The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 73 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.15% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.56% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
System 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
573 538 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.35% 83.67% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 520 499 252
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

System Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Northampton

System Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 14 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 14 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 14 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 14 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Test Management
2 12 (85.71%) Banking
2 12 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 12 (85.71%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 2 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) CSQA
4 1 (7.14%) PMI
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 14 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 14 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 14 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 14 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Test Management
2 12 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 12 (85.71%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA