Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire > Chippenham
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 37 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 5.06% 4.27% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 4.55% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 6
Chippenham median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £40,500 £41,875
Wiltshire median annual salary £48,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +39.29% - -12.50%

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 174 220 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 73.42% 94.02% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 144 192 256
Chippenham median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,000 £56,250 £50,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.75% +1.88% +2.56%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) JUnit
3 9 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (58.33%) REST
4 7 (58.33%) Issue Tracking
4 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (58.33%) Protractor
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) GitLab
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Gradle
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) JBehave

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 9 (75.00%) JUnit
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (58.33%) Protractor
4 3 (25.00%) GitLab
4 3 (25.00%) Gradle
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer in Test
1 4 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Test Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (58.33%) Issue Tracking
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Monetization
6 2 (16.67%) SDET
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google