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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 49 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.87% 1.20% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.40% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £27,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £43,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
466 430 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 87.27% 85.66% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 389 378 386
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 1 May 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Retail
5 7 (35.00%) User Stories
5 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Replication
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) JTS
8 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.00%) Firewall
8 1 (5.00%) Finance
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Games
8 1 (5.00%) CISM
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security
8 1 (5.00%) IIS
8 1 (5.00%) MS Project
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.00%) Web Services

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Moq
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
1 18 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Leader
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) JTS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) User Stories
5 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.00%) Google
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Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
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