Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 345 353
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 12 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.018% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.021% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 5
South West median annual salary £52,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.54% -9.72% -15.29%
10th Percentile £39,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £33,750 £38,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -

Agile Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9197 9695 10518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.52% 88.86% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7565 8071 8839
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Agile Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 - 6 £42,125 -
Wiltshire +6 4 £52,500 +61.54%
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
Agile Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) PHP

Agile Testing
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) JMeter
3 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (8.33%) GitLab
6 1 (8.33%) Gradle
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) Maven
6 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) Velocity
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google