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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 225 216 204
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 7 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 11
Median salary £23,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% -2.98%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%
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
5259 5128 4430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.97% 87.14% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4104 4170 3671
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -10 4 £26,500 -18.46%
Solihull +10 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Test Scripting
3 12 (85.71%) QA
4 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Scrum
5 9 (64.29%) Functional Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
6 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Automation Testing
6 8 (57.14%) SQL
7 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
9 5 (35.71%) Web Services
9 5 (35.71%) System Testing
9 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
9 5 (35.71%) Smoke Testing
10 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (28.57%) User Stories
10 4 (28.57%) Game Development
10 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
10 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
10 4 (28.57%) Games
10 4 (28.57%) ISEB
11 3 (21.43%) Workflow
11 3 (21.43%) Workflow Management
11 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Software Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Junior
3 4 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Lead Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 3 (21.43%) Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Test Scripting
3 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Functional Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) Automation Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Smoke Testing
8 5 (35.71%) System Testing
9 4 (28.57%) Game Development
9 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 4 (28.57%) User Stories
10 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (21.43%) Workflow
10 3 (21.43%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP