The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northampton region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 62 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.37% 1.05% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.07% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +32.65%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Software Tester
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
516 655 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.56% 98.20% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 368 577 602
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Northampton

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Software Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft