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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 57 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.91% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 1
Average salary £37,000 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +16.36%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
599 537 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 81.72% 86.20% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 472 428 354
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,143 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Selenium
5 6 (40.00%) Use Case
5 6 (40.00%) Retail
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) ISEB
5 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
6 5 (33.33%) WATIR
6 5 (33.33%) RESTful
6 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Back Office
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (13.33%) QA
9 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Open Source
10 1 (6.67%) System Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
10 1 (6.67%) C#
10 1 (6.67%) HTML

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) WATIR
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Back Office
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 12 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) EMV
1 1 (6.67%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
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