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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 69 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.20% 0.97% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.15% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 9
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £42,500 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
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
759 786 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.32% 84.43% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 655 661 417
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +12 18 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Wellingborough - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (71.43%) QA
2 17 (60.71%) Cucumber
3 16 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) Selenium
7 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
8 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
9 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) Degree
11 5 (17.86%) .NET
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.29%) C#
12 4 (14.29%) UNIX
12 4 (14.29%) Windows
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.29%) Java EE
12 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) CICS
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Cucumber
2 9 (32.14%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Grunt
5 2 (7.14%) Bower
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Automated Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Web Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Java EE
3 3 (10.71%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) XSLT
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) Ajax
4 2 (7.14%) Flash
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) REST
4 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.14%) LESS
4 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) Velocity
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Manual Testing
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
5 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 8 (28.57%) BDD
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) REXX
6 1 (3.57%) JCL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) New Relic
2 1 (3.57%) F5
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum + +car allolwance +pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago