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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 78 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.38% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
660 738 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.51% 82.92% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 582 606 374
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram 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 27 March 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 - 3 £45,000 - 1
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (69.23%) Scrum
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
3 6 (46.15%) Android
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Calabash
4 5 (38.46%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Firebug
5 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
5 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Retail

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) Calabash
3 4 (30.77%) Firebug
3 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Tester
6 2 (15.38%) Tester
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XHTML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
1 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Bug Management
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Google
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