Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Agile Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1015 914 993
Rank change year-on-year -101 +79 +64
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 133 276 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 119 236 186
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -

Agile Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Agile Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Testing in England

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in England

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Testing in England

Agile Testing
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 Testing within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 -56 83 £62,500 - 2
South East +17 13 £52,500 +16.67%
North of England -8 12 £35,000 +5.26% 3
East of England -9 12 £45,000 -14.29% 1
South West +37 10 £52,500 +61.54%
Midlands +29 9 £40,000 +66.67%
West Midlands +11 8 £40,000 +66.67%
Yorkshire +24 7 £36,250 +28.32% 1
North West -9 5 £35,000 -7.16% 2
East Midlands +33 1 £45,000 -
Agile Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 133 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (87.97%) Test Automation
3 85 (63.91%) BDD
4 72 (54.14%) QA
5 69 (51.88%) Cucumber
6 59 (44.36%) Java
7 58 (43.61%) TDD
8 56 (42.11%) Selenium
9 53 (39.85%) REST
10 50 (37.59%) .NET
11 49 (36.84%) Finance
12 48 (36.09%) Git (software)
13 44 (33.08%) Test Scripting
14 42 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
15 41 (30.83%) C#
15 41 (30.83%) TeamCity
16 35 (26.32%) SQL
16 35 (26.32%) Software Testing
17 33 (24.81%) HTML
18 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
19 30 (22.56%) WebDriver
19 30 (22.56%) Collaborative Working
20 29 (21.80%) User Acceptance Testing
20 29 (21.80%) Microservices
21 27 (20.30%) Scrum
21 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (19.55%) Gherkin
22 26 (19.55%) Oracle
23 25 (18.80%) JIRA

Agile Testing
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 3 (2.26%) IIS
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.75%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.01%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.75%) GitHub
6 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.50%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) Looker
5 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.75%) QlikView
5 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 69 (51.88%) Cucumber
2 56 (42.11%) Selenium
3 48 (36.09%) Git (software)
4 41 (30.83%) TeamCity
5 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
6 30 (22.56%) WebDriver
7 25 (18.80%) JIRA
8 23 (17.29%) JBehave
8 23 (17.29%) Subversion
9 22 (16.54%) SpecFlow
10 15 (11.28%) JMeter
11 13 (9.77%) NUnit
12 12 (9.02%) JUnit
13 11 (8.27%) Visual Studio
14 10 (7.52%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (6.02%) WATIR
16 7 (5.26%) FitNesse
17 6 (4.51%) Jasmine
17 6 (4.51%) Maven
17 6 (4.51%) Protractor
General
1 49 (36.84%) Finance
2 23 (17.29%) Banking
2 23 (17.29%) Front Office
2 23 (17.29%) Investment Banking
2 23 (17.29%) Retail Banking
3 12 (9.02%) Games
4 8 (6.02%) Retail
5 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (32.33%) QA Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Software Developer
4 19 (14.29%) Tester
5 12 (9.02%) Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.27%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Agile Tester
8 9 (6.77%) Developer in Test
8 9 (6.77%) QA Leader
8 9 (6.77%) Software Tester
9 7 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Agile Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Test Leader
10 6 (4.51%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.85%) REST
2 50 (37.59%) .NET
3 33 (24.81%) HTML
4 26 (19.55%) Gherkin
5 17 (12.78%) Web Services
6 16 (12.03%) JSON
6 16 (12.03%) XML
7 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.02%) SOAP
10 5 (3.76%) Apache Flex
10 5 (3.76%) GWT
10 5 (3.76%) pytest
11 4 (3.01%) CSS
12 2 (1.50%) jQuery
12 2 (1.50%) RESTful
12 2 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (1.50%) Velocity
13 1 (0.75%) HTML5
13 1 (0.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (17.29%) Derivative
2 23 (17.29%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (5.26%) Fintech
4 6 (4.51%) BBC
4 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.26%) Social Media
6 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.29%) Unix
2 12 (9.02%) Linux
3 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.26%) Windows
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (87.97%) Test Automation
3 85 (63.91%) BDD
4 58 (43.61%) TDD
5 44 (33.08%) Test Scripting
6 42 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
7 35 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 30 (22.56%) Collaborative Working
9 29 (21.80%) Microservices
9 29 (21.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (20.30%) Scrum
11 24 (18.05%) Exploratory Testing
12 23 (17.29%) Asset Management
12 23 (17.29%) Business Analysis
12 23 (17.29%) OO
12 23 (17.29%) Wealth Management
13 20 (15.04%) User Stories
14 18 (13.53%) SDET
15 16 (12.03%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.36%) Java
2 41 (30.83%) C#
3 35 (26.32%) SQL
4 15 (11.28%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.28%) Python
5 11 (8.27%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.52%) Ruby
7 7 (5.26%) Groovy
8 6 (4.51%) C
8 6 (4.51%) C++
9 4 (3.01%) PHP
10 3 (2.26%) Scala
11 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.50%) XQuery
12 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 22 (16.54%) Degree
2 13 (9.77%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.02%) ISEB
4 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.50%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (54.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Oracle
2 6 (4.51%) Virgin Media
3 5 (3.76%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.01%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.26%) WorldPay
5 3 (2.26%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) Tableau