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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 59 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.95% 0.57% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 0.69% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 3
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
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
761 728 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.28% 82.63% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 683 667 445
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) QA
3 20 (45.45%) Java
4 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 17 (38.64%) Scrum
4 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (34.09%) UNIX
5 15 (34.09%) XML
5 15 (34.09%) Java EE
5 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
6 13 (29.55%) .NET
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
6 13 (29.55%) Windows
6 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
7 12 (27.27%) TDD
8 11 (25.00%) SOAP
8 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (25.00%) Selenium
9 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (20.45%) JIRA
10 9 (20.45%) CA Endevor
10 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.45%) F5
10 9 (20.45%) Agile Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Confluence

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (20.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (20.45%) JBoss
1 9 (20.45%) CICS
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Workflow
1 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
1 9 (20.45%) Confluence
2 6 (13.64%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) FTP
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
1 9 (20.45%) SSL
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) DB2
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
3 11 (25.00%) Selenium
4 9 (20.45%) HP UFT
4 9 (20.45%) LoadRunner
4 9 (20.45%) JIRA
4 9 (20.45%) Hudson
5 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 6 (13.64%) Grunt
6 6 (13.64%) Bower
6 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Tester
3 10 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Automated Tester
5 8 (18.18%) Test Leader
5 8 (18.18%) QA Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Web Tester
6 6 (13.64%) Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (13.64%) Lead Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Environment Manager
7 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
7 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) XML
1 15 (34.09%) Java EE
2 13 (29.55%) .NET
3 11 (25.00%) SOAP
4 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) Middleware
5 6 (13.64%) Ajax
5 6 (13.64%) XSLT
5 6 (13.64%) Flash
5 6 (13.64%) J2EE
5 6 (13.64%) CSS
5 6 (13.64%) JSON
5 6 (13.64%) jQuery
5 6 (13.64%) REST
5 6 (13.64%) LESS
5 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Mainframe
1 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) UNIX
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
5 12 (27.27%) TDD
6 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Workflow Management
8 9 (20.45%) Workflow
8 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
8 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.45%) Agile Testing
8 9 (20.45%) DevOps
9 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
10 7 (15.91%) SDLC
11 6 (13.64%) Coaching
11 6 (13.64%) Progressive Enhancement
11 6 (13.64%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) Perl
4 9 (20.45%) COBOL
4 9 (20.45%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) REXX
4 9 (20.45%) JCL
4 9 (20.45%) Ruby
4 9 (20.45%) VB
5 8 (18.18%) C#
6 6 (13.64%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (47.73%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) CA Endevor
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
1 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
1 9 (20.45%) IBM
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
1 9 (20.45%) Informatica
1 9 (20.45%) F5
1 9 (20.45%) New Relic