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

Agile Testing
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 457 451
Rank change year-on-year +79 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 11 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.074% 0.005% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.006% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 14
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,625 £38,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £38,000 £55,000
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 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 12834 16793 17945
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.09% 87.12% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14147 14276
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the 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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 27 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
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £33,750 -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
4 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
5 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) System Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 5 (29.41%) Release Management
8 5 (29.41%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
9 4 (23.53%) User Experience
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) TDD
10 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
10 3 (17.65%) VB
10 3 (17.65%) Test Management

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 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Looker
2 2 (11.76%) QlikView
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) Ranorex
4 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) TestNG
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
3 1 (5.88%) Symfony
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Release Management
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) System Testing
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Test Management
9 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) ETL
9 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Sony