The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 59 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.17% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +90.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Test Automation
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
528 497 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 88.29% 91.87% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 479 414 388
Average salary £47,304 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £56,203
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 5 (71.43%) Build Automation
3 5 (71.43%) JBehave
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) JBehave
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Build Automation
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Google