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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.45% 1.79% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.03% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 8
Median salary £21,500 £22,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -43.75%
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
616 839 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 89.02% 88.50% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 401 761 702
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corby - 3 £75,000 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (30.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (20.00%) Ranorex
6 4 (20.00%) Line Management
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Appium
6 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Scala
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science

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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Appium
2 4 (20.00%) JUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Graduate
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Graduate Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Graduate Support Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Support Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (20.00%) IT Support
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Test Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
1 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (10.00%) Document Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle