Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - +91 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.93% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 4
Swindon median annual salary £35,000 - £34,500
10th Percentile £30,700 - £31,625
90th Percentile £52,500 - £37,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41% -1.45%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 625 664 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 87.29% 83.52% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 507 531 838
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,150 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £65,000 £62,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Swindon

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Swindon.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Swindon

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Swindon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) QA
4 10 (47.62%) Selenium
4 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 6 (28.57%) ISEB
8 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
8 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
8 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
9 4 (19.05%) BDD
9 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
9 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 4 (19.05%) SOAP
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 3 (14.29%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) Marketing
10 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 3 (14.29%) SDLC

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) GitLab
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Rational Robot
5 1 (4.76%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) QA Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Web Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) WinForms
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) Context-Driven Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Line Management
8 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Google