The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 190 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.018% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.023% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3993 4261 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.87% 76.73% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3298 3599 3169
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Testing
England

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
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 July 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
Birmingham +16 11 £33,500 +21.81%
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £33,500 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Degree
2 15 (78.95%) Manual Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Automated Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Low Latency
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) C++
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) OOP
2 15 (78.95%) OO
2 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) Back Office
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Games
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) ATDD
3 4 (21.05%) QA
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
1 4 (21.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Software Tester
1 15 (78.95%) Tester
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Test Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Software Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Manual Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Automated Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Low Latency
2 15 (78.95%) OOP
2 15 (78.95%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) ATDD
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) C++
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA