The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northampton region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 56 51 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.73% 3.52% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 3.57% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 7
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +48.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
391 729 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.13% 98.78% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 251 656 648
Median salary £38,939 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Tester
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Tester Salary Trend in Northampton

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) QA
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 9 (64.29%) GWT
4 9 (64.29%) Google
4 9 (64.29%) OO
4 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (64.29%) J2EE
4 9 (64.29%) Scala
4 9 (64.29%) Gatling
4 9 (64.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Gatling
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) GWT
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (64.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 9 (64.29%) OO
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Scala
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
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