The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 741 822
Rank change year-on-year -61 +81  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 70 183 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 162 89
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £72,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -30.55% +34.32%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Agile Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in the UK

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Testing in the UK

Agile Testing
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 Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -59 66 £42,500 -15.00% 8
London -48 31 £72,500 +31.81% 3
West Midlands +9 11 £45,000 +78.21% 1
City of London -2 11 £77,500 +34.78%
Yorkshire +18 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East of England -6 9 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Birmingham +9 8 £45,000 +95.65%
South East +36 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Hull - 7 £30,000 -
East Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
Hampshire +14 5 £30,000 -45.45%
Hertfordshire -8 5 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Watford -12 5 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Portsmouth - 5 £30,000 -
Suffolk +2 3 £40,000 -13.51%
East Midlands +23 2 £26,250 -53.33%
West Yorkshire +13 2 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Ipswich +2 2 £40,000 -13.51%
Northampton - 2 £26,250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £26,250 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £26,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £26,250 -
Coventry - 2 £26,250 -
Leeds +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £35,000 -3.44%
Cambridge -16 1 £35,000 -3.44%
West End of London - 1 £50,000 - 1
Warwick - 1 £47,500 -
Halifax - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 138 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (79.71%) Test Automation
3 81 (58.70%) Selenium
4 71 (51.45%) QA
5 66 (47.83%) BDD
6 57 (41.30%) TDD
7 49 (35.51%) Java
7 49 (35.51%) WebDriver
8 47 (34.06%) C#
9 38 (27.54%) Finance
9 38 (27.54%) Scrum
10 37 (26.81%) Test Scripting
11 36 (26.09%) Cucumber
12 35 (25.36%) SQL
13 34 (24.64%) .NET
14 33 (23.91%) JIRA
15 29 (21.01%) Software Testing
16 27 (19.57%) Manual Testing
17 26 (18.84%) ISEB
17 26 (18.84%) Exploratory Testing
18 25 (18.12%) JavaScript
18 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (18.12%) ISTQB
19 22 (15.94%) OO
20 21 (15.22%) Oracle
20 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
21 20 (14.49%) SoapUI
21 20 (14.49%) Karma Test Runner
21 20 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (14.49%) Visual Studio

Agile Testing
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 6 (4.35%) Confluence
2 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
1 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) Firewall
1 4 (2.90%) FTP
1 4 (2.90%) IPv4
1 4 (2.90%) SMTP
1 4 (2.90%) SSL
1 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) MarkLogic
2 10 (7.25%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.80%) Triplestore
4 4 (2.90%) Informix
4 4 (2.90%) MySQL
4 4 (2.90%) Redis
5 2 (1.45%) Looker
5 2 (1.45%) QlikView
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (58.70%) Selenium
2 49 (35.51%) WebDriver
3 36 (26.09%) Cucumber
4 33 (23.91%) JIRA
5 20 (14.49%) Karma Test Runner
5 20 (14.49%) SoapUI
5 20 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (14.49%) Visual Studio
6 19 (13.77%) JMeter
7 14 (10.14%) JUnit
7 14 (10.14%) SpecFlow
8 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
8 13 (9.42%) Jasmine
8 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
9 10 (7.25%) Protractor
10 9 (6.52%) Moq
11 8 (5.80%) Geb
11 8 (5.80%) Spock
11 8 (5.80%) TestRail
12 7 (5.07%) VersionOne
General
1 38 (27.54%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Retail
3 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Games
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (24.64%) Analyst
2 32 (23.19%) Tester
3 31 (22.46%) Test Analyst
4 21 (15.22%) Automation Tester
5 18 (13.04%) QA Engineer
6 16 (11.59%) Agile Tester
6 16 (11.59%) Test Engineer
7 14 (10.14%) Software Tester
8 12 (8.70%) QA Tester
9 11 (7.97%) Developer
9 11 (7.97%) Senior Test Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 9 (6.52%) Selenium Tester
12 8 (5.80%) Agile Manual Tester
12 8 (5.80%) Agile Test Analyst
12 8 (5.80%) Manual Tester
12 8 (5.80%) Test Leader
13 7 (5.07%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (5.07%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.64%) .NET
2 18 (13.04%) Gherkin
3 15 (10.87%) SOAP
4 11 (7.97%) Node.js
5 10 (7.25%) Apache Flex
6 9 (6.52%) RESTful
6 9 (6.52%) XML
7 8 (5.80%) Web Services
8 7 (5.07%) REST
9 6 (4.35%) HTML
10 4 (2.90%) JSON
11 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.17%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.17%) Spring
12 2 (1.45%) Chai
12 2 (1.45%) GWT
12 2 (1.45%) J2EE
12 2 (1.45%) WireMock
13 1 (0.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.80%) User Experience
3 3 (2.17%) BBC
3 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.17%) Derivative
3 3 (2.17%) Equities
3 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.17%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.17%) Social Media
4 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) Linux
2 4 (2.90%) Unix
2 4 (2.90%) Windows
3 2 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (79.71%) Test Automation
3 66 (47.83%) BDD
4 57 (41.30%) TDD
5 38 (27.54%) Scrum
6 37 (26.81%) Test Scripting
7 29 (21.01%) Software Testing
8 27 (19.57%) Manual Testing
9 26 (18.84%) Exploratory Testing
10 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (15.94%) OO
12 20 (14.49%) Regression Testing
13 18 (13.04%) Unit Testing
14 17 (12.32%) OOP
14 17 (12.32%) Process Improvement
15 15 (10.87%) Functional Testing
15 15 (10.87%) Software Delivery
16 14 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (10.14%) Kanban
17 13 (9.42%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) Java
2 47 (34.06%) C#
3 35 (25.36%) SQL
4 25 (18.12%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.32%) Groovy
6 10 (7.25%) XQuery
7 8 (5.80%) Python
8 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.35%) Ruby
9 6 (4.35%) VB
10 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.17%) PHP
12 2 (1.45%) C
12 2 (1.45%) VBScript
13 1 (0.72%) Perl
13 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) ISEB
2 25 (18.12%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.52%) Degree
4 8 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (51.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Docker
1 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
1 21 (15.22%) Oracle
2 12 (8.70%) Cognizant
3 10 (7.25%) HP
4 9 (6.52%) ATG
5 7 (5.07%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (3.62%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.90%) IBM
7 4 (2.90%) VMware
8 3 (2.17%) Virgin Media
8 3 (2.17%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.45%) Tableau
10 1 (0.72%) Demandware
10 1 (0.72%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.72%) hybris
10 1 (0.72%) Sony
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set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum (plus shares)
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + h/c, pension, bonus rewards etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago