The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 58 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.39% 0.82% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.97% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -33.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 411 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 85.29% 84.39% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 383 372 392
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,088 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
Wiltshire

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Swindon region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Automation
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
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Salary: £30-34,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
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Salary: £35-42,000 + Bens
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