The median annual salary for a Agile Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 861 842
Rank change year-on-year +62 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 65 88 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.088% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 87 81
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 27 March 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 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
England +66 63 £45,000 +20.00% 7
London +71 25 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South East +63 15 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Yorkshire +19 8 £30,000 -16.08%
West Yorkshire +32 7 £30,000 -17.80%
Leeds +19 7 £30,000 -17.80%
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £47,500 +43.93%
Milton Keynes +8 7 £47,500 +46.15%
West Midlands +28 4 £33,250 -16.87%
South West +22 4 £40,000 +26.98%
North West -15 4 £28,125 -25.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 -
Bristol -1 3 £40,000 +26.98%
Surrey +37 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England +22 2 £47,500 +58.33%
Hertfordshire +19 2 £47,500 +58.33%
Shropshire +3 2 £36,500 +14.06%
Lancashire -3 2 £26,125 -30.33%
Telford -8 2 £36,500 +14.06%
Preston -13 2 £26,125 -30.33%
Reading - 2 £43,750 -
Watford - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £43,750 -
City of London +48 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Birmingham +13 1 £30,000 -25.00%
North Yorkshire +6 1 £30,000 -10.44%
York +3 1 £30,000 -10.44%
West Sussex 0 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Manchester -29 1 £30,000 +11.11%

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (66.95%) QA
3 65 (55.08%) Selenium
4 56 (47.46%) Test Automation
5 52 (44.07%) Cucumber
6 42 (35.59%) BDD
7 40 (33.90%) Java
8 36 (30.51%) Software Testing
9 33 (27.97%) Scrum
10 32 (27.12%) SoapUI
11 31 (26.27%) WebDriver
11 31 (26.27%) Ruby
12 30 (25.42%) SQL
13 28 (23.73%) Automation Testing
14 27 (22.88%) TDD
15 26 (22.03%) C#
15 26 (22.03%) Web Services
16 25 (21.19%) Automated Testing
17 23 (19.49%) Unix
17 23 (19.49%) ISEB
17 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (19.49%) Kanban
18 20 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
19 19 (16.10%) Manual Testing
19 19 (16.10%) Test Scripting
20 18 (15.25%) Unit Testing
20 18 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
20 18 (15.25%) JUnit
20 18 (15.25%) ISTQB

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 1 (0.85%) Confluence
1 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) SaaS
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) Multicast
3 1 (0.85%) RTSP
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) MySQL
1 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (6.78%) HBase
3 6 (5.08%) Big Data
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (55.08%) Selenium
2 52 (44.07%) Cucumber
3 32 (27.12%) SoapUI
4 31 (26.27%) WebDriver
5 18 (15.25%) JUnit
6 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
7 15 (12.71%) JMeter
8 14 (11.86%) Ranorex
9 13 (11.02%) JIRA
9 13 (11.02%) SpecFlow
10 10 (8.47%) Calabash
10 10 (8.47%) FitNesse
10 10 (8.47%) Hudson
11 8 (6.78%) Hamcrest
11 8 (6.78%) jMock
12 6 (5.08%) MSTest
13 3 (2.54%) Appium
13 3 (2.54%) Subversion
13 3 (2.54%) WatiN
13 3 (2.54%) WATIR
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.39%) Legal
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Back Office
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.03%) Web Services
2 12 (10.17%) .NET
3 11 (9.32%) SOAP
4 10 (8.47%) RESTful
5 9 (7.63%) REST
6 5 (4.24%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (4.24%) Gherkin
6 5 (4.24%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.39%) COM
7 4 (3.39%) Silverlight
8 3 (2.54%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.54%) Handlebars
8 3 (2.54%) React
9 2 (1.69%) Swagger
9 2 (1.69%) XML
10 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.85%) Spring
10 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.32%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.63%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.78%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.69%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.49%) Unix
2 12 (10.17%) Apple iOS
3 11 (9.32%) Android
3 11 (9.32%) Linux
4 6 (5.08%) Windows
5 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.46%) Test Automation
3 42 (35.59%) BDD
4 36 (30.51%) Software Testing
5 33 (27.97%) Scrum
6 28 (23.73%) Automation Testing
7 27 (22.88%) TDD
8 25 (21.19%) Automated Testing
9 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (19.49%) Kanban
10 20 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (16.10%) Manual Testing
11 19 (16.10%) Test Scripting
12 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
12 18 (15.25%) Unit Testing
12 18 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (14.41%) API Testing
13 17 (14.41%) Regression Testing
14 14 (11.86%) OO
15 12 (10.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.90%) Java
2 31 (26.27%) Ruby
3 30 (25.42%) SQL
4 26 (22.03%) C#
5 15 (12.71%) Python
6 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.32%) Groovy
8 9 (7.63%) PHP
9 5 (4.24%) VB
10 3 (2.54%) Perl
11 2 (1.69%) Scala
11 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) ISEB
2 18 (15.25%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.02%) Degree
4 7 (5.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (66.95%) QA
2 7 (5.93%) SDET
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) Telerik
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle
4 3 (2.54%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
West End
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago