The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 66 58
Rank change year-on-year +31 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 16 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.35% 0.19% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 0.21% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 13
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 333 478 552
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 90.49% 90.02% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 283 372 480
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Northampton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Northampton.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Northampton

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Northampton over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 18 (85.71%) Java
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (57.14%) SDLC
3 11 (52.38%) OOP
3 11 (52.38%) OO
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 9 (42.86%) Subversion
4 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) Java EE
4 9 (42.86%) JSON
4 9 (42.86%) Mac OS
4 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 9 (42.86%) SonarQube
5 7 (33.33%) Content Management
5 7 (33.33%) Social Media
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Microservices
8 4 (19.05%) Talend
8 4 (19.05%) WSO2
8 4 (19.05%) Cognizant
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 9 (42.86%) SonarQube
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
4 2 (9.52%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Ranorex
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) TestNG
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Digital Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Integration Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Development Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 9 (42.86%) Java EE
1 9 (42.86%) JSON
1 9 (42.86%) SOAP
1 9 (42.86%) Spring
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
1 9 (42.86%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) XSD
3 4 (19.05%) XSLT
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Mac OS
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (57.14%) SDLC
3 11 (52.38%) OO
3 11 (52.38%) OOP
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Content Management
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Microservices
8 4 (19.05%) ETL
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) API Testing
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.76%) Conflict Management
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
10 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cognizant
1 4 (19.05%) Talend
1 4 (19.05%) WSO2
2 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software
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