The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.04% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.38% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.43% -1.20%  

System 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 340 532 527
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 88.31% 89.11% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 283 476 432
Median salary £45,000 £47,304 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.87% +11.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Swindon

System Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing in Swindon.

Salary trend for System Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
1 12 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (56.25%) ISEB
4 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) QA
5 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
6 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
6 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
6 7 (43.75%) Workflow
6 7 (43.75%) Banking
6 7 (43.75%) Retail
6 7 (43.75%) Bugzilla
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Web Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
6 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
6 7 (43.75%) Lucidchart
6 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
8 5 (31.25%) BDD

System 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 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
1 12 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (43.75%) Bugzilla
2 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Business Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Software Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 7 (43.75%) Web Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Workflow
6 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Budget Control
9 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA