Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chippenham with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire > Chippenham
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 35 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 6.18% 3.48% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 3.76% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 7
Chippenham median annual salary £27,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.86% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,000 £32,075 £30,000
90th Percentile £33,225 £45,000 £43,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £44,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.00% -11.76% +21.43%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chippenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 200 213 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 77.22% 92.61% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 161 186 275
Chippenham median annual salary £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,875 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +1.27%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Chippenham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Chippenham

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 14 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) JUnit
2 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
2 13 (81.25%) REST
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
3 12 (75.00%) Protractor
3 12 (75.00%) Issue Tracking
3 12 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 12 (75.00%) Java
3 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (75.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (68.75%) QA
5 10 (62.50%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) SDET
7 4 (25.00%) Monetization
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (12.50%) ISEB
8 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories
9 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (6.25%) C#

Test Automation
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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
1 13 (81.25%) JUnit
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) Protractor
2 12 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Developer in Test
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Test Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 12 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 12 (75.00%) Issue Tracking
3 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) SDET
6 4 (25.00%) Monetization
7 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (6.25%) Open Source
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA