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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 76 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.14% 1.88% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 2.19% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 8
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
650 775 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 89.16% 85.92% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 513 673 677
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 28 April 2016. 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 -8 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) MVC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripter
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Web Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Web Tester
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) LINQ
2 1 (14.29%) ODBC
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) RPG
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA