The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Job Titles advertised for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 90 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.54% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1075 889 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 97.02% 95.80% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 924 749 1003
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester 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
Trowbridge - 4 £30,000 -
Swindon -7 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Software Tester
South West

Software Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Academy Housing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Academy Housing
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) TestNG
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA