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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 62 45 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.67% 3.45% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.97% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 2
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +42.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,300 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,000 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 453 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.76% 86.78% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 439 362 432
Average salary £45,000 £38,472 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.96% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 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 19 (86.36%) Computer Science
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (77.27%) QA
4 16 (72.73%) VBScript
4 16 (72.73%) VB
4 16 (72.73%) MS Office
4 16 (72.73%) MS Excel
5 13 (59.09%) Scrum
6 12 (54.55%) ISEB
6 12 (54.55%) VBA
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
8 7 (31.82%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) OOP
10 3 (13.64%) OO
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
10 3 (13.64%) Document Management
10 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
11 1 (4.55%) Intergraph
11 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (4.55%) Finance
11 1 (4.55%) Banking

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (72.73%) MS Office
1 16 (72.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Tester
1 10 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Lead Tester
2 8 (36.36%) Automated Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Scrum
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) OOP
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Document Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) VBScript
2 16 (72.73%) VB
3 12 (54.55%) VBA
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Intergraph
Swindon, Wiltshire
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