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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 730 820
Rank change year-on-year -71 +90  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 66 176 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50 156 76
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £70,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £45,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year -30.55% +31.38%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75432 81132 91432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.71% 88.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61224 68664 75601
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
London -47 31 £72,500 +31.81% 3
West Midlands +11 11 £45,000 +78.21% 1
Yorkshire -1 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East of England -9 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +43 7 £30,000 -33.33%
East Midlands +20 2 £26,250 -53.33%
Midlands - 1 £29,500 - 1
Agile Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (81.68%) Test Automation
3 75 (57.25%) Selenium
4 66 (50.38%) BDD
5 65 (49.62%) QA
6 57 (43.51%) TDD
7 48 (36.64%) Java
8 45 (34.35%) WebDriver
9 42 (32.06%) C#
10 36 (27.48%) Test Scripting
11 35 (26.72%) Cucumber
11 35 (26.72%) SQL
12 34 (25.95%) Finance
13 33 (25.19%) Scrum
14 31 (23.66%) JIRA
15 30 (22.90%) .NET
16 29 (22.14%) Software Testing
17 27 (20.61%) Manual Testing
18 26 (19.85%) Exploratory Testing
19 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
19 24 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (16.79%) OO
21 21 (16.03%) Oracle
21 21 (16.03%) ISEB
21 21 (16.03%) ISTQB
22 20 (15.27%) Karma Test Runner
22 20 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
22 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
22 20 (15.27%) Visual Studio
22 20 (15.27%) Regression Testing

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 6 (4.58%) Confluence
2 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
1 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.53%) SaaS
5 1 (0.76%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Firewall
1 4 (3.05%) FTP
1 4 (3.05%) IPv4
1 4 (3.05%) SMTP
1 4 (3.05%) SSL
1 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) MarkLogic
2 10 (7.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.11%) Triplestore
4 4 (3.05%) Informix
4 4 (3.05%) MySQL
4 4 (3.05%) Redis
5 2 (1.53%) Looker
5 2 (1.53%) QlikView
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (57.25%) Selenium
2 45 (34.35%) WebDriver
3 35 (26.72%) Cucumber
4 31 (23.66%) JIRA
5 20 (15.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 20 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (15.27%) Visual Studio
6 19 (14.50%) JMeter
6 19 (14.50%) SoapUI
7 14 (10.69%) SpecFlow
8 13 (9.92%) Git (software)
8 13 (9.92%) Jasmine
8 13 (9.92%) JUnit
9 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
10 10 (7.63%) Protractor
11 9 (6.87%) Moq
12 8 (6.11%) Geb
12 8 (6.11%) Spock
12 8 (6.11%) TestRail
13 7 (5.34%) Mockito
General
1 34 (25.95%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (24.43%) Tester
2 29 (22.14%) Analyst
3 26 (19.85%) Test Analyst
4 21 (16.03%) Automation Tester
5 18 (13.74%) QA Engineer
6 16 (12.21%) Agile Tester
7 15 (11.45%) Test Engineer
8 14 (10.69%) Software Tester
9 12 (9.16%) QA Tester
10 11 (8.40%) Developer
11 10 (7.63%) Senior Test Engineer
11 10 (7.63%) Software Developer
12 9 (6.87%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 9 (6.87%) Selenium Tester
13 8 (6.11%) Agile Manual Tester
13 8 (6.11%) Agile Test Analyst
13 8 (6.11%) Manual Tester
13 8 (6.11%) Test Leader
14 7 (5.34%) Automation Test Analyst
14 7 (5.34%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.90%) .NET
2 18 (13.74%) Gherkin
3 15 (11.45%) SOAP
4 11 (8.40%) Node.js
5 10 (7.63%) Apache Flex
6 9 (6.87%) RESTful
6 9 (6.87%) XML
7 8 (6.11%) Web Services
8 7 (5.34%) REST
9 5 (3.82%) HTML
10 4 (3.05%) JSON
11 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.29%) Spring
12 2 (1.53%) Chai
12 2 (1.53%) GWT
12 2 (1.53%) J2EE
12 2 (1.53%) WireMock
13 1 (0.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.11%) User Experience
3 3 (2.29%) BBC
3 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.29%) Derivative
3 3 (2.29%) Equities
3 3 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.29%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.53%) Social Media
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.76%) Handset
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Linux
2 4 (3.05%) Unix
2 4 (3.05%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (81.68%) Test Automation
3 66 (50.38%) BDD
4 57 (43.51%) TDD
5 36 (27.48%) Test Scripting
6 33 (25.19%) Scrum
7 29 (22.14%) Software Testing
8 27 (20.61%) Manual Testing
9 26 (19.85%) Exploratory Testing
10 24 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (16.79%) OO
12 20 (15.27%) Regression Testing
13 18 (13.74%) Unit Testing
14 17 (12.98%) OOP
15 16 (12.21%) Process Improvement
16 15 (11.45%) Functional Testing
16 15 (11.45%) Software Delivery
17 14 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (9.92%) Test Strategy
18 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.64%) Java
2 42 (32.06%) C#
3 35 (26.72%) SQL
4 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.98%) Groovy
6 10 (7.63%) XQuery
7 8 (6.11%) Python
8 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.58%) Ruby
9 6 (4.58%) VB
10 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.53%) C
11 2 (1.53%) PHP
11 2 (1.53%) VBScript
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) ISEB
1 21 (16.03%) ISTQB
2 9 (6.87%) Degree
3 8 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (49.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Docker
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (16.03%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.16%) Cognizant
4 10 (7.63%) HP
5 9 (6.87%) ATG
6 6 (4.58%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.05%) IBM
8 4 (3.05%) VMware
9 3 (2.29%) Virgin Media
9 3 (2.29%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.53%) Tableau
11 1 (0.76%) Demandware
11 1 (0.76%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.76%) hybris
11 1 (0.76%) Sony
Central London / West End
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum (plus shares)
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + h/c, pension, bonus rewards etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago