Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Wiltshire > Chippenham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 53 47
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 6.02% 3.29% 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.39% 23.40% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 15
Chippenham median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £37,500 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +20.00%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Chippenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 31 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 12.45% 14.07% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 55
Chippenham median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +45.45%
10th Percentile £22,200 £22,150 £20,050
90th Percentile £56,250 £40,300 £64,200
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% +18.42%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chippenham.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Chippenham

QA
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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (26.67%) JMeter
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) DSDM
4 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) JSF
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JMeter
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) TestRail
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 6 (40.00%) QA Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Team Leader
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) JSF
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) DSDM
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Presales
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle