Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Tester
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 325 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +345
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 11 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.098% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
South West median annual salary £45,000 £53,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.09% - -
England median annual salary £46,500 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.12% +14.12% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,080 9,969 10,596
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.53% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8,369 8,291 8,950
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Agile Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Agile Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Tester in the South West

Agile Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Agile Tester in the South West

Agile Tester
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Tester in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Tester in the South West

Agile Tester
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 6 £50,000 -5.66% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £45,000 -
Agile Tester
England

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Agile Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) TestNG
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) SDLC
5 5 (45.45%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Electronics
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (45.45%) SAP
5 5 (45.45%) Marketing
5 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
5 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (36.36%) SOAP
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) SoapUI

Agile Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JUnit
1 6 (54.55%) TestNG
2 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
2 4 (36.36%) Protractor
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) API Testing
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (9.09%) DNA
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP