The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 96 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Software Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1074 1169 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.72% 96.13% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 965 981 802
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,966
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Software Tester
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Media

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL