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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 63 69 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.33% 0.35% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.44% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 32
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +32.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £34,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
522 457 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.71% 80.46% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 396 386 397
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (69.23%) QA
1 9 (69.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) VBScript
2 8 (61.54%) VB
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) VBA
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (7.69%) Selenium
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) System Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (53.85%) MS Office
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) QA Leader
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
1 8 (61.54%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Telerik
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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