The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 793 731 806
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +75
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 122 138 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83 103 82
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 -59 104 £42,500 -5.55% 22
London -70 27 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Yorkshire -34 21 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Leeds -28 20 £50,000 +66.66% 2
West Yorkshire -42 20 £50,000 +81.81% 2
East of England -11 19 £52,000 +30.00%
Bristol +7 18 £42,500 +41.66%
South West -12 18 £42,500 +41.66%
Wales - 16 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands +22 12 £33,500 +21.81%
West Wales - 12 £42,500 -
Swansea - 12 £42,500 -
Birmingham +13 11 £33,500 +21.81%
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £52,000 +73.33%
Cambridge - 10 £52,000 -
Bedfordshire -17 9 £45,500 +13.75%
South East -29 7 £42,500 - 7
Luton -12 5 - -
Bedford -15 4 £45,500 +13.75%
Surrey +5 3 £48,500 +14.11% 4
Southampton - 3 £32,000 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £32,000 - 2
Woking - 3 £48,500 -
City of London -4 2 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South Wales - 1 £36,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £36,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £33,500 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 125 (45.13%) QA
2 123 (44.40%) Scrum
3 111 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (39.35%) Selenium
5 101 (36.46%) Automated Testing
6 92 (33.21%) TDD
7 90 (32.49%) Software Testing
7 90 (32.49%) Test Automation
8 82 (29.60%) C#
9 71 (25.63%) Test Management
10 67 (24.19%) Java
10 67 (24.19%) SQL
11 66 (23.83%) ISEB
11 66 (23.83%) WebDriver
11 66 (23.83%) BDD
12 65 (23.47%) E-Commerce
13 58 (20.94%) .NET
14 52 (18.77%) SOAP
15 45 (16.25%) Games
16 44 (15.88%) OOP
17 40 (14.44%) SQL Server
17 40 (14.44%) Manual Testing
18 39 (14.08%) FitNesse
18 39 (14.08%) Test Strategy
18 39 (14.08%) Finance
19 37 (13.36%) Degree
19 37 (13.36%) Windows
19 37 (13.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 36 (13.00%) HTML
21 35 (12.64%) Open Source

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (2.17%) Confluence
2 4 (1.44%) CMS
3 3 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (5.78%) MS Office
2 10 (3.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) SaaS
2 7 (2.53%) Rackspace Cloud
3 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.94%) Internet
2 19 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.17%) Firewall
4 4 (1.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (39.35%) Selenium
2 66 (23.83%) WebDriver
3 39 (14.08%) FitNesse
4 32 (11.55%) Cucumber
5 24 (8.66%) JIRA
6 21 (7.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (6.50%) SoapUI
7 18 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (4.69%) JMeter
9 12 (4.33%) Git (software)
10 11 (3.97%) TeamCity
10 11 (3.97%) SpecFlow
10 11 (3.97%) NUnit
11 10 (3.61%) Jenkins
12 9 (3.25%) Calabash
13 7 (2.53%) QUnit
14 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.81%) JBehave
16 4 (1.44%) JUnit
16 4 (1.44%) LoadUI
General
1 45 (16.25%) Games
2 39 (14.08%) Finance
3 17 (6.14%) Marketing
4 14 (5.05%) Publishing
5 9 (3.25%) Banking
5 9 (3.25%) Retail
6 5 (1.81%) Law
6 5 (1.81%) Legal
7 4 (1.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (32.85%) Analyst
2 86 (31.05%) Test Analyst
3 65 (23.47%) Test Engineer
4 53 (19.13%) Tester
5 38 (13.72%) Agile Test Analyst
6 35 (12.64%) Senior Test Engineer
7 30 (10.83%) Software Tester
8 27 (9.75%) Test Manager
9 25 (9.03%) Developer
10 23 (8.30%) Software Developer
11 21 (7.58%) QA Manager
12 19 (6.86%) Software Engineer
12 19 (6.86%) Software Test Engineer
13 18 (6.50%) Senior Tester
14 17 (6.14%) Senior Test Analyst
14 17 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (5.05%) Consultant
16 13 (4.69%) Automation Tester
16 13 (4.69%) Senior Automation Tester
17 12 (4.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.94%) .NET
2 52 (18.77%) SOAP
3 36 (13.00%) HTML
4 27 (9.75%) ASP.NET
5 24 (8.66%) XML
6 20 (7.22%) CSS
7 19 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (5.05%) REST
9 11 (3.97%) Ajax
10 7 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.53%) jQuery
10 7 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (2.17%) WinForms
11 6 (2.17%) Web Services
12 4 (1.44%) XSD
12 4 (1.44%) WSDL
13 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.64%) Open Source
2 16 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.53%) Blog
5 6 (2.17%) DTV
5 6 (2.17%) NHS
6 3 (1.08%) Derivative
6 3 (1.08%) Replication
7 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.72%) Equities
7 2 (0.72%) Kindle
8 1 (0.36%) iPhone
8 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.36%) Psychology
8 1 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.36%) Online Games
8 1 (0.36%) Social Network
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.36%) Windows
2 17 (6.14%) Linux
3 11 (3.97%) UNIX
4 9 (3.25%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.53%) Android
6 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.44%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.40%) Scrum
2 111 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (36.46%) Automated Testing
4 92 (33.21%) TDD
5 90 (32.49%) Software Testing
5 90 (32.49%) Test Automation
6 71 (25.63%) Test Management
7 66 (23.83%) BDD
8 65 (23.47%) E-Commerce
9 44 (15.88%) OOP
10 40 (14.44%) Manual Testing
11 39 (14.08%) Test Strategy
12 34 (12.27%) ATDD
12 34 (12.27%) Test Scripting
13 28 (10.11%) Workflow
14 24 (8.66%) OO
14 24 (8.66%) Validation
15 23 (8.30%) Performance Testing
16 22 (7.94%) MVC
17 20 (7.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.60%) C#
2 67 (24.19%) Java
2 67 (24.19%) SQL
3 26 (9.39%) Ruby
4 25 (9.03%) C++
5 19 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.69%) PHP
7 9 (3.25%) VB
8 4 (1.44%) VBScript
8 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.44%) Perl
8 4 (1.44%) C
8 4 (1.44%) Groovy
9 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.08%) Korn
9 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (23.83%) ISEB
2 37 (13.36%) Degree
2 37 (13.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 34 (12.27%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (45.13%) QA
2 8 (2.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.05%) HP
3 6 (2.17%) Oracle
4 4 (1.44%) Hitachi
4 4 (1.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.36%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.36%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Redhill
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
St James Park, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Circa £59,000
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum + pension, h/care, flexitime
Posted: 20 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 35k - 38k + Excellent Package
Posted: 27 days ago