The median annual salary for an Agile Tester was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Agile Tester
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 850 908
Rank change year-on-year +63 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 87 97 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.098% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 81 81 72
Median salary £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Agile Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Agile Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Tester in the UK

Agile Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Agile Tester in the UK

Agile Tester
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Tester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Tester in the UK

Agile Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +38 81 £47,500 +18.75% 14
London +39 42 £53,750 +7.50% 10
Yorkshire +21 19 £30,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire +23 8 £32,000 -20.00%
Leeds +16 8 £32,000 -20.00%
East of England +2 7 £52,000 +73.33% 1
Hull - 7 £30,000 -
East Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
City of London +23 6 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Scotland +17 5 £50,000 +122.22% 1
South West - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bristol - 5 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge -9 4 £52,000 +43.44%
Cambridgeshire -16 4 £52,000 +48.57%
York - 4 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 -
South East +19 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +13 3 £36,500 +12.30%
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £50,000 -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Hampshire +27 2 £45,000 +24.13%
Shropshire +6 2 £36,500 +12.30%
Telford +1 2 £36,500 +12.30%
Edinburgh -7 2 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £47,500 +40.74%
Milton Keynes -10 1 £47,500 +40.74%
Manchester -37 1 £37,500 +13.63% 1
North West -48 1 £37,500 +13.63% 1
North East - 1 £35,000 -

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Agile Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Agile Tester in the job title.

1 149 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (95.97%) Test Automation
3 94 (63.09%) QA
4 76 (51.01%) Selenium
5 61 (40.94%) Java
6 54 (36.24%) Cucumber
7 46 (30.87%) WebDriver
8 45 (30.20%) BDD
9 40 (26.85%) SQL
9 40 (26.85%) Scrum
10 39 (26.17%) TDD
11 36 (24.16%) C#
12 33 (22.15%) Ruby
13 32 (21.48%) ISEB
14 29 (19.46%) Software Testing
15 28 (18.79%) Jenkins
15 28 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (18.79%) Test Scripting
16 26 (17.45%) ISTQB
16 26 (17.45%) Web Services
17 25 (16.78%) E-Commerce
17 25 (16.78%) Finance
17 25 (16.78%) JIRA
17 25 (16.78%) SoapUI
18 24 (16.11%) Kanban
19 21 (14.09%) .NET
19 21 (14.09%) Manual Testing
20 20 (13.42%) Continuous Delivery
21 19 (12.75%) OO
21 19 (12.75%) API Testing

Agile Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.36%) GitHub
4 3 (2.01%) SaaS
5 2 (1.34%) IaaS
5 2 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Internet
1 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (51.01%) Selenium
2 54 (36.24%) Cucumber
3 46 (30.87%) WebDriver
4 28 (18.79%) Jenkins
5 25 (16.78%) JIRA
5 25 (16.78%) SoapUI
6 19 (12.75%) Calabash
7 16 (10.74%) SpecFlow
8 15 (10.07%) Appium
9 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
9 13 (8.72%) JMeter
10 11 (7.38%) JUnit
11 9 (6.04%) Hudson
11 9 (6.04%) Ranorex
12 8 (5.37%) FitNesse
12 8 (5.37%) Mercurial
13 7 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (4.03%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (4.03%) MSTest
14 6 (4.03%) Protractor
General
1 25 (16.78%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Banking
3 6 (4.03%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.68%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Electronics
6 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.45%) Web Services
2 21 (14.09%) .NET
3 16 (10.74%) SOAP
4 11 (7.38%) JSON
5 10 (6.71%) REST
6 9 (6.04%) Gherkin
6 9 (6.04%) XML
7 7 (4.70%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.36%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (2.68%) COM
9 4 (2.68%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.34%) Behat
11 2 (1.34%) React
11 2 (1.34%) RESTful
12 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.67%) Node.js
12 1 (0.67%) Spring
12 1 (0.67%) WCF
12 1 (0.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.04%) Fintech
4 8 (5.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.08%) Unix
2 10 (6.71%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.04%) Android
4 6 (4.03%) Windows
5 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (95.97%) Test Automation
3 45 (30.20%) BDD
4 40 (26.85%) Scrum
5 39 (26.17%) TDD
6 29 (19.46%) Software Testing
7 28 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (18.79%) Test Scripting
8 25 (16.78%) E-Commerce
9 24 (16.11%) Kanban
10 21 (14.09%) Manual Testing
11 20 (13.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (12.75%) API Testing
12 19 (12.75%) OO
12 19 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (12.08%) Regression Testing
14 16 (10.74%) Agile Testing
15 15 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (8.05%) Scenario Testing
17 11 (7.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.94%) Java
2 40 (26.85%) SQL
3 36 (24.16%) C#
4 33 (22.15%) Ruby
5 19 (12.75%) Groovy
6 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
7 15 (10.07%) Python
8 10 (6.71%) PHP
9 5 (3.36%) VB
10 3 (2.01%) C
10 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.34%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) Perl
11 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (21.48%) ISEB
2 26 (17.45%) ISTQB
3 16 (10.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.04%) Degree
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (63.09%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
1 1 (0.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle
2 6 (4.03%) Telerik
3 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.34%) SAP
4 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.67%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.67%) SaltStack
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