The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 59 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 30 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.39% 1.43% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 1.66% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 5
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
738 725 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.48% 86.31% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 631 651 436
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +21 28 £45,000 +38.46%
Wellingborough - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) QA
3 20 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) UNIX
6 14 (35.00%) TDD
6 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 14 (35.00%) Scrum
6 14 (35.00%) Java EE
7 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Selenium
8 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
8 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (30.00%) XML
9 10 (25.00%) SOAP
9 10 (25.00%) Agile Testing
9 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (20.00%) New Relic
10 8 (20.00%) DevOps
10 8 (20.00%) Puppet
10 8 (20.00%) Hudson
10 8 (20.00%) F5
10 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (20.00%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (20.00%) Confluence
1 8 (20.00%) CICS
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 8 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
1 8 (20.00%) FTP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
1 8 (20.00%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (20.00%) DB2
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
2 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (30.00%) Selenium
4 8 (20.00%) Hudson
4 8 (20.00%) JIRA
4 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.00%) Grunt
5 4 (10.00%) Bower
6 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Automated Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 8 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Lead Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Web Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Environment Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Environment Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Java EE
2 12 (30.00%) XML
3 10 (25.00%) SOAP
4 8 (20.00%) Middleware
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) J2EE
7 4 (10.00%) Flash
7 4 (10.00%) CSS
7 4 (10.00%) XSLT
7 4 (10.00%) HTML
7 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) JSON
7 4 (10.00%) Ajax
7 4 (10.00%) REST
7 4 (10.00%) LESS
7 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.50%) RESTful
8 1 (2.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 14 (35.00%) TDD
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 10 (25.00%) Agile Testing
7 8 (20.00%) DevOps
7 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.00%) Workflow
7 8 (20.00%) Workflow Management
8 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (15.00%) BDD
9 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.00%) OO
10 4 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby
4 8 (20.00%) REXX
4 8 (20.00%) JCL
4 8 (20.00%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) COBOL
4 8 (20.00%) VB
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (57.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
1 8 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) New Relic
1 8 (20.00%) F5
1 8 (20.00%) Informatica
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
1 8 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft