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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 841 767 856
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +89
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 110 175 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 147 50
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -67 96 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London -13 50 £65,000 +8.33% 6
South East -18 14 £38,000 -24.00%
East of England -2 12 £71,250 +78.12% 1
East Sussex +13 9 £38,000 +8.57%
Brighton +10 9 £38,000 +8.57%
Scotland +4 8 £35,000 -
Glasgow -6 8 £35,000 -
East Midlands -1 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West - 7 £32,500 -
Bristol - 7 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire +7 6 £71,250 +14.00% 1
Cambridge -10 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -11 5 - -
North West +9 4 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Northamptonshire +1 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Northampton -12 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Yorkshire -31 4 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -40 3 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Leeds -49 3 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Lincolnshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £37,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £22,500 -
Coventry -4 2 £22,500 -30.76%
West Midlands -15 2 £22,500 -30.76%
Farnborough - 2 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £57,500 -
City of London +43 1 £80,000 +23.07%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £75,000 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 258 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (53.10%) TDD
3 131 (50.78%) Selenium
4 125 (48.45%) QA
5 107 (41.47%) BDD
6 104 (40.31%) Java
7 103 (39.92%) Scrum
8 95 (36.82%) SQL
9 94 (36.43%) Test Automation
10 91 (35.27%) WebDriver
11 80 (31.01%) Cucumber
12 63 (24.42%) C#
13 62 (24.03%) Test Scripting
13 62 (24.03%) Automated Testing
14 55 (21.32%) Software Testing
14 55 (21.32%) Finance
15 53 (20.54%) Test Strategy
16 50 (19.38%) Non-Functional Testing
17 48 (18.60%) .NET
17 48 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (18.22%) ISEB
19 45 (17.44%) JIRA
20 44 (17.05%) Unix
20 44 (17.05%) Functional Testing
21 40 (15.50%) ISTQB
22 38 (14.73%) Performance Testing
22 38 (14.73%) Automation Testing
23 37 (14.34%) Web Services
24 36 (13.95%) Mentoring
25 34 (13.18%) Windows

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (0.78%) CMS
1 2 (0.78%) Confluence
1 2 (0.78%) Drupal
2 1 (0.39%) Apache
2 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.94%) SaaS
3 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.10%) Internet
2 7 (2.71%) HTTP
3 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.16%) Broadband
4 3 (1.16%) Firewall
4 3 (1.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.78%) Big Data
3 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.78%) Informix
3 2 (0.78%) MySQL
3 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 131 (50.78%) Selenium
2 91 (35.27%) WebDriver
3 80 (31.01%) Cucumber
4 45 (17.44%) JIRA
5 27 (10.47%) JMeter
6 24 (9.30%) Selenium IDE
7 22 (8.53%) Jenkins
8 19 (7.36%) Git (software)
9 16 (6.20%) LoadRunner
9 16 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.26%) FitNesse
10 11 (4.26%) SpecFlow
11 10 (3.88%) Calabash
11 10 (3.88%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.49%) HP UFT
12 9 (3.49%) Mockito
12 9 (3.49%) Moq
13 7 (2.71%) Appium
13 7 (2.71%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.71%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (21.32%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Retail
3 14 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.88%) Games
5 7 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.33%) Marketing
7 4 (1.55%) Law
7 4 (1.55%) Legal
8 3 (1.16%) Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (20.93%) Tester
2 50 (19.38%) Developer
3 48 (18.60%) Test Engineer
4 45 (17.44%) Analyst
4 45 (17.44%) Test Analyst
5 35 (13.57%) Selenium Tester
6 32 (12.40%) QA Engineer
7 30 (11.63%) Test Leader
8 29 (11.24%) Automation Tester
9 22 (8.53%) Developer in Test
10 21 (8.14%) Test Manager
11 19 (7.36%) QA Test Engineer
11 19 (7.36%) Software Developer
12 16 (6.20%) Automated Tester
12 16 (6.20%) Web Tester
13 14 (5.43%) Lead Tester
13 14 (5.43%) Test Scripter
14 13 (5.04%) Architect
14 13 (5.04%) Test Architect
15 12 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.60%) .NET
2 37 (14.34%) Web Services
3 29 (11.24%) HTML
4 20 (7.75%) J2EE
5 19 (7.36%) REST
6 14 (5.43%) Java EE
7 13 (5.04%) XML
8 12 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.49%) Behat
9 9 (3.49%) RESTful
10 8 (3.10%) Gherkin
10 8 (3.10%) HTML5
10 8 (3.10%) WPF
11 7 (2.71%) Apache Flex
11 7 (2.71%) jQuery
12 6 (2.33%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.94%) JSON
14 4 (1.55%) Velocity
15 3 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.04%) Fintech
3 12 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.71%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (2.71%) NHS
6 7 (2.71%) User Experience
7 4 (1.55%) Blog
7 4 (1.55%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.55%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.78%) New Media
8 2 (0.78%) Online Games
8 2 (0.78%) PMI
9 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.39%) Kindle
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.05%) Unix
2 34 (13.18%) Windows
3 24 (9.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (53.10%) TDD
3 107 (41.47%) BDD
4 103 (39.92%) Scrum
5 94 (36.43%) Test Automation
6 62 (24.03%) Automated Testing
6 62 (24.03%) Test Scripting
7 55 (21.32%) Software Testing
8 53 (20.54%) Test Strategy
9 50 (19.38%) Non-Functional Testing
10 48 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (17.05%) Functional Testing
12 38 (14.73%) Automation Testing
12 38 (14.73%) Performance Testing
13 36 (13.95%) Mentoring
14 34 (13.18%) Manual Testing
15 33 (12.79%) OO
16 32 (12.40%) Integration Testing
17 31 (12.02%) Unit Testing
18 27 (10.47%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (40.31%) Java
2 95 (36.82%) SQL
3 63 (24.42%) C#
4 25 (9.69%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.69%) Ruby
5 19 (7.36%) Scala
6 16 (6.20%) PHP
7 12 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.26%) Python
9 9 (3.49%) Clojure
9 9 (3.49%) Groovy
10 6 (2.33%) C++
11 5 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.55%) Perl
13 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (18.22%) ISEB
2 40 (15.50%) ISTQB
3 28 (10.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (5.43%) Degree
5 8 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.78%) APMG
8 2 (0.78%) CITP
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (48.45%) QA
2 19 (7.36%) SDET
3 4 (1.55%) GCP
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) HDFS
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.26%) WorldPay
3 5 (1.94%) HP
4 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.78%) Marketo
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle
4 2 (0.78%) VMware
5 1 (0.39%) Telerik
London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Tectre Limited
Salary: £34,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago