The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software 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
Software Testing
Rank 52 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% 2.38% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.80% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 7
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software 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%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Swindon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) People Management
7 3 (20.00%) Time Management
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Games
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Google
8 1 (6.67%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) QADirector
8 1 (6.67%) Selenium
8 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.67%) System Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (6.67%) QADirector
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) People Management
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago