The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 74 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.31% 0.88% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.24% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -17.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 241 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.79% 70.88% 79.91%
Number of salaries quoted 493 228 326
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
Northamptonshire

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 14 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle