The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 416 472
Rank change year-on-year +43 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 7 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.14% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.16% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 5
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +47.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £58,750 £37,700
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12774 15798 18424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.89% 86.67% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10566 13274 14770
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in the South East

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the South East 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
Hampshire +18 5 £30,000 -45.45%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £26,250 -
Agile Testing
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Selenium
5 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (38.89%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 6 (33.33%) JIRA
7 6 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (27.78%) System Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Release Management
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (22.22%) User Experience
9 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) ISEB

Agile Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Looker
2 2 (11.11%) QlikView
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
3 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Laravel
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (27.78%) MVC
7 5 (27.78%) Release Management
7 5 (27.78%) System Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
10 2 (11.11%) B2B
10 2 (11.11%) BDD
10 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Test Management
10 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Sony