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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 76 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.54% 1.50% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.74% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 15
Median salary £32,500 £27,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.26% -22.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,150 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £37,600
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 669 804 1007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 89.32% 85.99% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 594 695 848
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +9 14 £23,500 -37.33% 2
Chippenham +12 4 £39,500 -
Software Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) ISEB
3 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
7 5 (20.83%) HNC
7 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Industrial Design
7 5 (20.83%) Node.js
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (16.67%) Context-Driven Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.50%) Cognizant
9 3 (12.50%) Advertising

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) TestRail
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) Node.js
3 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Industrial Design
7 4 (16.67%) Context-Driven Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) System Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) HNC
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) Civica
3 1 (4.17%) Northgate
Swindon
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 23 days ago