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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 780 830 832
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 101 144 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 86 95 132
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
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 £77,500 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +43 101 £45,000 +15.38% 18
London +33 40 £65,000 +18.18% 10
East of England +9 19 £52,750 -24.64% 2
South East +50 12 £44,500 +17.10%
West Midlands +3 10 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Bedfordshire +10 9 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Luton - 9 £55,000 -
Hampshire +7 8 £44,500 -22.60%
West Yorkshire +32 7 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +14 7 £40,000 +48.14% 3
Solihull -1 7 £24,000 -26.15%
Hertfordshire +7 6 £37,500 - 1
Watford 0 6 £37,500 - 1
North West -17 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
City of London +28 5 £56,250 +50.00% 2
Halifax - 5 £35,000 - 2
Manchester -11 4 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Ipswich +11 3 - -
South West +7 3 £32,500 -5.10%
Suffolk -6 3 - -
Farnborough -6 3 £30,000 -47.82%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £31,635 -
Andover - 3 £44,500 -
North East - 3 £31,635 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £31,635 -
Leeds +21 2 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £41,250 -
Swindon - 2 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £72,500 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (55.34%) QA
3 120 (45.80%) BDD
4 117 (44.66%) Scrum
5 101 (38.55%) Selenium
6 99 (37.79%) Test Automation
7 76 (29.01%) SQL
8 73 (27.86%) TDD
9 72 (27.48%) .NET
9 72 (27.48%) Software Testing
10 71 (27.10%) Test Scripting
10 71 (27.10%) Java
11 70 (26.72%) C#
12 65 (24.81%) WebDriver
13 61 (23.28%) Cucumber
14 59 (22.52%) Automated Testing
15 57 (21.76%) Functional Testing
16 56 (21.37%) Manual Testing
17 53 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
18 52 (19.85%) SDLC
19 48 (18.32%) Mentoring
19 48 (18.32%) Regression Testing
20 45 (17.18%) ASP.NET
21 44 (16.79%) Finance
21 44 (16.79%) JIRA
22 43 (16.41%) ISEB
23 42 (16.03%) SQL Server
24 41 (15.65%) Test Management
25 39 (14.89%) SpecFlow
26 38 (14.50%) Test Strategy

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 14 (5.34%) CMS
2 12 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.15%) Confluence
4 3 (1.15%) SAS
5 2 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Project
2 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.91%) Google App Engine
3 5 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.91%) Rackspace Cloud
4 4 (1.53%) GitHub
5 2 (0.76%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.38%) Google Play
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.34%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.96%) DNS
2 13 (4.96%) Firewall
2 13 (4.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.44%) RDBMS
2 9 (3.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.53%) Big Data
4 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 101 (38.55%) Selenium
2 65 (24.81%) WebDriver
3 61 (23.28%) Cucumber
4 44 (16.79%) JIRA
5 39 (14.89%) SpecFlow
6 30 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (10.69%) HP UFT
8 26 (9.92%) JMeter
9 25 (9.54%) Git (software)
9 25 (9.54%) TeamCity
10 22 (8.40%) SoapUI
11 19 (7.25%) LoadRunner
12 18 (6.87%) Jenkins
13 16 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (5.34%) Jasmine
14 14 (5.34%) Visual Studio
15 13 (4.96%) Gatling
15 13 (4.96%) TestNG
16 12 (4.58%) Subversion
16 12 (4.58%) VersionOne
General
1 44 (16.79%) Finance
2 10 (3.82%) Retail
3 9 (3.44%) Banking
4 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Games
7 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (23.66%) Developer
1 62 (23.66%) Tester
2 52 (19.85%) Analyst
3 48 (18.32%) Test Analyst
4 41 (15.65%) Developer in Test
5 33 (12.60%) QA Engineer
5 33 (12.60%) Software Developer
6 31 (11.83%) Automation Tester
7 30 (11.45%) .NET Developer
8 26 (9.92%) Test Manager
9 24 (9.16%) Test Engineer
10 23 (8.78%) Senior Tester
11 19 (7.25%) C# Developer
12 18 (6.87%) Automation Test Analyst
13 16 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (6.11%) Lead Tester
14 15 (5.73%) Agile Test Manager
14 15 (5.73%) Java Developer
14 15 (5.73%) Lead Developer
15 14 (5.34%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.48%) .NET
2 45 (17.18%) ASP.NET
3 35 (13.36%) HTML
4 27 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (10.31%) Web Services
5 25 (9.54%) RESTful
6 20 (7.63%) CSS
7 18 (6.87%) AngularJS
8 17 (6.49%) CSS3
8 17 (6.49%) HTML5
8 17 (6.49%) WCF
9 16 (6.11%) WF
10 15 (5.73%) XML
11 14 (5.34%) SOAP
12 13 (4.96%) Ajax
13 12 (4.58%) Gherkin
14 11 (4.20%) REST
15 9 (3.44%) Servlets
16 8 (3.05%) JSON
17 6 (2.29%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.16%) Blog
2 21 (8.02%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.49%) Inversion of Control
4 15 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.82%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.44%) User Experience
8 6 (2.29%) Life Science
9 4 (1.53%) Fintech
9 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.53%) Social Media
10 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.76%) BBC
11 2 (0.76%) iPad
11 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.40%) Linux
2 11 (4.20%) Windows
3 9 (3.44%) Unix
4 6 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (45.80%) BDD
3 117 (44.66%) Scrum
4 99 (37.79%) Test Automation
5 73 (27.86%) TDD
6 72 (27.48%) Software Testing
7 71 (27.10%) Test Scripting
8 59 (22.52%) Automated Testing
9 57 (21.76%) Functional Testing
10 56 (21.37%) Manual Testing
11 53 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (19.85%) SDLC
13 48 (18.32%) Mentoring
13 48 (18.32%) Regression Testing
14 41 (15.65%) Test Management
15 38 (14.50%) Test Strategy
16 35 (13.36%) Exploratory Testing
17 33 (12.60%) Non-Functional Testing
18 32 (12.21%) Automation Testing
18 32 (12.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.01%) SQL
2 71 (27.10%) Java
3 70 (26.72%) C#
4 29 (11.07%) Perl
5 25 (9.54%) Ruby
6 24 (9.16%) PowerShell
7 23 (8.78%) Python
8 22 (8.40%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.49%) VB
10 13 (4.96%) C++
11 11 (4.20%) VBScript
12 9 (3.44%) Clojure
12 9 (3.44%) Scala
13 8 (3.05%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.91%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.53%) C
16 3 (1.15%) PHP
17 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (16.41%) ISEB
2 35 (13.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 34 (12.98%) ISTQB
4 31 (11.83%) Degree
5 10 (3.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.76%) AAT
6 2 (0.76%) HND
6 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (55.34%) QA
2 32 (12.21%) SDET
3 18 (6.87%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (5.73%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (1.91%) KVM
2 5 (1.91%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.91%) Xen
3 4 (1.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (5.73%) Puppet
3 13 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (11.83%) HP
2 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.73%) Oracle
4 12 (4.58%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (3.44%) Cognizant
6 6 (2.29%) Google
7 5 (1.91%) Perforce
7 5 (1.91%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.91%) VMware
8 4 (1.53%) ATG
9 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.76%) Virgin Media
10 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.38%) Borland
11 1 (0.38%) IBM
11 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
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