The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Swindon region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 58 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.76% 0.98% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.02% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 11
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
510 491 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.77% 96.09% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 451 430 427
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Tester
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Tester Salary Trend in Swindon

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) JBehave
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) OSCP
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Tester Skill Set
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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) JBehave
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
1 2 (28.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP