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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 57 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% 0.83% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.02% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £44,500 £25,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.50% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
533 391 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 90.34% 81.29% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 408 357 442
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 13 (81.25%) ISEB
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
5 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Replication
6 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
6 7 (43.75%) Retail
6 7 (43.75%) User Stories
6 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
6 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) Process Management
9 3 (18.75%) DB2
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) SOA
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
9 3 (18.75%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) TestNG
9 3 (18.75%) Test Automation

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
1 3 (18.75%) TestNG
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior QA Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Application Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) User Stories
5 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Process Management
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Use Case
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) ISEB
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
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