The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 73 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.33% 1.78% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.10% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 9
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +8.21%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Software Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
943 1050 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.57% 84.88% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 827 878 693
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,458
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Software 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 Software Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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 +5 9 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Chippenham - 7 £35,000 - 3
Salisbury -12 5 £38,000 -6.17%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) QA
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) Hudson
6 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
6 7 (18.42%) NetBeans
6 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
6 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 7 (18.42%) Linux
6 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
7 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 6 (15.79%) Selenium
7 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Maven
8 5 (13.16%) Java EE
8 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.16%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) C
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) SOAP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Simulink
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) IPv4
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
1 3 (7.89%) LTE
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Broadband
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
1 7 (18.42%) NetBeans
1 7 (18.42%) Hudson
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) JMeter
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.63%) QADirector
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (10.53%) Back Office
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Test Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) Java EE
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) REST
3 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 4 (10.53%) JSF
3 4 (10.53%) JPA
3 4 (10.53%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) EJB
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) JSP
4 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) Software Packaging
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) OSGi
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) People Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Time Management
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.89%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) C
4 4 (10.53%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (7.89%) KVM
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Apple
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago