Period
to 15 July 2018

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 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 66 82
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.44% 2.41% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.70% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 7
Swindon median annual salary £46,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £41,250 £22,750 £20,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £43,750 £62,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% +23.64% -21.43%

Software 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 737 740 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 88.26% 89.26% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 675 628 834
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,350 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,225 £60,000 £68,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +5.13%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) CA
3 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VBScript
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Ant
3 5 (41.67%) JUnit
3 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Jython

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
1 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (41.67%) Ant
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) JUnit
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Trainee
2 1 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) REST
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Groovy
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Jython
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) CA Service Virtualization
1 5 (41.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) CA
1 5 (41.67%) HP