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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 64 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.50% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
529 499 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 88.31% 92.07% 86.88%
Number of salaries quoted 480 416 382
Average salary £47,304 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Mingle
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared