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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 65 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.54% 1.71% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.96% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 7
Median salary £33,500 £22,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.25% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £41,250 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
652 816 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.32% 87.27% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 472 719 714
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 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 June 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
Northampton +4 4 £28,500 +25.27%
Corby - 4 £75,000 -
Software Testing
East Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Selenium
5 6 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Scala
6 4 (22.22%) Ranorex
6 4 (22.22%) Line Management
6 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 4 (22.22%) Appium
6 4 (22.22%) Games
6 4 (22.22%) JUnit
6 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source

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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Appium
2 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Ranorex
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Support
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Test Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Graduate
5 3 (16.67%) Graduate Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Graduate Support Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) IT Support
5 3 (16.67%) Support Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Line Management
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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