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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 23 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.60% 3.55% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 4.06% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 1
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 365 443 526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 88.81% 87.38% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 321 376 466
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Selenium
3 19 (39.58%) QA
3 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
4 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
5 16 (33.33%) ISEB
5 16 (33.33%) C#
6 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (31.25%) SoapUI
7 14 (29.17%) Java
7 14 (29.17%) SOAP
8 13 (27.08%) Software Testing
9 12 (25.00%) SQL
9 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 11 (22.92%) Scrum
11 10 (20.83%) HTML
11 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
11 10 (20.83%) Functional Testing
12 9 (18.75%) Degree
13 8 (16.67%) BDD
13 8 (16.67%) .NET
13 8 (16.67%) Finance
14 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.58%) Banking
14 7 (14.58%) System Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Web Testing
15 6 (12.50%) JIRA
15 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
15 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
16 5 (10.42%) Python

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 29 (60.42%) Selenium
2 15 (31.25%) SoapUI
3 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (10.42%) JMeter
5 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.08%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.33%) Games
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.25%) Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.08%) Advertising
7 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) QA Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Tester
5 7 (14.58%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) SOAP
2 10 (20.83%) HTML
3 8 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (10.42%) Node.js
4 5 (10.42%) Web Services
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Fintech
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
3 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (27.08%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 10 (20.83%) Functional Testing
8 8 (16.67%) BDD
9 7 (14.58%) System Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.50%) Web Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Industrial Design
12 4 (8.33%) Context-Driven Testing
12 4 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
12 4 (8.33%) MVC
13 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
13 3 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
13 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) Python
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
2 16 (33.33%) ISEB
3 9 (18.75%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) HNC
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.08%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) HP
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