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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 82 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.12% 1.26% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.38% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 5
Average salary £27,500 £42,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.91% +40.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £27,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,500 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
931 1018 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 86.77% 91.30% 85.69%
Number of salaries quoted 854 863 746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Chippenham - 8 £35,000 - 3
Swindon -1 2 £26,750 -39.88% 2
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) NetBeans
2 17 (58.62%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) Eclipse
3 16 (55.17%) OO
3 16 (55.17%) Oracle
3 16 (55.17%) SOAP
3 16 (55.17%) Web Services
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) BDD
3 16 (55.17%) Hudson
3 16 (55.17%) REST
3 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
4 15 (51.72%) Back Office
5 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (37.93%) Project Management
7 10 (34.48%) QA
8 9 (31.03%) Maven
8 9 (31.03%) Java EE
8 9 (31.03%) XML
8 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 9 (31.03%) Servlets
8 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
8 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
9 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
9 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Selenium
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) Spring

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
1 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Eclipse
1 17 (58.62%) NetBeans
2 16 (55.17%) Hudson
2 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
3 9 (31.03%) Maven
4 7 (24.14%) Ant
4 7 (24.14%) JMeter
4 7 (24.14%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 15 (51.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
1 17 (58.62%) Java Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Java Software Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Mid-Level Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) REST
1 16 (55.17%) SOAP
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) Java EE
2 9 (31.03%) Servlets
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) EJB
3 7 (24.14%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (24.14%) JPA
3 7 (24.14%) JSF
3 7 (24.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) BDD
2 16 (55.17%) OO
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (37.93%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (6.90%) People Management
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Test Management
8 2 (6.90%) Time Management
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle
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Posted: Yesterday
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