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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 754 817 859
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +42
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 181 142 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 154 77 82
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £29,633 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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
86119 96327 99378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.81% 87.21% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71888 78728 80195
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +96 176 £51,250 +23.49% 13
London +109 102 £57,500 +12.74% 5
South East +49 35 £45,000 +47.54% 3
City of London +100 31 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +26 18 £50,000 +49.25% 2
Berkshire +23 17 £45,000 -
Hampshire +13 14 £55,000 - 3
Bracknell - 14 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 13 £75,000 -
Fareham - 12 £55,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +32 8 £52,500 +19.31% 1
West Midlands -13 7 £23,000 -29.23%
Luton - 7 £52,500 - 1
North West +25 5 £37,700 +4.00% 3
Yorkshire -19 5 £26,500 -11.12%
Watford - 5 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £50,000 -
East Midlands +6 4 £56,250 +25.00%
Birmingham -8 4 £26,500 -18.46%
West Yorkshire -12 4 £26,500 -
Wakefield - 4 £26,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +27 3 £45,000 +47.54%
Reading +22 3 £62,500 -
Kent +20 3 £45,000 +47.54%
Solihull +13 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Liverpool - 3 £37,700 -
Merseyside - 3 £37,700 -
Cambridge +5 2 £36,250 -
Stockport +3 2 £30,000 - 2
Suffolk +3 2 £32,750 -2.23% 1

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 329 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (72.64%) QA
3 177 (53.80%) BDD
4 173 (52.58%) Selenium
5 161 (48.94%) Test Automation
6 142 (43.16%) Scrum
7 126 (38.30%) C#
7 126 (38.30%) WebDriver
8 125 (37.99%) TDD
9 106 (32.22%) Java
10 104 (31.61%) .NET
11 91 (27.66%) Cucumber
12 84 (25.53%) Software Testing
12 84 (25.53%) Test Scripting
12 84 (25.53%) SQL
12 84 (25.53%) QA Automation
13 73 (22.19%) Functional Testing
14 70 (21.28%) Finance
15 57 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (17.33%) Ruby
16 56 (17.02%) Automated Testing
17 55 (16.72%) JIRA
17 55 (16.72%) Test Management
18 54 (16.41%) Manual Testing
19 52 (15.81%) Non-Functional Testing
20 46 (13.98%) Automation Testing
20 46 (13.98%) ASP.NET
21 45 (13.68%) JMeter
22 43 (13.07%) ISEB
22 43 (13.07%) SpecFlow

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 19 (5.78%) CMS
2 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.22%) Confluence
4 3 (0.91%) IIS
5 2 (0.61%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.34%) SaaS
2 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.22%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.38%) Firewall
2 20 (6.08%) Internet
3 18 (5.47%) DNS
3 18 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.30%) MySQL
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 173 (52.58%) Selenium
2 126 (38.30%) WebDriver
3 91 (27.66%) Cucumber
4 55 (16.72%) JIRA
5 45 (13.68%) JMeter
6 43 (13.07%) SpecFlow
7 40 (12.16%) Visual Studio
8 35 (10.64%) LoadRunner
9 34 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (9.42%) TeamCity
11 30 (9.12%) SoapUI
12 28 (8.51%) Jasmine
13 25 (7.60%) HP UFT
14 22 (6.69%) Jenkins
15 18 (5.47%) Gatling
15 18 (5.47%) TestNG
16 15 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
17 14 (4.26%) Git (software)
17 14 (4.26%) NUnit
18 10 (3.04%) Appium
General
1 70 (21.28%) Finance
2 17 (5.17%) Games
3 14 (4.26%) Retail
4 11 (3.34%) Marketing
5 9 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.43%) Banking
7 4 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (0.91%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (30.09%) Developer
2 88 (26.75%) QA Engineer
3 71 (21.58%) Test Engineer
4 65 (19.76%) Tester
5 63 (19.15%) Developer in Test
6 54 (16.41%) Analyst
6 54 (16.41%) QA Test Engineer
7 52 (15.81%) Test Analyst
8 51 (15.50%) Automation Tester
9 38 (11.55%) .NET Developer
10 36 (10.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 36 (10.94%) Selenium Tester
11 32 (9.73%) C# Developer
12 28 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (7.90%) Senior Tester
14 25 (7.60%) Software Developer
15 23 (6.99%) Senior Automation Tester
16 22 (6.69%) Automation Test Analyst
17 21 (6.38%) Test Leader
18 20 (6.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (31.61%) .NET
2 46 (13.98%) ASP.NET
3 40 (12.16%) HTML
4 26 (7.90%) SOAP
5 24 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (7.29%) Web Services
6 21 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 18 (5.47%) Ajax
8 17 (5.17%) CSS
8 17 (5.17%) HTML5
9 16 (4.86%) CSS3
9 16 (4.86%) REST
9 16 (4.86%) WCF
9 16 (4.86%) WF
10 14 (4.26%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.43%) Gherkin
11 8 (2.43%) RESTful
11 8 (2.43%) XML
12 7 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (1.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.81%) Blog
2 26 (7.90%) Mobile App
3 24 (7.29%) Fintech
4 16 (4.86%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.91%) User Experience
9 2 (0.61%) NHS
9 2 (0.61%) PMI
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.61%) Wiki
10 1 (0.30%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Life Science
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.30%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.90%) Windows
2 16 (4.86%) Linux
3 13 (3.95%) Unix
4 1 (0.30%) AIX
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) HPUX
4 1 (0.30%) Solaris
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (53.80%) BDD
3 161 (48.94%) Test Automation
4 142 (43.16%) Scrum
5 125 (37.99%) TDD
6 84 (25.53%) QA Automation
6 84 (25.53%) Software Testing
6 84 (25.53%) Test Scripting
7 73 (22.19%) Functional Testing
8 57 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (17.02%) Automated Testing
10 55 (16.72%) Test Management
11 54 (16.41%) Manual Testing
12 52 (15.81%) Non-Functional Testing
13 46 (13.98%) Automation Testing
14 41 (12.46%) Exploratory Testing
14 41 (12.46%) Performance Testing
15 39 (11.85%) Mentoring
16 38 (11.55%) Kanban
17 37 (11.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (38.30%) C#
2 106 (32.22%) Java
3 84 (25.53%) SQL
4 57 (17.33%) Ruby
5 32 (9.73%) Perl
6 29 (8.81%) Clojure
6 29 (8.81%) Scala
7 27 (8.21%) VB
8 25 (7.60%) PowerShell
9 24 (7.29%) JavaScript
10 18 (5.47%) VBScript
11 13 (3.95%) Python
12 10 (3.04%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.43%) C++
14 7 (2.13%) PHP
15 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.91%) Groovy
19 2 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (13.07%) ISEB
2 34 (10.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 33 (10.03%) Degree
4 26 (7.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.61%) APMG
5 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (72.64%) QA
2 28 (8.51%) GCP
3 24 (7.29%) SDET
4 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.22%) Firmware
2 4 (1.22%) KVM
2 4 (1.22%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.22%) Xen
3 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.13%) Puppet
3 6 (1.82%) CA Service Virtualization
3 6 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.42%) HP
3 6 (1.82%) CA
3 6 (1.82%) Rally
4 4 (1.22%) Cognizant
4 4 (1.22%) Google
4 4 (1.22%) Perforce
4 4 (1.22%) Rackspace
4 4 (1.22%) VMware
4 4 (1.22%) WorldPay
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle
5 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.30%) IBM
6 1 (0.30%) Telerik
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