Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 64 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.85% 1.28% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.56% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 9
Swindon median annual salary £52,500 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.54% -38.10% +31.25%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,250 £25,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £33,750 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -27.78% +22.45%

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 555 641 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 85.38% 82.28% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 463 535 805
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 10 (83.33%) Selenium
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) JMeter
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Groovy
7 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery

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 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (41.67%) JMeter
4 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) Ant
6 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Behat
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Line Management
8 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Jython
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CA
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft