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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
UK
Rank 776 814 778
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -36
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 75 104 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 65 81 143
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +61 75 £42,500 - 11
London +36 26 £65,000 - 7
East of England +24 14 £40,000 -43.85%
West Yorkshire +31 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +27 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +7 10 £42,500 +88.88%
Hertfordshire +17 7 £35,000 -
Watford +4 7 £35,000 -
North West -9 7 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Halifax - 7 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +19 6 £47,750 -32.98%
Manchester -18 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
City of London +20 4 £70,000 -12.50% 2
South West +11 4 £41,250 +26.92%
Solihull - 4 £24,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £55,000 -
Luton - 4 £52,750 -
Warwick - 4 £55,000 -
South East +51 3 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Leeds +28 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Gloucestershire -15 2 £55,000 +52.77%
Wiltshire - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Preston - 2 £47,500 -
Oxford - 2 £36,250 - 1
Bedford - 2 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £36,250 - 1
Swindon - 2 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire +14 1 £45,000 -21.73%

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (54.33%) QA
3 95 (45.67%) BDD
4 92 (44.23%) Selenium
5 86 (41.35%) Scrum
6 81 (38.94%) Test Automation
7 68 (32.69%) C#
8 64 (30.77%) TDD
9 61 (29.33%) Test Scripting
10 60 (28.85%) Java
11 59 (28.37%) WebDriver
12 58 (27.88%) SQL
13 54 (25.96%) Software Testing
14 50 (24.04%) Cucumber
15 47 (22.60%) .NET
16 45 (21.63%) Regression Testing
17 43 (20.67%) Finance
18 42 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (20.19%) Automated Testing
19 41 (19.71%) Functional Testing
20 40 (19.23%) SDLC
21 38 (18.27%) Manual Testing
22 36 (17.31%) JIRA
22 36 (17.31%) Mentoring
23 34 (16.35%) ISEB
24 32 (15.38%) ISTQB
25 31 (14.90%) Automation Testing
25 31 (14.90%) SpecFlow
25 31 (14.90%) SoapUI
26 30 (14.42%) Exploratory Testing

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 9 (4.33%) CMS
1 9 (4.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.40%) Confluence
2 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.44%) SAS
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.96%) MS Project
1 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) GitHub
2 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.96%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) Google Play
4 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.85%) DNS
2 8 (3.85%) Firewall
2 8 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) RDBMS
2 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.92%) Big Data
4 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (44.23%) Selenium
2 59 (28.37%) WebDriver
3 50 (24.04%) Cucumber
4 36 (17.31%) JIRA
5 31 (14.90%) SoapUI
5 31 (14.90%) SpecFlow
6 24 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (11.06%) JMeter
8 22 (10.58%) HP UFT
9 21 (10.10%) Git (software)
10 17 (8.17%) Jenkins
11 13 (6.25%) LoadRunner
11 13 (6.25%) TeamCity
12 12 (5.77%) Mockito
12 12 (5.77%) Moq
13 10 (4.81%) Gatling
13 10 (4.81%) Jasmine
13 10 (4.81%) Subversion
14 9 (4.33%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (3.85%) VersionOne
General
1 43 (20.67%) Finance
2 12 (5.77%) Retail
3 9 (4.33%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (24.52%) Tester
2 47 (22.60%) Analyst
3 45 (21.63%) Developer
4 42 (20.19%) Test Analyst
5 29 (13.94%) Developer in Test
6 25 (12.02%) QA Engineer
7 23 (11.06%) Software Developer
8 22 (10.58%) Automation Tester
9 20 (9.62%) Test Manager
10 19 (9.13%) .NET Developer
10 19 (9.13%) Lead Tester
11 18 (8.65%) Senior Tester
12 16 (7.69%) Software Tester
12 16 (7.69%) Test Engineer
13 13 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
13 13 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (5.77%) C# Developer
14 12 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
15 11 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (5.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.60%) .NET
2 30 (14.42%) RESTful
3 28 (13.46%) Web Services
4 26 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 23 (11.06%) HTML
6 21 (10.10%) SOAP
7 17 (8.17%) XML
8 16 (7.69%) Gherkin
9 13 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (6.25%) CSS
10 10 (4.81%) CSS3
10 10 (4.81%) HTML5
10 10 (4.81%) WCF
11 9 (4.33%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.33%) REST
11 9 (4.33%) WF
12 8 (3.85%) Ajax
13 7 (3.37%) JSON
14 6 (2.88%) Node.js
15 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.10%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.21%) Blog
3 10 (4.81%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.81%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (4.81%) User Experience
4 8 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.40%) Life Science
7 4 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.92%) Social Media
8 3 (1.44%) Fintech
9 2 (0.96%) BBC
9 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.96%) Derivative
9 2 (0.96%) Equities
9 2 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.96%) iPad
9 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.48%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.13%) Linux
2 11 (5.29%) Unix
3 7 (3.37%) Windows
4 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.44%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (45.67%) BDD
3 86 (41.35%) Scrum
4 81 (38.94%) Test Automation
5 64 (30.77%) TDD
6 61 (29.33%) Test Scripting
7 54 (25.96%) Software Testing
8 45 (21.63%) Regression Testing
9 42 (20.19%) Automated Testing
9 42 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (19.71%) Functional Testing
11 40 (19.23%) SDLC
12 38 (18.27%) Manual Testing
13 36 (17.31%) Mentoring
14 31 (14.90%) Automation Testing
15 30 (14.42%) Exploratory Testing
16 29 (13.94%) Waterfall
17 28 (13.46%) OO
18 27 (12.98%) Test Management
18 27 (12.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.69%) C#
2 60 (28.85%) Java
3 58 (27.88%) SQL
4 27 (12.98%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.21%) Perl
6 14 (6.73%) Python
7 11 (5.29%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.33%) Ruby
8 9 (4.33%) VB
9 8 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.37%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.88%) VBScript
12 5 (2.40%) C++
12 5 (2.40%) Scala
13 4 (1.92%) C
13 4 (1.92%) Clojure
14 3 (1.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (16.35%) ISEB
2 32 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 23 (11.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (9.62%) Degree
5 16 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.96%) AAT
6 2 (0.96%) HND
7 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (54.33%) QA
2 22 (10.58%) SDET
3 10 (4.81%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.48%) KVM
2 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.81%) Puppet
3 8 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (9.13%) HP
2 18 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.17%) Oracle
4 9 (4.33%) Cognizant
5 8 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.88%) ATG
7 5 (2.40%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.92%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.96%) Google
9 2 (0.96%) Virgin Media
10 1 (0.48%) Borland
10 1 (0.48%) IBM
10 1 (0.48%) Perforce
10 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) Sony
10 1 (0.48%) VMware
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Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 13 days ago