Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 92 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.63% 2.06% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.33% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 28
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,875 £43,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%

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 1,637 1,461 1,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 91.86% 88.49% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,284 1,290 1,239
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +5.52% +1.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,725 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,875
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,377
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +3.44%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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
Melksham -4 12 £30,000 -36.84%
Marlborough +4 5 £23,500 -
Swindon -16 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Chippenham -9 4 £36,500 +12.31%
Salisbury - 1 £50,000 -
Warminster - 1 £57,500 - 1
Software Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 13 (44.83%) MVC
3 13 (44.83%) Ajax
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) SDLC
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) QA
6 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
7 6 (20.69%) Structured Programming
7 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Database Optimisation
7 6 (20.69%) SOLID
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
7 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) ISEB
8 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Strategic Thinking

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) IPv4
1 1 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.90%) TestNG
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
4 1 (3.45%) FishEye
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) TestRail
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Graduate
6 5 (17.24%) Graduate Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Graduate Software Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Software Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) Ajax
2 13 (44.83%) jQuery
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Core
4 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) Middleware
8 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 13 (44.83%) MVC
4 11 (37.93%) SDLC
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
7 6 (20.69%) Database Optimisation
7 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.69%) SOLID
7 6 (20.69%) Structured Programming
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (13.79%) DevOps
10 3 (10.34%) Fintech
11 2 (6.90%) BDD
11 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Open Source
11 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Packer
1 3 (10.34%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft