The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chippenham with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Wiltshire / Chippenham
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 0.90% 2.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 3.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49%  

Test Strategy 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 105 129 128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 94.59% 74.57% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 94 118 124
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Chippenham

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Chippenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Chippenham.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Chippenham

Test Strategy
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware

Test Strategy
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA