 22 (7.38%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.03%) NHS
5 14 (4.70%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (3.02%) Blog
8 8 (2.68%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (2.68%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.68%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.34%) User Experience
11 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.67%) Wiki
13 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.34%) Equities
13 1 (0.34%) iPhone
13 1 (0.34%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.40%) Windows
2 30 (10.07%) Linux
3 25 (8.39%) UNIX
4 20 (6.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (34.90%) Scrum
3 92 (30.87%) Software Testing
4 87 (29.19%) Automated Testing
5 86 (28.86%) TDD
6 79 (26.51%) BDD
7 67 (22.48%) Test Automation
8 66 (22.15%) Test Scripting
9 62 (20.81%) Mentoring
10 53 (17.79%) Line Management
11 52 (17.45%) Unit Testing
12 49 (16.44%) Test Strategy
13 48 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (16.11%) Manual Testing
14 44 (14.77%) E-Commerce
15 41 (13.76%) Software Engineering
15 41 (13.76%) SDLC
16 38 (12.75%) Performance Testing
17 36 (12.08%) Coaching
18 34 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 152 (51.01%) SQL
2 97 (32.55%) C#
3 85 (28.52%) Java
4 42 (14.09%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.05%) C++
6 18 (6.04%) Ruby
7 16 (5.37%) Python
8 10 (3.36%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.35%) Groovy
10 6 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.01%) Perl
10 6 (2.01%) PHP
11 2 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) C
12 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (23.15%) ISEB
2 39 (13.09%) ISTQB
3 27 (9.06%) Degree
4 21 (7.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.34%) MBA
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (42.62%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (7.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.36%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.05%) Oracle
3 18 (6.04%) Apple
4 11 (3.69%) HP
5 8 (2.68%) WorldPay
6 6 (2.01%) Teradata
6 6 (2.01%) Informatica
7 2 (0.67%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.34%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Borland
8 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.34%) Cognos
8 1 (0.34%) IBM
8 1 (0.34%) Fidessa
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