The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 183 196
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.050% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.032% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £38,750 £46,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3683 3134 3256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.82% 90.08% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3122 2630 2657
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in Manchester

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Testing in Manchester

Agile Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 -
Agile Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Advertising
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing

Agile Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Calabash
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle