The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 52 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.06% 0.41% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.47% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Median salary - £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual 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
417 645 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 88.16% 88.97% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 257 595 511
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 11 (78.57%) OO
4 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) Google
5 9 (64.29%) Scala
5 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) J2EE
5 9 (64.29%) GWT
5 9 (64.29%) Gatling
5 9 (64.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Gatling
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Tester
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (7.14%) IT Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) GWT
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 11 (78.57%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) BDD
4 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (64.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Google