Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 80 81
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.44% 0.65% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 0.74% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 15
Swindon median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +13.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,150 £31,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £62,500 £50,950
Wiltshire median annual salary £34,500 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.45% -21.43% -10.26%

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 729 944 1061
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 89.12% 87.73% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 618 813 913
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £58,750 £68,750 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +6.41% -2.50%

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 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (30.00%) Cognizant
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) Node.js
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) HNC
7 5 (25.00%) Industrial Design
7 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) Context-Driven Testing
10 2 (10.00%) BDD

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 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
1 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Functional Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Industrial Design
6 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Context-Driven Testing
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
10 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) HNC
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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