Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 51 68
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.93% 2.67% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.99% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 37 4
Swindon median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.38% +61.54% -38.10%
10th Percentile £21,100 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £33,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £27,000 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -46.00% +47.06% -24.44%

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 795 603 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 92.66% 89.33% 86.43%
Number of salaries quoted 716 497 554
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £29,883 £28,900 £25,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,850 £61,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) CA
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Jython
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) IPv4
2 1 (12.50%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Accounts Receivable
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Jython
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (37.50%) HP ALM
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Packer
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CA
1 3 (37.50%) HP