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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 759 732 802
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +70
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 158 151 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 135 101
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +17.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -40 158 £50,000 +11.11% 21
London -68 78 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Yorkshire -10 43 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Leeds +1 37 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire -9 37 £50,000 +25.00% 3
City of London 0 21 £60,000 +60.00% 5
South East -6 13 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England -28 10 £52,000 +22.35% 4
Hampshire - 7 £45,500 -
West Midlands +8 6 £32,500 - 2
North West +2 6 £32,500 -7.14%
East Yorkshire - 6 - -
Hull - 6 - -
Manchester +5 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Berkshire -1 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £52,000 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £32,500 -
Fareham - 4 £47,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £52,000 - 2
Southampton - 3 £42,500 -
Luton -4 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -26 2 - - 2
Loughborough - 2 £31,500 -
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £83,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £31,500 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 134 (53.60%) QA
2 122 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (47.20%) Automated Testing
4 102 (40.80%) Scrum
5 96 (38.40%) Selenium
6 95 (38.00%) ISEB
7 85 (34.00%) Software Testing
8 84 (33.60%) Test Automation
9 76 (30.40%) C#
10 68 (27.20%) TDD
11 66 (26.40%) WebDriver
12 65 (26.00%) .NET
13 62 (24.80%) ISTQB
14 60 (24.00%) E-Commerce
15 58 (23.20%) Test Scripting
16 56 (22.40%) BDD
17 54 (21.60%) Test Management
17 54 (21.60%) Java
18 53 (21.20%) SQL
18 53 (21.20%) Windows
19 45 (18.00%) Linux
20 44 (17.60%) HTML
21 43 (17.20%) SOAP
22 41 (16.40%) Games
22 41 (16.40%) Manual Testing
23 40 (16.00%) Test Strategy
24 38 (15.20%) Finance
25 36 (14.40%) OOP
26 35 (14.00%) Open Source
26 35 (14.00%) Degree

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (4.80%) Confluence
2 6 (2.40%) CMS
3 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (8.80%) MS Office
2 20 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.80%) Rackspace Cloud
2 6 (2.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.60%) Internet
2 11 (4.40%) Firewall
3 8 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.60%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 96 (38.40%) Selenium
2 66 (26.40%) WebDriver
3 27 (10.80%) JIRA
4 25 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 25 (10.00%) JMeter
5 23 (9.20%) NUnit
5 23 (9.20%) Cucumber
6 21 (8.40%) Git (software)
7 20 (8.00%) TeamCity
8 19 (7.60%) SpecFlow
9 17 (6.80%) QUnit
10 16 (6.40%) SoapUI
11 13 (5.20%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (4.00%) Jenkins
13 6 (2.40%) JBehave
14 5 (2.00%) Hudson
15 4 (1.60%) LoadUI
15 4 (1.60%) TestComplete
16 3 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 41 (16.40%) Games
2 38 (15.20%) Finance
3 19 (7.60%) Marketing
4 8 (3.20%) Publishing
4 8 (3.20%) Banking
5 7 (2.80%) Back Office
6 6 (2.40%) Retail
7 5 (2.00%) Law
7 5 (2.00%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (32.80%) Analyst
2 74 (29.60%) Test Analyst
3 43 (17.20%) Tester
3 43 (17.20%) Test Engineer
4 39 (15.60%) Senior Analyst
5 34 (13.60%) Senior Test Analyst
6 28 (11.20%) Test Manager
7 26 (10.40%) Software Engineer
7 26 (10.40%) Software Test Engineer
7 26 (10.40%) Agile Test Analyst
8 21 (8.40%) QA Analyst
9 20 (8.00%) Developer
10 19 (7.60%) QA Manager
11 17 (6.80%) Software Developer
12 16 (6.40%) Senior QA Analyst
12 16 (6.40%) Software Tester
13 15 (6.00%) Consultant
13 15 (6.00%) Senior Tester
14 14 (5.60%) Test Consultant
15 13 (5.20%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.00%) .NET
2 44 (17.60%) HTML
3 43 (17.20%) SOAP
4 31 (12.40%) CSS
5 30 (12.00%) XML
6 28 (11.20%) ASP.NET
7 22 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (8.40%) Ajax
9 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 17 (6.80%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (6.80%) jQuery
10 12 (4.80%) Web Services
11 11 (4.40%) REST
12 10 (4.00%) Velocity
13 6 (2.40%) .NET Framework
14 5 (2.00%) WinForms
15 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
15 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (0.80%) Gherkin
16 1 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.00%) Open Source
2 28 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.80%) Blog
4 17 (6.80%) Replication
5 15 (6.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.60%) DTV
6 4 (1.60%) NHS
7 3 (1.20%) Derivative
7 3 (1.20%) iPad
8 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.80%) Equities
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) PMI
9 1 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.20%) Windows
2 45 (18.00%) Linux
3 21 (8.40%) Windows 8
4 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (6.80%) Windows Vista
4 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.80%) Windows 7
4 17 (6.80%) Mac OS
4 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (6.80%) Windows XP
5 13 (5.20%) UNIX
6 7 (2.80%) Android
7 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (47.20%) Automated Testing
3 102 (40.80%) Scrum
4 85 (34.00%) Software Testing
5 84 (33.60%) Test Automation
6 68 (27.20%) TDD
7 60 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 58 (23.20%) Test Scripting
9 56 (22.40%) BDD
10 54 (21.60%) Test Management
11 41 (16.40%) Manual Testing
12 40 (16.00%) Test Strategy
13 36 (14.40%) OOP
14 27 (10.80%) OO
15 24 (9.60%) MVC
16 22 (8.80%) ATDD
17 20 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (8.00%) Performance Testing
18 17 (6.80%) Workflow
18 17 (6.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 76 (30.40%) C#
2 54 (21.60%) Java
3 53 (21.20%) SQL
4 32 (12.80%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.80%) VB
6 22 (8.80%) Ruby
7 16 (6.40%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.20%) C++
9 11 (4.40%) PHP
10 8 (3.20%) Python
11 5 (2.00%) VBScript
12 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (38.00%) ISEB
2 62 (24.80%) ISTQB
3 35 (14.00%) Degree
4 1 (0.40%) PMP
4 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (53.60%) QA
2 11 (4.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (6.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.60%) Atlassian
3 7 (2.80%) HP
4 4 (1.60%) Oracle
5 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.40%) Capita
7 1 (0.40%) Green Hat
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Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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