The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 75 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.68% 0.73% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -21.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
714 494 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.51% 72.22% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 660 432 446
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -17 3 £50,000 +61.29%
Kettering - 2 £25,000 -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Control-M
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Black-Box Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Sahi
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) F#
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium IDE

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) DTS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (15.38%) WATIR
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Sahi
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) F#
2 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle