The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.67% 1.29% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.45% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 14
Median salary £21,500 £22,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £34,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
528 829 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 88.29% 88.95% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 350 748 764
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 4 (26.67%) Games
5 4 (26.67%) JUnit
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
5 4 (26.67%) Ranorex
5 4 (26.67%) Line Management
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Appium
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Scala
6 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Document Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) C#

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Appium
2 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Ranorex
2 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Graduate
3 5 (33.33%) Graduate Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Graduate Support Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Support Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (26.67%) IT Support
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Test Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Business Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) IT Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) IT Graduate
6 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Software Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Scala
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft