The first table below looks at the demand for Manual 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 Manual Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 65 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.78% - 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% - 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £40,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 301 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 82.10% 77.18% 73.46%
Number of salaries quoted 443 256 341
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,782
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
Northamptonshire

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Northampton region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Northampton

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

Manual Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle