Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 81 92
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.48% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.68% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 5
Swindon median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,750 £35,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £53,125 £45,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -36.84% +31.03% +3.57%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 783 1024 1087
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 96.55% 94.90% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 677 890 945
Swindon median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Swindon

Tester
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Tester in Swindon

Tester
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Swindon over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Swindon

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) HNC
5 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Industrial Design
5 5 (41.67%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) QA
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) System Testing
8 2 (16.67%) User Experience
8 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
9 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing

Tester Skill Set
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 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Industrial Design
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) HNC
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Swindon
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