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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 47 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.62% 0.34% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.37% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 14
Median salary £32,500 £53,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.67% +25.44%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
362 540 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 83.99% 91.22% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 299 500 437
Median salary £45,000 £47,304 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +11.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
1 10 (90.91%) QA
1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
4 7 (63.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (63.64%) Bugzilla
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (63.64%) Workflow
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Banking
4 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 7 (63.64%) Process Improvement
4 7 (63.64%) Web Testing
4 7 (63.64%) System Testing
4 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (63.64%) Lucidchart
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) ClearCase

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Bugzilla
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Business Test Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Software Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
4 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 7 (63.64%) Process Improvement
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 7 (63.64%) System Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Web Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Workflow
5 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft