Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Agile Tester was £52,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Tester
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1059 1051 1135
Rank change year-on-year -8 +84 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 104 156 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.087% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.091% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 98 126 146
England median annual salary £52,750 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.21% +10.63% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Agile Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Agile Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Tester in England

Agile Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Tester in England.

Salary trend for Agile Tester in England

Agile Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Tester in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Tester in England

Agile Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 62 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North of England +25 21 £45,000 +38.46%
Yorkshire +35 12 £55,000 +83.33%
South West +27 9 £53,000 +82.76%
North West -19 9 £37,500 +13.64%
South East +18 6 £50,000 +21.21% 1
East of England +8 5 £58,500 +37.65% 1
East Midlands +26 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Midlands +22 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Agile Tester
UK

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Agile Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (90.38%) Test Automation
3 57 (54.81%) QA
4 54 (51.92%) Selenium
5 48 (46.15%) Java
6 45 (43.27%) TDD
7 43 (41.35%) C#
8 39 (37.50%) SQL
9 36 (34.62%) Finance
10 33 (31.73%) Scrum
11 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
12 28 (26.92%) BDD
13 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (23.08%) Software Testing
15 22 (21.15%) Cucumber
15 22 (21.15%) SpecFlow
16 21 (20.19%) REST
16 21 (20.19%) Jenkins
17 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
17 20 (19.23%) .NET
17 20 (19.23%) ISEB
18 19 (18.27%) Manual Testing
18 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery
19 18 (17.31%) DevOps
19 18 (17.31%) Mentoring
19 18 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
20 16 (15.38%) Ruby
20 16 (15.38%) Python

Agile Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.96%) CMS
1 1 (0.96%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (11.54%) SaaS
4 8 (7.69%) IaaS
4 8 (7.69%) PaaS
5 5 (4.81%) GitHub
6 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.92%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (51.92%) Selenium
2 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 22 (21.15%) Cucumber
3 22 (21.15%) SpecFlow
4 21 (20.19%) Jenkins
5 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 14 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (12.50%) Mercurial
8 12 (11.54%) JIRA
9 11 (10.58%) Protractor
10 10 (9.62%) Appium
10 10 (9.62%) Calabash
10 10 (9.62%) JMeter
10 10 (9.62%) SoapUI
11 8 (7.69%) Capybara
11 8 (7.69%) Jasmine
11 8 (7.69%) WATIR
12 6 (5.77%) FitNesse
12 6 (5.77%) JUnit
13 5 (4.81%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (34.62%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.69%) Electronics
4 8 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.69%) Marketing
5 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.73%) Retail
6 3 (2.88%) Advertising
7 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) REST
2 20 (19.23%) .NET
3 16 (15.38%) Web Services
4 15 (14.42%) JSON
5 12 (11.54%) SOAP
6 11 (10.58%) XML
7 8 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.69%) Behat
7 8 (7.69%) React
8 5 (4.81%) pytest
8 5 (4.81%) WSDL
8 5 (4.81%) XSD
9 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.85%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.88%) RESTful
11 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.96%) CSS
12 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (8.65%) Fintech
3 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.92%) Equities
3 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Linux
2 2 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (90.38%) Test Automation
3 45 (43.27%) TDD
4 33 (31.73%) Scrum
5 28 (26.92%) BDD
6 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (18.27%) Manual Testing
9 18 (17.31%) DevOps
9 18 (17.31%) Mentoring
10 13 (12.50%) OO
11 11 (10.58%) Agile Testing
11 11 (10.58%) API Testing
11 11 (10.58%) Test Scripting
12 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
12 10 (9.62%) Test Strategy
13 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
13 9 (8.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) Java
2 43 (41.35%) C#
3 39 (37.50%) SQL
4 16 (15.38%) Python
4 16 (15.38%) Ruby
5 11 (10.58%) Groovy
6 9 (8.65%) C++
6 9 (8.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.88%) C
8 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) ISEB
2 15 (14.42%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.54%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (54.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (1.92%) Capita
3 1 (0.96%) Telerik