The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Software Tester
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 608 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.52% 97.75% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 475 498 407
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ASIC

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA