The table below looks at the statistics for Manual 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 Manual Testing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 65 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.50% - 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Manual 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
521 451 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.12% 80.68% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 394 382 391
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,814 £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%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Swindon

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Retail
5 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) Use Case
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) WATIR
6 5 (31.25%) RESTful
6 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Back Office
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 1 (6.25%) C#
10 1 (6.25%) HTML
10 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (6.25%) EMV
10 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) WATIR
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
1 14 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) EMV
1 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Use Case
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago