Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Wiltshire > Chippenham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 26 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 6.25% 4.92% 3.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.43% 37.50% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 11
Chippenham median annual salary £29,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.76% +50.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £40,150 £56,250 £37,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% -22.22%

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 61 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 18.15% 13.11% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 50
Chippenham median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -25.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £21,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £43,875
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%

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

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Salary Histogram in Chippenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Chippenham over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing QA 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 Chippenham region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 13 (61.90%) Selenium
3 12 (57.14%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (52.38%) REST
4 11 (52.38%) BDD
4 11 (52.38%) Acceptance Criteria
5 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) JUnit
6 9 (42.86%) TDD
6 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 9 (42.86%) WebDriver
6 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 9 (42.86%) Protractor
6 9 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 3 (14.29%) Open Source
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
9 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
9 2 (9.52%) User Stories
9 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) DataStage
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 9 (42.86%) JUnit
2 9 (42.86%) Protractor
2 9 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
1 10 (47.62%) Developer in Test
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Django
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) JSF
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Acceptance Criteria
2 11 (52.38%) BDD
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
4 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) Monetization
8 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
2 1 (4.76%) Talend