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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 46 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 24 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.90% 1.13% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 1.30% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
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
516 538 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.90% 86.63% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 439 479 271
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 22 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) QA
3 17 (48.57%) Manual Testing
3 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
4 14 (40.00%) Java
4 14 (40.00%) SQL
5 13 (37.14%) TDD
5 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) UNIX
7 10 (28.57%) Java EE
7 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 9 (25.71%) Agile Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
8 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (25.71%) Selenium
8 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.71%) XML
9 8 (22.86%) BDD
9 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 6 (17.14%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) J2EE
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) DB2
11 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (14.29%) JBoss
1 5 (14.29%) CICS
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.29%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
1 5 (14.29%) FTP
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
1 5 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) DB2
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
2 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.71%) Selenium
4 5 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 5 (14.29%) Hudson
5 4 (11.43%) Bower
5 4 (11.43%) Grunt
5 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Automated Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) QA Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Web Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.86%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.86%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Java EE
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 5 (14.29%) J2EE
4 5 (14.29%) SOAP
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) Middleware
5 4 (11.43%) REST
5 4 (11.43%) LESS
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (11.43%) jQuery
5 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
5 4 (11.43%) Flash
5 4 (11.43%) XSLT
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.43%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Manual Testing
3 13 (37.14%) TDD
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
6 8 (22.86%) BDD
6 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) Workflow Management
8 5 (14.29%) Workflow
8 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.29%) DevOps
9 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (11.43%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) COBOL
3 5 (14.29%) VB
3 5 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) REXX
3 5 (14.29%) JCL
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) CA Endevor
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
1 5 (14.29%) Informatica
1 5 (14.29%) IBM
1 5 (14.29%) New Relic
1 5 (14.29%) F5
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
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Franklin Bates
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 per annum + +car allolwance +pension
Posted: 5 days ago