The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 231 253
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.10% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.12% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £38,750 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.16% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5537 5051 5904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.90% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 4201 4753
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in the North West

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Testing in the North West

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -22 2 £38,750 -16.66% 2
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 4 (44.44%) QA
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
5 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
6 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (33.33%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Advertising
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Calabash

Agile Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) Calabash
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Leader
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago