The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Wiltshire / Chippenham
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 2.61% 4.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 5.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Median salary £34,000 £31,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.80% -  
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 Chippenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chippenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 108 135 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 93.91% 79.88% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96 118 117
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chippenham 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 Chippenham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Chippenham

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Chippenham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Chippenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Chippenham over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Chippenham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Product Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Capita
1 1 (16.67%) Civica
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate