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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 95 98 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.88% 0.27% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.32% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 26
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1060 933 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.66% 84.13% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 870 788 737
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +7 6 £35,500 +35.23%
Salisbury - 3 £32,500 -
Trowbridge - 1 £20,000 - 1
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) Degree
4 14 (45.16%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) SOAP
5 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) XML
5 12 (38.71%) ISEB
5 12 (38.71%) QA
5 12 (38.71%) Selenium
6 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
6 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
6 11 (35.48%) REST
6 11 (35.48%) Process Management
6 11 (35.48%) Scrum
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) UNIX
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
9 8 (25.81%) TestNG
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (22.58%) Use Case
10 7 (22.58%) DB2
10 7 (22.58%) SOA
11 5 (16.13%) Change Control
12 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
12 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.23%) Academy Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
3 8 (25.81%) TestNG
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Software Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Senior QA Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) QA Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Assistant Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) SOAP
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
1 12 (38.71%) XML
2 11 (35.48%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) EJB
4 1 (3.23%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) JSF
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE
4 1 (3.23%) GWT
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE 5
4 1 (3.23%) JPA
4 1 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (3.23%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Economics
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Physics
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) UNIX
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Process Management
2 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
2 11 (35.48%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
4 7 (22.58%) SOA
4 7 (22.58%) Use Case
5 5 (16.13%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.45%) Document Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stress Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) VBA
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Intergraph
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
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