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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 58 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.56% 1.68% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.97% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
451 608 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 84.62% 85.27% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 404 485 389
Average salary £46,377 £44,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google