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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 57 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.22% 0.96% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.06% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +13.33%

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
445 566 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 90.82% 90.42% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 314 406 498
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 25 (89.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 25 (89.29%) Gherkin
2 15 (53.57%) ISEB
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) System Testing
4 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
4 13 (46.43%) Coaching
4 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
4 13 (46.43%) .NET
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (42.86%) SSDT
5 12 (42.86%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) TestNG
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) User Stories
6 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.57%) Black-Box Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SSDT
3 1 (3.57%) DTS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) TestNG
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Test Leader
2 12 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Development Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Senior Development Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Applications Tester
3 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
3 1 (3.57%) QA Manager
3 1 (3.57%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Quality Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Tester
3 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (3.57%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) Gherkin
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (46.43%) Coaching
2 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
2 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (46.43%) System Testing
3 1 (3.57%) API Testing
3 1 (3.57%) BDD
3 1 (3.57%) Conflict Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.57%) OOP
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) SDLC
3 1 (3.57%) TDD
3 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.57%) Test Management
3 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) ISEB
2 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software