Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +89
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.26% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 0
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% +18.18% -35.29%

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 524 657 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 82.52% 83.06% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 451 541 912
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £65,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Capita
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) GitLab
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Capita
1 2 (25.00%) Google