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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 65 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% 2.51% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 2.90% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
466 552 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.79% 86.52% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 364 477 469
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripter
2 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Web Automation Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA