Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Agile Tester was £52,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1083 1140
Rank change year-on-year -7 +57 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Tester 116 160 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.085% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.088% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 110 129 150
UK median annual salary £52,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Agile Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Tester in the UK

Agile Tester
Top 12 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 6 months to 21 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
England -25 110 £52,750 +19.21% 10
London +13 66 £55,000 +10.00% 5
UK excluding London -9 49 £50,000 +33.33% 6
North of England +24 22 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Yorkshire +32 13 £55,000 +83.33%
South West +20 9 £53,000 +82.76%
North West +3 9 £37,500 +13.64% 3
South East +5 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East of England +2 5 £58,500 +37.65%
Scotland - 5 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +35 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Midlands +26 1 £27,500 -21.43%

Agile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (91.38%) Test Automation
3 61 (52.59%) QA
4 60 (51.72%) Selenium
5 58 (50.00%) Java
6 50 (43.10%) C#
6 50 (43.10%) TDD
7 42 (36.21%) SQL
8 39 (33.62%) WebDriver
9 37 (31.90%) Scrum
10 35 (30.17%) Finance
11 30 (25.86%) BDD
12 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (22.41%) SpecFlow
15 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
16 24 (20.69%) Cucumber
17 23 (19.83%) Jenkins
18 22 (18.97%) .NET
18 22 (18.97%) Python
19 21 (18.10%) ISEB
19 21 (18.10%) REST
19 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
19 21 (18.10%) DevOps
20 20 (17.24%) Web Services
21 19 (16.38%) Manual Testing
21 19 (16.38%) Continuous Delivery
22 18 (15.52%) Ruby
23 17 (14.66%) JSON

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 (0.86%) CMS
1 1 (0.86%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (10.34%) SaaS
4 8 (6.90%) IaaS
4 8 (6.90%) PaaS
5 7 (6.03%) GitHub
6 2 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.72%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (51.72%) Selenium
2 39 (33.62%) WebDriver
3 26 (22.41%) SpecFlow
4 24 (20.69%) Cucumber
5 23 (19.83%) Jenkins
6 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
7 16 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (11.21%) Appium
8 13 (11.21%) Mercurial
8 13 (11.21%) Protractor
9 12 (10.34%) Calabash
9 12 (10.34%) JIRA
10 11 (9.48%) JMeter
11 10 (8.62%) SoapUI
12 8 (6.90%) Capybara
12 8 (6.90%) Jasmine
12 8 (6.90%) WATIR
13 7 (6.03%) Maven
13 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
14 6 (5.17%) JUnit
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Retail
3 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.90%) Electronics
5 8 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.90%) Marketing
6 4 (3.45%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) .NET
2 21 (18.10%) REST
3 20 (17.24%) Web Services
4 17 (14.66%) JSON
5 12 (10.34%) SOAP
6 11 (9.48%) XML
7 9 (7.76%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.90%) Behat
8 8 (6.90%) React
9 7 (6.03%) Gherkin
10 5 (4.31%) WSDL
10 5 (4.31%) XSD
11 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.45%) pytest
12 3 (2.59%) RESTful
13 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
14 1 (0.86%) CSS
14 1 (0.86%) Spring
14 1 (0.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.90%) Fintech
3 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.72%) Equities
3 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (91.38%) Test Automation
3 50 (43.10%) TDD
4 37 (31.90%) Scrum
5 30 (25.86%) BDD
6 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
8 21 (18.10%) DevOps
9 19 (16.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (16.38%) Manual Testing
10 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
11 15 (12.93%) OO
11 15 (12.93%) Test Strategy
12 13 (11.21%) Performance Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Agile Testing
13 12 (10.34%) API Testing
14 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.48%) Microservices
14 11 (9.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.00%) Java
2 50 (43.10%) C#
3 42 (36.21%) SQL
4 22 (18.97%) Python
5 18 (15.52%) Ruby
6 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.34%) Groovy
8 10 (8.62%) C++
9 3 (2.59%) C
10 2 (1.72%) PHP
10 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.86%) Perl
11 1 (0.86%) Scala
11 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) ISEB
2 16 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.21%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (52.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (1.72%) Capita
4 1 (0.86%) Telerik