Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wiltshire > Chippenham
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 31 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 4.12% 7.66% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 8.47% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 6
Chippenham median annual salary £50,000 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.41% -17.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £40,000 £45,625
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -4.41% -15.00%

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 190 248 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 78.19% 90.51% 83.14%
Number of salaries quoted 170 223 273
Chippenham median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £52,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (30.00%) JMeter
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Gradle
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) GitLab
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (20.00%) 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 (10.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) GitLab
3 3 (30.00%) Gradle
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) JMeter
3 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) JBehave
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google