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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 73 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.55% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
791 472 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.63% 74.57% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 732 428 494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,225 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
Daventry - 3 £43,000 -
Kettering -1 2 £23,000 +2.22%
Northampton -22 2 £30,000 -3.22%
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) MySQL
4 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (27.27%) QA
4 6 (27.27%) Subversion
4 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Ext JS
5 5 (22.73%) SaaS
5 5 (22.73%) Memcached
5 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Marketing
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) OOP
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Law
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Firebug
3 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (22.73%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Law
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) PHP Developer
3 5 (22.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) OO PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Ext JS
2 5 (22.73%) Memcached
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) Velocity
5 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) OOP
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 2 (9.09%) V-Model
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Management
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 6 (27.27%) PHP
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PHP5
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
Northamptonshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago