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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
UK / England
Rank 769 841 808
Rank change year-on-year +72 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 65 101 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 56 87 107
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  

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 70225 85880 86661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.07% 88.61% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58154 71824 70838
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 +42 33 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South East +70 11 £37,500 -1.31%
Yorkshire +19 7 £40,000 +37.93% 1
East of England +14 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Midlands - 5 £47,500 -
South West +16 3 £43,750 +34.61% 1
North West -17 2 £38,750 +29.16% 2
Agile Testing
UK

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (55.70%) Selenium
3 80 (50.63%) QA
4 79 (50.00%) BDD
5 60 (37.97%) TDD
6 58 (36.71%) Test Automation
7 56 (35.44%) Java
8 55 (34.81%) C#
8 55 (34.81%) SQL
8 55 (34.81%) WebDriver
9 54 (34.18%) Cucumber
10 50 (31.65%) Scrum
11 49 (31.01%) Test Scripting
12 43 (27.22%) Regression Testing
13 41 (25.95%) Finance
14 40 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (25.32%) Automation Testing
15 39 (24.68%) Automated Testing
16 37 (23.42%) Software Testing
17 36 (22.78%) JIRA
18 34 (21.52%) ISTQB
18 34 (21.52%) SoapUI
19 33 (20.89%) Functional Testing
20 32 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (18.99%) JavaScript
22 29 (18.35%) Waterfall
23 28 (17.72%) Oracle
24 26 (16.46%) .NET
24 26 (16.46%) ISEB
25 25 (15.82%) OO

Agile Testing
Top Related 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 11 (6.96%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.43%) Confluence
3 5 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.27%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.80%) GitHub
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
1 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) Firewall
2 2 (1.27%) FTP
2 2 (1.27%) IPv4
2 2 (1.27%) SMTP
2 2 (1.27%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.70%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.27%) Informix
4 2 (1.27%) Looker
4 2 (1.27%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.27%) MySQL
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.27%) QlikView
4 2 (1.27%) Redis
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.27%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 88 (55.70%) Selenium
2 55 (34.81%) WebDriver
3 54 (34.18%) Cucumber
4 36 (22.78%) JIRA
5 34 (21.52%) SoapUI
6 32 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
8 22 (13.92%) SpecFlow
9 20 (12.66%) HP UFT
10 19 (12.03%) Jenkins
11 18 (11.39%) JMeter
12 16 (10.13%) Visual Studio
13 12 (7.59%) Subversion
14 10 (6.33%) JUnit
14 10 (6.33%) Moq
14 10 (6.33%) TestRail
15 9 (5.70%) Mockito
15 9 (5.70%) VersionOne
16 7 (4.43%) Appium
16 7 (4.43%) Maven
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Retail
3 8 (5.06%) Banking
4 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Games
6 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (31.01%) Analyst
2 43 (27.22%) Test Analyst
3 37 (23.42%) Tester
4 20 (12.66%) Automation Tester
5 17 (10.76%) Developer
6 16 (10.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (9.49%) Test Leader
8 14 (8.86%) QA Engineer
8 14 (8.86%) Test Engineer
9 13 (8.23%) Lead Tester
10 12 (7.59%) Developer in Test
10 12 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (7.59%) Test Manager
11 11 (6.96%) Senior Test Engineer
11 11 (6.96%) Software Developer
12 10 (6.33%) QA Tester
12 10 (6.33%) Selenium Tester
13 9 (5.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 9 (5.70%) Senior Manager
13 9 (5.70%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.46%) .NET
2 23 (14.56%) SOAP
3 22 (13.92%) RESTful
4 20 (12.66%) Gherkin
5 19 (12.03%) Web Services
5 19 (12.03%) XML
6 10 (6.33%) Node.js
7 9 (5.70%) REST
8 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.43%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.43%) JSON
8 7 (4.43%) Spring
9 5 (3.16%) HTML
10 4 (2.53%) Behat
10 4 (2.53%) CSS
10 4 (2.53%) Servlets
11 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.90%) WireMock
12 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.70%) User Experience
3 8 (5.06%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.90%) Derivative
5 3 (1.90%) Equities
5 3 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.90%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.90%) Social Media
6 2 (1.27%) BBC
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.29%) Linux
2 13 (8.23%) Unix
3 8 (5.06%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (50.00%) BDD
3 60 (37.97%) TDD
4 58 (36.71%) Test Automation
5 50 (31.65%) Scrum
6 49 (31.01%) Test Scripting
7 43 (27.22%) Regression Testing
8 40 (25.32%) Automation Testing
8 40 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (24.68%) Automated Testing
10 37 (23.42%) Software Testing
11 33 (20.89%) Functional Testing
12 29 (18.35%) Waterfall
13 25 (15.82%) OO
14 23 (14.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (14.56%) Manual Testing
14 23 (14.56%) SDLC
15 22 (13.92%) Test Strategy
16 19 (12.03%) Mentoring
16 19 (12.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.44%) Java
2 55 (34.81%) C#
2 55 (34.81%) SQL
3 30 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.13%) Python
5 11 (6.96%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.70%) Ruby
7 7 (4.43%) VB
8 6 (3.80%) Perl
9 5 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.90%) C
11 3 (1.90%) PHP
11 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.27%) C++
12 2 (1.27%) Groovy
12 2 (1.27%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) VBScript
12 2 (1.27%) XQuery
13 1 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 34 (21.52%) ISTQB
2 26 (16.46%) ISEB
3 16 (10.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 12 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (6.33%) Degree
6 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (50.63%) QA
2 10 (6.33%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (9.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.43%) Puppet
3 2 (1.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (17.72%) Oracle
2 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.76%) HP
4 15 (9.49%) Cognizant
5 10 (6.33%) ATG
6 9 (5.70%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (4.43%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.90%) IBM
8 3 (1.90%) VMware
8 3 (1.90%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.27%) Tableau
9 2 (1.27%) Virgin Media
10 1 (0.63%) Google
10 1 (0.63%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.63%) Perforce
10 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.63%) Sony
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
The Curve Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago