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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 68 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.45% 0.32% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.39% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £27,500 £21,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
562 513 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 84.89% 82.88% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 420 433 356
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,141
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,814 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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
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 28 November 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
4 11 (55.00%) QA
4 11 (55.00%) Selenium
4 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
4 11 (55.00%) REST
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
4 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) Process Management
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) ISEB
5 9 (45.00%) UNIX
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (40.00%) TestNG
7 7 (35.00%) Use Case
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (35.00%) SOA
7 7 (35.00%) DB2
8 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Automotive
8 3 (15.00%) VBA
8 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
1 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (40.00%) TestNG
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) QA Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) SOAP
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
1 11 (55.00%) XML
1 11 (55.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Economics
2 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Process Management
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Use Case
3 7 (35.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Intergraph
Swindon
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago