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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire / Chippenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 28 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 5.36% 5.59% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 6.29% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,650 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 104 159 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 92.86% 88.83% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 137 136
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chippenham citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) TestRail
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

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 (11.11%) GlassFish
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) TestRail
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
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