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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 56 72 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.91% 0.15% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.18% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
640 554 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.19% 82.69% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 586 513 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) QA
3 19 (45.24%) Java EE
3 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
3 19 (45.24%) UNIX
3 19 (45.24%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 18 (42.86%) Scrum
5 17 (40.48%) Finance
6 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 15 (35.71%) XML
6 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) .NET
7 13 (30.95%) Windows
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
8 11 (26.19%) Cucumber
8 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
9 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
9 10 (23.81%) Agile Testing
9 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
9 10 (23.81%) Selenium
9 10 (23.81%) J2EE
10 9 (21.43%) Oracle
10 9 (21.43%) VB
10 9 (21.43%) Perl
10 9 (21.43%) COBOL
10 9 (21.43%) DB2
10 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (21.43%) JBoss
1 9 (21.43%) CICS
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
1 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
1 9 (21.43%) Confluence
2 6 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) FTP
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
1 9 (21.43%) SSL
1 9 (21.43%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) DB2
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.19%) Cucumber
3 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
4 9 (21.43%) HP UFT
4 9 (21.43%) LoadRunner
4 9 (21.43%) JIRA
4 9 (21.43%) Hudson
5 6 (14.29%) Grunt
5 6 (14.29%) Bower
5 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Tester
3 10 (23.81%) Web Tester
3 10 (23.81%) Test Leader
3 10 (23.81%) Lead Tester
3 10 (23.81%) Automated Tester
3 10 (23.81%) Selenium Tester
4 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) QA Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Environment Manager
7 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Java EE
2 15 (35.71%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) .NET
4 10 (23.81%) J2EE
5 9 (21.43%) SOAP
5 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) Middleware
6 6 (14.29%) Ajax
6 6 (14.29%) XSLT
6 6 (14.29%) Flash
6 6 (14.29%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) JSON
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
6 6 (14.29%) REST
6 6 (14.29%) LESS
6 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (2.38%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 6 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) UNIX
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.95%) TDD
5 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.43%) DevOps
7 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Workflow Management
7 9 (21.43%) Workflow
7 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 6 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) Coaching
9 6 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
9 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.43%) Perl
4 9 (21.43%) COBOL
4 9 (21.43%) Python
4 9 (21.43%) REXX
4 9 (21.43%) JCL
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby
4 9 (21.43%) VB
5 8 (19.05%) C#
6 6 (14.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) CA Endevor
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
1 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
1 9 (21.43%) IBM
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 9 (21.43%) Informatica
1 9 (21.43%) F5
1 9 (21.43%) New Relic