Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire > Chippenham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 4.37% 7.10% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 8.16% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 15
Chippenham median annual salary £52,500 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.72% -1.47% -9.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £39,725 £43,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -6.67%

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 222 294 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 88.10% 86.98% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 197 269 311
Chippenham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,450 £47,500 £52,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) JMeter
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Line Management
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
6 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Advertising
7 1 (9.09%) TestRail

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JMeter
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) TestRail
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Team Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Team Leader
3 4 (36.36%) QA Leader
3 4 (36.36%) QA Team Leader
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Line Management
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center