The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chippenham with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Wiltshire / Chippenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 2.75% 2.89% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Median salary £57,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.28% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chippenham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Chippenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 11 20 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 10.09% 11.56% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 5
Median salary £25,000 £28,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,650 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chippenham citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Chippenham

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Salary Trend in Chippenham

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

Salary trend for QA in Chippenham

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Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing QA 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 Chippenham region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Information Management
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Chippenham 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Development Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Information Management
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree