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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.54% 1.87% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 2.00% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £27,500 £44,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.20% +74.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £44,500 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
495 550 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 88.39% 93.38% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 462 433 388
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change and Release Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Technology
2 1 (16.67%) Release Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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