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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 48 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.40% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.54% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
419 554 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 97.44% 93.58% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 354 512 451
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Nessus
3 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (30.00%) CEH
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) CESG
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) OSCP
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Social Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (30.00%) SANS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Kali Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Retail

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) JBehave
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Kali Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Social Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CEH
1 3 (30.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) OSCP
1 3 (30.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nessus
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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