The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank - 75 84
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.86% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 6
Median salary - £32,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.11%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Software Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
672 932 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.86% 98.11% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 444 835 813
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft