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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 762 791 760
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 135 114 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 99
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,633 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%

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
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +41 120 £42,500 - 6
London +47 45 £52,250 -9.13% 5
Yorkshire +11 39 £30,000 -40.00%
Leeds +13 28 - -
West Yorkshire +6 28 - -
West Midlands -12 12 £42,500 +26.86%
East of England -4 11 £37,750 -24.50%
South East +19 8 £30,500 -28.23%
City of London +40 7 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Cambridge +16 7 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 7 - -
Middlesbrough - 7 £29,633 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £29,633 -
Scotland +12 6 - - 1
Staffordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +5 5 - -
East Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Hull - 4 £30,000 -
Hampshire +11 3 - -
Birmingham -17 3 £32,500 -2.98%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £33,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £45,000 -
Northampton - 3 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 £33,500 -
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Reading +1 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £30,500 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 265 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (49.43%) SQL
3 110 (41.51%) QA
4 90 (33.96%) C#
4 90 (33.96%) Scrum
5 84 (31.70%) Software Testing
5 84 (31.70%) Selenium
6 81 (30.57%) Java
7 80 (30.19%) .NET
8 78 (29.43%) TDD
9 73 (27.55%) Automated Testing
10 71 (26.79%) Test Automation
11 67 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (24.15%) Test Scripting
13 63 (23.77%) BDD
13 63 (23.77%) Mentoring
14 61 (23.02%) ISEB
15 60 (22.64%) HTML
16 50 (18.87%) ASP.NET
16 50 (18.87%) Retail
17 48 (18.11%) Manual Testing
18 47 (17.74%) Test Strategy
18 47 (17.74%) Finance
19 45 (16.98%) Integration Testing
20 39 (14.72%) Unit Testing
20 39 (14.72%) Software Engineering
21 38 (14.34%) ISTQB
22 37 (13.96%) Degree
23 36 (13.58%) E-Commerce
24 33 (12.45%) NHS

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (0.75%) Confluence
2 1 (0.38%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
1 2 (0.75%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.64%) Internet
2 6 (2.26%) HTTP
3 3 (1.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.13%) MySQL
5 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.75%) Big Data
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.75%) Informix
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 84 (31.70%) Selenium
2 33 (12.45%) WebDriver
3 31 (11.70%) Cucumber
3 31 (11.70%) JIRA
4 23 (8.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.42%) JUnit
6 12 (4.53%) NUnit
7 11 (4.15%) JMeter
8 9 (3.40%) LoadRunner
8 9 (3.40%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.40%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.02%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.64%) Selenium IDE
10 7 (2.64%) Appium
10 7 (2.64%) HP UFT
11 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.26%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.26%) Robolectric
12 5 (1.89%) TestLink
12 5 (1.89%) Behat
General
1 50 (18.87%) Retail
2 47 (17.74%) Finance
3 33 (12.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (4.91%) Marketing
4 13 (4.91%) Games
5 9 (3.40%) Banking
6 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.13%) Publishing
8 2 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (35.09%) Analyst
2 92 (34.72%) Test Analyst
3 43 (16.23%) Tester
4 36 (13.58%) Software Engineer
5 35 (13.21%) Agile Test Analyst
6 25 (9.43%) Test Leader
7 23 (8.68%) QA Engineer
8 20 (7.55%) Software Tester
9 16 (6.04%) Test Engineer
9 16 (6.04%) Test Manager
10 15 (5.66%) Developer
11 11 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (4.15%) Lead Software Engineer
12 10 (3.77%) Test Architect
12 10 (3.77%) Architect
13 9 (3.40%) QA Analyst
14 8 (3.02%) Technical Test Analyst
14 8 (3.02%) QA Test Manager
14 8 (3.02%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (3.02%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (30.19%) .NET
2 60 (22.64%) HTML
3 50 (18.87%) ASP.NET
4 29 (10.94%) SOAP
5 25 (9.43%) Web Services
6 23 (8.68%) WPF
7 22 (8.30%) HTML5
7 22 (8.30%) Apache Flex
8 21 (7.92%) XML
9 13 (4.91%) CSS
10 9 (3.40%) REST
11 8 (3.02%) jQuery
12 6 (2.26%) J2EE
12 6 (2.26%) Java EE
13 5 (1.89%) Ajax
13 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.89%) Velocity
14 4 (1.51%) XHTML
15 3 (1.13%) ADO.NET
15 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) NHS
2 22 (8.30%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.89%) User Experience
6 5 (1.89%) Blog
6 5 (1.89%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.75%) Life Science
8 2 (0.75%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.38%) Online Games
9 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Tandem
9 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.94%) UNIX
2 26 (9.81%) Windows
3 19 (7.17%) Linux
4 3 (1.13%) Android
4 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (33.96%) Scrum
3 84 (31.70%) Software Testing
4 78 (29.43%) TDD
5 73 (27.55%) Automated Testing
6 71 (26.79%) Test Automation
7 67 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (24.15%) Test Scripting
9 63 (23.77%) BDD
9 63 (23.77%) Mentoring
10 48 (18.11%) Manual Testing
11 47 (17.74%) Test Strategy
12 45 (16.98%) Integration Testing
13 39 (14.72%) Unit Testing
13 39 (14.72%) Software Engineering
14 36 (13.58%) E-Commerce
15 31 (11.70%) Coaching
16 29 (10.94%) Line Management
16 29 (10.94%) Test Management
17 28 (10.57%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (49.43%) SQL
2 90 (33.96%) C#
3 81 (30.57%) Java
4 30 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.53%) PHP
5 12 (4.53%) Ruby
6 7 (2.64%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.26%) Python
7 6 (2.26%) Perl
8 5 (1.89%) C++
8 5 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.13%) Groovy
10 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.75%) VB
10 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) VBScript
11 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.38%) Scala
11 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (23.02%) ISEB
2 38 (14.34%) ISTQB
3 37 (13.96%) Degree
4 25 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MBA
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (41.51%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) GCP
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.91%) WorldPay
3 8 (3.02%) Google
3 8 (3.02%) Oracle
4 6 (2.26%) Informatica
4 6 (2.26%) Teradata
5 5 (1.89%) HP
6 2 (0.75%) Cognos
6 2 (0.75%) IBM
6 2 (0.75%) Capita
6 2 (0.75%) Borland
6 2 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.38%) Facebook
7 1 (0.38%) Marketo
7 1 (0.38%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago