The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 68 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 19 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.16% 0.42% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.50% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 6
Average salary £48,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.80%
System 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
737 799 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.65% 84.37% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 638 669 410
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

System 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 System Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Northampton +6 12 £48,500 +49.23%
Kettering - 2 £40,000 -
System Testing
East Midlands

System Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 17 (89.47%) Project Management
2 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 16 (84.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (84.21%) Test Strategy
2 16 (84.21%) Demand Management
3 15 (78.95%) Test Management
3 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
3 15 (78.95%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.79%) QA
4 3 (15.79%) CSQA
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) PMI
4 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Retail
6 1 (5.26%) MFGPRO
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB
6 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MFGPRO
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Test Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Project Management
2 16 (84.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (84.21%) Test Strategy
2 16 (84.21%) Demand Management
3 15 (78.95%) Test Management
3 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) CSQA
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards