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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 60 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.55% 4.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 4.95% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 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 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
574 485 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.73% 85.99% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 455 382 401
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £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 1 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 17 (77.27%) QA
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (68.18%) VBScript
3 15 (68.18%) VB
3 15 (68.18%) MS Office
3 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
5 11 (50.00%) ISEB
5 11 (50.00%) VBA
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Document Management
10 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
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%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 2 (9.09%) Finance
11 2 (9.09%) OOP
11 2 (9.09%) OO
11 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Banking

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (68.18%) MS Office
1 15 (68.18%) 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 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (40.91%) Test Manager
3 8 (36.36%) Lead Tester
3 8 (36.36%) Automated Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Information Management
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) VBScript
2 15 (68.18%) VB
3 11 (50.00%) VBA
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Intergraph