The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 63 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.07% 1.50% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.53% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 4
Median salary £35,500 £36,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Tester
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
697 917 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.14% 98.18% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 504 794 820
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Tester
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +10 11 £33,500 -6.94% 2
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) QA
1 12 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Gatling
3 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) Unix
3 10 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (53.33%) J2EE
5 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (53.33%) Google
5 8 (53.33%) Scala
5 8 (53.33%) GWT
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) JMeter
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) SQL

Tester Skill Set
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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Gatling
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) JMeter
3 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) GWT
2 8 (53.33%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 10 (66.67%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Google
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago