The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 78 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.74% 1.54% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 2.08% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
783 480 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.03% 73.96% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 646 390 593
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
East Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -18 5 £26,000 - 1
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) PHP5

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
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