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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 53 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.29% 0.96% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.12% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 448 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.61% 85.99% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 437 361 435
Average salary £44,000 £38,472 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.36% -13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,085 £27,550
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%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) QA
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) SOAP
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) Process Management
4 8 (47.06%) SoapUI
4 8 (47.06%) REST
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) TestNG
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 4 (23.53%) ISEB
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) DB2
7 4 (23.53%) Use Case
8 2 (11.76%) Ruby
8 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) Open Source

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) NFC
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) SoapUI
3 5 (29.41%) TestNG
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
2 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
1 8 (47.06%) XML
1 8 (47.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) VHDL
3 1 (5.88%) Verilog
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Process Management
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
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