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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 747 805 757
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -48
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 155 133 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 92 88 102
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,713 £33,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 +40 135 £42,500 -10.52% 12
London +32 44 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Yorkshire +20 42 £29,633 +16.20%
Leeds +16 33 - -
West Yorkshire +15 33 - -
West Midlands -8 17 £32,500 -2.98% 1
East of England -1 14 £33,500 -35.57% 2
South East +19 11 £30,500 -37.11% 1
Scotland +13 11 £56,375 -
Edinburgh +15 9 £57,750 -
City of London +41 8 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £35,000 -32.69%
Cambridge +15 7 - -
Middlesbrough - 7 £29,633 -
Solihull - 7 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £29,633 -
Suffolk -1 6 £33,500 +3.07%
Ipswich -16 6 £33,500 +3.07%
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £42,500 -
East Midlands +8 5 £45,000 +40.62%
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 -
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey +10 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Guildford - 3 - -
Manchester 0 2 £42,500 +3.65% 2
North West -4 2 £42,500 +3.65% 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £27,500 -
Reading - 2 - -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (51.72%) SQL
3 124 (42.76%) QA
4 101 (34.83%) Scrum
5 94 (32.41%) C#
6 90 (31.03%) Software Testing
7 89 (30.69%) Java
8 87 (30.00%) TDD
9 83 (28.62%) .NET
10 82 (28.28%) Selenium
11 76 (26.21%) Automated Testing
11 76 (26.21%) BDD
12 70 (24.14%) Test Automation
13 68 (23.45%) ISEB
14 66 (22.76%) Test Scripting
15 65 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (22.07%) Mentoring
17 61 (21.03%) HTML
18 56 (19.31%) Test Strategy
19 52 (17.93%) Retail
20 50 (17.24%) Manual Testing
20 50 (17.24%) ASP.NET
21 49 (16.90%) Finance
22 48 (16.55%) Unit Testing
23 46 (15.86%) ISTQB
24 44 (15.17%) E-Commerce
25 39 (13.45%) Microsoft
25 39 (13.45%) JavaScript
25 39 (13.45%) Degree
25 39 (13.45%) Line Management

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (1.03%) Confluence
2 2 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.07%) Internet
2 5 (1.72%) HTTP
3 4 (1.38%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.69%) DNS
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.76%) Big Data
5 6 (2.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.72%) MySQL
6 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.69%) Informix
8 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 82 (28.28%) Selenium
2 38 (13.10%) WebDriver
3 37 (12.76%) Cucumber
4 33 (11.38%) JIRA
5 32 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (10.69%) NUnit
7 28 (9.66%) JUnit
8 16 (5.52%) JMeter
9 15 (5.17%) SoapUI
10 13 (4.48%) Jenkins
11 12 (4.14%) SpecFlow
11 12 (4.14%) Git (software)
12 11 (3.79%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.45%) LoadRunner
13 10 (3.45%) Appium
14 9 (3.10%) QUnit
14 9 (3.10%) Moq
14 9 (3.10%) Visual Studio
14 9 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (2.76%) Robolectric
General
1 52 (17.93%) Retail
2 49 (16.90%) Finance
3 28 (9.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (5.52%) Banking
5 12 (4.14%) Games
5 12 (4.14%) Marketing
6 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (33.79%) Analyst
2 93 (32.07%) Test Analyst
3 50 (17.24%) Tester
4 37 (12.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 32 (11.03%) Software Engineer
6 24 (8.28%) Test Leader
7 20 (6.90%) Developer
7 20 (6.90%) Test Manager
7 20 (6.90%) Software Tester
7 20 (6.90%) QA Engineer
8 15 (5.17%) Test Engineer
9 11 (3.79%) Team Leader
9 11 (3.79%) Test Team Leader
10 10 (3.45%) Lead Software Engineer
10 10 (3.45%) Automated Tester
10 10 (3.45%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) QA Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (3.10%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.62%) .NET
2 61 (21.03%) HTML
3 50 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 31 (10.69%) SOAP
5 29 (10.00%) Web Services
6 25 (8.62%) WPF
7 23 (7.93%) XML
8 22 (7.59%) HTML5
9 18 (6.21%) Apache Flex
10 16 (5.52%) CSS
11 13 (4.48%) jQuery
12 11 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.45%) Ajax
14 9 (3.10%) REST
15 8 (2.76%) Velocity
15 8 (2.76%) WCF
16 7 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 6 (2.07%) .NET Framework
17 6 (2.07%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.31%) NHS
2 26 (8.97%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.45%) Blog
6 7 (2.41%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.07%) User Experience
8 5 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.69%) Life Science
11 2 (0.69%) Wiki
11 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.69%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.34%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.34%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.00%) Windows
2 26 (8.97%) UNIX
3 25 (8.62%) Linux
4 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (34.83%) Scrum
3 90 (31.03%) Software Testing
4 87 (30.00%) TDD
5 76 (26.21%) Automated Testing
5 76 (26.21%) BDD
6 70 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 66 (22.76%) Test Scripting
8 65 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (22.07%) Mentoring
10 56 (19.31%) Test Strategy
11 50 (17.24%) Manual Testing
12 48 (16.55%) Unit Testing
13 44 (15.17%) E-Commerce
14 39 (13.45%) Line Management
15 38 (13.10%) Software Engineering
16 37 (12.76%) Integration Testing
16 37 (12.76%) SDLC
17 35 (12.07%) Test Management
18 33 (11.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (51.72%) SQL
2 94 (32.41%) C#
3 89 (30.69%) Java
4 39 (13.45%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.52%) Ruby
6 12 (4.14%) Python
6 12 (4.14%) C++
7 10 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.10%) PHP
8 9 (3.10%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.41%) Perl
10 5 (1.72%) Groovy
11 3 (1.03%) VB
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) Scala
13 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (23.45%) ISEB
2 46 (15.86%) ISTQB
3 39 (13.45%) Degree
4 21 (7.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.34%) MBA
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (42.76%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) GCP
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.55%) Oracle
3 12 (4.14%) WorldPay
4 11 (3.79%) HP
5 8 (2.76%) Google
6 6 (2.07%) Teradata
6 6 (2.07%) Informatica
7 2 (0.69%) Borland
7 2 (0.69%) Cognos
7 2 (0.69%) IBM
7 2 (0.69%) Capita
7 2 (0.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) Marketo
8 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.34%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.34%) Apple
8 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
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