The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 65 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.35% 2.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.56% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 1
Median salary £33,500 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software 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
523 586 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 92.57% 89.33% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 345 533 505
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Northampton

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 8
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML

Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Support Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Applications Support
3 5 (45.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 8
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) Use Case
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle