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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 84 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.50% 1.11% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.27% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 18
Median salary £32,500 £31,250 £38,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -18.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 708 945 1014
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.72% 87.10% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 606 856 822
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,453 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 27 March 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 +17 3 £32,500 -38.67% 1
Chippenham +6 1 - - 1
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (81.25%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) ISEB
3 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (56.25%) Retail
4 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Selenium
5 8 (50.00%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) Web Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Lucidchart
6 7 (43.75%) System Testing
6 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
6 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
6 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
6 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
6 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
6 7 (43.75%) Workflow
6 7 (43.75%) Bugzilla
6 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
7 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) User Stories

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 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Bugzilla
2 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (56.25%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Business Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Software Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Product Delivery Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
5 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
5 7 (43.75%) System Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Web Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Workflow
6 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
6 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £30,507 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago