The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 63 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.50% 0.67% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.76% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 11
Median salary £31,250 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.55% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 356 529 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 88.34% 89.21% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 297 477 419
Median salary £45,000 £47,304 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.87% +11.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Swindon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Swindon

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Swindon over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
3 9 (69.23%) Selenium
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (61.54%) System Testing
4 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
5 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
5 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
5 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Banking
5 7 (53.85%) Bugzilla
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
5 7 (53.85%) Web Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Lucidchart
5 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
5 7 (53.85%) Process Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Ruby

Software 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:

Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
3 7 (53.85%) Bugzilla
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
4 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Business Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
3 8 (61.54%) System Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) Process Improvement
4 7 (53.85%) Web Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
5 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISEB
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago