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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 783 731 789
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +58
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 122 142 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 88 110 80
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%

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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014 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 23 September 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 -54 108 £45,000 - 20
London -25 38 £48,750 -2.50% 3
West Yorkshire -10 25 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Yorkshire -33 25 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Leeds -22 23 - - 2
East of England -21 13 £41,000 -13.68% 1
South East -15 12 £55,000 +69.23% 5
North West -19 10 £50,000 +56.25% 3
Manchester -5 9 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Wales - 8 £36,500 - 1
Surrey -8 7 £55,000 +78.86% 4
Bolton +10 6 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Bedford -17 6 £41,000 -11.35%
Bedfordshire -21 6 £41,000 -13.68%
Scotland - 6 £45,000 - 1
Ipswich - 5 £38,250 - 1
Staines - 5 £55,000 - 3
Stirling - 5 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £38,250 - 1
South West -35 4 £42,500 +41.66% 3
West Midlands - 4 £33,500 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £33,500 -
Southampton 0 3 £32,000 -14.66%
Hampshire -10 3 £32,000 -14.66%
Bristol -10 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Swansea - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £42,500 -12.37%
Derbyshire - 2 £50,000 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (41.54%) Scrum
3 103 (39.62%) QA
4 83 (31.92%) Selenium
5 81 (31.15%) Software Testing
6 80 (30.77%) TDD
7 76 (29.23%) SQL
8 70 (26.92%) C#
8 70 (26.92%) Test Management
9 67 (25.77%) BDD
10 57 (21.92%) Test Automation
10 57 (21.92%) Automated Testing
11 53 (20.38%) Java
12 52 (20.00%) .NET
13 51 (19.62%) E-Commerce
14 47 (18.08%) SOAP
15 43 (16.54%) ISEB
16 42 (16.15%) WebDriver
16 42 (16.15%) Microsoft
16 42 (16.15%) SQL Server
17 37 (14.23%) Manual Testing
17 37 (14.23%) Degree
18 36 (13.85%) FitNesse
19 35 (13.46%) Cucumber
20 34 (13.08%) C++
21 33 (12.69%) Test Planning
22 30 (11.54%) HTML
22 30 (11.54%) Test Scripting
23 29 (11.15%) Regression Testing
23 29 (11.15%) Test Strategy

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (1.54%) Confluence
2 3 (1.15%) IIS
2 3 (1.15%) Drupal
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (4.23%) MS Office
2 9 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.54%) Mingle
3 4 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.92%) SaaS
3 4 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.38%) TCP/IP
1 14 (5.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.54%) MySQL
4 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) SSDT
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (31.92%) Selenium
2 42 (16.15%) WebDriver
3 36 (13.85%) FitNesse
4 35 (13.46%) Cucumber
5 25 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 24 (9.23%) JIRA
6 24 (9.23%) SpecFlow
7 18 (6.92%) SoapUI
8 13 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 12 (4.62%) TeamCity
9 12 (4.62%) Git (software)
9 12 (4.62%) Visual Studio
10 10 (3.85%) NUnit
11 9 (3.46%) Calabash
12 8 (3.08%) JMeter
12 8 (3.08%) Hudson
13 6 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.31%) LoadUI
14 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (10.38%) Finance
2 23 (8.85%) Games
2 23 (8.85%) Marketing
3 12 (4.62%) Banking
3 12 (4.62%) Retail
4 10 (3.85%) Publishing
5 6 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.77%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 90 (34.62%) Analyst
2 85 (32.69%) Test Analyst
3 48 (18.46%) Tester
4 47 (18.08%) Test Engineer
5 43 (16.54%) Agile Test Analyst
6 31 (11.92%) Senior Test Engineer
7 25 (9.62%) Software Tester
8 24 (9.23%) Developer
9 20 (7.69%) Consultant
10 19 (7.31%) QA Manager
11 18 (6.92%) Test Manager
11 18 (6.92%) Test Consultant
12 16 (6.15%) Senior Tester
13 13 (5.00%) QA Analyst
14 12 (4.62%) Software Engineer
15 11 (4.23%) Software Developer
15 11 (4.23%) Automation Tester
15 11 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
16 9 (3.46%) Senior Test Analyst
16 9 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.00%) .NET
2 47 (18.08%) SOAP
3 30 (11.54%) HTML
4 25 (9.62%) XML
5 19 (7.31%) ASP.NET
6 18 (6.92%) CSS
6 18 (6.92%) Web Services
7 14 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (3.85%) REST
9 9 (3.46%) HTML5
10 8 (3.08%) jQuery
10 8 (3.08%) XSD
10 8 (3.08%) WSDL
10 8 (3.08%) Ajax
11 7 (2.69%) LAMP
12 6 (2.31%) Gherkin
13 5 (1.92%) CSS3
13 5 (1.92%) .NET Framework
14 4 (1.54%) JSON
14 4 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.92%) Open Source
2 14 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.92%) Blog
5 5 (1.92%) NHS
5 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.54%) DTV
7 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.15%) Social Media
7 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
8 2 (0.77%) Kindle
8 2 (0.77%) Online Games
8 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.77%) Psychology
8 2 (0.77%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.46%) Windows
2 15 (5.77%) UNIX
3 14 (5.38%) Linux
4 6 (2.31%) Android
5 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (41.54%) Scrum
3 81 (31.15%) Software Testing
4 80 (30.77%) TDD
5 70 (26.92%) Test Management
6 67 (25.77%) BDD
7 57 (21.92%) Test Automation
7 57 (21.92%) Automated Testing
8 51 (19.62%) E-Commerce
9 37 (14.23%) Manual Testing
10 33 (12.69%) Test Planning
11 30 (11.54%) Test Scripting
12 29 (11.15%) Regression Testing
12 29 (11.15%) Test Strategy
13 28 (10.77%) OOP
14 27 (10.38%) Performance Testing
15 25 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (9.23%) Validation
17 23 (8.85%) ATDD
18 22 (8.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.23%) SQL
2 70 (26.92%) C#
3 53 (20.38%) Java
4 34 (13.08%) C++
5 23 (8.85%) Ruby
6 21 (8.08%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.46%) PHP
7 9 (3.46%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.31%) Python
9 4 (1.54%) C
9 4 (1.54%) Groovy
10 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.15%) Korn
11 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (16.54%) ISEB
2 37 (14.23%) Degree
3 26 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (9.23%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.69%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (1.54%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 4 (1.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (39.62%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.92%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.15%) HP
3 9 (3.46%) Oracle
4 5 (1.92%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.92%) Informatica
5 4 (1.54%) Adobe
5 4 (1.54%) Hitachi
6 3 (1.15%) Google
6 3 (1.15%) Zend
7 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) Green Hat
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Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
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Staines
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
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