Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 91 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 39 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.18% 1.89% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.09% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 29
Wiltshire median annual salary £27,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.00% +53.85% -25.71%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £56,250 £37,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -11.39% +21.54% -7.14%

Software Testing 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,656 1,386 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 92.67% 90.35% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,366 1,148 1,246
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Wiltshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Wiltshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Wiltshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham -2 17 £27,000 -48.57% 1
Swindon -24 8 £46,000 -12.38%
Salisbury - 6 - - 1
Marlborough - 5 £23,500 -
Warminster - 2 - -
Software Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 23 (58.97%) Selenium
4 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 21 (53.85%) TDD
4 21 (53.85%) Java
5 19 (48.72%) BDD
6 16 (41.03%) QA
7 14 (35.90%) JUnit
7 14 (35.90%) REST
8 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 12 (30.77%) Degree
8 12 (30.77%) JIRA
8 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
9 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
9 11 (28.21%) Issue Tracking
9 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) Retail
11 9 (23.08%) OO
11 9 (23.08%) Protractor
11 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 9 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (20.51%) Office 365
12 8 (20.51%) Project Management
13 7 (17.95%) Finance
13 7 (17.95%) Google
13 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
13 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 7 (17.95%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) G Suite
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) IPv4
2 1 (2.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (5.13%) GIS
1 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Selenium
2 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 14 (35.90%) JUnit
4 12 (30.77%) JIRA
5 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
6 9 (23.08%) Protractor
7 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.69%) Ant
8 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
8 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
8 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.69%) Maven
8 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.13%) CruiseControl
9 2 (5.13%) Hudson
9 2 (5.13%) Subversion
9 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.13%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Developer in Test
4 7 (17.95%) Junior
4 7 (17.95%) Junior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Test Leader
5 6 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Software Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Graduate
6 5 (12.82%) Graduate Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Graduate Software Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Graduate Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) REST
2 5 (12.82%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) jQuery
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) GWT
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 21 (53.85%) TDD
4 19 (48.72%) BDD
5 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.21%) Issue Tracking
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (23.08%) OO
8 8 (20.51%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Process Improvement
10 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (12.82%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) Groovy
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Jython
3 3 (7.69%) Ruby
3 3 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
4 6 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (7.69%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Packer
2 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Google
2 3 (7.69%) CA
2 3 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian