The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 230 187 222
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +35
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 29 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.54% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.65% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -55.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5886 4494 4662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.18% 83.98% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4560 3505 3803
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Agile Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Agile Testing
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
West Yorkshire -17 29 £22,500 -18.18%
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (70.91%) Test Management
2 39 (70.91%) SOAP
3 36 (65.45%) Software Testing
4 30 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 18 (32.73%) .NET
6 16 (29.09%) ISEB
7 15 (27.27%) SQL
8 14 (25.45%) Automated Testing
8 14 (25.45%) QA
9 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
9 13 (23.64%) XML
9 13 (23.64%) DSDM
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
10 12 (21.82%) Test Planning
10 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 10 (18.18%) Selenium
13 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
13 9 (16.36%) Scrum
13 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
13 9 (16.36%) Test Strategy
14 8 (14.55%) SpecFlow
14 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
14 8 (14.55%) User Stories
14 8 (14.55%) Web Services
14 8 (14.55%) HP

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (18.18%) Selenium
3 8 (14.55%) FitNesse
3 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.55%) SpecFlow
3 8 (14.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (14.55%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Analyst
1 39 (70.91%) Test Analyst
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Test Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Tester
3 9 (16.36%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) QA Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Performance Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Web Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (70.91%) SOAP
2 18 (32.73%) .NET
3 13 (23.64%) XML
4 8 (14.55%) XSD
4 8 (14.55%) WSDL
4 8 (14.55%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.09%) WinForms
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) NHS
2 5 (9.09%) DTV
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
1 5 (9.09%) Android
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (70.91%) Test Management
3 36 (65.45%) Software Testing
4 30 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 14 (25.45%) Automated Testing
6 13 (23.64%) DSDM
7 12 (21.82%) Test Planning
8 11 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
9 9 (16.36%) Scrum
9 9 (16.36%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.55%) User Stories
10 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) MVC
11 5 (9.09%) OO
11 5 (9.09%) Kanban
11 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Load Testing
11 5 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) ISEB
2 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
3 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) HP