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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 57 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.30% 1.76% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.80% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 6
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +31.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
716 891 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.76% 98.24% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 490 787 779
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 26 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 +9 13 £34,250 +5.38% 3
Tester
East Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 14 (82.35%) Performance Testing
2 13 (76.47%) QA
3 12 (70.59%) Gatling
3 12 (70.59%) Unix
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) OO
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) Manual Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Scrum
5 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
6 9 (52.94%) J2EE
6 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 9 (52.94%) Google
6 9 (52.94%) BDD
6 9 (52.94%) Scala
6 9 (52.94%) GWT
6 9 (52.94%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium
8 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
8 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (17.65%) JMeter
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) Windows

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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Gatling
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) JMeter
3 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) GWT
2 9 (52.94%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Performance Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Manual Testing
2 11 (64.71%) OO
3 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 9 (52.94%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Scala
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago