The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 86 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.66% 1.18% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.39% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 26
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £36,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
898 789 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.96% 84.75% 81.35%
Number of salaries quoted 781 724 768
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £57,500 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
South West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon -9 5 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Chippenham -17 1 £16,500 -58.75% 3
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Release Management
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) TOWER Software
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Informatica
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) EJB
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) C

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
2 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Transition Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) EJB
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) JSF
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
1 2 (13.33%) JPA
1 2 (13.33%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (6.67%) OSGi
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) GWT
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE 5
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) VMS
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Release Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) TOWER Software
2 2 (13.33%) DataFlux
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
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