The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 731 815 858
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +43
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 184 149 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 163 89 92
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £33,185
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%

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
86545 96257 103703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.90% 86.79% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 72302 78663 84046
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +105 175 £50,000 +20.48% 17
London +91 101 £55,000 +10.00% 6
City of London +97 43 £57,500 +48.38% 3
South East +64 26 £45,000 +47.54% 4
East of England +42 21 £50,000 +49.25%
Berkshire +30 15 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -13 14 £25,250 -22.30% 1
Bracknell - 12 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £75,000 -
Solihull +13 8 £27,500 -15.38%
Hertfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Watford - 8 £50,000 -
Fareham - 7 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire - 7 £55,000 - 2
Ipswich +18 6 £46,250 +38.05%
Suffolk +13 6 £46,250 +38.05%
Birmingham -2 6 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Yorkshire -11 5 £27,500 -7.19% 2
North Yorkshire +16 4 £27,500 -7.19%
East Midlands +15 4 £56,250 +25.00%
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
North West +21 3 £37,700 -11.29% 4
Tunbridge Wells +18 3 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Kent +16 3 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Reading +9 3 £62,500 -
Cambridge +1 3 £36,250 -
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £36,250 +3.57%
West Yorkshire -26 3 £27,500 - 2
Liverpool - 3 £37,700 -
Merseyside - 3 £37,700 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 294 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (73.13%) QA
3 164 (55.78%) Selenium
4 159 (54.08%) BDD
5 154 (52.38%) Test Automation
6 126 (42.86%) C#
7 124 (42.18%) WebDriver
8 123 (41.84%) TDD
9 122 (41.50%) Scrum
10 98 (33.33%) Java
11 89 (30.27%) .NET
12 85 (28.91%) Cucumber
12 85 (28.91%) QA Automation
13 75 (25.51%) Test Scripting
14 72 (24.49%) SQL
15 71 (24.15%) Finance
16 69 (23.47%) Software Testing
17 61 (20.75%) Functional Testing
18 52 (17.69%) Ruby
19 49 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
20 48 (16.33%) JIRA
20 48 (16.33%) Test Management
21 46 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (15.65%) Automation Testing
22 44 (14.97%) Automated Testing
23 42 (14.29%) Manual Testing
24 41 (13.95%) JMeter
25 38 (12.93%) SpecFlow
26 37 (12.59%) OOP
26 37 (12.59%) Performance Testing

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.10%) CMS
2 4 (1.36%) Confluence
3 3 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (0.68%) Drupal
4 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.68%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.78%) Firewall
2 16 (5.44%) Internet
3 14 (4.76%) DNS
3 14 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) MySQL
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 164 (55.78%) Selenium
2 124 (42.18%) WebDriver
3 85 (28.91%) Cucumber
4 48 (16.33%) JIRA
5 41 (13.95%) JMeter
6 38 (12.93%) SpecFlow
7 36 (12.24%) Visual Studio
8 30 (10.20%) LoadRunner
9 29 (9.86%) SoapUI
9 29 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (9.52%) Jasmine
11 23 (7.82%) TeamCity
12 19 (6.46%) HP UFT
12 19 (6.46%) Jenkins
13 14 (4.76%) Gatling
13 14 (4.76%) NUnit
13 14 (4.76%) TestNG
14 11 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (3.40%) Appium
16 9 (3.06%) Git (software)
General
1 71 (24.15%) Finance
2 18 (6.12%) Retail
3 17 (5.78%) Games
4 11 (3.74%) Marketing
5 8 (2.72%) Banking
5 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (32.31%) Developer
2 89 (30.27%) QA Engineer
3 75 (25.51%) Test Engineer
4 62 (21.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 55 (18.71%) Developer in Test
6 54 (18.37%) Tester
7 52 (17.69%) Analyst
8 50 (17.01%) Test Analyst
9 43 (14.63%) Automation Tester
10 34 (11.56%) .NET Developer
11 33 (11.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 33 (11.22%) Selenium Tester
12 30 (10.20%) C# Developer
13 28 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (8.16%) Test Leader
15 22 (7.48%) Senior Tester
16 19 (6.46%) Lead Developer
16 19 (6.46%) Senior Automation Tester
17 18 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
17 18 (6.12%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (30.27%) .NET
2 33 (11.22%) ASP.NET
2 33 (11.22%) HTML
3 25 (8.50%) SOAP
4 23 (7.82%) Web Services
5 17 (5.78%) AngularJS
6 15 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 14 (4.76%) Ajax
7 14 (4.76%) CSS
7 14 (4.76%) REST
8 13 (4.42%) HTML5
9 12 (4.08%) CSS3
9 12 (4.08%) WCF
9 12 (4.08%) WF
10 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.72%) RESTful
11 6 (2.04%) Gherkin
11 6 (2.04%) XML
12 3 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.54%) Fintech
2 23 (7.82%) Blog
3 21 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.02%) User Experience
9 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) PMI
9 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.68%) Wiki
10 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.84%) Windows
2 14 (4.76%) Unix
3 12 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) AIX
4 1 (0.34%) Android
4 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.34%) HPUX
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (54.08%) BDD
3 154 (52.38%) Test Automation
4 123 (41.84%) TDD
5 122 (41.50%) Scrum
6 85 (28.91%) QA Automation
7 75 (25.51%) Test Scripting
8 69 (23.47%) Software Testing
9 61 (20.75%) Functional Testing
10 49 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
11 48 (16.33%) Test Management
12 46 (15.65%) Automation Testing
12 46 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (14.97%) Automated Testing
14 42 (14.29%) Manual Testing
15 37 (12.59%) OOP
15 37 (12.59%) Performance Testing
16 34 (11.56%) Kanban
17 31 (10.54%) Mentoring
18 30 (10.20%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (42.86%) C#
2 98 (33.33%) Java
3 72 (24.49%) SQL
4 52 (17.69%) Ruby
5 30 (10.20%) Clojure
5 30 (10.20%) Scala
6 24 (8.16%) Perl
7 21 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 21 (7.14%) VB
8 16 (5.44%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.76%) VBScript
10 10 (3.40%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.38%) PHP
12 6 (2.04%) Python
12 6 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.36%) Groovy
13 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.68%) C
14 2 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (11.56%) ISEB
2 28 (9.52%) Degree
3 24 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.68%) APMG
5 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (73.13%) QA
2 23 (7.82%) GCP
3 14 (4.76%) SDET
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) KVM
3 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.04%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (1.36%) Puppet
4 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.16%) HP
3 6 (2.04%) CA
3 6 (2.04%) WorldPay
4 4 (1.36%) Rally
5 3 (1.02%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle
5 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.68%) Google
6 2 (0.68%) Perforce
6 2 (0.68%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Telerik
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £25,230
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Salford or Manchester
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £38,380 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Salford or Manchester
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £38,380 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Stockport and Manchester
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £31,635 plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Stockport and Manchester
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £31,635 plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36047.00 - £39180.90 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago