Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire > Chippenham
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 24 30
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 4.26% 5.06% 8.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 5.97% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 24
Chippenham median annual salary £29,000 £50,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.00% +62.60% -12.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,300 £56,250 £39,175
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +51.52% -5.71%

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 303 201 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 92.10% 84.81% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 205 177 230
Chippenham median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £51,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Chippenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Chippenham over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 12 (85.71%) QA
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) REST
4 9 (64.29%) BDD
4 9 (64.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (57.14%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
7 6 (42.86%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
7 6 (42.86%) JUnit
7 6 (42.86%) Protractor
7 6 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (35.71%) C#
8 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 3 (21.43%) JSON
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) XML
9 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (21.43%) SOA
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
9 3 (21.43%) User Stories
9 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery

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 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 6 (42.86%) Protractor
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Gatling
6 1 (7.14%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Developer in Test
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) Acceptance Criteria
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) SDET
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA