The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
England / South West
Rank 237 248 249
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.059% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.15% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Median salary £43,750 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.61% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £40,000 £31,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.62%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4584 5190 5215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.11% 88.76% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4232 4344
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 West

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

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in the South West

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Testing in the South West

Agile Testing
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 Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wiltshire +13 1 £37,500 -
Bristol +3 1 £52,500 +61.53%
Somerset -13 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Agile Testing
England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) System Testing

Agile Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (16.67%) WatiN
5 1 (16.67%) WATIR
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
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