The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 56 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.13% 3.60% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 4.16% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 7
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 457 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.49% 86.55% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 436 365 437
Average salary £44,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Wiltshire

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 30 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
1 10 (50.00%) QA
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (40.00%) REST
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) SOAP
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) Process Management
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (25.00%) TestNG
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) DB2
5 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Document Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Economics
6 3 (15.00%) Quality Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
1 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (25.00%) TestNG
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Transition Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) REST
1 8 (40.00%) SOAP
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Economics
2 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (40.00%) Process Management
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Document Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.00%) Intergraph
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