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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 758 837 857
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +20
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 163 130 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 147 84 97
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,850 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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
86262 93359 103515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.85% 86.36% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 71870 75862 84172
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +87 154 £50,000 +19.04% 19
London +85 93 £55,000 +10.00% 6
City of London +82 37 £57,500 +48.38% 3
East of England +41 20 £50,000 +49.25% 2
South East +42 19 £45,000 +47.54% 5
Berkshire +28 13 £45,000 -2.70% 2
West Midlands -16 10 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Bracknell - 10 £45,000 - 1
Watford - 9 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Ipswich +21 5 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Solihull +9 5 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Suffolk +9 5 £50,000 +49.25% 1
North Yorkshire +6 5 £27,500 -7.19%
Birmingham -1 5 £23,000 -58.18%
Yorkshire -18 5 £27,500 -7.19% 1
South West +13 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire - 4 £55,000 - 2
Fareham - 4 £55,000 - 2
Reading +14 3 £62,500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Cambridge +3 3 £36,250 -
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £36,250 +3.57%
Cardiff - 3 £47,500 -
South Wales - 3 £47,500 -
Wales - 3 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +12 2 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Bedfordshire +10 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Wiltshire +8 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Luton +5 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 277 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (70.04%) QA
3 164 (59.21%) Selenium
4 151 (54.51%) BDD
5 144 (51.99%) Test Automation
6 125 (45.13%) WebDriver
6 125 (45.13%) TDD
7 116 (41.88%) C#
8 112 (40.43%) Scrum
9 90 (32.49%) Java
10 85 (30.69%) Cucumber
11 81 (29.24%) QA Automation
12 73 (26.35%) Test Scripting
13 69 (24.91%) .NET
14 68 (24.55%) SQL
15 67 (24.19%) Software Testing
16 65 (23.47%) Finance
17 52 (18.77%) Functional Testing
18 51 (18.41%) Non-Functional Testing
19 50 (18.05%) Ruby
20 46 (16.61%) JIRA
20 46 (16.61%) Test Management
21 42 (15.16%) Automation Testing
22 41 (14.80%) Automated Testing
23 39 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
24 36 (13.00%) Manual Testing
24 36 (13.00%) OOP
25 35 (12.64%) Performance Testing
26 34 (12.27%) ISEB
26 34 (12.27%) JMeter

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 13 (4.69%) CMS
2 5 (1.81%) Confluence
3 3 (1.08%) Drupal
4 2 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.05%) Firewall
2 13 (4.69%) Internet
3 11 (3.97%) DNS
3 11 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 164 (59.21%) Selenium
2 125 (45.13%) WebDriver
3 85 (30.69%) Cucumber
4 46 (16.61%) JIRA
5 34 (12.27%) JMeter
6 32 (11.55%) Visual Studio
7 31 (11.19%) SpecFlow
8 27 (9.75%) LoadRunner
9 24 (8.66%) SoapUI
10 22 (7.94%) Jasmine
11 21 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (6.50%) Jenkins
13 17 (6.14%) HP UFT
14 14 (5.05%) NUnit
14 14 (5.05%) TeamCity
15 13 (4.69%) Selenium IDE
16 11 (3.97%) Gatling
16 11 (3.97%) TestNG
17 9 (3.25%) Git (software)
18 8 (2.89%) TestComplete
General
1 65 (23.47%) Finance
2 20 (7.22%) Retail
3 18 (6.50%) Games
4 12 (4.33%) Marketing
5 10 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.25%) Banking
7 4 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (32.13%) Developer
2 84 (30.32%) QA Engineer
3 71 (25.63%) Test Engineer
4 59 (21.30%) QA Test Engineer
4 59 (21.30%) Tester
5 47 (16.97%) Automation Tester
5 47 (16.97%) Developer in Test
6 44 (15.88%) Analyst
6 44 (15.88%) Test Analyst
7 38 (13.72%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 38 (13.72%) Selenium Tester
8 26 (9.39%) .NET Developer
8 26 (9.39%) C# Developer
8 26 (9.39%) Test Leader
9 24 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (6.86%) Senior Tester
11 17 (6.14%) QA Leader
12 16 (5.78%) Lead Developer
12 16 (5.78%) Senior Automation Tester
12 16 (5.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.91%) .NET
2 27 (9.75%) HTML
3 24 (8.66%) Web Services
4 22 (7.94%) SOAP
5 21 (7.58%) ASP.NET
6 17 (6.14%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.69%) REST
8 11 (3.97%) Ajax
9 8 (2.89%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.53%) CSS
10 7 (2.53%) RESTful
11 6 (2.17%) Gherkin
11 6 (2.17%) HTML5
11 6 (2.17%) WCF
11 6 (2.17%) WF
11 6 (2.17%) XML
12 5 (1.81%) CSS3
13 4 (1.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.91%) Fintech
2 21 (7.58%) Blog
3 15 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.44%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.72%) New Media
8 2 (0.72%) PMI
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.75%) Windows
2 18 (6.50%) Unix
3 14 (5.05%) Linux
4 1 (0.36%) AIX
4 1 (0.36%) HPUX
4 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (54.51%) BDD
3 144 (51.99%) Test Automation
4 125 (45.13%) TDD
5 112 (40.43%) Scrum
6 81 (29.24%) QA Automation
7 73 (26.35%) Test Scripting
8 67 (24.19%) Software Testing
9 52 (18.77%) Functional Testing
10 51 (18.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 46 (16.61%) Test Management
12 42 (15.16%) Automation Testing
13 41 (14.80%) Automated Testing
14 39 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (13.00%) Manual Testing
15 36 (13.00%) OOP
16 35 (12.64%) Performance Testing
17 30 (10.83%) Kanban
18 29 (10.47%) Defect Management
18 29 (10.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 116 (41.88%) C#
2 90 (32.49%) Java
3 68 (24.55%) SQL
4 50 (18.05%) Ruby
5 30 (10.83%) Clojure
5 30 (10.83%) Scala
6 22 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.14%) Perl
7 17 (6.14%) VB
8 11 (3.97%) VBScript
9 10 (3.61%) PHP
9 10 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.89%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.44%) Groovy
11 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.72%) C
12 2 (0.72%) Python
13 1 (0.36%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 34 (12.27%) ISEB
2 23 (8.30%) ISTQB
3 22 (7.94%) Degree
3 22 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.72%) APMG
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (70.04%) QA
2 21 (7.58%) GCP
3 11 (3.97%) SDET
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.44%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.05%) HP
3 7 (2.53%) WorldPay
4 4 (1.44%) CA
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle
5 3 (1.08%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.72%) Rally
7 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.36%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) Telerik
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
easyJet Airline
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options, Pension, Health
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, South West, England
REPL Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Bury
Nixor
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago