The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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 Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 53 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.22% 0.57% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.59% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 18
Average salary £35,500 £32,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.93% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,400 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,550 £32,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
556 507 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.04% 96.94% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 469 424 487
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Tester
Wiltshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Swindon

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 8 (44.44%) VBScript
2 8 (44.44%) VB
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (38.89%) ISEB
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) VBA
5 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Back Office
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
8 1 (5.56%) Retail
8 1 (5.56%) Nessus

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) VBScript
2 8 (44.44%) VB
3 6 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) HP
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