The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 767 733 789
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +56
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 114 137 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 99 86
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -97 98 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Leeds -28 23 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Yorkshire -35 23 £50,000 +81.81% 2
West Yorkshire -42 23 £50,000 +81.81% 2
London -67 23 £57,500 +15.00% 11
East of England -16 19 £50,000 +21.21%
Bristol +4 16 £42,500 +41.66%
South West -12 16 £42,500 +41.66%
Wales - 14 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire -9 10 £41,000 -3.52%
Swansea - 10 £42,500 -
West Wales - 10 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £52,000 +32.48%
Cambridge +7 9 £52,000 +7.21%
Birmingham - 9 £33,500 -
West Midlands - 9 £33,500 -
South East -10 8 £42,500 - 8
Luton -7 5 - -
Bedford -17 5 £41,000 -0.60%
Surrey -6 3 £48,500 +14.11% 6
Southampton - 3 £32,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £32,000 - 1
City of London -11 2 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Woking - 2 £48,000 -
Berkshire -3 1 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Newport - 1 £36,500 -
Reading - 1 £37,500 - 1
Reigate - 1 £55,000 - 3
Solihull - 1 £33,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 122 (44.69%) QA
2 120 (43.96%) Scrum
3 108 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (38.46%) Selenium
5 94 (34.43%) Automated Testing
6 90 (32.97%) Test Automation
7 89 (32.60%) Software Testing
7 89 (32.60%) TDD
8 82 (30.04%) C#
9 69 (25.27%) Test Management
10 66 (24.18%) SQL
11 65 (23.81%) WebDriver
11 65 (23.81%) BDD
12 64 (23.44%) Java
13 63 (23.08%) E-Commerce
14 62 (22.71%) ISEB
15 59 (21.61%) .NET
16 51 (18.68%) SOAP
17 43 (15.75%) Games
18 42 (15.38%) OOP
19 40 (14.65%) Test Strategy
20 39 (14.29%) Manual Testing
20 39 (14.29%) SQL Server
21 38 (13.92%) FitNesse
22 37 (13.55%) Degree
22 37 (13.55%) Finance
23 36 (13.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 35 (12.82%) HTML
24 35 (12.82%) Windows
25 34 (12.45%) ATDD

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (2.20%) Confluence
2 4 (1.47%) CMS
3 3 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (5.49%) MS Office
2 10 (3.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.93%) SaaS
2 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.20%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.69%) Internet
2 18 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.83%) Firewall
4 4 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 105 (38.46%) Selenium
2 65 (23.81%) WebDriver
3 38 (13.92%) FitNesse
4 33 (12.09%) Cucumber
5 23 (8.42%) JIRA
6 20 (7.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (6.23%) SoapUI
9 12 (4.40%) JMeter
10 11 (4.03%) NUnit
10 11 (4.03%) SpecFlow
10 11 (4.03%) Git (software)
11 10 (3.66%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.66%) Jenkins
12 9 (3.30%) Calabash
13 7 (2.56%) Visual Studio
14 6 (2.20%) QUnit
15 5 (1.83%) JBehave
16 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (1.47%) TestComplete
General
1 43 (15.75%) Games
2 37 (13.55%) Finance
3 17 (6.23%) Marketing
4 14 (5.13%) Publishing
5 8 (2.93%) Banking
5 8 (2.93%) Retail
6 5 (1.83%) Law
6 5 (1.83%) Legal
7 4 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (33.33%) Analyst
2 86 (31.50%) Test Analyst
3 63 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 54 (19.78%) Tester
5 41 (15.02%) Agile Test Analyst
6 34 (12.45%) Senior Test Engineer
7 29 (10.62%) Software Tester
8 26 (9.52%) Developer
9 24 (8.79%) Test Manager
10 23 (8.42%) Software Developer
11 20 (7.33%) QA Manager
12 19 (6.96%) Senior Tester
13 16 (5.86%) Software Engineer
13 16 (5.86%) Software Test Engineer
13 16 (5.86%) Senior Test Analyst
13 16 (5.86%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (5.13%) Automation Tester
15 13 (4.76%) Consultant
15 13 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
15 13 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.61%) .NET
2 51 (18.68%) SOAP
3 35 (12.82%) HTML
4 26 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 23 (8.42%) XML
6 20 (7.33%) CSS
7 18 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (5.13%) REST
9 10 (3.66%) Ajax
10 7 (2.56%) Web Services
10 7 (2.56%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.20%) jQuery
11 6 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (2.20%) WinForms
12 5 (1.83%) WSDL
12 5 (1.83%) XSD
13 2 (0.73%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (0.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.09%) Open Source
2 16 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.20%) Blog
5 6 (2.20%) DTV
5 6 (2.20%) NHS
6 2 (0.73%) Derivative
6 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.73%) Kindle
6 2 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.37%) Equities
7 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.37%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
7 1 (0.37%) iPhone
7 1 (0.37%) Psychology
7 1 (0.37%) Online Games
7 1 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.82%) Windows
2 15 (5.49%) Linux
3 10 (3.66%) UNIX
4 8 (2.93%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.56%) Android
6 6 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (43.96%) Scrum
2 108 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (34.43%) Automated Testing
4 90 (32.97%) Test Automation
5 89 (32.60%) Software Testing
5 89 (32.60%) TDD
6 69 (25.27%) Test Management
7 65 (23.81%) BDD
8 63 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 42 (15.38%) OOP
10 40 (14.65%) Test Strategy
11 39 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 34 (12.45%) ATDD
13 33 (12.09%) Test Scripting
14 28 (10.26%) Workflow
15 25 (9.16%) Performance Testing
16 24 (8.79%) Validation
17 22 (8.06%) OO
18 21 (7.69%) MVC
19 20 (7.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.04%) C#
2 66 (24.18%) SQL
3 64 (23.44%) Java
4 25 (9.16%) C++
4 25 (9.16%) Ruby
5 19 (6.96%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.76%) PHP
7 8 (2.93%) VB
8 4 (1.47%) Groovy
8 4 (1.47%) VBScript
8 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.47%) Perl
8 4 (1.47%) C
9 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.10%) Korn
10 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (22.71%) ISEB
2 37 (13.55%) Degree
3 36 (13.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (11.36%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (44.69%) QA
2 7 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (6.96%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.13%) HP
3 6 (2.20%) Oracle
4 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.47%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.37%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.37%) Capita
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Reigate
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Redhill
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Croydon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago