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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 838 812
Rank change year-on-year +44 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 70 111 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 96 108
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +27.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  

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 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 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 +56 68 £45,000 -18.18% 8
London +42 35 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South East +79 11 £37,500 -1.31%
City of London +54 7 £45,000 -27.41%
Yorkshire +25 7 £40,000 +37.93% 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
East of England +20 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Halifax - 4 £41,250 - 1
Hertfordshire +21 3 £35,000 -30.00%
South West +19 3 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Watford 0 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Birmingham - 3 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
North West -15 2 £38,750 +29.16% 2
Manchester -21 2 £38,750 -16.66% 2
Wetherby - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £33,750 -
Oxford - 2 £33,750 -
Warwick - 2 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire +16 1 £40,000 -43.85%
Swindon +15 1 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +14 1 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £52,500 +61.53%
Cambridge 0 1 - -
Bath -1 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Somerset -12 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1

Agile Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (55.90%) Selenium
3 81 (50.31%) BDD
4 80 (49.69%) QA
5 61 (37.89%) TDD
6 59 (36.65%) Test Automation
7 58 (36.02%) Java
8 57 (35.40%) Cucumber
9 56 (34.78%) WebDriver
9 56 (34.78%) C#
10 54 (33.54%) SQL
11 51 (31.68%) Scrum
12 49 (30.43%) Test Scripting
13 44 (27.33%) Finance
14 43 (26.71%) Regression Testing
15 41 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (25.47%) Automation Testing
16 40 (24.84%) Automated Testing
17 38 (23.60%) JIRA
18 37 (22.98%) Software Testing
19 35 (21.74%) ISTQB
19 35 (21.74%) SoapUI
20 33 (20.50%) Functional Testing
21 32 (19.88%) Team Foundation Server
22 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
23 29 (18.01%) Waterfall
24 28 (17.39%) .NET
24 28 (17.39%) Oracle
25 27 (16.77%) ISEB
26 25 (15.53%) OO

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 11 (6.83%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.35%) Confluence
3 5 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.62%) SAS
5 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.73%) GitHub
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.24%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) Internet
1 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.24%) Firewall
2 2 (1.24%) FTP
2 2 (1.24%) IPv4
2 2 (1.24%) SMTP
2 2 (1.24%) SSL
3 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.62%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.59%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.86%) MarkLogic
4 3 (1.86%) Triplestore
5 2 (1.24%) Informix
5 2 (1.24%) Looker
5 2 (1.24%) MySQL
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.24%) QlikView
5 2 (1.24%) Redis
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 90 (55.90%) Selenium
2 57 (35.40%) Cucumber
3 56 (34.78%) WebDriver
4 38 (23.60%) JIRA
5 35 (21.74%) SoapUI
6 32 (19.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 23 (14.29%) SpecFlow
8 21 (13.04%) Jenkins
9 20 (12.42%) HP UFT
10 18 (11.18%) JMeter
11 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
12 12 (7.45%) Subversion
13 11 (6.83%) JUnit
14 10 (6.21%) Moq
14 10 (6.21%) TestRail
14 10 (6.21%) VersionOne
15 9 (5.59%) Mockito
16 7 (4.35%) Appium
16 7 (4.35%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (27.33%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Retail
3 8 (4.97%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (1.24%) Back Office
5 2 (1.24%) Games
5 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (31.06%) Analyst
2 44 (27.33%) Test Analyst
3 36 (22.36%) Tester
4 20 (12.42%) Automation Tester
5 19 (11.80%) Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (9.32%) Test Leader
8 14 (8.70%) Developer in Test
8 14 (8.70%) QA Engineer
8 14 (8.70%) Test Engineer
9 13 (8.07%) Lead Tester
9 13 (8.07%) Software Developer
10 12 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (7.45%) Senior Test Engineer
10 12 (7.45%) Test Manager
11 10 (6.21%) QA Tester
11 10 (6.21%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (5.59%) Agile Test Analyst
12 9 (5.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 9 (5.59%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.39%) .NET
2 23 (14.29%) SOAP
3 22 (13.66%) RESTful
4 21 (13.04%) Gherkin
5 20 (12.42%) XML
6 19 (11.80%) Web Services
7 11 (6.83%) Node.js
8 9 (5.59%) REST
9 8 (4.97%) JSON
10 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.35%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.35%) Spring
11 4 (2.48%) Behat
11 4 (2.48%) HTML
11 4 (2.48%) Servlets
12 3 (1.86%) Apache Flex
12 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (1.86%) CSS
12 3 (1.86%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.59%) User Experience
3 8 (4.97%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.48%) Social Media
6 3 (1.86%) Derivative
6 3 (1.86%) Equities
6 3 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.86%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.24%) BBC
7 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.62%) Handset
8 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.04%) Linux
2 13 (8.07%) Unix
3 8 (4.97%) Windows
4 2 (1.24%) Android
4 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (50.31%) BDD
3 61 (37.89%) TDD
4 59 (36.65%) Test Automation
5 51 (31.68%) Scrum
6 49 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 43 (26.71%) Regression Testing
8 41 (25.47%) Automation Testing
8 41 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (24.84%) Automated Testing
10 37 (22.98%) Software Testing
11 33 (20.50%) Functional Testing
12 29 (18.01%) Waterfall
13 25 (15.53%) OO
14 24 (14.91%) SDLC
15 23 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (14.29%) Manual Testing
16 21 (13.04%) Test Strategy
17 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
18 19 (11.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.02%) Java
2 56 (34.78%) C#
3 54 (33.54%) SQL
4 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.94%) Python
6 11 (6.83%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.59%) Ruby
8 7 (4.35%) VB
9 6 (3.73%) Perl
10 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.86%) C
12 3 (1.86%) PHP
12 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.86%) XQuery
13 2 (1.24%) C++
13 2 (1.24%) Groovy
13 2 (1.24%) Scala
13 2 (1.24%) VBScript
14 1 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 27 (16.77%) ISEB
3 16 (9.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 12 (7.45%) Degree
4 12 (7.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (49.69%) QA
2 10 (6.21%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.62%) KVM
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (9.32%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.97%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (17.39%) Oracle
2 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.56%) HP
4 15 (9.32%) Cognizant
5 10 (6.21%) ATG
5 10 (6.21%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (4.35%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.86%) IBM
7 3 (1.86%) VMware
7 3 (1.86%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.24%) Tableau
8 2 (1.24%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.62%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.62%) Perforce
9 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.62%) Sony
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago