The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 60 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.56% 4.01% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 4.62% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 1
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +30.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Automated Testing
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
569 498 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.94% 86.91% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 453 394 422
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Swindon region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Swindon

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 17 (80.95%) QA
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (71.43%) VBScript
3 15 (71.43%) VB
3 15 (71.43%) MS Office
3 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) VBA
5 11 (52.38%) ISEB
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Document Management
9 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (9.52%) Finance
10 2 (9.52%) OOP
10 2 (9.52%) OO
10 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Banking

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Office
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Tester
2 9 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 8 (38.10%) Lead Tester
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Document Management
3 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) VBScript
2 15 (71.43%) VB
3 11 (52.38%) VBA
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Intergraph
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