The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 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 Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 86 68 100
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.90% 2.05% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.41% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 2
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +42.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,400 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,000 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
913 787 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.40% 84.81% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 781 654 825
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,464
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -15 10 £32,500 -9.72%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (70.83%) QA
4 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 16 (66.67%) VBScript
4 16 (66.67%) VB
4 16 (66.67%) MS Office
5 13 (54.17%) Scrum
6 12 (50.00%) ISEB
6 12 (50.00%) VBA
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) OOP
9 4 (16.67%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.50%) Selenium
10 3 (12.50%) Document Management
10 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) .NET
10 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (8.33%) MySQL
11 2 (8.33%) C#
11 2 (8.33%) HTML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 16 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Tester
1 9 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Lead Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Automated Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Scrum
2 4 (16.67%) OOP
2 4 (16.67%) OO
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Document Management
3 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Information Management
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) VBScript
2 16 (66.67%) VB
3 12 (50.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) ISEB
2 8 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Intergraph