The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 798 844 839
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 158 135 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 97 88
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%

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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 145 £50,000 +25.00% 25
London +46 90 £55,000 +7.31% 10
East of England +20 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
City of London +58 21 £57,500 +27.77% 6
West Midlands -17 8 £27,500 -15.38%
Hertfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Watford - 8 £50,000 -
South West +2 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
South East +30 6 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Cambridge +16 6 £36,250 -9.37%
Berkshire +10 6 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £36,250 -9.37%
North West +18 5 £30,000 - 6
Solihull +16 5 £33,500 +21.81%
Ipswich +10 5 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Suffolk +6 5 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Bracknell - 5 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -7 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire -13 4 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Somerset - 4 £30,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £27,500 - 3
Luton +1 3 £50,000 -14.89%
Swindon -3 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Wiltshire -4 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Bedfordshire -4 3 £50,000 -14.89%
Birmingham -12 3 £23,000 -58.18%
Wales - 3 £47,500 -
South Wales - 3 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £30,000 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing.

1 267 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (62.92%) QA
3 155 (58.05%) Selenium
4 149 (55.81%) BDD
5 134 (50.19%) TDD
6 129 (48.31%) Test Automation
7 112 (41.95%) WebDriver
8 110 (41.20%) Scrum
9 96 (35.96%) C#
10 89 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 87 (32.58%) Java
12 76 (28.46%) SQL
13 74 (27.72%) Test Scripting
14 65 (24.34%) QA Automation
15 61 (22.85%) Software Testing
16 60 (22.47%) Finance
17 55 (20.60%) .NET
18 53 (19.85%) Non-Functional Testing
19 48 (17.98%) Test Management
20 47 (17.60%) Ruby
20 47 (17.60%) Automation Testing
21 44 (16.48%) Automated Testing
22 43 (16.10%) JIRA
23 42 (15.73%) ISEB
24 41 (15.36%) Functional Testing
25 40 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
26 35 (13.11%) Manual Testing
27 34 (12.73%) ISTQB
28 33 (12.36%) Windows
29 32 (11.99%) Fintech

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.00%) CMS
2 4 (1.50%) Drupal
3 3 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) HipChat
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.25%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) DNS
2 5 (1.87%) Firewall
2 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 155 (58.05%) Selenium
2 112 (41.95%) WebDriver
3 89 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 43 (16.10%) JIRA
5 24 (8.99%) Visual Studio
6 23 (8.61%) SpecFlow
7 22 (8.24%) JMeter
8 20 (7.49%) LoadRunner
8 20 (7.49%) Selenium IDE
9 19 (7.12%) Jenkins
10 17 (6.37%) Jasmine
10 17 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (5.99%) Git (software)
12 14 (5.24%) HP UFT
12 14 (5.24%) SoapUI
13 11 (4.12%) NUnit
13 11 (4.12%) TeamCity
14 10 (3.75%) Calabash
15 8 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (3.00%) TestComplete
General
1 60 (22.47%) Finance
2 21 (7.87%) Retail
3 14 (5.24%) Games
4 12 (4.49%) Marketing
5 10 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.00%) Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Front Office
8 2 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (29.96%) Developer
2 71 (26.59%) QA Engineer
3 66 (24.72%) Test Engineer
4 58 (21.72%) Tester
5 51 (19.10%) QA Test Engineer
6 47 (17.60%) Analyst
6 47 (17.60%) Test Analyst
7 45 (16.85%) Automation Tester
8 42 (15.73%) Developer in Test
9 37 (13.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 37 (13.86%) Selenium Tester
10 33 (12.36%) Test Leader
11 21 (7.87%) C# Developer
12 20 (7.49%) .NET Developer
13 19 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (6.37%) QA Leader
15 16 (5.99%) Test Manager
16 15 (5.62%) Lead Developer
16 15 (5.62%) Software Developer
17 13 (4.87%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.60%) .NET
2 22 (8.24%) HTML
3 18 (6.74%) Web Services
4 17 (6.37%) .NET Framework
5 16 (5.99%) REST
6 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.24%) SOAP
7 10 (3.75%) Gherkin
7 10 (3.75%) XML
8 7 (2.62%) J2EE
8 7 (2.62%) JSON
9 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.25%) Behat
10 5 (1.87%) Ajax
10 5 (1.87%) CSS
10 5 (1.87%) jQuery
11 4 (1.50%) Java EE
11 4 (1.50%) WCF
11 4 (1.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.99%) Fintech
2 16 (5.99%) Blog
3 13 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.50%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.75%) New Media
7 2 (0.75%) PMI
7 2 (0.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.36%) Windows
2 24 (8.99%) Unix
3 19 (7.12%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) AIX
4 1 (0.37%) HPUX
4 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (55.81%) BDD
3 134 (50.19%) TDD
4 129 (48.31%) Test Automation
5 110 (41.20%) Scrum
6 74 (27.72%) Test Scripting
7 65 (24.34%) QA Automation
8 61 (22.85%) Software Testing
9 53 (19.85%) Non-Functional Testing
10 48 (17.98%) Test Management
11 47 (17.60%) Automation Testing
12 44 (16.48%) Automated Testing
13 41 (15.36%) Functional Testing
14 40 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (13.11%) Manual Testing
16 31 (11.61%) Mentoring
17 30 (11.24%) Test Strategy
18 29 (10.86%) Performance Testing
19 27 (10.11%) Defect Management
20 26 (9.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 96 (35.96%) C#
2 87 (32.58%) Java
3 76 (28.46%) SQL
4 47 (17.60%) Ruby
5 25 (9.36%) Clojure
5 25 (9.36%) Scala
6 18 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.87%) PHP
8 10 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.75%) VB
9 9 (3.37%) Perl
10 7 (2.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.87%) Groovy
11 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.87%) VBScript
12 3 (1.12%) Python
13 2 (0.75%) C
14 1 (0.37%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 42 (15.73%) ISEB
2 34 (12.73%) ISTQB
3 24 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (7.12%) Degree
5 7 (2.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) APMG
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (62.92%) QA
2 16 (5.99%) GCP
3 12 (4.49%) SDET
4 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.37%) HP
2 9 (3.37%) WorldPay
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle
4 2 (0.75%) Rally
4 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.37%) IBM
5 1 (0.37%) Telerik
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