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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 83 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.45% 0.72% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.88% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.86% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £21,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £31,400 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
983 798 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 88.96% 81.76% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 825 706 861
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 10 £44,500 +74.50% 2
Trowbridge - 3 £27,500 - 1
Salisbury - 2 £36,250 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) ISEB
3 14 (53.85%) Regression Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 12 (46.15%) User Stories
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
6 11 (42.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
7 10 (38.46%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) Retail
8 8 (30.77%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) UNIX
9 7 (26.92%) Replication
9 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 4 (15.38%) QA
11 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 4 (15.38%) SOA
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Web Services
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 3 (11.54%) DB2
12 3 (11.54%) XML
12 3 (11.54%) .NET
12 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
12 3 (11.54%) PHP
12 3 (11.54%) Windows

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.85%) Academy Housing
2 1 (3.85%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) TestNG
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Mockito
2 1 (3.85%) Gradle
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
3 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Junior
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Product Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) SAML
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.85%) AppFabric
3 1 (3.85%) OAuth
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Regression Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (46.15%) User Stories
5 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) SOA
8 3 (11.54%) Process Management
8 3 (11.54%) Line Management
8 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
8 3 (11.54%) Use Case
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) Change Control
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) ERP
10 1 (3.85%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) ISEB
2 12 (46.15%) Degree
3 11 (42.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sun
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.85%) Capita
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