Period
to 27 July 2017

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

Automated Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 55 88
Rank change year-on-year +12 +33 -55
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 41 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.06% 3.06% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 3.50% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 8
Swindon median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,150 £31,850 £31,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £54,250 £50,125
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,250 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.86% -

Test Automation 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 720 944 1041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 88.78% 87.49% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 614 815 900
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,250 £61,025
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +6.41% -2.50%

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 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Selenium
3 17 (41.46%) C#
4 15 (36.59%) QA
4 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
5 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
6 13 (31.71%) HTML
6 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
7 12 (29.27%) SoapUI
7 12 (29.27%) Java
7 12 (29.27%) SOAP
7 12 (29.27%) Software Testing
8 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.83%) ISEB
9 10 (24.39%) .NET
9 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
11 7 (17.07%) Scrum
11 7 (17.07%) BDD
11 7 (17.07%) Functional Testing
12 6 (14.63%) Node.js
12 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
13 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
13 5 (12.20%) Industrial Design
13 5 (12.20%) Marketing
13 5 (12.20%) MVC
13 5 (12.20%) CSS
13 5 (12.20%) HNC

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Selenium
2 12 (29.27%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.88%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) QA Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Tester
5 6 (14.63%) Automation Tester
6 5 (12.20%) Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Software Development Manager
10 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.44%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) SOAP
3 10 (24.39%) .NET
4 6 (14.63%) Node.js
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.32%) Web Services
8 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.44%) WinForms
9 1 (2.44%) WPF
9 1 (2.44%) XML
9 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Replication
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
3 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Software Testing
5 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.07%) BDD
6 7 (17.07%) Functional Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
7 5 (12.20%) Industrial Design
7 5 (12.20%) MVC
8 4 (9.76%) Context-Driven Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 4 (9.76%) Web Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.83%) ISEB
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) HNC
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) HP
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