The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 203 196 200
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 10 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.19% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
Agile Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the West Midlands region.

Agile Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Solihull - 7 £32,500 -
Birmingham -17 1 £55,000 +64.17%
Worcestershire - 1 £21,500 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
6 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
8 3 (27.27%) System Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Web Services
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL
9 2 (18.18%) Java
9 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 1 (9.09%) CMMI
10 1 (9.09%) COBIT
10 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 1 (9.09%) C#
10 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
6 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
8 3 (27.27%) System Testing
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL
9 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 1 (9.09%) CMMI
10 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) HP