The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 79 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.57% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.54% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
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
716 735 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.36% 85.86% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 609 647 425
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +5 5 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
5 5 (45.45%) Workflow
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Java EE
5 5 (45.45%) Workflow Management
5 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) CA Endevor
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) JBoss
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) COBOL
5 5 (45.45%) VB
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (45.45%) CICS
1 5 (45.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) FTP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) Hudson
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Calabash
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Environment Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Java EE
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Workflow
4 5 (45.45%) Workflow Management
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Ruby
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) COBOL
2 5 (45.45%) VB
2 5 (45.45%) REXX
2 5 (45.45%) JCL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) CA Endevor
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Informatica
1 5 (45.45%) F5
1 5 (45.45%) New Relic
2 1 (9.09%) Google
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago