Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 20 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +58
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 65 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 7.87% 7.47% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 8.60% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 76 48
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +53.85% -4.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £94,750 £59,375 £45,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +61.54% -7.14%

Test Automation 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 750 570 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 90.80% 86.89% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 674 510 548
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Swindon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Swindon

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Swindon over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 39 (60.00%) QA
2 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (44.62%) Java
4 23 (35.38%) C#
5 22 (33.85%) .NET
5 22 (33.85%) Finance
5 22 (33.85%) .NET Framework
5 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
5 22 (33.85%) DevOps
6 20 (30.77%) Docker
7 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (29.23%) SDET
7 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
7 19 (29.23%) Web Services
8 18 (27.69%) SaaS
8 18 (27.69%) Kubernetes
9 17 (26.15%) REST
9 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
10 16 (24.62%) .NET Core
11 15 (23.08%) Microservices
12 13 (20.00%) Scrum
12 13 (20.00%) Selenium
13 11 (16.92%) Retail
13 11 (16.92%) Open Source
13 11 (16.92%) Technical Leadership
14 10 (15.38%) Confluence
14 10 (15.38%) Atlassian
14 10 (15.38%) JIRA
14 10 (15.38%) JavaScript

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.38%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (27.69%) SaaS
3 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.62%) NuGet
5 2 (3.08%) Office 365
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) IPv4
1 2 (3.08%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Cucumber
2 13 (20.00%) Selenium
3 10 (15.38%) JIRA
4 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
6 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.69%) Bitbucket
8 4 (6.15%) JUnit
9 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.08%) Ant
10 2 (3.08%) Hudson
10 2 (3.08%) JBehave
10 2 (3.08%) Maven
10 2 (3.08%) Subversion
11 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.54%) Moq
11 1 (1.54%) NUnit
11 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Retail
3 8 (12.31%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) .NET Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Developer in Test
3 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Java Developer in Test
4 14 (21.54%) Architect
5 12 (18.46%) Junior
6 11 (16.92%) .NET Architect
7 9 (13.85%) Junior Developer
7 9 (13.85%) Junior Java Developer
8 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Digital Architect
8 7 (10.77%) Digital Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Technical Architect
9 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Tester
10 4 (6.15%) Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
1 22 (33.85%) .NET Framework
2 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
2 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 19 (29.23%) Web Services
3 17 (26.15%) REST
4 16 (24.62%) .NET Core
5 9 (13.85%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.23%) CSS
6 6 (9.23%) HTML
7 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.15%) WCF
8 4 (6.15%) WPF
8 4 (6.15%) XML
9 3 (4.62%) Lambda Expressions
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.08%) Spring
10 2 (3.08%) WebdriverIO
10 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Fintech
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) DevOps
3 19 (29.23%) SDET
4 15 (23.08%) Microservices
5 13 (20.00%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) Open Source
6 11 (16.92%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (13.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 9 (13.85%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.31%) MVC
9 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (9.23%) TDD
11 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.15%) Kanban
11 4 (6.15%) Test Strategy
12 3 (4.62%) Analytics
12 3 (4.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 3 (4.62%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Java
2 23 (35.38%) C#
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) Python
5 7 (10.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.08%) C
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) Scala
6 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) Kubernetes
2 8 (12.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (9.23%) Terraform
4 4 (6.15%) Ansible
4 4 (6.15%) Packer
5 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 5 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Informatica
4 2 (3.08%) Teradata
5 1 (1.54%) CA