Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 75 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.07% 1.08% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.21% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 4
Swindon median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -21.35%
10th Percentile £30,900 £27,500 £23,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,750 £41,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -19.54%

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 652 745 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 87.17% 89.01% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 592 641 904
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,775 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £67,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.85% +1.56% +2.56%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Capita
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Confluence
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Back Office
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2

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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (12.50%) GitLab
4 1 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) WebdriverIO
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) DSDM
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Capita
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Google