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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 770 782 729
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -53
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 133 158 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 100 88 137
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 2015. 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 +3 128 £40,000 -20.00% 15
London -18 52 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Yorkshire +1 33 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Yorkshire -2 27 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Leeds -4 27 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +33 13 £40,000 -23.07% 1
City of London +19 13 £45,000 -25.00% 2
South East -2 12 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +19 8 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Cambridge +18 8 £40,000 -23.07%
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £40,000 -23.07%
Berkshire +7 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Northamptonshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Northampton - 7 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire -4 5 - -
Hull -6 5 - -
Glasgow - 4 £27,500 -
Scotland - 4 £27,500 - 4
South West - 4 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire +26 3 £57,500 -
Luton +5 3 £57,500 -
West Midlands -16 3 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Reading - 3 £50,000 -
Windsor - 3 £40,000 - 2
Suffolk +8 2 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Ipswich -1 2 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Guildford - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £27,500 - 2
Surrey - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £30,250 -

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (48.83%) QA
3 120 (40.13%) SQL
4 102 (34.11%) Scrum
5 94 (31.44%) C#
5 94 (31.44%) Software Testing
6 88 (29.43%) Java
7 85 (28.43%) TDD
8 84 (28.09%) BDD
9 80 (26.76%) Automated Testing
10 76 (25.42%) ISEB
11 68 (22.74%) .NET
12 67 (22.41%) Selenium
13 64 (21.40%) Test Automation
14 63 (21.07%) HTML
15 59 (19.73%) NUnit
16 58 (19.40%) Test Scripting
16 58 (19.40%) Microsoft
17 54 (18.06%) Line Management
18 53 (17.73%) Mentoring
19 52 (17.39%) ISTQB
20 51 (17.06%) SQL Server
21 50 (16.72%) JavaScript
21 50 (16.72%) Finance
21 50 (16.72%) Cucumber
22 49 (16.39%) Unit Testing
23 48 (16.05%) Test Strategy
24 45 (15.05%) MS Excel
25 43 (14.38%) Manual Testing
26 42 (14.05%) Test Management

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (0.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (4.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 9 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Rackspace Cloud
2 7 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.34%) Internet
2 4 (1.34%) HTTP
2 4 (1.34%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.67%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.69%) Big Data
3 22 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.68%) MySQL
5 5 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (22.41%) Selenium
2 59 (19.73%) NUnit
3 50 (16.72%) Cucumber
4 42 (14.05%) JUnit
5 40 (13.38%) SpecFlow
6 36 (12.04%) WebDriver
7 34 (11.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (10.37%) SoapUI
9 29 (9.70%) JIRA
9 29 (9.70%) FitNesse
10 25 (8.36%) Moq
11 24 (8.03%) Visual Studio
12 23 (7.69%) ReSharper
13 18 (6.02%) JMeter
14 17 (5.69%) TeamCity
14 17 (5.69%) Git (software)
15 13 (4.35%) CppUnit
15 13 (4.35%) GCC
15 13 (4.35%) GoogleTest
16 12 (4.01%) QUnit
General
1 50 (16.72%) Finance
2 33 (11.04%) Retail
3 24 (8.03%) Banking
4 17 (5.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (5.02%) Games
6 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.34%) Marketing
7 3 (1.00%) Billing
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (27.09%) Analyst
2 72 (24.08%) Test Analyst
3 56 (18.73%) Tester
4 32 (10.70%) Developer
5 26 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
5 26 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 26 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 24 (8.03%) Test Engineer
7 23 (7.69%) Test Manager
8 21 (7.02%) Software Engineer
8 21 (7.02%) Software Tester
9 18 (6.02%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 17 (5.69%) Test Leader
11 16 (5.35%) QA Engineer
12 14 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (4.35%) C++ Developer
14 11 (3.68%) Automation Team Leader
14 11 (3.68%) Automation Tester
15 10 (3.34%) QA Analyst
16 7 (2.34%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.74%) .NET
2 63 (21.07%) HTML
3 39 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 32 (10.70%) XML
5 31 (10.37%) HTML5
6 29 (9.70%) SOAP
7 26 (8.70%) Web Services
8 23 (7.69%) WPF
9 16 (5.35%) Gherkin
10 13 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 13 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
10 13 (4.35%) STL
10 13 (4.35%) MFC
11 12 (4.01%) CSS
12 11 (3.68%) Ajax
12 11 (3.68%) jQuery
13 10 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (3.01%) REST
15 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (2.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.70%) Open Source
2 23 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 20 (6.69%) Mobile App
4 19 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (5.69%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 13 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (4.35%) Hedge funds
8 9 (3.01%) Blog
9 7 (2.34%) User Experience
10 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.67%) Wiki
13 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.67%) Online Games
13 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.33%) iPhone
14 1 (0.33%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.38%) Linux
2 39 (13.04%) Windows
3 27 (9.03%) UNIX
4 19 (6.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (34.11%) Scrum
3 94 (31.44%) Software Testing
4 85 (28.43%) TDD
5 84 (28.09%) BDD
6 80 (26.76%) Automated Testing
7 64 (21.40%) Test Automation
8 58 (19.40%) Test Scripting
9 54 (18.06%) Line Management
10 53 (17.73%) Mentoring
11 49 (16.39%) Unit Testing
12 48 (16.05%) Test Strategy
13 43 (14.38%) Manual Testing
14 42 (14.05%) Test Management
15 40 (13.38%) E-Commerce
16 39 (13.04%) Performance Testing
17 37 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (12.04%) Configuration Management
18 36 (12.04%) Regression Testing
18 36 (12.04%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (40.13%) SQL
2 94 (31.44%) C#
3 88 (29.43%) Java
4 50 (16.72%) JavaScript
5 34 (11.37%) C++
6 26 (8.70%) Python
7 23 (7.69%) Ruby
8 9 (3.01%) Groovy
8 9 (3.01%) Objective-C
9 8 (2.68%) PHP
9 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.34%) Perl
11 3 (1.00%) VBScript
11 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.67%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (25.42%) ISEB
2 52 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 40 (13.38%) Degree
4 19 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 3 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.33%) MBA
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (48.83%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.01%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.70%) Oracle
3 17 (5.69%) Apple
4 9 (3.01%) HP
5 6 (2.01%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.33%) Facebook
7 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) Fidessa
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