The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 69 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.16% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 498 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.12% 97.08% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 519 409 507
Average salary £39,500 £37,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.04% -4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
Wiltshire

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Swindon

Software Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA