The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 55 18 50
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.55% 8.06% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 9.49% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 7
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 411 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 85.44% 84.92% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 388 374 391
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,088 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
Wiltshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) VBScript
3 6 (54.55%) VB
3 6 (54.55%) VBA
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (9.09%) Selenium
8 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
8 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) VBScript
2 6 (54.55%) VB
2 6 (54.55%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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