Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 54 81
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.09% 3.11% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 3.47% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 3
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +132.56% -59.05%
10th Percentile £21,150 £22,750 £20,050
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £37,550
Wiltshire median annual salary £27,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -32.50% +23.08% -18.75%

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 756 692 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 91.86% 89.75% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 685 569 626
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £29,883 £26,450 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £57,500 £67,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Ant
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) CA
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Trainee
3 1 (11.11%) Trainee Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Groovy
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Jython
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (33.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CA
1 3 (33.33%) HP