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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 81 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.10% 0.68% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.80% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Average salary £33,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
922 873 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.20% 85.09% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 729 758 733
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 April 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 +10 11 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Test Scripting
3 11 (39.29%) User Stories
3 11 (39.29%) Regression Testing
4 10 (35.71%) ISEB
5 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (32.14%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Replication
7 7 (25.00%) Retail
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) Java
9 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.71%) Line Management
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
11 2 (7.14%) Oracle
11 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
11 2 (7.14%) PHP
11 2 (7.14%) UNIX
11 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
11 2 (7.14%) TDD
11 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
11 2 (7.14%) Change Control

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Mule
1 1 (3.57%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Academy Housing
1 1 (3.57%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (3.57%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Moq
2 1 (3.57%) Mockito
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) Gradle
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Test Leader
4 7 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Assistant Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Product Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Application Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) JMS
2 1 (3.57%) JTS
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) OAuth
2 1 (3.57%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Test Scripting
3 11 (39.29%) User Stories
3 11 (39.29%) Regression Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
5 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.71%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 2 (7.14%) Change Control
9 2 (7.14%) TDD
10 1 (3.57%) Document Management
10 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ISEB
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
3 1 (3.57%) Google
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
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