The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 53 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.58% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 386 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.94% 80.58% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 468 346 344
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Northampton region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Northampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (7.69%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) ATDD
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
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