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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 70 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.17% 0.46% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.54% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -16.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
516 367 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 89.74% 84.37% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 417 336 391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle