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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
UK
Rank 783 835 789
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -46
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 74 111 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 65 88 134
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -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
74798 90228 92581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.80% 88.29% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61505 74906 75759
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,500 £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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +73 74 £42,500 -22.72% 12
London +51 33 £53,750 -17.30% 6
Yorkshire +31 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire +30 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Halifax - 10 £40,000 - 1
East of England +15 9 £35,000 -50.87%
West Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
Watford - 6 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £35,000 -
South East +43 5 £37,500 -1.31% 1
City of London +39 5 £55,000 -31.25% 2
North West -10 5 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £55,000 -
Manchester -18 4 £35,000 -24.73%
Warwick - 4 £55,000 -
South West +2 3 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Leeds +24 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bedfordshire +16 2 £37,500 -47.36%
Leatherhead - 2 £42,500 - 1
Bedford - 2 £37,500 -
Oxford - 2 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £33,750 -
Surrey - 2 £42,500 - 1
Cambridge +4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - -
Somerset -4 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (51.65%) QA
3 90 (49.45%) BDD
4 89 (48.90%) Selenium
5 72 (39.56%) Test Automation
6 66 (36.26%) Scrum
7 65 (35.71%) TDD
8 64 (35.16%) C#
9 59 (32.42%) Java
10 56 (30.77%) SQL
10 56 (30.77%) Test Scripting
10 56 (30.77%) WebDriver
11 52 (28.57%) Cucumber
12 50 (27.47%) Regression Testing
13 46 (25.27%) Software Testing
14 44 (24.18%) Finance
15 41 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (20.88%) Functional Testing
17 37 (20.33%) Automated Testing
17 37 (20.33%) JIRA
18 36 (19.78%) ISTQB
19 35 (19.23%) SoapUI
20 34 (18.68%) Automation Testing
21 32 (17.58%) Waterfall
21 32 (17.58%) .NET
22 31 (17.03%) SDLC
23 29 (15.93%) Continuous Delivery
23 29 (15.93%) ISEB
23 29 (15.93%) Team Foundation Server
24 28 (15.38%) RESTful

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 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.85%) Confluence
3 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.65%) CMS
4 3 (1.65%) IIS
4 3 (1.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) GitHub
2 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.10%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.55%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.10%) DNS
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.95%) RDBMS
2 9 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (48.90%) Selenium
2 56 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 52 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 37 (20.33%) JIRA
5 35 (19.23%) SoapUI
6 29 (15.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (13.74%) SpecFlow
8 23 (12.64%) Git (software)
9 22 (12.09%) HP UFT
10 20 (10.99%) Jenkins
11 19 (10.44%) JMeter
12 11 (6.04%) Moq
13 10 (5.49%) Mockito
13 10 (5.49%) Subversion
14 8 (4.40%) JUnit
14 8 (4.40%) TeamCity
14 8 (4.40%) VersionOne
14 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
15 7 (3.85%) Jasmine
15 7 (3.85%) TestRail
General
1 44 (24.18%) Finance
2 12 (6.59%) Retail
3 8 (4.40%) Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Back Office
6 2 (1.10%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (26.92%) Analyst
2 45 (24.73%) Tester
3 43 (23.63%) Test Analyst
4 29 (15.93%) Developer
5 23 (12.64%) QA Engineer
6 22 (12.09%) Automation Tester
7 17 (9.34%) Developer in Test
8 16 (8.79%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (8.79%) Test Manager
9 15 (8.24%) Software Developer
9 15 (8.24%) Test Engineer
10 14 (7.69%) Lead Tester
11 13 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (7.14%) Test Leader
12 12 (6.59%) Senior Tester
13 10 (5.49%) Selenium Tester
14 9 (4.95%) QA Tester
14 9 (4.95%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 9 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
14 9 (4.95%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.58%) .NET
2 28 (15.38%) RESTful
3 24 (13.19%) Web Services
4 23 (12.64%) SOAP
5 20 (10.99%) XML
6 18 (9.89%) Gherkin
7 14 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.04%) HTML
9 9 (4.95%) REST
10 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.85%) CSS
10 7 (3.85%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.85%) JSON
10 7 (3.85%) Node.js
10 7 (3.85%) Spring
11 5 (2.75%) WCF
12 4 (2.20%) CSS3
12 4 (2.20%) HTML5
12 4 (2.20%) Servlets
12 4 (2.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.95%) Driving Licence
2 9 (4.95%) User Experience
3 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.75%) Blog
5 4 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.20%) Social Media
6 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.65%) Derivative
6 3 (1.65%) Equities
6 3 (1.65%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.10%) BBC
7 2 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.54%) Linux
2 13 (7.14%) Unix
3 6 (3.30%) Windows
4 4 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (49.45%) BDD
3 72 (39.56%) Test Automation
4 66 (36.26%) Scrum
5 65 (35.71%) TDD
6 56 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 50 (27.47%) Regression Testing
8 46 (25.27%) Software Testing
9 41 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (20.88%) Functional Testing
11 37 (20.33%) Automated Testing
12 34 (18.68%) Automation Testing
13 32 (17.58%) Waterfall
14 31 (17.03%) SDLC
15 29 (15.93%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (15.38%) Manual Testing
16 28 (15.38%) Mentoring
17 27 (14.84%) OO
18 22 (12.09%) OOP
19 21 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (35.16%) C#
2 59 (32.42%) Java
3 56 (30.77%) SQL
4 28 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.79%) Python
6 9 (4.95%) Perl
6 9 (4.95%) Ruby
6 9 (4.95%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.30%) VB
9 5 (2.75%) Scala
10 4 (2.20%) C
10 4 (2.20%) C++
10 4 (2.20%) Clojure
10 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.10%) PHP
11 2 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (19.78%) ISTQB
2 29 (15.93%) ISEB
3 17 (9.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 16 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (0.55%) AAT
6 1 (0.55%) HND
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (51.65%) QA
2 15 (8.24%) SDET
3 5 (2.75%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.55%) KVM
2 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) Oracle
2 17 (9.34%) HP
3 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.49%) Cognizant
5 8 (4.40%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (3.85%) ATG
6 7 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.65%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.10%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.55%) Google
9 1 (0.55%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.55%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Perforce
9 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.55%) Sony
9 1 (0.55%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Comic Relief
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago