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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 760 834 846
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +12
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 150 132 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 128 89 91
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £29,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.38%

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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +77 147 £55,000 +22.22% 14
London +74 81 £62,500 +8.69% 6
South East +63 30 £46,250 +23.33% 3
East of England +27 21 £53,750 +25.00%
Hampshire +23 17 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Berkshire - 13 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +24 12 £55,000 +25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 12 £72,500 -
Fareham +10 11 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Luton +9 11 £55,000 -
City of London +52 10 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Bracknell - 8 £45,000 -
North West 0 6 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester -1 6 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Suffolk +2 5 £35,000 -16.66%
West Midlands -11 5 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Ipswich +8 4 £37,000 -11.90%
Stockport +5 4 £34,000 +13.33%
Farnborough - 4 £42,500 -
Solihull - 4 £28,750 - 1
Essex - 3 - -
Brentwood - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +10 2 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Yorkshire +1 2 £26,500 -11.66% 1
North East - 2 £31,635 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £31,635 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £31,635 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £26,500 -
Andover - 2 £44,500 - 1
Birmingham -26 1 £30,000 -7.69%

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 331 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (70.69%) QA
3 151 (45.62%) BDD
3 151 (45.62%) Scrum
4 148 (44.71%) Selenium
5 137 (41.39%) Test Automation
6 110 (33.23%) .NET
7 102 (30.82%) C#
8 98 (29.61%) WebDriver
9 94 (28.40%) Software Testing
10 93 (28.10%) TDD
11 90 (27.19%) Java
12 87 (26.28%) Test Scripting
13 86 (25.98%) SQL
14 76 (22.96%) Functional Testing
15 69 (20.85%) Cucumber
16 66 (19.94%) Automated Testing
16 66 (19.94%) QA Automation
17 65 (19.64%) Manual Testing
17 65 (19.64%) Finance
18 63 (19.03%) Test Management
19 61 (18.43%) ASP.NET
20 59 (17.82%) Non-Functional Testing
21 52 (15.71%) ISEB
21 52 (15.71%) Mentoring
22 50 (15.11%) SDLC
22 50 (15.11%) HTML
23 49 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
24 48 (14.50%) JMeter
25 46 (13.90%) SQL Server

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 27 (8.16%) CMS
2 5 (1.51%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.21%) Confluence
3 4 (1.21%) IIS
4 2 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.11%) SaaS
2 5 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.21%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.21%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.76%) Firewall
2 28 (8.46%) Internet
3 26 (7.85%) DNS
3 26 (7.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.21%) Big Data
3 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 148 (44.71%) Selenium
2 98 (29.61%) WebDriver
3 69 (20.85%) Cucumber
4 48 (14.50%) JMeter
5 45 (13.60%) JIRA
6 43 (12.99%) SpecFlow
7 37 (11.18%) LoadRunner
8 35 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (9.97%) Visual Studio
10 31 (9.37%) SoapUI
11 29 (8.76%) TeamCity
12 26 (7.85%) Gatling
12 26 (7.85%) Jasmine
13 25 (7.55%) HP UFT
13 25 (7.55%) TestNG
14 21 (6.34%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (3.93%) Jenkins
16 11 (3.32%) Appium
16 11 (3.32%) Git (software)
17 8 (2.42%) LoadUI
General
1 65 (19.64%) Finance
2 9 (2.72%) Games
3 8 (2.42%) Banking
4 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.21%) Electronics
5 4 (1.21%) Retail
6 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (28.10%) Developer
2 80 (24.17%) Tester
3 67 (20.24%) QA Engineer
4 63 (19.03%) Developer in Test
5 55 (16.62%) Analyst
6 54 (16.31%) Automation Tester
7 53 (16.01%) Test Analyst
8 44 (13.29%) Test Engineer
9 43 (12.99%) .NET Developer
10 35 (10.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 35 (10.57%) Selenium Tester
10 35 (10.57%) Senior Tester
10 35 (10.57%) Software Developer
11 32 (9.67%) QA Test Engineer
12 30 (9.06%) C# Developer
12 30 (9.06%) Senior Automation Tester
13 27 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (6.65%) Java Automation Tester
14 22 (6.65%) Test Manager
15 21 (6.34%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (33.23%) .NET
2 61 (18.43%) ASP.NET
3 50 (15.11%) HTML
4 31 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (9.06%) Web Services
6 26 (7.85%) Ajax
7 25 (7.55%) AngularJS
7 25 (7.55%) SOAP
8 23 (6.95%) CSS
9 22 (6.65%) CSS3
9 22 (6.65%) HTML5
10 21 (6.34%) WCF
10 21 (6.34%) WF
11 20 (6.04%) RESTful
12 10 (3.02%) REST
13 7 (2.11%) XML
14 6 (1.81%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (1.81%) Gherkin
15 5 (1.51%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.27%) Blog
2 33 (9.97%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.34%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (4.53%) Fintech
6 9 (2.72%) User Experience
7 7 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.81%) Life Science
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) NHS
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
11 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.02%) Linux
2 9 (2.72%) Windows
3 5 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.21%) Unix
5 3 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (45.62%) BDD
2 151 (45.62%) Scrum
3 137 (41.39%) Test Automation
4 94 (28.40%) Software Testing
5 93 (28.10%) TDD
6 87 (26.28%) Test Scripting
7 76 (22.96%) Functional Testing
8 66 (19.94%) Automated Testing
8 66 (19.94%) QA Automation
9 65 (19.64%) Manual Testing
10 63 (19.03%) Test Management
11 59 (17.82%) Non-Functional Testing
12 52 (15.71%) Mentoring
13 50 (15.11%) SDLC
14 49 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (13.90%) Exploratory Testing
15 46 (13.90%) Kanban
16 44 (13.29%) Performance Testing
17 42 (12.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (30.82%) C#
2 90 (27.19%) Java
3 86 (25.98%) SQL
4 41 (12.39%) Ruby
5 39 (11.78%) Perl
6 32 (9.67%) VB
7 29 (8.76%) PowerShell
8 27 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 24 (7.25%) VBScript
10 19 (5.74%) Clojure
10 19 (5.74%) Scala
11 16 (4.83%) Python
12 13 (3.93%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.32%) C++
14 6 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.21%) C
15 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.91%) PHP
17 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.30%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 52 (15.71%) ISEB
2 44 (13.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 39 (11.78%) Degree
4 28 (8.46%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.60%) AAT
5 2 (0.60%) HND
5 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (70.69%) QA
2 33 (9.97%) SDET
3 28 (8.46%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (6.04%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.21%) Firmware
2 4 (1.21%) KVM
2 4 (1.21%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (5.44%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.02%) Puppet
3 7 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.81%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (1.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.57%) HP
3 6 (1.81%) CA
3 6 (1.81%) Rally
4 5 (1.51%) Google
5 4 (1.21%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.21%) Perforce
5 4 (1.21%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.21%) VMware
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle
7 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.30%) Borland
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
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