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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 82 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.87% 0.34% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.37% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £42,500 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
739 813 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.92% 91.14% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 504 682 827
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +9 6 £52,500 +23.52%
Kettering - 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) MDX
3 5 (62.50%) MSTest
3 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Legal
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) TestNG

Test Automation
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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MSTest
1 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Appium
3 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (62.50%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software