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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 82 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.21% 0.84% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.95% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
827 842 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.12% 87.89% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 669 731 686
Average salary £39,000 £44,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 +6 6 £33,000 -22.35%
Chippenham +2 3 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (33.33%) Degree
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
4 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (26.67%) ISEB
5 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Retail
6 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (23.33%) Replication
7 4 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.00%) C
8 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) Firewall
9 2 (6.67%) VMware
9 2 (6.67%) Simulink
9 2 (6.67%) IPv4
9 2 (6.67%) Python
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (3.33%) Mule ESB
1 1 (3.33%) Mule
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Simulink
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SmartPlant
1 1 (3.33%) Academy Housing
1 1 (3.33%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) IPv4
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) LTE
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Moq
1 1 (3.33%) Mockito
1 1 (3.33%) Gradle
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Application Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Product Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) OAuth
2 1 (3.33%) AppFabric
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) WCF
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) JMS
2 1 (3.33%) JTS
2 1 (3.33%) SAML
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) User Stories
3 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) SDLC
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) ISEB
3 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.67%) KVM
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Snort
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Capita
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago