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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 60 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.63% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 - £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 - £53,500
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
563 330 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.53% 78.20% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 548 297 430
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £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
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 17 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Games
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (8.33%) Test Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) QA Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) ATDD
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) MSF
6 1 (8.33%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft