The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Testing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 227 217
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 10 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 14
Median salary £45,000 £25,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.21% -22.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £34,550 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £45,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year -33.33% +31.38%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4536 5472 4973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 88.72% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3757 4243 4088
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in the West Midlands

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Testing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Testing in the West Midlands

Agile Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +11 7 £45,000 +95.65%
Coventry - 2 £26,250 -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Agile Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Testing.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Selenium
2 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) JUnit
4 10 (62.50%) XQuery
4 10 (62.50%) Apache Flex
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) JMeter
4 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 10 (62.50%) BDD
4 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
4 10 (62.50%) Gherkin
4 10 (62.50%) MarkLogic
4 10 (62.50%) Jasmine
4 10 (62.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (62.50%) Protractor
4 10 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Context-Driven Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Triplestore
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) J2EE
9 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce

Agile Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MarkLogic
1 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (50.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) Jasmine
2 10 (62.50%) JMeter
2 10 (62.50%) JUnit
2 10 (62.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (62.50%) Protractor
3 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 2 (12.50%) Capybara
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) RSpec
4 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (12.50%) WATIR
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Apache Flex
1 10 (62.50%) Gherkin
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) GWT
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 10 (62.50%) Context-Driven Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) ATDD
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) XQuery
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Guidewire
2 1 (6.25%) HP
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